Honest Joe Lombardo Retires
A couple short years ago, we celebrated the retirement of Honest Mike Goodman, and now it’s time to wish Joe Lombardo a happy retirement! Joe has been with Honest Charley for many years, and actually has a pretty distinct connection to Honest Charley Hisself. He’s married to Charley’s granddaughter, Amy! He has traveled to shows,…Read More
Photos from the 2017 Chattanooga Cruise In Toy Drive
As the car show season winds down, we’re always reminded by the generosity of our fellow car guys and gals. Toy drive events are held across this great nation, and we’re always proud to have an excellent turnout of cars, people and donations at the Chattanooga Cruise In Toy Drive, a benefit for the Toys…Read More
How to LS Swap your Hot Rod
We can hear it now, all of the traditional hot rodders are standing on soapbox yelling “LS engines don’t belong in hot rods!”. But aren’t we the same group of guys who swapped in Buick, Oldsmobile, Cadillac, or of course, Chevrolet V8’s many years ago? Sure, we love a Ford Flathead and we know its…Read More
Join Us for the Chattanooga Cruise In Toy Drive — November 18th
While some folks are winding down their car show and cruise in season, we’re just gearing up! Fall is always a busy time for us, between the annual trek to Pennsylvania for Carlisle and Hershey, and then of course, the Thanksgiving trip to Daytona for the Turkey Run. But, the week before Daytona, we throw…Read More
The 2017 NSRA Street Rod Nationals
It’s that time of year once again! We always look forward to the NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky, because it gives us a chance to catch up with our hot rod family. It also helps that the vendor area is in a giant air conditioned building–that certainly lightens the mood for everyone involved.…Read More
The Great Race is Coming to Chattanooga!
This year, the Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty is paying a visit to Chattanooga, Tennessee, and the racers are stopping right here at our place on the Southside of town! This isn’t the first time that the Great Race has visited Chattanooga, but we’re going to pull out all the stops to…Read More
The Chattanooga Cruise In Rocks Honest Charley!
It gets bigger and better every year! We just can’t believe how many people show up for the Chattanooga Cruise In, which started as a simple open house on a Saturday evening and has now escalated into one of the largest cruise in events in the Southeast. Estimates from local traffic control authorities suggest that…Read More
ROLL CALL! Chattanooga Cruise In 2017
It’s that time of year! We’re gearing up for the Chattanooga Cruise In, which is a yearly gathering that happens right here in the Southside of Chattanooga, Tennessee. This event started as an open house for Coker Tire and Honest Charley and now it is turning the Scenic City into a car guy destination! The…Read More
Check out our 1978-1988 GM G-Body Product Line!
Honest Charley Speed Shop has always been more than just a place to get hot rod parts. Many years ago, Honest Charley was a popular place to get parts for drag cars, round track cars and street cars, so we always like to remind our customers that we concentrate on more than just 1932 Fords.…Read More
Honest Charley is Coming to a Town Near You in 2017!
We’re hopeful that 2017 will be a great year for hot rodding, car shows, cruise ins and good times. We’re gearing up for our 2017 show season, and we’re excited to bring you the best deals on parts for your hot rod, muscle car, or anything you might be able to dream up. For the…Read More