Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 22, 1981.
As of Tuesday, August 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1973-1979 Honda automobiles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-101-1
  • Executive Order 101-1 / D101-1
  • ARB # D-101-1
  • Executive Order No: D-101-1
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-101-1
  • Resolution D-101-1
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Download: Executive Order D-101-1 PDF

D-101-1 Document:



                                      S t a t e of California
                                      AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                 EXECUTIVE ORDER D-101-1
                      Relating t o Exemptions under Section 27156
                                   of t h e Vehicle Code

                                        MARTEK PRODUCTS


    Pursuant t o t h e a u t h o r i t y vested in the Air Resources Board by Section
    27156 of t h e Vehicle Code; and

    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 of t h e Health and Safety Code and Executive Order 6-45-5;
    IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That t h e i n s t a l l a t i o n of t h e Martek JClOO
    i g n i t i o n system manufactured by Martek Products Inc., 3609 MacArthur
    Blvd., Santa Ana, California has been found n o t t o reduce t h e e f f e c t i v e n e s s
    of required motor vehicle pollution control devices and, t h e r e f o r e , i s
    exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code f o r
    1973 through 1979 Honda automobiles.
    This Executive Order i s valid 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 this device will not recommend tuning t h e vehicle 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 t h e device manufacturer.

•   Changes made t o t h e design or operating conditions of t h e device, a s
    exempted by the Air Resources Board, t h a t adversely a f f e c t t h e performance
    of a v e h i c l e ' s pollution control system s h a l l i n v a l i d a t e t h i s Executive
    Order.
    Narketing of t h i s device using an i d e n t i f i c a t i o n other than t h a t shown
    i n t h i s Executive Order o r marketing of t h i s device f o r an a p p l i c a t i o n
    other t h a n those l i s t e d in t h i s Executive Order s h a l l be prohibited unless
    p r i o r approval i s obtained from t h e Air Resources Board. Exemption of a
    k i t s h a l l not be construed as an exemption t o s e l l , o f f e r f o r s a l e o r
    a d y e r t i s e any component of a k i t a s an individual device.
    This Executive Order does not c o n s t i t u t e any opinion a s t o t h e e f f e c t
    t h a t t h e use of t h i s device may have on any warranty e i t h e r expressed
    or implied by the vehicle rnznufacturer.
    THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
    APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT B Y THE AIR RESOURCES BOARD OF
    ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI-POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
    ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE NARTEK IGNITION SVSTEM.
    No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by Air Resources Board" may be
    made with respect t o t h e action taken herein in any a d v e r t i s i n g o r other
    oral or written communication.


MARTEC PRODUCTS                                                  EXECUTIVE ORDER D-101-1
                                                                      (Page 2 of 2 )


Section 17500 of t h e Business and Professions Code makes untrue o r
misleading advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes v i o l a t i o n
punishable as a misdemeanor.

Section 43644 of t h e Health and Safety Code provides as follows:

      "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 s a l e , o r
      a d v e r t i s e , o r , except i n an application 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 of a device, represent, any device a s a motor vehicle
      pollution control device f o r use on any used motor vehicle 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 s a l e , a d v e r t i s e , o r represent any motor vehicle
      pollution control device a s a c e r t i f i e d device which, i n f a c t , i s
      not 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
      misdemeanor. "

Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
submitted t o the Attorney General of California f o r such action as he
deems advisable.

Executed a t El Monte, C a l i f o r n i a , t



                                             Mobile Source Control Division


                                   S t a t e of California
                                   AIR RESOURCES BOARD
                                       STAFF REPORT
           Evaluation of the Martek Electronic Ignition System f o r
             Honda Automobiles in Accordance with Section 2222,
               T i t l e 13 of the California Administrative Code
I.     INTRODUCTION
      Martek Products, Inc., 3609 West MacArthur Boulevard, Santa Ana,
California 92704, has f i l e d an application f o r an exemption from the
prohibitions of the California Vehicle Code ( V . C . )               Section 27156 f o r
i t s "Martek e l e c t r o n i c ignition" k i t s (Model JC100) f o r Honda automobiles
      Air Resource Board Procedure, " C r i t e r i a For Aftermarket Ignition
System Modifications", adopted on November 4, 1977, has been used t o

evaluate the k i t s .   '

11.    SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND FUNCTION
      The purpose of the Martek aftermarket r e t r o f i t k i t i s t o convert a
conventional "Kettering" ignition system t o an e l e c t r o n i c ignition
system.

      The system u t i l i z e s l i g h t emitting diodes and l i g h t s e n s i t i v e
detector t r a n s i s t o r s which conduct current t o the induction c o i l s .
Switching is effected by a hole i n the rotor which opens and closes the
l i g h t beam.   The output of the l i g h t s e n s i t i v e t r a n s i s t o r i s then amplified
t o t u r n a power t r a n s i s t o r on and off which i n t e r r u p t s t h e c o i l primary
current flow, inducing a high voltage i n the secondary c o i l .


      The vehicle application f o r the k i t s i s as follows:
             Martek Honda:             Civic        1973 through 1979
                                       CVCC         1975 through 1978
                                       Accord       1976 through 1978
111. APPLICANT'S CLAIMS
      1      Eliminates need f o r cleaning adjustment and replacement or points.
      2.     Stays in tune longer.
      3.     No degradation of current conduction as there i s with points
             in the conventional i g n i t i o n system.
      4.     Improve timing precision.
      The s t a f f i s of the opinion t h a t the above claims a r e not i n

violation of V.C.      Code Section 27156 o r Business and Profession Code
Section 17500.

IV.   SYSTEM EVALUATION
      The applicant submitted bench t e s t data f o r t h e Martek k i t f o r
Honda.     A summary of the t e s t r e s u l t s i s given in t h e attached t a b l e .
VI.   CONCLUSION AND RECOMMENDATION
      Based on t h e t e s t data and other information submitted by the
applicant, the s t a f f i s of the opinion t h a t t h e Martek Electronic
Ignition System will have no adverse e f f e c t s on emissions.              The s t a f f ,
therefore, recommends approval of Executive Order D-101-1.


                                                                             TABLE I

                                                         Test Data f o r Martek I g n i t i o n System

                                                 K i t Number:                     Vehicle A p p l i c a t i o n :    Honda C i v i c 1973
        Operating/Design V a r i a b l e                                                                             DISTRIBUTOR RPM

                                                                    100                                   300                                2000
        Description              Evaluation
                                  Criteria             Baseline     Device   Change         Baseline        Device      Change    Baseline Device     Change
    1   Spark t i m i n g :      2" Max. from                       loMax. a t 300, 700 and 1400 t o 1800 RPM.
         retard                   Base1 i n e

    2   Spark t i m i n g :      No advance                                               NONE
         advance                  from base1 i n e

    3   Secondary               < l o % be1ow            21         13.5       -5%            17             16          -6%        14.5       15.5   +7%
w        available                  base1i n e
         v o l t a g e i n KV
    4   Spark energy i n        ~20%below                34.6       32.6       -6%            23.0           23.0            0      18.5      23.0    +24%
         m. j o u l e s          base1i n e

    5   Spark d u r a t i o n   >I00 micro            1700        1700         -          1600            1600           -        1400       1600     -
         time i n micro           seconds
         sec.

    6   Voltage r i s e time    > I 0 micro              55         60         -             50              60          -          55        60      -
         i n micro sec.             sec.



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