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Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Dinoco Mia & Tia
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 31 March 2020
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Thanks, “Mark T.” for the nice photos. Dinoco Mia & Tia, one of the most common 2-pack releases is mostly unchanged from its first release way back in the first years of CARS collecting. They got the unibody look a long while back, the line across the mouth is just a line and not a […]

Disney Lightning Speed: Free Online Game
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Posted in Disney Pixar CARS on 31 March 2020
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If for some strange reason, you are trapped inside a house with kids, don’t forget that there are Disney Games free online … including Lightning Speed. You can check it out here.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Chick & Chief Chick
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 30 March 2020
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Thanks, “Mark T.” for the nice photos. Chick and his Crew Chief, Chief Chick … with eyelid line.

Peek Inside the Mattel Design Center & Hot Wheels Design Process
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Posted in Mattel on 30 March 2020
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I can’t remember if I ran this link but it’s probably been a while so if you missed, you can check it out and check it out.  This is what the Mattel Design Center looks like … (CARS is on the other side of the left wall) A fun look at the design process HERE.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Nicky B. is CARS 1
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 27 March 2020
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As expected, Nicky B. shows up in the retro scene … More pics of the diecast HERE. One more for CARS 1 collectors.

Virtual Disney Theme Parks Rides
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Posted in Disney, Disney Marvel, Disney Pixar CARS, Disney Star Wars on 27 March 2020
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Since no one can go and it’s slightly cheaper, strap on some VR glasses and you can ride rides at the Disney Theme Parks (via YouTube). You can even make your own Dole Whips.  

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Piston Cup Racers by Number, Name & Sponsor (CARS to CARS 3)
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 26 March 2020
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I updated the Piston Cup racers checklist to reflect all the changes to numbers, sponsors and drivers with some updated options. A gray bar indicates that sponsor had no racer in CARS 1 but they could retro one, it’s possible, unlikely but possible. A black bar means that sponsor changed numbers but they already had […]

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: Target Singles Sale
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS on 26 March 2020
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You have until Saturday night to get in on this deal. Looks like singles and Fan Favorite Singles … though it does say ALL so I’m not sure if that includes the XRS singles? (they might be more tan $4.99 each?) Let us know.

Mattel Disney Pixar CARS: It’s Continental, Nicky B. & Flo 2-Pack
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Posted in Mattel Disney Pixar Diecast CARS 3 on 25 March 2020
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thanks “Mark T.” for the nice pics … Nice detailing on Nicky B. The very continental Continental Tire.

How are you at PLANES Plane Spotting?
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Posted in Disney Planes on 25 March 2020
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Someone asked what kind of jumbo jets are in PLANES … I thought maybe A320’s and 787’s? But I’m no planes sporting expert, what do you think?