5 Cars That Surprisingly Come With Manual Transmissions in Zumbrota, MN 5 Cars That Surprisingly Come With Manual Transmissions in Zumbrota, MN
Stick shift cars are slipping away from the United States auto industry, but some production remains. Since, we work with manual car parts at Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we love to see new cars that offer a manual transmission option.  Here are som...
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Transfer Case Action with Third Differentials in Zumbrota, MN Transfer Case Action with Third Differentials in Zumbrota, MN
When it comes to hauling or transporting large loads, some full-time four-wheel drive vehicles need a little extra help during high range operations. For this purpose, most conventional 4x4 vehicles have transfer cases with a third differential. Th...
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Basic Type Variations Available For Transfer Cases In Zumbrota, MN Basic Type Variations Available For Transfer Cases In Zumbrota, MN
Transfer cases are an essential part of all-wheel and four-wheel drive vehicles, as well as of any vehicle that relies on variations of a multi-powered axle drive. As winter weather looms ahead, you may want to consider your options for weather-ready...
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Expert Picks For Transmissions in Zumbrota, MN: Best Factory Manual Transmissions Expert Picks For Transmissions in Zumbrota, MN: Best Factory Manual Transmissions
We take manual transmissions seriously at Zumbrota Bearing and Gear. Though we offer new, used, and remanufactured transmissions in Zumbrota, MN, we appreciate the quality of stock transmissions. In the U.S., manual transmissions are slowly fading ...
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All About Gear Oil and Why It’s Vital For Manual Transmissions In Zumbrota, MN All About Gear Oil and Why It’s Vital For Manual Transmissions In Zumbrota, MN
Automatic transmission fluid is filled with all kinds of additives and stabilizers, but this wealth of ingredients is not necessarily advantageous when it comes to manual gearbox care. While some manual transmissions today can use ATF, most need gear...
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Why We Need Differentials and How They Work | Zumbrota, MN Why We Need Differentials and How They Work | Zumbrota, MN
If you aren’t an engineer, mechanic, or car fanatic, you may not know how differentials work. In fact, the average car owner probably doesn’t know what a differential is, let alone how they work. At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we help our custom...
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Employee Spotlight: David Houglum Employee Spotlight: David Houglum
  David Houglum has been rebuilding manual transmissions here at ZBAG since 2010. His specialties are 4500’s for Dodge and General Motors and ZF manual transmissions for Fords, although Dave has recently become the backup builder for Merle, ZB...
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Know Your Gears When It Comes To Manual Transmissions In Zumbrota, MN Know Your Gears When It Comes To Manual Transmissions In Zumbrota, MN
Gears are a marvel of simple technology that forms some of the most complex and ingenious systems in the world of machines. The base of automotive function relies heavily on the reliability of gears in transfer cases, differentials, and transmissions...
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Is There a Difference Between Gear Oil And Automatic Transmission Fluid? | Zumbrota, MN Is There a Difference Between Gear Oil And Automatic Transmission Fluid? | Zumbrota, MN
Transmissions are integral to any car, manual or automatic. Without the proper fluids, your transmission will fail, and without a functioning transmission, your car is basically a huge paperweight! At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we offer a complete li...
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ZBAG and the Early Days of Transmissions ZBAG and the Early Days of Transmissions
We work with transmissions every day at ZBAG, and there’s a lot of history behind them. The term transmission goes back to the machines of the industrial revolution, long before motor vehicles, but what we know today as the automatic transmission w...
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