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Discussion Starter #1 (Edited by Moderator)
Re: Double Standards?

Updated Acronym list:

1g = First generation 1ga 90-91/1gb 92-94
2g = Second generation 2ga 95-96/ 2gb 97-99

A/C = Air Conditioning
ABS = Anti-Lock Braking System
AFPR = Adjustable Fuel Pressure Regulator
AWD = All Wheel Drive
AWS = All Wheel Steering
BCS = Boost Control Solenoid
BISS = Base Idle Set Screw
BOV = Blow Off Valve
CAI = Cold Air Intake
CAS = Camshaft Angle Sensor
CBE = Cat Back Exhaust
CDI = Capacative Discharge Ignition
CEL = Check engine light
COP = Coil on plug
DOHC = Dual Over Head Cam
DP = Downpipe
DSM = Diamond Star Motors
ECU = Engine Control Unit
EGR = Exhaust Gas Recirculation Solenoid
EVC = Electronic Valve Control
EDM = European Domestic Market
FCD = Fuel Cut Defender
FIAV = Fast Idle Air Valve
FMIC = Front Mount Intercooler
FPR = Fuel Pressure Regulator
FWD = Front Wheel Drive
GVR4= Galant VR4
IC Piping = Intercooler Piping
IDC = Injector duty cycle
I4 = Inline 4 cylinder engine
JDM = Japanese Domestic Market
LICP/UICP = Lower and upper intercooler pipe
LSD = Limited Slip Differential
MAF = Mass Air Flow sensor
MAS = Mass Air-flow Sensor
MAP = Manifold absolute pressure
MBC = Manual Boost Control
NA = Naturally Aspirated
OEM = Original Equipment manufacturer
PCV = Positive Crankcase Ventilation valve
P/S = Power steering
PSI = Pounds per Square Inch
RPM = Revolutions Per Minute
RWD = Rear Wheel Drive
S-AFC = Super Air Flow Converter (tuning device made by Apexi)
SMIC = Side Mount Intercooler
SMIM = Sheet Metal Intake Manifold
SOHC = Single Over Head Cam
STB = Strut Tower Brace
T/B = Throttle Body
TBE = Turbo-back Exhaust
TOB = Throw out bearing
TPS = Throttle Position Sensor
TXV = Thermal Expansion Valve
VTA = Venting to atmosphere
WOT = Wide Open Throttle

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This thread is intended ONLY for addition of items not listed already. This is not a general forum post. Do not reply unless you are adding to the list.

When posted, I will add them to the original list to help keep it somewhat easy.

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CBE- Catback Exhaust

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psi-pounds per square inch
1g-first generation
2g-second generation
ECM-engine control module
CEL-check engine light
P/S-power steering
OEM-original equipment manufacturer

Premium Member
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TB - Throttle Body

Also I see CSM all the time and don't know what it means.

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COP-Coil on plug
CDI-Capacative Discharge Ignition
ECI-Multi-Electronically Controlled Multi-point Fuel Injection

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CSM - Colt, Summit, Mirage
BAR - Unit of measure equal to 14.5038 psi. Also used for Barometric pressure (around 14.7 psi)
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