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HotrodHotLine Newsletter Dec 17  2009

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You can see ALL of the stories we have published this week by going directly to  and checking out the many sections in our Menu.  Our staff works all day posting new stories in each of the sections ... literally dozens  of articles every  week.

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sacramento  happen has been  named “Official OnLine Media” for the Grand National Roadster Show and Sacramento Autorama.    We’ll be bringing you all the latest on both shows.  Look for the booth at GNRS’s coming up soon.  If you’re in the Sacramento area you don’t want to miss the 60th Sacramento Autorama.  This is a fabulous show and there are still a few spots open for Show Cars.  There are many special features and events at both shows. so check it out.

Two New Articles in  HotRod M.D.

the  “Hot Rod MD” is our  Technical Section where we have hundreds of articles from Industry Experts that will help you with any of your projects this winter. 


We have a brand new article that just went online today from Hushmat,  showing the complete process of installing their products in a 32 Ford.  It’s a great way to learn all that’s involved in making your car more quiet as you go down the road and to also make it cooler inside.  Check it out here.


We have also just added a follow up to the article on installing a Battery in your trunk.  This is a Battery Disconnect installation by Jim Clark and it’s a very clean look that provides a layer of security to your car.  Check it out here.   along with many other very informative articles.

if you have a car to sell.. THIS  IS  THE  PLACE !  These happy sellers below used our Featured Car Ad..Only  $125.  for Six Months What a Deal ! Sell Yours now.

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This 34 Ford sold in less than One Week here on Hotrodhotline

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 Below are just a FEW of the press releases and articles published this week in the  HotRod HotLine  “News Room”
...  Our businesses have some GREAT Gift Ideas ..... and Specials !

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SUPER BRIGHT LED’S Tower Type – 194/168 Mini Wedge Base LED Bulbs High Power Miniature Wedge base 194/168 Tower Type bulbs . These bulbs have many advantages over filament bulbs including longer life, vibration resistance and low current draw. Each bulb uses radially mounted and forward firing High Power SMD LEDs allowing for 360 degree light emission. In addition to Warm and Cool White these bulbs are offered with Blue, Green, Red and Amber LEDs    Get all of the details here

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Surf City Garage Professional Buffing Package - Gift Package    If you're serious about buffing, here's the all-in-one package with everything you need to do the job. Also includes our revolutionary Beyond Clay product that makes regular clay bars obsolete. So throw away your clay bar and go Beyond Clay to remove contaminants, swirl marks and surface scratches and then to polish.  Take a Look


Fast Company: Six Decades of Racers, Rascals and Rods
“Speedy” Bill Smith Releases Autobiography and you can still have it by Christmas !  Anyone who spends more than 60 years pursuing his passion for automotive performance is certain to generate a few interesting stories. “Speedy” Bill Smith, the colorful founder and president of Speedway Motors, has done just that, and his tales have finally been collected in a new book: “Fast Company: Six Decades of Racers, Rascals and Rods

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GoodGuys Rod & Custom Association has lots of Last Minute gifts for your Rodding friends....  A great selection of shirts,  hoodies and much more.  Check it out now

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ENGINE FACTORY has IN STOCK.... Big Block Stroker  Engines,  Small Block  Chevy Engines, and LS Engines... You can see and  hear over  75 of our Engines actually RUNNIG  on Video... Go to  and click on the VIDEOS  link...then pick your engine !

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NHRA racing DVD’s are the perfect gift for a Car Guy and there’s a great selection still available.  From historical titles to the 2009 Full Throttle Series... Check out the full line here.

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You might have to buy this one for yourself .... This is the  33-34  Coupe from Steves Auto Restorations. It’s the most detailed and perfect reproduction we’ve ever seen.   This is a car that is among the most popular in our hobby and now you can own one too.  Take a look at the fabulous detail here.

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This is a gift that you’ll be thanked for all year long... Koul Tools is one of those devices that you’re thankful for every time you use it.   You know how hard it is to put socket ends on stainless braided hoses .....  well Koul Tools take the bloody fingers out of that job in a snap.  Check it out right here and see a video of  Koul Tools in action

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New product from Dolphin ....  These great looking billet wiper arms in several sizes.  Take a close up look at the quality on these wiper arms... Check it out now.

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When you buy Dynamat  insulating products you can also buy all of the tools necessary to help you in your installation of their products.  Take a Look

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Axle Pads and Spring Seats for 1962 - 1965 Ford Fairlane and 1962 - 1963 Mercury Meteors  Your search is over! What had been nearly impossible to find parts are now readily available and in stock at Eaton Detroit Spring. Designed from the original factory blueprints our Axle Pads and Spring Seats have the fit and finish you are looking for on your project.. Been looking for a Hard to find part ??  Check out Eaton Detroit Spring....

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It’s a Snap has a December special offering FREE SHIPPING on all Online Orders through the end of the month... and one of the great products you’ll find there are these New 7" Halogen headlights have a Crystal Reflective Backing that will shoot a straighter beam of light, enabling you to see better. Also, with the completely clear turn signal lens, it will give a more original look to your street rod.  Take a look

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The Car Lock is the ultimate theft protection for the true car enthusiast. Hot rods, muscle cars, classics and exotic rides are extremely vulnerable to theft when left unattended. Older cars don’t have electronic alarms and are not very secure. With the Car Lock you can drive that special car without worrying about where or how long you’ll park it.  Check out Car Lock from a name trusted in our industry ... McGard !

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Transplant a Flex Fuel engine into your project hot rod.. what an idea !   and the folks at Painless Performance have a way to help you accomplish that.  For installations of 2003 - 2006, throttle by wire, Gen 3 (4.8L - 5.3L - 6.0L) engines using V8 ECMs with Green and Blue TPAs.  Take a Look

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If you need a seriously strong Automatic Transmission for your Ford, a C6 is worth consideration. Gear ratios are: 2.46 1st gear, 1.46 2nd gear and 1.00 3rd gear. Phoenix Transmission Products has been providing quality performance built automatics since 1983. Its is our mission to provide the best in service and products for all your transmission needs. Look

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New Product  CUSTOM MUSCLE CAR  MAGNUM WHEELS  Wanna'17-inch chromed rim on your stock magnum center? You got it at Stockton Wheel Service. Stockton Wheel Service is now making custom outer rims from 14 x 5 through 17 x 8 for all Sixties and Seventies muscle car Magnum wheel lovers! take a look

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At  Heinzman Street Rod Shop, we take great pride in fulfilling our customers' vision for their cars. The care we take in custom-engineering our street rods makes the difference between a good street rod and a great street rod. Whether it's the chassis fabrication, the assembly area, the office, or the body shop, our staff have one thing in common - we're car people, and we love hot rods.    The HEINZMANS STREET ROD CATALOG has a wide selection of parts, components and complete chassis setups for your project.  Check out what we can offer YOU

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Finish Line Automotive Interiors Step out of the world of standard automotive interiors and into the world of design, comfort, and style built with experience, quality, and passion. Finish Line Automotive specialties include custom design and fabrication of award winning street rod interiors and complete interior restoration of concourse class vehicles. They match styles, colors and designs to existing interior or create complete interiors.  Check out their extensive Photo Gallery and you’ll want them working on your car !

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It’s time to start planning for our Winter Show season and no one can beat the Auto Rama and World of Wheels shows from Championship Auto Shows.  No matter where you live.... you’ll find one of their  shows near you this season.  Check out the dates and make your plans now.

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The Grand Daddy of them All....  The Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona is just around the corner so be sure to make your plans now ! is the Official Online Media for this event and we’ll be bringing you information about all of the great events planned for this show.  Look here...


The Sacramento AutoRama will be celebrating it’s  60th Year in  2010 ... the best show Northern California has to offer will be a knock out this year...  Stay tuned to Hotrodhotline for details on all that’s  planned for this banner year   Look here...


The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum ia is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,and they have a full schedule of events and exhibits all year long.  It’s a great place to visit ! Coming Soon to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum!  Mickey Thompson: First American to 400 mph Presented by Gale Banks Engineering.  For details on this and many other upcoming exhibits at the Museum  Click Here


The NSRA   will be celebrating it’s  41st Year of Fun with Cars in 2010 and it looks like they have a great schedule.  Check out their upcoming lineup and mark your calendars !

Watch for many new vendors soon as we sign up all those who signed on at the SEMA show....  all the more places for you to find the products and services you need ....  why go anywhere else when you can find it all HERE !

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Trick Truck N Rod doesn’t just build great Hot Rods and Trucks ...  they have a Louver Service and they also make some great  Custom Made Garage Art like this louvered piece here.    Trick Truck N Rod  is coming on board as one of our Premiem vendors so you’ll be seeing a lot of their work here beginning  next week.  Check out their website now !

Biz Classic Auto Showplace

Located in the heart of "The Motor Capital of the World" since 1984, ClassicAuto Showplace, Ltd. has been serving the owners (sellers) and buyers of Classic, Muscle, Hot Rod, Sports, Antique and Special Interest automobiles. The business was founded with the mission of providing the best arrangement for this special breed of automobile to change hands

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Western Klassic Kars located in the Sacramento California area has a large selection of hot rods, muscle cars and classics.... Check it out here


Daytona Bike Week is not a car event but we know that many of our visitors are also motorcycle enthusiasts and weekend bikers during the summer months so we wanted to let you know that the folks at Daytona Bike Week are advertising their event on  and wanted us to announce it here as well for all of your Hot Rod Bikers...  You can get all of the details on this spring event here

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Want to know why Spirit Industries is one of the Nation's Premier Builders of Hot-Rods and Hot-Rod parts? That's easy - "We Love 'Em!" (and rodders too)At Spirit, we're passionate about the cars we build. Turning heads and winning trophies….you can depend on Spirit to deliver quality and value. When you buy a Spirit kit, you can always count on getting support after the sale too. 

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“The Superior 54 Sport Wagon is a very special car,” said Brad Peterson, owner of Superior Glass Works. “There has always been a mystique surrounding the Motorama cars and we are excited to offer our Superior 54 to a select few looking to drive their own piece of history.”   Get all of the details now

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HushMat’s universal sound and thermal insulating materials have been manufactured in the USA for over 20 years.   HushMat Ultra was rated the #1 insulating material in recent independent study    Tired of that Hot, Noisy and Uncomfortable ride.  Enjoy a Cool, Quiet and Comfortable ride with HushMat.   Treat your rod today!   Easy to install, no tools, no glue, no heat guns and no odor.   LOOK

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Superior Glass Works manufactures fiberglass street rod bodies and chassis, including 1934, 1937 and 1938 Chevys; 1927, 1932 and 1933 Fords; and 1933 Willys. Superior also offers over 500 fiberglass parts for 1927-'54 Chevys and Fords.  Take a look

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Flying A Motorsports has it all!  Looking for the best place to find Car Haulers, Motorhomes, Race Car Trailers and Toterhomes?  With over 20 years in the trailer and truck business, Flying A Motorsports will give you good advice, complete information and pricing on the different types of trailers and trucks available today.   Haulmark, Renegade, United Specialties, Pace American, Classic and Vintage. Yes, they even have a Pre-Owned Inventory for you to browse through. so check it out now.

Is YOUR  Business represented here ??  Why NOT ???   You’re missing out on over 55,000 potential customers every day.... our rates are VERY affordable and effective.  Call today  877-700-2468 ask for   Mary Ann

The Holiday Car Shows are in full force ...

 Thanks to our great friends, our fantastic Roving Reporters for sending in so many show photos.    Our visitors are the lifeblood of this publication...  contributing most of the content for all of our feature areas....  we thank you ALL for sharing your love of this great hobby with your fellow rodders through Hotrodhotline, making this the Ultimate Online Community for rodders and lovers of all cars.

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The John Force Christmas Show was a blast and Bart Mitchell was there to cover it for you.

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Jay Bernard went to the Mason Dixon show

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Debra and Marshall Cheek has a great time at the Annual Joy Fund show in Virginia

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The Million dollar breakfast show... Santa showed up ...  see coverage from Roger Rohrdanz

These are just a FEW of the show articles online this week.  You can see them all  in our  2009 Show Coverage section.  Be sure to check back often because we add several new articles every dayCLICK HERE for Coverage.

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Hurst/Mustang to Pace Victory Junction’s Half-Marathon The Original BF Goodrich Ford Racing Mustang Challenge Pace Car to be auctioned to Benefit Victory Junction’s Newest Camp!  The Run to Victory Half Marathon and Five Mile Run/Walk will be one of the pace car’s last stops, as it makes its way to the upcoming Barrett-Jackson Auction in Scottsdale, Ariz. The car will be auctioned on January 23, with proceeds benefitting the newest Victory Junction Camp in Kansas City

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"Be a Hedman Husler" Sweepstakes, is  giving customers a rare opportunity to win a brand new 2010 GRAND AMERICAN RACE CARS Rolling Chassis. The giveaway is our way of thanking late model racers for supporting the Husler brand during these tough economic times. Thanks to our friends at Ford Racing, we our now giving away a 347ci 415hp crate engine to go along with this Ford Fusion!  For Details Click HERE

PR Raffle forGuardians of Animals

 Guardians of Animals is raffling a 2009 Shelby GT500KR, along with a trip for two to the Shelby Automobile factory in Las Vegas and a Barrett-Jackson VIP package valued at $2,000. Raffle tickets are $50 and can be purchased online  through Jan. 04, 2010. Guardians of Animals, which is based in Charlotte, N.C., is a registered non-profit organization run by volunteers who are deeply dedicated to the welfare of animals.
For details click here

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We continue to sell more cars and list more private party cars than any other online venue... You can see new featured ads

How about this Boydster 3 ?

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  We have a record number of ads coming in this year and continue even as fall begins..  has been helping rodders sell their cars now for TEN YEARS....  and we offer the best service on the planet.  If you need help with an ad call us tolll free at  877-700-2468.    

Check out the latest Ads to go online by clicking here...

FREE Parts Ads for Private Parties .....  Clean out that garage !

We had someone stop by our booth at SEMA to tell us he had bought some parts from a Hotrodhotline classified ad from someone who lived just a few miles from him....  parts he needed had been close by and he never knew it until he saw them on   It show that what we’ve always said is  TRUE...There’s a guy just a few miles away from you that NEEDS some of those old parts that have been laying around your garage....  but he doesn’t KNOW you have them....  so get them listed right here FREE and achieve two good things...  clean out your shop .. AND help out a fellow rodder.  List your parts ads Free here at

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We know you have lots of parts sitting in your garage that someone else needs
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  You can order catalogs from many of your favorite companies right here at    Just go to our  “Catalog Order Pages”  and click on the link.  Some catalogs can also be downloaded or browsed online...  Take a look   we have 6 pages of catalogs to choose from  and many downloadable catalogs too !

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Official  Hotrodhotline 34 Ford  Hot Rod

Until Next Time
 Keep Rodd’n  and we  hope to see you on the road  this year...
Jack, Mary Ann
and the Staff at Hotrodhotline


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