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RoadKill’s 1972 AMC Hornet gets Banks-ified RoadKill’s 1972 AMC Hornet gets Banks-ified Jacob Davis, Network Editor at MotorTrend, stopped by the Banks campus this week to fine-tune the installation of his iDash 1.8 DataMonster and 4-Channel Sensor Modules. The interesting thing about this install is that the vehicle in question is a 1972 AMC Hornet Sportabout with a 258ci straight six. No OBD-II, no OBD, not even an O. There’s nothing ... Read more about this post

Derringer takes America Derringer takes America Driving from California to Indiana to pick up his new 7,200 lb all-aluminum custom race trailer, Griffin Steinfeld was eager to put his Derringer and iDash DataMonster-equipped 2017 Chevy Silverado HD through its paces. “Of course I enjoy the power around town, but I really wanted to see what she could do on a long ... Read more about this post

Monster-Ram Customization Awards Monster-Ram Customization Awards In 2017, Gale Banks presented the world with a solution to a problem in the most elegant way possible. In the Great Intake Elbow Shootout, Gale examined all available intake elbows for the 2013+ Ram 6.7L Cummins. From the factory, the engine is forced to breathe through a very restrictive intake. As a result, several manufacturers ... Read more about this post

Banks-powered first-gen Dodge Ram finds new life. Banks-powered first-gen Dodge Ram finds new life. When it comes to cool daily drivers, David Couvillion has one of the coolest around. The Lake Charles, Louisiana gearhead had been looking for a first-gen Dodge for quite some time before he stumbled upon a diamond in the rough. Admittedly a GM square-body fan like his father, David fell in love with the 1991-93 Dodge trucks and had ... Read more about this post

iDash 1.8 Super Gauge now controls Banks Six-Guns, EconoMind and SpeedBrake iDash 1.8 Super Gauge now controls Banks Six-Guns, EconoMind and SpeedBrakeSeveral years ago, Gale and the Banks engineering team wondered what the future of engine monitoring would look like in 2020. After more than a decade of seeing devices on the market with large rectangular screens using up valuable windshield space with unnecessary graphics, Gale called a timeout (imagine him mimicking a referee, holding his ... Read more about this post

Banks L5P Derringer is flying off the shelf Banks L5P Derringer is flying off the shelfWhen we released our Derringer tuner for the 2017-18 L5P Duramax we knew we had a great product on our hands, but what we didn’t know was how far we hit it out of the park in terms of its success. Customer demand for this Derringer absolutely blew away our expectation and our inventory! We ... Read more about this post

60 Years and going strong! 60 Years and going strong!August 16, 2018, marks the 60th anniversary of Banks Power. In 1958, Gale Banks opened C.P. Auto & Marine in Lynwood, CA to pay for his college tuition at Cal Poly Pomona (“C.P.”). Little did he know that with his vision and drive to win, he would pioneer turbocharging and revolutionize the gas and diesel ... Read more about this post

Live Q&A with Gale Banks Live Q&A with Gale Banks We recently did a Facebook Live Q&A with Gale Banks Wednesday, May 16th at 5:00 PM PT. For those of you who missed it, watch it live here! For more information, visit Facebook Live with Gale Banks Read more about this post

Al Unser Jr Derringer Install at Fleece Al Unser Jr Derringer Install at FleeceIndy Racing legend Al Unser Jr. stopped by our friends at Fleece Performance Engineering in Brownsburg, Indiana to have a Derringer L5P installed in his 2017 Duramax. Big thanks to Brayden Fleece and his amazing team for the hospitality and flawless installation. Watch Al’s visit to Banks Power. https://youtu.be/S-0WYGJorwQ Order your Derringer L5P today at bankspower.com/l5p Banks Derringer ... Read more about this post

Al Unser Jr. Visits Banks Power Al Unser Jr. Visits Banks PowerBack in the 80’s I Sidewinder turbocharged Al Unser Sr’s Ford Diesel pickup. Diesel pickups had no turbos till late in the 80’s! The Unser family was dominant in Indy cars and on Pikes Peak back then, and I was a fan. What I didn’t know was, when it comes to racing, these guys have ... Read more about this post