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THE BEST STORY OF THE SUMMER …AIDAN GETS TO GO TO A SHOW

Earlier this summer we ran a story about a young guy who really amazed us with his strength of character and love of cars. Aidan Fitzgerald is a nineteen...

September 17, 2010 View more...

CRUISIN’ THE DUB-A GREAT CAR GUY FUNDRAISER FOR THE MS SOCIETY

One of the best things about the old car world is the community spirit-individually car people are very much inclined to help out when the help is needed. That’s...

August 27, 2010 View more...
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CLASSICS IN THE REAL WORLD-A TALE OF TWO BLUE CARS

We found these two blue cars in a parking lot – one is recognizable by just about anybody on the planet as an automotive icon, while the other one...

May 8, 2010 View more...

FUSION GLASS LTD. RED DEER -THE CAR GUY GLASS SPECIALISTS

Fusion Glass Ltd. 101-6660 Taylor Dr Red Deer, AB T4P1Y3 (403) 342-1990 FUSION GLASS Andrew Pankratz is a hands-on guy. He’s also a car guy and he loves the...

April 2, 2010 View more...
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NOV 6, 2009 MY STAR SPECIAL FEATURE-BACK TO THE 40S:1947 DODGE TEST DRIVE

I have always had a soft spot for the post-war late 40s Detroit automobile look which looked eerily like the pre-war early 40s Detroit look. ‘You can’t send Cadillacs...

November 6, 2009 View more...
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IN THE HEADLIGHTS-DEAD CELEBRITIES AND THE CARS THAT KILLED THEM

James Dean was a moderately talented actor whose best career move was death by Porsche. He managed to parlay this move into a “live fast-die young” legend which reached...

October 19, 2009 View more...
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YET ANOTHER CAR HORROR STORY: BAKED ‘VETTE…LOWLIFE CHEFS

There are a lot of car stories out there that have nightmare written all over them. The story behind Kevin Eliuk’s 1980 Corvette falls well within that category. Kevin...

October 8, 2009 View more...
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ONE MAN’S CAR HORROR STORY: A VEGA’S UNTIMELY DEATH

Doug Kind likes the unusual. So it was no surprise that he saw the possibilities in a tubbed 1971 Chevrolet Vega when he purchased it about twenty years ago....

October 6, 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...

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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FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

February 12, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 25, 2015: PUT A NUMBER ON THE DOOR BECAUSE OLD RACE CARS MAKE OLD RIDES LOOK EVEN COOLER

  There’s another trend sweeping the car hobby and it may be one of the most interesting visual sights you’ll see at a car show.   Put a number...

February 25, 2015 View more...
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FEBRUARY 21, 2014 (MARCH 2014): 1956 FORD F 350-BIG, BAD CUMMINS-POWERED & IT’S A DAILY DRIVER

  1956 Ford trucks were Hall of Fame rides for car guys from the first day somebody figured out you could stuff a giant engine under the hood.  ...

February 21, 2014 View more...
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FEBRUARY 24, 2013 (MARCH 2013) 1973 AMC JAVELIN AMX: 40 YEARS LATER AND THE ROMANCE STILL BURNS

  Every real car guy has a story about the “one that got away”.   Some call it a rite of passage because they believe that you have to...

February 24, 2013 View more...

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR OCTOBER 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—A COUNTRY-WIDE LOOK

  MyStarCollectorCar Road Warriors can be found on any street or highway across diverse regions.   For example, this Camaro was on a street in Quebec.     This...

September 30, 2018 View more...

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...

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...

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THE BALLAD OF THELMA PART THREE—TEST DRIVING THE 400 CHRYSLER LEAN BURN AFTER THE EFI RETROFIT

  After reinstalling the collector and the gas tank and connecting the pump to the gas tank, I was left with very little to finish up so I was able to wire up the rest of the harness and run the return fuel line to the tank. The harness was pretty simple: you pull power See More

THE BALLAD OF THELMA PART TWO—THE EFI INSTALLATION ON THE CHRYSLER 400 LEAN BURN

  I’m not good at writing tech articles and I think the reason is twofold : (1) I’ve never found the tech articles I read very interesting and (2) I’ve never owned a typical car found in a tech article – i.e Chevy.   That’s probably the reason why I haven’t written a part two See More

MSCC OCTOBER 19 FIVE PEOPLE MAGNET OWNERS’ STORIES

  There’s a simple way to get the best story at a car show—follow the people so if a car or truck has more people around it than a rock star in a 7-11 you have to get the story.   The toughest part is the photography side because these vehicles are people magnets so See More

1963-1965: WHEN BUICK BUILT THE PERFECT RIVIERA

  Riviera has a storied history within the Buick world.   The name originated with the debut of the 1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera model with its then-unique two-door hardtop version.     Buick dabbled with the Riviera name during the 1950s and used the moniker on several of its models during the Elvis years. This See 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...

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...

BIG RIGS—A HOT NEW TREND IN THE HOBBY

  Big rigs were never a glamorous form of transportation because they were built for work not recreation but these big machines still have a huge army of fans....

February 17, 2018 View more...

FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

February 12, 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
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
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 SATURDAY FEATURE LOT 162     1969 CAMARO RS SS 396 – 375HP...

April 21, 2017
OCTOBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  OCT 4: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine ***Note this show is back in the North Parking Lot at Parkland Mall.   OCT 6:...

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