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Nuttawet 09-11-2009 07:09 AM

What is litre and what is gallon?
 
What is litre and what is gallon?

artgalnj 09-11-2009 07:25 AM

Huh? Are you asking how many liters are in a gallon? Liter (or litre, spelling varies) is a metric system of measuring volume. A gallon is the American version of measuring volume. 3.7 liters = 1 gallon.

JohnnyD44 09-11-2009 10:42 AM

both are units of measurments.....lol....i'm guessing you were asking about conversion, which was answered above....

Gav 09-11-2009 06:13 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by artgalnj (Post 241532)
Huh? Are you asking how many liters are in a gallon? Liter (or litre, spelling varies) is a metric system of measuring volume. A gallon is the American version of measuring volume. 3.7 liters = 1 gallon.

Well thats the first time I have been told what the US litre to gallon system is, even though I have asked many times when I was lookin into importing tanks lol, but the Uk is 4.5l (4.45l to be more accurate) is a gallon.

okijapan 09-13-2009 12:13 AM

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Please note that UK gallon and US gallons are different.

willieturnip 09-15-2009 08:09 AM

I was going to say, fair enough question.

UK and US gallons are VERY different. Assumably everyone round here talks in US, seeing as how the UK have gone metric (liters)?


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