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Re-Power Any Rig with a Diesel Banks Power’s 630T and 866T Crate Engines Diesels are progressing more and more into the mainstream, and Banks Power is one of the companies leading the charge. In the past, if you wanted to transplant a diesel engine into a car, boat or off-road vehicle, you had to find a donor vehicle, do miles of wiring, ... Read more about this post

2009 GMC Sierra 2500HD Gale Banks Big Hoss Bundle Package Install Big Hoss Handled It! Gale Banks Engineering Gives the Kitchen-Sink Treatment to our Duramax Last month we left you with our amped-up 2009 GMC LMM Duramax; proudly huffing on a blend of water-methanol thanks to the Gale Banks Engineering Double-Shot Injection system. On the rollers, our LMM Duramax picked up 100 hp and 121 lb-ft to ... Read more about this post

Water-Meth Magic 2009 GMC Sierra 2500HD Gale Banks Engineering Water-Methanol Injection System – Tech and How-to It’s no secret; our late-model clean diesel trucks are quite the performers. They have become painfully easy to make a ton of tire-twisting power. From the factory, they are producing even larger horsepower and torque numbers albeit with a supplement of highly ... Read more about this post

Add 134 hp and 358 lb-ft to your 7.3L Power Stroke How much does it cost to build up an older Super Duty to perform like a modern truck? Not as much as you think. Instead of spending $60,000 on a brand-new truck, you can invest a fraction of that amount in your old workhorse and have a vehicle that can keep up with any modern diesel. ... Read more about this post

3.0L Diesel Engine Option For Your Diesel Engine Conversion There is no good 2.5 to 4 liter diesel engine option out that has can provide decent torque, is quiet, small and relatively light weight. Well, that is until now! When it comes to building something, there are a few major components that really change the characteristic of the vehicle. Generally, opting for 2-wheel or 4-wheel ... Read more about this post

52 hp From a Turbo-The Ultimate 6.0L Power Stroke Upgrade 2007 Ford F-250 6.0L Power Stroke Garrett PowerMax By Banks Power Diesel engines love air. It’s almost like they can’t get enough of it. Chances are pretty good that if your truck is still sporting the stock turbo, it’s probably not making as much power as possible. In the June 2014 issue of Diesel Power (“6.0L ... Read more about this post

2013 Ford F-150 FX2 EcoBoost – Project GT-150 Wrap-up Bringing Ford Performance Full Circle … with the Banks Ram-Air Intake System. As we built this beauty over the course of a year, several companies actually used our EcoBoost-powered F-150 to prototype and build parts off of. That list of components is extensive, so we’ll quit with the banter and get right to the goods. Banks ... Read more about this post

2007 Ford F-250 6.0L Power Stroke – Weekend Warrior Adding 171 hp & 366 lb-ft in just two days If you can live without driving your truck for a couple of days, the folks at Banks Power can help you achieve some impressive gains in horsepower and torque. By using water- methanol in conjunction with more conventional upgrades, they were able to coax an extra ... Read more about this post

Take Five With Gale Banks Gale gets asked all sorts of questions, including what was the first car he hot rodded, what meeting Mickey Thompson was like, what he wants his legacy to be … As a 72-year-old hot rodder who grew up in Los Angeles during the adolescence of our industry, one might expect Gale Banks to be a man ... Read more about this post

NEW BANKS PRODUCTS RELEASED AT UCC 2017 Azusa, Calif. – Banks Power is proud to present three new products for the 2013 – 17 Ram 6.7L. These components are designed to maximize intake air flow, increase boost air density, and can be used together, or separately. They will be on display at the Ultimate Callout Challenge event, taking place at Lucas Oil ... Read more about this post