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#3084318 - 08/03/13 08:06 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
VicMatson Offline


Registered: 08/16/08
Posts: 68
Loc: Baltmore, Maryland
In his cast stickies are old school, we now have JS (sticky that!), so when you see some kind of abbreviation from [censored], it gets highlighted just like links do. But in this case as you hover your mouse over it the definition pops up in a call out.

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#3119268 - 09/09/13 09:07 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
HangFire Offline


Registered: 08/21/13
Posts: 637
Loc: Central Maryland
Can we add NOACK?

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#3119531 - 09/09/13 01:10 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: HangFire]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
Posts: 11782
Loc: Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
As I recall, that's not an acronym. The NOACK volatility test was named for the scientist who came up with it. The acronym or abbreviation as it were would be ASTM D-5800, and the definition would be NOACK. wink

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#3223707 - 12/21/13 01:44 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
OlPalGary Offline


Registered: 09/07/13
Posts: 16
Loc: Illinois - St. louis Area
Make it a Sticky, with all the add on abr. on the 1st page..

Good job Wally

By the way, we can't forget WM = Wal Mart


Edited by OlPalGary (12/21/13 01:46 PM)
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#3256962 - 01/22/14 11:58 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: OlPalGary]
mdbuffy Offline


Registered: 01/22/14
Posts: 1
Loc: Canada
I bought Castrol Syntec.....not Edge or any other. Does this justify an acronym. Castrol told me that it doesn't meet GM4718M and is not the same product as any Edge product.

In the Blog, I found Castrol's response to a question posed to them as follows.....
"Before the most recent industry upgrade (ILSAC GF-5/API SN), the Castrol Americas motor oil brand had two synthetic brand names SYNTEC and EDGE. When our products upgraded to the new GF-5/SN specification, a decision was made to reduce customer confusion about the two different brand names. As the new formulations were completed, the name of Syntec was changed to Castrol EDGE with SYNTEC Power Technology (black bottle) and Castrol EDGE was changed to Castrol EDGE with Titanium FST Technology (gold bold). So the old brand name SYNTEC is closer to Castrol EDGE with SYNTEC Power Technology; but the current product has been upgraded to meet the new, improved industry specifications."

They told me that the black bottles of Syntec that I have are not Edge. Confusion reigns.


Edited by mdbuffy (01/23/14 12:03 AM)

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#3257015 - 01/23/14 03:37 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: mdbuffy]
Garak Offline


Registered: 12/05/09
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Come to the Walmart in Rochdale, and you can have the old Edge with the old labelling in SM/GF-4 for $14 a litre, with complimentary dust on the bottles. wink
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#3274694 - 02/08/14 10:39 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
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TDI = Turbo Diesel Injection
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#3274902 - 02/08/14 02:12 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: volkSWAGEN]
Quattro Pete Offline


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Originally Posted By: volkSWAGEN
TDI = Turbo Diesel Injection

Actually, TDI stands for Turbocharged Direct Injection.
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#3306403 - 03/09/14 06:36 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
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#3361269 - 05/04/14 09:07 AM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
tommymac Offline


Registered: 04/25/14
Posts: 5
Loc: MN
What does "LC" stand for?

I came across it in a old thread here...In reply #99158 made by Eric Peterman.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=99145

Thanks
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#3378351 - 05/22/14 01:34 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: tommymac]
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Registered: 07/22/10
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Originally Posted By: tommymac
What does "LC" stand for?

I came across it in a old thread here...In reply #99158 made by Eric Peterman.

http://www.bobistheoilguy.com/forums/ubbthreads.php?ubb=showflat&Number=99145

Thanks


I think he's talking about this product.

http://www.lcdinc.com/lube.htm
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#3380258 - 05/24/14 07:59 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
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Loc: Toronto Ontario Canada
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#3417740 - 07/07/14 10:55 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
Rosetta Offline


Registered: 07/06/14
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Loc: Sta Catarina, Br
Errata in the list:

JASCO is wrong!

The correct is JASO.
J-A-S-O
Like JASO MA / JASO MA2 / JASO MB ...
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#3420768 - 07/10/14 01:46 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
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Loc: California
YHBT: You have been trolled. laugh

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#3531782 - 11/06/14 11:08 PM Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934]
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Loc: new jersey
That is great !
Thank you

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