About The Museum

Cars by Ron Wade

The Museum is a car enthusiast’s destination. It houses a select collection of Premium, Luxury, Classic, and Antique Cars and Trucks which are on display. The Museum is a family friendly attraction for both young and old.

The property that The Museum is located on is a former auto dealership. It located at the intersection of 78th St and Hwy 99 in Vancouver WW and has freeway access at 78th to I-5 north and south.

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The main building on the property, which is currently being renovated, is the new location for “The Museum – Cars Presented by Ron Wade”. The Museum will be will be a family oriented destination for local and national car enthusiasts.

About Ron Wade and Chevs of the 40’s

Ron Wade is the Owner of Chevs of the 40s which is the world’s most complete supplier of 1937 to 1954 Chevrolet Car and Truck parts.

Chevs of the 40s has been a major source of Chevrolet restoration and street rod parts for over 32 years.

Over the years Ron and the Chev’s of the 40’s staff have restored and streetrodded many makes and models. They have taken this hands on experience, expertise and knowledge and compiled five different parts catalogs which are distributed all over the world.


“As a teenager I fell in love with the 1941 Chevrolet Cabriolet. I gathered parts for 18 years before starting the restoration. Because of this restoration “Chevs of the 40’s” was born and started in a rented room with parts under my bed.” – Ron Wade (owner of Chevs of the 40’s)


Ron Wade’s 1941 Chevrolet Cabriolet was fully restored in 2000. It has won many awards including the prestigious Vintage Chevrolet Club of America Best of Show award, at Springfield Illinois. The really unusual aspect of this car is that it wears 50 factory options or accessories.