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HotrodHotLine Newsletter Dec 23  2009

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You can see ALL of the stories we have published this week by going directly to  and checking out the many sections in our Menu.  Our staff works all day posting new stories in each of the sections ... literally dozens  of articles every  week.

           New Advertising Coordinator joins
     We’re very pleased to announce that Steve Vaus has joined as our new  Advertising Coordinator.   Steve has an extensive background in sales and is a “real car guy”.   Not only is his everyday driver a Willys Truck, but his Dad  raced at Bonneville so he was born  with gasoline in his veins.        
      If you are a Business Owner in our Industry,  and you aren’t yet advertising with,  you’re missing out on a lot of exposure at very reasonable rates ...  and what better time to start a new advertising program than the beginning of the year.   Hotrodhotline has over 200 businesses advertising with us now and we have many more joining us the first few weeks of 2010 .... Shouldn’t your company be one of those represented here ??   Contact  Steve Vaus  877-700-2468  or Email [email protected] 


    We want to wish all of our readers a Very Merry Christmas and a  Happy and Prosperous New Year.   We at are very blessed to be working in a field with so many very nice people. We’re looking forward to a “bang up”  New Year in 2010 as our publications continue to grow.... and we THANK ALL OF YOU for your very important part in all that we do here.  This publication is all about YOU and your participation and contributions are what makes it work so  well.

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New Years Day Cruise in Boise !
It’s hard to believe that New Years Day is almost here again ... and it’s time for the “T Willy”  annual  New Years Day cruise at the McDonalds on Orchard St. in Boise, Idaho.   This is our “kickoff” to a Great New Year of Rodding ....  so if you’re within driving distance of Boise be sure to cruise on by ... we’ll be there !

if you have a car to sell.. THIS  IS  THE  PLACE !  These happy sellers below used our Featured Car Ad..Only  $125.  for Six Months What a Deal ! Sell Yours now.

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 Below are just a FEW of the press releases and articles published this week in the  HotRod HotLine  “News Room”
...  Our businesses have some GREAT Gift Ideas ..... and Specials !

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SUPER BRIGHT LED’S all feature drop i replacement, low power draw, shock and vibration resistant, low heat generation, and long life.. up to 50,000 hours.  Check out all of the places you can use  SUPER BRIGHT LED’s  in your roject.... Click Here

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Wabbits Woodworks makes all Dashes and other interior products CUSTOM MADE ...just for YOU.   We can make a dash for your car o matter the make or model.  Take a look at our online photo galleries and then give us a call to learn what we can do for you. Check it out now...

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The RON FRANCIS WIRING Low Voltage sensor is designed for use with virtually any alternator to activate a warning light as soon as the voltage drops a hair below 11 volts. The sensor can be used in conjunction with your voltmeter or ammeter, or all by itself. One-wire alternators, unfortunately, don’t have the wiring for an "idiot light” to tell you there’s a serious problem. With this device in the system, a warning light is triggered that will attract your attention immediately. For more details...

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ENGINE FACTORY has IN STOCK.... Big Block Stroker  Engines,  Small Block  Chevy Engines, and LS Engines... You can see and  hear over  75 of our Engines actually RUNNIG  on Video... Go to  and click on the VIDEOS  link...then pick your engine !

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ZIG's Street Rods offers a nice new affordable complete Independent Front Suspension. Includes: Crossmember, your choice of Stock or 5/8" narrowed Tubular Upper & Lower Control Arms, black powder coated springs, gas HD Shocks, Stock or 2" Dropped Spindles, Large Brake Kit with 11 inch Rotors with 4-1/2" Ford Pattern or 10-1/2" Rotots with 4-3/4" GM Pattern, Comes with 3/16" boxing plates where necessary. This unit includes only quality TCI parts NO OFF SHORE PARTS in this Kit.   Get more information


HOTRONICS PRODUCTS...   Self Cancelling Turn Signals ... Adjustable run time 20sec - 2min. max Manual cancel for lane change Uses standard 12 volt automotive flasher Fits all fuse panels, 12 volt neg. ground systems Signals canceled by time  No Relays required... EASY  To INSTALL...  For More info.  and more fine electronics for your car...

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Al's Liner DIY Truck Bed Liner Kits
Al's Liner Urethane/Acrylic Coating System, is designed to be the markets first and only professional grade urethane coating for Do-it-Yourselfers. Be it Truck Bed Lining, Undercoating, Interior Coating, Chassis Lining or just General applications around your Shop and Home. For More Info

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Big Als Carponents offers  Quality Products for Specialty Cars and Trucks  like these  SWITCH PLATES.   Big Al’s Switch Plates may be used with existing upholstery or during new installations.  Includes hardware.  Please identify manufacturer of power window unit when ordering.

For More Details on these and other Big Als Carponents products  click here

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CoolCraft is offering HOT DEALS  for Cool Rides like thsi Tri Five Aluminum radiator... Check out all of the Hot Deals on Radiators,  Shrouds and much more that CoolCraft has to offer. Take a look

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EZ Wiring is not just about wiring...  You’ll find many fine products offered from EZ Wiring including  Dolphin Gauges,   Power Window and door kits,  billet aluminum gauge panels and wiper arms.  Check out how you can find many of the products you need all in one place with EZ Wiring.

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Throttle Position Kit for Electric Choke Carburetors
Running an electric choke Holley carburetor and having trouble figuring out how to get that new electronic overdrive transmission to work?  Holley has a solution for you.   Holley is proud to introduce the new TPS kit for electric choke carburetors.The Holley TPS kit for electric choke Carburetors comes complete with all the parts needed for installation along with a detailed instruction manual.  For complete feature information and details Click Here

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Known as "America's Number 1 Shifter Company", Hurst proudly maintains a wide variety of quality products for the performance enthusiast. When you purchase a Hurst Shifter or accessory, you are receiving a piece of legendary Hurst heritage and quality. From Drag Racing to Street Rods, Circle Track to Street Machines, Hurst manufactures quality-engineered shifters, accessories and transmission products to fit the needs of the performance minded driver .  Take a look at all Hurst Has for You

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We saw these outstanding March Performance products at SEMA this year...   great styling and the finish was exceptional.  Check out both the Revolver and the Style Track Air Cleaners from March Performance.  Get a closer look here.

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The folks at Purdee Industries have a huge selection of Exhaust Kits,  Products and Parts,  but they are perhaps most well known for their very clever invention  the  “Header Buddy”  invented with only one thing in mind. To do away with exhaust collector gaskets forever.   See how this would work for you by clicking  here.

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Did you know that SUPERIOR Glassworks  has 500+ Fiberglass Parts in Stock!!  STEEL parts for the 1947-54 Chevy trucks also now offered     BEST prices . Superior Glass Works is the premier manufacturer of Chevy fiberglass with more than 500 parts available for Chevy passenger cars and trucks produced from 1931-1955. Many Ford parts are also available for 1928 -1934 cars..  Take a look at what we have

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Our Quartz clocks have plain faces that  compliment any style existing gauge set.   All of our instruments are made in the USA  and come with Glass  NOT plastic lenses.  Our quality  will make a difference to you !  Check out these clocks and the fine gauges at TPI Tech.

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NEW at Trick Truck 'N Rod Shop.   Rolling Chassis and Cab for  ‘47  - ‘54  Chev Truck.. GREAT FOR THE HOME BUILDER  Get a head start on your next project. All welding & suspension set up is done, including motor mounts. Professionally Tig & Mig welded. You can practically bolt your truck together from here using used and/or new parts available from numerous vendors and catalogs.  See detailed information and photos here.

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Holiday Special  Bolt in Rack and Pinion Steering  Order any Power Rack and Pinion Retro-Fit Kit from our website and get $200.00 off of your purchase. Just enter in 200 for the promotional code when asked during checkout.  FOR DETAILS

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Q. What's the best way for most people to build a car? 
A. Start with a Rolling Assembly!
The engineering and fabricating is done. With optional powder coating of the chassis, most cars are only 80 to 100 hours of plumbing, wiring and assembly from their first shakedown drive!
     The body delivered in a rolling assembly is actually built on the chassis it is delivered with. Because of this approach, no shimming is required for proper door fit.  For details

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Wilburns Custom Haulers can custom build for you a mid-50’s Ford COE, set on a late model Econoline diesel chassis, with all of the amenities. You can choose from standard, extended, or full 4 door with a bed length of up to 21′ or longer - light weight or heavy duty. Style the interior from mild to wild, and customize it with air suspension, back up camera, GPS, or anything else you prefer. For the ultimate show piece that gets the maximum attention, wherever you go. Prices start at under $25K for a standard cab c-model with carburated big block and 17′ bed, an all out crew cab with a power-stroke diesel for under $80K. Take a look


Enclosed Vehicle Transport Special 
You buy that new toy at a Car Show, Auction or online at Hotrodhotline... We'll get it headed home for you!!!   $1,780.00 Stand-by-rate
Standard Size Vehicles up to 17' Long
No Hidden Fees or Fuel Surcharges
Enclosed 6 Car Stacking Trailer
Door to Door Service   
For Details Click Here

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It’s time to start planning for our Winter Show season and no one can beat the Auto Rama and World of Wheels shows from Championship Auto Shows.  No matter where you live.... you’ll find one of their  shows near you this season.  January features the World of Wheels in Milwaukee and the Cavalcade of Customs in Cincinnati....Check out the dates and make your plans now.

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The Grand Daddy of them All....  The Grand National Roadster Show in Pomona is just around the corner so be sure to make your plans now ! is the Official Online Media for this event and we’ll be bringing you information about all of the great events planned for this show.  Look here...


The Sacramento AutoRama will be celebrating it’s  60th Year in  2010 ... the best show Northern California has to offer will be a knock out this year...  Stay tuned to Hotrodhotline for details on all that’s  planned for this banner year   Look here...


The Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum ia is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.,and they have a full schedule of events and exhibits all year long.  It’s a great place to visit ! Coming Soon to the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum!  Mickey Thompson: First American to 400 mph Presented by Gale Banks Engineering.  For details on this and many other upcoming exhibits at the Museum  Click Here


The NSRA   will be celebrating it’s  41st Year of Fun with Cars in 2010 and it looks like they have a great schedule.  Check out their upcoming lineup and mark your calendars !

Watch for many new vendors soon as we sign up all those who signed on at the SEMA show....  all the more places for you to find the products and services you need ....  why go anywhere else when you can find it all HERE !

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Next week we’ll be welcoming  Eddie Motorsports online with us featuring a fantastic line of very nice parts. Our billet hood hinges are CNC machined to perfection. They are made of 6061-T6 billet aluminum and utilize sealed bearings for smooth and long lasting operation.  Check out a few of the hinge products from Eddie Motorsports now and look for their complete line next week !   Take a Look

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Trick Truck N Rod doesn’t just build great Hot Rods and Trucks ...  they have a Louver Service and they also make some great  Custom Made Garage Art like this louvered piece here.    Trick Truck N Rod  is coming on board as one of our Premiem vendors so you’ll be seeing a lot of their work here beginning  next week.  Check out their website now !

Biz Classic Auto Showplace

Located in the heart of "The Motor Capital of the World" since 1984, ClassicAuto Showplace, Ltd. has been serving the owners (sellers) and buyers of Classic, Muscle, Hot Rod, Sports, Antique and Special Interest automobiles. The business was founded with the mission of providing the best arrangement for this special breed of automobile to change hands

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Western Klassic Kars located in the Sacramento California area has a large selection of hot rods, muscle cars and classics.... Check it out here


Daytona Bike Week is not a car event but we know that many of our visitors are also motorcycle enthusiasts and weekend bikers during the summer months so we wanted to let you know that the folks at Daytona Bike Week are advertising their event on  and wanted us to announce it here as well for all of your Hot Rod Bikers...  You can get all of the details on this spring event here

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Want to know why Spirit Industries is one of the Nation's Premier Builders of Hot-Rods and Hot-Rod parts? That's easy - "We Love 'Em!" (and rodders too)At Spirit, we're passionate about the cars we build. Turning heads and winning trophies….you can depend on Spirit to deliver quality and value. When you buy a Spirit kit, you can always count on getting support after the sale too. 

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“The Superior 54 Sport Wagon is a very special car,” said Brad Peterson, owner of Superior Glass Works. “There has always been a mystique surrounding the Motorama cars and we are excited to offer our Superior 54 to a select few looking to drive their own piece of history.”   Get all of the details now

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HushMat’s universal sound and thermal insulating materials have been manufactured in the USA for over 20 years.   HushMat Ultra was rated the #1 insulating material in recent independent study    Tired of that Hot, Noisy and Uncomfortable ride.  Enjoy a Cool, Quiet and Comfortable ride with HushMat.   Treat your rod today!   Easy to install, no tools, no glue, no heat guns and no odor.   LOOK

Is YOUR  Business represented here ??  Why NOT ???   You’re missing out on over 55,000 potential customers every day.... our rates are VERY affordable and effective.  Call today  877-700-2468 ask for   Mary Ann

The Holiday Car Shows are in full force ...

 Thanks to our great friends, our fantastic Roving Reporters for sending in so many show photos.    Our visitors are the lifeblood of this publication...  contributing most of the content for all of our feature areas....  we thank you ALL for sharing your love of this great hobby with your fellow rodders through Hotrodhotline, making this the Ultimate Online Community for rodders and lovers of all cars.

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We’re happy to have Ben Deutschman sending in pics from the Slant Six Club fall cruise.

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Bart Mitchell took in the Mooneyes Christmas show ... rain and all...

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No rain at the Rods and Relics show from John Stimac

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Jerry Cook got some good shots at the Ventura Coachmen cruise

These are just a FEW of the show articles online this week.  You can see them all  in our  2009 Show Coverage section.  Be sure to check back often because we add several new articles every dayCLICK HERE for Coverage.

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Listening to Chuck Berry's hit song "Maybellene," with lyrics about a wayward girlfriend in a fast Cadillac Coupe DeVille, legendary custom car builder and designer Gene Winfield decided he would build his own custom Cadillac that would be worthy of the name "Maybellene" and to serve as his personal drive-around custom.
When Gene finished his dream car, he had created a masterpiece, a showstopper and a jawdropper, a unique Cadillac that is signature Gene Winfield. And now this masterpiece will cross the auction block at the Russo Steele auction in Scottsdale January 20-24, 2010.   For Details  Click Here


The Detroit Science Center has reached an agreement with the Motorsports Hall of Fame of America to bring a significant portion of the Hall's collection of vehicles and displays to the Science Center. The Hall was formerly located in the Novi Expo Center in Novi, Mich.
Cars, exhibits and other displays began arriving at the Detroit museum last week. Among them are Art Arfon's "Green Monster Cyclops," a Kenny Bernstein Funny Car and Sebastien Bourdais' Championship Indy Car.
 For complete information click here

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The SCTA has just announced the  2009 - 2010 Landspeed Racing Schedule for  El Mirage and Bonneville.   The SCTA is an all volunteer organization comprised of twelve individual clubs. Our mission is to provide safe and friendly Land Speed Racing (LSR) events for racing enthusiasts in both Southern California ;at the El Mirage Dry Lake; and at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah. There are typically six events each year (May-Nov) at the El Mirage Dry Lake, and two events each year at the Bonneville Salt Flats (Speed Week and World Finals) weather permitting. For complete details

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We continue to sell more cars and list more private party cars than any other online venue... You can see new featured ads

Great looking Dearborn Deuce

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  We have a record number of ads coming in this year and continue even as fall begins..  has been helping rodders sell their cars now for TEN YEARS....  and we offer the best service on the planet.  If you need help with an ad call us tolll free at  877-700-2468.    

Check out the latest Ads to go online by clicking here...

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

We had someone stop by our booth at SEMA to tell us he had bought some parts from a Hotrodhotline classified ad from someone who lived just a few miles from him....  parts he needed had been close by and he never knew it until he saw them on   It show that what we’ve always said is  TRUE...There’s a guy just a few miles away from you that NEEDS some of those old parts that have been laying around your garage....  but he doesn’t KNOW you have them....  so get them listed right here FREE and achieve two good things...  clean out your shop .. AND help out a fellow rodder.  List your parts ads Free here at

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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.

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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 !

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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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