Well Mike I wish I was getting kick back or kick in the seat of my pants.
You're right in your statement, same part yet costs less and a tech who is as good as the Dealers Tech.
If everything being equal, then take the one that saves you bucks and offer the same warrantee.
I'm approaching 200,000 miles ands mine is still going strong, shifts as it should and no leaks, Lucky Me.
Happy Trails Beep Beep from the Spiderman in Houston!!!