Hotrodhotline Newsletter  November 21, 2012
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Our Newsletter is short this week ....    just a bit of news ... And some Upcoming Shows here at Hotrodhotline that you might enjoy cruising through.    
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We want to wish all of our U.S. Readers a Safe and Happy Thanksgiving Weekend! It’s that time of year to reflect on all we have to be thankful for and keeping those that are not able to be with their family and friends in our thoughts.
We want to thank YOU, our readers and contributors, for sharing this year with us. We appreciate all you do; we have enjoyed all the pictures and articles you have provided us with this year. We can’t wait to see more.

The New Tex Smith Autobiography Is In The Offering! - Yes, I’m finally putting finger to computer.  On my autobiography, that is. I have resisted doing this particular book for decades, although I have banged away at segments of it for the past ten years. More Info

Tex Smith

Sad Day For The Placers Car Club of Toledo, Ohio - On November 1, 2012 the Placers Car Club lost our queen of raising money for Make A Wish of Northwest Ohio, Nancy Youngs. She sold 50\50 ticket  read more...

Placers Car Club


Motorama Events - The Nations Largest All Indoor Motorsports Event Featuring 1 Million Sq Feet of Exhibit Space. It all goes down February 16th and 17th 2013 in Harrisburg Pennsylvania at the Farm Show Complex. Click on the video to your right and take a virtual tour inside the event that attracts over 50,000 motorsports enthusiasts annually.

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EStopp -    This summer at the NSRA Nats in Louisville .. the EStopp was the buzz at the show.  This fantastic new product won  a Best New Product award and had the whole show talking.   The E-Stopp replaces your existing Emergency Brake  hand, pedal or lever brake and mounts conveniently under your vehicles carriage.  It also serves as an anti theft device.. Learn all about it here.


Our friends at GM Performance Motor have signed on as a VIP advertiser at Hotrodhotline .... bringing you the best prices ever on GM Crate motors and Performance parts...  they have a huge stock of motors ready to ship at all times and the best prices ever ... Check it out here.


Cars are SELLING  on !

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And We Can Sell YOURS Too !

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.



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.   List your event FREE HERE

Good Guys Rod & Custom Association has had a block buster schedule of events for 2012. With some location changes, and new shows... there are still lots of great events for the remainder of the year  with Good Guys.. Check out the 2012 Schedule Now
           Check out the 2013 Schedule Now


The National Street Rod Association has a great schedule for 2013. The NSRA Event schedule is full of street rod events across the country.    Check out the 2013 schedule and make your plans now


GoodGuys 2nd Fall Del Mar Nationals November 23, 24 & 25, 2012. Del Mar Fairgrounds, Del Mar, CA. Over 1,500 Hot Rods, Customs, & Classics thru ’72. Super Sunday Get-Together. Indoor & Outdoor Show’n Shine, Goodguys AutoCross. Vendors & Exhibitors. Swap Meet & Auto Trader Classics Cars 4 Sale Corral. Live Nostalgia Entertainment. Model & Pedal Car Show. Goodguys Nitro Thunderfest. Free Kids Entertainment (Revell Model Car Make n’ Take, PPG Kids Coloring Contest, Clowns & More!). Special Indoor Woodie Surf Display. Bonneville Salt Race Car Display. Special Toys for Tots Drop Off More Info

Goodguys Fall Nats

Fall is in the air and Greybeard is gearing up for the 16th Annual Rocky Mountain Rod & Custom Car Show!!  Creme de la Chrome  is  Thanksgiving Weekend in Denver.   We are now accepting exhibitor applications and vendor space is already being reserved.  Check out our new web site!! Be sure to visit the Creme de la Chrome Award page to catch a glimpse of the long awaited trophy, designed by automotive illustrator Darrell Mayaab.


NHRA Motorsports Museum - Lions Drag Strip Reunion, December 1st; 2 p.m. - 5 p.m. Join us at the NHRA Museum as we relive the magic of Lions Drag Strip and remember "the last drag race" at the legendary track. The event will feature an interactive panel discussion with several racing legends, an exhibit, and small-scale Lions replica. Admission is only $25 per person, includes museum admission, panel discussion, giveaway, and light refreshments.  Check it out here

NHRA Motorsports

East Coast Indoor Nationals
The Largest Indoor Pre-73 All American Car & Custom Motorcycle Show On The East Coast December 1-2, 2012    300 of the Regions Finest Antiques, Street Rods, Customs, Muscle Cars, Nostalgia Rods, Hot Rods, Nostalgia Drag Cars & Custom Motorcycles  Will Compete For Awards Including $10,000 in Cash PLus Awards in 2 divisions...  Learn more here


Motorama Events - The Nations Largest All Indoor Motorsports Event Featuring 1 Million Sq Feet of Exhibit Space. It all goes down February 16th and 17th 2013 in Harrisburg Pennsylvania at the Farm Show Complex. Click on the video to your right and take a virtual tour inside the event that attracts over 50,000 motorsports enthusiasts annually. Learn More Here

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The National Street Rod Association has a great schedule for 2013. Southwest Street Rod Nationals Plus. April 12th, 13th & 14th, 2013. State Fair Park. Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. No mail-in entries accepted after Friday, March 22nd, 2013. Discount available through Friday, March 22nd, 2013.  Keep checking Their web site for more information


More This Week at

NSRA Official Product Companies Signing
Posted in (November 20, 2012) NSRA Official Product Companies Signing   read more...


Petersen Automotive Museum Adds Debbie Lewis as Director of Business Development Posted in (November 20, 2012) Petersen Automotive Museum Adds Debbie Lewis as Director of Business Development  read more...

Petersen Automotive Museum



Formula 1 Racing Returns to the US at Austin’s Circuit of the Americas Posted in (November 19, 2012)  Winner Lewis Hamilton Photo Courtesy of Circuit of the Americas  read more...


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The Founding of SEMA - As SEMA celebrates its 49th year in existence it’s important for us to remember the history of our industry, and some of the folks who helped inspire the beginning of this organization. More Info


Hotrodhotline is very honored to have been selected to help our friends Dave and Joyce Emery to help them market one of the most outstanding cars we have ever seen.  “XS CASH” was unveiled at the Detroit Autorama this year and captured both a Great 8 win and the prestigious  Al Maynard Best 32 Ford award.   This car is truly one of a kind and would be an amazing addition to a discerning collectors stable.  See the Build and learn more about XS Cash Here.

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We add dozens of new articles every day  for the
 Latest in Rodding and Muscle Car News Check out our News Section


We are getting in  TONS of car show coverage every day ... and thanks to our new system, we are able to get the articles online quickly.  Last year we had over 1600 car show articles and this year we are way ahead of the number we had at this time last year.. so this will be a RECORD BREAKING YEAR for show coverage.   We want to give a BIG THANKS to our great roving reporters ...  so if you see one of them at a show give them a big thank you for all that they do.  To see our most recent show articles  CLICK HERE

Big Al Liebmann

Dead Man’s Curve 3nd Annual Association Appreciation Party from Big Al Liebmann

Bing Gatewood

Scion Wild Wheels Hot Rod & Custom Car Show from Bing Gatewood

John Stimac

Goodguys 15th Southwest Nationals from John Stimac

Peter Freydberg

Ultimate Corvette and Chevy Show from Peter Freydberg

Rick Merkow

4th Annual Coachmen Car Club Food Drive from Rick Merkow

Bob Lyman

Cruise-In at Rosa Linda's Cafe from Bob Lyman

Click Here To see  Our Most Recent Car Show Coverage

If you take pictures at car shows and would like to share them with our readers, email  [email protected]  or call us at 877-700-2468 and we’ll give you info on sending in show pictures.   If you are having a show and would like us to help you out with goodie bags or stuffers just give us a call  or email [email protected]

Newest Featured Ads ....

We are putting on classified ads all day long... so be sure to check back often.  Click here to see the most recent Featured Ads... has been online selling cars since 1999 and we have the best program with the best customer service on the web.  A Featured ad with six pictures and Unlimited Words will run for SIX MONTHS  for only  $125.   We have many repeat customers who say we do the best job at selling their cars ....  You can place an ad online, you can email an ad or you can send it in the mail.  If you need HELP with any of the ad process call us at 877-700-2468 we’re happy to help.

Here is just a small selection of the ads we have on line.. Check them out.

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Parts Parts Parts..... we’ve got parts ...

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You can list your parts here for FREE. ... we’ve got lots of parts listed and if you have extra parts laying around .... some fellow rodder needs them !  So get them listed and clear out room in your shop and help a fellow rodder at the same time...

Check out the Parts For SALE Section Here

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These are just a few of the  many catalogs available from  Hotrodhotline. Click here to go to our  Catalog Order page and get the catalogs you need.

Don’t Forget... Hotrodhotline has  28 different Sections with articles of all kinds ....  There’s lots to look at and enjoy.  

2012 Car Shows


New Products

Buyer's Guide

Hotrod MD

Rodders Row

Shop Tours

Garage Shots

Barn & Field Cars

Blast to the Past

Monthly Specials

From Our Friends

Stolen Cars

Muscle Cars

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Our Heroes

Rodders Forum

Build Articles

Catalog Order

Club Directory

Vendor Directory

EVent Listing

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Until Next Time...Keep Roddin  and maybe we’ll see you on the road !

Jack & Mary Ann and the Staff at


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