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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter August 1, 2013

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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter August 1, 2013
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This special edition of the Hot Rod Hotline newsletter focuses on the great classified ads posted by our readers. Check them out here, and Drop by daily so you don't miss any of the new classifieds, car shows, stories, dealers & transport companies, event listings that are posted every day!



Hello from HotRod Hotline! This week, we're please to bring you a special edition of the newsletter focusing on our terrific classified section.  As we ease into August, it seems like the whole summer has been full of heat and rain.  We'd like to hear about what you've been doing with your summer, or what you're still have planned, particularly if your vehicle is involved.  Send your stories to [email protected].


Guest Columnist Le Roi Tex Smith - Tex shares his views on hot rodding fads that spill from the drag strip onto the street and how they may not be the safest modifications for your car. Read More


"The Drifter" by Chadly Johnson - Chadly takes us through his journey of finding a survivor show van and giving it new life. Read More


Actor Robert Stack's 1957 MB 300 SL up for Auction - On August 1st, 2013, Auctions America will be offering a 1957 Mercedes-Benz 300 SL Roadster that was originally purchased by TV legend Desi Arnaz as a gift for fellow actor Robert Stack in celebration of his winning an Emmy Award for Best Actor in The Untouchables. Read More


1933 Ford Speedstar - Reader Joe Profita from Suffern, New York sent us photos and specs of his award winning 1933 Ford Speedstar that was built by Bobby Alloway and Rats Glass. Read More


Dealers & Transport Companies


Car Dealers

Transport Companies


Buy or sell your car, or find parts for a project or restoration in our Classifieds Section. Here's a sample of the most recent "Sold" vehicles.

Featured Ads

A "Featured Ad" with six pictures and unlimited words runs for 6 months for only $125. Questions? Call us at 877-700-2468 or e-mail us at [email protected]! We’re happy to help.

1956 Bel Air Nomad
1969 Camaro RS Conv.
1946 Ford Deluxe Coupe

1967 Mustang Coupe Custom
1966 Ford Mustang GT
1933 Ford Zipper Roadster

1930 Model A Sedan
1969 Ford Shelby GT 500
1947 Chevrolet Roadster Truck

Classified Listing

Pre '76 Vehicle Ads. All Pre '76 vehicle ads are listed by Make and Year. The base cost is $25 which includes one picture, and 50 words of text. Additional pictures are $10 each. These ads run for six months.

1948 Ford Super Deluxe Coupe
1973 Chevy Pickup Custom
1969 Chevy Chevelle

1932 Ford 3 Window Coupe
1965 Ford Mustand
1940 Ford Tudor Custom

Parts Listing

List your parts or look for what you're missing! If you've got extra parts laying around, odds are someone needs them! Clear out your shop and help a fellow rodder or see if that part you need is in someone else's garage.

Project Listing

Check these listings for Unfinished and Project Vehicles for Sale. The base cost is $30 which includes one picture, and 100 words of text. Additional pictures are $10 each.

Modern Rod Listing

Modern Rods 1977 and NEWER - Customs, Rods, and Muscle Cars NEWER than 1976. The base cost is $30. which includes one picture,and 100 words of text. Additional pictures are $10 each. These ads run for three months.


  The Event Schedule is sponsored by Chrome Insurance. When you list your event, it will automatically be listed on Chrome's iPad app and Event Listing page.

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NSRA - 44th Annual Street Rod Nationals Plus August 1 - 4, 2013 Louisville, Kentucky. Read More


GoodGuys - 12th Great Northwest Nationals August 16-18, 2013 Spokane County Fair & Expo Center. Read More


California Autombile Museum - 5th Annual CAM Car Cruise and Show August 3, 2013 Sacramento, CA. Read More


East Coast Indoor Nationals the largest all American pre- 1973 car and custom motorcycle show and marketplace on the East Coast in December at the Timonium fairgrounds in Timonium, MD, a suburb of Baltimore. $7000 is Cash Awards for categories like "Best in Show", Best Paint, Best Muscle Car, Best Custom and many more. Read More



We receive vast amounts of show coverage everyday and we're so happy to be able to share it with you. Thank you so much to our great roving reporters. If you see one of them at a show give them a big thank you for all that they do.

Clay County Cruzin in the Park
Frosty Acres 5th Annual Car Show
Hot Rod Car Show at FCR Nostalgia Summer Nationals

Goodguys Pacific Northwest Nationals
Monday Night Cruise-In at Juicy Burger
Midnight Mass Car Show

3rd Annual Hot Rods and BBQ at Penngrove Park

Warren Volunteer Fire Company Car Show
NHRA Sonoma Nationals
Click To see Our Most Recent Car Show Coverage

If you take pictures at car shows and would like to share them with our readers, email [email protected] or call us at 877-700-2468.
We love to read your stories and learn about your shows, rides, rods and adventures. Send questions and stories to [email protected].
  Until next time, keep roddin!
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