Go Back   iRV2 Forums > MOTORHOME FORUMS > Class A Motorhome Discussions
Join iRV2 Today

Mission Statement: Supporting thoughtful exchange of knowledge, values and experience among RV enthusiasts.
  This discussion is proudly sponsored by:
Please support our sponsors and let them know you heard about their products on iRV2
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 03-22-2015, 02:12 PM   #15
Master of Disaster
SteveLevin's Avatar

Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Sunnyvale, CA
Posts: 1,195
I wouldn't mind more power but I've been quoted numbers that get awfully close to $10,000 for a Banks kit installed. And since I have a 3060 transmission, I can only add something like 15% or so to the 300hp/950tq of my ISC, so it doesn't seem to make much sense.

Right now I can hold 50mph on a 6% grade (2000rpm) and 43mph (about 1700rpm) on an 8% grade. Arguably, not any faster than my Banks-equipped gas coach (which was also 10 feet shorter), but it will do it all day while we have a normal conversation up front, which we didn't have with the old 460 roaring away between us.

At some point I'll probably look at a better exhaust and an MP-8, but I am hoping that would run a LOT less money.


The Green Machine -- 2000 Mountain High Coachworks Summit (Spartan chassis / Cummins ISC)
...and F-Troop: Fearghus, Fiona, and Frankie (Cairn Terriers)
SteveLevin is offline   Reply With Quote
Join the #1 RV Forum Today - It's Totally Free!

iRV2.com RV Community - Are you about to start a new improvement on your RV or need some help with some maintenance? Do you need advice on what products to buy? Or maybe you can give others some advice? No matter where you fit in you'll find that iRV2 is a great community to join. Best of all it's totally FREE!

You are currently viewing our boards as a guest so you have limited access to our community. Please take the time to register and you will gain a lot of great new features including; the ability to participate in discussions, network with other RV owners, see fewer ads, upload photographs, create an RV blog, send private messages and so much, much more!

Old 03-23-2015, 02:08 PM   #16
Junior Member
Winnebago Owners Club
Join Date: May 2014
Posts: 9
In response to ChasA, Camping World in Vacaville, CA called Banks and received a part # and price. I heard the conversation with the Tech. who said they have the product but it has not yet been published. The electronics will be loaded by Banks and shipped ready for installation. I double checked this and all seems in order. I was looking for affirmations from those who have the system installed and was it worth the money. I will report back if there are any changes that may surprise me. Thank you for your help

Elycas10 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 03-27-2015, 10:36 AM   #17
Registered User
ChasA's Avatar
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: Apex, NC
Posts: 1,857
Thanks for that information. Do you have any more, like when will it be available, how much it costs, etc?

ChasA is offline   Reply With Quote


Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Banks Power Pack ARFFMAN Ford Motorhome Chassis Forum 13 10-29-2014 09:57 PM
Switching Power Sources on an 85 Mallard wolf_7669 Vintage RV's 4 10-28-2014 02:16 PM
No house power, mh newbie barber3827 MH-General Discussions & Problems 4 08-01-2014 11:25 PM
Banks Power Ultimate RV Power System - any experience? Dusterella Toads and Motorhome Related Towing 5 04-11-2014 01:38 PM
2003.Discovery help no ignition power Alanboss Class A Motorhome Discussions 3 03-28-2014 06:05 AM

» Virginia Campgrounds

Reviews provided by

Our Communities

Our communities encompass many different hobbies and interests, but each one is built on friendly, intelligent membership.

» More about our Communities

Automotive Communities

Our Automotive communities encompass many different makes and models. From U.S. domestics to European Saloons.

» More about our Automotive Communities

Marine Communities

Our Marine websites focus on Cruising and Sailing Vessels, including forums and the largest cruising Wiki project on the web today.

» More about our Marine Communities

Copyright 2002-2015 Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 09:17 AM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.