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Supercharger Plus Turbo Equals Nirvana Tango Most people wouldn’t even accept that a supercharger and a turbocharger can live under the same hood. Read on to see how Banks makes it work. By John Espino It’s been a few weeks since I last wrote about the Banks Marine Super-Sequential Twin Turbo Duramax Diesel Power Engine (whew… I’m winded just writing that) and I ... Read more about this post

Banks Passes New Diesel Test – Customers Secure This letter, straight from the desk of Gale Banks, explains the diesel emissions testing issue. Find out what it took to devise the test, and what it means to owners of diesel vehicles. With video! Watch Senator Huff and Gale Banks discuss the new CARB test. Then read Gale’s letter to diesel customers below. The Diesel Performance Industry Alive ... Read more about this post

Belmont Concours d Eleganaza photos Gale presided as an honorary judge at the Country Club’s annual car show. Here’s some photos from the event. Last weekend Gale Banks was an Honorary Judge in the annual Belmont Concours d’ Eleganaza at the Fresno Country Club. The event featured some of the finest vehicles, more than 200 of them, from 20’s era vehicles ... Read more about this post

Gale the Judge – Emissions Debate – Big Big Sale Gale to be honorary Judge at Belmont Concours d’ Eleganaza; Senator Bob Huff and Gale Banks answer questions on AB 32; One more chance to get the deepest deal! By John Espino Gale to be honorary Judge at Belmont Concours d’ Eleganaza On Saturday, June 6th, Gale Banks will be taking the role of da “Judge” (well… at least ... Read more about this post

Duramax engines – GMC Syclone – Senator Huff videos – Big sale FOUR STORIES IN ONE: What would you do with a Duramax engine; A racing blast from the past points to the future; Watch this video and learn why Gale thinks Senator Huff is cool; Don’t buy a new vehicle for Memorial Day — “Banks” your baby and it’ll be better than new! By John Espino Duramax Engines: ... Read more about this post

Alternative Fuel Vehicle Institute: Vegas Style! By John Espino My latest stint with Bosch was last week at the AFVi Conference and Expo in Las Vegas. I was on hand to assist Bosch with their booth as a “technical representative of diesel technology”. Not a bad title of sorts, but in reality what it meant was that they’d point to me and ... Read more about this post

Mickey Thompson Panel Discussion – Senator Visit – Bosch Ride-n-Drive Danny Thompson, Alex Xydias, and Tom Jobe were among the guests paying tribute to Mickey Thompson. Plus get the latest info on Senator Huff’s visit to Banks and the Bosch Ride-n-Drive The Wally Parks NHRA  Motorsports Museum hosted a Mickey Thompson discussion panel to a pretty packed house of gear head enthusiasts last Saturday, May 15th. ... Read more about this post

California Senator Huff tours Gale Banks Engineering Senator Bob Huff visited Gale Banks Engineering and talked about everything from diesels to hydrogen, and from reducing emissions to the challenges of running a business in California. By John Espino Senator Huff and Gale by Banks Super-Sequential Twin turbo Marine Prototype California State Senator Bob Huff visited Gale Banks Engineering Thursday, May 13th, and had the opportunity ... Read more about this post

A Senator is Coming – a Dragster is Running and More FOUR (!) NEW NEWS STORIES: The latest on the dragster; Senator Bob Huff is coming to Banks; upcoming Mickey Thompson event; Bosch technology expo By John Espino The last couple of weeks have been pretty busy around the Banks campus. There’s always something going on here be it project, product or event related. Starting this weekend there’s ... Read more about this post

Duramax Twin Turbo Marine Variant So what did it do anyways? By John Espino Duramax Twin Turbo Marine variant: So what did it do anyways? For the past few weeks I’ve been reporting about our development of the Duramax 6.6 liter engine for marine usage, and its two forms: the Twin Turbo and the (all-powerful) Sequential Super Twin Turbo variants. We’ve seen the ... Read more about this post