You may know Honest Charley as the world’s first mail order speed shop. But we also have a passion for servicing hot rods and restored classic cars, and we have a staff that can do just about anything. One of the many services offered by our shop is original style or custom wood grain. We…

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We usually see an increase in hot rodders visiting our shop when nearby car shows, such as the Shades of the Past, are going on. Last week, a couple of very cool hot rods paid us a visit as they headed to Pigeon Forge for the weekend. Motivating north from Lithonia, Georgia, Tom Lawson piloted…

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You may have seen it around at various car shows across the country (and it’s even been to Australia)–it’s the Double Exposure roadster, built right here at Honest Charley in 30 days, using ONLY off-the-shelf parts from Honest Charley and Coker Tire. It’s a great car, and though it has been built for a few…

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Will Davenport is a dedicated Honest Charley Speed Shop customer. We’ve been working with him to provide all the parts for his ’32 Ford roadster build, and it’s really looking good! Will keeps us posted on his progress by sending pictures and messages along the way. We’re glad to have him as a customer, and…

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Hot rodding is about bragging rights for the most part. The battle for the most horsepower has always been a top priority, but for Clay Miller bragging rights come in the form of a long distance trip. He will truly be one of the only hot rodders to have driven his ’32 Ford across the…

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Just because we don’t vend at an event, doesn’t mean we don’t attend it. We’re hot rodders at heart, so even on our off weekends, we’re generally at a show somewhere here in the Southeast. This past weekend we made the short drive up to Knoxville, Tennessee to the NSRA Street Rod Nationals South. This…

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Chad Adams runs a small hot rod shop in north Georgia that specializes in building and selling ’32 Fords. He always has a few projects in the works, and he always comes to us for parts. He’s a regular customer of Honest Charley, and we were able to grab a few shots of three of…

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If you keep track of the blog, then you’ve seen us talk about Will Davenport and his 1932 Ford roadster, which is being built from Honest Charley Speed Shop parts. Will is also using a bunch of cool components from the 1950’s to make his Deuce a period-correct hot rod. He contributes to the Dixie…

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It’s that time again! Every winter, the World of Wheels comes to Chattanooga, inside the Chattanooga Convention Center, which is right around the corner from our headquarters on Chestnut Street. It’s an indoor car show that always draws a big crowd because of its attractions, and of course the great collection of cars being displayed!…

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It’s that time of year again! With cooler temperatures and fall foliage comes the SEMA show, which generally falls in late October/early November. Honest Mike Goodman hopped in his ’32 Ford five-window with his good pal (and Honest Charley customer) Wayne Pugh alongside. This long haul is called the Driven Dirty Tour, and it will…

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