"Your de Tomaso Connection"
The ZF Transaxle
By Jerry Pentaleri
Jerry recently completely rebuilt his ZF transaxle and took these outstanding images for his documentation. While he had it apart he polished each surface on every gear tooth! Jerry is a master machinist and engineer so do not try this at home. Mike
Output Shaft with bearing and fifth gear.
Totally disassembled Input shaft.
Exploded view of input shaft.
Partly reconstructed input shaft (image one).
Partly reconstructed input shaft (image two).
Input shaft with all gears and synchros.
Fully assembled input shaft.
Exploded view of output shaft.
Highly polished ring and pinion gears.
Ring gear assembly.
Ring gear bolts.
Input and output shaft assemblies.
Input and output shaft in rear case.
Rear case back view.
Rear case front view.
Main and rear case together.
Ring gear in case (image one).
Ring gear in case (image two).
ZF top side up.