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#467135 - Sat Nov 01 2008 05:23 PM 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion
BelairBolt Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Registered: Tue Mar 22 2005 12:00 PM
Posts: 124
Loc: Terre Haute, Indiana
Hello, I'm helping a friend convert his '51 216 from 6v to 12v.

Does anyone have a parts list or guide for this conversion?

Thank you. Your help is greatly appreciated!
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#467142 - Sat Nov 01 2008 06:06 PM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: BelairBolt]
tclederman Offline
Registered: Tue Sep 18 2001 12:00 PM
Posts: 20753
Loc: Castleton-on-Hudson, NY

Check Out the Tech Tips section of this site.

Electrical section: 12 Volt Conversion

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#467154 - Sat Nov 01 2008 07:32 PM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: tclederman]
BelairBolt Offline
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Registered: Tue Mar 22 2005 12:00 PM
Posts: 124
Loc: Terre Haute, Indiana
Thanks, tclederman. I checked it out earlier. I was wonder if anyone had part numbers etc for recommended coil, alternator etc.
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#467582 - Mon Nov 03 2008 11:50 AM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: BelairBolt]
Brad Allen Offline
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Registered: Mon Sep 18 2006 12:00 PM
Posts: 3316
Loc: Salt Lake City, Utah
Order a catalog from http://www.patricksantiquecars.com/ the catalog has some great information and recommendations on the conversion.
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#467646 - Mon Nov 03 2008 06:37 PM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: Brad Allen]
BelairBolt Offline
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Registered: Tue Mar 22 2005 12:00 PM
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Loc: Terre Haute, Indiana
Thanks, brad.
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