Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on May 23, 1983.
As of Friday, September 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
XR-7001975-1983 4, 6, and 12 cylinder vehicles with Lucas ignition, 1974-1983 4 and 6 cylinder vehicles with Hitachi ignition, 1977-1983 4 and 6 cylinder vehicles with Nippondenso ignition, 1975-1983 4 and 6 cylinder vehicles with Bosch ignition

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-47-3
  • Executive Order 47-3 / D47-3
  • ARB # D-47-3
  • Executive Order No: D-47-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-47-3
  • Resolution D-47-3
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Download: Executive Order D-47-3 PDF

D-47-3 Document:



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                              State of California
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                             EXECUTIVE ORDER D—47—3
                   Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                               of the Vehicle Code

                          ALLISON AUTOMOTIVE COMPANY
                    "ALLISON OPTO—ELECTRIC IGNITION SYSTEM"
                                 MODEL XR—700


 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 Sections 39515 and
  39516 of the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—45—5;

 IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLYED: That the installation of the "Allison
 Opto—Electric Ignition System" model XR—700 manufactured by Allison
 Automotive Company, of 1613 Flower Street, Duarte, CA 91010, has been found
 not to 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 the following vehicles:

     1.     1975 through 1983 model—year four—, six—, and 12—cylinder vehicles
            equipped with a Lucas brand breakerless ignition system;

     2.     1974 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles
            equipped with a Hitachi brand breakerless ignition system;

     3.     1977 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles
            equipped with a Nippondenso brand breakerless ignition system; and

     4.     1975 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles
            equipped with a Bosch brand breakerless ignition system.

 The device consists of a light emitting diode with a detector block, a
 control rotor, and a transistor switching module.

 This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions for
 this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
 different from those submitted by the device manufacturer.

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


 ALLISON AUTOMOTIVE COMPANY                         EXECUTIVE ORDER D—47—3
                                                    (Page 2 of 2)


. 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 Tisted in this Executive Order shall be prohibited unless prior
  approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board. Exemption of a kit
 shall not be construed as an exemption to sell, offer for sale, or
 advertise any component of a kit as an individual device.

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

 THIS EXECUTIVE ORDER DOES NOT CONSTITUTE A CERTIFICATION, ACCREDITATION,
 APPROVAL, OR ANY OTHER TYPE OF ENDORSEMENT BY THE AIR RESQURCES BOARD OF
 ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
 ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE "ALLISON OPTO—ELECTRIC IGNITION SYSTEM" MODEL
 XR—700.     ‘

 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 untrue or
 misleading advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes violation
 punishable as a misdemeanor.

 Section 43644 of the Health and Safety Code provides as follows:

     "43644.   (a)   No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or
     advertise, or, except in an application to the state board for
     certification 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 certified by the state board. No person shall sell,
     offer for sale, advertise, or represent any motor vehicle pollution
     control device as a certified device which, in fact, is not a certified
     device. Any violation of this subdivision is a misdemeanor."

 Any apparent violation of the conditions of this Executive Order will be
 submitted to the Attorney General of California for such action as he deems
 advisable.                                      ,                   ’
                                                4
 Executed at E1 Monte, California, this _         day of May, 19

                                         /larnce
                                           . D. Drachand, Chief
                                          Mobile Source Control Division


                              STATE OF CALIFORNIA
                              AIR RESOURCES BOARD




EVALUATION OF THE "ALLISON OPTO—ELECTRIC IGNITION SYSTEM" MODEL XR—700 FOR
EXEMPTION FROM THE PROHIBITIONS IN VEKHICLE CODE SECTION 27156 IN ACCORDANCE
WITH SECTION 2222, TITLE 13, OF THE CALIFORNIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE




                                  May 9, 1983


                                                    Issue Date:   May 9, 1983




EVALUATION OF THE "ALLISON OPTO—ELECTRIC IGNITION SYSTEM" MODEL XR-700 FOR
EXEMPTION FROM THE PROHIBITIONS IN VEHICLE CODE SECTION 27156 IN ACCORDANCE
WITH SECTION 2222, TITLE 13, OF THE CALIFORNIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE




                                       by
                             State of California
                             Air Resources Board
                             9528 Telstar Avenue
                             EI Monte, CA 91731




(This report has been reviewed by the staff of the California Air Resources
Board and approved for publication.   Approval does not signify that the
contents necessarily reflect the views and policies of the Air Resources
Board, nor does mention of trade names or commercial products constitute
endorsement or recommendation for use.)


                                     SUMMARY



      Allison Automotive Company has requested an update to their existing
exemption, Executive Order No. D—47—2, of their "Allison Opto—Electric
Ignition System" model XR—700.   They have requested that their system be also

exempted from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the following

vehicles:
      A.    1975 through 1983 modeT—year four—, six—, and 12—cylinder vehicles

            equipped with a Lucas brand breakerless ignition system;

      B.    1974 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles

            equipped with a Hitachi brand breakerless ignition system;

      C.    1977 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles

            equipped with a Nippondenso brand breakerless ignition system; and

      D.    1975 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles

            equipped with a Bosch brand breakerless ignition system.
      The Allison Automotive Company submitted ignition system bench test data

on four late model—year ignition distributors.    The data show that:

      A.    The secondary available voltage of the device test is within ten

            {10) percent of the baseTine secondary available voltage;

      B.    The rise &ime with the device is more than ten (10) microseconds;

      C.    The spark duration with the device is more than 100 microseconds;

            and

      D.    The spark energy with the device is not degraded from the baseline

            spark energy.   The only exception is with the Bosch system at 2000

            RPM. The degradation for this is Tess than ten (10) percent.


      Based on the applicant‘s bench test data, the staff concludes that the

"Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System" model XR—700 complies with the

requirements for the exemption update.        The staff recommends adoption of

Executive Order No. D—47—3.




                                         1i


                                   CONTENTS


                                                        Page Number



SUMMARY                                                     i
conTents                                                   1i
I. INTRODUCTION                                             1
II. conclustons                                             1
III. RECOMMENDATIONS                                        2
IV. ALLISON IGNITION SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION       2
y. EVALUATION                                               3
VI. REesuLts                                                3
VII. DISCUSSION                                             3

APPENDICES
      DIAGRAM                                                A—1
      IGNITION DISTRIBUTOR DESCRIPTION                       B—1
      TEST DATA             '                                c—1




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EVALUATION OF THE "ALLISON OPTO—ELECTRIC IGNITION SYSTEM" MODEL XR—700 FOR
EXEMPTION FROM THE PROHIBITIONS IN VEHICLE CODE SECTION 27156 IN ACCORDANCE
WITH SECTION 2222, TITLE 13, OF THE CALIFORNIA ADMINISTRATIVE CODE


1.    INTRODUCTION

      Allison Automotive Company (AAC), of 1613 Flower Street, Duarte, CA

91010, has requested an update to their existing exemption, Executive Order

(E.0.) No. D—47—2, of their "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System" model
XR—700.     In particular, AAC requested that their system model XR—700 be also

exempted from the prohibitions in Vehicle Code Section 27156 for the following
vehicles:

      A.      1975 through 1983 model—year four—, stx—, and 12—cylinder vehicles

             equipped with a Lucas brand breakerless ignition system;

      B.      1974 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles

             equipped with a Hitachi brand breakerless ignition system;
      C.      1977 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles

             equipped with a Nippondenso brand breakerless ignition system; and
      D.      1975 through 1983 model—year four— and six—cylinder vehicles

             equipped with a Bosch brand breakerless ignition system.

      AAC submitted comparative {without and with their system installed on

test ignition distributors) ignition system bench test data on four late

model—year ignition distributors {a Lucas, a Hitachi, a Nippondenso, and a
Bosch brand).

II.   CONCLUSIONS

      Based on the comparative ignition system bench test data submitted by

AAC, the staff concludes that the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System"

model XR—700 complies with the requirements for the exemption, and that the


system will have no adverse effect on exhaust emissions from vehicles for

which exemption is requested.
III.      RECOMMENDATIONS

          The staff recommends that AAC be granted their request to update the

exemption of théir "Alltson Opto—Electric Ignition System" model XR—700 as

requested, and that Executive Order No. D—47—3 be adopted.

IV.       ALLISON IGNITION SYSTEM DESCRIPTION AND OPERATION

          The major components of the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System"

model XR—700 are a control rotor, a detector block, and a transistor switching

moduTe.      The components are packaged with installation hardware and
instructions and sold as a unit.

          The Alltson system utilizes the vehicle‘s orfginal equipment

manufacturer (OEM) cotl for primary voltage source of the fgnition system.

      _   The control rotor, which replaces the OEM rotor, has window cuts {one
for each cylinder) and is placed over the cam of the distributor.         The
detector block sits below the rotor and is mounted on the stator plate.         It

consists of a Tight emitting diode and an infrared detector.      The detector
block, in conjunction with the control rotor, derives signals that are fed

into the Allison module for switching of the ignition system primary coil.

          A schematic difagram of the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System" model

XR—700 is shown in the Appendices.


V.     EVALUATION
       Evaluation of the Allison system consisted of comparative (without and

with the Allison system installed on test ignition distributors) ignition

system test data on four late model—year ignitfon distributors.      The tests

were performed by Allison, at their test factlity, as required per Air

Resources Board "Criteria for Aftermarket Ignition System Modifications"

procedures.      A description of the vehicles from which the distributors were
obtained are tabulated in the Appendices.

VI.    RESULTS
       Allison‘s submitted test data are shown in the Appendices.     The
submitted test data show that:

       A.     The secondary available voltage of the device test ts within ten

              {10) percent of the baseline secondary available voltage;

       B.     The rise time with the device ts more than ten (10) microseconds;

       C.     The spark duration with the device ts more than 100 microseconds;
              and

       D.     The spark energy with the device ts not degraded from the baseline

              spark energy.   The only exception is with the Bosch system at 2000

              RPM.   The degradation for this is less than ten (10) percent.

       The model XR—700 system, therefore, meets the requirements of the

Board‘s evaluation criteria.
VII.   DISCUSSION

       Based on the applicant‘s bench test data, the staff concludes that the

"Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System" model XR—700 compltes with the
requirements for the exemption update.


APPENDICES


                                                       A—1


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                                       IGNITION DISTRIBUTORS TESTED

                           EVALUATION OF "ALLISON OPTO—ELECTRIC IGNITION SYSTEM®
                                               MODEL XR—700



                              IGN. DIST. #1       IGN. DIST. #2       IGN. DIST. #3   IGN. DIST. #4
Ign. Dist. Brand:             Lucas               Hitach1             Nippondenso     Bosch
Ign. Dist. P/N:               45 DMG              DK4802              1910028040      049905

Vehicle Model—Year:           1981                1981                1981            1981

Vehicle Manufacturer:         Jaguar              Datsun              Toyota          Volkswagen

Vehicle Model1:               XJ6                 210                 Corolla         Rabbit
Engine Size (cylinders):      6                   4                   4               4


                                                                    C—1

                                             TABLE 1

                               Ignition System Test Data
             Evaluatton of the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System"
                                   Mode] XR—700

                              Lucas Brand Ignition System


                                 Baseline                            Device
                       Start       ldle          1750 RPM   Start     Idle         1750 RPM

Total Spark Timing       *          *                  *     *            *           *

Secondary Available
      Voltage            25             28             26     24              27      24
(with Toad) (KV)
Secondary Available                          >
      Yoltage            18             23             20     17              22       18
{simulating fouled plug)
      (KY)
Spark Energy             30             45             30     30              51      30
      (mjoules)
Spark Duration         1500        1500            1000     1000      1000           1500
      (microsec.)
Rise Time                15             15             20     15              15      20
      (mtcrosec.)




      * :    Not affected by Allison system.


                                                                   C—2

                                            TABLE 2

                              Ignition System Test Data
            Evaluation of the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System"
                                    Mode! XR—700


                            Hitachi Brand Ignition System


                                Baseline                            Device
                      Start       IdTe          2000 RPM   Start     IdTe         2000 RPM

Total Spark Timing      *          *                  *      *           *           *

Secondary Available
      VoTtage           35             35             30     33              34       30
(with load) (KV)
Secondary Avatlable
      Voltage           24             24             18     23              26       20
(simulating fouled plug)
      (KY)
Spark Energy            34             34             17     34              51      24
      (mjoules)
Spark Duration        2700        3000            2300     2700      3400           1900
      (microsec.)
Rise Time               25             25             30     25              25      25
      {microsec.)




     * :     Not affected by Allison system.


                                                                  C—3

                                            TABLE 3
                              Ignition System Test Data
            Evaluation of the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System"
                                       Mode] XR—700


                        Nippondenso Brand Ignition System


                                BaseTine                           Device
                         ar             e                    ar              e

Total Spark Timing       *         *                  *      *          *          *
Secoridary Available
      Voltage            32            32             25     34             35    27
(with load) (KV)

Secondary Avatlable
      Voltage          20              20             15     21             22     16
(stmulating fouled plug)
      (KY)
Spark Energy             27            25             17     30             41    21
      (mjoules)
Spark Duration         2700       2500            2000     3000     3300         1700
      (microsec.)
Rise Time                30         30                30    25          30        25
      {microsec.)




      * :   Not affected by Allison system.


                                            TABLE 4

                              Ignition System Test Data
            Evaluation of the "Allison Opto—Electric Ignition System"
                                  Model XR—700


                             Bosch Brand Ignition System


                                Baseline                            Device
                      Start       Idle          2000 _RPM   Start    Idle     2000 _RPM

Total Spark Timing      *          *                  *      *       *            *
Secondary Available
      Voltage           24             26             24      24         24       23
(with Toad) (KV)
Secondary Available
      Voitage          22              24             22      22         22       23
(simulating fouled plug)
      (KY)
Spark Energy            45             45             21      48         45       19
      {mjoules)

Spark Duration        2500        2500              1800    2700    2500        1500
      {microsec.)

Rise Time               18             18             15      18         18       15
      (microsec.)




      * :   Not affected by Allison system.




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