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Daily Updates from Factory Five on the Power Tour

Posted on June 15th, 2016

The Factory Five crew powers through Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas this week on the 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour! Here’s a daily report of the action on the road going back […]


2016 Factory Five Open House Report

Posted on June 8th, 2016

The 2016 Factory Five Summer Open House was our 19th since founding the company.  The weather was perfect, 70 degrees and sunny.  Approximately 76 customer cars representing the different Factory […]


Customer Dennis R. Wins at Del Mar!

Posted on June 6th, 2016

Autocross action at GoodGuys shows is gaining popularity, and last April Factory Five customer Dennis R. competed against more than 100 drivers in five classes at the 16th Annual Meguiar’s Del […]


Tour with Us this Summer!

Posted on June 5th, 2016

We are going to be driving the wheels off of our cars this summer, and here are some of the events we plan on being at. The action kicks off […]


2016 Factory Five Open House Photos!

Posted on June 4th, 2016

Here’s a bunch of photos from the 2016 Factory Five Open House.  It’s been really fun catching up with customers and seeing all of the Roadsters, Coupes, Hot Rods, GTMs, 818s… […]


Join Us at the 2016 Factory Five Open House, June 4th

Posted on June 1st, 2016

Factory Five Open House – June 4th, 9 AM to 1 PM This will be our 19th Annual Factory Five Open House event!  It’s hard to believe that we’ve been […]


Everyone at Factory Five Wishes All Veterans a Happy Memorial Day

Posted on May 27th, 2016

Memorial Day Weekend Hours at Factory Five We will be open for tours tomorrow, Saturday May 28th between 8 am and noon. We will be closed on Monday, Memorial Day, and […]


Factory Five Customer Mike S. Builds a Showstopper

Posted on May 26th, 2016

Factory Five customer Mike S. from Green Bay WI shared this great looking Mk4 build.  Mike killed it on this build with a lot of custom touches. The beautiful Stryker […]


Tri-State Corvette Club Visits Factory Five!

Posted on May 21st, 2016

During the summer, more and more customers visit Factory Five for a tour.  Individuals and car clubs are invited stop in and get a tour of the factory, like this great […]


2016 Street Rodder Tour at Factory Five!

Posted on May 19th, 2016

One of the fun events this summer is right here at Factory Five as we are hosting the 2016 Street Rodder Road Tour on Monday, July 11th. Jerry Dixie and […]


Factory Five Customer Garry B.’s Street Challenge Car!

Posted on May 16th, 2016

Factory Five customer Garry Bopp has earned a reputation in the Factory Five community for being helpful and building some impressive cars.  Garry’s Type 65 Coupe earned some notable awards here […]


Cruising 2 the Coast Show Report

Posted on May 16th, 2016

Factory Five’s Scott Bell and Dan Golub made the road trip down to Brunswick, GA for this past weekend’s Cruising 2 the Coast fundraiser hosted by Factory Five customer Preston […]


2016 Factory Five-Huntington Beach Cruise-In Report

Posted on May 9th, 2016

The 2016 Huntington Beach Cruise-In was a HUGE success! The weather was California perfect, and the quality of Factory Fives at the event continues to reach new heights.  Judges had […]


A Collection of Coupes Book by Marc St-Amand

Posted on April 30th, 2016

Factory Five customer Marc St-Amand built a stunning blue and white Factory Five Type 65 Coupe, but he didn’t stop there.  Marc has compiled a collection of Factory Five Coupe […]


Factory Five Big Rig Ready For Summer Road Trips!

Posted on April 27th, 2016

The Factory Five big rig returned early this afternoon with a new wrap done by our partners at Competition Graphics. Thanks to Scott “Honey Badger” Bell for bringing it home […]


Join Us for the 9th Annual Huntington Beach Cruise-In!

Posted on April 15th, 2016

Join us for another great day on Main Street in Huntington Beach for the 9th annual Huntington Beach Factory Five Cruise-In! This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, April 30th.  This […]


Factory Five Closed Monday, April 18 for Patriot’s Day

Posted on April 15th, 2016

In 1969, the third Monday in April was officially designated as Patriot’s Day which can be traced back to the Sons of the American Revolution in Massachusetts who first began […]


EcoBoosted FFR 818C on PowerNation!

Posted on April 7th, 2016

This weekend on “Engine Power,” the Factory Five crew will be building the first EcoBoost-powered 818C.  Ford’s 310 HP 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine is standard in the Ford Mustang, and we […]


FedEx/St Jude’s Charity Car at Mecum!

Posted on April 7th, 2016

If you recall, last summer the team from Factory Five and pilots from FedEx built a beautiful Mk4 Roadster at the FedEx St Jude’s PGA Golf Classic.  The car has […]


Factory Five Community Loses a Great Guy

Posted on April 4th, 2016

Yesterday, a friend of mine called to let me know that Factory Five customer Wade Chamberlain (above on left with customer Bob Lennon in 2002) passed away suddenly of a […]


Technical Problem with Factory Five Hot Rod Exhaust and Fix

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Factory Five polished stainless steel exhausts for ’33 Hot Rods have been a challenge for more than six months, and I was very excited to receive our new batch of […]


Team PDG’s GTM Earns Podium Finish at Willow Springs

Posted on March 16th, 2016

Congratulations to Richard and Yvonne Miglori and Team PDG on their big podium finish during their first endurance race of the 2016 season!  The team ran the NASA Endurance Racing […]


Customer Paul A. Featured on PowerNation TV!

Posted on March 15th, 2016

Make sure to tune into PowerNation TV this weekend on Spike TV as host Katie Osborne talks with Factory Five Challenge Series Champion Paul Arnold about his build! Here’s a […]


Factory Five Installs New CNC Machine

Posted on March 11th, 2016

I’m super proud of the operations team as they completed a week of installation and training of our new Eastman Eagle S125 CNC trimming machine.  Huge thanks to Khalid from […]


Factory Five’s New Flagship Truck!

Posted on March 11th, 2016

It’s been a big week here at Factory Five for capital equipment upgrades.  Thanks to our partners at Anderson Motors, we’ve traded-in our 2004 Peterbilt tractor for a brand-new Volvo 670 […]