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Funkenblitz

Gearboxes

All our gearboxes are supplied by , and are built by Rancho Performance Transaxles in the USA. They supply many well-known VW racers in the USA and around the world.

We carry many gearboxes in stock (apart from special order items).

For more information on the correct fitment of gearboxes, please see our engine fitting section.

Stock gearboxes

We can supply stock rebuilt gearboxes with a variety of final drive ratios including Freeway flyer.

High performace, stock ratio gearboxes

High performance gearboxes come fitted with a super-diff, welded gears, steel shift forks and in a variety of final drive ratios including Freeway flyer.

High performance, close ratio gearboxes

Close ratio gearboxes are supplied fitted with a super-diff, welded gears, steel shift forks and an uprated 3.78/2.21 Super Beetle main shaft with a choice of different close ratio 3rd and 4th gears.

High performance, pro-drag gearboxes

The pro-drag gearboxes can be supplied with many options:

  • Chromoly 1st and 2nd gear main shaft (choice of ratios).
  • Wide choice of 3rd and 4th gear ratios.
  • Welded and gussetted gearbox case.
  • Timken tapered pinion bearing and Chromoly retainer.
  • 1st gear isolator switches (for nitrous use).

These gearboxes are usually special order and are custom built to your requirements. The ratios are selected depending on your engine combination, weight, type of vehicle and many other factors. Please contact us for details.

Racing axles

We can supply uprated Sway Away axles in either long or short types depending on year of vehicle. We can also supply short axle tubes in a powder coated finish, fitted with one piece axle boots.

We can supply uprated IRS axles for use with Beetle, Bus or Porsche CV joints.

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