How To Customize Cars With Metal Bases
Aug09

How To Customize Cars With Metal Bases

Today I’ll be sharing something I have been asked on more than one occasion, and to be honest really should have posted earlier – I mean one cannot claim to have the largest repository of How-To guides relating to customizing diecast cars if one does not cover the all important (and often dreaded) metal base! Hot Wheels release a good proportion of their cars (through the various Pop Culture, Retro, Garage etc etc series)...

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Your Custom Hot Wheels 8
Aug04

Your Custom Hot Wheels 8

Welcome to the 8th installment of My Your Custom Hotwheels – Episode 8, August 3rd 2016.  Every 2 weeks, month, couple of months!?!  I showcase the finest customs I find around Facebook and Instagram, collating them all into one article so you can get your fortnightly fix of custom hot wheels and diecast car porn all in one place.  This isn’t about My Custom Hotwheels, it’s about Yours *Remember to hashtag #MyCustomHotwheels for a...

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My [Hellaflush] Fair Lady
Jul29

My [Hellaflush] Fair Lady

This hellasweet post is also a How To Guide for Hot Wheels Decals as I will be sharing some tips on using clear vs. white backed decals and how to benefit from the best of both worlds. Now sit back and watch as we turn this Fair Lady into a K&N Sponsored Fat Girl in Uggs

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How To Quickly & Easily Rust Hot Wheels
Jul21

How To Quickly & Easily Rust Hot Wheels

Welcome to another Hot Wheels How To, although this one is more of a H…awesome Hot Wheels Hack because we’ve taken the age old trick of creating that rusted dumped car look and simplified the hell out of it.

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How To Make Wing Mirrors
Jun28

How To Make Wing Mirrors

Following up on our Scratch Build special – today I’ve been lucky enough to get the input from two highly talented customisers who each share their method for creating side mirrors in 1:64 scale for your next custom Hot Wheels creation.

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How To Remove the Base Without Drilling Rivets
Jun20

How To Remove the Base Without Drilling Rivets

The Ultimate Hot Wheels Hack – How to remove the base and pull apart Hot Wheels withOUT drilling out the rivets. This really is the perfect wheelswap

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A Love Story in 1:64 Scale
Jun16

A Love Story in 1:64 Scale

How a Velociraptor, a 1978 Trans Am Firebird, 3 Bridesmaids, a Mail man and a forgetful bride-to-be combined to create the greatest love story ever to have involved Hot Wheels diecast cars.

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The Customiser Spotlight | Justin Shubert
Jun07

The Customiser Spotlight | Justin Shubert

We meet the man behind the Instagram handle @1uzShoob and put the spotlight on some seriously creative custom Hot Wheels and diecast cars.

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How To Scratch Build Hot Wheels Parts
May25

How To Scratch Build Hot Wheels Parts

Welcome to what has become one of, if not the, most extensive guide on scratch building 1:64 scale custom parts for Hot Wheels and other branded Diecast Cars you’re ever likely to read. Not only have I managed to get some of the best guys in the business sharing their work and tips on how to build from scratch, I’ve also thrown in a few other options and ideas of my own  so that no matter what the part required,...

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Volkswagen Squareback Tanker
May20

Volkswagen Squareback Tanker

The Volkswagen Squareback that became a Tanker-back and went on to win a custom VW Hot Wheels competition. Follow me as I take you through what turned out to be the quickest build in history….kinda.

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How To Make a Diorama Junk Yard
May11

How To Make a Diorama Junk Yard

Today I will be … sitting back and enjoying this awesome How To Guide with you while a creative and talented Hot Wheels Customizer and close (IG) friend of mine shares his tricks of the trade. Introducing Gram Spina aka @hwc_hwcrazy The first thing you should know about Gram is he is 14. 14!! Certainly makes me feel old at 37 (38 in a week) but what amazes me is how much talent this kid has already. Seems the sky really is the...

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Volkswagen Storm Trooper-Hauler

I wanted it to look flush – as if it was part of the initial design and not an afterthought* (Herein lies the key to good custom creations vs. average ones) and so attacked the plastic roof section with my blade… *Follow me as I put this odd creation together

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