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Casting Call! Two Guys Garage Goes to Factory Five Build School

Posted on July 22nd, 2013

Kevin Byrd and Willie B from “Two Guys Garage” are coming to the Factory Five Build School this September 27, 28, and 29 and we are inviting students to participate […]

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Factory Five Customer Gary F. and FFR #4683 Travel Around Europe

Posted on July 22nd, 2013

It’s amazing just how far the Factory Five community spans, and we were reminded of this recently by customer Gary F. from southern Spain.  Gary visited Factory Five’s Wareham headquarters […]

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Factory Five Customer Wayne P.’s Beautiful ‘33 Hot Rod

Posted on July 19th, 2013

Factory Five customer and Challenge Series Racer Wayne P. sent us a message with photos of his finished FFR ’33 Hot Rod.  Wayne has been racing in the Challenge Series […]

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One Cool Car at Factory Five Build School

Posted on July 16th, 2013

Near record breaking heat along the East Coast again this week so I figured I’d dig up a COOL picture of a Factory Five! The picture is from our good […]

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Factory Five ‘33 Featured in Hot Rod Power Tour Video

Posted on July 9th, 2013

We had a great time on this year’s Hot Rod Power Tour. Here’s a video from day 3 of the Hot Rod Power Tour from the Motor Trend YouTube channel […]

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Factory Five July 4th Weekend Hours

Posted on July 5th, 2013

We hope everyone is enjoying their 4th of July weekend! Factory Five Racing will be open Friday, July 5th from 9 am to 2:30 PM EST. We will also be […]

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500,000 Miles in a Factory Five!

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

That is not a misprint.  Factory Five customer Ralph Button built his Mk1 Roadster in 1997 and is 100 miles away from turning 500,000 miles!  The coolest thing is that […]

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Join Us This July at Patriot Place/Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

So far this year, the weather has been tough on the bi-weekly Patriot Place Cruise-In held at Bass Pro Shops in Foxboro. We are hoping that July delivers more typical […]

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Join Us at the 2013 Right Coast Nationals in Syracuse, NY!

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

July is a busy month for the Factory Five road crew.  We will be traveling to Syracuse, NY for the 2013 Right Coast Nationals car show. This year, as in […]

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Join Us This Holiday Weekend at New England Summer Nationals

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

The 23rd annual New England Summer Nationals has a brand new home at the Thompson International Speedway! This huge motorsports complex is located just a few miles south from where […]

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Project 818 News from Dave Smith

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

The Factory Five Open House and 818 introduction was a great success! Customers had a chance to see the completed 818 street car and to sit in the street car […]

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Join Us and Factory Five Customers in New Beford, July 18th!

Posted on July 3rd, 2013

This year, we are inviting Factory Five customers and cars to the huge New Bedford ’50s Night Downtown Cruise. The event is held Thursday, July 18th from 5-9 PM and […]

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Kit Car Builder Magazine Covers 2013 HB Cruise-In

Posted on June 25th, 2013

I met Jim Youngs in 1995, and he has been in the middle of the kit car industry ever since.  Jim produces the best and the only kit car magazine […]

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Join Factory Five at One of These July Events

Posted on June 24th, 2013

June has been a busy month here at Factory Five after attending the Hot Rod Power Tour, holding our 16th annual Open House, and launching the new 818 into production, […]

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2013 Factory Five Open House Report

Posted on June 18th, 2013

No matter how many Roadsters you see, you never get tired of looking at this classic shape. The 16th Annual Factory Five Open House held last weekend was definitely one […]

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Customer Jack B. Starts His Factory Five Mk4 Build

Posted on June 13th, 2013

Factory Five customer Jack B. received delivery of his Mk4 Roadster the other day and posted photos on thefactoryfiveforum.com (customer online community).  These are the kind of photos that we […]

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Join Us for the 16th Annual Factory Five Open House, June 15th

Posted on June 11th, 2013

It’s hard to believe that we hosted our first Open House in 1997. Every year since then, we’ve taken the time to open the doors to the shop and spend […]

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Factory Five Customer John H. Graduates FFR #7388

Posted on June 10th, 2013

Factory Five customer and forum member John H. from Florida recently posted his Graduation thread for his Mk4 Roadster, FFR 7388! John purchased his Mk4 in November 2010 with the […]

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Hot Rod Magazine Photos from Power Tour 2013

Posted on June 6th, 2013

The 2013 Hot Rod Power Tour is getting close to the end and you can view hundreds of pictures from the event over on Hot Rod’s blog. Here’s a few […]

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2013 Hot Rod Power Tour Update Days 1-5

Posted on June 5th, 2013

This year’s Hot Rod Power Tour started out in Arlington, TX and we just got a quick video update from the road. The weather has been generally sunny and VERY […]

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LSXTV.com Features Mk4 Roadster with Twin Turbo LS1!

Posted on June 5th, 2013

Factory Five customer Stephen C., owner of East Texas Muscle Cars, sent us a link to an article on LSXTV.com featuring his Mk4 Roadster. Steve decided to install an LS1 […]

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Factory Five Customer Sam & Susan W.’s Mk4 Featured in Newspaper

Posted on May 23rd, 2013

Factory Five customers Sam and Susan W. purchased their Mk4 Roadster in September of 2011 and recently sent us a letter letting us know that they have recently surpassed the […]

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Project 818 Final Pre-Production Update

Posted on May 22nd, 2013

From concept to production in two years! Project 818 is our best work to date. May 22, 2013 Update: These are exciting times at Factory Five as I bring you […]

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Factory Five Coupes Gather with Pete Brock at Carlisle 2013

Posted on May 20th, 2013

The 2013 Carlisle Show was a great success and was marked with several firsts.  The weather was sunny and warm for Friday and most of Saturday, and the crowds were […]

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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 […]