[T3] FI Fuel Tank Gasket Materials

Jim Adney jadney at vwtype3.org
Tue Jul 13 20:35:08 PDT 2021

On 13 Jul 2021 at 18:00, glen at intrinsicsys.com wrote:

> Hello
> I am replacing the gas tank on my 70 FI Fastback.  I have disassembled the 3
> pieces of the fuel outlet fitting.   No one seems to stock the flat gasket
> which seals the flange on the fuel pipe to the nut.  Does anyone have a
> suitable replacement, or a suggestion for a material to make a new one?

Oh... the nut on the bottom! How about using a nylon washer? You might 
have to cut one down to size.

> Also, what material should I use to seal the tank to the frunk floor?

I've used weatherstripping foam tape from a hardware store. You can pick 
the width you think will work best.

Jim Adney, jadney at vwtype3.org
Madison, Wisconsin, USA

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