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Gillett Diesel Service, IncGillett Diesel Service, Inc

Trysta Peterson: Parts Manager Gillett Diesel Service is one of those companies that has stood the test of time, growing and expanding not only the services that they offer but their knowledge on both products they carry and the very vehicles they service on a day to day basis. Richard Gillett originally worked for Certified Injection ...
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Caesar Rodriguez’s 2020 L5P SilveradoCaesar Rodriguez's 2020 L5P Silverado

Caesar Rodriguez wanted something a little extra for his new Duramax L5P 2020 Silverado, but had some criteria for a daily driver: It had to deliver real power and it had to be safe to run on his truck. Caesar ended up with a Banks Derringer and iDash DataMonster.  “I installed it all last week,” said Caesar, ...
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Banks Wideband O2 SensorBanks Wideband O2 Sensor

The Banks EE department has been hard at work expanding its line of sensors and modules for use with the iDash, and the upcoming wideband oxygen (O2) sensor is another great tool for performance enthusiasts. For those not familiar with a wide band O2 its function is to monitor the amount of oxygen to fuel vapor ...
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Not Your Average YouTube ReviewNot Your Average YouTube Review

Greg Alberalla has been wrenching for years. The certified mechanic recently quit his day job running a performance parts retailer and began his new career as a content creator (YouTuber). What makes Greg different than other mechanic-based YouTubers is his choice of vehicles. While others who wrench on camera are into imports or supercars, the Kentucky-based ...
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1989 Banks DynaFact On-board Dynamometer1989 Banks DynaFact On-board Dynamometer

Let’s jump back to 1986 to see a 1932 Deuce. Mike Maris’ award-winning 1932 Ford Coupe was a street rodder’s dream with every nut and bolt polished to perfection. In 1986 both Hot Rod Magazine and Street Rodder thought it was so well crafted that they each gave it full coverage.  The unique thing that set ...
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Bob Elliot, Ford F-250 Power Stroke 6.0LBob Elliot, Ford F-250 Power Stroke 6.0L

Bob Elliot’s 2006 Ford 6.0 liter Power Stroke is something special. Not only is it a rare special edition truck with only 73,000 miles, but aside from the Banks Big Hoss performance package, he’s never experienced the problems that plagued thousands of 6.0L engines. Bob’s daily driven diesel has “child-like” miles on it because it ...
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Dirty Diesel Customs, West Kelowna, CanadaDirty Diesel Customs, West Kelowna, Canada

Jordan Powell, Owner The snow has melted in West Kelowna, Canada, and people have been anxious to get their trucks up and running and back on the road. Jordan Powell of Dirty Diesel Customs is happy to help these anxious owners fulfill their pent up truck dreams. Jordan bought Dirty Diesel Customs from his friend in 2011. ...
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Jimmy Charon’s ’89 Cummins-Powered BlazerJimmy Charon's '89 Cummins-Powered Blazer

In our iDash on the Road, we check in with Jimmy Charon and his engine swap project. You know engine swaps are as hot as ever, and for Jimmy, his Frankenstein Monster definitely looks like a fun project. His 1989 Chevy Blazer is now Cummins-powered. Out went the Blazer’s 350 small-block and in went a ...
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Dana 80 Ram-Air Diff CoverDana 80 Ram-Air Diff Cover

When Banks introduced its answer to flat-back differential covers with a product that was not only well thought out, but actually reduces oil temps thanks to its Ram-Air scoops and reduces viscous horsepower loss thanks to its perfect fluid dynamics… Well, the requests have been pouring in for more fitments. “Hey, when are you going ...
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Deleted L5P vs Derringer L5PDeleted L5P vs Derringer L5P

Sometimes people need to experience something for themselves before becoming a believer. You can back up your claims with facts and figures, but still, some people won’t budge. Yet when you become converts… hallelujah! Such is the satisfying feeling that comes from this week’s vlog entry from TXStreetSociety where they put the Banks Derringer in-line ...
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