Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 8, 1991.
As of Monday, July 22nd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1985 Ford Mustangs with 5.0L gasoline engines

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-216-1
  • Executive Order 216-1 / D216-1
  • ARB # D-216-1
  • Executive Order No: D-216-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-216-1
  • Resolution D-216-1
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-216-1 PDF

D-216-1 Document:



                                                        (Page 1 of 2)

                            State of California
                            AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D—216—1
                 Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                            of the Vehicle Code

                           J. BITTLE AMERICAN, INC.
                        SHORTY HEADER, MODEL NO. 1621

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

Pursuant to the authority vested in the undersigned by Section 39515 and
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Shorty Header
Model No. 1621 manufactured by J. Bittle American, Inc. of 9630 Aero Dr.,
San Diego, CA 92123, has been found not to reduce the effectiveness of
required motor vehicle poliution control devices, and therefore is exempt
from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for 1985
model—year Ford Mustangs powered by a 5.0 liter gasolinge engine.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for
this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
different from those submitted by the device manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device, as
exempted by the Air Resources Board, that adversely affect the performance
of a vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive
Order .

Marketing of this device using an identification other than that shown in
this Executive Order or marketing of this device 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 a kit shall
not be construed as an exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any
component of the product as an individual device.

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect that
the use of this device may have on any warranty either expressed or implied
by the vehicle manufacturer.

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 J. BITTLE AMERICAN, INC. SHORTY HEADER MODEL NO. 1621.

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 communications.


J. BITTLE AMERICAN, INC.                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—216—1
                                                       (Page 2 of 2)

Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code makes untrue or
misleading advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes violation
punishable as a misdemeanor.

Section 43644 of the Health and Safety Code provides as follows:

     "43644,   (a)   No person shall install, sell offer for sale, or
     advertise or except in an application to the state board for
     certification of a device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle
     pollution control device for use on any used motor vehicle unless that
     device has been certified by the state board. No person shall sell,
     offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor vehicle pollution
     control device as a certified device which, in fact, is not a certified
     device.   Any violation of this subdivision is a misdemeanor."

Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deems
advisable.
                         4
Executed at E1 Monte, California,       8’I day of May, 1991.
                                  this S__




                                       Assistant Division Chief
                                       Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:39
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:39

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