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Factory Five Customer Dan H. Picks Up His Mk4

Posted on November 7th, 2013

The latest Factory Five Mk4 left for its new home today with customer Dan H. and his co-pilot Rob.  Dan and Rob made the drive over from the Syracuse area […]

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Automobile Magazine Tests 818S!

Posted on November 1st, 2013

Ezra Dyer, Contributing Writer at Automobile Magazine, has been following the 818 project from it’s inception a few years ago. Just recently, Ezra tested the 818S down in Virginia. His […]

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Factory Five 818 Wins 2013 Editors’ Choice Award and Scores Cover of GRM!

Posted on November 1st, 2013

The new Factory Five 818 continues to earn serious recognition and this month it blazes across the cover of Grassroots Motorsports Magazine.  So far this year, the new 818 has […]

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Factory Five Wins at Babson Auto Club Show

Posted on November 1st, 2013

Last weekend, I sent the Factory Five truck and Factory Five guys Dave C. and Dan G. up to the Babson College Auto Club car show.  This wasn’t the kind […]

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PWF Golf Fundraiser is a Big Success!

Posted on November 1st, 2013

Some of your know that when I’m not building cars at Factory Five, I enjoy surfing here in New England. One of my close friends, Kreg Palko, who I’ve surfed […]

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Factory Five Crew Loads Up 2013 SEMA Cars

Posted on October 29th, 2013

The Factory Five show and event truck was loaded and headed west for Las Vegas last night.  This year, we have 14 Factory Fives in the 2013 SEMA Show.  We […]

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New Factory Five 818S & 818R Chassis Photo Galleries

Posted on October 24th, 2013

The rear view of the new Factory Five 818S frame. Our favorite photographer Dino Petrocelli photographed the 818R and 818S frames. Factory Fives are famous for their strong tubular steel […]

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Factory Five Customer Harold D. Builds Mk4 with Family

Posted on October 23rd, 2013

Factory Five customer Harold D. from Peru, IL recently shared some of his Mk4 Roadster build photos with us and said he is getting close to the go-cart stage in […]

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Factory Five Proudly Supports Ron Everitt Jr. & US Marine Corps

Posted on October 18th, 2013

Factory Five Racing customer Ron Everitt and Dave Smith show off the US flag flown over the Headquarters of Combat Logistics Company, Camp Leatherneck Helmand Province, Afghanistan.  Ron’s son, Cpl. […]

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Factory Five Coupes Win at Bondurant

Posted on October 17th, 2013

Factory Five customer Karen Salvaggio brought her Thunder Valley Race Team which included two (yes, she owns two of them!) Factory Five Type 65 Coupes to celebrate famed race car […]

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Join Us: Golf Tournament Fundraiser for My Friend Kreg and Win a Mk3 427!

Posted on October 15th, 2013

When I’m not building cars at Factory Five, I enjoy surfing here in New England.  One of my close friends, Kreg Palko, who I’ve surfed with for years has recently […]

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Sneak Peek of the 2013 SEMA Factory Five Mk4 Roadster Gallery

Posted on October 14th, 2013

The 2013 SEMA Show is only a few weeks away and the crew at Factory Five is putting the finishing touches on the show cars that we’ll be bringing this […]

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Factory Five Sends Our Thanks to USMC and US Armed Forces!

Posted on October 9th, 2013

Ron Everitt is a good friend of mine and has built numerous Factory Fives from his shop in Shrewsbury, MA.  Ron’s son, Ron Jr., is serving in Afghanistan with US […]

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Factory Five Hosts New England Car Clubs for Fall Cape Cod Cruise

Posted on October 9th, 2013

The weather for last weekend’s cruise was sketchy, right down to the morning of the event.  But in classic New England fashion, the sun came out and the overcast morning […]

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The New 818 Continues to Pick-up Speed!

Posted on October 7th, 2013

Automobile Magazine’s iPad app (free download) previews the 818S at Virginia International Raceway. Click here for more. There’s plenty to report on our newest Factory Five. The team continues to […]

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Factory Five 818 Wins at Watkins Glen!

Posted on October 3rd, 2013

The new 818 scores 1st place in class and 1st overall at NASA’s September 28 and 29 Watkins Glen road races. The 818R driven by 2012 Factory Five Challenge Series […]

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Military Monday at Factory Five!

Posted on September 30th, 2013

Sometimes you have to wonder when things happen “by coincidence”.  Anyone who has visited Factory Five and has seen our showroom display of American Flags that have been flown in […]

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Get Inspired by These Factory Five Customer Mid-Build Photos

Posted on September 27th, 2013

Whether you’re brainstorming for an upcoming build or already working on your own, you’ll love these customer garage and build photos shared by members on TheFactoryFiveForum.com. The guys here in […]

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Join Factory Five at These Upcoming Fall Shows

Posted on September 25th, 2013

Its officially fall, and here in New England, it is some of the best driving weather of the year. We’ll be attending several events throughout the month of October before […]

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Factory Fives at the 2nd Annual Boston Cup

Posted on September 23rd, 2013

Sunday dawned dark and rainy, but by noon, the sun came out to make the 2nd Annual Boston Cup Collector Car Show a huge success.  This year, three Factory Fives […]

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Big Turn Out at Late Summer Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In

Posted on September 20th, 2013

All summer long, Bass Pro Shops at Patriot Place in Foxboro, MA has been holding cruise-ins every other Thursday night.  Yesterday’s event was perfect, with low-80 degree temperatures, clear skies, […]

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Factory Five Staff In-Service, Thursday, September 19th

Posted on September 19th, 2013

To run a successful organization, you need to do things safely. On the morning of Thursday, September 19th, the entire Factory Five staff will be taking part in an in-service […]

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Factory Five Cutomer Joe M.’s GTM to be Featured at The Boston Cup

Posted on September 18th, 2013

If you’ve attended one of Factory Five’s recent Open Houses or been to one of the Bass Pro Shop Cruise-Ins at Patriot Place this summer, you may know customer Joe […]

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Factory Five Hot Rods Join Ol’ Skool Club

Posted on September 18th, 2013

It is great to see Factory Five Hot Rods breaking new ground, or in this case, old ground! When we designed the ’33, we made it so that guys could […]

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Factory Five Master Builder Henry R. Picks-Up His 818S

Posted on September 16th, 2013

We’ve known Henry Renaud for more than 10 years, and in that time, he has built 7 Factory Fives (2 GTM, 3 Roadsters, 1 Hot Rod, 1 Challenge Car)!  Henry […]

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