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Old 07-19-2019, 08:11 PM #31
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The aircabinman OEM kit just came in. It looks pretty much as described for the most part. The camshaft seals come in an unmarked bag as noted in the item description - water pump gasket and thermo gasket were unmarked as well (Aisin). The A/C belt came marked bando/denso/made in USA, the PS belt was marked mitsuboshi, and the alternator belt was marked Toyota. The rest of it was just as described. Thanks for all the tips. Now to attempt an install.
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I'm looking to buy an OEM timing belt kit from one of the sellers on eBay. It seems there are a few sellers with a decent amount of reviews that claim to use all OEM parts.

A guy recently told me to watch out for sellers that put cheap aftermarket parts in OEM boxes. So my question is - is there any way to confirm the authenticity of the parts in these timing belt kits. Are there any sellers you recommend?

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just to add to the others,

When I did mine like 4-5 years ago, I got it on ebay and just searched for a very highly reviewed seller, with top credentials, and that toyota OEM kit was for sure not the cheapest but a good price. I obviously don't even remember who it was.

When the kit arrived, it was as on the seller'S description, all toyota OEM parts, and that kit is installed and now near the end of it's recommended maintenance of 100K miles end of life, no problem. Will do the same this winter/spring when I replace it again.
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I'm all about saving money... but there HAS to be a reason the same parts from Toyota are $700 and the kit from Ebay is $300.

Question.. if you don't have the Know how, room, proper tools to do this job and you go to a dealer( or an indie shop) with your box of Ebay Goodies will they do the Job? or send you packing? Obviously there wont be a warrantee on the parts.
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The spam post was deleted. Someone quoted it right below the post you quoted (MsIbuki).
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Ok fine...
Knowing me I'd be the one to click on it. My AV is pretty good so i think it would warn me when i do something stupid.
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