Approval Details

Valid E.O.


This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on June 28, 1999.
As of Saturday, October 19th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModelsModification
Ford Street Pro-Billet Distribut1993 and older Ford V8 engines not equipped with an oxygen sensorDistributors have a vacuum advance canister and mechanical assembly. The distributors use a magnetic pickup to trigger and must be used with an MSD 6 Series Ignition Control, Executive Order D-40-26, 28.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-40-32
  • Executive Order 40-32 / D40-32
  • ARB # D-40-32
  • Executive Order No: D-40-32
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-40-32
  • Resolution D-40-32
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Download: Executive Order D-40-32 PDF

D-40-32 Document:

                                                                                   (Page 1 of 2)

                                              _  State of California
                                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                                            EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—32
                                      Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                                   of the Vehicle Code

                                      AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION

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 and Section 39516 of the Health and Safety
Code and Executive Order G—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Distributors manufactured and marketed by
Autotronic Controls Corporation, 1490 Henry Brennan Drive, El Paso, Texas 79936 has been found not to reduce the
effectiveness of the applicable vehicle pollution control system and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of
Section 27156 of the Vehicle Code for the following vehicle applications:

Part No.         Device                      Application                    Remarks

8477, 8478,      Ford Street Pro—Billet      1993 and older Ford            Distributors have a vacuum advance
& 8479           Distributors                V8 engines not                 canister and mechanical assembly.
                                             equipped with an oxygen        The distributors use a magnetic pickup to
                                             sensor                         trigger and must be used with an MSD 6
                                                                            Series Ignition Control, Executive Order
                                                                            D—40—26, 28.

8350, 8352,      Ford Ready—to—Run           1993 and older Ford            Distributors have a vacuum advance
& 8354           Pro—Billet Distributors     V8 engines not                 canister and mechanical assembly.
                                             equipped with an               The distributors use a magnetic pickup to
                                             oxygen sensor                  trigger and have a built—in ignition module
                                                                            that provides the spark energy.

This exemption is issued based on information supplied by the device manufacturer which demonstrates that the
ignition distributors meets the requirements of compliance criteria for ignition distributors as specified under
"Procedures for Exemption of Add—On and Modified Parts" and therefore, will not increase emissions.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Distributors will not recommend
tuning the vehicles to specifications different from those of the vehicle‘s manufacturer.

This Executive Order shall not apply to any Autotronic Controls Corporation Distributors advertised, offered for sale,
or sold with or installed on, a motor vehicle prior to or concurrent with transfer to an ultimate purchaser.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Distributors, as exempt by the Air Resources Board, which
adversely affect the performance of the vehicle‘s pollution control system shall invalidate this Executive Order.

Marketing of the Distributors using any identification other than that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of
the Distributors for an application other than those listed in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior
approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.

Exemption of the Distributors shall not be construed as exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component
of the kit as an individual device.

AUTOTRONIC CONTROLS CORPORATION                                              EXECUTIVE ORDER D—40—32
Distributors                                                                 (Page 2 of 2)

This Executive Order does not constitute any opinion as to the effect the use of the Distributors may have on any
warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle‘s manufacturer.


No claim of any kind, such as "Approved by the Air Resources 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 revocation of 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 after hearing that grounds for revocation

Executed at El Monte, California, this é fg
                                          day of June 1999.

                                        R. B. Sgimerfield,
                                        Mobile Source Operations Division

Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:39:52
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:39:52

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