Date: Thu, 23 May 2002 00:17:35 +0100
From: "Toby Field" <tobyfieldnopsamail.com>
Subject: Re: calibers


The US translation table is found in all Haynes manuals as far as I am aware of because they are also sold in the US without amendments. -- Toby Field (UK) '93 9000 CSE 2.3T Auto 150,000 Miles <davehinznopsamcop.net> wrote in message news:ach1t6$pbbuu$1nopsam34476.news.dfncis.de... > Someone who looks an awful lot like Lineone <lineonenopsamone.org> wrote: > > Thanks Keith and others. Everything makes sense now. > > > I didn't mean to start a transatlantic debate on terminology. We could be > > here a long time <trunk | boot> <hood | bonnet> <fender | bumper> > > <transmission | gearbox> <tire | tyre> <sedan | saloon> <windshield | > > windscreen> to name but a few. > > > I dare say someone has seen fit to publish a US-UK translation table > > somewhere on the internet. > > I seem to recall seeing one in the Haines manuals, at least the versions > sold here on the USA'n side of the pond. > > I recall a discussion from here a few years back, when a fellow from the UK > was mentioning that he had rust on his 900's hood (bonnet) on the driver's > side; I mentioned I had rust on the driver's side of mine as well, so > between us, we had a good hood. > > OK, so it was funnier at the time. > > Dave >

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