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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter Feb 12 2009

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Cars are selling on .... See an email received today from a happy seller ....  and we can sell YOURS too !

sold 48 olds

We just want to tell you how pleased we have been with hotrodhotline and the service we get from all of you. There have been several different companies that have contacted us to try and get us to change and use them. We tell them we are not interested in changing! We have had lots of correspondence since we put the ads on, it just takes that one person. We sold the Olds and We are now hoping to sell the '48 Buick.

sold 55 chev5

  This 55 Chevy went online on Feb 2nd and it’s already sold... WOW ... offers you the best way to sell your car ... AND  we’re here to help you with any aspect of your ad .. just give us a call if you need help or have any questions..  877-700-2468


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sold 23 t3 sold 62 chev

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

You can place your ad online using our system, you can email your ad or you can call us for Help and we’re happy to be sure that your ad gets online. Online Ad Placement

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.

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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10% OFF through the month of March on Battery Disconnect Kits, Cooling Fan Switches, Power Window Switches and Self Canceling Turn Signals .... All MADE IN THE USA ! No cheap imports here !  Order online and get 10% taken off or call and ask for the 10% discount ... Check it out... and get a FREE Magnet with every order

prod b m racing

B&M Blackout Gauges are designed to monitor an engine's vitals while adding a stylish look to your vehicle. All Blackout Gauges feature a full 270 sweep for pinpoint resolution, high-intensity LED backlighting, and an anodized aluminum bezel. Required installation hardware is included - There are currently still 13 available at this price: $49.95 Take a look

prod centerforce

The Centerforce I is designed as a high-quality entry-level performance clutch for those in need of a superior stock replacement. Using the patented Centerforce centrifugal weights (where applicable) and premium friction materials, the Centerforce Stage 1 clutch system is perfect for applications with stock engines or mild power increases from minor bolt-on modifications. Take a look

prod ez wire

At EZ Wiring, we strive to bring you the best harness for the best price. Our harnesses are universal and can fit just about any application. We use top quality gxl cross linked polyethylene jacketed wire to resist heat, oil and water. Every wire in each kit is labeled every 5 inches to make your installation as easy as possible. For details

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1962-65 and 66-71 Fairlane/Torino Suspension Kit These very popular cars suffer from the malady common to most 60’s cars-poor geometry due to the minimal demands of the tires and traffic of their day. Today’s roads and superior tire traction require updates to make these cars work as well as they look. By installing a strut type suspension based on 94-04 Mustang parts, you’ll eliminate the factory bumpsteer while gaining .... complete details here

prod holley2

Holley Performance Products, the world’s foremost expert in fuel systems and carburetion, is proud to introduce the Aluminum Street Avenger™ Carburetors. The original Street Avenger Carburetors were created out of a need for a simplistic design that would allow anyone with no past experience in Carburetors to bolt it on, make two small tuning adjustments, and drive off. Now Holley offers a light weight version of the original with all of the .... see more

prod jb micro

Here’s a new product designed to have nostalgic shape and also have simplicity in construction. Made from the finest billet stock, this product will bring quality to the interior of your favorite hot rod. The oval backing plate has been ball-grooved and the arm rest base has been contoured to give it a retro appearance.. Take a look at this really awesome arem rest from J & B

prod kendonus

This Bonneville grill is just one of several new Hot Rod Products from Kendon USA ....  Want something different? Add a historical salt flats styling to your ‘32 shell with the “Bonneville Grill Insert.” To give a uniform look, the inch holes are precision laser cut for perfect alignment. To add shape and style, the perimeter of the grill shell follows the contours of the ’32 shell, giving a great feel and body to the grill... for details on all of the new products offered by Kendon.. take a look here

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Old Air Products specializes in A/C and Heater Systems and Factory Replacement Parts for Antique, Classic, and Custom Vehicles. Many NOS & NORS parts in stock including Heater Valves, Receiver/Driers, Cables, update kits for STV & POA Valves, A/C Hose Assemblies, Vacuum Valves and Electrical Switches... See all of their models here....

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The Ron Francis Synergy Series knobs and bezels are outstanding .... add that finishing touch to your dash with these classic designed switches.  Jack at has the Synergy series in his Sprint Convertible and they look awesome ! Check it out for your ride

prod speedway

Get maximum performance for your Flathead Ford V8 from two of the most experienced names in street rodding – Speedway Motors and Fenton™. These Fenton™ Flathead Headers from Speedway Motors will deliver improved power and a classic sound to almost any Flathead, whether it’s completely stock or totally tricked out.  For all of the details ....

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Steele Rubber Products Inc. announces new taillight housing to body pad for 1951-52 Buick Series 40 Models. These much needed parts are now available to protect your vehicle against the noise and weather. The seals are completely molded like the original and replace factory #1342700 and #5940008. Our weatherstrips have an authentic look and are made with heat and ozone-resistant rubber compounds

prod timeless rods

We specialize in Turn Key Street Rods as well as 100% Complete Packages, Partial Packages, Bodies and Chassis. For your convenience we have developed Build Sheet software which enables you to actually design your car and obtain a cost online. We offer several models each with a number of options for you to choose from. If you don’t see what you’re looking for we will be glad to customize your turn key car or package to your specifications... for details click here

prod zigs6

CUSTOM FUEL DOORS FOR RODS, CUSTOMS, AND TRUCKS  Our fuel doors are constructed from mild steel. They are designed to be welded into steel panels or bonded to fiberglass panels. When installing in fiberglass they are bonded to the back side and the door is set to rise up and through the cut out. This technique eliminates seams that would surely show when shrinkage occurs. Check out Zigs products here

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Zoops Breathers & PCVs Our oval breathers and PCV's are another Zoops original design, along with our round breathers and PCV's. All are made of 6061-T6 billet aluminum, CNC machined, then hand polished to an incomparable luster. Rubber grommets are included and they fit valve covers with 1 7/32 inch hole

More News and Articles This week
stolen race car

Both were stolen Sat 2/7/09 from Shelby, IA: The Trailer is a white 1996 enclosed trailer, it has 10X Knop Racing on both sides, front and the back of the trailer. The 2004 Terminator Stock Car is purple / white with yellow 10x on both sides. Inside the trailer was the car, transmission, rear end, tools, helmet, racing suit, generator, tires.... Everything needed to race and then some... for details click here

article  ron kregowski kookie car

Guest Columnist, Ron Kregoski, has a great story to tell you ..... remember the “Kookie” kar ? Well Ron remembers it too and these memories have led to “A Significant Emotional Event”  just the first part of a series you’ll love .... Check it out..

article koa

Kustoms of America has open membership invitation to car lovers around the globe. Kustoms Of America produces great events throughout the U.S.A., where members and potential members can gather for a weekend of fun with their cars. Kustoms of America welcomes all cars and owners!! If you own a hot rod, street rod, custom, truck, one of the new late model contemporary customs or classics, or even one of everything out there, this is the organization for you!! If you like cars or trucks, you’ll enjoy being a part of the KOA Family!

article benefit

We learned this week, of a benefit for a rodder in need in Canada ... Rick Wareham was the victim of a tragic house fire in which he lost his wife and his home. Friends of Rick are holding a benefit to help him recover from this tragedy and they are asking for your help.  ..For details click here 

article sf rodand custom show

   It would have to be a special ride to accommodate Robert Gallery. At 6'7" and 320 lbs, the starting offensive lineman for the Oakland Raiders tabbed Marcos Garcia's Lucky 7 custom shops in Antioch, CA, to create this special low, chopped and elegantly restyled '54 Cad coupe as his driver.   See this and many other fantastic rides at the San Francisco Rod and Custom Show.

article anpac car of the month

With all of the car thefts in the news these days it’s important that we have the best insurance possible for our ride.  This great looking Camaro deserves nothing but the best and that’s why the owners of this Anpac Car of the Month have chosen to insure their car “brilliantly” with Anpac ...  Get the details on this cool car and why they choose Anpac

Upcoming Shows

  There are still a lot of great shows every weekend around the country... Here are some exceptional shows that are coming up soon.

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INDY, DALLAS and MILWAUKEE  This weekend Feb 13th - 15th with all of the fabulous cars and family entertainment that World of Wheels is famous for... Be sure to check the details and make your plans to attend the show closest to you.... each show is packed with celebrity cars and special attractions. LOOK

sfrodand custom new 2009

There’s been a big change for the San Francisco Rod, Custom and Motorcycle Show for 2009 .. The date has been moved to FEBRUARY 20- 22  The show had previously been held in Jan. but this new later date works out better for everyone.... Check it out and be sure to put this long time show on your Calendar.

show nsra schedule

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 announced their 2009 schedule and it’s packed with some really awesome events...Starting out with the Orange County Get Together in MARCH.. Check out the details so you can get your registrations in early.  and make all of your plans

Somernites 1st frame

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 


World of Wheels and Autorama are committed to the future by holding these annual Educational Days where students and instructors enjoy the aftermarket hot rod industry. The events feature guest speakers who share their passion of the industry. Following the reception, students hit the floors of the show to see vehicles, sponsors and exhibitors. For details on how your school can participate ... Click 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.


Centerforce, the leading manufacturer of performance clutch systems in the United States, wants HotRod, Muscle Car and Classic Enthusiasts to know that Centerforce is the place to shop for your next performance clutch. The Centerforce Dual Friction Clutch system was awarded The Best New
 Performance Street Product Award by SEMA

koa club

Kustoms of America is a club that started with George Barris in his teens ..... it evolved over the years with the input of several different owners and directors, but in 2006 Jeff and Pam
Wortman took over and revived the club and it's great shows.   With the huge resurgence in interest in customs, Jeff and Pam have decided to welcome all years... For details... click here


Godman Hi Performance has over 30 years experience in the Performance Hose & Fitting Industry. PRODUCTS: Aeroquip hose & fittings full line R&B Nickel, Black, Stainless Steel .Braided hose, and Black braided hose. Power Steering fittings, Tube-0-Ring in all sizes fits Gm and Ford Pumps and Racks. GM and Ford Snap-on fitting for your fuel rails A/C Units, A/C Driers Polished, A/C Bulkheads Square or inline, and LOTS MORE... take a look


Davviki introduces for 2009 the '33-'34 five-window body style. Using the same steel with hardwood structure proven in their '32 five window, the new model has had great acceptance from traditional rod builders. Davviki offers 11 different body styles. Each package is built to customer specifications, with many custom options available... Check it out.


Rodsters, Inc. is a small family business which manufactures fiberglass bodies and parts for the street rodder. The bodies are designed with the end function in mind, which is a street rod that can be driven for years because of quality construction at a moderate price. Styles offered are a 31 roadster and roadster pickup which can be purchased as a bare body, body and frame combo or as a complete roller.


Moody's Upholstery is excited to announce a new item for 2009. The production of the 1967-69 Camaro Inner Trunk Lid Cover with a perfect fit—You can see it this weekend at the Chicago World of Wheels show where it will be introduced... This is a fantastic new product for Camaro owners . for more


 J & B Microfinish's experienced craftsmanship is put into each piece designed and manufactured. That is why you can see their products and one off parts displayed on high-quality vehicles that are featured in hundreds of nationally recognized magazines. With drive and innovation they are continually adding to the product line and are proud to say they are a dealer for Classic Instruments.. see their line here


Visibolts TM (NSRA new product of the year in 2000) – L.E.D. Lighted Polished Stainless Steel Carriage Bolts. These bolts are a great accent for your custom street rod or daily driver. They are available in sizes ranging from " to " carriage style bolts. We also have oval head bumper bolts, a direct replacement for your 36-41 Chevy and 33-40 Ford bumper bolts. 


AutoRad, LLC specializes in designing and building radiator packages to specifically fit your style of car with the best aluminum radiators for Muscle Cars and Street Rods. period. We also make radiators and core supports for the Tri-5, 67-69 Camaro, and the 66-67 Nova, with more to come in the future. Our radiators are made per order - not mass-produced.

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... 

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Geelong Street rodders show in Australia

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

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Brian Basquez and Gene Winfield at Sacramento Autorama

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Frank Marratta show from Big Al Liebmannr

  If you have pictures from a show in your area we’d love to share them ... you can download a “zipped” folder at or you can email the show pictures to  [email protected]   They will be greatly enjoyed !

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fatman catalog

WE want to remind you that has a CATALOG ORDER page where you can order catalogs directly from many businesses It’s a great way to get the catalogs you need from many many vendors.

More on Hotrodhotline this week

We are adding more and more to our Society of Landspeed Racing Historians website .... many of Land Speeds icons and legends have found us and are contributing their stories and photos... it’s a wonderful way to honor the beginnings of this hobby we all love... Be sure to check in and read the newsletters we post there each week. This week we have a bio from Dick Wells and many other great stories... Look Now.

New Featured Car Ads ......

Featured Ads SELL best.... have you noticed ?  It’s well worth the small extra cost to get all of that extra exposure.... Check out the latest
Call us if you need help with your ad  877-700-2468

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We have lot’s of NEW Ads every day....  Take a look  economic stimulus bill for winter

  If you have a motorcycle to sell, now’s your chance to list it FREE for 3 months What a deal.. And if you’re looking for a bike we have lots listed there too.... take a look. 

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We have many very fine Car Dealers who have inventories numbering in the hundreds of cars ... they have many cars listed here on but you can see what else they have at their websites. CLICK HERE FOR DEALERS

   That’s all for this week ...... or that’s all we could fit into this already so long newsletter... remember, there’s lot’s more in our Online Magazine at  We add new stories and articles every day.  

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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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