Don’t let your kids watch this video! With 275-feet of Hot Wheels track, 15 hours of work, and 1 NHRA U.S. Nationals winning Pro Stock driver—let the fun begin. Proving you’re never too old to build your dream Hot Wheels track, 2019 U.S. Nationals-winning Pro Stock racer, Alex Laughlin converted his home garage into a […]
There were three basic designs of wheels used on Hot Wheels cars during the Redline era from 1969 to 1977. “Bearing Wheels” : 1968 to 1970 “Capped Wheels” : 1969 to 1972 “Thru Hole” or “One Piece” : 1973 to 1977 Bearing Wheel System The bearing wheel system was the system designed for the first […]
The Story Many small diecast models have been made in Argentina. Brands such as Buby, Galgo, Aguti, Loden, Rapitoy, and Jet (by Gillette) have all originated within this South American country. In addition, the Muky models were produced there during the 1970s and 1980s. The history of Muky begins in the early 1970s. The De […]
Again Nuclear Mindz Design has knocked it out of the park…the best EVER TTP custom/chase is landing this weekend, June 4-5, 2022. This time we are offering them ALL in one weekend, instead of 2, so less wait, and MORE EXCITEMENT for 2 days! There will only be 50 regular versions (red) at $70, and […]
If there’s one name synonymous with Hot Wheels, it’s Larry Wood. Nicknamed “Mr. Hot Wheels,” Larry spent five decades with the company as Chief Designer and consultant, innovating such diecast classics as the ‘49 Merc, Ramblin’ Wrecker and the Boyd Coddington collector set. We’re excited to share that our sister site hobbyDB will be unveiling […]
Larry Wood knows a thing or two when it comes to diecast vehicles. How else do you earn the nickname “Mr. Hot Wheels?” Larry began his impressive career as a designer with Hot Wheels in the late 60s. Not long after his first model, Tri Baby (1970) rolled off the production line. It proved to […]
“AUTO” BIOGRAPHY Hello……. My name is Bruce Kalapach. I am known as “Redliner” on most sites including ebay, sometimes “Iamredliner” and sometimes “Father Time”. I am about to turn 65, but I am still a kid and always will be. My childhood association with the VERY FIRST Hot Wheels shipment to the Chicago area in […]
Hideaki Tanaka is an enthusiastic model car collector and manages the Mini Auto Club of Japan (MACJ). In a series of blog posts he will tell us more about models made in Japan, the Club and its members. Read them all here. Takanobu Ochiai One of our members, Takanobu Ochiai, had one of the […]
ADAM GRAPES Auburn-Cords-Doozie HISTORIAN A second resin/acetate Classic Cord has also been found. This one features a fully painted body in white, a black roof and silver windshield/sidepipes/bumper details. The body details are slightly different than the raw version showing continued work on the final concept. There is […]
How a cartoon about Hot Wheels nearly changed TV forever in the late 1960s. TV URBAN LEGEND: A Hot Wheels cartoon got ABC in hot water with the FCC over it being viewed as simply a half hour advertisement for the toy cars. It’s sometimes hard to tell, exactly, whether TV changed the products that […]
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