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Save Fuel, Add Power, Break Nothing With Banks IQ

More Power and Better Economy For Our 2007 5.9L Cummins

Jason Thompson
May 1, 2012
Photographers: David Kennedy
If you’re reading this, you probably have the same habit we do of checking every truck you see to make sure it’s a diesel. A truck’s fender area is like a soldier’s chest—having a diesel engine badge is like having a uniform full of medals. If a heavy-duty pickup doesn’t have a diesel, we just shake our head in disgust. If next to the Cummins, Duramax, or Power Stroke badge we also see a Banks Power emblem, we can tell that driver has done his homework—and is interested in a balanced performance package for his truck.
Photo 2/13   |   save Fuel Add Power Break Nothing ram Cummins Diesel Badges
Efficiency=Money In Your Pocket
It’s amazing how many people still become attracted to diesel solely because they want to make smoke. Say it with us now, “Smoke does not equal power.” In the past, diesel engines didn’t have the controls needed to make power without smoke—but those days are over. Remember, smoke is just unused fuel. It’s a sign of incomplete combustion that’s taking place outside the power stroke. It’s like sitting around a campfire built by a greenhorn who doesn’t realize the logs need air to breathe.
Photo 3/13   |   The Banks iQ is a touch-screen computer that mounts on any truck dash. On this ’07 Dodge Ram with the 5.9L, it’s the interface used to communicate with the Banks EconoMind tuner. The 5-inch touch-screen allows us to switch power levels and eliminates the need for separate and expensive gauges.
Gale Banks Engineering is full of engineers who have been championing smoke-free diesel performance for years. Still not convinced? The facts speak for themselves: Banks has the world’s fastest diesel drag truck, its Duramax doesn’t make a puff of black smoke, and the rest of the diesel industry is gunning to beat that truck—but nobody has. So when the time comes for diesel truck owners who want the most from their street trucks, why not let Banks’ experience and know-how work for you? Gale’s products are safe and won’t break your expensive transmission or overheat your out-of-warranty engine—although they will allow you to get more power and mileage from your diesel.
Photo 4/13   |   The iQ also times performance runs and allows you to adjust your Banks exhaust brake safety settings on the fly.


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