Right behind PowerPack is Stinger-Plus: best gains of +81 hp and +172 lb-ft (rear wheel) with 7% better fuel economy and greater durability! PICKUP: Banks Stinger-Plus utilizes Quick-Turbo to diminish turbo lag and belt you in the behind when you push the throttle. Best gains of +81 hp and +172 lb-ft torque provide plenty of oats when you need 'em, plus 7% better fuel economy. Stinger-Plus-equipped Power Strokes achieve boost 74% quicker and raise the peak boost by 65% over the stock set-up.
Test vehicle: 1997 F-250 heavy-duty crew-cab pickup; 4-wheel drive; 4.10 gear ratio. Solo vehicle weight: 6,850 lbs. Towing combined vehicle weight: 17,480 lbs. Horsepower and torque measured at rear wheels. 1995 Power Stroke variations: Ford trucks for model year 1995 fall into two categories: early 1995 and late 1995. It is important to know the specific model: Early 1995 model year - little or no straight section at muffler outlet, where it connects to tailpipe. Late 1995 model year - appx. 3 inch straight section at muffler outlet, where it connects to tailpipe.