[caption id="attachment_286" align="aligncenter" width="495" caption="Several Reliability Tour Folks with big "thumbs up"!"]Several "Pardon Me Boys... Reliability Tour" Drivers at Mountain Valley Farm[/caption] The Pardon Me Boys Tour 2008 welcomed over 100 pre-1915 cars to Chattanooga, Tennessee. The event was sponsored the AACA Buzzards Breath Region by and hosted by AACA Chickamauga Region and HCCA Tennessee Region. The tour was five days and visited stops all over the Tennessee Valley.

[caption id="attachment_281" align="aligncenter" width="495" caption="Reception at Coker Tire Company"]Reception at Coker Tire Company[/caption] MONDAY: Monday morning kicked off with a �Crank-Up� breakfast for all tourists at the Choo-Choo. After breakfast they toured to Soddy Daisy, Tennessee to visit the home of Horsin� Around where magnificent wooden carousel animals are crafted. After lunch the group traveled back to Chattanooga to Coolidge Park and saw one of the carousels restored by Horsin� Around. Coker Tire hosted an evening reception for the group at their headquarters. Mileage - 65 [caption id="attachment_282" align="aligncenter" width="495" caption="Mountain Valley Farm"]Mountain Valley Farm[/caption] TUESDAY: Tuesday�s tour toured through the beautiful countryside of North Georgia to Cloudland Canyon State Park. Box lunches were catered at the Park. The return trip featured a refreshment stop at Corky Coker�s Farm. Mileage � 80. [caption id="attachment_283" align="aligncenter" width="495" caption="Lunch at Harold and Lil's"]Lunch at Harold and Lil's[/caption] WEDNESDAY: The first stop at the Tennessee Valley Railroad Museum where tour the rode the train and got to see their collection. After the train ride they traveled to Harold and Lil Coker�s Farm for lunch. The afternoon was free to kick tires or go visit attractions and shop in Chattanooga. Wednesday evening was a one-man show by special guest Jeff Mahl who told the story of his great-grandfather�s participation in the 1908 NY to Paris auto race. Mileage - 40 [caption id="attachment_284" align="aligncenter" width="495" caption="Lunch stop in Chickamauga, Georgia"]Lunch stop in Chickamauga, Georgia[/caption] THURSDAY: Visits to the Chickamauga National Battlefield Park and later travel to Chickamaugua, Georgia for lunch with the opportunity to browse through the shops in the interesting town. Mileage � 40. FRIDAY: Friday�s tour visited the TVA pumped storage facility and wildlife preserve at Raccoon Mountain. Lunch was at the Riverside Catfish Restaurant by the Tennessee River. The afternoon was open with the banquet being a river cruise on the Southern Belle on the beautiful Tennessee river. Mileage � 65 FOR ALL THE PICTURES FROM THIS EVENT PLEASE VISIT THE GALLERY post your own cars, trucks and motorcycles at the Coker Tire Gallery