Your Transmission, Transfer Case and Differential Specialist

Zbag

1-800-658-2537

Call for technical support
or a price quote!

Entries Tagged as 'Transmissions'

Jeep NSG370 Transmission

March 28th, 2017 · No Comments

                The Jeep NSG370, a six-speed manual transmission, is a unit frequently rebuilt and sold by ZBAG. This transmission was introduced in 2004 during the era of Chrysler’s association with Daimler. The NSG370 was first installed in the Dodge Crossfire, which shares the platform with the Mercedes Benz SLK320. This manual transmission was the first […]

[Read more →]

Tags: manual transmissions · Transmissions

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

January 6th, 2016 · No 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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags: manual transmissions · Transmissions

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 […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions

5 Cars That Surprisingly Come With Manual Transmissions in Zumbrota, MN

November 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

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 some examples of new generation cars that offer manual transmissions in Zumbrota, MN. […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions · Zumbrota Bearing and Gear

Expert Picks For Transmissions in Zumbrota, MN: Best Factory Manual Transmissions

October 7th, 2015 · No Comments

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 in popularity, but the golden era of first generation cars offered some of the best factory manuals we’ve seen […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions

All About Gear Oil and Why It’s Vital For Manual Transmissions In Zumbrota, MN

September 25th, 2015 · No Comments

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 oil to maintain lubrication and system strength. At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we work with new, […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions

Employee Spotlight: David Houglum

August 23rd, 2015 · No Comments

  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, ZBAG’s heavy duty manual transmission specialist. David brings a long history of mechanical and technical experience to […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions

Is There a Difference Between Gear Oil And Automatic Transmission Fluid? | Zumbrota, MN

August 19th, 2015 · 1 Comment

Transmissions are integral to any car, manual or automatic. Without the proper fluids, your transmission will fail, and without a functioning transmission, your car is basically a huge paperweight! At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we offer a complete line of new, used, and remanufactured transmissions in Zumbrota, MN. We remanufacture and sell transmissions, and we […]

[Read more →]

Tags: manual transmissions · Transfer Cases · Transmissions

ZBAG and the Early Days of Transmissions

July 15th, 2015 · No Comments

We work with transmissions every day at ZBAG, and there’s a lot of history behind them. The term transmission goes back to the machines of the industrial revolution, long before motor vehicles, but what we know today as the automatic transmission was in the works in the late 1920s and early 1930s. Some work was […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions

Transmission Troubles in Zumbrota, MN

June 19th, 2015 · No Comments

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. They change the oil, filters, spark plugs, and check the fluids because they don’t want their […]

[Read more →]

Tags: Transmissions