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Roddings Largest Online Magazine HotrodHotLine NewsletterSept 24 2009

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The 49 in 9  Ride for Ronald McDonalds house was a huge success.  Dave Schaub made the 9856 mile trip in 8 days  16 hours and 48 minutes.  His average speed was 66.7 mph.   The project has already received  $76k and has over $20k in pledges.   This was a fantastic trip for such a great cause and is proud to have been a sponsor.  We look forward to seeing Dave at SEMA this year.

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   We got a nice phone call from the owner of this fabulous  Woodie to tell us that he sold his car on  He said he had it listed on another large  internet classified site but got NO CALLS at all from that site....  He said  was  “the best”.   This was a high dollar car... listed at  $99k and shows that is working for YOU !

   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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Whether it be a  32 Ford or a Tri Five Chevy,  Wabbits Woodworks has the handcrafted dash that will put the finishing touch on your car.  Totally custom made for each customer, Wabbits dashes really add class and style to your ride.  Take a look at the huge selection of dashes available.

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Holley introduces the New Ultra Dominator Carburetors ! Holley's products include performance fuel pumps, fuel injection, intake manifolds, cylinder heads & engine dress–up products for street performance, race and marine applications.  Get the details here

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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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Ron Francis’s Low pressure hydraulic brake switch is 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  For all the details

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Zigs Street Rods has some Specials you’ll want to see !   Zig's street rod center offers the finest parts and accessories for your classic car, street rod, 55 thru 57 Chevy, and classic truck. Handling over 50 product lines gives us the ability to find the exact product to fit your needs. See their specials here

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Superior Glass Works today proudly introduces the Limited Edition Superior 54 Sport Wagon. Styled in tribute to the 1954 General Motors’ Motorama CorvetteTM Nomad, The Superior 54 is enhanced with 21st century performance. Each will be delivered with the body and chassis fully assembled ... for all of the details on this new car click here.

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While hundreds of '28 to '37 Fords have been built in the Davviki shop over the past 20 years, construction projects are not confined to old Fords. Currently under construction are Willys roadsters, convertibles & coupes, '53-'61 Corvettes utilizing late Vette suspensions & drive train, '39 Lincoln Zephyr fastbacks (a phantom body style originated by Davviki), dimensionally correct Model J Duesenberg replicas, and many more.  Take a look.

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NEW from Als Liner...s an exciting product to tell everyone about. Formula 62 Rust Encapsulant and Inhibitor. As we all know it is hard to find rust protection that offers everything we need. Al's strives on taking the best of many products and putting them into one. Our urethane based rust prevention coating can be applied by brushing, spraying or however you feel comfortable... get all of the info here

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Big Als Carponents offers quality and style in their Marque armrest which  features stylish black inlay, courtesy light, door opener and a separate slotted Backplate that allows the upholstery to show through. Only the opener unit has the courtesy light. Units include hardware and a ready-to-upholster wooden pad.  See the different models here

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Why not utilize the WHOLE core? Let us make you an aluminum shroud that covers the entire core giving you the maximum temperature drop. Our aluminum shrouds have a standard depth of 1/2" without the fan so they dont rob you of precious engine space. The shrouds are avilable with or without a fan. Don't need a fan but need a hole for your supplied fan? No problem. Need the mounting tabs in a special location? No problem. CoolCraft has the answer

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EZ Wiring has a full line of products to help  you complete your project.....  Wiring harnesses,  power window kits,  gauges,  dash panels,  switches and panels... Take a look and find all of your  electronic components  right here at EZ Wiring. Take a look.

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Header Buddy Gasketless Header Collector Connection /Reducer was invented with only one thing in mind. To do away with exhaust collector gaskets forever. Header Buddy seals to the smooth inside lip of the stock exhaust manifold or collector box, welding flash may have to be removed in some applications.  check out this great product .... here

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March Performance New Chevy Small Block Serpentine Kit. “Front Mount” Compact Design Short Water Pump, Reverse Rotation Design, Now with sculpted pulleys. This new system has been designed for mounting accessories below the valve covers and in between the width of the heads. Precision CNC machined from 6061-T6 aluminum for strength and perfect fit. Hardcoated on high wear areas.   Get More Information here

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Hot! New Gauges For Your Dash from TPI Tech. Our instruments are designed for the Street Rod and Custom Car Industry only.  Take a look at our newest models like the new Quad sets with new colors and configurations.  We also have some cool new billet dash inserts to set off those TPI gauges.  Take a look.

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Unisteer is pleased to have a bolt in Power or Manual Rack & Pinion Kit for 1955-57 Chevy Cars. This kit consists of a uniquely customized Saginaw Power Rack & Pinion. This custom built rack is narrow enough to match the original steering. Geometrically this rack matches the stock steering so there is very little bump steer!  Look Now

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Wilburns can custom build for you a mid-50’s Ford COE, set on a late model Econoline diesel chassis, with all of the amenities. You can choose from standard, extended, or full 4 door with a bed length of up to 21′ or longer - light weight or heavy duty. Style the interior from mild to wild, and customize it with air suspension, back up camera, GPS, or anything else you prefer. For the ultimate show piece that gets the maximum attention, wherever you go. Prices start at under $25K

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Larry Hayward bought this cool 32 Roadster from Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop in Kansas and wanted to fly in and drive the car home.... We all know it takes some babying along to “break in” a new car but Larry was adamant ... so that’s what he did.... And what a GREAT TRIP he had... This picture was taken on his trip... He’s one happy rodder ! You can have Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop build you a car too... Check them out.

Cruisin for a cure 2009

Cruisin For a Cure....  THIS WEEKEND...  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”  ! You can even register at the show.


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 !

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The National  Street Rod Association ‘still has some great shows coming up this year.... October 1st - 3rd is the Golden State Nationals in Sacramento, California...  always a really nice show ! All vehicles 1979 or earlier are welcome to join in. Get all the details here

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Good Guys Rod and Custom Association
Our own Big Al will be on the scene of the Good Guys  All American Nats at the Pocono Raceway this weekend.  It’s a great show ..... be sure to check it out and say Hi to Big Al.     Check it out

Somernites Update9-1-09

Somernites Cruise this weekend will be a really great time....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.

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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“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..

Busted Knuckle Revised.

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.

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

This week we continue to add many many show articles ....  those Roving Reporters are the GREATEST !    1000+ Shows this year already ! WOW

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Check out the show at Walpak, NJ where  Big Al was on the scene.

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Bellingham Washington pics from Brian Curtis

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Roger Rohrdanz was at the Belmont Shores show ...

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Bill Barrand hit several shows in Ohio

Castlemain, Australia from our friend Steve Jones

Fuzzy had a great time at Kalamazoo

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MORE from Louisville with Butch Pate’s  “better late than never”  pictures

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TONS of pics from Tom Poremba at Lake George

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Nice shots from Sherm Porter at  Run for the Gold

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.

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The Grand National Roadster Show Stater Bros. Route 66 Rendezvous®  2009 CRUISIN’ HALL OF FAME INDUCTEE.  Our good friend John Buck has done a fantastic job with the GNRS since taking it over so we were happy to see the show honored this week..  Congrats John.... see you soon at  GNRS ! .. Take a look

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Custom Build at  Full Circle Restorations in Lockeford, CA.  This car was fabulous....  garnering an invitation to “Blackies Show”  and Meguiars Majestic Masterpiece award... among others.  Take a look at how the craftsmen at Full Circle Restorations put this beauty together.  Check it out.

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The mighty Camaro is BACK! This classic American Icon has been re-styled and re-engineered for a better, sleeker, and more powerful than EVER sports muscle car. And while new Camaros are just hitting the dealership floors, Hurst has already developed a new Billet/Plus 2 shifter for both the V6 and V8 applications. Look here

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Enclosed Vehicle Transport was recently honored as the carrier of choice to transport nine Indy Cars for the IZOD-Indy Event in NYC.  All of the Vintage Indy Cars were transported from the Museum at the Indianapolis 500 to the Historic Macys Department Store at 34th and Broadway in NY City. Each Indy Car was carefully unloaded one by one from our enclosed trailer then handed off to the fork lift crew. Check it out.

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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 in our earlier newsletter 

 In addition to our HUGE selection of  Pre 76 Vehicles we also have a section for “Modern Rods”  like this very cool truck.  Check it out along with our Projects and of course our Featured Ads.   

  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...

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
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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......


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. 


  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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