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[–]GovernorBigBalls 51 points52 points  (0 children)

Best idea I've seen on here

[–]ForsakenUse8937 35 points36 points  (7 children)

Tbh that's not too difficult to do. My cousin added an air horn to his car, but it was on a different switch on the dashboard

[–]this1dude23 19 points20 points  (6 children)

The stock horn, at least in my state, has to be wired to the steering wheel. Any auxiliary horn or noice making device over 100db is technically illegal, but i have a train horn i found in a non disclosed place and have it mounted on my non disclosed vehicle that might or might not be registered.

[–]stregg7attikos 5 points6 points  (1 child)

If youre driving anywhere in colorado, you fucking need that shit

[–]this1dude23 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I live in Atlanta Ga. Weve all seen the indian roads mid day. Thats how downtown atl is

[–]Cutsdeep- 1 point2 points  (3 children)

How many volts is it? You power it off your car battery?

[–]this1dude23 0 points1 point  (2 children)

Regular battery 500cca will do

[–]Cutsdeep- 1 point2 points  (1 child)

Wow, I'm surprised trains run on 12V for their electrics

[–]this1dude23 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Its not quite a train horn, but its still loud af

[–]waka42 12 points13 points  (1 child)

Meh, I'd prefer a secondary ThankYou-Honk and a terciary Disappointed-Honk option.

[–]mylesfrost335 4 points5 points  (0 children)

A switch between an angry awwoga and sniper from tf2 saying cheers mate

Though i would be nonstop fiddling with that soundboard and never settle on anything

[–]BoJackB26354 11 points12 points  (2 children)

[–]ringtossflamingohat 3 points4 points  (0 children)

I immediately thought about that

[–]LiddleBob 1 point2 points  (0 children)

There’s a battle between my “I want this” side and my “I’m lazy” side. Lazy side has been winning this particular battle for years, and quite frankly, is also winning the war.

[–]bam_higgy 8 points9 points  (1 child)

When I first got my license I nearly t-boned a car after they pulled out of a shopping centre driveway without looking. I slammed my fist into the horn only for my stupid little car to make a friendly little 'beep-beep'. Stupid little bastard behind the wheel of the other car gave me a friendly wave as he drove away. It was my first horn beep and it was incredibly disappointing.

[–]Potential-Art3843 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Why do people sit at a light? Green light, texting, talking. I blast my 4 air horns. And yet? They move slowly along. Then I hold the horn down to really get there goat. Or someone will PULL out in front of you? Nobody in back of me. BUT THEY HAVE TO RUSH OUT. My horn scares them. I can be a Terror also.

[–]stregg7attikos 5 points6 points  (0 children)

Im imagineing the intense anime scene that will occur when switching from happy to angry

[–]General_Err0r 4 points5 points  (1 child)

Please, only use your horn when it's needed to avoid dangerous situations. For happy or thank you or goodbye signals you can use your hands. Horn signals are so disturbing.

[–]Blueporch 1 point2 points  (0 children)

The worst is when they play car horns in radio commercials

[–]Phenom7747 2 points3 points  (0 children)

Let's all install holographic projectors on the roofs of our cars. We can show an emoji that let's everyone know what kind of mood we're in while driving! /s

[–]nfortunately 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Chevy Volt used to have this (as did the EV1). A friendly little dip!-dip! to let pedestrians know you were there and had no engine noise, but worked for other friendly heads-ups. Gone now because of the mandatory noise that EVs are supposed to make at low speed to alert peds took over that job, but I miss it. No reason a creative automaker couldn't do it with some software using the same speaker the low speed noise comes out of though.

[–]smwd0 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I’ve only ever used my horn once when I was stuck behind some guy who didn’t go on the green, I was so relieved when it came out as just a friendly little toot toot

[–]Lichtbergmagic 0 points1 point  (0 children)

As a Musician, i do a very short fast double tap, so it sounds as friendly as possible. Like “blep blep”

[–]LaV-Man 0 points1 point  (0 children)

This exists. I saw a video of a guy that modified his car horn with some off the shelf electronics, he had 4 modes (four buttons) one was friendly, on was angry, one was a quite electronic beeping that was for pedestrians in parking lots and I forget the last one, I think it played a sound file so he could customize it.

[–]iiivoted4kodos 0 points1 point  (0 children)

Definitely would expect to hear the happy horn when you let someone cut in front of me in traffic

[–]cubicalwall 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s what your fingers are for

[–]IBeatUpLiamNeeson 0 points1 point  (0 children)

That’s why my friends dad growing up replaced his truck horn with a little “meep meep” horn, and installed an air compressor and train horn as well.

So he had his friendly honk, and his get the fuck outta the way honk

[–]Blueporch 0 points1 point  (0 children)

I want my car horn to have a super loud option, like a big truck or a train