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Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky #2605508 04/21/12 06:11 AM
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Back in 6-2-2011, Char Baby was nice enough to start this list. I copied it and kept it updated with every acronym used on BITOG since then.

If the group would proof read for errors and list any I might have missed, I this this would make a good sticky.


AAP=Advance Auto Parts
ADBV=Anti Drain Back Valve
API=American Petroleum Institute
API-TC=2 cycle, air cooled engine oil specification
AZ=Auto Zone
BITOG=Bob Is The Oil Guy
BOGO=Buy One Get One Free
BP=British Petroleum
COF=Coefficient Of Friction
CP=Conoco Philips (makers of MotorCraft/Kendall/Philips66 and others)
CRD=Common Rail Diesel
Dino=Regular Motor Oil(s)
FAR= Free After Rebate
FF=First Fill
FLAPS=Favorite Local Auto Parts Store
FS=Formula Shell
Fuchs=European MFG of quality lubricants
GC=German Castrol...Castrol Syntec, It will say "Made in Germany" on the back. New name, changed to Castrol Edge
HDEO=Heavy Duty Engine Oil
HDMO=Heavy Duty Motor Oil
HM/HMO=High Mileage/High Mileage Oils
HTHS=High Temperature, High Shear rate viscosity
IDR=I Don't Recall
IIRC=If I Recall/Remember Correctly
ISO=European Standards
J300=SAE engine oil viscosity classification standard
JASCO=Japanese Standards
KV=Kinematic viscosity
LOS=Lucas Oil Supplement
M1 AFE=Advanced Fuel Economy
M1 EP=Extended Performance
M1 ESP=Emission System Protection full synthetic deisel 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
NMMATCW3=National Marine Manufacturers Association
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
OT=Oil Temperature
OUO=Oil of Unknown Origin
PCMO Passenger Car Motor Oil
PO=Previous Owner
PP=Pennzoil Platinum
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
SBC=Small Block Chevy
SLOB=Street Legal Octane Booster
SOPUS which stands for Shell Oil Products United States
ST/STD= SuperTech/SuperTech Dino
STS=Super Tech Synthetic
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
UCL=Upper Cylinder Lubricant from Lucas, a gasoline additive
UOA=Used Oil Analysis
VDB=Valvoline DuraBlend
VI=Viscosity Index
VML/ML=Valvoline MaxLife/MaxLife
VOA=Virgin Oil Analysis
VSET=Valvoline Synpower Professional Engine Treatment
VSOT=Valvoline synpower oil treament 15 oz VSOT (Valvoline Synthetic Oil Treatment)
VWB=Valvoline White Bottle
WPP=Warren Petroleum Products
XOM=Exxon Mobil
YMMV=Your Milage May Vary

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605516 04/21/12 06:48 AM
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LMAO.... LOL


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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605525 04/21/12 07:13 AM
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This is terrific wally. Thank you. Ed


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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605544 04/21/12 07:50 AM
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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605551 04/21/12 08:03 AM
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FF = Factory Fill

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605557 04/21/12 08:16 AM
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LOS= Lucas oil STABILIZER , nice list tho thumbsup



Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605559 04/21/12 08:28 AM
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US0= use search option LOL !

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605567 04/21/12 08:39 AM
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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605583 04/21/12 09:11 AM
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AW = Anti-Wear
PC = Petro Canada
AF = Air Filter


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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605589 04/21/12 09:26 AM
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This should definitely be a sticky.


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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605605 04/21/12 09:44 AM
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RP - Royal Purple

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605617 04/21/12 09:58 AM
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We are a weird group...


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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605635 04/21/12 10:20 AM
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Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2605704 04/21/12 12:15 PM
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Nice to see this! When I first started reading this site I had no idea what some of those meant!!

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: volk06] #2605707 04/21/12 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted By: volk06
CEG : Castrol edge gold
CEB : Castrol edge syntec


CEB : Castrol edge syntec? Shouldn’t this be CES

Or is this

CEB=Castrol Edge Black bottle/with Syntec

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