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Old 07-19-2013, 08:07 PM   #1
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Abbreviations, Acronyms, and Terms

I found this buried in the cellar of the forum and thought that it might help some of our newer members. Here's a list of abbreviations commonly used in forums and also some referring to Jeep parts etc...


Common Forum Abbreviations and Lingo:

BTT = Back To Top (used when one feels the need to bump a thread to
the top of the main page)
BTW = By The Way
LOL = Laughing Out Loud
ROFL = Rolling On the Floor Laughing
LMAO = Laughing My Arse Off
ROFLMAO= ROFL + LMAO
IIRC = If I Recall Correctly
IME = In My Experience
IMO = In My Opinion
IMHO = In My Honest (Humble) Opinion
AFAIK = As Far As I Know
AFAICS = As Far As I Can See
WB = Welcome Back
TY = Thank You
TIA = Thanks In Advance
OTOH = On The Other Hand
WTF = What The ____ ?
POS = Piece Of ____
SOL = Sorry out of Luck
FWIW = For What It's Worth
HTH = Hope That Helps
BRB = Be Right Back
BBFN = Bye Bye For Now
TTFN = Ta Ta For Now
TTYL = Talk To You Later
IOW = In Other Words
BTA = But Then Again
FYI = For Your Information


Common Technical Abbreviations:

BB= Budget Boost
BL = Body Lift
MML = Motor Mount Lift
LA = Long Arm Suspension (referring to control arms)
SA = Short Arm Suspension (also referring to control arms)
AT = Automatic Transmission OR All-Terrain
MT = Manual Transmission OR Mud-Terrain
TC = Transfer Case OR Torque Converter
SYE= Slip Yoke Eliminator (also called a fixed-yoke conversion or a short shaft kit)
SA = Solid Axle
SFA= Solid Front Axle
SRA= Solid Rear Axle
CA = Control Arm
LCA= Lower Control Arm
UCA= Upper Control Arm
IFS= Independent Front Suspension
IRS= Independent Rear Suspension
SOA= Spring Over Axle
SUA= Spring Under Axle
BPE= Bar Pin Eliminator
DPA= Drop Pitman Arm
ECU= Engine Control Unit
TCU= Transmission Control Unit
TB = Throttle Body
FI = Fuel Injection
MPI= Multi-Port Fuel Injection
TPS= Throttle Position Sensor
IAS= Idle Air Stepper Motor
CPS= Crankshaft Position Sensor
MAP= Manifold Absolute Pressure(sensor)
O2 = Oxygen (sensor)
NSS= Neutral Safety Switch (sometimes called Neutral Start Switch)
CCV= Crank Case Vent
PCV= Positive Case Vent


Some of this info was “borrowed” from another forum. I’m hoping the technical information is accurate

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