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Friday 17th June 2011 Kyle

Gallery: Phillip Island Track Day

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As part of testing for our entry into the Motor Magazine Hot Tuner challenge we organised a private track day at Phillip Island circuit. Phillip Island was chosen as it was similar in layout and speed to Eastern Creek where Hot Tuner will be held.

We also has a few lucky customers come out and join us as well as good friend Pete Wrench who was testing his HPF tuned Evo X and giving hot laps!

Our friends at Pedders Suspension not only helped us setup our VE’s suspension, but got plenty of track time in their project ‘eXtreme VE’. HPF has been heavily involved in the development of the Pedders VE, having fitted and tuned the Harrop supercharger kit as well as the clutch, exhaust, cam and balancer. Check out more information on the car here.

We will be holding more track days in the future where we can help you use your car at its limits legally as well as provide advice on car setup and the best lines. If you are interested in hearing more about the next drive day register your interested here and we’ll keep you informed.

Friday 3rd June 2011 Kyle

HPF appointed as Walkinshaw Performance agent

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Horsepower Factory are excited to announce the official appointment of HPF as an authorized Walkinshaw Performance Agent.
The partnership allows both parties to benefit from the formidable combination of WP’s excellent product range and market penetration and HPF’s world class facility, award winning staff and extensive high performance experience.

“The Horsepower Factory has a long history in providing proven performance upgrades for modern performance cars and we see the relationship between both parties a complimenting the strength of both brands in the market place.

“With the continued strong growth we are experiencing this appointment could not have come at a better time” says Tony Harris, National Sales Manager at Walkinshaw Performance.

HPF now have available the full WP product range for late model HSV and Holden vehicles including exhaust systems, power packs, brake upgrades, cosmetic enhancements and the renowned WP230 supercharger, all covered by the unique Walkinshaw Performance driveline warranty.

Visit www.walkinshawperformance.com.au.

Contact Matt for information on Walkinshaw Performance products from HPF.

Tuesday 31st May 2011 Kyle

The Monoskate

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Here’s one track special that is a little bit different to the cars we usually work on. Known affectionately as ‘The Monoskate’ it is the last Australian built George Reed Special which raced in the late 1940′s and 50′s and is now owned and raced by friend of HPF Graham Raper.

It has a long and distinguished history in Australian motorsport having won many races over the years, beginning in 1950, when it won all three major races at Mount Panorama, including the 1950 Bathurst 100. Read more…

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