12 volt "conversion"

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12 volt "conversion"

Postby scruffy1 » Mon Sep 26, 2011 2:21 pm

Bubba "converted" my 24volt system by running a lead from the second battery to a 12v coil and replacing the original plugs and wires with a standard CJ set. Also, ran a 12v wire from the same battery to power the brakes, running lights and turn signals. I'm going back to 24v and my question is this: Can I run a 24v ignition system on a standard set of plug wires and plugs? I need time to save up for an original wire/plug set.
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Re: 12 volt "conversion"

Postby Cuz » Mon Sep 26, 2011 8:56 pm

Yes
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Re: 12 volt "conversion"

Postby scruffy1 » Tue Sep 27, 2011 2:49 am

cool
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Re: 12 volt "conversion"

Postby scruffy1 » Sun Mar 11, 2012 3:30 pm

What about the points and condenser?
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Re: 12 volt "conversion"

Postby Cuz » Mon Mar 12, 2012 10:10 am

If you have installed a 24 volt distributor as you indicated above then use the correct points and condenser for that distributor.
I'm going back to 24v and my question is this: Can I run a 24v ignition system on a standard set of plug wires and plugs?
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