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What are all of these abbreviations?

As you browse ClubSi you will see a number of abbreviations and acronyms used.  Below is a list of a few of the often used abbreviations and acronyms:


Acronym or Abbreviation


4WS 4 Wheel Steering
AWOL Absent Without Leave
ATR Accord Type-R
AC Air Conditioning
AF Air Fuel
AFC Air Fuel Control
AWD All Wheel Drive
AKA Also Known As
AE Angel Eyes
ABS Anti-Lock Braking System
AFAIK As Far As I Know
ASAP As Soon As Possible
BBDC Before Bottom Dead Center
BTDC Before Top Dead Center
BBTB Big Bore Throttle Body
BOV Blow Off Valve
BSOD Blue Screen Of Death
BDC Bottom Dead Centre
BTT Bump To Top
BTW By The Way
Co2 Carbon Dioxide
CF Carbon Fiber
CAT Catalytic Converter
CL Central Locking
CEL Check Engine Light
CTR Civic Type-R
CLC Climate Control
CAI Cold Air Intake
CC Color Coded
CVVT Continuous Variable Valve Timing
CC Cruise Control
DIY Do It Yourself
EM Electric Mirrors
ES Electric Seats
ESR Electric Sunroof
EW Electric Windows
EBC Electronic Boost Controller
ECU Electronic Control Unit
EGT Exhaust Gas Temp
FFSR Factory Fitted Sunroof
FS For Sale
FTL For The Loss
FTW For The Win
FWIW For What It's Worth
4WD Four Wheel Drive
FWH Free Wheeling Hubs
FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
FUQ Frequently Unasked Questions
FMIC Front Mount Intercooler
FWD Front Wheel Drive
FUBAR Fucked Up Beyond All Recognition
FI Fuel Injection Or Forced Induction
FPR Fuel Pressure Riser/Regulator
FDSH Full Dealer Service History
FSH Full Service History
GTFO Get The Fuck Out
GFYS Go Fuck Your Self
HT Hard Top
HOSED Hardware Or Software Error Detected
HU Head Unit
HS Heated Seats
HID High Intensity Discharge
HTH Hope That Helps
IIRC If I Remember Correctly
IDB In Da Butt
IMHO In My Humble Opinion
IMO In My Opinion
IOW In Other Words
I4 Inline 4 Cylinder
I6 Inline 6 Cylinder
IAT Intake Air Temperature
IM Intake Manifold
I/H/E Intake/Headers/Exhaust
ITR Integra Type-R
iVTEC Intelligent VTEC
IC Intercooler
JDM Japanese Domestic Market
KDM Korean Domestic Motors
LMAO Laughing My Ass Off
LMK Let Me Know
LSD Limited Slip Differential
LPG Liquefied Petroleum Gas
MBC Manual Boost Controller
MSRP Manufacturers Suggest Retail Price
MAF Mass Air Flow Sensor
MPG Miles Per Gallon
Mod Modification/Forum Moderator
NA Naturally Aspirated Or Not Applicable
N2O Nitrous
NOS Nitrous Oxide System
NP No Problem
OIRO Offers In Region Of
OMG Oh My God
OBO Or Best Offer
ONO Or Nearest Offer
OVNO Or Very Nearest Offer
OEM Original Equipment Manufacturer
OD Overdrive
PITA Pain In The Ass
PX Part Exchange
PnP Port And Polish
PSI Pounds Per Square Inch
PAS Power Assisted Steering
PCM Primary Controller Module
PM Private Message Or Personal Message
RHR Rear Head Restraints
ROFLMFAO Rolling On Floor Laughing My Fucking Ass Off
ROFLOL Rolling On Floor Laughing Out Loud
ROTFL Rolling On The Floor Laughing
SWAG Scientific Wild Ass Guess
SRI Short Ram Intake
STS Short Throw Shifter
STFU Shut The Fuck Up
SNAFU Situation Normal, All F***Ed Up
SPL Sound Pressure Level
SQ Sound Quality
Si Sport Injection
SC Supercharger
SDS Supercharger Drive System
SRS Supplemental Restraint System (Airbags)
WOOT Term Of Happiness Ex. Woohoo!
tmitbyh The Man In The Big Yellow Hat
TB Throttle Body
TB Throttle Body
TMI Too Much Information
TDC Top Dead Center
TC Torque Converter
TC Turbo Charger
UDP Underdrive Pulley
USDM United States Domestic Market
VTEC Variable Valve Timing And Lift Electronic Control
VGC Very Good Condition
WTB Want To Buy
WGA Waste Gate Actuator
WOT Waste Of Time
WOT Way Off Topic
WTF What The Fuck
WHP Wheel Horsepower
WOT Wide Open Throttle Or
YMMV Your Mileage May Vary

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