Building Nemo from a Pez Dispenser and a Hot Wheels Kool Kombi casting was the easy part. It was FINDING the time to make NEMO that was hardest. This article also includes an introduction to the ultimate guide to working with two=part epoxy putty and modelling resin.
Had fun turning a Hot Wheels Volkswagen T2 pickup and a Disney Cars Mini Racers Lightning McQueen into Mini McQueen and Volks McWagen. The customs turned out quite nice but it wasn’t until @ChadEMartinPhotography turned his camera onto them that they really popped! KACHOW indeed.
December 15th saw the annual Hot Import Nights show being held at Olympic Stadium in Homebush and for the first time in it’s history it featured custom and exotic cars in more than one scale, more than two in fact but I’ll get to that soon enough.
OK so there’s no persons being consumed anywhere – in any shape of form. But how could I resist adding it to the title?! Besides, who doesn’t love the smell of alliteration in the morning?! :p
It has also just occurred to me that all three of these shiny purple customs are of European descent – and if you know your car brands will realise that in fact all three brands are owned by Volkswagen AG – which itself is majority owned by the Porsche family. So it seems that no matter how far you travel in these European automotive circles, you always end up back where you Stuttgarted 😉
I wasn’t sure whether to call this the Dairy Milk Delight or the Cocoa Kombi but decided to stick with the first one. That being said it is highly likely that at some stage through this article I will change my mind and decide to call it … something completely different again!
From mild to wild, here are 17 of my favourite custom Hot Wheels and 1/64 diecast creations. I start with my Top 3 and then just start rambling tbh…Come and enjoy the ride 🙂
75 of the most amazing and mind blowing custom Kool Kombi creations. A Tribute to my favourite Hot Wheels casting, the Kool-Kombi
A Christmas themed custom I created to celebrate this most festive of seasons. This epic build was going fine until Santa fell out of the sleigh!
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
What do you get when you cross a Ferrari 288GTO with the Hot Wheels Tow-Jam Casting? – A bloody fast Tow Truck is what! Introducing the Ferrari Tow Eighty-Eight.
Introducing my take on the Minions in 1:64 scale. Meet Stuart, Kevin & Bob – the unofficial Hot Wheels Minions that are better than the official ones…I reckon anyway