Site Acronyms and Slang

RATTFINK Nov 21, 2011

  1. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Site acronyms common to the Xterra world:

    4WD = 4 Wheel Drive
    4x4 = four by four (same as above)
    5MT = 5 speed manual transmission
    6MT = 6 speed manual transmission
    4AT = 4 speed automatic transmission
    ABS = AntiLock Brake System
    AAL = Add A Leaf
    A/C = Air Conditioning
    ASE = Automotive Service Excellence
    AT = Automatic Transmission
    ATF = Automatic Tranny Fluid
    AWD = All Wheel Drive
    BDC = Bottom Dead Center
    Bhp = Brake Horsepower
    BJ = Ball Joint
    BL = Body Lift
    BS = Back Spacing
    CAI = Cold Air Intake
    CB = Citizen Band (radio frequencies)
    CEL = Check Engine Light
    CF = Carbon Fiber or Cubic Feet
    CFM = Cubic Feet Per Minute
    CL = Center Link
    CV = Constant Velocity
    CVT = Continuously Variable Transmission
    DS = Drive Shaft
    DOHC = Dual OverHead Cam
    ECU = Engine Control Unit
    EFI = Electronic Fuel Injection
    EGR = Exhaust Gas Recirculation
    FMIC- Front Mounted Intercooler
    FSM = Factory Service Manual
    FWD = Front Wheel Drive
    GVWR = Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
    HDPE = High Density Polyethylene
    HID = High Intensity Discharge
    HP = High Pinion or Horse Power
    IA = Idler Arm
    IAB = Idler Arm Brace
    IAC = Idle Air Control Valve
    IB4TL = In Before The Lockdown
    IC or I/C = Intercooler
    IFS = Independent Front suspension
    IRS = Independent Rear Suspension (or Internal Revenue Service)
    JDM = Japanese Domestic Market
    KPR = Kilometers Per Hours
    LCA = Lower Control Arm
    LOBO = Low Overhead Basket Organizer (closet rack that hangs in cargo area)
    LSD = Limited Slip Diff
    LP = Low Pinion
    MAF = Mass Airflow Sensor
    MAP = Manifold Air Pressure
    MPFI = Multi Port Fuel Injection
    MPG= Miles Per Gallon
    MPH = Miles Per Hour
    MTF = Manual Tranny Fluid
    MT = Manual Transmission
    NA or N/A = Naturally Aspirated
    NOS = Nitrous Oxide Systems
    NGK = maker of spark plugs
    O2 = Oxygen
    OBA = On-Board Air
    OBDII = On-Board Diagnostics II
    ODO = Odometer
    OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
    PA = Pitman Arm
    PB = P'Blaster
    PCV = Positive Crankcase Ventilation (valve)
    PML = Poor Man Lift
    Pot = number of pistons per caliper (ie: 4 pot brakes)
    PS = Power Steering
    PTO = Power Take Off system
    RP = Ring and Pinion
    RHD = Right Hand Drive
    RPM = Revolutions Per Minute
    RWD = Rear Wheel Drive
    RTT = Roof Top Tent
    SAE = Society of Automotive Engineers
    SAS = Solid Axle Swap
    SAW = Sway-A-Way (brand)
    SC = Super Charged
    SMOD = Strawberry Milkshake of Death
    SYE = Slip Yoke Eliminator
    SL = Suspension Lift
    Speedo = Speedometer
    SOHC = Single OverHead Cam
    Tach = Tachometer
    TBar = Torsion Bar
    TBI = Throttle Body Injection
    T-Belt = Timing Belt
    T-Bar = Torsion Bar
    TB = Throttle Body
    T/C = Turbocharger
    TC = Torque Converter
    TCU = Transmission Control Unit
    TDC = Top Dead Center
    TPI = Throttle Port Injection (or tuned port injection)
    TRE = Tie Rod End
    TS = Titan Swap
    TSTAT = ThermoStat
    TSB = Technical Service Bulletin
    TT = Twin Turbo or Turbo Timer
    TCase = Transfer Case
    TPI= Threads per inch
    TPS= Throttle position sensor
    UCA = Upper Control Arms
    VC = Viscous Coupler
    VIN = Vehicle Identification Number
    VVT = Variable Valve Timing
    Whp = Wheel Horsepower
    WMS = Wheel Mounting Surface
    WOT = Wide Open Throttle


    Slang:
    Colorado('d): To cut/chop a part of and severely modify the appearance of an Xterra.
    Titanized: Referring to an X or Frontier with a Titan Swap.


    Non Tech - Some included to avoid vulgar language:

    AFAIK = As Far As I Know
    AKA = Also Known As
    BA = Bad A$$
    BBL = Be Back Later
    BRB = Be Right Back
    BK = Back
    BFH = Big F'n Hammer
    BS = Bull $hit
    BTW = By The Way
    DD = Daily Driver
    DIY = Do It Yourself
    e.g. = "for example"
    FB = Facebook
    FS = For Sale
    FSM = Flying Spaghetti Monster
    FTW = For The Win
    FUBAR = F'ed Up Beyond All Recognition
    FYI = For Your Information
    i.e. = "that is"
    IIRC = If I Remember Correctly
    IMHO=In My Humble Opinion
    IMO = In My Opinion
    LOL = Laughing Out Loud
    LMAO = Laughing My A$$ Off
    LMFAO = Laughing My F'n A$$ Off
    NSFW = Not Safe For Work
    NWS = Not Work Safe
    nXm = National Xterra Meet
    PITA = Pain In The A$$
    PM = Private Message
    POS = Piece of $hit*
    PS = Post Script
    ROFL = Rolling On Floor Laughing
    ROFLMAO = Rolling On Floor Laughing My A$$ Off
    SNAFU = Situation Normal, All F'd Up
    SOL = $hit Outta Luck
    STFU = Shut The F Up*
    TY = Thank You
    WTB= Where To Buy
    WTF = What The F
    YMMV = Your Mileage May Vary


    *Must be used in the right context. If used in the wrong context, infractions will occur.
     
    Last edited: May 22, 2012
  2. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Forgot RTT (Roof Top Tent) :D
     
  3. TomsRedX

    TomsRedX Bought an X Founding Member

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    BTW, infractions? WTF!!
     
  4. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Good use of acronyms.

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  5. TomsRedX

    TomsRedX Bought an X Founding Member

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    Thank you.
    Don't forget PITA. Pain in the a$$
     
  6. Roadwarrior

    Roadwarrior Titan Swapped / SAS'd Founding Member

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    lmaoshmsfoaidmt - Laugh My A** Off So Hard My Sombrero Fell Off And I Dropped My Taco..

    Thought it was necessary.. :distracted:
     
  7. Creepy Cruiser

    Creepy Cruiser Sliders Site Sponsor Lifetime Member Founding Member

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    You also forgot:

    TCTDDSBWLHJABTIJTKOPWAC = The club that drbandkgb didn't start, but we let him join anyway, because that is just the kind of people we are club
     
  8. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Added the Slang section and the slang "Colorado('d)".
     
  9. TKDx00

    TKDx00 Lockers Installed Lifetime Member Founding Member

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    Now I understand ... I thought FSM meant Field Service Manual...silly me.
     
  10. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Did you see it in the non tech list as well?

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  11. TKDx00

    TKDx00 Lockers Installed Lifetime Member Founding Member

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    AHAHAHAHAaaa...actually I missed in the Tech area... after 5 16 hr days straight...I'm a bit punchy.
     
  12. RATTFINK

    RATTFINK XN OG Admin. Founding Member

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    Added that one for fun lol :)

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  13. Muadeeb

    Muadeeb Bastard Admin from Hell Admin

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    By his noodly appendage...
     
  14. Oz_X

    Oz_X First Fill-Up (of many) Founding Member

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    for inclusion into the slang catagory:

    "Titanized"; as referring to an X or Frontier that has been Titan Swapped.
     
  15. Mark Dixon

    Mark Dixon Test Drive

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    What about SMOD?
    Strawberry milkshake of death.
     
  16. Muadeeb

    Muadeeb Bastard Admin from Hell Admin

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    Surprised it wasn't there too. Added.
     

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