Counterfeit K-Pro


Staff member
Apr 15, 2006
Counterfeit K-Pro

Counterfeit K-Pros have been sold as new and used in the US, Canada, Europe and Australia. This counterfeit circuit board is a poor quality copy of the version 2 K-Pro with on-board datalogging.

Counterfeit K-Pro characteristics

Typically sold with an ECU as used on online forums for a low price.
Often sold with unsupported ECUs (part numbers 37805-PND-A51 through A59 ECU (Base RSX Auto)
The installation is poor, with bad soldering, missing serial numbers and missing or incorrect value components.

The counterfeits show some or all the following behaviors:

Failure to upload or datalog.
Speed sensor problems.
Random rev limits.
Failure to start
Corruption of ECU table data.
We do not advise driving your vehicle on a counterfeit K-Pro due to risk of engine damage.

How do I know if my K-Pro is authentic?


The number 3 on the counterfeit has a straight top, the genuine is curved.
The sides of the counterfeit may rough tabs, the genuine is always smooth.
The counterfeit bar codes are low quality. The genuine bar codes are sharp.
What should I do if I suspect my K-Pro is counterfeit?

Check the above characteristics to confirm if your KPro is counterfeit.
Send a photo to for Hondata for confirmation.
Send your suspect K-Pro board to Hondata for confirmation
What should I do if I my K-Pro is determined to be counterfeit?

Contact the seller and ask for your money back. The counterfeit should be sent to Hondata for destruction - knowingly selling a counterfeit product is a federal offence with a maximum 10 year jail sentence and/or $2,000,000 fine.
Send to Hondata for an exchange to a genuine K-Pro III for $750 using this form.
When purchasing, how can I guarantee that I receive a genuine product?

Purchase new only from an authorized Hondata dealer.
Be careful when buying a used K-Pro. Verify the K-Pro image with the above guide before buying.

K Pro buyers please beware!!


Thanks to oscarsayco for sending me this information :bow:


K-Pro Counterfeit


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Super Moderator
Staff member
Jun 5, 2007
God damn got to watch this:nerv: Thanks for the info:nice: