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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 ... Read more about this post

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 ... Read more about this post

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 ... Read more about this post

Gale on Hooniverse podcast The folks at Hooniverse are “devoted to a love of all things with wheels and an engine” so they sat down with Gale to talk about all things automotive. By Jeff Glucker, Hooniverse staff You love engines. You love engines that make supreme amounts of power. There’s a man who understands how to make engines that make ... Read more about this post

KROQ truck Banks Power teams up with world famous radio station KROQ to build a custom Chevy Silverado. New video! Jay “Lightning” Tilles and Gale Banks join Matt D’Andria from the CarCast Garage. Well, sort of. Jay’s truck – the ‘Roq Rig’ – was too big to fit through the doors so he takes us outside to showcase ... Read more about this post

New Garrett Turbos from Banks Power Banks is now an authorized dealer for brand new Garrett Turbocharger systems. Genuine Garrett PowerMax turbo kits are now available for your truck directly from Banks Power. These are 100% brand new units, not remanufactured or rebuilt. They’re ideal for replacement or as an upgrade. There is no core charge, you keep your original turbo. A Garrett ... Read more about this post

Banks Sidewinder Jeep Turbo Got a 2005-06 Wrangler? It’s pretty cool, right? Well it’s time to make it waaaaayyyy more cool with a turbo! We have officially started shipping our Banks Sidewinder Jeep Turbo systems, so here’s a little video showing it in action along with a testimonial from a guy with first-hand experience with the system. Tons of people having ... 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

Intercoolers Tech Talk #4: In this “Just Chillin'” seminar Gale goes in depth with intercooling. It’s time for Tech Talk number four! If you have room left in your brain after the first three Tech Talks, then come fill up the rest of your cranium with nuggets of wisdom from Gale as he explains everything there ... Read more about this post

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 ... 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 ... 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

Meet Your Heroes at HOT ROD Homecoming HOT ROD magazine is 65 years old in 2013, and to celebrate, they are hosting a car show like none other. HOT ROD magazine is 65 years old in 2013, and to celebrate, they are hosting a car show like none other: It’s a collection of 300 plus HOT ROD cover cars and feature ... Read more about this post

Banks Power and Mike Ryan Motorsports take on Pikes Peak Freightliner Cascadia Race Truck to Debut at Mid-America Trucking Show Azusa, California  (March 19, 2013) — Gale Banks and Mike Ryan are two men who know how to set records. This June 30th, at the Pikes Peak Annual Hill Climb, they plan to do just that! In their ongoing motorsports program, Banks Power has partnered with ... Read more about this post

Gale’s on-board at the NHRA Motorsports Museum Gale Banks has been elected to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum Board. POMONA, Calif. – The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California announced today that Gale Banks, president of Gale Banks Engineering, and Jack O’Bannon, five-time NHRA world champion team owner, have been appointed to the museum board ... Read more about this post

The Three Latest Diesel Engine Projects Get all the info on the Banks 630T, the Banks 866T, and the Banks 6.5L Special Ops package engines. When you hear the words “Gale Banks” many people automatically think “diesel” and here’s why: No one else in the automotive aftermarket industry has been more successful at enhancing the performance and reliability of ... Read more about this post

Going Green with Banks Power Gale Banks will be speaking at the Monrovia Library on the topics of fuel economy, hybrids, future fuels, and more. What: Join Gale Banks as he talks about various green transportation technologies and green fuels. When: Saturday, April 21, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Where: Monrovia Public Library’s Community Room (click for map) Why: Get a glimpse ... Read more about this post

A Gathering of Land-Speed Luminaries Record holders and car builders convened recently in Pomona, Calif., to discuss the preparation, promotion and psychology of chasing a land-speed record. From the February 20, 2012 edition of The New York Times: Away From the Salt Flats, a Gathering of Land-Speed LuminariesBy RONALD AHRENS POMONA, Calif. – For all the wind-tunnel testing and manic fund-raising that may ... Read more about this post

Banks Brake named a top product at SEMA MotorTrend’s Truck Trend magazine came out with its list of the Top 25 Best New Products for 2011, and the Banks Brake made the list. From Truck Trend magazine: At SEMA, Banks Power showed its newest applications of aftermarket exhaust brakes. Seen here is the brake for 2004-2010 Chevrolet and GMC Duramax 6.6-liter engines, which works ... Read more about this post

2012 Jeeps can now breathe easier Banks Power has released the Monster exhaust system for the 2012 Jeep Wrangler A large portion of people who buy a Banks Power system are folks who have an older vehicle whose “get up and go has got up and went,” but they would rather keep it than purchase a brand new car or truck. It’s ... Read more about this post