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Hot Wheels Character Cars featuring Jack-Jack

Hot Wheels is a brand of scale model cars and slot car racing kits introduced by the great toymaker Mattel in 1968. Many automobile manufacturers and entertainment companies have since licensed Hot Wheels to make scale models of their cars and characters, respectively. And so we have Hot Wheels … Continue reading

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Pixar’s Cars 3 Race Track Play Table w/Diecast Display

It’s Race Day here at Disleelandia, folks! And we hope to have a clear day for competition. It’s expectation versus reality in a fight to the finish line with no quarter given but some liberties taken. In other words, we’ll … Continue reading

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Greenlight Diecast Hitched Homes 1961 Airstream Bambi

“Heard the Bambi name before? For years, it’s been a nickname for our smallest single-axle travel trailers. But now Bambi is its own official family of lightweight, space-maximizing options ready to deliver a huge step up from the tent camping … Continue reading

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Cars 3 – Clutch Aid Racing Tractor Diecast

I remember a time when I thought Pixar could do no wrong. Then I saw the first trailer for CARS and I thought the success streak was over. When I saw the second trailer, which was completely different than the … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS 3 Joe Don Jackson Die Cast

Joe Don Jackson appears only in the sequel Cars 3 where he is depicted as a vintage racer who competed in the Piston Cup Racing Series with the number 7, during the famous race where Doc. Hudson crashed. He was sponsored by Po’Tater’s … Continue reading

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Pixar’s CARS – Leroy Traffik with Snow Tires Die Cast

Into every small town must come a guy who is just passing through. He’s not interested in stopping for gas, in soaking up the local atmosphere, or buying a souvenir. So don’t ask him! He’ll just set his car alarm … Continue reading

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Disney Thrill Rides 5-Pack Die Cast Set

“Best be removin’ ’em!” This warning is heard on Big Thunder Mountain in the Disney Parks as you are embarking on the ride. It refers to hats, glasses, and anything else that might fly out of the ride vehicle during … Continue reading

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‘The Italian Job’ Movies and Die Cast Cars

It isn’t often that I like both the original film and the remake. Usually the first version has the advantage of being new and innovative while the copy ends up being, well… just a copy. The Italian Job films are … Continue reading

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Phillips 66 Die Cast 1939 Chevrolet Panel Truck

The Mother Road is so iconic that many companies have incorporated at least the number ’66’ into their names in an attempt to ride the popularity to increased business and profits. The Phillips Petroleum Company was no exception, thus: Phillips … Continue reading

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