Toys of the Seventies, Crazy Car

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This was a very large circle to sit in, with very large wheels, on the outside of the circle. Their were handles on the outside of the wheels. You used the handles, on the wheels, to turn the Crazy Car any way you wanted to go. You could go in circles, forward or whatever.
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Mark - September 14, 2007 - Report this comment
You can still get one at Back-to-Basics toys, but very expensive!!!
Rosendo Guzman 1962 - January 20, 2008 - Report this comment
Bring back some great memories in life. My sister and I had two and used them at the park. We played bumper cars, race them and had a great time. It was best ride ever. Everyone in our neighborhood wanted to ride our wheels. Some of the kids used to fight to see who was going to ride next. We call them Crazy Wheels other called them Turn-N-Go, Whiz Wheel, Big Wheels. Our best Christmas gift ever. Thanks Mom
karen - November 14, 2008 - Report this comment
this was the best. i used to go down my driveway fast and then turn one wheel and it would slide sideways. i did this every day when i was around 10. it has such great memories...i loved those days! i would love to ride it now!
Robert - November 22, 2008 - Report this comment
My brother and I got a set of these for christmas in the 70's we love racing them on our street.
jim - November 24, 2008 - Report this comment
How can i find one of these for my kids?
Marcus - November 27, 2008 - Report this comment
The neighbor kids had 2 of them. I remember waiting for a turn. We would spin till we were dizzy.
Nan - June 15, 2009 - Report this comment
Everyone in the neighiborhood had a Big Wheel but I had a Crazy Wheel- I could never keep up . I had the broadest shoulders in the neighborhood because of that thing
Paul - June 17, 2009 - Report this comment
This was my favorite toy. I liked it better than my bicycle and actually rode it till the wheels fell apart.
Carolyn - June 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I LOVED my crazy car! You can buy them at back to basics. I am getting them for my twin girls.
Chet - July 04, 2009 - Report this comment
I loved this thing! I would play for hours or until I became dizzy!
beverly - July 17, 2009 - Report this comment
My three children were facinated by this two wheel toy and played to their heart's content.
raymond - August 25, 2009 - Report this comment
We had one and it was great! Just a word..don't leave them out in the sun forever. They tend to disintegrate. The plastic goes to a powder,and the wheels will break off.
teresa - September 04, 2009 - Report this comment
This was the BEST outside toy! Great memories of riding around in early 1970's. Wonder if I could even turn the wheels now!
Mary - September 24, 2009 - Report this comment
We had two Crazy Cars that were made of metal. The seat was an adapted tractor seat and the wheels were from a bicycle. They could fit a child or an adult. My mom said she bought them from a company in Germany. Did anyone else have ones like this? I would love to find some now...
dee - November 14, 2009 - Report this comment
Mary -- check Leaps & Bounds website They are called Whirly Wheel on the site.
Anthony Johnson - November 18, 2009 - Report this comment
I had one in '71. I could really get that thing spinning! Best ride of my whole life!
Tracy - November 24, 2009 - Report this comment
This Krazy Kar was the best toy ever!!! It was so much fun to go flying down a hill and then jerk the wheel and spin. Never got hurt on it and had the most fun!!!
SARA - January 16, 2010 - Report this comment
I can remember having one of these.
michele - March 07, 2010 - Report this comment
Ive been looking for 1 of these 2 buy,my brother and I stole one out of a backyard,o.k we borrowed it bcuz we were poor growing up.we had the best time in it 4 a week until the people saw us with it and we actually tried 2 out ride them,it waz one of the best childhood merories that I have with my brother,.
Neil - August 23, 2010 - Report this comment
It too was my favourite outdoor toy. You could do great skids on it and get quite some speed up.
Dan - January 17, 2011 - Report this comment
I had one of these in our basement, I would give my cousins rides until they puked. I saved it and my son used it when he was young. all of the kids in the neighborhood had to ride it. He's 13 now and I still have the car, maybe for my grandkids!
Doug - February 18, 2011 - Report this comment
The Krazy Car was my favorite toy when I was a kid, every kid in the neighborhood was on it every day all summer long !
Laura - May 16, 2011 - Report this comment
The BEST toy ever! We lived at the top of a big hill (at least it was big to me when I was a kid) and I would sit in the Krazy Kar and point the thing down hill turning the handles as hard as I could. As I approached the bottom of the hill I would push one handle backword while while spinning the other forward making the car twirl in circles. Very FUN and probably why my parents took it away from me! :^)
April - May 29, 2011 - Report this comment
I guess my brother and I aren't the only kids who loved our Krazy Kar. I'd love to find an adult version. I don't think I'd ever get off of it, just like back in my childhood. The greatest toy ever, by far!
Kelly - November 23, 2011 - Report this comment
My Favorite Toy of All Time. I tried to find one for my son when he was small 10 years ago. Can't find one anywhere. It's a toy that I think any kid would love and they should sell them again at WalMart. I would spend hours on this. I would love an adult one. Can you imagine the good exercise for your arms?
Robert - November 26, 2011 - Report this comment
I am so glad to have FINALLY found the name(s) of this toy. I had one in the late 60s/early 70s and loved (and rode) the HELL out of this thing. I would fly up and down the sidewalk then back down the driveway and spin. Talk about an arm workout! I'm thinking of how to make an updated version for my little guy (and probably one for the old guy too ;) )
Scott - February 02, 2012 - Report this comment
Around 1972 I had one of these and I loved it. All of my friends had big wheels and I had the only "Crazy Wheel" on the block. All of my friends used to take turns spinning it as ast as we could nd then trying to get out and run. Too fun!
Aweller - February 23, 2012 - Report this comment
I had these growing up. It worked out great for me since I am paralyzed and could not ride a bike. I went so hard and fast my dad and to use wood and metal to rebuild two of them. I wish I had one now.
annette - March 21, 2012 - Report this comment
This was the best toy ever. My grandpa baught my 2 sisters and I this and we road this around his gas sation. We wore the thing out. Well today I found one at a antique store where I live and bought it. yeah me! I bought it to take to my dads for the little grandkids but I had to try it out first hahah It's still a blast.
Marla - May 01, 2012 - Report this comment
OMG!!! So a picture is around for me to remenise on! I used to love this car thing, back in the 70's. I thought it was in the 60's actually. Ha! Such memories, eh?
Merrill - July 04, 2012 - Report this comment
The Crazy Wheel was the best I have so many great memory's.
andy - August 23, 2012 - Report this comment
i too had the only one on the street and i was just describing it to my wife and stepson who both looked at me and said I'm old because all they had was bigwheels and i have to agree with everyone on here i rode it till the wheels fell off
Gwen - September 17, 2012 - Report this comment
I came here looking for one children's car and found this one. What memories I had of this ride. So much fun!
Joe - April 07, 2013 - Report this comment
We (5 kids) played with a set of two of these for hours. Kind of like bummer cars. Well I just cleaned out my dads attic and found them there. He even bought a new set of wheels. Wow, what great memories.
Cam - April 24, 2013 - Report this comment
My brother tore up 3 of them at least. He would go like lightning and to into a spin and skid. No helmets, pads, etc. back in those days. Good stuff!
Doug - June 14, 2013 - Report this comment
i got a crazy car and a big wheel fo christmas.they were a blast spin the crazy car then get up and walk sideways was always fun.those were the fun days.
Lori - July 30, 2013 - Report this comment
I'm disabled(in wheelchair) and this toy was just perfect for me. I sure wish they would make them again for children and give thought to making one for handicapped children and adults. I loved using my crazy car but got to heavy for it and it broke, lol.
Stacey - November 08, 2013 - Report this comment
My older and sister and I would race around a tree we had our yard. Omg we would do skids too. I was the master of skids.. Someone really needs to make this riding toy again. And make a adult size!! Kids don't play outside much anymore.. We were outside all day.. And we were never bored!! But it was safer in my days..such a shame..
Deb Mericle - November 14, 2013 - Report this comment
When I was a kid I was hit by a school bus. And they didnt think I would be able to walk again. But I refused to use a wheelchair. The Crazy Wheels was my form of transportation! It was way cooler too!
Lane - December 24, 2013 - Report this comment
Me and my two sisters used to ride this in our basement. We would throw pieces of crayon on the floor and drive over them and grind them into the floor. My dad would get so mad. Good times!
Veronica - December 27, 2013 - Report this comment
Toys R Us had them for sale at Christmas this year 2013. My sister got one for my niece, my sister and I had such great times in these. Wonderful memories.
Spurwing Plover - January 22, 2014 - Report this comment
didnt they have one they called SIT AND SPIN?
Christopher - July 27, 2014 - Report this comment
I had surgery on both ankles and feet when I was a kid. my parents bought me one of these and I was able to go out and ride with my big wheel friends. it was awesome!!
Lorry - December 24, 2014 - Report this comment
I had something called a crazy car, but it was long, pink and the handles on the outside of the yellow wheels. It wasn't round, my legs were straight out in front of me.That thing was awesome!!!! 1970's
Lorry - December 24, 2014 - Report this comment
Sit n spin was a toy you sat on and turned the wheel in the center (pulling and spinning your arms) and you went around and around. No wheels.
Mark - December 06, 2016 - Report this comment
I used to ride this thing early in the morning. The neighbor hid it because it was so loud and annoying. It was a great toy.

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