Tim W’s Custom Build

Tim Whittaker of Kootenai Valley Customs in Idaho is no stranger to custom cars–or even custom planes.  He’s built and restored both, and is a reliable source for Factory Five … Continue Reading →

Team CRE 2nd in Class in Wet 25 Hours of Thunderhill

Team CRE with Jackson Racing took home a well-deserved second place in the ultra-fast ESR class at the 25 Hours of Thunderhill.  ESR class–the one that promises the fastest cars … Continue Reading →

House Cat Update

While it’s now officially the season for shopping and egg-nogging with co-workers, we’re trying to move forward with the House Cat.  The build is getting close–very close–to the point where … Continue Reading →


We’re at the beginning stages of two really exciting builds;  We’ve teamed up with V8 Roadsters to produce the first two V6-powered Catfish!  The East Coast version will start out … Continue Reading →

House Cat

The House Cat is coming along, and like most ground-up builds the build motto is, “hurry up and wait.”  All of the major parts are in the shop or on … Continue Reading →

Goodwin Tech Day

We had fun at Brian Goodwin (Goodwin Racing) and Rocky Murphy’s (Miatamotive) tech day.  The featured guest was actually a car–the new ND Miata in a beautiful “Ceramic” color.  There … Continue Reading →

Naked Cat Spotted

While the Naked version of the Catfish is available, it’s not yet on the “menu”.  That’s because some of the details of the car are still being worked out.  The … Continue Reading →

Patents & Past Decisions

My latest–and last for a while–patent showed up on my doorstep yesterday.  What odd timing.  I’m proud to say that this is my eleventh patent, and this one involves solving … Continue Reading →

Flyin’ Miata Monsters

The boys at Flyin’ Miata always know how to put on a good show.  Check out the latest video about the crew at Flyin’ Miata, and what they can do … Continue Reading →

Mike D’s Build Blog

New customer Mike D. just received his Catfish in cold, cold Connecticut.  We did some special stuff for his build, and he’s got even more goodness planned, including tubular a-arms, … Continue Reading →