News & Media

Interested in what is going on here at Banks Power? Well, you have come to the right place! Below is a list of the latest information into what is going on here at Banks. Read our latest Insider News, watch a video, or take a look at our Project Vehicles. Find what interests you and have fun.

Press Releases

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Banks Bullet for 3.0L EcoDiesels

Want More Power From Your EcoDiesel? Banks Power Has The Solution! The Banks Bullet for the 2014-2015 Ram 1500 and 2014-2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee offers owners of EcoDiesel powered vehicles the ability to select from three power levels: Stock, Tow and Sport, plus it reads boost or injection percentage. These power levels are adjustable on-the-fly. Dyno ...
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CarCast with Adam Carolla

Gale Banks returns to the show to further discuss turbocharging, military advancements, and all the latest with Banks Power–including new products for the Ford F-150 EcoBoost. They also talk to a listener looking to buy a new truck to turbocharge and another listener whose car is making an unusual noise at high speed. Click below to ...
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SEMA 2015 Videos

The video cameras were all around our booth during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, so if you want to catch what was going on and learn about the latest and greatest products coming out of the Banks shop, scroll down through the videos below, or click on one of these links below: • Shell SEMA ...
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Magazine Articles

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Banks Power for Diesel Pushers

Many lower-and midpriced diesel motorhomes have just enough power to get where you’re going, but hitch up a trailer or dinghy or head for the mountains, and you’ll be wishing for more zip. A bit of extra fuel economy wouldn’t hurt, either! With this in mind, we recently tried out a PowerPack designed for 2003-09 Cummins ...
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2014-2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Power and MPG Upgrades

How to Add 37 hp, 46 lb-ft of Torque, and 2.66 mpg With the Stinger System by Banks Power How to Add 37 hp, 46 lb-ft of Torque, and 2.66 mpg With the Stinger System by Banks Power Recently, the team at Banks Power purchased a ’15 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Laramie Limited (the last version of this ...
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2016 Nissan Titan XD Diesel – Built for SEMA

SEMA Members Unite to Dress Nissan’s Diesel Pickup in All-New Aftermarket Gear What you see here is the world’s first fully customized ’16 Nissan Titan XD. Members of the Specialty Equipment Market Association built it after they were given special early access to the diesel-powered truck. By attending a members-only measuring session at the SEMA Garage, ...
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Project Vehicles

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Dragster Cooling System

A small horizontal radiator topped by a shrouded electric cooling fan is used on the Banks Sidewinder Top Dragster.  A very quiet, but very powerful, Stewart electric pump moves the coolant though the Sidewinder’s system.  Hardly “exotic,” good old distilled water (from the local supermarket) with a bottle of Redline “Water Wetter” mixed in (just ...
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Banks Powered OshKosh JLTV

The Humvee replacement is here, and it’s bad ass! This vehicle is the result of a years long design and test competition involving the biggest names in the defense and diesel engine industry. The Oshkosh JLTV has destroyed the competition. The staff at Banks Power, the exclusive engine supplier, has been deeply involved in the creation ...
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ROQ Crusher

Jay “Lightning” Tilles of KROQ fame brought us a bone-stock 2006 Duramax Dually which we transformed into the fire-breathin’ behemoth. When Jay Tilles (AKA Lightning from a local radio station called KROQ) called and asked if we could help him with his SEMA show truck, he was only expecting a few of our standard Power Products. Little did ...
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Videos

Check out our videos. Here are a few of our latest videos, to see all of them visit our Banks Power video page


Photos

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Jay Leno’s Garage

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Take Five With Gale Banks

Gale gets asked all sorts of questions, including what was the first car he hot rodded, what meeting Mickey Thompson was like, what he wants his legacy to be … As a 72-year-old hot rodder who grew up in Los Angeles during the adolescence of our industry, one might expect Gale Banks to be a man ...
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This Just In From Jay Leno’s Garage

Gale takes the Sidewinder S-10 drag truck over to Jay Leno’s for some fun and burnouts. Burbank, California March 21, 2009 – When Jay Leno calls from the Big Dog Garage and asks: “What’s new?” No one jokes back: “New York, New Jersey, or New Brunswick.” What Gale Banks answered back was the news that his ...
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Jay Leno’s Ultimate Hot Rod

What happens when you leave a Korean War tank engine sitting too close to the hot rod that you parked over at Gale Banks Engineering? You’d think that a multi-ton, 800hp, 20 foot long polished aluminum roadster powered by a tank engine would be wild enough for consummate car guy and popular TV host Jay Leno, ...
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Banks Insider News

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