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Jeepers Back the Blue Foundation: Annual Rally Jeepers Back the Blue Foundation: Annual Rally Many thanks to Jeff Lehnert and everyone involved in the recent Jeepers Back the Blue Foundation event. Over 750 Jeeps as well as 2,000 spectators rolled into Dover International Speedway, the famed NASCAR track known as Monster Mile in Dover, Delaware. “We had officers from Delaware State Police, New Castle County Police, Wilmington Police Department, Dover Police ... Read more about this post

Ford 6.7L Enthusiast Reviews Derringer Ford 6.7L Enthusiast Reviews Derringer Reviewer: Tyler H.Vehicle: 2019 Ford F-350 Super Duty SRW CCSB- 3.55 GearBackground: I am by no means endorsed or being paid by Banks Power to write this product review. I am writing this review to simply share my experience with other passionate performance enthusiasts. I paid full price for my unit through an authorized retailer. I installed the ... Read more about this post

R&D Update: Derringer for 2011-16 Ford 6.7L Super Duty R&D Update: Derringer for 2011-16 Ford 6.7L Super Duty The Derringer for the 2017-19 6.7L Power Stroke was released recently and the response has been incredible (join the Derringer Ford 6.7L Owners Facebook Group for real-world reviews). But R&D on the 6.7L isn’t done yet! Testing is currently underway on a Derringer for the 2011-16 Power Stroke. Since the Derringer is the only tuner on the market ... Read more about this post

R&D Update: Banks Test Pilot R&D Update: Banks Test Pilot There are many steps that go into the development of Banks products before being released to the general public. You may already know the tireless amount of research and testing that goes into these products, but did you know that often requires the input of a select group of people that don’t work for the ... Read more about this post

Time Machine: Prelude to a C8 Time Machine: Prelude to a C8 Just a few weeks ago General Motors made international news announcing that the new Corvette C8 would be their first production mid-engine Corvette ever. There have been several prototypes teasing this direction over the decades, but nothing from the company ever made it from the prototype to the assembly line. Powered by GM’s venerable LS ... Read more about this post

Fan Focus: Arnold Kidla Fan Focus: Arnold Kidla Arnold Kidla loves his 2018 Chevy Duramax Silverado. “This is officially the longest that I’ve owned a truck,” says Arnold Kidla emphatically, “and I don’t think that I’m going to get rid of it for a very long time. Mother Nature will have to take it away from me, or the wheels will have to ... Read more about this post

R&D Update: Twin Turbos R&D Update: Twin Turbos Resident Chief Design Engineer Bob Robe reviews his drawings of the twin turbos as the team plans to add them to the supercharged Duramax currently in Banks Dyno cell No. 1. As those who follow Banks Facebook and YouTube feeds will know this engine is destined for a monster truck piloted by the Diesel Bros. ... Read more about this post

Dealer Spotlight: Dooley’s Diabolical Diesel Dealer Spotlight: Dooley's Diabolical Diesel Dooley’s Diabolical Diesel opened for business in 2013 and is operated by three skilled technicians, including owner Casey Dooley himself who can be found wrenching daily, in a 3-stall shop with room in the back for light-duty and diagnostic work. Casey’s shop workload equates to a 50/50 split between routine repair and maintenance to installing ... Read more about this post

Time Machine: NHTSA Time Machine: NHTSA Gale Banks Engineering has decades of experience being contracted by outside companies and organizations to work on some strange and interesting projects. Aside from developing systems and electronics, Banks has never been afraid of working with new and emerging technology. Instead often embracing it and learning how to better use new developments in automotive technology ... Read more about this post

An Asphalt Chomping Tiburon An Asphalt Chomping Tiburon PhilAm isn’t your typical Banks customer. Instead of owning a diesel truck of a Jeep he owns two rather customized Hyundai Tiburons, an ’07 and an ’08. One is currently awaiting a race-prepped engine, while the other is already primed and ready for the streets sporting a fully-built supercharged engine. “Tiburons are pretty rare,” explains ... Read more about this post