Aftermarket Archives - Transmission Digest
How the global parts supply chain comes together

Have you ever wondered, when you open up a transmission kit, how many nations all of these different parts came from? How many different journeys these parts had to make to get to where they are, sitting in your shop, ready to serve their purpose in a unit that needs them? It would be apt

June Cover Feature
Global suppliers listing 2022

The purpose of the annual Transmission Digest global issue, released every June, is two-fold. We have long understood the curiosity and interest that builders and business owners have in how their counterparts in other countries operate. Of equal importance is a desire to share information about products and product sources that can lead to business

A part for every need

One of the earliest signs that an industry was forming was a transition to specialty transmission hard parts suppliers emerging from general salvage yards, to create the efficient flow of those parts to every shop in the nation. As the automatic transmission became the dominant powertrain option from automakers, some salvage yards specialized in supplying

Transmission control software: Know your terminology

When it comes to a post-rebuild adjustment of transmission control software, the terms flashing, re-flashing, programming, reprogramming and tuning often get used interchangeably. That said, each of these has a specific meaning and is used to address specific situations. To understand some of these terms we would have to break down the controller into three

ZF names new North American aftermarket VP

ZF Aftermarket has announced Ben Smart as the new vice president of aftermarket for region North America. Smart has more than 15 years of experience in sales and marketing managerial roles across the financial, business and commerce sectors. He has been with the ZF Group since 2015, and was with TRW Automotive since 2010, prior

Bosch Automotive Aftermarket Promotes Todd Hertzler

Hertzler brings 14 years of sales experience to his new role, having previously served as director of global accounts at Bosch Automotive Aftermarket’s Farmington Hills office.

TransTec Gasket Wizard Custom

A demonstration of Gasket Wizard TM solution from Transtar and TransTec®.

TDTG RIR 060420
It’s the Little Things

The phrase, “It’s the little things,” is often times pared with “that count” or “will get you.” Both are true when it comes to a loss of reverse after rebuilding a 4F27E. It is easy to overlook the little things that count and it will be the little thing that gets you.