Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 5, 1997.
As of Saturday, August 24th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
1504-SPFH021986-1989 Acura Integra 1.6L

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-186-18
  • Executive Order 186-18 / D186-18
  • ARB # D-186-18
  • Executive Order No: D-186-18
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-186-18
  • Resolution D-186-18
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Download: Executive Order D-186-18 PDF

D-186-18 Document:

                                                                (Page 1 of 3)

                                        State of California
                                    AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—186—18
                           Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                       of the Vehicle Code

                                         HKS USA, INC.
                            SUPER MEGA FLOW AIR FILTER KITS

Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code;

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 Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits
manufactured by HKS USA, Inc. of 2355 Mira Mar Avenue, Long Beach, California, 90815, 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
vehicles except those certified to the low emission vehicle (LEV) standards.

Part Number          Model Years          Vehicle                                   Engine Size
1504—SPFHO2          1986—1989            Acura Integra                             1.6L
1504—SPFHO3          1990—1993            Acura Integra                             1.8L
1504—SPFZO5          1993—1994            Ford Probe GT, Mazda MX—6                 2.5L
1504—SPFHO2          1985—1987            Honda   Civic Si/CRX                      1.5L
1504—SPFHOL          1988—1991            Honda   Civic/CRX                         1.6L
1504—SPFHO4          1990—1993            Honda   Accord                            2. 2L
1504—8HO06           1992—1994            Honda   Civic Si                          1.6L
1504—8Z001           1986—1988            Mazda   RX—7 (non—turbo models)           1.3L
1504—8Z004           1988—1989            Mazda   323 GT & GTX                      1.6L
1504—8Z002           1989—1991            Mazda   RX—7 (non—turbo model)            1.3L
1504—SPFZO3          1990—1993            Mazda   Miata                             1.6L
1504—SPFZO2          1991—1994            Mazda   MX—3                              1.8L
1504—$Z006           1993                 Mazda   RX—7                              1. 3L
1504—SPFMO1          1989—1994            Mitsubishi Eclipse, Eagle                 2.0L
                                          Talon, Plymouth Laser
                                          (Turbo models)
1504—SMO06           1991—1993            Mitsubishi 3000GT, Dodge                  3.0L
                                          Stealth (T‘win Turbo models)
1504—SMO03           1991—1992            Mitsubishi Galant VR4                     2.0L
1504—SPFNO2          1989—1993            Nissan 2408X                              2. AL

HKS USA, INC.                                                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—186—18
SUPER MEGA FLOW AIR FILTER KITS                                    (Page 2 of 3)

Part Number           Model Years            Vehicle                                      Engine Size
1504—SNOOS             1990—1994             Nissan 300ZXTT (turbo and                    3.0L
                                             non—Turbo models)
1504—SPFNO3           1991—1994              Nissan Sentra SE—R                           2.0L
1504—SA0OO7A          1982—1986              Toyota Supra                                 2.8L
1504—SPFTO2           1986&1/2—1992          Toyota Supra                                 3.0L
1504—STOO1            1987—1992              Toyota Supra Turbo                           3.0L
1504—STO02            1988—1989              Toyota MR2                                   1.6L
1504—SPFTOL           1991—1994              Toyota MR2 non turbo                         2.2L
1504—8TOO07           1991—1994              Toyota MR2 turbo                             2.0L

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Super Mega Flow Air
Filter Kits will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those of the
original vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits, as
exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of a vehicle‘s pollution
control system shall invalidate this executive order.

Marketing of the Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits using any identification other than that shown in
this Executive Order or marketing of the Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits 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 Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits 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 that the use of the Super Mega
Flow Air Filter Kits may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle

This Executive Order is granted based on an evaluation if emissions tests were conducted in
accordance with Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure. However, the Air Resources Board
finds that reasonable grounds exist to believe that use of the Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits may
adversely affect emissions of motor vehicles when operating under conditions outside the parameters
of the previously prescribed test procedures. Accordingly, the Air Resources Board
reserves the right to conduct additional emission tests, in the future, as such tests are developed, that
will more adequately measure emissions from all cycle phases. If such test results demonstrate that
the Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits adversely affects emissions during off—cycle conditions (defined
as those conditions which are beyond the parameters of the Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test
Procedure), this Executive Order shall be effectively rescinded as of the date the test results are
validated. Further, if such test results or other evidence provides the Air Resources Board with
reason to suspect that the Super Mega Flow Air Filter Kits will affect the durability of the emission
control, HKS USA, Inc. shall be required to submit durability data to show that the durability of the
vehicle emissions control system is not, in fact, affected and/or that the add—on or modified part
demonstrates adequate durability.

HKS USA, INC.                                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—186—18
SUPER MEGA FLOW AIR FILTER KITS                                   (Page 3 of 3)

In addition to the foregoing, 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.


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 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.

Executive Orders D—186—11, dated October 1, 1993, and D—186—12, dated October 25, 1993, and D—
186—13, dated March 7, 1994 are superseded and of no further force and effect.


Executed at El Monte, California, this    5 ~4day   of May, 1997.

                                                . B. Summerfield, Chief
                                                 obile Source Operations Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:58
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:58

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