1965 fuel tanks

Post Reply
Posts: 38
Joined: Sat Jul 14, 2007 3:08 pm

1965 fuel tanks


Post by Gearbox » Fri Mar 18, 2005 3:23 am

Where is a good source to locate a set of 65 five gallon tanks ? Has anyone utlised a after market set-up, do they fit? I have 3.5 and would like to run 5 gallons, do they both utilise the same rod shut-off. Looks as though you can buy jobber tanks, but I think the contour is different, more rounded, or bloated looking. Sorry don't want this post to be confused as a want add, but a local guy around my part, had a set of dinged up tanks hanging on his wall, and wanted over a grand for them. Gearbox.

Posts: 15
Joined: Fri Jul 13, 2007 10:36 am

Re: 1965 fuel tanks


Post by 65flh5326 » Sat Mar 19, 2005 8:41 am

65 tanks are one year only, 5gal with the old style shutoff.
Priced a tank for a new twincam- over $700.
What they are worth is determined by how bad you want them.


Posts: 6911
Joined: Mon Aug 26, 2002 9:09 am
Location: Central Illinois
Has thanked: 100 times
Been thanked: 268 times

Re: 1965 fuel tanks


Post by Cotten » Sat Mar 19, 2005 1:15 pm

For $1000, I'd start putting shut-offs in chubble tanks!

The metal in the extended '65 5-gal tanks proved rather flimsy, and the shut-offs were often knocked out of line. It is an easy fix, but you can still point it out to try to beat the price down.

Post Reply

Return to “Fenders, Primary, Tanks & Paint”