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    Default List Of Abbreviations

    Hi all, this is a list of abbreviations that you'll encounter as you browse the LMC forums. Note that this list is not exhaustive.

    Brakes
    • BBK = Big Brake Kit
    • SSBH = Stainless Steel Brake Hose


    Intake/Exhaust
    • OP = Open Pod (Filter)
    • CP = Closed Pod (Filter)
    • HS = Heat Shield
    • CAI = Cold Air Intake
    • SRI = Short Ram Intake
    • LRI = Long Ram Intake
    • TB = Throttle Body
    • IM = Intake Manifold
    • PnP/P&P = Ported And Polished


    Handling
    • CO = Coilovers
    • ARB = Anti-Roll Bar (aka Sway/Stabiliser Bar)


    Rims/Tyres
    • PCD = Pitch Circle Diameter
    • AR = Aspect Ratio


    Transmission
    • CVT = Continuously Variable Transmission
    • LCP = Lightened Crank Pulley
    • GB = Gear Box
    • LSD = Limited-Slip Differential
    • CV = Continuously Variable (joint)


    Engine
    • TDC = Top Dead Centre (piston position)
    • BDC = Bottom Dead Centre (piston position)
    • CR = Compression Ratio
    • VVT = Variable Valve Timing
    • MIVEC = Mitsubishi Innovative Valve timing Electronic Control system (Mitsubishi's variant of VVT)
    • VTEC = Variable Valve Timing and Lift Electronic Control system (Honda's variant of VVT)
    • VVTL-i/Dual VVTL-i/VVTL-iE = Variable Valve Timing and Lift intelligent system (Toyota's variant of VVT)
    • AVCS = Active Valve Control System (Subaru's variant of VVT)
    • VANOS = VAriable NOckenwellenSteuerun (BMW's variant of VVT)
    • GDI = Gasoline Direct Injection
    • FSI = Fuel Stratified Injection (Audi)
    • TSI = Turbocharged Supercharged (both TC and SC) Injection OR Turbocharged Stratified (TC only) Injection (VW)


    Miscellaneous
    • TC = Turbocharged
    • SC = Supercharged/Supercharger
    • VS = Voltage Stabiliser
    • CF = Carbon Fibre
    • HID = High Intensity Discharge (bulbs)
    • LED = Light-Emitting Diode
    • ICE = In-Car Entertainment
    • FL = Face-Lifted (car model)
    • Pre-FL = Pre-Facelift (car model)
    • RPM = Revolutions Per Minute
    Last edited by nigeln; 27-May-2010 at 08:59 PM.
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    White Ants / TP = Traffic Police
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    CS3 = Mitsubishi Lancer 1.6L Version
    CS5 = Mitsubishi Lancer 1.8 Turbo Version
    EX = Mitsubishi EX 1.5 or 2.0 Versions

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    OC = Girlfriend
    PC = Children
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