Stinger® System

'99-04 6.8L SUPER-DUTY PICKUP: Banks Stinger is an economical alternative to the PowerPack, producing rear-wheel gains to +35 hp, +42 lb-ft torque and 5% better mileage. Hauling a payload or big toy? Stinger has the substance to tackle many heavy-duty jobs, and makes play-time a lot more fun, too.


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Gasoline: 6.8L (V-10), '99-05

Test vehicle: 1999 Ford F-350 crew cab dually • 6.8L Triton V-10 • 4R100 4-speed automatic • 4.10 rear axle ratio • 7500 lbs solo weight • 20,000 lbs combined towing weight.

Horsepower and torque measured at rear wheels.

Stinger System with AutoMind Stock Banks Improvement Results
Horsepower, best gain 192.7 hp (4400 rpm) 227.6 hp (4400 rpm) +34.9 horsepower 18.1% more (4400 rpm)
Horsepower, peak-to-peak 197.0 hp (4200 rpm) 227.6 hp (4400 rpm) +30.6 horsepower 15.5% more, peak-to-peak
Torque, best gain 230.0 hp (4400 rpm) 271.7 hp (4400 rpm) +41.7 lb-ft torque 18.1% more (4400 rpm)
Torque, peak to peak 270.7 lb-ft (2600 rpm) 298.4 lb-ft (2800 rpm) +27.7 lb-ft torque 10.2% more, peak to peak
Horsepower, upshift point 180.0 hp (4800 rpm) 211.1 hp (4800 rpm) +31.1 horsepower 17.3% more (4800 rpm)
Torque, downshift point 269.5 lb-ft (2800 rpm) 298.4 lb-ft (2800 rpm) +28.9 lb-ft torque 10.7% more (2800 rpm)
Solo acceleration, 0-60 mph time 10.38 sec 9.38 sec -1.00 sec 9.6% quicker
Solo acceleration, 40-60 mph time 5.60 sec 4.99 sec -0.61 sec 10.9% quicker
Towing acceleration, 0-60 mph time 26.74 sec 23.93 sec -2.81 sec 10.5% quicker
Towing acceleration, 40-60 mph distance 15.14 ft 13.34 ft -1.80 ft 11.9% less distance
Fuel economy, towing 7.20 mpg 7.57 mpg +0.37 mpg 5.1% better fuel economy
Hill-climb maximum speed, (towing) 49 mph (2nd gear) 53 mph (3rd gear) +4 mph 8.2% faster (+1 gear)
Stinger System Stock Banks Improvement Results
Horsepower, best gain 192.7 hp (4400 rpm) 219.5 hp (4400 rpm) +26.8 horsepower 13.9% more (4400 rpm)
Horsepower, peak-to-peak 197.0 hp (4200 rpm) 219.5 hp (4400 rpm) +22.5 horsepower 11.4% more, peak-to-peak
Torque, best gain 230.0 hp (4400 rpm) 262.0 hp (4400 rpm) +32.0 lb-ft torque 13.9% more (4400 rpm)
Torque, peak to peak 270.7 lb-ft (2600 rpm) 287.0 lb-ft (2800 rpm) +16.3 lb-ft torque 6% more, peak to peak
Horsepower, upshift point 180.0 hp (4800 rpm) 202.0 hp (4800 rpm) +22.0 horsepower 12.2% more (4800 rpm)
Torque, downshift point 269.5 lb-ft (2800 rpm) 287.0 lb-ft (2800 rpm) +17.4 lb-ft torque 6.5% more (2800 rpm)
Solo acceleration, 0-60 mph time 10.38 sec 9.65 sec -0.73 sec 7.0% quicker
Solo acceleration, 40-60 mph time 5.60 sec 5.13 sec -0.47 sec 8.3% quicker
Towing acceleration, 0-60 mph time 26.74 sec 24.67 sec -2.07 sec 7.7% quicker
Towing acceleration, 40-60 mph distance 15.14 ft 13.76 ft -1.38 ft 9.1% less distance
Fuel economy, towing 7.20 mpg 7.47 mpg +0.27 mpg 3.8% better fuel economy
Hill-climb maximum speed, (towing) 49 mph (2nd gear) 52 mph (3rd gear) +3 mph 6.1% faster +1 gear
ApplicationYear RangePart #
Stinger system
Pickup, super-duty*
Emissions compliant: CARB E.O. D-161-80
1999-04 49137
Stinger system
Excursion*
Emissions compliant: CARB E.O. D-161-80
1999-04 49139
Stinger system w/AutoMind
Pickup, super-duty*
Emissions compliant: CARB E.O. D-161-77 (OM), D-161-80 (RA)
1999-04 49405
Stinger system w/AutoMind
Excursion*
Emissions compliant: CARB E.O. D-161-77 (OM), D-161-80 (RA)
1999-04 49406

Owners Manual(s)

Power Systems- PowerPack & Stinger '99-04
F250/F350 6.8L V10 (Pickups & Excursions)
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