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PedalMonster Causes Permagrin on Raptor Owner’s FacePedalMonster Causes Permagrin on Raptor Owner's Face

https://youtu.be/S4y22Px7q14 Theresa Contreras of LGE-CTS Motorsports in San Dimas, CA knows her supercharged 2011 Gen-1 Ford Raptor backward and forward. She’s not only performed every modification herself, but she painted it too. Oh, we forgot to tell you that she’s a master painter and automotive designer with dozens of SEMA awards under her belt. So when Theresa ...
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Paulhamus Diesel PerformancePaulhamus Diesel Performance

Dan Paulhamus: Owner Dan Paulhamus knows diesels. He was one of the first to be master certified on the Duramax back in 2000 in order for the dealership that he worked for to sell them. Dan recalls that one of his instructors from GM said to him during training, “Mark my words: Diesels are the wave ...
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2002 Exhaust Brake with Brains2002 Exhaust Brake with Brains

For many years exhaust brakes were controlled by a micro-switch, which is a simple on-off device just like a light switch at home. Since the brake is a mechanical device it can stick or otherwise malfunction, and it only knows how to do one thing: turn on and turn off. Banks entered the exhaust brake market ...
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Weld Racing

Josh Hamming Weld Racing’s Technical Sales Specialist, Josh Hamming, is responsible for sales and technical service for a wide variety of wheels covering street and strip. That’s basically everything from top fuel dragsters all the way down to a daily driver car. Pretty much all-encompassing. Naturally, Josh has a set of stylish Weld Wheels on his ...
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Printed aluminum Monster Ram prototype with EGRPrinted aluminum Monster Ram prototype with EGR

It wasn’t long ago that the Banks Engineering Team and Test Group would rely on rather expensive means of capturing data when running vehicles, engines, products and more through a gambit of tests. Due to the cost of these massive data acquisition “stacks” there was not a lot to spread around, meaning that often times ...
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2011 Banks Takes on Pike Peak2011 Banks Takes on Pike Peak

The Pikes Peak International Hill Climb (PPIHC) is the second oldest motorsports race in America (only the Indy 500 is older), a long-standing tradition in Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak Region, and is the world’s highest-altitude auto race. An annual event since 1916, 2011 marks the 89th running of the “Race to the Clouds.” The ...
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Lorenzo Martin’s 2018 GMC L5P DuramaxLorenzo Martin's 2018 GMC L5P Duramax

Lorenzo Martin could feel a big difference after having the Banks Ram-Air Intake, Derringer, iDash DataMonster, Monster Exhaust, Ram-Air Differential Cover and the new PedalMonster installed all at the same time at the Banks facility in Azusa, California. “I feel like that the truck runs a lot smoother,” said Lorenzo. Even his wife commented on how the truck now felt. “At level two ...
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Printed aluminum Monster Ram prototype with EGRPrinted aluminum Monster Ram prototype with EGR

https://youtu.be/c7z1_d7S8bA Early in the Cummins 6.7-liter diesel’s life the team at Banks saw an opportunity to improve airflow into the engine by targeting the cast intake manifold inlet. The part goes by many names from inlet elbow to air horn. One of the things Banks does so well is design a product that takes advantage of ...
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Keller’s Pro Auto & DieselKeller's Pro Auto & Diesel

Steve Edison and Nate Knepp: Store Managers Tom Keller has been in the automotive service for over 40 years. His Keller’s Pro Auto and Diesel covers three locations (Parker, Aurora and Centennial in Colorado), all with about eight to nine full-service bays. Each location is a one-stop shop offering anything from simple service and overhauls, to ...
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Aeromotive Performance UpgradesAeromotive Performance Upgrades

https://youtu.be/oHf1T53wz9w In Gale’s latest unboxing video, he receives a package from Aeromotive full of high-performance fuel upgrades for the dyno cells. In order to make big horsepower it’s going to take a lot of fuel, and Aeromotive been the most recognized and reliable source in high-performance fuel delivery for three generations. Watch as Gale pulls out and reviews each goodie… one ...
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