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  • Acronym Definitions - for us NooBs

    SC - Supercharger
    FMU - Fuel management unit
    NOS - Nitrous Oxide Systems
    FAQ - Frequently asked questions
    UDP - Underdrive pulley
    PLX - Probe LX
    PGT - Probe GT
    PGL - Probe GL
    PSE - Probe SE
    VRIS - Variable Resonance Induction System
    AF - Air/Fuel
    ATX - Automatic transaxle
    TB - Throttle body
    VAF - Vane (or Volumetric) air flow meter
    CPS - Crankshaft (or camshaft) position sensor
    TPS - Throttle position sensor
    LLB - Left lane blocker
    MAF - Mass airflow sensor
    MTX - Manual transaxle
    RTFM - Read the * manual
    WOT - Wide open throttle
    YMMV - Your milage may vary
    PITA - Pain in the *
    CYA - Cover your *
    DIY - Do it yourself
    FWIW - For what it's worth
    FYI - For your information
    IMHO - In my humble opinion
    IMO - In my opinion
    IMNSHO - In my not so humble opinion
    BTW - By the way

  • #2
    You forgot a few...
    IIRC - If I recall correctly
    IM - Intake manifold
    AFPR - Adjustable (Aeromotive?) fuel pressure regulator
    KLDE - American 2.5L V6
    KLZE - Japanese 2.5L V6
    I'm sure I'll think of more later!

    Edit :: VC - Valve cover. TP - Test pipe. CAI - Cold air intake. H/I/E - Headers/Intake/Exhaust

    See, I told you I'd think of more!
    Last edited by KevinD; July 30, 2006, 01:48 AM.
    95 PGT MTX - Probezilla - Supercharged 'n Squirted ZE @ 8 psi
    93 FD - LSx 7.0L - 11.6@128.5 (w/ old rotary setup)
    89 DTM PGT - 49K ORIGINAL miles! - MINT! - Sold
    04 Subaru WRX STi - Perrin FMIC, Greddy 3.5" catback, K&N intake - 308AWHP/318AWTQ - Mustang Dyno
    Probezilla & The FD 540 RWHP/415 RWTQ @ 24.5 psi (past rotary setup)

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    • #3
      Originally posted by pktaske
      CPS - Crankshaft (or camshaft) position sensor
      CKP - crank
      CMP - camshaft
      NCPOC: '96 Probe GT

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      • #4
        KOEO - key on engine off
        KOER - key on engine running
        NCPOC: '96 Probe GT

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        • #5
          HO2S: Heated Oxygen Sensor
          EGR: Exhaust Gas Recirculation
          PCV: Positive Crankcase Ventilation
          ATF: Automatic Transmission (or transaxle) Fluid
          ICM: Ignition Control Module (Ignitor)
          TCM: Transaxle Control Module
          PCM: Powertrain Control Module
          ECU: Engine Control Unit
          ECM: Electronic (or engine) Control Module
          *the last three are the same module*
          ABS: AntiLock Brake System
          SRS: Supplemental Restraint System (Airbags)
          O2: Oxygen
          HC: Hydrocarbons (as in emissions)
          NOx: Oxides of Nitrogen (emissions, again)
          PS: Power Steering
          A/C: Air Conditioning
          HVAC: Heating, Ventilation, Air Conditioning
          CEL: Check Engine Light
          MIL: Malfunction Indicator Lamp (the real name for the CEL)
          BTDC: Before Top Dead Center
          ATDC: After Top Dead Center
          BDC: Bottom Dead Center
          TBT: Timing Belt Tensioner
          TBTA: Timing Belt Tensioner Arm
          AWD: All wheel Drive
          RWD: Rear wheel Drive
          FWD: Front Wheel Drive
          CV: Constant Velocity (a type of U-joint used in FWD)
          KS: Knock Sensor
          FGS: Friction Gear Spring
          ECT: Engine Coolant Temperature (sensor)
          ECTF: Engine Coolant Temperature, Fans (sensor)
          IAC: Idle Air Control
          BPA: Bypass Air Assembly
          FPR: Fuel Pressure Regulator
          CB: Circuit Breaker
          HEI: High Energy Ignition
          TDMA: Too Damn Many Abreviations

          KevinD
          Last edited by KevinD; October 15, 2005, 07:09 PM.
          1995 Sapphire Blue Mustang GT Convertible, 2006 Storm Red Metallic Mercedes-Benz CLK 350 Cabriolet, 2006 Dark Shadow Gray Ford F250 V10 Supercab 4x4, 2004 Perlite Gray Metallic Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic, 2002 Burgundy Pearl Suzuki XL-7 Touring, 1971 Spring Green Jeep J4000 Gladiator, 1966 Signal Flare Red Ford Fairlane, to name a few...

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          • #6
            TDC: Top Dead Center
            TDG: The Daily Goat
            Stephen Wilds #303
            PhotoPOC
            BMW 328i
            BMW Z4

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            • #7
              HID: high intensity discharge
              DISTY: distributer
              1990 Probe LX MTX sold
              90 Probe GT 89 GT front bumper 89 A pillar Intrax suspension Tenzo interior short shifter Autometer phantom gauges Infinity components greddy engine management South Bend stage III Turbo XS K/N full 2.5 exhaust MAZDA Racing more...
              94probeGT to much to list
              http://www.cardomain.com/memberpage/369861/3

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              • #8
                uh PT = Probe Talk . Wow that got by



                and now PT will be all codes.
                94Gt Ze Rio red,afpr,borla, sts,EIBACHS
                ,gray->black int, mx6 leather,
                need rio red sideskirts yesterday
                Ze isnt rice its from JAP its a rice eater
                My car is finally in the garage again

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                • #9
                  BDC - bottom dead center
                  /X\ipoc - Chipoc Black 1994 Probe GT - R.I.P.
                  1993 honda civic hatch - K20
                  1991 honda civic hatch - 12.3:1 C/R balanced for 10,000rpm b16 -Gone-
                  1995 Acura integra GSR 4dr - stuff -Gone-

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                  • #10
                    WG = WasteGate
                    IC = Intercooler
                    F/I = Forced Induction
                    NA = Naturaly Asperated
                    Turbo =

                    1G = First Generation Probe (89 - 92)
                    2G = Second Generation Probe (93 - 97)
                    Last edited by FuLcRuM; April 6, 2006, 06:50 AM.
                    95 Black Probe GT
                    Currently being parted out.

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                    • #11
                      WIP - work in progress
                      Deshaun Johnson African American PT'er
                      1997 Ford Contour SE V6 MTX
                      2000 Ford Focus ZX3 MTX

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                      • #12
                        vpwr = vehicle power

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                        • #13
                          OK, we've had enough fun...
                          Please limit posting to genuine automotive acronyms..

                          KevinD
                          1995 Sapphire Blue Mustang GT Convertible, 2006 Storm Red Metallic Mercedes-Benz CLK 350 Cabriolet, 2006 Dark Shadow Gray Ford F250 V10 Supercab 4x4, 2004 Perlite Gray Metallic Mercedes-Benz E320 4Matic, 2002 Burgundy Pearl Suzuki XL-7 Touring, 1971 Spring Green Jeep J4000 Gladiator, 1966 Signal Flare Red Ford Fairlane, to name a few...

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                          • #14
                            Fgs

                            Well before its closed lets not forget the FGS (friction gear spring). After all its the annoying rattle sound most people complain about regularly..

                            1993 PGT 325K Miles
                            1996 PSE 315K Miles
                            http://forums.probetalk.com/showthread.php?t=1701317615
                            Proud Owner of 2 Senior Probes Here on PT!!!

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                            • #15
                              almost forgot LSD= Limited Slip Differential
                              This Is My 94 PGT
                              MTX, Kitted On 18's, Tokico Blues Springs And Struts, CM Stage III, MX-3 Fly, Pacesetter Cat-Back, PA 2" Test Pipe, Phantom Grip In Diff, K&N Filter, RR-Racing STS And Poly Bushings, RR-Racing Motor Mount Inserts,HEI Module

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