REFERENCE Common acronyms for those who may be lost!

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Thanks to a well written post by 0uTkAsT i wanted to create a sticky thread for people who may be new to the community or maybe get lost in the array of acronyms we commonly use. If you have any to add that aren’t on the list please feel free to post them in this thread and we can get everyone on the same page.

Big shout out to 0uTkAsT for this.

Tacoma Styles
AC = Access Cab
DC = Double Cab
LB = Long Bed
SB = Short Bed
TRD = Toyota Racing Development
OR = Off-Road

Modifications
CMC = Cab Mount Chop
CAI = Cold Air Intake
BHLM = Black Headlight Mod
SAS = Solid Axle Swap
SC = Supercharger
DB = Drop Bracket
RTT = Roof Top Tent
AAL = Add-a-leaf

General
TSB = Technical Service Bulletin
FSM = Factory Service Manual
LSD = Limited Slip Differential
ECT = Electronically Controlled Transmission
ECM = Electronic Control Module
EBD = Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
TC = Torque Converter
MT = Manual Transmission
AT = Automatic Transmission
IFS = Independent Front Suspension
VSC = Vehicle Stability Control
(A)TRAC = (Active) Traction Control
MTS = Multi-Terrain Select
EBD = Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
TSS = Toyota Safety Sense

Brands / Vendors
BD = Baja Designs
SDHQ = Super Duty Headquarters
4WP = 4 Wheel Parts
HS = Headstrong Offroad
 
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In addition to MT = Manual Transmission ; Some will use 6MT = 6 speed MT

CO = Coil Overs

More of a tool but I didn't know what it was for a while... BFH = Big F'ing Hammer
 

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Thanks to a well written post by 0uTkAsT i wanted to create a sticky thread for people who may be new to the community or maybe get lost in the array of acronyms we commonly use. If you have any to add that aren’t on the list please feel free to post them in this thread and we can get everyone on the same page.

Big shout out to 0uTkAsT for this.

Tacoma Styles
AC = Access Cab
DC = Double Cab
LB = Long Bed
SB = Short Bed
TRD = Toyota Racing Development
OR = Off-Road

Modifications
CMC = Cab Mount Chop
CAI = Cold Air Intake
BHLM = Black Headlight Mod
SAS = Solid Axle Swap
SC = Supercharger
DB = Drop Bracket
RTT = Roof Top Tent

General
TSB = Technical Service Bulletin
FSM = Factory Service Manual
LSD = Limited Slip Differential
ECT = Electronically Controlled Transmission
ECM = Electronic Control Module
EBD = Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
TC = Torque Converter
MT = Manual Transmission
AT = Automatic Transmission
IFS = Independent Front Suspension
VSC = Vehicle Stability Control
(A)TRAC = (Active) Traction Control
MTS = Multi-Terrain Select
EBD = Electronic Brakeforce Distribution
TSS = Toyota Safety Sense

Brands / Vendors
BD = Baja Designs
SDHQ = Super Duty Headquarters
4WP = 4 Wheel Parts
HS = Headstrong Offroad
Great source for noobs.
 

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Yee
 

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UCA - Upper Control Arm
SPC - ?
 

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UCA - Upper Control Arm
SPC - ?
UCA - Upper Control Arm
LCA - Lower Control Arm
SPC - Specialty Products Company (Manufacturer)

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Super helpful. Thanks for putting this together!
 

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