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Monday, June 30, 2008

Update: Tomica Evo X for Trade - Finished

Received quite a lot of enquiries on Evo X, sorry guys, all had taken.
Cheers, YeoCP//

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Featured Car: Tomica Suzuki Swift Sport


Without need to explain further, the stickers rounded on the car already told its sport specification.

The blue and red stickers blend well with the white body, the word group N shows it category in the racing group.

This car is designed to participate in Rally Racing, group N allows only minimum modification to its suspension and engine system.

If you find the stickers too striking to you, there is the other yellow Swift in the number 61 box. YeoCP//






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Sunday, June 29, 2008

Super GT 2008 Round 4 Sepang Race


These pictures from my colleague William during his commercial shoots at Malaysia Super GT race. Total of 25 Giga Bytes of pictures was taken with his Canon EOS 1D Mark III. Pictures were too huge to receive in email, so, I only managed to collect a few from him.

I stop following F1 after Michael quit from Ferrari. I may consider to jump into GT race after went through pictures with him. It is totally different concept from what I knew from Formula One. So, GT500 and GT300, I'm coming. YeoCP//

P/S: Few pictures on GT queens to be posted next round.

Pictures Copyrights to William Chan.



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Saturday, June 28, 2008

Featured Collector: Ah Beng Part 3


This is the other cars from Ah Beng related to my last post, Tomica Skyline 50th Anniversary. He was quite lucky to get such collection, moreover is before the price increase. Enjoy the pictures, cheers. YeoCP//

Related Post: Featured Collector: Ah Beng Part 1 and Part 2.















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Friday, June 27, 2008

Shell Ferrari 2004 Collection


I received this picture from my friend in Singapore about his Shell Ferrari collection back in 2004.

I have not seen this in Malaysia Shell promotion, Shell Ferrari collection was introduced to us only in year 2007, quite not fair isn't it? YeoCP//

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Thursday, June 26, 2008

How Much is Hotwheels in Singapore


Obviously the pictures already told the answer; it is selling at S$3.50 including 7% GST.

You may think it’s expensive over there if you convert it to Ringgit. With conversion rate of 1 Sing Dollar to 2.4 Ringgit, it will cost you about RM8.40.

But, I perceive it as cheaper than Malaysia from perspective of dollar to dollar comparison. With the same amount of salary you earn in Singapore versus in Malaysia, it will cost you lesser there.

By means of stronger Singapore currency, you will find your money valued more. But of course, if you spend your Sing dollar in Malaysia, you will find toys here are dirt cheap, a Hotwheels will cost you S$2.45 after conversion. YeoCP//

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Wednesday, June 25, 2008

ToyCarsInv: Added Tomica Fire Engine Collection


Updated my Fire Engine Collection to Inventory page.
This collection is belonged to my wife, where she collects "unusual" vehicle, more collection to be updated to my inventory page. So, stay tuned. Cheers, YeoCP//

Collection Details:
#13 Morita Airport Maf 125A
#22 Nissan Diesel Aerial Ladder Fire Truck
#108 Hino Aerial Ladder Fire Truck
#119 Morita Fire Fighting Ambulance

Link: Tomica Fire Engine Collection

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Tuesday, June 24, 2008

Spotted Hummer H3 in PJ Area


I was this H3 on my way home in PJ area near section 14. It was loaded on the carrier truck. I guess, it is on it way to Naza show room.

It is definitely a huge car, the H3 painted in white colour with default rims will look fiercer if it’s in black and 22” blink rims.

Back to State, General Motor is struggling financially, GM is looking for partner to offload from its portfolio. At this present time, the 2 selected companies are Tata and Mahindra.

If the brand name awards to one of these companies, you may not see new Hummer in Tomica line-up anymore. YeoCP//

Related Post: Featured Car: Tomica Hummer H2

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Monday, June 23, 2008

Tomica JSDF - Komatsu LAV

The model is referred to the Komatsu LAV built by Komatsu Ltd. It is exclusively used be the Japanese Ground Self Defense Forces (JGSDF) in the Iraq war.

The vehicle is built to aid Toyota Koukidoushas and Mitsubishi Type 73 jeeps in providing small arms fire protection.

Detailed Vehicle Specification as below:

Type: Light Armored Vehicle
Place of origin: Japan

Service history
In service: 2002-Present
Used by: JGSDF, JASDF
Wars: Iraq War

Production history
Designed: 1997
Manufacturer: Komatsu

Specifications
Weight: 4500kg
Crew: 4+1 (MG or ATGM gunner)
Primary armament: Can mount the Sumitomo M249 LMG or Sumitomo M2HB 12.7mm machine gun. Can also mount the Type 01 LMAT or a Kawasaki Type 87 anti-tank missile.
Engine: 4-cylinder diesel 160 hp
Suspension: 4x4 wheeled
Speed: 100 km/h

Related Post: What is JSDF?
Pictures courtesy of rightwing










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Sunday, June 22, 2008

Added Inventory Page


I am sorting out my Tomica Collection and later post it up in different page. As you can see from picture above, there are everywhere.

Please check back my Inventory page if you interested in my collection. Kindly allow some time for me to upload, cheers, YeoCP//

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Saturday, June 21, 2008

Featured Collector: Ah Beng Part 2


Ah Beng shown me his last strike before the new price tag, he was lucky still managed to get it from the shelf.
This truck is issued in 18th November 2006 as reissue version. The 1st version was in 1996 built by Tomica Japan.

Besides this hard-to-get Coca-Cola Route Truck, there are a lot more cars to be revealed next week. Cheers, YeoCP//

Picture details:
#105 Coca-Cola Route Truck




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Hotwheels Ferrari Series available in 7-Eleven


Hotwheels Ferrari Series now available in 7-Eleven nation wide. According to the shopkeepers, the stocks was just arrived last two days. It is selling at RM10.90 per piece.

This series is before the later Ferrari 60th collection, where it doesn't come with Enzo in the line-up. In total, there are 24 cars. If you are Ferrari collector and you have missed the earlier collection, you should missed it again with 2nd chance.

FYI, besides 7-Eleven, you can also find limited models in Isetan with cheaper price. YeoCP//
See related Post: Ferrari 60 Years Series Selling at Bargained Price



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