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Fuel isn't what kills FI. Neglect and improper maintenance kills FI. Keep the engine reasonably clean (don't let a lot of oil & dust build up), insure all of the wires are insulated with no wires rubbing off their insulation, the connection points are clean with as much metal to metal contact as possible and don't forget about the cleaning the ground straps and battery terminals! Improper voltage from resistive-inducing corrosion causes many weird problems. Also, when replacing wire connectors be conscience about the metals the connectors connect to. Some dissimilar metals, such as aluminum and copper, can corrode when in contact with each other resulting in a highly resistive connection that can (ultimately) stop the current flow. This is a good process for carbed engines as well... Toby "anal retentive" Erkson email@example.com '72 VW Squareback 1.6L bored and stroked to 2.0L '75 Porsche 914 1.8L for sale Portland, Oregon, USA ______________________________ Reply Separator _________________________________ Subject: Re: HELP! My '73 squareback died! Author: firstname.lastname@example.org at SMTPGATE Date: 5/28/97 8:22 AM ... I have heard this a lot...when the FI works it's great...when it doesn't it's al living nightmare. And I believe it too because I had all kinds of heartache with my 70's FI system. Are there any special maintenence tips to keep your FI system alive? Any fuel additives that you fellow T3'er swear by?