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I have a 2003 Suburban with very anemic horns. I am not sure if Chevy ran out of horns when they built my truck and installed two that are the same note or if they were cast offs, but my wife's stock Escape has louder horns. I purchased some Wolo horns a while back and added them so now I have 4 horns - but I think what I really need is 2 well matched horns of better quality.

I do not want air horns or anything over the top. I just want my Suburban to sound like a truck when I honk the horn. I would simply like to install two horns in the stock location if possible. Any suggestions??
 

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I'd personally be happy to have got two horns at all. The price of a horn is like $20 but GM decided that dual-tone horns needed to be an extra-cost option on my truck in 2001, so it also has a very weak sounding horn. My mom's Buick has a real horn.

My suggestion is to go to the dealer and buy both the high and low note horn to replace both, because I know the factory horns usually aren't bad when both are there and working. You could also get some from a newer truck if you want to be sure they are more truck-like (there may or may not be a difference in horns - they are pretty generic though so they should all fit). If you want to save a bit of money, you can go aftermarket but I would suggest that if you do that you should buy a matching pair of high and low note horns from the same brand because I personally am skeptical of how the high and low note horns of each brand compare to other high and low note horns.

Hope this helps a bit.
 

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My cousin pulled the horns off of a late 80's, early 90's El Dorado for his Jeep and those things are LOUD.
 

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My horn on my 2008 Sierra is pretty wimpy too...I would do like mentioned above and maybe pull a horn off a wrecked car/truck.
 
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