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Rusty
Here are some acronyms you may run across on the BBS:

AA - Automobile Atlanta
AC - air conditioning (or) alternating current
ADN - any day now
AFAIK - as far as I know
ALA - as long as (also see DWD)
AX - autocross
BFH - big flippin' hammer
BTDT - been there, done that
BTW - by the way
CCW - counter-clockwise
CHT - cylinder head temp
CSOBOSC - Cheap SOB's of Southern California
CW - concours weenie (also clockwise)
D-jet - Bosch D Jetronic fuel injection
DAPO - dumb a** previous owner, when the DPO really did something stupid... like hiding rust under fiberglass
DDD - Dave Darling Dance (steps for diagnosing FI/ignition problems) or Damp Dave Darling
Dingle - don't ask
DE - drivers education
DCO - dumb current owner
DPO - dumb previous owner
DWD - DirkWright's Disease (if you never get through with a simple repair, due to finding other things to work on as long as you're in there, you have it)
ECC - East Coast Classic
ECR - East Coast Ramble
FAQ - frequently asked questions
FI - fuel injected or fuel injection
FLAPS - friendly local auto parts store
FOB - freight on board (basically means YOU pay shipping)
FWIW - for what its worth
HTH - hope that helps
HTW - How Things Work (a.k.a. Yoder's sad attempt at force-feeding knowledge)
IHA - I hate abbreviations
IIRC - if I recall correctly
IMHO - in my humble opinion
IOW - in other words
L-jet - Bosch L Jetronic fuel injection
LWB - long wheel base (used when describing 911 cars)
MFI - mechanical fuel injection
MUSR - Mid US 914 Ramble
MWC - Mid West Classic
NAR6 - Not a real (factory assembled) /6 cylinder car
NARP - not a real Porsche
Nauga - The animal from which 914 upholstery was made
NLA - No Longer Available
NOS - New-Old-Stock. A never used item, usually in original packaging, that is often NLA
NPC - No Porsche (related) Content
OEM - original equipment manufacturer
OT - Off Topic
PBEG - Pep Boys Engineering Group
PCA - Porsche Club of America
PP - Pelican Parts (or Performance Products)
RBB - Rubber Baby Bumpers
RM - Rennlist member
RSN - real soon now (sooner than ADN)
RTM - read the manual
RTFM - read the fine? manual
SCCA - Sports Car Club of America
SO - significant other
SS - stainless steel
SWB - short wheel base (used for 911 cars)
TIA - thanks in advance
TW - Toolwench (an AFFECTIONATE term for a lady in your life who enthusiastically supports you in 914 habit, to include assisting in car repairs. Like a bar-wench, only for the garage!)
WCC - West Coast Classic
WCR - West Coast Ramble
WTEG - White Trash Engineering Group
WOT - wide open throttle
WOT - Way Off Topic
YMMV - Your Mileage May Vary
YPAF - Yellow Porsches Are Faster (an abbrevation for the deluded... until I own a yellow 914!) smile.gif

-Rusty smoke.gif
Cairo94507
Wow, that is pretty funny. I have never seen this list before. Some pretty good abbreviations. YKWIM?
zymurgist
Good list.

I think ECC is "East Coast Cookout," though.
Cairo94507
What about NSFW?
Kirmizi
ILBT popcorn[1].gif biggrin.gif
Mike
mojorisen914
I didn't see RRC on there either.
matthepcat
BNIB?
Lou W
WTF.gif
Brett W
Bring out your dead.

I did talk to Rusty last night.
SirAndy
QUOTE(mojorisen914 @ Sep 21 2011, 08:40 AM) *

I didn't see RRC on there either.

That post is over 7 years old. There was no RRC back then ... shades.gif
zymurgist
D'oh! headbang.gif
Rusty
Ya... Brett did talk to me. I think we had just done a range day at my new-ish orchard.

I've been pursuing some other interests and a new career. smile.gif
Kansas 914
QUOTE(Brett W @ Sep 21 2011, 02:35 PM) *

Bring out your dead.

I did talk to Rusty last night.

I'm not dead.... I feel happy! biggrin.gif
wndsnd
What is a PM?
wndsnd
QUOTE(wndsnd @ Feb 15 2012, 09:00 PM) *

What is a PM?

Never mind figured it out..... sunglasses.gif
Mark Henry
OJS = on jack stands
green914
Wow! That's a long list. blink.gif
7TPorsh
I see my favorite...BFH
Mark Henry
QUOTE(green914 @ Jun 20 2013, 02:38 PM) *

Wow! That's a long list. blink.gif


LOL....WTF....ILBT....
Maltese Falcon
And our constant dilemma in the mfg. Business:
WRTRTRPSTC
We reserve the the right to refuse product sales to counterfeiters.
Marty

euro911
HEs ..... Heat Exchangers
IBTL .... In Before The Lock
KMA ... Kiss My Arse
PO ...... Previous Owner - (DAPO . Dumb Ass Previous Owner)
TTOD . Top Time Of Day
balljoint
Eric has a special one he likes to use. mellow.gif
rhodyguy
yrmv.
MDG
QUOTE(balljoint @ Jun 21 2013, 10:14 AM) *

Eric has a special one he likes to use. mellow.gif


Eric is special.
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