Stunning Black Mk3 Roadster Details and Photos
Factory Five customer Charles Roybal posted photos of his completed Mk3 Roadster on The Factory Five Forum. They were so cool, I asked Mad Dog to post them here.
“I received my Mk3 on 10-19-04….that day I regressed to being a child again on Christmas morning. I ran out of money twice during the build…. which explains why it took so long to finish. I frugally set aside $$$…. spent it on wheels & tires when I desperately needed office work shoes. Possibly there may have been some conflict in my finical priorities…naaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!! In the end she came out exactly how I envisioned her to look and run. I got her on the road 8-31-10 & I have logged 7,359 ” Fun “miles.”
“I want to thank Mike Boyd, Ron Ice & Craig Small for all their help and friendship. David Lewis and the Alpine C-cars for encouraging me to go with them to the Texas C-car Club meet in San Marcos, TX. I had the time of my life. The ride gave me “pudding face”. Dave Smith and FFR, thank you so much for making my 30yr dream come true. I also need to thank Grace for letting me build my car in her garage…using up all her terrycloth towels, smelling up the house with all kinds of fumes when I inadvertently left the kitchen door open…..AGAIN!!!! I need to thank T-1000 for not giving me a ticket (s) when I was go-karting in the “hood”. Jeff Miller for a magical paint job & also for taking out the dent in the fender I put in on Mike Boyd’s trailer……long embarrassing story!!!!!”
“Here is the short list:
Mk3 ,3-link, VPM 3- link mod & F/R sway, bars 327’s, Fox wide Yukon axles
408W Keith Craft 530 hp/535f/t.
TKO 500,cobra HD clutch, Lakewood
GT brakes, hawk pads, drill/slotted rotors/cool air break ducts front, braided lines
Team III’s, 17’s 315 rear,255 front
Bat man paint