DIY FIND CHEAP & NEW T50 SHYNCROS FOR $62

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negrizio
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DIY FIND CHEAP & NEW T50 SHYNCROS FOR $62

Postby negrizio » Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:28 pm

Hello everyone,

Just a few weeks ago I posted on club4ag FB fan page how cheap some aftermarket parts can be found nowadays. Back then I searched for a T50 tranny mount for 2t and 3t engines. I used this approach because when I mentioned rwd 4age I always got high prices from clerks at various autopart stores. This resulted positive, I got my T50 tranny support for $11 or $12.

Since the T50 was used on those two engines I decided to look for shyncros using the 2t and 3t approach.... and guess what? I found a store who sold me a complete T50 shyncro kit for $62.

You know this kit is about $170 at the Toyota dealer at least. So, here is a GOOD $110 earning right in your wallet.

The thing is, I got shyncros for 1st and 2nd(PN 33368-20012) gears from two brands. One of those was TEZUKA a Japanese made shyncro, the other was from JIUN-MU Taiwan made shyncro… not very happy with JIUM, but at least is not made in China…The other 3 shyncros (PN 33367-14010) are also from JIUN-MU…

I made a close comparison from a OEM Toyota versus TEZUKA/JIUN-MU versions; all 3 of them are identical. The only difference I noticed is weight. Toyota has lighter shyncros, don’t know how much because I tested them by hand only. But other than that they are the same; diameters, width, height etc. even inner and outer groves are the same.

Lets see the pics….

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Notice the store’s inventory sticker in the above pic, they had it registered under FJ40 shyncro hmmm. I just kept my mouth shut…

Below TEZUKA versus Toyota…

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Here below is the other JIUN-MU 1st/2nd gear shyncro; this one was listed under 22R shyncro according to the store. What is wrong with these people???? I still kept my mouth shut.

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The other 3 didn’t had stickers at all, just normal transparent wrap form the manufacturer. See it below.

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Above Toyota versus JIUN-MU comparison.

In the meantime am still rebuilding my T50, I still have some bearings to buy. I’ll stick on Japan made bearings though … NACHI, NSK or KOYO, I won’t take a risk on those. I’ll post future progress when I finish rebuilding and reinstalling it to my hatch…

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The name of the store is Japan International (Japón Internacional), located in Tegucigalpa, Honduras. Here the invoice:

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The currency is Lempiras and the conversion to USD is about 22 lempiras per dollar... $62.31 for all shyncros to be exact.

I hope you find this post useful. Pay attention to sellers on ebay or to any other one; they may be selling you cheap parts like the ones I’ve found.
Last edited by negrizio on Wed Nov 26, 2014 5:27 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Re: DIY FIND CHEAP & NEW T50 SHYNCROS FOR $62

Postby ryun84 » Tue Nov 25, 2014 8:58 pm

Nice find and write-up! Thanks!

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Re: DIY FIND CHEAP & NEW T50 SHYNCROS FOR $62

Postby mideng » Wed Nov 26, 2014 6:53 pm

Awesome... Now we need are bearings :)

Muchas gracias!

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Re: DIY FIND CHEAP & NEW T50 SHYNCROS FOR $62

Postby Rwddriftsvx » Mon Jun 05, 2017 6:17 am

awesome! Going to look into this more

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