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Build-Your-Own Factory Five Barrett-Jackson Edition Truck Is Pure Hot Rod Magic

This Monday we kick off Truck Month here at autoevolution, so for the next four weeks or so, expect a flood of vehicles with a cab up front and a bed at the rear, coming our way from all over the world and every imaginable segment of the industry.
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We’ll start our journey with something probably every truck lover out there dreams about: a hot rod machine, one you could build in the comfort of your own garage starting from a complete kit. It’s made by Massachusetts-based Factory Five, makers of hot rod kits for more than a decade.

We’ve featured Factory Five before, and last we heard of them, it was all about another kit, one styled as a 1935 pickup. This time, however, we’re full into hot rod territory with the Factory Five Barrett-Jackson Edition truck.

The idea was born not long ago as a collaboration between the kit’s maker and auction house Barrett-Jackson. Made in the usual style of its breed, it boasts unique Barrett-Jackson elements, like the house’s logo on the brakes, upper control arms, gauge cluster, and special decals on the doors.

The first one was shown in 2019 at the auction in Scottsdale, Arizona, and was sold there for $68,200. Since, it entered Factory Five’s portfolio as a kit selling for just $34,990; without the drivetrain, of course, but with $17,000 worth of upgrades included (details here).

The truck sold in 2019 was powered by 6.0-liter LS engine good for 470 hp and linked to an automatic transmission. Still, depending on your preference, pretty much all of today’s hallmark crate engines can find their way up front, between the radiator and the cabin: Ford’s 4.6-liter, 5.0-liter Coyote, or Chevrolet’s SB and LS.

No matter the drivetrain chosen, Factory Five says it will be supplying the required engine mounts, transmission mounts, and exhaust.

 
 
 
 
 

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