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Join Us for the 9th Annual Huntington Beach Cruise-In!

Posted on April 15th, 2016

Join us for another great day on Main Street in Huntington Beach for the 9th annual Huntington Beach Factory Five Cruise-In! This year’s event is scheduled for Saturday, April 30th.  This […]

Factory Five Closed Monday, April 18 for Patriot’s Day

Posted on April 15th, 2016

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 […]

EcoBoosted FFR 818C on PowerNation!

Posted on April 7th, 2016

This weekend on “Engine Power,” the Factory Five crew will be building the first EcoBoost-powered 818C.  Ford’s 310 HP 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine is standard in the Ford Mustang, and we […]

FedEx/St Jude’s Charity Car at Mecum!

Posted on April 7th, 2016

If you recall, last summer the team from Factory Five and pilots from FedEx built a beautiful Mk4 Roadster at the FedEx St Jude’s PGA Golf Classic.  The car has […]

Factory Five Community Loses a Great Guy

Posted on April 4th, 2016

Yesterday, a friend of mine called to let me know that Factory Five customer Wade Chamberlain (above on left with customer Bob Lennon in 2002) passed away suddenly of a […]

Technical Problem with Factory Five Hot Rod Exhaust and Fix

Posted on March 29th, 2016

Factory Five polished stainless steel exhausts for ’33 Hot Rods have been a challenge for more than six months, and I was very excited to receive our new batch of […]

Team PDG’s GTM Earns Podium Finish at Willow Springs

Posted on March 16th, 2016

Congratulations to Richard and Yvonne Miglori and Team PDG on their big podium finish during their first endurance race of the 2016 season!  The team ran the NASA Endurance Racing […]

Customer Paul A. Featured on PowerNation TV!

Posted on March 15th, 2016

Make sure to tune into PowerNation TV this weekend on Spike TV as host Katie Osborne talks with Factory Five Challenge Series Champion Paul Arnold about his build! Here’s a […]

Factory Five Installs New CNC Machine

Posted on March 11th, 2016

I’m super proud of the operations team as they completed a week of installation and training of our new Eastman Eagle S125 CNC trimming machine.  Huge thanks to Khalid from […]

Factory Five’s New Flagship Truck!

Posted on March 11th, 2016

It’s been a big week here at Factory Five for capital equipment upgrades.  Thanks to our partners at Anderson Motors, we’ve traded-in our 2004 Peterbilt tractor for a brand-new Volvo 670 […]

Join Us: Texas Cobra Club Spring Meet – March 31 – April 2nd

Posted on March 11th, 2016

This year, we’re heading to Texas for the Texas Cobra Club Spring Meet which will be held this year from March 31st to April 2nd.  Last time we were in […]

Ultimate Factory Five Challenge Car Build

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

The team at Power Automedia have been working hard all year long on their Ultimate Factory Five Challenge Car build, and have been documenting their progress on their website Turnology.com. […]

Ultimate Father-Son Project

Posted on March 3rd, 2016

If you visit Factory Five, you may have heard me brag about what a great father-son project these cars can be as I’ve known many such stories.  Today, I was […]

Adrenaline Klassic Plus Magazine Tests ‘33!

Posted on February 25th, 2016

Christian Rowell, writing for Canada’s Adrenaline Klassic Plus Magazine, spent a day at the plant and then took the keys to the 5.0L Coyote-powered ’33 Hot Rod with the new […]

Join Us for Cruizing 2 the Coast, May 14

Posted on February 24th, 2016

Longtime Factory Five customer Preston Kunda has raised a ton of money for underprivileged kids in honor of his daughter Miranda who passed away when she was 8 years old. […]

Factory Five Customer Dale A. Wins Three Times!

Posted on February 16th, 2016

Huge congratulations to Factory Five customer Dale A. who scored gold at the 2016 World of Wheels show in Birmingham, AL!  Dale’s car won “Best in Class” AND the O’Reily […]

Join Us on the 2016 Hot Rod Power Tour

Posted on February 15th, 2016

Hot Rod Power Tour – June 11-17 This year’s Power Tour kicks off in Gonzales, Louisiana  and heads west through Texas, Oklahoma, and finishing up in Kansas City, Kansas.  The Factory […]

The EPA Wants to Outlaw This!

Posted on February 10th, 2016

**Update** – There’s been a great response to the petition to have the EPA withdraw their proposal. The bill as crossed the 100,000 required signatures, and we want to keep things […]

Join Us for Moochfest, Saturday February 13!

Posted on February 9th, 2016

The annual winter tradition of Moochfest is back!  Last year, the record-setting snow caused the event to be cancelled, and this year we are hoping for better luck.  It was […]

Brand-New Factory Five 24′ Trailer Pick-Up!

Posted on January 19th, 2016

Factory Five customer Zach W. from Norfolk, VA stopped by last Friday to pick-up his brand-new Factory Five 24′ all-aluminum trailer.  Zack has built a Mk2 Roadster and is building […]

Yahoo! Autos Drives ’33 Hot Rod!

Posted on January 19th, 2016

Car & Driver Tech Editor Ezra Dyer produced this cool video for Yahoo! Autos on the Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod and the newly approved Small Volume Manufacturers Law.  We […]

Factory Five Customer Mark S. Graduates His Mk4 Roadster!

Posted on January 19th, 2016

Congratulations to Factory Five customer Mark S. from Glendale, AZ who recently completed his Mk4 Roadster build!  Mark received his Mk4 complete kit in July 2015 and built the car with […]

Factory Five Customer Builds His Dream Mk4 Roadster!

Posted on January 15th, 2016

Factory Five customer Andy D., like many of us, has dreamed of owning a Cobra since he was a kid, and after seeing Factory Five’s Mk4 Roadster, he knew it […]

FFR Customer Greg C.’s Beautiful ‘33 Scores Street Rodder Article!

Posted on January 12th, 2016

Huge congratulations are in order to Factory Five customer Greg Clouse and Chris Miranda from West Coast Auto Craft in Cloverdale, CA.  Greg’s car is featured in this month’s fantastic […]

Factory Five’s 2016 Show & Event Schedule is Up!

Posted on January 11th, 2016

2016 Kicks Off with a Great Show & Event Plan! These are the car shows and special events that we will be attending as a company this year.  We hope […]