CUSTOM HOT WHEELS & DIECAST CARS
Welcome to the largest unofficial Hot Wheels website and the only online resource dedicated to the pursuit of customising and modifying Hot Wheels and other branded 1:64 scale die-cast cars.
It is our hope that within these pages you will find the tips, techniques, and most importantly – the inspiration to continue on your own customising journey – no matter where on that path you may be.
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Finding diorama figures in Hot Wheels 1:64 scale is either really hard or really expensive… usually both. But with a little savvy know-how and some out-of-the-box thinking you’ll be able to add a whole variety of figures to your 1/64 scale diorama. Crowds of them in fact.
My Custom Hotwheels recently partnered with Krispy Kreme Australia to help promote their Tropical Summer Doughnut range – and the results were delicious!
I think the more appropriate question we need to be asking is ‘What Factory Release Vehicles Come With Real Rider Wheels?’ because one cannot expect to know how to find real rider wheels if one does not know where to look*
*I’m going all Confucius on you – do you feel enlightened yet?
Every month I showcase the finest customs I find around Facebook and Instagram, collating them all into one article so you can get your monthly fix of custom hot wheels and diecast car porn all in one place. This isn’t about My Custom Hotwheels, it’s about Yours!
Today it gives me great pleasure to share with you the story of my little Sister's wedding present, a story that's as sweet as it is nutty. It's also utterly delicious and so easy to spread (so go on then, spread the love and share this awesome story with your...
What do you get when you cross a Hot Wheels Bread Box casting with a Kool Kombi? Why the first ever Gluten Free Custom Hot Wheels that’s what!
Latest How-To Guides
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.
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
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...
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...
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
Today we’re going back to where it all began and learning the single most important skill required to customise Hot Wheels and Diecast Cars – the basic wheel swap.
How To Make Deep Dish Wheels in any style you like. That’s right guys – I’ve officially cracked the deep dish code and will be sharing with you the secrets to making deep dish wheels without limitation. This of course means I’m going straight to the BBS style wheel 😀
Welcome to the most comprehensive guide on how to cut Hot Wheels ever!. Today we’re slicing and dicing Hot Wheels diecast cars like it’s nobody’s business
OK Guys You've been asking for this for some time now so I decided to get my act together and compile what I think is the most thorough how to guide on creating wide-body kits and using epoxy putty that you are likely to find anywhere. Big call perhaps but instead of...
Journey into the mind of a customiser and find out where I get my inspiration, how I start my customs and why only one sock ever goes missing from the wash.
LATEST DIORAMA ARTICLES
Take a video walk-through my Hotwheels Collection and visit a world in 1:64 scale. An assortment of diecast cars, dioramas, and dust. Lots of dust.
A collection of some of my favourite Ferraris, including Magnum PI’s 308GTS and the always stunning 288GTO. Also included are some classic F1 cars including the gorgeous 156 and what collection would be complete without the most expensive of them all – the Ferrari 250GTO
My Tribute to Paul Walker, his Ford Escort and The Fast and Furious Franchise in 1:64 scale.
This week life on the diorama shelf is looking very hellasweet indeed. It’s all Japan this week with some of my favourite JDM customs
This week we check in on the diorama to see what our custom hotwheels and diecast cars have been getting up to. Must be a tradies convention on or something. 😉
This week we’ve seen everything from an out of control Pizza Planet delivery truck to a race between Dom and Brian down main street! It’s been crazy here on the shelf.
The Back to The Future Delorean was caught in hovermode today. Having some fun with the new Hotwheels BTTF Delorean Hover, with a little help from photoshop
A couple of my favourite JDM Customs, a Fast and Furious Supra and a jet black Skyline GTR34 meeting at night.
It’s time for another installment of ‘Life on the Shelf’, where we check in on our 1:64 scale diorama to see what our custom diecast friends have been up to.
My Custom Portfolio
A last minute decision to enter a custom Dodge Van competition saw me hacking at firetrucks and tankers, the results of which were… second place! D’OH
From Concept Dragster to Custom Kool Kombi to My new Custom Logo – this is one custom Hot Wheels tale that really is a “Cool Story Bro”
“This thing is Sik…orsky” . Introducing the coolest cat in the skies, the hippest helicopter in the heavens – the Kombi Kopter. Putting out bong fires since 2001
My second concept custom, this half Caterham half Way2Fast was originally dubbed the Raterham but soon became known as the Lightning Rod
This Custom Hot Wheels Conversion from a Porsche 934 Turbo RSR to a 911 Cabriolet would definitely get Ferdinand’s seal of approval. It got Hotwheels 😉
The ‘Rocket Shaker’ is a badass custom mashup of a Boneshaker and a Rocket Oil Special. Possibly my best custom Hot Wheels creation to date.
The Angry Birds Minion Pigs are mischievous and hard working. Today they are also exceedingly fast and sound angrier than the birds!
This two tone Nissan Skyline ‘Hako’ looks hella-vintage and surprisingly awesome with whitewalls.
The Custom 62 Chevy from Hot Wheels is a beautiful casting. Looks even better when you combine it with a Hotwheels Fast Bed Hauler.