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Cruz’n@Phil’s welcomed the Arizona Allante-XLR Association to Fountain Hills

* Scott Valentino coordinated a cruise outing of ten  members of the Arizona Allante-XLR Association to Fountain Hills where they enjoyed the camaraderie of new friends and other vehicles from all corners of Arizona.

* FYI…. CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S sponsor, Phil Rodakis, has terminated his contract for management of the Fireside Restaurant in the Centerstone Plaza hotel on Saguaro Blvd. Therefore, the 20% discount for meals at Fireside has been discontinued effective immediately.

* This Sunday we had over (126) Vehicles with (11) of those attending for their first time. You can help ensure a photo of your vehicle gets in the newsletter photo gallery. If you think I may have missed your car, drive past the registration table when you leave and we can take a photo there.

 * 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

HOST SPONSOR:  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 PHIL’S 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)

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

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


* 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 with Photo Gallery.

* Check out web-sites developed by Al Tracy of Glendale, AZ: and  or  for 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.

* MONTHLY: StreetSide Classics is hosting a monthly Caffeine & Classics Cruise-in 9:00AM – 12:00N on the final Saturday of each Month at 614 E Auto Center Drive Mesa, AZ.  For more event information Contact Nancy Valera 480-926-1344.

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

* APRIL 14, 2018:  First Annual Fountain Hills Collector Car Show on Avenue of the Fountains. Registration open 8:00-10:00am at the Community Center on La Montana Drive, Follow Signs. Show starts at 11:00am and awards will be completed by 5:00pm. The Registration Fee will be $35 prior to Mar 13th and $45 after Mar 13th. All proceeds go to “Make a Wish” and other local Charities. Cars will be judged by qualified people. Cars will be lined on both sides of the street, from Saguaro Ave to La Montana Blvd. Live music and Vendors will be set up on the median. The event includes a beer garden serving beer, wine and other adult beverages. Many restaurants and shops line the street. For more information call Greg at 480-612-1671 or go to  www.FHCARSHOW.COM

* APRIL 21, 2018: 7th Annual Cruise-in for the Veterans 9:00Am – 3:00pm at Yavapai College 1100 East Sheldon Street Prescott. All Vehicles welcome. Entry Fee $30.00 Donation before April 14th. For more information go to

* MAY 11-12, 2018: Annual Beeline Cruise-In Charity Car Show 25th Silver Anniversary Celebration Friday, May 11th at Rumsey Park, Payson, AZ  Saturday, May 12th at Mazatzal Casino, Payson, AZ. Ken Michael (Show Chairman) 928-970-1562 Ken Tozi (Show Registration) 928-970-1700 Website:

FREE CLASSIFIEDS: (Vehicles and Parts Only)

* FOR SALE:  1931 Ford Model Tudor Sedan, Restored original all steel body, Custom Maroon Paint, Custom Mohair Tan Interior, 350ci Chevy Engine, TCI Frame, Front Disc Brakes, Rear Drum, Auto Transmission, Custom made Wheels with Knock offs,   Second Owner over 25 years.  Asking $34,500. Contact Fred Johnson at 480-816-0771 or email

FOR SALE:  1982 Chevy El Camino. Professionally built 350 LT1 Chevy 400 Hp Engine, Aluminum Corvette Heads, Special Corvette Cam, Automatic Transmission, Cadillac Escalade Wheels, 4-wheel Disc Brakes, Custom Two-Toned Paint, posi rear end, Original interior, Asking $22,500.  Call Fred Johnson 480-816-0771 or email

* FOR SALE:  1965 Mustang Convertible 289 2v Engine, automatic, new or rebuilt everything, including tires. New Pony interior. 121k miles.  video of car available.  For more info call John at 480-200-5678

* FOR SALE:  1986 Mercedes Benz SL 500 Champagne Gold Convertible with Soft and Hard Tops (There are several Photos on For more information call Bob at 701-226-5777

* FOR SALE: Like New 50cc Motor Bike Four Stroke over $1200 invested asking $850. No Driver License, Plates or Insurance required. For more information Call Rick at 630-414-6798.

* WANTED: 1958 TO 1961 CHEVY CREW CAB and 1958 – 1959 CHEVY APACHE clean body don’t care about motor. CALL Norm at 605-359-0009 or email

* FOR SALE: 1939 Ford Street Rod Cabriolet, Coast to Coast Body and Chassis, C-4 Corvette Front and Rear Suspension, 4/Wheel Disc Brakes, 350/350 HP Crate Motor, Edlebrook Dual Quads, Intake Euroshine Finish, 700R Trans, Griffin Radiator, Classic Gauges, Vintage Air/Heat, Flaming River Chrome Column, Electric Windows & Doors W/Remote, AM FM CD Radio, Custom Ultra Leather Interior, NTRO Wheels 17″ Front & 20″ Rear, Lots of Chrome, Flow Master Mufflers. An excellent driver, Roomy and comfortable. Asking $51,900.  Will consider any reasonable offer or partial trades such as 60’s Camaro, C1- C2 Corvettes or 911 Porsche. For more information contact Cal at or 480-278-9148

* FOR SALE: 1974 Safety White Bricklin – VIN # 533 – 79K miles. Original 360 AMC V8. Automatic. Air operated gull wing doors. Many extras and memorabilia. Trophies & ribbons from shows in the 80’s. Photo of car Can be seen in below Photo Gallery. I have owned this car for 20 years – hate to part with it. For more information contact Dave at 480-225-4490.

* FOR SALE: 1940 Ford Deluxe Coupe.  All Steel Rust Free. 350 Chevy, Alum heads, Turbo 400 Trans, Smooth Firewall.  Vintage Heat/AC.  PS-PDB-Power Seat & Cowl vent, AM/FM Cassette.  Mustang II front end; Ford 9-inch rear end with 3.0 gears.  Leather seats, new carpet, clear bra.  VDO gauges, tilt steering Column, recent tune-up including steering & battery. Fine tour car.  Asking $55,900. Call Bob and Polly Zetterman at 602-437-2917 or cell: 303-870-3364

* FOR SALE: 2005 Jeep Grand Cherokee.  One owner always Garaged Arizona Vehicle, Clear Title, 126,700 miles.  Black Exterior with Grey Interior.  4×4 with full tow package, sunroof and more.  Interested parties can call Steve at 480-326-3996 for more details.

* WANT TO BUY: `1962 or 1964 Lincoln Continental, will consider Sedan, Coupe or Convertible, most important is a straight frame and body panels with minimal to no rust. Do not need Engine or transmission. Will handle transportation from any reasonable distance. Contact Lex Sorton at 801-509-5571 or E/M:

* FOR SALE: 1948 Plymouth, 4 Door, Special Deluxe. New Black Paint and Re-Chromed Bumpers 9 years ago. New Seat Covers but needs Door Upholstery. Wide white wall Tires.  Otherwise all original. Driven about Town only a couple times a week.  Price reduced to $5,750 OBO for  quick sale.  For photos and more info contact Bill, 804-402-7937, or

* 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


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

* LARGE GARAGE PROPERTIES: “Where the Garage is as important as the Home!” For more info contact Denise G Ham, The Garage Lady by calling her Cell:480-213-1613, email: or  representing, Re/Max Sun Properties

* 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.

* INSIDE STORAGE:  Fountain Hills Auto Storage16548 E. Laser Drive offers Climate Controlled inside storage for Exotic & Classic Cars. Battery, Other services offered are Trickle Charging, Tire Pressure Checks and Regular Start-ups are available. Fire Protection, Insulated Roof, Lounge Area, 24/7 Access. For more information and Rate Plans contact Brian Foster 602-909-7799 or Robert Burge 480-392-0387.

* 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.

* MATTY’S ROD & CUSTOMS: Expert 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.

* 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:


* Clyde Ross: sent this LINK to a collection of magnificent Photos: m/upload/2017/1/18/h1-456416- doc_20170113_wa0013.pdf

* Jess & Gene Marshall sent this great Link: ​

* Gary Waugh sent this clip on 1940 Fords:

* Bob Hixon Provides this great LINK:  Lost in the 50’s!

* View a photo of each magnificent RIDE that attended CRUZ’N @ PHIL’S on Sunday April 08, 2018. NOTE: Jim Hahn, Owner and developer of our web-site has restructured the site to allow you to view our photos on all devices, including iPad, iPhone or Android Phones


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


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

* Darrel Hampton – Event Organizer, e-Newsletter and Photo Gallery

* 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,

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