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Re: Car/Mazda 3 Dictionary

YMMV - Your Milegage May Vary

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Electrical Terms

A - Amps (ex. 150A)
W - Watts
J - Joules
AWG - American Wire Gauge
V - Volts
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Car Terms (Basic)

HP - Horsepower, 1 hp = 33,000 ft·pound-force·min−1 = exactly 745.69987158227022 W (Gets the cars down the track)
TQ - Torque, the measure of a force's tendency to produce torsion and rotation about an axis, (Gets the car off the line)
Govenor - Limits an activity, anywhere from acceleration, RPMs, to speed

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Car Audio

For Brands - good place to start is http://www.clubknowledge.com/Car_Audio_FAQ/?t11

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BSD- Balance Shaft Delete

What's VTCS?
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VCTS - Variable Tumble Control System (as pertaining to Mazda B engines)

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[size=15pt]With the redevelopment and launch of the new FMVperformance.com site today, January 11, 2007, this Dictionary is now depreciated in favor of a new one located here: https://www.fmvperformance.com/index.php?board=1043.0[/size]
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