Thread: 2.2L=???
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Old 02-22-2004, 09:50 AM   #11
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Originally Posted by hukarez
There's one thing I've always been curious about - but have never quite translated it successfully. How much, exactly, does a gallon of gasoline (automobile, pump fuel) weigh?

I know for airplanes and the like - especially fighter planes, they get loaded with thousands of pounds of fuel, but that they're also different in consistency in a sense.


Not sure of the difference in weights, but a gallon of plain water is something like 8.3 pounds. Only reason I know that is from my days backpacking in New Mexico. Five gallons doesn't sound like a lot until you have to carry it two miles!
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