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HotrodHotLine Newsletter September 2, 2010

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We’re going to SEMA !

db_DSC_00021 will be exhibiting at the SEMA show again this year ...  and we can hardly wait !  This is “The Big One”  for our industry... and  encompasses “all things automobile”  so we get a chance to see all of the latest developments and products for both Hot Rods and Muscle Cars... and for trucks,  new cars and  everything with wheels !   This is a  “trade only”  show so you can only attend if you work for an auto related business... but it’s a fantastic show so if  you can find a way to get in....  it’s something all car guys need to see.  If you don’t make it...  we’ll be covering all of the new products and industry news for you...

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Larry Alexander passes away

We were so saddened to hear of the passing of industry legend Larry Alexander last week. Larry was the first of four brothers, and together with his younger brother Mike Alexander he formed the duo known as the Alexander Brothers.   For more on the life of Larry Alexander ... look here...
Our condolences to his family.. he will be missed by us all. 

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] 

Check out the latest  “Hot Products”  at  CPP ... like these Stainless Steel Fuel Tanks... CPP has a huge selection of the finest quality products for your car...  from  Fuel Tanks,  to  Steering Components and systems ... to  Braking Systems... You can find all you need with  Classic Performance Products.



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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The Holley Performance Billet Mechanical Pumps are constructed from CNC machined 6061–T6 aluminum to provide the utmost strength and superior looks. The HP pumps feature a CNC billet aluminum finish for long lasting good looks. The HP series also feature –8 AN inlet and outlet Fittings already installed. Get all of the details here.

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Big Als Carponents has these smooth contour wipers for almost any application.  Shaft sizes: 10/32”, 1\4”, 1\2”, 5/8”   fit many models.   Take a closer look at the workmanship on these wiper sets here.

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CCM Rod Shop introduces our newest gauge panel. It is our 1953-1955 Ford F-100 truck gauge panel. It has been designed to fit the stock opening on the 1953-1955 F-100 pick up’s and panels. It is made from a ’’ thick X 6” wide piece of 6061-T6 aluminum. The inside is pocketed out 3/8” of an inch deep plus its also counter bored for the gauges to sit down lower in the pane.  Take a look herel

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Cool Craft has a new 1937 Chevy Standard, V8 350, 3 Row, High Efficiency Cooling Radiator . This copper/brass radiator from U.S. Radiator is a drop-in, bolt up unit constructed with all new materials. If you want OE looks and durability, then look no further, this is the radiator is for you.   There are also upgrades available....  For more on this  look here.

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Eddie Motor Sports   New Product   SMALL BLOCK CHEVY VALVE COVERS TALL BALL MILL-POWDERCOATED  Our valve covers are in standard or tall to accommodate roller rockers. Standard height is 2 9/16” tall is 3 11/16”. Our valve covers feature a 1” hole for a breather and the come complete with grommets, baffles and bolts. See them here.

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EZ Wiring has this Power Window kit with illuminated switches and crossover wiring kit.   Get a closer look and more information right here.

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Hooker Headers 1955-57 Chevys; LS (all exc. LS7) Engine Swap Headers.  These swap Headers allow enthusiasts to drop an LS (all exc. LS7) engine into the ever popular 1955–1957 Chevy  They are available in high temp black paint, silver ceramic or Hooker's brand new “Darkside” black ceramic.   Check it out here.

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FREE Hurst T Shirt... Labor Day Special.... Buy $150 worth of merchandize, receive a free Hurst Nostalgia II T-Shirt.  Get your Hurst Shifter before the end of summer and get your Hurst product on the car before the end of the summer.  Get the details here.

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March Performance Lightweight, Extra Strength, Race Proven For the Performance oriented engine builder March Performance’s new All Billet Aluminum Pro-Track serpentine system is just the ticket. This 1” thick one-piece alternator and air conditioning bracket is not only strong, but light.  Get a closer look here.

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MSD has been hearing from Diehard Oldsmobile enthusiasts who have been asking about a Ready-to-Run Distributor and here it is! Ready-to-Run means just that, drop it in the engine, connect three wires and fire up your Olds. Some features include;  Simple and clean installation with only three wires to connect Powerful built-in module produces a 7.5 amp single spark through high rpm Easy-to-adjust mechanical advance with supplied springs and stop bushings Vacuum advance canister for improved economy (can be locked out)   Get all of the details here...

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NEW PRODUCTS!! from Performance Online
  1937-47 FORD TRUCK, FRONT DISC BRAKE CONVERSION KIT, 5-LUG.  Our 1937-47 Ford truck front disc brake conversion kit fit the original spindles and has a 5x5.5" bolt pattern. Great for the enthusiast who wants the added safety but Classic look!  See more here...

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The newest innovation in exhaust technology is now available. The HEADER BUDDY was invented with only one thing in mind. To do away with exhaust collector gaskets for ever. How many header owners have spent many a Saturday afternoon replacing header collector gaskets? With the HEADER BUDDY that will be a thing of the past.  Get details here.

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RJay’s  Speed Shop is very proud to offer the highest quality 2" chopped '32 Ford Roadster windshield assembly. Lower stanchions are chrome plated die-cast, with stamped polished stainless upper stanchions. The hand made main frame is chrome plated. Look Here.

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The Ron Francis power junction block is designed as a multiple power feed center to supply power to accessories that have a heavier current draw and need to be connected directly to the battery. This can be any item where the accessory manufacturer recommends connecting directly to the starter or battery for power. Get the details here.

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As one of the nation’s largest chassis and suspension manufacturers, you would expect Scotts Hot Rods  to offer our components for sale online, but did you know we also stock thousands of the parts we use also? Parts like steering columns, wiring kits, u-joints and just about everything you need to build your project. Remember, we are adding items daily, so stop back and check often.  Go here to see our selection of parts.

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Superior Glass Works Introduces New 1941-46 Chevrolet Pick Up Chassis to its broad line of street rod and truck chassis. Despite limited production numbers during World War II, many of these Art Deco Chevy trucks have found themselves in the hands of car enthusiasts.   For more info on this and other products from Superior... Look here.

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Unisteer is pleased to have a bolt in Power or Manual Rack & Pinion Kit for 1955-57 Chevy Cars. This kit consists of a uniquely customized Saginaw Power Rack & Pinion. This custom built rack is narrow enough to match the original steering. Geometrically this rack matches the stock steering so there is very little bump steer! Get all of the details here.

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Wabbits Woodworks can finish off that interior with fine detail trim and various other trim details.  So whether you have a Wabbits dash or not....  check out these other interior items.   Look here.

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You asked for it and Wheel Vintiques Inc. has delievered, the new 5 on 5 O.E. is here! The 5 on 5 bolt pattern is available in a 14", 15" and 17" diameter with widths ranging from 5" all the way to 10". All standard and most custom offsets also available.  Look here for all available options ..

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Zig's street rod center offers the finest parts and accessories for your classic car, street rod, 55 thru 57 Chevy, and classic truck. Handling over 50 product lines gives us the ability to find the exact product to fit your needs. Check out the monthly specials at Zigs  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 Beach Motorama is a modern indoor and outdoor Car Show & Cruise steeped in tradition! The first car show to be back in the Long Beach Arena in 32 yrs.  Long Beach Motorama is dedicated to the Renegades C/C and Rich Pichette  Stroll down Avenue of Dreams to view the Technicolor Stars of the Arena Car Show.” We have builders from as far as Australia and across the U.S debuting cars here for you..  Sept 23-26th

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Cruisin For A Cure... 11th Annual Show - Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010   OC Fair & Events Center, Costa Mesa Ca   The World's largest one day charity car show Supporting CITY of HOPE's Prostate Cancer Program.  This is one of the greatest events we know of and for a great cause... Get details here  and make your plans now.


Somernites Cruise has two months of cruisin left .. so if you haven’t made it there yet... There’s something special going on every month so be sure to check out the entire schedule.  September we will officially celebrate our 10th year with Corvette Summer special area.  Check it out.


Carlisle Events   .. The Fall  The Fall Carlisle Collector Car Swap Meet and Corral marks the end of the swap meet season each year. Approximately 90,000 attendees will see more than 102 acres filled with anything and everything automotive related.  Check out the activities here.

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Oct 23 - 25th   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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Louisville is over but there are still great shows on the schedule for NSRA this year.  Check out the Sacramento show in Oct.  Check out their  lineup and mark your calendars !  Get the schedule here and dust off that  Tri Five or Camaro and join the fun.


Good Guys Rod & Custom next show is is the Blue Suede Cruise in at Norwalk, OH .. a great location for hot rods and muscle cars...   and there are still ten shows left in the Good Guys season so be sure to take a look .      For the complete schedule  click

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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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“Garage Shots”   where you can show us how you’ve fixed up your garage ... or  show us what you’ve been building in your garage.   Here we see a very cool transformation of the garage of Brian and Joann Eichelerger.... take a look .. then show us YOURS !  

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Shop Tours... Last week, Big Al Liebmann had a chance to stop in  at  Chop Shop Customs in Massachusetts where owner,  Lenny  Schaeffer,  showed him around.  They’ve got quite a lot going on there... we know you’ll enjoy it.  So Take  a look !

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Hotrodhotline is excited to team up with Raybestos to promote their fantastic sweepstakes... you can win a Hot Rod Truck built by the team at Hollywood Hot Rods..  WOW...  you can win a cool new ride right from your desktop.   See all of the build up in our Build Section and Enter to win here. 

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Rodders Row...  This is where our visitors can show off their ride ... like this great looking  34 Sedan... What a great looking car.  owned by David Zornes in Ohio. Take a look and then show us what you drive !

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Looking for a transport company ?  This can be a very daunting job.. trying to decide who to trust your prized possession to.... Here are just a few reasons why you should look at Enclosed Vehicle Transport.

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Wilburns is a “one of a kind” shop...  We can custom build for you a mid-50’s Ford COE, set on a late model Econoline diesel chassis, with all of the amenities. You can choose from standard, extended, or full 4 door with a bed length of up to 21′ or longer - light weight or heavy duty. Style the interior from mild to wild, and customize it with air suspension, back up camera, GPS, or anything else you prefer.. Look at these very cool customs....

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..

Newstalgia Wheel is your source for Street Rod Wheels, Muscle Car Wheels, Sport Truck Wheels, and Custom Wheels! Newstalgia Wheel does not hide any fees or handling charges. Compare our bottom line price with FREE Mounting, Balancing, Shipping and you will pay NO SALES TAX(except orders inside TN). Save Money, Time and start enjoying them right away! SATISFACTION GUARANTEED! At Newstalgia Wheel, we do business the old fashion way. If you're not 100% satisfied with our products, we'll give you your money back. GUARANTEED!  Check out our line here.

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Coy's Equipped LLC. is a custom wheel manufacturer  specializing in the production of the highest quality cast aluminum wheels for hot rods and muscle cars on the planet.. The Coy's c-5 line offers 5 custom finishes, 11 sizes, 22 back spacings and over 300 applications  wheels in the world. No matter if you have a daily driver or a 100,000 dollar show car Coy's Equipped is sure to have something for you.  Take a look here

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Brice Thomas Radiator specializes in the manufacturing of Custom ‘all aluminum” radiators. With over 50 years experience in the radiator business, we have developed a tremendous amount of knowledge in the heat transfer business.    All of our radiators are TIG welded to give you that clean, neat custom look that you are looking for.  We manufacture the cores, tanks, and brackets all in the USA!!!! 

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Scotts HotRods has Parts !  You wanted more new quality built parts, well here we go. These are ALL NEW parts made by Scotts for this year. From all new IFS's to new cable brackets. We've come up with a whole line of new parts which are all pictured on
our website, motor mounts, led panels, billet master cylinders, firewall kits, chassis and more. Look here


The Muscle Car & Corvette Nationals provides  the ultimate gathering place for enthusiasts, young and old, who have a passion for horsepower. We host this indoor showcase for the cars that have become a part of our lives and to provide a place to revive past memories and friendships while opening the door to many new memories and friendships.  The first year show in 2009 was a resounding SUCCESS with some of the finest muscle cars in the country on display ... Join us this year

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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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K&N Engineering in Riverside California is the world's leading manufacturer of washable performance air filters and air intake systems. K&N invented the reusable high flow cotton air filter in 1969 and has been perfecting the technology ever since. From their Million Mile Warranty to their Consumer Protection Pledge, K&N stands behind their products and their consumers 100%.


Performance Online has been in business building and restoring custom and classic cars for over 25 years. We sell high performance quality products.  We always strive to get what you are looking for in a very short amount of time. We stock most items we sell. Our fill rate is 98% and if we don’t have an item in stock, we can usually fill  the order within 5 business days.   Check us out !

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Underwritten by Continental Western Insurance®, the Collector Car program is a special auto plan designed to handle most collector vehicles, such as antiques, classics, street rods, "muscle" cars, show cars, sports cars, modified vehicles, modern collectibles and exotics.  For details on plans offered look here...

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We have always admired the fine products and innovative spirit of the folks at E.C.I., so we’re very happy to have them onboard . ECI has spent the last 30 years developing the most complete line of street rod brake  systems and components available anywhere. Street rod brake systems are not only our business -but also our specialty. We can supply brake system components for your rod from the basic brackets and hardware up to and including complete front and rear brake systems -from "Lo-buck to Hi-tech".   Check out the whole line here.

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Compu-tronix developed the next generation of high performance ignition systems DIS, Distributorless Ignition Systems.  By using the newest technology and materials available, we can build products more powerful, and of higher quality, than any competitor.  Check out our ignition systems here

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AccuAir Suspension was founded in 2001 by brothers Reno and Dustin Heon. AccuAir has stayed true to its motto, Better By Design, by investing in more design, engineering, and testing into the art of controlling Air Suspension than anyone else in the world. This investment shows in the performance, reliability, and overall quality of each and every AccuAir product

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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’re set to BREAK A RECORD here at !   We have just surpassed  1000  Car Show Articles for  2010 putting us on track to break our 2009 record of 1260 shows ....     [email protected]  

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Great turnout at the Somernites Cruise.. pics from Jason Denny

Debra Cheek sent in pics from a show in Virginia

Big Al was at a show at an aviation museum on Long Island..

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Pleasanton had a great turnout.. Gary Matranga from Sherms Plating took some pics for us.

Good friend Jack Roberts was at the Manchester, Ky cruise.

Jerry Cook was in Ojai  for a nice little show.

   WE have DOZENS more shows posted this week.  This is just a small sample of the car show coverages that we have put online this week.. We add new shows every day so keep checking back for the latest.

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

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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  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.    

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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  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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Until Next Time
 Keep Rodd’n  and we  hope to see you on the road  this year...
Jack, Mary Ann
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