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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter Feb 4 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 FAST 37 chev

“Please be advised that the ad I placed with you was amazing. I received so many responses in such a short time that I can now happily tell you that the vehicle has now been sold. Thank you very much!!!!! I have one long does the "sold" sign stay on the ad until it is dropped from your website?

 It would be good if it stayed on a few days to let all those other persons who responded to my ad know that they are out of luck. Again, thank you. Jim Mora”

Our ads all run for SIX Months .... the Featured Ad includes 6 pictures and unlimited words and the 6 Month ad is only $125.

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  We’re saddened to report that  Dee Wescott Passed Away on January 29, 2009. Founder of Wescotts Auto, Dee was an industry icon, well known and loved. Dee Wescott bought his first car in 1939, when he was twelve years old. It was a Model T Ford pickup which, he said, he soon began to modify, rebuilding the motor in his bedroom. A few years later he was racing a Model T roadster through the orchards of his community, Damascus, Oregon  For more on Dee and pending services click here

article dmp open house

Our friends at DMP Fasteners are having an open house...  Come down to DMP on Sunday March 22, 2009 between 9.00a.m -2.00p.m. The open house will be co-hosted with QMP Racing Engines and we’ll be having shop tours of both facilities. Join us for a few hours, Bring your car, motorcycle, race car ,friends - or just come and check it out!. Food ,entertainment ,raffle prizes ,local vendors . Don’t miss out.

Hotrodhotline and friends at the Grand National Roadster Show ...

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 The booth was jamming all weekend... ... WOW... we were BUSY ! and having a Great time too.  We have over 3000 photos of the show and more to come. Check out the show coverage 

Lou Santiago

Blackie stopped by our booth .. he was looking great !

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Our friend Lou Santiago was busy building a 33 at the show ! We’ll be doing more with Lou soon.

Billy Gibbons and Jack, Jr. ... Billy was having a ball.

This past week our coverage of the Grand National Roadster Show has had 178,564 Pages Viewed !


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sold 37 ford4 sold 31 ford3 sold 57 chev
sold project
sold 55 chv
sold 68 camaro

Your Car    Could Be   HERE !    $125. for 6 mos

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.

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Alan Grove Components Short Pump Serpentine Pulleys..513 With Belt..Polished Aluminum Water Pump, Crankshaft, Power Steering, and Alternator Pulley Set For SHORT Water Pump Serpentine System. (Includes Drive Belt) For details and pricing click here.

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Award winning valve covers are just the beginning of the offerings from Clayton Machine ... polished aluminum valve covers
integrated breather and pvc assembly removeable center section offers unlimited customising options.. Look now

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Tall and Skinny tires for your Hot Rod ... from Coker Tire
You’ll find every size and type of tire on the planet at Coker...  Comp V Tall and Skinny, Radials, Dragster, Street Rod and Low Rider.... At Coker we’ve got you covered !

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Over the years we have worked to bring you the perfect gauges for your needs. We have listened and made changes to the design to make our gauges into the quality designs used today. Our Dolphin line of gauges are available in many colors: White, Gold, Aqua, Tan, Black and Gray... more details 

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Dynamat is about keeping your car cooler and quiet ... but it’s also an excellent product to be sure that your car audio system performs at its’ best ...  the rattle of speakers in your doors ... reverberation of the trunk lid with your woofers.... not good... Dynamat can take care of all of this and make your tune sound great !

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TIGHT TUBES have the flattest collector on the market! Exclusively from Hedman, these hedders feature a unique 4-into-1 flat collector that produces the same power as a standard collector, while providing maximum clearance. Perfect for Street Rods and custom projects.
 Check out the specs and pricing

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New performance for your Tri-Five The New 55-57 Chevy triangulated 4-link is built to handle big horsepower and make your shoe box handle corners like the "Factory" never dreamed about. This kit comes with all mounting brackets, bars, coil over shocks and all hardware. Options are stainless bars, a 9 inch housing (shown) with third member, axles and disc brakes.  for details

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Being a real “car guy” Bob Juliano has come up with many innovative and very useful products over the years... Juliano’s revolutionary new idea to cleanly connect exhaust pipes making it super easy to make changes to your exhaust system while adding that over-the-top professional look to the undercarriage of your ride! Take a look

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FEBRUARY SPECIAL ... from No Limit Engineering. Get 10% off our 
Fatbar 4 link Rear Suspension. We have many makes / models of kits available .... Take a look and take advantage of this great deal

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Painless Performance brings luxury features to your rod...The new PCM (Painless Convenience Module) adds such modern features as headlight delay, dome light dimmer, radio delay which powers the radio until the key is removed or the doors are opened. A headlight-on warning alarm and a turn signal 150-second alarm are also included.

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SPAL USA offers the PMP-100, a Personal Media Player with a 4 GB memory for storing and playing digital media, including music, video and photos.
The new PMP-100 features a 3-inch TFT LCD display and a slim, modern design measuring 13 mm in thickness. Take a look

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Sale Item !  LOUVERS...  Looking to add some flare to your hot rod or street rod? In addition to louvering deck lids, SAR can cover most of your custom louvering needs! Choose from three styles of louvers. Cost is $3.00 or $4.00 per louver with additional fees for some designs and custom layouts. All louvers are three inches in length. The minimum charge for all louver jobs is $100.  Check out Steves Auto restorations 

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The worlds first nano precision detailing system...  Hotrodhotline used and approved ! Step 1: Nano-Seal Protective Coat This part does require a bit of patience--24 hours to be exact. That's how long it takes Nano-Shine Protective Coat, our proprietary Nanoprecision Sealer, to fill 100% of the pores in your paint. These pores are so small that you'd need a super-powerful microscope just to see them. But even the smallest unsealed pores absorb light, seriously degrading your shine.  Surf City Garage has a full line of really GREAT car care products... take a look 

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Vintage Airs’ New all-in-one cast aluminum unit raises the water pump and belt-driven fan five inches to the clear frame and centers the fan behind the radiator on early Fords. The unit features new cast-in bracket bosses for alternator and compressor brackets and is designed to clear most dual four barrel and tri-power systems. Accessory brackets are included with the riser. Fits most SB Chevy and 4.3L V6 applications. The Vintage Air Riser uses ‘63-‘75 Chevy 6-cylinder water pump.  For details 

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Brake Pedal Pad Bracket Pedal Mount with stainless brackets and hardware for great looks. This mount makes it easy to install pedal pads on brake and clutch arms - simply drill two holes in the pedal arm. Mounts on under-floor pedals or swing pedals. Positive lock allows the foot angle to be adjusted. Slotted pedal mount hole provides adjustable leverage. The floor slot can be smaller because the mount is easy to remove from the pedal arm. For under floor brake pedal or hanging clutch pedal. Check it out here

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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 Check it out now from the experts at Weedetr

More News and Articles This week
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Fun, festive and free events surrounding the upcoming Kragen O’Reilly NHRA Winternationals are taking place at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, Feb. 5 through 8. More here.

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This weeks Featured Shop is Image Street Rods in Santa Maria, California.  The folks at Image Street Rods can build you a turn key car or they can do any of the work you may need done by their professional staff.  You can find expert advice and a complete line of parts and components if you want to do the work yourself... Image Street Rods provides amazing service and great products at great prices.

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Model 40, arguably one of Ford’s sleek exhibit at the Wally Parks NHRA Mo June 2009. “The 1933-’34 Ford Model 40 was a very important car both for Ford and for hot rodders. It helped pull Ford out of the depression and powered racers from Indy to El Mirage. It’s an important milestone anniversary that the Parks Museum’s is excited to celebrate,” said Tony Thacker, executive director of the museum

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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February 6 - 8th will see the World of Wheels shows at Pittsburgh, PA and  St. Paul, Minnesota. Two great events with tons of awesome cars and family entertainment.  Special appearance at both shows by industry icon Chip Foose... he’s a great guy and you’ll enjoy meeting him. Check out the schedule


Next on the agenda for RodShows is the Sacramento Autorama February 6 - 8th. The Sacramento Autorama is now in its 59th year. The Sacramento area is known as the Custom Car Capital of the World and boasts being home to the 2nd longest running indoor car show.
Over 450 show vehicles will compete for awards inside the Cal Expo buildings. Up to another 400 vehicles will join the event Saturday for the 3rd Annual Autorama Drive-In.

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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.


A show that our own Big Al Liebmann always enjoys is
 Frank Maratta’s Auto & Cycle show . The longest running, family owned independent custom car show in America Feb 6th, 7th & 8th, 2009. “The Show of Dreams” is Celebrating 50 years 1960 to 2009. Cash prizes will be awarded for the Best Bike, Best Car and more! Come enjoy the cars, the exhibitors and the Swap & Collectable Corner.  Check it out

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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 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 

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... WOW Big Al Liebmann will be at the Frank Marratta show this weekend.... look for him !

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Victorian Rod Show in Australia ...

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

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More from the Boston
World of Wheels 

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Bakery Bums Cider Run from Sherm Porter

  We have lots of new show coverage this week including more from GNRS

  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
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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.  Last week we had lots of photos from Jack Underwood... 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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