News Releases – 2012

Banks participates in Toys 4 Tots drive Off-Road Community Pulls Together and Donates Over 550 Toys to Toys 4 Tots Images by Brent Haywood and Dave Druck Read more

2012 TrailerLife Readers’ Choice Awards Banks Power chosen as best "Performance Add-On" by readers of Trailer Life magazine. Think of the time you spend planning Read more

Gale Banks Comes Clean part 1 Spending a day with the iconic diesel legend reveals interesting thoughts on a variety of subjects. Read more

Banks Diesel V6 Good Things Come in Small Packages. Banks Powertrain is bringing a V6 diesel engine to market sometime in 2013. Read on to see why that's a good thing... Read more

Hot Rod Radio from SEMA 2012 Gale Banks talks with HOT ROD MAGAZINE LIVE about special vehicle projects created for the SEMA show, plus what Banks Read more

Rod & Custom Radio Join host Brad Fanshaw in his broadcast from the 2012 SEMA show where he talked with Gale Banks about all Read more

Adam Carolla puts Banks Power on his own truck What does Adam Carolla think of Banks Power now that he put a Banks system on his own truck? Adam Read more

Car Craft Radio spotlights Banks SEMA vehicles What were the three hottest vehicles at SEMA this year? We know our favorites. Join Steve Strope of Car Craft Read more

Gale Banks on Motor News Weekly radio What has Banks been up to lately, and what are the plans for the future? Listen in with host Bob Read more

ICON Chooses Banks ICON Partners with Banks on Special 1965 Dodge 5.9L Cummins D200 for SEMA Debut. When ICON lead designer and chief Read more

Gale Banks on Motor Trend Radio at SEMA 2012 Gale Banks joins the guys at MOTOR TREND RADIO to talk about what products and projects he has in the Read more

Dwayne Peace's Ridler-winning '55 Thunderbird A Banks 1150 HP Twin-Turbo system was selected to grace the underhood of Dwayne Peace's award winning 1955 Ford Thunderbird. Read more

Instant Gauges and More Installing the New Banks iQ Flash in Project TDI Read more

Banks iQ Flash Programmer Banks iQ Flash Programmer—It's More Than Just a Performance Tuner Read more

6.6L Crate Engine For this first time in the history of diesel performance, you can now buy a 100-percent, brand new diesel crate engine. 575 HP, turnkey, and there's not a used part in it. Read more

ICON and Banks Power on Autoblog - Part 2 The ICON 4x4 pickup has made it to SEMA. Check out all the cool photos from the show... By Jeremy Read more

SEMA 2012 News What's going on at SEMA this year? Check here and find out all the latest info on the cool events Read more

What does Jay Leno think about Gale Banks After photographer Fernando Escovar shot Gale Banks for an upcoming DIESEL SWAP magazine cover, he caught up with Jay Leno Read more

ICON and Banks Power on Autoblog - Part 1 ICON vehicles are notorious for their attention to detail, performance, and exclusivity. So to power the '65 Dodge pickup they're Read more

All of the NHRA Museum news stories are right here NHRA Museum, out front with Banks Sidewinder Dragster and hotrod What's been happening at the NHRA Motorsports Museum? Here's a compilation of stories on everything related to the museum. Here Read more

Finding the Limits of the Duramax When you think of racing engines, diesel is not the first thing that comes to mind. Racing engines are typically Read more

Gale's on-board at the NHRA Motorsports Museum Gale Banks has been elected to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum Board. POMONA, Calif. - The Wally Parks NHRA Read more

Humvee Transmission and Suspension Upgrades In addition to turbo and exhaust brake upfit systems that dramatically improve the vehicle performance, Humvees need better transmissions and Read more

Hot Rod Humvee The Banks Sidewinder system proved its mettle during a test session with an up-armored Humvee that weighed in at 14,400 Read more

The Three Latest Diesel Engine Projects Get all the info on the Banks 630T, the Banks 866T, and the Banks 6.5L Special Ops package engines. When Read more

The Three Latest Diesel Engine Projects Get all the info on the Banks 630T, the Banks 866T, and the Banks 6.5L Special Ops package engines. When Read more

Hot-Rodding Humvees The biggest name in diesel performance ups the power in up-armored Humvees Read more

Clean Diesel Power Once again Banks shows us the path to more power without choking the environment, this time on a 2008 Duramax LML. Read more

Class-A Hot Rod For years the Banks Power badge on the side of an RV has always meant that a rig is packing some real horsepower. Today, that still holds true. Read more

Paul Dallenbach Okay Following Crash Paul Dallenbach, multiple champion at Pikes Peak, is in good condition following a crash into the forest early into his Read more

Subdued Saturday Unlike the rest of the week, the Dallenbach Racing/Banks Power team had a rather relaxed Saturday. Attention was focused on Read more

FINAL PRACTICE: Still Fast, But Not Quite Perfect… Dallenbach ran through the middle section of the course four times delivering consistent times with increased corner speeds in every Read more

FASTEST QUALIFIER: Paul Dallenbach Puts The #98 On The Pole! After staying up well past midnight rebuilding and repairing the Lola transaxle and differential Wednesday night the Dallenbach Racing/Banks Power Read more

PRACTICE MAKES PERFECT: Hopefully! The limited slip differential should help to plant both rear tires and give Dallenbach more drive off the turns which Read more

TEST REPORT: 150 MPH Top Speed! Tuesday morning the Dallenbach Racing/Banks Power team took the car to Pueblo Motorsports Park near Colorado Springs to shake down Read more

Dallenbach Racing-Banks Power Return to the Mountain! The 90th running of the famed “Race to the Clouds” will take place on August 12, 2012 with the Dallenbach Read more

Gale Banks on Hot Rod Magazine Live Gale Banks talks with HOT ROD MAGAZINE LIVE about what it takes to win races, how important military projects are Read more

The iQ Flash Banks' Amazing New Controller for Diesels Diesels have always played a major role in the Dirt Sports Nation. Their ability Read more

Banks Intercooler Install Keeping it cool with a Banks Techni-Cooler bolt-on kit! Read more

Banks Stinger System - 2012 JK- 3.6L — Product Review OffRoad-Reviews Stinger kit for 2012 Jeep 3.6L JK Banks Stinger System - 2012 JK- 3.6L — Product Review Read more

Inside The Gale Banks 630T V6 Diesel Engine Diesel Power magazine gets inside the first potential 1/2 ton diesel engine. Read more

Gale Banks Brings New Diesels to Military Expo Banks brought two turbocharged diesel engines to the IDGA expo and one kit designed to make military-grade Humvees safer and Read more

Gale Banks on Motor Trend Radio Gale Banks joins the guys at MOTOR TREND RADIO to talk about new engines, cool gadgets, emissions, the military ... Read more

Fire Truck Gets Banks Power Stacey David takes a local fire department’s 2008 Chevy 3500 HD 4×4 dually and gives it more power and reliability Read more

Slow the Load Adding Load Control With a Banks SpeedBrake (on a '07.5 GMC Sierra 2500 HD). Read more

Gale Banks brings new diesels to military expo Banks brought two turbocharged diesel engines to the IDGA expo and one kit designed to make military-grade Humvees safer and more livable. Read more

Autoblog features Dallenbach-Banks Pikes Peak team Autoblog, the world's number one ranked website in the automotive industry, posted a story on our 1400 horsepower mountain climber. Read more

Banks Team Big Hoss It's rodeo season, and Banks Power is supporting three top riders in their quest for the championship. When brothers Dakota Read more

Adam Carolla’s Ace on the House Podcast Featuring Gale Banks Gale Banks was once again invited to spend an afternoon with funnyman/handyman/gearhead Adam Carolla. Gale recently was a guest on Read more

Heavy Breathing Bolt-On Power Upgrades for the Chevy/GMC Duramax LB7 Read more

Gale Banks Visits Naval Training Center Gale Banks was asked to address Navy and Air Force students at Naval Construction Training Center, Ventura, Calif. Gale Banks Read more

Save Fuel, Add Power, Break Nothing With Banks iQ More Power and Better Economy For Our 2007 5.9L Cummins Read more

Going Green with Banks Power Gale Banks will be speaking at the Monrovia Library on the topics of fuel economy, hybrids, future fuels, and more. Read more

Banks Powered 1955 Ford Thunderbird Takes Ridler Award The most prestigious prize in the auto show world is the Ridler Award, and a car with a Banks twin-turbo Read more

Banks PowerPack Diesel Tuner Test Shorter distances getting up to speed, higher hill-climb speeds—and a significant fuel economy improvement—were all made possible by installation a Read more

Ford F-150 2WD Project Banks PowerPack on an Ford F-150. "The idea is to build a performance truck that can be used as a daily driver and as a weekend camping/exploring/desert running truck." Read more

A Gathering of Land-Speed Luminaries Record holders and car builders convened recently in Pomona, Calif., to discuss the preparation, promotion and psychology of chasing a Read more

Banks on YouTube On November 12, 2006, Banks Power set up its first YouTube channel, called “bankspowerinsider.” Since then, the videos on that Read more

Utah Valley University Visits Banks Giving back to the community has always been important to Gale Banks; so when Utah Valley University Associate Professor of Read more

The Mighty Duramax When someone talks about powerful engines—ones that are built to take a beating and still last forever—they're no doubt talking Read more

Banks Sidewinder Dragster Gets More Power GM Duramax 6.6L LML engine gets SUPERCHARGED at Gale Banks Engineering Read more

Banks Brake named a top product at SEMA MotorTrend's Truck Trend magazine came out with its list of the Top 25 Best New Products for 2011, and the Read more

Diesel Power - The Safe And Clean Way With Banks Power Looking around the diesel market, one can easily find plenty of power-adders that pump black soot from an open 5-inch sewer pipe. Read more

Inside Gale Banks Engineering's New Blown 7.1L Duramax Gale Banks has already set drag strip records with the twin-turbo version of this Duramax engine, and now they're swapping out the turbos for a supercharger. Read more

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