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#142650 06/08/08 12:29 am
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could some one please tell me in laymens terms how many oz 500 cc is, "7/8 imp pints" i want to put the right amount of gear box fluid in my 70 tr6. what would 350 cc be? thank you. DAN

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You should be able to extrapolate using this table:

15 CC = 0.5072 oz
30 CC = 1.0143 oz
60 CC = 2.0286 oz
120 CC = 4.0572 oz
250 CC = 8.4525 oz

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You should be able to find a "Ratio Right" at most any M/C dealership.
It is a funnel shaped measuring cup that is graduated in cc, oz, and a lot of other things that escape me at the moment. No guess, no mess..........
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-I salvaged an old baby bottle for measuring oil for forks and gearbox, they usually have measurements in cc's. You have to be careful with those imperial units, but a cc is a cubic centimeter is a cc.


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I have a baby bottle with CCs on one side and (US!) ounces on the other side. For many years I thought my Chilton book was in error because the "pints" specifications didn't line up with the "CC" specifications on my bottle. By dumb luck I decided to use the CC specifications, and only in the last few years learned that the "pints" specifications in the Chilton book refer to Imperial pints!


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Hi Dan,

If you type "500 cubic centimetres to imperial pint" into Google, it comes back "500 (cubic centimeters) = 0.87987663 Imperial pints".

Likewise, if you type in "500 cubic centimetres to US pint", it comes back "500 (cubic centimeters) = 1.05668821 US pints".

Works for 350cc too. wink

Hth.

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I gave up measuring the oil out because, especially with the primary, I couldn't get all the old oil to fully drain, even when hot. I drained the primary, measured the oil out, poured it in and the clutch started slipping because there was too much. Just using the level plug cured it.

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hi Mark. how are things in oswego. i live in california now. however, i grew up in camillus. i hope all is well in upstate ny today, go Orange. Dan

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thank you all. Dan

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Mark. owego is not oswego. my bad. my eyes are not open yet. sunday am. Dan

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That's ok, I know where Camillus is, ALMOST in the neighborhood. The Syracuse Mile and the Days of Glory in Weedsport used to bring me up that way regularly.

Owego today is HOT HOT HOT. I got all the mowing done this morning, and I'm looking forward to spending the afternoon in the garage where it's nice and cool. I've been doing (actually re-doing) an upper-engine job on a '77 T140V, and I should be able to get the rest of it together and running today!

Best regards from NYS, Mark Z


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Gentlemen!

If you were used to drinking "pints", would you prefer to drink a 20-fluid-ounce Imperial pint or a 16-fluid-ounce US pint. Is the Pope a Catholic? All you have to do is multiply Imperial Pints by 20 to get fluid ounces! Navigate from there.
There are three major reasons why the metric system is not favoured outside scientific circles in the US and by some older folks in UK
1. You guys got to the moon using feet and inches so it must be better, mustn't it?
2. A man's (imperial) pint of beer is sacrosanct so don't even THINK about metricating it and downsizing it to 500cc.
3. Doing the "Ton" is a thrill on old Brit iron. Somehow 100 km/h doesn't seem to hack it!
Relax! Even the Germans still refer to horsepower rather than kW!

Just my 2c


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I have a baby bottle with CCs on one side and (US!) ounces on the other side.
Dan -
Go buy the 69 cent plastic baby bottle. It's indispensable for measuring fork oil and lots of other things. I bought mine in 1970 and have never regretted it.

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being a photographer, I have the advantage. The Paterson graduates come in many sizes from 1 1/2 oz to 42 oz and are accurate. Every graduate has metric, U S oz and Imperial 0z. It isn't always realized that Imperial oz are not the same as U S oz, as the U S is bigger. The paterson graduate makes it easy to see the comparisons and equivalents. Any photo outlet that still sells black and white materials and hardware will probably have Paterson. Cheers, Wilf


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