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HotrodHotLine Newsletter February 17  2010

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  We want to remind all of our visitors who live in the Western States that the  60th Sacramento Autorama is this weekend. .  You’ll see Rods, Kustoms and Muscle cars along with some great special attractions.  This is the premier car show for Northern California ... one you don’t want to miss.   We’ll be on scene to get coverage of the show so watch for Jack and Sue in their Hotrodhotline shirts .  Download the Show Schedule Here

if you have a car to sell.. THIS  IS  THE  PLACE !  These happy sellers below used our Featured Car Ad..Only  $125.  for Six Months What a Deal ! Sell Yours now.  These cars sold in FEBRUARY ! If we can sell in February we can sell anytime !

sold 35 chev1
sold 37 ford3
sold 40 chev
sold 57 chev2
sold 64 chev
sold 41 ford

Use our “Featured Ad” like these sellers did... and

     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  or email for a 2010 Media Kit .  You can speak with our New Advertising Coordinator, Steve Vaus,  or with Mary Ann.   Email [email protected]    or  [email protected] 

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

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Voodoo Blend Leather Rejuvenator Brings Your Leather Back From The Dead Take the oil away from leather and your seats start looking like cracks in the desert floor. Not very appealing and not very comfortable, either. So here at Surf City Garage, we found the best beeswax on the planet and combined it with oil-replenishing lanolin. Watch this video and see how the amazing product works !

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SARs ‘Real Steel’ Coupe body patterned after stock design and dimensions to ensure originality. Built with die-stamped 19 gauge galvanized sheet metal components and assembled in precision fixtures by SARs premiere tool fabricator and metal stamper, Experi-Metal in Sterling Heights, Michigan. All bodies come fully assembled with fit and hung doors w/latches and ... read more here

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Want an easy solution for sound deadening and thermal insulation in those hard to reach areas? DynaSpray is a water-based, ceramic coating that can be sprayed as an interior treatment, undercoating or used under the hood.  It can be left as natural flat black or finish painted. This multi-purpose liquid is very durable and contains rust inhibitors for long lasting protection. Check out the latest from the folks at Dynamat

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Hedman's ELITE Hedders are the best you can buy. They have thicker flanges. stronger wall tubing and a thermal coating that withstand full-throttle thrashing and torturous towing. The extreme-duty construction protects against burnout and exhaust leaks caused by the excessive heat and vibration present in high performance and towing applications. ELITE Hedders outlast and outperform ordinary hedders.

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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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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 shown here...

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Connectors and fittings are an important part of developing your air ride system and  has a complete line of the finest in connectors and fittings. Our COMPRESSION fittings are the top of the line. They simply do not leak at pressures 200psi and below. A Ferrel is used to compress the Ferrel to the airline. They cost a little bit more, but you will not be chasing leaks.

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The folks at Dolphin Gauges have added a line of billet door handles to their products. You can get either scalloped or oval design ...  Take a closer look at your choice of handles as well as the other new products at Dolphin Gauges.

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Eaton Detroit Spring has the largest selection of Springs on the planet....  so no matter your need or application,  they can help you out.   Classics,  Stock,  Street Rods or Muscle Cars and Mike Eaton is always on hand to help you out with your Spring questions. Check out their extensive  Technical section and lots of great articles and info at    

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Chet Herbert Roller Lifters  Chevrolet Small Block, Vertical Bar, Set of 8 Pairs Precision design for greater durability and strength. Designed and manufactured by the original designer of the roller cam for automotive use. High strength design for dependability. Easy drop in design, no machine work to block required. 100% Made in the USA. Take a look here  then check out the largest selection of Performance Parts at prices you’ll love !

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It’s A Snap offers this Universal Wiper Kit
This Unit may Be mounted many as a Cowl Mount or a Header Mount. Dual Or Single Wipe,Mount to Top or Bottom of Windshield, When the wiper Switch is turned off, The Wipers automatically position themselves to the Park Position. For complete details click here

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New Hot Rod Kit: KOUL tools have repackaged their most popular AN hose tools to accommodate the “hot rod and muscle car” enthusiasts. The new 681 kit contains installation tools for -6, -8, and -10 AN hose ends. These tools take the pain out of making up stainless hose assemblies. You can now take the worse hose end and install it into the AN fitting in less than 10 seconds. Go to our website and read all about them and see them in action on our video !

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Car Lock from McGard ! For cars you really care about. It’s your ride, drive it when you want, where you want. This 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.  Right here on you’re seeing more and more stolen car reports... Protect Yours  with the Car Lock from McGard


Phoenix Transmission Products has been providing quality performance built automatics since 1983. Its is our mission to provide the best in service and products for all your transmission needs. We are a company owned and operated by car enthusiasts who understand the value of your project and will work with you to achieve your performance objectives.  Here at , we’ve just heard rave reviews about the great work and fantastic service received from the folks at Phoenix ... Check out all of their products and services here.

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Spirit Industries has long been known for the really cool T buckets... and NOW you can get a 32 3 Window as well as several other models at Spirit.  Take a look at the new bodies available and all of the accessories and parts that you’ll need to complete your project.  Check it all out here.

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New from Trick Truck N Rod ...Firewall Kits: 47-55  The sheet metal firewall cover kit! Installation with minimal bodywork to finish (can even be seam sealed). Kit welds right over your existing firewall. Don't cut out that firewall. Don't spend hours cutting out little shapes, welding holes, and wearing out your fingers body working the crevices. Just cover it with our Firewall Doctor Kit. 47-55 kit works with V-6 or small V-8. 55-59 kit works with large or small V-8.

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The staff at the Heinzman Street Rod Shop knows that every car or truck is a unique combination tailored to the vision of the owner. As a mechanical engineer, John Heinzman brings to the construction process the education and experience to bring together a strong and safe vehicle -- one that looks right, drives right, and runs right -- while meeting the unique expectations of his customers. Value- Anyone who knows street rods knows that mistakes are expensive. At the Heinzman Street Rod Shop, we know how to put together the right combination the first time -- saving our customers the expense otherwise spent on trial and error by less experienced or less qualified builders.  Look Here

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Stockton Wheel is known throughout the world as one of the originators of the early "Hot Rod" wheels. If you're looking for the "Nostalgia Look", your search is over. SWS carries a complete line of Nostalgia wheels for just about any application. What  we don't have on hand we can build to suite. Mix and match trim rings and caps, or mix or powder coat available Take a look

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Insurance for Street Rods & Customs  !American Collectors Insurance offers very competitively-priced coverage for modified cars (street rods, hot rods, rat rods, restomods, restorods and other customs). Along with affordable rates and superior service, customers enjoy a variety of program options, including: Agreed Value coverage and many more important policy features

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The Sacramento AutoRama will be celebrating it’s  60th Year this weekend ... the best show Northern California has to offer will be a knock out this year...  Jack, Jr and Sue will be on the scene along with photographer Bart Mitchell  Get all of the details  on the show by downloading the show schedule here.   Look here...


It’s time  for our Winter Show season and no one can beat the Auto Rama and World of Wheels shows from Championship Auto Shows.  No matter where you live.... you’ll find one of their  shows near you this season. ! February brings us the Detroit Autorama ... and more .Check out the dates and make your plans now.  Hotrodhotline will have a booth at the Detroit show in just another week so be sure to stop by and see us.


The NSRA  is  celebrating it’s  41st Year of Fun with Cars in 2010 and it looks like they have a great schedule.  Don’t forget now 50’s, 60’s and 70’s cars are welcome at NSRA events so bring out those Muscle Cars !  Check out their upcoming lineup and mark your calendars !

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association,will stage twenty-three events in 2010. The event lineup features nineteen national events for rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972 vintage. For the complete schedule  click

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Somernites Cruise 2010 is gearing up for a fantastic year !  The  totally FREE event happens every month from April through October and is filled with great happenings for the whole family.  This is a great way to spend your weekend .... cruising with your friends. Check out the 2010 schedule for Somernites Cruise in Somerset, Kentucky !


2010 Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion, June 18-20, 2010, Beech Bend Raceway, Bowling Green, Kentucky.  It’s TIME to plan for this years Reunion.... the best time a Hot Rodder can have !  Check out the details and make your plans now.  We’ll have details about all of the events soon.

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MSD Ignition is celebrating it’s  40th Anniversary this year ... To celebrate, we’re introducing a limited edition  40th Anniversary 6AL Ignition Control.  The special ignition control features the first MSD Ignition logo, cast into a one-off housing. Each unit will be numbered and when the 4,000 units are gone – they’re gone!

article showcase of kustoms dean jeffries award

Dean Jefferies is a legend in our industry, and the new Showcase of Kustoms car show in September has announced an award in his name.  Each of our inductees into the “Master of the Kustom” will get his/her hand casted with a signature stance. (Bill Hines hand will be holding a stick of lead). The hand in glass will be mounted on a wall plaque with a portrait of the inductee, engraved legend name plaque. After 10 years we will then have a new attraction at the show we will debut the “Wall of Legends” Get the details on this new show here

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Guest Columnist Tim Kennedy is our  “eyes and ears” on the racing scene.   Tim Kennedy has covered motorsports since 1968, ... His racing results stories and Weekly Racing Scene column have been read by racing enthusiasts all over the country.  Be sure to check Tim’s  column often for the latest Racing News.  Check it out here.

We continue to add many new companies to our list of advertisers ... this means you’re able to find ALL the products and services you need right here at    Check out the latest here...

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  We welcome Snug Harbor Hot Rods onboard with us as one of our newest  Premium VIP vendors. We have seen the Snug Harbor Hot Rods booth at Louisville for several years now and have seen the nice cars that they produce so we’re pleased to have them online with us. We’ll be bringing you lots of info on the cars they have and the engines they build, but you can see their Cars by Clicking Here Now !

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American Collectors Insurance is the nation's leading provider of collector vehicle and collectibles insurance. We are proud to offer: Classic car insurance - Affordable, Agreed Value coverage for collector cars, trucks and motorcycles - any year may qualify. We also have competitive rates for modified cars (street rod, hot rod, rat rod, restomod, restorod and other customs.  Get details here

Bos Hot Rod Shop Banner

Bo’s Hot Rod Shop has a really cool new Willys package that you can build yourself or you can have them build it for you.  Bo’s offers  Chassis,  Fabrication,  Rollers or Turn Key cars .... Bo’s is a small shop that prides themselves in doing high quality work and building award winning cars.  Take a look at  Bo’s Hot Rod Shop !

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We’re very pleased to have our friends At Genuine  Boyds online with us and we know you’ll really like their innovative wheel designs. It was Genuine Boyds that graced the winner of the AMBR award in Pomona ... Right now you can see them at 

Herbert Performance Banner

Herbert Performance is a high performance parts supplier & manufacturer that ships performance and  race parts worldwide. With locations in Lincolnton, N.C., and Chino, Calif., the company provides the best customer service in the performance industry and aims to build long term relationships with its valued customers. Contact Herbert Performance’s knowledgeable sales staff by calling 1-877-497-2787. In business since 1949, Herbert Performance is a trusted leader in the performance parts industry.

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"Is Your Hot Rod Running Hot ? "  If so we have the solution for you.  Mahaffey Motorsports offers  custom fan shrouds made of aluminum to your specifications.. They are built to provide maximum potential for  your radiator and fan combination.  Take a look at how Mahaffey Motorsports Fan Shrouds can keep YOU Cool

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Trique Mfg. designs, and carries the full line of Altman Easy Latch Kits. The Altman Easy Latch Kit is the first vehicle specific bolt-on bear claw latch installation kit for your hot rod, street rod, custom, classic car or truck. Each kit utilizes the stock interior and exterior door handles as well as the exterior door locks.. We also design and manufacture a full line of billet aluminum interior and exterior products: door handles, interior lights,  and more... Take a Look

Classic Performance Products ...  your number 1 source for  Suspension ..... Brakes ..... Steering...
Whether it be  Chevy Parts,  Ford Parts or Street Rod Parts,  CPP is the place to go to find all that you need to complete your project.  Their high tech website offers tons of Tech Advice so that you choose the right parts for your project including installation guides.  Take a look at all CPP has to offer YOU.

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Diamond P Industries  has combined their skill in producing fine castings with their love of  Hot Rods to introduce a new line.   Check out their introductory line of  SBC Valve Covers and Shifter knobs and keep checking back as they develop even more new products for your car.  Take a look....


We welcome   Eddie Motorsports online with us featuring a fantastic line of very nice parts. Our billet hood hinges are CNC machined to perfection. They are made of 6061-T6 billet aluminum and utilize sealed bearings for smooth and long lasting operation.  Check out the fantastic products from Eddie Motorsports    Take a Look

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

The car show pictures are rolling in as more and more of our visitors volunteer to send in the pictures they take at their local shows.  The last of the Grand National Roadster  Show pictures are now online ...  and lots more from other great shows around the country.  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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The last pictures from GNRS to go online were taken by Jack, Jr ...  he snapped this one of our booth at the end of the show ... so check it out !

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show dr george show john stimac show salem roadster

Bing Gatewood and Debra Cheek both covered the Asphalt Angels Show

John Stimac covered the Dr. George show in California

Jeff Brinkley is a professional photographer  who is doing a great job of covering some NW shows like the Salem show for us... Take a look

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Great shots from the Kansas City World of Wheels from RobRoy Productions

NHRA WinterNationals in Pomona from Ron Podiasly

Rockabilly Show in  Arizona from Bill Junge

All of our Car Show Coverage articles are EASY to find... they are listed on a Menu page in the order they are posted with their name and photographer shown... So check them out now  at  and for previous years show articles you click on the year you want to view... we have them all the way back to 1999 ...  so cruise on !

We have pictures coming in all the time so be sure to check back often.If you take pictures at a car show near you... we’d love to share them with our readers.  . Email  [email protected]  or call us 877-700-2468 We’ll send you Hotrodhotline shirts and can even provide  you with passes to some shows

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This 36 Ford Coupe is a work of art.. Take a look

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

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feat 61 vette  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.    

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

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

We had someone stop by our booth at SEMA to tell us he had bought some parts from a Hotrodhotline classified ad from someone who lived just a few miles from him....  parts he needed had been close by and he never knew it until he saw them on   It show that what we’ve always said is  TRUE...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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  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 !

catalog backyard steele catalog
catalog clayton catalog speedway
catalog alan grove
catalog painless catalog spadaro
catalog eaton
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WE have several companies offering new, updated catalogs for 2010.. Like this New 2010 Release from
Heidts ....  Check them out.  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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Official  Hotrodhotline 34 Ford  Hot Rod

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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