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JULY 1, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009- 1968 Camaro-the World’s Best 25th Anniversary Present

  Reinhard and Marilyn Timmermann celebrated their 15th anniversary back in 1999.   ‘Reinhard is a planner so he asked Marilyn what the perfect 25th Anniversary present would be...

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JULY 1, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED- 63 Plymouth Super Stock-sleeper with a monster 426

  Wendell is a young man with a problem-a Mopar addiction.   He’s the kind of guy that simply can’t pass up any opportunity to own Mopar history.  ...

July 1, 2009 View more...
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JULY 1,2009: My Star 1928 Model A-with the “duck hunter” Rumble Seat option

  Boyd Gilbert was a Model A guy long before they became highly prized by collectors and hot-rodders alike.   Boyd’s personal history goes back to the 1950s when...

July 1, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009 (JULY 2009) 1952 CHEVY-A RIVER RAN THROUGH IT

  Troy Tanner is a disciple of the George Barris School of Car Customizing.     ‘He is absolutely an old school guy when it comes to building a...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009: Lost Star-1952 Austin A40-the reality behind American Graffiti.

  Back in the 70s George Lucas asked the question: “where were you in 62?” in the classic coming of age/car movie American Graffiti.   This movie was made...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30,2009 LOST STAR-A MONTE CARLO FIRST CAR

We’ve reprinted this article with the permission of Dave Nagy and the Red Deer Advocate   By Dave Nagy A car. More importantly, that first car. ‘Okay, what we’re...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 29, 2009-Safe Bubble Wrap Removal -HOW A CAR ADVENTURE IS A RITE OF PASSAGE

  We live in a world with a tremendous number of checks and balances when it comes to safety issues and our modern society.       It would be...

June 29, 2009 View more...
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The Restoration From Hell Pt. Nine

Getting into the game. The Famous Final Scene with Wally wasn’t as poignant and sad as the legendary Bob Seeger song with the same title-in fact it was a...

June 22, 2009 View more...
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The Restoration From Hell Part eight

One of the biggest moments in any project comes when body and frame are reunited-this is almost a religious experience because it signifies a resurrection is imminent .I actually...

June 12, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 10, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JUNE 2009 LUCY+BETSY: 2 FOR THE ROAD-the wayward 1957 Thunderbird

  Lucy Clark and Betsy Bird became an inseparable road team in November 2003 when Lucy purchased her coral- colored 1957 Ford Thunderbird and marked the beginning of a...

June 10, 2009 View more...

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DECEMBER 1, 2012: TINKERING WITH IMPERFECTION: WHY CAR GUYS UPGRADE THEIR CLASSIC RIDES

  There are many reasons why car guys take an old car and make it perform new tricks.   The biggest trick sought by car guys is pretty basic...

December 1, 2012 View more...
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DECEMBER 31, 2011 (JANUARY 2012) STAR TRUCKIN’: 1935 FORD-THE WAITING IS THE HARDEST PART

  Tom Petty said it best back in the 1980s-the waiting really is the hardest part.   Car guys call it their theme song when they’re in the middle...

December 31, 2011 View more...
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DEC 3, 2010: A BARRETT-JACKSON 1962 FALCON FINDS A HAPPY NEW HOME

  Ron Bartlett is a guy who always liked the look of the early generation Ford Falcons.   The logistics of his life in 1962 meant that a brand...

December 3, 2010 View more...
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JANUARY 5, 2017 DAVE MIHALKO—HE TURNED A PASSION FOR CARS INTO A THRIVING BUSINESS

dad     Very few people can go to work for decades and love every minute of the experience.   That’s because in most cases a job is simply a...

January 5, 2009 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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MSCC Products and Services Showcase

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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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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SOME SERIOUS WARNING SIGNS THAT YOU ARE NOT A CAR GUY

  There are people among us who do not love the car hobby.   They view vehicles as a mode of transportation and have little or no emotional attachment to the experience of a journey in a vintage car or truck.     Time under the hood of a vehicle is an ordeal rather than See More

A LIFETIME CAR GUY BUILDS HIS OWN SCALE MODEL TRIBUTE TO THE PAST

  Terry McCrindle was always a big fan of the internal combustion engine when it was housed under the hood of a vehicle from the past.   Some of the vehicles were brand new when Terry was an impressionable kid who saw the cars on the road and wanted to own one when he was See More

THE SNOW, THE PARK, AND OTHER THINGS AT THE HIGH RIVER SHOW

  High River, Alberta has one of the largest annual car shows in western Canada.   This event also has a pretty stellar record for sunny weather as witnessed by us at MyStarCollectorCar when we make our annual visit.     That fair weather run came to an end this year when the High River See More

DIRTY HARRY WAS RIGHT: A MAN’S GOTTA KNOW HIS LIMITATIONS

  Legendary and believable tough guy actor Clint Eastwood appeared in a series of memorable action films as Inspector Harry Callahan (aka Dirty Harry) during the 1970s and ‘80s.   He taught millions of fans a series of harsh and violent life lessons in every one of his Dirty Harry movies.   One of the See More

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR SEPTEMBER 26 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE BEFORE SHOT

  WELCOME TO MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY FOR 2018   This is the third year for MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday.   This feature was an overnight success back in...

September 25, 2018 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2018 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR ROAD WARRIORS: A FEW OF THE MANY HIGHLIGHTS FROM SUMMER 2018

  Summer 2018 officially ended this month and like every summer in the history of summers–it want far too fast.   Despite its far too temporary stay, Summer 2018...

September 21, 2018 View more...
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GET COACHED ON THAT CAR PROJECT—REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM VEHICLE RESTORATION WORKSHOPS

  Restoration projects are not easy.   In fact, a full restoration can be the most complex and difficult job you’ll ever take on but the pain is definitely...

September 3, 2018 View more...
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NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction 11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR...

May 31, 2018 View more...

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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....

August 11, 2018
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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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NOVEMBER 1-4, 2018 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction 11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9,...

April 21, 2017
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SEPTEMBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  JAN 1-OCT 8: WETASKIWIN, AB Reynolds Museum Military Motorcycle Display See 27 military motorcycles from the First World War and the Second World War, on display now at...

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