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Trans rebuild parts source?

Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:06 pm

My ST165 has a bit of a crunchy 2nd gear. Everything else feels great. I'd like to rebuild it, but kind of hard to find a kit. Anyone else rebuild one of these? Do the MR2 or Camry boxes have the same internals?
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Re: Trans rebuild parts source?

Sat Oct 28, 2017 1:06 am

Searched around and was able to find parts directly from the Toyota dealer network. Got everything to fix my 2nd gear grind. Price was not too bad. Now I just have to open the trans...that should be fun.

Re: Trans rebuild parts source?

Sat Oct 28, 2017 2:39 am

It's really simple. Rumors are it is quite similar to the mr2 e153. I had mine out of the car, disassembled and tore down to the fears in under an hour. I have the alltrac blowout diagrams somewhere.

I'm about to strip mine down and replace all the syncros just for the hell of it.

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Re: Trans rebuild parts source?

Sat Oct 28, 2017 6:11 am

If you look up the toyota diagrams the MR2 syncros are the same as the st185/165. At least the 2nd gear syncro. The gears are different, due to different ratios. I found this out earlier today!
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