Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on January 11, 1993.
As of Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
6502, 65071969-85 General Motors 283-400 cid, small block carbureted enginesCarburetor is mounted before the centrifugal blower, new intake manifold is included as part of kit, boost is limited to 6 psi max.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-256-2
  • Executive Order 256-2 / D256-2
  • ARB # D-256-2
  • Executive Order No: D-256-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-256-2
  • Resolution D-256-2
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Download: Executive Order D-256-2 PDF

D-256-2 Document:



                                                               (Page 1 of 2)

                               State of California
                               AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D—256—2
                 Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                               of the Vehicle Code

                     WEIAND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES, INC.
                "SUPERCHARGER KIT FOR SMALL BLOCK CHEVROLET®

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—45~5;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED:    That the supercharger kit for small block
Chevrolet manufactured by Weiand Automotive Industries, Inc. of 2316 San
Fernando Road, Los Angeles, California 90065, has been found not to reduce
the effectiveness of required motor vehicle pollution control devices and,
therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Sections 27156
and 38391 when installed on the following "small block" Chevrolet vehicles
powered by 283, 302, 305, 307, 327, 350, and 400 CID gasoline engines:

                                                     Part nu=bers
Supercharger Kit Type      Veh. Model—year      Satin          Polished
Long nose                   1969 ~ 1985         6502           6507
Short nose                  1962 — 1968         6503           6508
Long nose                   1986                6504           6509

This exemption shall not apply to any device, apparatus, or mechanism
advertised, offered for sale or sold with, or installed on, a motor vehicle
prior to or concurrent with transfér to an ultimate purchaser.

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for
the supercharger kit for "small block" Chevrolet will not recommend tuning
the vehicle to specifications different from those subm.tted by the
supercharger kit manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the supercharger 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 the supercharger using identification other than that shown in
this Executive Order or marketing of the supercharger for an application
other than those listed in the exemption application, and on this Executive
Order, shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
Resources Board.  Exemption of the supercharger kit shall not be construed
as exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the
supercharger kit as an individual device.

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


WEIAND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES, INC.     i            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—256—2
"SUPERCHARGER KIT FOR SMALL BLOCK CHEVROLET"        (Page 2 of 2)




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 WEIAND AUTOMOTIVE INDUSTRIES, INC.‘S SUPERCHARGER KIT FOR "SMALL
BLOCK" CHEVROLET ABOVE.

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.

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 conditiohs of this Executive Order will be
submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deenms
advisable.

Executive Order No. D—256—1 dated December 9, 1992,    is hereby superseded and
of no force and effect.                    7&1,
                                       +

Executed at El Monte, California, this           ay of January, 1993.




                                          Summerfield
                                     Assistant Division Chief
                                     Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:20
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:20

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