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The Perfect Storm

Posted on December 29th, 2010

Year End’s Crazy Busy Here at Factory Five, Sale Briefly Extended Last week was the official end of our big sale. Because many of our staff were on vacation, and […]

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Customers Cliff and Rick Cook Profile

Posted on December 28th, 2010

St. Petersburg Times Newspaper Features Their Build Factory Five customers Cliff and Rick Cook from St. Petersburg, FL were recently featured in the Sunday, December 26th issue of the St. […]

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Thank You SawTech!

Posted on December 24th, 2010

Christmas Pizza Lunch From Our Friend’s at SawTech Our good friends at SawTech gave us a great gift for the holidays in the form of a pizza lunch. You’ve seen […]

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Tasca-Built Factory Five ’33 Gets Cool Updates

Posted on December 23rd, 2010

Addition of Fenders, Soft Top, and Engine Side Covers Bring This Street Rod to the Next Level The crew at Tasca Ford have made some nice additions to Bob’s personal […]

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Season’s Greetings from All of Us at Factory Five

Posted on December 22nd, 2010

Updated Holiday Schedule The image above is from the Factory Five-Mott Community College Build School. Instructor Charlie M. continues the tradition of driving the newly-built three-day class car….weather not dependent! […]

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GTM Transmission Update

Posted on December 21st, 2010

Initial 15 Orders Sold Out! The first 15 FFR-Mendeola transmissions are sold out. The introductory price of $7,499 is no longer available and the parts catalog now shows the regular […]

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Tasca-Factory Five Partnership Featured in Modified Mustangs and Fords

Posted on December 20th, 2010

In the January 2011 issue of Modified Mustangs and Fords, editor Mark Houlahan gave us some pretty good ink and publicized our build partnership with Tasca Ford in Cranston, RI. […]

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15 Year Anniversary Special Edition Mk4

Posted on December 19th, 2010

I am excited to tell you about a first for Factory Five. In recognition of our 15 Year Anniversary, the team and I have drawn up plans to manufacture 15 […]

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FFR’s Dave Smith Talks with The Muscle Car Place

Posted on December 17th, 2010

Listen to Dave Talk with Robert Kibbe in New Podcast Episode Robert Kibbe from The Muscle Car Place recently interviewed Factory Five President Dave Smith for an episode of their […]

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What Happens at the FFR Build School

Posted on December 16th, 2010

Charles M. Takes Three Day Build Roadster Out for a Ride When you attend the Factory Five Build School at Mott Community College in Howell, MI, you and your classmates […]

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Factory Five Roadster Completes 25 Hours

Posted on December 15th, 2010

Team Boothman Racing Compete in a Challenge Car Factory Five customer Ed Boothman raced his modified Challenge Car #85 in this year’s 25 Hours of Thunderhill.  Drivers included Factory Five’s […]

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Factory Five GTM in 25 Hours

Posted on December 15th, 2010

Team PDG Leads for Nine Hours in Heartbreaker Factory Five customer Richard Migliori and his PDG (Prototype Development Group) Race Team came again to the 25 Hours of Thunderhill. After […]

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Type 65 Coupe at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Posted on December 14th, 2010

Team Salvaggio Completes 2010 25 Hour Race Team Salvaggio after completing 25 Hours of Thunderhill. Karen Salvaggio, the West Coast Director of Factory Five’s National Racing Series, competed with her […]

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PowerBlock Magazine Features Factory Five

Posted on December 13th, 2010

Check out the December issue of PowerBlock’s online magazine for killer SEMA Show coverage and a nice write-up on the Coyote powered Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod. Factory Five President […]

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PowerBlock Episodes Now Online

Posted on December 12th, 2010

Spike TV has posted the full episodes of the Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod build as well as the Factory Five GTM-LS3 E-Rod engine install episode.  Also available on YouTube […]

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Official Beer of Factory Five Racing

Posted on December 8th, 2010

Locally Brewed Ipswich Ale Earns Our Thumbs Up One of the cool things about running your own company is that you can do things like naming an official beer. Factory […]

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Autotecnica Gen 1 GTM Debuts in Italy

Posted on December 5th, 2010

Factory Five customer Enrico Paiusco from Italy sent us these killer images of his very well built Gen 1 GTM that was shown during the Luxury Garage 2010 show.  The […]

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Factory Five in 2011 DuPont Hot Hues Calendar

Posted on December 3rd, 2010

Red and Cream ’33 Coupe Built by Gary Hagar is June Huge congratulations to Factory Five customer Gary Hagar whose car has become quite the celebrity. His car was featured […]