Month: June 2013

Join Factory Five at One of These July Events

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, but we're not slowing down just yet! We're ending June by attending the Bass Pro Shops Cruise-In on June 27th…Read More

2013 Factory Five Open House Report

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 for the record books!  The weather was absolutely perfect with clear blue skies, and mid-70s temperatures.  There were close to…Read More

Customer Jack B. Starts His Factory Five Mk4 Build

Factory Five customer Jack B. received delivery of his Mk4 Roadster the other day and posted photos on (customer online community).  These are the kind of photos that we love to receive as Jack is at the headwaters of a really fun project. Congratulations and good luck to Jack…Read More

Factory Five Customer John H. Graduates FFR #7388

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 Factory Five IRS, 15" Halibrand Replica Wheels, polished stainless steel side pipes, front and rear nudge bars, leather seats, sun…Read More

2013 Hot Rod Power Tour Update Days 1-5

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 hot. So far the guys have had a blast with the roadsters and Hot Rods, swapping rides along each leg…Read More Features Mk4 Roadster with Twin Turbo LS1!

Factory Five customer Stephen C., owner of East Texas Muscle Cars, sent us a link to an article on featuring his Mk4 Roadster. Steve decided to install an LS1 with Eagle rods and Wiseco pistons, featuring forced induction via twin turbos and making nearly 1,000 HP! Stephen also mentioned…Read More