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Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on March 4, 1992.
As of Wednesday, June 19th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1986-1987 Buick Regal or 1989 Pontiac Turbo TransAm with Grand National/T-Type 3.8L V-6 Turbocharged, intercooled fuel Injected enginesInstallation of hose adaptor for stock air mass sensor and relocation of PCV valve

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-99-3
  • Executive Order 99-3 / D99-3
  • ARB # D-99-3
  • Executive Order No: D-99-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-99-3
  • Resolution D-99-3
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

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D-99-3 Document:



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                                             State o f C a l i f o r n i a
                                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D-99-3
                             R e l a t i n g t o Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                                o f , t h* e Vehicle~Code
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                                            TURBONETICS, bINC;
                                     STAGE IAND STAGE t11 :GN' n    ~                             ~        ~             ~   ~
                                     TURBOCHARGER ASSEMBEY%OMPONENTS
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     Pursuant t o t h e a u t h o r i t y vested i n t h e A i ~ ' R e s o u r c e sBoard by Section 27156
     o f t h e Vehicle Code; and
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     Pursuant t o t h e a u t h o r i t y vested i n t h e undersigned by Sections 39515 and
     39516 o f t h e Health and Safety-Code and-Executive Order 6-45-6;
                                                                       -.
     I T I S ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That t h e I n s t a l l a t i o n o f the add-on Stage I and
     Stage I 1 GN "CHEETAH" Turbocharger Assembly'components manufactured by
     Turbonetics, I n c . o f 650 F l i n n Ave., UniE16; Moorpark, CA 93021, has been
     found not t o reduce t h e e f f e c t i v e n e s s of t h e a p p l i c a b l e v e h i c l e p o l l u t i o n
     c o n t r o l system and, t h e r e f o r e , i s exempt from t h e p r o h i b i t i o n s o f Section
     27156 o f t h e V e h i c l e Code f o r t h e 1986-1987'model-year Buick Regal equipped
     w i t h a Grand N a t i o n a l IT-Type 3.8L V6 turbocharged, i n t e r c o o l e d , f u e l
      i n j e c t e d engine and t h e 1989 Pontiac Turbo Trans Am equipped w i t h t h e same
,-   engine. M o d i f i c a t i o n s t o t h e OEM emission-related p a r t s due t o i n s t a l l a t i o n
     o f t h e Stage 1/11 GN "CHEETAH" Turbocharger Assembly include a hose adapter
     f o r t h e stock a i r mass sensor hqse due t o t h e r e - c o n f i g u r a t i o n o f t h e
     compressor i n l e t connection fron) t h e stock a i r mass sensor and r e l o c a t i o n o f
     t h e passenger s i d e p o s i t i v e craqkcase vent l l a t i o n (PCV) breather connect i o n
     due t o t h e r e - c o n f i g u r e d compressor i n l e t connection.

     This Executive Order i s v a l i d provided t h a t i n s t a l l a t i o n i n s t r u c t i o n s f o r
     t h e turbocharger components w i l l , n o t recormend t u n i n g the v e h i c l e t o
     s p e c i f i c a t i o n s d i f f e r e n t from those submitted by Turbonetics, I n c .

     Changes made t o t h e design o r o p e r a t i n g c o n d i t i o n s o f the turbocharger
     components, as exempt by t h e A i r Resources Board, which adversely a f f e c t the
     performance o f a v e h i c l e ' s p o l l u t i o n c o n t r o l system s h a l l i n v a l i d a t e t h i s
     Executive Order.

     Marketing o f these turbocharger components u s i n g any i d e n t i f i c a t i o n o t h e r
     than t h a t shown i n t h i s Executive Order o r marketing o f these turbocharger
     components f o r an a p p l i c a t i o n o t h e r than those l i s t e d i n t h i s Executive
     Order s h a l l be p r o h i b i t e d unless p r i o r approval i s obtained from t h e A i r
     Resources Board.

     This Executive Order does n o t c o n s t i t u t e any o p i n i o n as t o t h e e f f e c t t h e
     use o f t h e turbocharger components may have on any warranty e i t h e r expressed
     o r i m p l i e d by t h e v e h i c l e manufacturer.


TURBONETICS, I N C .                                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER 0-99-3
TURBOCHARGER SYSTEMS                                                     (Page 2 c f 3 )




This Executive Order i s granted based on t e s t r e s u l t s v e r i f y i n g t h a t t h e
turbocharger i s n o t f u n c t i o n a l i d u r i n g the CVS-76 Federal Test Procedure
(FTP) d r i v i n g cycle. However: t h e ARB f i n d s t h a t r e a s o n a ~ l egrounds e x i s t
t o b e l i e v e t h a t use of t h e turbocharger components may a2versely a f f e c t
emissions of motor v e h i c l e s when o p e r a t i n g under c o n d i t i o n s o u t s i d e t h e
parameters o f t h e p r e v f o u s l y p r e s c r i b e d t e s t procedures. Accordingly, t h e
ARB reserves t h e r i g h t t o conduct a d d i t i o n a l emission t e s t s , i n t h e f u t u r e ,
as such t e s t s are developed, t h a t w i l l more adequately measure emissions
from a l l c y c l e phases. I f such t e s t r e s u l t s demonstrate t h a t t h e
turbocharger components adversely a f f e c t s emissions during o f f - c y c l e
c o n d i t i o n s (defined as those - c o n d i t i o n s which a r e beyond the parameters of
t h e Cold-Start CVS-75 Federal Test Procedure), t h i s Executive Order s h a l l be
 e f f e c t i v e l y rescinded as o f t h e date t h e t e s t r e s u l t s are v a l i d a t e d .
 Further, I f such t e s t r e s u l t s o r o t h e r evidence provides the ARB w i t h reason
 t o suspect t h a t t h e turbocharger components w i l l a f f e c t the d u r a b i l i t y o f
 t h e emission c o n t r o l system, Turbonetics, I n c . s h a l l be r e q u i r e d t o submit
 d u r a b i l i t y d a t a t o show t h a t t h e d u r a b i l i t y o f t h e v e h i c l e emission c o n t r o l
 system i s not, i n f a c t , affected andlor t h a t t h e add-on cr m o d i f i e d p a r t
 demonstrates adequate d u r a b i l i t y .

I n a d d i t i o n t o t h e foregoing, t h e ARB reserves t h e r i g h t i n t h e f u t u r e t o
review t h i s , E x e c u t i v e Order and t h e exemption provided h e r e i n t o assure t h a t
t h e exempted add-on o r m o d i f l e d p a r t continues t o meet the standards and
procedures o f T i t l e 13, C a l i f o r n i a Code o f Regulations s e c t i o n 2222 e t seq.
                 I
THIS    EXECUTIVE
               ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION,   ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF
CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI-POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY ALLEGED
BENEFITS OF TURBONETICS, INC. ' S STAGE 1/11 GN "CHEETAHn TURBOCHARGER
COMPONENTS.

No c l a i m o f any k i n d , such as "Approved by the A i r Resources Board" may be
made w i t h respect t o t h e a c t i o n taken h e r e i n i n any a d v e r t i s i n g o r o t h e r
o r a l o r w r i t t e n communication.

Section 17500 o f t h e Business and Professions Code makes untrue o r
misleading a d v e r t i s i n g u n l a w f u l , and Section 17534 makes v i o l a t i o n
punishable as a misdemeanor.

Section 43644 o f t h e H e a l t h and S a f e t y Code provides as f o l lows:

       "43644, (a) No person s h a l l i n s t a l l , s e l l , o f f e r f o r sale, o r
       advertise, or, except i n an a p p l i c a t i o n t o t h e s t a t e board f o r
       c e r t i f i c a t i o n o f a device, represent, any device as a motor v e h i c l e
       p o l l u t i o n c o n t r o l device f o r use on any used motor v e h i c l e unless t h a t
       device has been c e r t i f i e d by t h e s t a t e board. No person s h a l l s e l l ,
       o f f e r f o r sale, a d v g r t i s e , o r represent any motor v e h i c l e p o l l u t i o n
       c o n t r o l device as a i c e r t l f i e d device which, i f f a c t , i s n o t a c e r t i f i e d
       device. Any v i o l a t i o n of t h i s subdivision i s a misc~meanor."


         TURBONETICS, INC.                                                     EXECUTIVE ORDER 0-99-3
--.      TURBOCHARGER SYSTEMS                                                  (Page 3 cf 3 )




        Any apparent v i o l a t i o n o f t h e c o n d i t i o n s o f t h i s Executive Order may r e s u l t
      : i n , i t s r e s c i s s i o n o r submission t o t h e A t t o r n e y General o f C a l i f o r n i a f o r
        such a c t i o n as he deems advisable.

        Executed a t E l Monte, C a l i f o r n i a , t h i s       4+kyj            March, 1992.



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