How do you make a truck sound like a train horn?

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  • Bial
    Junior Member
    • Aug 2023
    • 28

    How do you make a truck sound like a train horn?

    Hey guys, I want to give my truck a real train whistle sound, you know, like those big locomotives you hear on the tracks. But I have no idea how to do this.
    Can anyone provide tips on how to make my truck horn sound like a train horn? I can't wait to get my head turned by that unmistakable train whistle.
  • Jiromen
    Junior Member
    • Aug 2023
    • 27

    #2
    Hello! Turning a truck horn into a train horn is a fun activity that will definitely get you noticed on the road. To get started you will need a few things: a set of railway horns, I saw some options that would suit you on the website https://bosshorn.com , you will also need an air compressor and some basic tools. These kits usually come with detailed instructions.
    First, find a suitable location to install the horn. Make sure it is securely attached and does not interfere with other parts of your truck. Next, connect the train horn to the air compressor, making sure all connections are tight. Once this is done, connect it to your truck's horn button. There may be some electrical work required, so be prepared for that.

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    • frasheron
      Inactive
      • Sep 2021
      • 26

      #3
      I've seen some folks online who've rigged up air horns or megaphones to get that deep choo-choo sound. There are even kits available specifically for this purpose (though websites like https://bosshorn.com/ might not be the most official-looking). But here's the thing: Messing around with your truck's horn can be tricky territory. Legality varies by region, and safety should always be top priority. You don't want to deafen your fellow drivers or confuse emergency vehicles. Maybe a happy medium exists? A subtle train-horn inspired air horn that gets the point across without going full foghorn? Or perhaps invest in a top-notch stereo system and blast some actual train sound effects now that's a ringtone with character!

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