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Gary Hagar’s Latest Hot Rod Creation

Posted on October 30th, 2011

Photos of Hack Shack’s New ’33 Build Factory Five customer and Pro-Builder Gary Hagar from Hack Shack Inc, in Arkansas sent us these nice pictures of the 33 that he […]

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One of the Best Books I Have Ever Read

Posted on October 29th, 2011

Bill and Larry’s Excellent Adventure in Hardback I received an amazing package in the mail the other day. It was a hard cover book that documented the build of two […]

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SEMA Preparations in High Gear

Posted on October 28th, 2011

Customer Cars Arrive at Factory to Head Out to Vegas The preparations for the 2011 SEMA Show are almost complete and vehicles are at the factory getting ready to be […]

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Factory Five-KONI GTM Photo Gallery

Posted on October 20th, 2011

Sneak Peek Before the Car Leaves for the 2011 SEMA Show Factory Five Racing will have one of our Gen 2 GTMs featured in the KONI Shocks booth at the […]

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Factory Five and HP Still Going Strong

Posted on October 19th, 2011

We use SolidWorks software in engineering and new product development and we use HP computers to run this math intensive software. Here’s an old promo video that the guys at […]

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FFR Challenge Car Wins on the Track and at Shows

Posted on October 18th, 2011

Factory Five customer Gary Green from Detroit, MI recently took his Challenge Car to the Michigan International Speedway for a Concourse deElegance track day. He sent use a link to […]

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160 MPG Factory Five GTM!

Posted on October 18th, 2011

Details: Popular Mechanics Breakthrough Innovation Award Winner The November 2011 issue of Popular Mechanics includes a front page blurb that states: “The 160 MPG built by high school students!” And […]

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Christian Rodders & Racers Build a FFR ’33 at 9th Hot Rod Camp

Posted on October 17th, 2011

GoodGuys Magazine Covers the Event in November 2011 Issue In the November 2011 issue of GoodGuys Magazine which covers the 2011 GoodGuys PPG Nationals, the Christian Rodders & Racers are […]

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Factory Five Customer Bill Phillips, a.k.a Rumbles, Builds a Winner ’33

Posted on October 17th, 2011

Build Journal Documents Entire Process on the Factory Five Forum I met Factory Five customer Bill Phillips at the recent Charlotte, N.C. Quaker Steak and Lube Cruise-In and I got […]

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Find Out How Many Donuts Can Dave Drive Around a Cameraman?

Posted on October 16th, 2011

Watch StyleBoston TV’s Visit to Factory Five Racing Find Out How Many Donuts Can Dave Drive Around a Cameraman? Watch StyleBoston TV’s Visit to Factory Five Racing Find out how […]

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Factory Fives Win 1st and 3rd at Madera Glass & Body Gold Cup Car Show

Posted on October 15th, 2011

FFR Customer Ray McEdwards Sends in the Report Factory Five customer Ray McEdwards sent us an e-mail letting us know that two Factory Fives won at the Fourth Annual Madera […]

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StyleBoston TV Show Airs on Local WCVB This Weekend

Posted on October 14th, 2011

How Many Donuts Can Dave Drive Around a Cameraman? Find out how many donuts Dave can drive around a standing cameraman! Kids, don’t try this at home. If you live […]

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Factory Five Challenge Cars Run at Road America

Posted on October 13th, 2011

Pictures and In-Car Video with FFR Challenge Racer John George Factory Five Challenge Series driver John George got a chance to drive Greg Wellinghoff’s silver Challenge Car at Road America […]

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Kudos to Factory Five Tech Dan Golub

Posted on October 12th, 2011

Taking Customer Service to the Extreme This weekend was a busy one for Factory Five. While most folks are enjoying the Columbus Day weekend, the crew at Factory Five were […]

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Factory Five Forum Pictures of the Month

Posted on October 7th, 2011

The Winners for October 2011 Have Been Announced The new Factory Five Forum continues to grow as we approach 5,000 member and more than 35,000 posts. As a way of […]

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FFR Customer Built ’33 Runs a 12.28 @ 109 MPH

Posted on October 6th, 2011

Customer Mark F. Posts Videos from the Dragstrip If you haven’t been visiting the Factory Five Forum, you might be missing some of the great stories that customers have been […]

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Factory Five and West Philly High School Honored by Popular Mechanics

Posted on October 3rd, 2011

Popular Mechanics Recognizes World-Changing Innovations with 2011 Breakthrough Awards It’s time to brag here. While bureaucrats in Washington dole out a half a billion dollars in DOE grant money that […]

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Customer John George Sprints Through Watkins Glen

Posted on October 2nd, 2011

Team Boothman Tests Updates to the 25 Hours of Thunderhill Challenge Car Team Boothman has been busy these last few weeks and took it to Watkins Glen this past weekend […]