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Post Post subject: gas mileage
Posted: Mon Aug 18, 2008 11:24 PM
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does anyone know the capacity of a stock gas tank for a 1960 beetle? trying to figure out my mileage

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10 gallon i think
pretty sure all bugs cam with a 10 gallon tank


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Post Post subject: Re: gas mileage
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I got a "stock replacement" for a '68 bug from Karl's, put it in my '66. Brand new I couldn't fit more than 9.25 gallons in it without it peeing out of the breather tube. I usually drive 125 miles then squeeze 5 gallons in.

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Post Post subject: Re: gas mileage
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my 68 has had 2 tanks and both were 6 gallons. since my spedo doesn't work idk my mileage either, but it's pretty good, i could go to cave creek and back to baseline/valvista twice before needing to fill up again. probably do that trip 3 times before haveing to fill up.


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Post Post subject: Re: gas mileage
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im preety sure they are 9 gallons


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Post Post subject: Re: gas mileage
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i think mine is about 9 or 10 like everyone else is sayin but my bug don't get very good gas milage its a stock 1600 dp as far as i know with a stock carb all i'v done it put exhaust on it and i'm lucky to get 19 to 21 mpg

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Post Post subject: Re: gas mileage
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ok well it has to be 9 or 10 gallons cause it takes about forty at the station when empty. i figured that im getting about 22mpg and i drive a bit.... quick off the line

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