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

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2611670 04/27/12 07:45 PM
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Don't forget

DKDC-Don't know, Don't care banana


1994 Jeep 165k NextGen 10w30
2014 Camry 41k Castrol Magnatec 0w20
2018 Jeep Cherokee 6k Pennzoil Platinum 5w30
2014 HD Ultra 49k Mobil1 15w50
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2613241 04/29/12 08:07 PM
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Outstanding job wally. We now have our own urban dictionary.


18 Camry TGMO 0W16 & OEM Filter
14 Camry TGMO 0W20 & OEM Filter
08 Volvo S60 M1 0W40 OEM Filter
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2619961 05/06/12 11:54 PM
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AFAIK = as far as I know
FWIW = for what its worth
CRS = can't remember [censored]

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2625146 05/12/12 07:42 PM
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PBR = Pabst Blue Ribbon (what to drink when pouring PYB into your motor)


2017 Hyundai Tucson SE FWD
SuperTech synth, 5w-30, 5000mi/12mo OCI
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2625235 05/12/12 09:37 PM
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If you are ever invited to a BITOG party then BYOO means..,bring your own oil smile

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

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2639291 05/29/12 01:03 PM
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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


2014 Mazda 3 Hatch 2.0L & 6spd - Idemitsu 0w20 Synthetic @ $0.75 a quart. (thanks Advance Auto Parts for the awesome deal)
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2643785 06/03/12 10:39 AM
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One more:

RLI = Renewable Lubricants, Inc.

Great list, BTW. I actually didn't know what BOGO was until now, thanks for posting this! :-)


-Bob

'71 402 BBC in '75 C30
'00 Montana 3.4L V6
'08 Buick Enclave 3.6L V6 VVT
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2643798 06/03/12 10:56 AM
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Hey forgot this one in my signature!!

VVT = Variable Valve Timing


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'00 Montana 3.4L V6
'08 Buick Enclave 3.6L V6 VVT
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2648916 06/08/12 08:31 PM
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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


2012 Toyota Camry SE 4 cyl (56,500) - dealer's choice
2002 Toyota Solara 3.0L V6 (240k) - Havoline DS 10w30 (junkyard)
2002 Lexus RX300 (188K) - Havoline Synthetic 5w30
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2655130 06/15/12 01:32 PM
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HF=Harbor Freight


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63 Galaxie 500, 390; dad bought it new...
99 Accord V6
15 CR-V
90 Accord EX
Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2724604 08/25/12 07:46 AM
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What is MSS ? Mobil super what is the other s?


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Mobil Super Synthetic

Re: Acronyms used at BITOG, make me a sticky [Re: wally6934] #2737957 09/08/12 09:34 AM
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DSA=dipstick spectral analysis.

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