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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine NewsletterSept 10 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.


900 + Car Show articles online this year so far !

  Hey..... that’s a lot of pictures !  Our fantastic Roving Reporters have been busy this year ...  We had 160 shows in August alone and it looks like this year we will break last years record of 1127 shows covered.  We’re looking forward to breaking that record with thousands more photos as the year continues.

Dave Schaub is on the road for his  “49 in 9” roadtrip for Charity.....
Check out the  logo on the rear bumper !  We were one of the first to jump onboard when Dave told us about his project to raise money for Ronald McDonald house.  Since then .... and before his trip even started, Dave has raised $90K + and hopes to top the $100K mark before the end of the trip

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Dave Schaub is traveling through 49 States in 9 Days to raise money for the Ronald McDonald house... he started on his journey Wed. a.m.  See the route at and follow along as Dave is tracked by a GPS system. What a fabulous trip for a great cause.  Dave is asking for donations as he travels so that he can reach his $100k goal. Take a look !

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.

prod  heidts

Heidts has a fantastic new product for you Muscle Car guys...  66- 67 Fairlane / Comet Superide IFS  .. WOW... we all know how the ride “just doesn’t cut it” on those Fairlanes !  ...Heidt has changed that ! Take a look at the new Superide IFS and Bolt in 4 Link now available for these cars. What a great new product ! Check it out NOW. 

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Southern Performance Systems is known for our very popular Discounted Products Page of our website. For the Month of September we have decided to give our customers even more reason to purchase from our Discounted Products Page by offering an additional 5% off the already Discounted Prices (excluding complete crate engines). Take a look at all of the products you can get using this discount !

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prod  steele rubber

  Steele Rubber has everything you need in the weatherstripping and rubber molding area ... whether you have a street rod, classic or muscle car... Steele Rubber has what you need !


prod bm racing

B&M Torque Converter Why do I need a B&M torque converter? The reason for considering a B&M torque converter boils down to performance. Higher stall speed is the key. A higher stall converter allows the vehicle to accelerate better from a dead stop and may provide tire-smoking performance.

prod centerforce

Centerforce ® is proud to introduce this New 10.4” Dual Friction® clutch assembly for 1965 to 1973 Ford Mustang 4.7L 289" & 5.0L 302 Eng. with a 26 spline transmission. This new clutch assembly replaces the stock pressure plate with a more reliable assembly with a higher holding capacity that is designed as a direct bolt in for perfect fit and function. For complete details click here

prod ez wiring

EZ Wiring has many of the accessory components you need to complete your project... from wiring harnesses to gauges to power window kits. Take a look at the complete packages they offer ... and get it all at once. !

prod fatman

The Second Generation Camaros are becoming hotter every day, and Fatman Fabrications has a trick new suspension that provides Pro Touring handling and style. This complete new subframe provides vastly improved geometry with a 2” narrower track width. This unit bolts into the unibody just like the original and is supplied with polished stainless steel control arms, dropped spindles with 11” disc brakes, sway bar, and steering hook up to the original column. Get all the Details 

prod holley

Hooker Headers is proud to announce their popular Aero Chamber™ and Maximum Flow™ Mufflers are now available in polished stainless steel. They are constructed of durable 304 stainless steel and feature a mirror-like polished finish. These new Mufflers also feature beautiful robotic welded stainless steel seams that are sure to please even the most discerning enthusiasts. Get the scoop here.

prod jb microfinish

American Racing Wheels have been around for many years. The timeless look of their line of wheels is a tribute to the hours of design work that went into each and every model of there line-up. New from J & B Microfinish is our Highway Star Series, Billet Domed Wheels Centers designed for a cleaner look, while still retaining the retro look of the American Wheel model of choice. See more

prod old air

Old Air Products introduces The Pro6TEN Compressor which is a 10 Cylinder "bolt-in" direct replacement for the GM Frigidaire/Harrison A-6 Compressor. This new design is specifically engineered to fit original A-6 mounting brackets and A/C hose assemblies. This highly efficient compressor offers a smoother, quieter operation, creating less vibration and engine drag, increased fuel mileage, improved engine and cooling system performance

prod ron francis

Ron Francis has this printed feed wire accessory kit which is A perfect finishing touch for your accessories! Contains color coded, printed wires/connections for the 8 most popular accessories.  Take a look

prod speedway stromberg

Speedway Motors is the proud recipient of TWO Best New product awards this summer for their Speedway 97 reproduction version of one of the most popular carburetors ever used, the original Stromberg 97! Original equipment on '30s and '40s cars and trucks, the Stromberg 97 has long been favored by flathead hot rodders and racers who realized the performance qualities of this timeless fuel supplier.  For all of the details click here

prod timeless

Timeless Rods specializes in Turn Key Street Rods as well as 100% Complete Packages, Partial Packages, Bodies and Chassis. For your convenience we have developed Build Sheet software which enables you to actually design your car and obtain a cost online. Check it out now and see what Timeless Rods has for you.

prod wabbits

Wabbits ... take a look at these awesome dashes ! Words can’t describe just have to see them to experience the excellence and beauty.

prod zigs fuel doors

Zigs Street Rods carries a complete line.... from a TCI Chassis all the way down to the finishing touches like these fuel doors... At Zigs you’ll find all the parts you need.... AND the expert advice to go along with those part.  Check out all that they have at Zigs Street Rods.

prod zoops

Zoops has Specials Galore right now... like this awesome Black Chrome plated V Belt System, or Nickel Chrome plated systems.  You’ll also find Serpentine systems that come complete with all mounting hardware and a FREE Chrome Power Steering reservoir included with the purchase of all kits that include Power Steering. See all of the details

Featured  Shops
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FastTimes Rods 1967 Cobra
 A young race car driver named Carroll Shelby saw the huge potential as a "Corvette Beater" in these cars in the mid sixties. Although successful as a race car, they were a financial failure at the time with production numbers only in the hundreds. With originals selling for a quarter million and up, they have since grown to be the most popular reproduction car of all time. Now anyone with a modest budget can own one of these replicas.

Upcoming Shows
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One of our FAVORITE Events is coming up soon. 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 !

Cruisin for a cure 2009

Cruisin For a Cure.... if there was just one So. Cal. show we could attend...... it would be Cruisin For A Cure... HANDS DOWN... this is the largest One Day event in the country... With over 3400 cars, 200 vendors, and all proceeds going to fund Prostate Cancer Research... They are also offering FREE SCREENING for Prostate Cancer... Check it out and then “Be There” !

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The National Street Rod Association ‘still has some great shows coming up this year.... Sept 11 - 13th you can go to Kalamazoo open to Pre 79 vehicles and Sept 18 - 20th Is Burlington, VT... a very nice show. Be sure to check out the rest of the schedule..

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Good Guys Rod and Custom Association
It’s time for Chicagoland Nats ! Sept 18 - 20th Over 1,500 Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Street Machines, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru '72  Friday Night Drags at Route 66 Raceway Vendor & Manufacturer Exhibits Goodguys Street Challenge AutoCross Swap Meet & Cars for Sale Corral Check it out

Somernites Update9-1-09

Somernites Cruise is gearing up for a fantastic September event. starting with the DQ cruise in and finishing up with a HUGE Rock n Roll Block party... this is one of the best cruises in the country... don’t miss SomerNites 


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.

WELCOME.....New    Vendors

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 !

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

McMillanRodandcustom Revised

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..

Busted Knuckle

The Busted Knuckle Garage is an automotive and motorcycle gift shop. We specialize in offering Busted Knuckle Garage brand gifts and garage gear. With over 150 products in the line, we carry herbal skin care for working Mechanic’s, a full line of clothing including shirts, jackets and caps, garage stools, coat racks, clocks, thermometers, fender covers, work gloves and a deep selection of vintage shop signs, floor mats, work bench mats and more. Looking for personalization? We do it on our work shirts, signs, coat racks and floor mats. We make it easy to give a greasemonkey a gift, even if it’s for yourself

East west auto parts

East West Auto Parts is that dream Salvage Yard we are all looking for !  Where we can search their database or call them to check their huge inventory of Classic GM Parts and parts cars as well as other brands. You also might want to check out their “Parts Cars” section where they have some cars that would be good donor cars.


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

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

Show Coverage This Week

This week we continue to add many many show articles .... those Roving Reporters are the GREATEST !  900+ Shows this year already ! WOW

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Big Al was at Lead East .... great shots !

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Brian Curtis at Ferndale, WA... another purple Merc !

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Frog Follies from Dale Satterlee

Pilots Point, NC from Harry Fitser

Primer Nats from Mike Levy

show virginia chuck slackerr
show primer nats sam

Primer Nats from Sam Flowers

Chuck “The Slacker” at a show in Virginia

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.

More News this week
article ididit open house

  Don’t put those cars away yet.....  our friends at Ididit, Inc. still have their Open House coming up on Saturday, October 3rd.  Live music, food, and lots of Michigan rodders will be on the scene... Get all of the details right here.

deuce of spades

Daytona Beach Dream Cruise will be he site of the Exclusive Premiere Test Screening of the New Hot Rod Film Everyone is Talking About DEUCE OF SPADES. This is a one time only incredible opportunity to be the very first to see the greatly anticipated Hot Rod period drama DEUCE OF SPADES. Filmmaker Faith Granger will be welcoming your feedback through this exclusive test screening of a director's cut of the film. For More

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Multi-CHROME® Discount - If you own two or more specialty vehicles, ANPAC has a discount just for you. Clients who own more than one collector car or truck can get up to 85% offYou've made a BIG INVESTMENT in your specialty car. Now let CHROME® specialty car insurance from ANPAC® help you protect your investment with coverage designed for car buffs by car buffs. CHROME® gives you many important benefits, including:

shows Bonneville

Three generations of Jack Lawfords went to Speed Week at Bonneville this year and it was fabulous... even though they didn’t get there until Thursday because of the Louisville show....  it’s something they will never forget.
We are committed to preserving the “Roots” of our Hot Rodding hobby with  with our friends RIchard Parks and Jim Miller.  Take a look at the newsletter for the Society of Land Speed Racing Historians .... you’ll love it.

Some of our Newest Featured Ads
32 Chevy

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 in our earlier newsletter 

Click on the photo to see the 32 Chev

 We have a record number of ads coming in this year and continue even as the summer ends.. 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...

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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Hotrodhotline Features.....

Young Rodder Sponsors

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......

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Check out
Bob Gilds truck

and Bronson Collins truck 

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articles barn and field cars

We have a great section called Barn and Field cars... where visitors send us their “Finds” in the barns and fields across the country....  Check it out


As we roll our cars into the shop or garage for the winter, we always have plans for that winter “fix up” or changes. The HotRod HotLine, Hot Rd M.D. is just the place to get all of the technical info you need. We have hundreds of pages of installation instructions, tech info on just about anything you may be planning. Take a look.

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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