Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on November 16, 1972.
As of Thursday, October 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1966-1970 older vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-1
  • Executive Order 1 / D1
  • ARB # D-1
  • Executive Order No: D-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-1
  • Resolution D-1
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D-1 Document:



                                    State o f Cal i f o r n i a
                                  ' A I R RESOURCES BOARD


                                       EXECUTIVE ORDER 0-1
                   R e l a t i n g t o Exemptions under Section 27156
                                       o f the Vehicle Code



                                    IIEQUALIZER MOD 4-8"



Pursuant t o t h e a u t h o r i t y vested i n the A i r Resources Board by Section
27156 o f the Vehicle Code; and

Pursuant t o the a u t h o r i t y vested i n the undersigned by Section 39023 o f
t h e Health and Safety Code;                                                                                 i-


IT I S ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the i n s t a l l a t i o n of. "Equalizer Mod 4-8"
as an add-on device manufactured by the C o n t i g n i t r o n has been found t o
not reduce the e f f e c t i v e n e s s o f required emission c o n t r o l devices i n
v e h i c l e s and t h e r e f o r e i s exempt from the p r o h i b i t i o n s o f Section 27156
o f t h e Vehicle Code f o r 1966-1970 model-year vehicles.

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 i s device w i ' l l not recomnend tuning t h e 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 than those 1 i s t e d by the v e h i c l e manufacturer.

THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE A I R RESOURCES bOARD OF
ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI-POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY                                     '

ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE "EQUAL1 ZER MOD 4-8" DEVICE.

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

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

Section 39130 and 39184 o f the Health and Safety Code provide as follows:

      "39130.     No person s h a l l s e l l , display, advertise, o r represent
      as a c e r t i f i e d device any device which, i n fact, i s not a c e r t i f i e d
      device, No person s h a l l i n s t a l l o r s e l l f o r i n s t a l l a t i o n upon any
      motor vehicle, 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 which has
      n o t been accred ited by the boa r d .I1


EXECUTl VE ORDER 0-1                                                "EQUAL I ZER MOD     4-8"



      1839184. No person s h a l l s e l l , display, advertise, o r represent as
      an accredited device any device which, i n f a c t , i s not an accredited
      device.    No person s h a l l i n s t a l l o r s e l l f o r i n s t a l l a t i o n upon any
      used motor v e h i c l e 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 which
      has n o t been accredited by the board."

Any apparent v i o l a t i o n o f the p o l i c y o r laws w i l l .be submitted t o t h e
Attorney 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 Sacramento, C a i t f o r n i a , t h i s   16     day o f November, 1972.




                                               JOHN A MAGA
                                               Executive O f f i c e r


                              CONTICNITRON "EQUALIZER"
                                       11-1-72



DESCRI PT ION:

      1,   See l e t t e r s from Contigni t r o n Co. 8-9-72 and 10-26-72 w i t h
           deocr I p t t o n attached.

      2.   Pamphlet.

      3,   See sample device (loaned).

      4,   Sumnary    - The Contignitron "Equalizer ~ o d - 4 " i s an e l e c t r o n i c device
           that, when added t o a conventional i g n i t i o n system, controls the
           saturation time of the vehicle's e x i s t i n g c o i l . The device a l s o
           reduces e x i s t i n g d i s t r i b u t o r p o i n t contact current. The ~ o d - 4 - 8
           model c o n t r o l s the spark advance as a functlon o f engine RPH.

APPLICABLE INFORMAT l ON:

      I,   Patent appl ied f o r #I67900 on August 2, 1971.

      2,   ARB Lab tested device-Project Y205, July 1971, Report concludes
           no e f f e c t on exhaust emissions during a 7-mode hot s t a r t t e s t from
           using t h i s device,

      3.   Copy o f I n s t a l l a t i o n Instructions.

      4,   Addftionai emission t e s t data from AAAt 7-mode and 60 MPH cruise
           tests on 1967 model Dodge Dart showing no change o r a decrease i n
           emissions, but no Increase.

      5.   L e t t e r dated October 26, 1972 asking f o r 1966-70 models w i t h
           vacuum and/or c e n t r i f u g a l advance mechanisms exempted. Designated
           device as Hod-4-8,

CONCLUS IONS t

      1,   May exempt t h i s device from Vehicle Code Section 27156 f o r vehicles
           which have conventional i g n i t i o n systems, Vehicles which do not
           u t l l i z e breaker contact pointsojnn,their d i s t r i b u t o r s cannot use
           t h i s devise, e.g. a11 1973 a$1952       model Chrysler manufactured
           vehicles,

      2.   Breaker contact p o i n t l i f e i s expected t o be increased.

     3.    The manufacturer shouid be n o t i f i e d t h a t he may make       no claims    of
           mi so ions reduction.

     4.    Company now requests exempt ion f o r 1966-70 model year only, there-
           fore, may exempt f o r there vehicles if they have vacuum and/or
           c e n t r i f u g a l advance mechanisms.



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