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post #1 of 34 (permalink) Old 01-22-2008, 01:51 PM Thread Starter
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UPDATE NOW IN ALPHABETICAL ORDER!!!
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lets get a list together like:


4WD - four wheel drive
AT - Automatic Transmission
AWD - All wheel drive (or Another Weird Dumbass)
AX or AutoX - Autocross
BBK - Big Brake Kit (or bar-b-q'd kids)
BY - brickyard
CAI - Cold Air Intake
Cd - Coefficient of aerodynamic drag
CF - carbon fiber
CO - Coil Overs or Colorado
CS - chrome silver
CS - Chrome Silver - Carbon Silver.
DB - daytona blue
DE - Duel exhaust OR Driver's Education event
DIY - Do it yourself
ECU - Engine control unit
FI - Forced Induction
FS - For sale
FSBO - For Sale By Owner
FTL - For The Loss
FTW - For The Win
FWD - front wheel drive (or Focking Weird Dumbass)
FWIW - for what it's worth
FYI - For Your Information
HFC - High Flow Cat
HPDE - High performance driver's ed
ID - inner diameter or identification
IDC - I Dont Care
IDK - I Dont Know
IDTS - I Dont Think So
IF - interlagos fire
IMO - In my opinion
JK - Just kidding
LA - liquid aluminum
LS - lemans sunset
LSD - Limited Slip Differential
MAF - Mass Air Flow sensor
MB - magnetic black
MT - Manual Transmission
NA - Naturally Aspirated
OD - outer diameter or over dose
OEM - Original Equipment Manufacturer
PPW - pike's peak white
PW - Post Whore
PW'ing - Post Whoring
RL - redline
RWD - Rear wheel drive (or Really Weird Dumbass)
SAE - Society of Automotive Engineers,
SB - super black
SMB - san marino blue
SMG - Sequential Manual Gearbox
SO - solar orange
SS- silverstone
TC - Traction Control
TDC - Top Dead Center
TP - Test Pipe
TPMS - Tire pressure monitoring system
TT - Twin Turbo or Time Trial
UY - ultra yellow
VDC - Vehicle dynamic control
WOT - Wide open throttle
WTB - Want to buy

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I renamed and stickied this thread in the newbie forum.

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probably might be a good idea to consolidate each post into a single first post so folks don't have to check out every post if they are looking for a definition.

Then just update the first post as folks make additional posts.


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probably might be a good idea to consolidate each post into a single first post so folks don't have to check out every post if they are looking for a definition.

Then just update the first post as folks make additional posts.
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probably might be a good idea to consolidate each post into a single first post so folks don't have to check out every post if they are looking for a definition. Then just update the first post as folks make additional posts.
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nice work surf thats a good lookin list so far

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forgot to put FTW, FTL, :P

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forgot to put FTW, FTL, :P
FTW has recently taken on a new meaning other than the one I&#39;ve always recognized it as....;)

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you mean, F&CK that whore?

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