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Every Car is an Award Winner, Every Car Tells a Story. Mike Starts His!

Posted on May 20th, 2013

The crew was down at the annual Carlisle Replica Nationals last weekend and I had the chance to work Saturday.  Customer Mike C. from Connecticut was here to pick-up his Mk4 Roadster […]

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Thursday Night Cruise-In Report from Patriot Place, Foxboro, MA

Posted on May 17th, 2013

With the crew at the annual Carlisle Replica Nationals for the weekend, I decided to have a little bit of fun and drive up to the Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In […]

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Join Factory Five at One of These Upcoming Events!

Posted on May 15th, 2013

The next 30 days is going to be a lot of fun! We’ve got seven major events in only one month and we hope to see you at one of […]

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Help Name the All-New Factory Five Line of Sherwin Williams Paint Colors

Posted on May 15th, 2013

The Summit Racing-Factory Five Mk4 project car used two of the new FFR-SW paints. Factory Five has teamed up with Sherwin Williams to release an all-new line of custom Factory […]

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Factory Five Customer Edward S. Finishes FFR Hot Rod #297

Posted on May 9th, 2013

Factory Five customer Edward S. sent us an e-mail with photos of his almost finished Factory Five Hot Rod. Edward started the build with five other Hot Rods in his […]

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2013 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In Report

Posted on May 3rd, 2013

This year’s Huntington Beach Cruise-In was a TON of fun with this year’s event growing to two days and adding a Sunday race/autocross to the traditional Saturday car show. Even […]

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Father-Son Team Run One Lap of America in Factory Five Coupe!

Posted on May 2nd, 2013

Factory Five customer JC Krueger and his dad have taken part in the One Lap of America three times from 2009 to 2011. They decided to take 2012 off to […]

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Join Us at Bass Pro Shops’ Car Show This Thursday, May 2nd

Posted on May 2nd, 2013

This Thursday, May 2nd, the Factory Five crew will be heading to Foxboro, MA to kick-off this season’s first Bass Pro Shops’ car show. This local show runs from 4 […]

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Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In Customer Reports

Posted on May 1st, 2013

We’re busy writing up the report of the 2013 Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In, but for now, there are TONS of customer photos and recap over on The Factory Five […]

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Factory Five Customer Patrick A.’s 1100HP GTM

Posted on May 1st, 2013

Factory Five customer Patrick A. sent FFR’s Tony Zullo some photos and a YouTube video this morning of his GTM. When Tony clicked play, the sound caused everyone in the […]

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Factory Five Coloring Book Now Available Fundraising for CF Foundation

Posted on April 29th, 2013

You can now order a fun coloring book that features pictures of the Type 65 Coupe, GTM Supercar, Mk4 Roadster, ’33 Hot Rod and 818 Sports Car. All proceeds go […]

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Join Us for the 6th Annual Factory Five Huntington Beach Cruise-In

Posted on April 26th, 2013

NEW THIS YEAR: Expanded Car Show is on Pier Plaza and Main Street! Two Live Bands Will Be Playing During the Saturday Car Show – The Nomads Surf Band will […]

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Factory Five Crests 100,000 on Facebook!

Posted on April 25th, 2013

In 1997, when Factory Five customer Greg LaPointe dominated the competition at Run-N-Gun with a relatively unknown car from a small company called Factory Five Racing, we gathered that night […]

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Factory Five Customer Chuck A. Gets Magazine Cover with ‘33!

Posted on April 25th, 2013

Huge congratulations to customer Chuck Armstrong for scoring a front page spread in the June 2013 issue of Kit Car Builder magazine.  Also, big thanks to staff writer Steve Temple […]

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818 To Enter Production on June 15

Posted on April 25th, 2013

As of April 22nd, 2013, we have received 222 orders for the 818 sports car! The S-model (street) has 184 pre-orders and the R-model (race-competition) has 38 pre-orders. Current production […]

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Factory Five to Observe Moment of Silence

Posted on April 22nd, 2013

Factory Five will be observing a moment of silence today at 2:50 P.M. to remember victims of the Boston Marathon bombing. The phones will be turned off from 2:50 to […]

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Factory Five-Ride Tech Sponsored ‘33 Wraps Up National Title

Posted on April 18th, 2013

This month’s GoodGuys Good Times Gazette has expanded coverage of the 2012 Del Mar Nationals wherein Factory Five partner Bret Voelkel drove his Factory Five ’33 to win the National […]

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Factory Five Customer Jim B. Wins Mayor’s Choice Award at Plains, GA Show

Posted on April 18th, 2013

It’s always a sign that spring is here as we start to receive e-mails from Factory Five customers with stories from all of the car shows they attend. This morning, […]

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Factory Five Customer Dr. Karen S. and Her Coupe

Posted on April 12th, 2013

This months Hot Rod Magazine has a great story about Factory Five cars, but there’s more to the “behind the scenes” action! While we were out in Vegas a few […]

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Hot Rod Magazine Profiles Factory Five DIY Cars!

Posted on April 11th, 2013

It seems like everything is digital these days, but one thing that hasn’t changed is that it is still fun to pick up a hard copy magazine, especially a great […]

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Factory Five Customer Tyler W. Graduates FFR7881!

Posted on April 10th, 2013

Factory Five customer and forum member Tyler Wayne has posted his graduation thread for FFR7881! The Mk4 Roadster kit was delivered on 8/22/12 and was officially registered on 4/3/13. Tyler […]

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Summit Racing Factory Five Mk4 Online Build

Posted on April 8th, 2013

One of the coolest projects that we’ve done in a long time is to build a Mk4 Roadster for the President of Summit Racing. When we made this deal, we […]

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Factory Five-Car Warriors ‘33 Hot Rod Raises $60,000 For CF Foundation

Posted on March 29th, 2013

Jenny Smith and Pam Spitzer, Director of New England Region Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. During season two of “Car Warriors” on Speed Channel, two teams of Factory Five customers built side-by-side […]

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Factory Five-Ford Racing Millenium Falcon Returns Home!

Posted on March 29th, 2013

Four years ago, we shipping one of our factory demo race cars over to the boys at Ford Racing.  The car was originally built by Panoz Auto Development as one […]

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Factory Five ‘33 Hot Rod Featured at Hot Rod Homecoming

Posted on March 26th, 2013

Last weekend, Hot Rod Magazine held their 65th Anniversary Show called The Hot Rod Homecoming, a gathering of all of the Hot Rod Magazine feature and cover cars they could […]