Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 31, 2007.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsRemarks
2002 through 2007 model year supercharged Mini Cooper S, excluding the 2007 model year with engine test group 7BMXV01.6R52 and any John Cooper Works modelsThe Boost Upgrade Kit consists of smaller diameter (2.19 inch) supercharger pulley, recalibrated ECU, shorter supercharger drive belt, a higher pressure fuel pressure regulator mounted on the fuel rail, and a higher pressure fuel pressure regulator that is mounted in the fuel tank. Boost pressure is increased from 11 to 15 psi.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-176-31
  • Executive Order 176-31 / D176-31
  • ARB # D-176-31
  • Executive Order No: D-176-31
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-176-31
  • Resolution D-176-31
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Download: Executive Order D-176-31 PDF

D-176-31 Document:



                                     State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—176—31

                       Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                  of the California Vehicle Code

                                  Dinan Engineering, Inc.
                                     Boost Upgrade Kit

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 Boost Upgrade Kit,
produced and marketed by Dinan Engineering, Inc. of 865 Jarvis Drive, Morgan Hill,
California 95037, 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 2002 through 2007 model year supercharged Mini Cooper S,
excluding the 2007 model year with engine test group 7BMXVO1.6R52 and any John
Cooper Works models.

The Boost Upgrade Kit consists of smaller diameter (2.19 inch) supercharger pulley,
recalibrated ECU, shorter supercharger drive belt, a higher pressure fuel pressure
regulator mounted on the fuel rail, and a higher pressure fuel pressure regulator that is
mounted in the fuel tank. Boost pressure is increased from 11 to 15 psi.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Boost
Upgrade Kit 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 Boost Upgrade Kit, as exempt
by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s
pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any Boost Upgrade Kit advertised, offered for
sale, sold with, or installed on a new motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to
an ultimate purchaser.                                             ’

Marketing of the Boost Upgrade Kit using any identification other than that shown in this
Executive Order or marketing of the Boost Upgrade Kit for an application other than those
listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the
Air Resources Board.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the Boost
Upgrade Kit units may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle
manufacturer.


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This Executive Order is granted based on submitted emission test data generated on a
2006 model year supercharged Mini Cooper S, engine test group 6BMXVO1.6R50,
certified to the Low Emission Vehicle I Low Emission Vehicle (LEV | LEV) emission
standards. Test results on the Mini Cooper S showed that emission levels, with Dinan
Engineering, Inc.‘s Boost Upgrade Kit installed, met the applicable emission standards
when tested using the Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure (FTP) and the
Supplemental Federal Test Procedure (SFTP USO6/S5C03) test cycles. Examination of
the OBD II system showed the Boost Upgrade Kit did not affect OBD II system operation.
Results from emission testing conducted at Automotive Testing and Development
Services, Inc., located in Ontario, California arelisted below with deterioration factors
applied.                                                                          '
                                ._      CVS—75 FTP
                                      NMOG     CO       NOx         HCHO
Standards                             0.075    34       0.2         0.015
Device Test                           0.062    0.7      0.1         0.001

                                     USO6/S5CO3
                               NMHC+NOx                CO
Standards 4k                     0.14/70.20            8.0/2.7
Device                           0.05/0.15             4.910.3

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 OINAN
ENGINEERING, INC‘S BOOST UPGRADE KIT.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources Board", may be made with
respect to the action taken herelnin 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 is made after the
hearing that grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this        ___<7<—" day of July 2007.


                                     Annette Hebert, Chief
                                     Mobile Source Operations Division


            DINAN ENGINEERING, INC. —BOOST UPGRADE KIT —D—176—31



Document Created: 2007-08-03 14:45:29
Document Modified: 2007-08-03 14:45:29

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