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{{casting|name=Racer Rig|series=[[1971 Hot Wheels]]|number=|years=1971|designer=}}
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|name = Racer Rig
'''Racer Rig''' was a car in the 1971 Hot Wheels series.
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|series = [[List of 1971 Hot Wheels|1971]] [[Heavyweights]]
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|number = 6194
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|years = 1971
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|designer = [[Larry Wood]] & [[Ira Gilford]]
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|image = 81008 023-1-.jpg}}
   
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==Description==
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The '''Racer Rig''' is a Hot Wheels casting which debuted in the [[List of 1971 Hot Wheels|1971]] [[Heavyweights]]. 'The Heavyweights' was a series of futuristic trucks designed by [[Ira Gilford]].
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The '''Racer Rig''' was only produced in two colors; Enamel White and [[Spectraflame]] Red. It could be found with either a white or dark brown interior and was packaged with a plastic 'Collectors Button'. It has a opening tool-box and a slide-out ramp onto the trailer.
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The front cab is known to have issues with a metal fatigue called '[[Crumbler|Crumbling]]' where the body or chassis develops cracks and literally crumbles into pieces.
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The '''Racer Rig''' has not been seen since 1971.
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==Versions==
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The '''Racer Rig''' has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions.
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{| class="wikitable sortable" style="font-size: 85%; text-align: left;" 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 / Type'''
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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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|-
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|1971
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|[[List of 1971 Hot Wheels|1971]] [[Heavyweights]]
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|Enamel White
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|Unpainted / Metal
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|Tinted (Blue)
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|White or Dark Brown
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|[[RL]]
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|6018
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|Hong Kong
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|
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|[[File:Image_Not_Available.jpg|75px]]
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|-
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|1971
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|[[List of 1971 Hot Wheels|1971]] [[Heavyweights]]
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|Spectraflame Red
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|Unpainted / Metal
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|Tinted (Blue)
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|White or Dark Brown
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|[[RL]]
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|6018
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|Hong Kong
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|
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|[[File:81008 023-1-.jpg|75px]]
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|}
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
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Flatbed.JPG|Racer Rig trailer with incorrect cab, likely from [[Moving Van]]
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</gallery>
 
[[Category:1971 Hot Wheels]]
 
[[Category:1971 Hot Wheels]]
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[[Category:Larry Wood Designs]]
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[[Category:Heavyweights]]
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[[Category:Vehicles with Movable Parts]]
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[[Category:Hot Wheels Original Designs]]
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[[Category:Unlicensed Hot Wheels]]
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[[Category:Ira Gilford Designs]]
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[[Category:Transport Vehicles]]
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[[Category:Six-Wheeled Vehicles]]
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[[Category:1:64]]

Latest revision as of 06:29, November 12, 2019

Racer Rig
Debut Series 1971 Heavyweights
Produced 1971
Designer Larry Wood & Ira Gilford
Number 6194
81008 023-1-


DescriptionEdit

The Racer Rig is a Hot Wheels casting which debuted in the 1971 Heavyweights. 'The Heavyweights' was a series of futuristic trucks designed by Ira Gilford.

The Racer Rig was only produced in two colors; Enamel White and Spectraflame Red. It could be found with either a white or dark brown interior and was packaged with a plastic 'Collectors Button'. It has a opening tool-box and a slide-out ramp onto the trailer.

The front cab is known to have issues with a metal fatigue called 'Crumbling' where the body or chassis develops cracks and literally crumbles into pieces.

The Racer Rig has not been seen since 1971.

VersionsEdit

The Racer Rig has come out in the following 1/64 scale versions.

Year Series Color / Tampo Base Color / Type Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Toy # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1971 1971 Heavyweights Enamel White Unpainted / Metal Tinted (Blue) White or Dark Brown RL 6018 Hong Kong Image Not Available
1971 1971 Heavyweights Spectraflame Red Unpainted / Metal Tinted (Blue) White or Dark Brown RL 6018 Hong Kong 81008 023-1-

GalleryEdit

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