This 1956 Cadillac Custom is a classically styled lead sled with subtle yet modern design cues. Fire Maker features a custom flame and scallop design by Pfaff Designs done in ultra-violet purple with ice pearl over dark silver metallic. On the inside is a luxurious, eye-catching black leather interior with embossed leather and color matched accents. Under-hood is a highly detailed and polished 500 cubic inch/500 horse power-plant.
This classically styled lead sled with subtle yet modern design cues features a custom flame and scallop design by Pfaff Designs done in ultra-violet purple over dark silver metallic. Inside is a black leather interior with embossed leather accents.
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Sponsors & Special Thanks
Special thanks to David Pfaff, Tom Gardner, Steve Langdon, John Marsh, Cliff McKillop, and Ed Pashukewich.
I am grateful to the following sponsors – Air Ride Technologies – installation of the Pro Ride e digital remote control system, including Shockwave air bags. BASF - Glasurit –paint and final finish BeCool – Custom aluminum cross flow radiator Billet Specialties – Custom one-off 18” “Shotgun” billet rims designed by Pfaff Designs. This is the first set produced. Classic Instruments – Custom Designed Instrument Cluster with Fire Maker Insignia Clayton Machine – Interior handles and knobs Coker Tire – 15” BF Goodrich Silvertown radials Earl’s Plumbing – All plumbing and fittings Edelbrock – Polished intake Full Custom Photo – Jason Marker – studio photography Goodyear Tire & Rubber – F1 18” tires Holley – Street Avenger carb and Holley Red Pump Ididit – Tilt steering column MTX Audio – Component speakers, subwoofers, amplifiers, capacitors, and wiring. Martin Senior Paints – Self etching primer and high build primer. Ohio Generator – 250 Amp Alternator Optima Batteries – Yellow Top Battery Paint by Chaz – Charlie Vickery Potter Automotive – 500HP / 650 FT/LB torque, 500 CI Cadillac Motor PJ’s Trim Shop – Interior Upholstery, including door panels, carpet, and trunk. Rad Rides by Troy – Custom Modification Consultation Schwartz Extreme Performance – Engine Tuning Spal USA – Power window switch kit, actuators, limit switches, 16” electric fan, shaved door kit, 7 channel remote system, and door poppers. Split Fire – plugs and wires Street Legal Customs – Audio equipment fabrication and installation Vintage Air – trunk mount heat/cool climate control