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    T.A.L. = The Acronym List!

    When I first started here there were so many acronyms I couldnt understand anything people were saying. So here is a list of commonly used acronyms! Hopefully this will help some newbs figure out what people are saying!

    22B = A Code for a type of Engine (I think )
    5MT = 5 Speed Manual Transmission
    6MT = Guess!
    ABS = Anti-Lock Brake System
    AWD = All Wheel Drive
    BOV = Blow Off Valve
    CAI = Cold Air Intake
    CEL = Check Engine Light
    DP = Down Pipe
    EGT = Exhaust Gas Temperature
    EJ20 = A Code for a type of Engine (STi I think )
    FHI = Fuji Heavy Industries (The owners of subaru and manufacturer of our cars!)
    FMIC = Front Mounted Intercooler
    HID = High Intensity Discharge
    IC = Intercooler
    JDM = Japanese Domestic Market
    NASIOC = North American Subaru Impresa Owners Club
    OEM = Origional Equipment Manufacturer
    SOA = Subaru of America
    STi = Subaru Technica International
    TMIC = Top Mounted Intercooler
    UP = Up Pipe
    USDM = Unites States Domestic Market
    WHP = Wheel Horse Power
    WRX = Theres tons of threads on this one... Do a search!
    WRC = World Rally Cross
    WTQ = Wheel Torque

    If anyone has any more to contribute (I'm sure I missed a million) just post below and I'll add them to the list!

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    I win. Acronyms

    Oh BTW (by the way) EJ20 = Engine code for a 2.0 liter Subaru engine.... The next number determines what 2 liter it is.
    Last edited by crazycam31; 03-13-2005 at 03:40 PM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by crazycam31
    I win. Acronyms
    <-------- PWN3D
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    I actually had to search for it though.... I could've sworn there was a thread for this that had a big long list but i guess not. Anyways, thats a good link. Good thread idea too.

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    WRC = World Rally Championship, or if you are talking about a car (i.e. Subaru Impreza WRC= World Rally Car)

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    more....


    AP = Accessport
    MAF= mass airflow?
    DSM= Diamond Star Motors (Mitsubishi)
    WRB = World Rally Blue
    MBP= Midnight Black Pearl (?)
    SPT = Subaru Performance Tuning

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    Quote Originally Posted by Redline927
    more....


    AP = Accessport
    MAF= mass airflow?
    DSM= Diamond Star Motors (Mitsubishi)
    WRB = World Rally Blue
    MBP= Midnight Black Pearl (?)
    SPT = Subaru Performance Tuning
    MBP = MICA black pearl
    WTF = What The F (use your imagination)
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    I'm pretty sure 22B means something. I thought I read somewhere that it had to do with 555 cigarettes.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Chipsahui2
    MBP = MICA black pearl
    WTF = What The F (use your imagination)
    lol, i thought this was about cars...we coud play that game for a while

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    WTF=What the F#%$#
    OWNED=CIVIC
    G.A.Y.=CIVIC
    LOL=CIVIC

    at least that was what i was taught those meant!

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    Quote Originally Posted by bone138
    I'm pretty sure 22B means something. I thought I read somewhere that it had to do with 555 cigarettes.
    Its the computer code or something for it.... Theres a thread somewhere about it.

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    dont forget the car colors

    JBP= java black pearl
    PSM= platinum silver metalic
    WRB= world rally blue
    etc
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    Quote Originally Posted by crazycam31
    Its the computer code or something for it.... Theres a thread somewhere about it.

    The 22B is a limited run Impreza from the UK. VERY VERY Rare

    22B = 555 in hexidecimal.

    MBP = Midnight Black Pearl color code 08V (for 2002/03 WRX could also stand for Mica. not sure)

    MAF = Mass Air Flow Sensor
    MAP = Manifold Absolute Pressure Sensor
    Last edited by gusto; 03-14-2005 at 08:59 AM.
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    SRP = Sedona Red Pearl (teh hottest Scooby color ever made)

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