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In RC206 Stuart Francis asks for suggestion­s for future articles in the Classic Techniques strand. Can I suggest one on the fitting of modern electronic regulator rectifiers to older bikes fitted with Lucas alternator­s and dynamos and rectifiers? And how to do a 6 to 12 Volt conversion at the same time?

I know this will popular as I've had several REOC members ask me about it. I've told them what I've done but an overview by someone with knowledge of a wider range of machines would be a good subject! And you know how riders of classic often baulk at doing their own electrics...

Mark Mumford, member 1513

I am probably not best placed to do an article on alternator 12V conversion­s as the last one I did was back in the late 1980s. Although the theory is fairly simple I have no up to date practical experience of these modern powerbox conversion­s. Stuartf

Anyone else up for the challenge?


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