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Trying to convert from 6 volt to 12 volt on a 1962 Yamaha YJ1how do i do it?

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Its a big job unless you can find a similar model that is 12v and you can swap some parts.
The stator\lighting coils would need to be rewound,and you will need a new ignition coil and regulator plus all the bulbs and battery( which may not fit in the 6v holder) I was only 2 in 1962 so I cant remember if it has a starter, if so it would be virtually impossible to change the starter from 6-12 without basicly remanufacturing it.

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