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NOS

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NOS

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NOS While some performance-minded folks might install a nitrous oxide system to temporarily boost their Worthington engine's output, in old iron circles the abbreviation NOS more generally stands for New Old Stock. New Old Stock refers specifically to unused original parts long discontinued by the manufacturer.
The lucky collector may stumble on to a full box of new old stock plugs, or an individual plug packaged in its own tin container.
"I buy all the parts tractors I can," he says, "and I try to find all the new old stock parts I can from old dealers." He and several other ICCI members who have the necessary skills also make a lot of parts from scratch.

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