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Banks on YouTube On November 12, 2006, Banks Power set up its first YouTube channel, called “bankspowerinsider.” Since then, the videos on that channel have been viewed over four million times! On November 12, 2006, Banks Power set up its first YouTube channel, called “bankspowerinsider.” It was initially set up as a way to give people a behind-the-scenes look ... Read more about this post

Utah Valley University Visits Banks Giving back to the community has always been important to Gale Banks; so when Utah Valley University Associate Professor of Automotive technology Todd Low approached him at the 2011 SEMA show, Gale was all ears. Giving back to the community has always been important to Gale Banks; so when Utah Valley University Associate Professor of Automotive ... Read more about this post

The Mighty Duramax When someone talks about powerful engines—ones that are built to take a beating and still last forever—they’re no doubt talking about diesels. Read about the “Challenge Coin” too! When someone talks about powerful engines—ones that are built to take a beating and still last forever—they’re no doubt talking about diesels. The Duramax is by all accounts ... Read more about this post

SEMA 2011 Spotlight on Banks Power See what the gang from PowerTV discovered when they stopped by the Banks Power booth at the 2011 SEMA show. Above: Moses Ludel grabbed his video camera and captured some of what went on at the Banks Power booth. By Andrew Wolf As both racers and automotive enthusiasts, we – and we suspect our readers as well – ... Read more about this post

Jeep Revolver Header With more power, quicker acceleration and tougher construction than ever, the new Banks Revolver™ for the Jeep 4.0L out muscles any competitive exhaust manifold. New from Banks Power, the Revolver® inline header for the ’91 thru ’99 Jeep Wrangler 4.0 liter adds 17 hp and 18 lb-ft… a 13% in power that you can feel! Banks ... Read more about this post

Official Duramax Engine Distributor The relationship that started in the 1960’s is still going strong today. Find out what Banks and General Motors are collaborating on now… Gale Banks Engineering and General Motors Powertrain have signed a new multi-year OEM engine supply agreement. Continuing a GM-Banks relationship dating from the late ’60s, Banks’ branded, Duramax-based engines, are now available to ... Read more about this post

Gale Banks on the Radio What has Banks been up to lately, and what are the plans for the future? Listen in to the Bob Long interview and find out… Gale recently was a guest on two nationally syndicated radio shows hosted by Bob Long, Motor News Weekly and Autoworld. Sit back and listen as Gale gets Bob (and you) caught ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak – Latest Report The latest report from the mountains of Colorado. Read about the great day of practice runs and how we’ve stacked up against the competition thus far. After a great day of practice runs today on Section 2 (the middle third of the course, from Glen Cove to Devil’s Playground) Leonard Arnold’s #98 PVA-03 car driven by ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak – Turbos in the Clouds A report on the car’s specs, the driver’s history, and what’s expected on the mountain. At Banks Power, the motto is, “Banks… we provide life after wide-open throttle.” That attitude explains why pro racer/stunt driver Paul Dallenbach and car owner Leonard Arnold contacted Banks for their 2011 assault on the Pikes Peak, “The Race To The ... Read more about this post

Pikes Peak – Uphill Racer A report on the race, the racer, and the race car, including the stories “Two-Decade Evolution” and “Bringing The Record Back Home.” One of Robert Redford’s best efforts is “Downhill Racer,” about a professional skier. Like Redford’s character, Paul Dallenbach races on a Colorado mountain. Dallenbach is the polar opposite of a ski racer, however. Instead ... Read more about this post