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Metric? What Were They Thinking?

This week’s Lug_Nut view.  Many years ago, in the early 1970’s Canada used standard measurements for things like weight, area, distance, temperature, etc.  This, with the exception of the imperial gallon and similar liquid measures, matched that of the U.S.  Trade between both countries could be done using the same scale and measure.  Life was good.

3,000 Mile Oil Change – is it History?

For many years consumers have used the rule of thumb that you should change your engine oil every 3,000 miles for autos, trucks, and SUVs. Over the past several years there have been tests by various consumer and environmental advocacy groups that have found this to be a waste of money as well as harmful