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    Default Die Cast Models

    G'day All,
    Not too sure if anyone else is into this, but I' got a 1:43 scale die-cast replica of my MPS 3 last year - I collect model die cast cars, and was thrilled to see I could get a model of my car!
    Below are the link to the Biante web-site where I got mine from:
    A55982 - MAZDA 3 MPS - EU VERSION - CARBON GREY - Biante Model Cars
    A55981 - MAZDA 3 MPS - EU VERSION TRUE RED - Biante Model Cars
    They are the European versions, but still cool.
    Check them out!
    Ebay is also a good place to find Mazda models
    Dean

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    Ive got a 1:24 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 in White
    And a 1:18 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 in Candyapple Red (Lane Exact Detail) http://www.diecastfast.com/diecast/DCF/PROD/LED/LED-705

    Just started my collection, Im planning to get some old rotaries and some newer cars like Mazda 3 and Astons.
    Last edited by Skeem; 05-02-2009 at 08:27 AM.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skeem View Post
    Ive got a 1:24 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 in White
    And a 1:18 1969 Mustang Shelby GT500 in Candyapple Red (Lane Exact Detail) diecast cars 1967 Ford Mustang Shelby GT-500 - Candy Apple Red (Lane Exact Detail) 1/18 model car

    Just started my collection, Im planning to get some old rotaries and some newer cars like Mazda 3 and Astons.
    Like I said dude, check out Ebay!
    I found a heap of Mazda models from all over the world.

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    Will do! I really want an RX-7, RX-8, Mazda 3 Sedan and an MPS...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Skeem View Post
    Will do! I really want an RX-7, RX-8, Mazda 3 Sedan and an MPS...
    Also check out the Biante web-site:
    Biante produce the BEST range of Australian diecast model cars in 1:18, 1:43 and 1:64 scale. You will find the biggest range of scale diecast bikes, military vehicles, planes, and trucks from some of the world's leading manufacturers from around the
    Do a search under "Mazda" and see what comes up, they have quite a few on there.

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    Ohhhh no, i didn't want to spend any more money. But mini-mps....must have!

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    Ah sweet as, they've quite the collection there!

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    Quote Originally Posted by MPSMatt View Post
    Ohhhh no, i didn't want to spend any more money. But mini-mps....must have!
    I just wish they did a 1:18 scale version, the rest of my collection is that size and I can't put the mini MPS with the Muscle Cars!!!

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    hmm wish they did a 6MPS, anyone know if any die cast 6 MPS's or Mazdaspeeds were ever made? Did a search a while ago and could not seem to find any.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVILMPS View Post
    I just wish they did a 1:18 scale version, the rest of my collection is that size and I can't put the mini MPS with the Muscle Cars!!!
    But that sort of symbolism the MPS quite well. In with all the muscle cars, the muscle cars are all like
    "awww look at the cute litt........."

    "ZOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM"

    "What the?!"

    I think it works well

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    Quote Originally Posted by shakespeare View Post
    hmm wish they did a 6MPS, anyone know if any die cast 6 MPS's or Mazdaspeeds were ever made? Did a search a while ago and could not seem to find any.
    G'day Shakes!
    I did see a 6 model on Ebay last year, but it was only the normal sedan and wagon being offered.
    Was from somewhere in China...
    Do a search on Ebay!
    Deano

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    Self Control FAIL! Carbon 3 coming my way

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    Quote Originally Posted by MPSMatt View Post
    Self Control FAIL! Carbon 3 coming my way
    Die-Cast models FTW!!

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    Default 3MPS Diecast Model

    A couple of us at my work bought these last year. A work colleague who does various modelling took them apart, converted them over to RHD and then painted them in something close to Aurora Blue, and put on my custom stripes. Hope the pic works.
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    Quote Originally Posted by EVILMPS View Post
    G'day Shakes!
    I did see a 6 model on Ebay last year, but it was only the normal sedan and wagon being offered.
    Was from somewhere in China...
    Do a search on Ebay!
    Deano
    hey Deano, yeah I saw those too a while back...maybe I can mod them to look like an MPS? Biante used to be across the road from where I worked in Belmont, I could ask them or borrow their tools

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    Quote Originally Posted by clarry View Post
    A couple of us at my work bought these last year. A work colleague who does various modelling took them apart, converted them over to RHD and then painted them in something close to Aurora Blue, and put on my custom stripes. Hope the pic works.
    Nice job there Clarry!
    You should ask your mate if he would do custome jobs for people, my modelling skills don't extend that far unfortunately...

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    Quote Originally Posted by shakespeare View Post
    hey Deano, yeah I saw those too a while back...maybe I can mod them to look like an MPS? Biante used to be across the road from where I worked in Belmont, I could ask them or borrow their tools
    Shakes, check out the links below:

    1/18 2007 Mazda 6 5HB (5 DOOR Hatchback),red color! - eBay Kyosho, Cars, Trucks-Diecast, Diecast Toy Vehicles, Toys Hobbies. (end time 16-Feb-09 23:20:37 AEDST)

    1/18 New Mazda 6 sedan Black color - eBay Other, Cars, Trucks-Diecast, Diecast Toy Vehicles, Toys Hobbies. (end time 20-Feb-09 21:35:53 AEDST)

    Like you said, a bit of customisation maybe??

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    That red 6 looks pretty tight.

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    Quote Originally Posted by EVILMPS View Post
    Nice job there Clarry!
    You should ask your mate if he would do custome jobs for people, my modelling skills don't extend that far unfortunately...[COLOR="Silver"]
    Well he said he would but the down side is that the time factor involved in doing this kind of customization is huge so it would therefore be very expensive. So he just did ours for the fun of it and more or less for the challenge.
    Cheers, Clarry
    Mods: MazdaSpeed CAI, Blue Callipers, Custom Striping ("whiskers"), Garmin Nuvi 760, ScanGauge II, MPS FloorMats

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    I have several models and this will be a new addition...

    Moffat's 1983 ATCC Winning Mazda RX-7 - New Model Showroom - Biante Model Cars

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    now if only i could find where i put my credit card.....

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