Hobbyist Shows How to Build NASCAR Diecast

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Hobbyist Shows How to Build a Custom NASCAR Diecast


There are plenty of folks out there whose love for NASCAR goes beyond just watching the races every week. For certain hobby enthusiasts, gathering some collectible diecast NASCAR models could be the perfect way to show which teams and drivers are most important to them.

However, official NASCAR diecast cars can be a bit pricey for something that will just sit on a shelf or display case. That's why in the above video, you'll see a perfect tutorial on how to purchase, customize, and create your perfect NASCAR model for a fraction of the price.

Whether you're looking to create a custom paint scheme, or a replica from an all-star driver in the NASCAR Cup Series or Xfinity Series, these techniques can be applied to craft just about any look you're after, with a professional result. Depending on your budget and the willingness to put in a little effort, it can be an affordable option to get the most ideal model.


Now, if you're more interested in purchasing authentic diecast cars, you can check out some of the available options on Amazon below.

NASCAR Diecast Cars on Amazon

1. Autographed 2017 Dale Earnhardt Jr. #88 Nationwide 1/24 NASCAR Diecast Car

Starting with this awesome replica of Dale Earnhardt Jr.'s car, this one is pretty rare. The Nationwide Racing No. 88 Chevy features the paint scheme of Earnhardt Jr.'s final full-time season, and it even comes with a signature from the man himself.

The Lionel racing collectible sports Axalta, Mountain Dew, and all the other sponsors that Earnhardt had during this time. Buying this model would give you one of only 3,781 that were ever produced. You'll even get a certificate of authenticity with purchase.


2. Autographed 2009 Jeff Gordon #24 National Guard 1/24 Scale NASCAR Diecast Car

Of course, we had to include Hall of Famer Jeff Gordon in this mix. This 1/2 -scale size car also comes autographed, and with a certificate of authenticity.

The Chevrolet race car comes with Gordon's signature No. 24 National Guard Racing/Wounded Warrior black and gray paint scheme from Hendrick Motorsports. With only one left in stock currently, this is an offer that will need to be jumped on quickly.

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3. Autographed 2019 Jimmie Johnson #48 Ally Bank 1/24 Scale NASCAR Diecast Car

The most expensive diecast car on this list goes to talented NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson. The design on the No. 48 car replicates the sponsors he held during the 2019 Cup Series season.

This limited edition model sports thebBlack and purple Ally Bank Racing design, and much like the others, it also comes with a signature on the windshield, and a COA with purchase. You won't want to miss out on this one, so act quickly!

4. Autographed 2018 Kyle Busch #18 Skittles 1/24 Scale NASCAR Diecast Car


Who could forget this classic No. 18 Skittles car that Kyle Busch used in 2018? This Darlington Throwback 1/24-scale car is one that will grab the attention of many with its colorful paint design.

It may be a bit pricey, but it is one of only 781 ever produced, so it could act as a pretty awesome collectible to own if you're a Busch fan. Its even got a functional hood and roof flaps to toy around with.

5. Autographed 2017 Martin Truex Jr. #78 Auto-Owners 1/24 Scale NASCAR Diecast Car

Martin Truex Jr. needs no introduction, and most people will recognize the No. 78 Toyota Camry model that replicates the car used to win the 2017 Bank of America 500. Not only does it come painted in the Auto Owners Insurance design, but it also includes confetti painted into the design to signify the victory. The autographed windshield truly puts this thing over the top, so it's a must buy for Truex Jr. fans out there. You'll need to be quick, though, because there is only one left in stock.


Surely, there are a lot of different designs, models, and drivers to choose from. Whether we're talking about Chase Elliott, Kevin Harvick, Bubba Wallace, Kyle Larson, Hailie Deegan, or Joey Logano, they all have their groups of fans. Alternatively, perhaps it's the actual paint scheme that peaks your interest. You maybe looking for a specific Mobil 1, Pennzoil, or Bass Pro Shops paint scheme, but there's a huge variety to choose from online.

On the chance that you're going to follow the steps to create your own in the video above, I wouldn't recommend buying a limited edition model, as it wouldn't be very cost effective. But hey, you can do whatever your heart desires.

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