Buying auto parts: what you don't know can hurt you

NOS vs OE vs OEM vs Aftermarket Parts - What you need to know

At Peters Partz, we sell primarily NOS auto parts.  Because of that we get asked to explain to people what NOS means, and from time to time the response we hear is "Oh, that's the same as OEM parts, right?".  Not necessarily.  Before you set out to buy parts online, you should know what you are buying.  To do that, you need to understand the difference between the various types of parts, and this blog post should be a handy guide. NOS Auto Parts NOS stands for "New, Old Stock" parts.  These are parts that are brand new,never installed on...

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