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Interested in what is going on here at Banks Power? Well, you have come to the right place! Below is a list of the latest information into what is going on here at Banks. Read our latest Insider News, watch a video, or take a look at our Project Vehicles. Find what interests you and have fun.


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  • 1983 Sidewinder Turbo Kit for Ford 6.9-Liter1983 Sidewinder Turbo Kit for Ford 6.9-Liter
    It’s difficult to comprehend how a diesel could ever be sold naturally aspirated (turbo-less), because the words “Turbo” and “Diesel” flow together. Sure enough though, the 80’s diesel offerings were abominations or the road making for a definitely dark time in the diesel consumer history. There were actually over 70 different cars and trucks available ...
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  • Ray MizenerRay Mizener
    Ray Mizener is a Banks Power fan, but more importantly, he is an inspiration. After a horrible accident, Ray was encouraged and determined to not let go of his hobbies and activities. “Though I’ve been an engineering project management building runway to pay the bills, my hobby and obsession have always been cars and trucks,” ...
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  • Texas Complete Truck CenterTexas Complete Truck Center
    Merlin Martin: Parts Manager Texas Complete Truck Center has been in business for 5 years, and in that time, they’ve not only grown in size but also in reputation as an off-road powerhouse. Owner Keith Dunford worked at the local Ford dealership for 15 years before making the jump to opening a business of his own. ...
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Project Vehicles

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Killing a Duramax

Killing a Duramax
After weeks of adding sensors, changing intercoolers and piping, ECU tuning, and more, Gale and the Banks test group were finally ready to crank over the Duramax L5P engine in Dyno Cell No. 2. The plan for the engine is complex. First, there has been conjecture online for more than two years over what the ...
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Dragster Cooling System

Dragster Cooling System
A small horizontal radiator topped by a shrouded electric cooling fan is used on the Banks Sidewinder Top Dragster.  A very quiet, but very powerful, Stewart electric pump moves the coolant though the Sidewinder’s system.  Hardly “exotic,” good old distilled water (from the local supermarket) with a bottle of Redline “Water Wetter” mixed in (just ...
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Banks Powered OshKosh JLTV

Banks Powered OshKosh JLTV
The Humvee replacement is here, and it’s bad ass! This vehicle is the result of a years long design and test competition involving the biggest names in the defense and diesel engine industry. The Oshkosh JLTV has destroyed the competition. The staff at Banks Power, the exclusive engine supplier, has been deeply involved in the creation ...
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Jay Leno’s Garage

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Car guy Heaven…That’s where I am!

Car guy Heaven...That's where I am!
Once a year at Art Center College of Design In Pasadena California they do something so special that even my pal Jay Leno becomes a spectator! It’s called, Car Classic and I’m a guest of another pal, Syd Mead, who’s future vision caught the attention of the general public world wide with Blade Runner and continues ...
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Episode #8: Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car

Episode #8: Turbocharging Jay Leno's Tank Car
Episode #8: Completion and testing Jay Leno’s Tank Car is just one of several high profile development programs ongoing in the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering labs.
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Episode #7: Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car

Episode #7: Turbocharging Jay Leno's Tank Car
Episode #7: Wastegates and exhaust Jay Leno’s Tank Car is just one of several high profile development programs ongoing in the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering labs.
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