Today we are in for a treat because not only is this a guide showing you how to make your next custom diecast creation turn, it is also a mini customiser spotlight as I will be proudly showcasing some of the work of the gentleman who has kindly provided the tips and tricks I will be sharing today.
Video How To Guide showing you step by step how to precisely cut out and remove the bonnet or any body panel from a Hot Wheels 1:64 diecast car. A closer look at the tools needed to remove the bonnet and how to prepare for hinging it back on – which we cover next episode.
VIDEO – Here’s my method for stripping the paint from my Hot Wheels… It’s quick easy and the only way I’d ever strip paint off any diecast car.
Safety first!…oh who am I kidding, Coffee first, then customizing. Safety’s like 5th. anyway…Let’s see how to drill open a Hot Wheels Diecast Car SAFELY
The Toyota Hilux casting from Hot Wheels comes from the factory higher than a junkie on dole day. It was time to bring this pickup down to earth and turn the Hilux into a Lowlux
We have learned how to make hinging doors and bonnets for our Hot Wheels but now we take things up a level. This awesome Guide comes from Scott B and teaches us how to make Tilting, Dumping & Dancing Beds for our 1:64 scale Hot Wheels Diecast Cars, I mean Mini Trucks.
Today it gives me great pleasure to bring you a guest post and a brilliant hack to create adjustable leaf spring type suspension using nothing more than cable ties (zip-ties) and some ingenuity.
Aimed at the beginner but written to provide solutions to the broader customising community, the following All-Inclusive How-To Guide and Customizer FAQ starts with the very basics and goes on to cover almost every facet of customising diecast cars.
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.
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?
Today it gives me great pleasure to welcome back Master Gram Spina aka @hotrod_crazy with another masterful How-To Guide covering some of the more intricate details around creating a 1:64 scale diorama for your Hot Wheels and assorted diecast cars.
I guess one could say Gram is showing us how to put the DRAMA back in DIORAMA – because let’s be honest, a diorama without any is simply an io. And WTF’s an io?!?!? Exactly! … no more questions your honor 😉