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AUGUST 2018: 1952 MERCURY M-1 FIVE STAR EXTRA CAB…AND OTHER PIECES

  Car guys are well aware of what happens when you buy a signature vehicle from a seller.   The signature part is self-explanatory—you’re buying an old classic that’s...

July 31, 2018 View more...
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AUGUST 2018: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR MEETS A VERY RARE 1955 GMC SUBURBAN CARRIER

  Most car guys are well aware of the famous Chevy Cameo trucks that were built by GM during the 1950s.   Their custom lines and posh features meant...

July 31, 2018 View more...
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AUGUST 2018: 1959 DODGE VISCOUNT TWO-DOOR HARDTOP—EXNER HAD A CANADIAN SIDE

  The Exner era was one of the high points in the late 1950s automotive space age styling race.   People loved the fins and Chrysler led the charge...

July 31, 2018 View more...
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AUGUST 2018: A 1969 CHEVELLE MALIBU PUSHES THE ENVELOPE FOR MUSCLE CAR STATUS

  Doug Hart is the second owner of a 1969 Chevelle Malibu; a car he purchased from its original owner in 1972.   Doug was the right owner for...

July 31, 2018 View more...
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AUGUST 2018: ’76 DODGE CORONET STATION WAGON—RARE AND VERY COOL 70S LONG ROOF

  The station wagon was in its last decade as an automotive force by 1976.   The minivan debuted in the early 80s and the SUV would deal the...

July 31, 2018 View more...
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JULY 2018: A 1958 CHEVY BEL AIR GOES FROM AN AUCTION CAR TO A SHOW STAR

  The 1958 Chevrolet Bel Air was a model below the famous Impala; a flashy Chevy that debuted in ’58.    Chevrolet had just phased out the large-finned 1957...

July 30, 2018 View more...
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JULY 2018: A VERY RARE 1929 CHEVROLET LANDAU IS A HUMPTY DUMPTY CAR

  The 1929 Chevrolet Landau four-door sedan is a unique and rare car.   The Landau name actually extends back to the horse-and-carriage era when the retractable roof essentially...

July 29, 2018 View more...
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TWO SHOWS… AND LOTS OF TRUCKS THIS WEEKEND…READ MORE

  MyStarCollectorCar arrived in Rocky Mountain House, Alberta for their annual car show on Main Street and hit their show while ‘Truckin’ by the Grateful Dead was playing over...

July 28, 2018 View more...
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JULY 2018: A 1968 PLYMOUTH GTX–ANOTHER BRUTE FORCE MACHINE BUILT BY PLYMOUTH

  Plymouth flew under the radar in the muscle car department because its legacy was largely based upon an image as an affordable family car.   The game changed...

July 27, 2018 View more...
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MSCC JULY 27, 2018 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE NEW-FANGLED CAR GADGETS THAT WOULD BE A GOOD FIT ON OLD CARS

  The gulf between new cars and old cars has gotten larger because new cars have enough 21st century technology to make George Jetson feel right at home-with the...

July 26, 2018 View more...

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APRIL 27, 2015: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE 2015 SEASON AND IT WAS A DANDY

  We live in what is lovingly referred to as a sub-arctic climate.   Maybe we cannot see Santa’s neighborhood from our front porches, but it is a short,...

April 27, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2014 (MAY 2014) ’55 CHEVY CAMEO: NEVER LET GO OF A FAMILY LEGACY

  Chevy Cameos are apex vehicles in the world of old iron and the prices reflect that every time one shows up on an auction docket.   Cameos are...

April 12, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 29, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1970 HEMICUDA-MOPAR NOSTAGLIA-21ST CENTURY STYLE

  Most car guys have a dream ride and one of the top vote getters is the ’70 Hemi Cuda.   That particular car will remain a dream for...

April 29, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2011; HOW TO SURVIVE A COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION WITHOUT FOLDING YOUR HAND

  One of the most famous sources for collector vehicles is the auction.   The Barrett Jackson franchise is an important component of Speed TV as a major event...

April 12, 2011 View more...

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JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

    JULY 30-AUG 5: RED DEER, AB Rock’n Red Deer Alberta Super Run       AUG 2: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine...

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AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school See More

STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF AUTOMOTIVE GIANTS: THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND MERCURY COUGAR

  Mercury and Pontiac share a common bond in automotive history: both introduced pony cars in the 1960s that were Miss Congeniality cars by comparison to their Miss Universe stable mates (Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Mustang).   Mercury and Pontiac cultivated a reputation in the slightly-above-average-luxury car market and offered base models that were a See More

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IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 7th...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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A HARDCORE CAR GUY IN THE INSURANCE GAME—A LOOK AT STUART GREEN FROM LEGEND’S COLLECTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

  Stuart Green has been a car guy for as long as he can remember.   Stuart and his brother built award winning model cars (two were award winners)...

May 28, 2018 View more...
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THE BALLAD OF THELMA: PART 1–CAN A HOLLEY SNIPER EFI SAVE THE DAY?

  Thelma is a member of our family.   She’s our 1977 Chrysler Newport.   She’s the two-door model with the Chrysler 400 cubic-inch engine.     She’s named...

May 26, 2018 View more...

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JULY 28, 2018 MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION SHOWCASES THIS ’69 CHARGER RT TRIBUTE

            ’69 Charger RT Tribute–click here for all the details.   FUNDER WHEELS FORMULA 1 GO CART     *Here’s the incredible history behind...

June 25, 2018
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SAINT ALBERT ROCK’N AUGUST—THE BIG SHOW RETURNS AUGUST 7-11

  Rock’n August is one of Western Canada’s biggest annual car shows.   The whole community gets behind this week-long event because this is a showcase for the best...

December 16, 2017
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JULY 28, 2018 19th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
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11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018   COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car...

April 21, 2017

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