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So that you all know what short words mean we have listed here a list of Acronyms that Detailers use....


If you think of any more post up please and we will then add them to the list......



SRP Auto Glym Super Resin Polish

EGP Auto Glym Extra Gloss Protection

#476 Collinite #476 Super Doublecoat Wax

#845 or #845IW=Collinite #845 Insulator Wax

OCW / OCP optimun car wax /optimum car polish

#00 Meguiar's Hi-Tech Wash, See Meguiar's

#1 Meguiar's Medium-Cut Cleaner, See Meguiar's

#2 Meguiar's Fine-Cut Cleaner, See Meguiar's

#3 Meguiar's Machine Glaze, See Meguiar's

#4 Meguiar's Heavy-Cut Cleaner, See Meguiar's

#5 Meguiar's New Car Glaze, See Meguiar's

#6 Meguiar's Cleaner/Wax, See Meguiar's

#7 Meguiar's Show Car Glaze, See Meguiar's

#9 Meguiar's Swirl Remover 2.0, See Meguiar's

#10 Meguiar's Clear Plastic Polish, See Meguiar's

#16 Meguiar's Professional Paste Wax, See Meguiar's

#17 Meguiar's Clear Plastic Cleaner, See Meguiar's

#18 Meguiar's Clear Plastic Detailer, See Meguiar's

#20 Meguiar's Polymer Sealant, See Meguiar's

#21 Meguiar's sealant, See Meguiar's

#26 Meguiar's Hi-Tech Yellow Wax, See Meguiar's

#34 FI Meguiar's Final Inspection, See Meguiar's

#36 Meguiar's Hi-Tech Cleaner, See Meguiar's

#38 Meguiar's Tire & Trim Dressing Gel, See Meguiar's

#39 Meguiar's Heavy Duty Vinyl Cleaner, See Meguiar's

#40 Meguiar's Vinyl & Rubber Cleaner/Conditioner, See Meguiar's

#62 Meguiar's Car Wash Shampoo and Conditioner, See Meguiar's

#66 Meguiar's Quick Detailer, See Meguiar's

#80 MSG Meguiar's Speed Glaze, See Meguiar's

#81 HP Meguiar's Body Shop Professional Hand Polish, See Meguiar's

#82 SFP Meguiar's Body Shop Professional Swirl Free Polish, See Meguiar's

#83 DACP Meguiar's Dual Action Cleaner/Polish, See Meguiar's

#84 Compound Power Cleaner

#85 Diamond Cut Compound

#96 Medallion Premium Leather Cleaner

#97 MPPC Medallion Premium Paint Cleaner

#98 MPPP Medallion Premium Paint Polish

1Z Einszett products

303 303 Aerospace Protectant

3MFI 3M Finesse-It products, See FI-II

3MPI 3M Perfect-It products

3MPIIIFG 3M Perfect-It III Finishing Glaze, See PIII, See FG

3MPIIIMG 3M Perfect-It III Machine Glaze, See PIII, See MG

3MPIIRC 3M Perfect-It II Rubbing Compound, See PI II

7424 Porter-Cable Model Number, See PC

7336 Porter-Cable Model Number, See PC

A2Z Eagle One (EO) A2Z All Wheel Cleaner

ABC AutoInts ABC 3 step paint decontamination wash system

AG AutoGlym

AFAIK As Far As I Know

AIO Klasse All-In-One

APC All Purpose Cleaner

APC+ Meguiar's All Purpose Cleaner Plus

ARO Amazing Roll Off

AW, A/W 50/50 Alcohol/water mixture

AZ AutoZone

BA Black Again

BBT Big Blue Towel (MF)

BCS P21S Bodywork Conditioning Shampoo


BF II BLACKFIRE reformulated detailing product

BM Black Magic products

BSP Meguiar's Body Shop Professional products, See Meguiar's

CB Clay Bar

CBT Autopia Concours Buffing Towel

CD or CCD California Car Duster

CDB California Dry Blade

CGCW California Gold Car Wash, Mothers

CG Crystal Guard Sealant

CK ClearKote products

CM Clay Magic

CMA Classic Motoring Accessories

CP, 1ZCP Einszett Cockpit Premium, Eimann Fabrik Clear Pearl detail spray

CT Cotton Towel

CW Cleaner Wax

CWB California Water Blade

DA Dual Action Polisher

DAT Diminishing Abrasive Technology

DB Detailer Brush

DCM Dual Cyclo Machine

DACP Meguiar's #83 Dual Action Cleaner/Polish, See Meguiar's

DC Digital Camera, Meguiar's Deep Crystal System

DF Detailers Forum

DG Duragloss Products

EF Eimann Fabrik products

EFBO Eimann Fabrik Black Opal

EFCC Eimann Fabrik Carpet Cleaner

EFCP Eimann Fabrik Clear Pearl instant detailer

EFCV Eimann Fabrik Clear Vision

EFHI Eimann Fabrik High Intensity cleaner

EFPW Eimann Fabrik Power Wash shampoo

EFSR Eimann Fabrik Spot Remover

EFTR Eimann Fabrik Tar Remover

EK Meguiar's Engine Kote

EO Eagle One products

EOSR Eagle One Scratch Remover

EOWS Eagle One Wipe n Shine (QD)

EX Poorboy's World EX Sealant with Carnauba

EX-P Poorboy's World EX Pure Sealant

FB Facebook

FB Forever Black products

FC, FCC Fine Cut (Compound)

FG Finishing Glaze

FI Meguiar's Final Inspection Quick Detailer

FMJ Menzerna Full Molecular Jacket Paint Protectant

FP Menzerna Final Polish

GEPC P21S Gloss-enhancing Paintwork Cleanser

GW, 1ZGW Einszett Glanz Wax

HI Eimann Fabrik High Intensity Cleaner

HIC Eimann Fabrik High Intensity Cleaner

HG Hand Glaze

HT Hi-Temp Products

HTH Hope this helps

HTYW Meguiar's #26 Hi Tech Yellow Wax

IA, ISA Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol

IDA International Detailers Association

IG Stoner's Invisible Glass

IG Instagram

IHG 3M Imperial Hand Glaze

IIRC If I recall correctly

IMHO In my humble opinion

IMO In My Opinion

IP Menzerna Intensive Polish

ISO In search of, I seek out

ISA, IA Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol

KSBF Koala Soft Buffing Towel

KSG Klasse Sealant Glaze

LC Lake Country (Pad manufacturer), Leather Conditioner

LG Liquid Glass

LOL Laughing out loud

LRC Leather Repair Company

LRC1 Leather Cleaner

LRC4 Protection Cream

LS Pinnacle Liquid Souverän wax

LSP Last Stage Product

LSP Last Step Process

LSP Last Step Procedure

LSP Last Step Protection

LV Lexol Vinylex

MDC Meguiar's Deep Crystal Products

Meguiar's #00 Hi-Tech Wash

Meguiar's #1 Medium-Cut Cleaner

Meguiar's #2 Fine-Cut Cleaner

Meguiar's #3 Machine Glaze

Meguiar's #4 Heavy-Cut Cleaner

Meguiar's #5 New Car Glaze

Meguiar's #6 Cleaner/Wax

Meguiar's #7 Show Car Glaze

Meguiar's #9 Swirl remover 2.0

Meguiar's #10 Clear Plastic Polish

Meguiar's#16 Professional Paste Wax

Meguiar's#17 Clear Plastic Cleaner

Meguiar's#18 Clear Plastic Detailer

Meguiar's #20 Polymer Sealant

Meguiar's #26 Hi-Tech Yellow Wax

Meguiar's #34 Final Inspection quick detailer spray

Meguiar's #36 Hi-Tech Cleaner

Meguiar's #39 Heavy Duty Vinyl Cleaner

Meguiar's #40 Vinyl & Rubber Cleaner/Conditioner

Meguiar's #62 Car Wash Shampoo and Conditioner

Meguiar's #66 Quick Detailer

Meguiar's #80 MSG Speed Glaze

Meguiar's #81 HP Body Shop Professional Hand Polish

Meguiar's #82 SFP Body Shop Professional Swirl Free Polish

Meguiar's #83 DACP Dual Action Cleaner/Polish

Meguiar's #84 Compound Power Cleaner

Meguiar's #85 Diamond Cut Compound

Meguiar's #96 Medallion Premium Leather Cleaner

Meguiar's #97 MPPC Medallion Premium Paint Cleaner

Meguiar's #98 MPPP Medallion Premium Paint Protection

Meg's, Megs Meguiar's products

MF Microfiber or Microfiber Towel

MG Machine Glaze, also Meguiar's Mirror Glaze products

MGC Meguiar's Gold Class products

MO Muc Off Products

MP, 1ZMP Machine Polish, Einszett Metallic Polish

MPC Mothers Pure Carnauba

MPLC Meguiar's Medallion Premium Leather Cleaner

MPPC Meguiar's Medallion Premium Paint Cleaner

MPPP Meguiar's Medallion Premium Paint Protection

MSLT Stoner's More Shine Less Time spray

MT Microfiber Towel

MW ClearKote Moose Wax

ND Nevr Dull Metal Wad Polish

NXT Meguiar's NXT Generation Tech Wax

OB Orbital Buffer

OG One Grand Products

OGBW One Grand Blitz Wax

OGOHG One Grand Omega Hand Glaze

OGSO One Grand Show Off Instant Detailer

ONR Optimum No Rinse

P21S Detailing products brand, often times P21S Concours-look Carnauba Wax

PB Pep Boys, Peanut Butter

PBS Pinnacle Bodywork Shampoo

PC Porter-Cable Orbital Buffer 7424 or 7336

PCM Pinnacle Crystal Mist detailing spray

PCW P21S Concours-look Carnauba Wax

PDG Paint Depth Gauge

PI3 or PI-III 3M Perfect-It III products

PI II 3M Perfect-It II products

PITA Pain in the "back side"

PM Private Message

PP, 1ZPP Einszett Paint Polish

PPCL Pinnacle Paint Cleaning Lotion

PPG Pinnacle Paste Glaze

PR Paint Reading’s

PS Pinnacle Souverän Paste Wax

PSDT Pimp Stixxx Detailing Tool

PTG Paint Thickness Gauge

PUPP Platinum Ultimate Paint Protection, also UPP

PW Poorboy's World products

PW+ Eimann Fabrik Power Wash +

QD Quick Detailer, also Meguiar's brand, "Quik Detailer" spray

QD+ Poorboy's World Quick Detailer Plus spray

QEW Protect All Quick & Easy Wash

QS ClearKote Quik Shine detail spray

QW Meguiar's Quick Wax

RCW Reflections Car Wax, Mothers

RO, ROB Random Orbital Buffer

RO Reverse Osmosis

RV Fieldcrest Royal Velvet Cotton Towel

ROTFLMAO Rolling On The Floor, Laughing My Ass Off

S100 S100 Products, specifically S100 Carnauba Paste Wax

SCW 3M Perfect It Show Car Wax

SFP Meguiar's #82 Body Shop Professional Swirl Free Polish, See Meguiar's

SEC, SEPC S100 Shine-enhancing Cleanser

SG or KSG Klasse Sealant Glaze

SG or MSG Mothers Sealer & Glaze

SIG Stoners Invisible Glass

SMAT Smart Abrasive technology

SM2.0 Meguiar's #9 Swirl Remover 2

SMR Swirl Mark Remover, Usually refers to 3M Swirl Mark Remover

SS Saddle Soap

SSB Stoner Speed Bead

SSDT Slick Stixxx Detailing Tool

SSR1 Poorboy's World Super Swirl Remover Light Abrasive

SSR2 Poorboy's World Super Swirl Remover Medium Abrasive

SSR3 Poorboy's World Super Swirl Remover Heavy Duty Compound

ST or MST Mothers Show Time

SW Poorboy's World Spray and Wipe

TBM Two Bucket Method

TCR Mothers Top Coat Reflections

TD Totally Detailed

TF, 1ZTF Einszett Tiefenpfleger

TL Totally Leathered

TFR Traffic Film Remover

TS Tire Swipe foam pad

TT Terry Towel

TW Turtle Wax products

UDM Ultimate Detailing Machine

UDT Autopia Ultimate Detailing Towel, Autopia Ultimate Drying Towel

UP, UPP, 1ZUP Einszett Ultra Paint Polish

UPC Platinum Ultimate Paint Pre-Cleaner

UPP Platinum Ultimate Paint Protection, also PUPP

UV Ultraviolet Light, slowly damages skin, paint and automotive interiors

UDM Ultimate detailing machine (randon orbital machine from Autopia)

VM, VMW ClearKote Vanilla Moose Wax Hand Glaze

VNB Vac n Blow Vacuum

WG Wolfgang Car Care Products

WM Wash Mitt

WS Water Sprite towel

WW Waffle Weave MF towel

WWB P21S Windshield Wash Booster

YMMV Your Mileage May Vary

Z Zaino Bros. Products

Z1 Zaino Show Car Polish

Z2 Zaino Show Car Polish for Clear Coated Finishes

Z3 Zaino Show Car Polish for Regular Paint

Z5 Zaino Polish for Swirl Marks and Fine Scratches

Z6 Zaino Ultra Clean Gloss Enhancer Spray

Z7 Zaino Show Car Wash

Z9 Zaino Leather Soft Spray Cleaner

Z10 Zaino Leather in a Bottle

Z12 Zaino Clear View Glass Polish

Z14 Zaino Plastic Magic Cleaner & Polish

Z16 Zaino Perfect Tire Gloss

Z18 Zaino ClayBar

ZFX Zaino Flash Cure Accelerator Additive For Z2, Z3, Z5