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    GLossary of Abbreviations and Acronyms

    Have you Ever wondered what an abbreviation or acronym meant here perusing the boards....well Here is the answer to your questions...

    Post them up if you have them and I will keep the list updated.........oh and dont get mad if I delete your post to keep this clean...


    NUMBER
    2V – Two Valve
    4R70W - Four speed, Rear wheel drive, (up to) 700 lb/ft torque rated, Wide ratio
    4R100 - Four speed, Rear wheel drive, (up to) 1000 lb/ft torque rated
    4V - Four Valve
    4WD - Four Wheel Drive
    4WS - Four Wheel Steer
    5R55W - Five speed, Rear wheel drive, (up to) 550 lb/ft torque rated,


    A

    AAT - Ambient Air Temperature
    AFR –Air Fuel Ratio
    A/F - Air Fuel Ratio (see also AFR)
    A/C - Air Conditioning
    AC - Alternating Current
    ABS - Antilock Brake System
    ATF - Automatic Transmission Fluid
    A/T - Automatic Transmission
    ACL - Air Cleaner/Air Filter
    ACC -Accessory
    AC - Alternating Current
    Alt - Alternator
    Accel - Acceleration
    Accum - Accumulator
    ACM - Airbag Control Module
    ACT - Air Charge Temperature
    AM - Amplitude Modulation
    AMB - Ambient
    AOD - Automatic Overdrive
    AODE - Automatic Overdrive Electronic (transmission)
    AWD - All Wheel Drive
    AWG - American Wire Gage

    B

    BOC - Band of Crappers
    BARO - Barometric Pressure sensor
    BJB - Battery Junction Box
    Batt - Battery
    BHP - Brake Horsepower
    Btu - British thermal units

    C

    CAI - Cold Air Intake
    CF - Carbon Fiber
    CHT - Cylinder Head Temperature
    CKP - Crankshaft Position Sensor
    CMP - Camshaft Position Sensor
    CAC - Charge Air Cooler (inter cooler)
    CJB - Central Junction Box
    CAT - Catalytic Converter
    CP - Coil Pack
    COP - Coil on Plug
    CC - Cruise Control
    CAC - Charge Air Cooler
    cal - Calibration
    CARB - California Air Resources Board
    CEL - Check Engine Lamp (replaced with MIL)
    cfm - cubic feet per minute
    CHMSL - Center High Mounted Stop Lamp
    CID - Cubic Inch Displacement
    CO - Carbon Monoxide
    CO2 - Carbon Dioxide
    CPU - Central Processing Unit
    CTS - Coolant Temperature Sensor

    D

    DI/DO - Dual In/Dual Out
    DS - Drive Shaft
    Diff - Differential
    DPFE - Differential Pressure Feedback Exhaust gas recirculation
    DD - Daily Driver
    DC - Direct Current
    DTC - Diagnostic Trouble Code
    DLC - Data Link Connector
    Douche - (SEE P.O.S.)
    DSG - Dark Shadow Gray
    dB – Decibels

    E

    ECM - Electronic Control Module
    EGR - Exhaust Gas Recirculation solenoid
    EVAP - Evaporative Emissions
    ECT - Engine Coolant Temperature
    ECU - Electronic Control Unit
    EATC - Electronic Automatic Temperature Control
    E-Fan - Electric Fan
    ET - Elapsed Time
    E4OD - Electronic 4-Speed Overdrive
    E85 - Ethanol 85 percent
    Expy - Ford Expedition

    F

    ft lb - Foot pound
    FTVB - Factory Tech Valve Body
    FP - Fuel Pressure
    FPR - Fuel Pressure Regulator
    FEAD - Front End Accessory Drive (belt)
    FI - Fuel Injection
    Freq - Frequency
    FRP - Fuel Rail Pressure
    FT - Fuel Trim

    G

    GTG - Get toGether
    GEM - Generic Electronic Module
    Gal - Gallons
    GB - Group Buy
    GP - Group Purchase
    GA - Gage
    GAWR - Gross Axle Weight Rating
    GEM - Generic Electronic Module
    GND - Ground
    GPS - Global Positioning System
    GVW - Gross Vehicle Weight
    GVWR - Gross Vehicle Weight Rating

    H

    HD - Harley Davidson
    HP - Horse Power
    HU - Head Unit (Radio)
    HD Spec - Harley Davidson Specification
    HE - Heat Exchanger
    HID - High Intensity Discharge
    HO2S - Heated Oxygen Sensor
    HVAC - Heater-Vent-Air Conditioning
    Hz – Hertz

    I

    in lb - Inch pound
    IAC - Idle Air Control
    IAT1 - Intake Air Temp (@filter)
    IAT2 - Intake Air Temp (@lower intake manifold, post SuperCharger)
    INOP - Inoperative
    IC - Inter Cooler
    Inj - Injector, Injection etc
    ID – Identification
    IFS - Inertia Fuel Shutoff
    IGN - Ignition
    Illum - Illumination
    IRS - Independant Rear Suspension

    J

    JHO - Jersey Harley Owner

    K

    KB - Kenne Bell
    kg - Kilogram
    kg/h - Kilograms per Hour
    kHz - Kilohertz
    km - Kilometer
    km/h - Kilometers per Hour
    km/l - Kilometers per Litre
    KOEO - Key On Engine Off
    KOER - Key On Engine Running

    L

    lb - Pound
    L - Lightning
    LT - Long Tube (headers)
    LSpec - Lightning Specification
    LB - Long Box, Long Bed
    LCD - Liquid Crystal Display
    Lduty - Light Duty
    LED - Light Emitting Diode
    L/M - Litres Per Minute
    lm - Lumens
    LO - Low
    LONGFT1 - Long Term Fuel Trim Bank 1 %
    LONGFT2 - Long Term Fuel Trim Bank 2 %
    LPG - Liquified Petroleum Gas
    LPM - Litres Per Minute
    LSD - Limited Slip Differential
    LVL - Level
    LWB - Long WheelBase (see LB)
    LCA - Lower control arm

    M

    Mod - More Obsessive Dementia
    MAF - Mass Air Flow sensor
    MPG - Miles per Gallon
    MP - Magnum Powers
    MAP - Manifold Absolute Pressure
    MAT - Manifold Air Temperature
    Med - Medium
    MEM - Memory
    MGMT - Management
    MIL - Malfunction Indicator Lamp
    MIN – Minimum

    N

    N2o - NAAAAAAAAAAAAAAWWZ um Nitrous Oxide
    NA - Naturally Aspirated
    NEG - Negative
    NEU - Neutral
    NVH - Noise, Vibration and Harshness
    NAVI - Lincoln Navigator

    O

    O/D - Overdrive
    O2 - Oxygen
    O2S - Oxygen Sensor
    OASIS - Online Automotive Service Information System
    OBD - On Board Diagnostics
    OBD II - On Board Diagnostics, Generation 2
    OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer

    P

    PATS - Passive Anti Theft System
    PCM - Powertrain Control Module
    PCV - Positive Crankcase Ventilation
    PB - Parking Brake
    P.O.S -Anything not Harley (typically driven by a Douche)
    PS - Power Steering
    PM - Private Message, Preventive Maintenance
    PAG - (Ford) Premier Automotive Group
    PASS - Passenger
    PID - Parameter Identification
    P/N - Part Number
    POS - Positive
    ppm - Parts Per Million
    Psi - Pounds Per Square Inch
    PWR - Power

    Q

    QC - Quick Change, Quick Connect

    R

    RWHP - Rear Wheel Horse Power
    RPM - Revolutions Per Minute
    Rad - Radiator
    Recal - Recalibrate, Recalibration
    REF - Reference
    RF - Radio Frequency
    RFI - Radio Frequency Interference
    RKE - Remote Keyless Entry
    Rly - Relay
    R&R - Remove and Replace
    RWD - Rear Wheel Drive

    S

    SCrew - Super Crew
    SCab - Super Cab
    SD - Super Duty
    SC - SuperCHarger, Supercharged
    SBTB - SIngle Blade Throttle Body
    SI/S0 - Single In/Single Out
    SI/DO - SIngle In/Dual Out
    SS - Stainless Steel
    SRS - SUpple****** Restraint System
    SES - Service Engine Soon
    Spec - Specification
    SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers
    SEMA - Specialty Equipment Market Association
    SNSR - Sensor
    SPD - Speed
    stdby - Standby
    SUV - Sport Utility Vehicle
    SVT - Special Vehicle Team
    S/W - Software
    SWB - Short Wheel Base

    T

    TB - Throttle Body or Traction Bar (Depending on Context used)
    TQ - Torque
    TVS - Total Vehicle System (by Hotchkis)
    TPS - Throttle Position Sensor
    TPI - Throttle Position Input
    T-Stat - Thermostat
    TACH - Tachometer
    TCIL - Transmission Control Indicator Lamp
    TDC - Top Dead Center
    TEMP - Temperature
    TFP - Transmission Fluid Pressure
    TFT - Transmission Fluid Temperature
    Torq - Torque
    TP - Throttle Position
    Trans - Transmission/Transaxle

    U

    UD - Underdrive
    U/H - Underhood
    UCA - Upper Control Arm

    V

    VB - Valve Body
    VSS - Vehicle Speed Sensor
    VBC - Vented Block CLub
    V - Volts
    VAC - Vacuum
    Veh - Vehicle
    Vel - Velocity
    Ver - Version
    Vert - Vertical
    VIN - Vehicle Identification Number
    Vlv - Valve
    VPWR - Vehicle Power
    VR - Vacuum Regulator
    Vspd - Vehicle speed

    W

    WOT - wide open throttle
    WTB - wanting to buy
    WTT - wanting to trade
    WTS - want to sell
    WW - Windshield Wiper
    w/ - With
    W/B - Wheelbase
    WHL - Wheel
    w/o - Without
    W/P - Water Pump
    WSM - WorkShop Manual

    X

    Y

    Z


    Other stuff

    lol - laughing out loud
    lmao - laughing my a$$ off
    roflmao - roll on floor laughing my a$$ off
    j/k - just kidding
    btw - by the way
    FYI - For your information
    fwiw - for what it's worth
    iirc - if I remember correctly
    GF - girl friend
    HTH - hope that helps
    TTT - to the top of recent posts
    PITA - pain in the a$$
    nm - never mind
    omg - oh my gosh
    TIA - thanks in advance
    WTF - what the fu**
    RTFM - read the f'ing Manual
    ID-10-T
    IMO - In mY opionion
    NP - No Problem
    .02 - 2 cents worth
    OMG - Oh my God
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    Added a couple more today LOL

    Thanks to all who have contributed so far

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    I have been racking my brain trying to decipher what the he|| IIRC stood for... not even kidding. Thanks for this clarification.

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    Quote Originally Posted by HarleyDangerous View Post
    I have been racking my brain trying to decipher what the he|| IIRC stood for... not even kidding. Thanks for this clarification.

    Don't feel guilty,tha was one of the things I got lost too,took me a while to find out,as well for other members too,so if it makes you feel better...you're not alone

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    BAP = Boost A Pump
    FB = Fuse Box

    ...and a question: What is the "H" some people put in IMO?...like...IMHO

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    humble &/or honest

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    it took me a good 3 months to figure out WOT when i first joined!

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    you forgot one

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    Quote Originally Posted by jmarvolous View Post
    it took me a good 3 months to figure out WOT when i first joined!
    haha no worries, I think it took me closer to a year to figure that one out when I first joined. Although with a N/A back then, WOT wasn't anything special LoL!

    Quote Originally Posted by jmarvolous View Post
    you forgot one

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