Every September, for the last fourteen years, Both Barrels Promotions has held the Fall edition of the Redneck Rumble at the James Ward Ag Center in Lebanon, Tennessee. The event draws Rat Rods, Customs and traditional Hot Rods from all over the area together in one place. Everyone is their to show off their latest builds or the latest touches they have put on their cars and trucks. They also show up to see what everyone else has been working on and it's a really good place to find a deal on everything from parts to whole project cars. This show really has it all! Lets take a look at what showed up this year.
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Station Wagons are as cool as ever!
This Nash made the trip down from Illinois.
The Rumble is one of the few shows where you can find a Rusty '54 F100, parked next to a beautifully Resto-Modded Chevelle.
How about a Model A racer?
This GMC van would make one groovy hauler.
$5.5K seems like a great price for this little Rambler.
Motorcycles and Chevy trucks just seem to go together.
This East Coast styled Hot Rod '32 complements one slick green Shoebox Ford.
The channeled body and non-chopped top are hallmarks of East Coast Hot Rods.
This '56 Ford F100 has had a little removed from the top.
Satin red is the new Satin black!
Mental note: A Cadillac is bigger than a '60s Chevy truck.
Opposite... but both are pretty dang cool!
This is one fine custom Shoebox Ford!
Two classy rides!
Lace paint jobs are amazingly beautiful.
Low down and on fire!
I always like to see work trucks at shows.
Who said a four door LTD couldn't be cool?
This is one awesome Jeep!
Is the Station Wagon love finding its way to Panel Trucks? I hope so!
This Safari wagon is just right! That sun visor, or "ball cap", on that black '48 Chevy looks just right.
This Firebird looks ready to Rumble!
A turbo charged Rat is where its at!
Their is just something so right about a gasser!
This little '40 Ford Coupe Street Rod was hiding among the rats. I guess he has some friends in low places.
Its safe to say that Rat Rods have now become art.
You see the darnedest things at a Rat Rod show.
"There's no way you can make a car out of that pile of left over parts!"
Its the Cadillac of campers... no, it really is!
This '40 Ford Coupe was hanging out in the cool indoor arena. I don't blame it at all!
This is what we call a Wild Custom. I dig it!
I had to include a picture of this cute little Chevy Luv truck.
K5 Blazers are getting scarce. It isn't any wonder when you see how cool they can be when lowered.
That's one rusty Indian.
I spent most of the show setting beside this Chevy Parkwood Station Wagon. After getting a good look at it, I've decided They are my second favorite body style Chevy made in '59 and '60. A two door Biscayne is my favorite.
Above: In the completely wild category we find this horse driven carriage. It's amazing what people can come up with!
The weather was perfect and that brought out the spectators to this years show. Everyone of them were treated to a truly wild collection of cars, trucks, motorcycles and even a carriage! Every year I drive to this show thinking that their is no way someone will top what I witnessed last year, but I'm proven wrong every year! The only thing that's better than the quality of the home built rides is the quality of the owners at The Redneck Rumble. They are a true collection of cool cats! Until next year...
Keep on Cruisin'!
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Art by: Chris Breeden
About the Author:
"Chris Breeden is a Social Media content creator for Custom & Hot Rod Life on DRIVETRIBE, YouTube and Facebook. After spending 5 years in Southern California, a.k.a. Hot Rod Heaven, while serving as a jet engine mechanic in the United States Marine Corps, he moved back home to Tennessee with an even greater love for Hot Rodded Vintage Tin. Since then he has worked in retail sales and the transportation and logistics industry. In 2018, seeing a gap in Hot Rod and Custom Car coverage on DRIVETRIBE, Chris began advocating for their inclusion on the platform. During the summer months, he can be found all over the Tennessee region covering car shows, meets, and cruise-ins. During the winter months, he can be found in the garage working on his custom 1949 Ford two-door sedan and 1954 F100 truck."