Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 24, 2000.
As of Thursday, May 23rd, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

ModelsModification
1995 and older General Motors vehicle equipped with a V8 engine and an HEI DistributorThe Flame-Thrower HEI Distributor is comprised of a housing, reluctor wheel, mechanical advance assembly, vacuum advance assembly, sensor assembly, electronic module, rotor, cap, coil, and a dust cover.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-57-5
  • Executive Order 57-5 / D57-5
  • ARB # D-57-5
  • Executive Order No: D-57-5
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-57-5
  • Resolution D-57-5
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-57-5 PDF

D-57-5 Document:



                                                                      (Page 1 of 2)

                                         State of California
                                     AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                    EXECUTIVE ORDER D—57—5
                            Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                         of the Vehicle Code


                                        PERTRONIX, INC.
                                   Flame—Thrower HEl 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—45—9;

IT IS ORDERED AND RESOLVED: That the installation of the Flame—Thrower HE! 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
1995 and older General Motors vehicle equipped with a V8 engine and an HEl Distributor.

The Flame—Thrower HEI Distributor is comprised of a housing, reluctor wheel, mechanical advance
assembly, vacuum advance assembly, sensor assembly, electronic module, rotor, cap, coil, and a
dust cover.

This exemption is issued based on information supplied by the device manufacturer which
demonstrates that the Flame—Thrower HEI Distributor meets the 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 Flame—Thrower HEI
Distributor will not recommend tuning the vehicles to specifications different from those of the
vehicle‘s manufacturer.

Changes made to the design or operating conditions of the Flame—Thrower HEI 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 HEI Distributor using any identification other than that shown in
this Executive Order or marketing of the Flame—Thrower HEI Distributor 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 Flame—Thrower HEI 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 any opinion as to the effect the use of the Flame—
Thrower HEl Distributor may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle‘s
manufacturer.


Pertronix, Inc.                                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—57—5
Flame—Thrower HEl Distributor                        (Page 2 of 2)




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 FLAME—THROWER HE!I 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 until a determination after hearing that grounds for revocation exist.
                                               C
Executed at El Monte, California, this & f{ Fday of April 2000.



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:42:53
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:42:53

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