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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter April 9  2009

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Another HUGE week at !  Cars have been selling really well for so early in the season... so 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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sold 66 mustang sold 4 days
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Use our “Featured Ad” like these sellers did .... and sell your car like them

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Del Mar, CA - Marvin Bok’s exquisite ’39 Ford convertible captured the Goodguys 2009 Street Rod d’Elegance award at the 9th Del Mar Nationals Sunday, April 5th at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. Built by Ben York’s Roseville Rod & Custom in Northern California, Bok’s Auburn, Indiana based convertible has been popular on the show circuit so far this year. .. Check it out here

article b m racing show

Join us again for fun and prizes on Sunday, April 19th, 2009 at B M Racing in Chatsworth, CA.  Registration is open to all domestic vehicles manufactured from 1900-1973 with exception for any year Corvette, Mustang, Camaro, Firebird, GTO, Challenger or Viper. Original Hurst vehicles may enter for FREE... For all the details click here


Hotrodhotline was on the road and on a treasure hunt at the Portland Swapmeet last weekend... it was GREAT ! Nice and sunny and tons of great stuff. Check out all the goodies you missed out on at the Portland Swap meet this year.

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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from J& B Microfinish

Designed to add extra detail and function, this product is sure to please the avid show goer. Solid billet construction and a mirror polished finish gives this product the edge. This product will hold the door open 12" to allow the viewer visibility of the interior.

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Centerforce ® is proud to introduce this New 10.4” Dual Friction® clutch assembly for 1965 to 1973 Ford Mustang 4.7L 289" & 5.0L 302 Eng. with a 26 spline transmission. This new clutch assembly replaces the stock pressure plate with a more reliable assembly with a higher holding capacity that is designed as a direct bolt in for perfect fit and function... for details click here

prod easy run

Test it, Tune it, Ship it. With the new Easy-Run Engine Test Stand you can confidently test and qualify every engine you build before you install it into the vehicle Break in new cams, test for leaks, ensure proper oil pressure, and gain the confidence that the engine meets your quality level before you put it into service

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For ’84-‘87C-4 CORVETTE IFS

These control arms will be a real problem solver when a C4 Corvette suspension swap proves to be too wide for proper tire to fender clearance. The 1" per side reduced track width may be just enough to salvage a difficult fit in your hot rod.Ball joints and urethane bushings are installed, with Fatman's billet steel offset upper control arm shaft to enable optimum alignment settings. Learn more

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Holley Aluminum V–bowls are offered in three different configurations; primary, secondary with accelerator pump provisions, and secondary without accelerator pump provisions. These different options allow you to convert anything from your old 3310 to a Dominator to aluminum fuel bowls. Holley's new Aluminum V–bowls feature a clear, glass sight window for easy, safe fuel level adjustments. They also include all necessary gaskets and fuel bowl screws for a quick installation.. more information

prod new vintage

TRUE PERIOD CORRECT STYLE WITH SEVERAL INDUSTRY FIRSTS   New Vintage USA is introducing their new period-correct line of vintage inspired instruments, The Woodward Series. Take a look at all of the models and styles we have here.

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ZOOPS New “Edge” Series .  Get the latest in engine dress up style with Zoops Products new “EDGE” Series. Available in hot new Black Chrome and also Show Chrome, this is cutting Edge dress up at its best and the look is absolutely STUNNING. They have an inlay of beautiful simulated carbon fiber recessed into each one of the products. The inlay is heat resistant and is not affected by most mild chemicals and cleaners. See them all here

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

We have FIVE New Videos in the Hot Rod M.D. this week.  They are all videos from Holley Performance. We have Holley Accelerator Pump Tuning, Carb Idle Mixture Screws, Carb Power Valve Video and Carb Main Jet Tuning Video. A Great addition to the Hot Rod M.D which has hundreds of pages of articles and videos on many topics. Take a look.

article speedway catalog

Speedway Motors celebrates 57 years of hot rodding with its 2009 Street Rod Master Catalog!  This may be the best Street Rod catalog in Speedway Motors’ 57-year history! Whether you’re looking for the thrill of increased performance, the peace of mind of better safety, or simply a little more style for your ride, this full-color, 336-page catalog is jam-packed with the parts you need to make your street rod, muscle car or classic truck a standout. Jack was hunting for seat tracks at Portland and he ran into someone who said he got his at Speedway for $16... problem solved and our Speedway Catalog is on the way ! 

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You've made a BIG INVESTMENT in your specialty car. Now let CHROME® specialty car insurance from ANPAC® help you protect your investment with coverage designed for car buffs by car buffs. CHROME® gives you many important benefits, including:... for details click here

Featured Shops
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Timeless Rods offers a amazing array of choices for your new project. You can buy a complete turn key car from them or you can buy components and build the car yourself. They have the fantastic Dearborn Deuce roadsters in stock as well as many other configurations.  Timeless has the most complete  “DIY” system in place where you can order your car or components. Take a look

Upcoming Shows
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The National Street Rod Association has an exciting line of shows planned for 2009 ... Next NSRA Show is that always awesome BAKERSFIELD SHOW.. April 24... 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 the May 30th Pleasanton show...  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.

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Cool Flex LLC The original "problem solver" Chrome fluid transfer hose! Made in the USA using only the best of materials. Check out these features: Rolled stamped Cool-Flex logo on aluminum covers guarantees that you are buying the very best! All copper construction for greater heat dissipation, 100% stainless steel clamps, Simply the best you can get for your ride. Cool-Flex is covered with a lifetime warrantee. Get Cool-Flex, it fits! Look Here


“It’s Not Just a Shoe...It’s a Way Of Life”. We are the owners of a major motorcycle website and we came up with these shoes after going to many different motorcycle shows and decided that it was time for something different. Rather then the basic all black leather shoe or boot we wanted the striping to be embroidered into the leather before hand crafting the shoes. Once the shoe sample was finished we knew that we nailed it! The shoes came out great! Now it's time for these kicks to hit the streetsTake 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

Wabbits revised

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

show california cruisin

Les Bateman sent in some spectacular shots from the Del Mar Show ...

It’s California Cruisin time.... and Jerry Cook sent in some great shots

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If it’s spring it must be swap meet time.... Bing Gatewood went to a good one in NC

show santa paula sam flowers

Sam Flowers was cruisin in Santa Paula

show  texas

Richard Haas was helping out a young rodder in Texas put on a charity car show and the kid was tragically injured when a car hit him.... he needs our help... please read Richards article.

show motion car show toronto

Mike Lynch had a great time at the Motion Car Show in Toronto....

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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32 Ford coupe

32 Ford

36 Ford

55 Chev

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56 Chev

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62 Nova

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67 Camaro

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69 Chevelle

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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