1959-64 Cadillac Chassis

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By choosing a Roadster Shop FAST TRACK 1959-1964 Cadillac Chassis, you can transform your classic Caddy into a vehicle with cutting edge ride, handling, braking, acceleration and driveability. Suited as much to a coast to coast cruise as it is to setting blistering lap times at the autocross track.

For unparalleled strength, the 1959-1964 Cadillac FAST TRACK chassis is built around our hand fabricated 10ga., 4″ X 4″ frame rails. The chassis is then assembled in our dedicated fixture and TIG welded together with a custom fully welded, double-stack, mid-brace crossmember with an adjustable drop-out transmission bracket. Fabricated exhaust ports are incorporated into the mid-brace and easily allow clearance for up to 3″ exhaust tubing.

For ease of install, we retain the stock body mounts, bumper mounts, and radiator core support mounts. With the available motor mount configurations, you also have the ability to use nearly any drivetrain combination.

 

RS Fast Track Front Suspension with 58.75″ track width
C6 Corvette spindle and hub assembly
Penske “RS Edition” performance coilovers front & rear
1.25″ splined front sway bar with C6 Corvette end links
Fabricated, 10 gauge steel fully boxed, frame rails
Utilizes all stock body,bumper, and core support mounts
Lowered ride height
Engine mounts for SBC, BBC, or optional LS Motors
Structural, cradle style center crossmember with drop out, adjustable trans mount
Mid brace crossmember with exhaust ports for up to 3″ exhaust
Strange Engineering, Ford 9″ housing with S/S 31 spline axles
Large diameter, parallel 4-bar rear suspension

Mount Options

$99
$99
$399
$35

Coilover Options

$700
$1650
$700
$1650

Front Suspension Options

$350
$8295
$2500
$650
$495

Front Disc Brake Options

$1875
$2095
$150
$300
$1995
$0
$0
$2295
$3495
$4295
$0
$0

Brake Line Options

$995

Rear Disc Brake Options

$950
$1895
$150
$300
$2345
$0
$0
$2495
$3795
$3995
$0
$0
$450

9" Rear Suspension Options

$850
$1500
$250
$495

Independent Rear Suspension Options

$7995
$8295
$350
$1195
$2295
$300

Gearing Options

$595
$1300
$1550
$1650
$50
$50

Related Components

$1450
$1350

Shipping Options

$300
$TBA
Frame Rails
Industry Standard
Bent Square Tubing
Vehicle-specific CNC cut pattern with 10 gage boxed rails
Why the difference?

Our CNC cut patterns ensure consistent strength, fitment and flowing, high quality, paint ready shapes. Bent tubing produces weak spots with unsightly wrinkles where the frame is prone to bending.

Crossmembers
Industry Standard
MIG welded, mandrel bent basic construction
TIG welded, dedicated pattern with vehicle specific design
Why the difference?

Our fully adjustable crossmembers combine strong design elements with a combination of materials and patterns tailored to each vehicle. We also include exhaust and brake line ports, fuel line clearances and exhaust mounts.

Spindle
Industry Standard
Mustang II
C6 Corvette
Why the difference?

Modern day components from the C6 corvette far exceed the quality and performance of the 1970’s economy car components. Z06 hub with sealed bearings vs the non-sealed industry standard.

Sway Bars
Industry Standard
Bent Tubing
Splined sprung steel
Why the difference?

Our fully adjustable crossmembers combine strong design elements with a combination of materials and patterns tailored to each vehicle. We also include exhaust and brake line ports, fuel line clearances and exhaust mounts.

Control Arms
Industry Standard
78" upper, 1 18 lower
1 14" upper, 1 58 lower
Why the difference?

Larger diameter control arms designed to handle the weight of heavier cars and stresses of performance driving. Smaller diameters are prone to flexing and bending. TIG welded, braced and gusseted for higher strength.

Control Arm Mounts
Industry Standard
Through Bolts
Reverse mounted, 4041 pre-hardened shafts
Why the difference?

Our control arm mounts allow simple caster/camber adjustability without removing the entire control arm and through bolt, which is often difficult in a completed car. This allows quick adjustment for all driving requirements.

Brackets
Industry Standard
MIG welded, single shear
TIG welded, boxed double shear
Why the difference?

TIG welding boxed, double shear brackets provides greater weld penetration, heat control, strength and a more visually appealing finished product. Unboxed, single shear mounts are often prone to bending and flexing.

Hardware
Industry Standard
Grade 5
Grade 8
Why the difference?

Grade 8 is the strongest available hardware and should be used on all suspension components due to the stresses endured from any driving, let alone performance driving.

Bump Stops
Industry Standard
None
Positive and Negative
Why the difference?

Bump stops provide protection for your suspension components and chassis. We provide both positive and negative stops to allow protection through maximum suspension range.

Bushing Material
Industry Standard
Polyurethane
Delrin
Why the difference?

Polyurethane distorts with little pressure. Delrin holds it’s shape with over 2000lbs of pressure with zero deflection allowing full range of suspension motion.

Bushing Lubrication
Industry Standard
None
Grease fitting in every bushing
Why the difference?

Bronze, oil lite sleeve in every bushing. Designed to keep bushing lubricated and allow for full, fluid motion. Spiral grease groove designed to disperse grease across the entire bushing.