Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 30, 2004.
As of Monday, September 23rd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Models
1977 and older vehicles equipped with a Ford 289/302 engine and a breaker-point type distributor

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-57-16
  • Executive Order 57-16 / D57-16
  • ARB # D-57-16
  • Executive Order No: D-57-16
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-57-16
  • Resolution D-57-16
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Download: Executive Order D-57-16 PDF

D-57-16 Document:



                                      State of California
                                  AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                               EXECUTIVE ORDER D—57—16
                        Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                     of the Vehicle Code

                                    PERTRONIX, INC.
                        Flame—Thrower Billet Ford 289/302 Distributor


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—02—003;
IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Flame—Thrower Billet Ford
289/302 Distributor, manufactured and marketed by Pertronix, Inc., 440 E. Arrow Highway,
San Dimas, California 91773 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 all 1977 and older vehicles equipped with a Ford
289/302 engine and a breaker—point type distributor.

This exemption is issued based on information supplied by the device manufacturer which
demonstrates that the Flame—Thrower Billet Ford 289/302 Distributor meets the compliance
criteria for ignition distributors as specified under "Procedures for Exemption of Add—On and
Modified Parts" and, therefore, will not cause an increase in emissions.

This Executive Order is valid provided that the installation instructions for the Flame—Thrower
Billet Ford 289/302 Distributor will not recommend tuning the vehicles to specifications
different from those of the vehicle manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Flame—Thrower Billet Ford
289/302 Distributor, 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 Flame—Thrower Billet Ford 289/302 Distributor using any identification other
than that shown in this Executive Order or marketing of the Flame—Thrower Billet Ford
289/302 Distributor for an application other than those listed in this Executive Order shall be
prohibited unless prior approvat is obtained from the Air Resources Board.

Exemption of the Flame—Thrower Billet Ford 289/302 Distributor shall not be construed as
exemption to sell, offer for sale, or advertise any component of the kit as an individual device.

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 FLAME—THROWER
BILLET FORD 289/302 DISTRIBUTOR.


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 untit a determination is made after the hearing that
grounds for revocation exist.

Executed at El Monte, California, thlsf;gfl day of August 2004.




                                  MoSile Source Operations Division




  PERTRONIX, INC.—FLAME—THROWER BILLET FORD 289/302 DISTRIBUTOR—D—57—16



Document Created: 2005-11-28 10:34:46
Document Modified: 2005-11-28 10:34:46

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