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    I was more concerned with the wiring of the relay. I don't need anything hot on my fuse box. So I want to put the relay between the battery and the fuse box. I'll revisit the Power distribution thread to see if it mentions wiring the relay before the box.BTW the instructions that came with it say 16 gauge Our bigger, I have 14 on hand, so I assume that's big enough? Thanks guys as usual for your assistance!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjklaser View Post
    Awwwe, Chuck... don't get western on h2omagnet... from my past experiences with him, he seems like a really good guy! Maybe he just never even opened the packaging, yet... he's only had it 1 day
    Thanks dude, haven't been on much lately, just trying pick a few people's brains before I do it. I like to do things only once if I can!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by mjklaser View Post
    Dude! When in doubt, READ THE INSTRUCTIONS! 16-gauge recommended! (what I used, too)
    ^^^ Plus, I already spanked him!

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    Quote Originally Posted by h2omagnet View Post
    I was more concerned with the wiring of the relay. I don't need anything hot on my fuse box. So I want to put the relay between the battery and the fuse box. I'll revisit the Power distribution thread to see if it mentions wiring the relay before the box.BTW the instructions that came with it say 16 gauge Our bigger, I have 14 on hand, so I assume that's big enough? Thanks guys as usual for your assistance!

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    I would definitely put the relay between the fuse and the compressor, as shown...

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    Yes, use one of your hot leads off the fuse block to power the relay. Keep as few hot leads as possible from coming off the battery.

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    You can get away with the 16 ga wire only because the horn is only used for short periods of time infrequently. If this was a 20 amp load that was used continuously and / or for long periods of time, you would need to use # 12 awg. wire minimum.

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    IMG_20161230_105201164_TOP.jpg well after a couple hours of work, I got my Christmas present mounted and wired!! Thanks for the help guys!

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    I have the CA version of the 1300S so I don't know if the 49 state version has the same bracket as mine (but I would guess that is would) , while removing the carbon canister, which is just ahead of the rear tire and behind the coolant overflow tank, I found that it would be an ideal place to mount my Wolo Big-Bad Max air horn. In fact the carbon canister mounting bolt was in just the right place to allow me to just bolt up my horn. The only thing I had to do was to remove the bolt, (the bracket is threaded and quite heavy duty), reverse the bolt, run a (jam) nut onto the bolt until it was up against the head and thread the bolt into the bracket hole backwards (from the front towards the back), loosely install a lock washer and nut onto the bolt, slip the horn mount slot over the bolt between the bracket and lock washer and using a wrench back the bolt out of the hole until the horn mount was tight and run the jam nut installed earlier from the head of the bolt until it contacted the back of the bracket and tighten. Easy peasy!!!!! Sounds good and hasn't moved a bit.


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    Sorry it took so long, been a busy couple of weeks, but here's the sound of the horn!!

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    http://cloud.tapatalk.com/s/587e5da7...117_123024.mp4

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    Quote Originally Posted by h2omagnet View Post
    Sorry it took so long, been a busy couple of weeks, but here's the sound of the horn!!

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    Well done, and nice garage floor!

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