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Has anyone found a good place to mount a Stebel nautilus horn on an XL700? I'd love to get one but have no idea where I'd mount it...
Guess as and when I get some engine bars I might be able to mount one on them...

Thoughts?
 

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hi nareef,
a few have them on the 650:thumbright: we use the compact version mounted where the oroginal goes with the old bracket removed and a new one bodged in its place. [thanks to original bodger who I cant remember]


great for waking those half asleep motorists up whatever there driving/riding:eek:
 

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You could take it apart and mount the bits anywhere you like. On my Tiger the horn is inside the nosecone and the compressor is under the seat linked to the horn with a length of air hose.
Hmmm, thats and interesting idea...
 
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Are they loud I mean really LOUD? cos that's what I want!! soon find somewhere to fit em.
 

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I can assure you that a stebel nautilus is 'KIN LOUD!! :D


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Are they loud I mean really LOUD? cos that's what I want!! soon find somewhere to fit em.
Everything I've read says that if you want a LOUD horn, that’s relatively compact, this is the one to get.
Just need to figure out where/how to fit it...
 

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Geez i bought one for my VFR Vtec, needless to say its still in the box!! Mounting is a pig.
 

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I mounted mine on the panier rack on the opposite side to the exhaust, but I did tend to keep the panniers on most of the time,
 

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Many engine bars have a bolt space for this purpose. I've been meaning to post this pic for a while for the member who had fitted one broken down a while ago who inspired me to get one.

They're so much fun :)


They fit in rather well with the general components of the bike, here's a close up for those who cannot spot it :)


Fits under my knee and the 'blowers'are free to do their work. The bars are SWMotech
 

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Just seen these images - horn looks ok clamped there....any side images to show how it sticks out?

Also..hijak here but do you have the own lights with independant bars on? If so, how did you fit the lights...I ask because we couldnt find a way to attach the lights on my Givi bars as they only seem to work when attached to the Honda bars which wouldnt fit along with the Givi's.

Many engine bars have a bolt space for this purpose. I've been meaning to post this pic for a while for the member who had fitted one broken down a while ago who inspired me to get one.

They're so much fun :)


They fit in rather well with the general components of the bike, here's a close up for those who cannot spot it :)


Fits under my knee and the 'blowers'are free to do their work. The bars are SWMotech
 

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A less hassle option is the Stebel Magnum (TM80).

Only slightly quieter at 112dB (to the Nautilus 115) and only one tone, but still a real head turner when someone gets too close and just a case of unbolt old, bolt on new and connect the original blade connectors.

Mine presently on my Ural for those who feel that "slow" = "acceptable to overtake then cut-up really badly instead of waiting behind me for another 6 seconds"

I've had mine on two bikes now and it is still bursting eardrums after 5 years of use and several very cold winters.
 

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Out of interest, who's cheapest on the Stebel front in the UK?

Whilst my Ural might be sorted my TA's horn sounds like muted duck flatulence and does not instill the respect and fear I feel my TA so richly deserves.
 

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Actually that Magnum sounds more like it, dont want to deafen myself or even scare myself when I accidentally hit it while moving the bike. More compact too.


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another advantage of the Magnum is it fits nicely where the original horn was.
 

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The problem I found (on a PanEuropean) wasn't where to fit it but where to fit it the right way up. The instructions tell you it should only be 15 degrees from vertical but Dogmatick seems to have ignored that and it still works. I have to say, I didn't really see why it wouldn't.

Also, I seem to be the only person who doesn't think it's that loud. It's loud alright, but not cause-a-white-van-to-avoid-pulling-out loud.
 

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Out of interest, who's cheapest on the Stebel front in the UK?
I have a Magnum that's been on several bikes - currently awaiting fitting to my TA. When I bought it Nippy Norman seemed to offer it for a good price but that was a few years ago.
 
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