Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on April 24, 2000.
As of Wednesday, October 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 Coil is an induction ignition coil. It is the same size and form as the OEM HEI coil and will fit identically into the OEM HEI distributor.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-57-6
  • Executive Order 57-6 / D57-6
  • ARB # D-57-6
  • Executive Order No: D-57-6
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-57-6
  • Resolution D-57-6
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-57-6 PDF

D-57-6 Document:



                                                                      (Page 1 of 2)

                                          State of California
                                      AIR RESOURCES BOARD


                                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—57—6
                             Relating to Exemptions Under Section 27156
                                          of the Vehicle Code


                                          PERTRONIX, INC.
                                        Flame—Thrower HEIl Coil


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 HEI Coil
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 HEI Distributor.

The Flame—Thrower HET Coil is an induction ignition coil. It is the same size and form as the OEM
HEl coil and will fit identically into the OEM HEI distributor.

This exemption is issued based on information supplied by the device manufacturer which
demonstrates that the Flame—Thrower HE} Coil meets the compliance criteria for ignition systems
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 HEl
Coil 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 HEl Coil, 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 Coil using any identification other than that shown in this
Executive Order or marketing of the Flame—Thrower HEI Coil 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 HEl Coil 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 Coil may have on any warranty either expressed or implied by the vehicle‘s
manufacturer.


Pertronix, Inc.                                      EXECUTIVE ORDER D—57—6
Flame—Thrower HEIl Coil                              (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 HEI COIL.

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.
                                               L.
Executed at El Monte, California, this éfz ’Lday of April 2000.




                                 R. B. Sgmmerfield, CHief
                                 Mobile Source Operations Division



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:58
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:58

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