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Old 12-06-2012, 04:15 PM   #1
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Anybody have a 32 oz. can of Torco to weigh?

I just purchased a 32 oz. can of Torco Accelerator and it only weighs 29 oz. including the can. Does anybody have a can to weigh for comparison?

The UPS shipping weight was 2.0# which included the box is what lead me to think something wasn't right.
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I just purchased a 32 oz. can of Torco Accelerator and it only weighs 29 oz. including the can. Does anybody have a can to weigh for comparison?

The UPS shipping weight was 2.0# which included the box is what lead me to think something wasn't right.
Could that be 32 fluid oz? UPS always weights to the next higher lb.
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Could that be 32 fluid oz? UPS always weights to the next higher lb.
I weighed it myself in the box and it did weigh right at 2#. I think UPS was correct at 2#. Don't see anyway I have 32 ozs. of accelerator in this can.
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I weighed it myself in the box and it did weigh right at 2#. I think UPS was correct at 2#. Don't see anyway I have 32 ozs. of accelerator in this can.
...how far off can it be, the box can't weigh very much
by itself...??

...if it is off it can't be settlement by shipping...
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Anybody have a 32 ounce can to weigh for me?
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I would think the 32oz is a measure of volume, such as "fluid ounces", not a measure of weight. For example, 1 fluid ounce of gasoline weighs less than 1 fluid ounce of water, yet they are both the same in volume.
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I would think the 32oz is a measure of volume, such as "fluid ounces", not a measure of weight. For example, 1 fluid ounce of gasoline weighs less than 1 fluid ounce of water, yet they are both the same in volume.
True but I just want to be sure that I don't have an old can that perhaps some evaporated. Might not be worth putting in my engine if it's been on the shelf for over a year. I read somewhere that shelf life is about a year.

If I had a large measuring cup I suppose I could determine if Torco is referring to weight or volumn.

If anybody has a new unopened can to weigh I sure would appreciate it.
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It is a liquid it is sold by fluid ounces otherwise it will have 32 oz NET WEIGHT on it. With out the 'Net Weight' it IS fluid ounces. Forget about the scales
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It is a liquid it is sold by fluid ounces otherwise it will have 32 oz NET WEIGHT on it. With out the 'Net Weight' it IS fluid ounces. Forget about the scales
Thanks! Looks like I have a good can.

Sorry iburke guess I'll be using it in my car.
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