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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 29, 2009.
As of Tuesday, December 18th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

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This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-330-9
  • Executive Order 330-9 / D330-9
  • ARB # D-330-9
  • Executive Order No: D-330-9
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-330-9
  • Resolution D-330-9
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Download: Executive Order D-330-9 PDF

D-330-9 Document:



                                           :State of California
                                      AlIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—330—9

                        Relatmg to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                  of the California Vehicle Code

                                 .         Supérchips, Inc.
                                     Flashpaq and Cortex Tuners

 Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board by Section 27156 ofthe Vehicle
 Code and                                                                  —         .          .

 Pursuant to the authorlty vestedin the undersigned by Section 39515 and Section 39516 of
 the Health and Safety Codeand Executive Order G—02—003;

 ITIS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Flashpaqg and Cortex Tuners,
 manufactured and marketed by Superchips, Inc., 1790 East Airport Blvd., Sanford, Florida
 32773, has been‘found not to reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution
 control systems and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the °
 Vehicle Codefor the following vehicle applications:                  '          '

 Part#     Device      Application
 3950      Cortex     .2004 to 2009 model year Chrysler/Dodge 5.7L or 6.1L vehicles.        —
 1950      Cortex _   2004 to 2009 model year Ford 4.0L, 4.2L, 4.6L, 5.4L and 6.8L. vehicles,
                      2010 model year Ford 4:6L or 5.4L Mustang/Shelby
 3865       Flashpaq 2004 to 2009.model year Chrysler/Dodge 5.7L or 6. 1L vehlcles          .
 1865       Flashpaqg 2004 to 2009 model year Ford 4.0L, 4.2L, 4.6L, 5.4L and 6.8L.vehicles,
                      2010 model year Ford 4. 6L or 5 .4L:Mustang/Shelby

 The Flashpaq and Cortex Tuners are hand held programmers designed to reprogram the
 FLASH memory chip located in the vehicle‘s ECU module. The stages of enhancement are:
 transmission only, 87 octane, towing,. and performance. The tuners are designed to
 download OEM calibration updates, non emission related. upgrades, and patches or fixesin
 the flrmware Emls3|on related data files cannot be modified by the end user.

 This Executive Order is valid provided that the msta!latlon instructions for the Flashpaq and
 Cortex Tuners—will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications different from those
 submltted .bythe device manufacturer                                              >

 Changes made to the design or operatmg conditions of the Flashpaq and Cortex Tuners as
 exempt by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affectthe performance of the Vehlcle s
 pollution control systemshall invalidate this Executive Order.

 '[;h|s Executive Order. shall not ap'ply to any FIaShpéc/l\/lax MicroTuners advertised,
 offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a new motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
— transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

 Marketing of the—Flashpaq and Cortex Tuners using any identification other than that
 shown in this Executive Order or.marketing, of the Flashpaq and Cortex Tuners for an


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    application other than those listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior
    approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.

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

    This Executive Order is granted based on submitted emission test data generated on
.   three test vehicles modified with the performance tune. Test results showed that >
    emission levels, with the performance tune installed, met the applicable emission
    standards when tested using the Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure (FTP) test
    cycle and/or the Supplemental Federal Test Procedure (SFTP USO8) test cycle.
    Examingtion of the OBD II system showed that the prograrnmer did not affect
    OBD 11 system operation. Results from emissions testing conducted at Automotive
    Testing and Development Services, Inc., located in Ontario, California, are shown below
    (in grams per mile W|th deterioration factors applied).

        2007 Ford Mustang V8           CVS—75 FTP
                              NMOG       CO        NOx    HCHO
        Standards*, 50K       0.040      1.7       0.05   0.008
        Device Test         —0.029       0.7       0.04   0.001

        2007 Ford Shelby GT 500           SFTP USO6 .
                                       NMHC+NOx _           CO
        Standards                         0. 14             8.0
        Device Test             f         0.10              0.4

        2007 Chrysler 300C        .  CVS—75 FTP                          SFTP USO6
                               NMOG CO NOx HCHO                      NMHC+NOx     CO
        Standards*, UL         0.070. 21 0.04 0.011                     0.14      8.0
        Device Test            0.052  0.9 0.03 0.000                — _ 0.03       2.7

    *LEV II ULEV CVS—75 FTP e_missions standards

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

    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 FLASHPAQ
    AND CORTEX TUNERS.

    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 advertlsmg or other oral or written *
    Commumoatlon

    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

                SUPEFRCHIPS. INC. — FILASHPAC/ICORTEX TUNERS — D—330—9


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  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 adetermlnatlon is made
/. after the hearing that grounds:for revocatlon exist. =   rre een   hm       tm n en   ene   is

  Executed at El Monte California, this
                                             mfi—fday of May 2009.
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                                  C     Annette Hebert Chief               —
                                      moblle Source Operatlons Division




              SUPERCHIPS, INC. — FLASHPAC/CORTEX TUNERS — D—330—9





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Document Modified: 2013-03-14 11:29:01

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