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Watch “TruckU” to get more power and less smokeWatch "TruckU" to get more power and less smoke

On Friday October 10th, Speed Channel’s “TruckU” aired an episode on Banks Power. More Power; Less Smoke! Speed Channel had an episode of “TruckU” that ran on Friday October 10th at 3:30 pm EST. Hosts Bruno Massel and Matt Steele explored upgrading the towing performance of an ’08 Chevy Duramax safely and explained the new technology that goes ...
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Sidewinder S-10 looking to set new NHRDA recordSidewinder S-10 looking to set new NHRDA record

Fans invited to see Sidewinder S-10 in action this Saturday at Speedworld! WEEKEND UPDATE: BANKS S-10 DURAMAX DIESEL DRAG TRUCK LOOKING TO SET NEW NHRDA RECORD SAT. OCT. 4 NHRDA DESERT DIESEL TRUCK NATIONALS SPEEDWORLD DRAGSTRIP – WITTMANN, ARIZONA Last minute preps at the Banks race shop in Azusa (Thursday AM) Short notice, but the quickest-ever diesel-powered racing truck, the Banks Power ...
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Monster Sport ExhaustMonster Sport Exhaust

Monster Performance & Modest Price Skimps on price — Not on performance! Banks’ new Monster Sport Exhaust is one cool system! And its low price? That’s way cool. The system slashes backpressure, increases exhaust flow, improves fuel economy and delivers extra power to your rear wheels. Exhaust tip optional. 4″ constant-diameter exhaust system Virtually eliminates backpressure & nearly doubles ...
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Banks EconoMindBanks EconoMind

Don’t let fuel prices keep you home. INTRODUCING THE ECONOMIND® DIESEL TUNER More fuel economy under any load condition Proven mileage and power Adjust-on-the-fly power levels CleanTune™ Technology Built-in powertrain safeguards Calibrates the engine to use less fuel at any power level Pays for itself! Watch it: The guys on TruckU show how installing an EconoMind safely improves power AND mileage. WANT FUEL ECONOMY? Banks has been ...
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High Performance Diesel Builder’s GuideHigh Performance Diesel Builder’s Guide

“High Performance Diesel Builder’s Guide” Now Available! Each Book Personally Signed by Author Joe Pettit! A BANKS POWER WEBSITE EXCLUSIVE Each Book Personally Signed by Author Joe Pettit! Here’s the latest word on high-performance diesel tuning for GM, Ford, and Dodge from acknowledged experts on the subject Joe Pettit with Gale Banks.  144 action-packed pages of the straight stuff ...
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Gas & Cash GiveawayGas & Cash Giveaway

Congratulations to the winners, who will receive a $500 Fuel Card and a $500 Gift Card for Banks merchandise!   Thanks for entering our Gas & Cash Giveaway contest! We have our five winners: Robert T. from Bullhead City, AZ Steve M. from Denton, TX Joseph M. from Los Angeles, CA Mark S. from Wichita, KS Michael R. from Chino, CA Congratulations to the ...
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Gale Banks Given Keys To BMW’s Hydrogen 7Gale Banks Given Keys To BMW's Hydrogen 7

BMW has asked Gale Banks to road test its new advanced-technology showcase vehicle, the Hydrogen 7 sedan, and Gale’s going to blog about it! (L to R) Marcus Wiesebrock, James Ryan, Gale Banks, Nadine Jambor What BMW has to say about hydrogen as a fuel: “On a global level, hydrogen technology addresses the growing gaps in the ...
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Banks Sidewinder S-10 Sets NADM RecordBanks Sidewinder S-10 Sets NADM Record

  Banks Sidewinder S-10 Sets NADM Record at Saturday’s Crude Drags 2 event BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (Feb. 23) — In its first appearance in an all-diesel competition, the Banks Sidewinder Duramax S-10 set the National Association of Diesel Motorsports elapsed-time record for diesel-powered pickup trucks, scorching the legendary Auto Club Famoso Raceway quarter-mile in 8.06 seconds. The speed ...
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Banks Cleans Up!Banks Cleans Up!

Banks Power is once again sponsoring the hugely successful Calico Clean-Up in California’s High Desert, this year set for Feb. 16. Join with hundreds of other off-road enthusiasts for a day of good, clean fun! Banks Power Backs Annual California High Desert Calico Clean-Up. Second Annual Event Expected to Draw Largest Volunteer ‘Army’ Ever! Gale Banks Engineering has ...
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Banks Sidewinder to Compete at Diesel World Crude Drags 2 EventBanks Sidewinder to Compete at Diesel World Crude Drags 2 Event

The record-making Banks Power Sidewinder S-10 drag truck will be competing at the Diesel World Crude Drags event at Bakersfield’s Auto Club Famoso Raceway on Saturday, February 23rd, 7 a.m. – 6 p.m. Wittmann, Ariz. (Feb. 21) — The Banks Sidewinder S-10 diesel drag truck, the world’s quickest and fastest, dipped into the 7.80s with a ...
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