Month: May 2015

Day 9 of 20 Specials: 818 Parts Sale

Day 9 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings more for 818 fans.  As much as the original Mk1 Roadster was a single donor Mustang-based package, the 818 is our newest component car and uses donor parts from a modern day Subaru. If you already have an 818, you…Read More

Day 8 of 20 Specials: Something for 818 Fans!

Day 8 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings something for 818 fans.  If you have an 818 or you are thinking of buying an 818, you can score 1 of 10 sets available of our performance aluminum 818 wheels for only $499!  The wheels come in either Gun…Read More

Factory Five Writes the Book on Welding

Another cover for the Factory Five crew!  This time in a welding and fabrication magazine! In the May/June 2015 issue of "Practical Welding Magazine" (the official publication of the Fabricators and Manufacturers Association International), Factory Five Racing's welding shop and company are profiled.  The article focuses on the people at…Read More

Day 4 of 20 Specials: Save on Hot Rod Bonneville Wheels

Day 4 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings something special for the hot rodder, this time a KILLER deal on our IN STOCK Bonneville Style Kidney Bean Wheels!  These are an aluminum period-correct wheel specifically designed for our '33 Hot Rod.  Save $1,000 off the regular price of $1,899.…Read More

Madison Joins Front Office Admin Team for Summer

If you call Factory Five this summer, you'll be greeted by Madison Smith who will be interning at Factory Five along with two other interns.  Madison completed her freshman year at the University of Wisconsin, and will be helping out at Factory Five through the end of August. Dave Smith…Read More

Day 3 of 20 Specials: Hot Rodders Delight

Day 3 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings something special for the hot rodder.  A lot of guys build their Factory Five '33s and upgrade with options later.  If you're one of those guys, we've got a special for you on fenders and hard tops.  Save $1,000 off of…Read More

Day 2 of 20 Special: Factory Five Prints

Day 2 of our 20 days celebrating our 20th anniversary brings a full set of six numbered lithos for only $19.99 (a $120 value)! We will post a new special or surprise each day at 1 PM EST.  The crew has some fun surprises planned and a mix of big and small…Read More

1,200 HP Factory Five GTM Scores Kit Car UK Cover!

The guys at Kit Car Magazine UK ( have done a great job featuring a one-of-a-kind Factory Five GTM on the front cover of their April 2015 issue! Factory Five customer Bill Farber contracted with the hot rod builders at SKJ Customs to design an over-the-top GTM.  The car is extremely…Read More

Engine Power TV Builds the "Rattle Can Rod"

"Today we build an affordable Factory Five '33 Hot Rod kit with only an electric drill, pop rivets, and Dupli-Color rattle can paint, and then we're giving it away!" - Engine Power The first part of the Factory Five '33 Rattle Can Rod is now available for streaming on PowerNation's…Read More

Factory Fives Run Fast at Hyperfest!

Last weekend was NASA's big HyperFest race event at Virginia International Raceway, and Factory Five was well represented!  Five Challenge Series drivers raced during the weekend, and customer John K. also drove his race-prepped GTM. Challenge Series driver John George has posted a full recap of the event and has shared…Read More