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Hotrod Hotline Newsletter June 27, 2013

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Hot Rod Hotline Newsletter June 27, 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!


Classified Tip of the Week: We will never call you to solicit more business for the classifieds or to encourage you to place your ad across multiple sites.  If you received a phone call from Hot Rod Hotline, it would only be to clarify something in your ad or to answer a question from you, our readers! Don't give out any information if you're not sure that the person who is calling is really from Hot Rod Hotline!

STOLEN - 1967 Chevrolet Nova Custom - We had a car stolen last night that not only belongs to a close friend of ours but has been in our inventory for the past 6 months.  It is a 1967 Chevrolet Nova Custom that is a very high dollar vehicle. Read More


Maintenance Made Easy: Repacking Wheel Bearings By John "Gunner" Gunnell  - Most hot rods with modern suspension designs need their front wheel bearings repacked every 24,000 miles or two years. “Old School” style hot rods that use vintage chassis set ups may need this done even more frequently. Read More


HotRod Hotline Attends Back to the Fifties - As always, the Minnesota Street Rod Association's Back to the Fifties Weekend at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds in St. Paul, MN was a rockin' good time.  Tens of thousands of people (12,043 at last count) and vehicles, braved the threat of inclement weather to come cruise, carouse, and celebrate the MSRA's 40th Anniversary event. Read More


Joe Verdicchio's 1976 Chevy Pickup - These are a few pictures of my 1976 Chevy full custom-built balanced 350 roller motor 500-HP. Read More


Wayne Porter's 1936 Ford Sedan - One of our Roving Reporters, Jeff Berry, sent in the information for his friend's ride. Wayne Porter owns a 1936 Ford Sedan which he has owned since March 26, 1956.  Wayne is from Alexandria, VA and has lived there all his life. Read More




Cruise to the Show  To register your vehicle to display at the show, please use our Event Participant Registration Form. Car Clubs are welcome and there is a discounted price for Early Bird Registrations. Keep checking back for more announcements and schedule updates leading up to the show! You can also stay up-to-date by following us on Facebook and Twitter.


Wheels of Time Street Rod Association is a non-profit, charitable organization dedicated to the art of street-rodding. Our members enjoy displaying their handiwork at many local and national events. We host many such events every year right here in our own Lehigh Valley. Our premier event is the fantastic Rod and Custom Jamboree held each August in Macungie, PA. Over 2000 street rods and custom cars are on display every year at this popular event.


Advanced Plating is the source for show quality chrome plating. Plating on all types of material, Steel, Aluminum, Brass & Potmetal. We offer Chrome, Copper, Nickel, 24kt. Gold, Black Chrome, Satin & Brushed finishes, Powder Coating and plating on some plastic & fiberglass. Difficult Bumper, grill repair & Potmetal Restoration a specialty. 


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. 


 Cruisin For A Cure We're very proud to have the fine folks at "Cruisin For A Cure" online with us. Each Year, Cruisin For A Cure makes it's mark  as the Nations Largest One Day car show. Next year the show will be on September  at the Orange County Fairgrounds again, where we expect over 4000 vehicles and will offers PSA Prostate Cancer screening for men over 40. Proceeds from the show benefit City Of Hope.  




American Autowire - 1961-1966 Ford Truck Complete Wiring Kit. Read More


Classic Instruments -  is pleased to announce the release of the Esquire series. Read More


Classic Performance Products - CPP’s New 400 Series™ Power Steering Box for 1962-67 Nova. 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 - Pro--Matic 2™ Ratchet Shifter. Read More


MSD Ignition - Lucky 7 Week 4 - LS Bracket Kit. Read More


O’Brien Truckers - “Short Oval” Scoop Air Cleaner. 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


Tanks EFI Fuel Tanks for 61-64 Chevy Cars. Read More


Big Al’s Carponents - Marque and Mini Marque Arm Rests. 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 - Zero Offset Chevy Disc Brake Conversion Kits. Read More


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


Hooker Headers Releases 240SX Engine Swap Mount Kit For GM LS Engines. 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


Tuff Stuff - GM Alternators. From the early GM style 10DN alternators that require an external voltage regulator to the latest alternators for the LS engines, Tuff Stuff makes the custom alternator you are looking for! Read More


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


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

NSRANorthwest Street Rod Nationals Plus June 28-30, 2013. Read More


GoodGuys22nd Heartland Nationals presented By iIIowa Communications. Read More


Steele Rubber - Business After Hours and Cruise-In - July 12, 2013 Denver, NC. Read More


Somernites CruiseWill commemorate the 40th Anniversary of the release of AMERICAN GRAFFITI  with a weekend celebration on July 26-27! Read More


35th Annual Wheels Of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree! - August 23 – 24 – 25, 2013.  More Info


Anpac Chrome Show for Kids - Mark your calendars for this year's show, which will be Saturday, September 21, 2013!  More Info


Cruise to the Show Returns September 28-29, 2013! Read More


Crusin' For A CureThe world's largest one day charity car show 14th Annual Show - Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013. Read More


East Coast Indoor Nationals Maryland Cow Palace December 7-8, 2013. This is the largest indoor All American car and custom motorcycle show on the East Coast and will feature over 300 cars, trucks, and bikes, vendors, 50/50, live entertainmentRead 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. 

Hoodrats Car Club
4th Annual San Francisco
Swap Meet & Car Show
by Dean Court
 19th Annual Bus Pilots
Family Reunion by
Bob McDonald
Cruise Night at the Hot Dog
Caboose by Joann Dura

12th annual Father’s Day
Car Show by Clinton Powell
 11th Annual Spark
Plugs Car Show &
Swap Meet by
Rose Novosel
Thiers Memorial Pistons
and Props Fly and Drive-in
by Vince Caterina

Eyes On Design by
Bob Steinhaus
 Clay County Cruisers
Cruzin in The Park
by Jack Roberts
 The Wanderers Car Club
Saturday Night Cruise At
The Chatterbox Drive In
by "Big Al" Liebmann
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.



Holley News - Patterson Racing COPO Camaro Sets NHRA National Record With Holley EFI. Read More


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


Stay Connected with Enclosed Vehicle Transport. We just launched our mobile website version. Read More


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


ShineSeal Stop Oxidation - How ShineSeal works: Shineseal™ is a proprietary chemical sealant. NOT a polish, cleaner, or a was. Shineseal™ offers protection against Dulling / Oxidation by impregnating and chemically bonding into the pores of your products. 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.

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