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    Hello!

    Hello everyone!

    New here and just wanted say hi. Been a car guy for a long time and have done some restoration/modification work on several classics. Looking at doing a ground up kit in the future as my next project and the Factory Five cars are always regarded highly.

    Wanted to join in order to learn from those that have done this before and learn from your experiences. I'm still at least a year before I will be able to undertake a new project, but never hurts to start getting ready by reading and learning all I can!

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    Welcome! Which car are you leaning towards?

    Lots of build threads here to read - bookmark the posts you want to remember!
    Aerodynamics are for those who can't build engines - Enzo Ferrari

    FFR33 coupe #997, ordered 2/20/17, delivered 4/15/17, build thread
    Planned: 350-383 SBC, TKO600, hardtop, no fenders, hood, no sides, 3 link, 18x10 (275) 19x13 (345)

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    That is the problem, I like so many! Started off looking at the 33 Hot Rod, but I'm being really drawn toward the 65 Coupe now. I love the old GT cars and was never satisfied with the Ferrari kits I've seen. The more I look at the coupe, the more I like it.

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    Welcome aboard. The new Gen 3 coupe kit does look pretty spectacular.
    MK4 #8900 - complete kit - Coyote, TKO600, IRS - Delivered 6/28/16 First Start 10/6/16 Go cart - 10/16/16 Build completed - 4/26/17 - 302 days to build my 302 CI Coyote Cobra - Registered and street legal 5/17/17
    Build Thread http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showt...e-build-thread
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    Steve >> aka: GoDadGo GoDadGo's Avatar
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    I've seen and have sat in the new Type-65 Coupe (Gen-3).
    I've ridden in my pal's (Jerry) Gen-1 Type-65 on many occasions.
    With that said, the Gen-3 is the best of what Factory Five has to offer.
    If you have the skills and are under 6'3", then you will love the car.
    It was not offered when I purchased my MK-4, but I'd love to build one in a few years.
    Last edited by GoDadGo; 11-15-2017 at 09:34 AM.

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    Senior Member Straversi's Avatar
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    Welcome. I came to the party fully expecting to build the 818R. I’m midway through a MK IV and having a blast. Already trying to decide on the next project. Lots to learn but fortunately that’s are a lot of people willing to help. Good luck.
    -Steve
    MK IV #8901 - Complete kit, Coyote, TKO-600, IRS. Ordered 5/23/16, Delivered 7/14/16, First Start 8/13/17, First Go-Kart 10/22/17. Build Thread: http://thefactoryfiveforum.com/showt...V-Coyote-Build

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    Definitely a lot of experience and ideas here.

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