Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 16, 2013.
As of Tuesday, June 25th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
46-600292004-2005 GM Silverado/Sierra HD pick-up truck, Diesel 6.6L V8 LLY

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-550-6
  • Executive Order 550-6 / D550-6
  • ARB # D-550-6
  • Executive Order No: D-550-6
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-550-6
  • Resolution D-550-6
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Download: Executive Order D-550-6 PDF

D-550-6 Document:



                                        State of California
                                    AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                   EXECUTIVE ORDER D-550-6

                      Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                 of the California Veh icle Code

                                    Advanced Flow Engineering
                                   BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube

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-02-003 ;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED : That the installation of the BladeRunner Turbo Inlet
Tube , manufactured and marketed by Advanced Flow Engineering , 252 Granite Street,
Corona , CA 92879 , 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 Code for the GM diesel pick-up trucks listed below.

 Part No.     Model-Year     MFR                Model                  Engine
                                         Silverado/Sierra HD
 46-60029     2004-2005        GM                                 Diesel 6.6L V8 LLY
                                             pick-up truck
                                         Silverado/Sierra HD
 46-60039     2006-2007        GM                              Diesel 6.6L V8 LLY/LBZ
                                             pick-up truck
                                         Silverado/Sierra HD
 46-60039    2007 .5-2010      GM                                 Diesel 6.6L V8 LMM
                            -- -
                                             pick-up truck

The BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube is installed in place of the stock turbocharger inlet.
Installation consists of the removal of the existing turbocharger inlet and replacement
with the BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube . The design of the part is for increased flow
characteristics for the purpose of increased vehicle performance.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the
BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
different from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the BladeRunner Turbo Inlet
Tube , as exempt by the Air Resou rces Board, which adversely affect the performance
of the vehicle's pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Blade Runner Turbo Inlet Tube using any identification other than that
shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube for an
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
BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube may have on any warranty either expressed or implied
by the vehicle manufacturer.

This Executive Order is granted based on engineering evaluation and comparative
Supplemental Federal Test Procedure test and On—Board Diagnostic II (OBD II) system
test conducted at an independent laboratory using 2009 model—year 6.6L GM Silverado
2500 pick—up truck (test group 9GMXHO6.6590, LEV1 ULEV).

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 or modified part
continues to meet the standards and procedures of Title 13, California Code of
Regulations, Section 2222, et seq. Further, if test results or other evidence provides the
ARB with reason to suspect that the BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube will affect the
durability of emission control systems, Advanced Flow Engineering shall be required to
submit durability data to show that the durability of vehicle emission control systems are
not, in fact, affected and/or that the add—on or modified part demonstrates adequate
durability.

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 ADVANCED
FLOW ENGINEERING BLADERUNNER TURBO INLET TUBE.

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      (é‘—yj day of April 2013.




                          >     Annette Hebert, Chief
                                    ile Source Operations Division




         Advanced Flow Engineering — BladeRunner Turbo Inlet Tube — D—550—6



Document Created: 2013-06-20 11:47:24
Document Modified: 2013-06-20 11:47:24

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