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    Quote Originally Posted by rescue999 View Post
    thanks guys,
    i guess i should of said i mean abbreviations regarding the cars obd lsd ecu etc sorry for not been clear
    Ok, here's a list of abbreviations for cars

    2WD 2-wheel drive
    4WAS Four wheel anti skid
    4WD 4-wheel drive
    4WS Four-wheel steering
    4X4 4 wheel drive, see 4WD
    ABC Active Body Control
    ABS Anti-lock braking system
    AC Air conditioning or Alternating current
    ACC Adaptive cruise control also Adaptive chassis control
    AFS Advanced front-lighting system
    AIR CON Air conditioning
    ALR Automatic Locking Retractor
    ALS Active lighting system or automatic lighting system
    AMG Aufrecht, Melcher, Grossaspach
    ASC Automatic/Active stability control
    ASC+T Automatic/active stability control with traction control
    ASD Automatic limited-slip differential
    ASR Anti Slip Regulation (Audi Traction Control)
    ATV All Terrain Vehicle
    AT Automatic transmission
    AUT Automatic transmission
    AUTO Automatic transmission (also Automobile and Automotive)
    AWD 4 wheel drive, see 4WD & 4X4
    AYC Active yaw control
    BHP Brake horse power
    BLIS Blind spot information system, infra-red sensor that helps detects those in the blind spot
    BMW Bayerische Motoren Werke (Bavarian Motor Works)
    BSD Blind-spot detection
    CAB Cabriolet
    CABRIO Cabriolet
    CAT Catalytic converter
    CC Cruise control. See also ACC
    CCM ccm or cm³, cubic centimetres
    C/CODED Colour coded
    C/CON Cruise control. See also CC & ACC
    C/L Central locking
    CO2 Carbon dioxide
    COND Condition
    CONV Convertible
    CPE Coupe
    CPU Central processing unit
    CRS Child restraint system
    CVT Continuously variable transmission
    DAC Driver Alert Control
    DDI Direct diesel injection
    DHC Drop Head Coupe
    DOHC Double overhead camshaft
    DRP Dynamic rear proportioning
    DSC Dynamic stability control
    DSG Direct shift gearbox
    DSP Dynamic shift programme
    DSTC Dynamic stability with traction control
    DPF Diesel Particulate Filter
    DTI Diesel direct-injection (Opel/Vauxhall)
    EARS Enhanced Accident Response System
    EBA Electronic brake assist, helps maximise braking in an emergency
    EBC Electronic brake force control (see EBD and EBV)
    EBD Electronic braking differential or Electronic brake force distribution (see also EBC and EBV)
    EBM Electronic brake management system. Optimises driving stability, traction, and braking function (BMW)
    EBS Electronic braking system
    EBV Electronic brake force distribution (see also EBD and EBC)
    ECC Electronic climate control
    ECM Electronic control module
    ECU Electronic control unit
    EDL Electronic Differential Lock
    EEPROM Electrically erasable programmable read-only memory
    EFI Electronic fuel injection
    EGD Electronically regulated shock absorption
    EI Electronic ignition
    EMS Electronic Management System
    E/M Electric mirrors
    ENCAP European new car assessment program - motor industry measurement/grading for car safety
    EPROM Erasable programmable read-only memory, programmable or erasable with UV light
    ESC Electronic stability control
    ESP Electronic stability programme, another designation for vehicle-dynamics control (FDR)
    E/S/R Electric sunroof
    ESR Electronic slip reduction, another name for ASR
    EST Estate
    E/W Electric windows
    FDSH Full dealer service history
    FFS/R Factory fitted sunroof
    FHC Fixed Head Coupe
    FIAT Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino
    FSH Full service history
    FT/LB Foot Pounds, The amount of energy or work needed to raise an item weighing one pound, a distance of one foot, used in the measurement of torque
    FWH Free wheeling hubs
    GM General Motors
    GMC General Motors Corporation
    GPS Global Positioning System
    GSM Global system for mobile communication
    GT Gran Turismo or Grand Tourism
    HC High compression
    HDI High-pressure direct injection
    HEI High performance ignition system, transistorized ignition, contact less ignition
    HEMI Hemispherical Combustion Chamber
    H/L/W/W Headlamp Wash Wipe
    HID High intensity discharge (Xenon headlamps)
    HP Hire Purchase, finance option when buying a car
    HPI Hire Purchase Information, used for vehicle history check
    H/SEATS Heated Seats
    IC Inflatable Curtain airbag
    ICC Intelligent cruise control, Nissan distance control system; see also ACC
    ICE In Car Entertainment
    IDI Indirect (diesel) injection
    IDIS Integrated driver information system, similar to navigation system
    IDS Interactive dynamic driving system
    IFS Independent Front Suspension.
    IMMOB Engine immobiliser
    IPS Intelligent Protection System, integrated two-stage airbag system with retractable pedals, head/shoulder airbags, and active headrests.
    IRS Independent Rear Suspension.
    IVD Interactive vehicle dynamics
    K-JETRONIC Continuous injection system
    LCD Liquid crystal display
    LDW Lane Departure Warning
    LED Light-emitting diode
    LHD Left-hand drive
    LH-JETRONIC Same as L-Jetronic with hot-wire air-mass sensor
    LPG Liquified petroleum gas
    L-JETRONIC Electronically controlled injection system (with direct air-mass measurement)
    LSD Limited-slip differential
    LTHR Leather
    LWB Long wheel base
    MAF Mass airflow sensor
    Man Manual
    MFI Multipoint fuel injection (electronic)
    MFI-C Continuous multipoint fuel injection (electronic)
    MFI-I Intermittent multipoint fuel injection (electronic)
    MFI-S Sequential multipoint fuel injection (electronic)
    MOD Manual Over-Drive
    MOT Ministry of Transport Test
    MPFI Multi-point fuel injection (electronic) or Multi-port fuel Injection
    MPG Miles per Gallon
    MPH Miles per hour
    MPI Multi-point injection, fully electronic engine control
    MPV Multi-purpose vehicles
    MR2 Mid-engine Runabout
    MY Model Year
    NAV Navigation or Navigation system see also SatNav
    NCAP New Car Assessment Program, see ENCAP
    NM Newton-meter, used in the measurement of torque
    OBC On-board computer
    OCD Occupant Detection System
    OBD On-board diagnostics or off-board diagnostics, vehicle-internal diagnosis with internal or external test unit
    O/D Overdrive
    OEM Original equipment manufacturer
    OHC Overhead camshaft. Camshaft situated above the cylinder head
    OHV Overhead valves (the camshaft is therefore underneath)
    ONO Or Near Offer
    ORV Off Road Vehicle
    OVNO Or Very Near Offer
    PAB Power Assisted Braking
    PAS Power Assisted Steering
    PASE Passive Start and Entry. Keyless access to car and engine start (Siemens system)
    PATS Passive Anti-Theft System
    PB Power Brakes
    PCD Pitch Circle Diameter
    PCH Personal Contract Hire/Lease
    PCP Personal Contract Purchase
    PDC Park Distance Control. Parking aid
    PDM Power Door Mirrors
    PFI Port Fuel Injection
    P/HOOD Power hood for convertible
    PROM Programmable Read-Only Memory
    PSI Pounds per square inch
    P/X or P/EX Part exchange
    RAM Random access memory, read/write memory of a processor
    R/CASS Radio cassette
    R/C/L Remote central locking
    RDS Radio Data System
    RFT Run-flat tyre
    RHD Right-hand drive
    R/H/R Rear head restraints
    ROM Read-only memory. Program memory of processor, or other memory, that can only be read.
    ROPS Rollover protection system. Automatically extendable roll bar (Volvo)
    RPM Revolutions per minute
    RS Restraint system or Rotational speed sensor
    R/S/B Rear seat belts
    RSC Run-flat system component. Tyres with emergency-running properties. See also RFT
    RSC Roll stability control
    RV Recreational Vehicle
    RWD Rear wheel drive
    R/W/W Rear wash wipe
    SAS Side-impact protection, See also SIPS
    SatNav Satellite Navigation
    SBE Seat-occupied detection
    SCAN TOOL Tester for reading OBD error codes and other OBD data
    SCS Stability control system. Simplified form of ESP (Mitsubishi). Prevents vehicle tilting or skidding.
    SEFI Sequential electronic fuel injection
    SFI Sequential fuel injection
    SIPS Side-impact protection system (Volvo)
    SMPFI Sequential multi-port fuel injection
    SOHC Single overhead camshaft
    SPFI Sequential Port Fuel Injection
    S/R Sunroof
    SRC Synchro rev control
    SRI Sports Rated Injected or Short-Ram Intake?
    SRS Safety restraint system (generally includes airbag and seatbelt tensioner, normally controlled by a common control unit)
    STC Stability and traction control
    SUV Sport utility vehicles
    SWB Short wheel base
    T&T Tax and tested (TNT)
    TC/TCS Traction control/Traction Control System, auxiliary function with ABS
    TDC Top dead centre
    TDI Turbo diesel injection
    T/GLASS Tinted glass
    TIPTRONIC Porsche or VW electronic transmission control. The control can be operated via a small device on the steering wheel.
    TNT Taxed and Tested
    TPMS Tyre-pressure monitoring system
    TRACS Traction control system (Volvo)
    TRD Toyota Racing Development
    TT Touring Turismo
    T/WIN Tinted windows
    VANOS Variable camshaft timing
    VCAR Vehicle condition alert register
    VDC Vehicle dynamics control
    VIN Vehicle identification number
    VSA Vehicle stability assist. System similar to ESP.
    VSC Vehicle stability control
    VTEC Variable Valve Timing, as below
    VVTI Variable Valve Timing, as above
    WHIPS Whiplash protection system
    WTY Warranty
    XDS Electronic cross-axle traction control system

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    Quote Originally Posted by 6891_seb View Post
    Martyn please dont start talking this language when we get together at meets as it will be confusing as hell!!

    Yo bruva
    jst ginna git ma burberry cap.... Innit blud

    Took me hours to learn to talk chavlish

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