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Old 01-23-2018, 06:07 PM   #1
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Acronyms & Abbreviations used

Is it possible to have a new thread or sticky started with this feature? I do know what some of them used on this forum stand for, but there are several I don't know. It would greatly assist the newer users and the not so tech savvy participants of our community. Some that I know, but feel free to add others and I will revise the list(make one complete list) at the end of this month.

TV = Tow Vehicle
GVWR = Gross vehicle weight rating
TPM = Tire pressure monitor
SOB = I have no clue lol
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SOB.....Some other brand
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Old 01-23-2018, 10:37 PM   #3
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Everybody who sees this forum for the first time has a clue what SOB is. But it's not what you think.
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DW = The Wife
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DW = The Wife
Thought it was "dah wife"
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Here are some from an old list I have. I am sure there are many others.

RV terms
5er 5th wheel travel trailer
TT bumper pull travel trailer
SOB some other brand (used on brand specific forums to refer to some other brand)
MH motor home
DP diesel pusher (engine in rear) motor home
FRED front engine diesel motor home
PUP pop up camper
TC truck camper (camper that ride in the bed of a pickup)
TH toy hauler (an RV with a “garage” in the rear to carry “toys” such as ATVs)
Toad vehicle being towed behind RV
MDT medium duty truck (heavier duty than regular pickups)
HDT heavy duty truck (even heavier duty)
TPMS tire pressure monitoring system
TV tow vehicle (or television depending on how used)

Campground terms
COE corp of engineers (usually related to COE campgrounds)
USFS United States Forest Service (often used related to USFS campgrounds)
NPS National Park Service
BLM Bureau of Land Management
RGV Rio Grande Valley in Texas
PA Passport America campgrounds
KOA Kampgrounds of America

Truck terms
DRW dual rear wheel
SRW single rear wheel
CC crew cab
LB long bed
SB short bed
4x4 4 wheel drive
FX4 Ford’s designation for a 4x4 with extras
CTD Cummins turbo diesel
PSD Ford power stroke diesel
WD weight distribution hitch
Slider sliding 5th wheel hitch
RAWR rear axle weight rating
GCWR gross combined weight rating


General terms for truck or RV
CCC cargo carrying capacity
GVWR gross vehicle weight rating



Personal terms
DW dear wife or d@mn wife depending on mood
DH dear husband or d@mn husband again based on mood
DD dear daughter
DS dear son
(D could also be daffy, demented, or any other of your own personal choice)

IMHO in my humble opinion
LOL laughing out loud
YMMV your mileage may vary
OP original poster who started a new thread (conversation)
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Thought it was "dah wife"
Dear or Darling Wife- DW
Dear or Darling Daughter - DD
Dear Son- DS
Dear Husband- DH
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Old 01-24-2018, 03:42 PM   #8
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Thats a very good list, with lots of help for the "newer" folks on this site. I learned a several new ones from your list. Thanks for the input!
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