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Old October 3rd, 2013, 07:56 AM
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For Newbies - Acronyms For All Things Land Rover

When I first came on this board I was sometimes lost figuring out what some acronyms meant. One day I just started making a list and here it is. I hope it helps someone. What did I miss? What did I get wrong?


AB - Atlantic British
ABS - Anti-Lock Braking System
ARB - Anthony Ronald Brown
BP - British Pacific (now merged with AB)
CDL - Center Differential Lock
CEL - Check Engine Light
CSW - County Station Wagon
CYA - Cover Your Ass
D90 - Defender 90
DISCO - Discovery
D1 - Discovery 1st Edition (1996-1999)
D2 - Discovery 2nd Edition (1999-2004)
D110 - Defender 110
DMF - Dual Mass Flywheel
ECR - East Coast Rover
ECU - Engine Control Unit
EFI - Electronic Fuel Injection
FNG - Fucking New Guy
FPS - Fuel Pressure Sensor
FP - Fuel Pump
HEGOS - Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
HID - High Intensity Discharge
IACV - Idle Air Control Valve
LED - Light Emitting Diode
LOL - Lots of Laughs
LR - Land Rover
LWB - Long Wheel Base
LRNA - Land Rover North Amaerica
L8 - Lucky 8
MAF - Mass Air Flow
MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure (sensor)
MAR - Mid Atlantic Rally
MOD - Ministry of Defense or Forum Moderator
MPG - Mile Per Gallon
NAS - North American Spec
NFW - No Fucking Way
NIB - New In Box
NLA - No Longer Available (Sorry!)
NOS - New Old Stock
NTO - New Take Off
O2 - Oxygen (sensor)
OBD - (2,3,etc) On Board Diagnostics
OME - Old Man Emu
PIA/PITA - Pain In The Ass
PO - Previous Owner
POE - Port Of Entry
POS - Piece of Shit
PP - PayPal
TDi - Turbo Direct Injection
RDS - Rovers Down South
RN - Rovers North
ROTL - Rolling on the Floor Laughing
RO RO - Roll on Roll Off
ROW - Rest Of World
RR - Range Rover
RRC - Range Rover Classic
RRS - Range Rover Sport
RTE - Rovertyme Engineering
RTWE - Round the World Expedition
RURR - Rover Underground Rail-Road
SD - Safety Devices
SG - Safari Guard
SHP - Safari Heritage Parts
SPF - Sold Pending Funds
SPOT - Stupid Previous Owner Trick (or Thing)
SS - Stainless Steel
ST - Soft Top
SW - Station Wagon
SWB - Short Wheel Base



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Old October 3rd, 2013, 07:59 AM
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PO- Previous owner
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Old October 3rd, 2013, 08:05 AM
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MOD actually stands for Minister of Defense or Forum Moderater

Nicely done this should be made a sticky by the MOD's
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MAR- Mid Atlantic Rally
TDi is for Turbo Direct Injection
ABS Antilock Braking System
FP fuel pump
MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure (sensor)
O2 Oxygen (sensor)
HEGOS Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
POE Port Of Entry
LRNA Land Rover North America
NADA North Amaerican Dollar Area
RO RO Roll on Roll Off
ECR East Coast Rover
TP Tire Pressure
OBD (2,3,etc) On Board Diagnostics
SPOT Stupid Previous Owner Trick (or Thing )
SPF Sold Pending Funds
FPS fuel pressure Sensor
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MOD – Military of Defense
As opposed to MOO? Military of Offense? JK It's actually Ministry/Minister of Defense

Great list though! ROFL, LOL
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MOD actually stands for Minister of Defense or Forum Moderater

Nicely done this should be made a sticky by the MOD's
Fixed, thanks!
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MAR- Mid Atlantic Rally
TDi is for Turbo Direct Injection
ABS Antilock Braking System
FP fuel pump
MAP Manifold Absolute Pressure (sensor)
O2 Oxygen (sensor)
HEGOS Heated Exhaust Gas Oxygen Sensor
POE Port Of Entry
LRNA Land Rover North America
NADA North Amaerican Dollar Area
RO RO Roll on Roll Off
ECR East Coast Rover
TP Tire Pressure
OBD (2,3,etc) On Board Diagnostics
SPOT Stupid Previous Owner Trick (or Thing )
SPF Sold Pending Funds
FPS fuel pressure Sensor
Good stuff, added all of them.
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POS= piece of shit

PIA= pain in the ass

Josh= rijosho/Joshua
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pia= pain in the ass

josh= rijosho/joshua
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MoD = Ministry of Defence

DMF = Dual Mass Flywheel (for Td5's)
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DMF = Dual Mass Flywheel (for Td5's)
Fixed, thanks!
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EOT = Engine Oil Temp
EGT = Exhaust Gas Temp

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