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Entries from December 2015

Employee Spotlight: Jacob Rislov

December 30th, 2015 · No Comments

If you are a customer for a manual transmission or a transfer case, you may own a unit produced by Jacob Rislov. Jacob has been a builder at ZBAG since 2011. “My ex-stepdad, Merle, got me a job here,” he recalls. ”Merle and Lance trained me.” Although Jacob had no formal automotive training, “I knew […]

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Featured Customer: John Day, Day Tec Discusses Manual Transmissions

December 22nd, 2015 · No Comments

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. His 22-foot dragster won with an elapsed time in the quarter mile of seven […]

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When and Why You Should Change Your Gear Oil with a Manual Transmission in Zumbrota, MN

December 17th, 2015 · 3 Comments

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 the argument of knowing the correct time to change a gearbox’s […]

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4WD vs. AWD: Driving Capabilities with Our Transfer Cases and Differentials in Zumbrota, MN

December 5th, 2015 · No Comments

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, you should know the difference between 4WD and AWD. Zumbrota Bearing and Gear can help […]

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