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.
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
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!
This Custom Volkswagen Kool Kombi started low and slow but in typical low rider style soon bounced, popped and locked it’s way to badass-ville.
The Volkswagen Squareback that became a Tanker-back and went on to win a custom VW Hot Wheels competition. Follow me as I take you through what turned out to be the quickest build in history….kinda.
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
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”