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Old 09-16-2006, 03:47 AM   #1
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I am new here, so I have a basic question. Is there a dictionary with all the acronyms talked about on here?
I am able to google them and figure them out, but if they were all in one place, it would be easier.
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Old 09-16-2006, 07:02 AM   #2
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Try Techinfo.
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Old 09-16-2006, 04:05 PM   #4
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I got this in a PM

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Description Heard an acronym like TPS? Don't know what it means? Enjoy this one.
Uploader willwren
Date Sat Feb 04, 2006 11:19 pm
Type FAQ
Rating 10/10, 1 vote(*) [Rate Article]
Original Author willwren
Applicable Models All
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ABS- Antilock Brake System
ADTR- Angry Duck Tofu Racing
AFR- air fuel ratio Sometimes A/F ratio
AWD- All Wheel Drive
BCM- Body Control Module
CAI- Cold Air Induction
CEL- Check engine light
DIC- Driver Information Center
DIS- Distributorless Ignition System
DOHC- Dual Over head Cam
DP- Domestic Performance
DRL- Daytime running lights
EBCM- Electronic brake control module(ABS/TC)
ECM- Electronic Control Module
EFI- Electronic Fuel Injection
EGR- Exahust Gas Recirculation
FI- Forced induction (SC or NOS or Turbo)
FI- Fuel injected
FWD- Front Wheel Drive
HO2- Heated Oxygen Sensor
IAC- Idle Air Controller valve
IAT- Intake Air Temperature sensor
LSD- Limited Slip Differiential
MAF- Mass Air Flow sensor or screen
MAP- Manifold Absolute Pressure sensor
MPI- Multi Port Injection
NA- Normally aspirated, not SC
NA- Naturally Aspirated, not SC
O2- Oxygen Sensor
OHV- Over head Valves
PCM- Powertrain Control Module
RPM- revolutions per minute
SC- Supercharged
SES- Service engine soon
SFI- Sequential Fuel Injection
SIR- Supplemental Inflatable Restraint
SOHC- Single Over head Cam
SRS- Suplemental Restraint System (airbags)
TB- Throttle Body
TBI- Throttle Body Injected
TC- Traction Control
TCC- Torque Converter Clutch
TDC- Top Dead Center
TPI- Tuned Port Injection
TPS- Throttle Position Sensor
TWC- Three Way Catalyst
VSS- Vehicle Speed Sensor
WOT- Wide open throttle


BC-Bonneville Club (www.bonnevilleclub.com)

BFH- Big Hammer
BS- Bull stuff
BTW- By The Way
DIY- Do it yourself
FORD- F*$%#@ Only Runs Downhill
FORD- Form Of Rust Deposit
FORD- Fix Or Repair Daily
FORD- Flip Over, read directions
FUBAR- F*#&^$ up beyond all recognition
FUSOGIB- Forgetting Us Series 1 Guys Is Bad
FYI- For your information
GLHS- Goes Like H*** Stock
IMHO- In My Honest Opinion
IMO- In My Opinion
Jseabert- Next door idiot to willwren
LMAO- Laughing My A$$ Off
LMFAO- Laughing my F*$%&#@* A$$ off
LMK- Let Me Know
LOL- Laughing Out Loud
PITA- Pain in the A$$
POS- Piece of **&@
RTFM- Read Sequential Fuel Injection
SIR- Supplemental Inflatable Restraint
SOHC- Single Over head Cam
SRS- Suplemental Restraint System (airbags)
TB- Throttle Body
TBI- Throttle Body Injected
TC- Traction Control
TCC- Torque Converter Clutch
TDC- Top Dead Center
TPI- Tuned Port Injection
TPS- Throttle Position Sensor
TWC- Three Way Catalyst
VSS- Vehicle Speed Sensor
WOT- Wide open throttle
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Ok, so question, and before I ask, believe me, I've looked. What does KR stand for??/
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DUH.

Knock Retard. The timing is retarded.
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I guess that'* not the only thing that'* retarded
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thats eggzactly what I was looking for
thanks guys
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