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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: James Knott <james.knott@xxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 30 Apr 2006 21:22:42 -0400
  • Message-id: <445562E2.5060804@xxxxxxxxxx>
Rob Unsworth wrote:
> On Sun, 30 Apr 2006, Mike McMullin wrote:
>
>> On Sun, 2006-04-30 at 12:21 -0400, Nick Zentena wrote:
>>> On Sunday 30 April 2006 12:17, Paul W. Abrahams wrote:
>>>
>>>> I just changed the oil in my Toyota. The fitting on the plug takes a 3/16"
>>>> wrench. Should I buy a new car in order to be able to use my metric
>>>> wrenches to change the oil?
>>>
>>> Damn my almost 20 year old Jeep uses mostly metric. You sure the fitting is
>>> 3/16ths and not some metric size?
>> 4mm?
>
> The metric and imperial sizes up to 10mm(3/8") are interchangable, above
> that there are noticible differences.
>
> Australia changed to the metric monetary system in 1966 and the metric
> measuring system commenced being phased in about two years later. Does
> that mean we are a superior race.
>

But you also do everything upside down. ;-)



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