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I've been thinking about converting my 47 Chrysler Windsor over from positive ground to negative ground. From what I've been reading, it doesn't take too much. Reverse the ammeter gauge wires, reverse the wires on the ignition coil, polarize the generator and your done. Oh yeah, reverse the battery.
There is no modern accessories in the car now and changing would solve that. It would be nice to have a radio even if it is with a 12 to 6 volt converter. (Keeping the car 6 volts)
I just wanted to run it by the more experienced people on here to see if I'm overlooking anything.
Thanks
Wayne
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Won't reversing the polarity also affect the temp and fuel gauges making them go negative off-scale?
Is the oil gauge electric or a pressure line.
 

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Ok I agree, a thermal gauge movement wouldn't be affected by polarity, but a magnetic one would.
It has been a while since I worked on 'capillary tube and sensing bulb'-type gauges.
 
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