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NOVEMBER 2017: 1989 CHRYSLER TC: AN AMERICAN PLATFORM WITH ITALIAN FLAIR

  Euro car guys will always talk about style when the topic of European versus North American iron comes up over a few beers.   Sometimes the tables will...

November 5, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2018: A 1937 CHEVY GETS RESCUED FROM AN AIRPORT HANGAR

  Marty Armella is the proud owner of a 1937 Chevy 2-door sedan that he rescued from 14 years of confinement in an airport hangar when he bought the...

November 1, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: A 1949 MERCURY LEAD SLED STAYS TRUE TO THE OLD SCHOOL

  Most people are well aware of the legendary custom builder George Barris.   George billed himself as the King of the Kustoms and lived up to his billing...

October 31, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2018: A 1966 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE I GETS A BOLD NEW ATTITUDE

  The 1966 Plymouth Belvedere I was a practical transportation solution for many North American families when it hit the showroom 51 years ago.   It was a lower...

October 31, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: A EURO VERSION 1974 MERCEDES 350 SL ENDS UP IN CANADA

There have always been differences between European and North American models of the same car and Mercedes was no exception to this rule.   The differences were even more...

October 31, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A 1970 PLYMOUTH GTX BRINGS BACK MEMORIES

  Bob Wardlow was a young mechanic working at a Chrysler dealership in 1970 and he wanted to buy his first brand new car.   The fact he worked...

October 29, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1975 PONTIAC LE MANS GT COUPE CANADA CUP SPECIAL EDITION—EXTREMELY RARE CANUCK PONCHO

  Special edition tribute cars have been around for decades.   Indy pace cars have always been a marketing home run so there are many versions of these iconic...

October 28, 2017 View more...

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APRIL 6, 2012: THE STORY BEHIND ONE GUY’S REMARKABLE BARN FINDS–THEY WERE NEVER LOST

  Rick Hartley is a hard-working owner/operator of a trucking operation who is also a heart and soul car guy.   The trouble for Rick is that the car...

April 6, 2012 View more...
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APRIL 3, 2011: STAR TRUCKIN’: 1957 CHEVY-THE TRUCK CHOICE FOR TRI-FIVE CAR GUYS

  GM tended to lead the styling pack in the mid-50s and nowhere was that more evident than the 1955 Chevrolet pickup. This truck pointed the direction for the...

April 3, 2011 View more...
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APRIL 28, 2010: OUR FIRST ANNIVERSARY–A YEAR DOWN THE ROAD IN CYBER-WORLD

  We started a bold new adventure a year ago with the launch of our website mystarcollectorcar.com in April, 2009.   ‘The whole concept is basically a steep learning...

April 28, 2010 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009: MAY 2009 -A 1948 ANGLIA SAVED FROM A FAST POST-RETIREMENT LIFESTYLE

  This little British subject landed in the colonies back in 1948 where it served as transportation for security at a power plant.   Apparently the security work didn’t...

April 30, 2009 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 View more...
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WHY CLASSIC PICKUP TRUCKS ARE ON THE RISE IN PRICE AND POPULARITY

  It is no secret to car guys that vintage trucks are the rising rock stars in the hobby.   Classic trucks have taken a generous hike in prices...

October 18, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017   Welcome to the newest feature at MyStarCollectorCar.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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THE CORVAIR IN ACTION! – A PRE- RALPH NADER PROMOTIONAL FILM BY THE GENERAL

  Corvair was General Motors’ answer to this question in 1960: how did the Germans manage to outgun us after World War Two?   The problem for GM was the wildly popular Volkswagen Beetle after it invaded the North American market during the post-war era.     In fact, the VW factory in Germany produced See More

THE 1958-59 CHEVYS AND FORDS: THE TIMES THEY WERE A-CHANGING

  One of the fundamental principles of a bygone automotive era was annual change.   This time of year (autumn) was an exciting time at car dealerships because they were able to unveil the next year’s car lineup months before a New Year’s Day hangover was even upon them.   The annual style changes for See More

NOVEMBER 17 MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY QUESTIONS ABOUT LOW AND SLOW: DOES YOUR RIDE NEED TO SLAMMED?

  The title of this piece uses the term “slammed” and most MyStarCollectorCar readers will know it refers to a vehicle that has been lowered closer to the pavement.   The natural ride height of most vintage vehicles is much higher because they were built during a different era when factory vehicles were taller and See More

IT’S CAR SEASON ALL YEAR IN WARMER PLACES—THE THIRD ANNUAL ADA CHARITY FUNDRAISER CAR SHOW

  Those of us who live in the northern regions of the continent are already getting an introduction to a nasty winter.   Car shows are something polar car guys can only dream about until next spring but that doesn’t mean there isn’t a deep interest in car shows down south.   Take a look See More

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NOVEMBER 2017: THIS 1977 FORD IS SO MUCH MORE THAN A PRETTY TRUCK

  A beautiful 1977 Ford pickup truck is a worthy story in its own right.   However, the story behind this particular ’77 Ford involves triumph over senseless tragedy....

November 11, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017 MSCC ROAD WARRIORS—THEY’RE LITERALLY ALL OVER THE PLACE

  Road Warriors are extremely popular at MSCC because old iron isn’t meant to be hidden in a museum, trailer or garage.   These old classics look best on...

October 31, 2017 View more...
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CONNECTING WITH SEINFELD—THE FRATERNITY OF THE JEROMES WASN’T ENOUGH

  MyStarCollectorCar is based on the average guy in the car hobby—the kind of guy who puts gallons of blood, countless hours of sweat equity, and a big pile...

October 11, 2017 View more...
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THE GUILD GARAGE: WHEN A HALF HOUR CAR SHOW JUST SEEMS LIKE AN HOUR

  Restoration Garage always lived up to its non-car guy producers’ goal to produce a docu-drama.   The producers appeared to believe in the standard TV playbook wherein a...

August 3, 2017 View more...

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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2018?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 9, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION OCTOBER 28, 2017: 1957 CHEVY 1500 STREET ROD

1957 Chevrolet Street Rod 1500      Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Street Rod 1500 Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             White Engine:                 4Spd Automatic TR700  ...

June 19, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW

 10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW     COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 10th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 8th-10th, 2016 –...

April 21, 2017
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NOVEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

NOVEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR   **Let us know about all your club meetings and community car shows and  we’ll list them here FREE-we average...

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