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HotrodHotLine Newsletter May 6  2010

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Calling all Lakers and Friends of the Lakers Car Club. Looking for  volunteers to help out with the Laker's duty to repair the lake bed.    The surface of El Mirage has deterioated over the years, including the appearance of 'sink holes'.  The repair team mixes up some mud to backfill these holes and performs some other activities in an effort to save the racing surface.  It's on Sat May 8th, that's this Saturday.  Volunteers should approach the lakebed from county line road, and meet at the SCTA property, or George Calloway's place at 9:00 am Sat. morning.   Thanks, . Jim Snyder Jims contact is [email protected]    Or  call Jim Snyder  714-726-0844    Warren Bullis   714-525-3378
Dave  Parks    714-309-2001

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

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. 
Spring is here ... time to sell that car so you can get a New One for the season.

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sold 40 chev1
sold 57 chev4
sold 40 ford4
sold 51 ford1
sold 63 chev
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Celebrity Cars Sold  on !

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Chip Foose TV Show Model A1

Foose OverHaul’n Car  SOLD

“Tall ‘T’”   SOLD !

These two “celebrity” cars were sold recently on, utilizing our special program for high profile or celebrity cars.  If you have a high profile car and would like to use our  special program for the sale of this car, call Mary Ann at 877-700-2468 for details on the VIP High Profile plan.

     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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Hedman Muscle Rods HEDDER & MOUNT Kits are designed specifically for the installation of an LS series engine into earlier model Muscle Cars. They make the project easier by taking out much of the component guesswork. Designed to work together, the components in these kits take out much of the component compatibility guesswork to ensure a quicker, safer LS engine swap project. Take a look

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The perfect sound Damping solution just got easier with Dynamat Custom Cut. Give your door the solid "thud" sound when you slam it and effectively block road noise. Dynamat Xtreme Custom Cut to cover the inside and outside of both Doors on Ford Mustang.

prod airbagit3 has the largest selection of Air Suspension products on the planet.  You start with our Basic Kit, which is not so basic at all. This is everything you need, but not maybe everything you want. So we offer an array of option UPGRADES to build your kit any way you want by adding Pre-Set Ride. Check it out.

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Dolphin Gauges has a great line of gauges and they also make dash panels for a great many cars.  Be sure to check their  line of Dash Panels made from polished billet aluminum. Many models are available with more being added constantly. If you do no see your model, give us a call. It may be available and just not made it onto the site yet.   Take  a look here....

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The Boyd Coddington Kustom Shop has the ability to create entirely new custom One-Off wheels, steering wheels and accessories. If you can dream it, we can build it. All finishes  are available in a painted powder coated, hyper polished, bead blasted, anodized or satin finish. All of our Kustom shop products are made from the finest American made materials and hand crafted by the most talented American Craftsmen to insure that only the highest quality wheels, steering wheels and accessories are available.  Check it out here

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Alan Grove Components ... New for 2010  Flathead Ford  Early Wide Belt  This bracket is designed for the Ford/Merc. 1937-48 car and 1937-47 truck motors running the 5/8" wide belt. Bracket mounts the Sanden A.C. compressor and GM standard case alternator off of the original generator mounting flange.  Check it out

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Clayton Machine introduces the addition of adjustable air conditioner vents to their product lineup.  Jointly designed and developed with industry leader, Vintage Air, these moduler elliptical vents offer unmatched syling and functionality.  Get a closer look here.

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Fatman Fab has kept busy developing more new parts for the popular Fifties Fords! Tubular control arms will trick up your car’s appearance, and incorporate revised upper control arms to achieve modern alignment settings. They replace the originals, using OEM rubber bushings on the bottom for a comfortable ride and a molded urethane lower spring seat to reduce noise while being removable for conversions to Airride or QA-1 coilovers.   For all the details click here

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Most of us forget that Juliano’s started out in 1971 as a custom trim shop, which explains why today they manufacture this beautiful line of fender welt from high quality naugahyde in nine colors. This custom-stitched, multi-colored fender welt features a ” bead and a generous 1/1/4” flap to hold it in place. The welting is very easy to work with, because it’s extremely flexible and made to go around a tight corner radius easily, without fighting you.  Take a look here

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Painless Performance New Product   LS Engine 24" Coil Extension Harness Kit    This coil harness extension kit includes two 24" pigtails that give you the latitude to move your coils off of the valve cover and over to the firewall.  Get more information 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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Custom Radiators are our business !  At Saldana Racing, we take pride in the quality of our work, but  just as important is the Quality of our Customer Service.  We pride ourselves in our ability to make high quality products at a fair price.  Take a look at the product line at Saldanas and call us with your questions... we’re happy to help.  Check it out here

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Used in SAR’s Real Steel 1934 3-Window Coupe & Roadster! Stamped using heavy gauge electroplated steel. This one piece, flat floor pan maximizes space underneath the body for street rod suspension applications, features stock bead lines for strength, and includes the tranny hump.  For complete details take a look here

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SPAL USA introduces a new line of blowers featuring sealed motors to deliver improved interior air circulation in on- and off-highway applications. The SPAL blowers are available in 12-volt and 24-volt, single- and double-wheel models to suit most any HVAC system need. Featuring new sealed motors, the blowers can now be used in exterior, exposed air circulation applications, such as compartment venting or ducting cool air to a thermal core.  Check it out here

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WEEDETR believes in customer service as our number 1 priority.  With the product line now over three hundred part numbers and the coverage expanding from 1926 Ford to mid-60's GM vehicles, there doesn't appear to be an end to the products that WEEDETR is working on.  Check out these C Notch panels  and all he rest of our products... take a look

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New Big Bushing kits from Welder Series are BIG !
For a product that hasn’t even made it in the paper catalog yet (sheesh), our big bushing four link kits are getting pretty popular! So popular, in fact, that they out sold our standard bushing kits for the past 30 days or so. Take a look and get yours now  right 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  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 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 


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 !

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MSD Ignition's 6th Annual Employee Appreciation Day & Car Show in El Paso, TX ! The folks at MSD Ignition will hold their 6th Annual Employee Appreciation Day and Car Show on Friday, May 7. The car show will be open to the general public. If you want to display a car you can pre-register at or call 915-856-2461.  This promises to be a really fun event and a chance to meet some of the great folks at MSD and see the MSD facility.  Check it out now...


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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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..

article e rod gm

GM Performance Parts    innovative, emissions-compliant E-ROD crate engine lineup expands with a new version calibrated for manual-transmissions.  The manual-transmission package includes all of the same parts as the original, automatic-transmission-calibrated package  Check out the E-Rod here

article anpac1

iPhone users can now download the CHROME Quarter-Mile Challenge Drag Race, a free iPhone app from CHROME® specialty car insurance, and hit the drag strip in an original ’66 Mustang convertible.
CHROME specialty car insurance’s first offering was the CHROME iPhone App featuring an auto price guide .  Get all the details here.

articles tom medly goodguys

Tom Medley, father of the “Stroker McGurk” hot rod cartoon, co-founder of the Street Rod Nationals and former publisher of Rod & Custom Magazine, will be honored as the “Hot Rod Hero” of the Goodguys 24th West Coast Nationals, August 27, 28 & 29 at the Pleasanton Fairgrounds. Get all the details here

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The Frantic Ford team is kicking off their  “Back in the Saddle” tour and have just announced their new “Gear”.  You can now get official  Frantic Ford t shirts designed by Larry Williams.  Check it out and watch for more on the “tour” this summer.   Take a look


Check out the latest from Galpin Auto Sports ...The  Galpin Gasser started life as a 1956 Ford Mainliner 2 Door Sedan .  It had been an old racer in North Carolina and the Galpin team  wanted to retain  that look and feel when transforming it.   They kept the 70’s straight axle which gave the car its’  great stance.   New steering arms were added and the leaf springs were redone.  They added Nicky Chicago old school bars,  66 inches long, chromed 9 inch posi and 31 spline axle.   Since they wanted the car to be “streetable” they got a Ford Racing Short Block 302 and sent it to M & R racing in Glendale … there it was stroked to 331   11/5 pistons,  adding  Comp Thumper Cams  “Big Mother Thumper”   …..  this gives it that “loping like a race car” sound, idling at 1500 rpm, sounding like 700 hp but driveable with pump gas.  Take a look here.    

article american collectors collector central

American Collectors Insurance has a “collectors blog” with all kinds of great stories.  To celebrate Johnny Lightning’s 40th Anniversary this year, they have joined forces with Victory Designs to create a limited edition Les Paul Epiphone Special-II guitar. When you purchase a guitar, not only will you get a certificate of authenticity, but you will automatically receive a 1:64 scale diecast 1950 Chevy Suburban. Additionally, you will have the chance to win one of five commemorative White Lightning chase cars, as well as the only Special Edition White Epiphone Special-II electric guitar

article surf city1

Wash and Wax without a scratch with Surf City Garage. We always get customers asking how to remove them, but never any questions about how to prevent them. Did you know that 90% of swirl marks and minor scratches actually come from washing your car? So next time you wash your car, try Pacific Blue Wash & Wax. It contains #1 grade pure white Brazilian Carnauba Wax that isolates dirt particles and lifts them from the surface, preventing swirl marks and scratches
For details click here.

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Snug Harbor Hot Rods offers many services, from turn key cars to engine building.... and they also have hot rods for sale.  Check out this awesome 32 Ford Coupe ... built by the pro’s at Snug Harbor Hot Rods.

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Image Street Rods is your West Coast solution for all your custom fabrication and specialty street rod needs! From one off components to complete turn-key dreams we have the knowledge and ability to make it happen. Our commitment to quality insures customer satisfaction everytime!   See how we can help you with your project... with anything from small repairs to total turn key builds.

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...

66 Auto Color

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

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 

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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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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

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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

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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You can’t beat Knoxville for a fabulous location for a car show.  The storms that wreaked western Tennessee missed Knoxville and the show was fantastic.  Lot’s of great car and rodders having fun.  Take a look.

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Big Al was invited to a special Grundy Gathering for the filiming of a tv show ... look

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We have several coverages from Torque Fest... this is from Fuzzy

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Ben was at SpringFest

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Mike Levy went to the GTO club show

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Mike Bourg went to the Super Machines Show in Colorado.

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Oyster Bay, LI show from Tony Tornabe

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Glen and JoAnn Dura went to the Rhinebeck Dust off

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Andrew Lindsay took pics at a Washington show.

Rodders having fun in New Jersey from Big Al

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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feat 39 chev  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...

Price Reductions on two celebrity cars !

Doug + Chevy 2 Much at Museum

 Doug Thorley the builder and owner of the “Chevy 2 Much” HISTORIC funny car that is PERMANENTLY in the Wally Park’s NHRA Museum in Pomona, CA which is a VIP Ad for 95K. He has radically dropped the price to $40,000. You might want to fit that into your news letter.

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JR Thompson the builder and owner of the Mazmanian Opel Kadett AA/GS gasser that we have on a VIP Ad for 225K. He has dropped the price to $60,000.

Check out these two cars 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 clayton catalog painless
catalog backyard catalog speedway steele catalog
catalog eaton
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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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