1956 Pontiac Safari Wagon

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1956 Pontiac Safari Wagon

Here’s an interesting build that we don’t come across or see very much, ever! It’s Pontiac’s answer to the Chevy Nomad. Trimmed out nicely in silver and gray this Pontiac Safari came to us as a painted shell with some parts. We’ll start fabrication with the underpinnings, that of course will be a Schwartz G-Machine chassis.

Frame & Suspension

  • Schwartz Performance G-Machine chassis system
  • Power steering rack
  • Ridetech single-adjustable coilovers
  • Racing style splined sway bars
  • Wilwood 13" rotors, 6 & 4 piston calipers



  • Chevrolet Camaro 6L80e 6-speed automatic transmission
  • Custom steel driveshaft
  • Moser 9” full floater, 31 spline axles
  • 9” third member with TrueTrac differential, 3.70 gears

Other Features

  • Aluminum radiator w/electric fans
  • Vintage Air Gen IV Magnum A/C & heater system
  • Custom upholstered interior by Shane Cassin / Cassin Customizing/light


Arrival gallery

Chassis fitment gallery

Mock up and assembly gallery

Fabricated exhaust


Completed... almost. This customer is handy and wanted to finish up a few things on his own.