Abbreviations and Codes

Abbreviations and Codes

Packing List Abbreviations

The following may appear on your packing list:

  • BACKORD - Backordered, will ship when available.
  • TOS - Temporarily Out of Stock. Part cancelled. Please reorder in 3-4 weeks.
  • TBA - To Be Announced (Availability). Part cancelled from order. Check availability at a future date.
  • NLA - No Longer Available, stock depleted or no manufacturer.

Part Number Definitions

  • -T - After a part number means that part must be shipped Truck Freight. The prepaid order will include a $125.00 charge for delivery in the 48 contiguous United States. Orders outside of 48 states will be quoted. Due to packing and/or transportation requirements, please allow additional time for delivery.
  • * - After the sell price means Oversize Part Charge. Your order will incur a charge of $20.00 for each oversized part. Due to packing and/or transportation requirements, please allow additional time for delivery. Oversize parts are not available for air delivery.
  • -Z - After a part number means Remanufactured Part - Core charge will be applied then refunded after receipt of a rebuildable core.
  • -R - After a part number means Remanufactured Part - No core charge.

Color Suffixes

  • -BG - Burgundy
  • -BL - Black
  • -BN - Brown
  • -DL - Dark Blue
  • -DR - Dark Red
  • -GN - Green
  • -GR - Gray
  • -LL - Blue
  • -OW - Off White (Parchment)
  • -RD - Red
  • -SD - Saddle
  • -TN - White
  • -WH - White

Other Helpful Abbreviations

To help make your ordering easier, here is a list of abbreviations that are used throughout this website.

  • 1ST - 1955 1st Series (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • 2ND - 1955 2nd Series (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • 2WD - 2 Wheel Drive
  • 4WD - 4 Wheel Drive
  • 2DR - 2 Door
  • 3DR - 3 Door
  • 4DR - 4 Door
  • 1PC - 1 Piece
  • 2PC - 2 Piece
  • 6PC - 6 Piece
  • 6V - 6 Volt
  • 12V - 12 Volt
  • 3 SPD - 3 Speed Manual Transmission
  • 4 SPD - 4 Speed Manual Transmission
  • 5 SPD - 5 Speed Manual Transmission
  • 1/2T - 1/2 Ton
  • 3/4T - 3/4 Ton
  • 1BBL - 1 Barrel Carburetor
  • 2BBL - 2 Barrel Carburetor
  • 4BBL - 4 Barrel Carburetor
  • A.I.R. - Air Injection Reactor
  • A/C or AC - Air Conditioning
  • AR or A/R - As Required
  • ALT - Alternator
  • ASSY - Assembly
  • AT, A/T, or AUTO - Automatic Transmission
  • AUX - Auxilliary
  • BAT - Battery
  • BBL - Carburetor Barrel
  • BLK - Black
  • BMC - Brake Master Cylinder
  • BRG - Bearing
  • BRK - Brake
  • BRKT - Bracket
  • BTM - Bottom
  • C15 - 2 Wheel Drive 1/2 Ton (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • C25 - 2 Wheel Drive 3/4 Ton (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • CA - California Model (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • CHRM - Chrome
  • CID - Cubic Inch Displacement
  • COL - Column
  • COMP - Compressor
  • COMPL - Complete
  • CORP - Corporate
  • CT - Center
  • CYL - Cylinder
  • DIA - Diameter
  • DELX - Deluxe
  • DIFF - Differential
  • DIST - Distributor
  • EXT CAB - Extended Cab
  • FR, FRT, or FRNT - Front
  • FWC - Front Wheel Cylinder
  • GVW - Gross Vehicle Weight Rating
  • HD - Heavy Duty
  • HDC - Heavy-Duty Cooling
  • HDR - Heavy-Duty Radiator
  • HP - Horse Power
  • HYD - Hydraulic Brakes
  • ID - Inner Diameter
  • K15 - 4 Wheel Drive 1/2 Ton (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • K25 - 4 Wheel Drive 3/4 Ton (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • KIT - Multiple Pieces
  • L/R - Left/Right
  • LB - Longbed
  • LB - Pound
  • LH - Left Hand (Driver)
  • LWR - Lower
  • MLDG - Molding
  • MT or M/T - Manual Transmission
  • O/S - Oversize
  • OD - Outer Diameter
  • OE - Original Equipment
  • PC - Piece
  • PMP - Pump
  • PNL - Panel
  • PS - Power Steering
  • PTM - Paint To Match
  • PWR - Power
  • RAM - 1500, 2500, 3500 Models (Dodge)
  • RMC - Rolling Model Change
  • REINF - Reinforced
  • REMAN - Remanufactured
  • REPRO - Reproduction
  • REQD - Required
  • RH - Right Hand (Passenger)
  • RND - Round
  • RPO - Regular Production Option
  • RR - Rear
  • RSB - Rear Standard Bearing
  • RWC - Rear Wheel Cylinder
  • SB - Shortbed
  • SECT - Section
  • SET - Complete Truck Set
  • SPD - Speed
  • SPK - Spoke
  • SS or STNLSS - Stainless Steel
  • STB - Standard Bed
  • STD - Standard
  • STD CAB - Standard Cab
  • STL - Steel
  • SUB - Suburban (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • SUPRT - Support
  • SYS - System
  • TH350 - Turbo Hydromatic Transmission - 350 (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • TH400 - Turbo Hydromatic Transmission - 400 (Chevrolet/GMC)
  • TRANS - Transmission
  • UPR - Upper
  • VAC - Vacuum
  • VERT - Vertical
  • W.W/O - With or Without
  • W/ - With
  • W/O - Without
  • WB - Wheelbase
  • WHL - Wheel
  • WNDW - Window

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