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All-wheel drive and four-wheel drive: how are they different?

February 22nd, 2017 · 1 Comment

Are you the owner of a car or SUV with four-wheel drive (4WD) or all-wheel drive (AWD)?  Vehicles with these two types of drive trains are becoming more readily available from most car manufacturers. The terms 4WD and AWD are often used interchangeably, but they don’t refer to the same type of power train. 4WD […]

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Featured Customer: Haisley Machine

April 13th, 2016 · No Comments

            The Haisley family, Van, Patty and Curt, are passionate about their business, Haisley Machine. Their focus is on all things related to Cummins diesel trucks and their components with emphasis on their customers’ needs for engine and driveline components for competition trucks. Van Haisley and son Curt drive Ram competition trucks in the Lucas […]

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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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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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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. […]

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Basic Type Variations Available For Transfer Cases In Zumbrota, MN

October 15th, 2015 · No Comments

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 vehicles. At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we have quality multi-drive options with our transfer […]

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Know Your Gears When It Comes To Manual Transmissions In Zumbrota, MN

August 21st, 2015 · No Comments

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. At Zumbrota Bearing and Gear, we provide trustworthy gear systems for your vehicle with our […]

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Zumbrota Bearing and Gear for Classic Cars Needing Parts

July 8th, 2015 · No Comments

The summer classic car season is upon us! In Minnesota that means some fascinating viewing across the state as restorers bring out their pride and joy for a handful of runs. We can argue all winter about what make or model is a classic, but if someone is taking the trouble to collect and restore […]

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Getting Down and Dirty with Your 4WD

May 29th, 2015 · No Comments

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 high clearance SUV can be a lot of fun […]

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Jeep Transmissions Keep Your Jeep Up and Off Road

May 12th, 2015 · No Comments

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 class of their own due to Jeep’s unique history starting out […]

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