The raised top design of the High Capacity VW Fuel Tank adds roughly 2.5 gallons more of fuel to the stock VW gas tank. The fuel tank is a stock replacement tank for 1961 through 1967 Beetles and 1961 through 1967 Karmann Ghias and has a 60mm diameter fuel filler neck. Note that due to the taller design the stock sending unit will not read correctly at empty. The sending unit arm can be bent to read a lower empty position but will read full for a longed period of time.
Fuel Tanks should be thoroughly cleaned before installation. Some tanks are lined with cosmoline which can be cleaned out with MEK (Methyl-Ethyl-Ketone), Acetone or a similar solvent. Even if the tank is not lined, it is still important to clean out the tank. Manufacturing debris can clog your fuel lines, carburetor or fuel system!
We recommend the following parts when installing a new fuel tank:
(1) 211201551 - Gas Cap
(1) 111209147A - Fuel Filter
(1) 111209021G - Fuel Tap
(1) 111-621B - Gas Tank to Body Seal
(1) 113919049C - Sending Unit
(1) 111-135 - Sending Unit Seal
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Past body damage can make the fitment tight from side to side for the fuel tank tight. Trimming the edges of the fuel tank will allow for more clearance at the inner fender wells.
California Prop 65 Warning:
Please Note:The information listed below is for stock, unmodified VW's manufactured for sale in the US. VW's are commonly modified and very often parts from another year VW may have been installed on your car. California Pacific JBugs is not responsible for any errors if your car has been modified in any way.