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HotrodHotLine Newsletter July 14  2010

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We got a very nice Email from and friend Bob Falcon about his success selling a car with us

“Results were OUTSTANDING!
Inquiries from several states and quite a few from SoCal...and the buyer, believe it or not, lives not four miles from my place.
 Further irony is that I knew his dad who was an old circle track Hot Rod Roadster driver from the mid to late forties! Bob's small world.

So you can mark that ad a "Sold" and we will concentrate on selling the Oldsmobile Station Wagon.  Many thanks to you and your wonderful staff.”
Bob Falcon
and here’s that Olds he has listed !

The NSRA Street Rod Nationals are right around the corner ... and the  crew is getting ready to hit the road for that great show.  We always have such a great time there !   There’s still time for you to make plans if you haven’t already...  Our friends at the La Quinta Inn have wonderful rooms .. and there are still a few available if you call the hotel directly.  For info click here...

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We were very excited to hear from our friend Sam Memmolo that he has a NEW Television  Program starting this month with his partner from Shade Tree Mechanic, Dave Bowman.  Motorhead Garage promises to bring back that great combination of tech information from guys who know what they’re doing ...  and  the  comraderie of friends working together.   The show starts July 25th on Fox Sports Network and we’re really looking forward to it...  Glad you’re back Sam and Dave !   Details here


 WOW...LOOK at these SOLDS... you’ll find that more cars sell here on than any other method.  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] 

Classic Performance Products’ new roller bearing upgrade kit features replacement forged aluminum hubs with new studs and installed bearing races that are stronger and safer than any hub on the market to date. This kit is also 2 lbs. lighter for added performance and fuel .  CPP’s kit is a perfect fit for today’s modern wheels and tires and any type of brake upgrade on 1955-64 Chevrolet cars . Look here

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In need of a transmission overhaul? Looking to replace that old, worn out automatic transmission in your car? Get a B&M Performance Transmission with our famous torque converter, high efficiency transmission coolers, and a case of Trick Shift ATF and receive a special discount only we can offer. Look here

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They are Ultra Light, Ultra Cool, Ultra Fast...
Chuck Hanson introduces our new line of Ultra Dominator Carburetors  Take a look at the video from Holley Performance and get a close look at the new line of Carburetors from Holley. Check it out here.

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At Wabbits Wood Works, we custom make every dash to order. The layout of your dash in our catalog can change according to your needs. 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.  Give your car that touch of class with a Wabbits dash.   Check it out here.

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MSD’s Ready-to-Run Ford Distributors are the perfect upgrade for bulky DuraSpark systems or ancient breaker point models. These distributors come complete and ready-to-run. All you need to do is drop it in the engine, connect three wires and fire the engine. Each distributor features an ignition module that produces a powerful inductive spark to improve combustion of the fuel mixture resulting in quick starts, smooth idle and increased performance. The billet aluminum housings of these distributors are 5/8” smaller in diameter to accommodate induction setups and tight engine compartments. Get complete 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 !  See what Engine Factory customers are saying .....

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Wheel Vintiques introduces it’s new 15″ OE style wheel with ORIGINAL Style clips. It is available in 5-41/2 Ford and 5-43/4 Chevy bolt patterns in sizes ranging from 1541/2 up to 1514. It is designed to accept all original Chevy style caps from 49′ to 54′ and can be custom made to fit most all early Ford, Chrysler, and Plymouth style hubcaps.   You can get all of the details here.

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 Ron Francis Wiring brings you yet another product.   A high quality switch with a much longer life than previous models available anywhere. Fits most cars, with 20-50 pounds pressure required.  Check out this switch and learn how to get the 2010 Ron Francis Catalog which contains not only product info but a wealth of tech information.  Look here.

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Zigs Street Rods Can provide you with a completely engineered chassis to take the problems out of building a solid foundation for your Street Rod. The chassis has the latest equipment and is designed to provide you with the strongest and safest chassis available.  Get more information  here.

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With American National you may qualify for money-saving discounts, including CA$HBACK from ANPAC®. If you entrust ANPAC with both your home and auto, and remain claim-free for a three-year period from your original CA$HBACK anniversary date, you will receive a 25% refund of your first-year combined auto and home premiums.   For more information...

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I would like to give you an update of what’s new here at Downs Industries. We are working closely With American Speed Company and Timeless Rods out of Georgia. Together we have unveiled the new Speedline 32 at Columbus, and we will again at Louisville this year. We have put together a perfect team of quality, engineering, and turn key vehicle expertise to bring you this new product.  Look Here...

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HEIDTS New '55-'57 Chevy Triangular 4-Link  Kit is a very popular kit as it does not require a Panhard Rod. Bars are fully adjustable, 1-1/4” X .156 tube with 3/4” stainless adjusters and urethane bushings, angled and straight chassis brackets, tabs and hardware.These kits are available in plain steel or polished stainless steel tubes.NOTE: Intended for stock or aftermarket frames.  Get all the details on this new product here.

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EZ Wiring’s  Pre-Wired, Color Coded Fuse Block Kits.   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 by telephone or email.  Take a look.

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New Garage Cabinet Combinations available from Moduline!    Now we make it easy to add function, eliminate clutter and "Organize your garage with style!"   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. Check out your new garage here...

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HushMat Universal - Hoodliner Installation Guide
Hoodliner is formulated to reflect heat away from your hood. The kit contains 12 sq. feet of product and will cover a full size hood.  For details on product specs and to see how easy this installation will be...  take a look here.

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Old Air Products. "Hurricane" Heat, Cool & Defrost systems. Small compact modular design replaces factory heater and uses original or new replica control to operate the new A/C & Heater system. These complete systems are easy to install and provide maximum cooling capacity with a 80 pass coil, custom SuperKool Condenser assembly, factory style drier and optional upgrade for chrome or polished compressor.  Check out the line here.

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Speedway 302 Ford Hot Rod Engine...  Hey look at this...  There are plenty of rodders who would love to put a Ford engine in their street rod, classic truck or muscle car. But let’s face it, there haven’t been many small-block Ford crate engines that fit the bill at an affordable price. Leave it to Speedway Motors to solve the problem.
Get all the details right here.

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Specialty Windshield Gaskets For Street Rods and Customized Vehicles. Steele Rubber Products offers a specialty line of front windshield gaskets for street rods and customized vehicles regardless if the top is chopped or modified in any way. Steele offers standard stock front windshield gaskets for many years and models with or without the divider bar intact, as well as specialty gaskets for customized windshields that have the stock divider bar removed.  Take a look

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Check out Zoops New Spoke Steering Wheels, like this great looking 14" Forged Billet Half Wrap Steering Wheel    There are so many to choose from, you’ll find the perfect steering wheel for your ride.  Take a look here at the huge selection.

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

LOUISVILLE is almost here !  Don’t miss this show of shows....  It promises to be even better than last year as 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 !  Get the schedule here and dust off that  Tri Five or Camaro and join the fun.


Wheels of Time is coming up fast... August will see the 32nd annual  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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Good Guys Rod & Custom next show is in Puyullap, WA .. 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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Somernites Cruise is gearing up  for the July  POWER CRUISE  this month.  Cruising from Louisville,  Knoxville, Nashville, Bowling Green and Cincinnati to Somerset for a great weekend.  . For Details Visit    There’s something special going on every month so be sure to check out the entire schedule


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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There’s a New Show in town on the Southern California scene this year...  Long Beach Motorama in Long Beach in September promises to be a show that will become a legendary event in our industry.  Brought to you by the folks at Keen Entertainment who put on the Ink and Iron Show... The Showcase of Kustoms has SO MUCH that will just blow you away..

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New Tech Articles from the Hot Rod M.D.

By Jim Clark (The Hot Rod MD)
   For many years the most effective means of cooling the engine at slow speeds and when idling was with a multi-blade fan attached to the front of the water pump pulley.  It drew air through the radiator when the forward motion of the vehicle was too slow to create enough airflow through the radiator.  The addition of a shroud helped to funnel the airflow through the full face of the core thereby increasing the cooling effect.  However, it is not necessary for the fan to operate at times when the vehicle is running at highway speeds.  If it did, the engine would most likely never reach proper operating temperature and the parasitic loss of power could significantly lower operating efficiency.  See article here


How To Accurately Bend Lines
Story & Photos By Jim Clark (The Hot Rod MD)

Copper, aluminum and mild steel tubing is relatively easy to bend which allows for correcting some mistakes when you bend it in the wrong place.  Stainless steel tubing is not so forgiving; when it is bent that is it.  So you have to be more accurate when measuring and calculating each bend.  For complete article click here.

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Southern Performance Systems has a history of building fantastic engine setups for special applications and customers.  Here’s a look at a recent example.  This is a Custom Built SPSeries Supercharged LS3 Painted Deep Green with EXTRA Chrome. Built for  John Steve White. and Destined for a 55 Chevrolet built by Clack's Rod Shop.   Check out all the details here

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Through a new “partnership” with Downs Industries,  the folks at Timeless Rods are now offering an extended line of bodies from Downs.  You can purchase just the body,  a whole package,  or Timeless can put together any combination you like.  Check out these great new options available from Timeless Rods now.


On Thursday, July 8, American Collectors Insurance was featured on FOX's "Good Day Philadelphia" show. CEO Jill Bookman spoke with anchor John Anderson about our Collector Car Appreciation Day Event and the three gorgeous collector cars we brought to the studio.  This was followed on Friday with an event at the American Collectors Headquarters to celebrate Collector Car Day.  Check it out here.

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FastTimes Rods Inc. is the largest street rod chassis manufacturer in New York State. It is the offspring of Pete Clark's Nite Owl Welding which was started in 1999. We have built an excellent reputation on the quality and value of our products and proudly stand behind everything we sell. We currently own and occupy approximately 7,000 sq ft of manufacturing space and are ready to expand. Look at some of our current projects here...

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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We’re pleased to announce that Flaming River has upgraded to become one of our premium vendors, so we will be bringing you lots of information about the great line of Flaming River products including some great tech information.  Check out the line at 


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

We are getting record numbers of show coverage articles in from Roving Reporters around the country....  looks like we’ll exceed last years  1200+ shows by quite a few !   .  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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From all accounts... GG Columbus was great.. Big Al Liebmann got lots of pics

Ray Schuler also took lots of pics at Columbus

Our friend Rose Novosel.of the MHRA had a great time on a cruise put on by Charlie Rose and other MHRA friends...

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In Australia Bruce Morris celebrated July 4th with an American Car Show.

The Norcal knockout was....  a knockout !  Dean Court was there ....

Port Gamble, WA is a great spot for a show... Andrew Lindsey got some nice shots

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Walt Smolenski went to the Rhinebeck show ... look

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Bob Warenda got some great shots at the Tri County Cruise

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Chuck the Slacker is on the car show  road this summer.. nice shots Chuck.

   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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  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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WE have several companies offering new, updated catalogs for 2010.. Like this New 2010 Release from Heidts ....  Check them out.

article heidts catalog  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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