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Note: For the tow truck see Rig Wrecker.

Ramblin' Wrecker
Debut Series Flying Colors
Produced 1975 - 1983 (Original Casting)

2009 - Present (Retool)

Designer Larry Wood
Number 7659
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Description

The Ramblin' Wrecker originally featured Larry Wood's telephone number on the side of its bed. Later versions omitted this number after Larry got hundreds of calls from kids and adults alike.

This is not the Ramblin' Wrecker from 97 Heat Fleet

Original Cast Versions

The Ramblin' Wrecker has come out in the following versions:

Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Bype Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Cast # Country Notes / Variations Photo
1975 Flying Colors White Blue & Yellow "Larry's towing", "375-1670" Chrome / Plastic Blue tint Blue Tint RL 7659 Hong Kong Mike Ramblin Wrecker blue tint window.jpg
1975 Flying Colors White Blue & Yellow "Larry's towing", "375-1670" Chrome / Plastic Smoke tint Smoke tint RL 7659 Hong Kong 1975 Ramblin' wrecker RL phone- smoked glass Fcolors.jpg
1976 Flying Colors White Blue & Yellow "Larry's towing" Chrome / Plastic Smoke tint Smoke tint RL2 7659 Hong Kong Tel. # ommitted.
1977 Flying Colors White Blue & Yellow "Larry's towing" Chrome / Plastic Smoke tint Smoke tint BW 7659 Hong Kong 1977 Ramblin' wrecker BW smoked glass Fcolor.jpg
1983 Mainline Yellow Red, White and Blue  "24 Hour Towing" Chrome / Plastic Smoke tint Smoke tint BW Malaysia Ramblin' Wrecker 1983 - 7752cf.jpg

Original Cast Gallery

Retooled Versions

The Ramblin' Wrecker has come out in the following versions:

Col # Year Series Color Tampo Base Color / Bype Window Color Interior Color Wheel Type Cast # Country Notes / Variations Photo
2009 HWC.com 8 Larry Wood White Yellow and Blue "Larry's 24 Hour Towing" tampos Chrome / Metal Tinted (Smoke) Blue RL Thailand Blue towbar and bed 5,000 produced
Playable in Unleashed
Base code: B32
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2011 RLC sELECTIONs Black Orange and Blue, "Hladek's Backorder Salvage" "Red Line Club Service" Chrome / Metal Clear Orange RL China Blue towbar and bed

3,192 produced

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- 2019 33rd Annual Hot Wheels Collectors Convention Gold ‘Larry Wood 50 Years Logo' on Side, Details Gold / Metal Tinted (Black) Black 'MR HOT WHEELS 1969-2019 Gold TRR GDF78 Thailand Black towbar and bed

4,000 produced

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Re-tooled Gallery

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