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Acronyms defined

Discussion in 'Technical Chat' started by XR-Ace, Sep 3, 2009.

  1. Sep 3, 2009 at 3:53 PM
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    XR-Ace

    XR-Ace [OP] //TRD

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    got this from a dodge charger forums its just a list of almost all forum acronyms and heir meanings for the newbie member or a veteran who wants to brush up on their skills

    Common Technical Terminology:
    2K IM = 2000 Intake Manifold
    4WD = Four Wheel Drive
    ABS = Anti-lock Brake System
    AC (A/C) = Air Conditioning
    AFR (A/F) = Air Fuel Ratio
    ATDC = After Top Dead Center
    ATX = Automatic Transmission
    ARK = Anti Roll Kit (Swaybars)
    AWD = All Wheel Drive
    BBK = Big Boost Kit
    BDC = Bottom Dead Center
    BHP = Brake Horsepower
    BOV = Blow off-valve
    BTDC = Before Top Dead Center
    CAI = Cold Air Intake system
    CARB = California Air Resourses Board
    CAT = Catalytic Converter
    CC (C/C) = Cruise Control
    CEL = Check engine light
    COP = Coil-on-plug
    DSI = Dual Stage Intake
    DSM = Diamond Star Motors
    DTC = Diagnostic Trouble Code
    ECM = Engine Control Module (sometimes referred to as ECU...Engine Control Unit)
    ECU = Electronic Control Unit
    EGR = Exhaust Gas Recirculation (as in "EGR Valve")
    FI (F/I) = Forced Induction or Fuel Injection
    FMIC = Front Mounted Intercooler
    FP = Flex Pipe
    FSM = Factory Service Manual
    FWD = Front Wheel Drive
    FWHP = Front Wheel Horsepower
    GVWR = Gross Vehicle Weight Rating (found on door sticker)
    HID = High-Intensity Discharge Head Lamps
    HU = Head Unit (Audio)
    IMRC = Intake Manifold Runner Control (control box for the DSI)
    IAC = idle air control valve
    IRS = Independant Rear Suspesion
    ITB = Induvidual Throttle Bodies
    I-VTEC = Intelligent-VTEC
    JRSC = Jackson Racing Supercharger
    LED = Light Emmiting Diode
    LEV = Low Emissions Vehicle
    LSD = Limited Slip Differential
    LTH = Long tube header
    MAF = Mass Air Flow
    MAP = Manifold Absolute Pressure
    MFI or MPFI = Multi-Port Fuel Injection
    MIL = Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    MOD = Modification
    MTX = Manual Transmission
    NA (N/A) = Naturally Aspirated
    OBD = On-Board Diagnostics
    OE = Original Equipment
    OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
    ORP = Off-Road Pipe
    PATS = Passive Anti Theft System
    PCM = Powertrain Control Module
    PCV = Positive Crankcase Ventilation (as in "PCV Valve")
    PP = Port and polish
    PRS = Passive Rear Steer
    PSI = Pounds per Square Inch
    PZEV = Partial Zero Emissions Vehicle (Duratec engine)
    RWD = Rear Wheel Drive
    RWHP = Rear Wheel Horsepower
    SAP = Street Appearance Package
    SC (S/C) = Supercharged
    SD = Screamin' Demon Coil
    SPI = Split-Port Injection (non Zetec or Duratec 2.0L Engines)
    SRI = Short ram Intake
    SRS = supplemental restraining System
    STS = Short Throw Shifter
    TB = Throttle Body
    TBI = Throttle Body Injection
    TC (T/C) = Traction Control
    TDC = Top Dead Center
    TMIC = Top mounted Intercooler
    TPS = Throttle Position Sensor
    TSB = Technical Service Bulletin
    TQ = Torque
    ULEV = Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle
    UDP = Underdrive Pulley
    VCT = Variable Cam Timing
    VTEC = Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control
    VVT = Variable Valve Timing
    WHP = Wheel Horsepower
    WOT = Wide Open Throttle
    WTQ = Wheel Torque
    WHP = wheel horsepower
    XCal1(2) = SCT Multi-Program OBD-II ECU Flash Devices

    Common Discussion Abbreviations and Forum Terminology:
    AFAIK = As Far As I Know
    AIM = America On-Line Instant Messenger
    AKA = Also Known As
    AutoX = Autocrossing
    BS = Bull Sh**
    BTDT = Been There, Done That
    BTW = By The Way
    DIY = Do It Yourself
    EAP = European Appearance Package
    FAQ = Frequently Asked Questions
    FS = For Sale
    FS/FT = For Sale and/or For Trade
    FTW = For The Win
    FUBAR = F[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]ed Up Beyond All Recognition
    FWIW = For What It's Worth
    G2G = Get-together (also known as "meet and greet")
    GS/HS/STS/SM = G Stock / H Stock / Street Touring Sedan / Street Modified ( most common Focus SCCA Classes)
    IDK = I Don't Know
    IIRC = If I Recall (Remember) Correctly
    IMO = In My Opinion
    IMHO = In My Honest (Humble) Opinion
    J/K = Joke or Just Kidding
    LMAO = Laughing My Ass Off
    LOL = laughing out loud
    MIB = Mint in Box
    MOD = Moderator
    NASA = North American SportsCar Association
    NIB = New In Box
    O'RLY = Oh, Really?
    PITA = Pain In The Ass
    PM = Private Message
    POS = Piece Of Sh**
    QFT = Quoted For Truth
    ROFL = Rolling On The Floor Laughing
    ROFLMAO = Rolling On The Floor Laughing My Ass Off
    ROTM = Ride of the Month
    RTFM = Read The F'in Manual
    SCCA = Sports Car Club of America
    SVT = Special Vehicles Team
    SVTF = Special Vehicles Team Focus
    SVTC = SVT Contour
    SVTL (or just L) = SVT Lightning
    TTT = To The Top
    WRC = World Rally Championship
    WTB = Want To Buy
    WTF = What The F[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    WTS = Want To Sell
    WTT = Want To Trade
    WWCND = What Would Chuck Norris Do?
     
  2. Sep 3, 2009 at 3:55 PM
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    dwzild

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    Nice find. Should be a sticky.
     
  3. Sep 3, 2009 at 3:56 PM
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    TicTacOma

    TicTacOma UnderWater Monopoly Champion

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    What's AAL mean? :rolleyes::p
     
  4. Sep 3, 2009 at 4:19 PM
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    tacoholic

    tacoholic 09 but I drive a 012 Expedition...

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    Cool, sticky that sheet!
     
  5. Sep 3, 2009 at 4:21 PM
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    chris4x4

    chris4x4 With sufficient thrust, pigs fly just fine. Moderator

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    Aircraft Approach Limitation ;)
     
  6. Sep 3, 2009 at 4:22 PM
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    ImpulseRed008

    ImpulseRed008 Gone But Not Forgotten

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    There's already a glossary... pm tcbob and see if he can just add it to what he already has.
     
  7. Sep 3, 2009 at 4:34 PM
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    dwzild

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    Another A$$hole Liberal
     
  8. Sep 3, 2009 at 4:53 PM
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    petersharp

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    Yesterday someone was being interviewed on NPR and used the term WTF, the presenter didn't understand so she asked him to explain. Oops!
     
  9. Sep 3, 2009 at 5:57 PM
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    devilsalmostfree

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    ls1tech has something very simular
     
  10. Sep 3, 2009 at 6:05 PM
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    98tacoma27

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