Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 18, 2011.
As of Monday, October 21st, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

2011 and 2012 model year Ford Mustangs equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission onlyThe SMS 302NA kit consists of the following main components: Replacement air filter cartridge and a new ECU calibration with no user adjustments.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-686-1
  • Executive Order 686-1 / D686-1
  • ARB # D-686-1
  • Executive Order No: D-686-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-686-1
  • Resolution D-686-1
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Download: Executive Order D-686-1 PDF

D-686-1 Document:

                                       State of California
                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                EXECUTIVE ORDER D—686—1

                         Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                    of the California Vehicle Code

                                     SMS Signature Cars
                                       SMS 302NA Kit

  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 andSection 39516
  of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—02—003;

  IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the SMS 302NA Kit,
  manufactured and marketed by SMS Signature CGars, 2735 Wardlow Road, Corona,
  California 92882, 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 2011 and 2012 model year Ford Mustangs
  equipped with a 5.0L engine and a manual transmission only

_ The SMS 302NA kit consists of the following main components: Replacement air filter
  cartridge and a new ECU calibration with no user adjustments. _

  This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the SMS |
  302NA Kit 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 SMS 302NA Kit, as exempt
  by the Air Resources Board, which adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s
  pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

‘ This Executive Order shall not apply to any SMS 302NA Kit advertised, offered for sale, sold
  with, or installed on a new motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an ultlmate
 .purchaser                                     -

  Marketing of the SMS 302NA Kit using any identification other than that shown in ’[hIS
  Executive Order or marketing of the SMS 302NA Kit for an application other than those listed
  in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior approval is obtained from the Air
  Resources Board.                          O

  This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the
  SMS 302NA Kit may have on any warranty either expressed or lmplled by the vehicle —
  manufacturer.                                                          .

This Executive Order is granted based on submitted emission test data generated on a 2011
model year 5.0L Ford Mustang modified with the SMS 302NA Kit. Test results showed that
emission levels, with the SMS 302NA Kit installed, met the applicable emission standards
when tested using the Cold—Start CVS—75 Federal Test Procedure (FTP) test cycle and the
Supplemental Federal Test Procedure (SFTP—US08) test cycle. Examination of the OBD II
system showed that the device did not affect OBD II system operation. Results from
emissions testing conducted at Quantum Technologies, located in Lake Forest, California are
shown below (in grams per mile).

Quantum Technologies
                                 CVS—75 FTP                         SFTP USO6
                           NMOG CO NOx HCHO                      NMHC+NOx    CO
    Standards*,            0.070  21 0.04 0.011                     0.14      8.0
    Device w/idf      f    0.056     1.6 0.02     0.000               0.04        1.2

*LEV II ULEV CVS—75 FTP emissions standards, useful life.

The Air Resources Board 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.                                                —


No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resourcés 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 revocationof 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     /8       day of October 2011.

                                    "Annette Hebert, Chief
                                     Mobile Source Operations Division

                     SMS SIGNATURE CARS — SMS 302NA KIT — D—686—1

Document Created: 2011-11-28 16:01:53
Document Modified: 2011-11-28 16:01:53

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