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Anyone know anything about this car?? the "Skip It"

Discussion in 'The Hokey Ass Message Board' started by Bugsy, Sep 24, 2009.

  1. Bugsy
    Joined: Dec 27, 2008
    Posts: 1,285

    Bugsy
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    from Kansas

    I'm looking for more info and pics on this car. It was called "Skip It". One of the places that I've seen a pic of it is in Montogomery's book, "Hot Rod Memories...relived again". It's on page 36 of that book. Says it was built by George Rubsch of the Pacemakers. Jimmy B did a killer post on modifieds back in 2006 and is where I found another picture of it as well as just one on the web.

    Picture from Jimmy B's collection
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  2. Clark
    Joined: Jan 14, 2001
    Posts: 5,113

    Clark
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    I really like that car too. It's been in a couple of the books about the history of the salt flats or hotrodding in general.

    I heard it was on the east coast ...maybe Simard has it. And it may be going through a restoration now. Maybe!!! Forget where I heard this.
    Clark
     
  3. grumpster
    Joined: May 18, 2009
    Posts: 3

    grumpster
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    from CA.

    Car belonged to George "SKIP" Rubsch. He ran with the Bungholers of Hollywood EST.1937. Ran a 4-Banger with Crager head. Was called the "SKIP-it" modified.
     
  4. J. Fitzhugh
    Joined: Nov 7, 2004
    Posts: 296

    J. Fitzhugh
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    Absolutely killer car. I am not aware that this car has been found, or in restoration, but certainly would like to hear anything anyone knows. I feel an interesting story in the making . . . hint hint.
     

  5. 6t5frlane
    Joined: Dec 8, 2004
    Posts: 2,382

    6t5frlane
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    from New York

  6. chaddilac
    Joined: Mar 21, 2006
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    chaddilac
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    2009!
     

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