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This madly-modified Autozam Scrum is about to change into a Scorching Wheels toy

This madly-modified Autozam Scrum is about to change into a Scorching Wheels toy

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Bonkers kei-monster truck wins 2022 Scorching Wheels Legends Tour

Not that way back we introduced you a take a look at the finalists of the UK leg of the Hot Wheels Legends Tour. The winner of that specific contest was ‘The Misfit’ – a wild 1963 Ford Anglia. It reached the ‘World Grand Finale’ of the Legends Tour, however the general title went to the 1992 Autozam Scrum kei truck you could additionally see within the gallery above.

Properly, we are saying kei truck – it’s now extra of a monster truck because of proprietor and builder Craig Meaux of Beaumont, Texas. Nicknamed ‘Texas Toot’, the Scrum was a very normal import from Japan in 2020.

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It has now been handled to a five-foot hydraulic carry, a 7.4-litre big-block Chevrolet V8 engine (yeah, critically), a nitrous package, a three-speed GM auto gearbox, prepare horns and big custom-welded wheels. Ridiculous. And fairly good.

“I wasn’t anticipating to win, so this can be a dream come true,” mentioned Meaux. “I needed to create one thing that nobody else had. I didn’t have earlier expertise with this type of fabrication, so it’s superior that it got here out the way in which it did and to have all people benefit from the truck.”

As is the way in which with the Scorching Wheels Legends Tour, the win implies that Texas Toot shall be immortalised as a 1:64 Scorching Wheels toy and bought all over the world. 

As for the true factor, Meaux apparently intends to make use of it in burnout competitions. Simply good.

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