Chattanooga Area Hot Rodder Builds A Time Capsule

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Well, it’s not actually a time capsule, but it does allow Larry Rose to relive some of his greatest memories. It’s a front engine dragster, built to replicate the Cook-Bedwell dragster, which was a very influential drag car in the 1950’s. The original car was known as the Isky U-Fab Special, and it was tough…

Make Plans NOW to Attend the Chattanooga Cruise In Toy Drive

It’s still hot outside, but fall is coming quick and we’re already getting prepared for the Chattanooga Cruise In Toy Drive, which will be happening Saturday, November 17th from 8am until Noon, right here on the streets surrounding Honest Charley Speed Shop. We’d love for you to join us at 1309 Chestnut Street in downtown…

Our Favorite Hot Rods from the 2018 NSRA Street Rod Nationals

It’s a show that never lets us down, the NSRA Street Rod Nationals. Every year, we make the drive to Louisville, Kentucky for the Nationals, an event that’s been going on for 49 years. We’ve met some of our greatest customers in Louisville, and we meet new ones every year, so it’s a must-attend event…

A Ford Flathead V8 Wins the Great Race (again)!

We love following along with the Hemmings Motor News Great Race presented by Hagerty. It is one of our sister companies, and it attracts 120 racing teams from all over the world. You wouldn’t believe some of the stuff that gets used and abused on 2,300 miles of intense rallying. We’re talking high dollar stuff,…

10 Cool Engine Combinations from the Hot Rod Reunion

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If nostalgia drag racing and traditional hot rods are your thing, then you gotta check out the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion. They have two events each year–one in California, and one in Kentucky. We’re just a few hours away from the event at Beech Bend Raceway Park in Bowling Green, Kentucky, so we enjoy making…

The Hot Rod Power Tour Rides Again — Chattanooga, TN 2018

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We love it when hot rodders come to Chattanooga because they get to see our hometown and find out why we love it so much! Whether it’s the Chattanooga Cruise In, or the Hot Rod Power Tour, it’s awesome to see thousands of hot rods invading the city. For 2018, the Hot Rod Power Tour…