What started as a laid back hot rodder hang out at Coker Tire and Honest Charley has grown into one of the premier cruise in events in the Southeast! We’re thrilled with the success of the event, and we plan to keep on doing them for years to come. The Spring 2013 Chattanooga Cruise In…

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With the new year, we bet you’re jamming on a new project, getting it ready for this year’s car show season. When you’re getting your car show and cruise in schedule figured out, keep in mind that you can drop by the shop and pay us a visit on your way to or from an…

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And we’re already shivering! Let’s get one thing straight…hot rods are great in optimal weather conditions, but it gets cold real quick here in the Tennessee Valley. We have fought with stock heaters and tried to come up with our own creations, but this little universal unit is certainly our favorite option. It fits in…

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Honest Charley Speed Shop is known for its deep roots in the hot rodding industry, and T-Buckets have been a big part of the scene for many years. In fact, Mike Goodman (Honest Mike) built a T-Bucket in the ’70s and drove it all over the United States. Now, the National T-Bucket Alliance is bringing…

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It’s really great to have a national street rod event just up the road from our shop in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Even if we don’t set up as a vendor at these semi-local shows, we always like to go check ’em out, to see all the cars and potentially find a cool deal in the swap…

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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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We have a thing for hot rods, and historic drag strips are a huge part of the hot rodding community. Drag strips played a big part in promoting the hobby back in the day, and the ones that are still around do a great job of keeping the vintage spirit alive. We thoroughly enjoy visiting…

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A while back, we got the wild idea to have a cruise in out in front of the shop, because we’ve received so many requests for this type of event. There are tons of cruise ins in the area, but there aren’t many that have so much cool stuff to offer.

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As we were continuing to recover from the NSRA Nationals today, we had a gentleman by the name of Mickey Arp stop by the shop in his very cool roadster pickup. He says the truck is titled as a 1923 Model T Commercial Vehicle, but the creation is all his own. From the chassis and…

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If you’re the least bit interested in hot rods then you know August is a big month, because of the NSRA Street Rod Nationals in Louisville, Kentucky. We’ve heard it called The Nationals, The Nats, Louisville (pronounced loo-vull), but whatever you call it….it’s BIG. We go up there every year as it’s the best place…

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