T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

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Brett Johnson
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T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#1 Post by Brett Johnson » Sat Feb 09, 2019 10:43 pm

Around the end of 1962 top sender fuel tanks went from black to gray. Information supplied around 15 years ago was as follows:

Reutter coupe: Black 112147, October 62 Gray 112582, November 62
Karmann coupe: Black 212218, November 62 Gray 212648, January 63
Reutter cabriolet: Gray 158099, March 1963

Any new info out there?
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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#2 Post by Kevin Wills » Sat Feb 09, 2019 11:50 pm

Not new info, but one more data point. Reutter coupe 119779, Black, bottom sender tank.

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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#3 Post by Brett Johnson » Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:28 am

I'm pretty sure all bottom sender tanks were black. Is that right? I would like to know if the rear grilles on 119779 were anodized.
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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#4 Post by Phil Planck » Sun Feb 10, 2019 10:03 am

122936. Gray
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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#5 Post by JohnPierce » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:50 am

Hi Brett,

Karmann coupe 211023 black top sender built 8/9/1962.
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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#6 Post by Kevin Wills » Sun Feb 10, 2019 11:53 am

Brett Johnson wrote:
Sun Feb 10, 2019 7:28 am
I'm pretty sure all bottom sender tanks were black. Is that right? I would like to know if the rear grilles on 119779 were anodized.
Sorry I can't answer the question about the rear grilles - I don't know if they were original...

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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#7 Post by Alex Mestas » Thu Feb 14, 2019 11:48 am

211259 Karmann Coupe 8/1/62 build was black with top sender.
1963 356 T-6 Coupe Signal Red.
1973.5 911 T Coupe Ivory.
1989 911 Carrera Targa Grd Prix White.

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Re: T 6 Top Sender Fuel Tank Color

#8 Post by Jules Dielen » Thu Feb 14, 2019 1:20 pm

89714 bottom sender, black. December 1961
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