Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 29, 2001.
As of Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
2001 and older vehiclesThe Tornado Air Management System is a one piece metal device that is placed either in the intake air ducting or inside the air cleaner. The manufacturer claims the device is designed to cause the air entering the engine to become turbulent

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-267-6
  • Executive Order 267-6 / D267-6
  • ARB # D-267-6
  • Executive Order No: D-267-6
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-267-6
  • Resolution D-267-6
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Download: Executive Order D-267-6 PDF

D-267-6 Document:



                                                                                      (Page 1 of 2)

                                        State of California

                                   AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D—267—6
                          Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                       of the Vehicle Code


                           TORNADO AIR MANAGEMENT sYSTEM
                         Tornado / Tornado II Air Management Systems

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 Codeand Executive Order G—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: Thatthe installation of the Tornado and Tornado II Air
Management Systems manufactured and marketed by Tornado Air Management System of
13360—H Firestone Bilvd., Santa Fe Springs, California 90670 has been found not to reduce the
effectiveness of required motor vehicle pdllution control devices and, therefore, is exempt from
the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Callfornla Vehicle Code for all 2001 model—year and
older vehicles.

The Tornado / Tornado II Air Management System is a one—piece metal device that is placed
either in the intake air ductlngor inside the air cleaner. The device is designed to cause a swirl
to the intake air.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any Tornado and Tornado II Air Management Systems
advertised, offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a new motor vehicle prior to or concurrent
with transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Tornado and
Tornado II Air Management Systems 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 device, as exempted by the Air
Resources Board (ARB), that adversely affect the performance of a vehicle‘s pollution control
system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of this device using any 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 ARB.

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.


TORNADO AIR MANAGEMENT SYSTEM                          ’      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—267—6
Tornado and Tornado II Air ManagementSystems                  (Page 2 of 2)



This exemption is issued based on an engineering evaluation of the impact of Tornado and
Tornado II Air Management Systems on emissions as well as an examination of the On Board
Diagnostic II (OBD II) system which showed that the installation of the Tornado and Tornado II
Management Systems will not affect emissions or the vehicle‘s ability to perform OBD II
monitoring.               >                                                          *

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 TORNADO AND
TORNADO II AIR MANAGEMENT SYSTEMS.

No claims 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 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—267—5, dated October 2000 is superseded and of no further force and
effect.


Executed at El Monte, California, this 27 9 day of March 2001.


                                          %%w on
                                          R. B. Summerfield, Chief
                                          Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:49
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:49

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