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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter February 20, 2014

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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter February 20, 2014
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This newsletter contains highlights from the car showsstoriesevent listingsnew vendorsnew products and classified ads that appeared this week on www.hotrodhotline.com. Visit us daily so you don’t miss anything!

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK

 
We've got some great coverage of the Sacramento Autorama this past weekend, so check that out before looking ahead to a slew of great shows including the Detroit Autorama and the kick-off to the Goodguys show season.  This week we bring you a look back at a classic car from a classic show, former legends on parade in Daytona, a product review that will help you heat your seats, terrific garage shots and barn finds, and memories from Tex Smith of friend and Dodge promoter Frank Wylie. Have car show coverage, a project build, or just a great story to share with us? E-mail us here at Hot Rod Hotline!

This week's featured classified ad is a monochromatic 1956 Chevy 210 2 door. It's listed at $74,500 and is located in Madisonville, TN.

This beauty was built by Fat Jack Hot Rods. It has been driven to numerous car shows around the U.S.

See more cars like this in the classifieds section or on our website!

Field Cars - Check out Danny Shelton's latest find from the woods of Georgia. Read More

 

Product Review - Hot Rod Hotline's very own Angela Molina keeps warm with Covercraft's SeatHeater during her latest snowboarding adventure. Read More

 

Rodders Row - Enjoy Kirbie Metheney's 1936 P1 Plymouth Coupe. Read More

 

Guest Columnist - John "Gunner" Gunnell profiles the Ford T-Bucket hot rod driven by "Kookie" on the old TV show 77 Sunset Strip. Read More

 

Special Event Coverage  - Reporter Gary Rosier provides coverage of the Racing Legends Parade on the old Daytona 500 route. Read More

 

Guest Columnist - Tex Smith reminisces about Frank Wylie, former head honcho at Dodge Public Relations. Read More

 

Garage Shots- Check out Jr Dugas' CTH Automotive, located in Greenwich, New York. Read More

 

NEW VENDORS

 

Covercraft has manufactured premium quality exterior and interior protection products for automotive enthusiasts for nearly 50 years, building a reputation for quality, durability and design.Today the company is the world’s largest manufacturer of custom-patterned vehicle covers.  

 

Advanced Plating can provide you with the quality and service you expect from a world class company. Located in our new 60,000 square foot facility located in Nashville, TN, we are able to turn out the show quality chrome plating and powder coating we have become known for. 

 

PRODUCT NEWS

 

McMillan Rod & Custom - These 8" or 10" double bend nerf bars can be used on the front or back of many street rods that have frame horns that curve down. Read More

 

Covercraft - Protect your car with Carband, a tight-fitting, self-securing car cover with breathable spacer fabric. Read More

 

Surf City Garage - The Wait Is Over! The new standard for detailing black and dark cars is now available. A deep, brilliant shine. An intense, jet-black tire gloss. Absolutely nothing makes a statement more than a black or dark car. And nothing makes that car more of a head-turner than Black Edge from Surf City Garage. Read More

 

Dynamat DynaPad - DynaPad is a four-layer composite barrier that provides excellent acoustic attenuation and thermal insulation. This heavier material utilizes "Dissimilar Layer Insulating" technology that solves two of the most difficult automotive problems - exhaust system heat and low frequency noise. Read More

 

Eaton Detroit Springs 1963 to 1982 Corvette - There are many aftermarket Corvette Leaf Springs availalble, but only EATON Detroit Spring offers springs that are nearly 100% correct. Read More

 

Flaming River Synthetic Power Steering Fluid - Formulated for High Performance Steering Systems! This newly developed line of Synthetic Power Steering Fluid is a natural addition to Flaming River’s Power Rack and Pinions and Power Steering Accessory product lines. Read More

 

Heinzmans Street Rod Shop - At the Heinzman Street Rod Shop, we take great pride in fulfilling our customers needs and vision for their cars. The car we take in custom-engineering 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 ARE CAR PEOPLE! Read More

 

Kee Auto Top Manufacturing - Since 1964, we started developing and refining numerous convertible top and vinyl roof patterns for precisely-correct fit and function. We knew it was critical to have precise patterns for virtually every domestic or imported car from 1940 to today's latest models. That is why trim shops around the globe prefer Kee. Read More

 

Koul Tools - The engineers over at Koul Tools keep coming up with the most ingenious products! Their latest invention is called the EZ-On Hose Press, and it makes installing push-on hose fittings a snap! Read More

 

McGard Wheel Lock Set -  Protecting the world's finest wheels and tires from theft since 1964. McGard wheel locks are manufactured in the USA to meet or exceed O.E.M. standards for safety and durability. Read More

 

MSD Ignition - Check out the new DynaForce Starter! More Info

 

Painless Performance - The Digital Power Manager with Jump Start (500 amp) includes a weatherproof solid state dual battery control unit that automatically engages an auxillary battery when a large load is applied to the vehicle's main battery. Read More

 

Performance Suspension Technologies - PST now offers a complete front coil over system that is bolt-in and will work with either factory stamped steel arms or aftermarket tubular arms. Read More

 

Phoenix Transmission Ford C6 Transmission - The C6 transmission was introduced in 1966 and was used by Ford for everything from massive Lincolns, to 4x4 trucks and Cobra Jet Torino’s. Read More

 

ProTec System - The PRO-TEC System One is designed to monitor and protect your trailer and its contents. Designed for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, it carries a Life Time Warranty. Read More

 

Quietaire - Quietaire has manufacturerd QuietCool portable evaporative coolers since 1979. Our QuietCool is like a large floor fan but cooler – It can cool up to 26°F, or more, in areas where A/C is simply out of the question. Read More

 

Rick's Tanks! - Rick's stainless steel gas tanks are a direct replacement for the OE tanks. All tanks and parts are fabricated in house at Rick's to ensure only the highest quality for a long lasting, trouble free product. Read More

 

Smart Parts Oblong Interior Light - The Smart Parts oblong interior light, #SP2054P, features a clear refractor lens that casts a delicate, wide band of light with a cool #168 bulb that won't "burn" upholstery. Read More

 

Steve's Auto Restorations '33/'34 Running Boards - These are reproduction running boards rubber mat bonded like the originals. Fit and detail is excellent. Read More

 

Welder Series Catalog - Welder Series supplies professional quality kits and parts, both welded and ready-to-weld, to save you time and money. Read More

 

Woody's Hot Rodz - The Tri-Five Chevy experts join the Goodguys goodtimes by presenting the "Tri-Five Chevy" pick at the Goodguys 9th All American National. Read More

 

Chassis Tech/Airbagit.com - All of our control arms are manufactured using state of the art CNC cutting, bending and forming processes with high strength steel plate and DOM Steel Tubing. Read More

 

BASF Paint - As the world's largest chemical company, BASF offers intelligent solutions based on innovative products and tailor-made services. We create opportunities for success through trusted and reliable partnerships. Our Automotive Refinish business makes and markets the finest coatings available for body shops, restoration facilities, customizers and commercial transportation. Read More

 
 

EVENT LISTINGS

 
  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.

 



62nd Annual Detroit Autorama - The 62nd Annual Meguiar's Detroit Autorama will be taking place on March 7 -9, hosted by the Michigan Hot Rod Association. Read More

 

CAR SHOW COVERAGE THIS WEEK

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. 
 

World of Wheels
 
50th Annual Starbird Show
 
Rockabilly Reunion
 

64th Sacramento Autorama
 
Open House at Auto Club Dragway
 
Tee Box Tavern
 

54th Annual Circle K NHRA Winternationals
 
64th Sacramento Autorama
 
Motorama's 6th Annual Rod and Tuner Show
 
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.

MORE THIS WEEK AT HOTRODHOTLINE

 

Chrome Brilliant Classic Car Insurance - Do you have an upcoming car show or auto event that you are trying to promote? Fill out our form for more details about how CHROME might be able to help you! Read More

 

Tips from Surf City Garage - Scratches happen all the time. Surf City Garage has the tools to keep your clearcoat shining like new.  More Info

 

New Classic Chevy - "Skeletons". If your Tri Five Chevy needs a floor, rockers and quarter panels due to rust, damage or previous poor quality repairs, consider our "skeletons". Available for all years in Convertible, Sedan and Hardtop body styles, this gives you a new, rock solid foundation for your TriFive. Read More

 

CLASSIFIEDS

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.
 

1937 Ford Wild Rod
$69,900
  1932 Ford Coupe
$39,995
 
1937 Ford Cabriolet
$43,000
 

1957 Chevrolet Bel Air Convertible
$78,000
 
1932 Ford Roadster
$32,500
 
1963 Plymouth
$35,000
 

1932 Ford Coupe
$39,500
  1957 Chevrolet Bel-Air
$74,000
 
24T Ford Roadster
$23,500
 
Project Vehicles   Classifieds Homepage   Modern Rods

Parts Listing

 
List your parts. If you've got extra parts laying around, odds are a 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.
 
   
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!
The staff at
Hotrodhotline.com
 
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