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Fire Eater
Debut Series Flying Colors
Produced 1977 - Present
Designer Larry Wood
Number 9640
Fire Eater RL

Description

A well-loved staple of every kid's toybox repatoire for almost 40 years, this is a classic that never seems to die!

Versions

The Fire Eater has come out in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes Photo
- 1977 Flying Colors Red "51" and Shield on sides w/ Black and Yellow Chrome Plastic Blue tint Clear Blue RL 9640 Hong Kong Blue lights on top Fire Eater RL
82 1982 Mainline Red "51" and Shield on sides w/ Black and Yellow Chrome Plastic Blue tint Clear Blue BW 9640 Hong Kong Blue lights on top Fire Eater RedBW
- 1988 Mainline Yellow "3" With red star on sides Chrome Plastic Blue tint Clear Blue BW 4001 Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater YelBW
322 1995 Silver
1/4
Chrome "51" and Shield on sides w/ Black and Yellow Chrome Plastic Blue tint Blue tint BW 13309 Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater CrmBW
322 1995 Silver
1/4
Chrome "51" and Shield on sides w/ Black and Yellow Chrome Plastic Blue tint Clear Blue 7SP 13309 Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater Crm7sp
- 1995 Now and Then 8-Pack Bright Yellow-Green "51" and Shield on sides w/ Black and Yellow Chrome Plastic Black tint Black 5SP Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater BrtGrn5sp
82 1996 Mainline & Auto City 5pk Red "51" and Shield on sides w/ Black and Yellow Chrome Plastic Blue tint Clear Blue 7SP 9640 Malaysia Blue lights on top Fire Eater Red7sp
427 1996 Fire Squad
4/4
Red Yellow, Black "CITY OF HOT WHEELS" Chrome Plastic Blue tint Blue tint 5SP 15276 Malaysia Blue lights on top Fire Eater FR
82 1997 Mainline Fluorescent Yellow Black, Red, highlights Chrome Plastic Black tint Black 5SP 4001 Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater BrtYel5sp
82 1997 Mainline Fluorescent Yellow Black, Red, highlights Chrome Plastic Black tint Black SB 4001 Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater BrtYelSB
82 1997 Mainline Fluorescent Yellow Black, Red, highlights Chrome Plastic Black tint Black 5DOT 4001 Malaysia Red lights on top CIMG0895
5pk 1999 City Center 5-pack Red "Metro 122" on front sides Chrome Plastic Yellow tint Clear Yellow 5SP 21079 Malaysia Fire eater city center 5 pack 1999
145
/
250
2000 Virtual Collection White Black, Red, Yellow Chrome Plastic Red tint Red tint 3SP 27111 Malaysia Red lights on top Fire Eater Wht
237
/
240
2001 Mainline Fluorescent Yellow Black, Red highlights, "Metro 122" on side Chrome Plastic tinted Black 5DOT 53766 Malaysia Red lights on top. Some had 5SP Fire eater neon yellow 2002 mainline
5pk 2002 Heat Fleet 5-pack Silver Red, White, Black & Yellow tampos Chrome Plastic Yellow tint Yellow tint 5SP Thailand Fire Eater silver heat fleet 5-pack 2002
190
/
220
2003 Work Crewsers
10/10
Metallic Fuscia Orange to yellow fade flame tampos, Hot Wheels logo on side Chrome Plastic Yellow tint Yellow Red 5SP C1369 Malaysia Work Crewsers Fire Eater
48
/
196
2008 All Stars
08/36
Yellow "Engine 52" on top, "Fire-Eater" w/ Black and Silver Chrome Plastic Clear Gray 5SP M6914 Malaysia Base code(s): All Stars Fire Eater Yellow - B6365df
48
/
196
2008 All Stars
08/36
Red "Engine 52" on top, "Fire-Eater" w/ Yellow and Silver Chrome Plastic Clear Gray 5SP M6914 Malaysia Base code(s): Fire Eater - 7010df
46
/
190
2009 Treasure Hunts Metallic Dark Red Silver, Black, Gold and Orange details, "09 THFD" on sides Chrome Plastic Clear Pearl Gray 5SP P2354 Malaysia Fireeater 09TH reg
46
/
190
2009 Super Treasure Hunts Spectraflame Dark Red  Silver, Black, Gold and Orange details, "09 THFD" on sides Chrome Plastic Clear Gray RLRR P2366 Malaysia Fireater-superth-hw-2009
5pk 2010 Rock 'N' Road 5´pack Light Green Silver and Black details, "09" White and Red graphics on sides Gray Plastic Red Gray 5SP R7661 Thailand ROCK N ROAD FIRE EATER
222
/
244
2011 Thrill Racers Raceway
6/6
White Black, Red & Gold tampos, "6" on side w/ "RESCUE" and shield on right side, "FIRE-EATER" on left side Chrome Plastic Red tint Red Red OH5 T9929 Malaysia Base code(s): D19 Fire-eater-2011 white
5pk 2012 Race Rods 5 W4247 Thailand Base code(s):  000 0025
19
/
250
2013 HW City Rescue
9/10
Pearl white metallic Yellow/Red/Gold tampos Chrome Plastic Yellow tint Black Red 5SP X1675 Malaysia Treasure Hunts
Base code(s): F14, F16
Fire Eater pearl white treasure hunt 2013
6
/
8
2014 Ultimate Spider-Man Metalflake Steel Blue Grey, Black, Red & White Rhino deco on sides Chrome Plastic Tinted (Red) Black 5SP BLM91 Malaysia Named Fire-Eater
Base code(s):
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4
/
6
2014 Sweet Rides Metalflake Maroon Gold and White tampo, "engine 14" and "VDFD" on side Gold Chrome Plastic Yellow tint White Gold 5SP Malaysia Kroger Exclusive
Base code(s) F41
HW-2014-Sweet Rides 04-Fire Eater
03
/
48
2015 Color Shifters BHR21 Thailand Base code(s): Fire Eater BHR21
5pk 2015 Rescue Racers 5-pack Orange White, Blue and Red tampos, "68", "HWFD", "Fire rescue" (right) and "Emergency" (left) on the sides Chrome Plastic Tinted (Blue) Black 5SP (5-Pack CDT18) Thailand Base code(s): H27 FireEater HWCity RescueRacers 2015
02
/
10
2016 Stars & Stripes Red White stars and stripes, blue flame and '76' on sides Chrome Gold Plastic Tinted (Blue) Light Gray Chome Blue 5SP DLV26 Malaysia Base code(s): Fire-Eater-z
5pk 2017 Spider-Man 5-pack Gray Rhino Character on sides Chrome Plastic Tinted (Red) Black Chrome 5SP FDM85 Malaysia Base code(s): K08 Fireeaterfdm85
5pk 2019 HW City 5-pack Chrome Black blocks w/ Gold 'Fire Eater' on left side and 'HWFD' & 'Engine No. 7' on right side Metallic Red Metal Tinted (Blue) Red Gold-rim MC5 FLY24 Indonesia Base code(s): M07 FireEater-HWCity-5pk

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