Contact Sonnax anytime for comprehensive assistance with Sonnax products. Our top-notch tech team of seasoned automotive professionals and product specialists are dedicated to helping you get the most out of Sonnax transmission, torque converter and driveline solutions.
Sonnax employs a team of skilled technicians dedicated to working one-on-one with industry professionals. Whether you’re trying to identify the right Sonnax part for your build, looking for help in selecting parts for a powerhouse performance transmission or assistance with reaming, vacuum testing and product installation techniques, Sonnax is here for you!
Jeff Parlee brings over 40 years of extensive transmission industry experience to the VBX team. After tech school and working in various transmission shops in the early seventies, he opened his own shop, Jeff’s Transmission. He spent the next 24 years operating the shop, diagnosing and rebuilding transmissions as well as doing general automotive work, until 2000 when he joined AAMCO’s technical department. He Joined VBX in 2007 as Product Support Manager and continues to hold that position.
Jeff has been married to his wonderful wife Carole for 21 years and they have three children and five grandchildren. He is a lifetime member and volunteer firefighter at Perkiomen Twp. Fire Co. He enjoys woodworking and writing in his spare time.
Joe Cangelosi joined the VBX tech team in 2010. He brings 50+ years of experience in the automotive industry. Before joining VBX, he spent 22 years with the AAMCO Transmissions technical department as a hotline consultant, video trainer and technical writer. His extensive hands-on experience includes heavy line technician with a Ford dealership and transmission rebuilder at an independent transmission repair shop.
Joe is semi-retired and during his time-off enjoys drag racing, restoring classic cars and long road trips with his wife of 47 years, Theresa.
Robert Moreau’s main focus is providing Sonnax transmission technical assistance on various online forums, from the largest - like TRNW - to the smallest. Many know him by his online handle, “Tranibob.” Based in California, he’s a regular presenter at West Coast Sonnax Roadshow seminars.
Prior to working for Sonnax, Robert was a transmission rebuilder for more than 20 years, owned a transmission shop for 11 years and worked the hotline for AAMCO for a year.
According to Robert, Sonnax has given him a great opportunity to do what he loves to do by helping the guys in the trenches and ensuring the industry has a great future.
Tory Royce is a seasoned automotive professional with more than 20 years in the industry, including extensive background at the dealer level with Ford, Mazda, Saab and VW/Audi. He has been a solid part of the tech team at Sonnax since January 2007, expertly guiding technicians in the application and successful use of the full Sonnax product line. His outside interests include snowmobile and motorcycle riding, and he enjoys movies, classic rock and all forms of home and mobile infotainment.
Zachary Richardson is an automotive enthusiast who joined the technical team in 2016. With three years of experience, he came from a management position in parts sales and product support. He has eight years of experience with automotive repair and maintenance, as well as a special interest in sport compact performance. Outside interests include: autocross racing, football, and rock music.