Big things with little cars
Big things with little cars

Wagon Wednesday: Don't Come Knockin' Edition

If you’re old enough, you may remember the glorious “van culture” in the U.S. in the 1970s. I’m not really old enough to remember much of it, seeing as how I was only 10 when the ‘70s ended, but I do have a fondness for shag carpeting, lava lamps, and cheesy stuff like this:

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Anyway, being a collector of vintage slot cars and a fan of ‘70s kitsch, I always wanted one of these Tyco vans. When I saw this one at a local toy and train show last year, I jumped on it. It has a Tyco HP-7 chassis and happens to be one of my best-running HP-7s.

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And though I’m well aware that this is a Dodge and not a Chevy, I’m going to leave this here:

And that’s all right with me.

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