News Releases – 2013

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 Read more

2013 Trailer Life Magazine Reader's Choice Awards The readers have spoken! Banks Power gets the Gold for best Performance Enhancing Product. Twenty-Seven Favorites Chosen from an Array Read more

By Bill Wood features interviews with Gale Banks Listen to broadcast veteran Bill Wood as he draws information from Gale Banks on a number of topical and intriguing Read more

Freightliner on SAE website The Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner Cascadia was a popular display at this year's SEMA Show. Details on the truck's development and Read more

2007 BMW 335i Dyno Test Banks water-methanol injection and Cobb tuning Accessport tested on a BMW 335i. California is known for its sunny beaches, Hollywood Read more

Banks Power Water-Methanol Injection System Install Banks Power Ramps Up The Tuning Possibilities. Injecting water and/or methanol into a diesel engine (gas, too) has been around Read more

SEMA 2013 Vehicles November 2013 — At this year's SEMA Show, Banks Power was present on a variety of vehicles. From gasoline to Read more

SEMA 2013 Engines This year at the 2013 SEMA Show, Gale Banks Engineering showed off some of the engines that we have worked Read more

Banks Water-Methanol Injection   Have you ever thought about adding a water-methanol system to your ride? Are you curious about what would it Read more

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? Read more

SEMA 2013 videos The guys at Power Automedia stopped by the Banks Power booth at the 2013 SEMA show in Las Vegas and Read more

Birth of a Super-Turbo Diesel racing on a gigantic scale: Gale Banks and Mike Ryan team up to tackle Pikes Peak in a Freightliner Read more

Motorweek interview with Gale Gale visits Goss' Garage to bring us up to speed on his latest projects. <!--   --> Gale was interviewed Read more

Humvee shootout on Motor Trend Motor Trend magazine took a stock Humvee and pitted it against a Banks-modified Humvee. Watch the video and see what Read more

Diesel Army Goes Behind The Scenes With Gale Banks Diesel Army sits down with the mad scientist himself to find out what makes him tick. Written By Ken Freund, Read more

Jeep Wrangler Banks Power Sidewinder Turbo System Install Go Toad: Adding Some Much Needed Power to the Jeep Wrangler with a Banks Sidewinder Turbo System. It's unknown (to Read more

Popular Science Radio Gale Banks is in the studio with host Alan Taylor talking about the science behind how he puts so much Read more

School of Hot Rod Radio Gale went back to school... the School of Hot Rod that is! Check it out and hear what they talked Read more

Diesel Engine Mastermind Gale Banks Turning Talents Toward Class 8 Trucks Gale Banks has had his way with everything from Model A's to streamliners, and now he's set his sights on Read more

The Science of Intercoolers Intercoolers have been around for a long time. In automotive and aircraft use, they’re used to reduce the intake charge Read more

Jalopnik says Banks on it In what may be the best article on Banks ever, Jalopink lists the "Ten Things To Know About The Man Read more

Smoking Tire podcast Gale is a featured guest on the widely popular and often times, irreverent, Smoking Tire Podcast. Gale is a featured Read more

UNPARALLELED POWER When engines are so strong they can even make a HMMWV move quickly, you know Gale Banks is behind them. Read more

Hooniverse Podcast The folks at Hooniverse are "devoted to a love of all things with wheels and an engine" so they sat Read more

Hot Rodding-Aftermarket Pioneer Gale Banks TheRaceFanNetwork.com spent an hour with turbo and diesel guru Gale Banks, one of the pioneers in the hot rod/aftermarket industry. Read more

Automotive legend has changed the face of the industry Gale Banks makes front page news, talking about racing, the military, and what it took to get where he is. Read more

Semi Truck: Banks Freightliner Super Turbo Pikes Peak Truck Supercharger + Turbo = Pikes Peak record? What is a Super-Turbo? It's an engine with both a supercharger and a Read more

Semi Truck: Banks Freightliner Super Turbo Pikes Peak Truck Supercharger + Turbo = Pikes Peak record? What is a Super-Turbo? It's an engine with both a supercharger and a Read more

Banks 4.0L Sidewinder Turbo system The goal of the Banks Power 4.0L Sidewinder Turbo system was to improve low- and mid-range torque for increased power Read more

Intercoolers Tech Talk #4: In this "Just Chillin'" seminar Gale goes in depth with intercooling. It's time for Tech Talk number Read more

Intercoolers   Tech Talk #4: In this "Just Chillin'" seminar Gale goes in depth with intercooling. It's time for Tech Talk Read more

Gale speaks with AutoWorld Radio to discuss Pikes Peak and the Banks Super-Turbo Gale Banks speaks with Bob Long about his preparations for Mike Ryan’s Freightliner semi that is about to compete in Read more

Road Dog Radio interviews Gale Banks Gale joins hosts Zee Taylor and "The Rooster" to talk about Mike Ryan's Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner and Pikes Peak, Bonneville Read more

Gale Banks discusses Pikes Peak 2013 and the Banks Super-Turbo Gale stopped by MotorWeek studios for an exclusive chat about our entry this year for the 2013 Pikes Peak International Read more

Red Eye Radio Listen in as Red Eye Radio's Eric Harley and Gary McNamara interview Gale Banks and Mike Ryan to discuss Pikes Read more

Extreme Truckers Online Listen in as The Extreme Truckers Show interviews Gale Banks, Mike Ryan and Mike McHorse (Freightliner) about our involvement with Read more

Gale Banks, Mike Ryan and the Super-Turbo When 14 liters and two turbos aren't enough, add a supercharger… and a bunch of other stuff When 14 liters Read more

Gale Banks returns to Car Cast Gale Banks returns to talk turbo and gives both Adam and Matt a sneak peek at his preparations for Mike Read more

Huffin & Puffin' We are such big fans of turbochargers that you might be tired of hearing us talk about them. The fact Read more

ST Math program sponsored by Gale Banks Partnering with MIND Research Institute, Banks Power awarded a field trip to the NHRA Museum to the two top performing Read more

Liquid Power Gaining horsepower and peace of mind with Banks Power water-meth injection. There are a wide variety of products that can Read more

Huffin and Puffin Testing Banks Power's brand new bolt-on TJ turbo. We had high expectations for this kit kit and we weren't disappointed. Read more

Supercharging and Turbocharging Tech Talk #3: In this "Life After Wide Open Throttle" seminar Gale covers the ins and outs of forcing air Read more

Supercharging and Turbocharging   Tech Talk #3: In this "Life After Wide Open Throttle" seminar Gale covers the ins and outs of forcing Read more

Tonka Truck set to tour the country with Banks Power on board You remember Tonka Toys, right? How'd you like to play with this one? Tonka Trucks and Galpin Auto Sports took Read more

Air Superiority Seminar Tech Talk #2: Sometimes it's good to be dense! Gale explains why in the second Twilight Tech Talk seminar. Gale Read more

Air Superiority Seminar   Tech Talk #2: Sometimes it's good to be dense! Gale explains why in the second Twilight Tech Talk seminar. Read more

Pimping Rides and Tweaking Humvees Gale gets interviewed by the L.A. Times on the topic of boosting the performance of military Humvees and how that Read more

Automotive aftermarket legend Gale Banks revs up Army's Humvee Banks is using his expertise in making fast cars and trucks even faster to improve the underpowered Humvee's performance. For Read more

Intercoolers 17th Century Tech for 21st Century Diesel Power Back in the 1660s, chemist and physicist Robert Boyle discovered the connection Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

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 Read more

Business Person of the Year award for Gale The city of Irwindale has bestowed a pretty cool honor upon Gale by naming him as Business Person of the Read more

King of the Hammers race report Banks Power is proud to sponsor a Jeep that competes in the "King of the Hammers" race, and we're super Read more

Banks Diesel Tuners Are Now 50-State Emissions Legal Banks Power is the only aftermarket manufacturer to have a full line of emissions legal products for 1998-2010 diesel pickups. Read more

Emissions compliance at the San Mateo Truck Fest Experts from Gale Banks Engineering will reflash Six-Gun tuners and advise on diesel emissions compliance February 23-24, 2013. When it Read more

ICON's one-of-a-kind Cummins A '65 Dodge is transformed into a modern masterpiece. Back in 1965, few folks probably thought of a Dodge D200 Read more

The Esotouric podcast Gale is interviewed by the folks at "You Can't Eat The Sunshine - The Esotouric podcast." Gale is interviewed by Read more

Christmas Trees at Banks Power Fourteen Christmas trees ... and one Christmas wreath. You can say Banks Power likes to go big, and that applies Read more

More Air One of the easiest and most rewarding modifications you can do to your Jeep is installing a cold-air intake in Read more

Diesel Swaps The Banks Rat Rod gets a Duramax, the Sidewinder Dakota gets a Cummins, and a who-knows-what gets an 866T. In Read more

Gale Banks Comes Clean part 2 Gale's thoughts on black smoke, DPF delete kits, and more. BACK IN THE LATE '70s, PONTIAC ASKED me to do Read more

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