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Old 03-07-2008, 02:46 PM   #14
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Originally Posted by Desecrated View Post
"My car ways a ton, two cares weights 2 tonnes"

Is that really the correct term ?
1 ton = 2000 lbs. (907.194 kg)

1 tonne (or metric/long ton/tonne) = 2204.6 lbs. (1000 kg)

When you see power-to-weight ratios as xxx bhp/ton, it's almost always the 1000 kg. version as that's the European convension.
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