Author Topic: Conversion to 12V and ignition  (Read 504 times)

Offline Andreas Larsen

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Conversion to 12V and ignition
« on: 23.02. 2014 18:26 »
Hey guys,
I'm quite new to the techincal aspects of vintage bikes and hope you can help me solve a problem.
I'm converting my A10 from 6 to 12V (mostly because my old battery died on me and I thought I might as well change). When changing to 12V do I need to do anything to the magneto ignition in order not to fry anything?

Cheers :)
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Re: Conversion to 12V and ignition
« Reply #1 on: 23.02. 2014 18:54 »
No the Magneto generates it's own low tension voltage independent of the battery and bikes electrics
All the best - Bill
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Re: Conversion to 12V and ignition
« Reply #2 on: 23.02. 2014 19:00 »
Thanks for the reply Bill!
Time to get all the bits installed then.
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