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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter September 25, 2014

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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter September 25, 2014
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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!



Last weekend we got to celebrate five of the amazing collector cars that readers submitted for the Northeast Collector Car contest being held in conjunction with New Hampshire Motor Speedway. The winners braved the chilly weather, and the enthusiastic NASCAR fans who were thrilled to see the cars, but perhaps comfortable getting a little too close to these perfect paint jobs and historic vehicles!  That being said, all the participants had a great time. Which has lead me to thinking, why not have a virtual car show that all our readers can participate in? Send in photos of your collector car from anywhere and we'll compile them, putting together a Hotrod Hotline Collector Car show of our own here on the site to give us some inspiration during the upcoming cooler months.  Just email us a photo of your car, and a little background on you and the vehicle itself, and label the email "HRHL Virtual Show." Send them to [email protected]!

This week we also bring you a preview of our new Hotrod Hotline classified site that will be launching this Fall. Don't worry, we've kept all the stuff you love, and have been listening to the things you've been asking for, and have done our best to incorporate those requests!  We're going to make sure that everyone is well informed, comfortable and prepared when we make the changes and we'll let you know before it happens, but we were too excited to keep it under wraps any longer. I think you're going to love the changes and as always, our amazing customer service and editorial staff will be here to answer any questions!

Thank you all for your continued support of! And as always, happy rodding!

This week's featured classified ad is a 1966 Chevrolet Nova. It's listed at $49,800 and is located in Myrtle Beach, SC.

This Nova/Chevy II is in mint condition and features a small block with steel-forged crank.

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

Featured Car Show: Silksworth Custom Car Show - by John Gateshead

See more cool photos in our CAR SHOWS SECTION!

NHRA Winternationals

Website Update - We are so excited to announce that we've been working on some exciting new changes to the website that will make your user experience easier, and more convenient, so we wanted to give everyone a little preview of things to come. Read More


Rodders Row - Check out Bob and Jacquie Eaton's 1976 Chevrolet Corvette. Read More


NSRA Pros Picks Winners - The National Street Rod Association is pleased to announce the selection of the “Pro’s Pick” winners at the Northeast Street Rod Nationals plus and the Street Rod Nationals North plus. Read More


Guest Columnist - Tex Smith remembers the crazy V-rods from his past. Read More


Northeast Collector Car - Congratulations to Joey Logana on winning the title of Northeast Collector Car. Read More


NHRA Winternationals



Covercraft has manufactured premium quality exterior and interior protection products for over 50 years for automotive enthusiasts, building a reputation for quality, durability and design.


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. 




Welder Series - Universal sway bar kit in 36" and 46" widths.. Read More


Tuff Stuff - New Tuff Stuff 2014 catalog. Read More


American Autowire - 1968-1972 Pontiac GTO Classic Update Kit. Read More


Clayton Machine Works announced the release of their new coil covers for GM's LS engines. Read More


Classic Instruments is pleased to announce the release of a tube style fuel sending unit. Read More


Classic Performance Products - CPP's New HydraStop Hydraulic Assist System Now Available. Read More


Classic Rods & More can now provide you with a proven MII IFS for your 1928-31 Ford Model A. Read More


GM Performance - E-Rod 5.3L ENGINE 315 hp / 335 lb.-ft. Automatic transmission. Big power and emissions efficiency available only from gmpp! Read More


Hurst Shifters - Billet Plus S10 T-5 Shifter. Read More


MSD IgnitionMSD Pro-Billet distributor for 392 HEMI engines. Read More


O’Brien Truckers - Full Grip Shifter Knob. Fully polished. Feels like it was molded for your hand. Read More


Ron Francis Wiring AR-88 Cooling Fan System-Cooling Comp./Walker 2 Speed Fans. Read More


Wheel Vintiques 71 Series Street Rod Wire Wheel (Paint/Chrome). Read More


Big Al’s Carponents - Smooth Contour Exterior Rear View Mirrors. Read More


BMS Navigo Custom Trailers - offers a line of 5 core models that will accommodate any specialty trailer need from the transport of motorcycles and ATV’s to a rolling 53’ multi-vehicle mobile command center. Each model can be customized beyond the long list of standard features accommodating virtually any need or desire. Read More


Cool Craft - Buick Electra, 1961-64 V8 Aluminum Radiator. Read More


Dynotech Engineering - Multi-Piece Driveshaft. Read More


ECI Hot Rod Brakes - ECI has developed an inline brake light actuating assembly using a heavy duty electrical switch that has no exposure to the brake fluid in the system. Read More


Eddie Motorsports Big Block Chevy - S.Drive Pulley Kits. Read More


Hooker Headers announces LS swap headers & mounts for 2nd-Gen F-bodies. Read More


Hot Heads - 300 Style Cast Exhaust Manifolds - Chrysler. Read More


Jasper Engines & Transmissions - We offer custom remanufacturing for gas engines, transmissions and differentials. Authentic gas engines include a numbers-matching build, original paint, testing and, upon request and for an additional charge, valuable documentation of the remanufacturing process. Read More


March Performance - Introducing the Carbon Spider and Carbon Spider Fuelie. Read More


Powertrain Control Solutions - Paddle Shifter with Display. Read More


Unisteer Performance Products Racers Corner Rack & Pinion Kits. Read More


Williams Street Rods 1932 and 1933-34 Ford Windshield Frames. Read More


Holley - Ultra double pumpers now available with manual choke. Read More


Steele Rubber - 1950 - 1951 Cadillac Series 61 4 door sedan front door vent window main seals. Read More


Yogi's Gas Tanks - Yogi's offers everything you need to complete your fuel system. Read More






Cruisin' For a Cure - The world's largest one day charity car show is back on Saturday, September 27, 2014, supporting the City of Hope Prostate Cancer Program. 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. 

Weekend Update from Cosmic Charlie
Wyckoff Classic Cruise
Road Lords Car Show

NSRA Street Rod Nationals North
5th Annual Hot Rod Sunday
Gasket Goons Hot Rod Bash

Kool Kids Car Show
Altenrhein Classic Car Show
Hot Rod Heaven at Pardee Lake
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.



Dutchman Axles - Axle Tech: What axle material do you use? What makes your axles stronger than stock?  Why induction hardening vs thru hardening? Why are your axles machined after heat treating? These are just a few of the questions we address every day at Dutchman. Read More


Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop - Blow Out Prices on 32 Coupes, Roadsters. Read More


Superior Glassworks -  Catalog the leading manufacturer of street rod fiberglass parts, street rod and race bodies, and custom street rod chassis. Read More


Vintage Glass - Special sale prices are offered through the website & are available to online purchases only! 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.

1932 Ford Roadster
  1970 Dodge Challenger R/T
1968 Chevrolet Pickup

1940 Ford Coupe
1941 Chevrolet Convertible
1959 Chevrolet Apache Fleetside Custom

1967 Plymouth GTX 440
  1941 Willys
1931 Ford Phaeton
Project Vehicles   Classifieds Homepage   Modern Rods

Parts Listing

List your parts. 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.
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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