Category: Diesel

See Sidewinder Run

Seems like hardly a week goes by that we don’t have something new to tell you about Project Sidewinder. This one will be short.

The news is that we had a video crew at Bonneville to capture all the action and sounds surrounding our record attempts, and you can now sample it on our Sidewinder web site.

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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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Power Stroke Muscle

On-the-road testing for more power, torque and better fuel economy for Ford Power Strokes… Dyno testing was conducted on Banks’ computerized chassis dyno. Testing begins at a

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Banks Sidewinder Dakota

This is the truck that shattered existing speed records – and people’s perception of diesel performance. Cummins diesel-powered Project Sidewinder set five land-speed records and became the World’s

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Big Red

Banks PowerPack system boosted the engine’s output by more than 100 horsepower on this ’95 F-250… In some ways, Jason McKrill, of Elkhart, Indiana, is no different

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Why Diesels Make So Much Torque

For those used to gasoline engine torque numbers, diesel torque verges on the unbelievable. Most competitors at Bonneville aren’t street legal, and most arrive on a trailer.

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