1971 Hot Wheels Sizzlers California 500 Race Set – instructions (part 2)

Poster for the real California 500 race. Courtesy eBay.

Poster for the real California 500 race. Courtesy eBay.

Here are the instructions for the California 500 Race Set.

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Courtesy eBay.

Courtesy eBay.

Steps 1 -6. Courtesy eBay.

Steps 7-13. Courtesy eBay.

Steps 7-13. Courtesy eBay.

To give you more detail, here are some additional instructions of the track components.

1. The Scramble Start

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2. The Strip Pak

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3. The Lap Computer

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Supplemental sheet for the Lap Computer.

So there you have it.  Instructions for the Hot Wheels Sizzlers California 500 Race Set and it’s components.

It’s still fast. Still fun.

And to round things out, here are the program covers from the first 4 California 500 races held at Ontario Motor Speedway.

1970 California 500.

1970 California 500. Courtesy http://www.progcovers.com/motor/onatrio.html

1971 California 500, It's a bit of irony that Al Unser graced the cover of the program in his Johnny Lightning Special while Hot Wheels was selling the 1971 California 500 Race Set.

1971 California 500, It’s a bit of irony that Al Unser graced the cover of the 1971 program in his Johnny Lightning Special while Hot Wheels was selling the 1971 California 500 Race Set. Courtesy http://www.progcovers.com/motor/onatrio.html

1972 California 500. Courtesy www.progcovers.com/motor/onatrio.html

1972 California 500. Courtesy http://www.progcovers.com/motor/onatrio.html

1973 California 500.

1973 California 500. Courtesy http://www.progcovers.com/motor/onatrio.html

 

 

1971 Hot Wheels RRRumblers Mean Mountain – Part 2: Instructions

The Mean Mountain is easy to assemble.  Here are the instructions that come with the Canadian version of this set (french and english wording). Click on any image to see a larger version.

Instructions - front page. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Instructions – front page. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

The complete setup. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

The complete setup. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 1. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Safe driving rules & Step 1. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 2. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 2. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Steps 3 & 4. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Steps 3 & 4. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Steps 5 & 6. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Steps 5 & 6. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

 

Step 7. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 7. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 8 and set contents. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 8 and set contents. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

So there you have it. The how-to part of the 1971 Hot Wheels RRRumblers Mean Mountain.

It’s still fast. Still fun.

1971 Hot Wheels Ontario Trio – Instructions

The 1971 Hot Wheels Ontario Trio instructions don’t show up very often on eBay.  So here’s all the steps from 1 through 7.   You can click on any picture to bring up a larger image.

Front page. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Front page. Copyright Mattel, Inc.

Step 1.

Step 1.

Step 2.

Step 2.

Steps 3, 4 and 5.

Steps 3, 4 and 5.

Step 6.

Step 6.

Step 7.

Step 7.

Tips and contents.

Tips and contents.

Nothing left to do now but……Go Racing!  It’s still fast.  Still fun.