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MKI-III Battery Box Installation
MK4 Battery Box Installation

All items are kept in stock and usually ship within 24 hours. Shipping and handling for the continental United States is a flat rate for each item. Actual shipping and handling costs are almost always more than what is charged. We chose flat rate shipping and handling so you would know exactly what you will be charged when you place your order. No other charges of any kind will be added to you order.

If you are unhappy, for any reason with any FFMetal.com products I will refund your money no questions asked if you return the item to me within 30 days, unmodified and in resalable condition.

My preferred method of payment and the only way I can accept credit cards is through this website (PayPal). To pay by checks or money orders, please call for the address.

Linwood Gorham

Because of new shipping requirements, I've decided to no longer carry this product. If you would like some, you can call 618-624-4091.

Welcome to FFMetal
It is very important to me that anyone using my products is satisfied with them. They are manufactured very precisely and are designed to install easily without modification. If you are unhappy, for any reason, I will refund your money, no questions asked, if you return the item to me within 30 days, unmodified and in resalable condition. Thank you for visiting FFMetal.com. Please do not hesitate to call with your questions and comments.


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Battery Box
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The Battery Box is installed in rear, upper part of the trunk floor. With 3 link it is installed a little to the driver's side. With 4 link and IRS it is installed in the center.

The Battery Box is made from .060 5052 aluminum and is designed to use a group 34 battery (Optima part number 9002-002 or 8002-002). Under no circumstances use a battery with side terminals in any metal battery box, even if you are not using the side terminals.
Price: $159 at your door.

ALL Roadster Models

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Read Installation Instructions for Mk I, II, III
Read Installation Instructions for Mk IV

Fat Front Tire "F" Panel Kit

Here is another cool setup the guys at SoFast Racing came up with.  This kit replaces the “F” Panels and creates about the most front tire clearance possible.  Check out the increased size and all the extra bends in the “F” Panels.  If you want to run extra fat front tires this kit helps a lot.  This kit is manufactured by SoFast Racing Inc. and is sold by FFMetal and SoFast Racing.

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Fat Front Tire F Panel Kit
$149.00 at your door.


Drivers Footbox Front

The Drivers Footbox Front is made from .040 6061 aluminum just like the original. As you can see in the pictures no holes have been cut out.  This panel gives you the option of cutting just the holes you need for your build and not having to look at the ones you don’t want. This is designed for the Mark 3.1 Roadster, however it should work on the Mark III, but will require significant trimming.

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MK3.1 Driver's Footbox Front
$79.00 at your door.
MK4 Driver's Footbox Front
$84.00 at your door.

SOFAST Fan Shrouds
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When I built my car I found these Fan Shrouds and used one on my own car. With an aluminum radiator and the fan that came with my kit it keeps my 500 hp 408 stroker cool, with no temperature creep, even on 90 degree plus days. I was so happy with it I approached Farra Snook the owner of SoFast Racing Inc. about distributing them. The outcome of the talks was an exclusive arrangement with SoFast Racing Inc. The fan Shrouds are manufactured and also sold by SoFast Racing Inc.

These Fan Shrouds have a 16" Cutout and can use the Original fan that came with your Factory 5 Roadster Kit.

This part is a direct fit in a Mk4.

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SOFAST Fan Shroud costs $159.00 at your door.
(22 1/4" x 19 1/2")



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This FireWall is exactly the same shape as your original.  The only difference is it is made from .090 5052 aluminum.  It is much stiffer than the original .040 one and will not flex when you bolt things to it.

This part is a direct fit in a Mk4.

The FireWall costs $89.00 at your door.

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Guarantee is limited to a refund of purchase price. Due to the intended usage of the products offered by FFMetal, they are sold without any other express or implied warranty than is described here. As such, we offer no express or implied warranty of merchantability or fitness for intended purpose. The parts are sold for "off road" use and otherwise may not be legal in your state of residence. Copyright 2004, 2009 FFMetal.com All rights reserved, Factory Five Racing, FFR, FFCars.com, MKI/II/III/III.1/IV, and Cobra are Registered Trademarks, FFMetal is not connected to the holders of these Trademarks.

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