Hmmmm, Which TOB

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  1. Vettn71

    Vettn71 Member

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    So I bought a FRPP TOB. Made in China. The National brand is made in USA. Now I not sure which one to use. They look identical. Usually everyone here recommends the FRPP, but is the Chinese thing something new?

    Jim
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    The one everyone recommends is Motorcraft. FRPP is hit and miss. You want the genuine factory Ford one.
     
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    He is correct. I had a brand new FRPP one go bad within 3k miles....
     
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    I think I used FRPP in mine. I think they have the same # anyways?
    But the general vote is a simple ford one.

    I would strongly discourage using anything other than a Ford. I changed 2 tob immediately before putting a Ford one in and haven't had issues since.
     
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    looks like it's already been covered but get the oem Ford. I got the frpp and its chirping 2k later.
     
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    Do I get that from Rock Auto or O'Riley's? I thought I was getting the right one with the FRPP. Don't want to do this twice

    Thanks for the help
    Jim
     
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    g36 monkey Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    See if they can get it but usually we have to go to a Ford dealer.
     
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    I went to a Ford dealership.

    If rockauto has them, they're a forum sponsor. Might have a discount code in their section :)
     
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    This is not something Rockauto carries, so I'll do a search for it on line. Thanks
    Jim
     
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    SON OF A GUN! I thought I was supposed to get the FRPP one not an actual Ford one.......:BangHead:
     
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    Yea so many people get confused on this topic .
     
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    I'm also on my second FRPP bearing. Won't make that mistake again.
     
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    I think im running a national bearing t.o .b. and the stupid thing is whinning away already..