Employee Spotlight: Brandon Schreader Employee Spotlight: Brandon Schreader
Brandon Schreader is builder here at ZBAG specializing in front and rear differentials and transfer cases. It’s unusual for Brandon to get many chances to build transfer cases though, since he is usually kept busy with the differentials. Brandon jo...
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Employee Spotlight: David Feidt Employee Spotlight: David Feidt
David Feidt brings a well-rounded automotive background to his position as a rebuilder here at ZBAG. An employee since 2012, he rebuilds manual transmissions as well as transfer cases. David came to ZBAG with work experience at area auto dealerships....
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When and Why You Should Change Your Gear Oil with a Manual Transmission in Zumbrota, MN When and Why You Should Change Your Gear Oil with a Manual Transmission in Zumbrota, MN
There are many arguments between new and old car owners and owner generations about gear oil. Some manual owners insist on using a high viscosity oil, while others get by with ATF. Some owners only use synthetic or natural oils, and there is always t...
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Featured Customer: John Day, Day Tec Discusses Manual Transmissions Featured Customer: John Day, Day Tec Discusses Manual Transmissions
John Day, owner of Day-Tec Enterprises in Earlville, IA, is a customer who buys ZBAG products for manual transmissions and other drivetrain components. A drag racer since 1955, this summer he won the Quick 16 at the Tri-City Raceway in Earlville. H...
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When and Why You Should Change Your Gear Oil with a Manual Transmission in Zumbrota, MN When and Why You Should Change Your Gear Oil with a Manual Transmission in Zumbrota, MN
There are many arguments between new and old car owners and owner generations about gear oil. Some manual owners insist on using a high viscosity oil, while others get by with ATF. Some owners only use synthetic or natural oils, and there is always t...
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4WD vs. AWD: Driving Capabilities with Our Transfer Cases and Differentials in Zumbrota, MN 4WD vs. AWD: Driving Capabilities with Our Transfer Cases and Differentials in Zumbrota, MN
Four-wheel drive has been around for a long time in the history of automotive engineering, and while it used to be synonymous with all-wheel drive, 4WD is now a distant cousin of today’s AWD. To understand your vehicle’s driving capabilities, y...
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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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Employee Spotlight: Eric Blakstad Employee Spotlight: Eric Blakstad
Eric Blakstad is one of the many specialists that works to ensure the quality and dependability that ZBAG’s remanufactured units are known for. Eric is one of the builders who concentrate on producing rear differentials. He assembles a large quanti...
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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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Employee Spotlight: Caleb Voxland Employee Spotlight: Caleb Voxland
If you’ve ordered a remanufactured manual transmission from ZBAG in the last three years, Caleb Voxland has probably played a role in producing it. Caleb has been the company’s lead parts specialist since 2012. “I produce the work orders for th...
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