Richmond Performance Products


Richmond Performance Products  for Racing, Hi-Performance and Off-Road aftermarkets is now part of Midwest Truck & Auto Parts, Inc.  under their Drivetrain Solution  division, Motive Gear.

The combination of Motive Gear, Motive Gear Performance, Ten Factory, Richmond Gear, Powertrax and Lock-Right creates a synergy that will be unmatched in the aftermarket”for Midwest Truck & Auto Parts, Inc. strengthening  their position as the worldwide leader in the Racing, Hi-Performance and Off-Road aftermarkets.”

Richmond Performance Products are know for their superior quality, a result of their continuous research and development program combined with state-of-the-art manufacturing capabilities and extensive testing.

Richmond  manufactures and distributes professional quality, high performance ring & pinions, transmissions and traction control devices for the Racing, Hi-Performance and Off-Road aftermarkets.

This includes:

  • Professional quality, high performance Rings & Pinions under the Richmond name as well Sportsman rings and pinions for 4-wheel drive, light trucks, SUVs, off-road and street performance vehicles and a top value quality OEM replacement gear set under the name of EXCel
  • Spools and Mini-Spools which are CAD/CAM designed for optimum strength to weight ration, CNC machined 4140, fully heat treated and race proven on the strip and track.

  • Synethetic Gear Oils  formulated with high quality, thermally stable, synthetic base oils, exclusive pressure and limited-slip additive which stay in suspension.
  •  POWERTRAX® Traction System,  a smooth and quiet no-slip traction system  with the latest design in traction adding differential technology under the name of PowertraxThis line  is a leading manufacturer of traction adding differentials for the light truck, sport utility and performance street rod market. It combines the smooth operation of a limited-slip differential, with the traction performance of a locking differential. A quality upgrade for added safety of high traction for everyday street use or extreme traction for the most demanding application, providing  maximum traction, street-ability, and easy installation.

  • PowerTrax also offers an excellent value Lock-Right Full Locker, the original locking differential that can be easily installed in existing case assemblies without any special tools or setup equipment. It has been widely used in demanding off-road applications around the world requiring extreme traction output and high-strength. Best value for greatly  increasing the traction of  2-wheel drive and  4×4 trucks and Jeeps and best suited for extreme off-road to sever on-road use.

  • Transmissions,  “Bullet proof” manual transmissions,  packed with power and speed – coming soon.

To check out the various applications for their products. Go to Richmond website at