1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Restomod Project by Chip Foose Design

1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Restomod Project by Foose Design
1956 Chevrolet Bel Air Restomod Project by Foose Design
 

Chip Foose and the Foose Design team are restomoding Victor’s 1956 Chevy Bel Air with a chassis swap and LS Engine…

Part 1 ~ Jun 26, 2020

In part 1 of a planned series on the project, Chip meets with the client, discusses the planned upgrades, shop manager Josh takes it for a test drive, the body is removed from the chassis, a new Roadster Shop chassis arrives and problems are diagnosed…

Part 2 ~ Aug 11, 2020

In part 2 of our series on the project, the Foose Design team customizes the LS engine giving it a period-correct look, refits the Magnaflow exhaust system, upgrades the disc brakes, and brings the client in for an update…

Part 3 ~ Oct 30, 2020

In part 3, the final video of this series on the project, the Foose Design team:

  • Cut the heat and noise in the cabin
  • Struggle with newer corvette window motors
  • Adjust body gaps
  • Continue to make the modern LS3 look more period correct
  • Work on fixing issues with the A/C unit
  • Finish off the Magnaflow exhaust
  • Install new carpet
  • Test drive
  • Clean up and return to the owner Victor