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Re: [T3] 1500S pistons


On 30 Oct 2004 at 20:08, Everett Barnes wrote:

> > Hmmm.. I could have sworn that Everett had mentioned that the requirement
> for 96 octane wasn't correct any more.  I think this was because the octane
> ratings have changed since '64/'65 and that today's current 91/93 octane gas
> was more than enough for the 1500S pistons.
> >
> The S motor required 95 RON according to specifications on the back of a
> Notchback brochure I have.  This is equivalent to 91 in the USA.
> 
> More information:
> http://type2.com/bartnik/octane.htm

I thought I studied this a few years and came up with a smaller differential 
than the 4 points this article claims. I thought it was closer to 2 or 3, but 
that was certainly a while ago and my memory isn't as good as it used to be.

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