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Record Number of Different Vehicles at Cruz’n @ Phil’s Filling Station in Fountain Hills

CRUISER donations of Non-perishable Food items to the local Extended Hands Food Bank of Fountain Hills was most appreciated.

TOY FOR TOTS starts now and we will be collecting Toys for the next (2) week of Dec 3rd and Dec 10th.  Bring your TOY donation to our registration table and we will put them in the large container inside the restaurant for pickup by the Fire Department.

Today, we had over (150) Vehicles with (20) of those attending for their first time. We also welcome back Winter Residents and Friends as they are returning to Fountain Hills.

If you should have a problem with your Internet Provider delivering our LINK to your copy of the CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S e-Newsletter, then you can go directly to and search for CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S to get current and back issues of the e-Newsletter and Photo Gallery.

Your feedback and suggestions for improving our CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S event is always welcome. Contact Darrel 480-209-5700 or

Free Car Magazines are available in a rack by the registration table.  Contribute your used Car Magazines to keep the selection fresh for all to enjoy.


* Check out: created by Webmaster, Jim Hahn, for complete Arizona Automotive Event Listings, weekly News and Photo Coverage of major Car Shows, Cruise Nights, Racing Activities, Car Club Activities, Classified Ads, and Things to do throughout Arizona. This is also where you find current and back issues of our CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S e-Newsletter.

* Other web-sites developed by Al Tracy of Glendale, AZ: and  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. Place your Ad by contacting Al Tracy at 623-204-9172.

* MONTHLY:  SO-CAL SPEED SHOP Owners (Brian & Angie Benzing) host a Trunk 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 your pre-1972 vehicle trunk or pickup bed.  No trailers allowed due to limited space.  Arrive early and bring a Non-Perishable Food donation for the Food Bank. Located at 3427 McDowell Road; Phoenix, AZ – 602-275-7990, and

* MONTHLY: Pinnacle Peak CARS & COFFEE on the 2nd Saturday morning of each month 7:00AM – 12:00N at the corner of  Jomax and Alma School Roads in North Scottsdale.

* WEEKLY: “CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S” is an informal gathering of Auto Enthusiasts every Sunday 11:00am – 3:00pm. October thru May. Host Sponsor & location is Phil’s Filling Station Grill 16852 East Parkview Ave Fountain Hills, AZ. Cruisers gather with their Classic, Muscle, Sports, Antique, Truck, Motorcycle and Special Interest Vehicles to share Car Stories, Music, Free Drawings Plus Food and Beverages. There is No Club, No Officers, No Fees and No Politics, just Nice People with Magnificent Rides that may come and go at their leisure. For information, Contact Darrel Hampton 480-209-5700

WEEKLY: Everyone is invited to join a group of Cruisers every Wednesday at Egg N’ Joe Restaurant Scottsdale Road and Pinnacle Peak at 9:00 a.m. for breakfast. Hope to see you there. Rick Rennebohm at or (360) 929-7425.

* DEC 2, 2017: 1st Annual Classic Car Show on Saturday 12-02-17 at Desert Ridge High School at 10045 East Madero Ave Mesa. Entry Fee $25 Pre-Registration or $35 Day of Show. For info contact Deb Schaige 480-981-8348 or

JAN 13-22, 2018: AZ Collector Car Auctions Dates & Locations;

 2018       Auctions                 Locations      

13-21        Barrett-Jackson           West World of Scottsdale

17              WorldWide Auction      Old Town, Scottsdale

18              Bonhams                      Westin Kierland Scottsdale

18-21        Silver                             Fort McDowell We-Ko-Pa Resort

17-21        Russo-Steele                Scottsdale, Salt River Fields

17-19        RM                                 Phoenix, Biltmore Resort/Spa

19-20         Gooding & Co               Scottsdale, Fashion Square Mall

FEB 10, 2018: The 2018 Concours in the Hills will be on Saturday February 10, 2018 from 10AM – 3PM. Over 600 Vehicles, 71 sponsors, over 15,000 spectators and our goal is to raise over $90,000 for the Boys & Girls Clubs. Entrances and exits have been improved. For 2018 we will expand display area, improve layout, signage and more volunteers, more food trucks and more washroom facilities. Individual vehicle entries are a minimum $60 donation to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital. Any club that has more than ten cars registered can put up a 10 X 10 tent or just a table to recruit new members. Here’s the link to register cars:

FREE CLASSIFIEDS: (Vehicles and Parts Only)

* WANTED:  Want to buy a 2013 Corvette Grand Sport Coupe with LT1 or LT4 from a private party. Must be clean and sharp with low miles.  Prefer a 6-Speed manual transmission but will consider automatic if the car is really nice.  It will be going to a very good home! Contact Dan Genson 480-773-4473 or

WANTED:  1964 Jeep Pickup body and Doors only.  Can be any year if body style is the same.  Do not need Fenders, Hood, Box or rolling chassis.  Contact Norm Fey at 605-359-0009 or e-mail at

* FOR SALE: 1999 Plymouth Prowler beautiful yellow, all original, with only 25360 miles.  Call Jess @ 602-292-5188

* FOR SALE: 1966 Chevrolet Short Bed Pickup Body Off Restoration Beautiful Baby Blue 350 V8Automatic 100 Percent restored must see to appreciate. Asking $22,000. For more details call Harvey 480-392-6581


* Phil Rodakis, Owner of PHIL’S Filling Station Grill 16852 East Parkview Avenue, Fountain Hills, AZ 85268 (480-816-5620). Cruisers and their passengers receive (1) ticket / each for FREE Prize Drawings, between 12:00N and 1:30pm (Cruisers must be present to win and can only claim (1) Prize per Sunday) Cruisers can also show drawing ticket to Server in the GRILL for a 20% Discount on Cruise-in Sundays.  Winning ticket numbers are announced and displayed at the Registration Table and inside PHIL’s Grill. Winning numbers not claimed within (15) minutes after each announcement will be re-drawn.


* PHIL’S GRILL – (Donates Restaurant Discounts & Free Drawing Prizes)

* ADAM’S POLISHES – (Donates Car Care Products Free Drawing Prize)

* INDIVIDUAL CRUISERS – (Donate Car Related as Free Drawing Prizes)


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

* TRAILER STORAGE: Secured Storage Yard for Car Carriers, RV, Boat and Boat Trailers behind Target south of Shea Blvd. Each Space Size is 12ft.X40ft. They will be Going fast – only (6) available so Call Cindie at 480-626-8777 8am to 4pm Monday-Friday.

* MATTYS ROD & CUSTOMS: My Services range from repair work and modifications to complete restoration on all types of vehicles. All work is done with great personal pride. My skills are very diversified and customer satisfaction is a priority in my shop. Call Matty at 480-322-0696 for an appointment to discuss your project.

* VEHICLE INSIDE 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.

* RESTORATIONS: MODS HOTROD SHOP is your one stop shop for all your vehicle needs, up to and including complete Restoration. Mods specializes in street rods, rat rods, hot rods, 4×4’s, diesels, custom, and modern cars. Offering all types of services including: maintenance, repair, modifications, paint and body, suspension upgrades, brakes, detailing and exhaust.   Stop by and meet new owners Shawn, Nat and, Rob at 16728East Parkview Ave, Fountain Hills AZ 480-816-8003 or  We offer discounts to Cruisers from CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S.

* 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 over 30 yrs experience in complete Classic Car Services including full restoration, repair and modifications.  For estimates and to schedule your vehicle contact Mark or Marco 480-022-2480.

* CUSTOM PHOTOGRAPHY and MESSAGE BOARDS:  for your Cruiser Vehicle Photo and Specification Boards by Steve Regan, Founder of CLUTCH CUSTOM FX. For more information contact Steve at Cell: 480-465-0345, E/M:, Web:


* Jess & Gene Marshall sent this LINK to Old TV Car Ads:

* Jim Schumm sent cars of the 50’s: 1950s Cars Had Style – YouTube

* Jim Schumm sent this link:

* Gary Waugh sent America Car & Garage memorabilia:

* Tony Banks sent this site:  Cars of Dreams


* 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 this weeks magnificent RIDES in following Photo Gallery for November 26, 2017.

CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S – Team of Volunteers:

* Phil Rodakis – Sponsor / Owner, Phil’s Filling Station Grill

* Darrel Hampton – Event Organizer and e-Newsletter

* Becky Hampton – Raffle Prize & Contact Info Coordinator

* Bob Sarraillon – DJ & Music Play List

* Patty Sarraillon – Registration / Raffle Drawing Coordinator

* Dorothy Klever – Posting Raffle Drawing Numbers

* Larry Klever – Music Equipment, Transportation & Storage

* Jim Hahn – Webmaster / Owner, where our weekly e- Newsletter & Photo Gallery are Posted.

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