Southeast Gassers Association

Period Correct Gassers

Bad Banana

Rusty Sampsel - Lapeer, MI. 


This was my father's car that he ran from 1964 to 1979. It sat over 30 years and I brought it back out in 2010.


See "Bad Banana Resurrection" on the HAMB Website.

Owner

Rusty Sampsel
Driver

Rusty Sampsel

Car Specs:


GENERAL

Make: Chevrolet
Model: Hard Top

Year: 1955


PAINT

Type: 

Color: Yellow

Painter: Unknown

Lettering: Stacy Karnes


INTERIOR

Details: All original.

ENGINE

Year: 2013

Model: 23 Degree Small Block Chevrolet

Displacement: 427

Details: Old School Fuel Injectors
Built By: Ashcraft Speed & Marine


CHASSIS

Make/Year: Chevrolet 1955

Type: Stock with Frame

Alterations: Straight Axle Front (61 Econoline) 

Built By: Jack Sampsel


TRANSMISSION

Details: Jerico 4 Speed


REAR END

Details: Dana 60


WHEELS/TIRES

Front: OEM Steel, Bias Ply White Wall

Rear: Aluminum Slots, Hoosier Slicks


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