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Old 01-10-2009, 10:08 PM
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Need help wiring a horn to 54 chevy belair

I need help wiring a 49-52 after market butterfly wheel to a 54 chevy bel air. I used the EZ wiring harness to rewire the car. Now I need help setting some kind of way to use the horn without a seperate button. I was told to ground a wire to the hub assey. and run a wire to the other side of the button. And I just need some more info then that, drawings or pictures help. also I not sure why the horn ring is so tight there's no play in the horn ring, like the old horn have. Or am I tighting the srews to tight? So if anyone can help please.Thanks
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Old 01-11-2009, 12:35 PM
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You need enough play in the horn ring so that it springs back and forth from not connected (up) to connected (down).

Basic wiring
-- One terminal (#1) of the ring must be grounded to the car (usually to the hub of the wheel and/or the column).
-- The other terminal of the ring (#2) is connected to the ground wire on the horn relay, and this wire is insulated from the hub and column (it is not grounded!).
-- When you press the ring down it connects terminal #2 to terminal #1 (ground), which makes the relay's connection to ground and activates the horn relay.

I'd get out a multimeter or continuity tester and verify the connections on the column and the horn ring. Once you verify that the horn ring operates right and makes the connection from open (up) to ground (down), the rest is easy.

Bruce
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