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HotrodHotLine Newsletter September 30, 2010

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Hotrodhotline photographer Bart Mitchell was in attendance at the Media Preview and Opening of the Axles and Axes Exhibit at the Wally Parks NHRA Museum in Pomona.  There’s lot to see so be sure to stop in and visit.  Pete Chapouris and Jimmy Shine were there along with many industry friends
Check out our article along with other show coverage here.

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  NEW CLASSIFIED AD CATEGORIES .....   We’re almost ready to launch two new categories in our classifieds....  Real Estate for people selling properties with large garage space (4+) and/or  a shop.  We have properties lined up from as low as $210,000 to multi million $$$ properties... and we’re offering FREE Real Estate Ads for the next 2 weeks....  so if you are a broker and  have a property listed or for sale by owner... we’d like to help you market it.   Email listing details to [email protected]  
We’re also launching EMPLOYMENT ads... both help wanted and seeking a job ads.  Those seeking a job can post their request for free and the employment / help wanted ads are $55. per month, which is significantly less than other places !   You will be able to  post to the Employment Section next week.  Any questions on either of these ??? Call 877-700-2468 Mary Ann


This One Of A Kind 1950 Ford Crew Cab Was Stolen In Golden CO. On 8/18/2010. This Vehicle Has Been Altered To Fit 41 Inch Tires On Chevy Running Gear. It was parked in the back lot at my business [LAWSONS PAINT @ BODY] located at 785 Mcintyre St; Golden, Colorado 80401 between 6:00 PM 8/18/2010 and 7:15 AM .  More info here.

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More tech updates..... Our new servers are fully provisioned and our sites are being migrated to the new equipment now.  Next week we will “flip the switch” and you will most certainly notice a big difference in performance.  We have quadrupled our capacity and added faster processors and we’re looking forward to our new supercharged performance.  Any questions or problems... let us know !

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] 

Superformance is proud to announce the availability of our newest model the Superformance MKII-FIA - designed to emulate the great Cobra 289 race cars from that nostalgic golden era of racing in the 1960s. The Superformance MKII-FIA is the first truly authentic race replica of the 289-powered FIA and USRRC racers. The MKII-FIA is built on the successful Tojeiro-styled round tube chassis and features an authentic transverse leaf spring suspension to give owners an exceptionally authentic driving experience. Take a closer look here.

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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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Wheels Vintique says  “Looking to dress up your 14″-17″ rally or smoothie wheel?”   Why not try Wheel Vintiques Police Cap. The caps come in either a chrome or stainless finish, and would make a great addition to your classic pickup, muscle car or even your hot rod.    For more details look here.


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Wabbits Wood Works is for Tri Five’s and Muscle Cars too !   We build to your needs. See Our 1955-56 Chevy Gauge Pod and 5 Piece Overlays For Stock Dash. Take  look here.

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Unisteer has a new 1928-34 Fords Center Steer Rack & Pinion, which  is another alternative for steering your 28'-34' Street Rod. This is a conventional looking rack and pinion that mounts to the U bolts of the cross member.This is truly a unique rack & pinion, it is a conventional rack that is super narrow, allowing the long tie rod tubes to pivot with the solid axle suspension so there is very little bump steer! Check it out here.

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Superior Glassworks offers a new 1934-35 Chevy Standard smooth hood sides for fenderless applications. These hood sides fill in the gap that appears when the stock fenders are removed and were specifically designed to match our Laid-out grill shell.  Get all of the details here.

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Over the last few years Scott’s has noticed the increase in demand for an affordable under dash pedal assembly. Having always built custom units in house, we already had the experience and engineering to create a production unit for the public. These are made to accept any standard corvette style master cylinder with a 7” booster.   Check it out here...

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Ron Francis Wiring has kits for many specialty cars and situations.  Like this EXACT FIT HARNESS FOR FFR ONLY This chassis harness has been especially designed by RON FRANCIS WIRING and Factory Five Racing’s engineers for use in the Roadster and Coupe. Designed to allow easy installation, each end of the loom wrapped harness is labeled with its location on the car and terminated with the appropriate connector.  Get the details here.

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R Jays offers a '32 Roadster Basic Components Package ... with several different components options.   Have RJay's assemble the chassis and install the body for a small charge and all you need to bring is wheels and tires! There are tons of options available and many, many different ways to assemble a package just for you. Call RJay's to talk about all the possiblities including engines, A/C and heat, transmissions, shifters, exhaust, gauges, wiring harnesses, headlights, fuel tanks, windshields, hoods, etc. We can pre-assemble as much or little as you need.  Get the details here

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Purdee,  home of the Header Buddy, is also your home for every exhaust component you might need.  You’ll find complete systems,  X Pipe Setups,  and chrome tips for any make or model.  Check out all of the details at

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Vintage muscle car and hot rod enthusiasts can now channel early record-breaking speed racers, without sacrificing style, safety or affordability with Rocket Performance Machine’s new Salt Flat Bonneville-inspired Igniter Series wheels for 2010. The Rocket Igniter wheels feature traditional five-window kidney bean Salt Flats style centers and an old school traditional outer lip. This innovative and classic design dates back to the early days of hot rodding when roadsters took over the Bonneville Salt Flats, turning the remnants of the ancient lake into the legendary speed testing ground it is today. Get a closer look and complete details here.

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March Performance newly styled serpentine drive kit from March Performance is specially designed to address the problem of driving the alternator A/C and power steering on engine with the popular electric water pumps. This rigid one-piece bracket is the perfect solution. It’s easy to install and incorporates two idlers to ensure prefect “no-slip” belt wrap.Like our other Revolver and Style Track kits it makes use of a unique easy to use belt tension adjustment tool.
Take a look here.

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New HardDrive stick, Challenger application Originally designed for Hurst Performance Vehicles, this new modern interpretation of the classic “Pistol Grip” design is a perfect fit for your modern muscle cars equipped with a Hurst manual shifter.*Built from high quality 6061-T6 aluminum, machined to an ergonomic shape. Stick comes with a titanium color anodized grip and a polished handle.   Get a closer look here.

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Hooker Headers is proud to announce their popular Aero Chamber™ and Maximum Flow™ Mufflers are 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. Check it out here.


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Holley Aluminum V–bowls are offered in three different configurations; primary, secondary with accelerator pump provisions, and secondary without accelerator pump provisions. These different options allow you to convert anything from your old 3310 to a Dominator to aluminum fuel bowls. Holley's new Aluminum V–bowls feature a clear, glass sight window for easy, safe fuel level adjustments. They also include all necessary gaskets and fuel bowl screws for a quick installation.   For details look here.

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EZ Wiring has a Power window kit which  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.  Take a closer look here.

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Eddie Motorsports is introducing several great looking new Hinge Sets at SEMA this year, and we have a sneak peek for you before they get to the show....   These billet hood hinges are CNC machined to perfection. They are made of 6061-T6 billet aluminum and utilize sealed bearings for smooth and long lasting operation. Available in various finishes. This product is polished.   Check it out here.

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Cool Craft offers this 1940-41 Ford Street Rod, 302 w/ Air Condenser, 2 Row, High Efficiency Cooling (Aluminum) Radiator .U.S. Radiators Desert Cooler all-aluminum performance radiators are meticulously engineered for form, fit and high performance cooling. Each component is precisely die stamped in accordance to original equipment look and fit and engineered for maximum cooling and durability.  Take a look here

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CCM  Rod Shop    Give your street rod or custom that finishing touch with our classic 13.750" solid four spoke steering wheel from our "Classic Series" line. It is machined from a solid piece of 6061 aluminum and is drilled with a three hold bolt pattern and is polished to a mirror finish.  Check it out here.

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Big Als Carponents has this handy  Dash Nut Tool, a multipurpose dash bezel,  nut removal tool with  many uses, wipers, ignition switches... and much more. Take a look at all you can use this for 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.

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.     THIS  WEEKEND !

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Good Guys Rod & Custom next show is Texas Motor Speedway  THIS WEEKEND ... a great location for hot rods and muscle cars...   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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Louisville is over but there are still great shows on the schedule for NSRA this year.  Check out the Sacramento show  Oct 1.  Check out their  lineup and mark your calendars !  Get the schedule here and dust off that  Tri Five or Camaro and join the fun


Long for those  “good old days” ....  seeing the great old drag races that we loved so much .... .. well coming up  October  15th - 17th 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.
Right now they’re offering some special  seating,,,  Watch the drag strip action near the starting line in the new Quarter-Mile Courtyard at the 19th California Hot Rod Reunion.   Get the details 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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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. October is your last chance to get together this season in Somerset....   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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Barn and Field Cars is one of our Favorite Sections....  and our readers are good at finding hidden treasure....    someone in our own backyard sent in these pics from Northern Idaho...  Hey....  just where IS this stash !    Check out all of the cool pics of this find here.

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Rodders  Row is where you show us YOUR Car (s) ... like this very nice  Camaro owned by Neil Finegold of Santa Ana, California.  Neil did all of the work except paint and interior on his restoration and it looks great !  That’s what rodding is all about !   Send us YOUR ride and tell us about it ....   Look at more here

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Send us Your  Articles,  Stories,  and Pictures.
   Most of our stories and articles come from readers like YOU !   Tell us about your winter project,  show us what you’re working on !   Send us pictures from your treasure hunting adventures !    You can email stories and/or photos to  [email protected]  

Clubs and Car Show Listings...   we have an extensive list of Clubs in our Club Directory and tons of Car shows listed in our  Happenings / Event Listings.  Be sure your club is listed and your show is listed.  If you need goody bags and door prizes for your show just let us know at least a month ahead of time and we’re happy to provide them.

Our friends at Enclosed Vehicle Transport are gearing up for all of you Snowbirds who need to move their rods to sunnier pastures for the winter.  Many of you head south and you really should take your rods with you !   That’s why you go south.... to ENJOY the weather ....  We have the experience needed to help you with your vehicle relocation needs. Contact us and see how we do things much differently than the the other automobile shipping and transport companies .  Ask for our Snowbird Quote here

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Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop is having a Christmas Special....  They are offering this 32 Roadster with a top included and a 32 Windshield, and several other options for only $34,950.    This is a limited offer so be sure to visit the website and call for details.    then click on Roadster # 43

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Zigs Special...IFS Bolt-On Mustang Front Suspension Assembly. Complete coil spring assembly features: Front suspension clip with our narrowed rail design for that Pro-Touring look, includes engine mounts and suspension brackets installed, narrowed tubular A-arms, spindles (stock height or 2" drop), anti-roll bar, new manual rack and pinion, big GM disc brake kit, black powder coated springs and painted shocks. Includes only quality TCI parts NO OFF SHORE PARTS in this Kit.  Take a look at this SPECIAL Now..

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Performance Online  SALE ITEM.... 1947-55 CHEVY GMC TRUCK, 19 Gallon Aluminum Fuel Take Combo Kits.  Bed Fill.  Incredible Deal. Not only are you getting this huge aluminum fuel tank you also get a free polished  stainless fuel cap and a free sending unit !  ALSO THIS INCLUDES FREE SHIPPING to the lower 48 States! WOW, CANT BEAT THAT.   Get complete details here and check out our other SPECIALS .

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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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American Muscle Cars is a full service custom automotive fabrication, body and paint facility,  with  the  modern  equipment  and  expertise  to  turn  your  garage  queen  into  a breathtaking  work  of  art.  Whether  it's  a  minor  repair  job,  or  a  custom  one-off  project, the  staff  at  American  Muscle  Cars  can  make  your  dream  a  reality.  At American Muscle Cars we have a passion for all things custom, whatever your version of muscle is we can accommodate.

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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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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  60 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]  

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Old Gold Garage Open House covered by Bart Mitchell

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Carnage on Laramee in Denver , Bob Kennedy

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Remax Overdrive in Denver , Roger Jetter

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NSRA Kalamazoo complete with swap meet. Merle Balke

Keysport, WA show from Andy Lindsay

Lake George pics from Walt Smolenski

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Vette in Thousand Oaks from Mike Levy

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Somernites Cruise from Jack Robertse

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This Week we have already posted over 30 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 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 !

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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News and Information like their  SOS... Simple Offset Solutions,  is what makes Classic Performance Parts the place to go for the information and advice you need so that you buy the parts that will work best for you !  Check out all that  CPP Offers.... Now

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Wilburn Custom Haulers will insure that you are haulin in STYLE !   Just check out this fantastic Screamin Yellow Hauler .... there are many choices and options... Wilburn can build your hauler to suite your needs and tastes.... Check out the details here.

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We have many very fine Car Dealers selling their cars here on Hotrodhotline.....  The Mercula is featured by Classic Car Marketing in Southern California... and it’s a beauty ...... but if you check out  Buyers  Guide and look at the selection of Dealers... you’re bound to find a great car.  These dealers have all been with us for many  years and we hear great things about them from our readers.... Take a look here. !

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Speedway Motors has a new T Bucket Catalog
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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 !  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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