Hot Wheels Variations: The Ultimate Guide [NOOK Book]

Overview

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A variation between two similar cars, whether it's a different color enamel, a different wheel, interior, base, or window can mean the difference between a car worth $1 and one worth $100.

Covering 1989-2008, Hot Wheels Variations—The Ultimate Guide, 4th Edition is the largest and most comprehensive ...

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Hot Wheels Variations: The Ultimate Guide

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Overview

Keep a Close Eye on the Details

A variation between two similar cars, whether it's a different color enamel, a different wheel, interior, base, or window can mean the difference between a car worth $1 and one worth $100.

Covering 1989-2008, Hot Wheels Variations—The Ultimate Guide, 4th Edition is the largest and most comprehensive identification and price guide to variations with more than 5,500 cars listed.

Collector-friendly features include:

  • Cars listed chronologically in release order from 1989-2002 and numerically from 2003-2008
  • 3,100 identification photos arranged in numerical order, making it easy to identify vehicles whether loose or in a pack
  • Handy checklist making it easy for you to keep track of your growing collection
Don't guess—know for sure! With Hot Wheels Variations—The Ultimate Guide, learn to spot the important differences and add value to your personal collection. Let the search begin!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781440215278
  • Publisher: F+W Media
  • Publication date: 4/6/2010
  • Sold by: Barnes & Noble
  • Format: eBook
  • Edition number: 4
  • Pages: 504
  • Sales rank: 1,061,106
  • File size: 120 MB
  • Note: This product may take a few minutes to download.

Meet the Author

Michael Zarnock has been collecting Hot Wheels since their inception in 1968. He is a two-time Guinness World Record holder for the most different Hot Wheels cars in a collection. He was recently inducted into the Die Cast Hall of Fame and most notably was honored by Mattel with a Hot Wheels "Mike Zarnock's Altered Roadster," based on the real-life roadster he raced in the early 1980s.

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Table of Contents

Acknowledgments 5
Introduction 6
What Is A Variation? 8
It's Always Been Hot Wheels Cars For Me! 10
To Open Or Not To Open? 11
Some Cars ARE Harder To Find 12
Treasure Hunt Cars 13
How To Use This Book 14
1989-1999 Collector Numbers 1-1121 Variation Guide 15
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 16
Race Team Series 66
Krackle Car Series 67
Steel Stamp Series 68
Pearl Driver Series 69
Dark Rider Series 70
Roarin' Rods Series 70
Hot Hubs Series 71
Speed Gleamer Series 72
Real Rider Series 73
Silver Series 74
Photo Finish Series 75
Racing Metals Series 75
1995 Model Series 76
1995 Treasure Hunt Series 80
1996 First Editions 82
Race Truck Series 85
Flamethrower Series 86
Space Series 87
Race Team Series II 88
Mod Bod Series 88
Dark Rider Series II 89
Sports Car Series 90
Splatter Paint Series 91
Street Eaters Series 91
Fast Food Series 92
Silver Series II 93
Fire Squad Series 93
1996 Treasure Hunt Series 94
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 96
1997 First Editions 105
Non-Series Collector NumberPacks 107
Phantom Racers Series 108
Race Team Series III 109
Heat Fleet Series 109
Biff! Bam! Boom! Series 110
Quicksilver Series 111
Speed Spray Series 112
Spy Print Series 112
Street Beast Series 113
White Ice Series 113
Dealer's Choice Series 114
Rockin' Rods Series 115
Blue Streak Series 115
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 116
1997 Treasure Hunt Series 116
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 118
1998 First Editions 124
Tattoo Machines 134
Techno Bits Series 135
Tropicool Series 136
Low 'N Cool Series 137
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 138
Biohazard Series 138
Dash 4 Cash Series 140
Race Team Series IV 140
Artistic License Series 141
Mixed Signals Series 142
Flyin' Aces Series 143
Sugar Rush Series 143
Tech Tones Series 144
1998 Treasure Hunt Series 145
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 146
1999 Treasure Hunt Series 159
1999 First Editions 161
Buggin' Out Series 166
X-Ray Cruiser Series 167
Street Art Series 168
Pinstripe Power Series 169
Game Over Series 169
Surf 'N Fun Series 170
X-Treme Speed Series 171
Sugar Rush Series II 171
Mega Graphics Series 172
Terrorific Series 172
Classic Games Series 173
Car-Toon Friends Series 174
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 174
2000 Collector Numbers 1-284 Variation Guide 191
Future Fleet 2000 Series 192
Hot Rod Magazine 192
Seein' 3-D Series 193
Snack Time Series 194
Mad Maniax Series 195
Attack Pack Series 196
Circus On Wheels Series 196
CD Customs Series 198
Kung Fu Force Series 199
Speed Blaster Series 199
Skate Series 200
Secret Code Series 201
2000 Treasure Hunt Series 202
2000 First Editions 204
Virtual Collection & Non-Series Collector Number Packs 211
2001 Collector Numbers 1-240 Variation Guide 236
2001 Treasure Hunt Series 237
2001 First Editions 238
Fossil Fuel Series 247
Turbo Taxi Series 247
Rat Rods Series 248
Anime Series 249
Rod Squadron Series 250
Skull & Crossbones Series 251
Logo-Motive Series 252
Monsters Series 253
Extreme Sports Series 253
Company Cars Series 254
Hippie Mobiles Series 255
Skin Deep Series 256
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 256
2002 Collector Numbers 1-240 Variation Guide 283
2002 Treasure Hunt Series 284
2002 First Editions 286
Wild Frontier Series 296
Spares & Strikes Series 297
Tuners Series 298
Corvette Series 299
Trump Cars Series 300
Cold Blooded Series 301
Star Spangled Series 301
Yu-Gi-Oh! Series 302
Spectraflame II Series 303
Masters of The Universe Series 304
Sweet Rides Series 305
Grave Rave Series 306
Red Lines Series 307
Hot Rod Magazine Series 308
Fed Fleet Series 309
Non-Series Collector Number Packs 310
Wheel Abbreviations 336
Glossary 338
Names To Know 339
Alphabetical Index 345
About The Author 352
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