Employee Spotlight: Kevin Larson Employee Spotlight: Kevin Larson
Kevin Larson has been a rebuilder at ZBAG since 2007.  When it comes to the older manual transmissions and transfer cases, he is the go-to person. “I’ve been working on cars pretty much all my life,” Kevin comments. He helped his dad run a r...
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Zumbrota Bearing and Gear Helps You Make The Old Car New Again Zumbrota Bearing and Gear Helps You Make The Old Car New Again
Now more than ever, it seems people are looking for some piece of nostalgia that reminds them of the best times of their youth. Quite often, those memories involve a car or truck, and some of the most vivid of those memories include a high performanc...
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Transmission Troubles in Zumbrota, MN Transmission Troubles in Zumbrota, MN
Engines are becoming more powerful and fuel-efficient every year. They’re the powerhouse, and people take great pains to keep them going. At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we see customers come in all the time looking for various replacement parts. The...
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Employee Spotlight: Terry French Employee Spotlight: Terry French
“You’ve gotta be a car guy to work here,” rebuilder Terry French commented about his position at ZBAG. He’s worked here since 2001, and his specialty is rebuilding differentials, although at times he’s called on to rebuild a front wheel dri...
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Getting Down and Dirty with Your 4WD Getting Down and Dirty with Your 4WD
Most Four-Wheel Drive (4WD) owners use their vehicle for a safe commute in bad weather or when their job takes them to construction sites, farms, ranches or a remote job site. Those are all great uses for your 4WD vehicle, but a tough 4WD truck or hi...
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Four-Wheel Drive: A Blast From the Past! Four-Wheel Drive: A Blast From the Past!
When people think of historic four-wheel drive vehicles, the first name to come to mind is usually Jeep. While Jeep may have been the first four-wheel drive vehicle to make it into the general market, the history of four-wheel drive can be traced b...
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Jeep Transmissions Keep Your Jeep Up and Off Road Jeep Transmissions Keep Your Jeep Up and Off Road
Every make of automobile has its unwavering adherents. A dedicated Chevy person will always be a dedicated to Chevy, and a dedicated Ford person will always be a dedicated to Ford. And Jeep people will always be dedicated to Jeep, but they're in a cl...
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SVL Gears and Products SVL Gears and Products
As ZBAG’s differential gear business grows, we search for high quality parts to add to our product line, both for our differential rebuilding process and for resale. We recently added the SVL light duty series of ring and pinions. Produced by Dan...
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Remanufactured Manual Transmissions for Chevy and Dodge Vehicles Remanufactured Manual Transmissions for Chevy and Dodge Vehicles
Every year it seems there are fewer and fewer new cars and trucks offering a manual transmission as an option. For the true car enthusiast or truck owner, there’s nothing like the power and control of a manual transmission. For these gear-grabbing ...
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Employee Spotlight: Merrisa Ramboldt Employee Spotlight: Merrisa Ramboldt
Although Merrisa doesn't rebuild manual transmissions, she fills many support roles that contribute to the company’s success. “There’s a lot of variety in my days,” Merrisa says. “That’s what I like about my job.” Merrisa started her c...
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