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Jose002 08-27-2009 07:08 PM

Newb Accronyms
 
ALk= Anti-Lift Kit
AFR - Air Fuel Ratio
AP - Cobb AccessPORT
AWD - All Wheel Drive
BBS - Wheel Manufacturing Company
BCS=Boost control solenoid
BOV - Blow Off Valve
BPV - Bypass Valve (Stock Equipment on WRX/STis)
Bug Eye - 2002/2003 Impreza
CAI - Cold Air Intake
CAT - Catalytic Coverter
CBE - Cat Back Exhaust
CEL - Check Engine Light
CF - Carbon Fiber
CHP - Crank Horsepower
DCCD - Driver Controlled Center Differential
Diff - Differential
DP - Downpipe
DRL - Daytime Running Lights
ECU - Electronic Control Unit
EBCS=Electronic boost control solenoid
EGT - Exhaust Gas Temperature
EM - Engine Management
EWG=External Wastegate
FMIC - Front Mount Intercooler
FSB=Front Sway Bar
FPR=Fuel Pressure Regulator
HID - High Intensity Discharge Lights
HP - Horsepower
JBP - Java Black Pearl
JDM - Japanese Domestic Market
KB - Kartboy
LHD - Left Hand Drive
LSD - Limited Slip Differential
MAF - Mass Air Flow
MBC=Manual boost controller
Meth - Methanol Injection
NA - Naturally Aspirated (Engine without a turbocharger or supercharger)
OBD II - On Board Diagnostic Port (Located below the steering wheel)
OBP - Obsidian Black Pearl
PPG - Pfitzner Performance Gearbox
PSM - Platinum Silver Metallic
RE070 - Bridgestone Potenza RE070 (Stock STi Summer tires - pretty good)
RE92 - Bridgestone Potenza RE92 (Stock WRX All-Season tires - not very good)
RHD - Right Hand Drive
Risers - Aftermarket risers for WRX spoiler
RP - Royal Purple
RPM - Revolutions Per Minute
RSB -Rear Sway Bar
RWD - Rear Wheel Drive
Snorkus - Intake Silencer on 02-07 WRX/STis
SPT - Subaru Performance Tuning
SRI - Short Ram (Ram Air) Intake
SS - Short Shifter
Stage 0 - stock WRX/STi
Stage 1 - WRX/STi with an aftermarket ECU reflash to a "Stage 1" map
Stage 2 - WRX/STi with an aftermarket ECU reflash to a "Stage 2" map (requires a TBE)
STi - Subaru Tecnica International
Stiffi - Aftermarket Supports for 04-07 STi spoiler
SRR - San Remo Red
Supertones - Aftermarket horns made by Hella
TBE - Turbo Back Exhaust
TMIC - Top Mount Intercooler
TGV Delete - Tumbler Generator Valve Delete Mod
TQ - Torque
UP=UpPipe
WHP - Wheel Horsepower
WOT - Wide Open Throttle
WRB - World Rally Blue
WRC - World Rally Championship

ratfink 08-27-2009 08:34 PM

AWD & SRS are in there twice, otherwise good list. LOL

Jose002 08-27-2009 09:25 PM

Oh...I didnt see that...its so people can get it twice!

Hondafan 08-27-2009 09:55 PM

I know MIL is on there, but we can't forget these CEL and SES. Check Engine Light and Service Engine Soon

man show 08-27-2009 10:30 PM

Here's the first list again... except alphabetized and specific to Subarus. Feel free to add any that I forgot or make corrections. By the way, it's spelled "Acronym" :)

AFR - Air Fuel Ratio
AP - Cobb AccessPORT
AWD - All Wheel Drive
BBS - Wheel Manufacturing Company
BOV - Blow Off Valve
BPV - Bypass Valve (Stock Equipment on WRX/STis)
Bug Eye - 2002/2003 Impreza
CAI - Cold Air Intake
CAT - Catalytic Coverter
CBE - Cat Back Exhaust
CEL - Check Engine Light
CHP - Crank Horsepower
DCCD - Driver Controlled Center Differential
Diff - Differential
DP - Downpipe
DRL - Daytime Running Lights
ECU - Electronic Control Unit
EGT - Exhaust Gas Temperature
FMIC - Front Mount Intercooler
HID - High Intensity Discharge Lights
HP - Horsepower
JDM - Japanese Domestic Market
KB - Kartboy
LHD - Left Hand Drive
LSD - Limited Slip Differential
MAF - Mass Air Flow
Meth - Methanol Injection
NA - Naturally Aspirated (Engine without a turbocharger or supercharger)
OBD II - On Board Diagnostic Port (Located below the steering wheel)
OBP - Obsidian Black Pearl
PPG - Pfitzner Performance Gearbox
RHD - Right Hand Drive
Risers - Aftermarket risers for WRX spoiler
RP - Royal Purple
RPM - Revolutions Per Minute
RWD - Rear Wheel Drive
Snorkus - Intake Silencer on 02-07 WRX/STis
SPT - Subaru Performance Tuning
SRI - Short Ram (Ram Air) Intake
SS - Short Shifter
Stage 0 - stock WRX/STi
Stage 1 - WRX/STi with an aftermarket ECU reflash to a "Stage 1" map
Stage 2 - WRX/STi with an aftermarket ECU reflash to a "Stage 2" map (requires a TBE)
STi - Subaru Tecnica International
Stiffi - Aftermarket Supports for 04-07 STi spoiler
Supertones - Aftermarket horns made by Hella
TBE - Turbo Back Exhaust
TMIC - Top Mount Intercooler
WHP - Wheel Horsepower
WOT - Wide Open Throttle
WRB - World Rally Blue
WRC - World Rally Championship

baller_v24 08-28-2009 12:47 AM

[B]Dont forget these.........[/B]

BCS=Boost control solenoid
EBCS=Electronic boost control solenoid
MBC=Manual boost controller
UP=UpPipe
EWG=External Wastegate
RSB=Rear Sway Bar
FSB=Front Sway Bar
ALk= Anti-Lift Kit
FPR=Fuel Pressure Regulator

Jose002 08-28-2009 03:13 PM

Ill update it one second...and thanks for alphabitizing it.

man show 08-28-2009 08:38 PM

Just thought of some more...

CF - Carbon Fiber
EM - Engine Management
JBP - Java Black Pearl
PSM - Platinum Silver Metallic
RE070 - Bridgestone Potenza RE070 (Stock STi Summer tires - pretty good)
RE92 - Bridgestone Potenza RE92 (Stock WRX All-Season tires - not very good)
SRR - San Remo Red
TGV Delete - Tumbler Generator Valve Delete Mod
TQ - Torque

boo hoo... all that hard work and the original list still isn't completely alphabetized :( How are all of the curious n00bs supposed to find what they're looking for quickly and easily? Also, I think this list is nearing sticky status. Good work everyone.

Jose002 08-28-2009 09:41 PM

Reworking...one sec.. alphabetized!

man show 08-28-2009 11:54 PM

Ok, now... everybody add the link to this thread to your Favorites and when the next person asks, "What does _____ stand for?" we can happily direct them here.

Jose002 08-29-2009 12:19 AM

Bump.

Jose002 10-01-2009 11:57 AM

Bump.

mosc 10-01-2009 01:42 PM

awhp
bhp
wtq
awtq
dyno

09azwrx 10-01-2009 07:46 PM

What about OEM or BYOB. haha

man show 02-11-2010 11:38 AM

A few more to add (and mosc/09azwrx's contributions explained)

AVCS = Active Valve Control System
AWHP = All-Wheel Horsepower
AWTQ = All-Wheel Torque
BHP = Brake Horsepower
DBC = Drive By Cable
DBW = Drive By Wire
Dyno = Dynamometer
OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
WTQ = Wheel Torque


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