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Old 07-19-2010, 08:46 AM
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Originally Posted by Jacket View Post
I did check with Napa. I was shying away from them because of the core reqt - I don't want to give up my OEM brake calipers for their knock-offs. I guess I could just pay the core charge (+$60), and then rebuild the OEM brake caliper when I have more time....
They are not knock-offs, at least the ones I got. All the stamps and emblems were TEQ and such. The Raybestos were even reman'ed in USA where Toyota does their reman work in Mexico. Whether or not the parts were exactly OE I dunno, but for 1/3rd the price with warranty it seemed like a OK bet. Anyway, what's to say the Toyota sourced reman stuff is necessarily original Aisin castings? Could be anything that have been stamped with a TEQ.
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