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HotrodHotLine Newsletter May 20  2010

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48 Car Show Coverages submitted already this week !  WOW !  We have coverage from New Jersey to Ohio,  to Virginia,  to Kentucky, to Washington and California and many points in between.  Our fantastic Roving Reporters are scouring the country getting pictures from shows in every state.    When we have so many, it takes a little longer to get them online so keep checking back daily as we add new show coverage articles all day.  If you take pictures at a show,  we’d love to share them with your fellow rodders,  email [email protected]  for info or call us at 877-700-2468

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Advanced Plating  Survives the Nashville Floods
Our friends at Advanced Plating were victims of the horrific, and grossly underreported, floods in Nashville this month, but owners Steve and Sheri Tracy are not foiled easily.   Steve stayed with the business and saved his customers parts, and when the waters receded they got to work on the cleanup with help many good friends from the rodding community and other friends and neighbors.   Advanced Plating is already back on track and SHIPPING PARTS... Check out this amazing story on how hard working people deal with, and survive , when handed adversity.  Take a look here.

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 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

Surf City Garage has decided that it's time to make some new and exciting air fresheners by combining awesome designs and relaxing scents. Now you can finally say goodbye to that overpowering pine tree. With incredible muscle car and Pin-Up girl designs, whether it's car care or air  fresheners, our signature look is one thing that sets us apart from all other brands. Look here

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After more than 50 years of manufacturing hedders using mild steel materials, Hedman Hedders, announces the introduction of performance hedders manufactured using Type 304 stainless steel flanges and primary tubes. The uncoated, Type 304 Stainless Steel hedders in this section retain a cleaner look, and hold up better than mild steel or type 409 stainless construction. HTC coated stainless models also available.  Get a closer look here.


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Dolphin Instruments  offers many accessories to go along with their gauge sets.  These classically styled door handles are offered in both oval and scalloped designs.  Take a look at both and at our complete line of instruments and accessories.  Check it out here.

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Snug Harbor Hot  Rods  offers it’s 302 Blue Oval Cruzer  This is a great engine for daily driving or touring. Crisp clean looks and smooth, reliable power from idle to a redline of 5000 rpm. This SBF sparkles with polished intake, chrome valve covers and oil pan. The Turn-key kit is assembled with braided fuel lines, Eldelbrock carburetor and fuel pump. The engine is at home in a stately Vicky or a Cobra Roadster. See it here

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When it comes to making your hot rod ride like a luxury car, Dynamat does the job. Dynamat is used by the world's top hot rod and custom builders because they know it makes their cars ride cool and quiet.  This industrial-sized Mega Pak contains nine 24" x 48" flat sheets of Dynamat Xtreme for a total of 72 sq. ft. For complete coverage on rear decks, doors, floors and trunks.  For complete details  click here

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Amazing Deal!  Complete Air System  $895
  AirBagit System  Comes with large DC5000 1/2hp Compressor, Check Valve, Steel Leader Hose, Solenoid, Steel Fittings, 3/8" Airhose, 70on 120off Pressure Switch, 3 Gallon Steel Tank, the biggest and best of everything.   Take a closer look here


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It was 1949 when the first roller cam was manufactured for the performance automotive engine, and it was Chet Herbert Cams who designed and ground it.

Since then Chet Herbert Cams has been the leader in roller cams. Today's rollers feature faster ramp speed and higher lifts for the ultimate in power. Herbert roller cams are manufactured from the finest 8620 steel billet alloy steel bar stock. We've designed and produced cams for drag racing, oval track, road racing, boat racing, truck and tractor pulling, mud racing and even Bonneville land speed racing.  Check out the best in Cams  here.

Hurst  DELIVERS MAXIMUM PERFORMANCE AND STYLE with the FIRST-TIME introduction of all-new t1 wheels Modern Fitments and a Traditional Look Appeal to Hot Rod Enthusiasts.  The Hurst T1 Wheel is an aluminum-alloy wheel, designed with rich Hurst Performance history in mind. Form follows function as the polished, five-spoke aluminum wheel with black anthracite centers ultimately allows for a wider tire-width, combining distinctive muscle car style with high performance.  Take a look 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 .....


Since the invention of stainless braided rubber hose, racers and mechanics have been fighting the problem of installing it into the socket part of the assembly. If your lucky and get a clean cut on the end of that hose, you might get it in. Most of the time a little fuzz appears on the hose end and the battle begins... See how Koul Tools can help you tackle this job...  Look here.


The Car Lock is the ultimate theft protection for the true car enthusiast. Hot rods, muscle cars, classics and exotic rides are extremely vulnerable to theft when left unattended. Older cars don’t have electronic alarms and are not very secure.  Check it out and see how you can save your car from the thieves ....

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Phoenix Transmission has a great selection of GM Transmissions for every application. Our heavy duty trans with a lot more performance built in, including semi-automatic shifting which allows you to manually upshift or downshift or let the trans shift automatically. This transmission is rated for engines with up to 450hp. The trans also features a special intermediate sprag race and high rpm governor. A great trans for hot rodding around and occasional racing. Look here

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Need Mopar Wheels ??  Whether you're looking for wheels for a ground pounding Muscle Car or a Stock restoration, Stockton Wheels is the #1 source for wheels to fit today's tires, rebuilding wheels or re-rimming original wheels.  Stockton Wheels has a complete line of caps trim rings, and wheel accessories to help you complete the look of your wheels. Below are just a few of the hundreds of types of wheels available to Mopar owners like you.   Check it out here.

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Want to know why Spirit Industries is one of the nation's premier builders of Hot-Rods and Hot-Rod parts? That's easy - "We Love 'Em!" (and rodders too)
Take a look at our selection of body styles... from T Bucket,  to Model A  to  32  3-W and sedans... we have a lot to choose from and we’re happy to help you plan your next project.  Check us out here.

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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.


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 

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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.


The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association,will stage twenty-three events in 2010. Nashville is coming up this weekend and  Goodguys has pledged to help flood victims with this event.  For the complete schedule  click

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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.


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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Stolen Car Alert ....1963 Chevrolet Nova SS 2 Door Hardtop Along With A 20 FT
 More Details Here

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Buy That Classic Car Like A Seasoned Pro 
  Cherry Hill, NJ – Looking to get into the collector car hobby? Ready to venture out and buy your first collector car, but not sure of precisely what to look for? Well, thanks to American Collectors Insurance, a collector vehicle industry leader and innovator since 1976, you can relax and enjoy your purchase by keeping these tips in mind.  Get advice from the pros  here....

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The Only Way to Measure Leaf Springs
There is no big secret on measuring leaf springs, just a bunch of bad information.
The WRONG way to measure is eye to eye. While this may seem to be the easiest, it is not accurate. Get the information you need from Eaton ....

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We got an email from a reader looking for information on a car he now owns....  Eric Emerson has sent us pictures of his late brother Neal Emerson's find, an original 1965 Plymouth Super Stock, VIN R051167472. Eric is trying to help him document the history of this vehicle.  Check out the article and see if you can help him out... Look here

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Need Parts ?? Fathers Day is coming up....Get the Speedway Motors parts you really need – Create a Wish List today
With the Biggest Selection anywhere, Speedway Motors has everything you could possibly ask for – so ask for it! It’s easy to create and save a list of what you’re hoping for to complete your next project.  Get more information here.

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Troop 601 members  in Utah are Landspeed Lovers ! Our troop amulet is the Bonneville race car, Speed Demon. George Poteet and Ron Main have been so kind to allow us to where their car on our Council Service Patch. The Scouts all love the Speed Demon and look forward to attending Speed Week 2010 at the Bonneville Speedway in August. We know the Speed Demon is an amazing car and Troop 601 has a high goal to achieve such a standard as this world class race car has but we promise to do our best, work hard and have lots of fun.    Take a look

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Mr. Norm’s Garage Exhibit featuring Dodge Challenger Raffle at the 8th Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion June 18-20, 2010
Reunion attendees can also enter to win a new Sox & Martin style   Dodge Challenger in a raffle benefitting the Ronnie Sox Foundation.  For details take a look here

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New shop truck in the works at Trick Truck N Rods ..
1957 Chevy Shop Truck New shop truck in the works. Complete air ride suspension. Mustang II front. 4-link narrowed nine inch. 17" & 18" one off custom Schott wheels. 60's custom shop truck look. Flat dark green paint with sublime flames. This one's gonna be super low & cool! Concept drawing by Eric Brockmeyer. Check out the progress.... Click here

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Eric Black conceptualized this stunning custom after collaborating with Steve, Steve’s Auto Restorations, on the possibilities of a ’48 Cadillac project. Steve and Eric felt it necessary to manipulate the ‘48’s original proportions in order to exaggerate the Caddy’s long and low demeanor. Eric worked to maintain original designer Harley Earle’s key lines, but was able to infuse them with a smoothness that exudes motion.  Look

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Heinzman Street Rod Shop takes great pride in fulfilling our customers' vision for their cars. The care we take in custom-engineering our street rods makes the difference between a good street rod and a great street rod. Whether it's the chassis fabrication, the assembly area, the office, or the body shop, our staff have one thing in common - we're car people, and we love hot rods.  We  currently have several cars for SALE ...

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 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

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]   We have gotten in 48 Shows this week already .. WOW

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Dean Court went to the Marin Concourse d’Elegance and was there when famous Hot Rodders,  Andy Brizio,  Blackie Gejejian, and Ed Iskendarian were at the podium.  There were lots of great cars on display and many industry icons in attendance. 

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Deadmans Curve in N.J. was a blast .. Big Al  was there.

Bill and Cathy Barrand saw some cool cars in Ohio.

Ray Schuler was at the Carter Tire show in Indiana

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Good Guys Orange County Cruise was a huge success, Ron Podsiadly got great shots

Frank English took some great shots at a show in Michigan this weekend

Bing Gatewood was shake, rattle and rollin in Virginia last weekend !

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 this very cool Willys Wagon  ....  Check it out

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feat 60 pont  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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 Keep Rodd’n  and we  hope to see you on the road  this year...
Jack, Mary Ann
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