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Size Matters 2 Behind The Scenes Check out the behind the scenes footage of Mike Ryan’s Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner during the filming of  “Size Matters 2.“ What do you do with a super-turbo Freightliner when you’re not racing it up Pikes Peak? Well if you’re Hollywood stunt driver and racer Mike Ryan, you do what any insane person would do between races: ... Read more about this post

Air-to-Water Intercooled Jeep Turbo Over the weekend, we had our first chance to test the intercooled Sidewinder Jeep Turbo. Even in prototype form and running 6.5 psi boost, the Air-to-Water intercooler setup demonstrated the ability to keep intake manifold air temperatures in check. Over the weekend, we had our first chance to test the intercooled Sidewinder Jeep Turbo. Even in ... Read more about this post

Off-Roading with our fans Over the weekend, we invited some local customers and fans to join us for some off-roading up in the Azusa Canyon area here near our shop. Not only did all our fans bring their Jeeps and trucks, but the Banks Sidewinder Jeep Turbo was out giving rides to anyone who wanted one. Over the weekend, we ... Read more about this post

Banks PowerHouse For those of you who didn’t know, the PowerHouse located here on the Banks campus, has a full showroom where you can view some of our latest products. In addition to the showroom, there is a complete installation center as well. For those of you who didn’t know, the PowerHouse located here on the Banks campus, ... Read more about this post

2013 Trailer Life Magazine Reader’s Choice Awards The readers have spoken! Banks Power gets the Gold for best Performance Enhancing Product. Twenty-Seven Favorites Chosen from an Array of RV Products and Services. RVers are a savvy bunch. To travel the country in a truck and trailer, whether for a week, a year or a lifetime takes more than just a map and agenda. It ... Read more about this post

By Bill Wood features interviews with Gale Banks Listen to broadcast veteran Bill Wood as he draws information from Gale Banks on a number of topical and intriguing issues. Bill Wood is the principal in creation and development of Tech House & Speed, the world’s only weekly, hour-long look at the vertical world of sports cars including rally, drifting and time attack. The rare ... Read more about this post

Freightliner on SAE website The Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner Cascadia was a popular display at this year’s SEMA Show. Details on the truck’s development and technology were shared on the SAE website. “Racing is accelerated deterioration,” said Banks Power founder Gale Banks at the 2013 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, explaining his efforts to leverage a racing vehicle to develop future ... Read more about this post

SEMA 2013 Vehicles November 2013 — At this year’s SEMA Show, Banks Power was present on a variety of vehicles. From gasoline to diesel, from compact car to Freightliner truck. If you didn’t get a chance to visit our booth, you can check out a selection of the vehicles that had Banks Power products. November 2013 — At this ... Read more about this post

SEMA 2013 Engines This year at the 2013 SEMA Show, Gale Banks Engineering showed off some of the engines that we have worked on throughout the years. There was the engine out of our famous Banks Sidewinder Dakota, the World’s Fastest Diesel Truck! And there were some of the diesel engines found in many popular trucks on the ... Read more about this post

Banks Water-Methanol Injection Have you ever thought about adding a water-methanol system to your ride? Are you curious about what would it do? Watch the quick video and see if it’d be worth it… The guys at Power Automedia stopped by the Banks Power booth at the SEMA show in Las Vegas recently and talked to Gale about a ... Read more about this post