Tag Archive: Factory Five

Dec 28 2013

Year in Review (Part 3): A Look Back at the Top OnAllCylinders Tech Projects of 2013

Editor’s Note: The year 2013 gave us the C7 Chevrolet Corvette and took from us performance legends like Dean Jeffries and Stu Hilborn. We had a light-hearted look at the half-dozen Fast and Furious movies and got serious with dozens and dozens of new tech articles and how-tos. We even put a hot rodder’s spin on March …

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Apr 05 2013

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 5): Finishing the Interior and Other Details

Some say a project car is never done, since you can always add something else to enhance its style or performance. But in the case of our Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 roadster project, we have arrived at the endpoint and are ready to hit the street. Like most things, the devil is in the details. …

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Mar 02 2013

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 4): Body Prep and Fitting Trim

In part three of our Factory Five Mk4 Roadster build, we covered assembly of the 427-cubic-inch 351 Windsor and installation of the drivetrain. Now we direct your attention to prepping the Mk4’s shapely fiberglass body for paint. Body shops and car builders agree that when it comes to painting, it’s all about the prep work. …

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Jan 05 2013

Parts Bin: Factory Five Mk4 Drivetrain Combos, Chromoly Driveshafts & More

From time-to-time, OnAllCylinders will provide a peek at some of the newest products and deals that can help get your next project on track for less. Check out what’s in our parts bin this week: Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 Roadster 306 Combos An affordable alternative to the 427-cubic-inch 351W used in the popular Summit Racing/Factory …

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Dec 28 2012

OnAllCylinders Year in Review: Top Tech Projects of 2012

Editor’s Note: 2012 was quite a year. Actually, for OnAllCylinders, it was our only year. We’re putting the finishing touches on our first 12 months of delivering a unique combination of tech articles, tech projects, automotive features, photo galleries, event coverage, news, and lifestyle posts. We’re looking forward to bringing you that same mix of all things …

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Dec 06 2012

Factory Five/Summit Racing Mk4 Build (Part 3): Engine and Drivetrain

There’s usually at least one thing missing from a kit project: the engine. While Factory Five supplies most of what’s needed to complete the Mk4 roadster, getting it running on the road requires some horsepower. That’s where Summit Racing comes into the picture, drawing on 45 years of experience to help you pick just the …

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Jul 31 2012

Mk4 Anatomy, Part 2: A Look Under the Hood of the Summit Racing Mk4 Project

Like the Mk4 you see above? You can duplicate it using the Factory Five components covered in our Mk4, Part 1 post, along with the parts listed below from Summit Racing. Summit Racing has even taken the time and hassle out of ordering the parts by creating special combos just for the build. That means …

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Jun 12 2012

Summit Racing/Factory Five Mk4 Spy Photos

Work is underway on the Summit Racing/Factory Five Racing Mk4–both at Summit Racing Equipment and SKJ Customs. The crew at SKJ Customs in St. George, UT is hard at work assembling the actual Mk4, and the folks at Summit Racing continue to put the final assembly on its new Mk4 Pro Pack combos, which will allow …

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Jun 05 2012

Summit Racing Equipment and Factory Five Racing Build a Mk4 “By the Book”

Summit Racing Equipment and Factory Five Racing have teamed up to build a Factory Five Mk4 replica that anyone armed with a Summit Racing “Big Book” catalog can duplicate. “What better way to show enthusiasts how Summit Racing is the “one-stop shop” way to build a car than with the world’s most popular Cobra replica?” …

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