About Us
in Winston Salem, NC

Family-Owned and Operated Since 1986

ATRA, BBB and ASE Certified

Since 1986, L&R Transmissions has been proudly serving our local community in Winston Salem, NC, providing premier transmission repairs and maintenance. Bobby Loftin started L&R Transmissions with transmission and driveline services from his home garage and expanded it to today’s state-of-the-art facility, offering a full range of transmission services to keep you and your car on the road. With his wife, Judy, at his side and 14 Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified technicians, including his son, Bobby has become the Triad’s preferred transmission service provider. Still family-owned and operated, L&R Transmissions values honest and fair work and is a proud member of the Automatic Transmission Rebuilders Association (ATRA) and Better Business Bureau (BBB). Bobby proudly stands behind every service at his shop with a 36 month/50,000-mile warranty nationwide.

The Best Driveline Repairs in the Triad

At L&R Transmissions, we are committed to excellence. We’re a team of car lovers, so we put our passion into every quality repair to support our community of Winston Salem motorists, wherever their travels take them! Equipped with the industry’s best technology and decades of experience behind them, our team has the expertise in all things transmission, from differential and hydraulic hose repair to complete transmission rebuilding. We are excited about our work and will talk your ear off about it! The only thing we love more than rebuilding and repairing your transmission is sending you away with a smile. It’s true, we are the experts, but we couldn’t do any of this without you! Your complete satisfaction through every step of your visit with us is our priority, which is why our loyal customers can expect to be back on the road, racetrack, or farm in no time.

Schedule Your Transmission Repair Appointment Today!

Wherever your vehicle takes you, we can make sure it is running smoothly for the long haul. Not every auto shop has the tools or credentials to provide quality services for automatic and manual gearboxes. Your complete transmission repairs are safest in our hands at L&R Transmissions in Winston Salem, NC. When you’ve seen as many drivelines as we have, you develop a mastery of diverse vehicle types and their components. Our technicians have decades of experience and knowledge working with racing cars, tractors, foreign vehicles and more. We’re overflowing with insight to share about your specific vehicle. Pick our brains with any questions or concerns that you may have, and we’ll make sure you are confident about every detail of our transmission repairs and services. Our team is always available for your calls or visits to our shop, offering after hours drop-off and pick-up to fit your schedule. Call 336-760-9055 or stop by next time you are in the area (2401 Spaugh Industrial Drive) for your transmission repair!


Meet Our Team

Bobby Loftin


Years Experience: 32

Years at L&R: 32

Hobbies: Fishing and spending time at the beach

Bud Mauk

Transmission Builder

Years Experience: 46

Years at L&R: 23

Hobbies: Working on old cars and hot rods

Judy Loftin

Office Manager

Hobbies: She enjoys cooking and spending time at the beach.

Mike Adams

R&R Tech

Years Experience: 36

Years at L&R: 28

Hobbies: Racing, camping, motorcycles

Brian Loftin


Years Experience: 26

Years at L&R: 26

Hobbies: Racing, Boating

David Beane

Differential Rebuilder

Years Experience: 34

Years at L&R: 28

Hobbies: Shooting pool, riding motorcycles

JW Forsythe

Transmission Builder, R&R Tech

Years Experience: 30

Years at L&R: 16

Hobbies: Fishing, guns

Michael Morris

General Service, R&R Tech

It is with a heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of our friend and co-worker Michael Morris due to an unforseen accident. We have over 8 years of fond memories with Michael as a crucial part of the L&R family. We will miss him dearly. Please keep his family in your thoughts and prayers.

Jamey Carter

Drive Shaft Specialist

Years Experience: 12

Years at L&R: 12

Hobbies: Building drive shafts, Fishing

Tyler Burke

Tow Tech, Hydro Specialist

Years Experience: 6 years

Years at L&R: 6 years

Hobbies: Hot rods, Race cars

Robbie Barnes

Transmission Rebuilder

Years Experience: 26 years

Years at L&R: 6 years

Justin Link

Service Advisor

Years Experience: 20 years

Years at L&R: 5 years

Jeff Bunton

Service Advisor

Joey Vencill

R&R Tech

Years Experience: 16 years

Years at L&R: 2 years



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