When I was a kid, I had gotten a whole bunch of old comic books free from a store that couldn't sell them. I remember going through the back of the books looking at all the crazy ads that they used to have, you know, the X-Ray glasses, all the spy stuff, the gadgets that every kid wanted. But I remember really wanting one thing that I kept seeing over and over in the ads, and that was the Lego Car Chassis set number 8860.
At that time I didn't own any Lego and didn't get to play with them very much at all; maybe a couple of time at friends houses. Little did I know that a good potion of my free time would be devoted to building with Lego and that my Lego collection would grow so huge. Looking at this set now, it is ridiculously ugly and barely useful, but I would absolutely love to own it just to say that it was the set that got me interested in Lego Technic.