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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Another year, and another trip to Louisville for the NSRA Street Rod Nationals. If you haven’t heard of the Street Rod Nationals, you’re really missing out on a heck of a show, with thousands of hot rods, hundreds of parts vendors (we’re one of ’em!) and a bunch of good stuff in the swap meet.…

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Wow! That’s the word everyone said when they saw how huge of a turnout we had at the Spring 2014 Chattanooga Cruise In. What started as a 200-car event back in 2011 has turned into a 1,000+ car event. Our parking crew had to start turning folks away before lunch time, even though the event…

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We love sneaking off to hot rod events near our headquarters here in Chattanooga, Tennessee. We’re just a couple hours away from Atlanta, a couple from Nashville and a little over 3 hours away from Bowling Green, Kentucky, home of the NHRA Hot Rod Reunion at historic Beech Bend Raceway Park. It’s an incredible event…

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Run ins with the police department usually spells trouble for us, but a group of law-abiding citizens as well as police officers, found a way to go fast and inform young adults about the dangers of street racing. The organization is called Beat the Heat, and each racecar is lettered up just like a standard…

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