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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter July 1 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.


   We wish you all a very happy Independence Day ... this year more than any other time in our history, we need to remember our Founding Fathers and all that this country was founded on.  And at at this time, more than any other, it’s so important that we all PARTICIPATE in our government and tell our leaders what We Want From Them.  This is OUR Country unless we hand it over to them.  Vote, Contact your Legislators, Run for Office. Be an activist Citizen .... and Celebrate this Great Country !

  Need a room for Louisville ?? With the demolition of the Executive Inn there’s a real shortage of rooms but we just heard from our friends at La Quinta Inn... just a few blocks from the show.... and they have a handful of rooms available. The owners are fellow car guys and great people ! They even put on a complimentary Friday nite cookout for their guests ..... and Hotrodhotline always attends the gathering.  So if you need a room... this is a great place to stay... 3 nite packages are available. Call 866 477-0007 and be sure to tell them HotRodHotLine sent you ! Check out their website to see what nice accomodations they offer !

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 By this Tuesday afternoon we had received 52 car show coverage articles by email ! WOW... our fantastic Roving Reporters have been BUSY !  There’s nowhere else you can see coverage from so many shows from around the country and around the world !  We appreciate all that our Roving Reporters contribute .... and we know how much you enjoy their coverage.... Take a look at what we have online so far... then check back for more !!

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“49 in 9” is on the road getting ready for the big trip. Dave Schaub was at the LA Roadster show with his very cool 32 Roadster, promoting his upcoming Charity drive. Dave is going to hit all 49 states in 9 days and he’s asking for a penny a mile to go to Ronald McDonald House in Stanford, CA. is proud to be a sponsor of the event and we’ll be following Dave all the way online. 

You can get all of the details and find out how to donate to the cause by going to   Lets pitch in and help Dave make this a success.

SOLD SOLD SOLD on HotRodHotLine !

We have a record number of new listings coming online every day.... and great sales too. Check out some of our recent sales.... then let us help you sell your car too... we know that we all like to get a new car now and then ..... and so we have to sell our old car first... has been helping rodders sell their cars for TEN YEARS .... can you believe it? And our ads WORK.... just ask these sellers !

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Want to see our recent SOLDS ?  We have a section within our Classifieds where we put all of the Sold car ads that are reported to us.... some people just delete their ads but we have many many of our most recent solds for you to see. They are in our Classified section where you see Ford, Chev, etc.... one of the categories is  “Solds”  just go there and you’ll see them listed.

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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Painless has their own TARP program... but this one is good for your !  It’s their Totally Awesome Rewards Program where you get rewarded for all Painless Purchases... For details click here...

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No Limit Engineering SALE ! 10% off all Power Brake Kits  Go to our website for pricing and the 10% discount will be applied at checkout... or Call 888-297-6032 for details.  Check it out here.

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Looking for a really classy set of direct bolt-in brake and clutch assemblies ? Look no more... Clayton Machine Works has exactly what you need. Dress up your Camaro , Nova or Chevelle with this beautifully designed and finely crafted set. Take a close look right here.

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At Coker... it’s all about the TIRE ! And they have the tall and skinny you need for your hot rod as well as a full line for your Street Rod. Take a look !

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Our Dolphin line of gauges are available in many colors: White, Gold, Aqua, Tan, Black and Gray. 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.

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Get better sound, protect your car's paint finish and get that show car look with a custom thermo-acoustic Dynamat Hoodliner. The Hoodliner's "Sound Soaker" foam absorbs engine noise, delivering a quieter listening environment in your vehicle. In addition, the Hoodliner's 1 mil. reinforced aluminized skin creates a water/oil barrier that reflects up to 97% of radiant heat to protect the hood's paint finish.  For Details Go Now

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JULIANO’S EASY ANGLE™ COLUMN MOUNTS ADJUST TO ANY ANGLE When it comes to finishing the interior on a classic-style rod, Juliano’s specializes in supplying the finer detailing components—like these angle-adjustable floor mounts. The Easy-Angle™ Floor Mounts come in several sizes to accommodate steering columns with tube diameters of 1-1/2” to 2-3/8”. Check it out NOW

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No matter what kind of car or truck you have, MSD has the fire power you need to step up its performance! MSD is the leader in ignition technology and we offer a broad range of products for everything from your daily driven late model to your weekend cruiser or race warrior! For details click here

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At Saldana Racing, we take pride in the ability to produce very high quality aluminum radiators at a fair price... .We are proud of what we do here and it shows. Give us just one chance and you will see the difference we can make.
 We make performance aluminum radiators, custom aluminum radiators, performance radiators, hot rod radiators, street rod radiators and a HUGE line of other products... Take a look here.

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 Do You want the best looking Ride in town?  Wash And Wax Without A Scratch.  Sometimes we think Wash & Wax really means Wash & Scratch. So at Surf City Garage, we decided to do something about it. The result is Pacific Blue. It’s got a super-strong cleaning power with ocean foaming action that isolates dirt particles so they can’t scratch your paint.  And now Surf City Garage products are available at many local retailers. Take a look here

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A 35% Increase in Torque from a Simple Bolt on Part
When you step on the accelerator pedal, the exhilarating sensation of speed you feel is a result of TORQUE. And, the more torque your engine produces, the more enjoyable your vehicle is to drive. There are many products on the market that improve torque, but none that give it to you as easily, or as inexpensively as Torque-Curve Throttle Body Spacers from Trans-dapt Performance Product's. For complete details check out this article.

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Vintage Air’s Redesigned Vintage Air Water Pump Riser  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 FordsThe 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. See More HERE

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The Weedetr ( Your Low Fat Hdqtrs) 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. For more information go now


Welder Series Web Store Tip
If you've been to our web store in the last day, you would have noticed something a little different. If you haven't been to our web store, and you do go, I hope you'll be able to find stuff a bit better. Remember that there are categories (kits, parts, hardware, etc.) on the left, which lead you to hundreds of chassis brackets, kits, and things you probably didn't know we have.

Featured Shops
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Image Street Rods ..Providing amazing service & outstanding product at a great price
Image Street Rods is your West Coast solution for all your custom fabrication and specialty street rod needs! From one off components to complete turn-key dreams we have the knowledge and ability to make it happen. Our commitment to quality insures customer satisfaction everytime!

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Steve Frisbie, owner of Steve’s Auto Restorations, Inc. (SAR) in Portland, Oregon, has just completed a How-to-Instructional DVD on Body Leadwork. Steve is passing on the skills that helped him create the RealMad and NewMad and become known as one of America’s premier coachbuilders. The SAR DVD is helpful to beginners and professionals alike. Get all the details here

More stories this week....
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Record-Setting Number of Pre-Entries Could Make
the 61st Annual Bonneville SpeedWeek the Biggest and Fastest Ever Over 500 pre-entered cars, trucks and motorcycles, combined with the hopefully best salt conditions in years, almost guarantee that this year’s event will be one long remembered. Many new vehicles are anticipated for the week-long speed trials on the fabled Bonneville Salt Flats near Wendover, Utah.. For Details Read This

Upcoming Shows
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The National Street Rod Association ‘is gearing up for the BIG ONE of the year. Louisville is fast approaching and we’re excited ! This will be the 11th year we have exhibited at Louisville and it get better all the time.  Get the details and we’ll SEE YA there..

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Good Guys Rod and Custom Association 18th Heartland Nationals in Des Moines This Weekend!
The Goodguys 18th Heartland Nationals returns to the Iowa State Fairgrounds this weekend July 3, 4 & 5 bringing over 3,500 of the country’s hottest rods and coolest customs to Iowa’s Capital City.

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The Right Coast Association has three great events this season.... of course the Syracuse Nationals is one of our favorites ... and we’ll see you there again this year ... They have lots of fun events planned, you’ll have a great time at Syracuse so get the details and sign up NOW !

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Somernites BIG POWERCRUISE is coming up July 2 25th  Cruises from Cinci,  Bowling Green, Louisville, Nashville and Knoxville. It’s great fun and one of the largest events in the country. Check out the latest at 

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Wheels of Time SRA puts on one of the best events in the country every August.  The Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree in Macungie, PA has something for everyone.  They have raised the qualifying years to 1969 so there should be a lot of great muscle cars as well as the fantastic street rods that always show up. For details check out the WOT website


It's Big & It's Back - Join Everyone Oct. 23 - 24 - 25, 2009 at the 2nd Annual Daytona Beach Dream Cruise! The Daytona Beach Dream Cruise, now in its 2nd year, is a fun-filled, 3-day weekend featuring a variety of activities of interest to car & truck enthusiasts. Enjoy special cruising and more

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For those in the Northwest, there’s a huge event coming up July 4th weekend right here in Boise, Idaho. Our favorite radio DJ Big Jack Armstrong is again hosting the Northwest Motorfest... it’s a great show with lots of fun events... so check it out now.

Need Tech  Info ???

Did you know that our Hot Rod M.D. is none other than Jim Clark, first Editor of Streetrodder Magazine ? Jim is also a partner in the Publishing company “Tex Smiths Hot Rod Library”. With credentials like that you know you can count on the Hot Rod M.D. for expert advice in any area.

We also have articles from many industry manufacturers and other experts in every field of our industry.   Check out the Hot Rod MD before you start your next project.

New    Vendors

We continue to have new businesses signing up at Hotrodhotline.  Check out the latest ! And don’t forget to check out our Vendor Directory for a complete listing of the best businesses in the industry !


Great NEW NEW Product to protect your car ! It’s from McGard... a well known and respected company in our industry .The Car Lock is the ultimate theft protection for the true car enthusiast. Hot rods, muscle cars, classics and exotic rides are extremely vulnerable to theft when left unattended. Older cars don’t have electronic alarms and are not very secure. With the Car Lock you can drive that special car without worrying about where or how long you’ll park it. Take advantage of out of town car shows, weekend rallies, and short trips around town without fear of car theft


Tin Man Fabrication, Inc. specializes in complete builds for street rods, muscle cars and specialty vehicles in addition to manufacturing a full line of engine mounts for custom applications. Our motor mounts cover an array of early and late domestic engines for Ford, GM and Chrysler. Please check out our website to view our products and projects.


The Technicians at Saldana Racing Products’ believe that customer service and top quality products are paramount to the success of a business in our industry. We respect that years of absolute satisfaction in each transaction is what makes a business strong. We take pride in the ability to produce very high quality aluminum radiators at a fair price... .We are proud of what we do here and it shows. Give us just one chance and you will see the difference we can make.


 Fast Times Rods Inc. has built an excellent reputation on the quality and value of our products. We proudly stand behind everything we sell.  Fast Times Rods has become the largest Chassis builder in the state of New York---it comes as a result of an excellent reputation in the industry. Give us a call, we look forward to talking with you.

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Looking for an appraisal service in Southern California ? If something were to happen to your car it’s important that you can establish the correct value for insurance.  SV Auto appraisals has a wealth of experience in the field. It’s important to have someone familiar with our industry when getting an appraisal on your car. 


MSD Ignition products are the finest ignition components you can install on your car whether it's a daily driver, show car or racer. Our team designs, develops, tests and manufactures the entire line of MSD products including Ignition Controls, Coils, Timing Accessories and Spark Plug Wires and Accessories. !


Champion Racing Engines LLC is adamant that they only provide the best quality workmanship and parts in their engines. With 49 years in business they respect the power of reputation in the industry and have come to be relied upon as the place to go for the best engines, .  GO CHAMPION


Dearborn Classics is an international mail order company that specializes in the manufacture and supply of quality parts and accessories for the Ford Ranchero, Ford Falcon, Ford Fairlane, Ford Galaxie, Ford Torino.  Check out their extensive inventory !


Have you always wanted one of those cool old gas pumps for your shop ? Now you can have one ! For only $2500 you will have your pump custom build to your specs in your colors and design. This is a fantastic new idea with a back to the fifties look and feel. Check out your options here

Show Coverage This Week

With FIFTY + show articles coming in this week already we are BUSY getting them all online... so be patient as we work hard to get the pictures online as quickly as possible.... That means you should keep checking back every day to see the latest additions.

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Kennys Rod Shop in Boise had their annual Fathers Day Cruise

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Big Al and several other reporters covered Rhinebeck

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Nitro Nite in Sacramento, Dean Court

Bill Barrand in Mi sent in some pics.

All of our show coverage is “thanks” to our great friends, our Roving Reporters all across the world. If you see one of them at a show .... tell them “Thanks” for the great pictures they send.... Here are some you may know...

Big Al Liebmann, NJ
Ed DeVito, NJ
Zed Zedoman, NY
Rick Miller, N Y
Vince Caterina, NY
Mark Outwater, PA
Tom Poremba, NY
Glenn & Joann Dura, NJ
Walt Smolenski, MA

Ray Schuler, IN
"Cat" Meredith, OH
"Fuzzy" Fuerholzer, IL
Richard Haas, TX
Bernie Perreault, MI
Bob Steinhaus, , MI
John Stimac, WI
John T Crain, IN

Bruce Morris
Steve Jones
Linnie Carew

Jack Roberts, KY
Butch Pate, TN
Darren Pate, TN
Bob Rogers, KY
Judy Newkirk, Fl
Spencer &
Betty McCarty Jr., VA
Bing Gatewood, VA
Dale Satterlee, KY
Debra Cheek, VA

Mike Lynch

Gil Palmer, CA
Sam Flowers, CA
Mike Levy, CA
Dennis Hemingway,CA
Bob Molinaro, CA
Les Bateman, CA
Adam Caldwell, CA
Cubby Caldwell, ID
Michael Bourg, CO
Michele Browning, CO
Bobby Royal, AZ
Bob Choisser, CA
Dean Court, CA
Bob De Carlo, CA
Brian Basquez, CA
Ron Podsialy, CA
Ty Perkins, AZ
Lindee Wood, WA
Brian Curtis, WA
Roger Rohrdanz, CA

Darrell Greig, CA
Bart Mitchell, CA
Roger Brinkley, OR

Scott Dewar, UK
Matthias Vogel, Gr

We have dozens of new car 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.

Some of our Newest Featured Ads

 We have a record number of ads coming in this summer as the season heats up. 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.  

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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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Order Catalogs from your favorite companies....

 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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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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