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YoJoe ID: 118-HVH-1989-THUNDERC-01

Series: Eight (1989)
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The Thunderclap was first released boxed in U.S. toy stores in 1989. It included the driver, Long Range. was also available in 1990 and discontinued in 1991.

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Driver/Pilot: LONG RANGE (v1)

Long Range was released as part of the eighth series (1989), packaged exclusively with the Thunderclap long-range targeting cannon. He was also sold in 1990, then was discontinued domestically in 1991.

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Easily Broken/Lost Pieces

The antenna along with any number of the missiles and/ or cannon shells are often missing. Additionally the seat belts tend to frequently be missing.

Featured In

The Thunderclap was featured in several of the various media of GI Joe through the years, including Trading Cards, Comic Books, Cartoons and Commercials.


No variations of Thunderclap are known to exist.

Vehicle Construction

The vehicle mold was repainted or retooled for the following vehicles:

This was the only usage of the Thunderclap mold.

Reference Information

The below information contains information about references to various collector's guides, Hasbro references, original retail prices, and other reference material related to Thunderclap.

Original Retail: $22.99
Product Number: 6231
Lee's Guide: n/a
The Ultimate Guide: Pg. 150 (1st Ed.), Pg. 204 (2nd Ed.)
Desimone Guide: n/a
Tomart's Guide: #GI6199
RAHC/Rank & File: n/a
Action Figure Archive Guide: n/a