Funskool Police Jeep Based on G.I. Joe VAMP

By Karl Stern (@dragonkingkarl, @wiwcool,

Earlier we posted a look at the cool red and white Funskool Racing Jeep which we have converted into a Rescue Squad jeep for our G.I. Joe collection.  Now, here is the sister to it from Funskool, a blue and white police jeep.  Overseas this came with a cobbled together G.I. Joe action figure called "Super Cop" which uses the Sgt. Slaughter head.  The figure in our pictures is not that figure but, rather, a customized G.I. Joe Sgt. Slaughter.  Also, we ordered some Slaughter Marauder stickers to further customize the Jeep.

I really love the blue and white color scheme on the jeep.  It's unremarkably equipped other than the single plastic "red light" on top.  After adding the aftermarket Slaughter's Marauders stickers to it I really like how it turned out.  I intent to do more customizing to the Sgt. Slaughter figure I am using as a driver at some point.

The back of the jeep where the VAMP gun or missile rack would be now simply has generic plates over it.  The single red light is pretty cheap looking and I am thinking about replacing it with a cooler one off a model car or something.  The original stickers are also quite cheap and very cardboard like in consitancy.  Some of them are trying to pop up and may require being reglued.

Shown side by side with the red "racing" jeep I really think the police jeep is the better looking of the two, although I'm really pleased with how Lifeline looks as the driver of the red one.


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