Fun x 4
Work x 4
This is were it all started in 1980. The original stompers
had two settings: off and on. The collection consisted of 13 vehicles,
each with two color combinations. The original ones had 1/4" wide tires,
which were made out of foam or rubber. Many of the Gen I stompers had a front
bumper that was on the base of the stomper. The very first ones clipped the top
to the bottom with two side clips, while the next version had the now typical clips
in the front and the back. There are two main styles of package, but there are
five variants total. Sometimes the stompers came out in
sets of three. This is what one
backside of a package looked like, and here is
another backside of a package.
Sometimes the stompers came with this advertisement.
How about a brief look at the
There were slight variations on theses
stompers with groups like
Fun x 4's and
Work x 4's, which were
construction vechicles (also seen in Gen II).
Stomper expanded there types of vehicles,
this includes venturing into tractor trailer trucks with the
Road King Semis series.