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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Join Us: Texas Cobra Club Spring Meet – March 31 – April 2nd

Posted on March 11th, 2016

This year, we’re heading to Texas for the Texas Cobra Club Spring Meet which will be held this year from March 31st to April 2nd.  Last time we were in […]

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Ultimate Factory Five Challenge Car Build

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

The team at Power Automedia have been working hard all year long on their Ultimate Factory Five Challenge Car build, and have been documenting their progress on their website Turnology.com. […]

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Ultimate Father-Son Project

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

If you visit Factory Five, you may have heard me brag about what a great father-son project these cars can be as I’ve known many such stories.  Today, I was […]

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Adrenaline Klassic Plus Magazine Tests ‘33!

Posted on February 25th, 2016

Christian Rowell, writing for Canada’s Adrenaline Klassic Plus Magazine, spent a day at the plant and then took the keys to the 5.0L Coyote-powered ’33 Hot Rod with the new […]

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Join Us for Cruizing 2 the Coast, May 14

Posted on February 24th, 2016

Longtime Factory Five customer Preston Kunda has raised a ton of money for underprivileged kids in honor of his daughter Miranda who passed away when she was 8 years old. […]

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Factory Five Customer Dale A. Wins Three Times!

Posted on February 16th, 2016

Huge congratulations to Factory Five customer Dale A. who scored gold at the 2016 World of Wheels show in Birmingham, AL!  Dale’s car won “Best in Class” AND the O’Reily […]

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Join Us on the 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour

Posted on February 15th, 2016

Hot Rod Power Tour – June 11-17 This year’s Power Tour kicks off in Gonzales, Louisiana  and heads west through Texas, Oklahoma, and finishing up in Kansas City, Kansas.  The Factory […]

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The EPA Wants to Outlaw This!

Posted on February 10th, 2016

**Update** – There’s been a great response to the petition to have the EPA withdraw their proposal. The bill as crossed the 100,000 required signatures, and we want to keep things […]

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Join Us for Moochfest, Saturday February 13!

Posted on February 9th, 2016

The annual winter tradition of Moochfest is back!  Last year, the record-setting snow caused the event to be cancelled, and this year we are hoping for better luck.  It was […]