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Old 12-05-2013, 03:43 PM   #1
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Anyone know how I can make my durametric read temps in Fahrenheit and not celcius?

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Old 12-06-2013, 04:30 AM   #2
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bump? Anyone?
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Don't complain - mine reads in Kelvin.
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I'll check with mine when I get home this afternoon.
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That is why they call it a DuraMETRIC. Conversion is not that difficult no? Manual that is.
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That is why they call it a DuraMETRIC.
Never thought about it that way before - that's funny! I just always thought of it as the other definition of metrics, as in a system of measurement.
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LOL I bought the product in the US, I live in the US and would expect it to be Farenheit. Math is not my best subject. Maybe they should make a DuraUS!
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Conversion of celsius to fahreneit
Multiply by 9 then
divide by 5 then
add 32.

You would think that the Durametric would have a conversion feature but possibly not. Hope this helps....
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Durametric modeled their tool to give give the same units of measure that the factory (PIWIS) tools gives since the values outputted have those units.

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Conversion of celsius to fahreneit
Multiply by 9 then
divide by 5 then
add 32.

You would think that the Durametric would have a conversion feature but possibly not. Hope this helps....
It's simpler to goggle something like: 35C = F
and you will gen an immediate response..

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Old 12-06-2013, 03:45 PM   #11
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Old 12-06-2013, 04:56 PM   #12
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It's simpler to goggle something like: 35C = F
and you will gen an immediate response..

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You kids with your damn Google. Back in my day we used mathematics to solve our problems, and we liked it, we liked it just fine!
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LOL I bought the product in the US, I live in the US and would expect it to be Farenheit. Math is not my best subject. Maybe they should make a DuraUS!
So, you like the British system of measurement, which by the way, isn't used in Britain? So tell me, what's the British unit for mass. Hmm, don't know? So why follow a system that makes no sense and no one uses?

By the way, mass is a slug in the Brit system. Do you also have a set of witworth wrenches?
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So, you like the British system of measurement, which by the way, isn't used in Britain? So tell me, what's the British unit for mass. Hmm, don't know? So why follow a system that makes no sense and no one uses?

By the way, mass is a slug in the Brit system. Do you also have a set of witworth wrenches?
........Huh?
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I appreciate all the conversion things. Ialso now how to use the Internet. I think my point was missed. In US we use farenheit so why not just make the durametric in Fahrenheit for us US people? That way i don't have to mess with converting it...

My original question was is there a way to make the durametric show Fahrenheit...my question was NOT how do you convert celcius to Fahrenheit.
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........Huh?
Excuse my sarcasm, well actually, no, I don't apologize. Get with the program. Celsius makes the most sense, water freezes at 0, boils at 100, it's the most logical system around. Tell me why you need F temps?
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Excuse my sarcasm, well actually, no, I don't apologize. Get with the program. Celsius makes the most sense, water freezes at 0, boils at 100, it's the most logical system around. Tell me why you need F temps?
Ok you win...I guess since I grew up and have only ever used F then why would I not want a tool to read in F. You're right. I'm such an **************************** for thinking that way. You win...

I could give a crap about the logics. When I plug in my durametric and click on the oil temp...I don't want to have to convert it. But again. You have out smarted and out played me. Nice work!
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trimer - I totally get it. It's like my outside temp reads in F, while all the rest of the dashboard except the analog speedo is metric. Even though I'm equally comfortable using F or C, it still bugs me and I would like it to be in C.
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Truce. I apologize if I have offended you with my sarcasm, but seriously, the metric system makes so much sense and is really easy. 100C is boiling, a meter is about a yard, 100 km/hr is about 60 mph, a liter is about a quart.

Try it, you'll like it.
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Truce. I apologize if I have offended you with my sarcasm, but seriously, the metric system makes so much sense and is really easy. 100C is boiling, a meter is about a yard, 100 km/hr is about 60 mph, a liter is about a quart.

Try it, you'll like it.
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