I wanted to upgrade my seats in my roadster to be safer, higher quality, reclining, and closer in style to the restomod style of my build. The challenges in choosing seats for the roadster are with the space constraints in the floor and the curve of the body on the rear cockpit. Many people get the FFR Street Performers or Kirkey seats as a safe play, but I wanted to step it up a little. I’ve seen a few owners...
Factory Five was having a 25% Off Sale this past week, so my wife bought me early Christmas presents: #16267 Stainless Steel 5.0 Coyote Headers with 4-into-4 collectors (reg $925, now $693.75) #11194 Aluminum Blank Dash (reg $110, now $82.50) so I can make a custom dash. Ordered on 11/23. Arrived 12/3 Now I can sell the BBK Ceramic Coated Shorty Headers I have. I'll see if anyone is interested in my powder coated dash panel as well.
I just picked up the CNC triple reservoirs off another forum member. Save me some money, and got them for $150 shipped. Two things I'll do differently: Having them anodized black Low fluid level sensorsJamar sells a knock-off of the CNC reservoirs in black, and I would have gotten those had it not been for the extra $100 added to the CNC price and the ugly logo they put on the front. I'll be ordering the CNC low fluid level sensors from Mike...
Today I ordered a pair of Ford Performance Black Coil Covers M-6P067-M50BL from the 2015-2018 GT350. I'll try to experiment with the gray coil covers I got with the kit by painting recessed "Powered by Ford" and horizontal stripes to match the car's overall color scheme. If that doesn't work out and it ends up looking too busy I can always fall back on the black coil covers to help tone down the busy-looking engine bay. Here is one...
King (2bking) on FFCars.com designed some sheet metal that modifies the footbox and firewall to better accommodate the Coyote motor in the Factory Five Roadster. The modifications allow for more room near the top of the motor and kicks it into the interior of the car, then kicks it back out of the footbox at the bottom leaving more room for your feet. The modification also angles the front of the footback a little to leave more room for headers to make...
Look what just arrived from Forte's Parts Connection today. A new Cobra IRS 8.8 HD with a Torsen Differential for the Roadster. Considered to be the best diff in the world. This should help put the power to the ground nicely. Here are some details:
I ordered a Firewall Forward piece from Linwood at FFMetal. It is .090 thick and is modified to push forward and give more room behind the dash. This is in anticipation for me installing a glove box and maybe running heat/ac.
Ordered the car today from Dan Golub at Factory Five Racing over the phone. They were running a Winter Sales Special where I could get the Halibrand Replica Wheels for $499, as well as an Appearance Package thrown in for free. Here is the Sales Flyer. Order Details as follows: Factory Five Racing Mark IV Roadster Complete Kit (50013) $19,990.00 Total cost came out to $24,442.00. Shipping from Stewart will run another $1500. Total cost to get it all here was about $26k.