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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter July 9 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.

Louisville room

  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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Our friend Andy Granatelli emailed us this week asking for our help. Andy is building a museum in Indiana and is looking for cars and memorabilia from his racing past. For details on the museum and what Andy needs help with... click here...

SOLD SOLD SOLD on HotRodHotLine ! 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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Gary Wilson called yesterday to tell us he SOLD these TWO CARS this past week on Hotrodhotline... He was one happy guy !

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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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You’ll get to meet Jan at Louisville

 HotRodHotLine has a new staff member. We’re happy to welcome Jan Brannan as our new Advertising Coordinator. Jan comes to us with a long background in Rodding, as her husband is an avid rodder and race enthusiast.... If you have a business serving our industry and are not yet advertising with, Jan can help you find an advertising plan that will work for you. Our advertising plans reach 50,000 visitors every day and range from $89 - $300 per month. Contact [email protected]  

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B&M invented the racing automatic shifter and still leads the way today. We offer the widest range of applications, functions and styling in the world. This month, we declare INDEPENDENCE on expensive manual sport shifters by Lowering our prices for ALL B&M manual shifters! Get your Mustang, Corvette, Camaro, Civic, BMW or Porsche out for the summer, enjoy those summer cruises with a BMW Precision Short Throw shifter!

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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.

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At EZ Wire you’ll find not only complete wiring kits, but Power Window and Door Kits and Dolphin Gauges... They have all of the products you’ll need to get your car electronically ready to roll... Check it all out.

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The innovators at Fatman have just taken their dropped uprights for ’49-’54 Chevy factory front suspension to the next level! The tremendous popularity of these parts has allowed them to be produced as a brand new fabricated steel part for even greater safety and ease of fit.

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Chassis Tech has the largest selection of Air Ride Suspension at the best prices. Take a look at their complete kits and take advantage of the Tech Support offered by Chassis Tech at 


Bolt on the best suspension possible for your `70 - '81 Camaro, Firebird. Heidt's Hot Rod Shop now offers their true bolt on full front subframe. Featuring our new Pro-G™ Suspension package for unbelievable cornering and overall handling. Simply unbolt and remove your front sheetmetal, engine and trans, your old subframe, then slide in the new complete Heidt’s Subframe. !

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4 in 1 gauging has become quite popular among the street rodding crowd. The "Deuce" dash insert shown above now allows the builder to use the new, great looking, Classic Instruments "Tetra" Gauging in a compact 32 Ford insert that bridges the gap between high tech and nostalgia hot rods Check out J & B Microfinish products

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If you are looking for a Custom A/C System for your Antique, Classic, Hot Rod, Street Rod, or Antique Vehicle then you have come to the right place! Our Systems feature Heat, Air, and Defrost, or we also have Cool Only Underdash Systems or Heater Only Units. You are sure to find a custom air conditioning solution for your ride!  Take a look

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OutLaw Eyewear Inc. Announces their New Line of “ATTITUDE by DESIGN” Sunglasses for Motorcycle, Biking, Extreme Sports Enthusiasts, and Tough guys IMITATED BY MANY, BUT NEVER DUPLICATED; YOU CAN’T IMITATE AN “ATTITUDE”; YOU FEEL IT AND LIVE IT…NOW WEAR “IT”. OutLaw Eyewear has launched another in a line of high performance motorcycle sunglass designs which are available at your local dealer or on line 

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The Ron Francis power junction block is designed as a multiple power feed center to supply power to accessories that have a heavier current draw and need to be connected directly to the battery. This can be any item where the accessory manufacturer recommends connecting directly to the starter or battery for power.

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Speedway Motors continues to find new ways to make great parts even better! These all-new Stainless Steel Batwings are a perfect example. Investment cast from high-quality stainless steel, these beautiful batwings provide a strong and stylish means for attaching a four-bar suspension to your street rod’s front axle

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Steele Rubber Products offers a specialty line of front windshield gaskets for street rods and customized vehicles regardless if the top is chopped or modified in any way. Steele offers standard stock front windshield gaskets for many years and models with or without the divider bar intact, as well as specialty gaskets for customized windshields that have the stock divider bar removed. 

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Timeless Rods Boxed 32 Rails Brake Lines Installed Choice of 8" Ford, 9" Ford or Polished Currie Rear End
 Choice of Pete and Jakes Straight Axle or Heidts (IFS)
 Choice or Steel or Stainless Steel Brake Lines Master Cylinder w/7" Booster Installed Power Front Disk Brakes
 Rear Power Drum Brakes Tig Welded. For Complete details and build sheet click here.

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Wabbits Woodworks arm rests are extremely high quality. They come standard with a brush finish. We can chrome or gold plate arms to match your gauges. The choice is yours!  Cutouts for Power Windows, have operational door opening mechanisms and lights under arm rests to facilitate door entry access at night.
For complete details and high res photos...

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Zigs Street Rods has a huge selection of Street rod products... including Billet Specialties aluminum dome style breathers are designed with performance, ease of maintenance and longevity in mind. Their 2 pc. design with a positive O-ring seal provides easy access to the washable filter. Our PCV breathers feature a common replaceable PCV valve.  For these and more from Zigs ... Click here

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Zoops Products is proud to introduce its new line of Posi-Trak V-Belt™ Systems. We now have available a system for the GM Small Blocks with Big Block systems to follow. The Zoops Posi-Trak V-Belt™ is the most compact and simplest to install system available and incorporates all of the quality, dependability, and great appearance that Zoops Products Belt Systems are known for. Take a look

Featured Shops
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At Fasttimes Rods Nothing says "custom" like a 1949/1950 chop-top Merc "leadsled" We took all the hassle out of finding a donor and chopping the top so you can get right to the fun stuff. George Barris XXXXXX.  We realize that setting out to build a street rod can be a daunting task. Just the sheer number of manufacturers along can lead to hair pulling and hours frustration trying to decide on how best to spend your hard earned money.

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Krist Kustoms offers a wide range of hot rod seats, so you are sure to find a perfect seat for your hot rod. With new styles & designs, our line of seats is always growing! '37 Coast to Coast Convertible - Tan Leather, Mercedes Carpet We used a set of our Sport seats in this car. They are a perfect fit for Coast to Coast and Wild Rod cars.  Take a look

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 Columbus is this weekend and Big Al Liebmann is already on the scene taking pictures. This is the biggest Good Guys show of the season and one you don’t want to miss. Check out the schedule for the rest of the year... there are lots more shows coming up..

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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 month .. 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 

Wheels of time

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

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 !


Super Bright LEDs Inc. offers an online store located at that sells and distributes LEDs, LED light bulbs and other LED products. We have an ever expanding inventory that includes many types of LED light bulbs for all kinds of vehicles including tail lights, instrument lights & dome lights. LED light modules and LED light strips are also available and are perfect for many types of accent lighting applications.


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 is now offering a REBATE on MSD products purchased in July. Check out the deals and get your Cash for Crusing NOW.


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

Show Coverage This Week

With SIXTY+ 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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Big Al went to a show in Wyckoff, NJ

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Butch Pate reporting from Murfreesboro, TN

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Joan Dura covered Rhinebeck too !

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.... 

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.

NEWS FLASH .......

 We just heard from Big Al on the scene at Columbus Good Guys Show and he’s got tons of pics already... 500+ from Registration and the “Get Acquainted” Party at the Host Hotel. Stay tuned for great coverage from Big Al... maybe he’ll shoot your car !

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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     SELLING  TIP .....

 This Hotrodhotline Seller is taking his awesome 55 Chev to Syracuse Nationals ... check out his ad if you’re interested in looking at it there. If you’re taking your car to a show... Place an ad here and mention that it will be at a show in the ad ... that way people can look you up at the show.

Looking for a Bike ? We have lots for sale at

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Parts Parts Parts.....

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

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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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 !


More Articles This Week
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 Choosing The Right Specialty Car Insurance Company And Insurance Agent For You  Choosing the right specialty car insurance policy is much like buying a new automobile. You want the vehicle to fit your needs and lifestyle, but at the same time be within your budget. And, while no one expects to be involved in an accident or to have a claim. Having an insurance policy that doesn’t completely protect you and your assets can only make matters worse!

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Holley Performance Products proud to announce that it is the official sponsor of the Somernites Power Cruise to be held July 25th, 2009.

This is Holley’s third year as the title sponsor of the Holley Somernites Power Cruise. Tour legs will be leaving from five locations heading for the popular cruise destination of Somerset, KY where they will meet up with over 1,000 other cars

guest columnist roger meiners

Roger Meiners  is’s newest Guest Columnist and comes to us with a long history in Rodding. His first story came a few weeks ago , a story about two Deuces... We know you’ll enjoy this one and all to come.  Take A Look

Don’t forget.... this newsletter is just a SMALL part of what we have on Hotrodhotline... we add many new articles every day .... Check them all out at

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Until Next Time
 Keep Rodd’n and we hope to see you on the road this year...
Jack, Mary Ann
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