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Monster-Ram Intake System

Starting at $968.00

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Monster-Ram Intake System

Starting at $968.00

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The cure for RAM intake asthma and the dreaded engine-killing bolt

  — Howard R, Mesa, AZ

A True Monster Of A RAM

The all new Monster-Ram intake elbow for the 6.7L Cummins in your Ram lives up to its name. It is an absolute MONSTER. We pulled out all the stops when developing it.

Gain throttle response you can feel and insurance your wallet will appreciate.


Racecar level airflow

50 state emission compliance
2007.5-12 CARB Pending
2022-2024 CARB in Process

Prevents engine damage

Banks Monster-Ram Intake for 2007+ Ram 2500/3500 Cummings 6.7L


What It Does

The Monster-Ram improves airflow from the intercooler. It flows 72.7 lbs/min with Banks’ New Coil Heater and High-Flow Billet Intake Plate compared to stock's 38.6 lbs/min MAF. That is a huge 88.3% improvement over stock you can feel!

The proprietary design raises boost without increasing back-pressure at the turbine. The result is improved engine response, efficiency, and headroom for daily driving and heavy hauling.
Chart of Flow versus Pressure Drop

There are two devices on your Cummins engine that increase air density; the turbocharger and the intercooler.

Anything in the system that doesn’t create air density, cuts air density. We designed the Monster-Ram to get back that lost air density.
Banks Engine

Its All About
Mass AIr Flow

The secret to the Monster-Ram's performance is not just airflow, but the quality and literal weight of the air it flows. Your Cummins engine is limited in the volume of air it can flow through its 6 cylinders even at max RPM.

By increasing the mass of the air delivered to each cylinder, your stock-tuned engine will breathe more efficiently with less stress and set the stage for huge power gains when stacked with a tune.
Banks Monster-Ram


How We Do It

Your Cummins engine consumes a massive amount of air and struggles to breathe through its tiny, squashed inlet. The stock horn causes boost loss at the same flow while the Banks Monster-Ram has a wide, unrestricted, free-flowing path.
Stock versus Banks

Engineering a better solution

All other replacement manifolds are compromised thanks to the No. 1 fuel line, which obstructs the airflow path.

The Monster-Ram offers unparalleled airflow thanks to its custom-engineered fuel line.

All this without the need for tuning.
Banks Monster-Ram intake manifold

Monitor everything

If you have an existing iDash setup, the Monster-Ram has four 1/8 inch NPT ports for installing temperature, pressure, or flow sensors.
NPR Ports


50 State Compliant!

All emission systems are retained, maintaining 50 State compliance and a CARB-EO.
2007.5-2012 Model Years: Currently Pending CARB Compliance
2022-2024 Model Years: CARB in Process
50-State clean

Prevents Broken Bolt Engine Failure

Cummins Ticking Time Bomb

Due to heat, vibration, and time, a nut and stud from the factory heater grid has been documented to come loose and fall into the intake manifold. Once this happens, it will roll downhill into cylinder #6, causing catastrophic failure that requires a complete engine rebuild or replacement from bent valves, damaged pistons, and head.
Broken bolt examples


Stock Heater
Chokes Performance

The stock heater assembly is an airflow roadblock and becomes a magnet for soot and carbon buildup.
stock heater grill

For peak performance, the Monster-Ram includes a custom-machined high-flow billet intake plate. This plate is machined to the optimum thickness and features an oversized inlet CNC port-matched to the Monster-Ram for zero restriction and maximum air density.
Banks versus stock

Make Way For Airflow!

Our engineers designed an all-new heating solution for the Monster-Ram that offers minimal airflow disruption.
High-flow heater coil

This new Banks exclusive coil heater sits vertically inside the Monster-Ram without hindering airflow. This allows the factory grid heater to be replaced with the Banks High-Flow Billet Plate.
Animation showing airflow through the Banks Monster-Ram vs the stock intake elbow.

This eliminates the risk of engine failure due to parts loosening and falling into the engine while maintaining OEM like cold weather engine start performance.
heater plate animation
Gale's Pick

“This has got to be one of the best product victories of my whole career.”

-Gale Banks

Banks Monster-Ram
Monster-Ram Intake System
Monster-Ram Intake System
Banks Monster-Ram Intake for 2007+ Ram 2500/3500 Cummings 6.7L
Full kit shown
Banks Monster-Ram
High-flow heater coil
Banks Monster-Ram intake manifold comparison
Banks Monster-Ram intake manifold comparison
Banks Monster-Ram intake manifold
Shown installed
Shown installed
Monster-Ram Intake System
Monster-Ram Intake System
Banks Monster-Ram
Full kit shown
High flow helical heater coil
Banks vs stock RAM intake elbows showing the massive outlet size difference
Full kit shown
High flow helical heater coil
Banks vs stock comparison showing the Monster-Rams massive outlet
Full kit shown
High flow helical heater coil
Banks Monster-Ram intake manifold comparison

Monster-Ram Intake System

72.7 lb/min Mass Air Flow, +88.3% gain over stock
For 2007.5-2012 Dodge Ram 2500/3500 6.7L Cummins
Limited Inventory
MSRP $1,108.89

$968.00

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Components of the Banks Ram-Air intake for 6.7L Cummins
Banks Ram-Air®
Oiled Filter
Fits 2007-2009 Model Years 6.7L
+$449.00
Banks boost tubes
Boost Tube Upgrade Kit
Fits 2007-2009 Model Years 6.7L
+$359.00
Components used in the Banks Ram-Air intake for 6.7L RAM Cummins
Banks Ram-Air®
Oiled Filter
Fits 2010-2012 Model Years 6.7L
+$449.00
Banks boost tubes
Boost Tube Upgrade Kit
Fits 2010-2012 Model Years 6.7L
+$409.00
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The Banks Monster-Ram is the best-engineered intake elbow (horn) available for the 2007-2012 RAM Cummins 6.7L. Gain responsiveness and power efficiency. Improve Mass Air Flow by 88% over the stock intake. Prevents grid heater bolt failure.


49 State Compliant

Not for sale in California


Fitment Note

2007.5-2012 Currently Pending Final CARB Approval

Does Not Fit Chassis Cab  
Click Here for Chassis Cab Version


Specifications

What it does

The Monster-Ram improves airflow from the intercooler. It flows 72.7 lbs/min MAF (Mass Air Flow) with Banks’ High-Flow Heater and Billet Intake Plate compared to stock's 38.6 lbs/min MAF.

Monster-Ram raises boost without increasing backpressure at the turbine. The result is a more responsive, power-efficient engine that offers even more headroom than stock for higher horsepower applications.

The complete system

Banks’ High-Flow Heater and Billet Intake Plate complete the perfect system. The High-Flow Heater allows for the removal of the restrictive stock heater grid plate. The new vertical coil-style heater provides the same functionality for cold starts as the stock grid heater but without obstructing airflow. Replacing the restrictive stock grid heater plate with the Banks High-Flow Intake Plate removes all obstructions and turbulence in the airflow path.

How it was designed

Utilizing the latest in CFD (computational fluid-dynamics), tested on the flow bench, the dyno, and on-road, Monster-Ram is a beast that only Banks could have unleashed. A direct-replacement aluminum casting, Monster-Ram is instant power, performance, and acceleration gratification. The factory inlet elbow is cramped and angular in order to accommodate the path of the stock No. 1 fuel line. Banks Engineers designed a new No. 1 fuel line, allowing the Monster-Ram to flow more air without obstruction.

Expandable

With four 1/8” NPT ports, perfect for temperature and pressure sensors, the sky's the limit for data acquisition.

Beats the competition

Like all Banks products, the Monster-Ram was tested against all available competitors. It more than doubles the improvement over the closest competitor.


Key Features

  • Raises boost without increasing turbine drive pressure
  • Larger and less restrictive than stock intake
  • Improves flow of oxygen-rich air into cylinders
  • Quicker throttle response
  • Optimizes air pressure and distribution
  • Outflows stock over 88.3%
  • 3-3/8 inch inlet
  • Four 1/8 inch NPT ports
  • Accommodates stock mounting points
  • Includes proprietary fuel line and all necessary hardware
  • Red powder coat finish



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