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Old 09-26-2018, 09:09 AM   #1
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Many of us know that Tony is "involved" with race cars, but just HOW involved is he really? A little blurb about KiWinUS that I happened across. This guy knows some stuff, boys and girls. DD


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Old 09-26-2018, 09:18 AM   #2
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I visited Tony, aka KiwinUS, a few years ago, and was impressed with his collection of cars, parts, rare speed equipment, and his knowledge of Flatheads.
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That’s an impressive resume!
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Sounds like a dream come true kinda guy. Al
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Old 09-26-2018, 11:59 AM   #5
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Great read. Thanks for sharing!
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Old 09-26-2018, 12:40 PM   #6
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Old 09-26-2018, 03:26 PM   #7
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Great article DD!
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Never underestimate a Kiwi ...
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A good Kiwi Bloke
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A very good read.Thanks for sharing.
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Guy looks familiar. Hmmmmm. Lol. Mike
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Old 09-29-2018, 10:04 PM   #12
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Who said Kiwis cant fly?

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Old 09-29-2018, 11:40 PM   #13
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A great guy,he got us tickets to the pits when we went to Detroit for the nascars,
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Many of us know that Tony is "involved" with race cars, but just HOW involved is he really? A little blurb about KiWinUS that I happened across. This guy knows some stuff, boys and girls. DD


https://www.ashcollalumni.co.nz/alum...ane-tony-price
DD, thank you for your kind words, I am truly surprised anyone here in the great USA found this article & a surprise also that it was located on the Ashburton college website as it was an article in the local newspaper. The writer did a fantastic job & a lot of her own research although this is the very short version of my blessed journey.
Thanks also for the great comments from all other Ford Barners.
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Old 03-16-2019, 06:27 PM   #15
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Greetings again KiwiTony! Way past due acknowledgement of your accomplishments - but they failed to mention you are a genuinely nice guy, also! Bringing the Truckstang to the Mustang Museum Grand Opening on 17 April: hope to see you again!
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Old 03-16-2019, 06:33 PM   #16
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Is this the "Truckstang?


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Old 03-16-2019, 06:40 PM   #17
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Yes, Sir: that it most assuredly is - thank you for posting (I am "posting challenged!") 1990 Mustang LX converted in 1990/91 as an inticement to trigger Ford into bringing back the Ranchero: They were very interested, and John Collette (Chief of SVO) sent a very nice note sating "I wish my Engineers had thought of this,"....... However, Ford was long past the Foxbody in the development, styling and research departments, so the Truckstang now has an original 66k miles, relegated to show car status.
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Boy, that looks a lot like an '82 Rampage I had. It was derived from a front wheel drive Omni and was one of the handiest vehicles I have ever owned. The down side is that the were very rust prone.
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Old 03-16-2019, 08:20 PM   #19
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Tubman - lots of folks comment that looks like a Rampage or a Subaru Brat or a VW PU, but it is a 5.0 Liter Mustang. I don't want to hijack this thread about a truely nice guy and living legend: if anyone is interested is build details or otherwise about the Truckstang - send a note to mellis@co.leake.ms.us and we can talk. Meantime: good on ya, Mate!
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Old 03-16-2019, 08:29 PM   #20
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Not trying to denigrate the guy or his skills at all. The similarity is striking, as you yourself have affirmed.
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