Leslie RS2M Horns

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Leslie RS2M Horns

Postby Head-end View » Wed Feb 01, 2017 9:50 pm

I've read elsewhere in these threads that the M-3 and M-7 cars are both equipped with this same horn. I find this puzzling as the horns on the M-3's always sounded much more loud and crisp (to me) than those on the M-7's even when they were new, before the muffling devices were installed. Does anyone know why they sounded different on different model cars, if the same model horn was used on both?
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Re: Leslie RS2M Horns

Postby Bad Luck » Thu Feb 02, 2017 8:41 pm

Leslie horns have dowel pins which regulate how much air each bell of the horn gets; although I don't recall for sure, the diameter of the dowels is likely different between the M3s and M7s, even though both cars were outfitted with the same RS2M horn type.
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Re: Leslie RS2M Horns

Postby Head-end View » Thu Feb 02, 2017 10:21 pm

V-e-r-y i-n-t-e-r-e-s-t-i-n-g.......... Thanks Bad Luck.
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