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    Default Definitions please..... (nbs/obs)

    This is probably a stupid question, but can someone explain to me what NBS, OBS, etc refers to?

    Not up on Chevy lingo.....
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    nbs= new body style, obs= old body style, I believe.
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    Quote Originally Posted by trumper View Post
    This is probably a stupid question, but can someone explain to me what NBS, OBS, etc refers to?

    Not up on Chevy lingo.....

    No stupid questions here at all. Actually, I wish more folks would ask 'stupid' questions!

    The answer you got was correct.
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    It refers to the 07 models as they still sold some 07 as the outgoing model or (classic) and some the current body style
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    As noted OBS=Old Body Style -- this convention seemed to start around 2000, as OBS usually refers to '90's era trucks ('88-'98 pickups, '89-'99 suburbans, and so on)

    NBS=New Body Style -- usually referring to the early 2000's body style

    NNBS=New New Body Style -- not sure of the years, but after NBS and before the most recent redesign/restyle

    OOBS = Old old body sytle -- pre '88'ish

    IMO, it's not a very useful way to designate "generations", but it is very common among GM truck enthusiasts.
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    I also use it to refer to myself when I look in the mirror. "Wow.. I can't believe I've actually got an OBS now."


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