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Old 01-07-2003, 10:27 PM   #1
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Default Abbreviation input requested!

At Phantom'* request, I'd like everyone'* input on the abbreviations we use around here. I'll compile the list and post it in Techinfo as a sort of glossary. When you post your suggestions, post the abbreviation and the definition for those who don't know!

Example: TPS= Throttle Position Sensor or PITA= Pain in the ***.

Got it? Go for it. I want this thread to hit 5 pages!
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IMO - In My Opinion

IMHO - In My Honest Opinion

CAI- Cold Air Induction

FWD - Front Wheel Drive

AWD - All Wheel Drive

all I can think of right now.
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ADTR - Angry Duck Tofu Racing
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OHV - Over head Valves
SOHC - Single Over head Cam

DOHC - Dual Over head Cam

TBI - Throttle Body Injected.

LSD - Limited Slip Differiential

Now for some import terms just for fun

VTEC - Variable Timing and lift Electronic controled

VVT-I Variable Valive timing w/ intelligence
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TB Throttle Body
AFR air fuel ratio Sometimes A/F ratio
WOT Wide open throttle
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SNAFU - you know.....

FUBAR- yep ya know that one toooo...

SSE or SSEi- hmmmmm wtf does it mean???????

oh yea WTF......(ditto the first two)
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DIY- Do it yourself
FYI- For your information
IMO- In my opinion
DRL- Daytime running lights
CEL- Check engine light
SES- Service engine soon
TPI- Tuned port injection
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POS (rice) Know that one

SOL Know that one

SOB Know that one

LOL Laughing Out Loud

BTW By The Way

DA Dumb A**

IP Intake Plenum

WI Water Injection

AI Alcohol Injection
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RTFM = Read The <very_naughty_word> Manual

BFH = Big <very_naughty_word_again> Hammer

Ford Tool = BFH

...more as I remember them; this topic comes up on the Oldsmobile Owners' Email List a lot...
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