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 😉
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
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
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.
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.