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Old 09-19-2012, 12:09 PM
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I'm curious why you Wouldn't do a full 12v conversion. The current wiring would handle the 12 Volts just fine, half the amperage. You would need a resistor for instruments and for wipers/window motors. Then you would be done. A hybrid setup would to me be a pita, I don't think a ballast resistor would handle the current of an entire electrical system. If you so inclined you could mount another alternator/battery and have a completely separate 12v system I think you'll get into some issues when you try to co-mingle 6 and12v from the same battery/Charging system. If you do 2 seperate systems make sure there both negative ground, not sure but you may burn your car down if one were negative ground ad one were positive ground. The other thing to consider is that all modern electronics are negative ground.
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