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Factory Five Customer Henry V. Announces the Completion of FFR 7646

Posted on August 3rd, 2012

Factory Five customer Harry V. has announced the graduation of FFR #7646, a Mk4 Roadster that he picked up in late October of 2011 during a snow storm here in […]

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Two Factory Five Customers Win at Granby International

Posted on August 1st, 2012

We received an e-mail this morning from Factory Five customer Jean-Francois Brule reporting that Factory Five was represented well during the Granby International antique car show in Canada this past […]

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Type 65 Coupe Highlighted in Ragtop Ramble & Crustacean Crawl Article

Posted on July 31st, 2012

Factory Five President Dave Smith took part in the “Ragtop Ramble and Crustacean Crawl” the other week which was held by the New England Motor Press Association and is an […]

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FFR Customers Garry B. and Karen S. Visit the Salt

Posted on July 30th, 2012

We received an e-mail this past weekend from Factory Five customer Garry B. with an exciting story about how he and fellow FFR customer Karen S. brought their cars, a […]

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The Keast Family Begin Their Mk4 Adventure

Posted on July 24th, 2012

Earlier this month, James Keast came by Factory Five to pick-up his Mk4 Roadster complete kit with his father Dave and two of his kids, Justin and Allie. Like so […]

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Street Rodder Road Tour Takes a Pit Stop at Factory Five

Posted on July 17th, 2012

Jerry Dixey and the Street Rodder Road Tour came to Factory Five this afternoon for a tour of the factory. Among the 25 cars in attendance, 12 are making the […]

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Factory Five Customer Roy H. Hits 4,000 Miles

Posted on July 17th, 2012

Factory Five customer Roy H. sent us some photos of his Factory Five Roadster as he has recently put the 4,000th mile on his car. After retiring in 2010, Roy […]

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Don P. Completes His Mk3 Roadster

Posted on July 16th, 2012

Over on www.thefactoryfiveforum.com, Factory Five customer Don P. has announced the graduation of his Mk3 Roadster. The Victory Nuclear Sunset Tangerine and Mercedes Silver Roadster is powered by a brand […]

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Ridetech-Built Factory Five ’33 Qualifies for Optima Challenge

Posted on July 13th, 2012

The boys at Ridetech have been driving the wheels off of their Factory Five ’33 Race Rod. Ridetech President Bret Voelkel has been behind the wheel and has run the […]

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Factory Fives Featured in 2012 Blue Water Show Detroit New Write-Up

Posted on July 12th, 2012

During the summer season, we get a lot of fun stories and news from customers attending various car shows. Factory Five customer Paul B. e-mailed today about how during the […]

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Customer Dave P. Shares Mk4 Roadster Build Journal

Posted on July 12th, 2012

“There is just something about a loud, vibrating, and rattling machine that can accelerate from 0-100-0 (per Car & Driver Mag) in less than 10 seconds,” said Factory Five customer Dave […]

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Join Us at the 2012 Right Coast Nationals in Syracuse, NY

Posted on July 10th, 2012

The Factory Five crew is traveling to Syracuse, NY for the 2012 Right Coast Nationals car show. This year, as in year’s past, we will be joined by Factory Five […]

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Component Cars Australia Gets Hot Rod Chassis Approved for Customers Down Under

Posted on July 9th, 2012

Good news for Factory Five hot rodders down under. Our partner Chris Canning from Component Cars Australia reports that the Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod passed 7,000 nm on the […]

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Join Us Here at Factory Five for the 2012 Street Rodder Road Tour

Posted on July 9th, 2012

If you didn’t have a chance to attend our Open House last month, here’s a fun summer option! Please join us this coming Tuesday, July 17th, here at Factory Five […]

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More Footage from Hammink Performance at Circuit Zandvoort

Posted on July 6th, 2012

You may recall a few weeks ago we posted about Hammink Performance testing their almost complete Factory Five Challenge Car at the Circuit Zandvoort.  We received a new e-mail from […]

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Awesome 30 Minute Factory Five HB Cruise-In Video!

Posted on July 3rd, 2012

If you missed the 2012 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In, FFR video pro Greg Hoy put together this great video that’s almost like you’re there! 30 minutes packed full of […]

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Factory Five Customer Tim D. and Hack Shack Team Up!

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

Customer Tim Dorr worked with the famous Gary Hagar from Hack Shack to build this beautiful driver ’33 Hot Rod. Tim focused on drive ability with the removable hard top, […]

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Factory Five Racing Tom T.’s Beautiful ‘33 Hot Rod

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

Tom sent us some pictures of his completed Factory Five ’33. He picked up his kit in March 2011 and was driving it last month! The workmanship is just fantastic. […]

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Whitby Motorcars & Mid-Atlantic Customers Donate $1,000 to Cystic Fibrosis Charity

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

Barry was here from Whitby Motorscars this morning to pick-up a Hot Rod kit for one of their customers. While he was here, he dropped off $981 worth of donations […]

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Factory Five ‘33 Hot Rod #0015 Returns Home

Posted on July 2nd, 2012

Factory Five customer Mike C. drove by this morning to show us the finished car that started out two years ago as FFR Hot Rod #0015. Mike chose to power […]

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100+ MPG Factory Five GTM and Education in America

Posted on June 28th, 2012

After winning the Green Grand Prix, winning the Popular Mechanic’s Breakthrough Award, and building one of the most exciting GTMs ever, Simon Hauger and his team of kids is to […]

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Factory Five Customer Jim Ellis’ Street Mk4

Posted on June 27th, 2012

Jim Ellis picked up his Mk4 kit exactly one year ago (June 2011) and now he’s rolling! Jim sent us these images of his completed car. The car is a […]

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Factory Five Customer Tom Veale’s ‘33 Hot Rod

Posted on June 27th, 2012

Factory Five customer Tom V. has built a beautiful ’33 Hot Rod, #007. Even better, he has been a tremendous help to Factory Five customers on the internet forums providing […]

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780 HP, 9250 RPM, Insane FFR ‘33 Race Rod/Magazine Cover Car!

Posted on June 26th, 2012

Hold on to your hat folks! New Zealand native Robin MacDonald has built a monster ’33 Hot Rod. Robin’s roots in hot rodding run deep, and when he met with […]

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Canadian Customer Ed Konda Builds Another Stunning GTM

Posted on June 26th, 2012

Factory Five customer Ed Konda from Ontario, Canada has built three GTMs in the past three years and each one seems to set the bar a bit higher. Ed’s most […]