Independence Automotive Accessories by Hedman Hedders
Hedman Hedders automotive parts are available to you in Independence, MO at Chux Trux! Find all the Hedman Hedders accessories you need including Alternator Bracket, Clutch Cable Bracket, Exhaust Header, Exhaust Header Bolt, Exhaust Header Gasket, Exhaust Header Hot Air Kit, Exhaust Header Installation Kit, Exhaust Header Reducer, Exhaust Pipe, Exhaust Pipe Cut Out, Exhaust Pipe Extension, Exhaust Tail Pipe Tip, Heat Riser, Muffler, Oxygen Sensor Bung Plug, and much more!
About Hedman Hedders
Hedman Hedders, began as a one man shop in 1954. Bob Hedman, founder of Hedman Hedders, sold his highly sought after exhaust tubes to fellow racers on the salt flats of the Mojave Desert. But, what started out as a way to make a few bucks to pay for Bobs racing hobby, quickly turned into the premier hedder manufacturer for both the racing and street hedder marketplaces. Originally designed for straightline drag racers, word spread quickly about Hedmans reputation for building hedders that gave you the best boost in power for your dollar. It wasnt long before Hedman Hedders was the brand of choice among racings elite engine builders, racers and race series. Familiar names like Don Garlits, Warren Johnson, Shirley Muldowney, Bob Chandler and his BIG FOOT Race Team, and the IROC series. Hedman Hedders constantly reshapes itself to meet environmental requirements and incorporates computer technology to ensure that its products offer the best performance improvement. Whether youre a Pro or sportsman racer, Hedman Hedders builds your hedder with one goal in mind, optimum performance. Even if youre not a racer, the lessons Hedman learns at the track and on the dyno, make it into every street hedder we design.
About Chux Trux
Chux began as an idea back in 1990. At the time there were very few automotive accessory stores and mini trucks were very popular. I was a mini truck enthusiast. After working in the world of auto parts for most of my life and after that the cell phone business and part time pin-chaser in a bowling alley, I put together a business plan using books from the library, consulted with some guys I knew from a local wholesale automotive supplier and started going to banks for funding. I visited quite a few banks but after about 9 months, I was granted an SBA backed loan and started looking for buildings. After a long search I ended up at a small shop that sat way back off the road in Independence, Mo. on the east side of Kansas City. The building had been a Taylor Rental store (division of Stanley Tools) and Taylor had many years remaining on the lease even though they had closed the store. On June 1, 1991 Chux Trux opened for business. The first day I sold 1 bugshield. That’s all. The first month we totaled 12,000 in sales. Same the second month. There was one other employee at the time but he didn’t always show up for work. After a month went by, I let him go. For the next two months I sold and installed everything. The business was growing. In September, Shawn Shipers wandered in and we hit it off. I asked him if he needed a job and he said yes. He was from Pattonsburg, Mo. I had never heard of it. Today, we have grown to multiple locations with over 2 dozen employee’s, including a commercial division selling B2B including car dealers, contractors, municipalities and more.