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Unread 10-27-2007, 10:14 PM   #1
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1987 XJ gas tank volume

I have looked everywhere I can think of. How many gallons does a stock gas tank for 1987 XJ hold?? I thibnk its 15 but I need to know for sure. Any help would be great!

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Unread 10-27-2007, 10:44 PM   #2
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20 gallons. The fuel cut off kicks in at about 15-16 gallons though. You can nurse a coulple of more gallons in there, just be careful you don't max it to 20. The gas will expand with heat.
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Unread 10-28-2007, 01:13 AM   #3
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Thank You very much!
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just a hair over 20. i filled up las night

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The standard tank was 13.7 gals , the optional tank was a 20 gal , not sure if U.S.G or Imperial Gals , but thats according to the Repair manual
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If you want to drop the tank, it is stamped on the passenger side of it. Mine says 20gal.
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How many gallons does a stock gas tank for 1987 XJ hold??
That's sort of like asking how many cylinders a stock engine has. There is more than one possible answer.
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