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Author Topic: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade  (Read 798 times)

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Offline NY Andrew

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Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« on: June 15, 2020, 12:31:15 pm »
Didn't really find anything on the forums in regards to the Denali Horn. One of the first mods I did to my new bike because BETTER SAFE THAN SORRY!

Here's the audio link. And here's my cons (also shared in the video description link).

* My knee hits the horn spot causing my knee to be tender/sore sometimes...
* The little screw they supply to mount the relay behind the horn stripped the plastic thread so had to mount it underneath the seat (which is hard because no room there either.
* The relay seems like it isn't fully seated leaving you jamming the thing together but in reality that's just as far as it pushes in.

<a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l_iQtADtfE" target="_blank">http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9l_iQtADtfE</a>


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Offline DrM

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #1 on: June 15, 2020, 12:57:31 pm »
I don't think there is any advantage of an aftermarket horn, as the Bolt already has a very loud horn -- and it is mounted where it is most effective - up front of the bike.  I seldom honk the horn, but when I have I was astounded as to how loud it was.

Offline tx1c

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #2 on: June 15, 2020, 02:26:09 pm »
My original horn quit working and I needed to pass inspection. 
I installed the Denali Soundbomb mini horn.  If I remember right, it's good and loud. 

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Offline DanaRacer

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #3 on: June 16, 2020, 06:28:39 pm »
I replaced my little road runner with a Fiamm Freeway Blaster, just incase they didn't hear me already.

Offline RocketRichard

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #4 on: June 16, 2020, 09:05:45 pm »
My original horn quit working and I needed to pass inspection. 
I installed the Denali Soundbomb mini horn.  If I remember right, it's good and loud.
Is it plug and play? Just ordered one.


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Offline bedheadjulian

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #5 on: June 17, 2020, 12:23:06 pm »
I believe you need to wire a relay in , directly from the battery... unless this is a new version of the airhorn...

Offline RocketRichard

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #6 on: June 17, 2020, 12:23:56 pm »
I believe you need to wire a relay in , directly from the battery... unless this is a new version of the airhorn...
Damn. Sounds complicated.


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Offline NY Andrew

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #7 on: June 17, 2020, 12:46:08 pm »
Thereís a wire harness available. Plug and play the entire thing. No splicing or wire tapping. Took longer to run the wires then install it. Only downsides I stated. Havenít had to use it yet to see peopleís reactions.
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Offline RocketRichard

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #8 on: June 17, 2020, 01:01:14 pm »
Thereís a wire harness available. Plug and play the entire thing. No splicing or wire tapping. Took longer to run the wires then install it. Only downsides I stated. Havenít had to use it yet to see peopleís reactions.
Thanks. Do you know where one orders the wire harness?


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Offline NY Andrew

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #9 on: June 17, 2020, 01:02:46 pm »
Thatís actually the problem. Theyíre all on back order on all the websites, but I was able to find a UK vendor on eBay who had it in stock. New and quick shipping.
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Offline joko

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #10 on: June 18, 2020, 03:30:27 pm »
I got this one from amazon a couple years go.  I'm not 100% sure but I believe it's identical to the denali or at least very similar.  I got this one because I couldn't find the denali on amazon.  It was plug and play as far as I remember.  Reused all existing hardware and definitely didn't have to get any wire harness.

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000DINKPQ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

WAY LOUDER than the stock oem roadrunner horn.


Offline DanaRacer

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #12 on: June 19, 2020, 02:49:59 pm »
Plug and play.  Mounting fits the same as the stock one and same two connectors.

Offline RocketRichard

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #13 on: June 26, 2020, 05:15:26 pm »
Finally received my Denali Mini Soundbomb. Easy to install, plug and play. Way louder than stock. Happy with the purchase.


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Offline NY Andrew

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Re: Denali SoundBomb Horn upgrade
« Reply #14 on: June 26, 2020, 10:01:33 pm »
Finally received my Denali Mini Soundbomb. Easy to install, plug and play. Way louder than stock. Happy with the purchase.


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Congrats! Doesnít your knee hit it while you ride though? At least mine does. Canít hug the tank and sometimes get tender/bruised from it lol.

Able to find the wiring harness?
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