850R. Best looking imo and the only one of the three with a racing pedigree.
It works really well, but I am still looking into a solution for the platforms to remove the dip where the watches sat. If I do that, I should be able to fit more cars onto it.
Loved taking that tour. I definitely do not fit well in a WWII era ship! Lol
Not sure what happened but this was supposed to accompany my “and now you know” comment.
Man, that Nomad... I wish I could get that lucky again (found a near perfect Silhouette in a $13 bag of near perfect vintage Matchbox once).
As to the years stamped into the bases, or molded on later plastic bases, that refers to the year the patent was applied for. So 1969 would mean a likely release year of 1970. A 2… Read more
If you’ve tried to watch Doug vids these days and can’t pinpoint the issue(s) with him, his reviews are very hypocritical, first off. Give him a $60,000 car with this do-hicky on it and it’s the dumbeast idea in automotive history. Put it in a Ferrari, Lamborghini, McLaren, Aston, etc., and it’s a quirk, but where the… Read more
Depending on where is is and how deep, you should be able to polish most of it out with automotive paint/metal polish. Then, as Enginerrrrrrrrrrr pointed out, you use the floor polish to help it attain that glossy look (many restorers dump the whole glass piece in and let it set for a few minutes). Marty’s Matchbox…
Restore it. Restomod would involve cutting the fenders unless you went with an M2, GreenLight or Autoworld wheel setup. Or just drill it and fix the suspension. It is a West Germany product which is pretty cool.
Awesome! Thanks for the info
The reaction of the other reporters on scene
I’d be interested in the Civic and Skyline