The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana on June 6, 1976 · Page 44
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The Daily Inter Lake from Kalispell, Montana · Page 44

Kalispell, Montana
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Sunday, June 6, 1976
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0-10 Sunday, June 6. 1976 The Daily Inter Lake, Kallspeil, Montana W»S*:#:¥:^^ To get you ready Approximate conversions from Cuftomtry to metric «nd vie* vert*. Mkg yu kMW: Twuifiidi If jtt mltipfy kj; Inches feet I cite u millimeter* 3 cartimttos rnttm £ square ieet square yards square milts acres sgu are centi meters square meters squire kilometers square hectometers (hectires) ·«««« ,V .·'·,-.· . ' '. S shorttBu. ' : ; ' · - . mt^SfSffis fawlric twal ounces pints OS" quarts 5* gallons 2^ milliliters J § lileis liters liters fc dei'ets Fahrwhelt . ^ dejrees Celsius millimetert R ttntifMtm 30 titters 0.9 kilometers - 1.6 Inches 0« Inctm 0.4 ir*n)t . ; : 1.1 «'!« OS square centimeter; 6.S square meters ~ 0.09 square meters 0.8 square kilometers 2.6 square hectometers (hectares) 0.4 squire inches 0.16 squite yards 1.2 square miln 0.4 acres 2.5 trtns ..:. : ·' · · " :'.·-·;..»'.-:,:. yioffans . ' . . : · -.- C.4S- mttagrans ImefrictoMj -. 5'* · OORCK ' · ' : " · ··'·'0.43S* (numb : 22. Jhorttora · l.t milliliters 30 liters - 0.47 liters 0.95 liters 3.8 ounces 0.034 pints 2.1 quarts 1.06 gallons 026 degrees. Celsius ' 5 /9 fef ttr sub- : !rartrt32l . degrees Fafirentieit 9/5lfttA · ' a«32 CUP AM) SAVE the above lable which furru^lW ou *Jth a quick And *asy way to learn the equivalent* of the customary lo the Metrk system, to which the U.S. will ronvcrl - «ooh. Meters., liters, grams have cotne to Canada News Hem: Canada has switched Jrom ihe old English measurement to the metric system and the VS. is soon to change over. Motorists will thus be thinking in terms of kilometers per iitfr instead o/ miles per gallon, among other new approaches to operating and maintaining their cars. MEASURE FOR MEASURE Although lo some il may seem Grange, But nothing stays, the name hut change; And so the pendulum now swings About the way ve measure thing*. And nnw the inrhrs, jards and feel Give »».»· lo Ihincs with metric heal. And ounces, pints, gallons and quarts Are measurement* of liter sort?. Anil no more think in Ifrms of mile. Now kilometers «re in style. And when we think of melt or freeze. 'Tis not in Fahrenheit but f.V. Let's greet the news without ambivalence And iheck ibis lablr for equivalent.*. FOY'S TIRE MARKET Has over 3000 used tires! Full retreading services Uniroyal Tires 2nd Ave. W 2nd St. 756-5051 Little things can help yield fuel savings Quality pays Among the best Investments a motorist can make (n making sure his car gets top value on trade-In Is attention to body appearance. A quality paint job In a well-equipped shop likely will pay. for Itself in Increased worth of the car. Sloppy conditioning Is easy to spot. Little things, particularly in terms of car maintenance, can mean a lot in terms of fuel savings. To prove the validity of the above statement, Shell Oil Company embarked on tests ol procedures that could save the average car owner nearly three months worth of gasoline annually. How much care How much proper car care and prudent driving habits can save In fuel was the answer Shell sought in its tests. Here's what Shell engineers did and what they found: A typical company car was taken and put into shape where gasoline waste was probable. The engine was placed slightly out of tune with ignition timing retarded and carburetor idle set too fast and rich. Radial tires on the car were replaced by ordinary tires and air pressure was lowered from the proper 24 pounds to 19. Wheel alignment was altered and the wrong weight of motor oil was installed. From outer space? Not a moon rock sample but a close-up of body damage on a car. According to the Windsor, Ontario police damafle such as this rates high among the safety defects they have discovered In safety checks. Such damage is dangerous because the protective shell the car builds arounds passengers Is hampered in case of accidents. Complete Car Truck Service Brake Service - Tires Alignment - Lubes Tune Up - Oil Filter Change - Shocks Mufflers. Try our service and you'll be back again! H HUSKYJl HUSKY CAR TRUCK STOP Hwy. 2 West 756-9491 Croup of driver* A group ot 23 drivers was employed to drive the cars so altered and the group averaged 13.6 miles per gallon. Once the cars were put back into proper shape, the test was conducted again. This time, mileage averaged 15.6 m.p.g. -- a two mile per gallon Improvement. Driving habits Drivers involved in the test were given specific tips on how to maneuver their cars lor best fue! mileage, as follows: « * » Accelerate gently without actually creeping away from the stop. * · t Anticipate stops and lake your foot off the gas pedal, coasting to the intersection. » · t Keep yonr speed moderate. The most economical speed is 35 ,,,!!,, per hour. Never exceed 55 miles per hour. Cel into high gear as . quickly as possible for ihe most economical performance. Even with automatic 76 FORD CLUB WAGON 12Pa«M»ng«r Luxurious Transportation Reasonable Price Rent By The Day Or Week carand truck rental 755-7500 862-4800

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