We are often greeted by someone who remembers buying speed parts from Honest Charley Speed Shop in the “good ol’ days”. However, it’s not often that we run across someone who was there from the beginning. Chattanooga, Tennessee resident, Tom Hunt is one of those poeple–in fact, he knew Charley Card before the Speed Shop…

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Here at Honest Charley Speed Shop, we’re proud of our heritage, as the world’s first mail order speed shop. A lot of people have heard of our shop, but may not know the story behind it, and what makes it so special. The shop isn’t special because of what we’re doing TODAY–it’s special because of…

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Born from simple beginnings in the heart of Chattanooga, Tennessee, Honest Charley Speed Shop opened its doors in 1948, quickly growing to become the first international mail-order speed shop and the most recognized name in the industry. Honest Charley celebrates its 65th anniversary in 2013, continuing to uphold the values and hometown hospitality it instilled…

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In the world of hot rodding, there are plenty of instruments, just like in a band. Exhaust notes are playing a fine tune, while the wine of the transmission or a quick change rear end definitely adds to the symphony. However, the instrument we want to talk about today doesn’t make any noise at all,…

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