Hot Film Technology is the most up to date method of automotive air intake control, and only used so far by motor manufacturers on their top of the range models such as the Porsche 993, the VW Golf VR6, and the BMW 328i. Other modern cars still have their air intake measured by a moving air flap unit, which whilst it was O.K in its day, tends to restrict air volume, flow and speed into the engine. The E.C.U response is slower as a result.

Having gone through all the older mechanical methods of increasing engine performance and efficiency, many of the high-tech engine tuners are now turning to hot film replacement as a source of extra power. The results of changing to hot film have been proven, - more power and torque, plus much better and smoother throttle response.

Hot film conversions generally use a genuine Bosch hot film 'air mass sensor', together with some form of translating the output from the film so that it can be read and used by the E.C.U. Earlier hot film replacement kits did this translation via the existing chip, by changing some of the code. The changes are, in our view, far too complex to be handled in this way, which is why we have opted for a purpose designed microprocessor interface which not only makes the translation, but also accommodates temperature control for cars used in a wide variety of worldwide climates.

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN AIR FLAP SENSOR AND HOT FILM SENSOR

air flap and hot film, the difference

Our FilmStar kits are now available for Porsche 911 (3.2 and 3.6 models), and for the VW Golf 8V GTi (Digifant).

THE KITS COMPRISE

1. FilmStar programmable digital microprocessor interface unit (either Porsche version or VW version).

2. Genuine Bosch hot film sensor unit (either 80mm for Porsche or 70mm for VW).

3. Precision-machined aluminum air trumpet for standard air box (Porsche only).

4. Re programmed E.C.U eprom.

5. Harnesses, wiring, silicone hose, templates, fixing instructions and diagrams.


PRICES
COMPLETE KITS FOR PORSCHE 3.2 MODELS 1075.00 PLUS CARRIAGE
COMPLETE KITS FOR PORSCHE 3.6 MODELS 1275.00 PLUS CARRIAGE
COMPLETE KITS FOR GOLF GTI 8V 455.00 PLUS CARRIAGE

PLEASE ADD 17.5% U.K. VAT IF APPLICABLE.

N.B. Fitting can be carried out as a DIY project, and all instructions are provided. However, we can not be held responsible for problems caused by improper installation and therefore recommend that the task should ideally be carried out by a professional automotive or electronics engineer. We are able to supply a list of regional distributors and fitters on request, most of whom have rolling road facilities. It is also the customer's responsibility to ensure that no country-specific legislation is infringed by the fitting of this power enhancing product.

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