News Releases – 2015

Twin Turbo Christmas! "Hot Rod was here on the 23rd for our second photo session then we take it to the high-speed dyno cell!" Read more

Gale Talks EcoDiesel "We had first fire in our engine test cells and our first impression was about the sound...this thing is sweet!" Read more

CarCast with Adam Carolla Gale Banks returns to the show to further discuss turbocharging, military advancements, and all the latest with Banks Power--including new Read more

CarCast with Adam Carolla Gale visits with Adam Carolla to talk about the lastest and greatest products and projects in the Banks Power shop. Read more

2014-2016 Ram 1500 EcoDiesel Power and MPG Upgrades How to Add 37 hp, 46 lb-ft of Torque, and 2.66 mpg With the Stinger System by Banks Power How Read more

This Christmas Tops Them All! “Oshkosh Corporation resumes work on Joint Light Tactical Vehicle production contract.” Read more

2016 Nissan Titan XD Diesel – Built for SEMA SEMA Members Unite to Dress Nissan's Diesel Pickup in All-New Aftermarket Gear What you see here is the world's first Read more

SEMA 2015 Videos The video cameras were all around our booth during the SEMA Show in Las Vegas, so if you want to Read more

SEMA 2015 videos Here's all the videos Banks Power was featured in during SEMA 2015. The video cameras were all around our booth Read more

Jeep Sidewinder Turbo- Don't swap that 4.0L. Turbocharge it Too many 4.0L Wrangler owners have a Fifth gear (or overdrive gear) that is collecting dust, not having been used Read more

Most Bad Ass Camera Truck gets Banks Power "...we utilized our AutoMind Programmer, Monster Exhaust and Ram-Air to increase horsepower and torque!" Read more

A Road Race Diesel Pickup, how wrong is That? "The Banks D-Max Sidewinder engine was producing 650HP and 800lbft of torque." Read more

The Banks Powerhouse; Full Service for RVs "...hang out in our customer lounge, watch TV, have some coffee and enjoy our engine displays in the showroom." Read more

Nissan Titan XD Kyle Bauman of Banks Power is taking another look at the 2016 Nissan Titan XD powered by the all-new Cummins Read more

Reflecting on the life of Bill Golden, the Maverick! "Bill won the AHRA Winternationals at Fontana Drag City in his '62 SS/A 413 Max Wedge Dodge taking the Stock Eliminator trophy and getting a huge boost in his career." Read more

Testing has begun on the new Ford F150 Ecoboost Truck How do I know this? Here's some proof. This is  photo of Chris Otani (in the truck) and Ross Korns Read more

Banks Straight-Shot® Water Methanol Injection In this article I've gathered some really great resources that best explain this performance enhancing method that has been around for Read more

Another "Sleeper" at Banks Power This is another "sleeper" in the Banks Power stable. This 1991 Chevy SS (took out a 454) shop truck has Read more

Basic Air and Tuning Upgrades via Banks Power This month, we dive into the buildup of yet another Ford 6.0L Power Stroke to help show that even though Read more

Project Speed Bump It’s no secret that the highly popular ’67-’72 shortbed Chevy C10s are drying up, getting both more expensive and harder Read more

The Gale Banks 427" V8 Diesel Racing Engine I'm not a good spectator. If I'm not competing I stay at the shop. If I am competing I want Read more Writes an Article and does a Podcast about Gale Banks The most recent item on is an article talking about Gale Banks. It goes into great detail on how Read more

Ford 7.3L Resurrection Part 2- From Short Block To Road Ready After getting the remanufactured 7.3L short-block and heads back from L&R Automotive, Read more

Project Speed Bump Retro-FutureBanks Diesel Powered Ford F-100. The Truck Trend Network, Sean Holman, Gale Banks, and a host of aftermarket companies are Read more

Banks Wants A Few (More) Good Men and Women CAD Design Engineers, career opportunities are now open at Banks Engine design from the crank centerline out is the business Read more

Gale Banks Needs Some Help! Automotive Firmware Engineers Move to SoCal today! Banks is Hiring At Banks, the design and manufacture of electronic devices for Read more

Something Sinister This Way Comes Posted by Gale Banks Back in 2004 I wanted to get out of my '91 Chevy, 502 SS pickup. I Read more

Water Methanol Injection Uses Just recently we received a message asking if the Banks Straight-Shot Water Methanol System can be used as an intercooler Read more

Oshkosh Wins $6.75 Billion Contract To Replace HMMWV This just in; Oshkosh Truck will build 17,000 Joint Light Tactical Vehicles (JLTV) under a contract awarded today, with a Read more

Gale Banks Answers Your Diesel Questions Diesel Power Magazine (DPM) spent some time with Gale Banks to answer some questions that fans have submitted to the Editors Read more

Banks Super-Turbo DD60 Freightliner, Pikes Peak Outrage Come with me to practice on the Mountain! On this video I'll explain my Forced induction and water/meth addiction in Read more

Gale Banks' Favorite Car, Ever! Some friends have asked me to pick my favorite car. This is easy, even though I've Hot Rodded everything I've Read more

Black Line Fever: 283 mph with Gale Banks. At the Bonneville Salt Flats, there’s a 5-mile-long black line that’s seen Pontiacs from Mickey Thompson’s four-engine Challenger 1 to Read more

Listen to Gale Banks on The Smoking Tire Podcast Listen to this great podcast where Gale Banks talks about all sorts for great things from his blown Cobra R Read more

Things you might see at the Banks Power Tube Shop If you didn’t know this ,we’ve got our very own “Tube Shop.” Basically this a building where we manufacture all Read more

Banks Sidewinder Blower Test Series At Banks Power we develop engines for uses ranging from winning wars (military) to winning races. We have done this, Read more

FirstFirst Fire Banks Supercharged 871S Diesel V8 Here's a short first fire video of our Blown Duramax based dragster engine. This setup uses our cold side PWM Read more

Eco Diesel Don't Care! This tough little welterweight can punch! In my first boxing lesson, Pop extended his right fist touching my chest, "You Read more

"Rapid Transit", Banks Blown 870S 427ci Stroker Dmax! Here's some mug shots of our upcoming 7-liter supercharged, nitrous and water injected drag race engine. Gale Banks Gale Banks Read more

Ford F-100 Eco Banks As a life long Hotrodder, engine swaps are a way of life. Huge engines in little cars or trucks, that's Read more

Banks Needs Vehicles for Testing New Products at our Azusa, CA facility Our top Engineers are constantly developing new products for various platforms, but the reality is, we can't always get a Read more

630T V6 3.0L Banks Diesel Engine This is my 630T V6 3.0L Banks Diesel Engine. It's my high speed lightweight. We took out the Dmax LB7 Read more

Banks Twin Turbo Trike...yes a Trike. This Banks Twin Turbo 1115hp and 900+ lbft Trike is... absolutely sick and wrong! It shipped to someone far braver Read more

This truck eats Corvettes for breakfast Hey guys, here's a video of the Banks Sidewinder Dakota blowing off a C6 Corvette in a street race over Read more

Working on the Ford Eco Boost Applications Hey Ford Boys...You should like this! I got one too, oh yeah! This month I'm working on the Ford Eco Read more

Banks TorqueTubes Banks TorqueTubes Manifold Assemblies fresh off the line. This manifold system removes flow restrictions on the exhaust side of the Read more

Worlds Fastest Pickup Truck I just had a flash, we've held Worlds Fastest Diesel Pickup record at 222 mph for almost 15 years. Where's Read more

Photos from the Banks Power World HQ Once in a while we like to show you some of the inner workings of Banks Power. People don't realize Read more

Small Block - Big Deal News Flash! This year is the 60th Anniversary of the Small Block Chevrolet V8! A few months ago Hot Rod Read more

Faster Than A Syclone Here's Bill Goldberg's show covering our attempt to beat ourselves at Bonneville. Around 1990 we set the Worlds Fastest Pickup Read more

2,200 horsepower in our APBA K-Jet program The boat groups are asking me about the early turbo work at my company, so here are some engine visuals Read more

One Blower, 2 Turbos... One Blower, 2 Turbos, ram tuned Banks intake manifold with a water coupled cupro-nickel intercooler inside, big pin billet stroker, Read more

Gale on Hooniverse podcast   The folks at Hooniverse are "devoted to a love of all things with wheels and an engine" so they Read more

91-06 Jeep Wrangler Sidewinder Turbo System Want to gain +102 hp & +121 lb-ft with a bolt-on kit? Well now you can with the Banks Power Read more

Waving the Checkered Flag As one of the original members of the Checkered Flag 200, I've gladly supported the Petersen Automotive Museum for 22 Read more

Another Hooniverse Podcast with Gale Banks So I did my second Hooniverse podcast with Jeff and Chris yesterday! It goes up next Wednesday August 5th. These Read more

Fat Motor inna Little Truck A friend just asked me about my Blown Diesel Shop Truck. It's a swap based on a Chevy 454 SS, Read more

Turbocharging Is The Life For Me: Part 2 Back in the 60's, there were no examples of marine turbocharging at the level I had in mind and, no Read more

We've got a new project at Banks Engineering This bad boy just rolled in this morning and we've got some major "sidewinder" plans for it (rubbing hands together Read more

Turbocharging is the life for me: Part 1 My Dad was Irish and German.., talk about internal conflict. In the early 50's we built a house. I measured, Read more

My Memories of Bonneville Are All a Blur Before there was drag racing... Before there was NASCAR... Before there was off-road, Baja, SODA, SCORE... Before there was road Read more

Unholey Water I have a dear friend, his name is David Kennedy, he works at Hot Rod Magazine. We met for breakfast Read more

My name is Gale and I'm a Gearhead If it has an engine, I'm interested but I've got another symptom...I'll take power any way I can get it. Read more

Forced Induction JK Banks Power 2007-11 Jeep JK Sidewinder Turbocharger System If you’re the owner of a 2007-2011 Jeep JK powered by the Read more

BANKS STINGER SYSTEM REVIEW Terrible aerodynamics, a high center of gravity, and more weight in aftermarket accessories than a four-door Civic could safely transport. Read more

Diesel Jeep Diesel Jeep The Jeep CJ8 or Scrambler hasn’t been made since 1986, but now thanks to Winslow Bent and his Read more

Turbo systems for 2007-11 Jeeps are almost here What's been one of biggest sellers for the 4.0L Wrangler is now coming for the 3.8L. Hot on the heels Read more

Nissan and Cummins and Banks Power Oh Yeah When you hear the word "Nissan" we'll bet it doesn't make you think of diesels.  But that may change soon... Read more

2014 Trailer Life Magazine Reader's Choice Awards Banks makes the grade again! Trailer Life Seal of Approval - Readers’ top pick in their third annual RV poll. Read more

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