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Matt Linnert: Test Pilot Matt Linnert: Test Pilot Among most of the customers Banks Power has, Matt Linnert is rather unique in that his truck isn’t normally used for cross country treks, as a workhorse, or a tow rig. Instead Matt’s 2020 Chevy 2500 HD is his big hot rod. “It’s my grocery getter. Very rarely do I tow.” Matt is one of ... Read more about this post

Full Force Diesel Full Force Diesel Ryan Casserly’s story for his business, Full Force Diesel Performance Inc., is an interesting one of a man with a desire to make something of his own… but didn’t have a concrete plan of what to do. It’s also filled with seeing opportunities and taking advantage of them to become something bigger than what was ... Read more about this post

How to Build a Better Inline Diesel Tuner? How to Build a Better Inline Diesel Tuner? Does a good inline tuner need to add boost? Should it be in communication with the vehicle’s electronic control module? What happens when one of the fuel-only boxes sold by online hucksters sends your truck’s exhaust gas temperature soaring? All these questions and more are answered in “What is an line tuner.” Read more about this post

Gale guest stars on The Truck Show Podcast Gale guest stars on The Truck Show Podcast Gale recently joined The Truck Show Podcast for two hours of entertaining conversation. Well, that’s not entirely true. Show hosts Lightning and Holman set up shop in the Banks conference room, ordered sandwiches from Jersey Mike’s and proceeded to provoke Gale into sharing all sorts of stories. The riveting conversations included topics like things that piss him off, ... Read more about this post

Ford Rear End Differential Cover Ford Rear End Differential Cover The design of the new Banks Ram-Air Differential Cover for the Ford Super Duty has been completed and prototype samples are forthcoming. This new cover fits Super Duty trucks from 1985 to 2020 and features the same patented Ram-Air scoops as the GM and Ram offerings that direct oncoming air through channeled fins, cooling ... Read more about this post

1989 GMC Syclone Land Speed Truck 1989 GMC Syclone Land Speed Truck The Banks history is laden with trophies and awards for its accomplishments in gasoline performance. One example was the naturally aspirated Syclone. That’s not to say that the original idea wasn’t to turbocharge the engine in the Syclone. On the contrary, Banks originally proposed things that would have made this vehicle a completely different ... Read more about this post

1960: C.P.’s Auto and Marine is born 1960: C.P.'s Auto and Marine is born After selling various engines and wrenching on cars in his parents’ garage, Banks opened his first shop under the name C.P.’s Auto and Marine in a little garage in an alley in Lynnwood, California. “I named my first company C.P.’s Auto and Marine because that is how I thought I was going to earn money ... Read more about this post

Hurrey’s Performance Shop Hurrey's Performance Shop Daniel Hurrey runs Hurrey’s Performance Shop with his wife Kaitlyn, a business that opened in September of 2019. Daniel knew his wife was a keeper because when he met her he was about to sell his project car, a 1976 BMW 2002, and she just wouldn’t let him let go of what he loved. Because ... Read more about this post

Ram-Air Testing for 2017-2019 6.7L Power Stroke Ram-Air Testing for 2017-2019 6.7L Power Stroke When designing air intake systems, engineers need to take everything into consideration, not just making sure it fits. From the size and surface area of the filter to where it is actually inducting cooler, denser air there are a lot of things to consider. Testing on the flow bench at Banks is a complete prototype Ram-Air ... Read more about this post

Banks Insider: ’66 Bronco Banks Insider: '66 Bronco This 1966 Bronco just sold for $121,212! How does a 54-year-old vehicle nab that much, and why should you care? Well, there’s a good story to it. A lot of vehicles at car meets can ultimately be just for looks, being more style than true function. One such example opposite of that was showcased at the 2019 ... Read more about this post