Tag: Larry Wood Designs

Larry Wood had spent 40 years at Hot Wheels as a designer from 1970 to 2009 before he “retired”. Over that time, he was given the name “Mr. Hot Wheels” due to his impact on the brand. He still resides in Southern California, giving tours of Larry’s Garage and occasionally designing new Hot Wheels castings.

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RLC sELECTIONs: TEXAS DRIVE ‘EM

With the #RLC #sELECTIONs over at HotWheelsCollectors.com (HWC), Hot Wheels has continually done what no other diecast car company has done — let the collectors have a hand in designing cars. Its every collector’s dream to design their own Hot Wheels car — especially this collector’s dream! — […]

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2011 Treasure Hunts: ’57 CHEVY

The reason I started this site nearly two years ago was to #Showcase my collection. But that wasn’t it … it was also about sharing #News and telling cool stories about Hot Wheels, all while injecting personal experiences from my 20+ years of collecting on occasion. Every so often, I don’t have […]

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1993 Hot Wheels #203: JAGUAR XJ220

So how many of you out there collect Hot Wheels by the casting? When I first started collecting, I was a cardboard completest, buying anything and everything to complete the numbers on the blister cards — the more extreme version a cardboard collector. While that persisted for a couple decades, […]

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RLC Rewards: ’66 CHEVY SUPER NOVA

“Its finally here!” That is what Red Line Club (RLC) members have been saying this last week as their 2014/2015 #RLC Rewards car finally showed up after 470+ days. Originally ordered the week of November 24, 2015, this release was made-to-order after RLC members cashed in their priority […]