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Gale Banks Engineering Stinger® System for 1999 Ford F-250 & F-350 with 7.3L Power Stroke Diesel & Automatic Transmission with Catalytic Converter

Catalog #: 77605.157
Gale Banks Engineering Part #: 47516

Budget-minded Stinger ladles on power, with tops gains of +68 hp and +128 lb-ft torque and 10% more towing miles-to-the-tank.

Banks OttoMind engine calibration module reshapes the fuel curve to match the improved airflow, to give you a more efficient engine that optimizes power right up to the shift points.

Banks Ram-Air filter is a lifetime, high-flow air-cleaner element that decreases intake restriction and sends more cool, dense ram-air into your engine. Even wet or dirty, Banks Ram-Air filters outperform conventional ones, because the multi-layer design traps moisture, dust and debris on the oiled, outer surface, allowing air to move through with ease. Includes a service kit for use every 30-50,000 miles.

With twice the diaphragm area and spring pressure of the stock wastegate, Banks BigHead keeps the valve seated longer. BigHead produces massive torque right from idle, achieves a higher peak boost, sooner, and maintains more boost throughout the powerband by eliminating premature wastegate blow-open.

Banks' electronic OttoMind Diesel Tuner perfects the air-fuel ratio, maintains exhaust gas temperatures (EGT) safely at or below the stock recommendation, and tunes low-end torque for strong acceleration and load-pulling capability. Unlike "fits-all" chips that provide crude fuel increases, OttoMind precisely matches fuel delivery to Banks' airflow improvements, so your diesel engine will last its 300-400,00-mile lifetime. Each OttoMind is calibrated to a specific, corresponding Power Stroke engine code.

Replaces the factory's restrictive muffler with Banks' polished-stainless steel Monster muffler, featuring a straight-through 4"-diameter flow-path with Banks' designed expansion chamber, which dissipates the annoying mid-range exhaust drone so prominent in competitors’ straight-through mufflers. Utilizes spun ceramic, very-high-temperature packing. Delivers an authoritative—but never intrusive—exhaust sound.

Banks Monster exhaust outflows stock and the competition. Banks' constant-diameter Monster T.O.P. (turbine-outlet pipe) flows better than the stock piece and preserves diesel durability by keeping the turbine-outlet EGT safely at or below factory specs. The streamlined exhaust pipe and 3-1/2" tailpipe are formed of stainless, heavy-wall tubing with constant-diameter bends to slash backpressure. Huge 5" polished-stainless steel tailpipe tip sports a rolled edge. Double-walled design with 1/2" air gap keeps heat from tarnishing exterior mirror finish. Adjustable clamp for positioning on tailpipe.

For those with Ford E4OD or 4R100 automatic transmissions: Banks' electronic TransCommand transforms E4OD and 4R100 automatics into super-duty units by continually corresponding shifts to power and load levels. Instead of soft, car-like shift characteristics, TransCommand produces firmer shifts, especially when hauling large loads. The module senses the load and commands the transmission to raise the hydraulic pressure accordingly. Light-throttle shifts are smooth and firm, while full-throttle or heavy-load driving produces solid, decisive shifts. Excessive clutch slippage is eliminated, extending transmission life.

Superior precision and durability are hallmarks of Banks DynaFact gauges. The pyrometer provides exhaust gas temperature (EGT) measurements that are accurate within ±15° F at maximum operating temperatures. Its spring-loaded jeweled movement is resistant to vibration and sports a lit, easy-to-read 0-1500° F face. Banks’ 0-40 psi boost gauge monitors power and turbo performance. Includes 2-gauge mounting panel.

Systems with Banks OttoMind must match Vehicle Calibration code --Four-character code with Three letters followed by one digit (eg:NVK6) on tag at forward end of driver's door. Also can be found on black plastic ECU box under dash, left of pedals. Code is on back of ECU, facing rear of Vehicle. You will be contacted to verify this code before order is processed.

Stinger system Stock Banks Improvement Results
Horsepower, peak-to-peak 179.9 hp (3000 rpm) 233.5 hp (3000 rpm) +53.6 horsepower 30% more, peak-to-peak
Horsepower, best gain 149.7 hp (3300 rpm) 210.9 hp (3300 rpm) +61.2 horsepower 41% more (3300 rpm)
Horsepower, upshift point* 149.7 hp (3300 rpm) 210.9 hp (3300 rpm) +61.2 horsepower 41% more (3300 rpm)
Torque, peak-to-peak 378.1 lb-ft (1900 rpm) 483.2 lb-ft (2000 rpm) +105.1 lb-ft torque 28% more, peak-to-peak
Torque, best gain 373.4 lb-ft (2000 rpm) 483.2 lb-ft (2000 rpm) +109.8 lb-ft torque 29% more (2000 rpm)
Torque, downshift point* 373.4 lb-ft (2000 rpm) 483.2 lb-ft (2000 rpm) +109.8 lb-ft torque 29% more (2000 rpm)
Exhaust backpressure (at equal horsepower) 2.7 psi 0.5 psi -2.2 psi 82% less backpressure
Air cleaner vacuum (at equal horsepower) 7.50 in/H2O 0.25 in/H2O -7.25 in/H2O 97% less restriction
Peak boost (at maximum power) 15.0 psi 22.5 psi +7.5 psi 50% more boost
Time to achieve 12lb. boost (acceleration run) 7.75 sec 2.95 sec -4.80 sec 62% quicker
Solo: 0-60 mph acceleration, time 15.79 sec 12.17 sec -3.62 sec 23% quicker
Solo: 0-60 mph acceleration, distance 896 ft 727 ft -169 ft 19% less distance
Solo: 40-60 mph acceleration, time 8.67 sec 6.71 sec -1.96 sec 23% quicker
Solo: 40-60 mph acceleration, distance 679 ft 526 ft -153 ft 23% less distance
Towing: 0-60 mph acceleration, time 36.90 sec 27.51 sec -9.39 sec 25% quicker
Towing: 0-60 mph acceleration, distance 2,322 ft 1,712 ft -610 ft 26% less distance
Towing: 40-60 mph acceleration, time 22.27 sec 16.53 sec -5.74 sec 26% quicker
Towing: 40-60 mph acceleration, distance 1,853 ft 1,367 ft -486 ft 26% less distance
Fuel economy, towing 10.63 mpg 11.22 mpg +0.59 mpg 6% better mileage
Hill-climb speed, towing (mph) 43 mph 58 mph +15 mph 35% faster
Installation Notes
Installation Difficulty:
Level 2Intermediate
Parts Included

Lifetime Banks Ram-Air filter and service kit; Electronic OttoMind engine-calibration module
BigHead wastegate actuator
Stainless Monster T.O.P. turbine-outlet pipe with heat shielding
Stainless, 4" straight-through Monster muffler
Stainless, constant-diameter Monster exhaust with 3-1/2" tailpipe
Polished-stainless, 5" double-wall tailpipe tip with rolled edge
TransCommand transmission-management module (4R100 automatics)
DynaFact pyrometer, boost gauge and 2-gauge mounting panel
Comprehensive Owner's Installation Manual

1999 model year - built prior to 1/99 w/catalytic converter *47516 is for Standard cab/long bed or Extended cab/short bed *For Crew cabs w/short bed please add Extension Extension kit 53516 *For Ext. cabs w/long bed please add Exhaust Extension kit 53517 *For Crew cabs w/long bed please add Exhaust Extension kit 53518
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