metric vs english on gauges

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  • Metric

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This is a discussion on metric vs english on gauges within the Interior Mods forums, part of the Tech & Modifying & General Repairs category; allright people i need help deciding on what to get....

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    Registered User sailwalker's Avatar
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    metric vs english on gauges

    allright people i need help deciding on what to get.

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    Definately metric!

    Isn't it great how we're the only ones left using the old Imperial units? Inches suck!
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    yeah that thing almost kill me while i wan flying in airplane that had mph instead of knots for air speed...
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    I like imperial gauges better, but I'll admit that when it comes to measuring the length of something, metric is easier.
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    do english...unless you switch everything else to metric.

    If you do...get the Canadian speedometer so you don't need to remember the MPH to KPH conversion on the fly

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    Screw metric! When I look at my EGT/oil temps, I want to have an idea of how hot they would feel if I were to feel it. Not looking at celcius only knowing that water boils at 100 degrees. I know what 80 degrees farenheit feels like, not 40 celcius.

    Same with PSI. I already have a boost gauge in bar. "I just hit 15 PSI" means more to most people than "I just hit 1.10 bar!"

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