Mendeola Transaxle

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MD4-2D Mendeola Transaxle offer a wide selection of Weddle Racing ring and pinions and Weddle Industries’ proprietary 2D gear sets are available, making this trans incredibly versatile. With so many ratio combinations to choose from, the MD4-2D trans can be set up for anything from a short course car to a desert pre-runner. We also offer full service and repair as well.

Does your engine make power that most gearboxes can't handle? The Weddle S4D is designed for big cars with big power. Originally known as the Mendeola S4D, the Weddle S4D features the same proven gear stacks of the S4 mated to an 11.5' ring and pinion. HOME; In House Gearing; Services; TRANSAXLES; NEWS; Contact; Images; FOR SALE. The Mendeola MD trans opened the door for higher horsepower, longer travel cars. These units are based on the VW Type 1 transaxle, but with many improvements to the orginal VW design such as a beefy a 10' diameter ring and pinion and larger differential gears. Revamped by Weddle Industries, the Mendeola S-Series sequential-shifting transaxles feature bigger gears, larger bearings, and a full size reverse gear. Recent upgrades include: improved casting procedures for stronger housings, an improved shift mechanism, improved gear carrier housing and mainshaft bearing retainer and improved oil flow.

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Mendeola transaxles feature:

  • Industry proven Weddle Klingelnberg 10″ diameter ring and pinion
  • Spiral bevel ring and pinion reduces frictional losses and can be run mid or rear engine
  • Bronze load bolt prevents ring gear displacement
  • 2″ narrower than a VW Bus trans
  • 300M G50 input shaft (1″x 23 spline)
  • 930 or 934 drive flanges available
  • External housings cast from A356 aluminum and heat treated to T6 condition
  • Housings stainless shot blasted after casting
  • Billet aluminum sidecovers
  • Bell housing available for top or side mount starter
  • Housings pre-drilled for external oil system
  • Billet aluminum racing differential available


The 2D is the most widely used aftermarket transaxle in the recreational vehicle market.



Starting at $7250


The MD5 is a medium-duty transaxle used primarily in class 10 and 12 desert racing classes.

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Starting at $9450


The S4 features wide gears and a large reverse. Ideal for anything form sandcars to race cars.

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Starting at $11,450


The S4D is very similar to the S4 with the exception of a larger ring and pinion. Designed for bigger horse power and bigger tires.

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Starting at $14,250