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{{casting|name=Mongoose|series=[[1973 Hot Wheels]]|number=6970|years=1973|designer=[[Larry Wood]]|image=Mongoose.jpg}}[[File:Mongoose_Legends_1-24_scale.JPG|thumb|300px]][[File:Mongoose_legends_1-24_scale_body_up.JPG|thumb|left|300px]]
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{{casting|name=Mongoose|series=[[1970 Hot Wheels]]|number=6970|years=1970|designer=[[Larry Wood]]|image=Mongoosefunnycar.jpg}}[[File:Mongoose_Legends_1-24_scale.JPG|right|300px]]
   
The Mongoose has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
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=='''History of Tom "Mongoo$e" McEwen'''==
   
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=='''Description'''==
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The Mongoo$e has come out it several versions, which seems to confuse people about either the name or the car driven by Tom McEwen. First off the only car Tom drove was a Duster, Mattel in cost saving measures started only issuing one cast( the cuda) years later with both "Mongoo$e" & "Snake" on the side. Mattel official names for the Tom "Mongoo$e" McEwen cars are easy;
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'''Mongoose'''
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'''Mongoose II'''
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There are also Dragsters;
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'''Mongoose Rail Dragster''' (front engine)
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'''Mongoose Rear Engine Dragster'''
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(wedge)
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Tom never even drove a wedge style dragster aka Rear engine.  The "Mongoo$e" was issued in enamel Red. with lifting body to show the chassis, a prop to hold it up and a black roll cage.
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[[File:Mongoo$e_BP.jpg|left|250px]]
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=='''Versions'''==
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The Mongoose has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
 
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{| style="font-size: 85%; text-align: left;" class="wikitable sortable" width="100%"
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Year'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Year'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Series'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Series'''
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Color / Tampo'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Stickers'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Base Color'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Base Color'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Window Color'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Window Color'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Photo'''
 
!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Photo'''
 
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|White w/ the "Goo$e"
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|blue tint
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|black roll cage
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|Redline
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|6410
 
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|[[File:Mongoosefunnycar.jpg|thumb|left|80px]]
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=='''Similar Casting'''==
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=='''Gallery'''==
|[[File:Mongoose.jpg|75px]]
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<gallery>
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Mongoose legends 1-24 scale body up.JPG|the"Goo$e"
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</gallery>
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=='''Re-cast 1994 Versions'''==
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The Mongoose has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
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{| style="font-size: 85%; text-align: left;" class="wikitable sortable" width="100%"
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Year'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Series'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Color / Tampo'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Base Color'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Window Color'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Interior Color'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Wheel Type'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Toy #'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Country'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Notes / Variations'''
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!style="border-style: none none solid solid; background: #e3e3e3"|'''Photo'''
 
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|1994 [[Vintage Series]]

Revision as of 00:58, January 29, 2013

Mongoose
Debut Series 1970 Hot Wheels
Produced 1970
Designer Larry Wood
Number 6970
Mongoosefunnycar

Mongoose Legends 1-24 scale

History of Tom "Mongoo$e" McEwen

Description

The Mongoo$e has come out it several versions, which seems to confuse people about either the name or the car driven by Tom McEwen. First off the only car Tom drove was a Duster, Mattel in cost saving measures started only issuing one cast( the cuda) years later with both "Mongoo$e" & "Snake" on the side. Mattel official names for the Tom "Mongoo$e" McEwen cars are easy;


Mongoose


Mongoose II


There are also Dragsters;


Mongoose Rail Dragster (front engine)


Mongoose Rear Engine Dragster (wedge)

Tom never even drove a wedge style dragster aka Rear engine.  The "Mongoo$e" was issued in enamel Red. with lifting body to show the chassis, a prop to hold it up and a black roll cage.

Mongoo$e BP








Versions

The Mongoose has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Year Series Stickers Base Color Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1971 1971 White w/ the "Goo$e" Metal blue tint black roll cage Redline 6410
Mongoosefunnycar

Similar Casting

Gallery





Re-cast 1994 Versions

The Mongoose has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:

Year Series Color / Tampo Base Color Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1994 1994 Vintage Series red metallic RL 25th Anniversary Mongoose 93 vintage series red metallic
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