Banks Ram-Air® Intake System 2017-19 Ford 6.7L Power Stroke
Please read through the following instructions thoroughly before starting your installation. If you have any questions please visit our Support Page.
Locate MAF Sensor
Found on the intake tube near the airbox.
Remove sensor plug
Slide out red locking pin. It will only slide out about 1/8″. Sliding this pin back will allow you to depress the button just in front of it. While pushing button, push the plug in as if you were connecting it, then pull it away from the plug.
Remove the airbox lid.
Unclip the lid
Unclip the four pressure clips by pulling unsnapping them from the lid.
Loosen hose clamp
Loosen hose clamp on intake tube near turbo inlet.
Remove intake and air box lid in one piece.
Cover turbo inlet with cloth to keep out debris and tools.
Using a pry tool or screwdriver, remove the plastic retaining clip from the side of the airbox.
Loosen negative terminal
Loosen the negative terminal on the passenger side battery.
Remove negative terminal
Remove negative battery terminal from passenger side battery.
Repeat for driver side
Remove negative battery terminal from driver side battery.
Remove Positive Terminal
Remove positive terminal from passenger side battery. This will allow you to remove the battery.
Remove bolt holding in the battery hold-down bracket.
Remove the battery hold-down bracket.
Remove Passenger Battery
Remove passenger side battery with caution. Protect fender with cloth.
Using a pry tool, remove plastic fasteners holding both wire harnesses to the side of the battery tray.
Remove other fastener
Remove the other plastic fastener.
Use pry tool to remove plastic pin in front of air intake scoop. Slide up smaller inner pin. Then, remove plastic sheath.
Locate both clips, one on either side of the air intake scoop near the base. With two hands, push each one in toward each other and lift up.
Lift intake air scoop up and out.
Locate and remove three bolts holding down battery tray.
Remove battery tray
Place battery trey on a workbench. Place on its side as shown below. Remove both bolts from the bottom of the tray.
Dislodge Plastic Pins
Using a small screwdriver, dislodge plastic locking pins that secure the intake air scoop tube to the battery tray.
Separate Scoop from Tray
Once dislodged, separate the intake air scoop tube from battery tray.
Remove Left Clip-Nut
Orient battery tray as shown here. Remove the clip-nut on the left as shown here. Do not remove the one on the right.
With the nose down, slide the Banks Ram-Air intake air box into engine bay.
Install battery box
Located two Banks-supplied bolts and washers. Put a dab of thread locker on both. Thread them into holes located on the ledge on the inside of Banks airbox. Hand-tighten so assembly can still be adjusted.
Thread Banks bolt
Locate third Banks-supplied bolt and thread into bottom of battery tray.
Thread more bolts
Thread two stock bolts into holes in bottom of battery box. Hand tighten. Thread third bolt into side of battery tray.
Tighten bolts in Banks airbox.
Tighten Banks bolt
Tighten Banks-supplied bolt in bottom of battery tray.
Tighten bottom bolts
Tighten factory bolts in bottom of battery tray.
Tighten side bolt
Tighten bolt in side of the battery tray.
Snap plastic cable fasteners into side of battery tray.
Snap other fastener
Place battery back in engine bay.
Slide intake air scoop down into slot. Be sure locking clasps click into position.
Position Rubber Surround
Place rubber surround behind radiator shroud.
Install battery bracket
Install battery hold-down bracket and tighten bolts.
Re-connect positive terminal on battery.
Remove MAF Sensor
Remove MAF sensor from stock airbox.
Install MAF on Ram-Air
Using Banks supplied screws, install factory MAF sensor into Banks intake tube. Place a drop of thread locker onto screws.
Locate the filter-minder on stock airbox and remove it.
Remove the grommet from the stock airbox.
Place grommet into Banks Ram-Air lid.
Insert filter-minder into grommet
Place smaller clamp
Locate the smaller supplied hose clamp. Slide over rubber elbow. Slide coupler over intake tube. Do not tighten yet.
Place larger clamp
Place larger supplied hose clamp over other side of rubber elbow.
Place Banks Big-Ass filter into housing.
Put gasket around filter
Place pliable synthetic gasket around filter.
Slide rubber elbow over turbo inlet
Insert supplied flanged bolts. Starting with the corner nearest the MAF sensor, hand-tighten the bolts.
Insert bolt near MAF first
Insert flanged bolts starting with the corner nearest the MAF sensor, hand-tighten the bolts.
Insert the rest
Insert the rest and hand-tighten them.
Once bolts are all in place, tighten all four. You’ll need an open-end or box wrench for the one under the intake tube.
Connect the MAF sensor plug and engage the red locking pin.
Tighten both hose clamps on rubber elbow. Do not over-tighten.
Re-connect Passenger Side Negative Terminal
Re-connect Driver Side Negative Terminal
You’ve installed the Ram-Air intake. Step back and admire your hard work.