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'''Mongoose II''' was a car in the [[1971 Hot Wheels]] series, a sequel to the [[Mongoose Funny Car]] casting released in 1970. This was followed in 1973 by another [[Mongoose]] casting.
 
   
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==Description==
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The '''Mongoose II''' is a Hot Wheels casting from the [[List of 1971 Hot Wheels|1971 Hot Wheels]] range of vehicles. It uses the same casting as the [[Mongoose ]] from 1970 except this time it has [[Spectraflame ]] Blue paint and 'Mongoose II' stickers. 
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It is based on the Plymouth Duster Funny Car driven by Tom 'The Mongoose' McEwen in 1970, a car sponsored by Hot Wheels in conjunction with his rival Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme.
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The Hot Wheels '''Mongoose II''' was produced at both the USA and Hong Kong factories and was only made in Spectraflame Blue. The paint is prone to fading and can be found in various shades of blue. USA built cars had clear windows while Hong Kong produced cars have blue tinted windows. It came with a black roll-cage and body prop underneath its opening body. The base came in two pieces, with the engine being riveted to the bottom part.
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It came on a special 'Mongoose vs Snake' card which had artwork of each car. It had its side stickers applied from the factory and a sticker sheet with flames was included in the package. It was also packaged with a plastic 'Collectors Button'.
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This would be the last time the Plymouth Duster Funny Car would be used until 1994 when it was re-tooled for the Vintage Series.
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==Versions==
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The '''Mongoose II''' has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions:
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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"|'''Stickers'''
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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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|1971
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|[[List of 1971 Hot Wheels#Mongoose vs Snake|Mongoose vs Snake]]
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|Hot Wheels Logo and 'Mongoose II' on side, Red Flames on top
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|Unpainted / Metal
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|Tinted (Blue)
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|Black
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|[[RL]]
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|5954
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|Hong Kong
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|[[File:Mongoose2.jpg|75px]]
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|-
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|1971
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|[[List of 1971 Hot Wheels#Mongoose vs Snake|Mongoose vs Snake]]
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|Hot Wheels Logo and 'Mongoose II' on side, Red Flames on top
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|Unpainted / Metal
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|Clear
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|Black
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|[[RL]]
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|5954
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|USA
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|[[File:Image not available.jpg|75px]]
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|}
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Mongoo$e_II_1971.jpg|Mongoose II in package
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</gallery>
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==Similar Castings==
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[[File:Mongoosefunnycar.jpg|Left |200px|link=Mongoose]]<br />
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'''[[Mongoose]]'''<br />
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[[File:Mongoose.jpg|Left |200px|link=Mongoose II (1973)]]<br />
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'''[[Mongoose II (1973)]] '''<br />
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[[File:Mongooseraildragster.jpg|Left |200px|link=Mongoose Rail Dragster]]<br />
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'''[[Mongoose Rail Dragster]] '''<br />
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[[File:Rearenginemongoose.jpg|Left |200px|link=Rear Engine Mongoose]]<br />
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'''[[Rear Engine Mongoose]] '''<br />
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[[File:Mongoose_blue_Cool_collectibles_2003.JPG|Left |200px|link=Mongoose (100% Hot Wheels)]]<br />
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'''[[Mongoose (100% Hot Wheels)]] '''<br />
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{{DEFAULTSORT:Mongoose II }}
 
[[Category:1971 Hot Wheels]]
 
[[Category:1971 Hot Wheels]]
 
[[Category:Larry Wood Designs]]
 
[[Category:Larry Wood Designs]]
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[[Category:Plymouth Cars]]
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[[Category:Licensed Hot Wheels]]
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[[Category:American Cars]]
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[[Category:Racing Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Vehicles with Movable Parts]]
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[[Category:Funny Cars]]
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[[Category:Dusters]]
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[[Category:1970s]]
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[[Category:1:64]]

Latest revision as of 19:32, November 22, 2019

Mongoose II
Debut Series 1971 Hot Wheels
Produced 1971
Designer Larry Wood
Number 5954
Mongoose2


DescriptionEdit

The Mongoose II is a Hot Wheels casting from the 1971 Hot Wheels range of vehicles. It uses the same casting as the Mongoose from 1970 except this time it has Spectraflame Blue paint and 'Mongoose II' stickers. 

It is based on the Plymouth Duster Funny Car driven by Tom 'The Mongoose' McEwen in 1970, a car sponsored by Hot Wheels in conjunction with his rival Don 'The Snake' Prudhomme.

The Hot Wheels Mongoose II was produced at both the USA and Hong Kong factories and was only made in Spectraflame Blue. The paint is prone to fading and can be found in various shades of blue. USA built cars had clear windows while Hong Kong produced cars have blue tinted windows. It came with a black roll-cage and body prop underneath its opening body. The base came in two pieces, with the engine being riveted to the bottom part.

It came on a special 'Mongoose vs Snake' card which had artwork of each car. It had its side stickers applied from the factory and a sticker sheet with flames was included in the package. It was also packaged with a plastic 'Collectors Button'.

This would be the last time the Plymouth Duster Funny Car would be used until 1994 when it was re-tooled for the Vintage Series.

VersionsEdit

The Mongoose II 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 Mongoose vs Snake Hot Wheels Logo and 'Mongoose II' on side, Red Flames on top Unpainted / Metal Tinted (Blue) Black RL 5954 Hong Kong Mongoose2
1971 Mongoose vs Snake Hot Wheels Logo and 'Mongoose II' on side, Red Flames on top Unpainted / Metal Clear Black RL 5954 USA Image Not Available

GalleryEdit

Similar CastingsEdit

Mongoosefunnycar
Mongoose
Mongoose
Mongoose II (1973) 
Mongooseraildragster
Mongoose Rail Dragster 
Rearenginemongoose
Rear Engine Mongoose 
Mongoose blue Cool collectibles 2003
Mongoose (100% Hot Wheels) 

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