Stinger®-Plus System

PICKUP: If you're yearning to out-perform the muscular gas big-blocks and latest crop of tough turbo-diesels, Banks Stinger-Plus has you covered. With best gains of +96 hp, +259 lb-ft torque and 5% improved fuel economy, this system is second to only a Banks PowerPacked Cummins 5.9L.

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Test vehicle: 1995 pickup with 5-speed manual trans

Solo vehicle weight: 6,200 lbs

Towing combined vehicle weight: 17,000 lbs.

Horsepower and torque measured at rear wheels.

Stinger-Plus System Stock Banks Improvement Results
Horsepower, peak-to-peak 160.3 hp (2400 rpm) 247.6 hp (2200 rpm) +87.3 horsepower 54% more, peak-to-peak
Horsepower, best gain 152.0 hp (2100 rpm) 247.5 hp (2100 rpm) +95.5 horsepower 63% more (2100 rpm)
Torque, peak-to-peak 389.3 lb-ft (1700 rpm) 647.7 lb-ft (1800 rpm) +258.4 lb-ft torque 66% more, peak-to-peak
Torque, best gain 388.6 lb-ft (1800 rpm) 647.7 lb-ft (1800 rpm) +259.1 lb-ft torque 67% more (1800 rpm)
Horsepower gain, upshift 111.4 hp (2600 rpm) 187.0 hp (2600 rpm) +75.6 horsepower 68% more (2600 rpm)
Torque gain, downshift 378.9 lb-ft (1400 rpm) 614.5 lb-ft (1400 rpm) +235.6 lb-ft torque 62% more (1400 rpm)
Exhaust backpressure (total system @ equal airflow) 1.6 psi 0.6 psi -1.0 psi 63% less backpressure
Peak boost 16.4 psi 30.0 psi +13.6 psi 83% more boost
Air cleaner vacuum (@equal airflow) 10.8 in/H2O 3.8 in/H2O -7.0 in/H2O 65% less restriction
Solo acceleration, 0-60 mph time 12.75 sec 9.56 sec -3.19 sec 25% quicker
Solo acceleration, 40-60 mph time 7.00 sec 5.11 sec -1.89 sec 27% quicker
Solo acceleration, 0-60 mph distance 741 ft 567 ft -174 ft 23% less distance
Solo acceleration, 40-60 mph distance 531 ft 418 ft -113 ft 21% less distance
Towing acceleration, 0-60 mph time 36.67 sec 23.84 sec -12.83 sec 35% quicker
Towing acceleration, 40-60 mph time 21.32 sec 14.07 sec -7.25 sec 34% quicker
Towing acceleration, 0-60 mph distance 2368 ft 1476 ft -892 ft 38% less distance
Towing acceleration, 40-60 mph distance 1680 ft 1134 ft -546 ft 33% less distance
Maximum speed, hill-climb, towing (measured on a 7% grade) 47 mph (2nd gear) 64 mph (3rd gear) +17 mph 36% faster
Fuel economy, towing (108 miles including 7% grade) 13.35 mpg 14.55 mpg +1.20 mpg 9% better mileage
Time to boost (seconds to 18.5 psi stock peak) 4.25 sec 2.15 sec -2.10 sec 49% quicker
ApplicationYear RangePart #
Stinger-Plus system
Pickup, 12-valve
Emissions compliant: CARB E.O. D-161-52
1994-97 49275
Stinger-Plus system
Pickup, 12-valve
Emissions compliant: CARB E.O. D-161-52
1998 49276

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