Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on January 22, 1974.
As of Wednesday, July 17th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1974 and older vehicles

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-23
  • Executive Order 23 / D23
  • ARB # D-23
  • Executive Order No: D-23
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-23
  • Resolution D-23
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Download: Executive Order D-23 PDF

D-23 Document:



                          State of California
                          AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D—23
              Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                          of the Vehicle Code


                      CORONA MARKETING CORPORATION
                              "PASER 500"


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 39023 of
the Health and Safety Code;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESQOLYED: That the installation of a Paser 500 manu—
factured by Centurion Products and marketed by Corona Marketing Corpora—
tion has been found to not reduce the effectiveness of required motor
vehicle pollution control devices and, therefore, is exempt from the
prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for 1974 model—year
vehicles and older.   This device consists of a set of plastic distributor
terminal adapters connected by an insulated wire.                          w

This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions
for this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
different than those listed by the vehicle manufacturer. No claim shall
be made for requiring special ignition wires with this device.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the device as
originally submitted to the Air Resources Board for evaluation that
adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control
devices shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of this device using an identification other than that shown
in this Executive. Order or marketing of this device for an application
other than those listed in this Executive Order shall have prior approval
of the Air Resources Board.

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 "PASER 500" DEVICE.

No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by Air Resources Board" may be
made with respect to the action taken herein in any advertising or other
oral or written communication.

Section 17500 of the Business and Professions Code makes unlawful, untrue
or misleading advertising and Section 17534 makes violation punishable
as a misdemeanor.


EXECUTIVE ORDER D—23                   '               "PASER 500"




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

     "39130. No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or advertise,
     or, except in an application to the board for certification of a
     device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle pollution control
     device unless that device has been certified by the board. No
     person shall sell, offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor
     vehicle poliution control device as a certified device which, in
     fact, is not a certified device. Any violation of this section is
     a misdemeanor."
     "39184.   No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or advertise,
     or, except in an application to the board for accreditation of a
     device, represent, any device as a motor vehicle pollution control
     device for use on any used motor vehicle unless that device has been
     accredited by the board. No person shall sell, offer for sale, adver—
     tise, or represent any motor vehicle pollution control device as an
     accredited device. Any violation of this section is a misdemeanor."

Any apparent violation of the policy or laws will be submitted to the
Attorney General of California for such action as he deems advisable.



Executed at Sacramento, California, this   2,2: day of January, 1974.



                                   WILLIAM SIMMONS
                                   Executive Officer


                   State of California

                   AIR RESQURCES BOARD

                      January 17, 1974

                       Staff Report


               CORONA MARKETING CORPORATION
                       "PASER 500"

              Distributor Terminal Adapter
       System for Exemption to the Prohibitions
       of Section 27156 of the Motor Vehicle Code




Introduction

Corona Marketing Corporation has applied for exemption to the

prohibitions of Section 27156 of the Motor Vehicle Code for

the "Paser 500".   Section 27156 prohibits the installatfon of

any device which reduces the effectiveness of motor vehicle

emission control systems.   The applicant intends to sell the

product as an aftermarket part for 1974 model year vehfcies

and older.


At the present time, Corona Marketing Corporation has the excliu—

sive marketing and distributorship of the "Paser 500" im Califfermia.

"Paser 500" is manufactured by Centurion Products of Dallas, Texaes.


The Air Resources Board had previously evaluated this device wher

it was marketed under the name of "Paser Magnum".   After gerforming

an engineering evaluation, the Board found this device as not Having

an adverse effect on the existing pollution control system and


"RASER 500"                     '                .          < January 17, 1974




        issued a Resolution No. 71—25A on October 20, 1971, to REI Industries
        of Dallas, Texas, granting them an exemption to the prohibitions of

        Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code.


        System Description

        This device is a set of adapters which are inserted between the distri—

        butor terminals and the ignition wires.       The adapters are connected

        by an insulated wire.       The center of each adapter has a metal conductor

        providing an electrical continuity between the ignition wires and the

        distributor terminal.       No direct connection exists between the con—

        ductor and the insulated wire.       This device is essentially identical

        to the Paser Magnum previously evaluated.


HEL..   System Evaluation

        The only possible adverse effect arising from installation of this

        device is cross firing between adjacent distributor terminals.       Although

        there is no electrical continuity between the insulated wire and the

        adapter terminal, very high voltages have a tendency to bridge insulated

        terminals which may lead to premature firing of the combustion chamber.


        A test to determine whether this effect extsted was performed on a

        state owned 1970 Chevrolet Impala with a 350 CID engine and standard

        ignition system.    The test consisted of using the vehicles ignition

        system to generate the high voltage required to bridge the gap between

        the wire and the terminal.      A test was performed with the ignition on

        and the engine not operating and a second test was performed at idle


"PASER. 500"                                              January 17, 1973



       with the adapter insulated wire cut and each end connected to the

       Teads of a voltmeter to determine if any potential difference existed.


       Na deflection on the vo1tmetér was noticed in both tests indicating

       that the gap has enough resistance to prevent an electrical continuity

       between the wire and terminal.     The continuity between the distributor

       cap and the ignition wire with the Paser 500 installed was equivalent

       ta the original equipment design.


       The only evident differences between the "Paser 500" and the "Paser

       Magnum" are advertisements, color schemes, and the name changes on

       the box.   The names "REI" and "Paser Magnum" are still stamped on the
       device.


I¥.    Conclusion and Recommendation

       The test results indicate that this device would not have any adverse

       gFFECt on the existing emission control system.     It is the staff‘s

       apinion that the "Paser 500" changes are minor that it would not change

       the Board‘s previous evaluation.     Therefore, the staff recommends that

       the "Paser: 500" be granted an exemption from the prohibitions of Section

       27156 for 1974 and older model year vehicles.



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:39:49
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:39:49

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