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HotrodHotLine Newsletter May 27  2010

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We hope that all of our visitors have a nice Memorial Day weekend ...  and we hope that you take time to remember what this day is about.  It’s about those who lost their lives defending our nation ... and now is a time when we should all be remembering those that served and remembering all that they died for ...  our liberty,  our freedom, our “way of life”.  Things that are much under attack from many corners right now ... so shake a soldiers hand... and remember that we must fight with them to preserve our country.

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One of our favorite “sections” here at is our  “Blast to the Past” .. so many cool old stories !   This one is about the rescue of an old racers car ... one you’ve all heard of and read about .. Take a look at our Blast to the Past “ found and recovered by Larry Tarantolo”  .. Take a look

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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

Classic Performance Products, Inc. announces its lastest development, a complete bolt-on disc brake conversion for the early Novas with zero offset. Designed to fit 14” disk brake wheels, this kit is unique to the industry because it does not move the wheels in or out, and does not affect wheel backspacing. Most kits on the market today push wheels out over 3/4”, which not only looks unattractive, but causes the tires to rub. Check out CPP

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All March Performance pulleys and brackets are manufactured with a unique blend of durability, performance and STYLE! With over 30 years of aircraft and automotive manufacturing experience you can be assured that our systems will fit perfectly and run true. .  Check out this new video from March Performance


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Zigs  Shocks and Shock Kits.    Our shock kits enable the installation of tube shocks on 28-48 Fords. The 28-34 kits include stamped and folded upper brackets (weld-on or bolt-on), lower shock mounts, shocks (14-1/2" open, 9-1/2" closed), hardware and instructions.For more details look here

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Wabbits Woodworks has a huge line of fine interior accents and accessories along with their famous Dash Kits.  Check out the perfect dash for your car, then trim off the rest of your interior with arm rests and interior trim strips.  Check it out.

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Look what’s New!  Hurst white ball shift knob with "H" Hurst logo, universal application  Universal Hurst shift knob ball, white glossy finish with Hurst "H" logo on the top of the ball. Elegant and classic, this ball-shaped shift knob will instantly add a splash of style to any vehicle interior . Check it out now.

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EZ Wiring Power Window Kit complete with illuminated switches,  Power window kit will work for all windows with flat glass only that go straight up and down And that are between 6” & 24”. Sold in pairs. Kit for 2 doors.  Check it out here.


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Memorial Weekend Sale from Unisteer
   1964 -72 Chevelle Rack and Pinion
      $ 250.00 Off     If Ordered through website Expires May 31st  Chevelle & GM A Body
Get details here

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Superior Glass has a New Complete STREET WEIGHT one-piece nose for the 1937 Chevy cars and sedan delivery. 3 layers of 1.5 oz fiberglass mat with Core mat added to the hood
stock fenders with bumper holes filled  smooth hood sides  grill shell with side trim molded in hood with upper grill trim molded in. 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 .....


GM Powered Roadster owners and Rodders with the need for only a simple electrical system will love this model. We don't use an old GM fuse block and call it universal. We do it right. This kit has 8 fuses and 10 circuits and plenty of wire needed to take care of your basic engine, dash and lighting, gauges and some accessories yet built well enough to be compatible with electronic fuel injection.  Check out the Ron Francis  Bare Bonz Kit here.

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'32 Ford Front Panhard Rod Kit from RJay’s A "Must" for Cross Steering Installations Eliminates Lateral Movement of Axle Adjustable Bar with Urethane Bushings Improves Handling and Stability  Threaded Stud Can Be Bolted to I-Beam Axle or Can Be Welded to Tube Axle.  Take a closer look here.

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Wholesale Exhaust Components and Home of the Patented Header Buddy X PIPE'S AND COMPLETE INSTL KIT'S are what you find at Purdee Industries ...   For increased power, and torque,  equalized back pressure pulses, reduced interior resonance.  Take a look at our entire line of kits and accessories for your exhaust system
Check it out here..

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Hooker Headers is proud to announce their popular Aero Chamber™ and Maximum Flow™ Mufflers are now available in polished stainless steel. They are constructed of durable 304 stainless steel and feature a mirror-like polished finish. These new Mufflers also feature beautiful robotic welded stainless steel seams that are sure to please even the most discerning enthusiasts.  Take a look at this new product here

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Eddie  Motorsports Featured Product is the great looking MIRABELL Black Leather Steering Wheel.   Billet accents on a bold Italian designed steering wheel. This wheel features high quality leather. This wheel will add the finishing touch to your ride. 13.8 diameter with a six bolt pattern.  Take a closer look here.

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Cool Craft has the largest selection of Hot Rod,  Muscle Car and Classic Car radiators on the planet.   We offer custom built radiators if you don’t find your make / year on our website.  We also make custom shrouds to afford you the best fit and placement options.  Check out the sales going on now and all of the options we offer at Coolcraft.

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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 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 on 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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JUNE Special from Surf City Garage ...
Available next week on .. you’ll be seeing a COUPON for 25% off on Surf City Garage Enthusiast Grade Detailing Products at all Pep Boys Stores.  This coupon will be good only for the month of JUNE 2010,  so be sure to look for the Coupon Banner Ad next week and in June newsletters.  

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New Hot Rod M.D. Article ...  This week Jim Clark did an article which showed his shop tour of Sanderson Glass in Oregon.  They have a slick new machine that cuts glass using a water jet system.  It’s very precise and we think you’ll find the process very interesting.  Take a look at the HotRod M.D.  

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We all love to see what our fellow rodders are doing in their shops... the cars they’re building, the projects they’re planning,  and sometimes we like to just see their COOL Shops.
This week we have an article  about what   Marty Fallivene and his Father are Doing in their Garage In Ocean County, New Jersey.
Take a look at this  Garage Shots !   and then send us YOURS !

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We learned about a great new service being offered by our friends at Image Street Rods in California.  They have a new CNC Plasma Cutter and are offering Plasma Cutting services.  They even have a very cool video showing their new operation.  So in addition to having a very cool car built ... you can also have your parts cut with precision at Image Street Rods.  Check out the Plasma Cutting video here.

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Another of our favorite sections is Rodders Row,  where our visitors can show off their rides.  Merle Balke wrote to tell us he sold his 48 Chev and got a new Muscle Car since the NSRA changed their policy and now allow 60’s cars at their shows.   Check out Merles New Ride,  and then tell us about yours.

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Don’t overlook our  “Product Showcase”  where we feature many new products and specials from our advertisers.  Check out the latest from Dale Gerry Street Rods on these muscle car hinges ... then see all the other great new products.  Take a look here.

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Have a new 32 Ford for the Spring Season .... Check out the great 32 Coupes and Roadsters at Fastlane Rod and Speed Shop and have them build you one to YOUR Specs..... Great Cars built especially the way you want them... Check it out then give Fastlane a call at (816) 545-4747  Look here

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Why Choose Enclosed Vehicle Transport
Coast-to-Coast Transport of Special Autos and Cycles
Since 2001 we have been helping people everyday providing the safest and most reliable enclosed method to transport their motorcycles and automobiles. We provide enclosed shipping to any location within the lower 48 states.  For information on our services take a look here.

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The 54 Screamin’ yellow hauler is all but done, we lack door panels and dash cap, the trim shop assures us they will be done in time for Indy Goodguys. This unit is set on a 2000 E-450 ,14,000 GVW chassis,7.3 power-stroke diesel,4spd auto,4.10 rear gears set on new 19.5 Eagle alloys,Edge engine tuner,Hi-Flow air intake and low restriction exhaust, makes for a sweet running and driving hauler with plenty of torque and horse-power to tow.  Take a look at some COOL Haulers !

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

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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Biffs Drive In Cruise in St. Pete Fl from Ron Rosenwald

We had several friends at the California Car Cover Show... so lots of pics

The Leal brothers had Texas covered for us this week

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Jim Grobe went to a show in Minnesota

Bill and Cathy Barrand had Ohio covered.

Chuck the Slacker was cruisin in Virginia

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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What a great looking 57 Vette...
  Check it out

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feat 57 olds  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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catalog backyard catalog speedway steele catalog
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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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