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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Employee Spotlight: Cory Sobottka Employee Spotlight: Cory Sobottka
Whether you’re a customer for a rebuilt transmission, front or rear differential, or other ZBAG product, chances are Cory Sobottka arranged to have that item available. Hired to work in the shipping department in 2009, Cory soon moved on to recei...
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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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Employee Spotlight: Ben Hermann Employee Spotlight: Ben Hermann
If you’ve called ZBAG looking for a rebuilt transmission, there’s a good chance you’ve talked to sales rep Ben Hermann, an employee since 2004. Ben started out working in the warehouse here at ZBAG, putting away and pulling manual transmission ...
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