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EGT - Elantra GT
XD - '01-'03 versions of the Elantra
XD2 - updated version of the XD Elantra ('04-'06)
CAI- Cold Air Intake
BBTB - Big Bore throttle body
SRI - Short Ram Intake
Catback - custom exhaust section from the catalyst to the muffler
MPG - miles per gallon
RPM - revolutions per minute
BHP - brake horsepower
WHP - Wheel horsepower
WTF - What the fluck
MOTM - Member of the month
COTM - Car of the Month
COTY - Car of the Year
LOL - Laugh out loud
ROTFLMAO - Rolling on the floor laughing my ass off!
AT - Auto Trans.
MT - Manual Transmission
LSD - Limited Slip Differential
Tib or Tibby - Tiburon
A/C - Air conditioning
ABS - Anti-lock brakes
TCS - Traction Control system
MAF - Mass air sensor
MAP - Manifold absolute pressure
ICE - In car entertainment
URL - Website address
IMHO - In my humble opinion
NOS - Nitrous Oxide
KDM - Korean domestic market
CEL - Check engine light
ft/lbs. - usually a measurement of torque
ECU - Electronic control unit
BTW - by the way
FYI - for your information
OEM- original equipment manufacturer
FWD - front wheel drive
DOHC - dual overhead cam
DIY - Do it yourself
FWIW = for what it's worth
ETACS = electronic time and alarm control system
TPS = throttle position sensor
TSB = technical service bulletin
WOT = wide open throttle
PSI = pounds per square inch
OMG = oh my god
DOA = dead on arrival
HU = head unit (deck)
EGR = exhaust gas recirculation
HID = high intensity discharge
DOT = department of transportation
BRB = be right back (when chatting)
HVAC = heating/ventilation/air conditioning
EBD = electronic brake distribution
cc = cubic centimeters
cap = capacitor, usually in reference to high power amp setups
coax = coaxially mounted (in reference to speakers: tweeter, woofer share same same axis, mounted as one unit)
HP - Hyundai Performance
IMO - In my opinion
IME - In my experience
J/K - Just Kidding (also j/k)
HD - The newest generation of the Elantra ('07 and up)
AFAIK - As far as I know
MD - Korean version of the 2011+ Avante (Elantra)
UD -US built version of the 2011+ Elantra

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- elantragt   Commonly used abbreviations used at the club   Jan 6 2005, 08:45 PM
- - gonzo777   m/f = microfiber (i.e. towels)   Mar 2 2005, 08:22 PM
- - elantragt   How could I forget this classic: PITA (pain in th...   Mar 3 2005, 11:46 AM
- - Gomez   What's IMAO? I think I've seen that somewh...   Mar 3 2005, 03:55 PM
|- - gonzo777   QUOTE (Gomez @ Mar 3 2005, 03:55 PM)What...   Mar 3 2005, 03:57 PM
- - Gomez   yeah that's it.   Mar 3 2005, 03:59 PM
- - Bigs   Also... POS = Piece of Shit Terms Used in the De...   Mar 3 2005, 05:21 PM
- - Gomez   This is a dream thread for me. What is CNC?   Mar 4 2005, 03:35 PM
|- - gonzo777   QUOTE (Gomez @ Mar 4 2005, 03:35 PM)This is a...   Mar 4 2005, 04:23 PM
- - Cite 3   i know its double posting.. but i thought its more...   Aug 23 2005, 09:12 AM
|- - xdforme22   QUOTE (Cite 3 @ Aug 23 2005, 10:12 AM)i know ...   May 6 2007, 09:05 PM
- - Babyhyundai05   Always wanted to know, but never asked. What does...   May 30 2006, 06:18 PM
|- - therockf150   QUOTE (Babyhyundai05 @ May 30 2006, 07:18 PM)...   May 30 2006, 07:28 PM
- - stauf   0wn3d is an old computer saying that started with ...   May 30 2006, 08:50 PM
- - Codenomics   Pwned is actually an old hacker term. It is pronou...   Jan 7 2007, 02:49 AM
- - elantragt   NSFW = Not Safe For Work (contains adult material)   Mar 4 2007, 08:03 PM
- - NY2002ElantraGT   LMB! LICK MY BALLS! haha, i made up t...   Mar 4 2007, 08:10 PM
- - ewang   what does FI stand for???   Apr 22 2007, 12:07 AM
- - Roydjt   FI=Forced Induction. Turbocharged or supercharged...   Apr 22 2007, 12:10 AM
- - ewang   Thanks... : )   Apr 22 2007, 12:45 AM
- - billy_b0b   this thread helps i was clueless when i kept seei...   Apr 22 2007, 11:20 AM
- - RHINESEL   Right. You'll also see it referred to as an X...   Apr 22 2007, 11:38 AM
|- - billy_b0b   QUOTE (RHINESEL @ Apr 22 2007, 10:38 AM)Right...   Apr 22 2007, 07:29 PM
- - elantragt   QUOTE However what is SOL? Shit Out of Luck, afaik...   May 7 2007, 08:20 AM
- - Toecutter   IIRC?   May 7 2007, 10:54 AM
- - Bigs   ^^^ If I Remember Correctly or If I Recall Correc...   May 7 2007, 11:12 AM
- - elantragt   Ok, AFAIK this has got to be the all time longest ...   Jan 30 2008, 10:54 AM
- - popeye   TMFA   Jan 30 2008, 11:46 AM
- - elantragt   And for our viewing audience that doesn't know...   Jan 30 2008, 11:48 AM
- - popeye   Too Many F***ing Acronyms   Jan 30 2008, 12:16 PM
- - Bigs   Good one Pops! OMGTWFF!   Jan 30 2008, 12:20 PM
- - elantragt   SSEWBA!!! LMAO.   Jan 30 2008, 12:21 PM
- - Bobzilla   HSMHH* *Holy sh*t My Head Hurts.   Jan 30 2008, 04:21 PM
- - cjgt2   The list is crazy. WTMI IHA!   Jan 31 2008, 10:44 AM
- - grhsgomer   what about J1 or J2?what do those mean?   Mar 30 2008, 08:01 AM
- - winc   J1 is the codename for 1991-1995 Elantras, while J...   Mar 30 2008, 09:09 AM
- - eLANTRAkID296   my brains overloaded   Aug 22 2008, 01:15 AM
- - Neanderthal   MBO.   Jan 27 2009, 10:11 PM
- - TheBoss   good list   Mar 15 2009, 02:17 PM
- - mlumz   I hate to bootleg, but there is a killer abbreviat...   Mar 24 2009, 09:08 AM
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