See Ricklovins pic in the thread you linked?
You can see the Perforated Metal ring in that pic.
If your currently installed one doesn't have that, it's aftermarket.
Factory is Rubber; thermoplastic should melt with a heat gun or torch really easily.
I've wasted a few of these, but none under 10 years old, lol.
I'm thinking from your pic you have the thermoplastic, but I've been wrong, lol.
Do Not go to the polyurethane; they extrude thru the washers under extreme load.
There are pix here somewhere.
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