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HotrodHotLine Newsletter Aug 19 2010

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  Believe it or not... we still have more pictures from Louisville to get online.  We just finished the article on the New Products that were being judged, and we’re working on the Virtual Tour of the Exhibit  Hall .. which will be online soon.  We saw many of our good friends, like Gary at CornHusker Rod and Custom at the show ...  so be sure to check out the show coverage for the latest articles on the show.


Three days at Bonneville is just not enough ...  this is the most fun a car guy can have... the excitement level is the same amongst all contenders.... from the home built car to the big buck streamliners... they all have that same need for speed that drives them to Bonneville.  Jack got  about 500 pictures so you can take in some of the flavor... then next year.. it’s a trip you have to make... 

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

sold 34 chev1 sold 40 ford10
sold 39 ford2
sold 47 chev sold 62 nova
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sold brookeville
sold chev pu1 sold project3

And we can Sell YOURS too !

Did you know that you an see the most recent “SOLD” cars in our classifieds ?  Just go to the Classifieds,  Click on  Pre 76 Vehicles where you’ll see  Ford, Chev, categories etc... well there is a category  named  “Solds”  When we are notified of a sale we move the ad over to the solds where it stays until the term of the ad runs out. It’s a good way to see recent sales. 

     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 B&M Shift Improver Kit the easiest way to get the stout performance you've always wanted out of your automatic transmission.  Recalibrate your automatic transmission for optimum performance & extended life!

Select the mode that best suits your application Provides crisp shifts on any stock automatic transmission Eliminates shift overlap & excess wear on clutches & bands due to slippage Application.  For details click 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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Check out the special offers at Timeless Rods.  There are many  Downs body packages with special pricing for either the body or a body / chassis package.  Check out all of the options available from Timeless.. they’re great people.
Take a look

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FREE LEATHER  Special ....  get free leather insert upgrade or a limited time only.  Check out all of the available schemes available then contact Fastlane for information on the Leather Special.    Take a look and get started on your new project here.  


Holley Offers O.E. Muscle Car Carbs like this  1964-65 426 Wedge and 1968 426 HEMI "Left Side" Carburetor.List Number 0–4236 is the 770 CFM "Left Side" Carburetor that Orginally came on 1964–65 426 Wedge and 1968 Chrysler 426 HEMI Engines using the Cross Ram Intake Manifold.Holley still offers original list number Carburetors for highly collectible muscle cars.  Take a look.

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Wabbits custom makes every dash to order. The layout of your dash in our catalog can change according to your needs.

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Call for information regarding custom street machine dashes, custom wood dashes, wood dash trim, wood dash for street rods, hot rod dashes, wood dash kits, truck dashes, and consoles needs. This is our 1940-41 Willis. Overlays Over Top of "Outlaw's" Glass Car's Dash.  Get more information  here.

The devil is in the details... and Ron Francis wiring has the details covered...Like these  Momentary for windows, power seats, antennas, etc... Features Die Cast Housings, 35 Amp rating, extra high quality. Requires a 7/16” diameter hole. Wears CLASSIC SERIES polished aluminum Bezel & Accent Rings and has an attractive 'pinched' lever.  See more here.

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See the AccuAir Easy Level system in action on the Salinas Boys 36 Ford.  You can see in this video just how slick this system is...
The control panel is easy to use and looks good in your ride.  Watch  this car here.

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All of Downs Industries Bodies are hand laid fiberglass. We also can create any body or composite component in carbon fiber or, if you feel crazy, kevlar.  We give our customers the highest quality product we can deliver... and now offer a whole host of different bodies..  check out these Vette bodies and see what else Downs has for you here.

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EZ Wiring strives to bring you the best harness for the best price. Our harnesses are universal and can fit just about any application. We use top quality gxl cross linked polyethylene jacketed wire to resist heat, oil and water. Every wire in each kit is labeled every 5 inches to make your installation as easy as possible. Our harnesses include an EZ to follow instruction manual as well as tech support which is available by phone or email. Look here for more

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Get the best handling for your 67-69 Camaro HEIDTS PRO-G Independent Suspension kit. The best riding and handling IRS to combine with your PRO-G Subframe to make your Camaro a true Auto Cross competitor. The High Performance designed suspension will handle Approximately 600HP. It is a complete BOLT-IN kit, hub to hub that will make your Camaro the hottest ride in town. Look Here

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Silencer Megabond from Hushmat will  Reduce Heat! Stop the Noise! Enjoy Lexus luxury comfort & quality in your rod! Treat firewall, floor, tunnel, doors, roof, wheel wells and trunk with HushMat and enjoy a Cool, Quiet and Comfortable ride.  Thermal Insulating and High Frequency Sound Absorbing Foam is the perfect material to use to reduce heat transfer from your big engine, drive train or exhaust and reduces the high frequency noise . Look Here

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Billet Gas Filler & Cap   Here is an accessory that's sure to highlight your rod, custom or truck. The gas filler fitting shown in the photo is a joint effort between Eric Peratt, owner of Pinkee's Rod Shop who designed the product and J & B Microfinish who is manufacturing it. Get a closer look here.

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 Modulines modular 100% aluminum cabinets are the car enthusiasts top choice for fashionable yet rugged tool and storage cabinets. Designed by racers and all around car buffs, their evolution is the result of years of use in their personal garages as well as in over-the-road vehicles. The modular design allows freedom of choice in selecting just the right pieces for your particular needs

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Discount Pricing and FREE Shipping
available  check out the details.

Old Cars are Cool... old distributors are NOT...  MSD offers a large selection like this  model  designed specifically for Circle Racing..  Chrysler R5 Dual Pickup Pro-Billet HVC Distributor.  But MSD has a distributor for every need.. so be sure to look at what they offer here.

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Old Air Products HURRICANE® Trunk AC Units can be installed as auxiliary units in larger vehicles or mounted in the rear of smaller cars that do not have enough space inside the dash for a traditional A/C unit. Get details here.

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Speedway Motors had several new products at Louisville.. and this is one of them. Speedway Chrome Plated Flathead Balancer.  If you’ve ever built a Flathead Ford V8, you know the crank pulley is very easily bent and provides no vibration dampening features for the crankshaft. The result: excessive wear on internal engine parts and extremely short engine life.  Speedway Motors has solved this for you... Look Here

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How does   5% Off and FREE SHIPPING Sound ?  SPS Engines is offering this spectacular discount through August and September on all Concept One products.founded in 1974, can provide you with Bragging Rights under you Hood with our years of Experience and Knowledge. We specialize in LS Series Fuel-Injected Engines that provide great Performance and still get great Gas Mileage. Looking for a 5.7L Hemi, 6.1L Hemi, or 4.6L Supercharged Cobra Engines? Then we’ve got you covered. Unlike other engine suppliers, we offer you a Complete Turnkey Engine Package .. learn more here

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Steele Rubber  is Your Rubber Parts & Weather stripping Complete Solution With so many choices in automotive restoration parts, how can you be sure you are getting the best quality parts for your car, truck or street rod? The answer is simple, you deserve a “Complete Solution” when purchasing rubber parts and weatherstripping.  Check out these peel and stick beltline strips.

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

Only  Days until the Wheels of Time Rod & Custom Jamboree....August 27th is the date 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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Cruisin For A Cure... 11th Annual Show - Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010   OC Fair & Events Center, Costa Mesa Ca   The World's largest one day charity car show Supporting CITY of HOPE's Prostate Cancer Program.  This is one of the greatest events we know of and for a great cause... Get details here  and make your plans now.


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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Holley Performance Products is proud to announce the 2010 Holley LS Fest, scheduled for September 10th thru 12th at Beech Bend Raceway Park, Holley’s hometown racetrack in Bowling Green, KY.
The Holley LS Fest will be a celebration of everything and anything powered by the incredible GM LS engine.

 If an LS based engine is powering your ride or if you are considering a swap to LS power, this is your event. Spectators are welcome.
Activities planned include a drag race, autocross, 0-60-0 speed stop challenge and show-n-shine. Champions will be crowned including a grand champion who attains the highest overall score from all event activities. In addition to rule based drag race classes, an unlimited class drag race will be held to find the baddest LS powered car on the planet. A manufacturers’ midway will be on site, activities such as a countryside cruise are planned to keep things fun and there will be tons of door prizes from the industry’s top parts suppliers.  For Details   or 

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Zipper Motors was   at Bonneville for the first 2 days of Speed Week, August 14-15. We were between the pits and staging lanes. I brought the 2 projects we have for sale below so you can check them out. Both are still available. The first is the New Roadster Pickup that we have been working on for the past year. It is now a running car, just needs paint & upholstery, tailored to your liking, to be complete.  Take a look

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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. 

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Congratulations to the winner of the  Cool Rides contest at American Collectors Insurance this week. It’s a very nice looking Camaro owned by Chris White of Hayden, ID.    For details and more on American Collectors, take a look here.

Feast Your Eyes on This!

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Visitors to CPP will be treated to some hot new eye-candy when they walk into our showroom now. Our new 1957 Chevy Belair display was unveiled to rave reviews. Painted Sunset Pearl Orange, a Foose original color, this tri-five features CPP products throughout. To help customers with their tech and install questions, the display has both stock as well as upgrade parts. The driver side sports CPP's front and rear Big Brakes, drop spindle, Totally Tubular upper and lower control arms, chrome 8" dual booster with chrome master cylinder, and 500 Series Power Steering Box,.....  For more details  look here.

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

Car. 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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Charlie Arford got some great shots in Escondido, CA

Debra Cheek in Virginia goes to a lot of shows.

Fuzzy was at Blood Sweat and Gears in IL

   WE have DOZENS more shows posted this 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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  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 clayton catalog painless
catalog backyard catalog speedway steele catalog
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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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