Monthly Archives: April 2015

2006 Red Line Series 1968 Nova

This Hot Wheels 1968 Nova from the 2006 Red Line Series was one that I missed the first time around. Although I do have the metalflake purple version from the same series, this metalflake green model which I recently found … Continue reading

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1978 ’57 T-Bird

Both of these Hot Wheels ’57 T-Birds are from the first year of its release, 1978. I found the white one on eBay, the yellow one came from The Dealer. Early versions of this car could be found both with … Continue reading

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2015 1968 Nova

For 2015, Hot Wheels has tucked a new ’68 Nova variation inside some of their multipacks. This new version is a really sharp anodized gray model with yellow and black trim. I found mine in a 9-pack at Toys “R” … Continue reading

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Lesney Matchbox 1966 Dodge Dump Truck

The Dodge Dump Truck was added to the Matchbox line-up in 1966. I bought this one on eBay along with a bunch of loose Hot Wheels from the same seller and added it to my collection of well-loved Lesney-era Matchbox models. 1966 … Continue reading

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2004 Nova 1968 Short Card

Here in the U.S., we don’t see too many short cards. So I thought it would be fun to have an example of the packaging variation for one of my all-time favorite Hot Wheels first castings, the 2004 ’68 Nova. … Continue reading

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2014 Greenlight Hot Pursuit 1967 Chevrolet Wisconsin State Patrol

I was happy to find another variation of the Greenlight ’67 Biscayne at Toys “R” Us the other day. I don’t specifically collect police vehicles, but I feel I can justify adding this to my Impala collection. I previously posted about my … Continue reading

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1980 Greyhound MC-8

The Hot Wheels Greyhound MC-8 was only produced in 3 variations which are different only in their country of origin. The two 1980 releases were made in Hong Kong and Malaysia, the 1983 version is the somewhat more valuable Mexican-made … Continue reading

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2011 Street Beasts ’68 Chevy Nova

After I recently did a thorough inventory of my Hot Wheels ’68 Novas, I decided to try to fill in some of the holes in my collection. I’ve had some success finding a few of the Novas I was missing … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels Star Wars Themed Cars

In the summer of 1977, I went to see the movie Star Wars at the Rivoli Theatre in downtown Hastings, Nebraska, where I was visiting my sister. I became a fan right away, and spent some of my precious allowance money … Continue reading

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Hot Wheels ’68 Chevy Nova Variations

This page lists all of the Hot Wheels 1968 Novas, with a photo of each one that I have in my collection. The name of each car that I have links to a page with more information and photos. As I … Continue reading

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