Fire-Eater – 75mm – 1977

Made in Hong Kong and based on an American La France fire pumper truck, this model has a metal base, with a plastic base, interior including windows and hoses, tools and light on top.
Note: in 2009 the casting was retooled with the windows and light bar as one pieces, and the interior and tool section as one piece.

a. red, chrome base, clear blue int., and windows, blue hoses, tools, light on top, yellow and white fire engine tampo w/”51″ on sides, rsw. $25 – 50
a2. red, as a, bw 7 – 12
fire-eater-a3a3. red, as a, bw, Mal., #82 (1982) 5 – 10
a4. red, as a2, bw, Fr. (1984) 20 – 45
fire-eater-a5 a5. red, as a3, sp7, Mal. (1988) 4 – 8
fire-eater-a6 a6. red, as a5, with Hot Wheels logo, sp7, Mal. #82 (1997) 3 – 4
fire-eater-a7 a7. red, as a5, with Hot Wheels logo, sp5, Mal. #82 (1997) 2 – 4
fire-eater-a8 a8. red, as a6, gray base, sp7, Mal. 2 – 4
fire-eater-a9 a9. red, as a7, gray base, sp5, Mal. 2 – 4
b. yellow, red hoses, tools, light on top, red and black fire engine design on sides, bw, Mal. (1988) 10 – 15
fire-eater-cc. chrome, as b, black and yellow design, bw, Mal. Silver Series, #322 (1995) 2 – 5
 c2. chrome, as c, sp7, #322 (1995) 3 – 7
d. neon lime, red and black fire engine design, red plastic lights, hoses, etc, Hot Wheels logo in back, sp5. Mal. Then & Now 8-pack (1995) 4 – NA
fire-eater-e e. red, blue int. and windows, yellow and black design, “3” and City of Hot Wheels logo on sides, sp5, Mal. Fire Squad #427 (1996) 2 – 3
e2. red, as e, sp7, #427 (1996) 2 – 3
fire-eater-e3e3. red, as e, ho5, #427 (1996) 2 – 3
fire-eater-f f. yellow, tinted windshield, black int. red hoses, black and red design and emblem on sides, sp5, Mal. #82 (1997) 2 – 3
fire-eater-f2 f2. yellow, as f, dw3, #82 (1998) 2 – 3
fire-eater-f3 f3. yellow, as f, ho5, #82 (1998) 2 – 3
fire-eater-f4 f4. lime yellow, as f, ho5, Mal. Fire Fighter 5-pack (1998) 4 – NA
g. dk. met red, clear window, black int., red lights, yellow and black tampo on sides, sp5, Mal. Fire ‘n Rescue Action Pack (1999) 8 – NA
fire-eater-h h. red, yellow int. and lights, clear windows, black and white tampo, “Metro 122” on sides, sp5. Mal. City Center 5-pack (1999) 2 – NA
fire-eater-i i. white, black int., red windows, red lights and hoses, red and black fire engine tampo w/”Metro 122″ on sides, sp3, Mal. Virtual Collection, #145 (2000)  2 – 4
fire-eater-j j. bright lime yellow, black int., clear windows, red lights and hoses, red and black fire engine tampo w/”Metro 122″ on sides, ho5, Mal. #237 (2001) 2 – 4
j2. bright lime yellow, as j, sp5, Th. #237 (2002) 2 – 5
fire-eater-k k. mf silver, clear int., yellow windows, yellow hoses and lights, black, red and white “Fire Eater No. 5” and fire engine design on sides, sp5, Th. Heat Fleet 5-pack (2002) 2 – NA
fire-eater-l l. mf red, chrome base, yellow int. and windows, yellow hoses and lights, white and black hoses, yellow, orange, and white flames, sp5rd, Mal. Work Crewsers #190 (2003) 2 – 4
l2. mf red, as l. pr5rd, Work Crewsers #190 (2003) 5 – 10
fire-eater-m m. red, chrome base, clear int. and windows, gray light bar and equipment, gold and silver design w/ “Fire Eater” and “52” on sides, sp5, Mal. All Stars #048 (2008) 2 – 3
fire-eater-nn. yellow, as m, black and red design, sp5, Mal. All Stars #048 (2008) 2 – 3
o. mf red, chrome base, gray int. and equipment, clear windows and light bar, gold, silver, and black details w/”09″, “TH” and “FD” on sides, sp5, Mal. Treasure Hunts #046 (2009) 3 – 5
fire-eater-p p. spec red, as o, rrrl, Mal. Trea$ure Hunt$ #046 (2009) 15 – 20
q. mf rose red, as o, sp5, Mal. Treasure Hunts #046 (2009) 3 – 5
fire-eater-r r. green, dk. gray base, gray int., rose windows, black, white, red, and silver design w/ “Race Track Fire Rescue” and “9” on sides, sp5, Th. Road Course Race 5-pack (2010) 2 – NA
s. red, metal base, blue int., yellow windows, black, white and yellow design w/”Rescue”, “No.68” and “H.W.F.D., sp5gd, Th. HW City Works 5-pack (2011) 2 – NA
fire-eater-t t. mf white, chrome base, red int. and equipment, red windows and light bar, gold, red, and black details w/”6″ on sides, os5bk/rd-rim, Mal. Thrill Racers – Raceway #222 (2011) 1 – 2
fire-eater-u u. yellow, dk. gray base, silver int., red windows, red, white and black design w/ “Fire-Eater” on sides, pr5bk/yw-rim, Th. Race Rods 5-pack (2012) 2 – NA
Fire-Eater (v) v. pearl mf white, chrome base, black int., yellow windows, yellow and red flames and details on sides, sp5rd, Mal. HW City – HW Rescue #18TH (2013) 2 – 4
Fire-Eater (w) w. mf burgundy, gold chrome base, pearl white int., yellow windows, gold and white fire dept. design, “Engine 14” and “VDFD”, sp5gd, Mal. Sweet Rides #4 (2014) 2 – 4
Fire-Eater (x) x. mf blue gray, chrome base, black int., red windows, Spider-man Rhino design on sides, sp5, Mal. Marvel Spider-man #6 Walmart excl. (2014) 1 – 3
Fire-Eater (y)  y. red plastic, mf gray metal base, black int., purple windows, white, blue, and silver design w/ “HWFD Fire Rescue” and “68” on sides, sp5, Th. Rescue Racers 5-pack (2015) 2 – NA
Fire-Eater (z) z. red, gold chrome base, lt gray int., blue windows, white and blue stars and stripes flames on nose and sides, sp5bu, Mal. Star and Stripes series Walmart excl. (2016) 2 – 4
aa. chrome, met red metal base, red int., blue windows, black, gold and red design w/”HWFD” and “Engine #7” and sides, mc5/gd-rim, Indo. HW City 5-pack (2019) 2 – NA

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