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Tour AMSOIL with Gale Banks

Updated: Feb 22, 2022

Banks Power Founder and President Gale Banks recently visited AMSOIL INC.
as part of our partnership with the company to learn as much as he could about synthetic motor oil, including how it’s made, its chemistry and the qualities that define a premium synthetic oil.
Join Banks in his four-part Banks Speed School video series as he tours the AMSOIL manufacturing plant in Superior, Wis. and learns all he can about synthetic motor oil.

Episode 1: How Synthetic Motor Oil is Made
Episode 2: What’s in Synthetic Motor Oil
Episode 3: How Laboratories Test Motor Oil
Episode 4: This is a Brutal Motor Oil Test


About Gale Banks & Banks Power


As the premier designer and manufacturer of power-enhancing products for diesel- and gas-powered vehicles, Banks Power is well-known and respected in the diesel-enthusiast community.
Check out LokJaw, which Gale Banks unveiled in the AMSOIL booth at the 2021 SEMA show.
Similar to AMSOIL, the company’s fundamental principles combine old-fashioned business ethics and service with leading technology, elegantly engineered products, superior construction, scientifically proven performance and competitive prices.

Records and Accomplishments


Banks Founder and President Gale Banks is one of the most recognized names in aftermarket performance, and his high-performance engines have set world records and won national and world championships. Banks Power is still the only company to have set records at Bonneville in both automobile and truck classes, including…

  • World’s Fastest Passenger Car

  • World’s Fastest Pickup

  • World’s Fastest Motorhome

  • World’s Fastest Diesel Drag Racing Pickup Truck


Technological Achievements


Banks company history includes a large variety of technological achievements, including…

  • Pioneering work in turbocharging marine engines

  • Premiere of twin-turbo small-block Chevy* engines

  • Invention of the Banks OttoMind electronic fuel-management module

  • Transmission-control systems

  • Exhaust-scavenging systems

  • Invention of the iDash DataMonster to calculate, log and display an exclusive suite of engine parameters



Banks Protected by AMSOIL


Banks Power endorses AMSOIL as its lubricant of choice. The high-performance company offers its differential cover bundled with four easy-packs of AMSOIL SEVERE GEAR® as the first-fill lubricant, as well as a flyer with information on AMSOIL products and how to purchase them.


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