Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on January 24, 1994.
As of Sunday, August 25th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1990-1993 Mazda Miatas with 1.6L gasoline enginesKit includes fuel pump, pressure regulator, replacement air cleaner, exhaust manifold, and intercooler. PCV breather hose is relocated. Check valve placed between purge control solenoid and inlet manifold.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-349
  • Executive Order 349 / D349
  • ARB # D-349
  • Executive Order No: D-349
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-349
  • Resolution D-349
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-349 PDF

D-349 Document:



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M                                                 State of California
                                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D~349
                               Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                          of the Vehicle Code

                                       BELL ENGINEERING GROUP, INC.
                                     IHI & AERODYNE TURBOCHARGER KITS

            Pursuant to the authority vested in the Air Resources Board (ARB) 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 installation of the add—on IHI &
            Aerodyne Turbocharger Kits manufactured by Bell Engineering Group, Inc. of
            11723 Warfield,   San Antonico,       Texas 78216,   has been found not to reduce the
            effectiveness of the required motor vehicle pollution control system and,
            therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle
            Code for installation on 1990 to 1993 model—year Mazda Miatas with a 1.6L
            gasoline engine.
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            Modifications of the emissions control components include the following:   A
            supplemental fuel pump and pressure reqgulator, the stock air cleaner is
            replaced with an aftermarket open element air cleaner on the IHI model and a
            closed element air cleaner on the Aerodyne model, a 4 degree retard in
            ignition timing if optional knock sensor is not installed, the replacement
            of the stock exhaust manifold with a cast iron exhaust manifold, an add—on
            intercooler, the relocation of a secondary crankcase breather line, and a
            check valve is located in the purge line between the purge control solencoid
            and the inlet manifold.

            This Executive Order is valid proviaed that the installation instructions
            for the turbocharger kit will not recommend tuning the vehicle to
            specifications different from those submitted by Bell Engineering Group,
            Inc.

            Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the turbocharger kit,
            as exempt by the ARB, which adversely affect the performance of a vehicle‘s
            pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

            Marketing of the turbocharger kit using any identification other than that
            shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the turbocharger kit for an
            application other than those listed in this Executive Order shall be
            prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the ARB.            ’Exemption of the
            turbocharger kit 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 that
            the use of the turbocharger kit may have on any warranty either expressed or
            implied by the vehicle manufacturer.


BELL ENGINEERING GROUP,   INC.                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—349
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THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE ARB OF CLAIMS OF THE
APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED BENEFITS OF BELL
ENGINEERING GROUP, INC.‘S TURBOCHARGER KITS.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the ARB" 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 after hearing
that grounds for revocation exist.

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Executed at El Monte, California, thisfié%f;_ day of January,       1994.



                                       R.   B   Summerfie
                                       Assistant Division Chief
                                       Mobile Source Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:43
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:43

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