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  1. #1 Acronyms for no0bs 
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    since i'm pretty no0b with acronyms, heres a list of some so that people will know what parts they are taking about.

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    Engine Specific

    TOB = throw out bearing
    IACV = idle air control valve
    WOT = wide open throttle
    TB = throttle body
    IM = intake manifold
    VC = valve cover
    I/H/E = intake header exhaust
    TDC = top dead center
    BTDC = before top dead center
    EGR = exhaust gas recirculation
    RAS = rocker arm stopper
    FPR = Fuel pressure regulator
    DP = downpipe
    BS = balance shaft
    PCV = positive crankcase ventilation
    DOHC - Dual Overhead Camshafts
    HEMI - Hemispherical Combustion Chamber
    OHV - Overhead valve
    SOHC - Single Over Head Camshaft
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    Turbo

    BOV = blow off valve
    MBC = manual boost controller
    FMIC = front mount intercooler
    SMIC = side mount intercooler
    CAC = charged air cooler (intercooler)
    I/C = Intercooler
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    Drivetrain

    FWD = Front Wheel Drive
    RWD = Rear Wheel Drive
    AWD = All Wheel Drive
    PP = pressure plate
    F/W = flywheel
    A/T = automatic transmission
    M/T = manual transmission
    DS = driveshaft
    LSD = limited slip differential
    VLSD = viscous limited slip differential
    HLSD = Helical Limited Slip Differential
    TCC = torque converter clutch
    STB = Strut Tower Bar(s)
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    Electrical

    ECU = electronic control unit
    BARO = barometric pressure sensor
    MAF = Mass airflow sensor
    TPS = Throttle position sensor
    MAP(s) = manifold absolute pressure sensor
    DFI = direct fuel injection
    CAS = cam angle sensor
    CPS = crankshaft position sensor
    EFI = electronic fuel injector
    CL = closed loop
    OL = open loop
    O2S = oxygen sensor
    OBD 1 = on board diagnostics 1st generation
    OBD 2 = on board diagnostics 2nd generation
    PCM = powertrain control module
    PROM = programmable read only memory
    SFI = sequential fuel injection
    ICM = ignition control module
    KOEO = key on, engine off
    KOER = key on, engine running
    KOEC = key on, engine cranking
    KS = knock sensor
    H2OS = heated oxygen sensor
    VAF = vane airflow meter
    -------------------------------

    Suspension & Braking

    BMC = brake master cylinder
    ABS = anti-lock brake system
    RUCAS = rear upper control arm
    LCA = lower control arm
    HICAS = High Capacity Actively Controlled Suspension

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    Technical

    NMAC - Nissan Motor Acceptance Corporation
    OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
    A/F = air / fuel ratio
    PSI = pounds per square inch
    HP = horsepower
    BHP = Brake Horse Power
    WHP = Wheel Horse Power
    CHP = Crank Horse Power
    TQ = Torque
    WTQ = Wheel Torque
    VIN = vehicle identification number
    BHP = Brake horsepower
    BSFC = base specific fuel consumption
    LEV - Low Emissions Vehicle
    ULEV - Ultra Low Emissions Vehicle
    NoX = oxides of nitrogen
    HC = hydro carbons
    CO = carbon monoxide
    EGT = exhaust gas temperature
    IAT = intake air temperature
    F/P = fuel pressure
    A/C = air conditioning
    PSP = power steering pressure
    OC = oxidation catalyst
    GND = ground
    IGN = ignition
    ECT = engine coolant temperature
    LTD - Limited
    MPG - Miles Per Gallon
    VVT - Variable Valve Timing
    VVT-LI - Variable Valve Timing with Lift Inteligence
    VTEC - Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control
    VVT-I - Variable Valve Timing with Inteligence
    VANOS - Variable Onckenwellen Steuerung (bmw VVT)
    Double Vanos - (Bmw vvt - both intake and exhaust)
    MIVEC - Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing and lift Electronic Control
    MD - Modulated Displacement
    AFM - Active Fuel Management
    VCM - Variable Cylinder Management
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    Others

    JDM = japanese domestic market
    CARB = california air research board
    API = american petroleum institute
    SAE = society of automotive engineers
    LHD = left hand drive
    RHD = right hand drive
    USAA - United Services Automobile Association
    YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary
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    Online Lingo

    FTW = For The Win
    FTL = For The Loss
    FTMFW = FOR THE MOTHER FUCKIN WIN
    FTMFL = FOR THE MOTHER FUCKIN LOSS
    BRB = Be Right Back
    AFK = Away From Keyboard
    HMFB = Haul Mother Fuckin Balls
    FUBAR = fuked up beyond all repair
    FWIW = For What It's Worth
    IMO/IMHO = In My Opinion/In My Humble Opinion
    STFU = Shut The Fuck Up
    AFAIK = As Far As I Know
    IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
    IRL = In Real Life
    GLWS = Good Luck With Sale


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    FTW=for the win
    FTL=for the loss


    oooohhhh shiitttt i thought.... NEvermind
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    FTMFW= FOR THE MOTHER FUCKIN WIN
    FTMFL= FOR THE MOTHER FUCKIN LOSS

    HAHA add on to that

    *no but really this is for car related terms. not stuff we already know like rofl, lol, etc. etc.
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    MAF = Mass airflow sensor
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    TOB = throw out bearing
    IACV = idle air control valve
    WOT = wide open throttle
    TB = throttle body
    IM = intake manifoldVC = valve cover
    I/H/E = intake header exhaust
    TDC = top dead center
    BTDC = before top dead center
    PP = pressure plate
    F/W = flywheel
    A/T = automatic transmission
    M/T = manual transmission
    DS = driveshaft
    LSD = limited slip differential
    VLSD = viscous limited slip differential
    FMIC = front mount intercooler
    SMIC = side mount intercooler
    JDM = japanese domestic market
    CAS = cam angle sensor
    DFI = direct fuel injection
    EFI = electronic fuel injector
    ECU = electronic control unit
    EGR = exhaust gas recirculation
    A/F = air / fuel ratio
    PSI = pounds per square inch
    HP = horsepower
    VIN = vehicle identification number
    ABS = anti-lock brake system
    RUCAS= rear upper control arm
    RAS= rocker arm stopper
    CAS= cam angle sensor
    LCA= lower control arm
    FPR= Fuel pressure regulator
    BMC=brake master cylinder
    MBC= manual boost controller
    TPS = Throttle position sensor
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    fuck 240's
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    I think I'll sticky this .
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    HICAS-High Capacity Actively Controlled Suspension

    and just for fun...
    HMFB-Haul Mother Fuckin Balls
    "I'm too drunk to taste this chicken" - Late, Great Colonel Sanders.
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    BOV- blow off valve (hahaha)

    BenefitX pretty much summed it up
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    DP-downpipe
    "I'm too drunk to taste this chicken" - Late, Great Colonel Sanders.
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    BHP= Brake horsepower
    FORD= Fix Or Repair Daily
    BMW=Big Money Waster
    CHEVROLET=Cheap, Hardly Efficient, Virtually Runs On Luck Every Time
    DODGE=Drips Oil & Drops Grease Everywhere
    HONDA=Hang On, Not Done Accelerating
    JEEP=Just Empty Every Pocket
    MOPAR=Mostly Old Parts And Rust
    PONTIAC=Poor Old Numbskull Thinks Its A Cadillac
    PORSCHE=Proof Of Rich Spoiled Children Having Everything
    SUBARU= Screwed Up Beyond All Repair Usually
    VOLVO=Very Odd Looking Vehicular Object
    VW=Virtually Worthless

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