Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 4, 2002.
As of Tuesday, December 11th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModificationRemarks
210-0502001-2002 Acura RSX 2.0LReplace stock exhaust manifoldO2 sensors in stock locations

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-455-13
  • Executive Order 455-13 / D455-13
  • ARB # D-455-13
  • Executive Order No: D-455-13
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-455-13
  • Resolution D-455-13
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Download: Executive Order D-455-13 PDF

D-455-13 Document:



                                     State of California
                                AlIR RESOURCES BOARD


                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—455—13

                       Relatingļ¬io Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                '   of the Vehicle Code



                                   Comptech Machine
                               Performance Header System


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 Section 39515 and Section
39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—9;

IT ISs ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Performance Header
System, manufactured and marketed by Comptech Machine, 4717 Golden Foothill
Parkway, El Dorado Hills, CA 95762 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 the Honda Motor Corporation
vehicles listed in Exhibit A. Vehicles certified to Super Ultra Low Emission Vehicle
Standards (SULEV), or originally equipped with a close coupled catalyst, are
excluded.                                          '

The Performance Header System is made up of a one—piece, short tube style header
manufactured out of 16 gauge stainless steel tubing. Individual cylinder tubes transfer
the exhaust gases into a collector tube. The location(s) of the oxygen sensor(s) are
unchanged from the original stock configuration.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the
Performance Header System will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
different from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any Performance Header System advertised,
offered for sale, sold with, or installed on a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

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


                                              _2.


| Th.‘is Executive Order shall not apply to any Performance Header System advertised,
 offered for sale, or sold with or installed on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with
 transfer to:an ultimate purchaser.

 Marketing of the Performance Header System using any identification other than that
 shown in this Executive Orderor marketing of the Performance Header System 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 Performance Header
 System 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
Performance Header System may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by
the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on the following submitted emissions test data
on a 2002 RSX Type—$S certified to the Low Emission Vehicle I! (LEV I1) emission
standards:

Cold Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure

                   NMOG      CO       NOx      HCHO

Standards          0.075     3.4      0.05    0.015
Device w/ dfs      0.046     1.       0.03   0.001



Supplemental Federal Test Procedure (USO06 Cycle)

                   NMHC+NOx           CO

Standards             0.14            8.0
Device                0.02            1.6



Test results showed that tailpipe emissions with the Performance Header System
installed on the vehicle met the vehicle‘s applicable emission standard during the Cold
Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure and the SFTP USO6 cycle. This Executive Order
is also based on an examination of the On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD—II) system of the
vehicle in the modified configuration. Test data showed that the Performance Header
System when installed on the vehicle did not affect the vehicle‘s ability to perform its
‘OBD II monitoring.

In addition to the foregoing, the ARB reserves the right in the future to review this
Executive Order and the exemption provided herein to assure that the exempted add—on



         COMPTECH MACHINE — PERFORMANCE HEADER SYSTEM — 0—455—13


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or modified part continues to meet the standards and procedures of Title 13, California
Codg 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 COMPTECH
MACHINE‘S PERFORMANCE HEADER SYSTEM.

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 is made
after the hearing that grounds for revocation exist.


Executed at El Monte, California, this i TH day of April 2002.




                                      Allé%yons, Chief
                                      New Vehicle/Engine Programs Branch




         COMPTECH MACHINE — PERFORMANCE HEADER SYSTEM — D—455—13


                         Exhibit
                       (E.0. D—455—13)

Modet—Year     Mode!         Eng. Disp.   Part Number

2001—2002      RSX             2.0L       210—050
2001—2002      RSX Type—S      2.0L       210—050
2001—2002      Civic EX        1.7L       210—051
2002           Civic Si        1.7L       210—052 _




COMPTECH MACHINE — PERFORMANCE HEADER SYSTEM — D—455—13



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:43:03
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:43:03

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