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Which fuel should I use in my 1968 Volkswagen Beetle?

I have just spent nearly £7000 having a 1968 Volkswagen Beetle 1200 restored, in addition to paying nearly £2000 four years ago for a new Vega engine. I have been alarmed to hear of the increasing quantity of Ethanol being added to fuel and its effect on old engines. I assume that the engine I purchased, although unused, would have been an old type. Please can you tell me what fuel I should use and whether I need to use an additive and, if so, which one?

Asked on 28 April 2012 by KJ, via email

Answered by Honest John
I’m informed that 95 Ron premium unleaded will contain 10 per cent bioethanol and 97-99 Ron Super will remain 5 per cent bioethanol. But for what additives you will need you had better consult www.millersoils.co.uk.

We have been running a Toyota on 20 per cent bioethanol petrol in Thailand for more than four years with no trouble.
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