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post #1 of 9 (permalink) Old Apr 21st, 07, 07:27 PM Thread Starter
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I want to bypass my horn relay. What wires do I need to attach so my car will start. Thanks
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post #2 of 9 (permalink) Old Apr 22nd, 07, 07:12 AM
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Re: 1969 Horn Relay Question

Huh???

By pass the horn relay so your car starts ? Ummm you need to give more info as to what , when and WHY? Are you sure that you are not talking about the neutral safety switch? We need more info...

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Re: 1969 Horn Relay Question

o.k. Lets start here. What does the horn relay do? and what happens if I disconnect the wires going to it? .

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Re: 1969 Horn Relay Question

On a '69 the horn relay serves three functions. 1. It's a relay that gets grounded by the horn button to power the horn. 2. It's a buzzer that reminds you your key is in the ignition when you open the door. 3. It's a connection point between the hot wire coming from the battery and the hot wire going to your fuseblock. If you take all the wires off of it everything controlled from inside the car will not work. If you have to bypass it use a small #8 or #10 nut and bolt to join the two 12 gauge wires with forked terminals together. Just make sure they don't touch any sheetmetal or zap!

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Re: 1969 Horn Relay Question

Your best bet would be to look at the sticky at the top of this topic (Electrical Basics). It will show you everything that runs through the horn relay. Then you can decide from there if its worth removing. Myself, I would leave it in.

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Thanks for the info.
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The two red wires on the buss bar are from the battery and to the rest of the car. Take one wire off and put it on top of the other wire.

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I can't imagine why you would want to take the wires off the horn relay. If you do, you'll have to find an alternative buss bar. The horn relay does that job pretty well.

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Great reading here:

http://www.madelectrical.com/electri...evymain1.shtml

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