"Nobody touches my cars, but me!" says Michael who’s fastidious about his cars. Purchased brand new, he wouldn’t even let the dealership touch it. Straight off the new car lot, he fitted a HPD catch can and intercooler to his hard-working D40 V6 Navara to protect the V9X powerhouse from soot build up as well as a quality intercooler to replace the restrictive OEM unit that’s known to be prone to splitting.
Matt’s Colorado Woes
HPD feel extremely happy and proud to end the nine-month ordeal of a country Far North Queenslander who lost his livelihood due to a work vehicle becoming so unreliable, he couldn’t work.
HPD has achieved a major milestone by reaching Capricorn's Million Dollar Supplier status. 300 Capricorn members purchased parts totalling more than $1M in FY21.
With the 2020 update to the 8th generation Toyota Hilux, Toyota made some some minor changes under the bonnet, so a new intercooler kit was required.
Our Toyota Hilux 1GD 2.8 front-mount intercooler kits are designed for the drivers chasing more torque and power from their 1GD. The intercooler provides better cooling ability and airflow to suit aftermarket turbos and injectors, supporting mods producing upwards of 200kw at the wheels.
With tough styling, respectable suspension and drivetrain refinement as well as high equipment levels, the great-value-for-money GWM Cannon is becoming a popular site on our roads. Being a stand-out candidate for HPD support, an easy-to-install, robust and durable HPD diesel catch can kit is now available so your Cannon can perform with all guns blazing radically reducing the risk of gunk build-up in the engine's head and intake system.
We were honoured to be visited by the City of Marion Mayor Kris Hanna to present the owner of HPD & ZERO Automotive David Mitchell with an Innovation Award recognising his ongoing commitment to supporting jobs in the Edwardstown area.
Want to know more and view the the behind-the-scenes video and photos of this memorable occasion?
Imitation may be regarded as the sincerest form of flattery, but frankly, it’s the type of adulation we’d rather do without. Combating companies creating counterfeit HPD products is an ongoing problem we’ve been tackling for several years at considerable expense.
Worse than that, when ruthless operators unlawfully put our HPD brand on inferior parts to make a quick buck, it undermines the enormous commitment to our number one objective: to locally manufacture parts of the highest quality, durability and performance.
So, top mounted or front mounted intercooler? If you’ve worked on vehicles you will know, there’s rarely a simple answer (or fix) to anything let alone this hot topic. This topic is even more loaded in the off-road 4x4 world, where there are a wider variety of issues to consider than on the road and racetrack.
In this article we'll explore the pros and cons of both Top Mounted Intercoolers (TMIC) and Front Mounted Intercoolers (FMIC) for 4x4’s, so when it comes time to upgrade your intercooler, you can make the most informed decision.
With the New Normal impeding many overseas holiday plans, Aussies have responded by spending that sizeable chunk of money on offroad vehicles, caravans and camper trailers and discovering our own enormous and beautiful backyard.
Form follows function and in the automotive space, important functions often lead to beautiful forms. Bonnet scoops are a fine example of this phenomenon; generally fitted when additional cooling is required, bonnet scoops serve their function while enhancing the appearance of vehicles, adding more style and aggression.