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      09-13-2016, 05:40 PM   #1
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Helpful acronyms list for all of us non nerds.

I as a swede has sometimes problems reading posts here that include a LOT of abbreviations and acronyms. If ya'll help with this useful and perhaps sticky thread I think id would help a lot of us.
Feed the thread with with useful stuff

FBO
WOT
LSD

and so lets hear from you gurus
Fill the list with acronyms and abbreviations with proper explanation.
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      09-13-2016, 06:41 PM   #2
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      09-13-2016, 09:35 PM   #3
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A few simple mechanical ones:

FCAB - Front Control Arm Bushing
RTAB - Rear Trailing Arm Bushing
VCG - Valve Cover Gasket
OFHG - Oil Filter Housing Gasket
BOV - Blowoff Valve
DP - Down Pipes (don't get any dirty ideas)

A few other colloquialisms:

Michelin PSS - Pilot Super Sport
HPDE - High Performance Driving Event
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      09-14-2016, 12:04 AM   #4
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YMMV - your mileage may vary
OP - original poster
FWIW - for what its worth
IMO - in my opinion
IMHO - in my humble opinion
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      09-14-2016, 01:02 PM   #5
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RSFB - rear subframe bushing
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      09-14-2016, 03:21 PM   #6
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2008 135i  [0.00]
CPO - certified pre-owned
OEM - original equipment manufacturer
PE - performance exhaust (BMW)
PPK - performance power kits (software upgrade)

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      09-15-2016, 05:40 PM   #7
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      09-15-2016, 06:43 PM   #8
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Front LCA = lower control arm (common upgrade)
Continental DWS 06 tire= dry/wet/snow sixth generation
CDV = clutch delay valve (always want to 'delete')
ss = stainless steel
BBK = big brake kit aka big$$$
6 pot brakes= caliper spec, six pistons...see above
3M =window tint film supplier, often seen as 3M 45% (lets 'in' 45% ambiant available)
SR = sunroof
FSB = front sway bar
RSB = rear
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