Banks Brake® Exhaust Braking System, with Switch - Duramax
55447Regular price $591.30 Save $-591.30
Top Of The Hill - Now What?
You've crested that big hill and need to start thinking about slowing down. What do you do? Ride your brakes and hope they don't overheat? Downshift and over-rev your engine? Look for a runaway truck ramp?
Don't Get Pushed Around!
When you've got a heavy load behind your truck and steep downhill grades to deal with, instead of feeling in control you can sometimes feel helpless. Under those conditions, things can happen in a hurry. Not anymore. The new, all-electronic Banks Brake offers total safety and a whole lot more.
How Does The Banks Brake Work?
It works by modulating systems already found on the vehicle with no mechanical additions. And its level of braking power and intensity is completely user-selectable at the turn of a switch. It's extremely easy to install, even easier to use.
At Banks, we believe there's no such thing as having too much braking power. Upgrade to a Banks iDash DataMonster and add user-selectable downhill speed, plus so much more!
- World's First All-Electronic Braking System
- Plug-n-play install
- No cutting or welding
- More effective braking than is possible with a simple valve assembly
- There's nothing else like it in the world!
- Speed reduction up to six times better than the competition
- Upgrade to a Banks iDash DataMonster or SuperGauge to add user-selectable downhill speed and monitoring
Emissions Compliant: D-161-91
US Patent #6,652,414 B1
Towing a heavy load and dealing with steep downhill grades can be a scary proposition. Under those conditions, things can happen in a big hurry. At Banks, we believe that there’s no such thing as having too much braking power. If you’ve been in a situation where you’ve needed to pull up on the reins on your truck and trailer quickly, we think you’ll agree.
What’s at Stake. Safety is and ought to be the number one concern when you’re behind the wheel of your truck. At minimum, you want to protect your valuable property. But what we’re really talking about is protecting your very life, the lives of your passengers, and even the lives of those in the vehicles around you potentially. When you need to slow down or stop in a hurry, do you have the real-time braking power and control necessary for true peace-of-mind? Well, Banks engineers have designed a most elegant — and affordable — solution.
Slow In A Hurry. Our Banks Brake delivers exactly what you need? firm control over your truck and trailer’s downhill momentum and the ability to pull up quickly if the need arises. With its easy-to-use switch control, you set the braking intensity and Banks Brake does all the rest. Your desired downhill pace is achieved and your service brakes stay cool and at the ready should conditions call for their supplemental use. Most important of all, you can rest assured and enjoy the hilly country rather than fear it.
Only Banks. Banks Brake is truly in a league of its own. By delivering enough stopping power to bring your truck to an absolute crawl — intelligently and automatically — only Banks puts safety and peace-of-mind back on your side. The next time you crest a big hill with your truck and trailer, make sure you’ve got the Banks Brake riding shotgun.
Upgrade the switch to a Banks iDash and you add user-selectable downhill speed (25-75 mph) which is automatically maintained by the SpeedBrake, plus so much more!