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I have extra set of horns laying around, I tested them and neither one work, are these fixable ?, or should I put them out of my misery?

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There are a couple of guys that restore horns. They are fairly simple except they are held together by rivets that need to be drilled out and then you must fabricate new ones. I have not found a source for those yet. Just a coil inside that has probably opened. If you dont care about originality, you can just disassemble, rewind and pop rivet them back together.
 

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I found a guy on the internet that fixes horns and he wanted something like $150 to repair one horn.

I found a working one on eBay for $8.
 

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Remove the adjustment screw, squirt in some WD-40 and shake it around.... Replace the screw to the same depth.

This has worked for me several times.
 

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I've done the same as Art on 2 sets (you know there's a high and a low, right?). One was so bad I let it soak for a week. It came back a little raspy at first but that cleared up and it works.
 

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I was wondering why my horn sounded so sick. Turns out I have two lows! Interesting sound for sure.
 

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If you want a really LOUD, but cool sounding horn, find an old 6 volt "high" horn, and put it in place of your stock 12v one. Once had a 57 Pontiac that I put an old Ford 6v high horn on, and it was a beast!
 

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Mine had deteriorated to a low moooooan. I replaced 'em with a pair of european PIAA hi-lo's. Obviously, they're not stock, but they're black (plastic, though), they're shaped pretty much like the stockers (with the stickers removed, at a glance they could pass as stock) and they sound just like a bloody Ferrari! (and a LOUD one at that!)
Not for everyone, I know, but an option...
 

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I've never used them, so I can't vouch for them, but here is a company that restores horns.

The Horn Works
 
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