Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 9, 1998.
As of Sunday, August 25th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsRemarks
492751994-97 Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter Cummins turbo diesel engineThe Stinger-Plus Engine Package includes the following main components: A new K&N style air filter element is installed in the stock air filter housing, a new high flow muffler and tailpipe, the stock 12 cm2 turbine housing is replaced with a 14 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-161-52
  • Executive Order 161-52 / D161-52
  • ARB # D-161-52
  • Executive Order No: D-161-52
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-161-52
  • Resolution D-161-52
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Download: Executive Order D-161-52 PDF

D-161-52 Document:



                                                                                (Page 1 of 2)

                                               State of California
                                          AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                         EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—52
                                   Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                                of the Vehicle Code

                                        GALE BANKS ENGINEERING
                   —o    l   3            Stinger—Plus 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—Plus 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

                        49275                      1994—97 Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter
                                                   Cummins turbo diesel engine

                        49276                      1998 Dodge trucks equipped with the 5.9 liter
                         .                         Cummins turbo diesel engine

The Stinger—Plus Engine Package includes the following main components: A new K&N style air
filter element is installed in the stock air filter housing, a new high flow muffler and tailpipe, the stock 12
cm* turbine housing is replaced with a 14 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—Plus 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—Plus, as exempt by the Air Resources
Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this
Executive Order.

Marketing of the Stinger—Plus using any identification other than that shown in this Executive Order or
marketing of the Stinger—Plus for an application otherthan those listed in this Executive Order shall be
prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board. Exemption of the Stinger—Plus
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—Plus 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—
Plus Engine Package on exhaust emissions, as well as an examination of the On Board Diagnostic II (OBD
I1) system of the vehicle in the modified configuration.                 ‘


— GALE BANKS ENGINEERING.                 '                 =              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—52
  Stinger—Plus Engine Package                                              (Page 2 of 2)




 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 QRDER 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—PLUS 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       ZJ-( day of October 1998.




                                              Aezheddansage
                                              R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                              Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:41
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:41

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