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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter April 1 2009

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We are SELLING Cars at !  This week we have had lots of sales....  many of them very fast sales.... like the 34 that sold in just 4 days... So the Season is HERE... if you have a car to sell it’s time to list it on Our Featured ads are just $125. for six months with 6 pictures and unlimited words....  and the best part of the bargain is... IT WORKS ! Ask these happy sellers and they’ll tell you... Sell your car on We;ve been selling cars for rodders since 1999 !

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Use our “Featured Ad” like these sellers did .... and sell your car like them

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SIX RACING LEGENDS WILL BE HONORED AT 2009 HOLLEY NATIONAL HOT ROD REUNION. Top drivers from every era of NHRA drag racing, the first woman to win an NHRA division championship and the inventor of the tire-screeching burnout make up the Honorees for the 2009 Holley National Hot Rod Reunion on June 19-21 at Beech Bend Raceway Park, Bowling Green, Kentucky.. Grand Marshal - Darrell Gwynn Selected as one of NHRA’s all-time Top 50 Drivers, Florida’s Darrell Gwynn won 28 national events in a short ten year career. At age 18 he was runner-up in Pro Comp at the U.S. Nationals

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Deuce of Spades, update. Filming the Saugus dragstrip scene. Operating without a budget meant having to do everything myself and doing the most out of very little. Being creative and resourceful a must! Having, by a miracle of God, lined up a FREE airstrip to film at, located a mere 2 miles from where the real SAUGUS dragstrip once stood.... for story click here

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“The Black Widow” opens show circuit in Del Mar, CA, Goodguys Indoor/Outdoor Show, April 3-5, 2009 & La Verne, CA “Cool Cruise” April 11th - outdoor show Private collectors, aficionados and museum owners come see the masterful reconstruction of the ORIGINAL “Black Widow” found in a garage in 2005 and now finished to perfection in 2009 by Richard Riddell.­Now for sale ... get the details here

HotRodHotLine Calendar Giveaway...

  We’re having a special drawing here at !  We have some of our very cool blueprint calendars for 2009 left and we’re going to be giving 25 of them away to lucky Hotrodhotline visitors. All you have to do to enter the drawing is “Register” on our site and you’ll be in the running. We’re going to draw 25 names from those registered during the next 2 weeks and send you a free Calendar. These are very cool ...
   Entering is FREE .... Click here to enter NOW



Industry and Product News

  In case you haven’t seen it.... we have a “NEWS” section where we publish product information, news articles and industry updates every day.
... See the Latest NEWS from the world of Rodding and Muscle Cars.


 Both enthusiasts and rod shops can benefit from doing much if not all of their upholstery work.  Quality Industrial Sewing Machines specializes in industrial and heavy duty sewing machines. 40 years of experience in sales and service makes Quality Sew the place to do your business. From portable size upholstery machines to stretched sizes with 30″ arms for sewing deep into door panels or large tarps and awnings. Check out their specials

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The MIII IFS is a new design front suspension for street rods and classic trucks. It utilizes a press in lower ball joint that is a lower ball joint, not the screw in upper that is commonly used in other IFS. The MIII uses shims for alignment adjustments and the lower rear pivot is mounted in double shear for superior strength

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ALAN GROVE COMPONENTS INC. has specialized in fabricated specialty vehicle components for many years.You will find complete pulley kits that will take care of all your pulley needs.... choose from black finish or dress it up with polished kits ... take a look.

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Auto Rad has an extensive line of quality radiators.. Just like with our 67-69 Camaro Radiator/Core Support, you can give your 2nd gen Camaro engine compartment a Professional, Clean and Detailed look with our New Radiator/Core Support. The larger surface space will give you superior cooling for even your biggest engines

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Have you seen the cool new valve covers from Clayton Machine Works ?? Winner “Best New Engine Accessory”  At 2008 Goodguys Nationals in Columbus these valve covers are typical of the fine craftmanship and classic design capabilities at Clayton Machine.. take a closer look here.

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At Coker Tire you’ll find a full line of wheels to go along with those great tires !  Like these early Corvette knockoffs for 1962 - 1967 Corvettes complete with knockoffs, lugnuts etc. Take a look

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The metric gauges only come in white. Temp gauge reads in Celsius and the oil pressure reads in BAR. Speedo in KMH. 6 GAUGE MECHANICAL METRIC SET. You can get metric or US standard gauges and outstanding gauge panels at Dolphin.


Check out the great products at Dynamat and while you’re there you can download a free poster featuring Les Noyse ... Pretty cool artwork for your shop and learn more about the noise and heat reduction provided by the Dynamat products.

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Featured product this week at Hedman are the Big WAZOO stainless steel exhaust tips.Hedman's BIG WAZOOS are exhaust tips designed specifically with trucks and SUVs in mind. They are made extra large, for extra large vehicles, trucks and SUV’s..... check out the headers and performance products at Hedman now

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New from Heidts Muscle Car and Hot Rod Parts.. NEW! Rear 4-Link for maximum performance for your Falcon. Kit includes chassis and axle brackets, adjustable links, full upper coil-over crossmember, panhard bar, adjustable Heidts coil-overs and all hardware. Completely bolt-on, with no cutting or floor modifications. Adjustable 4-link mounts allow suspension tuning.. Look

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JULIANO’S IS NATIONAL STOCKING DISTRIBUTOR FOR POR-15 Juliano’s is now a national distributor for the entire POR-15® line, and will be representing POR-15® at major shows throughout the country this year with a full display of its products. The Rust Preventative Sealer shown here is one of the company’s most well-known products. Juliano’s is now in the process of setting up a POR-15® dealer network throughout the country. Prospective dealers should contact them for details

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No Limit Engineering has a fantastic special for the month of April .... 10% off ALL Power Brake kits. Just go to their “Specials” page and the discount will be taken upon ordering. While you’re there take a look at the huge line of products carried at No Limit... they’re great people and are always there to help out their customers with tech advice and info. So important in these days check it out now

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Installing air conditioning to your hot rod? Need a cooling fan relay to operate off of a thermostatic switch and when your a/c is on? The dual activation cooling fan relay kits by Painless Performance are exactly what you need. Only a few minutes for the installation and your cooling fan will come on when the engine reaches the preset temperature of the thermostatic switch mounted in the engine head or when the a/c is turned on

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Spal USA has introduced five new Combo Kits that include a 2-door power window kit paired with either a switch kit, a power door lock kit or both all in one convenient package. By selecting a Combo Kit, customers will save 10-13% against the total cost of purchasing each product separately. Our new Power Window Combo Kits include... for more

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Introduced last year at the NSRA Streetrod Nationals where it took FIRST Place i the New Products contest, This exquisitely fashioned 33 - 34 Ford Coupe has been a real hit with rodders.... It’s the ultimate Hot Rod and it’s quality cannot be matched. Check out Steves Auto Restorations for the details and specs

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New Product for 2009 from Vintage Air  1968-72 Chevelle Gen IV SureFit System . The Gen IV™ is Vintage Air’s most powerful and intelligent climate control system. The Gen IV uses an exclusive fully electronic microprocessor control system eliminate cables or vacuum connections. For complete details ....

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Welder Series ... Panhard Kit, rear, universal. This kit can be used with most rear ends because it has a bracket that welds to the passenger side rear axle tube. The bracket sides can be easily folded along laser-cut slits. The urethane bushed, adjustable bar, attaches to the axle bracket and to supplied tabs that weld to the driver’s frame rail... check it all out right here.

More Articles this week at
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  The Hot Rod M.D. is in the house.....

  This week we have a new article in the Hot Rod M.D. Knowledge base featuring the Edelbrock electric choke conversion for the AFB . This is a great article with lots of really great pictures. We also have some new articles from Heidts and from Eaton Spring ... lots of good info here to help you with your projects....Check it out now.

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Our friend Charley Hutton has a fantastic announcement... Charley is a Boise native and the whole town is very proud of him.... Charley has teamed with PPG Automotive Refinish for a number of automotive projects including custom painting of the Kurt Busch Foundation Dodge Challenger.. We can hardly wait to see some of the projects as they roll out of his new shop here in Idaho... For details on the PPG program click here.


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Grundy Insurance has a really cool new contest.... it’s open to Grundy policy holders and gives you a chance to have your car featured in a Grundy ad like the one shown here.. We saw Big Al Liebmanns car in one of these ads and now you have a chance to have your car in one too. For all of the details on the contest and info on Grundy 

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Ted Steven’s 1940 Mercury Coupe Named Goodguys 2009 West Coast Custom of the Year  this weekend at the 27th All American Get-Together in Pleasanton. Stevens’ Merc, a lifelong obsession, was recently restored and freshened by Roy Brizio Street Rods in South San Francisco. for details click here

Featured Shops
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Image Street Rods in Santa Maria has a fine reputation for the quality work they do and for the great customer service they offer their customers. From one off components to complete turn key rods, Image Street Rods is the place to go. Check out their website and then give them a call to discuss your project.

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Upcoming Shows
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The National Street Rod Association has an exciting line of shows planned for 2009 ... The kickoff is the April 3 - 5th Oklahoma City Event.. where thousands of Pre ‘48 vehicles and rodders will get together for a great weekend.  ....  Plan NOW

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Good Guys Rod and Custom Association has 2009 schedule is packed with some really awesome events...Next for Good Guys is that fantastic show at Del Mar ... beautiful location for a top notch show. Check out the details so you can get your registrations in early.  and make all of your plans

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Somernites Cruise has announced a fantastic new schedule for 2009 starting with April 24 and featuring a stop by the Hot Rod Power Tour in June. The folks in Somerset Kentucky always have a great lineup of activities for each months cruise. Check out the latest at 

KOA show

KOA starts off the year 3rd Annual Southern Leadsled Nats April 23, 24, 25, 26 , 2009 Fairgrounds, Hickory NC, with Kustoms *Street Rods* Ole Skool Bikes*Choppers* RatRods*Imports and MiniTrucks all welcome. Check out the complete show schedule here

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The hot rodders are rolling back to Bowling Green for the 7th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway on Father’s Day weekend, June 19-21, 2009. “We’re rolling back to Bowling Green with more hot rods, more speed, and more family thrills than ever says Tony Thacker, Exec. Director of the Parks Museum .... details here

Parts Parts Parts.....

FREE Parts Ads for Private Parties ..... Clean out that garage !

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We know you have lots of parts sitting in your garage that someone else needs... You can Sell your parts here FREE too.

Need Tech  Info ???

Our HUGE Knowledge base of articles includes hundreds of articles with great photos to cover almost anything of a technical nature you might want to see... Chassis,  Suspension, Air conditioning, Drive Shafts, Wiring .. and so much more...   Check out the Hot Rod MD before you start your next project.

New    Vendors

This is the place to find all that you need for your project.. You can find ANYTHING you need for your car right HERE   We continue to add many fine businesses to our vendor list.


You saw them here first.... and they are Sooooo Coool you just have to have them...... What could be more cool than Pinstriped shoes... made in the US .. and only $99. take a look and you’ll want yours now.. Jack got his and they are just too cool for words.. Take a look now and get your order in.


New Vintage USA is the place to go for all of your period correct and specialty needs. Their designers have been developing great new products that are styled to look period correct with all new, modern technology behind the scenes. All of their products are designed and manufactured right here in the USA. The Woodward series gauges have glass domed lenses, bright inner trim and feature an easy to program speedometer with all the hardware and senders and include a lifetime warranty.

Streetridepro banner temp has the most complete air suspension lineup for Hotrods and Streetrods in the world. Our products equal or exceed the quality of our competitions Roadgrater, Airbag, Shockwave, Leveler, Muscle bar, airstrut, airshock, or airsprings.All of this at affordable prices because we are the manufacturer, not a reseller or re-packager .. Take a look at what we offer...

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WHIP GLOSS Instant Detailer is a versatile, one-step system specially formulated to work on all painted surfaces, as well as fiberglass, chrome, plastic, and yes, even glass. This one product does all that!
WHIP GLOSS Instant Detailer can be applied in direct sunlight or shade without streaking. Just spray it on and wipe it off - it's that easy!  Check it out


 ZDDP Oil Additive After 70+ years of trouble-free metal-to-metal engine protection, emission requirements for new cars is forcing the removal of ZDDP (zinc dialkyl dithiophospate) from domestic motor oil. If your engine was designed prior to the 1990s, the non-roller lifters lifters require ZDDP in the motor oil to avoid premature deterioration. Don't let the lifters run metal-to-metal. Keep ZDDP, via ZDDPlus, in your motor oil. Add a 4 oz bottle of ZDDPlus to every 4 to 5 quart oil

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Wabbit's Dashes & Accessories has been manufacturing the very finest hand-crafted custom
wood dashes for over 33 years. Products are made from such exotic woods as Bolivian Rosewood,
 Carpath ian Elm Burl, Zebrano and Carbon Fiber. All products are coated with a 60 coat flexible epoxy finish that has UV additive to control the sun's yellowing factor. Products will not crack or chip even under the most extreme heat or cold.

Show Coverage This Week

  Thanks to our amazing Roving Reporters for sending in all this great show coverage. In 2008 we had 1127 Show Coverages... and we have over 130 so far this year as we just start our season.... stay tuned for the most extensive show coverage in our industry.

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Several articles sent in this week from the Pleasanton show...

Check out the latest  show coverage s this week...

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Bing Gatewood sent in pictures from a show in York, Va and so did Debra Cheek... 

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Houston Burnout from the Leal Brothers

Daytona show from Tony Tornabe

Order Catalogs from your favorite companies....
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 You can order catalogs from many of your favorite companies right here at  Just go to our “Catalog Order Pages” and click on the link. Some catalogs can also be downloaded or browsed online... Take a look  we have 6 pages of catalogs to choose from and many downloadable catalogs too !

New Featured Car Ads ......

 We have tons of Cars being listed for sale now as we hit Spring....
Tis the Season .... and This is The Place ! If you have a car to sell .... has a proven track record of selling cars .. since 1999

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We have lot’s of NEW Ads every day....  Take a look

If you have a bike to sell.... we have a winter special going on until the end of April  .. list your bike free for 3 mos.

Looking for a Bike ? We have lots for sale at

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Jack Lawfords 34 Ford

Until Next Time
 Keep Rodd’n and we hope to see you on the road this year...
Jack, Mary Ann
and the Staff at Hotrodhotline


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