G1 prime pulling a pepsi bottle.

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  1. coppertop5150

    coppertop5150 Well-Known Member

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    hey guys ,

    As a child my friend's dad worked at a hess gas-station.

    A pepsi vendor came in and set up a optimus prime with a special pepsi trailor attached. If I recall the trailor said pepsi on the side folded down and had a pepsi bottle inside for display.

    I think it was set up before the movie in 86. His dad took it home from the gas station and we played with .

    I have never seen anyone like it online on the forums , ebay , tfland or anywhere .

    Was this a special optimus made by the manufacture for pepsi ? or was it a regular optimus modified by pepsi for a display ?

    If so any idea of its value , he died when were about 13 yrs back around 1990
    I still see his sister from time to time and might ask about it.
     
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    Perhaps this Pepsi Prime:
    [​IMG]

    I saw this in another thread - very cool. Here's ebay listings too:
    optimus pepsi g1 items - Get great deals on Toys Hobbies items on eBay.com!
     
  3. coppertop5150

    coppertop5150 Well-Known Member

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    yea man , that looks like it.

    Thanks for the help
     
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    I believe the one in the pix is a reissue. Hopefully one of the other members can better explain the pepsi prime.
     
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    Here's a little bit more from the TFwiki: PepsiCo - Transformers Wiki

    There's an original from '85 then a reissue. Hope that helps out a bit!
     
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    yea guys , I looked at the one pulling the pepsi bottle in the pic, I though hey it must be it but looking closer im not sure

    Now that i think about it a little bit more. It was a optimus prime grey trailor and the sides folded down and had a pepsi bottle inside , and pepsi written down the side of the trailor. It was set up with a cardboard cut out of optimus prime drinking pepsi

    But man that was ovr 25 yrs ago so I cant fully remember
     
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    I remember that coke can! :D  I'm sure there was a Cherry Coke redeco too, at least in the UK/Europe.
     
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    I love my pepsi Convoy. It is the most novel thing I own. :D 
     
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    In the 80s, there was a promotional Optimus that came with Pepsi stickers on the trailer. However, he was no different from the normal Optimus. His trailer split in half to reveal the base mode, but it didnt come with a Pepsi bottle inside (maybe your dad's friend just put one there himself, since he worked for Pepsi and thought it was cute).

    "Pepsi Convoy," the one from a few years ago, came with a brand new trailer that was designed to pull either 1 Pepsi bottle or 3 cans. His trailer looks absolutely nothing like the original Optimus trailer. His robot mode was also given a much more Pepsi-inspired deco than the original.
     
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    just to let you know...that card board picture...you can get the REAL METAL BOTTLE VERSION IN JAPAN...i got mine off ebay for $10 plus $8 shipping...

    it makes pepsi prime look awesome and that trailer cannot be beat in my opinion.

    [​IMG]
     
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    Idk I want some crystal pepsi cans
     
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    I picked up a Diet Cherry Coke one from a car boot sale last year. I named him SoldierStream. :) 
     
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    firehawc_69 cloppers = ignore list

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    I modified mine. It looks much better now.

    [​IMG]
     

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