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2015 Factory Five Open House Report

Posted on June 19th, 2015

Similar to last year, we had a small threat of rain in the forecast leading up to the 2015 Open House.  Luckily, the rain held off, and the morning brought […]


Factory Five Customer John George Racaps Two June Race Events

Posted on June 17th, 2015

Factory Five customer John George has posted a couple of race reports for the recent Challenge Series events at MidOhio Raceway and New Jersey Motorsports Park. During the first weekend […]


Day 20 of 20: Meet the All-New Factory Five 818C!

Posted on June 13th, 2015

Introducing the all-new 818 Coupe!  This design joins the 818S street model and the 818R race model.  The design is based on the 818 chassis, but incorporates a new removable […]


Day 19 of 20: 20th Anniversary Mk4 Roadster Revealed!

Posted on June 12th, 2015

UPDATE: We have sold the 20 Special Edition Mk4 Roadsters! How do you celebrate 20 years of the best-selling 427 replica in the world?  Six months ago, I gathered with […]


Join Us at Open House on June 13th!

Posted on June 12th, 2015

Factory Five Open House – June 13: 9 AM to 1 PM It’s that time of year again and EVERYONE is invited to attend our 18th Annual Factory Five Open […]


Five Day Factory Five Build at FedEx/St. Jude’s PGA Tour!

Posted on June 11th, 2015

Factory Five customer Bob McKee is organizing a 5-day build to be held at the 2015 FedEx St. Jude Classic PGA Golf tournament.  Bob has recruited a group of FedEx […]


Day 18 of 20: Factory Five Applies 20 Years of Trailer Experience

Posted on June 11th, 2015

We are experts in trailers.  Since 1995, we figure we have purchased and used twelve different trailers.  Our business takes us to car shows, races, special events, and we even […]


Join Us at Patriot Place for a Special Factory Five Reveal!

Posted on June 10th, 2015

Two days before Open House, we are warming up with a new product unveil at the Mass Cruisers Bass Pro Shops Thursday Cruise-in Car Show at Patriot Place next door […]


Day 17 of 20: All-New 2015 Factory Five Independent Rear Suspension

Posted on June 10th, 2015

The new Factory Five Indepentdent Rear Suspension is designed to use 2015 and later Ford Mustang center section, spindles, and brakes. The new IRS is available for the Mk4 Roadster, […]


Day 16 of 20: All-New Factory Five GPS Gauges!

Posted on June 9th, 2015

We’ve put some engineering time into our Factory Five gauge sets and have incorporated all-new GPS speedo technology.  The vintage gauge sets work for the Mk4 Roadster, Type 65 Coupe, […]


Day 15 of 20: All-New 18” Halibrand Style Wheels

Posted on June 8th, 2015

Factory Five Racing has committed a tremendous amount of time and effort to re-tooling and stocking the finest aftermarket wheels available for our cars.  Part of that effort was to […]


Day 14 of 20: Twenty Year Anniversary Mk4

Posted on June 5th, 2015

For day 14 of our 20 comes news of a Special Edition Mk4 Roadster to celebrate our 20th Anniversary.  We are planning to build only 20 of these special 20th Anniversary kits. […]


Day 13 of 20 Specials: Two 818R Deals

Posted on June 4th, 2015

For day 13 of our 20 specials for our 20th Anniversary, we are putting together two special 818R kits for a special price! 818R Kit #1 – SOLD!: This is a brand […]


Day 12 of 20 Specials: All-New 818 Hard Top Pre-Orders!

Posted on June 3rd, 2015

As we are rapidly approaching production on our brand-new 818 removable hard top, we are accepting pre-orders that are fully refundable for customers who would like to reserve a place […]


Episode 1 of 2 Part Hot Rod Build Airs This Week!

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Tune in this week to watch episode 1 of PowerNation’s Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod build.  Episode 1 airs on Spike, NBCSN, and CBS Sports Network!  Here’s the schedule: You […]


Factory Five GTM in UK Kit Car Magazine with a Surprise!

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Last month, a 1,200 HP twin-turbo GTM was featured by Rob Hawkins, editor of UK Kit Car Magazine.  This month, another GTM built radically different was featured. Most Factory Five […]


Day 11 of 20 Specials: Go Period Correct with 15” Halibrands!

Posted on June 2nd, 2015

Day 11 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings a great deal on our 15″ Halibrand Style wheels.  We have 3 sets of these wheels available at only $699 […]


Day 10 of 20 Specials: All-New Premium Dash/Glovebox

Posted on June 1st, 2015

One of our traditions over 20 years has been to invest in and continually improve upon our products and here is one now.  The Factory Five Roadster comes with a […]


Day 9 of 20 Specials: 818 Parts Sale

Posted on May 29th, 2015

Day 9 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings more for 818 fans.  As much as the original Mk1 Roadster was a single donor Mustang-based package, the 818 […]


Factory Five Takes Part in Bryant University World Trade Conference

Posted on May 28th, 2015

We were honored to be invited to represent one of many manufacturing companies in New England at the 30th annual Bryant University World Trade Conference.  I was excited to be […]


Day 8 of 20 Specials: Something for 818 Fans!

Posted on May 28th, 2015

Day 8 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings something for 818 fans.  If you have an 818 or you are thinking of buying an 818, you can score […]


Day 7 of 20 Specials: Get 20% Off Factory Five Apparel

Posted on May 27th, 2015

Day 7 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings 20% off all Factory Five shirts and apparel just in time for peak show season!  Grab some of our new t-shirts, […]


Factory Five Writes the Book on Welding

Posted on May 26th, 2015

Another cover for the Factory Five crew!  This time in a welding and fabrication magazine! In the May/June 2015 issue of “Practical Welding Magazine” (the official publication of the Fabricators […]


Day 6 of 20 Specials: Upgrade Your Factory Five Roadster

Posted on May 26th, 2015

Day 6 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings the latest upgrade parts for your Mk1, Mk2, Mk3, and Mk4 Roadster! Over the years, we’ve added some very nice, […]


Day 5 of 20 Specials: Factory Five Fun Packs for $19.99!

Posted on May 25th, 2015

Day 5 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings a bundle of Factory Five merch.  The package includes a new Factory Five 50s style t-shirt, a trucker hat, travel […]