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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 24, 2003.
As of Monday, December 17th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
D760-04002001-2002 BMW 325i, 325ci, 325xi 2.5L 6cylThe High Flow Cold Air Intake System includes the following main components: cone shaped open element filter, 3.5" tubing, and mounting hardware.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-176-21
  • Executive Order 176-21 / D176-21
  • ARB # D-176-21
  • Executive Order No: D-176-21
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-176-21
  • Resolution D-176-21
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Download: Executive Order D-176-21 PDF

D-176-21 Document:



                                     State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—176—21
                       Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                    Of the Vehicle Code

                                  Dinan Engineering, Inc.
                                 High Flow Cold Air Intake


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 High Flow Cold Air
Intake, manufactured and marketed by Dinan Engineering, Inc., 865 Jarvis Drive,
Morgan Hill, CA 95037, 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 installation on 2000 through 2002 model year BMW
vehicles as described in Exhibit A.

The High Flow Cold Air Intake consists of a tube (either aluminum or carbon fiber) which
connects the vehicle‘s air flow meter to an open element type air filter located in a
protected compartment.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the High Flow
Cold Air Intake will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from
those of the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any High Flow Cold Air Intake advertised, offered
for sale, sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with the transfer
to an ultimate purchaser.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the High Flow Cold Air Intake, 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 High Flow Cold Air Intake using any identification other than that shown
in this Executive Order or marketing of the High Flow Cold Air Intake 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 system 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 High
Flow Cold Air Intake may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the
vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on the following emissions test data from two
2002 model year BMW vehicles which were equipped with Dinan‘s High Flow Cold Air
Intake, Performance Software and High Flow Throttle Body. The test vehicles were a
5301 certified to the Ultra Low Emission Vehicle standards and a 325i certified to the Low
Emission Vehicle standards and subject to the Supplemental Federal Test Procedure
test requirements. The test results, in grams per mile with the deterioration factors
applied, showed that vehicle emissions did not exceed the exhaust emissions standards.

            2002 BMW 530i     |TEST            NMOG      CO       NOx         HCHO
                              Standard         ©.040      1.7     0.2         0.008
                              Modified         0.022     11       0.1         0.0003

                 2002 BMW 325i        SFTP (USQG)      NMHC+NOx         co
                                      (grams/mile)
                                         Standard        0.14           8.0
                                         Modified        0.05           34


Similar effect on vehicle emissions is expected with the installation of the High Flow Cold
Air Intake on vehicles listed in this Executive Order.

This Executive Orderis also based on the On—Board Diagnostic II (OBDII) testing
conducted on the same test vehicles. Test data showed that these components,
including the High Flow Cold Air Intake, when installed on the vehicles did not affect the
vehicle‘s ability to perform its OBDII monitoring.

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
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          DINAN ENGINEERING, InC.— HIGH FLOW COLD AIR INTAKE — D—176—21


AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING
ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF DINAN
ENGINEERING‘S HIGH FLOW COLD AIR INTAKE.

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 of 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 is made,
after the hearing, that grounds for revocation exist.                                   ‘

Executed at El Monte, Calffornia, this Z al day of March 2003.




                                   AII% Lyons, Chief
                                   Mobile Source Operations Division




       DINAN ENGINEERING, INC.~— HIGH FLOW COLD AIR INTAKE — D—176—21


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      Dinan Engineering Performance Software D—176—21
                             Exhibit A


     Model         Model Engine Number .

     3251, 325ci     2001—2002       2.5L   D760—0400
     325x%i

     3301, 330ci    2001—2002        3.0L   D760—0401
     330xi

     23 2.5i        2001—2002        2.5L   D760—0326

     23 3.0i       ©2001—2002        3.0L   D760—0328

     528i           1 996—2006       2.8L   D760—0628

     5401           1999—2002        4AL    D760—0620
                                            D760—0621

     5251           2001—2002        2.5L   D760—0628

     5301           2001—2002        3.0L   D760—0630

     MS             2000—2002        5.0L   D760—0390

     7401, 740iL    1999—2002        4.AL   D760—0660
                                            ©D760—0661

     X5 4.4i        2000—2002        4.AL   D760—0530

     x5 3.0i        2001—2002        3.0L   D760—0532

     X5 4.6i          2002           4.6L   D760—0530



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:18
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:18

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