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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter October 10, 2013

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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter October 10, 2013
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This newsletter contains highlights from the car showsstoriesevent listingsnew vendorsnew products and classified ads that appeared this week on Visit us daily so you don’t miss anything!


This week's featured classified ad is a sweet 1973 Dodge Challenger. It's listed at $19,900 and is located in Huntingtown, MD.  

This Challenger has everything you need to be a boss on the streets: 383/400 HP, 8 3/4 rear with 390 gears, 4-wheel disc brakes, 3" Flowmaster exhaust and more!

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

We can't believe that SEMA is almost here.  This show is like Disneyland for automotive enthusiasts, from exotic lovers to hot rod fans. We will be there, as always, and you should stop by and say hi! This time of year always makes us nostalgic for school, so it seems like a good time to ask the question,"What do you want to learn about? What technique, what story, what piece of history, or how-to do you want to be educated about over the coming months? E-mail us and let us know. We've got such great contributors who have so much knowledge and experience, so many stories to tell that we want to make sure that we're sharing all of that with you, our readers.

Hot Rod Hotline at SEMA 2013

Rodders Row - Joel Brightbill's 1934 Ford Coupe Read More


Barn & Field Cars - Michael Martin stumbled upon a 1956 Nash Ambassador Cross Country Special that needed a little TLC. Read More


O.C. Auto Show Wall of Fame - Couldn't make it to the Orange County Auto Show? We've got your hot rod coverage right here. Read More


Pete and Jake's Hot Rod Parts - Pete and Jake's Hot Rod Parts turns 40 years old! Read More


Thumpr Award - Kevin McGibney's 1937 Chevrolet Pickup wins NSRA's Thumpr Award. Read More


Guest Columnist - Le Roi "Tex" Smith takes us through the origins of Street Rodder Magazine. Read More




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. 


Krist Kustoms has been in the hot rod interior business for over 12 years. Krist Kustoms started as a custom hot rod upholstery shop in 1998, and has been growing ever since. While they still specialize in custom hot rod interiors, they now have their own line of hot rod seating and interior parts and accessories. 




American Autowire - Two New Classic Update kits Ready to Ship Advanced Plating is now plating PLASTIC! Read More


B&M Racing and Performance Products - The B&M Console QuickSilver Shifter for 1968-1969 Camaro (Automatic TH-350 & 400) is a top of the line ratchet action shifter that provides performance without a trigger. It’s cable operated for easy installation and precise shifting. Read More


Weedetr Street Rods - Independent suspension. Read More


Timeless Rods - Turn key street rods. Read More


Wheel Vintiques - Muscle Car Nova Style Rallye. Read More


Speedway Motors - Lower Tubular Control Arms For Mustang II Suspension. Read More


Sherms Plating - The premiere plating shop in the U.S.A. Read More


Rust Bullet - Rust inhibitive coatings: Color Shell. Read More


Old Air Products - Under dash air conditioners. Read More


Ron Francis Wiring - Fox body mustang restorers get an injection from Ron Francis Wiring. Read More


O'Brien Truckers - 2BBL Scoop Air Cleaner patterned after the famous Cal Custom 40-30 scoop that came with a piece of screen to keep out small kids and large bugs. Read More


Inland Empire Driveline Service - Super strength bearing support. Read More


HushmatReduce heat and noise in your hot rod, street rod or restoration. Read More


GM Performance Motors - Run up front with our race-winning 400-horsepower 350 with Fast Burn heads! Read More


Heidts - High-Horsepower Pro-G™ IRS Rear Suspension Module for First & Second Gen Camaros. Read More


EZ Wiring  - Full size fuses and Fuse Box 12 Standard. Read More


Classic Rods & More - 1971-1973 Ford Mustang Digital Instrument System. Read More


Concept One Pulleys - Looking to add more power to your LS engine? Supercharge it! Read More


Butch's Cool Stuff - New from Butch's Cool Stuff! 1932 and 1933/34 Ford Front "V" Spreader Bars with LED parking lights and turn signals. Read More



MSD Ignition - New DynaForce starter. Read More


J&B Microfinish - "Horsepower Series" Structural Billet Sill Plates. Read More



  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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of Upcoming Shows
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of Upcoming Shows

24th East Coast Indoor Nationals - The largest all American pre- 1973 car and custom motorcycle show and marketplace on the east coast. Read More


Goodguys - Goodguys 20th Southeastern Nationals at Charlotte Motor Speedway. Read More


Somernites Cruise - Weekend of October 24 - 26, 2013. This is the last Somernites Cruise of the year! Read More


NHRA - 22nd annual California Hot Rod Reunion Presented by Automobile Club of Southern California on October 18 - 20, 2013.  More Info


NSRA - Southeast Street Rod Nationals Plus October 11 - 13, 2013 at the Florida State Fairgrounds in Tampa, Florida. More Info



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. 

Englishtown Fall Car Show
Bristol Auto Club's Saturday Night Cruise
Simi Valley Wednesday Cruise

Village Square Cruise Night
Larry's Classic Cruise-In at Quaker Steak & Lube
Cruise-In in Port Jervis

One Summer Night Cruisers Unity Run
Franklin Fall Show
Jammin Leather Car 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.



ANPAC - Car show organizing help from CHROME Classic Car Insurance. Read More


Brice Thomas Radiators  - How a radiator works. Read More


Classic Performance Products  - CPP's newest product catalog now has an app! Read More


Fast Time Rods  - Fast Times Rods 1967 Cobra. Read More


Holley  - Holley announces 195 Years of Power Promotion. Read More


Main Street Custom Finishing  - Fine wood restoration and custom finishing for automobiles. Read More


Classic Instruments  - New Esquire Series. Winner of the 2013 NSRA best new product award! Read More


Steele Rubber  - How to replace back window glass seal with cord. Read More


Vintage Air  - Vintage Air sponsors NSRA "29 Below" program. Read More



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.

1965 Ford Mustang GT
  1955 Chevy Bel Air 210
1928 Ford Roadster

1969 Hemi Roadrunner
1956 Chevy Nomad
1937 Dodge Truck

1950 Oldsmobile Club Sedan 88
  1955 Bel Air Convertible
1970 Plymouth Cuda
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!
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