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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter May 28  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.

With over 50,000 Visitors per day we’re seeing Results ! 

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

New This Week....
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  We have several new “Rodders Row” entries this week... like this very cool traditional rod owned by Bob Leanzo It’s a 27 Dodge Fordor... take a look at this cool car and other rides sent in by our readers... then send us YOURS !

Click here for our Rodders Row

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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Al's Liner Urethane/Acrylic Coating System, is designed to be the markets first and only professional grade urethane coating for Do-it-Yourselfers. Be it Truck Bed Lining, Undercoating, Interior Coating, Chassis Lining or just General applications around your Shop and Home, Al's Serves up some serious protection no matter where or why you use it. Take a look

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Big Als Carponents Throttle Assembly is spring loaded, fully adjustable, compatible with most throttle cables and features our unique slotted arm. Available with your choice of milled aluminum or grooved rubber face. Matching billet Brake Pads and Dimmer Switch Pads complete the look and come with a 1-1/2” stud and jam nut for easy installation. Brake pad adapts to center, right, or left offset. Check it out

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Holley Performance Products is proud to announce the introduction of their all new Ultra Street Avenger™ and Ultra Double Pumper® Carburetors designed for improved performance, weight savings and show quality looks.Ultra Street Avengers and Ultra Double Pumpers are made totally from aluminum, which allows them to be 5 lbs. lighter than their zinc predecessors

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Q. What's the best way for most people to build a car? 
A. Start with a Rolling Assembly!
The engineering and fabricating is done. With optional powder coating of the chassis, most cars are only 80 to 100 hours of plumbing, wiring and assembly from their first shakedown drive! Get the details on “Rollers” from Davviki Ltd Now

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All EZ wiring kits use GXL 125 high temp cross linked polyethylene jacketed wire that is grease, oil, gas, and acid resistant. Each wire is labeled every 5” Its entire length so checking a circuit is EZ ! COLOR coded wire! EZ wiring is the EZ way ! Each circuit wire is labeled so you know exactly where it goes -- EZier to wire -EZier to trouble shoot !


FastTimes Rods Inc. is the largest street rod chassis manufacturer in New York State. It is the offspring of Pete Clark's Nite Owl Welding which was started in 1999. We have built an excellent reputation on the quality and value of our products and proudly stand behind everything we sell. We currently own and occupy approximately 7,000 sq ft of manufacturing space.  Take a look at what we have.

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Now Available from Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop ! 33 - 34 Coupes and Roadsters ... own one of Roddings Hottest Cars ... get your order in now for Summer delivery on a New car built to YOUR specs... Get the details at 

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Remember when a Hurst Shifter was “THE Thing to have in your car ?” Well it still is ... When you purchase a Hurst Shifter or accessory, you are receiving a piece of legendary Hurst heritage and quality. From Drag Racing to Street Rods, Circle Track to Street Machines, Hurst manufactures quality-engineered shifters, accessories and transmission products to fit the needs of the performance minded driver . See the full line here

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If your Ford Flathead powered Hot Rod still has the old V-Belts, this March Performance serpentine conversion is the best way to get modern serpentine belt reliability and "No Slip" operation in one Highly Styled package. AND Now you can have the comfort of Air Conditioning to boot.... How cool is this ! March Performance is always out in front of the crowd with their product line !  Take a look


Purdee Industries, home of the “Header Buddy” has some new sizes available on their line of exhaust and header products.  Purdee carries a COMPLETE line of exhaust products from headers, to manifolds, to X Pipes and of course their famous “Header Buddy” ...Take a look at the latest from Purdee

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Ron Francis Wiring offers this Low pressure hydraulic brake switch A high quality switch with a much longer life than previous models available anywhere. Fits most cars, with 20-50 pounds pressure required, instead of stock units that need 60-120 pounds pressure to come on. Standard 1/8 inch Pipe Thread (9/16-18). ATTENTION: THIS updated version of this trusty switch is D.O.T. compliant which includes silicone fluid compatibility and it is capable of 200 -300% more cycles

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Does Southern Performance have great looking products or what !  New Billet Aluminum Air Cleaner with concealed Mass-Air Flow Meter for
LS1, LS2, LS3 and LS7 throttle bodies. Giving you todays muscle for yesterdays cars... check out the line at Southern Performance Systems

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TPI Tech ... the ultimate gauge set. All of our Instruments Come with Glass Lenses (Not plastic)
 All of our Gauges are made in the U.S.A
 All of our Gauges come with Red Pointers Our Streamliner Series comes with programmable speedometers. Take a look now...

Featured Shops
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Krist Kustoms is operated by the world's best husband and wife team, Shawn and Jenna Krist! (That's written with SOME bias). We celebrated our 10th year in business in 2008! Krist Kustoms caters to the automotive enthusiast who demands the high quality and detail oriented design and fabrication that goes into every vehicle that enters our shop. We also offer a growing line of hot rod parts, interior parts and much more for the rodding enthusiasts... Take a look

More News and Articles
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IMPORTANT NEWS on a New Product - ZDDPlus It's a well-known fact among engine re-builders and auto mechanics that older engines, especially the flat tappet performance engines manufactured before 1988, require an oil additive known as ZDDP (zinc dialkyldithiophosphate). This additive has been the most effective extreme pressure additive found in quality motor oils for almost 70 years.. For details click here

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Exciting changes for Coolflex ! As of February 2009 the company was purchased by Jim Wilkos. Jim who was involved with both Total Performance Inc and was instrumental in developing the Cool-Flex line for the last 15 years has expanded the line and is now known as Cool-Flex Motorsports. As a new stand alone company we are not just hoses any more! We have a new Street Rod division "Wintec Fabrication" offering many chassis & suspension components for T-Buckets & Model A's. Additionally we have teamed up with the finest manufacturers on the market and can provide you with just about anything you need to finish your Street Rod/ Rat Rod /Muscle Car project

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Once you’ve found that perfect car on you need a way to get it home ! We have the perfect solution ... good friend Kevin at Enclosed Vehicle Transport has been delivering hot rods to our visitors for years and we’ve heard many good things about his service. 

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Unisteer division of Maval mfg. Making the legends of tomorrow .... today ! Remanufactured steering and suspension products for all makes and years. Check out our Rack and Pinion, our Mustang II and much more tailored specifically for YOUR needs. Take a look !

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We hear a lot from Jim Snyder in our Society of Land Speed Racing Historians work and when we got this photo from him taken at El Mirage a few weeks ago we just had to share it with you. 

This is Jims  “Salty Cuda”  great shot isn’t it ? Check out for lots of info on the history of Land Speed Racing

Upcoming Shows
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The National Street Rod Association ‘s next show is that always fantastic YORK, PA show. Big Al will be on the scene along with some of our other roving reporters.  Be sure to check out all of the events and get your registrations in now for the great lineup this summer.

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Somernites Cruise first cruise was AWESOME.. we have lots of great pictures ... . The folks in Somerset Kentucky always have a great lineup of activities for each months cruise. Junes event the 25th - 27th kicks off with a Rock N Roll Party at a new location. Check out the latest at 

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Good Guys Rod and Custom Association has 2009 schedule is packed with some really awesome events...It’s here... May 30th means it’s time for GG Pleasanton show...  beautiful location for a top notch show. Check out the details so you can get your registrations in early.  and make all of your plans

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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 !


The New Jersey Grand Prix Festival is a first class vintage race event, car show & festival. Activities during the weekend will also include-a Car Show, Remote Control Car Racing, A Live Broadcast from Cruisin' 92.1 radio station, Modified Stock Car Exhibits, a Lunchtime Veterans' Salute including entertainment, Kidz in Concert, The Honor Guard & Color Guard. It’s coming up May 30th

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The hot rodders are rolling back to Bowling Green for the 7th annual Holley National Hot Rod Reunion at Beech Bend Raceway on Father’s Day weekend, June 19-21, 2009. “We’re rolling back to Bowling Green with more hot rods, more speed, and more family thrills than ever says Tony Thacker, Exec. Director of the Parks Museum .... details here

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

New Featured Car Ads ......

 We have tons of Cars being listed for sale now as we hit Spring....
Tis the Season .... and This is The Place ! If you have a car to sell .... has a proven track record of selling cars .. since 1999

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32 Ford Anniversary Deuce

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We have lot’s of NEW Ads every day....  Take a look 
and if you have a car to sell...... this is the BEST place to do that !

If you have a bike to sell.... we have a Spring special going on until the end of May .. list your bike free for 3 mos.

Looking for a Bike ? We have lots for sale at

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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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 !


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


Cool Flex LLC The original "problem solver" Chrome fluid transfer hose! Made in the USA using only the best of materials. Check out these features: Rolled stamped Cool-Flex logo on aluminum covers guarantees that you are buying the very best! All copper construction for greater heat dissipation, 100% stainless steel clamps, Simply the best you can get for your ride. Cool-Flex is covered with a lifetime warrantee. Get Cool-Flex, it fits! Look Here

Show Coverage This Week

We have TONS of car show articles this week... way too many to list but here are a few just to get your attention !

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Bob Steinhaus went to a cruise in Michigan

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Sam Flowers at Camarillo, CA show

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Eds Rods Open House from John Vogt

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Big Al at Franklin Lakes NJ show

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Ray Schuler went to the yearly Lane Automotive show

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Jim Stafford went to the Ocean City, MD show

Skyline Chili show in Ontario, OH from Terry Fitzpatrick

Somernites May cruise was awesome.. Bobby Rowe was there for us

  We have hundreds of pictures from dozens of shows around the country and around the world every week ..  We add new show coverage articles every day so be sure to check back often for the latest coverage.

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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