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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine Newsletter  Oct 15 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.


Kenny George 37 Ford

..Kenny George, Jr. named Young Rodder for September 2009.   Kenny wrote us about this very cool 37 Chevy that he built.  Kenny is 21 years old and has had his car for 3 years.   Check out all of the details on this traditional custom rod from our young rodder of the month.   Click Here

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Young rodders sponsors

We want to remind you all of our Young Rodders contest....  we have some great prize packages and are selecting one winner every month from all that have submitted their cars.  We want to encourage young people to join our great hobby and help out those who do.... so if you are under 35 and have a car you’d like to tell us about......send it in.

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Just a few of our recent  “Sold”   you can see our most recently  Sold Cars  by Clicking HERE    We can help you sell your car too !  Our Featured Ads run for six months and the cost is only $125 with 6 pictures and unlimited words !

   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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B  & M Racing  Special !  Mighty Z-Gate on SALE!
  Folks, you won't see this too often...We are putting one of our most popular shifters, the mighty Z-Gate on sale! For a limited time, and based on quantity on hand.  For more details.... Take a look here

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Wabbits Woodworks builds floor consoles to YOUR specs...  You design the topside and layout and we set the curve to meet your dash or they can run flat to the firewall.   Our ovehead consoles are also built just the way you want them.   Many different wood grains and colors to choose from..  this is a great way to dress up your car or truck.  Take a look.

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ENGINE FACTORY has IN STOCK.... Big Block Stroker  Engines,  Small Block  Chevy Engines, and LS Engines... You can see and  hear over  75 of our Engines actually RUNNIG  on Video... Go to  and click on the VIDEOS  link...then pick your engine !

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FREE Freight on  Stage III Chassis from Zigs Street Rods.  Zigs has the largest in stock selection of  TCi Chassis in the West.!   This winter is the time to get to work on your projects and Zigs has all the product you need.

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PROGRAMMABLE COOLING FAN CONTROLLER FROM RON FRANCIS   This fan controller is a perfect example of ingenuity from Ron Francis. It turns each of your twin fans on at two different temperatures, and allows the second fan to cycle on-and-off at any higher temperature you set.  Or, it can be used with a two-speed fan to operate the same way—starting the fan on Low at the selected temperature, and then switching to High at the other temperature you’ve selected.  Take a Look

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Centerforce manufactures the best in SFI approved performance flywheels by using high-strength billets, not castings. Centerforce flywheel part numbers with a “700” prefix are made from billet steel and match closely to the original equipment flywheel weight. Centerforce “800” and “900” flywheel part number prefixes designate specially made flywheels from aircraft grade billet aluminum for light weight (low inertia.  For more information  click here

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67-69 Camaro/68-72 Nova Bolt-In Rear 4-Link - Complete Package  COMPLETE PACKAGE STARTING AT $1,095 Rear 4-Link for maxium performance from your Camaro or Nova. Kit includes chassis and axle brackets, adjustable links, full upper coil-over crossmember, panhard bar, adjustable HEIDTS coil-overs and all hardware FOR MORE

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Fatman Fabrications 1962-67 Nova Strut Suspension Kit.  By installing a strut type suspension based on ’82-93 Camaro spindles and brakes, you’ll eliminate the factory bumpsteer while gaining an adjustable ride height with either coilovers or Airride, along with 5 lug disc brakes.  For complete details on the Fatman Kit Look


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Zoops Products is proud to introduce its new line of Posi-Trak™ Serpentine and V-belt Systems.We now have available a system for the GM Small Blocks with Big Block systems to follow.The Zoops Posi-Trak™ Serpentine and V-belt is the most compact and simplest to install system available    Check it Out

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Power window kit  with illuminated swtiches and cross over wiring kit from EZ Wiring, will work for all windows with flat glass only that go straight up and down And that are between 6”  & 24”. Sold in pairs.
Kit for 2 doors.  For details  click here

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Speedway Motors Steel Steering column now available .We now have an affordable steel version of our famous hot rod steering column. The 1-3/4" black painted column still has a quick release steel hub that accepts the common 3-bolt Grant steering wheel pattern and uses common 3/4" DD u-joints   Take a look

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Southern Performance Systems October Special !    Magnuson Superchargers are on sale for the entire month of October.  Receive 10% off retail price ... get all of the details  here.

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At Fast Times Rods, Our goal is to provide the customer with an education before all else. We offer information in our "How to Shop for a Street Rod" brochure and are happy to make suggestions on where to save money, where to spend it . We offer it all ... from turn key rods to DIY packages like this 34-35 Chev Coupe which gives the Bowtie guys a chance to put a Chevy in a Chevy....  Check out all of your options at Fast Times Rods

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Timeless Rods & Customs is proud to introduce C.A.R.S. Construct A Rod System which is a unique system that gives you full control over how your car is built. Using our exclusive Build Sheet software you can choose every component you want included in your Turn Key car depending on your taste and budget. You  know up front what your cost will be, NO SUPRISES!

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NEW  Car Club Rewards program from Old Air Products !   We’re offering all car clubs the chance to sign up for our Rewards program which will give member discounts,  club rewards for any member purchases,  and much more.  Check it out here...

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Steele Rubber  “Car of the Week” features customer cars that have been completed using Steele Rubber parts.  Steele Rubber has all of the rubber and weatherstripping parts for almost any car on the planet....  See what they have for your car  here.


One of our FAVORITE Events  This WEEKEND !The 18th annual California Hot Rod Reunion, presented by the Automobile Club of Southern California, Oct. 16-18 at Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Calif., is a 3-day festival of speed, hot rods and American automotive enthusiasm.  It’s also the season finale of the NHRA’s Hot Rod Heritage nostalgia drag racing series.  This is an event  for REAL HOT RODDERS !

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Somernites Cruise the last show of the season on Oct 24th gives you a chance to WIN  a  2009  CHALLENGER... WOW...  a great giveaway car and one of the best events in the eastern US all at once.  Get the details 


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


The East Coast Indoor Nats has announced their 2009 date and schedule and it looks like this year will be bigger and better than ever ! This show is always a HUGE event on the East Coast so plan for Dec 4th - 6th ...  All American Pre ‘73 cars and loads of fun.... Check it out and make your plans now !   Take a Look.

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Good Guys Rod and Custom Association
Bowling Green is the site of the 2nd Annual Nostalgia Nationals at Beechbend Raceway THIS Weekend ! .  Get all of the details on this fantastic show  here..

We’re rock’n and roll’n in the NEW VENDOR section...  We’re adding at least one new vendor each week .....  all the more places for you to find the products and services you need ....  why go anywhere else when you can find it all HERE !

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Want to know why Spirit Industries is one of the Nation's Premier Builders of Hot-Rods and Hot-Rod parts? That's easy - "We Love 'Em!" (and rodders too)At Spirit, we're passionate about the cars we build. Turning heads and winning trophies….you can depend on Spirit to deliver quality and value. When you buy a Spirit kit, you can always count on getting support after the sale too. 

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“The Superior 54 Sport Wagon is a very special car,” said Brad Peterson, owner of Superior Glass Works. “There has always been a mystique surrounding the Motorama cars and we are excited to offer our Superior 54 to a select few looking to drive their own piece of history.”   Get all of the details now

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HushMat’s universal sound and thermal insulating materials have been manufactured in the USA for over 20 years.   HushMat Ultra was rated the #1 insulating material in recent independent study    Tired of that Hot, Noisy and Uncomfortable ride.  Enjoy a Cool, Quiet and Comfortable ride with HushMat.   Treat your rod today!   Easy to install, no tools, no glue, no heat guns and no odor.   LOOK

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Superior Glass Works manufactures fiberglass street rod bodies and chassis, including 1934, 1937 and 1938 Chevys; 1927, 1932 and 1933 Fords; and 1933 Willys. Superior also offers over 500 fiberglass parts for 1927-'54 Chevys and Fords.  Take a look

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Flying A Motorsports has it all!  Looking for the best place to find Car Haulers, Motorhomes, Race Car Trailers and Toterhomes?  With over 20 years in the trailer and truck business, Flying A Motorsports will give you good advice, complete information and pricing on the different types of trailers and trucks available today.   Haulmark, Renegade, United Specialties, Pace American, Classic and Vintage. Yes, they even have a Pre-Owned Inventory for you to browse through. so check it out now.

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Go Man Go! to   RJays !  Looking for Parts?? Check out RJays Speed Shop & Performance Center!   RJays has been online since 1999 proudly offering Good Prices and Good Service with a Smile!  The BIG Parts Index has it all! Browse through their selection of Street Rod parts and accessories for 32-48 Fords, Tri Five Chevs, Classic Trucks and more. This is your one-stop shop for everything from Body and Chassis packages to door handles.  Look Now

Wilburns Custom Haulers FINAL

Serious about wanting a truly original mid-fifties Ford classic hauler?  Wilburns Custom is the shop for you!  They specialize in custom haulers.  They also provide full restoration for hot rods, classics, and muscle cars. This includes frame off, full panel replacement, rotisserie, etc.  They will custom build for you a mid-50’s Ford COE, set on a late model Econoline diesel chassis, with all of the amenities.... for more...


Looking for the BEST POLISHING in the business?? We have been hand polishing stainless fasteners now for more than two decades and take great pride in being the best. Our SHOW POLISH has been featured on everything from national show winning vehicles to project cars featured in worldwide publications!    Take pride in your ride with South Coast Stainless

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If you are looking for a custom made part or bracket for your prized ride, the folks at McMillan Rod and Custom can handle the task and do it at an affordable price. They specialize in custom fabrication of high polished stainless steel components with over 30 years experience.   Check out their fine line and new products..

Is YOUR  Business represented here ??  Why NOT ???   You’re missing out on thousands of potential customers every day.... our rates are VERY affordable and effective.  Call today  877-700-2468 ask for  Jan or Mary Ann

Another Record BROKEN  here at !

    In 2008 brought you coverage from an amazing 1127  car shows and cruises....  Well....  in 2009 that record has been  BROKEN already !   With 2 and a half months left to the year,  we have already broken last years record !   Thanks to our great friends, our fantastic Roving Reporters.    Our visitors are the lifeblood of this publication...  contributing most of the content for all of our feature areas....  we thank you ALL for sharing your love of this great hobby with your fellow rodders through Hotrodhotline, making this the Ultimate Online Community for rodders and lovers of all cars.

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   Big Al Liebmann got some great shots at a car show.......  well  not exactly a car show....  actually Big Al and Linda are  in Italy to celebrate their 20th anniversay  and this taxi was the closest thing he could find to a Hot Rod on the Isle of Capri !   Somehow we knew he’d find  SOMETHING to send a picture of !   We’ll see Big Al back on the job in a few weeks !

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Zed had a great time at this show in Balston Spa, NY

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Dean Court at Jimmys 21st annual show in San Francisco

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Bill and Kathy Barrand took in the Apple Festival in Ohio

If you take photos at shows or cruises in your area we’d love to share them with your fellow rodders.... and they would LOVE to see them.  It’s easy .... just email  [email protected]   for more details.!

These are just a FEW of the 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.

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We continue to sell more cars and list more private party cars than any other online venue... You can see some recent solds and new featured ads i

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  We have a record number of ads coming in this year and continue even as fall begins..  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.    

Check out the latest Ads to go online by clicking here...

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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The  Hot Rod M.D. is our own  “in house”  expert !  Jim Clark hosts the Hotrodhotline Technical Knowledgebase known as the Hot Rod M.D.   Jim was the first  Editor of Streetrodder  Magazine and has along history in the publishing world, including a ten year tenure as partner in the Tex Smith Publishing company known for their library of “How To” books.   The Hot Rod MD  knowledgebase is filled with articles from Jim as well as  many others from industry experts.  Need some help with your project.... Check out our Hot Rod M.D. 

Advertisers on our Plus or VIP ad plans are welcome to contribute their articles and tech info to the  Hot Rod M.D.  knowledgebase...  a great way to connect with your customers !


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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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