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Gale compares the L5P and the LML with Nick and Paul from Diesel Performance Gale describes a few of the substantial differences between the LML to the new L5P Duramax engines. Watch as he visually shows us the key components. Learn what is different and why – from Turbocharger to Injectors, Fuel Pumps, air flow with the new Cylinder Heads and more. Sit back and learn from the master. Read more about this post

Gale Speaks (at SEMA) Gale Banks will be speaking at the SEMA Show Education Days, On Monday, October 30, 2017 at 2:30pm, Las Vegas Convention Center, Upper North Hall, Room N256 Already acknowledged as one of the “5 Must-Attend SEMA Show Education Sessions” Gale will present: “Building the Best Boosted Engines of Your Career”   Gale Banks, the “Godfather of Turbocharging,” will be teaching his new ... Read more about this post

DISCOVER THE EFFECTS OF SUBTLE TIMING CHANGES ON OUR L5P DIESEL ENGINE   Here is a little tease from the six plus hours of video that Diesel Performance shot when they came all the way from Illinois to visit us on July 7.  In this piece, it is as if you become the dyno operator for the day as we start learning the L5P Diesel Engine. Enjoy this and ... Read more about this post

Ever wonder what it takes to go truly Fast? Banks running twin turbo diesel Legendary hot rod pioneer Gale Banks invites the NHRA Motorsports Museum’s Winner Circle members and guests to a personal tour and lunch at his 10-acre compound in Azusa, CA. The sad news is, the event is ONLY open to NHRA Museum Winner Circle Members and Guests The good news is, you can become a NHRA Museum Winner ... Read more about this post

The Great 6.7 Cummins Intake Elbow Shootout 2017 This is Part Three and the final part of “The Great Elbow Shootout of 2017” which we are now calling ‘The Great 6.7 Cummins Intake Elbow Shootout 2017’ Final results and Pricing included! Hey 6.7 Cummins Owners! We Got The Big Horn and we all know Size Matters…but so does The Shape! The Air Flow Bench tells ... Read more about this post

Further Results for Maximizing Turbo Diesel Performance The Great Intake Elbow Shootout Of 2017 – Part Two This installment focuses on the BD 4″ and Stock 6.7 Intake Elbow The BD 4″ inlet is a big surprise and the stock 6.7 defines the floor. All tests are racing style with no heater. Watch and learn as the Master continues to explain the intricacies of Air Flow! Here ... Read more about this post

Are you into turbocharging? Learn more as we start this three part series we call “The Great Intake Elbow Shootout of 2017”   Did you know that round tube bends kill some of the boost that should be delivered to your intake manifold? There’s a better way to bend air. Watch the video as Gale explains air flow and starts series of videos that focus on ... Read more about this post

We Ride in JLTV, the Humvee’s Successor This article was reprinted from Popular Mechanics online edition. The author is Eric Tegler published on May 25, 2017 “It changes audibly with the rpm, even over the roar of the Banks 866T turbodiesel engine (based on GM’s Duramax 6.6-liter V-8 diesel).” Keep your hands loose on the wheel. I remind myself of this as we fly across a section of ... Read more about this post

Talking Dynos With Gale Banks And Banks Power Recently Steven Olsewski, editor of Diesel Army, a Power AutoMedia publication, visited us for a day of Dyno runs. At Banks Power, we test and measure anything we do to the engine, and we also test and measure anything we might add to or put into the engine, for example, a lubrication package – does it perform better, ... Read more about this post

Marine Corps Could Boost its Banks Powered JLTV Purchase by Thousands Reprinted from National Defense Industrial Association 5/17/2017 By Yasmin Tadjdeh RESTON, Va. — The Marine Corps is considering purchasing thousands of more joint light tactical vehicles than originally planned, a service official said May 17. The service has committed to an acquisition objective of 5,500 platforms, but could boost that to more than 9,000 if it were given the ... Read more about this post