The Geezers & Their Rides
|Chuck and Marcella Lipka
'40 Willys all steel coupe
455 c.i.d. Olds Blown
Built over a 2 year period in Chuck’s garage by Chuck & 4 friends, from a basket case dragged out of a Canadian National Forest. This car was the poster child for the 2006 NHRA Hot Rod Reunion held at Bowling Green, Ky Chuck along with his wife Marcella are the guiding lights of the Geezer Gassers. They are the promoters and the ones that somehow mange to keep this bunch in some sort of order. Without their leadership this group probably wouldn’t exist.
|Owner: Marcella Lipka Driver: Chuck Lipka
'41 Willys glass coupe
400 c.i.d. Olds Blown
Purpose built "Nostalgia Gasser"
1937 Chevy coupe
421 cu. in. Chevy engine 400 turbo tranny 4.56 rear end
Has owned car for 3 years,bought as street rod, and converted to gasser
1937 Chevy coupe all steel body
Blown 355 cu in small block Chevy Coan "Turbo 400, and a 9"
|Joe, Cynthia, Cassidi, and Dakota Bush
1940 Willys Truck ""Silver Bullet""
454 Chevy Tunnel Ram
I have been racing since 1985. I also have a car collection of Corvettes, Mustangs, and Street Rods. I never quit playing with cars they just got bigger and more expensive.
1933 Willys Pickup
Blown Small block powerglide trans
Dover, New Hampshire
1941 Willys coupe. Fiberglass body on a hand built chassis.
502 Chevy big block, (2016 season will see Hilborn mechanical fuel injection). Turbo 400 trans with trans brake. 9" 4.30 geared rear. Best with a single carb 10.18 @ 128.00. This car was a 17 year journey, starting with the purchase of a stalled pro street project, building the chassis,and creating a go fast gasser. As of 2017 it's mechanically injected, running strong 9's
|Dave Lewis Sr
Big Block Chevrolet 4 manual speed trans
|Dave Lewis Jr
'37 Chevy Coupe "Attitude Adjustment"
Small block Manual 4 speed
Small block Chevy, 4 sp manual trans.
1940 Willys coupe "Rebel Reaper"
"Back yard built" fiberglass body, vintage 'glass front clip. Running on an original '37 Willys frame with modifications to provide for it to Safety Certify to 8.50. 401 cu in AMC with iron heads and a single 850 Holley carb. 727 Torqueflite transmission, Olds rear with 4.56 gears. Hand lettered body. Over 1100 drag strip passes with this combination.
'41 Willys "Shake, Rattle and Roll"
Steel body sporting original Cal Automotive components. It's sporting a blown 496 BBC, a 'glide and a 9" on a ladder bar suspension. Painted and lettered by Jerry's brother @ North Signs.
'40 Willys Pickup "Haymaker", all steel.
355 small block Chevy, blown/carb'd.
Turbo 400 trans
'41 Willys Coupe
468 c.i.d Big Block Chevy
468 BBC Merlin cast iron heads
Turbo 400 trans by TSI in Chicago
Olds/Pontiac rear end 4.11 gears
5 foot ladder bars from the era of Gas Coupe and Sedan Chrome straight axle that I was told was a Don Long axle, but was corrected by Ron Fout who told me he built the axle which looks as good as a Don Long axle
'48 Austin (all steel)
468 big block Chevy with Hilborn mechanical fuel injection
9" geared 4.56
A true family venture, the car was built by John (dad) and John (driver) in the family shop. They started with an old race car body (no known history) and built their own chassis, suspension, steering, and all the body work. With help from Donna (mom) they've been active with the car for several years.
Big Block Chevy powered
'38 Chevy coupe
A project in transition. Last year at Bowling Green, running a big inch 6 cylinder, the car gathered a TON of looks and new fans. In a stroke of bad luck, the 6 cylinder decided to give it up and the block developed a hole in a place it shouldn't be. Over the winter, a big block was transplanted,along with a revised suspension and converter. Alas, the gremlins didn't leave with the 6 cylinder.......the revised rear suspension gave it up the first event out for 2016. Stay tuned, they'll be back at Bowling Green.
Gone But Not Forgotten
|In Memory of Diesel Bill RIP
389 SB Injected Chevy
Raced from '62 -'67 rebuilt in 2005 National record holder '64 10.41 ET Runner up '64 A/G U.S. Nationals
|In Memory of Firesuit Phil RIP
46 Ford Coupe
'52 Olds387.5 c.i.d.
'51 Merc rearend narrowed 4:56 (homemade spool)
Turbo 400 Transmission
Paid $75 for car in 1958
Painted in 1962 Glade Green
|In Memory of Dan Tackett RIP
1936 Chevy Master coupe
502 Chevy big block. Powerglide trans, and 9" rear.
It's an all steel car, converted from a stock, "barn find."