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#2610295 - 04/26/12 11:01 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: Chevys_n_Hawgs]
wally6934 Offline


Registered: 02/18/12
Posts: 299
Loc: Wi
Latest list with all editions and spell checks.


AAP = Advance Auto Parts
ADBV = Anti Drain Back Valve
AF = Air Filter
API = American Petroleum Institute
API-TC = 2 cycle, air cooled engine oil specification
AW = Anti-Wear
AZ = Auto Zone
BBC = Big Block Chevy
BITOG = Bob Is The Oil Guy
BOGO = Buy One Get One Free
BP = British Petroleum
CAFE = Corporate Average Fuel Economy
CEB = Castrol Edge Black bottle/with Syntec
CEG = Castrol Edge Gold
CEL = Check Engine Light
COF = Coefficient Of Friction
COP = ConocoPhillips (makers of MotorCraft/Kendall/Philips66 and others)
cP = centiPoise - a unit of absolute viscosity
CRD = Common Rail Diesel
CSK = Cold Start Knock
CSK = Checker, Schuck's, and Kragen, auto parts stores now called O'Reilly's
cSt = centistoke - a standard unit of kinematic viscosity
Dino = Regular/conventional Motor Oil(s)
EOS = Engine Oil Supplement by GM, Engine Assembly Prelube for piston and lifter scuffing as well as the camshaft
EP = Extreme Pressure additive, reduces ware
FAR = Free After Rebate
FF = Factory Fill
FF = First Fill
FLAPS = Favorite Local Auto Parts Store
FS = Formula Shell
Fuchs = European MFG of quality lubricants
G-oil = GREEN Motor Oil, from Green Earth Technologies
GC = German Castrol...Castrol Syntec, It will say "Made in Germany" on the back. New name, changed to Castrol Edge
GM = General Motors
HDEO = Heavy Duty Engine Oil
HDMO = Heavy Duty Motor Oil
HM/HMO = High Mileage/High Mileage Oils
HTHS = High Temperature, High Shear rate viscosity
IDK = I Don't Know
IDR = I Don't Recall
IIRC = If I Recall/Remember Correctly
IOLM = Intelligent Oil Life Monitor. As opposed to Ford's original, simple mileage counter
ISO = European Standards
J300 = SAE engine oil viscosity classification standard
JASCO = Japanese Standards
KV = Kinematic viscosity, is the ratio of absolute or dynamic viscosity to density
LIM = Lower Intake Manifold
LOS = Lucas Oil Stabilizer
M1 AFE = Advanced Fuel Economy
M1 EP = Extended Performance
M1 ESP = Emission System Protection full synthetic diesel oil
M1 = Mobil 1, all Mobil 1 oils are full synthetic
M5K = Mobile 5000 mile Dino oil, discontinued
MC = MotorCraft...Not Mobil Clean
MM = Maintenance Minder
MMO = Marvel Mystery Oil
MOA = Motor Oil Additive
MOFT = Minimum Oil Film Thickness
MOS2 = Molybdenum Disulphide
MS5k = Mobil Super 5000
NMMATCW3 = National Marine Manufacturers Association
MSDS = Material Safety Data Sheet
NOACK = A volatility test that determines the evaporation loss of lubricants in high-temperature service
OBD = On-Board Diagnostics/engine codes
OCD = Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
OCI = Oil Change Interval
OCOD = Orange Can of Death
OD = Over Dose
OEM = Original Equipment Manufacturer
OLM = Oil Life Monitor
OP= Original Poster
OP = Oil Pressure
OPE = Outdoor Power Equipment
O'R = O'Reilly Auto Parts
OT = Oil Temperature
OUO = Oil of Unknown Origin
P1 = Pure One oil filter
PAO = PolyAlphaOlefins, , a base stock for oils
PEA = PolyEther Amine, the active ingredient in fuel system cleaners such as Techron, Redline, Sil and Regane HM
POE = Polyol Esters, a base stock for oils
PC = Petro Canada
PCMO = Passenger Car Motor Oil
PDS = Product Data Sheet
PO = Previous Owner
PP = Pennzoil Platinum
pp = pour point, is the lowest temperature at which a liquid becomes semi solid and loses its flow characteristics
PPD = pour point Depressant - additive that retards wax crystallization - lowers the pour point
PU = Pennzoil Ultra
PYB = Pennzoil Yellow Bottle
QSDefy = Quaker State Defy
QSED = Quaker State Extended Durability
QSGB = Quaker State Green Bottle
QSUD = Quaker State Ultimate Durability
RL = Red Line oil
RP = Royal Purple
RPVOT = Rotating Pressure Vessel Oxidation Test
SBC = Small Block Chevy
SLOB = Street Legal Oil Boost by CD-2 and others, high levels of Calcium, Phosphorus, and zinc
SLOB = Street Legal Octane Booster
SOPUS = Shell Oil Products United States
ST/STD = SuperTech/SuperTech Dino
STS = Super Tech Synthetic
TAN = Total Acid Number -- oil analysis
TBN = Total Base Number -- oil analysis
TC = Spec for low ash 2 cycle air cooled engine oil
TCW3 = Spec for no ash 2 cycle liquid cooled engine oil, W means Water cooled
TOST = Turbine Oil Stability Test, ASTM D-943
UCL = Upper Cylinder Lubricant from Lucas, Restore, DuraLube, and others, a gasoline additive
UIM = Upper Intake Manifold
UOA = Used Oil Analysis
US0 = use search option
VDB = Valvoline DuraBlend
VI = Viscosity Index, an arbitrary measure for the change of viscosity with temperature
VII = Viscosity Index Improver, these compounds make it possible to make multigrade oils
VML/ML = Valvoline MaxLife/MaxLife
VOA = Virgin Oil Analysis
VSET = Valvoline Synpower Professional Engine Treatment
VSOT = Valvoline synpower oil treatment 15 oz VSOT (Valvoline Synthetic Oil Treatment)
VWB = Valvoline White Bottle
WPP = Warren Petroleum Products
XOM = Exxon Mobil
YMMV = Your Milage May Vary
ZDDP = Zinc Dialkyl Dithio Phosphate - main use as an anti-wear additive

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#2611670 - 04/27/12 07:45 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
toneydoc Offline


Registered: 12/16/11
Posts: 787
Loc: War Eagle
Don't forget

DKDC-Don't know, Don't care banana
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2007 Camry 58k QSUD 10w30
2010 Sebring 27k NextGen5w30
2008 HD Ultra 57k HD20w50
2012 Toyota Rav4 10k Toyo 5w20

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#2613241 - 04/29/12 08:07 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
teddyboy Offline


Registered: 01/18/10
Posts: 890
Loc: NC, United States
Outstanding job wally. We now have our own urban dictionary.
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07 Camry M1EP 5W20 & Bosch Distance Plus
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#2619961 - 05/06/12 11:54 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
Loobed Offline


Registered: 07/20/07
Posts: 3742
Loc: Northern California, USA
AFAIK = as far as I know
FWIW = for what its worth
CRS = can't remember [censored]
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#2625146 - 05/12/12 07:42 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
circuitsmith Offline


Registered: 12/17/09
Posts: 115
Loc: Wash, DC
PBR = Pabst Blue Ribbon (what to drink when pouring PYB into your motor)
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#2625235 - 05/12/12 09:37 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
Capa Offline


Registered: 01/04/10
Posts: 1191
Loc: Oklahoma
If you are ever invited to a BITOG party then BYOO means..,bring your own oil smile

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#2639047 - 05/29/12 09:08 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
Hokiefyd Online   content


Registered: 06/24/04
Posts: 10143
Loc: North Carolina
Thank you for compiling this list. Here are a few more:

ATF = Automatic Transmission Fluid
MTF = Manual Transmission Fluid
PS = Power Steering (system)
PSF = Power Steering Fluid
VMLNG = Valvoline MaxLife NextGen
VNG = Valvoline NextGen
VSP = Valvoline SynPower
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#2639291 - 05/29/12 01:03 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
Artem Offline


Registered: 10/30/10
Posts: 4293
Loc: Florida
shocked2 shocked that's a big list. I usually only see about 9-10 of those being used on the daily basis.

Good job guys
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#2643785 - 06/03/12 10:39 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
garageman402 Offline


Registered: 02/11/07
Posts: 121
Loc: NorCal. USA
One more:

RLI = Renewable Lubricants, Inc.

Great list, BTW. I actually didn't know what BOGO was until now, thanks for posting this! :-)
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'71 402 BBC in '75 C30
'00 Montana 3.4L V6
'08 Buick Enclave 3.6L V6 VVT

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#2643798 - 06/03/12 10:56 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
garageman402 Offline


Registered: 02/11/07
Posts: 121
Loc: NorCal. USA
Hey forgot this one in my signature!!

VVT = Variable Valve Timing
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'71 402 BBC in '75 C30
'00 Montana 3.4L V6
'08 Buick Enclave 3.6L V6 VVT

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#2648916 - 06/08/12 08:31 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
zerosoma Offline


Registered: 08/12/11
Posts: 2192
Loc: south dakota, usa
Good job everybody, I have some

HDS - Havoline Deposit Shield

MS - Mobil Super (some use it)

CQ - Carquest

QS - Quaker State (anything)

PZ - Pennzoil (anything)

HM - High Mileage (anything)

DW - Driveworks (filters)

MG - Microgard (filters)

GLO - Gear Lube Oil



and I also say PZHM (Pennzoil High Mileage)


and pretty universal sayings,

IMO - in my opinion
IMHO - in my humble/honest opinion
IRL - in real life
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2005 Toyota Prius (189k) [Napa Syn 5w30/PureOne PL14476]

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#2655130 - 06/15/12 01:32 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
ag_ghost Offline


Registered: 12/08/10
Posts: 333
Loc: SF Bay Area, CA
HF=Harbor Freight
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63 Galaxie 500 (390)-Rotella T 15W40
00 Windstar-Chevron 5W-30
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#2724604 - 08/25/12 07:46 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
ottotheclown Offline


Registered: 06/21/09
Posts: 2037
Loc: new york
What is MSS ? Mobil super what is the other s?

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#2724615 - 08/25/12 08:02 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
Quattro Pete Offline


Registered: 10/30/02
Posts: 23518
Loc: Illinoistan
Mobil Super Synthetic
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'08 C300 4Matic (M1 0W-40)
'13 F700 GS (Spectro 15W-50)

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#2737957 - 09/08/12 09:34 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
tribocessive Offline


Registered: 07/21/12
Posts: 277
Loc: bay area california
DSA=dipstick spectral analysis.
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