Hotrodhotline will be on the road tomorrow to the Syracuse Nationals.... this year Jack & Mary Ann are going as spectators so watch for them “walking the show”. Be sure to say “Hi” and get Jack to take a picture of your car ! We have several Roving Reporters covering the show and Mitzi of “Mitzi and Company” will also be shootin g for us. After that it will be LOUISVILLE ... where we will have a booth. So ... See Your Soon on the Roads
We have two great new articles in our Tech Dept. this week. Carl Brunson, master of body and paint, has some tips we think you’ll find really useful. One article is called “Cut N Buff” and shows you how to color sand and polish. The other is called “Cleaning with a Tack Rag”. You’ll find both of these articles in the Hot Rod M.D. in the Paint and Body Section. We have lots more on many other subjects so be sure to check out ALL of our Categories in M.D.
At Back to the Fifties, we visited with our friends at the Michigan Hot Rod Association Rod Repair Shop ... they always have plenty to do ... and we’re always glad to see them
We just got coverage of the Hotrodhotline trip to Minnesota for the show and some of our friends we visited with... and of course ... the CARS ..... We had a great time at the show .... Check it out in our show coverage section....
Rodders Row is where you can share YOUR Ride and a bit about it .... This week we have a nice story from Bill La Polla who sent a pic of his car at the Wheels and Waves Show. Check it out then send us YOURS ..... Look Here
We’re SELLING CARS at Hotrodhotline ! We’ve been online since 1999 and offer the best results and great service !
And we can Sell YOUR Car 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.
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
Street Bandit Shifter Hard Core The Hard Core Street Bandit from B & M Racing comes with an edgy “blade” style grip for that extra racecar like feel. All the same advanced features as the other Street Bandit series of shifters, such as the narrow styling, street-able drive-ability, and milled from a solid 7-pound billet aluminum, the “Hard Core” will compliment a stripped interior or a customized console! Dimensions measure 9.96” long, 9.31” high and 1.33” wide. Get the details here
EZ Wiring Manufacturer of Wiring Harnesses, Switches, & Power Windows Our Most Popular! Full size fuses and Fuse Box, 12 Standard, 12 Fuses 12 Circuit Turn signal, hazard, headlight, ACC, fan wiper, AC/Heat, Gauges, Coil Brake, Radio, Horn. Take a closer look here
Classic Rods & More and Welder Series can now provide you with a PROVEN MII IFS Kit that you can weld yourself 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. It does NOT require the front fenders to have those ugly bubbles in order to clear the A-Arms. Front end alignment is achieved by using stock MII specifications. Take a look here
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 www.EngineFactory.com 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
Classic Performance Products CPP’s introduces a TRUE zero offset brake kit for 1955-64 fullsize Chevrolet cars. These SOS kits fea- ture CPP’s forged aluminum billet hubs with slip on rotors and Wilwood’s D52 calipers. The D52 is a direct bolt-on 2 piston replacement for the factory original single piston calipers and feature forged billet aluminum bodies and stainless steel pistons. Learn More Here
Ron Francis The GM Powered RETRO SERIES harness is designed with 40+ years experience in the do-it-yourself wiring business. It is very similar in design to what Ron started with in 1974 but with a few twists and turns to bring it up to today’s capabilities! It is a 12 circuit model that is nearly completely pre-wired. For Details look here
O’Brien Truckers The original Edmunds oval air cleaner was a oil bath type. O'Brien Truckers led the way to modernizing this air cleaner in the mid '90's to use a modern cotton gauze washable lifetime element (not a cheap paper one) so that you have the traditional looks combined with an efficient air cleaning element. The cover is offered with the Edmunds script just as it was on the original (not Edmunds Custom) or with a smooth no-script domed cover for those that want a clean look. Check it out here
Brice Thomas Aluminum Radiators Offers a Custom Dodge Radiator 1970 TO 1972 DODGE CHARGER 6.2, 6.6, 7.0, 7.2 MODINE 375, 1970 TO 1972 CHALLENGER . To learn more about this model and the other Brice Thomas radiators available take a look here.
Coys Wheel Specializing in Hot Rod & Muscle Car Wheels Check out Coys line of C-5 Wheels It includes many variations on the C-5 design designed specifically by Randy Coy. Check them all out here
Digital Paint Booth by HOK allows you to preview a paint color, paint scheme and even graphics on your car BEFORE you take the plunge with a new paint job. This is great software ... you can preview it here and see how it works with this video. Check it out here
GM Performance Motor .. 454 HO 425HP Economical Big-Block GM Performance Crate Engine . "Our most economical big-block crate engine delivers muscle car-era performance GM Performance Parts’ 454 HO crate engine is a classic in its own time. It offers enthusiasts an affordable Big-Block combination with performance specs that will make you think it’s 1970 all over again. Get the details here
Holley Traditional Carburetors Holley CFM Four Barrel Street Carburetor Vacuum secondaries allow use on wide variety of vehicles · Electric choke for easy warm up · Single feed fuel inlet Get all of the Specs here
Another HushMat innovation that makes the electronic installs easier. Get rid of the duct tape that doesn’t stay stuck. HushMat Quiet Tape is a soft, pliable foam tape with guaranteed adhesion. Use quiet tape to secure wire harnesses and cables to door panels, floor, trim panels, back of the headliner and vehicle side walls. Eliminate the nuisance noise caused by wire harnesses and cables rattling. Check it out here
JB Microfinish With the popularity of the 5 and 6 speed manual transmissions being set up and installed in hot rods of the current era, we have decided to design and manufacture an adjustable billet shifter handle. The “G” Shifter is made from 6061-T6 billet plate and features a three position mount, a sleek radiused design and a unique deep grooved, domed top shift knob all designed to complement the latest interiors of today’s street machines, street rods, and classic trucks. Get a closer look here... this is very cool.
Krist Kustoms Hot Rod Upholstery and SeatingStreamLine Hot Rod Seats We have totally revamped our line of seats for 2011. If you have used our seats before, you will notice the slight changes in the side profile dimensions below. We have slimmed down our foam a little... these changes make for a very nice looking and comfortable seat... Check it out here
Moduline .Do you know what it's like to be at a garage, shop or trailer at the racetrack and not be able to find what you need, when you need it? We firmly believe in "a place for everything and everything in its place". Organization makes a big difference in work efficiency. Our goal at Moduline Aluminum Cabinets is to be your trailer, shop and garage organizer by providing innovative high quality aluminum shop tool storage cabinets, wall mounted cabinets and countertop material you need to remain organized at a reasonable price. Find yours here
Old Air Products Discover the “Hurricane” Advantage...Select from a choice of 3 coil designs, a variety of dash louvers, several standard or electronic switching options, condenser sizes and compressor mounting brackets to create a custom A/C & Heater system for virtually any vehicle. Compact modular design... take a look
Steele Rubber is Your Rubber Parts & Weatherstripping Complete Solution Peel-N-Stick weatherstripping Our exclusive Peel-N-Stick weatherstripping can be used just about any place on your vehicle. With our easy-to-use peel-n-stick adhesive backing, simply cut-to-size and fit to the areas that need to be sealed. Check it out
Timeless Rods specializes in Turn Key Street Rods as well as 100% Complete Packages, Partial Packages, Bodies and Chassis. We have several 32 Ford chassis and frame packages to choose from. Take a look at our packages here.
Heidts is introducing its NEW Line of Chassis for Street Rods & Muscle Cars. The new chassis will feature our Superide, Superide II or PRO-G Front Suspension. The rear suspension will feature our parallel or triangulated 4-Link kit, the optional Street Rod IRS or High-Performance, High-Horsepower Pro-G IRS rear suspension is also available. Get the details here
200-4R Mega Monster Transmission Complete Rebuild Kit. Order a "Monster-in-a-Box" and build your own Monster Transmission. Due to high demand, we are now offering complete Monster rebuild kits for our most popular transmissions. Build it yourself and save. Get the details here
In the world of street rodding, nothing tops the glowing sparkle of chrome. That’s why Speedway Motors is proud to offer this all-new, custom-manufactured, brilliantly plated Chrome Vega Steering Box. Whether you need it for the starting point of a new steering system, or as a replacement for a junk steering box, the Speedway Motors Chrome Vega Steering box will give your car’s chassis a touch of class – and the steering performance to back it up. Take a closer look here
Carlisle Events has some fantastic events remaining this year. .Monster Trucks! The phrase alone elicits specific emotions. Those emotions and those trucks will be on display as part of the Carlisle Truck Nationals, August 5-7 at the Carlisle PA Fairgrounds. With six trucks scheduled to be at the show and an overwhelming demand for access to rides and their drivers, Carlisle Events is pleased to announce its VIP Monster Pack for the 2011 event Check out the entire schedule here.
Somernites CruisePOWERCRUISE IS almost here. With rodders cruising in from Cincy, Nashville, Knoxville, and Bowling Green ... this promises to be the biggest event in the area this year.... It’s always fun and it’s FREE Get the details here
The Right Coast Association The12th Annual Syracuse Nationals, July 15-17 (the largest show in the Northeast) accepting all vehicles up to1980 and the 2nd Annual Winfield Award, presented by Meguiar’s, to the hottest custom on the planet.The 9th Annual Granite State Nationals, Aug 20-21 in one of the most picturesque towns in New England. For details look here
Good Guys 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
Cool Autumn Nites in Beaumont Texas ! Mark the calender and circle the dates! October 21-22-23, 2011 Open run car, truck and bike show Outdoor Movie Friday Night Cruise Night Fri. & Sat. Top 50 trophies & other categories Live Band - 50/50 Pot - Games Event T-Shirts, Goody Bags and Door Prizes for participants. For all of the details visit our website
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
There’s a NEW SHOW in Jersey ! July 16th -17th Serving the Tri State Area, Horsepower Syndicate introduces the Tri State Show. Hotrodhotline Readers will get a $5. discount on their entry fee by entering online and using the code “club” at checkout. This promises to be an outstanding show... Get Details
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 Staff@hotrodhotline.com
When Tex Smith stopped by the office we had a chance to visit about a lot of things.... one of the stories that came up was why the NSRA was called Street Rod Association.... seems that back in the beginning when they were planning car shows, the word “Hot Rod” had a really negative connotation and if they told town officials they were having a Hot Rod show they were not welcome .... so instead when asked what kind of cars were coming...they said “Street Rods” This latest story sort of tells about that ... Check it out here
Anpac CHROME Insurance offers special apps for rodders. iPhone users can now download the CHROME® iPhone Application, the first app to include a price guide for classic and antique automobiles for free.Instead of carrying a Blue Book, Black Book or relying on limited online information, iPhone users who download the CHROME® app can have at their fingertips. Get the details here
Optima Tech Tip # 2 Charging an Absorbed Glass Mat (AGM) Battery. The following tips will keep any lead acid battery performing at its best. These are all important factors to consider when maintaining an OPTIMA® or any other absorbent glass-mat (AGM) battery. Alternators are NOT chargers - Do not rely on the vehicle alternator to do the work of a charger. An alternator is meant to maintain a vehicle battery, not charge it . To see the rest of this article click here
Rodders Row .... Here’s a great looking 55 owned by Thadd McNamara of Rolling Hills, CA.... Check out his ride then send us YOURS....
American Muscle Cars not only builds unique, beautiful, show quality automotive artworks, we also occasionally sell cars that we've built, cars that we've found, and cars that people ask us to sell for them.These cars range from low-priced quality muscle cars and rare factory original classics to wild show quality customs. Check out this ‘69 Chevelle SS
Fast Times Rods knows The undisputed king of the Gasser Wars in the Sixties, Willys Coupes have seen a huge surge in their popularity in recent years. Available in several versions from us including: Pro-street with wheel tubs to fit any available tire and wheel combo, Pro-tour to use 20 x 10 wheels and of course our ever popular Gasser package with choice of either straight or 3 inch drop axle. Take a closer look here
Zipper Motor’ "New" Lakes Modified Roadster is an all new body with much bigger doors, a ’34 style cowl and the new 2-piece windshield. The new body still has the firewall and floor molded as one piece with the body, suicide doors with "Bear Claw" latches and billet aluminum hinges. Check it out here
We continue to add many new businesses to Hotrodhotline.com... providing you with the only place online you need to find the products and services you need..
RETRO POWER is your one-stop, full service customization and restoration facility. Custom metal fabrication and welding, paint and bodywork, interiors, electrical system installations, billet aluminum trim and accessories pieces, chassis and driveline installations and concept design are all done at award winning levels. RETRO POWER also performs complete factory restorations on rare or low production number musclecars. Additionally, our facility offers general service maintenance on your finished street rod or musclecar to help keep it in pristine condition. RETRO POWER takes a personal approach with our customers to ensure they receive the best experience available and we take pride in our craftsmanship and attention to detail.
The people at Inland Empire Drive Line Service have earned their reputation as the best source for custom drive shafts. Aluminum and steel shafts are built, balanced and shipped, complete with transmission yoke and ready to install, usually within 48 hours of order. They have also designed and built forged steel 1350 pinion and transmission yokes, and a dramatically improved center support for the 1958 - 1964 Chevrolet cars. Check them out for excellent customer service and drive shafts that make a difference.
What do YOU Need ??? Braided Stainless Hose Assemblies ? Fasteners ?? AN Fittings ? Air Tool ? Socket or Wrench Sets ? Our friends, The Baldi Family, at Top Line Industrial, can help you with so many of your parts and tool needs. Check out their website then give them a call... they’re great people who you’ll love doing business with ! Check it out here
Main Street Custom Finishing starts with an original or high quality reproduction and permanently laminates the veneer on with a proprietary process. The street rod dashes are made one at a time, with real wood veneers and the end result is a truly one of a kind real wood dash that is like nothing else out there. Matt's success is due to his great product, having passion for what he does, communicating and giving exceptional service to every customer! Check out their services and products.
RPC, Racing Power Company, was established in 1995 with a goal to provide high quality chrome and aluminum engine dress-up accessories for the automotive industry. We would appreciate an opportunity to serve you through one of our many dealers with our line of over 1400 different hot rod, circle track, and street rod products. You can see our many products online and then contact a dealer near you to purchase our products. Take a look
Specialty Power Windows is a unique business. We are the only company in the world devoted exclusively to the manufacture of power window kits, windshield wiper kits, and related pieces for enthusiasts of old cars, street rods, trucks and vans. What sets us apart from others offering power window kits, is that we design and manufacture all of our components and kits here in our own facility--we are not simply repacking components. See the SPW difference here
JASPER Engines has been remanufacturing quality products since 1942 and today we are the nation's largest remanufacturer of gas and diesel engines, transmissions,. JASPER has four levels of engine performance for your project vehicle Â Stock, Class I, the Stock Performance Engine and Class II, each designed for your particular performance needs and desires. We also build performance transmissions.
The mission of Bed Wood and Parts, LLC is to offer you, our customer, the highest quality service and products, at a competitive price, which bring your dreams and aspirations to reality.As the bed floor is the largest flat surface on a truck, it plays an integral role in the quality and appearance of the final build. Whether you are restoring your own classic truck, building a one of a kind show truck or want to customize a new truck, we understand how important the quality and integrity of the bed wood is to you. Check it out here
US Mags and Foose Wheels cater to the vintage and muscle car markets. Produced, marketed and distributed by the MHT Luxury Alloys design house, both brands share MHT’s established tradition of quality and style. US MAGS recreates the original styles offered in the 60’s and early 70’s. Foose Wheels, from the creative mind of Chip Foose, offers wheels designs for both the vintage and the new-age nostalgia rides. Both brands benefit having access to MHT’s state of the art technology and manufacturing facility in Southern California. Check out their line here
Concept One Pulley Systems. When working on your engine you are presented with a number of options to make things work according to your needs and specifications. Having high performance pulley systems in place is crucial to improving power and maximizing efficiency. At Concept One we have the right product for any need you may have. Take a look at our line
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We’re breaking records with the number of car show coverages we are getting in for you. Wow . It’s so cool to see these shows all over the country and the world If you take pictures at car shows and would like to share them... lYou can download your show pics at www.Hotrodhotline.com/pics
Sam Flowers was at the Beatnik Blowout
Jerry Cook went to several So. Cal cruises
Classy Chassis Concourse de Elegance in Texas
Les Bateman takes us to the Automobile Museum in So. Cal
Good Guys Des Moines from Jeff Bertrand of J & B Microfinish
Here’s our friend Dave Schuab at the LA Roadster Show
We’re starting off setting records this spring ..... Check out the new listings every day and if you have a car to selll..... We can help you
Hotrodhotline.com 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 CLICK HERE
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.
I From Ohio to Texas and all points in between f you have a commercial automotive property for sale or lease, we have a huge audience for you and it’s only $150. for six months to run an ad.
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.
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.... Hotrodhotline.com has TWENTY THREE different section with New Articles Added Every DAY.... Check out the categories below to find some great stories and pictures.
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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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