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Cruising into the Holiday Season at Phil’s in Fountain Hills


Fountain Hills, ARIZ. (November 20, 2016) – We have secured Line up Position #31 for (20) Cruiser Vehicles in the Fountain Hills Thanksgiving Day Parade. These spaces will be filled on a “First Come First Assigned Basis”. If you would like to drive your vehicle in the parade, contact Darrel Hampton at 480-209-5700 to have your name added to the list of registered vehicles, as long as space remains available. Details on lining up at 7:30am will be provided when your name is added to the list.

Winter resident Cruisers are returning later this year than expected. CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S looks forward to that Sunday when all our friends are here together for the holidays. Sunday was a wonderful day in Fountain Hills with over  (68) fabulous vehicles, including (1) Cruisers attending for their first time. We enjoyed seeing all the new Rides brought by regular and new Cruisers.

An abundance of Car Magazines are placed in a rack near the Registration Table. They are donated by the Cruisers and are free for your reading pleasure. You may read them while sitting by your car or take them home.  We also encourage everyone to bring any old Car Magazines and put them in the rack for others to enjoy.


* Our home web-site: created by Web Master, Jim Hahn, has complete Arizona Automotive Event Listings and weekly News & Photo Coverage of major 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.  This is where you find current and back issues of our CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S e-Newsletter.

* A web-site created by Al Tracy of Glendale, AZ: or has a comprehensive listing of Car Shows across the Nation.  Classifieds can be posted on both sites.  Your Ride will get 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. Place your Ad by contacting Al Tracy at 623-204-9172.

* MONTHLY:  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.  Event times are Sunrise till the donuts are gone.  Sell from the Trunk of your pre-1972 vehicle or pickup truck bed.  No trailers allowed due to limited space.  Arrive early and bring a donation of Non-Perishable Foods for the Food Bank. Located at 3427 McDowell Road; Phoenix, AZ – 602-275-7990 or

*WEEKLY:  “CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S” is an informal gathering of Auto Enthusiasts every Sunday between 11:00am – 3:00pm. (arrive when you can and leave when you must) October thru May (except when Major Holidays and Infrequent Major Town Events fall on Sunday).  Host Sponsor and location is Phil’s Filling Station Grill; 16852 East Parkview Avenue; Fountain Hills, AZ.  Cruisers gather in this friendly environment with their Classic, Muscle, Sports, Antique, Truck, Motorcycle and Special Interest Vehicles for engaging conversation, Music, Free Drawings for Prizes and wonderful Food, Beverages and Views. There is No Club, No Officers, No Dues and No Politics, just Nice People with Magnificent Rides.  For information, Contact Darrel Hampton 480-209-5700 or

WEEKLY: Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus “Show & Shine” Free Event every Friday 3PM to 8PM starting Oct 28, 2016 and ending May 12, 2017 (except Nov 24th, Dec 16th, 23rd, 30th, Jan 16th and Mar17th).  For more info contact Cheryl Hardt at 480-654-7766.

NOV 26–27, 2016: SILVER Collector Car Auction at Fort McDowell We-Ko-Pa Resort on Hwy #87 near Fountain Hills. For Information on Consignment, Bidder Paddle and Gate Passes call 800-255-4485

JAN 14-22, 2017: AZ Collector Car Auctions Dates & Locations;

2017           Auctions                       Locations      

14-22        Barrett-Jackson             West World of Scottsdale

18                 WorldWide Auction    Old Town, Scottsdale

19                 Bonhams                    Westin Kierland Scottsdale

19-22        Silver                              Fort McDowell We-Ko-Pa Resort

18-22        Russo-Steele                          Scottsdale, Salt River Fields

19-20        RM                                           Phoenix, Biltmore Resort/Spa

20-21           Gooding & Co            Scottsdale, Fashion Square Mall

JAN 15, 2017: The Arizona Concours d’ Elegance a celebration of fine Automobiles at the historic Biltmore Resort in Phoenix will feature Jean Bugatti’s magnificent 1936 Type 575C Atlantic, a great masterpiece of the Art Deco era. The Concours d’ Elegance hosts its fourth annual gathering at The Biltmore and all proceeds plus donations will benefit Make-A-Wish of Arizona. For information and purchase tickets:

FEB 11, 2017:  CONCOURS in the HILLS CAR SHOW by the Fountain Lake in Fountain Hills on Saturday Feb 11th from 10:00AM – 3:00PM. Over 500 Vehicles and 15,000 people expected again this tear. Last year we raised $90,000 for the area Boys & Girls Clubs. This year, we hope to raise over $100,000. We are expanding our space and spacing Vehicles farther apart.  Contact Peter Volny at www.CONCOURSINTHEHILLS.ORG for more information and registration.

MAR 10-12, 2017: GOODGUYS 8th Spring Nationals Car Show at Westworld of Scottsdale in Scottsdale, AZ. Entry Fee is $55 per vehicle  at the event or $40 if registered prior to Dec 31, 2016.


Request a FREE AD for Vehicles and /or Vehicle Parts

“FOR SALE or WANTED” in our CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S weekly e-Newsletter that is distributed to approximately 1500 Cruisers across the United States and Canada.. Also, display a “FOR SALE” sign in your vehicle windows while attending CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S.

Send an email with Year, Make, Model, Color and Price plus brief description to Darrel Hampton at . Parts can be listed as a Group for a specific Make/Model vehicle.  Price can be discussed at time of Contact. Ads will run for (8) weeks or until sold.  For more info or to report your item sold, contact Darrel Hampton 480-209-5700 or

FOR SALE: 1937 Ford 3 Window Coupe, Miniotti Body, Tci Chassis, 350 Engine, 400 Transmission, Ford 9 inch with 280 Gears. Asking $40,000 OBO. Contact Bob Lorenz at 602-571-1349

FOR SALE: 1970 Oldsmobile 98 Convertible. The car has only 66k original miles. Newly installed Convertible Top with hydraulics, Radiator, Hoses, Starter, Tires, Shocks, Dual Exhaust, A/C Compressor & Fuel Pump.  Asking $15,900. Contact Steve at 602-615-0330

FOR SALE: 1967 Corvette Coupe, 327 Cid / 350 HP, 4-Spd, 3:70 Posi-trac Rear Gears, Side Dual Exhaust, Tinted Glass, Cast Aluminum Bolt on Wheels, Silver Pearl Paint, Black Vinyl Interior, Numbers Matching, Three time NCRS Top Flight, 44,252 Actual Miles, Asking price REDUCED to $60,000.  Contact Dave at 917-952-1979 or

FOR SALE: 1986 Chevy El Camino powered by an LS1 engine with a 4L60 overdrive transmission and Grand National Posi-trac rear end. Options include Power Steering, front Disc brakes, air conditioning, Cruise control. Pearl white Paint with jade green stripes on cowl induction hood, new tires on polished ‘82 Corvette wheels. This is a Rust-Free vehicle from Texas and then to Arizona.  About 29,000 miles since the engine swap and other modifications made by a team of professionals in a Texas Shop.  Now Located in Florence, Az. Asking price is $14,900 OBO. Call Skip 208-850-4667.

* FOR SALE: 1996 C4 Corvette Coupe with removable Roof Panel. Polo Green Exterior, Beige Leather Interior, LT1 350 Engine, Automatic Trans, Pwr Steering, Pwr Brakes, Original Chrome Wheels A/C and Tinted Glass. Car has 159,000 miles but has been garage kept and is in excellent condition. Drives like new.  Asking $6,900. Contact Larry at 612-669-0374.

* FOR SALE:  1934 Yellow Dodge 5 Window Coupe.    All  steel car (fiberglass front fenders)   Engine-350 Chevy crate ZZ4 350 hp; Transmission-GM TH400; Rear End –Ford  9 inch 3.00 ratio; New air conditioning condenser, dryer hoses and New 3yr Battery; Power Brakes,  Power Windows; Crank out windshield; Mustang 2 front end; Autometer gauges including Tachometer; Recent front end rebuild including tubular a arms,  ball joints, shock absorbers etc.; New dual exhaust includes cutouts; Disc brakes front – Drum brakes rear; Shoulder belts – Column shift; Remote trunk lid and fuel door release.  I do have steel hood sides in excellent condition.  Has New tires on Cragar mag wheels with fresh alignment. Reduced Price $29,000.  For more info contact Dale Schroeder at 303-919-8925.

* FOR SALE: 2002 Cadillac Eldorado Collector Series #619 of 1596 built as a tribute to Eldorado’s 50 years of automotive excellence. Actual 22,000 miles, Aztek Red with Black &Torch Red accent Interior. This car is like new.  For more info call Maurie 701-261-6385.

* FOR SALE: 1965 Chevrolet El Camino, 427 Ci, Runs, Drives and Sounds Terrific, Asking $19,500 OBO, Contact Craig 305-752-5380 or for more details.

* FOR SALE: 1969 Chevrolet Chevelle SS. very clean/Straight Lemans Blue Body, 396ci Engine, Auto Trans, Tilt Wheel, New Interior installed 2009, Power disc Brakes, Rally Wheels, New Correct Dual Exhaust, 73,xxx Miles, Numbers matching Car Built in Chevy’s Canada plant, full documentation available. Asking $34,000 OBO. For more information contact John at 320-250-3955.

* Most of the above advertised vehicles can be seen at CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S on Sunday and in the below photo Gallery .


* Phil Rodakis, Owner of PHIL’S Filling Station Grill 16852 East Parkview Avenue, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 (480-816-5620) is our Host Sponsor. Cruisers and their passengers receive (1) ticket / each for FREE DRAWINGS to win valuable prizes.  Cruisers also receive a 20% Discount on Cruise-in Sundays when they present their Drawing Ticket or CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S VIP Card to their server at time of ordering meals in Phil’s Grill. We draw for free prizes between 12:30 – 2:00PM. Cruisers must be present to win and can only claim (1) Prize per Sunday.  Winning ticket numbers are announced, at the registration table and inside PHIL’s Grill. Winning numbers not turned in within (15) minutes after each announcement will be re-drawn.


Phil’s Filling Station Grill – Sponsor

ADAM’S Polishes

Apger, Warren & Carol

Barnes, Page & Linda

Bendet, Roger

Bertram, Dave

Brand, Robin

Breton, Carol

Comstock, Rodger & Karen

Crosby, Larry & Jeannie

Dobis, Steve

Drennen, Lloyd & Antoninette

Edgren, Bob

Germand, Lynn & Donna

Gordon, Dwight & Marianne

Hamann, Gary

Hampton, Darrel & Becky

Holmes, Dick & Carol

Klever, Larry & Dorothy

Kocher, Dick

Lyons, Neil

Mann, Kelly

Marshall, Jess & Gene

Normann, Rolf

Prentice, Bob & Cheryl

Pawlak, Larry

Post, Bob & Carol

Reineccius, Connie

Rodakis, Phil

Ryckman, Gerry

Rust, Mike & Jean

Sarraillon, Bob & Patty

Schneider, Kevin

Schroeder, Dale & Sandy

Taylor, Steve


This section contains Service Providers that have been used and recommended by Cruisers.

* EXHAUST SYSTEMS: SCOTTSDALE MUFFLER and AUTOMOTIVE 1710 East Curry Road Tempe, Az. 85281. Complete Original and/or Custom Exhaust Systems designed and installed at competitive prices.  All work performed in a clean and well  equipped facility. The business is family owned and operated. Call Owner Chris McCurdy or Manager Fred McCurdy 480-994-4741 to schedule your next Exhaust System installation.

* RESTORATION: Vintage Iron & Restoration 15931 North 80th Street Scottsdale, AZ 85260. Owner/Operator Mark Scalpone and his Crew of SAE and L1 Certified experts with 30+ years experience that offer complete Classic Car Services including full restoration, repair and modifications.  For estimates and to schedule your vehicle contact Mark or Marco 480-022-2480

* LARGE GARAGE HOME Sales: Garage Lady, Denise Ham has the answer, if you or someone you know is looking for a home to purchase with a BIG GARAGE, Follow this Link to see homes currently listed for sale with 5+ car garages or call 480-213-1613

* TRANSMISSION REPAIR and/or REPLACEMENT: Allstate Transmission offers expert Transmission Service at Competitive prices. Based on recent work, myself and Mike Rust can personally recommend them for all your transmission service needs. All work is done in an exceptionally clean fully equipped shop. Contact Mitch Wilson at Allstate Transmission 5154 N 27th Ave Phoenix, AZ 85017 Tel 602-253-2553 or

* VEHICLE STORAGE:  Enclosed, Clean, Secure and Sprinkled garage space for one or more Vehicles.  Monthly rates will vary according to use such as $90.00 for long term (Min 1 Year) or $100.00 for Short Term and more frequent accessibility.  Call Fred Johnson 480-816-0771 for a quote based on your specific needs.

* AZ AMC (American Muscle Cars) Restorations.  We build custom cars to order as well as restore cars to concours factory specs.  We do all the work on the cars we restore in house including all body and paint, engine and transmission rebuilding, and all mechanical, electrical, suspension, brakes and interior restorations.  We have two individual adjacent shops, one for restoration and mechanical and one for paint and body work with six full-time automotive restoration experts.  Come see our award winning restorations in progress.  Call Dan 602-317-2018.

* SV APPRAISALS of Arizona, Know Your Car’s Value, Classics, Street Rods, Customs, Contact Rick Aronson 623-889-1786 or visit Rick’s Web-site; *DENT REPAIR: PDR, Phoenix Dent Repair, Valley Wide Mobile Dent Repair Service, 20 years specializing in Collector & Exotic Cars.  Contact Jeff Angell 602-920-0086 or

*MOBILE WHEEL ALIGNMENT: for Hot Rods, Classic Cars and Muscle Cars at your place or mine.  Contact Tim Benedict at 480-204-4172.

* PINSTRIPING:  Mobile Hand Painted Pinstripes, Logos, Signs and Murals for all Vehicles and Trailers.  Contact ANDY PINSTRIPING at 602-526-0731 Scottsdale, Arizona.


* Terry Robinholt sent this Link:

* Mike Rust provides this Concours in the Hills video:

* Mike Simmons sent this Link for Larry’s Garage: HTTPS://

* Tony Banks found this Corvette Story:


*  Jim Hahn, Owner and developer of has restructured the Web Page to allow you to view all our photos on all devices including your Android or iPhone. Enjoy viewing the RIDES below in our Photo Gallery for Nov 20, 2016.

CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S Event Organizers:

Darrel & Becky Hampton, Event Organizer

E/M: or 480-209-5700

Bob & Patty Sarraillon, Music & Registration Coordinator E/M: or 480-945-8700

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