Father's Day is just around the corner, and if you're anything like me, you probably haven't picked out a gift yet. There are Father's Day gift idea lists as far as the eye can see, but this one is all about the car guys. We've got everything from car wash to car posters to cars … Continue reading Father’s Day Gift Guide
2017 Car Shows and Knoxville Cars and Coffee
We kicked off our 2017 car show series here at The Service Station by heading to Harper's Auto Square's Cars and Coffee at West Town Mall in Knoxville, TN on April 30th, where they showcased the brand new Acura NSX. There were over 6,000 cars there this year including exotics, imports, domestics, street rods, rat … Continue reading 2017 Car Shows and Knoxville Cars and Coffee
Carolina Rod Shop
While my wife and I were on vacation last year, she spotted this cool hot rod shop off I-85 and we had to stop. Glen Dodd is a former owner of Carolina Rod Shop. As a business owner, his attention slowly shifted from working on the cars to managing the employees. He sold the shop and … Continue reading Carolina Rod Shop
It’s Bristol Baby!
I got some free tickets for the Bristol Night Race (NASCAR) from a friend of mine, and it’s always been a dream of my Dad’s to see a race at Bristol Motor Speedway. His birthday was a little less than a week away, so the timing was perfect! I’ve never been a huge NASCAR fan, … Continue reading It’s Bristol Baby!
Another Notch in the Belt…
Fortunately this notch wasn't caused by too many bacon cheese burgers, but rather lots of studying. Upon earning my 22nd ASE certification, the gears started spinning in my little brain and I wondered about the general public's understanding of exactly what ASE certification is. ASE's website has a great deal of information including statistics detailing … Continue reading Another Notch in the Belt…
New year, new look!
Exciting things are happening around the blog this year. I've been working on a new look, a new logo, and a lot of fresh new content (including a Service Station first: videos!) for you this year. Follow along as I work on projects like Henry (my '67 Chevy C10 pickup) and the Falcon (my '64 … Continue reading New year, new look!
Impromptu Cruise Thru – Williamsburg, VA
My wife and I went on our anniversary trip this year to Colonial Williamsburg, VA. In doing some research concerning where we would eat, stay, things we should do, etc. she came across this little diner called Shorty's Diner. Sure, it's a nice little place with great food, but she went the extra mile by figuring … Continue reading Impromptu Cruise Thru – Williamsburg, VA