Posts Categorized: Jay Leno

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #8

Episode #8: Completion and testing Jay Leno’s Tank Car is just one of several high profile development programs ongoing in the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering labs. Part Eight in a Series: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #7

Episode #7: Wastegates and exhaust Jay Leno’s Tank Car is just one of several high profile development programs ongoing in the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering labs. Part Seven in a Series: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 Read more!  Episode 8  

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #6

Three pumps, no waiting! On the wet side of the EFI system, Bosch provided us with their 200 liter-per-hour, 5-bar (72 psig) electric fuel pumps. With each pump putting out just under one gallon per minute, it’ll take three of them in parallel to feed this monster. Part Six in a Series: 1 | 2… Read more »

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #5

Episode #5: Electronic Fuel Injection Jay Leno’s Tank Car is just one of several high profile development programs ongoing in the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering labs. Part Five in a Series: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 Read more!  Episode 6  

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #4

Jay to Gale: Hey, Can You Banks This? Part Four in a Series. Follow along with us as we take a behind-the-scenes trip through the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering laboratory to view the magical transformation of a Cold War-era giant into a modern superpower. Part Four in a Series: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4… Read more »

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #3

Follow along with us as we take a behind-the-scenes trip through the Banks Advanced Prototype Engineering laboratory to view the magical transformation of a Cold War-era giant into a modern superpower. Part Three in a Series: 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 For Episode 4, Click… Read more »

Turbocharging Jay Leno’s Tank Car, Episode #2

I’ve built twin turbo gasoline engines for boats, race cars & hot rods for over 40 years and nothing comes close to the fun I had turboing and fuel injecting Jay Leno’s 30 Liter V-12! Here’s episode 2 of a once in a lifetime build. Gale Banks Part Two in a Series: 1 | 2 |… Read more »