Banks 1983-1993 Ford F-250/F-350 6.9L/7.3L, Manual Transmission – Sidewinder Turbo System – 21064

$4,480.65

Product Highlights:

You’ll hardly recognize Ol’ Betsy. With Banks’ turbocharging technology onboard, she’ll tow up the grade quicker, and provide a phenomenal fuel economy improvement at that. No smoke!

Banks wastegated Sidewinder turbo is the ultimate upgrade for classic diesels. Banks wastegated Sidewinder turbo unleashes gains up to +82 hp and +143 lb-ft torque. Tow uphill 5% quicker; 29% more MPG!

F-250, F-350, and F-450 Pickup: The ultimate upgrade for classic diesels is a Sidewinder turbocharging system.

Important: Some vehicle configurations require an extension kit for proper fit.

Sidewinder Turbo System, Wastegated for use with 1983-1993 Ford 6.9/7.3L Truck, Manual Transmission

  • The Power To Stop Traffic
  • Engineered Performance
  • Gain up to +82 hp and +143 lb-ft (rear wheel)
  • Tow uphill 53% quicker
  • 29% more MPG
  • Ultimate upgrade for classic diesels
  • NOTE: May require extension kit P/N 50018
  • 1983-1987 CDR Relocation P/N 42243 required

Emissions Compliant: D-161-36


Test vehicle: 1992 F-350 supercab dually • 2-wheel drive • axle ratio 4.10:1 • E4OD 4-speed automatic trans.

Horsepower and torque measured at rear wheels.

Wastegated Sidewinder turbo system Stock Banks Improvement Results
Horsepower, best gain 176 hp (3000 rpm) 260 hp (3000 rpm) +84 horsepower 48% more (3000 rpm)
Torque, best gain 360 lb-ft (1400 rpm) 503 lb-ft (1500 rpm) +143 lb-ft torque 40% more (1500 rpm)
Solo: 0-60 mph acceleration, time* 15.57 sec 9.54 sec -6.03 sec 39% quicker
Solo: 40-60 mph acceleration, time* 7.97 sec 4.74 sec -3.23 sec 41% quicker
Towing: 0-60 mph acceleration, time* 27.3 sec 17.24 sec -10.06 sec 37% quicker
Towing: 40-60 mph acceleration, time* 13.64 sec 8.65 sec -4.99 sec 37% quicker
Towing: 0-60 mph acceleration, distance* 1,507 ft 951 ft -556 ft 37% less distance
Towing: 40-60 mph acceleration, distance* 1,014 ft 644 ft +370 ft 36% less distance
Maximum speed, hill-climb, towing (6% grade)* 47 mph (2nd gear) 72 mph (3rd gear) +25 mph 53% faster
Fuel economy, solo** 22.2 mpg 24.5 mpg +2.3 mpg 10% better mileage
Fuel economy, flat towing** 10.0 mpg 11.5 mpg +1.5 mpg 15% better mileage
Fuel economy, mountain towing** 10.2 mpg 13.2 mpg +3.0 mpg 29% better mileage
Exhaust temperature, mountain towing** 1150° 1050° -100° 9% lower EGT

*As tested by Trailer Life magazine. Truck weight with driver and full fuel: 6,580 lbs. Towing weight with trailer: 12,940 lbs.
**As tested by Trailer Boats magazine. Towing weight with boat-trailer: 13,850 lbs.

 

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