Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Oh jeez...I let myself get behind, and suddenly catching up became difficult. So much awesome stuff to get to, though! Let’s get to it!

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Day 16...

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...the 2017 B-case Fangula Treasure Hunt!

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The pinstripe job is outstanding, for a mass-produced item.

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The headlight pod and the (what appear to be Cadillac) taillight pods are really cool. I never gave this one a fair shake previously, and that’s a shame. I really like this cast!

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Day 17...

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...the 2002 Red Lines Chevy Nomad!

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From the headlights, grille and taillights, I’m guessing this is a ‘55. The card just says “Chevy Nomad”.

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It’s really heavy, with the metal base. So awesome...

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Day 18...

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The 2009 Modified Rides At-A-Tude!

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The El Segundo Missle. A dragster like this would really help any who may have left their wallet in it’s namesake... (Sorry...as a fan of A Tribe Called Quest since my teens, it’s the first thing I think of when I hear something about the city of El Segundo).

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I love dragsters. I’m not much of a fan of drag racing itself...but dragsters are just awesome.

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...which leads me to, for Day 19...

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...the 2004 Demonition series Jaded!

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Based on the Kaiser Henry J, a car which didn’t really enjoy a tremendous amount of commercial success due to an exceedingly high price for what was essentially an economy car.

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A number of them actually saw success as dragsters. That’s actually pretty sweet.

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Gringoyle Bat. Hmm....anyway, it’s a sweet paintjob!

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Day 20...

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...the 2005 series Shoe Box!

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Named for the ‘50 Ford, commonly referred to as a shoebox Ford.

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Clearly I wasn’t as much of a car guy as I thought, growing up. I’d only ever heard of the tri-5 chevys being referred to as shoeboxes. The first time I saw one of these, I immediately got all huffy about the fact that it was named wrong. Well...guess who was actually wrong? I hope I’ve made up for it now...I think this is my fourth Shoe Box livery.

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Day 21...

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...the 2017 B-case Fairlady 2000!

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Lots of people on LaLD have already nabbed this one...I’ve been excitedly waiting for this one!

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I actually bought a second one already. I debated opening it because I was so excited for it. I probably would’ve gotten in trouble for doing that...so I was patient. Apparently that’s something one has to do around Christmas time...:-)

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Group shot!

I’ll keep up with the rest. It’s much easier than doing 6 at once! Even if there’s only 3 left.

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