4 Reasons Switching from Manual to Automatic Transmission Is a Good Move

With changes in demand, switching from manual to automatic transmission may be a smart decision. This article outlines a few reasons your clients may want to consider it.   At one time, manual transmissions had many advantages over their automatic counterparts – cars with manual transmissions were easier to maintain, their fuel economy and performance outpaced automatics, and they were …

Is a Manual or Automatic Transmission Better? 4 Myths Debunked

When your clients are deciding between a vehicle with a manual or automatic transmission, the misinformation can be difficult for them to see through. This article debunks four common myths about automatic transmissions. Buying a car is a big decision. With so many choices—color, make, model, style—the process can be overwhelming. To make matters even more difficult, a lot of …

4 Ways Your Customers Can Make Their Aftermarket Transmission Rebuilds Last Longer

Give your customers these tips if you want to help them make their aftermarket transmission parts last longer. You know exactly how important it is to keep a transmission in good working order, but do your customers? Not only is it a critical part of any functioning car—it is also one of the most expensive systems to replace if something …

​​How Quality Transmission Rebuild Parts Improve Your Reputation

Trying to build your shop’s reputation for quality work? The transmission rebuild parts you use can affect rebuild longevity, which can lead to more business. In this industry, a good reputation is invaluable. Customers have plenty of choices when it comes to getting work done on their transmission, so you should be doing everything you can to stand out. When …

OEM vs. Aftermarket Parts: 3 Key Differences to Help You Decide

In the debate over OEM vs. aftermarket parts, there is a lot of misinformation derailing the conversation. While many customers lean toward OEM parts, this is usually due to confusion surrounding the quality of aftermarket parts. As experts in the industry, we’re here to clear up some false perceptions that may be preventing you from choosing the best part for …

Lower Cost of Ownership: Evidence Supports Aftermarket Allison Transmission Parts

Whether or not you’ve read our post on the interesting history of Allison Transmission, you probably already know that aftermarket Allison Transmission parts are some of the most reliable pieces that GFX stocks. According to a 3-year study that the company released just last month, they now have proof that the brand’s automatics reduce a vehicle’s Total Cost of Ownership …

Automatic Transmission Rebuild Kit: Overhaul vs. Master

The automatic transmission rebuild kit you choose will depend on your needs as a repair shop and the needs of your clients. Transmission overhaul kits contain the non-metal components that you need to rebuild a transmission. They include, but are not limited to, parts such as O-rings, D-rings, paper gaskets, and seals, many of which take a ton of wear …

4 Interesting Facts about Automatic Transmissions You Might Not Know

While automatic transmissions are used widely today, that was historically not always the case. We have covered the specific history of Allison Transmissions in a previous post, but there are 4 surprising facts about the general history of transmissions you may not know about. This includes why we switched from manuals to automatics on such a large scale over the …

What’s the Deal with Aftermarket Distributors and Port Congestion?

Marine terminal congestion has become one of the largest issues affecting aftermarket distributors today, especially for those shipping out from the West Coast. Each day, thousands of trucks come to terminal gates to load goods, placing massive demands on the current operating model that ports have in place. GFX recently had to announce price increases due to this issue — …

Need Aftermarket Transmission Parts? 4 Reasons to Work with GFX

If you work as a distributor or retailer, you know how difficult it can be to find a trustworthy manufacturer that you can depend on. You need to offer your clients an array of high-quality aftermarket transmission parts that will make your customers happy. GFX can offer you the quality, affordability, global connections, and service you need. Quality GFX has …