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Three More Factory Fives Hit the Roads of Puerto Rico

Posted on October 18th, 2012

Factory Five customer Hugo R. sent us an e-mail this morning reporting that three more Factory Five’s have been registered in Puerto Rico. Hugo registered a GTM while his friends […]


Factory Five Customer Pilots a Roadster and YAK 52 – Palomar Airport

Posted on October 15th, 2012

I received this AWESOME letter today from FFR cust Steve Fischer and had to share! “Dave, I traded rides with the owner of this 1980’s Romanian built Russian fighter trainer […]


Factory Five’s Dave C.’s Track Adventure

Posted on October 12th, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, we introduced you to some new employees here at Factory Five and we recently learned that one of them, shipping’s Dave Correia, won a trip […]


2012 SEMA Hot Rod Sneak Peek

Posted on October 10th, 2012

The boys at MuscleCar TV painted this ultra-cool flame job on our Factory Five ’33 demo car. World renowned custom Flame painter JoAnn Bortles from Crazy Horse Painting did an […]


Factory Five Customer Mike K Hits Big Milestone in Hot Rod Build

Posted on October 9th, 2012

Factory Five customer Mike K. from New York had a big weekend with his ’33 Hot Rod build, installing his brand new small block Chevy and 700R4 transmission. Mike sent […]


Factory Five Customer Eric P’s Twin Turbo GTM

Posted on October 9th, 2012

Factory Five Racing customer Eric Perchak shared this photo of his Gen 1 GTM powered by a LME LS2 402 twin turbo engine with Trick Flow heads and water to […]


Nationals Winning FFR Challenge Car Makes Its Way To France

Posted on October 4th, 2012

Here’s a great story about the depth and reach of the Factory Five community from Challenge Series Racer Tim K. Back in 2008, Tim brought a friend of his, Nicholas, […]


2012 SEMA Preparation Under Way, Big Surprises Planned

Posted on October 3rd, 2012

The crew is working feverishly on last minute details as we prepare to head out to the 2012 SEMA Show in Las Vegas, NV. The show is held this year […]


Factory Five Forum October POM Winners Announced

Posted on October 3rd, 2012

The winners for the October 2012 Picture of the Month contest have been announced over on www.thefactoryfiveforum.com. Forum member Kai Rod won Overall and ’33 Hot Rod Picture of the […]


Horsepower TV Mk4 Give-Away Winner Announced!

Posted on October 2nd, 2012

This past weekend on The Powerblock, the boys from Horsepower TV announced the winner of the Factory Five-Powerblock Sweepstakes Mk4 Roadster Give-Away. Close 200,000 people entered the contest which awarded […]


Factory Five Customer Car Used in Genuine Hot Rod Artwork!

Posted on October 2nd, 2012

Factory Five customer Ray McEdwards brings us some cool news about his Factory Five Roadster. Ray’s car was recently renowned photo artist Linda Berman and his car was recently picked […]


Ridetech Factory Five ‘33 Build Journal and Race Video

Posted on October 1st, 2012

Brett and the boys at Ridetech continue to impress. In this case, a local reporter gets some hot laps in the Factory Five-Ridetech ’33 Hot Rod. Watch the video or […]


Michael Nunes and Windigo Racing Build a Winner

Posted on September 26th, 2012

This isn’t the first rodeo for Michael Nunes and his crew at Windigo Racing. The Middletown, RI based builder is an absolute PRO with some serious hardware to his credit. […]


Join Us – Route 6 Cruise, SEMA Customer Dinner, & 25 Hours Race

Posted on September 25th, 2012

During the next few months, we have some fun events on the schedule. Route 6 Cruise – October 6th, Bourne Railroad Station along Route 6 2012 SEMA Show – October […]


Factory Five Customer Trevor P. Races Ultimate Track Challenge

Posted on September 25th, 2012

Factory Five customer Trevor P. brought his race-prepped Factory Five Challenge Car to the 2012 Ultimate Tack Challenge sponsored by Grassroots Motorsports and hosted at the wonderful Virginia International Raceway. […]


Factory Five Welcome Additions

Posted on September 24th, 2012

We’ve made some quality additions to the Factory Five team as part of the 818 ramp up effort and in an effort to add depth to our tech services team! […]


Factory Five Customer Gary Horn Sends News from Utah

Posted on September 18th, 2012

Factory Five customer Gary Horn attended a fun event in Utah and sent us these great pictures. “Hey Dave & Crew! Just thought I’d share some pics from the Utah […]


First Annual Ron Everitt Open House

Posted on September 14th, 2012

Factory Five builder Ron Everitt has built now 10 Factory Five Roadsters. Ron was here today with his customer Dave picking up a brand new Factory Five Mk4 Roadster which […]


MuscleCar TV Features Factory Five ‘33 Hot Rod This Weekend

Posted on September 12th, 2012

Don’t miss this weekend’s episode of MuscleCar on Spike TV’s The Powerblock! Host Steve Mank and Tommy Boshers take a Factory Five ’33 Coupe to the next level with a […]


John George Wins the 2012 Factory Five-N.A.S.A. Nationals Championship

Posted on September 10th, 2012

Congratulations to Factory Five Challenge Series Driver John George! This past Sunday’s Factory Five-NASA Challenge Series Championship Race saw Paul Arnold start from the pole and build a healthy lead […]


Factory Five Customer Doug G. Visits from Falmouth, ME

Posted on September 7th, 2012

Factory Five customer Doug G. drove down all the way from Falmouth, ME to visit us here at the factory. Doug drove down for the weekend to attend the annual […]


Watch the 2012 Factory Five-NASA Nationals Live, September 9th

Posted on September 6th, 2012

This weekend is the Factory Five-NASA Nationals at Mid-Ohio Raceway to determine the 2012 National Champion. The big race is this Sunday, September 9th, 2012 at 11:05 am and will […]


Speed Channel’s “Car Warriors” Factory Five East Coast Build

Posted on September 5th, 2012

Last April’s “Car Warriors” show on the Speed Channel featured two Factory Five teams of customers who each built Factory Five ’33 Hot Rods in 48 hours. The East Coast […]


Speed Channel’s “Car Warriors” Factory Five West Coast Build

Posted on September 5th, 2012

Last April’s “Car Warriors” show on the Speed Channel featured two Factory Five teams of customers who each built Factory Five ’33 Hot Rods in 48 hours. The West Coast […]


Boston Globe’s George Kennedy Drives Factory Five’s Mk4

Posted on September 4th, 2012

We took half a day to go for some fun country backroad driving with the Boston Globe’s reporter George Kennedy. George wrote a nice article for the Boston Globe’s Sunday […]