Vespel®SP-21 Thrust Washers

Vespel Jatco Thrust Washer

Thinner, lighter Vespel® SP-21 thrust washers replace all-metal needle bearings in a new 7-speed AT for rear-drive vehicles

Vespel® thrust washers have been selected to replace larger and heavier metal thrust needle bearings positioned between the clutch casing and aluminum transmission housing.

The Challenge

Good mileage, compact design and fun to drive!

Occupying almost the same space as a 5-speed AT, JATCO Product new 7-speed transmission creates an exciting driving experience for luxury-class, rear-drive vehicles. The AT’s superior response time delivers both exciting acceleration and a quiet, leisurely experience depending on the drive