K-Tuned Hall Effect TPS Sensor – Honda K Series
Applications: K20A/A2 and K20Z1 Throttle body, also K20A3 Throttle body only from the Honda Civic EP3 hatchback. It also fits several aftermarket TBs.
Designing a TPS unit that can withstand the vibration associated with solid or semi-solid K-Series swap mounts has been a bit challenging for K-Tuned. Their previous designs were both very successful but they still left them searching for something that would perform even better over the long term. During their research, they specifically wanted to know what sensors were used on F1 and LeMans race cars, figuring that if what they use meets their high demands, it would work very well for K-Tuned Honda/Acura applications. Hall Effect technology kept coming up in their search, which uses a zero contact magnetic signal system that is specifically designed for reliability in very harsh applications. Using this zero contact design virtually eliminates failures because there are no actual contact points that can rub together and wear out.
To develop the K-Tuned Hall Effect, K-Tuned designed the 6061 billet aluminium housing, while a European company provides the internal sensor that closely matches the specifications needed. Almost 12 months of real world testing on several different cars plus a few prototypes later, K-Tuned were finally confident in the overall design. The K-Tuned HE TPS features a billet aluminium housing that is now black anodized, a popular request from customers. The wiring is plug and play into the factory engine harness and was left a bit long so the connection can be tucked away cleanly under the intake manifold. Stainless steel mounting hardware is included and the sensor is backed by a 90 day warranty.