1949 Cadillac Gets Upgraded by the Foose Design Team

1949 Cadillac at Foose Design

Bob “Bones” and Carolyn’s 1949 Cadillac is a beauty — but it often leaves them stranded. So the team at Foose Design helped build them a cruiser that could go coast to coast while leaving the body alone and focusing on drivability and comfort.

Watch as this 1949 Cadillac gets the Foose Design Treatment

If you’ve ever wondered what the Foose Design treatment might entail, and the quality of work that would be experienced, here’s an opportunity to watch the process happen in this video story of an upgraded Cadillac…

Modifications and Upgrades

  • LS3 w/ 6speed 6L90E transmission
  • Roadster Shop Chassis
  • Custom exhaust system utilizing Magnaflow components and 4 mufflers
  • Custom fuel tank from Rick’s Tanks
  • Baer Brakes
  • Rewired electrical system
  • Fixed top and windows
  • Repainted firewall and hood
  • Vintage Air system
  • Custom 18″ wheels designed by Chip Foose, machined by Mike Curtis/Curtis Speed Equipment

Foose Design Team Members and Build Contributors

In order of appearance:

  • Pete Morrell ~ Electrical/Finishing, Foose Design
  • Nigil Papa ~ Fabricator, Foose Design
  • JJ Valdez ~ Paint & Body, J-AAA Design
  • Chip Foose ~ Owner/Designer, Foose Design
  • Mike Curtis ~ Owner/Designer, Curtis Speed Equipment