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Did you switch your car to Metric to check your fuel economy? If so, the temperature readouts also switch.
You have confused the poor thing. Maybe because Canada uses "C" imperial automatically switches the reading to C. We made the switch from "F" to "C" in 1976 when the country went from imperial to the much easier once you get used to it metric. When the switch was made I had to use both systems and I would hate to go back to feet and inches again.Well I switched it to imperial.
I remember reading that USA made an attempt to change to metric and the people wouldn't have it and it was dropped.Wish the US would just switch the metric system, last I heard the USA and a small handful of third world country's are the only ones not using it. Guess us Americans are all to stupid to learn something new.
You are missing the point mm's are easy to use everything is in 10's so working out is easy. Are you aware that your currency is metric?Sup Aussie , well you would hate those pesky Milimeters then .how about a ten thousandth . -40 DEGREES IS THE SAME .
You don't change everything in one go, when something is re designed, then you use metric. Anything that is set you leave alone, the rest you merely change when building new. We did it and are better off for it.No the us is not too stupid to learn !
It really boiled down to manufacturing with a different set of given dimensions . And the total reconstruction of tooling .
Tell that to a machinist whom has to redesign something that is perfectly safe and sound and then tell that to the banks that would need to cover that cost to change over .. it was about the money and always will be .
Guess what there is still money in an inch .
Most US cars have switched to metric too.Right . But that is unlikely to happen here , so do the Australians have to have OE and Metric Tools ?