Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 7, 2001.
As of Thursday, October 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
19051985 and older vehicles originally equipped with a Chrysler V8 engine and a thermo-quad carburetor and 1980 and older International Harvester trucks originally equipped with a V8 engine and a thermo-quad carburetorThe following are the specifications of the Performer Q-Jet Carburetor, P/N 1905: Electric choke, primary throttle base diameter 1.375", secondary throttle base diameter 2.2485", idle jet 0.034", primary main jet 0.073", inlet seat 0.135", pump jet 0.026", venturi diameter size 1.218", and step-up spring 5.0" orange. Vacuum Ports: Spark port, full spark/diverter port, EGR port, PCV port, and bowl vent. The A/F ratio screws are preset at Edelbrock; however, minor adjustments may be required depending on engine condition. An adaptor plate is included with the kit for vehicles with a stock intake manifold. Installation of the Performer Q-Jet Carburetor will require the removal of the EGR vacuum amplifier and the throttle positioner, both unique to the thermo-quad and are not applicable to the Performer Q-Jet Carburetor. The EGR vacuum hose is re-installed on the EGR port of the Performer Q-Jet Carburetor.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-215-54
  • Executive Order 215-54 / D215-54
  • ARB # D-215-54
  • Executive Order No: D-215-54
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-215-54
  • Resolution D-215-54
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Download: Executive Order D-215-54 PDF

D-215-54 Document:



     i                                  State of California
     1                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—215—54

                          Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                       of the Vehicle Code

                                      Edelbrock Corporation
                             Performer Q—Jet Carburetor, P/AN 1905

 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—45—9;

 IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Performer Q—Jet Carburetor,
 P/N 1905, manufactured and marketed by the Edelbrock Corporation, 2700 California
 Street, Torrance, California 90509—2936 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 1985 and older vehicles originally
 equipped with a Chrysler V8 engine and a thermo—quad carburetor and 1980 and older
 International Harvester trucks originally equipped with a V8 engine and a thermo—quad
 carburetor.

  The following are the specifications of the Performer Q—Jet Carburetor, P/N 1905: Electric
  choke, primary throttle base diameter 1.375", secondary throttle base diameter 2.2485", idle
  jet 0.034", primary main jet 0.073", inlet seat 0.135", pump jet 0.026", venturi diameter size
  1.218", and step—up spring 5.0" orange. Vacuum Ports: Spark port, full spark/diverter port,
  EGR port, PCV port, and bowl vent. The AV/F ratio screws are preset at Edelbrock;
  however, minor adjustments may be required depending on engine condition. An adaptor
  plate is included with the kit for vehicles with a stock intake manifold. Installation of the
‘ Performer Q—Jet Carburetor will require the removal of the EGR vacuum amplifier and the
  throttle positioner, both unique to the thermo—quad and are not applicable to the Performer
  Q—Jet Carburetor. The EGR vacuum hose is re—installed on the EGR port of the Performer
  Q—Jet Carburetor.

 This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Performer
 Q—Jet Carburetor 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 Performer Q—Jet Carburetor, 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 Performer Q—Jet Carburetor using any identification other than that shown
 in this Executive Order or marketing of the Performer Q—Jet Carburetor 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 Performer Q—Jet Carburetor shall
 not be construed as exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the
 Performer Q—Jet Carburetor as an individual part.


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This Executive Order is granted based on comparative Cold Start CVS—75 emissions test
data, a 1976 Dodge truck equipped with a 440 cid. engine was used as the test vehicle.       |
Test results showed that tailpipe emissions with the Performer Q—Jet Carburetor installed on
the vehicle did not cause exhaust emissions to exceed the baseline emissions by more than
the allowed limits of 10 percent or 0.1 grams per mile on hydrocarbon (HC) and oxides of
nitrogen (NOx), and 15 percent or 1.0 grams per mile carbon monoxide (CO) as specified in
the "Procedures for Exemption of Add—On and Modified Parts."

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 EDELBROCK
CORPORATION‘S PERFORMER Q—JET CARBURETOR.

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 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.

Executive Order D—215—26, dated June 1997 is superseded and of no further force and
effect.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   Z7L   day   of November 2001.
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                                 R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                 Mobile Source Operations Division




        EDELBROCK CORPORATION—PERFORMER Q—JET CARBURETOR—D—215—54



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:41:05
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:41:05

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