Darrell Passer probably uses the same logic as the rest of us, anything can become a cool hot rod. When he stumbled on this former New Mexico Ambulance, he was looking for a simple project with wheels. What he didn’t know was just how solid this van would turn out to be.

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Honest Charley friend and customer Spencer Taylor is a man about town. It is Bug-a-Palüza weekend after all, and when there’s this much Fahrvergnügen going on in Chattanooga, you need to get out and soak it all up, right? The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga student bought this 1966 Volkswagen Beetle his freshman year in high…

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We stay busy around here. You can probably tell from all of the pictures and videos that we post, but we really do stay buried in work. It takes a lot of hard work to get all of the products and services that we offer out the door and to our car buddies all over…

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Many of you know that Greg Cunningham is the manager over at the restoration shop (Honest Charley Garage) and could probably guess that he’s a car guy. Like most of us, Greg is a product of his impressionable years where he cut his teeth restoring Model A Fords in Oklahoma. Sure he has a funky…

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After a full frame-off restoration, Harold Coker’s 1913 American Underslung is ready to hit the road. As the guys get the car ready for the first few shakedown runs, Harold and Greg Cunningham offer some impressions of the car and the restoration for the camera. The American Underslung may very well be the first “lowered”…

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When Howard Horn picked up a paint brush in the late 1970s he didn’t know he was picking up a career choice. Howard’s been lettering and pinstriping his way through cars, trucks and signs across the country. He’s worked on early cars, semi trucks, motorcycles and everything in between through the last five decades.

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