65 Ford Galaxie Fuel Tank

Asked by Dbrady793 Jun 06, 2019 at 08:36 PM about the Ford Galaxie

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

I have looked al over with no luck in finding a
fuel tank for my 65 Ford Galaxie. Can anyone
point me in the right direction or tell me if any
other year will interchange? Much thanks.

2 Answers

You'll NEVER find one because they aren't reproduced. Ford tanks are reproduced from whatever up to 1964 then 1966 and up but they all skip the 1965 model. I've a 65 and bought a new 66 tank but not installed yet. It'll fit but the issue is a 65 is 20 gal whereas the 66 is 25 gal making it hang 3" lower and you'll have to increase the straps length. I don't know if there's any issue with the metal fill tube fitting. Or if you still have your tank and it's in fair condition, contact http://www.gastankrenu.net and they'll restore it for $250 to $300. I think that's the route I'm gonna take and sell the 66 tank.

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The 66 tank is readily available. It will hang down 1 3/4” lower and yes the straps will need longer J bolts, etc but the fill tube fits and the sending unit fits but will always leave you a little extra fuel

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