Article Archive for April 2015

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Radiator Springs 500½ Box Winner!
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS Toons, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS Toons Diecast on 30 April 2015
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Congrats “a1holmes” for winning a Radiator Springs 500½ Box Set! Send us your mailing address at: metroxing (at) gmail.com Thanks all for entering and thanks Disney! Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS: Funko POP CARS Vinyl are Fun
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Funko on 30 April 2015
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The photos make them look huge, they’re a tad longer than the Mattel 1:55 CARS … they’re vinyl. Lightning Mater Ramone – Purple And Doc Hudson. Pretty darn cute. Coming next month.   Pre-ordering up at Amazon. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Hydro Frank & Mack Winner!
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 29 April 2015
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Congrats “Stouffy” for winning a Hydro Frank & Mack! Send us your mailing address at: metroxing (at) gmail.com Thanks all for entering and thanks Disney! Tweet This Post

Disney Pixar CARS: Star Wars CAR WARS 2015 Series 3
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Posted in Disney Pixar, Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Star Wars on 29 April 2015
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During the Star Wars Celebration weekend, they revealed most of the CAR WARS CARS for 2015, the 3rd series (and apparently the last series). Lightning McQueen as Jedi Luke Skywalker Sarge as Emperor Palpatine + Cone Droid Ewok Pitty’s – Wicket & Logray (Shaman Ewok) Tractor as Royal Guard Deluxe Box Sets Lightning McQueen as […]

Mattel to Offer 3D Toy Printing
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Posted in Mattel on 28 April 2015
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Mattel will start to offer 3D printed toys … there are no details on if there’s a template, free form or if you print it at home or they print it and mail it to you? “The companies haven’t revealed which toy lines kids will be able to customise. But did say the first in […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: The Dirty Secret of Dirt, Tar & Road Lightning
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar CARS on 28 April 2015
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The history of ‘dirty” Lightning McQueen is not a pretty picture. The first attempt was Willie’s Butte McQueen. He was only available with the Radiator Springs Mountain Challenge track set. He was basically Lightning McQueen (also missing the Rust-eze tampo decal on the back spoiler) with dirt overspray, brown wheels and a matte finish versus […]

Mattel Hot Wheels Fun Billboard
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Posted in Advertising on 27 April 2015
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I guess it would cause too many accidents for the arm to move down and appear to touch the autos … Via AdArchives.   Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Dinoco’s McQueen Variant Parade
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 April 2015
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Dinoco Lightning McQueen has been one of the first releases – appearing in June 2006, as part of Wave 2. It was essentially a duplicate of regular LM painted Dinoco blue – same expression and missing the Dinoco tampo decal as the regular LM was missing the Rust-eze spoiler decal until that version was fixed […]

Make Your Own LEGO Candy Dispenser
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Posted in Lego on 24 April 2015
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AND the advantage if it dispenses candy too slowly, you can just rip the lid off … Instructions HERE. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Oddball Flik, Cowboy Up
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 24 April 2015
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“John H.” has found an oddball Flik. Flik with a cowboy hat … Normal Flik. Cool hat. Is it legit? It would seem pretty random for backroom sellers just to glue a hat on Flik (random 1:55 Bug sized black cowboy hat?) Another toon? Thanks for the interesting and nice photos, “John H.” Tweet This […]