Month: February 2013

Project 818 Pre-Order Update #5

February 27, 2013 Update. Project 818 is speeding along at top speed. We've got a full time crew of four engineers and two techs, plus support from the rest of the crew here at FFR as needed. The bulk of the work we are engaged in, and will be working…Read More

Big Crowd Attends Snowy FFR Winter Open House

The 2013 Factory Five Winter Open House was held this past Saturday and a few hundred attendees stopped by to take a look around the showroom, go for a plant tour, and grab a slice of pizza.  Snow was in the forecast and some folks mentioned it had already started…Read More

Update: Factory Five Survives Blizzard of 2013

UPDATE: As of Tuesday, February 12th, we are 100% operational and back to building the best component car kits on the planet! I am happy to report to you that Factory Five survived the huge North East blizzard without significant damage. Most areas are up and running and we are…Read More

Factory Five Closed For Northeast Snowstorm

Forecasters predict snow-mageddon here in New England and so we've rescheduled our Winter Open House for February 16th, and we will be closed on Friday, February 8th and Saturday, February 9th so that our staff can be home to prepare for the storm. We will see you on Monday, February…Read More

Project 818 Update #4

February 7, 2013 Update This weekend's planned Winter Open House has been delayed by a week (new date is Saturday, February 16th) and I was planning on presenting a comprehensive update on where we are with Project 818. I will be sending out an e-mail to everyone 818 pre-order list…Read More

Winter Open House Rescheduled for Feb. 16, 2013

We've been following the weather forecasts, and with talk of a potentially historic snow storm on Friday night, we have decided to postpone this weekend's Winter Open House (Moochfest) til next Saturday, February 16th. With a couple of different forecast models, there is still uncertainty about whether we will get…Read More

Tampa Cruise-In Report, Feb. 2, 2013

I was fortunate to spend the day in Tampa at the offices of Modified Mustangs & Fords Magazine last Saturday, February 2nd, and we hosted a customer cruise-in event. About 30 Factory Five customers drove their cars on a beautiful 70 degree sunshine filled day, joined by about 150 spectators.…Read More