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  1. Body work off the truck, 1st task

    Factory Five Roadsters
    I was planning on taking the body off first thing and getting to the fun stuff of working on the chassis. But now I’m having second thought. Should I first do the trimming and panel gapping with the body fixed to the chassis. My thought is that it’s a messy job and there is a lot less stuff to...
  2. Body and Paint on Long Island NY???

    Factory Five Roadsters
    Can anyone recommend a body and paint shop/guy on Long Island with experience working with FFR cars or fiberglass in general? Thank you!
  3. For Sale: Rear half of a Mark II Body

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    Body has been cut at the front of the doors. Perfect to build a trailer, couch, wall art or to repair your damaged car. I also have a damaged Mark III (still in gelcoat) trunk lid, I'll throw in for free. PS part of the front fender is also included in sale but removed off from...
  4. Complete Mk II Body for Sale

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    I have a complete Mk II body, trunk, doors and hood for sale. Its had nothing done to it and has been hanging on the body buck since I buy it back in 03'. I'm finally getting around to this build and I'm thinking about putting a Mk 4 body on my Mk II chassis. I'm asking 2750.00. I can deliver...
  5. For Sale: Factory Five Mk III Roadster Body

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    For Sale: MK III Body/Shell (black) - Well seasoned. Purchased FF5 Kit in October 2006. Purchased with intent to install on FF5 MK III Kit. Built body buck and set outside to season. Then in 2011 (?) the North East got slammed with huge snow. The body was covered. When we pulled the cover...
  6. Want to Buy: rear boyshell MkII / MkIII to make into trailer

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    Thinking about making a trailer for the longer vacations with the cobra. Put in a tent, some extra socks and champagne and glasses. Trouble is I am in Europe (The Netherlands) and over here no-one (yet) had had front damage to a Factory Five (as there are just a few around.) So I am looking...
  7. Free Parts: Roadster Body Buck in Austin, TX

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    Free Body buck to a good home. LOCATED IN AUSTIN, TEXAS. I got it from another FFCARS member Frank Riha, its in excellent shape with foam on the top and casters at the bottom. I still have it fully assembled. It can be disassembled if you need to, but I'd prefer not to, if you have a trailer...
  8. Storing the Body Suspended from the Ceiling

    Factory Five GTM Forum
    I have purchased two bike ceiling hoist to store my body suspended from the ceiling. I've found two threads where members mention suspending the body form the ceiling to store until needed. http://www.ffcars.com/forums/showthread.php?t=249098...
  9. ? Any Educated Body & Paint Estimates with Gen2 GTM ?

    Factory Five GTM Forum
    From the Factory Five site web site. "The biggest change with the body comes in the hours required for bodywork. We built all-new molds. Every single molded part on the GTM was changed and for each part, we built new tight tolerance molds and make the parts in red gel coat." Would anyone...
  10. Question

    Factory Five '33 Hot Rod Forum by E/T Wheels
    Hi folks, Mark owner of #57 here. It has to be said that me and my mechanical genius who is helping me and doing most of the build at the moment are struggling with this kit. The usual things, fuel tank and filler, roll over bars, battery location, etc. We are spending what we consider to be...
  11. Type 65 coupe body buck?

    New Member Introductions
    Hey everybody I'm new to this forum. I was wondering if i need to build a body buck for the type 65 coupe I am taking delivery of in feb.
  12. Want to Buy: FFR Roadster Body

    Parts For Sale / Wanted
    I would like to find a front clip, preferably cut halfway between the doors, but will take a whole body if need be. PM me if you have one to spare. Regards, Greg
  13. Cobra Go Kart

    Factory Five Cars For Sale by Intercity Lines
    For sale is a Cobra Go Kart. This is the ultimate toy for any kid!!! The body is original from the 1960's. The frame was meticulously fitted to match the dimensions of the mold for driving. This was built for my son and we enjoyed taking it to car shows and cruises. He has now grown out of the...