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post #31 of 48 Old 07-09-2010, 07:03 PM
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I've also heard FTW reffered to as Forever Two Wheels.

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today i saw a MILF in a jeep, does that count?

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FTW = For The Win its a praise for something...
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I have one correction:
POS= 1984 CJ-7 w/4cly, Mine was real POS spent most of it's life in the shop right from the dealer...

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PO = Previous Owner... for about a month, I though PO was a dudes name that was really popular and got talked about a lot.
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great compliation tks
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BOHICA......Bend Over Here It Comes Again!
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NP New Process (same as NV).
NP 231 Command-Trac Transfer Case (2HI - 4HI - N - 4LO).
NP 242 Selec-Trac Transfer Case (2HI - 4PT - 4FT - N - 4LO).
NP 247 Quadra-Trac II Transfer Case.
NP 249 Quadra-Trac Transfer Case (4 All Time - N - 4LO).
NV New Venture (same as NP).
NV3550 5 speed manual stick in a post-99 6 cylinder TJ.
NWS Not Work Safe (this thread might get you fired at work)

O2 Oxygen (usually in reference to an oxygen sensor).
OBA On Board Air. A system of a tank and/or air compressor located on a vehicle.
OBD, OBDI First generation of On Board Diagnostics.
OBDII Second generation of On Board Diagnostics (1996+).
OBW On-Board Welder.
OD or O/D Outside Diameter.
ODO Odometer.
OEM Original Equiptment Manufacturer.
OHV Off-Highway Vehicle or Over Head Valve.
OME Old Man Emu. Aftermarket Manufacturer.
ORV Off Road Vehicle.

PAB Passenger Airbag.
PB PB Blaster. A penetrating liquid.
PCM Powertrain Control Module.
PDC Power Distribution Center.
PDM Passenger Door Module.
POS Piece Of Sh--.
PS or P/S Power Steering.
PSI Pounds per Square Inch (of pressure).
PSF Pounds per Square Foot.
PRNDL Park, Reverse, Neutral, Drive, Low.
PRNODL Park, Reverse, Neutral, Overdrive, Drive, Low.
PTC Positive Temperature Coefficient.
PTO Power Take Off.

QD Quick Disconnect. Installed on the anti-sway bar.

RA Road Armor.
RC Reverse Cut.
RD Right Door.
RE Rubicon Express. Aftermarket manufacturer.
REBB Combine RE and BB = Rubicon Express budget Boost.
RFI Radio Frequesncy Interference.
RHD Right Hand Drive.
RK Rock Krawler. An aftermarket suspension company.
RKE Remote Keyless Entry.
RPM Revolutions Per Minute.
RR Right Rear.
RTI Ramp Travel Index.
RTV Room Temperature Vulcanizing. A product that is used to form gaskets.

SAE Standard American Equivalent. You know, tools that aren't metric. Also, Society of Automotive Engineers
SAS Solid Axle Swap. Swappnig in a solid front axle to replace IFS.
SE Jeep's basic trim package.
SEMA Specialy Equipment Market Association.
SF Superflex. A lift option for Rubicon Express lift kits.
SFA Solid Front Axle.
SJ Jeep Grand Wagoneers, Trucks from 1963-92.
SOA Spring Over Axle.
SOHC Single OverHead Cam.
SUA Spring Under Axle.
SWB Short Wheel Base.
SWR Standing Wave Ratio.
SYE Slip Yoke Eliminator. Installed on transfer case to decrease driveline angles.

TB Throttle Body.
TBI Throttle Body Injection.
TBS Throttle Body Spacer.
TBT Toys by Troy. Aftermarket Manufacturer.
TC Transfer Case.
TCM Transmisison Control Module.
TJ Jeep Wrangler models from 1997-06.
TJL, TJ-L Unofficial letter codes for Jeep Wrangler Unlimited 2004+.
TPS Throttle Position Sensor.
TRE Tie Rod End.
TSB Technical Service Bulliten.

UCA Upper Control Arms. (same as USA).
USA Upper Suspension Arm (same as UCA).
US/M U.S. to Metric [button].

VC Viscous Coupler.
VF Vaccum Flourescent Display.
VIC Vehicle Information Center.
VIN Vehicle Identification Number.
VSS Vehicle Speed Sensor.
VTSS Vehicle Theft Security System.
WJ Jeep Grand Cherokee models from 1999-04.

WD-40 Water Displacement, Formula 40. A common oil used to do pretty much anything.
WK Jeep Grand Chrokee models from 2005+.
WMS Wheel Mounting Surface.
WOT Wide Open Throttle.
WTF What The F-.

XJ Jeep Cherokee and Wagoneers from 1984-2001.
X Jeep Wrangler Trim/Option Package.
XM A satellite radio service.

YJ Jeep Wrangler models from 1987-95.

ZJ Jeep Grand Cherokee models from 1993-98.
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What is OPDA?

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OPDA. Found out by accident that it means oil pump drive assembly.

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SKIM - Sentry Key Immobilizer Module
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post #43 of 48 Old 04-04-2012, 04:46 PM
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This is very helpful. Would you mind if I take a note of these acronyms... Thanks...
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post #44 of 48 Old 09-27-2012, 04:14 PM
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This really helps my studying the terminology!!! Thanks!
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post #45 of 48 Old 12-02-2013, 12:20 PM
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BMT = Big MAN Truck....
it's what is used to tow your jeep around on a trailer when / if you take it on trips where you'd rather tow it than drive it.

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