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Looking under the hood of my 2013, I only saw one mounting point (welded nut) and only one horn. Is there another mount point to add a second horn?
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Looking under the hood of my 2013, I only saw one mounting point (welded nut) and only one horn. Is there another mount point to add a second horn?
poking around, i've only ever spotted the one. it's gonna be tough getting to it, far as i can see.
good news is it's mounted to the passenger size on a singe central pillar. not out of the question to add a hole.

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was wondering if there's another horn from some other Toyota model that would be something of a plug-n-play solution.

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I haven't looked into it but I assume any horn with some DB to it will require installing a relay so the current doesn't run through the control circuit. The current path will need to be ran back to the battery on a fused line.

I did this to my Tucson to replace the wimpy horn.......not difficult but somewhat time consuming.

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The The FIAMM El Grande horns should fit any vehicle. There is a bolt in the middle to screw to the bracket and the wiring is just a simple push-type connector. At the most you might run in some clearance issues, I just bent the brackets slightly with my hands so that the horn would not rub against the grill. One of the simplest mods ever, compared to the other mods I have done.

What is the relay included with it used for?

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What is the relay included with it used for?
Read post #16. Or Google "electrical relay".

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Read post #16. Or Google "electrical relay".

Probably not the best wording.. I should have asked, did you need the included relay? I know what the relay does, just wondering if it is needed since Vanib didn't mention using the included one... I would think that maybe the RAV4 already has one so there is no need for it? Or that the horns, rated at 8amps don't exceed the wiring of the RAV4 setup? Does anyone know what the RAV4 horn fuse is rated at?

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Probably not the best wording.. I should have asked, did you need the included relay? I know what the relay does, just wondering if it is needed since Vanib didn't mention using the included one... I would think that maybe the RAV4 already has one so there is no need for it? Or that the horns, rated at 8amps don't exceed the wiring of the RAV4 setup? Does anyone know what the RAV4 horn fuse is rated at?
I did not use the included relay, it is unnecessary since the RAV4 already has one. The relay is included for vehicles (like a '75 Pinto) that don't have a horn relay.

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