Kilometres or Miles ?

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  1. MikeandCarolyn

    MikeandCarolyn Read Only Funster

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    When I leave UK I change my Sat Nav to display distances in Kilometres-what do you do ?

    My rational is that I want to see distances displayed in the same Units as being used on road signs in the country I am in :BigGrin:

    Mike.
     
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    What I know

    Miles for distance


    but


    speedo definitely KM
     
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    That's exactly what I do :thumb: Just makes the distance & speed signs easier to understand :Smile:
     
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    I just leave mine as it is
     
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    I changed mine to kilometers -----------it was ever so nice to see them disappear so much faster than I have ever been used to seeing the miles roll away.
     
  6. Munchie

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    I too change to Kilometers good for keeping an eye on your speed and as Alan says they go past quicker. :Rofl1:
     
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    I can only think in kms now so I have to do the reverse--change mine to miles when I'm in UK as Town X 25 miles means nothing to me and it's easier to match sat nav and road signs.
     
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    Hmm it just i know my driving distance capabilities in a day.

    imperial and metric always confuses me.

    Plus litres and gallons.

    Seems I am in the minority on sat navs though:Blush::Blush::Blush:
     
  9. Snowbird

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    Mines in kliks all the time UK and Europe,have always worked in kilometers so speed distance etc, is always thought of in them. Also am a litre man too.
    800 kms = a days work.
     
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    hmm.. S Africa had gone totally metric by 1973 .. the year I emigrated...

    The UK is still fannying about and discussing after how many years ... 40 ? :Doh:

    only in the UK :RollEyes:
     
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    Speedo reading well worth it.

    Suppose at present can switch the Volvo over but for other vehicles a very valid and useful device and setting:thumb:
     
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