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Dec 29, 2011

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WOW..... It’s true.... 2011 is near it’s end and we’re forging forward to 2012 with great expectations for a fabulous year.  Many new things are going on here at  with a huge new software change that will bring many new features to our readers.  Stay tuned as we implement the new site sometime in January ....  we know  you’re going to love the new features.  ALSO... we will be launching a Hotrodhotline “gear” page where you will be able to purchase from a large selection of Hotrodhotline shirts,  calendars,  hats, posters  and more.  It’s very exciting !

All of what we do here is possible because of YOU.... our friends and readers and of course our fantastic Roving Reporters ....  so we’d like to take this opportunity to give you all a big shout out and  THANKS ....    Check out all of those who have been sharing their car show photos with you all of this year ..... Take a look at the Hotrodhotline Roving Reporters .....

And of course... we can’t forget the  Big Al wrap up ....  this year Big Al had a few less photos than previously because he had to take some time off to tend to his Race Car ...     we think he sent in about 25,000 photos ... what a slacker .. HA !  Check out Big Al’s  2011 Coverage ....    and by the way ... with our new software you’ll be able to see a list of each Roving Reporters coverage just by clicking on their name ...   

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Would you like to join the Hotrodhotline group of Roving Reporters ?  We’d love to share your pictures with our readers. You can email  [email protected] for details on how to submit your pictures.  We’ll even provide you with Hotrodhotline shirts and passes for events. 

   Some still hang on to that old tale that you can’t sell a car in the  Winter....  WELL, is here to throw that myth out the door !  We sell cars ALL YEAR LONG .....    So if you have been thinking of selling your car but though you’d wait until Spring.... Don’t do it... get that car SOLD Now ....   We’ve been selling cars for readers since 1999 and plenty of them sell in the Fall and Winter.

You can have a Featured Ad with 6 pictures and Unlimited Words for only $125.  and it will run for SIX MONTHS .....

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Did you know that you can 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. 

Are You MISSING Out on  ALL That We Have on ?
We have TONS of Great Stories and Articles coming in all the time ... there are Twenty Three different sections .... all with lots to see and read.  Take a few minutes and check out some of the sections you may not have known about here at Hotrodhotline.  And REMEMBER .... most of our articles come from our Readers.... That’s YOU ...  so if you have pictures or a story to tell...  send it to us at  [email protected]

[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


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

Hotrodhotline Event Schedule is now Sponsored by Chrome Insurance ... and now when you list your events FREE at you will automatically have them listed in the Chrome IPad app and on the Chrome Event Listing Page

Good Guys Rod & Custom Association has announced their 2012 Schedule, and it looks like a winner !  With 23 fantastic events you’ll want to check out the new events and a few location changes ... so be sure to download the 2012 schedule.


National Street Rod Association has announced their schedule for 2012 and as always there is a full schedule of fantastic  Street Rod  “Plus” events ... cars 30 years and older are welcome at all events.  Check out the entire schedule now

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It’s time to start thinking about  2012 and the BIG Indoor shows that are coming up ...  Grand National Roadster Show is already in full swing with lots of fantastic features planned.  This year’s theme is  “Back to the Future”  How cool is that ?     You can make your plans now to be a part of this great show...  We can’t wait to get there.    Check it out and register now !


There is SO MUCH planned for Sacramento Autorama in 2012,  One big NEW feature will be the Club Building with over 200 club members participating... Suede Palace,  Pinstripers... and of course the Koolest Kustoms on the planet...    Check it out and register now !


It’s the 80th Birthday for the 32 Ford and the Petersen Museum is celebrating BIG TIME ...  Deuce Week will be devoted to the celebration and is proud to be sponsoring the event.   Every day brings a different event...  Rod Shop Tours,  Concerts,  Hot Rod Roundtable... and SO MUCH MORE...  Register NOW


The NorthEast Rod and Custom Nationals returns on March 23-25, 2012 to the Philadelphia region. 2011 was an unbelievable year, and 2012 is shaping up to be just as spectacular!! Some fantastic events and attractions are once again scheduled for this year...including the drawing of "The Gambler", the 54 Pontiac Chieftain to benefit our military. The Elite 6 and NorthEast Cup competition is back to attract some of the finest vehicles in the country!! Over $35k in cash and awards are slated to be handed out over the weekend! This is one show you DON'T want to miss!! Get all of the details


Join us February 18th and 19th at the 34th annual Motorama Events, the nations largest all indoor live action motorsports festival filling 1 million sq feet of exhibition space with everything motorsports.  Exhibit your car in the Rod and Custom Car show featuring more that 150 various awards and $15,000 in cash and prizes.  If that’s not enough to entice you, enjoy live arenacross, go kart and quarter midget racing  Get the details here

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Tickets to the 10th annual Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA are on sale now! !  The NHRR is scheduled for Father's Day weekend, June 14-16 (Thursday through Saturday) at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky. The NHRR is a 3-day festival of speed, hot rods and American automotive enthusiasm. Family-fun activities include Hot Heads nostalgic drag racing, the sensational Cacklefest, free Honoree Reception, SoffSeal Show N Shine, swapmeet, vendor's midway and more. Purchase online


Don’t    forget,  we have  a HUGE Calendar of Events at  and If you have a show or event coming up .. please email us and we’ll be happy to post them in our Event Listings for FREE ! Email details to [email protected]   We’re also happy to provide your event with goodie bags and giveaways for your raffles / drawings.  Contact  [email protected] for goodie bag info.

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..

At Sherm's Custom Plating quality means more than simply meeting established industry standards. We maintain the highest standards in the industry. Metals are meticulously prepared to insure the highest quality finish.
Sherm's takes great pride in our workmanship, creating products that earn awards for their beauty and durability. We are both craftsmen and enthusiasts, and it shows in the superior finished products we provide.


 Reliable Carriers, OUR NAME SAYS IT ALL. For over 50 years, we’ve moved the finest vintage and collector cars. FULLY ENCLOSED liftgate-equipped transporters, 24/7 GPS tracking, and $5 million coverage on every load make RELIABLE your transport solution. Please call 877-744-7889 or visit us online at An Official Carrier for Barrett-Jackson, Mecum, RM Auctions, and Russo & Steele


The PRO-TEC System One is designed to monitor and protect your trailer and its contents. Designed for the do-it-yourself enthusiast, it carries a Life Time Warranty. Installing this alarm will Save on your insurance premiums and give you peace of mind. Any movement of the trailer will be detected by the built in adjustable shock sensor, or by the opening of a door. This will cause the electrical brakes of the trailer to be applied in addition to the sounding of the 128db waterproof siren provided, and the flashing of your trailers running lights The system is remotely controlled and comes complete with all hardware and universal door switches. Paging and GPS Options are also available.


JR Custom Plating is your Minnesota chrome plating specialist. JR Custom Plating performs professional, custom chrome plating that exceeds customer specifications. Our attention to detail and meticulous quest for perfection is evident in everything we do. We offer custom chrome plating for classic automobiles and antique automobile parts, motorcycle chrome plating, nickel Not from Minnesota? We have satisfied customers from all across the United States and beyond. Clients searching for the best in custom chrome plating repeatedly send us their items when high quality work is essential.  Take a look at our work


 Summit Rod and Custom, The finest compliment we can receive is that of your friends and family. John Scaramella owner and founder has built Summit rod and custom around this simple motto. Our teams meticulous attention to detail and project planning is what our clients have come to enjoy and expect. Our technicians are chosen based on their work ethic, their experience and their love of the automotive industry. Summit Rod and Custom can perform all phases of restoration for your car and truck. Frame off restorations, traditional or topical customs, Summit Rod and Custom provides the ideas, craftsmanship and project management to every one of our projects large and small..


Speed Stuff, LLC started with my love affair with cars. Over the years, I've worked on my own and other people's cars, doing bodywork, painting, etc. When I retired, I decided to turn my hobby into a business. I've been on the other side, and know how expensive and difficult car restoration can be. I strive to offer affordable chrome and polished aluminum dress-up parts for most classic vehicles. I want to make sure my customers have the right parts, know how to install them, and are completely satisfied with the result. Wilbur (Bill) Gooch


Since 1987, Thermo Tec  has been proud to offer customers the latest in exhaust insulating and heat protection technology. Our mission has always been to use research, experience, and innovation to provide a quality product to our valued customers. Thermo Tec's goal is to exceed our customers' expectations in solving the ever-pressing destructive nature of exhaust heat.. We manufacturer over 130 products that either control heat dissipation or reflect heat away from parts and components in an unlimited number of uses.


Powertrain Control Systems PCS is pleased to introduce the new Simple Shift transmission controller. Simple Shift is the latest breakthrough in electronic overdrive transmission control. No laptops or hand-held tuning devices are required to completely control shift points, shift firmness, and torque convertor lockup. All parameters are simply adjusted with easy-to-use dials on the end of the Simple Shift unit. Want a little firmer shift? Dial it up a notch! Do you want it to shift at a lower rpm? Dial it down ... Learn more here



Calling all Rodders in Boise
Don’t forget New Years Day ...”T Willy” has a cruise at McDonalds on Orchard..  See You there


HEY... Look at these great cars ... just what you need for next season....

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feat 50 ford1  has been helping rodders sell their cars now for TWELVE +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

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Just Two of our recent Car Guy Homes...  Check them all out now... and if you have a home or commercial property that is looking for a  Car Guy Owner... we can show it off for you.

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Million Dollar View in the Ozarks for only $240,000 includes a huge shop... and a great rambler in Washington for $309,000 are among recent Car Guy properties listed here.  Check them out.

  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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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.

[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

 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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