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Mine are all 6 volt, I confirmed it on most of them by checking the light bulb numbers. Stop and tail was # 1158   6 volts. There is room to run a pair of 6 volt Optima batteries in series for added amps. I'm sure some have been changed to 12 over the years. Six volt systems also run bigger cables and wiring than 12.

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Just curious, does your AC still have the reduction starter or  the direct drive starter? That does make a difference some what.

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17 hours ago, ekennedy21 said:

Direct

Most likely up dated to 12 volt than.

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