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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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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Employee Spotlight: Jan Mangan Employee Spotlight: Jan Mangan
If you’ve ever called ZBAG for a manual transmission, you’ve been helped by Jan Mangan. She doesn’t rebuild or sell the units, but her work contributes to the satisfactory experiences of the company’s customers. Jan came to ZBAG in 2008, and ...
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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: Lance Kispert Employee Spotlight: Lance Kispert
If you call ZBAG to find a rebuilt transmission, transfer case, differential, or related parts, there’s a good chance you’ll talk to Lance Kispert. Lance came to work here at ZBAG in 2003, following the footsteps of his brothers, Loren and Lorry....
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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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