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HotrodHotLine Newsletter Jan 26,  2010

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We want to say  “Happy Australia Day” to all of our friends and readers in Australia.  Many of you have suffered through the great floods in  Queensland and our thoughts and prayers are with you and for your families and friends.  We have had a good response to our call for support for our fellow rodders in Australia and  have some donations on the way to clubs and friends who are in touch with the clubs that are having benefit shows for the flood victims.  We have plans to send off more after the Grand National Roadster show so if you have a business and can donate something to help out the victims of the Queensland floods contact [email protected]   

We have a new article this week  from the Hot Rod M.D., Jim Clark.  With the ever changing formulas for gas these days, it’s  important that we know how to feed our Hot Rod Engines.  This article explains the needs of those older engines and how to select the proper gasoline for your Hot Rod Engines.  Take a look here.   Don’t forget... we have hundreds of articles on many subjects to help you with your projects.  Check out all of the Hot Rod M.D. articles

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The Pinstripers Reunion is one of the Highlights of the Grand National Roadster Show ... and hey guys...  It’s  THIS WEEKEND.... is on the scene and will be setting up late today and tomorrow.  Be sure to stop by and see us in Building 4.   For a complete schedule,  list of vendors,  and all of the events that are going on at GNRS   Click Here

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Winter is not supposed to be the time to sell a car... but we’re selling them here at !   Check out some recent and QUICK sales

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We got a nice email from the owner of this truck and chev. Hi, Chuck Mcguire here  - sold my 1954 chevy belair 32033 also sold my  red 1957 chevy pick up  .put sold or take them off thank you . Your ads are really working for me .  Chuck

And we can Sell YOURS too !  You DON’T Have to wait until Spring or Summer

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. 

This is the time of year when we are working on our cars ... and we need many products ...  this is a great place to find the new products and services you need, and we have lots more in our  News Section and our New Products Section

Nu Relics Power Windows Features include ... · Work with the curved glass of the 1960s and 1970s models · Numerous models available to remove the vent window· Uses Stock Channels· New Delco OEM Motors - made in USA· Made of 1018 cold roll steel· Brass oilite thrust bearings at pivots· Gear plates are treated with cryogenics to harden the teeth for longer life· Kits include switches/wire harness and conduit· Choice of chrome or illuminated switches. Find your model here


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Trick Truck has the perfect new project for you... and they’ve done a lot of the work.  How cool will this be.. Nostalgia look Trucks are the latest “in thing”  With this kit,   All welding & suspension set up is done, including motor mounts. Professionally Tig & Mig welded. You can practically bolt your truck together from here using used and/or new parts available from numerous vendors and catalogs. Get more info 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.  Take a look here


In an exclusive partnership with Brembo Brakes, CPP is now an exclusive supplier for GM AFX Muscle Car disc brake kits from Brembo. Brembo engineering produces Zero-Off-Pedal Drag on rotors from pads. The Billet Aluminum Bells with Brembo “Float” bushings allow the disc to seek its true centerline for consistent braking performance.  Get all the details 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.  Get more info here...

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Eddie Motorsports fabricated aluminum valve covers are made of the highest quality aluminum and feature a billet aluminum rail. These covers are beautifully welded and polished. Our fabricated valve covers are ultimate in engine customization.  Take a closer look here.

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 Wabbit’s Dashes & Accessories has been manufacturing the very finest hand-crafted custom wood dashes for over 25 years. The quality of each of our products is controlled by people like yourself, who are car buffs, with only goal in mind…to build the very finest products that can be made.  These Chevy dashes are just a small part of our line. Look here.

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Zigs Street Rods has a complete line of products from the finest manufacturers in the industry... including the Floor Boards and other sheet metal replacements.  Check out the line here.

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Big Als Carponents   has a quality line of billet accessories including this complete line of  Outside Mirrors. Take a closer look here.

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Love to have those  “good old days”  hanging on the wall of your office or shop ??  has hundreds of Photos and Prints to choose from... Like this awesome  Fords at El Mirage photo ... Take a look at the  many different prints and  many options starting at only $19.99      These are GREAT !


Hooker Competition Headers offer the best value in the high performance header market. Designed for the value–conscious buyer who is running either a “stock” or “mildly–modified” engine, Hooker Competition Headers offer premium features at a very competitive price.  More details here

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All March Performance Serpentine  kits are developed with superior styling in mind. Styling that shows through where it's important, when installed in your cars engine bay. We are so proud of this styling we have developed videos for our web site so you can see our kits from all angles for yourself.  Take a look

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Coolcraft has several  New Products this year.  Like this Ford Truck, 1954-56 V8 350 Crossflow Aluminum Radiator w/Shroud & Fan.   For complete details and a closer look at this new product .. look here.

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Purdee Industries has a complete line of Wholesale priced  Exhaust Components.  From X Pipes to Headers to a complete line of chrome accessories like these pencil cut tips.  Check out the line at the home of the Header Buddy.... look here

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R Jays Speed Shop carries these Vintage Chassis Works tube axles using forged steel ends for maximum strength. All of our axles have a 4” drop and are available with a spring perch for traditional style traverse spring or without spring perch for a coil over or parallel leaf application. VCW axles are designed to use ‘37-’48 Ford spindles and are available in widths of 46”, 47” and 48-1/2” center to center of kingpins.  Check it out here

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This switch from Ron Francis Wiring was awarded the N.S.R.A. Best Safety Product of the Year. It will simply shut off your electric fuel pump in case of collision. Whether you have fuel injection or a carburetor, a broken fuel line can dump a lot of volatile gasoline on the ground or in your car in seconds.  Get all of the details here.

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What's New At Scotts ?  Scott’s l.e.d.Tail lights   Finally an L.E.D. taillight big enough to see! Now available for mail order, these tail lights measure 10”x3” and are housed in a billet CNC machined bezel. Sporting 60 l.e.d’s these are surely the brightest around and work perfect for the tail light, brake, and turn signal combination.    With thousands of parts you’ll find lots of cool things for your ride. Look here.

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Superior Glassworks  .... One of our Latest Products is a Polished Stainless Grill Insert for a 1931 Chevy Passenger Car and 1932 Chevy Pickup. Styled after the original insert but without the crank hole.   It’s a great addition to the line of products at Superior.

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Unisteer  can Turn your classic Ford into a fine handling street machine! This is a bolt-in kit that comes with everything needed to install for a factory equiped car. Lose your old sloppy steering and improve your ride with Unisteer.Kits come complete with everything needed for installation.  For complete details take a look here...

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Wheel Vintiques is proud to be one of the most recognized wheel manufactures in the Hot Rod, Muscle Car and Classic Truck industy. With over 50 different caps and accessories and 100 plus wheel styles Wheel Vintiques has the most diverse product line in the industry .... look at these Billet Rallye wheels with many powdercoat options...

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

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Hotrodhotline has a HUGE Event Listing Section....
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It’s TIME for GNRS.....  Hotrodhotline is on the road and ready for the SHOW... This is going to be a knockout show.. so many outstanding cars and so much to see and do  Don’t  miss it this weekend.....   Check it out.


Sacramento, California is known as the Custom Car Capitol ... and the Sacramento Autorama in February is proud to showcase many of the finest customs in our industry.   With a huge indoor show loaded with “show cars” .. and a fantastic Saturday “drive in” show so you can bring your ride and hang out with your friends.. this is the premier show of Northern California. Learn More


Autorama and World of Wheels Shows really revv up in January...  with 4 Shows in January ....  Cincinnati,  Atlanta, Pittsburgh, and New Orleans.... Championship Auto Shows promises exciting entertainment and fabulous cars.  Stay tuned for details on celebrity appearances and attractions at these shows. 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


The NorthEast Rod and Custom Nationals is pleased to announce the single most spectacular competition within the indoor car show circuit on the East Coast!!!
With a stunning $10k purse this is a show that will attract the finest in the country. March 25 - 27th in Philadelphia Registration is open for all car owners and vendors

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World of Wheels in Birmingham, AL in February promise to be among the best in the country.   Hundreds of the finest cars on the ISCA circuit along with attractions for the entire family.  Check out the details  at

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What could beat Hot Rods and Muscle Cars at the beach ??   Cruisin the coast of Alabama and hanging out at the beach with fellow rodders ....  What a way to spend the weekend.  You can do it all at the Bama Coast Cruise next May    


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.


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Good Guys Rod & Custom has announced their schedule for 2011... and it looks like a winner to us ! . The Goodguys 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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If you have a show or event coming up in 2011... please email us and we’ll be happy to post them in our Event Listings for FREE ! Email details to [email protected]

Hear tall tales and bench racing exploits from some of the original members of the Low Flyers of Santa Monica - one of hot rodding's earliest and most important car clubs. Join us at the Wally Parks NHRA Motorsports Museum on Saturday, Jan. 29 at 4 p.m. with moderators Museum Chairman Alex Xydias and Jim Miller, son of Eddie Miller Jr, original Low Flyer member. Stuart Hilborn, Phil Remington, Dick "Magoo" Megugorac, and Bob Wenz will reminisce of their car club days and hot rodding adventures. Admission is free, courtesy of Dan Webb, who recently re-created the Phil Remington Modified!  Get details here

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Raybestos Garage has another awesome “build” planned.  Possibly America’s favorite muscle car, this 1964 Pontiac GTO will be built for one thing... putting the power to the pavement, whether on the open road or your favorite road course. Built by Chicagoland’s Hot Rod Chassis & Cycle, this 700 horsehorsepower, GM- powered muscle car will draw a crowd where ever it goes.  Get a close up look at this build.... we’ll be following it as it progresses.

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In 2011 the MSD 6A and 6AL  is all new! New digital control. New power. New rotary dial rev limiter. Same great MSD style. The ignitions have been redesigned from the ground up with the performance enthusiast in mind.   Get the details here

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Congratulations to this week's winner of the  American Collectors Insurance “My Cool Ride” Contest!  Hollis (Bud) Hancock’s 70 Ford Mustang Mach 1 Fastback.  American Collectors Insurance offers  comprehensive policy coverage for your collector and modified cars.   Learn more here.

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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. We’re fellow rodders and we’re happy to help you make the right decisions for your projects....  Learn more here.

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Good words from Customers speak Volumes... Recently Fastlane Rod & Speed got this note
:Fast Lane Speed & Rod people built us a award winner. Over the past year + we have been the recipient of 8 awards at various events in and around Tucson. We enjoy the 32 very much. Keep up the good work and integrity. Sonny & Lee Smith
Look at what we can build for YOU

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Our new   Car Enthusiast Real Estate Classified ads have been a huge success.... one of the great things that has resulted is that we have found many Rodders who are Real Estate Agents...We all like to do business of any sort with fellow rodders, so when we met  Derenda Shewbert she immediately became our  Hot Rod Realtor.... with four great Texas properties listed here you’ll see that she knows what car folks need and want in a home.   Being in Texas is  also a real bonus, given it’s  No State Income Tax status, and it’s Business friendly climate... Learn more about these great properties and about  Derenda and her team.

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FPM Metals has Introduced an exciting new line of finishes. Now you can get any polished pattern with clear, or your choice of eye popping color! Breath life into your creation. Perfect for creating stunning effects. The richness and depth of our polished metals with a touch of color adds a dynamic element to your interiors. In addition, the use of colored or direct lighting can provide astonishing and beautiful appearances. Learn more here

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Enclosed Vehicle Transport takes care of your car the way YOU would.    With great customer service and modern equipment..... it’s no wonder the customers of Enc,losed Vehicle Transport sing their praises.  Since we met Kevin, we have had many people contact us to say how pleased they were with his service...

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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..

Gen I and Gen II Camaro .... Gen I and Gen II Nova... ?   SRD Parts is an innovator in suspension and frames,   upper and lower control arms for Muscle Cars... With the finest materials and  Quality USA Workers...  their products are simply the best ! Take a look at what SRD Parts has for your Muscle Car.


Kwik Wire has just introduced it’s New  48 Special  4 Circuit Harness  .Our Family owned business manufactures everything in the heart of America. Our Eden, Wisconsin based company builds everything with top quality parts, offers Toll Free Tech Support and Ships all orders within 24 hours.  Look here


 Classic Rods and More...   where you’ll find a HUGE selection of the best quality parts in the industry... from  Suspension,  to Brake Kits,  to Billet and Chrome... and it’s ALL with a Guaranteed 24 Hour Shipping Promise....  How’s that for service ?   See what they have for your winter project here.


MSD Ignition introduces the all new Digital 6AL Ignition Control! MSD started with a clean slate and drew up plans for an all new housing. We kept the same footprint as the traditional 6AL but lowered the profile for a sleek look. The wiring is all routed out one end of the unit through a sealed and locking connector. This eases installation and keeps your wiring looking neat and clean. The rev limiter was moved right on top of the housing for easy access to the two rotary dials to set the limit in 100 rpm increments. Look here


Sid Chavers, Innovator - Traditionalist. Having been in the Custom Upholstery business for over thirty four years, Sid definitively has his roots in the traditional school of first generation Interior Customizers. It is Chavers desire to honor what has gone before and is now recognized as classic, while bringing new refinements and style to these same classic designs


 Monster Transmission & Performance is a provider of  world-class products at incredible prices. At Monster Transmission we are committed to bringing you  the best quality transmissions and performance converters at the absolute lowest prices on the internet.
Get info on the great deals here.


Classic Instruments has been creating superior automotive instruments for over thirty years. Located in Boyne City, Michigan they strive for perfection and will not stop until the highest quality is produced.  CI creates anything from race style products in their Velocity Series to the nostalgic look of the Vintage Series and the industry innovative design of the All-American Series. No job is too big or to small, whether it’s a single gauge or a custom six gauge set they are happy to be there to help. CI is dedicated to satisfying its customer’s needs with new products and brilliant designs. Learn more here


Super Fine Shine, inc. The leaders, in handling Custom Chrome Plating & Polishing in Central & Southern Ohio since 1990. Are you looking for "Show Quality" plating at an affordable price? Look no further. We always offer a few different pricing options on everything. We handle stripping of plating, rust, and paint. We ship UPS, all over the country, Learn more


Our Roving Reporters are an AMAZING bunch .... and Great Friends !   In 2010 we  had  1416  Shows submitted here to !   A BIG THANKS to so many who send in shows and give their fellow rodders  a look at all that is going on in our community throughout the year.

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The Jalopy Dust Off in New Zealand with Noddy Watts is more fun than you can imagine...

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California Auto Museum tour with Dean court

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Cruisin Dunkin Donuts with Robert Lyman

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Louisville Kentucky show from Donnie Jeffries

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Harry Fitser at a show in NC

Dale Davidzhar  took in the Autorama in Corpus Christi

 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 but do have the show date in the description. so they are not in order by the date of the show, but by the date we posted them.  .

Performance Online is having a HUGE Sale with many itmes up to 25% OFF... Check out this 55-57 Chev Triangulated 4 Link Kit  then look at all of the other SALE ITEMS.  Performance Online has thousandes of items from many of the industries finest manufacturers.  Take a look here

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SELECT HURST SHIFTERS  MARKED DOWN WITH SPECIAL PRICING     Check out our SPECIALS section for the best pricing in town! Shifters, knobs, boots and kits all marked down to a near unbeatable price!  Special pricing are limited to availability. Check it out now

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NEWSTALGIA WHEEL Tire and Wheel Packages - We offer FREE MOUNTING, BALANCING, and FREE SHIPPING on your entire order! And Pay NO SALES TAX (Except TN Orders). Plus..Free Nitrogen upgrades on Tire Wheel Packages. For more Nitrogen info, FAQ page. Explore the various styles of Billet Street Rod wheels, Mag Wheels, Custom Wheels, Nostalgia Wheels and Hot Rod wheels from Vintage Wheels. Take a look at our great offers.

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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 !

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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.


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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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