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NAPA or from the stealership?

I'm buying a thermostat housing, an idler pulley, tensioner assy and a belt - NAPAs a bit cheaper and has the parts in stock.
Is it really 'the good stuff'?
Junk or not vs stuff from the dealership? Pretty sure it's gates brand stuff.

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.. thats what I'm about to order...

2000 F250 7.3L EX.Cab Short Bed -05 Front end w/ HID's - Leveling shackles - Wicked wheel - Dipricol gauges - FORD AIS intake - Foil Delete - LINE-X Rockers - CCV dump - 315/70/17 BFG A/T with Eagle Alloy 197's - ELC w/ coolant filter and around the belt hose - PHP Hydra - Hpress oil x

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Just ended up placing an order with Ford Parts - Silver State Ford Parts

Got belt, tensioner, idler, thermostat housing, oil filter, fuel filter.... delivered for $235.00 - All Ford parts. What a friggin deal!!!

Glad I did some searching... saved well over 100 bucks!!

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Whats a "stealership"?

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Whats a "stealership"?
A Dealership

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I get most of my stuff from napa, cant complain. I got my idler, tensioner, hose, thermostat and most of my other parts there.

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Whats a "stealership"?
general term for a dealership in which most of them mis-diagnose and charge you out the a$$ to fix soemthing that not broken or make the problem worse.

our local ford/international beleives they live in Beverly Hills or soemthing. CPS is $48. Glows are $250, and glow relay is $85, shell coolant 50/50 mix 8 gallons is $160, the list goes on. i bet a belt is $3000 and cupholder is $970

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95 f250--238k and counting
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