Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 9, 1977.
As of Thursday, June 20th, 2019 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
Model No. 540All domestic (except Chrysler Corporation) 1974 and older model year vehicles equipped with 6 or 8 cylinder engines and 12 volt negative ground ignition systems except vehicles orginally equipped with breakerless, C-D (OEM or aftermarket), electronic ignition systems or dual point distributors where one of the points are used for emission control and; 1966-1970 vehicles with NOx retrofit devices and 4" spark retard (i.e., Carter-CER, Echlin, STP-Air Computer and AQP-Electro-NOx).

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-70-2
  • Executive Order 70-2 / D70-2
  • ARB # D-70-2
  • Executive Order No: D-70-2
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-70-2
  • Resolution D-70-2
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-70-2 PDF

D-70-2 Document:



                                                  (Page 1 of 2)           L. 0 tRoe
                          State of California
                          AIR RESQOURCES BOARD

                        EXECUTIVE ORDER D—70—2
              Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                          of the Vehicle Code


                       MALLORY ELECTRIC COMPANY
                 "UNIMAG" BREAKERLESS IGNITION SYSTEM
                             MODEL NO. 540


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 "Mallory
Electric Unimag Breakerless Ignition System Model 540" manufactured
by Mallory Electric Company, Division of W. R. Grace & Co., 1801
Oregon Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701 has been found to not reduce
the effectiveness of required motor vehicle poliution control devices
and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code for all domestic (except Chrysler Corporation) 1974 and
older model year vehicles equipped with 6 or 8 cylinder engines and 12
volt negative ground ignition systems except vehicles originally
equipped with breakerless, C—D (OEM or aftermarket), electronic
ignition systems or dual point distributors where one of the points
are used for emission control and 1966—1970 vehicles with NOx retrofit
devices and 4° spark retard (i.e., Carter—CER, Echlin, STP—Air Computer
and AQP—Electro—NOx).

The device consists of a magnetic pickup unit operating on the original
distributor cam, mounting bracket, solderless connectors, feeler gauge,
and an amplifier module for transistor switching of the primary current
to the standard ignition coil.

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 vehicle‘s poilution control system shall invalidate
this Executive Order.

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.


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  ;       MALLORY ELECTRIC COMPANY                           — EXECUTIVE ORDER D—70—2
   ‘      "UNIMAG BREAKERLESS IGNITION                          \_ (Page 2 of 2)
. :     _ SYSTEM MODEL §40" 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 RESOURCES BOARD OF
         ANY CLAIMS OF THE APPLICANT CONCERNING ANTI—POLLUTION BENEFITS OR ANY
         ALLEGED BENEFITS OF THE "MALLORY ELECTRIC UNIMAG BREAKERLESS IGNITION
         SYSTEM MODEL 540" DEVICE.

         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 provides as follows:

              "43644.   (a) No person shall install, sell, offer for sale, or
;   i         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.


         Executed at Sacramento, California, this     ffl     day of%fi.



                                            Original Signed By
                                             Thomas C. Austin
                                             Deputy Executive Officer—Technical



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:44:34
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:44:34

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