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#467135 - Sat Nov 01 2008 10:23 PM 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion  
BelairBolt  Offline
Wrench Fetcher
Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 124
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!



#467142 - Sat Nov 01 2008 11:06 PM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: BelairBolt]  
tclederman  Offline
Joined: Sep 2001
Posts: 24,922
Jarvisburg, NC

Check Out the Tech Tips section of this site.

Electrical section: 12 Volt Conversion



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#467154 - Sun Nov 02 2008 12:32 AM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: tclederman]  
BelairBolt  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 124
Terre Haute, Indiana
Thanks, tclederman. I checked it out earlier. I was wonder if anyone had part numbers etc for recommended coil, alternator etc.


#467582 - Mon Nov 03 2008 05:50 PM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: BelairBolt]  
Brad Allen  Offline
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Salt Lake City, Utah
Order a catalog from http://www.patricksantiquecars.com/ the catalog has some great information and recommendations on the conversion.


#467646 - Tue Nov 04 2008 12:37 AM Re: 1951 Chevy 216 12 volt conversion [Re: Brad Allen]  
BelairBolt  Offline
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Joined: Mar 2005
Posts: 124
Terre Haute, Indiana
Thanks, brad.



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