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CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S Attracts the Finest


To: All Cruisers,

REMINDER:  CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S will meet two more Sundays (May 12th and 19th) before ending the 2012 / 2013 Season.  After your summer break, come on back to Phil’s Filling Station Grill on Sunday October 05, 2013 for kick off of our 2013 / 2014 Season.

Four generations of the Richard & Pearl Kocher family attend GRUZ’N @ PHIL’S today.  Young Anthony, 7 months, was born to be a Cruiser.


We want to express our sincere appreciation, on behalf of CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S Team and all Cruisers, to Jim & Maggie Hahn of for allowing us to deliver our weekly e-Newsletter to Cruisers across the US and Canada  through their fabulous web-site. Check their web-site for all News & Events related to the Automotive Hobby.

We promise not to forget the Summer Resident Cruisers during our summer Break.  Watch your e-mails for invitations to participate in occasional Drive & Dine Cruise events such as getting together for breakfast, lunch or Garage Tours.  We don’t want our Summer Residents getting bored, ha!

CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S is an informal gathering of Auto Enthusiasts at PHIL’S Filling Station Grill 16852 E. Parkview Avenue in Fountain Hills, AZ 480-816-5620 on Sunday afternoons 12:00N – 3:00PM (except infrequent interruptions for major holidays and town events). We meet every Sunday from October 7, 2012 thru May 19, 2013 to enjoy Fine Foods, Beverages and Stories of the Car Hobby. ” No Club, No Dues, No Officers, No Politics”, just nice people and their magnificent Rides. Come when you can, drive what you got and leave when you must.

Display those “FOR SALE” signs in your vehicle windows while attending CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S. Also, you may request a free “FOR SALE or  WANTED Ad” in our weekly e-Newsletter.

Stop tracking black tar and oil onto your carpets from the parking lot surface,  Pick up your FREE SET of Plastic Coated Paper Carpet Protectors at the registration table, courtesy of Andy Reese, Sales Manager, Sanderson Ford – Glendale, AZ 877-862-6300



* HOST SPONSOR: PHIL’S Filling Station Grill; 16852 East Parkview Ave; Fountain Hills 85268  (480-816-5620). Owner, Phil Rodakis.

* Cruisers and their Passengers receive (1) FREE drawing ticket to FREE DRAWINGS for valuable prizes. Cruisers and their Passengers also receive a 20% Discount all day on Cruise-in Sundays by “JUST SHOWING” their Drawing Ticket to their Server when ordering Food & Beverages, inside Phil’s Grill.

* Prize winning tickets drawn between 1:00PM and  2:00PM. Holders of a winning ticket must be present to win. Cruisers can only claim (1) Prize per Sunday. Winning ticket numbers are announced and posted at the registration table. Prizes not claimed by 2:15PM will be re-drawn.

*Each Sunday at 1:00pm an anonymous person selects a Cruiser Vehicle to receive the “PHIL’S APPRECIATION Award”. The owner receives a Voucher for a $25.00 discount off your next meal in Phil’s Filling Station Grill. Only the Driver of a Cruiser Vehicle will be eligible and must be PRESENT to win. Cruiser individuals are limited to receive only (1) PHIL’S APPRECIATION AWARD per Season.

* James (Abe) Abraham (Photo below) with his Shiny Black  1950 Oldsmobile Convertible was selected by an anonymous cruiser this week for the PHIL’S Choice Award. Abe received a $25.00 Discount Voucher from Phil’s Filling Station Grill.




(1) $25.00 Voucher, By:  Phil’s Filling Station Grill

(4) $5.00 Vouchers, By: Phil’s Filling  Station Grill

(1) Set per each vehicle of Plastic Coated Paper carpet protectors, By: Sanderson Ford

(1) Free Donut w/Coffee Purchase, By: Krispy Kreme scottsdale/shea

(1) Book – Automobile Quarterly, By: Bob & Patty Sarraillon

(2) 1/2 Dozen Home Made Cookies, By: Jess & Gene Marshall

(2) Drip Pans / cookie Sheets and (1) Bag detail Rags, By: Jess & Gene Marshall

(4) Misc Car Care Products, By: Jack Crockett

(1) Game of Pictionary, By Darrel & Becky Hampton

(1) 6-Piece Set of Screwdrivers, By: Darrel & Becky Hampton

(2) T-Shirts, (1) Dress Shirt and (2) Sport Water Bottles, By: Larry Pawlak

(1) Book, Ferrari, By: Dick and Carol Holmes



* by Jim Hahn, for complete Arizona Automotive Event Listings and weekly News & Photo Coverage of Car Shows, Cruise Nights and Drag Racing. The site also offers a comprehensive listing of things to do throughout Arizona. Free Classified Ads, Car Clubs and more. You will also find current and back issues of the CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S e-Newsletter.

* or by Al Tracy of Glendale, AZ, for a comprehensive listing of Car Shows in all States. Classifieds can be posted on both sites. For only $19.95 your “Rides for Sale Ad” will run until sold. Also, for a limited time only, if you type START in the shopping cart Discount Code Box, you will be charged only $6.95 at check out. Each Ride gets its own homepage with up to 10 photos and unlimited text. Payment by PayPal or major credit cards accepted.  Set up a free “My Rides Account” to help sell your Ride and sign up for e-mail alerts. Show off your Ride in a FREE Car Show Gallery (up to 6 photos free). All Rides for sale must first be listed in the classifieds.  Contact Al Tracy at 623-204-9172.

* 2ND SATURDAY each Month:  SO-CAL Speed Shop holds a Swap Meet on the 2nd Saturday morning of each month, Free Coffee, Bottled Water and Donuts while you shop for car parts.  Gates open at Sunrise till the donuts are gone. Sell from your pre-1972 vehicle trunk or pickup bed. No trailers allowed due to limited space. Arrive early (and bring non-perishible foods for the Food Bank)  at. 3427 McDowell Rd ~ 602-275-7990 or

* May 16, 2013: Tempe’s Third Thursday second Annual Collector Car NIght ON MILL AVE. Classic and Exotic cars owned and restored by local collectors, Live music performed by Grand Thief Auto lll from  5:00 – 9:00PM, Free admission. More information at

* JUNE 8, 2013:  3rd Annual Car Show at Munds Park & RV Resort 17550 Munds Ranch Road, Munds Park, AZ . Food, Music Awards and Beautiful Cars.  Registration 8:00AM – 10:00AM and Car Show 10:00AM – 4:30PM. For more information  call 928-286-1309 or 602-291-3583

* JUNE 7, 8, 9, 2013: Rim Country Cruisers Frontier Field, 550 N. 9th Place, Show Low, AZ. Hours: 7:00 am-6:00pm. Entry Fee: $25.00 per car, Contact: Rick 1-928-358-1933. Open to all years, 24 classes including,Hot Rods, Bicycles,Imports, Trucks, Motorcycles and display cars by Rodney Rucker 2 awards per class,you vote on the winners, 50/50,raffle. Free t-shirt,dash plaque,and goody bag to the first125 registered. DJ music, vendors and a lot of fun.Free shuttle service to other events during Show Low Days June 7,8,9 2013, all are welcome.


* FREE CLASSIFIEDS: (Cars and Car Parts Only) List your Car or Car Parts for sale and/or Want Ads here… Send e-mail to Darrel Hampton at with the Year, Make, Model, Color and Price plus description. Parts can be listed as a Group for a specific Make / Model vehicle. Price can be discussed when contact is made.  Ads will run for (8) weeks or until sold. For more info or to report your item sold, contact Darrel Hampton 480-209-5700.

* FOR SALE – 1955 Chevy parts!! 4 Cragar Tru-spoke(45) wheels w/kumho tires. 2-235/70/15 & 2 205/70/15 with less than 500 miles. 1,000.00.  605 P/S box for 55 chevy.100.00. Aluminum radiator 75.00. Radiator support w/ shroud 100.00.Sanden r-22 compressor 75.00. Car cover for ’04Yukon.New in box. 40.00. 5 cans of r-12. 25.00 a can. or 480-595-5730.

* FOR SALE: 1930 Ford deluxe Roadster with Dual Side mounts, rumble Seat and Trunk Rack. This an older restoration but that still runs great and ready to go cruising. Asking $17,500. contact Jim Miller for details at  602-363-3212 or

* FOR SALE: Several years of BUICK BUGLE Buick Car Club Magazine.  1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1995/10 issues, 1996, 1997/11 issues, 1998, 2004/7 issues, 2005, 2006, 2007/8 issues, 2009, 2010/11 issues, 2011/6 issues, 2012/6 issues, 2013/3 issues, Total 170 issues for $100 call Jess 6o2-292-5188.

* FOR SALE: 1965 Chevelle SS, Engine: 327 c.i.  If you have any questions call Joe Secola 602-451-8848 or email

* FOR SALE::  All parts have been recently taken off our restored 1965 Chevelle SS w/327c.i. engine.  All are working and in great shape.  Gauge Cluster: lens, oil/amps/gas/temp cluster, speedo and factory SS tac ($350), complete engine pulley set with P/S ($125), Sanden A/C compressor, SD5H14 ($100), Vinyl Trunk mat ($75), Jack ($50), set of (4) KYB shocks with less than 1K miles ($40 all), Bra ($50) and Chrome Alternator, rebuilt, 100A ($100).

Contact: Joe Secola at 602.451.8848 or

*FOR SALE: 1929  FORD (5-Window Coupe) Street Rod, All Steel, Nugget Yellow, Frame off Build, 350ci / 325 Hp, 700R4 Tranny, TCI Chassis, Ford 9” rear, Frt Disc and Rear Drums, Mint Condition / Show Quality / Drive Anywhere Street Rod, Build Cost = $74,ooo, Asking “Best Reasonable Offer”. Call James 480-451-5963.

* Corvette 2000 C5 with only 10,300 original miles. The car is as new with no apologies, automatic transmission,leather, color is Platinum with all options. If you’re looking for a new C5 this is the car for you. Asking $29,500,  Photos available. “interesting Trades”? call: Bob 480-585-8212.

* Aluminum upper pulley for Chevrolet short water pump, brand new never used $15.00, Edelbrock Breather part #4201 still in package $10.00, American Motors Distributor numbers on tag (6A16  D8FE  KA  3233174) never used  $50.00, Chrysler New Yorker Power Antenna never used $50.00. Contact RJ at

* WANTED: An original (unmolested) 1942 Pickup of any Make. This vehicle will be restored to match up with freshly restored 1942 Stearman Bi-Wing aircraft. For details contact Jack Fedor 480-272-3480 or

* Set of (5) Firestone Wide Oval 15 in. biased ply G70 tires mounted on Hot Rod Wheels chromed with 5×5.5 stud pattern. The set was purchased from Coker Tires in 1999,never used and stored inside ever since.The present cost of tires from Coker are $228 ea. and wheels  $108 ea. for a replacement cost of $1685. Asking $800 for all. Will separate tires and wheels. Jerry McGlothin  928-853-0473 Tempe

* FOR SALE: A 1967 RS/SS Camaro. Car has a POP from Community Chevrolet in Burbank, CA. Options include – P/B, P/S, working air, P. Windows, tilt, fold down, full tint, bumper guards, custom belts, courtesy lights, custom interior, console. Car is Royal Plum, 67 only color. Original CA smog operational. 350/295 HP auto. All colors, options, dates and drivetrain numbers match. EVERYTHING matches the POP and trim tag. Very nice rust free CA car with new paint, interior. Just finished detailing all areas of car with correct parts. $37,500.00  Kevin  480-772-0795

* PARTS WANTED: A passenger side rear fender for a 1938 Ford Standard 4-dr Sedan. If you have or know of someone that has one Contact Gerald Lynn at 480-620-7018 or

* FOR SALE: 1956 Ford Courier  (Sedan Delivery) 84,000 miles, Y Block, 272 with overdrive Original interior, one repaint Just completed 3,000 miles cross country trip to Arizona. Asking $21,000.00 Call 480-836-1592  or 402-676-9684

* FOR SALE: 1966 T-Bird Convertible Roadster backseat cover and Kelsey wire wheels,   Newly installed Top and Rear Window Transmission Rebuilt – Turn signals and A/C repairedVacuum lines, Radio and speakers, Hoses and Belts replaced.  All new:  Fuel pump, Alternator, Carburator, Distributor, Remote mirror, 5 new Tires and Tubes, front and rear Window motors Alarm system installed – loaded Engine chromeWon:  1st Place in Las Vegas carshow:  Bright Lights City Cruise 2010Currently insured with Haggerty for:  $46,000Asking price:  $28,000 or Best OfferCall Bob Post:  480 837-3158 – Cell:  808 896-7934

* FOR SALE: 1962 Corvette, Numbers matching, mint condition.  American Racing mags, white/red interior, black soft top.  327ci/250 hp, 4-speed manual transmission.  Trophy winner, professionally maintained.  Asking $55,500.  Contact John Hall at 602-828-8049.

* FOR SALE: A 30 Gal 2hp Devillbiss (oil-Type) Air Compressor, Asking $200.  GM Truck Parts: 68-72 Dash Pad, New Headliner and Chrome Trim.  68-72 Hood. GMC Truck Parts, Front Header Trim, Headlight Buckets and Trim Rings and Front Bumper. For more information, Call John 216-288-2804.

* FOR SALE: 1989 Mercedes Benz 560 SEC Coupe.   Well maintained by M.B. Specialty Shop.  Gray exterior, Burgundy interior.  Everything works, 140,000 Miles, oil changed every 3,000 miles, non-smoker, many items replaced – 2 sets of wheels.  Garaged and pampered in Arizona for 23 years.  Call Tom (480) 837-1431.

* FOR SALE: 1949 Oldsmobile Holiday 2-dr hardtop barn find. Asking $9,995 OBO contact Jess Marshall 602-292-5188.

* FOR SALE: This 1956 Chevrolet 3100 PU. with 350 V8 with Turbo 400 3-speed automatic transmission, 12 Bolt Chevy rear end with a 350 rear gear. Interior completed within the past year. Tonneau cover, American Racing Torque Thrust 16″ wheels. Power steering, AC, heat. This truck turns heads as you drive by. NO REASONABLE OFFER REFUSED. Contact Neil Lyons at 480-335-7055

* FOR SALE: Rare 1989 Firebird Factory Convertible(only 394 built in ’89- 1st yr for Vert & 2,500 for the entire 3rd Gen- ’82 to ’92). White w/Blk Top & Grey Int.  V-6 A/T  – 78,000 miles in perfect mechanical shape. Paint faded but no dings/dents (never in accident), Interior with minor stains, but no rips/tears. Cold A/C, P/S, P/B, Pwr Windows & Dr Locks, Tilt Whl, New tires, orig factory mags and unique to Vert all around air spoiler package. new sound system (have orig radio).   $7,500 obo  (currently in winter storage in MI, can be driven cross country with no work required, or I have a friend at Reliable a good shipper – w/covered trucks and a warehouse in Chandler). dave   480-836-4559

* FOR SALE: A 1963 custom Corvette  Stingray. Triple black with red stinger. 454 big block, four wheel disc brakes, 5 speed Tremec..5 spoke American Racing wheels, stock body and interior all professionally built. Bought at  Barrett Jackson and less than 500 miles since completed. Asking $75k OBO. Contact Patrick 480-540-7036

* FOR SALE: 1946 Ford Deluxe Coupe. Black w/Gray custom interior. 383 / 350, PS, PB, PW, AC, Tubbed, 9″ Ford 3.70 Posi. ASKING $32K, OBO, will consider trade. Call 661-755-9565 or e-mail for complete spec sheet and photos

* FOR RENT: Enclosed, secure and sprinkled  garage space for one or more Vehicles.  Monthly rates will vary according to use such as $100.00 for long term (6-Months) or $115.00 for short Term and more frequent accessibility.  Call Fred Johnson 480-816-0771 for a quote based on your specific needs.

* FOR SALE: 1962 Corvette, Numbers matching, complete and correct restoration, Honduras Maroon, Hard Top, White Soft Top, Black Interior, 340hp / 327ci, 4-Speed tManual Trans, 3,000 miles since restoration, A high quality car, asking $69,500. Contact Jason Hayward at 520-299-7238.

* Wanted:  A four Post Auto lift for restoring vehicles in my Garage. If you have one or know of someone that does have one for sale, contact Jess Marshall at 602-292-5188 or

* WANTED:  A Project classic or muscle car that needs restoration. Contact Jess Marshall 602-292-5188 or

* FOR SALE:  A 1996 SVT Cobra Mustang Convertible with just under 42,000 miles, Black with Black Top asking $12,500 and a 1985 Dodge Ramcharger SE with 64,000 original miles, Asking $5,500  For more detail information contact John Melde at

* FOR SALE:  A 2-1/2 Ton Engine Picker, 1/2 Ton Load Leveler and a 750 Pound Engine Stand. I would like to sell as a three piece unit. If interested call Norm at 480 816-1298.

* FOR SALE:  2001 Mercedes Benz Fill Body Coupe Model CL55/AMG. The AMG Option was a $30,000 Option when new. A Hand Built Engine signed by the builder. always garaged. All service records, all Sales promotion books and manuals. Black exterior, cream leather interior, ventilated seats and back massage. All the

gadgets work. 63,000 original miles. Full service performed Past (3) Months. This was $105,500 when new, asking $21,000. No Sales Tax. Call Bob at 480-213-7919.



* Dwight Gordon provided the Interesting Link below:


*  Mike Simmons sent in this.  Hot Rod Cover Car Reunion, A Unique Event In Pomona…

*Rolf Norman offers these Trucks for old geezers!

* Here is the best Car Trivia i have seen

* Mike Simmons send the fantastic site. Street driven 6 and 7 second 200MPH cars!!;_ylt=A0S00MxKcghRxXYAa_v7w8QF;_ylu=X3oDMTBvbXQ4Y2xxBHNlYwNzcgRzbGsDdml

* Bob & Patty Sarraillon send this attachment of Cruiser Vehicles photos for your enjoyment.

* Wayne Lambert provided this interesting Insurance Auction Site. ttp://

* Golden Era Automobile Association

* This is a wonderful review of a Corvette Collection in Holland


* The best 50’s Video ever:



*  Below, you can review the Complete Gallery of Vehicles attending

Sunday 5-05-13.


Darrel Hampton, Coordinator – 480-209-5700 –

Patty Sarraillon, Registration – 480-945-8700 –

David Stalter, Music DJ – 602-319-2285 –

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