1977-02-01

A Metric Engine Development Experience 770360

In order to implement a 1973 corporate directive for full conversion to SI units, each John Deere factory in North America established a pilot project which would involve adoption of the new measurement system and expose all areas of the operation to the need for bilingual capability. One of these projects - the metric development of a V-8 engine at the John Deere Waterloo Tractor Works - is described.

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