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2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel 3.0 liter 2020 Jeep Wrangler EcoDiesel 3.0 liter Banks engineers just got their hands on the new 2020 Jeep EcoDiesel Wrangler and even before the driver was able to exit the vehicle, they had the hood open scanning the engine compartment and reading sensors.  While the vehicle is here at Banks, the mission is to see how the ECU communicates, “sniff’ out what’s ... Read more about this post

NEW Patented RAM-AIR DIFF COVERS now available in BLACK OPS limited-edition color NEW Patented RAM-AIR DIFF COVERS now available in BLACK OPS limited-edition color https://youtu.be/69LM7fp_NXY Order yours now! The patented Ram-Air Diff Cover fits GM 14-bolt American Axle rear ends with 11.5 and 11.8’ gears. How it’s different than other covers and why do you need it? The patented ram-air scoops and the incredible amount of surface area help it cool 5X better than Mag-Hytec and other flatback covers. Plus, its ... Read more about this post

Clint Cannon: Owner, ATS Diesel Clint Cannon: Owner, ATS Diesel Clint Cannon was first introduced to the Banks iDash DataMonster and 4-channel sensor modules at last year’s Diesel Power Challenge. Every vehicle taking part in the event was equipped with Banks instrumentation to read and record who had the most density in their intake manifolds. To say that Clint was really Impressed with the iDash ... Read more about this post

Gale reacts to Hoonigan video Gale reacts to Hoonigan video The news of the week wasn’t something that happened internally here at Banks, but it did affect the diesel community inadvertently. Hoonigan posted the latest episode of their Knuckle Busters Project Cars series in which they’re preparing a Gen V Camaro to run a standing mile at 200 MPH. The twist is that the car ... Read more about this post

Engine Builder Magazine talks Super-Turbo Engine Builder Magazine talks Super-Turbo https://youtu.be/UVxPBW8PQGE In the latest episode of Engine Builder Magazine’s Diesel of the Week series they review the progress and build of the Banks Supercharged Twin-Turbo 427 cid 7.1L Duramax diesel engine that is being tested and tuned for the Diesel Brother’s BroDozer Monster Jam monster truck. It’s a great synopsis and jumping on point for the ... Read more about this post

2006 Banks + Ecotec = Atom 2006 Banks + Ecotec = Atom As Banks’ negotiations for the distribution of the Duramax engine progressed, General Motors had the idea to see how Banks would be able to take care of special vehicle builders, providing a parts package and support for their needs. A rather interesting proposition that turned into the distribution of the gasoline-powered Ecotec engines and other ... Read more about this post

Erekk Pena — Duramax Ram-Air in a gasser? Erekk Pena — Duramax Ram-Air in a gasser? For as long as Banks Power has been around, Banks products have been used in a variety of applications that they weren’t necessarily intended for. Whether it be diesel turbos used to boost up an Acura for instance (from a couple of weeks ago), people have always found different ways of adapting a Banks product ... Read more about this post

MB Auto and Truck, Indianapolis, IN MB Auto and Truck, Indianapolis, IN Mike Beer has had to travel quite the path to get to where he is now. He worked 13 years for an exhaust manufacturer, constantly traveling to represent his company at trade shows. On one of particular trip to Indiana, he met his wife and decided that it was time to settle down, effectively quitting ... Read more about this post

Banks PedalMonster: Updated circuit boards ready for duty! Banks PedalMonster: Updated circuit boards ready for duty! The latest pre-production Banks PedalMonster boards are in and are being readied for further testing. The PedalMonster is an excellent example of the relentless pursuit of product perfection here at Banks. Essentially done and ready for consumer use months ago, Banks instead decided to expand the “Test Pilot” program by getting the product in as ... Read more about this post

Killing a Duramax: pt 12 – Unclog the clog! Killing a Duramax: pt 12 - Unclog the clog! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E8sm0c_kSh8 Sometimes you hit a design wall, and no matter what tricks you try, no matter what tuning tricks you do, you’ve either met or exceeded the design limitations of a part. Not a single component of the mighty Duramax L5P in the Banks video series “Killing a Duramax” has yet to succumb to the riggers of ... Read more about this post