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mrraford 06-17-2019 08:53 AM

Horn power wiring
 

here is an easy one.... what gauge of wire should be used to extend power to the horn? Should it be 12 gauge or 16 gauge or should it matter?

katy 06-17-2019 09:24 AM

Re: Horn power wiring
 

I'd go for #14 (gauge)

Mike V. Florida 06-17-2019 10:18 PM

Re: Horn power wiring
 

I think the harnesses were 16 gauge.

Magicbox51 06-17-2019 11:44 PM

Re: Horn power wiring
 

14 would be overkill but would do you well. Its just that if the rest of the wiring in the harness is 16, that will be the limiting factor. If you connect a firehose at the end of a garden hose, then ultimately you get garden hose flow.

Badpuppy 06-18-2019 08:27 AM

Re: Horn power wiring
 

#16 is good for up to 10 amps. If it's 100 feet or more from the power source you should bump it up a bit.


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