Article Archive for October 2017

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Piston Cup Racers CARS & CARS 3 Checklist UPDATE
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 19 October 2017
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The Piston Cup Racers CARS & CARS 3 Checklist has been updated. I did not include the NEXT GEN CARS 3 racers since there’s not a lot out yet. MSOS is the Motor Speedway of the South set from 2008 – the only official release of the Apple CAR. Mainline indicates a release with plastic tires […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Hometown Jonas Revera is Home
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 19 October 2017
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Thanks “John H.” for the great pics of the Radiator Springs Classic 3-pack box set, Hometown Radiator Springs with Jonas Revera as the main exclusive selling point. You also get a flat windshield Old School Ramone so if you’re collecting those. You don’t get Mildred Bylane in this box set but Jonas is a repaint […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Demo Derby Thunder Hollow Diecast Checklist
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 18 October 2017
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Here’s a handy-dandy guide to making sure your Demo Derby Thunder Hollow CARS diecasts list is complete. There might be more box sets coming so some releases might be duplicated and we might even get surprise releases not on the poster like the Rubber Tire releases with accessories. Collect ’em all. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Todd with Poster COMING
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 18 October 2017
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Todd is returning with a poster version card … Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Wave 2 Singles – Fall 2017 CARS Spotter-Buying Guide
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 17 October 2017
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Yes, good luck actually spotting these on the pegs but one can hope the Fall retail reset will be our friend (aka: those who want to convert cash to CARS diecasts). Good luck and happy “shopping.” (I did not bother to include re-releases from Wave 1 or Townies within each case) Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Tim Treadless Nitroade
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 17 October 2017
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Thanks for the nice closeup look, “John H.” at Tim Treadless, Next Gen CARS 3 Nitroade. While he was in ma ny of the early cases, he does not seem to appear on any of the case lists through 2017. So, he might not return on card until 2018? Compared to CARS 1 Nitroade.   […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Super Chase Crazy 8 Frances Beltline Versus Frances Beltline Cruz
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 16 October 2017
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We have finally figured out the difference between Super Chase. Well, of course, the card does say SUPER CHASE but it looks a lot alike the regular Cruz Ramirez as Frances Beltline. The difference is subtle but the dirt/mud covers up most of the Lightning 95 decal, she has a black line around the windshield […]

Fisher Price Power Wheels – Lightning McQueen
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 16 October 2017
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“Tim L.” sends along a nice photo that kids today have it all, I had to a cardboard box (better than a rock, I suppose). Power Wheels Disney/Pixar Cars 2 Lil’ Lightning McQueen (Hudson Hornet Piston Cup) There are two different CARS 3 versions, one that can go 3.5 MPH and one that goes 2 […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Al Oft, Lightyear Blimp Name Change
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 13 October 2017
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Thanks “John H.” for the heads up & photo. It looks like Al Oft, the Lightyear Blimp has gotten a name change … now just the Lightyear Blimp. But this is the int’l card so we’ll see when the US version comes out. Tweet This Post

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS 3: Thunder Hollow Demo Derby 3-pack
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS 3, Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 13 October 2017
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Cigalert, Miss Fritter (updated Stop sign) and Cruz as Frances Beltline (not the CHASE) in a 3-pack, probably only available in the US at Kmart? Thanks for the European pic, “Celso S.” Tweet This Post