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HotrodHotLine Newsletter
August 5 , 2011

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       The NSRA Louisville show is in full swing.....  with much of our staff at the show, we’ve got an abbreviated newsletter this week....   Next week we’ll be back on schedule with tons of news and show coverage.


The Thursday “after the show” exodus in Louisville as thousands of rods and muscle cars headed out for the evening.



     We’re really excited to announce that we are adding another Photographer to our Guest Columnist lineup.   Mitzi Valenzuela of MItzi & Co.  is well known in the  Traditional Rod and Pinup circuit and she’s an awesome photographer.  We just added some pictures Mitzi took for us at the Syracuse Nationals and we’re looking forward to sharing her work with you in the future.  Check out her pictures in our Show Coverage of Syracuse Nats.


   We are very pleased to announce that will be Sponsoring the Petersen Museums’s 80th Anniversary of the 32 Ford in conjunction with Deuce Week in 2012.   This will be an exciting, fun filled week with many activities and of course... LOT”S of ‘32’s.  You can get the preliminary details here.... including sign up infomation ....  which starts Sept. 1st.  Check it out here and look for more as all of the events are firmed up. is very proud to be sponsoring this event and we’re looking forward to a great time !

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The races at Bonneville Salt Flats are at the heart of our hobby.... and now the flats are in danger of disappearing... we need

to band together to help preserve this important part of our industry.... Get details on how you can help here.

We are working hard to catch up on our show coverage...   this is the busiest part of our season, as you know,  and we have been running 10+ days behind in getting shows online....  but we’ve caught up on many this week ... so take a look and see all of the shows we’ve added.....   Look here..

Instead of our usual list of new articles in the weekly newsletter...  we want to take this time to remind you of all of our different sections...  Most of our articles and photos are submitted by YOU.... our readers and fellow rodders....  So take a look at the list below... check out some of the different areas.... Then Send us YOUR pictures and stories..

[Home Page]    [2011 Show Coverage]   [Press  Releases]   [Barn  & Field Cars]
[Blast to the Past]   [Book Reviews]  [Build Articles]  [Buyers Guide]   [Classifieds]  [Club Directory]   [Event Listings]   [From our Friends]   [Garage Shots]                  [Guest  Columnists]    Hot Rod M.D.    New Products]    [Newsletter Archive]
[Order a Catalog]    [Our Heroes]    [Rodders Forum]    [Rodders Row] [Shop Tours] [Vendor Directory]    Young Rodders]  [Advertising Information] [Modern Rods

Carlisle Events has a HUGE Truck Show coming up Aug 5-7 then there are the Fall Swap September    lots for the Car Guy at Carlisle Events     Check out the entire schedule here.


The California Hot  Rod Reunion is coming up soon. Join us at the largest nostalgic drag racing event in the West at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway, Bakersfield, CA,  Oct. 21-23, 2011.  The Reunion is a 3-day festival of speed, hot rods and American automotive enthusiasm. The season finale of the NHRA’s Hot Rod Heritage nostalgia drag racing series also takes place at the Reunion. Make your plans now to attend the Reunion and join thousands of hot rodders and race fans in Bakersfield for the annual Reunion. Details on Discounts for early registration and  More here

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The National Street Rod Association Nationals in Louisville THIS WEEKEND. The addition of later year cars to the lineup has proven to be a huge success.  Don’t forget to sign up and make plans for Louisville... it’s coming soon.  Take a look

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Good Guys Rod & Custom Association will stage twenty-one dynamic events in 2011. The event lineup features eighteen national events for rods, customs, classics and muscle cars through 1972 vintage as well as three “Get-Together's” in Northern California which welcome all years For the complete schedule click

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The Right Coast Association   has one more show in the works for this year.  The Granite State Nationals at the end of August will wrap up the season with a flair.  Be sure to check it out . For details look here

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 Somernites Cruise  August will be MUSTANG Alley month at Somernites...  So get out the Pony’s and head over to Somerset ... this is a great event and it’s every month until October... so cruise on over to Somerset ...  Check it out here.


Cool Autumn Nites in Beaumont Texas !   Mark the calender and circle the dates! October 21-22-23, 2011  Open run car, truck and bike show Outdoor Movie Friday Night  Cruise Night Fri. & Sat. Top 50 trophies & other categories  Live Band - 50/50 Pot - Games Event T-Shirts, Goody Bags and  Door Prizes for participants.  For all of the details visit our  website


  The East Coast Indoor Nats is already gearing up for this years show in December. Over 300 cars are expected for an event full of fun for the family. This is the time to get in on the ground floor for planning to show your car, or to participate as a vendor or sponsor... One of the most popular events in the East Coast lineup... this is always a WINNER... Check it out here


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..

  Is your shop TOO HOT ?  Quietaire has manufacturerd QuietCool portable evaporative coolers  since 1979. Our QuietCool is like a large floor fan but cooler – It can cool up to 26F, or more, in areas where AC is simply out of the question – open areas like shipping bay doors, woodworking shops, automotive shops, and warehouses. Jack got one of these for Christmas for his shop ......  WOW is it great ! Check it out here


3D international has been a long time manufacturer of the worlds leading cleaning products for various industries as a private labeler. 3D Products, a company servicing professionals and enthusiasts for over 20 years, offers a complete detailing line with best car care products. Dedicated to protect the environment with green and biodegradable solutions while; each product maintains excellent performance, surpassing the competition. 3D has developed a premier brand, High Definition Car Care, chosen by avid top detailers and high end car manufacturers as their exclusive brand to use.  Check it out here


Accu Air is devoted to bringing  reliability, ease of use,  improved handling, and ride comfort to vehicles. Accu Air uses the highest quality components and technologies like their amazing E-Level Controller.  A slick system that is the best  technology available AND the best looking system. Check it out

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The people at Inland Empire Drive Line Service have earned their reputation as the best source for custom drive shafts. Aluminum and steel shafts are built, balanced and shipped, complete with transmission yoke and ready to install, usually within 48 hours of order. They have also designed and built forged steel 1350 pinion and transmission yokes, and a dramatically improved center support for the 1958 - 1964 Chevrolet cars.  Check them out for excellent customer service and drive shafts that make a difference.

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RETRO POWER is your one-stop, full service customization and restoration facility.  Custom metal fabrication and welding, paint and bodywork, interiors, electrical system installations, billet aluminum trim and accessories pieces, chassis and driveline installations and concept design are all done at award winning levels RETRO POWER also performs complete factory restorations on rare or low production number musclecars.   Take a look at their services and gallery here

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RPC, Racing Power Company, was established in 1995 with a goal to provide high quality chrome and aluminum engine dress-up accessories for the automotive industry. We would appreciate an opportunity to serve you through one of our many dealers with our line of over 1400 different hot rod, circle track, and street rod products. You can see our many products online and then contact a dealer near you to purchase our products.  Take a look.

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 Specialty Power Windows is a unique business. We are the only company in the world devoted exclusively to the manufacture of power window kits, windshield wiper kits, and related pieces for enthusiasts of old cars, street rods, trucks and vans. What sets us apart from others offering power window kits, is that we design and manufacture all of our components and kits here in our own facility--we are not simply repacking components.  See the SPW difference here

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What do YOU Need ???   Braided Stainless Hose Assemblies ?   Fasteners ??  AN Fittings ?  Air Tool  ?  Socket or Wrench Sets ?   Our friends,  The Baldi Family, at Top Line Industrial,   can help you with so many of your parts and tool needs.  Check out their website then give them a call...  they’re great people who you’ll love doing business with !   Check it out here

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Main Street Custom Finishing starts with an original or high quality reproduction and permanently laminates the veneer on with a proprietary process. The street rod dashes are made one at a time, with real wood veneers and the end result is a truly one of a kind real wood dash that is like nothing else out there. Matt's success is due to his great product, having passion for what he does, communicating and giving exceptional service to every customer!  Check out their services and products

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Jasper Engines  , Transmissions, and DifferentialsThis is your entry way into the world of JASPER remanufactured products. These are not used or rebuilt engines, transmissions and differentials, but totally remanufactured components with warranties of up to 3 years and 100,000 miles. Every JASPER product is built to meet or exceed OEM specifications and tolerances, and thoroughly inspected or tested to ensure quality, reliability and satisfaction

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   Check out many new cars listed for sale at Hotrodhotline this week

  We’ve  ALL Got Parts.... and we all NEED Parts...  that’s why you should be checking  out the Parts Section of our Classifieds ... AND .. those parts you’ve been tripping over all winter...  the ones that you keep moving out of the way when you’re working in the garage ???   Yes... THOSE ONES....  You can sell them right here. The Ads are FREE ....  and there’s probably someone a few miles away who needs those parts... but they don’t know your HAVE THEM....  Unless you advertise them here.

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Check out this Aussie Hemi Engine Tex Smith has listed for sale in our Swap Meet section....  Bet you’ve never seen one ....

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This is a great time to clear out your garage of those old parts you won’t be using this year... because  someone else NEEDS them !   People all over the country cruise through these parts ads...  there could be a guy a few miles away who needs those parts you want to sell... and they don’t know you have them.... so LIST YOUR PARTS FREE !  Help a fellow rodders and get some extra $$$ in your pocket.


We also want to remind you about our  EMPLOYMENT Ads .... If you have a job opening in the auto industry this is a great place to advertise it ...  we have many talented people in our readership who may be looking for a job.Check it out here


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Don’t Forget....  has  TWENTY THREE different section with New Articles Added Every DAY....  Check out the categories below to find some great stories and pictures.

Look for our newsletter to be back to normal next week with lots of new product information....  many new businesses and more stories...  

 Almost all of what we have at Hotrodhotline is sent in by our Readers... so if you  have show pictures,  a story,  something interesting to share... we’d LOVE to post it for you... Just send to  [email protected]


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


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