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Can't buy blue spring from International anymore?

I called my local International Truck dealer today and asked for the part number: 1843065C98.

After a minute or so, I was asked, "Is this for a Ford?"

I explained that the part number was an International part number, but yes, it fit the 6.0 Ford.

He then explained that it's now a "Ford only" part number and that he, as an International dealer, couldn't get it.

Anyone else run into this?

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They caught ya. They will not sell so much as a bolt if you mention the forbidden "F" word (Ford).
Whenever they ask that, you deny-deny-deny.
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They caught ya. They will not sell so much as a bolt if you mention the forbidden "F" word (Ford).
Whenever they ask that, you deny-deny-deny.
Why? What's the harm? He said it was listed as a Ford part.

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Has to do with all those lawsuits going back and forth between Ford and International. A bit of bad blood there.
When I went into the International dealer around the corner from my place, the guy behind the parts counter saw my truck and as I entered the store, he told me straight up he will not sell me anything for the 6.0 or the VT365. I was there for no less than 20 minutes just to get 4 gallons of concentrated coolant.
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Has to do with all those lawsuits going back and forth between Ford and International. A bit of bad blood there.
When I went into the International dealer around the corner from my place, the guy behind the parts counter saw my truck and as I entered the store, he told me straight up he will not sell me anything for the 6.0 or the VT365. I was there for no less than 20 minutes just to get 4 gallons of concentrated coolant.
That seems incredibly silly... So, is there any way to get the blue spring kit via International online?

I like Tousley ok, but their shipping is ridiculous.

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Try ordering the Ford version of the cheaper International kit, part number 6E7Z-9C165-B.
This is the version that does not include the regulator cover.
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ebay has them fairly cheap. I got mine for $36

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ebay has them fairly cheap. I got mine for $36

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How did you find it? I've searched by part number and general keywords, but haven't found the Int'l one.

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Try ordering the Ford version of the cheaper International kit, part number 6E7Z-9C165-B.
This is the version that does not include the regulator cover.
I'll see if I can find one - My dealer wanted $116 for the complete kit and I'm sure they'd like to steal as much $$ as possible for this one, too.

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My International dealer told me they couldn't get it either. And my dealer will sell you anything if it makes them a buck.

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This is the only one I could find. I got mine from this guy Maybe shoot him a message and see if he has any.

The one I got was def international, it came in the original international packaging and everything.

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