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Old 07/30/08, 07:17 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Internet Acronyms -Defined

Here is the alphabetical listing of all commonly used acronyms you will find on our site. If you see any that are missing, please post here and I will consider adding them.


! - using this before an acronym means removal of that item from the vehicle (example: !EGR)
1/4 - Quarter Mile (drag racing)
2WD - Two Wheel Drive
4WD - Four Wheel Drive
A3 - 3-speed automatic transmission
A4 - 4-speed automatic transmission
A/F - Air Fuel Ratio
AFAIK - As Far as I Know
AKA - Also Known As
AOD- Automatic W/Overdrive
ASAP - As Soon as Possible
ATF - Automatic Transmission Fluid
ATM - At The Moment
AWD - All Wheel Drive
B4 - Before
B/C - Because
BBC - Big Block Chevy engine
BHP - Brake Horsepower
BOV - Blow Off Valve (turbo related)
B/O - Bolt-On Modifications
BTW - By The Way
CATS - Catalytic Converters (emissions/exhaust system)
CAI - Cold Air Induction
CI - Cubic Inches (engine displacement)
CMIIW - Correct me if I'm wrong
CONV - Convertible
CR - Compression Ratio
DEG - Degrees (timing or temperature)
DIAF - Die in a fire
DIY - Do it yourself
DR's - Drag Radial Tires
DSL - Driveshaft Safety Loop
DTC - Diagnostic Trouble Code
ECL - Exhaust Lobe Center Line (camshaft)
EGR - Exhaust Gas Recirculation (emissions system)
EGT - Exhaust Gas Temperature
E/T - Elapsed Time (drag racing time measurement)
F2F - Face to Face
FI - Forced Induction (turbos, superchargers)
FMIC - Front Mounted Intercooler (turbo)
FWD - Front Wheel Drive
FWIW - For What Its Worth
FTL - For The Lose
FTW - For The Win
FYI - For Your Information
GJ - Good Job
GTFO - Get The F-ck Out
HP - Horsepower
IAT - Intake Air Temperature (sensor)
IIRC - If I Remember Correctly
IMHO - In My Humble Opinion
IRS - Independent Rear Suspension
K&N - Brand name of air filter
LCA - Lower Control Arm (suspension)
LMAO - Laughing My Ass Off
LOL - Laughing Out Loud
M6 - 6-speed transmission
MAF - Mass Air Flow sensor (measures amount of air entering intake)
MAP - Manifold Absolute Pressure (sensor)
N/A - Naturally Aspirated (all-motor)
N20 - Nitrous Oxide
NM - Never Mind
NP - No Problem
NOS - Nitrous Oxide Systems (brand name)
NWS - Not Work Safe (do not click link if you are at work, unsuitable material inside)
O2 - Oxygen Sensor
OMG - Oh my gosh
ORY - Off Road Y-pipe
ORP - Off Road Pipe
PIIHB - Put it in her butt
PITA - Pain In The Ass
POS - Piece Of Shit
ROFL - Rolling On Floor Laughing
RPM - Revolutions Per Minute (engine speed)
RWD - Rear Wheel Drive
RWHP - Rear Wheel Horsepower
RWTQ - Rear Wheel Torque
SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers
SBC - Small Block Chevy engine
SC - Super Charger
SES - Service Engine Soon lamp (on dash)
SOTP - Seat Of The Pants
STFU - Shut the f-ck up!
TBODY - Throttle Body
TBRAKE - Transmission Brake
TC - Torque Converter
TCS - Traction Control System
THX - Thanks
TH350 - Turbo Hydromatic 3-speed automatic transmission
TH400 - Heavy Duty Turbo Hydromatic 3-speed automatic transmission
TQ - Torque
TT - Twin Turbo
TTT - "To The Top"
UCA - Upper Control Arm (front suspension)
VERT - Convertible
WB O2 - Wide Band Oxygen Sensor
WOT - Wide Open Throttle
WTB - Want To Buy
WTF - What The F-ck?
WTG - Way to Go
WTT - Want To Trade
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Old 07/30/08, 08:20 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Old 07/30/08, 08:28 AM   #3 (permalink)
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somf- sit on my face
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Old 07/30/08, 08:44 AM   #4 (permalink)
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AOD- Automatic W/Overdrive
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Old 07/30/08, 11:00 AM   #5 (permalink)
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Cheap Heap Every Valve Rattles Oil Leaks Every Time

Oh Wait, this isn't exactly what you hand in mind? Is it?
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Old 07/30/08, 03:37 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Old 07/30/08, 03:42 PM   #7 (permalink)
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That's probably the most important acronym...ever.
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Old 07/30/08, 07:10 PM   #8 (permalink)
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STFU- Shut The Fuck Up
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Old 07/30/08, 08:20 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Same with that one...
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1970 Kaiser Jeep CJ5 - too much to list
03 DSG Cobra - 2.2 Kenne Bell, solid axle, 10.99@128 - SOLD
05 Suzuki Hayabusa - 11.11@130 - SOLD


God Bless Our Troops...Especially Our Snipers.


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Old 07/30/08, 08:23 PM   #10 (permalink)
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Damn, I don't know how I missed those ones haha.
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Old 07/30/08, 08:57 PM   #11 (permalink)
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i dont know what tubbed means....
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Old 07/31/08, 11:29 AM   #12 (permalink)
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GTFO-get the fuck out
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Old 08/19/08, 10:28 AM   #13 (permalink)
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i didnt see ftw or ftl up there,i didnt know what the hell this meant for the longest time,thats why this will be helpfull to the not so smarties...................... ...like me lol
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Old 11/28/09, 11:03 PM   #14 (permalink)
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you guys forgot GLWS -good luck with (the) sale
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Old 11/29/09, 06:45 AM   #15 (permalink)
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i just joined here and this is crazy
here's my no0b thread...race me maybe???
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