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01-30-2013, 10:25 PM
We use it to say "Hi," to say "Bye" and to say "Watch it, buddy!" It's the horn on your vehicle---ready to give a "Beep-beep!" at the press of the button. Eventually, if you have your vehicle long enough, you'll have to have the horn replaced. While it doesn't take an auto mechanic to perform this simple task, having a professional change could cost hundreds of dollars. With a few easy steps, you can do it yourself.

Things You'll Need:
Flat screwdriver
Replacement horn

1.Check the fuses for the horn. If this is not an elective replacement, checking the fuses might save time and money replacing the horn.

2.Disconnect the ground wire from the battery. The ground wire is the black wire extending from the battery to the frame of the vehicle.

3.Locate the car's horn. The horn is found under the hood in one of three places usually: near (almost touching) the car's battery, above the left or right wheel-well or near the front grille. Make sure that the replacement horn, if aftermarket, will fit into your vehicle as the old horn did. If the new horn is substantially larger than the old horn, you may need to find another mounting location.

4.Disconnect the power supply wire from the rear of the horn. Then place it into the replacement horn.

5.Mount the horn to the vehicle. Again, if you need to find another location, you will need to not only attach the horn, you will need to remove and replace the entire mounting bracket. The removal of the bracket will require a screwdriver (kind varies, usually Phillips). You may also need to prepare receiving holes for the remounting.

6.Reconnect the battery grounding wire. Test the horn.

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07-23-2013, 09:24 PM
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01-13-2014, 11:43 AM
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The marathon's origins stretch all the way up straight back to ancient Greece. was actually a tumultuous here we are at Athens. Neighboring Persians hoped to overtake the city, so they had the military capacity undertake it, outnumbering Athenians nearly five one [source: Galloway].

The Greeks counted on fleetfooted messengers during wartime. These messengers covered the rocky and mountainous terrain and served as informational diplomats. Jeff Galloway explains that "they were likely not merely supply you with the news but also to interpret it, emphasize selling points, and return using a reply, together with a description of the facial expression and emotion within the recipient" [source: Galloway].

Phidippides was the http://museumhertogsgemaal.nl/img/aj1.html Athenian army's messenger. The trek likely took him daily and a half and the Spartans' answer was really a disappointing "no." Phidippides returned to Marathon everyday and a half later.

The Athenians eventually outmaneuvered the Persians. Celebration was shortlived: The army wanted to get the word out to the city. The Athenians were going to burn their city to elude victorious marauders. Over again, Phidippides hit ground level running. In keeping with legend, the exhausted runner had been able to reach his destination to gasp out "Nike" (Greek for "victory") before he collapsed and died [source: Galloway].

In 1896, all four on the first modern Olympic Games, the marathon was recreated being a athletic event. Pierre de Coubertin was the mastermind behind the games, however was coorganizer Michel Breal who proposed with a race commemorating Phidippides' legendary trek. The race dubbed "marathon" following your messenger's kick off point was nearly 25 miles (40.2 kilometers) long.

Enthused race supporters referred to it as a final homage towards ancient Greeks, whose minds had conceived with the Olympics. But detractors argued that this race was unsafe: The next thunderstorm エアジョーダン1 (http://museumhertogsgemaal.nl/img/aj1.html) could well be too hot also, the distance too long for man to survive it.

Nonetheless, the marathon remained on your itinerary and the Greeks were favored to win. Their marathon team was carefully selected through trial races across the marathon course. A couple of sources give credence to detractors' warnings by claiming that three men died through these trials [source: Lovett]. The swiftest time of these trial finishers was around 3:18 (Charilaos Vasilakos); another trial produced a finisher who clocked 3:11:27 (Mr. Lavrentis first name unknown). The Greeks finally chose 13 men for team which constructed the majority of the 17 competitors.

Spiridon Louis (who http://museumhertogsgemaal.nl/img/newbalance.html placed only fifth from the second set of trials) took beginning of the process during the race having use of 2:28:50 [source: Lovett]. He even stopped halfway from the race at Pikermi to enjoy a wine or two. Vasilakos arrived second place.

In 1908, when London hosted the Olympics, the marathon track was extended for their current 26.2 miles for the behest of King Edward VII's wife, Alexandra, who asked that this course you must do the palace. Her request was obliged, adding 1.2 miles with the already trepid distance.