10-12-11, 09:56 AM
Join Date: Sep 2004
Location: Van Alstyne, TX
Glossary of Terms
Below is a list of terms you may see used in our maintenance forum from time to time.
Terms and Abbreviations
-RWD: Rear Wheel Drive
-Trans: Transmission or Transaxle.
-T-Case: Transfer Case
-TB: Timing Belt
-WP: Water Pump
-Engine Config: Number of cylinder's and the shape of the engine ("I" for Inline, "V" for V shaped , "H" for Horizontally opposed; usually only in reference to porsche or subaru engines) I.E. V-8, I-6, H-4.
-HG: Head Gasket
-BHG: Blown Head Gasket
-VVT: Variable Valve Timing
-VVT-i: Variable Valve Timing w/ intelligence
Anyone feel free to PM me with additions to this list, I am sure I have missed some, but this is all I can think of right now.
Also, I urge each and every member to go here and read up before you take your vehicle to anyone for service, dealer or otherwise.
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