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I'm looking at installing an air horn on my 1100 andnoticed that the kit comes with a short line. I've noticed that most put the compressor in the saddlebag, I was thinking of putting the compressor under the fake tank and running a longer line back to the horn assembly.

My question is this, will running a longer line from the compressor to the horns cause a loss in the quality of the horns?
 

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It will be slower to respond as the air pressure won't build up as fast at the horn itself. Will tend to give the blast a softened effect initially.

Something like train horns, the air line to their horns is fairly long. Might be a neat sound :D
 

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I have my compessor in the saddle bag with about a total of 14 inches of hose the horns are attched to the bottom of the bags, shorter the hose the better
 

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I should have been more specific, I'm putting the horns back under the saddle bag.
 

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Airhorns were already mounted on the Gray Ghost when I got it. They are mounted under the right saddlebag with the compressor just above them inside the saddlebag. so maybe 7 inches of airhose. I'd suggest keeping them close so the compressor so the response is fast.
I also have the original horns still mounted and they sound off before the airhorns if I am too quick on the horn button
 

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On my 1500,I have dual airhorns, the horns are mounted on the engine guards up front, and the compressors are in the saddlebags. They blow as soon as I hit the horn button. Just ask a couple of the NASSIR people that I snuck up on from behind.:cheeky1::cheeky1::cheeky1:

Gene:waving:
 

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Do any of you guys have pictures of how you actually have the air horns mounted to the bike, either under the saddlebag, or the front engine guard? I just purchased a set from Harbor Freight and the hardware was sparse.
Thanks
 
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