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Nov 3, 2011

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Since we’re at the SEMA show, and much of our staff is with us... we have an abbreviated newsletter this week... but stay tuned as we will have LOTS of great new stuff next week for you.

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WOW..  The SEMA show is entering it’s last day and what a show it’s been.  Many visitors to the booth... like Calendar model Annabelle and Mitzi of Mitzi & Co.....  who has a great pinup calendar available...look here

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Everything from Models to Motors... like this new motor that will be going into Ron Main and George Poteets Speed Demon... WOW.. what a monster of a motor.... looking forward to seeing what it does at Bonneville next year.

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The Goodguys Rod & Custom Association will stage twenty-one dynamic events in 2012 welcoming a wide range of hot rods, customs, muscle cars, trucks and classic cars to the country’s premier

event venues. California, Arizona and Texas will host multiple events while the biggie – the Goodguys 15th PPG Nationals returns to the Ohio Expo Center in Columbus, Ohio July 6-8.   Click here to download the complete 2012 Event Schedule.

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




Anpac Chrome (November 1, 2011) You've made a BIG INVESTMENT in your specialty car. Now let CHROME specialty car insurance from ANPAC® help you protect your investment with coverage designed exclusively for car buffs by car buffs. CHROME offers you many important benefits

Bedwood and Parts, LLC (November 1, 2011) The leading manufacturer of specialty bed wood restoration and custom kits has announced a finishing kit for wood

Specialty Power Windows (November 1, 2011) Classic '55-57 Chevy Power Window Kit

Gear Vendors Under/Overdrive (November 1, 2011) Featured Product: Automatic 4-Speed 700R 4/4L60 - 4 Bolt Housing - Electric Speedo. Replaces 7" tailhousing.

Super Fine Shine (November 1, 2011) 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.

3D Products (November 1, 2011) HD UNO is a revolutionary 3-in-1 polish that cuts, polishes and finishes all new and old finishes with less work and less mess. HD UNO guarantees to produce amazing results or your purchase will be cheerfully refunded.

Saldana Racing Products (November 1, 2011) Early Camaro Radiators Tri Five Radiators

Welder Series Inc. (November 1, 2011) Featured Product: Air Ride Four Link w/ Panhard

Weedetr Street Rod Components (November 1, 2011) Universal Coil Over Parallel Four Link Kit

Vintage Air (November 1, 2011) 1967-72 Chevy/GMC Pick-Up Gen-IV SureFit System

Spal USA (November 1, 2011) 11" Paddle Blade High Performance Fan / 12V Puller

Radir Wheels (November 1, 2011) Specializing in Straight Axle Cars!

Kwik Wire (November 1, 2011) Kwik Wire Universal Street Rod Wire Harnesses - 2nd Generation 22 Circuit Harness

Juliano's Hot Rod Parts (November 1, 2011) One of the most beautiful steering wheels to ever grace a Ford interior has to be the famous Crestliner wheel; it’s a design that oozes 50’s-era styling like no other.

Image Street Rods (November 1, 2011) Your West Coast solution for all your custom fabrication and specialty street rod needs! From one off components to complete turn-key dreams we have the knowledge and ability to make it happen.

Compu-Tronix (November 1, 2011) The DIS4 (Distributorless Ignition System) is derived from new technology created by OEM’s to improve timing issues, energy loss, spark degradation and low emission standards associated with normal distributors.

Fatman Fabrications (November 1, 2011) All Fatman Fabrication Mustang II Kits are fully welded and ground using SAE 1018 Steel. Tubular arm crossmembers are boxed on the ends for a cleaner appearance. We use PAD design systems to insure accuracy and correct geometry

Clayton Machine Works (November 1, 2011) Muscle Car Throttle Assembly - Signature Paul Atkins Series .... Clean “inline” styling with Open or Drilled I Beam Arms. Fully adjustable, spring loaded pedal

Alan Grove Components (November 1, 2011) Steel Chevrolet Pulleys - Alan Grove Components has pulleys for any and all applications

Surf City Garage (November 1, 2011) Special Gift Package - SCG knows that every guy wants the best looking ride in town. And there's no better way to make your ride look great than the Surf City Garage Special

Steves Auto Restoration (November 1, 2011) 1933/34 Front and Rear Fender Set - SAR’s Tru-Fit fenders are stamped from brand new tooling patterned after original design and dimensions.

Performance Online (November 1, 2011) Early Ford, Heidts Superide I.F.S. Suspension Kit, (Mustang II Type)

Painless Performance (November 1, 2011) 6 Switch Pro Street toggle panel which includes push button start, ignition, fuel pump, water pump, fan and 2 accessories.

Snug Harbor Hot Rods (November 1, 2011) Do you want ultimate power, aggressive looks, and the ability to drive down the expressway? Then your hot rod this 550 HP supercharged monster from Snug Harbor Hot Rod Engines.

BASF, Carizzma Colors, R-M (November 1, 2011) How are traditional candy colors made? They are created by spraying a base color, then tinting a clear coat with a dye and spraying it over top. Since dyes typically degrade in sunlight, several coats of clear on top of the tinted color are necessary.

American Collectors Insurance (November 1, 2011) Antique & Classic Motorcycles - The Motorcycle Industry Council reports that more than half of all motorcycle riders are married, have attended college, and that their median income exceeds that of the U.S. population.

NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion (November 1, 2011) The 20th NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway was a prime destination this weekend for those looking to get their nostalgia drag racing fix.

Hedman Hedders (November 1, 2011) HEDMAN's Block Hugger hedders have a low profile design that is second only to Hedman's TIGHT TUBES flat collector hedders. All Block Hugger hedders are available with or without Hedman's HTC Ceramic-metallic coating.

Dynamat (November 1, 2011) The ALL NEW Dynaliner is the perfect ultra light weight insulator to use on top of Dynamat. This durable crush and tear resistant material has the highest heat blocking properties available in a single layer synthetic foam-type material.

Dolphin Instruments & Gauges (November 1, 2011) Quad, Speedo’s & Tachs - Our Dolphin line of gauges are available in many colors: White, Gold, Aqua, Tan, Black and Gray. Dolphin Instruments has a style and color gauge set to compliment any custom interior.

Stage 1 Automotive (October 31, 2011) 4th Annual STAGE 1 AUTOMOTIVE CAR- B-QUE / Get2Gether Saturday November 19th 2011 12pm –5pm

Good Guys Rod & Custom Association has THREE BIG  Shows coming up in November.    The ever popular Pleasanton and Scottsdale and a 2nd Yearly event at DEL MAR ... WOW .. what a line up ..  Check it all out at the Good Guys Site.

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The National Street Rod Association has completed it’s  2011 season but have a lot planned for 2012.  You can see the new schedule at their website and learn about all of the benefits of joining NSRA.
Take a look here

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  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


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


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 thats not enough to entice you, enjoy live arenacross, go kart and quarter midget racing explore the Speed  Show featuring more than 400 dirt, drag and off road custom vehicles“ or take a drive on the Remote control race tracks. Get the details here

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Don’t    forget,  we have  a HUGE Calendar of Events at  and If you have a show or event coming up in 2012... 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.

A Big THANK YOU to so many of our readers who are sending in pictures.. If you take pictures at car shows and would like to share them... let us know   Email   [email protected]  

Nov. 3, 2011 13th Annual Hot Rod Gathering and Open House at Borgeson October 23, 2011 in Torrington, CT. Pictures By: Bob Warenda (4 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011 4th Annual Jimmy Hall Memorial October Color Run & Poker Party, October 23 2011 in Louisville, KY. Pictures By: Herman Howell and Donnie Jeffries (1 Page)

Nov. 3, 2011 Long Point Lions Car Show, June 26 2011 in Pt. Rowan, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (2 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011 Johnny B Goods Cruise Night, July 16 2011 in Paris, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (2 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011 Cars in the Park October 10, 2011 in Cayuga, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (4 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011
Rock A Billy Music and Car Show October 28-30, 2011 in Tempe AZ. Pictures By: Bobby Royal (1 Page)

Nov. 3, 2011 Sacramento Vintage Ford Anuall Halloween Cruise Night October 28, 2011 in Sacramento, CA. Pictures By: Brian Basquez (1 Page)

Nov. 3, 2011 California Hot Rod Reunion October 21-23, 2011 at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, CA. Dean Court (5 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011 SEMA November 1, 2011 in Las Vegas, NV. Pictures By: Hal Scheie (2 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011 Quiznos Cruise In 2011 Finale October 22. 2011 in Naugatuck, CT. Pictures By: Bob Warrenda (2 Pages)

Nov. 3, 2011 Kustoms for a Cure Car Show October 15 2011 in Bakersfield, CA. Pictures By: Christina Muriel (1 Page)

Nov. 3, 2011 Somernites Cruise October 22, 2011 in Somerset, KY. Pictures By: Jason Denney (1 Page)

Nov. 2, 2011
GoodGuys 18th Southeastern Nationals October 28-30, 2011 in Charlotte, NC. Pictures By: Harry Fitser (1 Page)

Nov. 2, 2011 Hooters Holloween Show October 29, 2011 In Albuquerque, NM. Pictures By: Irving Cobos (1 Page)

Nov. 2, 2011 Bridges Golf Course Car Show October 8, 2011 in Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (3 Pages)

Nov. 2, 2011 CanAm Chevelle Club Car show September 3, 2011 Tillsonburg, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (1 Page)

Nov. 2, 2011 Ingersoll Charity Cruise N Show September 11, 2011 in Ingersoll, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (1 Page)

Nov. 2, 2011 Tour of the ELTA Clubhouse August 2011 in London, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (1 Page)

Nov. 2, 2011 ELTA end of season BBQ September 18 2011 in London, Ontario, Canada. Pictures By: Darwin Kent (1 Page)

Nov. 1, 2011
Chromefest, October 21 - 23, 2011 in Bonnells Bay, New South Wales. Pictures By: Steve Jones (5 Pages)

Nov. 1, 2011
Roamin Relics Moorpar Car Show Oct 9 2011 in Moorpark, California. Pictures By: Dave Philhower (3 Page)

Nov. 1, 2011 20th California Hot Rod Reunion October 21-23 2011 at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, CA. Pictures By: Roger Rohrdanz (1 Page)

Nov. 1, 2011
Poppys Cruise October 29, 2011 in Murrell's Inlet, SCPictures By: Robert Lyman (1 Page)

Nov. 1, 2011
Mirror Lake Classic October 15 2011 in Lakeland, FL DJ Walsh (1 Page)

Nov. 1, 2011
2nd Annual Monster Transmission Auto Show & Charity Event at the Hernando County Fairgrounds in Brooksville, Florida on Oct. 29, 2011. Pictures By Jay Bernard (2 Pages)






  • October 2011




Oct. 31, 2011 George Walker’s Arizona Deuce Day 5, on October 29th at Sanderson Ford in Glendale, Arizona. Pictures By John Stimac ( 2 Pages)

Oct. 31, 2011
Keene Pumpkin Festival, October 22, 2011 in Keene Ontario. Pictures By: Jim Madigan (4 Pages)

Oct. 31, 2011
Clay County Cruisers held their 2011 Halloween Cruise in the beautiful Rawlings-Stinson Park in downtown Manchester, Ky on Oct. 30, 2011. Pictures By Jack Roberts (1 Page)

Oct. 31, 2011 S
outh Jersey Cruisers Association's "FUN RUN 1" On Oct. 23, 2011 in Vineland, NJ . Pictures & Text By Ben Notaro (1 Page)

Oct. 31, 2011
Capital Area Rods Show/Swap Meet/ Drags @ Lebanon Valley Dragway On Oct. 23, 2011 in Lebanon, NY. Pictures By Walt Smolenski (3 Pages)

Oct. 28, 2011
Motorcycle and Car Show, October 22, 2011 in Warminster, PA. Pictures By: Dave Guttman (1 Page)

Oct. 28, 2011
Full House Motor Sports Car Club Toy Drive, October 23 2011 in Hatfield, PA. Pictures By: Dave Guttman (1 Page)

Oct. 28, 2011
Chuck the Slacker (aka Charles Shotwell) Weekend Update Oct. 23, 2011 in Stephens City, VA(2 Pages)

Oct. 28, 2011
Anthony's Pizza & Pan Pasta & Eggs Up Grill Cruise-inSurfside Beach, SC on Oct. 26, 2011. Pictures By Robert Lyman (1 Page)

Oct. 28, 2011
Cruise Nite at Chuy's on Oct. 22, 2011 in Simi Valley, CA. Photos by Rick Merkow (1 Page

Oct. 28, 2011
The 20th NHRA California Hot Rod Reunion presented by Automobile Club of Southern California at the Auto Club Famoso Raceway in Bakersfield, CA Oct. 21-23, 2011. Pictures By Cliff Cortright (1 Page)

Oct. 28, 2011
Main Street Malt Shop and Santa Ana Drag Strip Reunion in Orange, CA on Oct. 1, 2011. Story by Richard Parks & Photos by Roger Rohrdanz (1 Page)

Oct. 28, 2011
Wings and Wheels Car Show, October 22, 2011 At the Las Vegas Airports, NV. Pictures By: Bruce Levine (1 Page)

Oct. 28, 2011
A&W End Of Season Cruise, October 23, 2011 in Lodi, CA. Pictures By: Fred Childers (3 Pages)

Oct. 27, 2011
4th annual Winfield and Watson Custom Car and Hot Rod Gathering was held Saturday and Sunday October 15th and 16th, 2011 at Winfield's Custom Shop in Mojave, California. Pictures By Jerry Hatto (2 Pages)

This is just a FRACTION of the shows that came in this week
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.  .


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