Originally Posted by Marleysurf
Ive been reading stuff online and some have said that you don't need to convert it, that the gas guage will work with 12v. But I have also heard that you can put in a voltage reducer from 12 to 6v and that will work. Who knows! I guess I'll just start trying different things since there is no straight forward simple instructions to get or follow.
Well you can TRY it with 12v but I can 99% guarantee you will fry it... a resistor will do the job. Hook it up on the positive side of the gauge...they are called "Runtz" resistors and are available from joints like www.riwire.com
or most old car supply places.