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HotrodHotLine Newsletter Aug 13 2010

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Greetings from Louisville to Hotrodhotline reader  Dave Hamilton...
from Jack & Mary Ann and Jim and Shelly Hoberg, and little rodders  Cody and Ryan.....  
Louisville is a place where we see so many old friends... but also a place where we meet many of our visitors for the first time...

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Jim and Shelly stopped by to see us with a story that was very touching... Jim was in a serious car accident and while he was recovering he found Hotrodhotline and it became a way for him to pass the time as he recovered.  As if that wasn’t  enough, Jim told us about his friend Dave Hamilton who is bravely fighting cancer and who spends time at Hotrodhotline to help him through the day.  We are so proud to be a part of Daves life each day and we just want to let you know that we are pulling for you along with all of your fellow rodders..... We’re proud to be your friend and want you to know that you are our inspiration....We’ll be at Louisville next year and look forward to meeting you there.

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10,000+  Pictures from NSRA Louisville !  WOW...  our Roving Reporters did an awesome job !   We have pictures,  we have videos... and next week we’ll have articles on all of the New Products as well as a Virtual Tour of the Exhibit Hall.  If you weren’t at the show... we’ll show you the entire event. 
Jack was invited to be one of the New Products Judges again this year and had a really tough time choosing from all of the great new products introduced. 


Bonneville.... Here We Come !
Speed Week is one of the most exciting times a car guy can have.... and Jack is on the scene to take in all of the fun.  Look for the Hotrodhotline trailer on the salt and stop in and say  “Hi”....  we’ll have lots of coverage for you next week on this great event.

Technical Update:    This week we experienced a huge growth in visitors which put a strain on some of our software, causing some technical problems with some pages.  We have solved some of the problems but there are still a few  issues with some of our pages.....  our technical team is working to resolve all of the issues with some software “tuneups” ....  we THANK all of you for your patience and appreciate all of the new visitors coming online with us..... it’s the kind of  “problem”  we don’t mind having...  keeps us on our toes !   

  We had a seller come by our booth at Louisville and tell a great story.  He had listed his car for sale on  and on  “brand X”  site on the same day.  He sold the car from the Hotrodhotline ad within 40 days... but what was stunning was that he had  only 3 inquiries from  “the other site”   and  48 inquiries from Hotrodhotline readers.   WOW... is that a stunning endorsement or what !   We;ve been selling  your cars online since 1999 and we’ve become well known as the “Go to” place for selling  your Pre 76 Car ....  

Use our “Featured Ad” like these sellers did... and
SELL YOUR CAR  NOW !   Many of these sold within a week or so ...

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And we can Sell YOURS too !

     If you have a business serving the Pre 76 Car Enthusiast market,  you should be advertising on !   Our reach is tremendous and our rates are very affordable ....  Call us   877-700-2468 and ask for  Mary Ann. or    Email   [email protected] 


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. Take a look here

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ENGINE FACTORY has been building quality engines since 1969.  .. You can see and  hear over  75 of our Engines actually RUNNING  on Video... Go to  and click on the VIDEOS  link...then pick your engine !  You can also see our quality machine work and all of the engines we have available.

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Genuine Boyds ...  we saw lots of great products at the Boyds booth in Louisville.... very talented people with quality products.... made in the U.S.A. These are the same unique steering wheel designs that have inspired the 'Boyd Look', and are seen in the rolling works of art such as: Jamie Mussleman's '33 Roadster, Larry Murray's '33 Phaeton, Johnny Friends' '32 Vicky, Chezoom, Cadzilla and 7 AMBR-Boyd Built winning hot rods.  Take a look 

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When it comes to making your hot rod ride like a luxury car, Dynamat does the job. Dynamat is used by the world's top hot rod and custom builders because they know it makes their cars ride cool and quiet. Dynamat makes cars feel solid - doors and trunks slam snug, rain and wind virtually disappear and your interior becomes a quiet, comfortable cruising environment. Use Dynamat on the interior sheet metal of your vehicle to stop vibration and reduce road noise..... for more details look here.

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Hedman's Ball & Socket style hedder reducers can be retrofitted on to virtually any older style Hedman hedder with a gasket-style collector, converting it to this convenient, durable, gasket-free design.  These ball & socket style reducers have built-in O2 sensor bungs.  Heman has a full line of hedders and the accessories you need.  Check it out here.

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Alan Grove Components Introduces a tight-fit bracket system for the 1964-68 Chevelle, El Camino and other low hood applications using the short water pump and have limited space for power steering. Mounts alternator and power steering on drivers side and may be used with or without A.C. Compressor.  For details look here

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Clayton Machine Works aluminum trim provides that added touch of detail. The trim, available in 4 and 6 foot lengths, can be easily shaped into an unlimited amount of styles and designs. Not only can they be used on door panels, they also make a great design detail on valve covers, air cleaners, etc.  Get a closer look.

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Compu Tronixs Ignition , Performance ignition Systems.... Compu-Tronix………… A new name, built on an innovative and successful past. Our corporate color may be green, but we are not… The engineering staff at Compu-Tronix has been designing and manufacturing electronic ignition systems for over 40 years. We have continually been a pioneer of innovative products, obtaining numerous design patents along the way. Take a look here.

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Be sure to check the Dolphin Gauges  line of Dash Panels made from polished billet aluminum. Many models are available with more being added constantly. If you do no see your model, give us a call. It may be available and just not made it onto the site yet. Also check out our new Billet Aluminum Wiper Arms and Billet Aluminum Door Handles which are now available.
 Check out the complete selection here.

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Need an easy way to lower the rear axle of your 1965-79 Ford pickup? This newest design by Fatman Fabrications will drop the truck 5” in the back, using the original axle, without any welding being involved. A special bracket allows the axle to be shifted to the top side of the stock rear leaf springs, and a new pair of proper length shocks are bolted to special axle brackets.  Get all of the details here.

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One of the biggest safety issues with our older cars is inadequate headlights. The lights and lenses were designed when 35 or 40 mph was fast. Now we are always overdriving the stock lighting. Even if you have upgraded to Halogen bulbs, the lights are still not up to modern standards because the light must pass through the cloudy stock lenses with inefficient optic design. Now Juliano’s has designed a system to address this.   Look  Here

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K & N Universal Air Filters are designed and manufactured for a wide variety of applications. Regardless of the angle, offset diameter of the air intake, there is a K&N Universal air filter for your equipment.  Find out how K & N can increase the performance of your vehicles.   Look Here.


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This PERFECT®™ Engine Management System developed by Painless Performance®™ provides an opportunity for the avid car nut to upgrade their hot rod with a simple-to-install fuel injection system. Benefits gained when a fuel injected engine is transplanted into a hotrod are:many.  Get the details here

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Radir Wheels Has been Quenching the Thirst of traditional Hot Rodders and Drag Racers with 60's Style Products for years, and the newest product from Radir is the 12 spoke Spindle mount Wheel.  Available in polished or satin finishes. For complete details you can see the spec sheets here.

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Snug Harbor Hot Rods  most popular FORD ENGINE ! Tailored for Classic Mustangs, Cobra's ,Fox bodied weekend warriors and FORD in a FORD Street Rod. No other performance engine builder brings the COST to VALUE and LOOKS to the Ford product line as Snug Harbor Hot Rod Engines.  Learn more here.

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SPAL USA’s Remote Shaved Door Kit With Two Solenoids, Our most popular kit comes complete with (1) seven-channel receiver, (2) remote transmitters and (2) solenoids with 40 pounds of pull each. This kit also includes all necessary hardware for installation. The Shaved-40 kit offers enough pull to open virtually any door on the market today.  Get more info here

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All NEW from Vintage Air.. Gen IV Rotary Controls. This all new electronic rotary control panel is designed for our Gen IV Magnum System. The 3 knob panel can be install under your dash or each individual knob can be removed and installed thru dash for a true custom look.  Take a closer look here.

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THE ULTIMATE REAR SUSPENSION PACKAGE from Weedetr ! The new rear suspension packages include leaf spring kit of your choice, shocks and mounting hardware, and a NEW 9" Ford rear end housing and axles. Options include drum or disc brake packages, swaybar, Bilstein shock upgrades, and complete third members. Get more info here.

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We add lots of NEWS articles every day ...     Check out our

Only 12 Days until the Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree.... and this year they have lots planned.  Featured guest Sam Memmolo, Live bands,  Dances, and lots more will make this the fabulous fun event we’ve loved for many years.  Get the details and sign up now so you don’t miss Macungees fantastic show this year.  Check it out

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Horsepower TV is returning to Somernites Cruise for the August 28th cruise..  . For Details Visit   Special Guest at the August show will be Ben Jones, "Cooter" from The Dukes of Hazzard TV show signing autographs!  There’s something special going on every month so be sure to check out the entire schedule


Long Beach Motorama is a modern indoor and outdoor Car Show & Cruise steeped in tradition! The first car show to be back in the Long Beach Arena in 32 yrs.  Long Beach Motorama is dedicated to the Renegades C/C and Rich Pichette  Stroll down Avenue of Dreams to view the Technicolor Stars of the Arena Car Show.” We have builders from as far as Australia and across the U.S debuting cars here for you..  Sept 23-25th

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Louisville is over but there are still great shows on the schedule for NSRA this year.  Check out their upcoming lineup and mark your calendars !  Get the schedule here and dust off that  Tri Five or Camaro and join the fun.


Good Guys Rod & Custom next show is is the Blue Suede Cruise in at Norwalk, OH .. a great location for hot rods and muscle cars...   and there are still ten shows left in the Good Guys season so be sure to take a look .      For the complete schedule  click

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Carlisle Events   ..  One  of the world’s largest presenters of collector car, truck and motorcycle entertainment, is the preferred auto show destination for enthusiasts and collector car hobbyists worldwide! . Our passion is legendary to those who have made Carlisle, PA their “Automotive Hometown.”   Check out their entire lineup of shows for 2010  running through Fall 2010

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It’s time to start planning for those Fall and Winter indoor shows that we love so much ...  and there’s a new show that had it’s debut in 2009 ... We were there and it was AWESOME... MUSCLE CAR Heaven  is the only way to describe it.     We’ve never seen so many muscle cars of top notch quality  in one place... Check it out.

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Hotrodhotline is excited to team up with Raybestos to promote their fantastic sweepstakes... you can win a Hot Rod Truck built by the team at Hollywood Hot Rods..   WOW...  you can win a cool new ride right from your desktop.   See all of the build up in our Build Section and Enter to win here. 

 IMAGE Street Rods  now offers CNC plasma cutting. We can make your parts to your specifications. From custom Hot Rod parts, brackets, tractor components to lawn art we can do it all. We can work from your DXF or IGES files or if required we can build from paper drawings as well. Check out this video of our state of the art process.  Look here

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The creative pride and joy of Steve’s Auto Restorations is this one-of-a-kind roadster designed by Chris Ito. Initial plans called for 12 fendered and 12 fenderless examples to be available for commission, with car number 1 reserved for Steve himself. Plans have changed, however, and only one steel body was produced. Every inch of the one-off roadster has been completely hand formed and fabricated.  See the whole project here.

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Are you tired of watching those cheesy infomercials with paid actors trying to tell how good their products are? Their promise of perfection is never ending and then WAIT - THERE'S MORE! Well, at Surf City Garage we don't rely on the paid actor type, we depend on real people and real results. Check out our Testimonial Reel. Real Life Enthusiasts, just like you, with first hand results of Surf City Garage Enthusiast Grade Detailing Products

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We have added  TWENTRY FOUR new business advertisers in the past 6 weeks ! ..  businesses know that their customers are looking for their products and services on the web now and that we provide very well rounded coverage for them...

Scotts HotRods has Parts !  You wanted more new quality built parts, well here we go. These are ALL NEW parts made by Scotts for this year. From all new IFS's to new cable brackets. We've come up with a whole line of new parts which are all pictured on
our website, motor mounts, led panels, billet master cylinders, firewall kits, chassis and more. Look here


The Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals provides  the ultimate gathering place for enthusiasts, young and old, who have a passion for horsepower. We host this indoor showcase for the cars that have become a part of our lives and to provide a place to revive past memories and friendships while opening the door to many new memories and friendships.  The first year show in 2009 was a resounding SUCCESS with some of the finest muscle cars in the country on display ... Join us this year

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Are you proud of your great street rod or pristine restoration? Shouldn't your license plate be just as spectacular? RestoreATag, the premiere tag restoration company, uses a unique process that makes even the ugliest, rustiest tag an beauty to behold. Regardless of your state, we can restore an existing tag or create a vanity tag just for you. We can restore an existing plate or Custom Build on for you! The options are  endless!   Check us out here

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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%.


Performance Online has been in business building and restoring custom and classic cars for over 25 years. We sell high performance quality products.  We always strive to get what you are looking for in a very short amount of time. We stock most items we sell. Our fill rate is 98% and if we don’t have an item in stock, we can usually fill  the order within 5 business days.   Check us out !

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Underwritten by Continental Western Insurance®, the Collector Car program is a special auto plan designed to handle most collector vehicles, such as antiques, classics, street rods, "muscle" cars, show cars, sports cars, modified vehicles, modern collectibles and exotics.  For details on plans offered look here...

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We have always admired the fine products and innovative spirit of the folks at E.C.I., so we’re very happy to have them onboard . ECI has spent the last 30 years developing the most complete line of street rod brake  systems and components available anywhere. Street rod brake systems are not only our business -but also our specialty. We can supply brake system components for your rod from the basic brackets and hardware up to and including complete front and rear brake systems -from "Lo-buck to Hi-tech".   Check out the whole line here.

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Compu-tronix developed the next generation of high performance ignition systems DIS, Distributorless Ignition Systems. As in the past, this product line is without equal among the competition. Our goal is to engineer and provide high performance aftermarket ignition systems that will actually deliver performance and make power. By using the newest technology and materials available, we can build products more powerful, and of higher quality, than any competitor.

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AccuAir Suspension was founded in 2001 by brothers Reno and Dustin Heon. AccuAir has stayed true to its motto, Better By Design, by investing in more design, engineering, and testing into the art of controlling Air Suspension than anyone else in the world. This investment shows in the performance, reliability, and overall quality of each and every AccuAir product

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If you like nice leather you ll LOVE our leather! Raven Hollow Leather makes the very best quality chain Wallets available, using the highest quality thick American leather and hardware, which makes for a wallet that will last you for years and years. Our leather is the best money can buy- we urge you to compare. Cheap imitations give out a lot sooner- compare the features and construction! These are made using the highest quality chains with heavy clips and snaps don't dimple or break. Check it out here.

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Mighty Image Collectibles ,Your #1 Source For "American Made" Collectiables Is Proud To Bring You Licensed Collectibles From Hot Rod™, NHRA™, Motorcult™, Lowrider™, Schneider Cams™, Crower Cams™, Revell™/Tom Daniels™, Strp,berg™, Famoso Raceway™, Drag Cartoons™, As Well As Many Of Your Favorite Drag Racers Such As, Tom "The Mongoose" McEwen, Don "The Snake" Purdhomme, T.V. Tommy Ivo, And Others. Wholesale Is Available To Qualified Individuals. Let Mighty Image Make Products For Your Business, Car Club, Race Team, take a look here

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Is YOUR  Business represented here ??  Why NOT ???   You’re missing out on over 60,000 potential customers every day.... our rates are VERY affordable and effective.  Call today  877-700-2468 ask for   Mary Ann

Hotrodhotline reporters outdid themselves with  10,000+ pictures at the NSRA Louisville show... and wait.... there’s more.... shows from around the country rolling in every day.  If you take pictures at a show... send them in and we’ll share them with your fellow rodders.     send to  [email protected]  

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Big Al got videos and pictures at Louisville.

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Tom Poremba covered the Carisle All Truck Show which was fantastic..

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Jerry Cook went to a show in Camarillo

   WE have DOZENS more shows posted last week.  This is just a small sample of the car show coverages that we have put online this week.. We add new shows every day so keep checking back for the latest.

We are adding RECORD Numbers of Cars For Sale so check back often to see the newest ads.

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We continue to sell more cars and list more private party cars than any other online venue... You can see new featured ads
CLICK HERE  has been helping rodders sell their cars now for ELEVEN  +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.    

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

Hey..... Someone needs those old parts that have been laying around your garage !       Dig them out.... take a picture and list them here FREE !   You’ll have a few  $$$ in your pocket and a fellow rodder will have that part he needed.   We heard a funny story from one of our readers.... he put his parts online here and someone less than a mile away bought them !    Now that’s a story .......  that guy a few miles away just doesn’t know you have just the part he needs.... until he sees it  here.... 

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Okay... how many of you have seen on of these... a 52 Olds steering wheel with a clock in it ....  only on Hotrodhotline !

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LOUISVILLE ROOMS  available....  at a hotel that has a COOKOUT for it’s guests one night.   Would you like a really nice room in Louisville for the NSRA Street Rod Nats ...   our friends at the La Quinta Inn on Preston Hwy have a few rooms left...  great rooms,  good location ,  and very nice people !  They’re car guys so they know how to take care of people with Streetrods !   

Check out their rooms here    La Quinta Louisville Airport  or give them a call at 866-477-0007. 

  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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catalog alan grove  has  28 Different Sections where we have Articles about all kinds of things for our Pre 76 Car Enthusiasts !   From Hot Rods to Muscle Cars and Beyond.... we have the largest and most frequently updated source of information, news and just plain fun for Rodders...

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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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