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Derringer Tuner

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An iDash and a Derringer
The harness used with an iDash and Derringer Tuner
A Derringer in a Hand
The inside of a Derringer Tuner
An iDash in a pillar mount
A triple pillar mount with iDash Gauges
An iDash with a second cup mount
Examples of the screens an iDash can display
Dyno chart showing torque gains with the Derringer Tuner and Supporting Mods for a 2017+ L5P
Dyno chart showing horsepower gains with the Derringer Tuner and Supporting Mods for a 2017+ L5P

Derringer Tuner

Adds up to 61 hp and 112 lb-ft
with iDash SuperGauge
For 2017-2019 Chevy/GMC 2500/3500 HD 6.6L Duramax, L5P
Limited Availabilty
$939.88

$769.00

Add Ons

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Banks single Gauge Pod Suction Mount photo
Single Gauge Pod Suction Mount
+$39.00
Mounting Bracket kit
Mounting Bracket kit
+$20.00
6-Pin Female to Female Cable, used for connecting an iDash to a PedalMonster
B-Bus In-Cab 6-Pin Extension Cable
For Connecting iDash to Existing PedalMonster Stand-Alone
+$20.00
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Derringer features 6 power levels adjustable on-the-fly. Interfaces with OBD-II (On-Board Diagnostics) to communicate with the vehicle's ECM. AutoRate uses vehicle data to adjust tune in real-time. ActiveSafety protects engine/powertrain. TransCommand protects transmission. Monitor engine and trans functions and control Derringer with iDash SuperGauge. iDash displays data your dashboard doesn't.

US Patent # 7,593,808 & # 7,254,477

50 State Compliant

CARB E.O. D-161-149


Fitment Note

Note: When running multiple iDash together, purchase 1 Primary and 2-3 Expansion gauges.



Specifications

Results in torque and power gains across the full operating rpm range, starting right off idle and marching to the shift point in each gear. Derringer is dyno calibrated to use multiple data inputs such as throttle position, rpm, vehicle speed, AFR, knock, coolant temperature, and EGT, just like your engine's ECM. It actively and safely optimizes calibrations in real-time thanks to its OBD-II connectivity. No competitive tuner does that.

Derringer has 6 levels, adjustable on-the-fly using the iDash. Level 6 produces best-in-class performance. Level 3 is designed for work use and has a great mid-range feel. When running Level 3 with a loaded truck and/or pulling a trailer, your on-ramp merging speeds and passing times are greatly improved.

The electronics are enclosed in a compact housing which is easily concealed and communicates with other Banks devices such as our iDash DataMonster, iDash SuperGauge, and PedalMonster throttle booster. The Derringer connects in line with your truck's engine sensors. But unlike other tuners, it also connects to the vehicle's OBD-II diagnostic bus.

ActiveSafety health monitoring circuitry keeps an eye on the vehicle and the module itself. It checks its health 100 times a second. If it detects an issue, the Derringer instantly bypasses itself, sets a device diagnostic code, and seamlessly returns the truck to stock power. Plus, Derringer's special coolant temp monitoring prevents power addition when the engine is too cold or overheated. The Derringer also auto-adjusts power if knock occurs due to bad fuel. Maximum safe power is all automatic with a Derringer — you just choose your preferred power level and enjoy the ride.


Key Features

  • Adds up to 61 hp and 112 lb-ft
  • 6 power levels that can be changed on-the-fly via iDash. Each level adds approx 12 hp
  • Simple plug-and-play installation with easy removal for dealer service
  • Interfaces with OBD-II Port (On-Board Diagnostics) to communicate with vehicle's ECM
  • Warranty friendly: no reflash required and no traces left in ECM
  • Works while in cruise-control
  • AutoRate tunes in realtime using vehicle diagnostics
  • ActiveSafety protects engine/powertrain
  • Transcommand protects transmission
  • iDash displays dozens of temps, pressures, speeds, and info your dashboard doesn't
  • iDash displays 5 customizable pages of 2-8 gauges per page
  • iDash displays DPF regen status, distance between regens, DEF level
  • iDash logs up to 20 min/max values with customizable alerts
  • iDash displays user-selectable alerts, examples: speed, coolant temp, trans slip
  • Real-time bar graph displays Derringer's added power
  • Update Derringer firmware, calibration through iDash using microSD card



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A Tuner Above The Rest

The Derringer is dyno calibrated to use multiple data inputs such as throttle position, rpm, vehicle speed, AFP, knock, coolant temperature, and EGT, just like your engine's ECM
It actively and safely optimizes calibrations in real-time thanks to its OBD-II connectivity while providing huge performance gains, all while keeping your factory ECM happy, temperatures under control, and transmission safe.
No competitive tuner does that.
Chart comparing power gains with the Banks Derringer vs others

Power and Safety

Derringer has 6 levels, adjustable on-the-fly using the iDash. Level 6 produces best-in-class performance, while Level 3 is for work use with great mid-range feel with a loaded truck and/or pulling a trailer.
Banks ActiveSaftey® features combines mechannical fail-safe measures to revert to stock in the case of failure, while also intelligently adding power based on vehicle operating conditions such as cold or hot coolent tempos or knocking from bad fuel.
The Derringer is the only tuner that actually utilizes your truck’s ECM to make intelligent calculations.

Horsepower Gains

Banks Derringer Tuner for 2017-2019 L5P gains 61 horsepower
Banks Derringer Tuner for 2017-2019 L5P gains the most vs the competiton

Banks vs The Rest

The other guys claim big numbers on paper but simply don't deliver in the real world! We tested every other tuner on the same dyno, same day, same weather, and same technician.
All they do is add fuel with no aditional air. That’s where all the others fall short, infact power can even be reduced under load as the tuner box and factory ECM fight each other over rising Exhaust Temps and unsafe power delivery.

Torque Gains

Banks Derringer Tuner for 2017-2019 L5P gains 112 lb-ft of torque
Banks Derringer Tuner for 2017-2019 L5P gains the most vs the competiton
Test Vehicle Used: 2017 Chevrolet Silverado 3500 Dually 6.6L Duramax L5P. Factory intake and exhaust. All tests run on the same truck, same day, same conditions. Tested on Mustang DYNO, 10-second sweep

Get What You Pay For

Dont waste your money on competitive products offering cheap thrills that only dump fuel into the engine with no added air. Invest in quality backed by engineering. When you compare the power gains per dollar spent, there is no question who offers the highest smile per dollar ratio.
Banks Derringer Tuner for 2017-2019 L5P gains the most for less

Consistent Power Delivery

The real-world benefits of powerful tuning done safely and reliably really show when you’re hauling a heavy load. You do not want a cheap tuner that only adds fuel to the engine with no added air. That is just a one-way ticket to soot and high EGTs on your engine.
Banks Derringer Tuner for 2017-2019 L5P gains the reaches 70mph quickest

AutoRate® Dynamic Tuning

The Derringer calibration is continuously adjusting to provide peak performance under every driving condition. By utilizing the power of the OBD-II data, the tuner intelligently fine-tunes its calibration on the fly without you having to change its power level.

  • Exhaust Gas Temperature (EGT) - Monitors EGT and intelligently modulates fueling to maintain a safe maximum EGT, protecting your turbo and engine.
  • Altitude compensation - Senses ambient air pressure, controlling the turbocharger to maintain added boost and power as altitude increases.
  • Diesel Particulate Filter (DPF) Regen - Monitors your DPF regen status to ensure the process completes successfully.
  • Accelerator Pedal Monitoring – Rolls in additional power progressively, optimizing for both part-throttle fuel economy and max power when you ask for it.
  • Full Power Timer - Allows for 30 seconds of wide-open throttle before transitioning to the recommended power level for sustained tow/haul.
  • Coolant Temperature Monitoring - Maintains safe power based on coolant temp.
    • During warmup, no power is added below 120° F
    • Power is ramped in and fully available above 150° F
    • If the coolant overheats for any reason, the Derringer starts removing its power at 230° F
    • Additional power is totally removed if you exceed 240° F

TransCommand® Active Transmission Safety System

The Derringer is calibrated to modulate power during shifting while ramping up hydraulic pressure for better engagement. Competitors lack OBD-II data and always add power at wide-open throttle causing excessive transmission, clutch, and torque converter slip.

  • Intelligent Shift Tuning - Shift signal is optimized for the power level protecting the transmission, increasing shift speed, and avoiding ECM power derates.
  • Boost and Fuel by Gear - Calibration is tuned for optimum traction and performance providing the right firmness of shift automatically.
  • Tuned Hydraulic Pressure - Ramps hydraulic pressure faster than stock, maintaining engagement as power is added safely within factory limits.
  • Torque Converter Clutch (TCC) Monitoring - Adjusts TCC slip to safe levels, lowering fluid temperature, and preventing extended wear.
  • Transmission Slip Monitoring - Light throttle shifts remain smooth and firm, full-throttle shifts are solid and decisive.
    • This reduction in slip time also improves acceleration performance, an added benefit!

ActiveSafety® Health Monitoring

The Derringer is the only tuner available that includes Active Safety® health monitoring circuitry.

  • Internal diagnostics check system 250 times per second
  • Checks MAP and FRP signals and monitors CPU activity
  • Activates in event of failure or loss of 12V power
    • Bypass relays smoothly return stock power
      with no loss of power or "Limp Home" Mode.
animation of electro magnetic fail safe switches