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HotrodHotLine Newsletter Dec 30  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.


   Can you believe another year has passed  ! !    We are now entering our ELEVENTH YEAR  here at ....  and what a ride this has been !  From our first booth at the NSRA Street Rod Nationals back in 1999 when all of the car guys would barely even  glance at our Computer Setup ....  to now when we have as many as  74,000 Visitors on some days !  WOW !  We’ve come a long way haven’t we ?     And who do we thank for that ???  Of course there are many to thank.....  YOU ... our visitors are the people who  make this possible .... with your thousands of contributions of pictures and articles over the years, you have enabled us to bring much enjoyment to fellow rodders.  Our Fabulous Roving Reporters who have broken a record for 2009 with 1273  Show Coverage articles !    This is in addition to  Several  Thousand Press Release and News articles ,  hundreds of New Products showcased and hundreds of other articles from our visitors and our contributing writers.  Thanks to you ALL....  we’re looking forward to yet another fantastic year in 2010 ......   

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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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 WOW !

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   This week we have an abbreviated Newsletter  but we still have lots of Product Information and News at     Check out our

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It’s time  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 !

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association,will stage twenty-three events in 2010. The event lineup features nineteen national events for rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972 vintage. For the complete schedule  click

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 !


We welcome   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 the fantastic products from Eddie Motorsports    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


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. 

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

 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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Roger Rohrdanz was at the Mooneyes Christmas Show this year and got some great shots. 

We’re working on a “Tribute to the HotRodhotLine Roving Reporters” article so keep checking the show coverage section to meet all of the Roving Reporters who share their photos from car shows around the world with their fellow rodders.


  We had to start with a wrap up of Big Al Liebmanns coverage from 2009.  This year Big Al has sent in over 100 articles and 21,000  yes  that’s TWENTY ONE THOUSAND  pictures for the year.  WOW ! 

No wonder he’s tired !   HA !
Take a look at 2009 through the camera of Big Al Liebmann for !

Be sure to check back at the top of our Show Coverage for our Roving Reporters Tribute ...  They all deserve a big THANK YOU !  has  28 Different Sections where we have Articles about all kinds of things for our Pre 76 Car Enthusiasts !   From Hot Rods to Muscle Cars and Beyond.... we have the largest and most frequently updated source of information, news and just plain fun for Rodders...

[HRHL Home] Where it all begins
 [2009 Show Coverage]  over 1273 shows covered in 2009
 [Barn & Field Cars] See what visitors have found
Blast to the Past]   Those good old days
[Book Reviews] Check out the latest books
[Build Articles]  See some Pro Builds
Buyers Guide] Our Yellow Pages of Products
[Classifieds] All those great cars for sale
[Club Directory]  Find a club near you
[Event Listings]   See whats happening around the world
[From our Friends]  Articles from our visitors
[Garage Shots]  See what other guys are building
[Guest Columnists]  Articles from our professionals
[Hotrod MD]  Huge Tech Knowledgebase of articles
[New Products]  See the latest and greatest products
 [Newsletter Archive]   Miss a newsletter ? Find it here
[Order a Catalog]  from many businesses
[Our Heroes]  Legends of our industry
[Press Releases]  News from our industry every day
 [Rodders Forum]   Need help ?  Got a question ?
[Rodders Row]   Show off   YOUR ride.
[Shop Tours]   Take a look at shops around the world
[Vendor Directory]  Find one of our Vendors
[Young Rodders]   The future of our industry
[Advertising Information] a “must see” for all businesses
[Modern Rods]   Those “Rods” newer than 1976
[Site Map]
Stolen   Help a fellow car guy find their stolen car
Muscle Cars   NEW section  send us your Muscle Car !

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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

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Featured Deale
Classic Car Marketing has some fabulous cars for sale right now....
Check out this awesome Rick Dore creation along with many others offered by
Classic Car Marketing

  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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catalog eaton
catalog painless catalog spadaro catalogronfrancis catalog heidt catalog steele catalog stockton


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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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