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HotrodHotLine Newsletter October 14, 2010

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We’ve completed the provisioning of our new  Supercharged Servers so you should notice an increase in speed in just about all pages ...  we think we have all of the tens of thousands of pages transferred to the right spots but if you have any problems or find something missing please let us know... email  [email protected]  or  call us at 877-700-2468 so we can get it handled.   Thanks for your patience during this transition.  

Real Estate

Fabulous Az home will debut in our new section on Monday

This is a “teaser”    it’s one of the great “car guy” homes we have received for our new Real Estate Section.  This is the last chance to get your free listing in our new section.  We will be launching the new section on Monday Oct  18th with lots of great homes for sale that are all Car Guy and Gal approved !
If you have a home or  commercial  property that you’d like to list here ... email  [email protected]

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San Antonio, TX and Long Island, NY were the scenes of two stolen car reports this weekend... 
See if you can help find these cars.

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We have seen an alarming increase in the number of cars stolen in recent years.  We have always been happy to help our readers by listing their stolen vehicles here, but we seldom had more than a few each year ...   until recently ... and now there are so many that last year we devoted an entire section to these stolen cars.  It’s really a shame ...  and now we have to become more proactive in protecting our cars.  We have two really great methods that we can tell you about.   You’ve seen McGards Car Lock on our site for quite a while and they offer an excellent, easy to use protection system for your car.  


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  We also have some one new to tell you about.  You’ve heard of  Lojack for luxury cars and heavy equipment for many years... but now they have a system designed specifically for  Rods, Classics and Muscle cars. This system locates your car after it’s been stolen.  It’s called Lojack Classic and  they are offering  Hotrodhotline readers a huge discount on the system for a limited time.   Normally priced at  $695.  Hotrodhotline Readers will get a discounted price of  $295.  through November 2010Take a look here for details on this new program. 

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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And we can Sell YOURS too !

Did you know that you an see the most recent “SOLD” cars in our classifieds ?  Just go to the Classifieds,  Click on  Pre 76 Vehicles where you’ll see  Ford, Chev, categories etc... well there is a category  named  “Solds”  When we are notified of a sale we move the ad over to the solds where it stays until the term of the ad runs out. It’s a good way to see recent sales. 

     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] 

Own a Chrysler with stock rallye wheels? If so, I’ll bet you have been searching the internet and swap meets for caps. Well look no further, Wheel Vintiques has you covered! Our Chrysler Rallye Caps fit your stock wheels .and are available in both 4″ and 4.5″ bolt patters, with either the dark grey or light grey finishes. For complete details look here.

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Wabbits 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.  This Outlaw 41 Willys overlay is just one of the styles we can make.  Look at them all

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ENGINE FACTORY has been building quality engines since 1969.  .. You can see and  hear over  75 of our Engines actually RUNNING  on Video... Go to  and click on the VIDEOS  link...then pick your engine !  You can also see our quality machine work and all of the engines we have available.


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Timeless Rods has a great selection of 32 Rolling Chassis to choose from. We offer several models each with a number of options for you to choose from. If you don’t see what you’re looking for we will be glad to customize your turn key car or package to your specifications. Check out some of our models here.

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Make a turn toward cool ’60s styling with these colorful Metalflake Steering Wheels from Speedway Motors! These high-quality Metalflake Steering Wheels will add sparkle and nostalgia to the cabin of any street rod, street machine or muscle car. The classic three-spoke design features three stylish lightening holes in each spoke and brilliant chrome plating. The easy-grip vinyl rims are available in vibrant Red, Blue, Green and Silver hues, each with sparkling metalflake molded into the durable grip material  Get a closer look

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It’s the Season for Heaters    Old Air Products offers 2 completly different types of heaters for your heating only needs: the HURRICANE® Heater, and the IP-165H Heater.   Take a look at the lineup here.


The folks over at New Vintage must not sleep. They have increased their offerings to 6 product lines featuring over 200 parts. The period styled instruments are designed to fit in a particular era or theme of vehicle. From the 30s look Woodward Series; to the military inspired 1940 Series to the high-end pro-touring Redlines, there surely is a package that fits the style, theme and budget for most any project

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Moduline Cabinets not only has the greatest cabinetry for your shop ... they also have very cool accessories. Check out this  Garage Vacuum.  The most compact, yet powerful garage vacuum cleaner available HEPA type filtration system, not available in any other Garage vacuum cleaner   Made of high quality polycarbonate/ABS and features a sleek new design   six year warranty, available in red, white, black or gray. Stretch hose is quick to connect and 40' long, yet shrinks down to just 8' for easy storage Dust bag holds 8 pounds or 1 gallon, depending on the type of debris.  Take a llok here.

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Here’s a new product designed to have nostalgic shape and also have simplicity in construction. Made from the finest billet stock, this product will bring quality to the interior of your favorite hot rod. The oval backing plate has been ball-grooved and the arm rest base has been contoured to give it a retro appearance. This product comes complete with a contoured wood block, ready for your choice of upholstery material and stainless installation hardware.   Get a closer look

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HushMat offers Quiet Tape..... Tape To Secure Wire & Cable.  Get rid of the duct tape that doesn’t stay stuck.  HushMat Quiet Tape adhesion is guaranteed. Use quiet tape to secure wire harnesses and cables to door panels, floor, trim panels, back of the headliner and vehicle side walls.  Check it out here.

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O.E. Muscle Car Carbs   1970-71 Chrysler "Center" Six Pack Carburetor from Holley Performance Model 2300 Mechanical Linkage
Dichromate Finish , All Metal Linkage Hardware 350 CFM  Remote Choke
For complete details look here.

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Get the best handling for your 67-69 Camaro HEIDTS PRO-G Independent Suspension kit. The best riding and handling IRS to combine with your PRO-G Subframe to make your Camaro a true Auto Cross competitor. The High Performance designed suspension will handle Approximately 600HP. It is a complete BOLT-IN kit.  See the details 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.   This Mini Kit is one of our most popular...  Take a look here

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Introducing the latest body style to the Downs Industries line up 33-34 ford 5 window. This is our new 33-34 Ford 5 Window Coupe, chopped three inches. There is also a slight lay back to the “A” pillar and a slant forward in the rear of the roof. We took a inch pie cut from the side profile of the roof, and softened up the radius of the rear quarter window openings. Take  a closer look here.

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C-5  New Age Muscle  from Coy Wheels designed for modern muscle cars.  Fitments include the new 2010 Camaro, 2005 and up mustang, 2008 and up Challengers, Chargers and Magnums. The c-5 has the perfect retro look to make your new Camaro look and feel like the muscle car it .  Check it out here...


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Classic Performance Products ...Set Screw-Style Steering U-Joints CPP’s new nickel-plated u-joints are CNC machined and precision broached for a perfect fit. Stainless steel sealed bearing cap and nickel plating gives a polished stainless look. Works up to a 30 angle. All popular sizes available.  Learn more here.

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Brice Thomas Radiator specializes in the manufacturing of Custom, all aluminum, radiators for the antique, performance, truck and industrial radiator market. With over 50 years experience in the radiator business, we have developed a tremendous amount of knowledge in the heat transfer business.  Check out the complete line here.

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CHROME® iPhone app offers classic-car price guide for car buffs, has car show directory, photos, email features.   Learn about the CHROME Insurance plans from  ANPAC and see all they offer collector car owners.  Look here

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We add lots of NEWS articles every day ...     Check out our

Hotrodhotline has a HUGE Event Listing Section....
 Check it out here for a show near you.

Long for those  “good old days” ....  seeing the great old drag races that we loved so much .... .. well coming up  THIS WEEKEND  is your chance to take that trip back in time...    The California Hot Rod Reunion at  Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, Ca  is one of the best times you’ll have.  Big Al Liebmann is enroute to the show so be sure to say “Hi” if you see him there.  Get the details here. 

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Oct 22 - 24th   It's Big, It's Fun & It's Free - The Daytona Beach Dream Cruise will be held for the 3rd time.   The show in 2010 features more fun & free activities of interest to car & truck lovers. We've added terrific venues including another super riverfront park.  For details look here.

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Good Guys Rod & Custom next show is 3rd Nostalgia Nationals THIS WEEKEND at  Beech Bend Raceway Park Bowling Green, KY    and there are still lots of  shows left in the Good Guys season so be sure to take a look .      For the complete schedule  click

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Somernites Cruise  is celebrating TRI FIVE  month for the October cruise.  This is the last cruise of 2010 so be sure to head that way as they plan on ending the season with a show you won’t forget !    ..   Check it out.


It’s time to start planning for those Fall and Winter indoor shows that we love so much ...  and there’s a new show that had it’s debut in 2009 ... We were there and it was AWESOME... MUSCLE CAR Heaven  is the only way to describe it.     We’ve never seen so many muscle cars of top notch quality  in one place... Check it out.

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We’re so pleased to have Joe Haska and the great folks at Greybeard Promotions onboard with us.  Their Creme de la Chrome show in Denver always gets huge raves from our friends and readers !   What a great way to spend the Thanksgiving weekend ... take a trip to Denver and see some of the nicest cars in the country ... take a look and learn more here.

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18 Fantastic Shows starting with Houston in November and running through April 2011.  Championship Auto Shows brings you the Autorama and World of Wheels shows you’ve known for so long.  Check out the schedule and make your plans now for the finest indoor circuit in the world.  Check it out now

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Motorama Events in Harrisburg, PA in February is one fun filled event !  Big Al went last year and had a blast. Not only do they have  Hot Rods but they have Sprint Cars,  Remote Control Cars,  Bike Races and tons more.  Check it out and get a discount  by using your Hotrodhotline registration code.   Take a look


NSRA has announced it’s  2011 Schedule and as always they have a fabulous year planned.  From the first show in  April in Oklahoma City to Louisville, to  York and beyond... Check out the new schedule and mark your calendars for next year.


Looking for her Dad’s Old Car .....
Have you seen this car ?   Angie Wilson is trying to find the current owner of a car her Dad built back in the 70’s.   It was a 23 Studebaker  that was known as the  “Un -T”.  Angie found this picture of it that was apparently a few years ago ... but she has sent us pictures of the car when her Dad owned it and some background... if you know where this car is ...  Angie would sure like you to contact her.   Take  a look here.


Watson’s Custom Car Confessions Book has been Released . a 148 page in-depth look at the personal custom cars of customizer and custom paint legend Larry Watson, the girls that went along for the rides and boulevard cruising, and the troubles with the police during those antagonistic times when custom cars and their owners were the focus of police scrutiny.

Check it out here and find out how to buy this book

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69 GMC C-10 Feature Vehicle Video  How many cover trucks do you actually get to see on the road?
   Scott Lawrence’s ‘69 GMC C-10 wowed the crowds in Vegas as AccuAir’s 2009 SEMA booth vehicle. His truck sports some insane modifications and attention to detail earning him the cover of Street Trucks Magazine for their May 2009 issue. Tired of seeing his truck sit in the garage, Scott called AccuAir for a complete Stage 2 e-Level Air Management Package to transform his showpiece into a reliable driver.. Check it out here.

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October Is Fire Prevention Month
   To acknowledge October as Fire Prevention month, Ron Francis Wiring is offering free shipping on our Electric Fuel Pump Crash Relay P/N CR-92 from now until Oct 31-2010   See how this important unit can protect your car.  Look here


Transmission Special is BACK at B & M Racing.
Buy a performance street automatic transmission, a torque converter, and a cooler together, and receive a case of our famous Trick Shift™ fluid free AND free freight shipping. Get complete details here

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The October Special from Southern Performance Engines ....The Perfect Engine Package for the Budget Minded Consumer.  This 350/290 Engine Package includes a 290 Horse Power, 350ci Small Block Crate Engine with Air Cleaner, 600cfm Carburetor, Intake, Distributor, Coil, Water Pump, Balancer, Plug Wires, Spark Plugs, and Water Neck. Other accessories include Chrome Valve Covers, Chrome Timing Cover, and Oil Pan.  Take a look here

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We continue to add many new businesses to providing you with the only place online you need to find the products and services you need..

The Old Dog is here! Your Source for a complete line of street rod parts to satisfy your needs. Old Dog Street Rods carries products that will help take you from project car to prize possession. If you are starting at the beginning, Old Dog Street Rods can also supply you with frames, bodies, and engines. Old Dog Street Rods is committed to getting you out of the garage and on the road. This commitment comes from fellow street rod-owners and builders. See how we can help you with your project ! 

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FPM Metals is a leader in the production and development of "Pattern Polished Metals" for automotive and architectural applications. Dashboards and firewalls of the 1930's were common places where this finishing style could be found. They now have brought this once tedious process of engine turning into the 21st century and expanded on it to include an inspiring array of patterns for your auto or show room applications. Contact FPM Metals


Are you proud of your great street rod or pristine restoration? Shouldn't your license plate be just as spectacular? RestoreATag, the premiere tag restoration company, uses a unique process that makes even the ugliest, rustiest tag an beauty to behold. Regardless of your state, we can restore an existing tag or create a vanity tag just for you. We can restore an existing plate or Custom Build on for you! The options are  endless!   Check us out here

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Now Sponsoring Our Garage Shots Section !

Krist Kustoms has been in the hot rod interior business for over 12 years. Krist Kustoms started as a custom hot rod upholstery shop in 1998,  While they still specialize in custom hot rod interiors, they now have their own line of hot rod seating and interior parts and accessories. With all of their products geared towards the hot rod enthusiast that demands products with good looks and functionality, Krist Kustoms has become a trend-setter in the hot rod interior market.


The Mean Green Gear Reduction Starter is the answer to all of your starter problems. The Mean Green Starter provides 100% more torque than an overweight stock starter. With a 4.4 to 1 gear reduction, roller bearing support, and an integrated solenoid, the Mean Green Starter can crank any engine no matter how high its static compression. Get details here.


Saber Cabinets are heavy duty metal cabinets offered at a 40%-50% discount to other comparable high-end metal cabinets.  Our cabinets are not the light-weight, flimsy cabinets sold at Big Box stores.  With solid steel construction and double wall panels, Saber Cabinets can handle all of your work area and storage needs.  By selling Factory Direct to the customer we are able to offer our cabinets at low prices without compromising quality.  For details  look here..

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GM Performance Motor is an authorized GM dealer that sells genuine GM Performance Parts online with most Engines in Stock. Browse or search our selection of GM Performance Engines, we have in stock and ready to ship to you. We keep our warehouse fully stocked and have a huge inventory of GM Performance Parts.  We have some of the lowest prices on GM Performance Parts, GM Performance Engines, and GM Performance Transmissions.  Take a look.

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"MORE CARS ARE DESTROYED BY RUST THAN BY ACCIDENTS"  Rust Bullet, It Kills Rust! Introducing a Patented New Technology for Rust and Corrosion Protection to the Automotive World. Rust Bullet has been Scientifically Proven to be the BEST and has received an unprecedented Two United States Patents! Little or NO Surface Preparation Required, Coats Directly Over Rusted and Clean Metal, Easy to Apply 

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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

We have been receiving an unprecedented number of show coverages....  it’s our BUSY  SEASON  and we still have  more than  50 Show articles in our  “que”  to be put together and go online... so please be patient as we work to get them all done... Thanks to our fantastic Roving Reporters for doing such a great job.  If you have pictures from a show or cruise near you send them to us and we’ll do an article on your show.  ...     [email protected]  

The Long Beach Motorama Showcase of Kustoms show was an exercise in excellence ...  Trace Edwards did a fantastic job of putting together the finest group of kustoms and the best schedule of events on the planet.   From the outstanding lineup of cars to the “royalty” of kustomizers ....   this show had it all.

We have two articles on the show ..
Check out  Roger Rohrdanz and Richard Parks account.   and

Take a look at Jerry Hattos account here


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Big Al was in Mahwah, NJ

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Bill Junge was in Kelowna, BC visiting and took in a neat car show.

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Bing Gatewood went to the Wild  West show in VA.. 

This Week we have already posted over 27 Show Articles !   And there’s more to come so keep checking back. 

 We add new shows every day so keep checking back for the latest.
See this weeks shows here !   We list the shows by the date we have posted them and we are running a week to two weeks after the shows before they are posted so if you looked for something on a show that was held a few weeks ago... keep checking  as we just may have it online soon.

We are adding RECORD Numbers of Cars For Sale so check back often to see the newest ads.

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We want to remind you that in addition to our thousands of  Pre 76 cars for sale ... we also have  Modern Rods in a different section .. with great cars like this  580 HP  Dodge Magnum .... now that’s  a Hot Rod !  Check it out now along with the  other great Modern Rods.  Take a look here

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feat 63 plymouth  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.    

We continue to sell more cars and list more private party cars than any other online venue... You can see new featured ads

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

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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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  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 7  pages of catalogs to choose from  and many downloadable catalogs too !

When you call FastTimes Rods, you talk to the owner, Pete Clark, and not a salesperson who may or may not have any technical experience. Pete is more than happy to answer your questions and share his years of experience in helping you to create the street rod of your dreams. ... like one of these Willys Gassers ! Take a look here.


Steele Rubber now has a selection of videos on their  “You Tube” channel... This one shows  a 55 Chevrolet Belair  cowl seal replacement...

Take a look 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. Look here

feat biz zipper  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...
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