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Baldwin Park Auto Center Grand Opening From the San Gabriel Valley Tribune: Gale Banks helps launch local area high school’s brand new auto shop facility. By Claudia S. Palma, Staff Writer, San Gabriel Valley Tribune With everything from gas prices to unemployment to college fees skyrocketing, many high school students find themselves in need of career inspiration. At Baldwin Park High School, the newly ... Read more about this post

Gale Banks Automotive Technology Exhibit at NHRA Motorsports Museum The new Banks exhibit directly supports the Museum’s education programs in automotive technology and engineering. NHRA Museum curator, Greg Sharp, introduces Gale Banks Gale Banks, president and founder of Gale Banks Engineering, an industry leader in gas and diesel engine development based in Azusa, Calif., is pleased to announce his company’s continued support of the Wally Parks ... Read more about this post

Your Power Consultants – Here to Supply Expertise and Not Just a Price In this day and age, almost any kind of transaction can be automated and conducted entirely by computer, on the web. So why does Banks employ real people to work with customers? The answer has to do with the benefits of expert guidance before the sale, and support afterwards. By John Stewart The holiday season is the ... Read more about this post

Banks Technologies Diesels Power Oshkosh Extreme Racing in the Baja 1000 It’s not unheard of for experimental prototype vehicles to run in the Baja 1000, but even so, it’s quite unusual. That’s why the Oshkosh Extreme Racing team’s Light Concept Vehicle (LCV) created a stir in this year’s Tecate SCORE Baja 1000. Largely unnoticed in the racing excitement was the fact that both prototype LCVs were ... Read more about this post

Sale Time at Banks Power It’s “All Hands on Deck” at Banks Engineering, as everyone is figuring out how to give Banks customers the best-ever bang for their buck. Don’t miss out on the BIG SALE! The week before Thanksgiving, it’s “All Hands on Deck” at Banks Engineering, figuring out how to give Banks customers the best-ever bang for their buck.  ... Read more about this post

DURAMAX DAY – A Backward Glance and Step Toward the Future Duramax Day was conceived as a way to bring together suppliers, manufacturers and integrators together with the media and businesses with a stake in Duramax. The event was held at the Wally Parks NHRA Museum at the Pomona Fairgrounds, a significant site considering the history of the engine and the audience on hand. By John Stewart On ... Read more about this post

LML Duramax – Could It Ever Be Better The new 6.6L Duramax LML is the cleanest and most powerful Duramax engine to date. The question is, what will it take to develop new performance parts for the LML and similar ultra-clean diesels, and what kinds of parts will be available soon? By John Stewart The new 6.6L Duramax LML is the cleanest and most powerful ... Read more about this post

SEMA Recap What went down at SEMA this year? As usual, it was a crazy mix of hot rods and exotics, flashy paint jobs and pricey wheels, old friends and new contacts… check it out… By John Stewart The 2010 SEMA show in Las Vegas, Nevada, is now gone but definitely not forgotten.  Gale Banks was one of the ... Read more about this post

Banks iQ – More Powerful and More Options The Banks iQ is newly redesigned, with increased computing power and more internal memory. By John Espino A lot of you already know about the Banks iQ, our 5″ touch-screen dashboard PC interface, but for those that don’t… now’s an exciting time to learn. The iQ is newly redesigned, with increased computing power and more internal memory. The ... Read more about this post

Diesel Fuel – Part 2 Gas-to-liquid (GTL) diesel fuels are making their way into the fuel supply.  One company, Rentech, has developed a fuel that will work in even the most finicky diesel engines…and may have some applications in racing. In many ways, the production of biodiesel in the USA is still the equivalent of making moonshine. That’s one reason ... Read more about this post