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HotrodHotLine Newsletter May 13  2010

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Stolen Car Alert ... Atlanta, Georgia area !
We have, unfortunately, been getting more and more reports of cars being stolen all across the country ... we like to get the word out quickly so that we might be of some help in finding these cars ...  sometimes we are ... we’ve had several recovered... Lets see if we can find this 69 Chevelle stolen on May 3rd.  For Details

We have TONS of SOLD Cars this week ... 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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sold 31  ford
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sold 50 plymouth1
sold 40 ford6
sold 37 ford5
sold 51 chev2
sold 55 chev3 sold 57 cad
sold 35 ford
sold 68 chev2 sold 91 chev

     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

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New from Classic Performance Products, This kit is compatible with 63-69 Falcon/Comet (60-62 as well with 63-65 control arm replacement), 62-69 Fairlane, 65-73 Mustang, 67-73 Cougar, Maverick/Comet, Granada/Monarch, and some Torino. The kit includes everything needed to swap out your front drum brakes for OE type front disc brakes originally available on 68-73 Mustang.  Take a look here


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Zigs Suspension Package has the hottest deal on a complete IFS package. Kit includes : (1) Independent Front Suspension with Crossmember, 2" Dropped Spindles, Large Brake Kit with 11 inch Rotors with 4-1/2" Ford Pattern or 10-1/2" Rotors with 4-3/4" GM Pattern, your choice of Stock.  More info here

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All EZ wiring kits use GXL 125 high temp cross linked polyethylene jacketed wire that is grease, oil, gas, and acid resistant. Each wire is labeled every 5” Its entire length so checking a circuit is EZ ! COLOR coded wire! EZ wiring is the EZ way !  Each circuit wire is labeled so you know exactly where it goes -- EZier to wire --EZier to trouble shoot ! Our best kit -- the EZ-21 - contains 18 fuses and 21 circuits.  See more here.

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B & M Racing now offers this GM TH-400 Race transmission Chevrolet bell housing with 4" tailshaft, large diameter bushing and 300M input shaft with modified drum, B&M 4 "0" reverse pattern full manual transbrake, steel clutch hub, high performance clutches, special heavy duty intermediate sprag. (Transbrake equipped TH-400's.  Check it out here

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Wabbits Woodworks  custom makes 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... find your dash here..

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Holley Performance Products is proud to announce the introduction of their all new Ultra Dominator® carburetors, designed for improved performance, weight savings and show quality looks. Ultra Dominators are made totally from aluminum, allowing them to be 3.8 lbs. lighter than their predecessors which had zinc metering blocks and bowls. Take a look here

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Ron Francis CLASSIC SERIES is practical and great looking.  The  Headlight Switch    Standard Full Function Switch .   This switch includes dome light or interior light circuit, headlights, running lights and dimmer for dash lights. There is a built in circuit breaker for headlights.Get a closer look at this kit now.

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Zoops      New Product Release...  Power Steering Pump Bracket - Small Block Chevy SWP or LWP - Passenger Side Alternator Only - No A/C - Billet Aluminum 8020 Correct Align Bracket .  Zoops Products are THE ULTIMATE in Quality, Dependability and Performance!!  Get details on this product and more here.

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Look what’s new from Downs  Industries !  Vette fiberglass bodies... choose from ‘62 roadster or  ‘67 Coupes..... Downs also has some very cool muscle car  bodies... so take a look at all that’s new from our good friends at Downs....  they’ve been industry icons for many years ! Check it out now.

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HEIDTS IFS Superide - Complete Package 28 - 35 Ford and 30 - 35 Chevy   Independent Front Suspension gives you twice the ride of a new 4- link dropped axle at a comparable cost. It adds more cash value to your car than any other type of suspension.  See more


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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Zipper Motors Lakes Style Cars are all the rage, and Zipper Motors produces several models that have that great Lakes look, with functionality improvements and detailing not found in other cars. Check them all out here

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With so many choices in automotive restoration parts, how can you be sure you are getting the best quality parts for your car, truck or street rod? The answer is simple, you deserve a “Complete Solution” when purchasing rubber parts and weatherstripping. There are companies that can provide you with parts, but only Steele Rubber Products provides the combination of Parts, Service and Knowledge you expect from an industry leader.  Steele Rubber offers the best !

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If low is good, lower must be better! That’s the philosophy behind the coolest retro rods being built today, and it’s the motivation Speedway Motors used to develop its all-new extra-low Model A frame.  Speedway calls it the Model A Rat Rod Frame, but you can rest assured that it’s no cobbled-together mix of worn-out parts. It’s a professionally engineered and expertly constructed frame that makes a perfect foundation for your retro-style rod. take a look

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If you are looking for a Custom A/C System for your Antique, Classic, Hot Rod, Street Rod, or Antique Vehicle then you have come to the right place! Old Air Systems feature Heat, Air, and Defrost, or we also have Cool Only Underdash Systems or Heater Only Units. You are sure to find a custom air conditioning solution for your ride!   Start out browsing our "Model Specific A/C Systems" Section. Here you will find our systems that were engineered-to-fit your particular vehicle.

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Getting tired of looking at the same old rectangular license plate frame on your hot rod?  J & B  Microfinish brand new license plate frame, designed with a "deco" look. This billet oval frame, ball milled and polished to perfection will compliment any rod or custom alike.  Get a closer look  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 !  Get the schedule here and dust off that  Tri Five or Camaro and join the fun.

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association,will stage twenty-three events in 2010. Next on the schedule is the Orange County  Get Together May 15th  then on to Nashville, Tn the next weekend. For the complete schedule  click


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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New Cruise MAY 20 - 22 ... The Bama Coast Cruise is debuting at the Wharf Resort and Marina in Orange Beach, AL .   This looks like the perfect combination ... Hot Rods and Beaches !  WOW... what a way to spend the weekend.  Get all of the details on this great new show  at 


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 May cruise   May 20 -22 with lots of things planned for this month.  Dairy Queen Cruise,  Rock N Roll Blast,   Saturday MOPAR Show and much more. For Details Visit    There’s something special going on every month so be sure to check out the entire schedule


Carlisle Kit Car and Imports show is coming up on May 21 - 23rd ..  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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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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This past weekend Roy Brizio held his famous  “Open House” at the Brizio shop. had two reporters on the scene,  Dean Court and Gary Matranga both got lots of great shots, and said that a good time was had by all that attended.  Check it out in our show coverage section. 

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Our friends at Vintage Air had their Open House  this pas weekend too...  and  “Too Low”  Richard Haas got great shots of all the action... be sure to check out the fantastic barn find ‘34 that one lucky Texan found !  Take a look in our show coverage section.

article american collector

As an American Collectors’ customer, you can be sure your collector vehicle has the best coverage available. Your investment will be well-protected by a policy that has been designed especially for collectors. Features* include: Agreed-Value Coverage – This pays the vehicle’s full-insured value (less any applicable deductible) with no depreciation in the event of a total loss.  For more info click here

article hushmat install

Tech article from Hushmat shows exactly how to install the Hushmat  Hood Liner kit on your car. HUSHMAT manufactures acoustic and thermal insulation accessory products for automotive audio, hot rod, muscle car and home theater applications. Results include sound deadening, vibration dampening, & heat insulation.  “Take a closer look here...

article special  sps engines

Southern Performance Systems is now offering a 418 Cubic Inch LS3 Long Block assembly. The engine is built with Scat's Forge Crank and Rods. This 418ci engine is capable of horse power outputs exceeding 570 Horse Power depending on the intake setup. Supercharged versions are capable of over 700 Horse Power.  Check out the specs and the special MAY Pricing here

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FastTimes Rods is offering a great ‘41 Willys Gasser Package... Our goal is to provide the customer with an education before all else. We offer information in our "How to Shop for a Street Rod" brochure and are happy to make suggestions on where to save money, where to spend it and we always keep our pencils sharp to give you the best value for your money. Call owner Pete Clark and he’ll be glad wo help you out with your project plans.  Take a look

article timeless rods

Timeless Rods new “Driver Series”  is now available.   By offering fewer options and manufacturing in an assembly line atmosphere we are able to offer show quality cars at driver car prices  There are lots of choices for this new series... so take a look here and get your new ride going.  Check it out now...

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...

Moduline revised Ad

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.

66 auto color revised banner ad

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 !

Dixie Rod Works Banner

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

Bama Coast Cruise Banner

New Cruise in MAY ... The Bama Coast Cruise is debuting at the Wharf Resort and Marina in Orange Beach, AL .   This looks like the perfect combination ... Hot Rods and Beaches !  WOW... what a way to spend the weekend.  Get all of the details on this great new show  at 

Wheel Vintiques Banner

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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Lakes Style Cars are all the rage, and Zipper Motors produces several models that have that great Lakes look, with functionality improvements and detailing not found in other cars.  The “Lakes Modified” styling blending Hi-tech suspension components has evolved into three truly unique “Lakes Modified” offerings; the “27” Roadster, the “New” Roadster, and the Coupe.   take a look at Zipper Motors

HotRod Grills Banner

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

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]

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Our friend, Roger Jetter,  sent in some great pictures from a show in Moab, Utah ... WOW...   the scenery can’t get better than this....  Thanks Roger !

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Now this is a lineup ...  George Barris, Linda Vaughn and Barry Mequiar ... at Georges Back to the Fifties Show...  check it out.

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Chuck “the Slacker”  wasn’t slacking this week... check out his show coverages...

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Ray Schuler went to Coldwater, MI for a cool show...

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Patrick Czernicki was at Bears Cruise in Schenedacty, NY

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Sherm Porter went to the Warbirds, Wings & Wheels

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Big Al took in the Starlight Cruisers this week

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Jeff Brinkley takes really outstanding pictures... check out the Portland Transmission show  pics

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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How about an SS Chevelle ?   Not too many of these around and this one looks great... Check it out  this Featured Ad and get yourself some MUSCLE !

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feat 41 willys5  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 !

catalog alan grove
catalog clayton catalog painless
catalog backyard catalog speedway steele catalog
catalog eaton
catalog spadaro

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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