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Old 02-10-2009, 09:09 AM   #17 (permalink)
Piwoslaw
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Imperial units are present in international measures, not only in countries which once used them. Pretty much anywhere wheel hubs are in inches (e.g. 14x5.5), bike wheels and tires (e.g. 26 x 2.1 inches), but car tires are a mix (185/65R15 means 185mm wide tread on a 15in hub). The max pressure on a tire is given in psi, even though the placard in the door is in bars. When buying a garden faucet here I can choose between 1/2'' and 3/4'' diameters. According to Wikipedia, 1 oil barrel is 42 US gallons, 34.9723 UK gallons or 158.9873 liters.
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