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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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“IN THE HEADLIGHTS”-THE UNSOLICITED OPINION YOU DIDN’T WANT

This is a brand new special feature section called “In the Headlights” where we force our opinions on an unsuspecting public.It might be about cars, it might be about...

August 2, 2009 View more...
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PART 4 -The Silver Anniversary of a classic Chevrolet Bel Air –the 56 Chevy Dave saga

Sure he’d thought about selling his dream and building a new hot rod-in marriage circles they used to call this the “seven year itch”. Later we’d call it a...

July 29, 2009 View more...
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PART 3-The Silver Anniversary of a classic Chevrolet Bel Air –the 56 Chevy Dave saga

In 1993 the car was slated for more cosmetic and driveline surgery. The bondo on the original fenders was starting to show-the net result of a band-aid solution done...

July 20, 2009 View more...
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PART TWO-The Silver Anniversary of a classic Chevrolet Bel Air –the 56 Chevy Dave saga

Dave was happy to learn that the 2 door hardtop style made the car significantly more valuable than a sedan. Not surprising. Dave came from a hard working farm...

July 14, 2009 View more...
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PART ONE-The Silver Anniversary of a classic Chevrolet Bel Air –the 56 Chevy Dave saga

At mystarcollectorcar.com we often compare the relationship between car and owner to a marriage-we joke about it in most cases but the parallels between marriage and old car ownership...

July 1, 2009 View more...

Herbie the Love Bug versus Christine – The ANGRIEST 58 Fury in the world PT.4

WEEK 4(JIM)HERBIE   Sissy no. Nice guy-yes.Like I said Herbie is an automotive nice guy and as we all know nice guys don’t finish last. Look at Herbie’s win-loss...

April 25, 2009 View more...

Herbie the Love Bug versus Christine – The ANGRIEST 58 Fury in the world PT.3

WEEK 3 (JIM) HERBIE Loyalty? What kind of loyalty involves mangled bodies, major property damage and an army of investigators aimed directly at Arnie, the poor schlep owner who’s...

April 18, 2009 View more...

WEEK 2- HERBIE VS CHRISTINE-THE ANGRIEST 58 FURY IN THE WORLD

WEEK 2 (JIM) HERBIE It’s time to get past that “rolling the Beetle story”You cling to that one like it was Talladega Speedway and the crash happened at 200...

April 11, 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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NOVEMBER 18, 2014: 70s TRUCKS–THE MISUNDERSTOOD AND UNLOVED REFUGEES FROM THE “ME DECADE”

  The 70s were a great decade for people and relaxed codes of social conduct, but not so much for Motor City’s finest because most vehicles from 70s Detroit...

November 18, 2014 View more...
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NOVEMBER 28, 2013 (DECEMBER 2013): A BROTHER AND SISTER SHARE FAMILY MEMORIES WITH A 1946 WILLYS JEEP

  Jeeps were the little four-wheeled soldiers of WW II and played a vital role in the Allied war effort during that period.   The Jeep has always held...

November 28, 2013 View more...
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NOVEMBER 29, 2012 (DECEMBER 2012): EVER HEARD OF A MOON? HERE IS A FOUR-WHEELED VERSION FROM 1926

  The Moon Motor Company was around for 25 years (1905-30).   It seems strange that many people, including us, were unaware of this car company’s existence, given that...

November 29, 2012 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2, 2011: AIDAN FITZGERALD 1991-2011-YOU ARE NEVER TOO OLD TO HAVE HEROES

  On Monday October 31st the world hit 7 billion people, but it was short one extraordinary human being by the end of the day.   Aidan Fitzgerald passed...

November 2, 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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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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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...

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SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVING IS EASY AT THE SYLVAN LAKE CAR SHOW

  Sylvan Lake is a resort town located in the heartland of Alberta.   The community has plenty of public lakefront access to one of Central Alberta’s most famous and popular summer vacation spots on its Lakeshore Drive.     Sylvan Lake also has a very active vintage car culture and plays host to an See More

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 exception of an anti-gravity option.   2018 cars also have more computer chips than Rosie the insecure and incompetent robot/housekeeper from the Jetsons TV cartoon.   See More

CLIMBING THE LADDER OF SUCCESS WITH A 1966 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE I

  My father purchased exactly one brand new car during his lifetime.   The car was a 1966 Plymouth Belvedere I and I can still recall how that four-door sedan rocked my world as a kid.   The first thing I remember was the new car smell inside the Belvedere because it was indeed a See More

MSCC JULY 7 FIVE FOR FRIDAY FIVE COOL CHEVYS THAT ARE NOT ON THE STANDARD ISSUE CAMARO/’VETTE/TRI-FIVE LIST

  The default position for many car guys involves an undying love for ultra-popular Chevy brands that dominate the market and fulfill their ownership dreams once they purchase their famous vintage car.   Their entire automotive adventure is wrapped up in bowties and folklore.   The popular Chevy models established their foothold in the car See 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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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...

May 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
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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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