Conventions 1987 to 2005

The first Convention was in 1987. Organized by Mike Strauss the Found er of the Hot Wheels Newsletter.  Convention alternated between the west coast and locations east of the Mississippi. Up to 2001 when a second yearly convention was added.

This is the most actuate information we have available. Early years of the Newsletter code 3 car information to our knowledge is vague since records of how many made back then were not kept. Anyone that has information please send it to [email protected]

Newsletter Collector Car #1
’65 Mustang Convertible
o Teal with Black int. – ww – 150
o Teal with tan int. – ww – ?
o White with red int. – ww – ?

Newsletter Collector Car #2
57 Chevy with engine
o Teal – bw – ?
o Teal – hogd – ?
’57 Chevy with hood
o Mf Blue – ? – ?
o Black – bw – ?
o Black – gho – ?
o Yellow – bw – ?
o Yellow – hogd – ?
o Orange – rr – ?

Newsletter Collector Car #3
o ‘59 Cadillac Convertible – White – ww

1987 1st Convention
Ticket – Fat Fender ’40
o Black – rrgygyt – 200

1988 2nd Convention
Ticket – Turbo Streak
o White – bw – ?

1989 3rd Convention
Ticket – Ferrari 308
o Red – bwgd – 120

1990 4th Convention
Ticket – Porsche 930 Turbo
o Black – bwgd – ?

1991 5th Convention
Ticket – 32 Ford Delivery
o Yellow with Purple in stripes – bw – ?
o Yellow with Blue in stripes – bw – ?
o White and Turquoise – bw – ?

1992 6th Convention
Ticket – 70s Corvette Stingray
o Gold Chrome – bw – ?
Series
o Custom Corvette – Gold Chrome – uh – ?
o ’63 Split Window – Gold Chrome – bw – ?
o 80s Corvette – Gold Chrome – bwgd – ?
McDonald’s charity
o ’32 Ford Delivery – White and Turquoise – bw – ?

1993 7th Convention
Ticket – Purple Passion
o Purple – Light Yellow flames – ww – ?
Series
o Red – ww – ?
o White – ww – ?
o Mf Purple with scallops – ww – ?
o Black – ww – ?
o Yellow with Shell – ww – ?
o Yellow without Shell – ww – ?
McDonald’s – ’56 Flashsider
o Black – ww – ?

1994 8th Convention
Ticket – ’57 Chevy no engine
o White – rrgygyt – ?
Series – ’57 Chevy with engine
o Turquoise – bwgd – ?
o Turquoise – uh – ?
o Yellow – uhch – ?
o Yellow – gwch – ?
o Yellow – gwgd – ?
o Neon Orange – tw – ?
McDonald’s – Purple Passion
o Purple – ww – ?
o Red – ww – ?
o Blue – ww – ?
o Yellow – ww – ?
o Black – ww – ?
o Gold – wwgd – ?

1995 9th Convention
Ticket – Jaguar XJ220
o White – uh – ?
Series – Jaguar XJ220
o White – sp5 – ?
o Silver – uh – ?
o Silver – uhgd – ?
o Dark Blue – uh – ?
o Dark Blue – uhgd – ?
o Purple – uhyw – ?
o Purple – uhgn – ?
o Red – uhgn – ?
o Blue – uhgn – ?
o Chrome – uh – ?
McDonald’s – ’55 Chevy
o Red and White – rrgygyt – 250
o Blue – rrgygyt – 250
o Yellow – bw – ?
o White – bw – ?
o Black – rrgygyt – 24
o White – sp7 – ?

1996 10th Convention
Ticket – ’56 Flashsider
o Mf Burgundy w/Blue and Red tampo – uh – ?
Series – ’56 Flashsider
o Mf Burgundy w/Red and White tampo – sp5 – ?
o Mf Burgundy – sp7 – ?
o White – uh – ?
o White – sp7bk – ?
o Black w/Blue and Red tampo – sp5bkgyt – ?
o Black – sp7bk – ?
o Purple – sp5 – ?
o Turquoise – uh – ?
o Mf Burgundy and White – sp5 – ?
o Mf Burgundy and White – sp7 – ?
McDonald’s – ’32 Ford Delivery
o Blue – bw – ?
o Blue – sp7 – ?
o Black with flames – pc – ?
o Black – sp7 – ?
o Red and White – bw – ?
o Red and White – sp7 – ?
o Purple and White – rrgygyt – ?
o Turquoise and White – sp7 – ?
o Turquoise and White – bw – ?
o Yellow and Red – bw – ?
o Chrome and Black – bwrl – ?
o Pink and Blue – bw – ?
o Yellow with Pink stripe – bw – ?
o Yellow with Blue stripe – bw – ?
o White – bw – ?

1997 11th Convention
Ticket – ’95 Camaro
o Black with White – sp5 – ?
Series – ’95 Camaro
o Black with Pink – lw – ?
o Black with Pink – dw3 – ?
o Red with White – sp5 – ?
o Red with White – uh – ?
o Red with Black – uh – ?
o Purple without tint – uh – ?
o Purple with tint – uh – ?
o Silver with White – sp5 – ?
o Blue with White – uh – ?
o Pink with White – uh – ?
o Yellow without tint – uh – ?
o Yellow with tint – uh – ?
o White – sp5 – ?
o White – uh – ?
McDonald’s – Olds 442 W-30
o Green – sp7 – ?
o Black – rrgy – ?
o Red and Black – bw – ?
o Lt Mf Blue – sp7 – ?
o Gold – liw – ?
o Black and White – rrgd – ?
o Silver and Red – dw3 – ?
o Blue and White – rrgyrl – ?
o Polished – sp7 – ?
o Dark Blue – sp7 – ?
o Chrome – bwrl – ?
o Red and White – sp7 – ?
o Yellow and Black -bw – ?
o Yellow and Black – sp7 – ?
o Purple and White – bw – ?
o Red and Black – bw – ?
o Purple and White – sp7 – ?
o Silver and Red – sp7 – ?
o White and Black – bw – ?
o White and Black – sp7bk – ?
o White and Black – sp7 – ?

1998 12th Convention
Ticket – Tail Dragger
o Red and Yellow – lw – 2000
McDonald’s – Dairy Delivery
o  Red and Yellow – sp5 – 5000

1999 13th Convention
Ticket Newsletter – Purple Passion
o Mf Purple with tan roof – rrchww – ?
o Black and Yellow – ww – ?
o Mf Purple and Yellow – sp7 – ?
o Mf Purple and Yellow – howw – ?
o Light Mf Purple and Yellow – ww – ?
o Dark Mf Purple and Yellow – ww – ?
Purple Passion convertible
o Red – ww – ?
McDonald’s – ’70 Chevy Chevelle
o Red and Yellow – rr – 5000

2000 14th Convention
Ticket – ’67 Camaro
o White and Black – pc – 1500
Newsletter – Volkswagen Beetle
o Pearl Pink – bw – 1500
o Pearl Pink – sp7 – ?
o Mf Purple – bw – ?
McDonald’s – ’67 Camaro
o  Red and Yellow – rr – 4000
Dinner – Purple Passion
o  Purple and tan – rrww – 1000

2001 15th Convention
Newsletter – Tail Dragger
o Yellow – rrww – 600
o Pink – rrww – 100
o Blue – rrww – 50
o Green – rrww – 75
o Gold – rrww – 25
Dinner
o Black without White – uh – 300
o Black without White – sp5 – ?
o Black with White – uh – 40
o Black – sp7 – ?
o Chrome – sp5 – ?

2002 16th Convention
Newsletter – Sooo Fast
o Blue – rr – 900
o Green – rr – 100
o Silver – rr – 100
o Red – rr – 100
o Pink – rr – 50
o Gold – rr – 100
o Purple – rr – 18
Dinner – Volkswagen Drag Bus
o Purple – sp5 – 551
o Green – sp5 – 96
o Lt. Blue – sp5 – 51
o Pink – sp5 – 101
Bingo/Trophy – Fat Fender ’40
o Purple – rrchws – 125
o Yellow – rrchws – 125
o Green – rrchws – 125
o Silver – rrchws – 125
o Gold – rrchws – 75
o White – bw – 30
o Purple – bw – 30
o Red – bw – 30
o Yellow – bw – 30

2003 17th Convention
Newsletter – ’32 Ford – Mattel made
o Mf Brown – rrrl – 900
o Black – rrrl – 500
o Mf Pink – rrrl – 50
Bingo
o Mf White – rrrl – 150
o Mf Blue – rrrl – 150
o Red – rrrl – 150
o Gold Chrome – rrrl – 100
Trophy
o Mf Silver – rrrl – 150
o Mf Gold – rrrl – 150
o Mf Bronze – rrrl – 150

2004 18th Convention
Newsletter – ‘56 Ford Panel Truck
o Lt. Blue – rrgyt – 750
o Orange – rrgyt – 114
o Purple – rrgyt – 100
o Bronze – rrgyt – 100
o Pink – rrgyt – 100
o Silver – rrgyt – 100
o Gold – rrgyt – 100
Dinner – Purple Passion
o White – rrww – 700
o Green – rrww – 130
o Blue – rrww – 130
Bingo – Mustang Mach 1
o Red – rr – 350
o White – rr – 350
o Blue – rr – 350
o Gold – rr – 150
o Yellow – 5sp – 80
o Silver – 5sp – 9
Prize – Volkswagen Drag Bus
o White – rr5sp – 160
o Pink – rr5sp – 40

2005 19th Convention
Newsletter – Dodge Ram Truck
o Pink – rr – 698
o Orange Blue – rr – 99
o Purple – rr – 100
Bingo – Tail Dragger
o Red – rrww – 250
o White – rrww – 250
o Blue – rrww – 250
o Gold – vrrww – 150
o Pink – vrrww – 75
o Purple – rrww – 75
Trophy – Dodge Ram Truck
o Silver – rr – 99
o Gold – vrr – 100
o Bronze – rr – 99
Dinner – ’47 Fleetline
o White – vrrww – 700
o Green – rrww – 125
o Pink – rrww – 125
o Blue – rrww – ?
o Pink – pc5 – 78
RMHC – ’67 Charger
o Red and White – rrrl – ?

Continued 2006

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