Hotrodhotline Newsletter  February 21, 2013
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Wayne's 1932 Ford Coupe -  I started the 1932 Ford Coupe in December of 2010 Steve’s Auto Fab did the chassis. I finished the car around Memorial Day and put about 600 miles on it. I am now putting the final touches on interior. More Info

Wayne's 1932 Ford Coupe

Quackenbush and the Flying Caduceus - Nathan Ostich was a doctor, unmarried, living in a part of east LA that kind of grew into a barrio around him. He was good at his profession, and he cared for a lot of less fortunate people. He was also an avid hot rodder, a part of that Whittier area of  rodders that included Ak Miller and Wally Parks. To all of us, he was Doctor Quackenbush.
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Le Roi Tex Smith


ShineSeal Stops the oxidation and dulling on Aluminum, Stainless Steel, Brass and Copper for up to 2 years, depending upon what your product is exposed to. This drastically reduces the frequency for repeat polishing or heavy cleaning. Shineseal™ has been applied to many products and results have always been favorable, reducing labor and keep your products looking great over a considerable amount of time.

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MSD LS Atomic EFI Kit - MSD has led the automotive world in performance ignitions for over 40 years and now we are rewriting another industry standard. Introducing the new LS Atomic EFI™, a throttle body kit designed to update engines using outdated carburetors with all of the modern benefits of a fuel injection system. MSD’s latest version of the Atomic EFI for the LS engine is a game changer. Enter: HotrodHotline


3rd Annual NorthEast Rod & Custom Nationals - The winter indoor car show season is upon us and Full House Motorsports LLC is gearing up for the 3rd Annual NorthEast Rod & Custom Nationals!! Coming March 22-24, 2013 to the Greater Philadelphia Expo center in Oaks, PA. More Info


Cars are SELLING  on !

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.

1 - 41963 Sold 2 - 43943 Sold 3 - 44221 Sold
4 - 42070 Sold 5 - 43203 Sold 6 - 44119
7 - 42089 sold 8 - 43058 Sold 9 - 43563 Sold

Product News

Classic Performance Products - CPP’s New Complete Performance Packages Now Available. This package teams up all of the pieces that will convert your ride into a corner carver on the track and a pleasure to drive on the streets. More Info


Classic Rods & More - Mustang II Suspension. A Proven MII IFS for your 1928-31 Ford Model A that will give you a low stance and maintain your wheels in the center of the front fenders. This IFS has been produced and used for a number of years by one of the owners of Classic Rods & More and Maintains the stock MII geometry.  More Info

Classic Rods More

Holley - HP™ In-Line Billet Fuel Pumps. Holley’s billet fuel systems are designed to take the guesswork out of building the right fuel system for your project!  The engineers at Holley ®  have designed the components in the billet fuel systems product line to work together in order to achieve peak performance from your vehicle and look great while doing it.  More Info


Hurst Shifters - Street Super/Shifter are not vehicle specific. They will fit the transmissions listed, but will not fit stock consoles and often require minor floor pan modification for installation. More Info

Hurst Shifters

O'Brien Truckers - 9 inch Oval Air Cleaner. This 9" Air Cleaner is patterned after an air cleaner made by Stelling and Helling back in the early 1950's. The ones they sold then were made for multiple carb setups so we shortened it to come up with an O'Brien Truckers original made to fit on a single carburetor. More Info

O'Brien Truckers

Ron Francis Wiring - Makes Alternator Upgrading Easy. Thanks to Ron Francis Wiring’s new alternator wiring kits, now the only thing limiting your choice of alternator is the mount. More Info

Ron Francis Wiring

Steele Rubber -  Trunk weatherstrip - Eighteen (18) foot trunk weatherstrip. More Info

Steele Rubber

Wheel Vintiques - Front Runner Steel Wheels For Your VIintage Mopar. Mopar has a huge following, especially when it comes to the high performance muscle cars of the ‘60s and ’70s. With that in mind, Wheel Vintiques is a leading supplier of high-quality reproduction wheels for Mopar applications, and recently introduced a brand new product for Mopar enthusiasts. It’s a new take on a tried and true wheel design, and it’s sure to gain attention from nostalgia drag racers. More Info

Wheel Vintiques

Yogi's Tanks inc. - 1941-48 Chevy Steel Fuel Tank. The ONLY Baffled Repro Fuel Tank on the Market! More Info

Yogis Tanks inc

Big Al's Carponents - Sun Visors, Vanity Mirror, & Registration Holder. Our sun visor features a machined billet aluminum mounting medallion, a stainless steel rod and a galvanized steel ready-to-upholster  flap. The mounting medallion has an early Ford bolt pattern with a point at the bottom. More Info

Big Als Carponents

BMS Navigo Custom Super Stacker Series Trailers - The SS Model from BMS NAVIGO is the perfect multiple vehicle solution in the 18’-30’ range. Known in the industry as the “Super Stacker” the SS has a state-of-the-art lift system and can be customized to meet virtually any need of discerning owners. More Info

BMS Navigo

Cool Craft - Chevy Nova, 1968-71 V8 396 (w/ Brackets) Radiator. This copper/brass radiator from U.S. Radiator is a drop-in, bolt up unit constructed with all new materials. If you want OE looks and durability, then look no further, this is the radiator is for you.  More Info

Cool Craft

Dutchman Motorsports - Housing & Alloy Axle pkg, Roadster Round Back. The days of hunting through a junk yard are over.  Save yourself the headache and trouble, order a Dutchman Housing today. We have several different styles to choose from, both for looks and function. More Info

Dutchman Motorsports

Dynotech Engineering New Mustang Driveshaft - For performance-oriented Ford Mustang owners looking to feed their need for speed, Dynotech Engineering Services has developed a new custom replacement driveshaft that is up to 55 percent lighter than stock.
More Info

Dynotech Engineering

ECI Hot Rod Brakes -  Zero Offset Chevy Disc Brake Conversion Kits. Our Early Chevrolet zero offset disc brake conversion kits are engineered and designed to bolt on to your stock Chevrolet spindle. Absolutely no machine work is required. Installation is accomplished using simple hand tools and the components supplied in the kit. More Info

ECI Hot Rod Brakes

Eddie Motorsports - '57 Chevy Hood Hing. Eddie Motorsports manufactures billet aluminum hood hinges for most models of Chevrolet and Ford muscle cars as well as some trucks. The hinges are CNC machined from solid chunks of 6061-T6 billet aluminum in the USA at our southern California facility. The hinges utilize a stainless steel nitrogen filled strut in place of the inferior stock compression springs to actuate the hood. The hinges use high quality sealed ball bearings at all pivot points for an ultra smooth and reliable operation.  More Info

Eddie Motorsports

Hooker Headers - Exhaust Systems, Crafted from 18% chromium stainless steel with optimized bend geometry for superior ground clearance, Available in 2.5” & 3” diameter, Each system is supplied with a high-efficiency stamped crossover & high-flow stainless steel absorption mufflers
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Hooker Headers

Hot Heads - New Product - Joe Gibbs Performance Break-In Oil. pecifically designed for breaking in engines and flat tappet camshafts and lifters. Because it is a 15W-50, BR can be used for up to 2 hours of break-in/dyno time before changing to race oil. More Info

Hot Heads

March Performance - Exciting New Look for Revolver and Style Track Kits. These kits makes use of a unique easy to use belt tension adjustment tool. Once the belt tension has been set, the adjustment tool is easily removed and stowed away until the next time the belt requires adjustment. As a result, the Style Track displays a much cleaner appearance More Info

March Performance

Powertrain Control Solutions - D200 Dash Logger. The innovative trends at Powertrain Control Solutions continue with our D200. This fully programmable monitoring, data logging, and analysis system can bring together the information on a vehicle from several input sources. Drag race, circle track, road race, and even street cars benefit from the D200 which can combine any set of inputs into one unit. More Info

Powertrain Control Solutions

Purdee Industries Header Buddy - Header Buddy seals to the inside lip of the collector box.  Header Buddy may fit tight inside some headers, loose in others, but don’t worry - it still works.  Header Buddy was designed to eliminate collector gaskets FOREVER!! More Info

Purdee Industries Header Buddy

ShineSeal - Mini Kit  cover 40 sq. ft. and include Bio Cleaner, Metal Sealer, Slick Finish, applicator cloths, and an instruction sheet. ShineSeal is a proprietary blend of several chemicals that form a seal over metal.  More Info


Superior Glass Works - 1934 Ford Car Grill, Polished Stainless Mesh. This stamped, polished stainless mesh grill gives a clean, timeless look to your '34 Ford.  Vertical ribs similar to the original grill with recessed, horizontal supports give a look of depth and dimension. More Info

Superior Glass Works

Tuff Stuff Performance - Accessories Provide You with the "Ultimate" in Looks and Performance! We specialize in Chrome Plated, Polished, Factory and Powder Coat Finished accessories that give your ride the style and performance it deserves. More Info

Tuff Stuff Performance

Unisteer - New Improved Polished Electric Power Steering Kit for 2" Columns. This is a polished unit that includeds everything needed to create your own Electra-Steer 2" column. Electric motor is good for vehicles with a total weight of up to 4500lbs. Wiring is simple with only a main power, ground, indicatior light, and 12v ignition on wire. More Info


Williams Street Rods - New 1933 5 Window Coupe. Comes with Doors hung L latched, deck lid hung, wood and steel reinforced, grill shell of choice dash of choice, and all 4 power windows installed. More Info

Williams Street Rods

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 These and many many more top quality MADE IN THE U.S.A. products are avaliable at Hotronics.  We have been working with Hotronics Products since 2000 and have always heard great things about their product line..  Check out all of the fantastic products they have then give Greg at Hotronics a call and get your order shipped FREE Get details here


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Good Guys Rod & Custom Association has had a block buster schedule of events for 2013. 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 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 4th Spring Nationals March 8 - 10, 2013 WestWorld of Scottsdale; Scottsdale, AZ. – Featuring Hot Rods, Customs, Classics, Muscle Cars and Trucks thru ’72, Goodguys AutoCross, Vendors, Swap Meet, Cars 4 Sale Corral & All American Sunday More Info

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3rd Annual NorthEast Rod & Custom Nationals - The winter indoor car show season is upon us and Full House Motorsports LLC is gearing up for the 3rd Annual NorthEast Rod & Custom Nationals!! Coming March 22-24, 2013 to the Greater Philadelphia Expo center in Oaks, PA. More Info


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


NHRA Motorsports Museum - Tickets on sale for the 11th annual Holley NHRA National Hot Rod Reunion presented by AAA, June 13-15, 2013 at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky.  More Info

NHRA Motorsports

Goodguys - Swappin’ And Sellin’. Greetings swappers and horse traders! It’s time to clear out the clutter and sell those used auto parts you’ve got lying around as well as those collector cars you’ve been holdin’ onto!  The Goodguys swap meets offer the perfect environment to sell or buy used car parts! Even really rare, hard-to-find car parts! More Info

Goodguys Swappin And Sellin

NorthEast Rod and Custom Car Show Nationals Just 4 Weeks Away!! - Check out all the new updates on the website and keep track of what's going on. We will keep everyone up to date as much as possible!! More Info

NE Rod and Custom Car Show 4 weeks

The National Street Rod Association will produce 11 events for the 2013 season. For information on the events, locations, applications and contacts, visit our web site at Press releases and event photos are available in the Media section. More Info

NSRA updates

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American Autowire - Life Line Memory Retention System. Highlighting some of our great wiring accessory products, American Autowire president, Michael Manning, introduces the LifeLine memory retainer and the Remote LifeLine memory retainer. More Info

American Autowire

CHROME Brilliant Classic Car Insurance From ANPAC - Organizing a car show? Need help? Do you have an upcoming car show or auto event that you are trying to promote? Fill out our form for more details about how CHROME might be able to help you! More Info


Classic Instruments - The Boyne City Police Department Patrol BikeClassic Instruments assists BCPD with purchase of specialty bike!  More Info

Classic Instruments

GM Performance Motor - Crate Engine Deals This Week! CT350 GM Performance Crate Engine and LSX454R - Most Powerful Create Engine Ever From GMPP - GM Performance Crate Engine More Info

GM Performance Motor

MSD - Atomic LS Installation Video. Learn how to install the new and impressive MSD Atomic EFI LS fuel injection system on a 57' Chevy. This "do it yourself" system was designed for simple installation.  More Info


Enclosed Vehicle Transport - Stay Connected. We just launched our mobile website version for Enclosed Vehicle Transport.  Just go to from your iPhone or Smartphone More Info

Enclosed Vehicle Transport

Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop - New prices on 32 Coupes, Roadsters. Blow Out Prices. Check out the great 32 Coupes, & Roadsters at Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop and have them build you one to YOUR Specs.....  More Info

Fastlane Speed and Rod Shop

Jasper Engines and Transmissions - Virtual Tour of its Meticulous Remanufacturing Processes. Welcome to the Virtual Tour of Jasper's meticulous remanufacturing processes. Feel free to browse our available tours to learn why Jasper should be your source for remanufactured Gas and Diesel Engines, Transmissions, Differentials and Rear Axle Assemblies. More Info

Jasper Engines

Vintage Glass - Specials; BALL's Best Power Window Kit, 1 Piece Windshield - Change Flat to Curved Glass, 1-pc Door Glass Kit ( ALL cars & trucks pre-1967 ) Flat Glass. More Info

Vintage Glass Specials

Connecticut Reintroduces Bill to Increase Property Taxes on Antique/Rare/Special Interest Motor Vehicles - The governor has introduced legislation (S.B. 843) to eliminate a provision in the Connecticut statutes that allows antiques, rare or special interest motor vehicles to be assessed at a value of no more than $500. Under the bill, valuation of these vehicles will be done in the same manner as all other motor vehicles in the state. More Info

Legislative Alert

Arizona Car Club Wins 20th Anniversary Eagle One Golden Rule Award - The Lake Havasu Chapter of the Over the Hill Gang Car Club is no stranger to charitable endeavors, which made winning the Eagle One 20th Anniversary Golden Rule Award, and accompanying $3000 check for charity, even sweeter. More Info

Eagle One Golden Rule Award

Timeless Rods Catalog - Timeless Rods is proud to introduce our new online catalog. Of special interest to customers has been the information on our C.A.R.S. (Construct-A-Rod-System), especially on one of our best-selling modes. The American Graffiti Tribute car. Please remember that all of the components of the build are made to our specifications, thus we've eliminated the need for fabrication work. We can tailor a package to fit all budget, time, and space constraints. More Info

Timeless Rods Catalog2

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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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


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

 35th Annual Motorama Event from "Big Al" Liebmann

Dean Court

63rd Annual Sacramento Autorama from
Dean Court

Judy & Wayne Newkirk

 Hot Rodding for Heroes Classic Auto Tour and Show from Judy & Wayne Newkirk

Rick Merkow

McDonald's Monthly Cruise from
Rick Merkow

Gary Rosier

Sonic Drive-In Cruise at Holly Hill From Gary Rosier

Jim Whistleman

51st Annual O'Reilly Auto Parts Milwaukee World of Wheels from
Jim Whistleman

Clinton Powell

53rd Annual O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels Kansas City from Clinton Powell

Dale Peucker

 2013 Queenscliff Rod Run from
Dale Peucker

Tom Peter

5th Annual Lake Havasu Rockabilly Reunion from
Tom Peter

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