Approval Details

Valid E.O.

Validity

This Executive Order approved the specified parts on on August 9, 1977.
As of Monday, December 10th, 2018 this Executive Order has not been overturned or superceeded.

Approved Parts

Part NumberModels
5501976 and older model year vehicles equipped with 4 cylinder engines and standard 12 volt negative ground Kettering ignition systems EXCEPT : (1) VW and other vehicles using Bosch distributors with unequal cam angles. (2) GM vehicles with 4 cylinder engines (3) Vehicles originally equipped with transistorized, capacitive discharge, or breakerless electronic ignition systems (4) Vehicles equipped with dual point distributor where one of the points is used for emission control. (5) 1966-70 vehicles with a retrofit NOx device which incorporates retard of basic ignition timing.

This Executive Order may be listed as:
  • C.A.R.B.E.O. D-70-3
  • Executive Order 70-3 / D70-3
  • ARB # D-70-3
  • Executive Order No: D-70-3
  • C.A.R.B. No. D-70-3
  • Resolution D-70-3
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-70-3 PDF

D-70-3 Document:



                                                   (Page 1 of 2)    /. C .

                          State of California
                          AIR RESOURCES BOARD

                        EXECUTIVE ORDER D—70—3
              Relating to Exemptions under Section 27156
                          of the Vehicle Code


                       MALLORY ELECTRIC COMPANY
                 "UNIMAG" BREAKERLESS IGNITION SYSTEM
                             MODEL NO. 550


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 550" manufactured
by Mallory Electric Company, Division of W. R. Grace & Co., 1801
Qregon Street, Carson City, Nevada 89701 has been found to not reduce
the effectiveness of required motor vehicle polliution control devices
and, therefore, is exempt from the prohibitions of Section 27156 of the
Vehicle Code for all 1976 and older model year vehicles equipped with
4 cylinder engines and standard 12 volt negative ground Kettering
ignition systems except for the following:

     T.   Volkswagen and other vehicles using Bosch distributors
          with unequal cam angles.   (i.e. 1968—74 VW Seetle
          equipped with 4 speed and semi—automatic transmission
          except 1970 VW Beetle equipped with semi—automatic
          transmission)

     2.   General Motors 4 cylinder engines.

     3.    Vehicles originally equipped with transistorized,
          capacitive discharge, or breakerless electronic
          ignition systems.

     4.   Vehicles equipped with dual point distributors where
          one of the points is used for emission control.

     5.   1966—70 vehicles equipped with a retrofit NOx device
          which incorporates retard of basic ignition timing
          {i.e. Carter — CER, Echlin, STP—Air Computer, and
          AQP—Electro—NOx and Kar Kit).

The device consists of a magnetic pickup unit, compensator spring
slipped over the distributor cam, adapter, solderless connectors,
feeler gauge, and an amplifier module for transistor switching of
the primary current to the standard ignition coil.
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: MALLORY ELECTRIC COMPANY       |    ’                     EXECUTIVE ORDER D—70—3
  "UNIMAG BREAKERLESS IGNITION SYSTEM                            (Page 2 of 2)
  MODEL NO. 550                                         ‘

i This Executive Order is valid provided that installation instructions
‘ for this device will not recommend tuning the vehicle to specifications
  different from those lTisted 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 pollution 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.

  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 550" 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
       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 vehicie 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        Q'd“ day of%fi.


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



Document Created: 2005-09-01 12:45:16
Document Modified: 2005-09-01 12:45:16

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