Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 9, 1998.
As of Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsRemarks
492051994-97 Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel engineThe Stinger Engine Package includes the following main components: For 1994-98 Dodge light-duty trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel engine; a new K&N style air filter element that is installed in the stock air filter housing, high flow muffler and tailpipe, and Banks' OttoMind Fuel Calibration Plate is installed in the fuel pump. For 1993-98 medium/heavy duty 5.9 or 8.3 liter Cummins turbo diesel engines; the stock 12 cm2 turbine housing in the 5.9 liter is replaced with a 14 cm2 turbine housing, the 19 cm2 turbine housing in the 8.3 liter is replaced with a 17 cm2 turbine housing, and Banks' OttoMind Fuel Calibration Plate is installed in the fuel pump. The tamper proof screw that is included in the kits must be installed to replace the original anti-tamper proof screw. Failure to install would invalidate this Executive Order.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-161-51
  • Executive Order 161-51 / D161-51
  • ARB # D-161-51
  • Executive Order No: D-161-51
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-161-51
  • Resolution D-161-51
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Download: Executive Order D-161-51 PDF

D-161-51 Document:



                                                                              (Page 1 of 2)

                                             State of California
                                         AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—51
                               Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                            of the Vehicle Code

                                     GALE BANKS ENGINEERING
                                         Banks Stinger Engine Package


Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39515 and Section 39516 of the Health and
Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Banks Stinger Engine Package
manufactured and marketed by Gale Banks Engineering, 546 Duggan Avenue, Azusa, California 91702
has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control system and,
therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for the following vehicle
applications:

                    Part No.                      Vehicle Application

                    49205                         1994—97 Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter
                                                  Cummins turbo diesel engine

                    49206                         1998 Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter
                                                  Cummins turbo diesel engine

                    49240                         1993—98 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel engines in a
                                     .            medium or heavy duty truck application

                    49290                         1993—98 8.3 liter Cummins turbo diesel engines in a
                                                  medium or heavy duty truck

The Stinger Engine Package includes the following main components: For 1994—98 Dodge trucks
equipped with the 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel engine; a new K&N style air filter element that is
installed in the stock air filter housing, high flow muffier and tailpipe, and Banks‘ OttoMind Fuel
Calibration Plate is installed in the fuel pump. For 1993—98 medium/heavy duty 5.9 or 8.3 liter Cummins
turbo diesel engines; the stock 12 cm* turbine housing in the 5.9 liter is replaced with a 14 cm> turbine
housing, the 19 cm> turbine housing in the 8.3 liter is replaced with a 17 cm> turbine housing, and Banks‘
OttoMind Fuel Calibration Plate is installed in the fuel pump. The tamper proof screw that is included
in the kits must be installed to replace the original anti—tamper proof screw. Failure to install would
invalidate this Executive Order.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Stinger Engine Package will
not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Stinger Engine Package, as exempt by the Air
Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall
invalidate this Executive Order.


GALE BANKS ENGINEERING.                                 :             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—51
Stinger Engine Package                                                (Page 2 of 2)



Marketing of the Stinger Engine Package using any identification other than that shown in this Executive
Order or marketing of the Stinger Engine Package for an application other than those listed in this
Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.
Exemption of the Stinger Engine Package shall not be construed as exemption to sell offer for sale, or
advertise any component of the kit as an individual device.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the Stinger Engine Package
may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on an engineering evaluation on the impact of the Banks Stinger
Engine Package on exhaust emissions, as well as an examination of the On Board Diagnostic II (OBD II)
system of the vehicle in the modified configuration.

In addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves the right in the future to review this Executive Order and
the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on or modified part continues to meet the
standards and procedures of Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222, et seq.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF
ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
ALLEGED BENEFITS OF GALE BANKS ENGINEERING‘S STINGER ENGINE PACKAGE.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources Board", may be made with respect to the
action taken herein in any advertising or other oral or written communication.

Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this order. The order may be
revoked only after a ten—day written notice of intention to revoke the order, in which period the holder of
the order may request in writing a hearing to contest the proposed revocation. If a hearing is requested, it
shall be held within ten days of receipt of the request and the order may not be revoked until a
determination after hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   Zi day of October 1998.




                                         R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:51
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:51

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