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HotrodHotLine Newsletter March 25  2010

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Spring has sprung ..... it’s time to get that car on the MARKET !  !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.   

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

sold 34 ford 3 w
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sold 37 ford4 sold 61 chev1
sold 51 ford1
sold merc
sold vw
sold 71 gmc

And We Can Sell YOURS Too !

ATTENTION  BUSINESS OWNERS.... 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 ....  Our visitorship has increased dramatically this past year and we now have over 65,000 DAILY VISITS.  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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CPP 500 Series™ Power Steering Box
Now Available for American Muscle Cars .  The 500 Series™ Box for Nova, Camaro, or Chevelle is truly the best of its kind. A performance upgrade for the factory power steering box or an easy way to upgrade from manual steering to power steering. All parts are new on CPP’s box, not remanufactured like many on the market today. The 12.7 to 1 ratio adds a new dimension of handling to your car, smooth operation and excellent road feedback.  Get more info here

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MSD Ignition Start and Step Timing Control
  This compact controller provides an adjustable start retard to help high compression engines crank over easily, plus has a single stage retard. The unit measures 2.75”x 2.37”x 1.25” and simply connects between the distributor and the MSD Ignition. Two rotary dials offer simple adjustments.  Get the details here

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How many times have you been motoring along and suddenly realize your turn signal has been flashing for the past 10 miles? If you have manually-operated non-cancelling turn signals, they can now cancel themselves, thanks to Ron Francis Wiring.   Get all of the details on this handy setup here....



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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Classics,  Street Rods,  Muscle Cars...Wabbits Woodworks makes a dash for ANY car you have. We custom make every dash to order. The layout of your dash in our catalog can change according to your needs. Get more details and see many examples of our products here.

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Zig's Street Rod center offers the finest parts and accessories for your classic car, street rod, 55 thru 57 Chevy, and classic truck. Handling over 50 product lines gives us the ability to find the exact product to fit your needs . When Karen & Don Blacksmith started to build their award winning 1937 Cabriolet Convertable they were determined to start with the strongest foundation available. They chose a complete Stage 3 chassis from Zig's as the chassis meeting those requirements. Get details here

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Gold Gauge Sets    Hole Sizes: Speedo & Tach ( 3 3/8") -- Smaller Gauges (2 1/16") . Why spend hard earned money for a gauge that doesn't come with advanced features? Don't spend more time programming your speedometer than needed.TPI-Tech Instruments gauges do not come with dip switches in the back of the gauge that require two people and multiple tries of programming in order to get the correct speed..... get more details here

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Known as "America's Number 1 Shifter Company", Hurst proudly maintains a wide variety of quality products for the performance enthusiast. When you purchase a Hurst Shifter or accessory, you are receiving a piece of legendary Hurst heritage and quality. From Drag Racing to Street Rods, Circle Track to Street Machines, Hurst manufactures quality-engineered shifters, accessories and transmission products to fit the needs of the performance minded driver.  Take a Look

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Power Window Kits from EZ Wiring ... where you will find  wiring kits,  window kits,  and Switches.  This power window kit will work with any window that goes straight up and down .. for complete details  take a look  at this article.

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Cool Craft has all the information you need to determine what type of radiator you need.  Radiator Core Styles
What core type is best suited for your application?
Aluminum or Copper/Brass?  Do you need a new radiator?  The radiators that Cool Craft Components sell come in 3 different base core designs along with add-on options to offer the most comprehensive line of drop-in replacement radiators on the market. Learn More Here.

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Featured Product at Eddie Motorsports are these Billet Hood Hinges for 67-69 Camaros..  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.   Eddie Motorsports hood hinges are a great value without sacrificing quality. These hinges fit 1967-1969 Camaro's and have a machined finish. Look here 

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New from Big Als Carponents These BANJOLUXE cranks and handles are NEW from Big Als Carponents.  Machined from billet aluminum, these are a new design that features a cut out design with stainless steel rods and black hard plastic inlay on the knob. These will fit early or late cars and trucks that operate with a shaft   Take a closer look here.

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Jamco Suspensions new 5.5” lug pattern disc brake conversion for the Mustang II spindles .  For all you Mercury guys looking to go to a Mustang II front end, you can now retain your stock wheels and have disc brakes. Our kit is designed to bolt directly to the MII spindle and uses the stock Mercury 5.5” lug pattern. No need to endure the extra expense of swapping out your rear end to accommodate a different front lug pattern.     For more info

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Superior Glassworks,  Track-T Nose, with Grill Cut Out .  Designed specifically for our 1927 Trac T roadster and polished Trac T grill. The grill area has been recessed allowing our grill to fit against the mounting flange and flush with the outer contours of the nose.  For more details on the Track T body and accessories take a look here.

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Upgrade and improve the steering and handling of your 1965-66 Ford Mustang with our BRAND NEW rack and pinion kit.   This rack kit easily bolts on and includes the necessary hardware needed to install including: Power Rack and Pinion & Mounting Bracket --Power Steering Pump --Power Steering Bracket --Power Steering Hoses --Tie Rods Steering Shaft --Column Bearing --Floor Mount.. for complete details click here


The HEADER BUDDY was invented with only one thing in mind. To do away with exhaust collector gaskets for ever. How many header owners have spent many a Saturday afternoon replacing header collector gaskets?   Take a look

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New Billet 57 Chev Hood Hinges; 6061 Aluminum CNC Machined Hinges from Dale Gerry Street Rods.
made of 6061 Aluminum with bearings on all pivot points. Stainless hardware and Strut. Bolts to stock firewall, fender and hood without any modifications. For a closer look and more details click here


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 !  Oklahoma City and Bakersfield are coming up in April so register now.

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association,will stage twenty-three events in 2010. They’re gearing up for Pleasanton and then Del Mar...  .  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. Buy tickets now and get a Special Event Goody Bag !


Championship Auto Shows has two great shows this coming Des Moines and Winnepeg  to round out  March !  These are fantastic shows so check the Autorama Website  for the details on all of the remaining Championship  Auto Shows for 2010.


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! For more than 36 years, Carlisle Events has been a staple in the automotive community. Our passion is legendary to those who have made Carlisle, PA their “Automotive Hometown.” The season kicks off with the April Swapmeet ... check it out.

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Race N  Rod Nationals on May 23rd at the Laguna Seca Raceway promises a great time to all who show up.  FREE Fan Parade Lap for all Race N Rod entrants,  Mothers Goody Bag,  T Shirts and Free Raffle ...  This takes place on the weekend of the American Le Mans Series which is a great event.. For details click here.

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There’s a New Show in town on the Southern California scene this year...  Showcase of Kustoms 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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R Jays offers a range of packages from chassis,  to  rollers,  and more.  The 32 Ford Basic Components package has three parts....  The Pete and Jakes chassis,  Show Me Rod N Custom Body and Small Components Package....  Check out the great price on the  R Jays’  Package here  

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At Wilburns, our Screamin yellow Hauler. is  Shaping up to be our best yet.  This Hauler is under construction. It is a 54 with a 56 rear-cab slightly extended and widened. Its sits on a 2000 E-450 14,000 GVW chassis,7.3 power-stroke diesel, it is an awesome 5th wheel hauler. It is painted screamin yellow. Its is getting late model Ford Harley black and silver leather captains chairs,wood floor on bed... See More here

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Once you’ve found that perfect car on Hotrodhotline... You need a company to Transport it for you ... Enclosed Vehicle Transport has been advertising with Hotrodhotline for years and we hear very good things about Kevin and the job he does... Look here

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     We got a call from our friends at SEMA this week, asking us to remind all of you that there are scholarships available from SEMA but that the deadline is fast approaching.   They offer both scholarships and  “loan forgiveness” programs. If you know a student preparing for a career in the automotive industry, SEMA is ready to lend a hand. And if you know a recent graduate with outstanding student loans, we can help, too. SEMA maintains a program to pay part of the college tuition costs of today’s top students or contribute toward your employees’ student loans.  For more details click here

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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 more details here.

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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.  Get all of the details here

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One of the popular Southern California hot rod events returns Wednesday, April 7 with the Prolong Twilight Cruise Night at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum, . It’s a hot rod heaven as 1970 and earlier rods, customs, classics and muscle cars fill the Museum parking lot at the Fairplex in Pomona. Since 2000, the Twilight Cruises have offered families an affordable, entertaining evening and a chance to see some of the coolest cars in Southern California. All proceeds go to support the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum.  Get the details here


Domenic Tringali, one of our new Roving Reporters in Massachusetts,  sent in a great story about a barn find in New Hampshire.  This old Whiting- Klinefelter B/altered Roadster  was in a barn that was going to be torn down... we’ll have the story in our  Barn Finds soon so keep checking back.. it’s a great story....Take a look


Danny Selton sent in some pictures of Treasure in Georgia and a nice story about his family and their cars... Check it out ... Danny says he will be going back for more pictures when the weather is better.  Take a look

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We have a fantastic story from Tom and Kathy Carrigan... It’s Garage Shots from Tom and Kathy Carrigan’s Build with Allison V-1710 Engine and even includes a VIDEO... Check out this really great story...  “The only American liquid-cooled engine to see service in World War II was the Allison V-1710. It was one of the most important large U.S. aero engines, with over 70,000 engines produced from the time of the first in 1931 to the last in 1948”   Read the whole story here

Send in YOUR Garage Shots.... your works in progress ... and YOUR Barn and Field finds.....    Your fellow rodders LOVE to see these stories and so do WE.. Email to [email protected]   or give us a call at 877-700-2468.

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...


Hooker Headers is proud to announce their new “Darkside” black ceramic coating process available on select header applications. This exclusive proprietary black ceramic coating offers the nostalgic look of the past as well as the aggressive look of a modern high-tech build. It also offers a more refined texture and appearance than is possible from painted finishes. For more details  take a look here...


Welcome to a fantastic new Rodding event at the Mazda Raceway !  Race N Rod Nationals is Sunday May 23rd as part of the American Le Mans Series at the raceway.  Lots of very cool “happenings”  including a FREE parade lap for Race n Rod participants.. Get all of the details here.

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These are Sooooo  Coooool !  Check out the Hot Rod Grills ... the ultimate BBQ for Hot Rodders, Racers and all Car Guys.  Made by a major  grill manufacturer, these are top quality grills.  Take a Look at them Now

Somerset Auction

Somerset Kentucky is the site of a twice a year Classic Car Auction.   April 24th is fast approaching so check out the site for info on consigning your car for the Spring auction or for finding out what they have that might be the perfect car for you !  Take a look at  


 QuietRide Solutions.... makes it EASY to insulate your car against heat, sound and vibration... with their Ready Made....  Cut to Fit .... KITS !  WOW...  check out their line of hundreds of kits that will make the very important job of insulating your car so easy. They also have a huge line of firewall insulators... Check it out

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We are so pleased to have Carlisle Events online with us !   The Carlisle Spring Swap Meet and Auction is a legend in our hobby as many of us just wait in anticipation of what treasure we will find there... but Carlisle has 9 other Fantastic Events ... and we know that there are many you’ll want to learn about. Check out the lineup for 2010 at Carlisle

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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

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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 

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.  There are lots of pictures from shows all around the US, Canada, Australia and Europe. .  If you take pictures at a show... send them in and we’ll share them with your fellow rodders.     send to  [email protected]  or call us for info on getting them to us.

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We’re so happy that Blackie had his show this year after all.. now we have to talk him into next year ! 

Dean Court got great shots at Blackies.... the finest cars in the country.

Les Bateman went to the B & M Racing show this weekend.  Great time !

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Jerry Cook went to Cal Rods at Santa Anita

Jeff Brinkley was at the Eugene Roadster Show

In Virginia Debra Cheek went to a show in Hampton

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In Manassas, VA, Chuck “The Slacker” was cruisin

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Jay Bernard took  in the NMCA Muscle Car show in Florida

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Betty and Spencer McCarty went to Run to the Sun in North Carolina

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The Spring Classic in Dallas was great ...David Graves got some great shots.

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Roger Rohrdanz was at the Temecula Run.

And we add lots more every day...
so keep checking back.

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

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

    We heard from one our our visitors today that he SOLD his parts here on in  TWO DAYS !   WOW ... so clean out that garage and list your Parts for FREE ... You’ll have more room and some rodder will have the parts he needs...

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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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We would especially like to have more coverage from Florida,  the Carolinas,  the South  (Georgia, Alabama, MS)  and also from Texas.  We welcome coverage from all over the US, Canada, Australia and Europe .... but we’re a bit short in the areas mentioned ...

    Reminder   Calling all Rodders with Cameras !
The show season is revving up and we’d like to beat  last years record of 1248 shows covered ... but we need YOUR help !  If you attend car shows  and cruises  and have pictures ... we’d like to share them with your fellow rodders.  We can offer you free passes to most shows,  Hotrodhotline Shirts,  business cards and assorted goodies ... and Your  “By-Line” in all of your articles ... Plus... you’ll be making lots of rodders happy !  Our readers love the show coverage !  So if you’re interested in becoming a “Roving Reporter” for  email [email protected]  or call  Mary  Ann  877-700-2468.  

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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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