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Old 04-26-2006, 10:15 AM   #1
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Commonly Used Acronym List

This is a list of some of the most commonly used acronyms here on cb7tuner.com, compiled by myself and some of our members. If ever you stumble across an acronym that makes no sense to you, make sure you check this list to see what it means! These acronyms have been shortened to just the letters/numbers; some people add hyphens or slashes between the lettering, but the meaning is the same. If you have any to add, post below and ill be sure to add it.

[ # ]

2WS - two wheel steering
4WS - four wheel steering
4G - fourth generation accord (90-93, the CB7s). of course theres also 3g, 5g, etc.
4040 - a brake proportioning valve from an integra used for rear disc conversions
9091 - referring to the 90 and 91 models of the accord
9293 - referring to the 92 and 93 models of the accord

[ A ]

AC - air conditioning (referring to the compressor and its piping)
AD - accordinglydone.com
AFAIK - as far as i know
AFPR - adjustable fuel pressure regulator
AOM - Accord of the Month, a voting contest done in our Members Rides section
AT - Automatic Transmission (or accordtuner.com)
AR - accordracing.com
ATX - accordtunerx (the daddy of cb7tuner.com!)
AV - audio/video, in reference to the equipment and wiring used for entertainment systems

[ B ]

BB# - chassis code for Preludes (BB1, BB4, BB6...)
BBB - black bumpered beauty, referring to DX accords with unpainted bumpers
BFH - big fucking hammer. usually the last-resort method of car repair.
BHG - blown head gasket
BOV - blow off valve
BS - bullshit
BTDC - before top dead center (usually preceded by a degree value, when setting engine timing)
BTW - by the way
BUMP - bring up my post

[ C ]

CAI - cold air intake, an intake tube that goes all the way down into the lower fender
CB1 - JDM/EDM Accord (89-93) with F18A
CB2 - EDM Accord (89-93) with F18A + 4WS
CB3 - JDM/EDM Accord (89-93) with F20A
CB4 - EDM Accord (89-93) with F20A + 4WS
CB5 - Accord Inspire / Vigor (89-92) with G20A
CB6 - JDM/EDM Accord Coupe (90-94) with F20A
CB7 - USDM Accord (90-93) with F22A
CB8 - EDM Accord Aerodeck (91-94) with F22A
CB9 - USDM Accord Wagon (90-93) with F22A
CC - cruise control
CD5 - chassis codes for 5th generation accords (94-97). other CD# variations exist also.
CEL - check engine light, it flashes error codes telling you whats wrong with the motor
CF - carbon fiber
CPU - computer ("central processing unit")
CTR - civic type-R

[ D ]

DIY - do-it-yourself, usually referring to a step by step guide
DOHC - dual overhead cams
DP - downpipe, lower half of the header on the front of the motor
DRL - daytime running lights
DSM - diamond star motors, a Mitsubishi/Chrysler hybrid company. DSM usually refers to the Talon/Eclipse/Laser.
DTC - diagnostic trouble code (another name for a CEL code)

[ E ]

ECU - engine control unit, the engine computer
ECM - another name for an ECU, engine control module
EDM - european domestic market, referring to cars and parts from europe
EQ - equalizer (audio system related)
EGR - exhaust gas recirculation, an emissions valve on the motor
ES - Energy Suspension (brand name)

[ F ]

FAQ - frequently asked question
FI - forced induction (boosted)... less commonly used, Fuel Injected
FIV - fast idle valve
FITV - Fast Idle Thermo Valve
FMIC - front mount intercooler
FPR - Fuel Pressure Regulator
FRM - fiber reinforced metal (referring to the cylinder walls of some engines)
FS - for sale
FTW - for the win! (or 'fuck the world')
FUBAR - fucked up beyond all recognition
FWD - front wheel drive
FWIW - for what it's worth
FYI - for your information

[ G ]

GTFO - get the fuck out

[ H ]

HG - head gasket
HID - high intensity discharge (high output lighting system)
HoA - Honda of America. JDM parts often make this reference, indicating the vehicle/part was made in USA.
HS - hondasociety.com (can be used for "hot shit!")
HT - honda-tech.com (also used for Honda Tuning magazine)
HU - headunit (cd player / radio)

[ I ]

IAB - intake air bypass, the "secondary intake runners"
IACV - idle air control valve
IAT - intake air temperature sensor
I.B.T.L. - in before the lock (posting before a thread gets locked)
ICE - in-car entertainment (audio & video equipment)
IDK - i dont know
I.E. - In Other Words / In Example
IHE - intake/header/exhaust... the most common mods people do first
IIRC - if i recall(remember) correctly
ILBB - ilikebigbutts (a member here)
IM - intake manifold (also may mean Instant Message, referring to AOL)
IMO - in my opinion
IMHO - in my honest(humble) opinion
ITB's - Individual Throttle Bodies
ITR - integra type-R

[ J ]

JDM - japanese domestic market, referring to cars and parts from japan
JK - just kidding

[ K ]

KPH - kilometers per hour

[ L ]

LCA - Lower Control Arm
LED - Light Emitting Diode. a small solid state device that emits light (its not an incandescent bulb)
LHD - left hand drive
LMAO - laughing my ass off
LMK - let me know
LOL - laughing out loud
LSD - limited slip differential

[ M ]

MAP - manifold absolute pressure, a sensor on the intake manifold
MHG - metal head gasket
MIL - Malfunction Indicator Lamp, better known as the CEL - Check Engine Light
MPG - Miles per Gallon
MPH - Miles per hour
MRT - Member's Ride thread - a thread containing info about a particular member's car, posted in the dedicated sub-forum
MRX - midniteracerx (a member here)
MT - manual transmission

[ N ]

NA - naturally aspirated, meaning not boosted
NSFW - not safe for work
NWS - not work safe

[ O ]

OBD# - onboard diagnostics, it tells you whats wrong by giving you CEL codes.
OEM - original equipment manufacturer
OG - original gangster, referring to the old-school dudes
OMG - oh my god
OT - off topic

[ P ]

PFM - power folding mirrors, a JDM part available for many cars
PGMFI - programmed fuel injection
PITA - pain in the ass
PM - private message, can be sent through the site (see top right corner)
POS - piece of shit
POV - point of view
PS - power steering
PCV (valve) - Positive crankcase ventilation valve (top of valve cover)

[ Q ]

QFT - quoted for truth

[ R ]

R33 - usually accordR33 (member here) but really a front bumper style (modeled after the Nissan Skyline R33)
R&D - Research and Development
RHD - right hand drive
ROH - Rotor Over Hub disc brake setup (90-97 accords come stock with Hub Over Rotor)
ROFL - rolling on the floor laughing
RT - reaction time (in a drag race), can also mean rims+tires
RTFM - read the fucking manual
RWD - rear wheel drive

[ S ]

S2K - Honda S2000
SAFC - super air flow controller (piggyback controller for non-vtec engines)
SN - screenname (often referring to an AOL name)
SMH - Shake My Head
SMIC - side mount intercooler
SOHC - single overhead cam
SOL - shit out of luck
SPL - sound pressure level
SRI - short ram intake, a smooth pipe with a round cone filter at the end
STFU - shut the fuck up

[ T ]

TB - throttle body
TBH - to be honest
TCU - transmission control unit, the tranny computer
TCM - another name for a TCU, tranny control module
TDC - top dead center, when a piston is at the very top of its stroke
TEH - common misspelling of the word THE
TIA - thanks in advance!
TPS - throttle position sensor, on the back of the throttle body
TTT - To the top (a recent post will bring a thread up to the top of its forum)
TW - testing waters (if somebodys not sure if they want to sell yet)

[ U ]

USDM - US domestic market, referring to cars and parts manufactured and sold in the US.
UCA - Upper Control arm (suspension component)

[ V ]

VAFC - VTEC air flow controller (piggyback controller for VTEC engines)
VC - valve cover
VSS - Vehicle Speed Sensor (on the transmission, it gives signal to the Speedometer)
VTEC - Variable valve Timing and lift Electronic Control, on some motors, most commonly the H22

[ W ]

WB - wideband oxygen sensor
WG - wastegate
WOT - wide open throttle (pedal to the floor, throttle body open all the way)
WTB - wanted to buy
WTF - what the fuck?
WTS - want to sell
WTT - Want to trade

[ Y ]

YGPM - youve got a private message

- 1993 Accord LX - White sedan (sold)
- 1993 Accord EX - White sedan (wrecked)
- 1991 Accord EX - White sedan (sold)
- 1990 Accord EX - Grey sedan (sold)
- 1993 Accord EX - White sedan (sold)
- 1992 Accord EX - White coupe (sold)
- 1993 Accord EX - Grey coupe (stolen)
- 1993 Accord SE - Gold coupe (sold)
Current cars:
- 2005 Subaru Legacy GT Wagon - Daily driver
- 2004 Chevrolet Express AWD - Camper conversion

Last edited by cp[mike]; 01-15-2012 at 01:47 PM.
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:36 PM   #2
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8ball seems to have made some friends! 8ball seems to have made some friends!
PGMFI PIIHB PITA * there its fixed
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Old 05-27-2013, 11:26 PM   #3
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reklipz seems to have made some friends! reklipz seems to have made some friends!
i.e. (short for latin: id est) does not mean "in example"; it is latin for "that is" (similar to "in other words" or "in essence")
e.g. (short for latin: exempli gratia) means "for example"
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