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Jane, Stop This Crazy Thing! Jane, Stop This Crazy Thing!Good golly Miss Molly! I realized that I’ve been lax on getting my Blog entries in as of late, but I honestly didn’t think I was that over due! Sorry guys and gals (Umm… and Gale especially!). I looked at the site the other morning and saw the date of my last Blog. Shameful… just ... Read more about this post

Suburban Gorilla Suburban GorillaOne of the most popular project vehicles from Xtreme 4×4 is the “Suburban Gorilla,” which features a Banks Twin-Turbo Duramax diesel powerplant derived from our Sidewinder GMC endurance roadracing truck. On Spike TV’s Xtreme 4×4, Jessi and Ian completed the Twin-Turbo Duramax diesel engine for the Suburban Gorilla project. Follow along as the Gale Banks Engineering’s ... Read more about this post

Stoddard Valley Cleanup Stoddard Valley CleanupI myself was amazed at the turnout and at the amount of fun that I had. Gale Banks Engineering supported the event by sending out a support trailer, a vehicle to participate in the cleanup, and just for fun we had the Banks Power #36 Trophy Truck on hand for some testing for the upcoming ... Read more about this post

Banks Power and KORE Banks Power and KOREBanks Power and Kroeker Off-Road Engineering team up to conquer the Baja 1000. David Downs Goliath at Baja By Tim Gavern A virtually stock 2003 Cummins diesel-powered Dodge Ram 2500 4X4 Pickup truck takes 3rd Place in the “Stock Full” class at 2004 Baja 1000. The truck is equipped with Banks’ Six-Gun Bundle. Professional racing has gotten so expensive ... Read more about this post

More SEMA wrap-up More SEMA wrap-upWell, being that I worked the booth most of the time I didn’t get to wander around like I had wanted to. I did meet some great folks who had great questions about our products… and even their own vehicles. One guy came to me a little frustrated and confused saying that the guys in ... Read more about this post

The notes from SEMA: Day 1 or Crazy Town The notes from SEMA: Day 1 or Crazy TownGuess what I’m doing? Gambling? Nope. Checking out the wom… um… sights? Nah! You got it: sitting in my hotel room on a Halloween night in Vegas watching the cinematic great “Catwoman”. Man… isn’t life great? How on Earth did I miss this gem? Read more about this post

Wild Kingdom or Fuzzy Memories: Take 1 Wild Kingdom or Fuzzy Memories: Take 1Ok… let me start off by saying that one of the things I wanted to do when we first started out with this “blog” thing was to kinda open the vault into the company and the cool stuff we’re doing and planning. A novel idea in theory, but when you do actually do that you ... Read more about this post

WyoTech Happenings WyoTech HappeningsIn the last couple of weeks there have been two events in which the personalities of Gale Banks Engineering and WyoTech Technical Institute have crossed paths. WyoTech is the leader in education when it comes to hands on training in the areas of Automotive, Diesel, Collision Refinishing and Hot Rod/Custom Vehicle fabrication. Banks has taken ... Read more about this post

Vacation… all I ever wanted? or “Dude, where’s my car?” Vacation... all I ever wanted? or "Dude, where's my car?"(Please note: there is a car story here… really.) The word “vacation” has never been one that has meant much to me. Growing up time-off from school or work was an opportunity for my loving family to work on the house, an exercise in perpetual futility. Tear down a wall, build it back up. Paint the ... Read more about this post

Gale Banks. A Household Name?! Gale Banks. A Household Name?!Hola. Just a little ditty to illustrate how much Banks has been in the media this Summer. It’s been amazing! It has gotten to the point that we’ve even coined a new term for hot rodding it to the max. We’re going to “Banks it.” Nice. In Print… Read more about this post