View Full Version : 6 Volt to 8 volt conversion

09-24-2007, 07:33 PM
"I have a 1955 Chris Craft with a 131 HP KBL engine. I recently installed an electronic ignition and an 8 volt battery in place of the 6 volt. It starts up first time every time. My question is do I have to adjust my voltage regulator to put out 9.2 volts? It currently puts out 7.2 volts. Also, does anyone know how to adjust the voltage regulator?"

09-28-2007, 10:09 PM
That's a good one (and where did you find an 8 volt battery!) I'd have gone with a 12 volt system. J C Whtney still sell voltage droppers so youy can run everything on 6 volts off a 12 volt battery.


09-29-2007, 09:53 AM
fast jet
that voltage dropper drops 16 volts to 12 volts iwould like to find a 12v to6v for my old harley [1953]i'm tired of bying 6v batteries from HD