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Upon realizing that the stock horn that comes with our Smart is the equivilent of the shiny bulb horn I had on my first bicycle, I've decided to replace the horn with something that has a little more "umpf." However, im unsure of not only the best way to access the horn but also as how to remove the front pannels of the car. I've looked around a bit but haven't found any solid info. Does anyone know where I can find a good place that can show me how to remove the panels?

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Thanks, that helped a ton for the horn! Now do you know of any good sites for removing the front? I hear it's tricky and you could damage the panels if you don't know what you're doing.
 

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There might be a slight fit problem with this one, but if you can find a way I think your problems of not being noticed in the smart are over:

 

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I changed my horn out for a wolo horn, not the Bad Boy air horn, just a louder electric dual one and it is much louder but it now sounds like every other car on the road. Not sure if that's bad or not but I am thinking about adding a switch to be able to use the stock horn during events.

I decided to remove the front end to work on the horn and It is a good way to go. The panels are pretty durable and you'd really have to be applying force to damage them. I did the removal in the yard, with some nice soft grass to keep from scratching the panels, and got some assistance for the removal/installation of the assembly. The fenders and front can all stay in one piece, not heavy, just bulky and a little floppy. I had to leave my antenna attached as it won't unscrew from the base, so I had to lift the front end over it. Took about an hour to remove it, mostly finding the clips and screws, and about 20 min to put back on. No scraped arms or cracked knuckles. Adding the wiring for the second horn was much easier as everything was wide open. Just sat down in front and wired.

If you go to the Wolo horn site, they have examples of their horns you can listen to.
WOLO MFG. CORP. VEHICLE HORNS, WARNING LIGHTS & ACCESSORIES
 

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OMG I love this! I would do it except I think that you would scare the crap out of the person beside you and they MIGHT run into you! LOL

But the look on their face (and other passersby) would be priceless.

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Yeah, and I'll wager that leaning on the horn would take the place of a turbocharger kicking in!:D
 
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