The Three Latest Diesel Engine Projects

September 14, 2012

Gale Banks diesel 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 diesel engines than the man who puts the Gale Banks in Gale Banks Engineering. The latest engines to get the Banks treatment are the 630T, the 866T, and the 6.5L HMMWV. Keep reading to find out not just the technical details on these engines, but what makes them so significant to their end users.


Banks 630T V6 3.0L Diesel

 

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The Gale Banks 630T is a high-performance and lightweight V6 turbo diesel engine displacing 3.0L and is available with ratings up to 268 hp @ 4000 rpm. The engine features a chain driven dual overhead cam valvetrain, aluminum cylinder heads, compact graphite (CGI) block and bedplate, and a variable geometry turbocharger. It is controlled by the AutoMind® EDC featuring J1939 CAN communications, gear-based torque management, ODB-II style diagnostics, and many active protection features. A variable speed governor is available for applications requiring active engine speed management.

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Banks 866T V8 6.6L Diesel

 

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The Gale Banks 866T is a high-performance V8 turbo diesel engine displacing 6.6L and is available with ratings from 400 hp @ 3000 rpm to 575 hp @ 3800 rpm. It is common rail equipped and controlled by the AutoMind® EDC featuring J1939 CAN communications, gear-based torque management, ODB-II style diagnostics, and many active protection features. A variable speed governor is available for applications requiring active engine speed management.

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Banks 6.5L HMMWV Sidewinder Turbo System with Exhaust Brake

 

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The Sidewinder turbo system is a replacement solution for 6.5L Turbo-equipped HMMWVs that offers both significantly increased power, high altitude capability and improved fuel efficiency. The system includes a replacement turbocharger with integrated wastegate for improved boost control, a charge air cooler to reduce charge air temperature and improve intake manifold density, replacement fuel pump and injectors that are matched to the air delivery of the new turbocharger, a replacement intake manifold for improved air distribution and reduced restriction, a Monster® exhaust system with 3" downpipe and an integrated turbine-mount exhaust brake for improved vehicle braking performance.

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