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    Default Ron Matcheson

    Ron Matcheson is/was from Napier and featured in NZHRM back in April '72





    Above: Photos from Kevin Salter's collection from Greg Stokes. Note HRM's past Editor Rob Campbell in the background carrying a boxx of mags/beers.





    Above: At Hamilton Hot Rod Show 1973...photos by Warren Houston
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    Running Greers rear wheels in those pictures.Ron moved to Wairoa in the 70's where the T was sold and eventually destroyed I believe - Sad end to a nice Bucket. I was recently asked for pics by Rons son - do have a few.

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    Check out Lance Cranes Austin in the top pic - nice

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldrodder
    Check out Lance Cranes Austin in the top pic - nice
    NO THANKS - I'll go with the Trotter/Clouston 34 Coupe in the 3rd pic !

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    Quote Originally Posted by H.B.
    NO THANKS - I'll go with the Trotter/Clouston 34 Coupe in the 3rd pic !
    I'd have to agree with that - Always liked the 34's and that was a nice one.

    Whose brown/copper roadster is that at the end of the row the '34 is in?
    Last edited by oldrodder; 02-11-2011 at 06:50 PM.

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    Next to Ferg's 34 sedan?
    Gearing's gold Cad powered A roadster

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    Quote Originally Posted by ForEverFour
    Next to Ferg's 34 sedan?
    Gearing's gold Cad powered A roadster
    Thought it might be - thanks.

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    i was lookin at that model A today. its still a cool car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by H.B.
    Running Greers rear wheels in those pictures.Ron moved to Wairoa in the 70's where the T was sold and eventually destroyed I believe - Sad end to a nice Bucket. I was recently asked for pics by Rons son - do have a few.

    I worked with Ron @ Finegand late 70's,was good to talk hot rodding with..

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