Monthly Archives: April 2014

Garage Sale 1996 Command Tank

This Hot Wheels find doesn’t really fit in my collection. It’s obviously not a Chevy Nova or Impala and it’s not old enough to fit in the blackwall category either. I almost walked away from it, but when I saw a … Continue reading

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1982 Front Runnin’ Fairmont

This Hot Wheels Front Runnin’ Fairmont from 1982 was the bonus car that I picked up with the Maxi Taxi on eBay. Though I would say the Fairmont is another example of the really bad car design that was prevalent in … Continue reading

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1977 Chief’s Special and Maxi Taxi

I’ve had a Hot Wheels Police Cruiser since I was a kid and it was always one of my favorites. The Olds 442 first appeared in the Hot Wheels lineup in 1971, wearing Spectraflame paint, redline tires and a rear wing. … Continue reading

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Batmobiles

This one is for my friend and fellow-blogger, Joel, who has a nice collection of Batmobiles too. My favorite Batmobile is the one from 1966, and I’ve had a Playart version of it since I was a kid. I was pretty excited … Continue reading

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2013 Cool Classics ’61 Impala

I found this Hot Wheels Cool Classics ’61 Impala at WalMart the other day. I’m glad to see so many nice Chevys in the Cool Classics series. This makes the 3rd one I’ve added to my collection. Previously, I nabbed the … Continue reading

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1982 Cannonade

We spent some time the past few weekends taking in some early garage sales. Yesterday I scored my first Hot Wheels find of the season. Cannonade was first released in 1981 wearing the same paint and tampo as this, but rolling … Continue reading

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