Tag Archives: 1986 Side Grinder

The Case of the Sad Dad

Last summer, my wife and son and I stopped at a garage sale at the home of a 30-something couple. I saw this well-used 48-car┬ácase on a table of assorted goods. Expecting it to be empty, I picked it up … Continue reading

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1885 Smash Hit and Other Crack Ups

The Hot Wheels Crack Ups made their debut in 1985. Each model has a spring-loaded panel that, when crashed, will flip around to show its damaged side. There are several different castings of these which are sometimes difficult to identify … Continue reading

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