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6 volt coil in 12 volt system ?????

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Post Wed Sep 23, 2009 12:40 pm

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Location: Ogden, Utah, USA
TMJOH: To safely use a 6 volt coil in a 12 volt system is rather simple. Measure the resistance of the coil. Match that with a resistor of the same value and go. Most 6 volt H-D coils I have worked with were around 12 to 15 ohms. All after market by the way. That is it . Have fun. Steve
Steve H

Post Wed Sep 23, 2009 1:04 pm

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Post Sat Sep 26, 2009 8:22 am

Posts: 216
Location: Georgia
Anybody ever use a 6 volt horn on a 12 volt system? Man, it is LOUD! Will work for a long time if the horn is only used for short blasts.


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