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Re: [T3] squareback in Hot VWs



I don't think this is a problem. The owners manual tells you to use fuel with
at least 95 octane. In Sweden we can choose between 95 and 98 octane fuel. I
use 98 without any problem and I have never heard of any problems from other
1500S owners.

Henrik Larsson, Sweden
1964 1500S Notch

Dave Hall wrote:

> The 1500S engines were 8.5:1 CR and needed excessively high octane fuel -
> Esso Golden Extra used to go into our '64 Squareback to stop it knocking!
> What do people do now?  Is timing retard the only answer?


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