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Check Out the All-Women Built Mk4 Roadster Photo Gallery!

Posted on September 8th, 2014

Five industry-pro women built this 535 HP Ford small block-powered Mk4 Roadster on the show “Detroit Muscle”. Click here to watch the episode and to learn more about the build. […]

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Watch Industry Pro Women Build a 427 on Detroit Muscle TV!

Posted on September 8th, 2014

Now on PowerNation, five women from the automotive industry build a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster in five days!  If you missed the show when it aired, you can watch it online on PowerNation’s […]

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19 Years of Factory Five Stories: Bob & Anita Capps and Sonny Silvia

Posted on September 5th, 2014

There are too many Factory Five stories to tell, and I’m the lucky one who gets to sit in the middle and hear them all.  Here’s a great one, or […]

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New 289 USRRC Replica Studio Photos

Posted on September 5th, 2014

The 289 USRRC Roadster is based off of Factory Five’s proven Mk4 Roadster chassis, and celebrates the 50th anniversary of the 289-powered race cars.  The design focuses on period-correct body […]

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Challenge Series Racer Paul Arnold, 2014 Eastern States Champion

Posted on September 3rd, 2014

Factory Five Challenge Series Racer Paul Arnold took 1st place at the inaugural NASA National East Coast Championship after an exciting race. John George, the 2012 Factory Five Challenge Series […]

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Factory Five Customer Karen S. Featured on Heels on Wheels

Posted on August 29th, 2014

Recently, Factory Five customer Karen Salvaggio sent us a message saying that she recently recorded a segment for the radio program “Heels on Wheels”.  The originally aired yesterday, August 28, but […]

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Best in the Business: High Octane’s Christian Rowell Helps Factory Five Shine

Posted on August 28th, 2014

You’re only as good as your team, and at Factory Five our team is the best. Beyond the talented professionals who work inside the building, we also have a great […]

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818 Progress Report: Year One of Production

Posted on August 27th, 2014

The Factory Five 818R race development program has been at full throttle this year. The goal is to make the 818 chassis the most track-capable street car in our line-up […]

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Watch Live Video from NASA Nationals East Race, Aug 29-31, 2014

Posted on August 25th, 2014

NASA Championships Presented by Toyo Tires NASA Nationals East Coast 2014 at Road Atlanta is upon us this weekend, and Factory Five Challenge Series driver John George will be on […]

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Grassroots Motorsports Magazine 818S Build Article #7!

Posted on August 25th, 2014

The October issue of Grassroots Motorsports (on newsstands now) features part 7 of their excellent 818S build series articles.  In this article, the car built at Wayne Presley’s Very Cool […]

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Summer Sale Ends with End of Summer, August 31

Posted on August 25th, 2014

We had some guys ask about the Summer Sale that just ended, and one brought up a good point that Summer is not over, so why is the Summer Sale […]

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Factory Five Tech Crew Draws Big Crowds at Bass Pro Shop Cruise-In

Posted on August 22nd, 2014

The Factory Five tech crew left work a little early on yesterday to attend the bi-weekly Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In at Patriot Place in Foxboro, MA.  Tony, Nate, and Jesper […]

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Join Factory Five Customers in Santa Monica This Weekend!

Posted on August 21st, 2014

Join Factory Five customers Karen Salvaggio, Frank M. (frankeeski on www.thefactoryfiveforum.com) and Rupert B. this weekend in for a fun evening cruise-in! Karen has been asked by director/producer Patrick Kriwanek to […]

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A Busy Day of Filming at Factory Five

Posted on August 21st, 2014

We have fantastic partner companies that we work with here at Factory Five, and one of them visited us last week.  iContact is the company that helps us send out our […]

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Street Legal TV Profiles Factory Five Customer Scott L.’s Mk4 Build!

Posted on August 20th, 2014

Factory Five customer Scott L. from Uniontown, Ohio graduated his Mk4 Roadster last month on The Factory Five Forum, and this month his build is profiled on Street Legal TV! […]

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Join FFR’s Crew and Customers at Bass Pro This Thursday, 8/21!

Posted on August 19th, 2014

The entire Factory Five tech crew is heading up en masse to Patriot Place in Foxboro, MA this Thursday, August 21st for the Summer Bass Pro Cruise-In.  The weather forecast looks great […]

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1,000 Miles in a Factory Five, Seattle to Monterey!

Posted on August 15th, 2014

“All I can say is, if you’ve never experienced motoring like this, you have NO IDEA what you’re missing.” – Arthur St. Antoine, “Epic Drives” When Arthur St. Antoine called […]

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Hot Rod Magazine Names Factory Five Coupe “Best Road Trip Car”!

Posted on August 14th, 2014

The team at Hot Rod Magazine had the chance to drive some Factory Fives on this year’s Hot Rod Power Tour.  We brought four Hot Rods to go the 1,800 […]

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Join Tony & CherieLynn at Bass Pro Cruise-In, Patriot Place

Posted on August 14th, 2014

The Factory Five crew are heading up to Patriot Place in  Foxboro, MA for the Summer Bass Pro Cruise-In.  The weather is PERFECT and a HUGE crowd is expected.  “Overhaulin’s” […]

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Factory Five Welcomes CherieLynn Westrich and Kicker Audio

Posted on August 14th, 2014

We are happy to have CherieLynn Westrich here at Factory Five for a few days! Cherie was on “Overhaulin’,” and most recently she was part of a five-woman build team […]

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Factory Five Goes 1,000 Miles with Motor Trend’s “Epic Drives”!

Posted on August 11th, 2014

Ever want to drive a Factory Five on an epic road trip? A few months ago, Arthur St. Antoine, host of Motor Trend’s online show “Epic Drives”, asked if he […]

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Where’s Our Good Friend Jeremy?

Posted on August 11th, 2014

Many of you know our good friend Jeremy Luchini from SolidWorks software.  We’ve worked with SolidWorks and have known Jeremy for more than 10 years.  There isn’t a Factory Five […]

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Factory Five Thanks Henry R. and Our Troops

Posted on August 6th, 2014

During the economic collapse in 2009, I learned what a great RESPONSIBILITY it is to be the owner of a company.  Today, I was reminded again what a great HONOR it is […]

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Team PDG Success Continues with GTM

Posted on August 6th, 2014

We were fortunate to have a visit from Team PDG owners Richard and Yvonne Migliori here at Factory Five a few weeks ago.  Richard and Yvonne gave us pictures of […]

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Say Hi to Madison and Nicole!

Posted on August 5th, 2014

For the next two weeks while Sally is on vacation, my daughter Madison will be working reception at Factory Five. Her older sister Nicole will be lending a hand as […]