Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 10, 2001.
As of Friday, September 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
15171986-1993 5.0L Passenger Cars and Trucks65mm,Requires the use of an EGR plate.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-245-13
  • Executive Order 245-13 / D245-13
  • ARB # D-245-13
  • Executive Order No: D-245-13
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-245-13
  • Resolution D-245-13
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Download: Executive Order D-245-13 PDF

D-245-13 Document:

                                      State of California
                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                EXECUTIVE ORDER D—245—13

                         Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                      of the Vehicle Code

                                     BBK Performance, Inc.
                                        Throttle Bodies

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 Throttle Bodies, manufactured
and marketed by BBK Performance, Inc., has been found not to reduce the effectiveness ofthe
applicable vehicle pollutioncontrol system and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of
Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for the following vehicle applications:


1517*     Passenger Cars and Trucks   5.0L           65mm                 1986—1993
1501*     Passenger Cars and Trucks   5.0L           7Omm                 1986—1993
1503*     Passenger Cars and Trucks   5.0L           75mm                 1986—1993
3501      Trucks                    5.0/5.8L   S6mm Twin Valve            1987—1996
3502      Trucks                    5.0/5.8L   61imm Twin Valve           1987—1996
3503**    Trucks                      7.5L     61mm Twin Valve            1987—1997
1580      Ranger, Explorer            4.0L           66mm                 1989—2000
1580      Ranger                      4.0L           66mm                 2001
1715      Thunderbird SC              3.8L.          7Omm                 1989—1995
1522*      Passenger Cars             5.O0L.         65mm                 1994—1995
1523*      Passenger Cars             5.0L.          7Omm                 1994—1995
1524*     Passenger Cars              5.0L           75mm                 1994—1995
1700      Mustang & Passenger Cars     4.6L          7O0mm                1996—2000
1700      Mustang                     4.GL           7Omm                 2001
1701      Mustang & Passenger Cars     4.6L.         75mm                 1996—2000
1701      Mustang                     4.6L           75mm                 2001
1702.     Mustang & Passenger Cars     4.6L          70mm                 1990—1995
1703      F—150 & Expedition          4.6/5.4L       75mm                 1997—2001
1705      Mustang Cobra             4.6L 4Valve 62mmTwin Valve            1996—2001
1705      Truck                       6.8L V10 62mm Twin Vaive            1996—2001

* Requires the use of an EGR plate.
** The idle air solenoid, air inlet vacuum, and water passage lines are installed on a spacer
   plate after the throttle body

                BBK PERFORMANCE, INC. — THROTTLE BODIES — D—245—13


1534       Camaro/Firebird/Corvette          5.0/5.7L        52mm            1985—1988
1536       Camaro/Firebird/Corvette          5.0/5.7L        58mm            1985—1988
1537       Camaro/Firebird/Corvette            5.0L          52mm            1989—1992
1539      \Camaro/Firebird/Corvette          5.0/5.7L        58mm            1989—1992
1540       Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS/          5.7L        — S2mm            1992—1993
1542       Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS/           5.7L         58mm            1992—1993
1543      Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS/            5.7L         52mm            1994—1998
                  Corvette                                                   1994—1999
1544       Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS/           5.TL         58mm            1994—1998
                   Corvette                                                  1994—1999

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Throttle Bodies
will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those of the vehicle

Changes made to the designor operating conditions of the Throttle Bodies, 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 Throttle Bodies advertised, offered for sale, sold
with, or installed on a new motor vehicle prior to or concurrentwith transfer to an ultimate

Marketing of the Throttle Bodies using any identification other than that shown in this Executive
Order or marketing of the Throttle Bodies 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 Throttle Bodies 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 Throttle
Bodies may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on submitted emissions test data on a 1995 5.7L.
Chevrolet Impala SS, certified to the tier 1 emission standards and a 1998 5.4L Ford
Expedition, certified to the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) emission standards Test results
showed that tailpipe emissions with the Throttle Body installed on the vehicles met their
applicable emission standards during a Cold Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure. This
Executive Order is also based on an On Board Diagnostic !I (OBD I1) testing conducted on a
1997 Camaro and a 1998 Ford Expedition. Test data showed that the Throttle Body when
installed on the vehicles did not affect their ability to perform OBD 11 monitoring.

                 BBK PERFORMANCE, INC. — THROTTLE BODIES —D—245—13



_ 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 Orders D—245—4, D—245—10, and D—245—12, dated April, 1995, May, 1998, and June >
  1999 are superseded and of no further force and effect

  Executed at El Monte, California, this   [Z 7Ld(ay of July 2001.

                               K. B. Symhmerfield, Chikf
                               Mobile Source Operations Division

                  BBK PERFORMANCE, INC. — THROTTLE BODIES — D—245—13

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:00
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:00

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