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Chet Krause: 1923-2016

Old Cars Weekly founder was giant in publishing, hobbies, philanthropy  IOLA, Wis.- Chester L. “Chet” Krause, the founder of Old Cars Weekly and an iconic figure in the old car community and many other hobby circles, died June 25 at age 92 of natural causes. Krause built a hobby publishing empire, Krause Publications, that started...

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Car of the Week: 1940 Ford Deluxe

Most kids remember the first time they were in a car when the speedometer crossed the century mark. OCW reader Dave Reardon’s century-mark experience may have turned him into a Ford man. It undoubtedly made him a ’40 Ford Deluxe coupe fan.