Skip Parsons' Riverboat Jazz Band -


Rich Skrika, part 2


by Cliff Lamere    31 Aug 2006


Photos by Cliff Lamere

At the Fountain Restaurant, 283 New Scotland Ave., Albany, NY.



Richard Stephen "Rich" Skrika, of Wilton, NY  - keyboard




Rich Skrika at the keyboard  (2006 Aug 11)



Rich Skrika is proud of his PT Cruiser, license plate PT JAZZ 88.  The underside of the hood is mirrored.  

The engine is so clean that it looks like it just came off the showroom floor.   (2006 Aug 11)


Here is a list of the many modifications that Rich has made to this gem.



2001 Limited PT Cruiser Accessories and Modifications


Interior Trim

      Custom Lighted Skull Shift Knob

      Carbon Fiber Dash, Console, Armrest and Door Trim

      Chrome Dash “Eyebrows” Trim

      Burlwood Dashboard Trim with Interior Door Handle Accents

      Various Chrome Accents (Knobs, Bezels, Door Locks, Speaker Rings, Console, etc.)

      Star Tech Billet Pedal Covers (Clutch, Brake, Accelerator)

      Wheelskins Leather Steering Wheel Cover and Matching Shifter Boot

      Custom Accessory Switch Panel

      C ustom Jazz Band Window Etchings - read and sides


      Chrysler 6-Disc Under-Seat CD Changer w/Remote Control

      MOPAR 80-watt Subwoofer

Exterior Trim

      Chrysler Ground Effects Package (Front and Rear Air Dams, Side Skirts, Wheel Lip Moldings)

      Chrysler Flame Accent Package (Blue and Purple)

      Chrysler Rear Spoiler

      Chrome PT Cruiser License Plate Frames w/Lighted Rear Frame

      Rear Taillight Lens Covers (Flashing “PT”) and Custom 3rd Brake Light Emblem

      Chrysler Lower Door Panel Chrome Spears

      Chrome Rear View Mirror Covers

      Stull Chrome Horizontal Billet Aluminum Grille

      Chrome “Belt Line” Trim

      Pneumatic Chromed Hood Strut and Rear Door Supports

      Flamed Front and Rear Door Sill Plates

      Chrome Front and Rear Bumper Inserts

      Painted Bumpers

      Chromed Wiper Arms with Custom Silver/Purple Silicone Wiper Blades

      Chrome Door Edge Protectors

      Custom Etched Rear and Side Windows (Traditional Jazz Scenes)

      Flamed Under-Hood and Cowl Chromed Dress-Up Panels

      Under-Car Programmable 7-Color L.E.D Lighting w/Remote Control & Music Interface

      Lighted Hood Emblem/Chrome Washer Nozzles

      Various Chrome Engine Compartment Trim Items

      TYC Custom Tail Lights



      Kenne Bell Performance Optimized Computer

      Borla High Capacity Air Intake/Filter System

      Borla SS High Performance Free-Flow Exhaust System

      Borla High-Performance Aluminum Exhaust Header System (4-2-1)

      Bright-Red Hose Technologies Premium Silicone Vacuum Hose/Engine Dress Up  


      17” Chrome Alloy Wheels (iCW Racing) w/Low Profile Performance Tires

      Suspension Lowering Kit (1” Overall) w/Springs, Struts and Sway Bars

      Slotted Performance Rotors and “Green Stuff” Low-Dust Brake Pads

      Freedom Design Chrome Front Strut Tower Brace

      Hurst Competition Short-Throw Shifter Conversion





Biography of Rich Skrika


Rich Skrika can be seen in other photos taken by Cliff Lamere:

    Rich Skrika

    Skip Parsons' Riverboat Jazz Band 2

    Skip Parsons' Riverboat Jazz Band 3

    Skip Parsons' Riverboat Jazz Band 4

    Mardi Gras 1

    Mardi Gras 2

    Skip Parsons 2

    With Ernie Belanger

    With Eddy Kebabjian

    With Rich Downs

    With Mike Benedict

    With Forrest Gabriels

    With Jerry Gordon

    With Sam Ponder

    With Forrest Gabriels 2

    With Bernie Mulleda

    With Dino Cimino


See Rich Skrika in photos on other webpages made by Cliff Lamere:

    Historical Photos of SPRJB 1