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Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Merry Christmas!


Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays to all of you. May your car hunting in 2011 be successful.

Monday, December 20, 2010

Triumphs


With the new release of the Hot Wheels Triumph TR6, it occurred to me that I didn't have any Triumphs represented in the museum. So I shot and posted some pics. I put up the Hot Wheel variations I have and some JL TR3s. Somewhere I have a Majorette TR7 and a Tootsietoy but I couldn't put my hands on them easily so those will have to wait for a future update. And, since I was shooting pics anyway, I added some JL Austin-Healey Sprites like the blue one pictured here. Enjoy.

Sunday, December 12, 2010

Sunday, December 5, 2010

Update: Cougars


Howdy Folks.
I added 6 new Cougars this week as well as the usual misc. additions. For example, I also added a Hot Wheels Tucker to the Tucker page. You can see some of the cars touring around Spiralton in this pic. Enjoy!
S.

Thursday, November 25, 2010

Happy Thanksgiving!


Hi Everybody. I just wanted to say "Happy Thanksgiving" to you that celebrate it. I don't have any Thanksgiving cars so I just added a few new Chevelles. I like the police version of this Johnny Lightning.
Try not to eat too much.

Friday, November 19, 2010

Update: Helicopters Part 2


Well, I was going to update something automotive this time and I did add a few miscellaneous pics, but I ended up adding about 8 more Helicopters. One of these days I'm going to reshoot some of them and replace the crappy pics. The one pictured here is from MGA and is from 2007.
Enjoy.

Thursday, November 11, 2010

Update: Helicopters


For this update I streamlined the Helicopter page and added a couple of pics like the Siku pictured here. It's funny how many helicopters you acquire when you collect cars.

Monday, November 8, 2010

Update: Studebakers


Not much to report. I've only been able to update some odds and ends, some Chargers and a couple of Studebakers. Pictured here is the Muscle Machine 1953 Studebaker.

Monday, October 18, 2010

Update: JL 75-76 Corvettes


This weeks update is the Johnny Lighting casting #986, the 75-76 Corvette. Nice job JL.

Monday, October 11, 2010

Update: 8 Crate


Howdy. For the last few days I've been uploading a bunch of miscellaneous stuff to the site. Some Cougars, a couple of Corvettes and so forth. But I thought I'd post this picture of the 8 Crate since it looks like it could be part of Halloween. I bought the Hot Wheels Halloween cars but I haven't opened them yet. I guess I should and then post pictures in case you haven't seen them yet. :)
Also, have you seen the delivery version of the 8 Crate? They filled in the back windows on the casting. I almost missed it. That's another one I need to open...

Monday, October 4, 2010

Update: Oldsmobile


Howdy! I added 8 new Oldsmobiles and updateded the page. I still need to round all of them up and do it right but until then here's something to look at. Also, I added 2 Matchbox Prius's to the Toyota section.
Seeya!

Friday, October 1, 2010

Update: Johnny Lightnings


Not much to the update today. Just a couple of Johnny Lightnings. A Papa John's Pizza Exclusive Camaro. You can check that one out in the Pizza Delivery section. And a 1953 Packard Caribbean that started life as a Racing Champions. You can see both versions on the Packard section of the main site. Pictured here is the new Johnny Lightning version.

Sunday, September 26, 2010

Update: Mini Coopers!


A friend of mine decided to start collection Mini Coopers so I decided to post most of my collection for her to reference. I needed to do it anyway since I only had a few up. So what I did was give them their own category since it has been produced under different names and companies. Here is the wikipedia article on the original Mini that talks about it's history.
I organized them a little differently than I usually do as well. I mixed the original and the new mini's together and alpahbetized them according to toy manufacturer. I still gave the bigger variation collections their own pages. Just click on the pics with the variation icon underneath the photo. All in all, I posted about 50 new pics. The picture shown with this post shows a Hot Wheels Racing Mini with the 1970s Matchbox one that I had as a kid. One of my favorites. It use to beat a lot of Hot Wheels in races. :) Enjoy!

Friday, September 24, 2010

Update and Coming Soon


I added the Hot Wheels Back Sliders this week and that was all I've had time for. However, I just wanted to let you know that I'm preparing a new category with about 50 pics that will be up very soon. So stay tuned.

Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Update: Plymouths


Still busy but I managed to add 3 new 'Cudas and a Hot Wheels GTX. The 'Cuda pictured is from the M2 Driver Series.
Enjoy.

Sunday, August 15, 2010

Ferrari


Whew. I've been too busy to update the site. So instead of an update here's an old picture of some Ferraris at the dealership in Spiralton.
Enjoy.
S.

Sunday, August 8, 2010

Update: Screaming for Ice Cream


Got a Reese's Cup with Butterscotch Sundae today. So I had to post an ice cream truck up on the site. The HW Greased Gremlin got it's own page and a new pic, the HW '65 GTO got two new pics added and a there was a couple of single additions to the site. Enjoy!

Monday, August 2, 2010

Update: Chargers and Stuff


Just some general additions. 2 new Pass'n Gassers, some Chargers and a Valentines Day El Camino.
:)

Thursday, July 29, 2010

Hot Wheels Postal Service



Here's a couple of cars 30 years apart with a postal theme. I just added the Morris Wagon.

Tuesday, July 27, 2010

Matchbox M1A1 Abrams


Have you seen the new Matchbox M1A1 Abrams Tank that they released in the Real Working Rigs line? Its bigger and I think better than the older mainline version. It was added to the Military section of the website, along with a couple of other castings.

Sunday, July 25, 2010

The Weird Faces of Maisto Fantasy Castings


Hi there. Today I added 11 new pics to the Maisto section. Some of them were from the Maisto Fantasy collection. Very strange diecast indeed. If you never seen them before you can check them out here.

Friday, July 23, 2010

Johnny Lightning 'Cudas


Been busy with work so I haven't updated anything, so in the meantime here's a pic of my Johnny Lightning '70 'Cudas - Casting Number 490 - as of 2004. Now that it's 2010 I have 11 of them.

Monday, July 19, 2010

Update: Quick Sander and MBX Mover



Added new pages for the the Matchbox Quick Sander and the MBX Mover models. Also, I tweaked the 40s Fords page.

Thursday, July 15, 2010

Scion


So today's update involved giving the Hot Wheels Ooz Coupe it's own page and adding the 2009 Halloween version of it and uploading a Matchbox Scion to go with the lonely Maisto Police version.

Tuesday, July 13, 2010

New Page: The Side Kick


Added a new page tonight. The Hot Wheels Side Kick. Too bad I don't have one of the originals. Oh well, someday.
Enjoy.

Sunday, July 11, 2010

Update: '69 Camaros


Today's upload are 3 new '69 Camaro pics by Hot Wheels. The one pictured here was a Wal-Mart Exclusive color.

Thursday, July 8, 2010

Buzz Lightyear and his rides.


Hot Wheels just released this Buzz Lightyear car in their Toy Story 3 set. But did you know ol Buzz had a 1/64 ride in 2002? It was produced by Hasbro and badged by Disney as the Disney Wild Racers. They came in 2 packs, sometimes with a villian. In this case a car based on The Evil Zurg. Each car had a plastic license plate with specs. The Buzz Lightyear figure in the pic is from the Hot Wheels Toy Story Action Pack that featured Big Al's car. Click on the picture to see it bigger.

Tuesday, July 6, 2010

Chevy Impala


Uploaded 4 new Impala pics today. 2 Hot Wheels, 1 Johnny Lightning & a Winner's Circle Stock Car.
Enjoy

Sunday, July 4, 2010

Happy July 4th USA!


Here's a pic of 2 of the Hot Wheels 4th of July cars for 2010. Unfortunately this is all I have time for right now. I've been busy with my jobs and whatnot. Seeya!

Thursday, July 1, 2010

Quickie: Hot Wheels Deco Delivery


Just a quickie tonight. I uploaded the green Deco Delivery and put it with my orange one.
Here's the link.
Does anyone know if this based on a real truck and if so which one?

Tuesday, June 29, 2010

Matchbox Lotus Europa


I uploaded the variations I own to the Lotus section of my site. 5 total. I love how Matchbox did both basic body types of the Lotus Europa. It took 40 years but they did it. Click on the pic to make it bigger.
I didn't know much about this car so I looked it up on Wikipedia and a Lotus Europa website. Too much info to put here but If you're curious I provided the links for you.
I would like to Thank Mark in the UK for the generous donation of the 1969 model.

Sunday, June 27, 2010

Update: Lamborghini & Nissan


OK. Just a couple of quick uploads. 2 Hot Wheel Lamborghinis. A Diablo that I found in a flea market for 50 cents a couple of months ago and a MurciƩlago. And 2 Hot Wheels Nissans. A 350Z Tuner and a S-15. The HW MurciƩlago's have their own page now.
Enjoy! S.

Friday, June 25, 2010

Torino Show!



Heres a pic I shot in my office back in about 2005. I had a really nice case where I could display these.
I have of course added some to my collection since then, like the ‘69 Ford Torino Talladega from Hot Wheels, a 1972 Ford Torino Sport from JL and M2 made a really nice 1970 Ford Torino GT. Maybe I should give then their own page.
S.

Monday, June 21, 2010

BMWs


Hey there viewers. Today's update are 3 new BMW pics. I know I need to sit down and shoot all my BMWs since this is just a handful, but then I need to do a lot of things. I think Maisto did a good job on this one and the X6.

Friday, June 18, 2010

The Mystery Zotic


Hi!
I didn't have much time today so today's post is just a 2010 Hot Wheels Zotic. I also upgraded the page to the newer 3 across style. Enjoy until the next post.
S.

Tuesday, June 15, 2010

Hi There!


Hi there.
I've started this blog so I can have an easier way to inform you about the updates on the The Super Happy Funtime Virtual Diecast Vehicle Museum Site.
So until I tweak it some more, here's what I added today. A Sweet 16 issued in 2009.
Later!