Month: January 2024

Customer James S.’s ’33 Hot Rod Makes Waves

Customer James S.'s budget-built Factory Five ’33 Hot Rod conquers a Texas autocross track after a rainstorm with ease. Waves created by his 315s knocked over cones without penalty, earning thanks from fellow auto crossers. James’s ride continues to impress, mods like 18x12 wheels and Falken tires, sway bars, and…Read More

David F.’s Factory Five 289 Roadster Pickup

Congratulations to David F. from the Cape on his new Factory Five 289 Roadster build! At first he was thinking about building his 289 with a more classic feel, but has been contemplating a few new ideas. Fortunately, the drive won’t be too far for David on this snowy pickup…Read More

Coffey’s Custom Cobras Stunning MK4 Roadster

One of our preferred builders, Coffey’s Custom Cobras in Indiana just finished their latest masterpiece! Chad C. says, “Huge shoutout to Factory Five for everything you do for us at Coffey's Custom Cobras. This freshly built Factory Five comes with a new 351W boasting 475 horse, Tremec 5-speed, custom leather…Read More

Customer John W.’s Mk4 Roadster

Customer John W. from Aztec, NM, recently completed his build and graciously shared the results. Despite not taking photos during the process, he decided to share a few enhanced by a fresh layer of snow! Reflecting on his journey, John mentioned, “Lots of enjoyable moments with this build. I laid…Read More

Customer Rich C.’s Coupe R at Summit Racing

Customer Rich C.’s gorgeous Factory Five Type 65 Coupe R is on display at Summit Racing! Rich says, “Friday night my wife, Kristen, and I loaded the #kendacoupe on the @summitracing display table in Tallmadge, Ohio. It will be on display for the month of January. If you're in the area, stop…Read More

Project Drift Rod: Back on Track

Back on track with Project Drift Rod, Mark Gearhart is moving forward with his Factory Five '35 Hot Rod Truck build, and we can’t wait to see the finishing touches! Check out the latest updates and look out for more articles to come from the Hot Rod Magazine’s series on…Read More

Customer Michael W. Building His Dream Car

“My chariot awaits! I'm not going to say anything about last drives anymore because the weather has been very mild this winter and is supposed to hang on for awhile. I'm just happy to keep putting miles on it. It's so fun to drive. I don't miss the motorcycles at…Read More

Customer Peter G.’s Mk4 Roadster

As the sun sets on the first business day of the New Year at Factory Five Racing, our hearts are warmed by the stories within our community, stories like that of customer Peter G. and his car-loving grandson, Sam. Sam smiles at Peter from the passenger seat of Peter’s Factory…Read More