Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on February 25, 2010.
As of Wednesday, October 23rd, 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-245-15
  • Executive Order 245-15 / D245-15
  • ARB # D-245-15
  • Executive Order No: D-245-15
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-245-15
  • Resolution D-245-15
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D-245-15 Document:

                                     State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—245—15

                               Relating to Exemptions under
                            Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code

                                     BBK Performance
                                      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 Sections 39515 and 39516 of the
Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That installation of the Throttle Bodies,
manufactured by BBK Performance of 27440 Bostik Court, Temecula, CA 92590, has
been found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control
systems, and therefore, the Throttle Bodies are exempt from the prohibitions in Section
27156 of the Vehicle Code for installation on the vehicles listed in Attachment A.

This Executive Order is based on previously submitted emissions test data conducted
by BBK Performance 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 exhaust emissions with the
Throttle Bodies installed on the vehicles met their applicable emission standard during a
Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure. This Executive Order is also based on
On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) testing conducted on a 1997 Chevrolet Camaro and a
1998 Ford Expedition. Test data showed that the Throttle Bodies when installed on the
vehicles did not affect their ability to perform OBD II monitoring.

If evidence provides the Air Resources Board with reasons to suspect that the Throttle
Bodies will affect the durability of the emission control system, BBK Performance shall
be required to submit durability data to show that the durability of the vehicle emission
control system is not, in fact, affected and/or that the add—on or modified parts
demonstrate adequate durability.

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

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Throttle Bodies, as exempt
by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicles‘
emission control system, shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Throttle Bodies using identification other than that shown in this
Executive Order or for an application other than that 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 system as an individual device.

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

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

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

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
California Code of Regulations, Title 13, Section 2222, et seq.


Violation of any of the above conditions shall be grounds for revocation of this Executive
Order. The Executive Order may be revoked only after a ten day written notice of
intention to revoke the Executive Order, in which period the holder of the Executive
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 Executive
Order may not be revoked until a determination is made after the hearing that grounds
for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, this     J day of February 2010.

                                         Annette Hebert, Chief
                                         Mobile Source Operations Division

                      BBK PERFORMANCE — THROTTLE BODIES — D—245—15

                                                   ATTACHMENT A


Part No.                Vehicle Application               Engine Disp.                Size       Model Year

 1517*        |Passenger Cars and Trucks              |        5.0L        65mm                   1986—1993
 1501*        |Passenger Cars and Trucks                       5.0L        70mm                   1986—1993
 1503*__      |Passenger Cars and Trucks                       5.0L        75mm                   1986—1993
  3501        Trucks                                         5.0/5.8L.     56mm Twin Valve        1987—1996
  3502        |Trucks                                          7.5L        61mm Twin Valve        1987—1997
 3503**__     |Trucks                                        5.0/5.8L.     61mm Twin Valve        1987—1996
  1580        __|Ranger, Explorer                              4.O0L       66mm                   1989—2000
  1580        |Ranger                                          4.OL        66mm                     2001
  1715        __|Thunderbird SC                                3.8L        70mm              |    1989—1995
 1522*__|Passenger Cars                                        5.0L        65mm                   1994—1995
 1523*   |Passenger Cars                                       5.0L        7Omm                   1944—1995
 1524*__ |Passenger Cars                                       5.0L        75mm                   1994—1995
  1700        |Mustang & Passenger Cars                        4.6L        7O0mm                  1996—2000
  1700        __|Mustang                —                      4.6L        70mm                     2001
  1701        |Mustang & Passenger Cars                        4.6L        75mm                   1996—2000
  1701        Mustang                                          4.6L        75mm                     2001
  1702        __|Mustang & Passenger Cars                      4.6L        7O0mm                  1990—1995
  1703        __|F—150 & Expedition                          4.6/5.A4L     75mm                   1997—2001
  1705        Mustang Cobra                                4.6L 4 Valve    __|62mm Twin Vailve    1996—2001
  1705        __fTruck                                       6.8L V10      62mm Twin Valve        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


Part No.                Vehicle Application               Engine Disp.                Size       Model Year

  1534        Camaro/Firebird/Corvette                       5.0/5.7L      b2mm                   1985—1988
  1536        Camaro/Firebird/Corvette                       5.0/5.7L      58mm                   1985—1988
  1537        Camaro/Firebird/Corvette                         5.OL        52mm                   1989—1992
  1539        Camaro/Firebird/Corvette                       5.0/5.7L      58mm                   1989—1992
  1540        __|Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS/Corvette            5.7L        52mm                   1992—1993
  1542        Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS/Corvette               5.7L        58mm                   1992—1993
  1543        Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS _                      5.7L        52mm                   1994—1998
  1543        |Corvette                                        5.7L        52mm                   1994—1999
  1544        __|Camaro/Firebird/Impala SS                     5.7L        58mm                   1994—1998
  1544        Corvette                                         5.7L        58mm                   1994—1999

Document Created: 2010-02-26 14:59:35
Document Modified: 2010-02-26 14:59:35

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