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HotrodHotLine Newsletter June 3  2010

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    With the Bowling Green Hot Rod Reunion just around the corner,  the NHRA is already planning for the October California Hot Rod Reunion ....  they have just announced the Honorees for this years event, with Grand Marshall Tom Hannah leading the event.   The public is invited to a free Reunion Honoree Reception on Friday, Oct. 15, 7 p.m. at the DoubleTree Hotel in Bakersfield, CA.   To get information on all of the Honorees ... take a look here.   

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We all want our car to look its best when we head out to a car show,  and there’s no better way than  Surf City Garage Enthusiast Grade Detailing products ...  and for the month of JUNE only,  you can get 20% off the whole line at all Pep Boys stores... but ONLY with this coupon.. so Print off the Coupon and head down to Pep Boys ... your car will be glad you did .... and so will you ! 


Big Al emailed to let us know that he’ll be at Atco Raceway in New Jersey on Saturday for the Super Funny Car races.   The Frantic Ford car will be there on display  (not race ready yet) so be sure to stop by and take a look ....  It’s sure to be a great day and at only $25.  a CARLOAD ...the price is right.  Check it out here ....   check out the video !

 WOW...looks like the season is upon us... and 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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     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] 

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

The Painless Performance Convenience Module allows you to retrofit your older vehicle with standard features found on many vehicles sold today. Cars today have many features that 15 to 20 years ago were unheard of. The Convenience Module brings these features to you in a complete kit with easy to follow instructions. Check it all out here.

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Hot off the line is Wheel Vintiques new 18" Steel Rally, yes you heard right an 18" Steel Rally!  Awesome right?  The 18" diameter Rally is available in 7" and 8" widths with a variety of standard and custom backspaces.  Don't forget about caps, Wheel Vintiques has many of the popular styles available such as derby, police, disc brake, and even truck caps.  Trim rings will be available soon.  Wheels come bare steel, but you can also have them chromed or powder coated for an additional cost.  Bolt patterns for both Chevy and Ford also available.  Get a set for your muscle car, or pickup today!  For more information contact Wheel Vintiques Inc. at (559)-251-6957 or online at

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One sure way to improve the look of your GM, Ford or Mopar engine compartment , even on the tightest budget, is to bolt on some chrome engine accessories. Chrome engine parts are easy to install, easy to maintain and easy on the wallet.  Trans-Dapt Performance Products, has been in the automotive aftermarket for over 50 years, and they are one of the very first performance companies to offer chrome accessories. Check it out here

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Nobody offers this many Air Bags in ONE PLACE!  is the manufacturer, and therefore we can give you deep discounts, like our FREE AIR BAG SPECIAL! When it comes to managing your Air, we are here to help. We offer complete PLUG-N-PLAY systems, Air Engines, and Push Button Valves systems to make an EASY job of every install.   Dealer Inquiries Invited.  Get details on our products 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.  Check out this new product from our friends at DynaMat !


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Steve’s Auto Restorations is Home to the Real Steel  ‘34 3-Window Coupe.  Steve's Auto Restorations won Best New Product of the Year award at NSRA Nationals in Louisville, KY. in 2008 for the Real Steel Coupe Body. Take a look!  SARs ‘Real Steel’ Coupe body is  patterned after stock design and dimensions to ensure originality. Built with die-stamped 19 gauge electroplated sheet metal components and assembled in precision fixtures by SARs premiere tool fabricator and metal stamper, Experi-Metal in Sterling Heights, Michigan.

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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 .....


Alan Grove Components, inc. . has specialized in fabricated specialty vehicle components for many years.  Like this  Tight-Fit Bracket System for the 1964-68 Chevelle, El-Camino and other low hood applications using the short water pump. Available for Big and Small Block Chevys.   Take a look at their selection on brackets and pulleys of all kinds.

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Clayton Machine Works New Valve Cover
Winner “Best New Engine Accessory”
At 2008 Goodguys Nationals in Columbus.  Features include integrated breather and pvc assembly,  removeable center section offers unlimited customising options, tall style clears most roller rockers,  fits small block chevy.. Center-bolt style also available. Take a closer look here

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Fatman’s frame stubs were developed to allow the installation of a modern IFS into cars whose original frame did not allow use of a simple crossmember. By carefully plotting the location of the radiator, sheetmetal, and bumper mounts, these trick units can easily replace the original front frame and supply Fatman’s custom IFS   systems for up to date handling and style. Look!

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Juliano’s has just released a new steering wheel for all classic Fords, featuring a glass-smooth woodgrain finish and a choice of two horn buttons that include the iconic Ford Blue oval or the classic V8, as shown. The wheel fits all popular Ford and GM steering columns, as well as columns made by Juliano’s, Flaming River and Ididit. For further information on this and other Julianos products.. take a look here.

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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. Check Out our Drag Radiators and all of the great radiators we make for Street Rods,  Tri Five Chev,  Hot Rods and Muscle Cars. At Saldana Racing Products,  we make the best !  Take a look

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Do you want ultimate power, aggressive looks, and the ability to drive down the expressway? Then your hot rod needs this 550 HP supercharged monster from Snug Harbor  Hot Rod Engines.  The beauty of this supercharged engine are the components that are used to assemble this motor. That together with polished components and painted in your choice of colors, says "Best Engine In Show". With all that performance, you can have your cake and eat it too.  Check out your options here.

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Atop SPAL USA’s line of high performance electric cooling fans is the versatile Dual 11” High Performance fan.  The most popular design among hot rod enthusiasts, the fan’s light weight and compact design also make it ideal for a wide range of car and truck applications.  The SPAL USA Dual 11” High Performance fan features a paddle blade design for low operating noise and to achieve  maximum airflow  For complete details look here.

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Tri-Five Chevy SureFitTM - Now Featuring Gen-IV TM Electronic Technology!   Get true bi-level air flow and Vintage Air’s famous “just right temperature” air blending with our new Gen-IV technology. New separate heating and cooling coils and a SPAL permanent magnet blower motor give you the maximum capacity and performance avail able today.  Look here

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association,will stage twenty-three events in 2010.   In JUNE there are FOUR fab shows to choose from  .  For the complete schedule  click

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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 !  Get the schedule here and dust off that  Tri Five or Camaro and join the fun.


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. Buy tickets now and get a Special Event Goody Bag !


Somernites Cruise is gearing up  for the June cruise  weekend June 24, 25, 26  with lots of things planned for this month.  Dairy Queen Cruise,  Rock N Roll Blast,   Camaros and Firebirds are the featured cars this month  and much more. For Details Visit    There’s something special going on every month so be sure to check out the entire schedule


Carlisle Events All Ford Nationals  is coming up  this weekend... June 4 - 6  ..  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


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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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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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. Get all of the information here.

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Every week, American Collectors Insurance selects a customer car as their Car of the Week. Congratulations to this week's winner of the “ My Cool Ride Contest!”  Paul Renico’s awesome '61 Triumph TR3A!     You can insure your Rod,  Muscle Car or Classic with American Collectors Insurance and get great coverage at very competitive rates. Take a look at all they offer.

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We love these  “Blast to the Past” stories...  The Renegades Car Club of Long Beach was first organized in 1941, by five young men who desired something more from an automobile than mere transportation.  As with any small group who has a different perspective, these boys were labeled by others, Renegades.    Take a look at their story here... and then send us your  Blast to the Past stories.

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Image Street Rods wants to know...  What can we do for You ?   We offer a full range of services .. from Rolling Chassis to Turn Key Cars, Parts and more... We even offer  CNC  Plasma Cutting services.  Take a look at the brand new website for Image Street Rods and then ... tell us what we can do for you !
Look here for more

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Check out Mike Stevenson of Orange, CA ’s bad to the bone 71 SS Camaro. Mike came to us to build  a set of custom V-Twin’s for him. We came up with a set of 188 and 1810 custom painted V-Twins. Using the latest ceramic paint technology,  these satin black and polished V-Twins have some really nice contrast against the super slick black. paint on Mike’s ride. For a closer look at Genuine Boyds ...

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From now through the end of June we are having a frame and chassis special. When you order one of our reproduction frames or chassis, we will discount all of the options 15% at Weedetrs !  Great specials and excellent Customer Service ...Our customer service and professional manner are unmatched in the industry. WEEDETR believes in customer service as our number 1 priority..Take a look at our specials here.

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    We met the folks from Welder Series,  Paul and Dorothy Horton and son DW Horton,  about five years ago at a car show when we had a booth next to them.  Jack was immediately taken by their ingenious idea for a product line.  Lots of guys would love to fabricate their own parts... they have welding skills, but not the ability to create the components....  step in Welder Series  with their “weld it yourself “  kits !  WOW ! What a great idea ... Check out this Sway Bar Kit and then take a look at all the great stuff from Welder Series

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...

We’re very pleased to have Radir Wheels online with us.   Top quality,  Made in the USA, Radir offers several models and many sizes to choose from.   You can also get the famous  Radir  “Cheater Slicks” at Radir Wheel...  in 8 different sizes.  Take a look at all they have to offer. 

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Since 1986, Classic Components, Inc. has offered full service custom and OEM chrome plating of automobile   parts.Our goal is to provide fast service with a superior, show-quality finish. In addition to chrome plating wheels.. We also offer traditional electroplating and chrome coating on plastic and magnesium parts.  Check it out  here.


Sherm's Custom Plating meets and exceeds the highest industry standards. With our state-of-the-art facility and over a quarter-century of experience, it is easy to understand how we consistently give our customers a finished product that literally outshines the rest. Our experts give us the ability to repair almost any of your damaged parts. From your '33 Ford grille to your pitted or broken pot metal you can be confident your parts will be repaired and refinished to the highest quality. Sherm’s also has the ability to repair and polish your stainless steel window trims and body moldings

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We were just blown away by the fabulous shop cabinets offered by Moduline .... this is  NOT your grandfathers garage !   So many combinations to choose from and the quality is really top notch.  Take a look at the entire line of cabinets and accessories, then get out the pencil and start planning your new garage... You Deserve It.

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What do you need ??? Paint ?  Detail / Buffing supplies ?    Sandpaper ?  POR 15 ?   Paint Gun ?  Grinder ?    The folks at  66 Auto Color are your ONE STOP for all the paint store supplies and products you need ... and they can give you the customer service you need when looking for this type of product.  Check out their online specials and give them a call for your paint shop needs.  Take a look !

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Our Rods may be cool...... but most of them lack enough cargo space to carry all of our essentials on a trip.  But... there’s an easy solution.... a cool little trailer from Champion.  These trailers look great, are so easy to tow, and make your travels so much more pleasurable because you can take all of your  “stuff”.  with you.  See what they have !

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Dixie Rod Works is in business to build you the car of your dreams !   This full service rod shop can do it all... body and paint,  chassis,  and even build the engine to power your ride.  Check out their offerings and then give them a call about your dream ! Take a look

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Wheel Vintiques is proud to be one of the most recognized names in the Hot Rod, Muscle Car and Classic Truck industy. With over 50 different caps and accessories and 100 plus wheel styles Wheel Vintiques has the most diverse product line in the industry..  Since 1993, we have been delivering the largest selection of stock steel wheels, billet wheels, wire wheels and accessories to the automotive enthusiast. We think you will agree that Wheel Vintiques is the clear choice for your steel, billet, and wire wheel needs.  Check it out now

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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]   We have gotten in 50+  Shows this week already .. WOW

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Franklin Lakes, NJ was one of the shows Big Al went to over the weekend.

Dan Jetters Caddy at a cruise in Colorado attended by Dan and Roger Jetter ...

Jerry Cook went to a show in Camarillo CA and got some great shot.

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Dale Davidhizar went to a show in Corpus Christi

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Donnie Jeffries went to a show in Kentucky...

West Coast Kustoms show in Santa Maria is always awesome... Dean Court got some great shot

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 most  shows

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   Spring is coming... time to sell that car and get a new ride for the upcoming show season.

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Our friend Kevin at Enclosed Vehicle Transport  is selling his one owner,  family owned 57 Mercury Convertible.... Take a look at this

Another very cool car listed here is the Greening Auto Company’s   71 Camaro.. look at the detail under the hood.. very nice   Check it out.

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feat 58 chev1  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 !

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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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 !

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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
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