ZBAG's New Shot Blaster Cleans Remanufactured Differentials to Increase Production Speed ZBAG's New Shot Blaster Cleans Remanufactured Differentials to Increase Production Speed
Zumbrota Bearing and Gear has added another unique piece of equipment to the shop that will reduce the backlog in differential rebuilding. A third automated shot blaster was recently delivered and installed in the blaster area. At ZBAG, an integral...
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The Difference Between Open and Locked Differentials The Difference Between Open and Locked Differentials
A vehicle’s differential is a complex mechanism that allows the wheels of the vehicle to rotate at different rates when turning a corner. If you watch a front or rear wheel drive vehicle moving in a circle, you’ll notice the inside wheels make a...
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Common Transfer Case DTCs for GMC Pickups & SUVs Common Transfer Case DTCs for GMC Pickups & SUVs
Having trouble with your 4-wheel drive not operating or your 4-wheel indicator light flashing? If you have a General Motors Pickup with a NV246 or NV263 transfer case, or a General Motors Sport Utility Vehicle with a NV126 or NV226 transfer case, t...
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The Manual Transmission Is Alive and Well! The Manual Transmission Is Alive and Well!
Mark Twain once said, “The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” The same could be said for the manual transmission. Here at Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we agree with Mark Twain. Rumors of the death of the manual transmission have b...
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How Transfer Cases Release the Power of 4-Wheel Drive How Transfer Cases Release the Power of 4-Wheel Drive
When you shift into 4-wheel drive, you want your truck or SUV’s transfer case to make that happen smoothly every time. Whether you’re blasting through a foot of snow, crawling your way out of a muddy work site, or deep in the back country, there...
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How to Choose the Right ZBAG Warranty for Your Purchase How to Choose the Right ZBAG Warranty for Your Purchase
In addition to new and used products, Zumbrota Bearing and Gear also sells remanufactured manual transmissions, transfer cases, and differentials for domestic automobiles and light trucks. Our team consists of expert mechanics with years of drivetr...
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ZBAG Adds New Dyno to Quality Control Program ZBAG Adds New Dyno to Quality Control Program
In December, ZBAG purchased a new manual transmission dynometer, or dyno, that has an updated high-frequency drive, a larger frame, and a 40-horsepower motor to replace the outdated diode-operated drive and 30-horsepower motor on the old dyno. This i...
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Why You Need a High-Quality Transfer Case Why You Need a High-Quality Transfer Case
Zumbrota Bearing and Gear provides remanufactured transfer cases for a variety of vehicles. The transfer case can be called the unsung hero of four wheel drive (4WD) and all wheel drive (AWD) vehicles. Drivers generally don’t spend a lot of time ob...
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Where Have All the Manual Transmission Cars Gone? Where Have All the Manual Transmission Cars Gone?
Zumbrota Bearing and Gear looks at the reasons why most drivers are ditching manual transmission vehicles. It’s an iconic scene in any racing movie: the drivers match street wits with each other while at the same time pumping the clutch and shiftin...
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How to Detect Problems with Your Rear Differential Using Just Your Ears How to Detect Problems with Your Rear Differential Using Just Your Ears
Zumbrota Bearing and Gear sells new, used, and remanufactured rear differentials for a variety of makes and models. Fortunately for drivers of rear wheel drive vehicles, the rear differential is extremely reliable and gives vehicle owners years of ...
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