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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on June 28, 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-161-93
  • Executive Order 161-93 / D161-93
  • ARB # D-161-93
  • Executive Order No: D-161-93
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-161-93
  • Resolution D-161-93
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D-161-93 Document:



                                     State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—161—93

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

                                 Gale Banks Engineering            _
              . Six—Gun, EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel Tuners


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

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39515 and Section
39518 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Six—Gun,                .
EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel 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 vehiclepollution control systems and,
therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for the
1999 to 2007 model year Ford and GM diesel pick—up trucks listed in Exhibit A.

The Six—Gun, EconoMind/OftoMind, and Bullet Diesel Tuners are add—on control
modules lnstalledin series with the vehicle‘s stock electronic control module. The
tuners come with a six 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 Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Slx-Gun .
EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel 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,
EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel Tuners, as exempt by the Air Resources Board,
which adversely affect the performance of the vehlcles pollution control system shall
invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Six—Gun, EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel Tuners using any
identification other than that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the Six—Gun,
EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel Tuners for an application other than those listed
in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approvalis obtained from the—Air
Resources Board.                                               .

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


                                           «7.

This Executive Order is granted based on engineering evaluation and comparative
Supplemental Federal Test Procedure test, steady—state tests and On—Board
Diagnostic II (OBD II) system test conducted at an independent laboratory using a
2006 model year 6.0L Ford F—350 diesel truck (test group 6FMXAO8.OAED), and
Cold—Start Federal Test Procedure tests previously conducted on other Ford and Dodge
diesel trucks.

Installation of the Six—Gun, EconoMind/OttoMind, and Bullet Diesel 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 THEAPPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE SIX—GUN,
ECONOMIND/OTTOMIND, AND BULLET DIESEL TUNERS.

No claim of any kind, such as "Abproved 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
afterthe hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   Zg         day of June 2012.




                                     Annette Hebert, Chief   _
                                     Mobile Source Operations Division




             GALE BANKS ENGINEERING—DIESEL TUNERS—D—161—93


                                          Exhibit A

Part Number    Device                                    Vehicle Application

   627986      Six—Gun Diesel .Tunef (Gen 1)             2001—2004 GM 6.6L Duramax LB7
   62816       Six—Gun Diesel Tuner                     ©2001—2004GM 6.6L Duramax LB7

  62826        Six—Gun Diesel Tuner                      2004—2005 GM 6.6L Duramax LLY

   62836*      Six—Gun Diesel Tuner                      2006—2007 GM 8.6L Duramax LBZ
   62846       Six—Gun Diesel Tuner (Gen 1)              2003—2007 Ford 6.0L Power Stroke

   62856       Six—Gun Diesel Tuner                     2003—2007 Ford 6.0L Power Stroke

   62878       Six—Gun Diesel Tuner (Gen 1)              1999—2003 Ford 7.3L Power Stroke

   63707       Six—Gun Diesel Tuner‘                     1999—2003 Ford 7.3L Power Stroke

   63712       EconoMind Diesel Tuner, Stinger Cal       2004—2005 GM 6.6L Duramax LLY

   63714      . EconoMind Diesel Tuner, PowerPack Cal    2004—2005 GM 6.6L. Duramax LLY
   63742       EconcoMind Diesel Tuner, Stinger Cal      2003—2007. Ford 6.0L Power Stroke

  . 63744      EconoMind Diesel Tuner, PowerPack Cal     2003—2007 Ford 6.0L Power Stroke

   63762       EconoMind Diesel Tuner, Stinger Cal       2001—2004 GM 6.6L Duramax LBT7

  — 63764      EconoMind Diesel Tuner, PowerPack Cal     2001—2004 GM 6.6L Duramax LB7 .

   63862*      EconoMind Diesel Tuner, Stinger Cal       2006—2007 GM 6.6L Duramax LBZ       |

   63864*      EconbMind Diesel Tuner, PowerPack Cal     2006—2007 GM6.6L. Duramax LBZ
66209—XXXX     OftoMind Module                           1999—2003 Ford 7.3L Power Stroke
   66516       Bullet w/ Thermocouple                   ©2001—2004 GM 6.6L Duramax LE7
   66517 .     Bullet w/io Thermocouple                  2001—2004 GM 6.6L Duramax LB7

   66524       Bullet w/ Thermocouple                    2003—2007 Ford 6.0L Power Stroke

   66525       Bullet w/o Thermocouple                   2003—2007 Ford 6.0L Power Stroke




* 2007 model year with engine family 6GMXHO6.6591 only.



Document Created: 2012-09-14 17:14:13
Document Modified: 2012-09-14 17:14:13

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