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Getting There is Half the Battle Our turbocharged Wrangler Rubicon was ready for the 2014 Ultimate Adventure that started in North Platte, Nebraska, after working day and night to get it finished. by Jerrod Jones Towing With an EconoMind-Equipped Ram Dually Our turbocharged Wrangler Rubicon was ready for the 2014 Ultimate Adventure that started in North Platte, Nebraska, after working day and night to ... Read more about this post

Building the Banks Sidewinder Jeep for a 4×4 Marathon To make sure the rest of the Banks ’05 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited would hold up to the Petersen’s 4 Wheel Off-Road’s Ultimate Adventure, we had to get our turbocharged Jeep ready for a true off-road marathon. To make sure the rest of the Banks ’05 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited would hold up to the Petersen’s ... Read more about this post

Becoming the Official Turbocharger of Ultimate Adventure 2014 With a Sidewinder Jeep turbo kit already finished & 50-state certified, Banks was looking for not only the ultimate torture test, but also a great way to show off-road enthusiasts how useful a turbocharger can be on a modified 4×4 As Banks Power expands its lineup of equipment for gas-powered vehicles, a number of 50-state emissions-legal ... Read more about this post

Jeep Ultimate Adventure Banks Power is proud to be the Official Turbocharger sponsor of the 2014 Ultimate Adventure. Banks Power is proud to be the Official Turbocharger sponsor of the 2014 Ultimate Adventure. This year, we’re taking our own Sidewinder turbocharged 2006 Jeep Wrangler Rubicon Unlimited on this grueling off-road trip—which includes a thousand road miles in between—to show that ... Read more about this post

CarCast with Adam Carolla: featuring Gale Banks! Gale stopped by the CarCast set to visit Adam Carolla and Matt D’Andria. Take a listen to see what they discussed! Gale just visited CarCast to discuss the latest things going on here at Banks. You can head over to carcastshow.com Saturday (6/21/2014) THAT’S TOMORROW! Join Adam Carolla and co–host Matt D’Andria as famed hot-rodder and ... Read more about this post

Formula SAE at Michigan International Speedway Formula SAE competition is going on out at Michigan International Speedway – NASCAR and we are rooting for Team Cal Poly Pomona! Okay, maybe we are a bit biased because one of our guys is on the team! From Prof. Clifford M. Stover, P.E., California State Polytechnic University, Pomona May 15, 2014 Michigan International Speedway Our Cal Poly team passed ... Read more about this post

Size Matters 2 Epic Debut Watch the official “Size Matters 2” video here! Freightliner Trucks: Check! Mike Ryan Motorsports: Check! Banks Power: Check! Drifting: Check! Jumping: Check! Wait, what? Watch the video and find out for yourself, you will not be disappointed. Mike Ryan presents Size Matters 2 — a gymkhana styled video full of super-sized stunts and close quarters drifting action. Legendary stunt driver and Pikes ... Read more about this post

Size Matters 2 Behind The Scenes Check out the behind the scenes footage of Mike Ryan’s Banks Super-Turbo Freightliner during the filming of  “Size Matters 2.“ What do you do with a super-turbo Freightliner when you’re not racing it up Pikes Peak? Well if you’re Hollywood stunt driver and racer Mike Ryan, you do what any insane person would do between races: ... Read more about this post

Air-to-Water Intercooled Jeep Turbo Over the weekend, we had our first chance to test the intercooled Sidewinder Jeep Turbo. Even in prototype form and running 6.5 psi boost, the Air-to-Water intercooler setup demonstrated the ability to keep intake manifold air temperatures in check. Over the weekend, we had our first chance to test the intercooled Sidewinder Jeep Turbo. Even in ... Read more about this post

Off-Roading with our fans Over the weekend, we invited some local customers and fans to join us for some off-roading up in the Azusa Canyon area here near our shop. Not only did all our fans bring their Jeeps and trucks, but the Banks Sidewinder Jeep Turbo was out giving rides to anyone who wanted one. Over the weekend, we ... Read more about this post