As a kid I had the usual Tonka dump truck and loader. I also had a Tonka Winnebago camper that I sat on and rode around on. Unfortunately, after being told repeatedly not to leave it in the driveway, my dad ran it over with the car. A couple more are first, the Adam 12 police car with "action figures" and second, Squad 51...again, with the "action figures." And finally, another that comes to mind is a Hot Wheels or Matchbox car that had a magnet embedded in the bottom to hold it onto a circular disk with a road course that spun around slowly and you "drove" the car around on the road. I've been periodically searching for the Squad 51 set over the last few years for a reasonable price to no avail. Come to think of it, I had the Smash Up Derby cars mentioned earlier and the Evel Knievel motorcycle with action figure too.
I did pick up the two Cutlass kits as well as four 1/64th die-casts. A couple GTO's, a '69 1/2 A12 Roadrunner, and the '62 Dodge D100 P/U with the Shasta Camper. Had to keep my time at the store to a minimum as I stopped there on the way to work.
A '70 GTO Judge RA IV...now you're killing me! That's my dream car. I did have a '72 LeMans at one time with the Endura option. Anyway, I got the GP's, T/A, and Challenger at Wally World in case you were wondering.
Got all this over the last couple of weeks. Sold my scooter and old rider for the new Husqvarna rider. Then I bought the brush guard and armrests for it. And then some more 1/64th die-casts for the collection.
I had the intention of finding a job closer to home and use the moped more instead of my truck. Well, that didn't happen. So, it just sat in the garage. It only had 88.6 miles on it when it went bye-bye.
Had to get rid of one to get the other. Bought the moped new in 2012 and hardly rode it. Inherited a rider mower from my father-in-law that is nearly 20 years old. It's getting harder and harder to get parts for it, so it has to go too. Well, I sold the moped on Friday, bought a new rider mower today, and the old rider goes bye-bye on Sunday. Picture of the moped is the actual. Picture of the new rider is a stock photo.
Actually, some LeMans/GTO parts are interchangeable with the GP. I think the windshield glass, some suspension(and probably brakes), and I believe maybe something or parts with the doors do too. Something to look into.
At least new parts being made now. Good used parts were pretty scarce for quite some time over the years and NOS were nearly impossible to find. Still a great looking car. Love the quad headlight cars('69 & '70) over the singles('71-2). Can't help it, but I'm a little jealous.