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Re: [SLE] Warning to Americans!
  • From: Rob Unsworth <rob@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 1 May 2006 10:25:07 +1000 (EST)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.61.0605011015460.6095@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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.



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Regards, | Lions District 201 Q3
Rob Unsworth | IT & Internet Chairman
Ipswich, Australia | http://www.lionsq3.asn.au
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