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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Although I’ve been slack of late with regards to bringing you regular customiser spotlight and Your Custom Hotwheels posts, I am about to more than make up for things by sharing the work of a true master craftsman, one Guillo Briceno.
Make yourself comfortable because there are a lot of amazing builds from @Guillo_Customs for you to enjoy. More than meets the eye in fact 😉
I dont always come with Miss Piggy but when I do I Go With Moon. Watch as I wave goodbye to Miss Piggy and her elegant Chrysler Airflow and say hi to a ratted out custom hotrod. It’ll give you Moon Eyes
The Ultimate guide to raising the height of Hot Wheels Diecast Cars. From the simplest hack to fully adjustable working suspension this is the long and short of creating suspension in 1:64 scale
One of my Shits n’ Giggles creations actually got past the WIP stage and entered the done and dusted section, and although that fact in and of itself is quite amazing, the finished product was even more so… ahem, well it was alright I suppose 😉
MMMMM... I love the smell of alliteration in the morning 😉 Today we pay a long awaited visit to the diorama shelf to celebrate the arrival of both the Matchbox and Hot Wheels castings of the 2016 Mazda MX5. The funny thing is that in the same week I picked up both...
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...
Latest How-To Guides
Today I’m showing you how to rust your Hot Wheels Diecast Cars and give them that aged barn-find or neglected look. With over 4 different methods and 3 videos this one is going to be EPIC
How to build a diorama [shelf] for your custom Hot Wheels and diecast cars to play on.
How to Make opening doors, bonnets and bootlids for your 1:64 scale Hot Wheels and Diecast Cars. Today we’re learning how to hinge a hatch!
Ever wanted to replicate that perfect engine block or that set of wheels you found on another diecast car? Today we show you how to mould your own Hot Wheels Engine and Body Parts in 1:64 scale.
Sadly Hot Wheels never made a Golf Mk1. Today we remedy that by custom making a Volkswagen Golf Mk1 GTi using a caddy and some diecast ingenuity.
The difference between a good custom Hot Wheels and a great one? Details baby! Today I show you various ways of detailing your next custom creation.
I don’t care what you think and I don’t care who’s watching – I’m dancing, I mean making boxes and loving it. And now it’s your turn!
The Angry Birds Minion Pigs are mischievous and hard working. Today they are also exceedingly fast and sound angrier than the birds!
Today we are going to take a look at how to strip, polish and paint your Hot Wheels Diecast Cars. The Basic process of stripping the paint and choosing a new colour is one of the core skills needed to customise Hot Wheels but I thought I would make this guide a...
Today we take a look at how to make roof racks and other custom pipe work for your hot wheels and 1:64 scale diecast cars. A Guide by Syahrul Riduan.
LATEST DIORAMA ARTICLES
Welcome to a world in 1:64 scale, and the first ever episode of Life on the Shelf.
My Custom Portfolio
This custom 2 tone Nissan 180sx (or 240sx in the US) is sitting hellaflush on custom deep dish wheels and looking JDM as #&@ (yo)
Do you declare your allegiance to this great nation of stance? This Hellaflush Honda S2K sure does.
This Kool Kombi C3PO custom is how Hotwheels should have released the Star Wars C3PO in the first place. You’ll agree when you see this custom build 😉
This custom boneshaker hotrod was thrown together in less than 30 minutes – ironically because another boneshaker custom sat idling for too long…
This custom Volkswagen Caddy aka the Work Wheels Delivery Caddy was my entry into Friday Night Likes, an Instagram Custom Competition. I placed 3rd which is Hellasweet
My Tribute to Paul Walker, his Ford Escort and The Fast and Furious Franchise in 1:64 scale.
His eyes are orange, his tongue is black, he’s got purple prickles all over his back. Oh help, oh no. It’s a Gruffalo!… in custom Hotwheels form
All you want to do is ride around Silly, ride, Silly, ride…
And in this custom Mustang Fastback / Gasser’s case you would be doing that rather quickly.
One of my earlier customs, this TA22 was colored in with a permanent marker and turned out better than expected.