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Is empty on the fuel gauge of a mk2!?

I take it that its somewhere in the 'E', which isnt too helpful?

I've taken it that the two marks to the left and right of half a tank and 1/4 and 1/8 full?
 

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Maybe i didn't make it clear enough daddy

I realise its in the E but is it meant to be the bottom of the E or top or what? since there's no petrol light its hard to tell...

Mr.s.. there's two lines either side of the half mark!
 

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When the gauge reaches the line beside the "E" mark, you have a nominal 6 litres in reserve.

(I was told this by a bloke on teh internet, so it carries slightly less authority than info from a bloke in the pub, but amazingly it appears to be pretty close in my car's case.)
 

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Never ran out of fuel in 35 years principally because I've never seen the logic in playing Russian Roulette with the "E" Perhaps old hat but (as far as I know) it does no good to muck out dregs from the tank. I usually fill up at an indicated 25% full.I tend to sling 2x 5Ltr fuel cans on long journeys too. Both our gauges seem to hover at half for yonks then drop like a pianos down lift shafts.
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I always thought that the fuel pickup was at the bottom of the tank, so there was no such thing as the dregs...but I may be wrong.

Ive been just below the last line in my mk2 and the most Ive got in is 44litres I think the capacity is supposed to be 50 litres....
 
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