Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on July 3, 1997.
As of Wednesday, December 19th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1997 and older motorcycles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-427
  • Executive Order 427 / D427
  • ARB # D-427
  • Executive Order No: D-427
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-427
  • Resolution D-427
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Download: Executive Order D-427 PDF

D-427 Document:



                                   State of California
                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                  EXECUTIVE ORDER D—427
                      Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                  of the Vehicle Code

                 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES,      INC.
                                     SPEEDTRAPP


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 Code and Executive Order G—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the SpeedTrapp,
manufactured and marketed by Northern California Diagnostic Laboratories,
Inc.,    2748 Jefferson Street,   Napa,   California 94558—4936 has been found not to
reduce the effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control system
and,    therefore,   is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code for all 1997 and older motorcycles.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for
the SpeedTrapp will not recommend tuning the motorcycle to specifications
different from those of the motorcycle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device, as exempt by
the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the
motorcycle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

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

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 NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES, INC.‘S SPEEDTRAPP.

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.

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 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.

Executed at El Monte, California, this          Z




                                                    MobileCSource Operations Division


                       State of California
                       AIR RESOURCES   BOARD




EVALUATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES, INC.*‘S
  SPEEDTRAPP FOR EXEMPTION FROM THE PROHIBITIONS OF VEHICLE CODE
 sECTION 27156 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SBEBCTION 2222, TITLE 13, OF THE
                  CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS




                            July 1997


                             State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD




      EVALUATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES, INC.‘S
        SPEEDTRAPP FOR EXEMPTION FROM THE PROHIBITIONS OF VEHICLE CODE
       SECTION 27156 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 2222, TITLE 13, OF THE
                        CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS




                                     by
                      Mobile Source Operations Division
                             9528 Telstar Avenue
                             El Monte,    CA 91731




(This report has been reviewed by the staff of the California Air Resources
Board and approved for publication. Approval does not signify that the
contents necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Air Resources
Board, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute
endorsement or recommendation for use.)


                                    SUMMARY




         Northern California Diagnostic Laboratories,   Inc.   (NCDL)   of 2748

Jefferson Street, Napa, California 94558 has applied for an exemption from the

prohibitions in Section 27156 of the California Vehicle Code (VC)       for their

SpeedTrapp designed for 1997 and older motorcycles.

         Based on an engineering evaluation the staff concludes that the

épeedTrapp will not adversely affect exhaust emissions from motorcycles for

which the exemption is requested.

         The staff recommends that NCDL be granted an exemption as requested

and that Executive Order D—427 be issued.


                               TABLE OF CONTENTS



                                                   Page Number




SUMMARY
CconTENTS                                             i1

I.    INTRODUCTION
II.   CONCLUSION
III. RECOMMENDATION
IV.   SPEEDTRAPP DESCRIPTION
      DISCUSSION OF THE SPEEDTRAPP




                                       i1


             EVALUATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DIAGNOSTIC LABORATORIES, INC.‘S
             SPEEDTRAPP FOR AN EXEMPTION FROM THE PROHIBITIONS OF VEHICLE CODE
              SsECTION 27156 IN ACCORDANCE WITH SECTION 2222, TITLE 13, OF THE
                                CALIFORNIA CODE OF REGULATIONS
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     I.     INTRODUCTION

                Northern California Diagnostic Laboratories, Inc.      (NCDL}y of 2748

     Jefferson Street, Napa, California 94558 has applied for an exemption from the

     prohibitions in Section 27156 of the California Vehicle Code (VC)          for their

     SpeedTrapp designed for 1997 and older motorcycles.

     II.    CONCLUSIONS

                Based on an engineering evaluation, the staff concludes that NCDL‘s

     SpeedTrapp will not adversely affect exhaust emissions from the motorcycles

     for which the exemption is requested.

     III.   RECOMMENDATION

                The staff recommends that NCDL be granted an exemption for their

     SpeedTrapp for installation on motorcycles.       The staff also recommends that

     Executive Order D—427 be issued.

     IV.    SPEEDTRAPP DESCRIPTION

                The SpeedTrapp has been specifically designed for installation on

     1997 and older motorcycles.     The SpeedTrapp operates in conjunction with the

     original equipment manufacturer‘s    (OEM)   computer controlled fuel injection

     system and emission control system already certified with the stock engine.

                The SpeedTrapp is a one inch thick aluminum plate which attaches to

     and covers the front of the carburetor and/or fuel injection intake manifold.

     The SpeedTrapp has a movable "sealing door"       in the center of the device that

     is attached by a dowel running through the center and attached to a pivoting

     arm located on the side of the device,       similar to a throttle body.    When the

     motorcycle starts,    manifold vacuum is created,    this vacuum pulls on a spring

     loaded vacuum diaphragm located at the base of the device,       which in turn is

     attache@ to and pulls on the pivot arm.        This action causes the sealing door

     of the SpeedTrapp to fully open,    and allow air to flow into the carburetor

     and/or fuel injection intake manifold.        When the motorcycle is turned off,

     manifold vacuum ceases,    the spring in the vacuum diaphragm then pushes the

     sealing door shut,    creating an effective seal and preventing leakage to the

     atmosphere.    The SpeedTrapp kit includes all necessary hardware to mount the

     SpeedTrapp to the existing throttle body or carburetor and the stock air

     cleaner.


v.       DISCUSSION OF THE     SPEEDTRAPP

             An engineering evaluation was conducted to determine the impact of

the SpeedTrapp on the motorcycle‘s emission control system.     To understand

what effect the SpeedTrapp may have on the motorcycle‘s emission control

system, staff evaluated the device and its effect on tailpipe and evaporative

emissions.

             The SpeedTrapp is placed between the air filter and the carburetor,

fisually no other components are attached between the two parts.     When a

motorcycle is not running the SpeedTrapp‘s door remains in the closed

position, air is unable to flow in or out of the engine.     The opposite is true

when the motorcycle is running, an intake manifold vacuum caused by the

running engine opens the SpeedTrapp‘s door to allow air to be passed from the

air cleaner to the engine‘s intake air system,    the carburetor or throttle

body.

             Since the SpeedTrapp‘s door is designed to remain open when the

engine is operating, there should be no effect on tailpipe emissions by the

addition of the device.     Similarly when the engine is not operating, this

device would not cause an increase in the vapor loss to the atmosphere.

             NCDL has submitted all the required information and fulfilled the

requirements for an exemption.



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Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:31

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