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MY STAR REVISITED:1980 Plymouth Road Runner – The last of the series

Kid wants to buy car-“absolutely not” In 1980 Chrysler was headed into the financial whitewater rapids of a 2 year recession in a leaky canoe full of weak sales....

April 1, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 1, 2009 Lost Star – 1971 Cadillac Deville

    Cadillacs have a long association with a mature audience.   ‘The average guy who bought a Cadillac was usually in his golden years and he wanted an...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 1, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED: 1940 Dodge–A sensible 12 second family car

  Tim Anderson is a hands-on guy.   He is one of those rare naturally talented guys that most of us aren’t.   ‘About 12 years ago Tim decided...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 1, 2009: MY STAR ARCHIVES: A 1968 BUICK RIVIERA ANSWERS AN ENGINEER’S DREAM

  Back in 1968 when this Riviera was born a typical owner was most likely to be a white collar professional.     Something like an Engineer. Fast-forward four...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 1, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED APRIL 2009:CHALLENGER DAVE-1974 DODGE MAGIC

  The backbone of mystarcollectorcar is the average guy – Challenger Dave is the truest example of the average guy… He bought the ’74 after a long search.  ...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 1, 2009: My Star – 1972 Chevelle

Gary Davis always liked the look of the early 70s Chevelle.   ‘Maybe it was the classic lines that were burned into his memory banks. Maybe it was the...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 1, 2009: A LOOK BACK…MY STAR REVISITED-A BUILT TO DRIVE 1940 FORD

  Ron Stimson was a man on a mission back in the early 1990s.   He spent a year and a half on a quest for a 1933, 34,...

April 1, 2009 View more...

Herbie the Love Bug versus Christine – The angriest 58 Fury in the world

(JIM)-WEEK ONE IN THE DEBATE Herbie the Love Bug Herbie the Love Bug was a 1965 Volkswagen Beetle starring in a Walt Disney movie. As we all know the...

March 31, 2009 View more...
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MARCH 30, 2009 MY FAVORITE RIDE: 1965 RAMBLER AMBASSADOR-A VERY COOL BLEND OF STOCK AND RETRO

  Two things spring to mind when you first see this car and Mike Lloyd, its owner:    One-this is a great looking example of a solid mid-60’s sedan...

March 30, 2009 View more...
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MARCH 28, 2009: Lost Star – 1975 Monte Carlo- a bicentennial road trip machine

  Greg Chury was a freshly-minted high school grad back in 1976 when he bought a gently used 1975 Chevy Monte Carlo-the ultimate 70s bumper car.   Then he...

March 28, 2009 View more...

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SEPTEMBER 16, 2015: THE DISAPPEARED…WHAT WAS ONCE COMMON IS NOW HISTORY

  Memories from the past is the only place where we can find some of automotive history’s most popular rides.   Most of us are too young to remember...

September 16, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 7, 2015: THE NAME GAME–HOW TO UNDERSTAND THE CAR GUY LANGUAGE OF LOVE

  A photo of several abandoned trucks at an abandoned work site came across my newsfeed and became the basis for this piece on car guy lingo.   The...

April 7, 2015 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 26, 2014 (OCTOBER 2014): JUST DON’T CALL IT A RAT ROD: THIS IS A ’51 FORD LEAD SLED

  We met Joel Henry a few years ago shortly after he and his wife Dana moved east from their Lower Mainland home.   They have an ideal marriage...

September 26, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 26, 2014 (MAY 2014): 1959 STUDEBAKER SILVER HAWK— UNIQUE CAR AND A UNIQUE OWNER

  Studebaker Silver Hawks were a high point in 1950s styling.   They were clean, well-engineered and unique cars.   They were also underrated in terms of performance as...

April 26, 2014 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...

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JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     JUNE 29-JULY 1: BRUDENELL PEI,  PEI Street Rod Association’s 40th Annual Show ‘n Shine   JULY 1: SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC Canada...

October 3, 2015 View more...

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TWO GREAT CAR SHOWS AND ONE NOT-SO-GREAT CAR GUY

  MyStarCollectorCar was able to attend two car shows in one day this past weekend and gathered some great stories along the way.   Unfortunately we left a story on the table when we encountered the owner of a 1961 Olds F-85 who decided to turn a simple car interview into a highly annoying and See More

JULY 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE REASONS WHY A CLASSIC FOUR-DOOR MAKES SENSE

  The four-door sedan is Door #3 in the car hobby.   They’re the consolation prize; they’re the last kid picked on the baseball team; they’re the out of options default position for car guys.   Is that really fair?     No it’s not fair so here are five reasons why the four-door collector See More

MSCC JULY 18 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—SMASHED UP CLUES ARE STILL BETTER THAN NO CLUES

  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 2016 so the only thing to do was keep it rolling in 2018.   Look for the first clue at the top of the section and See More

FIVE THINGS THAT ARE BETTER LEFT UNSAID AT CAR SHOWS

  MyStarCollectorCar has spent plenty of time at car shows over many years and we have heard a lot of different things during that long time frame.   So have the car guys and girls who have brought their vehicles and entered them in a show.     One of the topics that pops up See More

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TWO GREAT CAR SHOWS AND ONE NOT-SO-GREAT CAR GUY

  MyStarCollectorCar was able to attend two car shows in one day this past weekend and gathered some great stories along the way.   Unfortunately we left a story...

July 21, 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 View more...
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11th Annual 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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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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