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Old 05-06-2013, 06:32 PM   #21
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This got anything to do with max psi making a brilliant kit for a cheaper price also? if I didn't have ts2 b30 I would definitely go with psi's kit over hpf

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Old 05-06-2013, 06:37 PM   #22
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It's easy to blame the failure of business on Dave. If HPF was doing well in the first place, 200k wouldn't be enough to put them out of business. Let's not forget the Dave incident happened two years ago.
Yes the theft happened two years ago, but court cases move slow. Had to wait for the conviction first, the credit card companies held off until then. We had the same issue with my business, took 3 years to clear up.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:38 PM   #23
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I hope that someone picks up the rights to the kit, the designs, what not. Updates it for the infinity and it goes back on the market. It was a great kit, it just needed a newer EMS is all.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:40 PM   #24
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Yes the theft happened two years ago, but court cases move slow. Had to wait for the conviction first, the credit card companies held off until then. We had the same issue with my business, took 3 years to clear up.
Fair enough. But let's say Chris didn't have a Drag car, a race car and 3-4 more times shop space than anybody really ever would need. There's your 200k+ in the last 2 years that could have saved HPF.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:41 PM   #25
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:43 PM   #26
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Fair enough. But let's say Chris didn't have a Drag car, a race car and 3-4 more times shop space than anybody really ever would need. There's your 200k+ in the last 2 years that could have saved HPF.
You should stop criticising and commenting like this. Should would.....

Not the correct time to talk negative.

There is a proverb over here: do not hit the one who fell.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:45 PM   #27
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This got anything to do with max psi making a brilliant kit for a cheaper price also? if I didn't have ts2 b30 I would definitely go with psi's kit over hpf

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I don't think MaxPSI on its own was the cause. Nor was ProEFI/Saad.. or FSR, etc.. I think its a culmination of a year of everyone waiting for the next big thing.. I think anyone looking to get into the market on a 'purchased new' turbo kit pretty much had the brakes on all last year and beginning of this year waiting for Saad, MaxPSI, FSR, etc.. or even HPF but w/the Infinity instead. Everyone's just waiting.

If I had to guess HPF had a bit of a bell curve on kit sales, first year was decent, second and third year were great, then it tapered off.
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Old 05-06-2013, 06:45 PM   #28
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You should stop criticising and commenting like this. Should would.....

Not the correct time to talk negative.

There is a proverb over here: do not hit the one who fell.
I'm not being negative, just simply pointing out that this could have been avoided, even with a 200k theft.
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I don't think MaxPSI on its own was the cause. Nor was ProEFI/Saad.. or FSR, etc.. I think its a culmination of a year of everyone waiting for the next big thing.. I think anyone looking to get into the market on a 'purchased new' turbo kit pretty much had the brakes on all last year and beginning of this year waiting for Saad, MaxPSI, FSR, etc.. or even HPF but w/the Infinity instead. Everyone's just waiting.

If I had to guess HPF had a bit of a bell curve on kit sales, first year was decent, second and third year were great, then it tapered off.
Even with taper in kit sales you would think they could still afford to pay rent on parts sales.
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Old 05-06-2013, 07:07 PM   #30
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Re: HPF out of Business?

What are you guys talking about. HPF better not be going out of business, I just gave them a 5k deposit for a STG 2.5.

Where did you guys hear this from?

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Old 05-06-2013, 07:08 PM   #31
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What are you guys talking about. HPF better not be going out of business, I just gave them a 5k deposit for a STG 2.5.

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All the guys got let go from HPF today...nobody works there anymore.
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What are you guys talking about. HPF better not be going out of business, I just gave them a 5k deposit for a STG 2.5.

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Old 05-06-2013, 07:23 PM   #33
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All the guys got let go from HPF today...nobody works there anymore.
Are you fukkng serious...I just gave Russ the deposit today. Now what the I'm going to do

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Are they still in business?

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^-- Derek right above.
What does he work there?

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Everyone got let go...so I would say no.
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Are you fukkng serious...I just gave Russ the deposit today. Now what the I'm going to do

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Ask for money back and go Max psi they look great to me anddon't seem to be as flamboyant a hpf. Hpf are like play boy bunnies but Max psi are the girl next door which have the same thing same power and sex drive but your would prefer marry them!

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I'm just a lurker here, but if I were you I would put a stop on that check or credit card payment ASAP. Hopefully it wasn't cash. Good luck.

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I'm just a lurker here, but if I were you I would put a stop on that check or credit card payment ASAP. Hopefully it wasn't cash. Good luck.

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For them to accept a $5,000 deposit TODAY and not give notice of their possible insolvency is pretty unethical if you ask me.

I'm with dallasberry on this one, as much as it sucks to admit.
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Fair enough. But let's say Chris didn't have a Drag car, a race car and 3-4 more times shop space than anybody really ever would need. There's your 200k+ in the last 2 years that could have saved HPF.
Your right on that, mistakes were made. Trust me I invested a huge sum of money in HPF in Dec trying to bail it out. I couldn't see putting more money into it, we waited to see what the suit with the insurance company. I was shocked as everyone else was today, I would not have invested money if I had known it was going to fail but I thought it was worth the risk....I thought he would win the suit. I do not know about any deposits of sales of HPF turbo kits. I obtained the rights after I lost a massive investment. I do agree with those above to dispute the charges.

Yes Marcus I now own the rights to the turbo kit and HPF parts that are left over.
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