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Everyone at Factory Five Wishes All Veterans a Happy Memorial Day

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

Memorial Day Weekend Hours at Factory Five We will be closing at 4:30 today, 5/22 and will be open for tours tomorrow, Saturday May 23th between 8 am and noon. We […]


Day 4 of 20 Specials: Save on Hot Rod Bonneville Wheels

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

Day 4 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings something special for the hot rodder, this time a KILLER deal on our IN STOCK Bonneville Style Kidney Bean Wheels!  These […]


Madison Joins Front Office Admin Team for Summer

Posted on May 22nd, 2015

If you call Factory Five this summer, you’ll be greeted by Madison Smith who will be interning at Factory Five along with two other interns.  Madison completed her freshman year […]


Day 3 of 20 Specials: Hot Rodders Delight

Posted on May 21st, 2015

Day 3 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings something special for the hot rodder.  A lot of guys build their Factory Five ’33s and upgrade with options later.  If […]


Day 2 of 20 Special: Factory Five Prints

Posted on May 20th, 2015

Day 2 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings a full set of six numbered lithos for only $19.99 (a $120 value)! We will post a new special or surprise […]


Step Back in Time to 1995: Day 1 of 20 Special!

Posted on May 19th, 2015

20 years ago in 1995, I placed this advertisement which would launch a new company called Factory Five Racing and a new idea, namely that of using Mustang donor running […]


20 Days for 20 Years! Factory Five 20th Anniversary Celebration

Posted on May 18th, 2015

This is our 20th anniversary, and we will be celebrating this milestone in a big way at our 2015 Summer Open House to be held here at Factory Five on […]


Canadian Customer Tim N. on Adrenaline Klassic Magazine Cover!

Posted on May 17th, 2015

The Canadian magazine Adrenaline Klassic Plus is a remarkable book, much like the storied Rodder’s Journal here in the US.  The magazine is printed in two languages simultaneously, French and […]


Factory Five Customer Jim K. Shows Off His Record GTM

Posted on May 13th, 2015

One of the best things about the warm weather arriving here in New England is that we get a steady stream of friends and cool cars visiting the plant.  Factory […]


Factory Five Customer Steve C. Builds a Beauty

Posted on May 8th, 2015

By far the best part of my job is seeing the cars that are built from the component kits that we make.  Every time I get a little down about […]


Every Factory Five is Made with the Power of the Sun!

Posted on May 8th, 2015

As of yesterday, May 7th, 2015, Factory Five Racing’s solar array is fully functional!  The system that we have installed over the last few months is a 181 kWh array […]


1,200 HP Factory Five GTM Scores Kit Car UK Cover!

Posted on May 7th, 2015

The guys at Kit Car Magazine UK (www.kit-cars.com) have done a great job featuring a one-of-a-kind Factory Five GTM on the front cover of their April 2015 issue! Factory Five […]


Engine Power TV Builds the “Rattle Can Rod”

Posted on May 7th, 2015

“Today we build an affordable Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod kit with only an electric drill, pop rivets, and Dupli-Color rattle can paint, and then we’re giving it away!” – […]


Factory Fives Run Fast at Hyperfest!

Posted on May 7th, 2015

Last weekend was NASA’s big HyperFest race event at Virginia International Raceway, and Factory Five was well represented!  Five Challenge Series drivers raced during the weekend, and customer John K. […]


2015 Huntington Beach Cruise-In Report

Posted on April 29th, 2015

The 2015 Huntington Beach Cruise-In was a big success!  Over 130 Factory Five cars attended making the 8th annual event the biggest ever.  We had exactly two spaces left before […]


Factory Five is Getting Ready to Go Solar!

Posted on April 24th, 2015

Our roof mounted solar system is almost completely installed  The electrical inspector signed off on the system, and now we are waiting on the power company to let us turn […]


Factory Five “Rattle Can Rod” This Weekend on PowerNation

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

Above: Factory Five President Dave Smith test drives the ’33 “Rattle Can Rod”. This weekend on PowerNation, the Factory Five guys team up with the Pat and Mike from “Engine […]


110 MPG Factory Five Nets Podium Finish at Green Grand Prix!

Posted on April 22nd, 2015

I traveled to the 2015 Green Grand Prix at Watkins Glen International Raceway with Factory Five crew members Jim Schenck and Kyle Barros to provide support to an exciting team […]


Join Us for the 8th Annual Huntington Beach Cruise-In!

Posted on April 21st, 2015

Click Here Register Now! Space is Limited! It’s here!  Registration is open and we are getting ready to rock at the 8th annual Factory Five-Huntington Beach Cruise-In! Spend a day […]


Factory Five Closed Monday, April 20th for Patriot’s Day

Posted on April 17th, 2015

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 […]


Factory Five 818 Update – Spring 2015

Posted on April 14th, 2015

This summer will mark the two-year anniversary of the introduction of the new Factory Five 818! Shortly thereafter we began shipping 818S kits. This summer we will celebrate this milestone […]


Factory Five 818C Model Getting Closer To Launch

Posted on April 14th, 2015

In January, we showed you our prototype shape for the new 818C removable hard top. Since then, production molds have been built and the tech/R&D team has been building an […]


Factory Five Facility Goes Solar!

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Over the next month, Factory Five Racing will be installing a solar array on top of our manufacturing facility here in Wareham, MA. The resulting renewable solar energy will be […]


8th Annual Huntington Beach Cruise-In Update – April 3rd, 2015

Posted on April 3rd, 2015

Factory Five partner companies have sweetened the pot for FFR owners at the 2015 Huntington Beach Cruise-In with some great raffle prizes. Anyone who registers and attends the event will […]


Factory Five ‘33 Scores Cover of UK Kit Car Magazine

Posted on March 25th, 2015

Rob Hawkins and his team at Kit Car Magazine (a UK publication) have done a great job testing a Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod built to UK-IVA standards by the […]