Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on October 18, 1977.
As of Saturday, August 24th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1971-1973 Ford Pinto vehicles with a 1.6L engine and kettering ignition system

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-54-8
  • Executive Order 54-8 / D54-8
  • ARB # D-54-8
  • Executive Order No: D-54-8
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-54-8
  • Resolution D-54-8
For Free CARB Executive Order Status verification, email an image of the device Executive Order label as well as the Year/Make/Model and Test Group # of the vehicle to [email protected]

Download: Executive Order D-54-8 PDF

D-54-8 Document:



                             State of California
                             AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                          EXECUTIVE ORDER D—54—8
               Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                           of the Vehicle Code


            PRESTOLITE ELECTRICAL DIVISTON OF"ELTRA CORPORATION"
           C "BID" BREAKERLESS INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM



 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 of
 the Health and Safety Code and Executive Order G—30A;

 IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the "BID" breakerless
 inductive ignition system manufactured by the Prestolite Electrical Division,
 511 Hamilton Street, Toledo, Ohio 43694, and marketed as indicated herein
 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 installation on 1971 through 1973
 Ford Pinto vehicles with 1.6L (98 CID) engines and Kettering Ignition Systems.

 This ignition system consists of an e]ectronié pack, trigger wheel and pick
 up assembly. The following is a list of companies marketing this device.

           Company                      Kit Number

          . Prestolite                  70—35
            Co—Op                       75013
            Rite—Line                   RL—7035
            Gulf                        CM7035
           Ford Motorcraft          _   D25012
           Wells                        EL—10
           Echlin                       ECK—4F
           Echlin—ACCEL                 36021

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

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


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. INDUCTIVE ZGNITION SYSTEM



 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 be prohibited unless
 prior approval is obtained from the Air Resources Board.

 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 RESOURCES— BOARD OF
 ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
 ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE PRESTOLITE ELECTRICALDIVISION "BID" BREAKERLESS
 INDUCTIVE IGNITION SYSTEM.

 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 mis—
 leading advertising unlawful, and Section 17534 makes violation punishable
 as a misdemeanor.

 Section 43644 of the Health and Safety Code providés 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.

 Executive Order D—54—7, dated August 16, 1977, is superceded and of no
 further force and effect.

                                                                        Octeber
 Executed at Sacramento, California, this                  ZX &# day of —September, 1977.


                                                  Original Signed By
                                                  Thomas C. Austin
                                                  Deputy Executive Officer


                                October 18, 1977




Mr. W. L. Shull
Administrative Assistant
Marketing Department
Prestolite Electrical Division
511 Hamilton Street
Toledo, Ohio 43694



bear Mr. Shull:


            In accordance with the request in your letter
Aated September 8, 1977 we are enclosing Executive Order D—54—8
which reflects the proper kit numbers for your breakerless _
ignition system. This action supersedes Executive Orderip-54-7;:t>«
which is of no further force and effect and should be destroyed. apa‘


                               Sincerely,

                               Original Signed B7
                               Thomas C. Austin
                               Deputy Executive Officer


Enclosure



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:40:02
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:40:02

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