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OCTOBER 1, 2009 “SCARY RIDES” CHRISTINE-THE WORLD’S MOST MENACING FIN CAR.

  We couldn’t do a scary ride edition at MSCC without talking about this blood red hell spawned, “killing machine with fins” creation from the twisted mind of Steven...

October 1, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 1, 2009: SCARY RIDES-THE SCREAMING EAGLE-WE HAD TO INCLUDE IT

  The first time I saw the Screaming Eagle was on a napkin as a sketch design in the late 90s.   Jack Holt sketched out his project so...

October 1, 2009 View more...
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FALLEN STAR OCTOBER 2009-SAY GOOD BYE TO SOME CLASSICS

Welcome to October Fallen Stars-some of these pictures are four decades old. Hopefully most of these automotive legends had some kind of great future. But they were far more...

October 1, 2009 View more...
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IN THE HEADLIGHTS-CELL PHONES & CARS “Stating the obvious to the oblivious”

Sometimes” obvious” is a vague concept for people and nowhere is that more obvious than behind the wheel of a car. The basic rules of engagement on the road...

September 26, 2009 View more...
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Twenty First Century Drive Ins: A New Twist On Nostalgia-From Then to Now

Drive in theaters were the brainstorm of Richard Hollingshead in 1933 when he connected the dots on the idea in Camden New Jersey. He rigged up a crude outdoor...

September 25, 2009 View more...
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STAR TRUCKIN’-THE REAL WORK MACHINES GET THEIR OWN SECTION

We had to add this section to mystarcollector.com because trucks deserve the spotlight. Convertibles and high-powered sports cars may get the babes but trucks get the real work done.

September 6, 2009 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 6, 2009: 1981 DODGE RAM 150 – THE TRUCK THAT STAYED IN THE FAMILY EVEN AFTER AN ECONOMIC MELTDOWN

Grant Baldry’s cousin bought this 1981 Dodge pickup when it was brand new back in 1981. Those weren’t exactly the apex of economic times because Ronnie Reagan had just...

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2009: 1946 CHEVROLET 2 TON- “CHUCK THE ABC TRUCK” A FOUR WHEELED MASCOT

  Charles and Nicole Leclair run a family restaurant and they needed a promotional vehicle for their business.   Not a run of the mill minivan with a logo...

September 6, 2009 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 1, 2009: IN THE HEADLIGHTS CAR SHOWS: THE NEW AND IMPROVED WOODSTOCK

  The Summer of 2009 marked the 40th anniversary of Woodstock; a little gathering of half a million people who got together to hear a little music.   ‘The...

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SEPTEMBER 1, 2009 MYSTAR REVISITED SEPT 09-THE WOODY WAGON FROM THE KLONDIKE

  Wayne Russell has always been a station wagon kind of guy.   ‘Wayne owned a few Woody wagons in the early 70’s when they were available at bargain...

September 1, 2009 View more...

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OCTOBER 31, 2014: WHAT DID IT COST TO OWN A COOL RIDE IN 1969? READ ON. . .

  A lot of things happened in the Summer of ’69.   June 1969 was the month when the Beatles landed number one on the Billboard charts with ‘Get...

October 31, 2014 View more...
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OCTOBER 29, 2013 (NOVEMBER 2013): NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ‘VACATION’ HAD A LOT TO DO WITH THIS CAR PURCHASE

  I spotted a 1973 Ford station wagon on the main street of a small town car show in June 2013 and knew I had to get the story...

October 29, 2013 View more...
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OCTOBER 9, 2012 DIARY OF A MARATHON MAN: A TRIP TO INDIANAPOLIS IN A CLASSIC MOPAR – A 1970 SUPER BIRD

  Many guys who own wing cars like the Plymouth Super Bird or Dodge Daytona treat them like the Mona Lisa.   They imprison them in a controlled environment...

October 9, 2012 View more...
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OCTOBER 23, 2011: DETROIT STYLE FROM THE PAST-WHEN GOOD LOOKS CAN REALLY KILL

  The bygone era of Detroit included many very stylish rides.   This fact is one of the big reasons that old iron has such incredible curb appeal in...

October 23, 2011 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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These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollector Car through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days...

July 13, 2016 View more...
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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be described as spectacular because Rundle Park is located along the river valley in Edmonton, Alberta and it is an amazing place to host a car show. See More

CANUCK IRON—CANADA DAY CANADIAN CLASSICS

  Canada Day  is the northern equivalent of July 4th in the United States.   Both countries celebrate a national birthday by throwing a national party so fireworks and socializing are high on the agenda on July 1st in Canada.   Canadians celebrate a distinctively Canadian heritage on July 1st and one of the trademarks See More

MSCC JUNE 22 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED FOR A ROAD TRIP IN AN OLD CAR

  Years ago I wrote a piece for MyStarCollector that doesn’t make a great deal of sense in Reality World   I put forth a case for a road trip in a vintage car with no modern conveniences like cell phones and, more importantly, no actual rational thought.     My only defense for this 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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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be...

June 23, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 2018: ’58 BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE—RARE MOPAR WITH A DUTCH CONNECTION

  Car guys always have a mentor who steered them into the hobby.   It can be a buddy, a brother or an uncle but most often the mentor...

June 22, 2018 View more...
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A PERFECT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR WEEKEND: 3 SHOWS IN 3 DAYS

  The idea of three car shows is pretty appealing in a kid-at-Christmas kind of way here at MyStarCollectorCar.   This weekend we were able to perform that feat...

June 17, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 23, 2018 EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THIS 1965 NOVA SS

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018   Click here...

May 31, 2018 View more...

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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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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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