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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 9, 2012.
As of Friday, December 14th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

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This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-161-92
  • Executive Order 161-92 / D161-92
  • ARB # D-161-92
  • Executive Order No: D-161-92
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-161-92
  • Resolution D-161-92
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Download: Executive Order D-161-92 PDF

D-161-92 Document:



                                       State of California
                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—92

                         Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156 .
                                    of the California Vehicle Code

                                    Gale Banks Engineering
                          Six—Gun and EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners


  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—02—003;

  IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Six—Gun and
  EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners, 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 systems and, therefore, is —
  exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code.for the following
  2007 to 2010 model year General Motors Trucks with a 6.6L. diesel engine.

  PN            Device                                               _Application
  63862     EconoMind/OttoMind (Stinger cal)                         2007 LLY/LBZ
  63864    EconoMind/OttoMind (PowerPack cal)                         2007 LLY/LBZ
  63879     Six—Gun Diesel Tuners        -                            2007 LLY/LBZ
  63882    EconoMind/OttoMind (Stinger cal)                  ,        2007—2010 LMM
  63884    EconoMind/OttoMind (PowerPack cal)                         2007—2010 LMM
  63889     Six—Gun Diesel Tuners      .     .                   _    2007—2010 LMM

  The Six—Gun and EconoMind/OttoMind Diesel Tuners are add—on control modules
  installed in series with the vehicle‘s stock electronic control module. The tuners come
  with asix position rotary switch or electronic user interface installed near the driver to .
  allow selection of performance options. Data files cannot be modified by the end user
  on any of the tuners.

  This Executlve Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Six—Gun
  and EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners 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 Six—Gun and
 EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners, 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 Six—Gun and EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners using any identification other
  than that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the Six—Gun and
  EconoMind/OftoMind Tuners for an application other than those listed in this Executive .
  Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the A|r Resources
  Board.      ‘


                                            7.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
Six—Gun and EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners may have on any warranty either expressed
or implied by the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on engineering evaluation and comparative
Cold—Start Federal Test Procedure test, Supplemental Federal Test Procedure test,
steady—state tests and On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) system test conducted at an
independent laboratory using a 2008 model year 6.6L General Motors C3500 truck (test
group 8GMXHO6.6590).

Installation of the Six—Gun and EconoMind/OttoMind Tuners shall not block or prohibit _
the communication of all required emission related messages from the vehicle‘s OBD II
system to a scan tool used for the Smog Check Inspection program in California.

The Air Resources Board 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 THE SIX—GUN AND
ECONOMIND/OTTOMIND TUNERS.

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 30—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 30 days of
receipt of the request and the order may not be revoked until a determination is made
after the hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this     . i         day of August 2012.




                                     Annette Hebert, Chief
                                     Mobile Source Operations Division




              GALE BANKS ENGINEERING—DIESEL TUNERS—D—161—92



Document Created: 2012-09-14 16:51:02
Document Modified: 2012-09-14 16:51:02

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