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Old 05-11-2004, 12:37 AM   #1
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3.8 liters = 1 Gallon
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yeah why dont they just say 1 gallon series I or II
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cause it doesnt sound right.
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that'* what i'm thinking
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I did not know that, er well, I never thought of that. Kinda funny, huh?
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Because the US is the only on ethat uses gallons. The cars are exported to many other countries that all rely on the metric system. Marketing firms have a hard enough time trying to reach their target audience without having to worry about what country'* measurement system they are using.
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What about 5 liters?
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2 1/2 i dont remeber.
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I still dont understand why they use the imperial system and metic together when showing the displacement. Any other country represents the engine in CC and liters, but no, in America we need to do CI and liters. But none the less you would be surprised how many people out there talk about how much displacement they have without even knowing what the displacement is measuring. For example, a kid at my school said he is going to make his neon a 7 liter by adding a really big oil pan ?!?!? I was impressed by that statement none the less.

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Displacement = (Stroke * (Pi) * (Bore/2)^2)* Number of Cylinders
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I still dont understand why they use the imperial system and metic together when showing the displacement. Any other country represents the engine in CC and liters, but no, in America we need to do CI and liters. But none the less you would be surprised how many people out there talk about how much displacement they have without even knowing what the displacement is measuring. For example, a kid at my school said he is going to make his neon a 7 liter by adding a really big oil pan ?!?!? I was impressed by that statement none the less.

Remember
Displacement = (Stroke * (Pi) * (Bore/2)^2)* Number of Cylinders
Make it a 7liter? That does not surprise me at all!!
Kids these days...uhh wait a sec, thats me...lol
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