Month: October 2023

Customer Rich C.’s Race Coupe

Customer Rich C. shared these awesome track photos showing off his unique Factory Five Type 65 Coupe R build. He recently completed his build, and has been hitting the track! Rich says, “My wife, Kristen, and I race vintage cars together. She races a ’65 Mustang. We run a combination…Read More

Chris Hein’s Iconic Rocky Mountain Race Week

Chris Hein and his Factory Five '33 Hot Rod set a new record during Rocky Mountain Race Week with an impressive drag time of 8.53 seconds! Chris made this record-breaking run at Kearney Raceway in Nebraska and shared his excitement, saying, “second round I was able to make a clean…Read More

Car and Driver Tests the New Factory Five XTF!

Everyone here at Factory Five knows that the new XTF Pre-Runner Truck is awesome... but it sure is nice to get that feedback from a qualified third party like Ezra Dyer at Car and Driver Magazine. Ezra thrashed our first production truck for over 400 miles, and got some killer…Read More

October POM Scott D.’s Mk4 Roadster

Congratulations to Scott D. (forum handle Sdonnel) from Maumee, OH on being named the October 2023 Picture of the Month winner with this photo of his Mk4 Roadster at Toledo Express Airport with one of two remaining airworthy B-29 Super Fortresses. Scott built his Roadster with a 351W, TKO600, 3.73.…Read More

Racing for a Cure to Cystic Fibrosis

Proud of my daughters Madison (left) and Nicole (right) as they completed the Chicago Marathon this past Sunday and raised over $2,600 for The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. The conditions were really perfect, partly sunny and near 60 degrees. They ran it in 4 hours and 53 minutes, and finished together.…Read More

View New XTF Off-Road Photo Gallery

The crew had some fun doing some off-road testing with our two XTF Pre-Runner Trucks in October 2023. It's 1995 and the world has no idea how good this thing we have created is. A Raptor R on steroids, with rabies.. and you gotta build it yourself. Click here to…Read More