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Supercharging and Turbocharging Tech Talk #3: In this “Life After Wide Open Throttle” seminar Gale covers the ins and outs of forcing air into an engine. Have you been following the Twilight Tech Talk series? The first two were a big hit with everyone from high school students to college professors and from seasoned gearheads to folks just getting ... Read more about this post

Tonka Truck set to tour the country with Banks Power on board You remember Tonka Toys, right? How’d you like to play with this one? Tonka Trucks and Galpin Auto Sports took a Ford 6.7L truck and turned it into toy for big boys, then Banks was asked to give it some real power. Funrise Toy Corporation, the licensee and manufacturer of Tonka, has selected Banks Power as ... Read more about this post

Air Superiority Seminar Tech Talk #2: Sometimes it’s good to be dense! Gale explains why in the second Twilight Tech Talk seminar. Gale Banks has partnered with The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to offer Tech Talks in conjunction with the Twilight Cruise Nights car show. The Tech Talks are a series of monthly educational automotive seminars with industry ... Read more about this post

Pimping Rides and Tweaking Humvees Gale gets interviewed by the L.A. Times on the topic of boosting the performance of military Humvees and how that trickles down to civilian use. On April 16th, 2013 David Lazarus and Ronald D. White of the L.A. Times interviewed Gale Banks on the topic of making military Humvees faster, more fuel efficient, and ultimately safer ... Read more about this post

Suck, Squeeze, Bang, Blow Seminar Tech Talk #1: How does an engine really work? Come learn the basics of four-cycle engine operation from Gale Banks in a free seminar. Gale Banks has partnered with The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum to offer Tech Talks in conjunction with the Twilight Cruise Nights car show. The Tech Talks are a series of monthly ... Read more about this post

Business Person of the Year award for Gale The city of Irwindale has bestowed a pretty cool honor upon Gale by naming him as Business Person of the Year. Lisa Bailey, the President and CEO of the Irwindale Chamber of Commerce had this to say: “Gale Banks is an amazing man. He was a pioneer of the ‘Green’ industry before there was one. ... Read more about this post

King of the Hammers race report Banks Power is proud to sponsor a Jeep that competes in the “King of the Hammers” race, and we’re super proud of their results! For those of you who didn’t know, the King of the Hammers race is the largest off-road race in the world. According to one Banks Power employee, it’s “a million times bigger ... Read more about this post

Banks Diesel Tuners Are Now 50-State Emissions Legal Banks Power is the only aftermarket manufacturer to have a full line of emissions legal products for 1998-2010 diesel pickups. Banks Power is proud to announce that all Six-Gun®, Economind® and OttoMind® Diesel Tuners available for Ford, GM and Dodge pickup trucks are now covered under the California Air Resources Board Executive Order (CARB E.O.), making ... Read more about this post

The Esotouric podcast Gale is interviewed by the folks at “You Can’t Eat The Sunshine – The Esotouric podcast.” Gale is interviewed by Mike at “You Can’t Eat The Sunshine – The Esotouric podcast.” Here’s some info on tthese fine folks: “Esotouric bus adventures debuted in May 2007 and soon was offering more than a dozen provocative tours into ... Read more about this post

Christmas Trees at Banks Power Fourteen Christmas trees … and one Christmas wreath. You can say Banks Power likes to go big, and that applies to decorating for the holidays. Check out the photo gallery of yuletide spirit! Gale Banks loves Christmas, and one of the many ways he shows it is by decking his company’s halls, walls, and offices with ... Read more about this post