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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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Flat Out on the Salt

Inside Gale Banks’ 200-MPH Dakota Land-Speed Record Holder Gale Banks wants to change your mind about diesel engines-and he’s going about it in a pretty spectacular way.

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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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Airflow Horsepower

Review of Banks PowerPack system for GM’s 454-cid Vortec trucks. A typical Banks Engineering PowerPack® for gasoline-burning engines, such as GM’s 454-cid model, consists of a low-restrictive

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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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Chat with Gale Banks

Gale himself fields many Power & Performance questions during a live chat on Ford-Diesel.com JLester : Almost time … Gale Banks : We are here. JLester :

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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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Truck Stop

Banks PowerPack for Cummins 24-valve diesel trucks. Testing was conducted on a Mustang chassis dynamometer at Gale Banks Engineering.   Here’s the difference between the stock intake

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