Posts Tagged ‘Gale Banks’

Banks Sidewinder Dragster Gets More Power

Monday, February 13th, 2012

GM DuraMax 6.6L LML Supercharged

Gale Banks has always been known as a hot rodder, drag racer and automotive engineer. Over the past 45 years, he has created some unique and fast cars, trucks and dragsters that have set numerous drag racing and land speed records. (more…)

A Surplus 6.2L Blazer Gets a Banks Sidewinder Turbo Kit

Wednesday, March 9th, 2011

A great entry-level diesel vehicle that is found readily on the government auctions is that mid-80s K5 Blazer with the 6.2L diesel.

Anyone over the age of 50 recalls the old “Jeep for $100” ads that used to be found in the back of such magazines as Popular Mechanics and Popular Science. What they failed to mention the Jeeps were in crates with some assembly required. However, there is still a great market for used military vehicles. And these trucks are usually inexpensive and most are diesel powered. (more…)