Here is a better shot of the monster tires I built. I also built Stinky Pete. I think my "mini- corvette-esque hot rod" turned out cool too!
At Disney, our character team is fairly small. There was only 4 - 5 of us churning the characters out. We don't necessarily keep to characters. We are always helping on all sorts of objects such as trains, cactus, plants, cars, and just about anything else.