Hot Wheels Rewards Camaro

113/365 – Last year’s Hot Wheels Rewards/ Wal-Mart edition School Busted seemed like an afterthought. It had the same color style as the others in the “mail-in” series, but wasn’t numbered, and came WAY late after the program started. So I was pleasantly surprised this week when the 2014 version, this ’69 Camaro, arrived. It’s not the best piece from a quality standpoint – the wheels barely turn. And I think QC in general is lacking, since one of the four I received had significant tampo issues, and the blisters are barely attached to the cards. Regardless, it is a good looking car if you get a good sample, and the turn time on these was pretty remarkable. Details on how to get one are at http://www.hotwheelsrewards.com – or contact me to trade for one.

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Hot Wheels Snoopy

112/365 – Just a few months after the popular Homer Simpson Hot Wheels car came out, they bring us the Snoopy. Not much more to say, this is awesome!

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Hot Wheels Bone Shaker

111/365 – I love the aggressiveness of this car. Classic hot rod looks, with a really cool grille (if you could call it that) make for a car guy’s dream. They even made a real version of it. That would be a lot of fun to drive!

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Hot Wheels Pro Stock Firebird and Cabbin Fever

110/365 – Happy Easter everyone. Thanks for reading this blog.

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Hot Wheels Fiat 500

109/365 – In an ideal world, I’d have a garage full of all the cars I wanted. But since I won’t be on Rich Kids of Instagram anytime soon, I’ll have to settle for getting Hot Wheels versions of those cars. Like this Fiat 500.

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Hot Wheels Baja Bug

108/365 – One of the things I love about this collecting obsession hobby is the community that exists around it. The good people (likely lawyers) at Mattel don’t understand it, and they are killing the community they have at their own site. But there is a whole world of people out there on Facebook, Instagram, reddit, and forum-based websites that love Hot Wheels and want to share that joy with each other. What does any of this have to do with today’s car? This Baja Bug, circa 1990, was sent to me as a gift (technically called a RAOK – Random Act of Kindness) by someone on one of the forums. He sent several things that were extras in his collection and he thought I might like. Incredibly gracious and kind group of people. To be sure, there are bad eggs in the batch, but overall, some quite remarkable people out there. I am glad to be a part of it.

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Hot Wheels Go Kart

107/365 – I think the Go Kart is one of the coolest Hot Wheels castings out there. This one is 3/4 in the 2000 Go Karts series. I need to try and find the other 3.

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Hot Wheels Tow Jam

106/365 – Not sure how practical a tow truck like this would be, but it definitely looks cool. Would need an amazing set of springs in the back for sure.

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Hot Wheels Teed Off

105/365 – I can’t even remember the last time I was on a golf course. But if the golf carts were powered like this, I’d be out there a lot more…

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Hot Wheels '29 Ford Pickup

104/365 – Most of the time I don’t go for the Hot Wheels Cool Classics series. Every once in a while they make something that is quite photogenic. The Honda CR-X was one, and this ’29 Ford Pickup is another. I wish it had Real Riders, but the paint job is very nicely done, and the flame tampos aren’t overstated. It looks like a truck I would like to have in my driveway. So instead, I’ll add this to my collection of loose Hot Wheels.

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