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This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 28, 2008.
As of Wednesday, December 12th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
Series 600001995 to 2004 BMW passenger carsNoneContact manufacturer or distributor for specific vehicle application

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-353-38
  • Executive Order 353-38 / D353-38
  • ARB # D-353-38
  • Executive Order No: D-353-38
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-353-38
  • Resolution D-353-38
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D-353-38 Document:



                                    State of California
                                AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—353—38
                        Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                                     of the Vehicle Code

                            Miller Catalyzer Corporation        |
            "Series 60000 OBD 1| Compliant Three—way Catalytic Converter"

WHEREAS, Vehicle Code Sections 27156 and Section 2222(h), Title 13, California Code of
Regulations (hereafter "CCR"), authorize the California Air Resources Board and its
Executive Officer to exempt new aftermarket catalytic converters from the prohibitions of
Vehicle Code Section 27156.

WHEREAS, Miller Catalyzer Corporation (Miller) of 3295 Depot Road, Hayward, California
94545, has applied to the Air Resources Board for exemption from the prohibitions in Vehicle
Code Section 27156 to market its new aftermarket Series 60000 three—way catalytic
converter (TWC) for installation on selected 1995 through 2004 model year BMW passenger
(PC) cars equipped with on—board diagnostic II (OBD—II) systems as specified in Appendix
D—353—38 and incorporated herein. The Series 60000 TWC will be used for single (one unit)
or dual (two units) exhaust system applications for selected BMW PC.

The TWC may also be installed on non—OBD II vehicles (1995 and older) similar in engine
and exhaust configuration to those listed in Appendix D—353—38.

WHEREAS, pursuant to the authority vested in the Executive Officer by Health and Safety
Code Section 39515 and in the Chief, Mobile Source Operations Division by Health and
Safety Code Section 39516 and Executive Order G—02—003, Air Resources Board finds that
the above aftermarket catalytic converter complies with the California Vehicle Code
Section 27156 and Title 13, California Code of Regulations, Section 2222(h). The emissions
performance of the catalytic converter was based on durability bench—aging by Umicore
Automotive Catalysts using Air Resources Board—modified RAT—A bench—aging cycle for
75 hours, as specified in the "Optional Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Non—
original Equipment Catalytic Converters Equipped with On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD I1)
Systems."                                           |

WHEREAS, emissions tests conducted at the Automotive Testing Development Services,
Inc. (ATDS), Ontario, California, using a 1999 3.1L Chevrolet Malibu equipped with a single
exhaust system, and certified to the Low Emission Vehicle (LEV, PC) emission standards
showed that the vehicle met the applicable emission standards with Series 60000 TWC
(one unit) installed.            |

WHEREAS, previous emissions and OBD 1| compatibility tests conducted by Miller Catalyzer
Corporation using a vehicle of a weight classification similar to those listed in Appendix
D—353—38 and certified to Low Emission Vehicle (LEV) standards resulted in the issuance of
Executive Order D—353—24, it was determined that the installation of Series 31000 TWC on
the vehicles listed in Appendix D—353—38 meets the requirements of California regulations.


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T IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the above catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions
in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for installation on the approved vehicle applications specified
in Appendix D—353—38 subject to the following conditions:

      1.     No changes are permitted to the catalytic converter as described in the
             application for exemption. Any changes to the catalytic converter or any of their
             components, and other factors addressed in this order must be evaluated and
             approved by the Air Resources Board prior to marketing in California.

             Marketing of the catalytic converter using identifications other than those shown
             in the exemption application, and in this Executive Order, or marketing of the
             catalytic converter for application other than the ones shown in this Executive
             Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
             Resources Board. Exemption of theseproducts shall not be construed as an
             exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any components of the catalytic
             converter as individual devices.

             Any oral or written references to this Executive Order or its content by Miller
             Catalyzer Corporation, its principals, agents, employees, distributors, dealers,
             or other representatives must include the disclaimer that the Executive Order or
             the exemption it provides is not an endorsement or approval of any emission
             reduction claims for the catalytic converter and is only a finding that the
             catalytic converter is exempt from the prohibitions of Vehicle Code Section
             27156.

             Miller Catalyzer Corporation‘s installation instructions for the new catalytic
             converter must conform to requirements in Paragraphs | and X of the "Optional
             Evaluation Procedures for New Aftermarket Non—original Equipment Catalytic
             Converters Equipped with On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD I1) Systems."

              Upon installation, the catalytic converter must carry a manufacturer‘s warranty
             for 50,000 miles on the substrates and 50,000 miles or five years on the shell
             and end pipes.

              Miller Catalyzer Corporation and its vendors may not advertise the new
              aftermarket catalytic converter as a "high or easy flow" catalytic converter or
              use any phrase that could make them appear to perform better than an OEM
              catalytic converter.

             The new aftermarket catalytic converter substrate may not be sold or supplied
             to a third party by Miller, its associates, vendors, other businesses, and
             individuals associated with Miller, to be assembled in a different facility and
             marketed under this Executive Order.

              Any marketing arrangement of the new aftermarket catalytic converter by a third
              party, which involves the use of packaging identification different from the ones
              described in this Executive Order must be approved by Air Resources Board
              prior to shipment.                                   |
      MILLER CATALYZER CORPORATION —               CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—353—38


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       9.     Miller must submit the required quality audit and production quantity reports for
              its aftermarket catalytic converter semi—annually, covering the periods
              January 1 through June 30, and July 1 through December 31.

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 it, during 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.

Executed at El Monte, California, this   PA & day of August 2008.




                                    Annette Hebert, Chief
                                    Mobile Source Operations Division




      MILLER CATALYZER CORPORATION —              CATALYTIC CONVERTER — D—353—38


                                                                                   APPENDIX D—353—38


                                                     Miller Catalyzer Corporation, Catalytlic Converter Series 60000, For BMW PC
      Model                                                       Engine     EngineFamily    Certification   Weight Exhaust  Total     Converter
              Vehicle Model                                                                                                                        Monitored Universal   Direct Fit
  I   Year                                                         Size       (Test Group)      Level         Class  Type Converters     Type
              540i, 5401A
              740i, 740L                                           4.O0L    SBM4.OVJGFEA                              D                 2TWC
              840CiA
              3251, 32518
              3251A, 325isA
                                                                   2. 5L
              3251C,325iAC                                                  SBM2.5VJGFEA                                                TWC
      1995    525i, 525iA, 525iAT
              M3, M3A                                                                           Tier 1
                                                                   3.0L
              5301, 530iA, 530iAT.                         |                SBM3.0VJGFEA                                                2TWC
              318t1, 3181, 3181s, 318tiA, 3181A, 3181sA, 3181C,
                                                                   1.8L     SBM1I.8VHGFEA                                               TWC
              3181AC
              750iL
                                                                            SBMS5.4V8GAEK
              850Ci,850CSi
                                                                   5.4L
              7501L
                                                                            TBM5.4V8GFEK                                                2TWC
              850Ci
              328iA,328isA, 328iAC, 328i8, 328iC                   2.8L
                                                                            TBM2.8VJGKEK        TLEV
              M3                                                   3.2L
      1996    318iC, 318i, 318is, 318ti, 318iAC, 318iA,
              318isA, 31 8tiA                                      1.9L     TBML.IVJGKEK                      PC                        TWC                    60000       TBD
              73,Z3A
              7AOiL
                                                                            TBM4.AVJIGFEK       Tier 1
              840C1
              740i, 740L                                           4.AL,
              84001                                                         VBM4.AVJIGKEK
              540i, 5401A
                                                                                                                                        2TWC
              5281A, 5281
                                                                   2. 8L
              328iA, 328isA, 3281AC, 328is, 3281C,3281                      VBM2.8VJGKEK        TLEV
              M3, M3A                                              3.2L _
              750L
*=] 1997      850C1
                                                                   5.4L     VBMS5.4V8GFEK
              318iC, 3181, 318is, 318ti, 318iAC, 3181A,                                         Tier 1
              318isA, 318tiA                                                VBMIL.IVJGFEK
              73,Z3A                                               1.9L
              3181C, 3181, 318is, 318t1, 3181AC, 3181A,                                                                                 TWC
              318isA, 318tiA                                                VBMIL.IVJIGKFK
                                                                                                TLEV
              73, 73A
              73, 73A                                              2.8L     VBM2.8VJGKFK



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                                                 Miller Catalyzer Corporation, Catalytlic Converter Series 60000, For BMW PC
    Model    .                                                 Engine|    EngineFamily     Certification Weight Exhaust| Total      Converter       .        .        .      .
No. Year Vehicle Model                                          Size       (Test Group)       Level       Class  Type |Converters     Type      Monitored Universal Direct Fit

           740i, 740L
£          5401,5401A                                           44L      WBMXVO4.4M62        Tier 1               D         2        2TWC           2
17         750iL                                                5.4L     WBMXVO5.4M73
           3181C, 3181, 318is, 318t1, 3181AC, 3181A,
 18        318isA, 31 8tiA                                      1.9L     WBMKXVO1.9M44|—                          S         1        TWC            1
|___| 1998 |Z3, Z3A
           3281A, 328isA,3281AC,3281s, 3281C, 3281              2.8L                         TLEV
 19        M3,M3A                                               3.2L     WBMXVO2.8M52                             D         2        2TWC           2
_          528iA, 5281
           73, 73 Coupe, Z3 A, Z23 Coupe A                      2.8L                                               .        .
20         373is, 3201C, 323isA, 3223AC                    |             wBMXY92.8735                             °         1        TWC            1
          Z3, Z3A
          3231,3231A                                            2.3L
 21       73, 73 Coupe, Z3 A, Z3 Coupe A                                 XBMXVO2.8LEV         LEV
          328i, 3281A              |                            2 8L
_         52811, 5281A1T,5281, 5281A                             ‘                                                D        2         2TWC           2.
     1999 (328is, 328isA, 3281C, 3281AC
 77       M3, M Coupe, M3 Convertible, M3 A, M3 A                        XBMXVO2. 8MS2
          Convertible                                           3.2L                                     PC                                                 60000
|___      M Roadster,MCoupe                                                                  TLEV                                                                      TBD
23|       3181C, 3181s, 318t1, 3181AC, 318isA, 318tiA           1.9L     XBMXVO1.9M44                             5         1        1wC            1
 24       323is, 3231C, 323isA¥,32231AC                         2.5L     XBMXVO2.5M52
 25
EBA       M    Roadster, M Coupe                                3.2L     YBMXVO3.2S852
          73, Z3A            .                                  9 51
          323i, 323C1, 323iA, 323CiIA                            '
 26| 2000 |Z3, 73 Coupe, Z3 A, Z3 Coupe A                                YBMXVO2.8LEV         LEV
          3281i, 328Ci1, 3281A, 328CiA                          2.8L
|___      52811T, 528iAT
 27       M5,Z8                                                 4.9L     YBMXVO04.9562       TLEV
 28       3301X                                                 3.0L     1BMXVO3.0LEV
—          325C1, 325Ci, 32351, 3251 Sport Wapon, 325%),                                                          D        2         2IWC          2
           325X1 Sport Wagon
29         5251. 3251 Sport Wapon                               2.5L     1BMXVO2.5M54
|___| 2001 |Z3 Roadster                                                                       LEV
           3201
 30        73 Roadster                                          2.2L     1BMXVO2.2M54
           M3,M3 Convertible                                                ,
31         M Roadster, M Coupe                                  3.2L     1BMXVO3.2854



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                                                     _ Miller Catalyzer Corporation, Catalytlic Converter Series 60000, For BMW PC
    Model    .                                                  Engine|    EngineFamily     Certification Weight Exhaust|   Total     Converter       .        .        .      .
No. Year Vehicle Model                                            Size      (Test Group)       Level       Class | Type |Converters     Type      Monitored Universal Direct Fit

r-:g          3201                                               2.2L     1BMXVO02.2MS5SR
              5251, 5251 Sport Wagon
          ,   |23
33| °99 [3757 323C1, 3231 Sport Wagon, 325 C1                    * iBMXVO03.0LER
              Convertible, 325X1, 325X1i Spport Wagon
              330X1                                              3.0L
i             3201                                               2.2L     2BMXVO2.2MSR         LEV
              325i, 325Ci, 325i Sport Wagon, 325Ci
            Convertible, 32 5xi, 32 5xi Sport Wagon              2 51
35          525i, 5251 Sport Wagon                                '       2BMXVO3.0LER
       2002 |Z3 Roadster                                                       |
_             330X                                               3 .OL
36            MJncbbneone                                        3.2L 2BMXV03.2854
37            Ms. 78                                             19L 2BMXVO4.9862             TLEV        PC       D         2         2TWC          2        60000      TBD
&             3201                                               2.2L     3BMXVO2.2MSR
              3251, 325C1, 3251 Sport Wagon, 325C
              Convertible, 32 5xi, 32 5xi Sport Wagon            2 51
39| 2993 |3251 525%i Sport Wagon                                  ‘~      3BMXVO3.0LER         LEV
              74
              330X1                                              3.0L
40]           M3, M3 Convertible                                 3.2L     3BMXVO3.2554
 41         MS5, 28                                              4.9L     3BMXVO04.9562       TLEV
42|         3201                                                 2.2L     4BMXVO2.2MSR
           1325xi1, 325x1 Sport Wagon                            2 5L                 |
43|    2004 |Z4                 |                                 |       4BMXVO3.0LER         LEV

44            M3, M3 Convertible                                 3.2L     4BMXVO03.2554




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