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The Factory Five SEMA Cars Head to Florida!

Posted on November 10th, 2015

Last week’s SEMA Show was a huge success, and we’re keeping the fun going by bringing our SEMA display cars down to Florida for the 2015 Emerald Coast Cruizin’ in […]

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Updates from the 2015 SEMA Show!

Posted on November 4th, 2015

The 2015 SEMA Show is officially underway, and the crowds are already starting to fill the Factory Five booth to check out the new 818 Coupe, the 20th Anniversary Mk4 […]

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Power Automedia Unveil Ultimate Challenge Car at SEMA!

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

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. […]

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Factory Five’s 2015 SEMA Schedule

Posted on November 3rd, 2015

The 2015 SEMA Show starts today, and Factory Five has a pretty exciting schedule of events throughout the week.  Check out the full list of dates and times to come […]

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’33 Hot Rods Put a Ford in a Ford!

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

This year’s SEMA Show will highlight two all-Ford-built Hot Rods at Ford Performance Racing Parts display at “Ford Out Front.”  One Factory Five ’33 will highlight Ford’s 5.0L Coyote engine […]

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Factory Five Welcomes New Team Members!

Posted on November 2nd, 2015

Two new members join the Factory Five team! Courtnie Provencher, Technical Sales & Support If you happened to catch the All-Girls 427 build episode on “PowerNation” last year, you would […]

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Factory Five Type 65 Coupe Headlines Snap-On Tools Booth

Posted on November 1st, 2015

In previous years, our partners at Snap-On tools have built a Factory Five Mk4 Roadster AND a Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod.  This year at SEMA, we are doing two […]

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Factory Five Ultimate Mk4 to be Unveiled at Toyo Tires Booth

Posted on October 31st, 2015

Many of you have heard about the ultimate street/competition Mk4 being built by Mark Gearhart and his team at Power Automedia, and some of you have also been following his […]

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Much Anticipated New Factory Five Brochures Now Available!

Posted on October 30th, 2015

Sure, it’s a little self serving, and sure, it feels a little weird to crow about a new brochure, BUT after spending the better part of a year sitting next to […]

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You Meet the Coolest People at SEMA!

Posted on October 29th, 2015

If you’re in the business of cars, you’re at SEMA along with 400,000 other car enthusiasts.  When you walk the aisles, you pass guys like Jay Leno and Mario Andretti… […]

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Countdown to SEMA: T-Minus 7 Days!

Posted on October 28th, 2015

PowerNation to give away Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod at SEMA 2015! Imagine cruising around town in a Factory Five ’33 Ford Hot Rod – the wind in your hair, […]

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Countdown to SEMA: T-Minus 8 Days!

Posted on October 27th, 2015

The 2015 SEMA Show is almost here, so as a build up to the show, we will be releasing a news item or surprise every day until the show starts. […]

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Turnology.com’s Factory Five Challenge Car to Debut at SEMA

Posted on October 23rd, 2015

Power Automedia editor Mrk Gearhart and his team at Turnology.com have been working hard on their ultimate Factory Five Challenge Car build, and will be debuting the finished car at […]

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2015 SEMA Show Preview

Posted on October 22nd, 2015

This year’s SEMA Show is right around the corner, and as usual we’ve got fun surprises in the works. New cars, new parts, and tons to report on from the […]

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We’re Heading to Florida!

Posted on October 21st, 2015

We’re heading south to Panama City, FL on November 9-14!  Join us and thousands of classic cars, hot rods, custom cars, and trucks in Panama City Beach for the week […]

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Factory Five 818 Coupe to Debut on PowerNation!

Posted on October 14th, 2015

We are excited to announce a new episode of PowerNation that will feature the installation of Ford’s mighty 310 HP 4-cylinder EcoBoost engine into the new Factory Five 818C!  Up […]

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Customer Lewis C. Visits with His Beautiful Mk4 Roadster

Posted on October 12th, 2015

It’s a perfect New England fall day, and Factory Five customer Lewis C. is spending it driving around in his Mk4 Roadster that he completed earlier this year! Factory Five President […]

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New 818 Configurations Windtunnel Tested

Posted on October 6th, 2015

We took the new 818 to A2 Windtunnel in Mooresville, NC to test the new nose configuration, nose insert design, and airflow/cooling variations of ducting. The 818 program enters a […]

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Check Out the New GTM Photo Gallery!

Posted on October 2nd, 2015

As we near the start of the 2015 SEMA Show in a month, we’ve added a photo gallery of the GTM that we brought to last year’s big event.  This […]

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Join Factory Five at the Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In Tomorrow!

Posted on September 23rd, 2015

Tomorrow night is looking like it will be the perfect night for a cruise-in here in New England! The Factory Five crew will be heading up to Foxboro, MA for […]

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Customer Jim F. Gradutes His ‘33 Hot Rod!

Posted on September 23rd, 2015

Factory Five customer Jim F. from San Antonio, TX picked-up his ’33 Hot Rod kit in January of this year, and nine months later, has officially graduated his build!  Jim […]

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Factory Five Launches 2015 Independent Rear Suspension Option

Posted on September 23rd, 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, […]

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20 Years of Connections at Factory Five

Posted on September 21st, 2015

I worked this past Saturday at Factory Five, doing plant tours and essentially the same job I’ve been doing since 1995.  Customer Chris P from Ohio was here to pick […]

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Meet the All-New 818 Coupe!

Posted on September 14th, 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 […]

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Factory Five Customer Rob B.’s Mk3 Build Profiled in Kit Car UK!

Posted on August 27th, 2015

Factory Five customer Rob B. is featured in a new article published in the September 2015 issue of Kit Car Magazine in the UK.  In the article, Rob details his […]