Hiway Hauler 1174 – 83mm – 1988

Prototype Hiway Haulers

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* Information provided by Kevin Mangrum

Hauler prototype find from the 32nd Annual Convention. This belonged to Larry Wood. The story behind this one goes like this: 24 of these were sent to Mattel for approval on the paint color on the cab. Eventually those 24 would become the Bob’s Big Boy Hauler and both of the “700 Million” HW produced, both of which were only given out to employees. Not sure what happened to the remaining balance of the 24, but one of them is mine!!!

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*. Anther one of the remaining sent to Mattel for approval on the paint color on the cab

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*. Hand decalled pink Ocean Pacific prototype

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*. Clear box 700 Millionth prototype

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*. white, white solid resin box with hand painted North American Van Lines tampo.

Only 1 made

*. white, white box w/”Bob’s Big Boy” on sides. given to Hot Wheels newsletter staff

Only 5 made

*. white, white box w/”Bob’s Big Boy” on one side. given to newsletter subscribers

Only 50 made (per Bob Rosa 40 were made)

*. white, white box w/"M.U.S.C.L.E." on sides

Never made due to licensing issues and tampo printing issues

Only 5 made (per Bob Rosa 12 were made)

*. light green, white box w/"Mountain Dew", race

car & " Give me a Dew!" on sides

Only 1 made

*. red, white box w/no design on sides

(The Larry Wood Collection)

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*. yellow, yellow box w/no design on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. red, white box w/Lucky on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. red, white box w/Pathmark on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. yellow, white box w/Shop Rite on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. red, white box w/CVS on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. red, white box w/HEB on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. blue, white box w/Albertsons on sides

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. white, black box w/no design on sides. SP7

(The Luis Montesdeoca Collection)

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*. Prototype Mock up using a short logo Pepsi Hauler. Vinyl adhesive decal with Hot Wheels logo and "Collector" covering Pepsi tampo.

Only two are known to exist. This one in Richies' collection and one that is for sale on brian-anna.com and it came from the collection of Michael Strauss