Category: Exhaust Brake

Brake Down

An Exhaust Brake Primer and Products Those new to diesel engines quickly learn that the absence of an intake throttle plate and different valve timing relative to

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Power Parts

A Hard Look at 7.3L Diesel Performance with Banks Engineering There are relatively few absolutes in life — death and taxes being the obvious front-runners; the others

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Tow Truck Toys

Duramax Upgrades for Power and Braking  The Banks Stinger Kit improves engine breathing with a complete 4-inch mandrel-bent stainless steel exhaust, a free-flowing drop=in air filter, and

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Banking on Horsepower

Power Products for the Duramax Diesel that Work It’s rare to find a collection of bolt-on parts that actually work in harmony and build additional horsepower and

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Gale Banks Engineering

Winning Systems for Trucks, SUVs & Motor Homes Although Gale Banks Engineering is one of many companies making performance exhaust systems, it takes a “systems approach” to

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CBC News

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It’s called an acronym. In this case it stands for Computerized Brake Controller. And it’s a patent-pending Banks exclusive that is now an integral part of our Banks Brakes. Other diesel exhaust brakes are controlled by a micro-switch, which is a simple on-off device just like a light switch at home.

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Banks Exhaust Brake

Bringing Your Diesel-Powered Hauler Down to a Manageable Speed with the Help of Banks Engineering We’ve all seen those runaway truck ramps that the department of transportation

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Truckin’ & Trailerin’

Test of Banks Brake & Banks SmartLock trans brake for Ford Power Stroke turbo-diesel trucks. Reader and horseman Hal Denton of Sonora, Calif., tested the Banks Brake

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