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See you all at SEMA Show 2010

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 22, 2010 at 08:39 AM
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Booth #22875 November 2-5, 2010 Las Vegas, NV

Join us at the after party, June 9

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on May 26, 2010 at 11:29 AM
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For 2010, the Hot Rod Power Tour is making a stop in Chattanooga, TN and we’re planning a HUGE after party. Corky is blocking off all of the surrounding streets,…

The new Coker Tire catalog is here!

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on March 11, 2010 at 10:31 AM
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Coker Tire has a brand new catalog for 2010 and, it’s pretty awesome if we do say so ourselves. A heavily chopped and channeled Model A sedan landed on the…

More Friends Stop By For a Visit

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on February 19, 2010 at 03:26 PM
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We have guests in and out of the showroom all the time, but two folks walked in this week that have a significant relation to the 1909 Lozier, one of…

One Very Cool Ranchero

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on February 18, 2010 at 10:25 AM
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tags: ranchero, grand, national, roadster, show, coker, tires, whitewall, custom, bo, huff
The premier indoor car show of the year is undoubtedly the Grand National Roadster Show, held in Pomona, California. Hundreds of immaculate hot rods and customs fill the Pomona Fairplex.…

Yet Another Addition to the Museum

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on February 12, 2010 at 11:33 AM
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The Coker Tire museum continues to grow, and we don’t plan to slow down any time soon. Why would we stop when it’s so much fun to dig up these…

Coker Video Website

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on January 19, 2010 at 02:31 PM
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Hot off the presses.. check it out before it goes live at http://videos.cokertire.com/

"Double Exposure" 2009 SEMA Shirt

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on November 13, 2009 at 02:23 PM
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tags: 1932, 32, charley, coker, company, corky, deuce, double, exposure, honest, shop, speed, tire
Apparel associated with automobiles and motor sports have a knack for being pretty flashy to say the least. This little number from the 2009 SEMA Show is no exception, but…

The Man (and Woman) of Steele

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on November 13, 2009 at 01:57 PM
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tags: 1931, agosta, cadillac, carolyn, coker, company, matt, rubber, steele, tire, whitewall
Special order? Not really, but the whitewalls that Matt and Carolyn Agosta (Steele Rubber Company) picked up were for a special enough car. Pretty special pickup too, as Matt and…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 6

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on November 02, 2009 at 09:16 AM
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tags: 2009, 209, albuquerque, arizona, bob, camp verde, cannon, car, coker, corky, curtis, dirty, driven, eagles, everts, fate, firestone, ford, great, las vegas, leslie, phaeton, posies, professor, rodney, rucker, scottsdale, sema, shop, socal, speed, tony, tour, winslow
Seems each day starts off with a song. The appropriate tune leavin’ Winslow is clearly the Eagles hit about standin’ somewhere… I broke Posie Protocol and hooked us up with…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 5

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 30, 2009 at 02:06 PM
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tags: abbin, albuquerque, amarillo, arizona, auto, barella, case, charley, clines, coker, continental, corky, corner, cunningham, diner, dirty, divide, driven, eddie, engineering, evonna, gab, gary, george, goodman, gr3, greg, honest, inn, jb, jack, joe, joiner, kawasaki, la posada, las vegas, london, mike, museum, nevada, new mexico, owl, posies, rio rancho, road, runner, sema, shop, speed, strait, tour, wade, winslow
“Amarillo by mornin” was a great country song by maybe George Strait? I know I am going to be hummin or singin it all day! Remember it? Wade and I…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 4

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 29, 2009 at 10:06 AM
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Wednesday morning all of us PDDT pilgrims were anxious to head west toward Amarillo, but because Posie said 930 AM start, we were all standing around outside the hotel like…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 3

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 28, 2009 at 05:00 PM
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tags: corky, coker, sema, posies, driven, dirty, tour, 2009, las vegas, tulsa
We started our PDDT Tuesday morning in Springfield, Missouri with a couple of bananas and a cup of coffee. It had rained pretty hard all night long and was still…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 2

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 27, 2009 at 01:14 PM
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tags: corky, coker, posies, driven, dirty, tour, 2009, sema, las, vegas
When you have a bunch of Hotrodders going anywhere in their hot rods the last thing any of them want to do is go slow. So, keeping all the PDDT…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 1

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 26, 2009 at 09:37 AM
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Day One of the Driven Dirty Tour experience started with rooster bullets and coffee at the hotel. The Coker guys who brung us North and for the meeting bugged out…

Posies Driven Dirty Tour 2009 Day 0

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on October 26, 2009 at 09:37 AM
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You guys might remember some of my past blogs about the group of us hot rodders getting together at SEMA a number of years ago to discuss how we should…

The 2009 Coker Tire Challenge

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on September 21, 2009 at 04:27 PM
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There comes a time when sitting in a camp chair by your shined up old car just isn’t enough anymore. Drag racing and vintage road racing aren’t exactly the cheapest…

California Automobile Museum Group

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on September 04, 2009 at 09:09 AM
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tags: california, automobile, museum, tour, coker, tire, company, honest, charley, garage, speed, shop, chattanooga, tennessee, corky
The California Automobile Museum Group showed up at Coker Tire Company headquarters in a big ol’ bus ready to see some whitewalls. What they got were tours of the sales…

Ol’ Rusty Hits the Newsstands

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on September 01, 2009 at 09:17 AM
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tags: larry, harper, car, kulture, deluxe, magazine, coker, tire, company, honest, charley, speed, shop
Larry Harper’s ‘30 Model A pickup isn’t a stranger to the parking lots at Coker Tire Company or Honest Charley Speed Shop. The truck is cool and looks right at…

The Klessigs Drop In

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on August 25, 2009 at 04:47 PM
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Hot rodders and Hamb’ers Bob and Maggie Klessig gave us a visit. The Wisconsin couple is pounding the pavement in their ‘52 Chevy convertible all across the United States and…

Volkswagen Visits Coker Tire Company

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on August 18, 2009 at 05:45 PM
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We’d like to say it was an honor, but it was a blast having Volkswagen Group representatives in Chattanooga visiting Coker Tire Headquarters. The guys toured the facilities and got…

Touring Coker Tire Headquarters

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on August 18, 2009 at 05:37 PM
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We started our cruise to Louisville in Ocala, Florida at Don Garlits Museum-we were from all over Florida and are not a club. Most of us meet for the first…

Linda Vaughn drops by

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on August 18, 2009 at 01:00 PM
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The beautiful Linda Vaughn poses with the guys in Honest Charley Garage on her visit Monday, always a pleasure when she drops by!

Scenic City Model A Hill Climb

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on August 07, 2009 at 03:48 PM
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The Scenic City Model A’s of Chattanooga sponsored a Hill Climb on Saturday August 8, 2009. The event was free and members that attend were invited to drive their old…

North Meck Farm Group Visit

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on July 29, 2009 at 09:37 AM
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In the midst of a thunderstorm the North Carolina group wheeled their full tour bus right up the front door of Coker Tire Headquarters in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The large group…

Facebook Friends Too

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on July 07, 2009 at 02:33 PM
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tags: honest, charley, speed, shop, coker, tire, company, facebook, fan, page
For the Facebook users, you can be fans of both Coker Tire Company and Honest Charley Speed Shop fan pages. If you’re around, drop by write on the wall, upload…

DragRacetires.com

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on July 01, 2009 at 12:23 PM
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tags: drangracetirescom, coker, tire, company, eric, gullett
You guys need to swing by and check Eric Gullet’s blog at http://blog.dragracetires.com. DragRaceTires.com is a performance tire and vintage performance tire source and Eric is a racer and brands…

CHVA Visits Coker Tire Company

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on June 22, 2009 at 11:15 AM
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The 2009 CHVA National Tour: The Appalachian Culture Tour TN, GA & NC rolled into Chattanooga and made a stop at Coker Tire’s headquarters. The group of 60 visitors spent…

Mark Burdette is a true Honest Friend!

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on June 18, 2009 at 01:13 PM
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Honest Mike called me the other day to come down to the Honest Charley Speed Shop because a good friend to Mike and I had come by to see us…

Down Under Truck

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on May 18, 2009 at 08:21 AM
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Most of our partners attend events around their respective country, but some really go about it very hard and very seriously! Antique Tyre Supplies, are our distributors in Australia and…

Street Rodders Road Tour

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on May 11, 2009 at 08:40 AM
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The Coker Tire Tour – From the Mountains to the Ocean By Jerry Dixey Coker Museum Starting at Coker Tire and Honest Charley’s Speed Shop in Chattanooga, Tennessee and ending…

You can’t really legislate “personal responsibility”!

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on May 04, 2009 at 08:52 AM
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Recently the CARB (California Air Resources Board) legislated the program that some California automotive repairers will soon be required to check the air pressure of every vehicle they service. This…

NOW MORE THAN EVER!!

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posted in: coker tire's garage, news on May 04, 2009 at 08:49 AM
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Years ago some of us who sold parts and services for collector vehicles simply referred to what we did as a hobby business. Now it is clearly an industry employing…