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.
Since 2011 the Sonnax team has taken the show on the road – travelling shop-to-shop to train rebuilders on the best techniques in the field. Get your toughest questions and peskiest problems ready for Sonnax Technical Sales & Training Specialist Randall Schroeder. In these FREE 2-hour visits, you’ll learn:
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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.
Randall came to Sonnax in 2012 with more than 40 years of years of automotive training, diagnostic and repair experiences in tow. Realizing a love of repairing things at a young age, 12-year old Randall went from fixing roller skates to skateboards to bicycles – not just for the area children, but for their parents as well. Randall began his professional career in 1975 at a Ford dealership, later working for ATRA from 1995 –2011. At Sonnax, Randall has spent the vast majority time of his time crisscrossing the nation, training technicians one-on-one, both in valve body repair as well as technical building skills and procedures.
Randall and his loving wife, Donna, proudly boast a combined, blended family of five children, as well as nine grandchildren – who all “LOVE” drag racing. When he’s not expounding on the virtues of vacuum testing, Randall can be found indulging in some of his favorite hobbies of the outdoors, such as auto racing, fishing and hiking.
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.