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MARCH 2017 ’29 PONTIAC: BUILT AND DRIVEN—IT’S A CAR GUY THING AND A FAMILY THING

  Car guys have a few unofficial rules.   One is the blood and guts rule—they have the utmost respect for bloody knuckles, grease under the skin and fingernails...

March 19, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017: ’67 NOVA—27 MILES PER GALLON AND A 12.5 SECOND QUARTER MILE.

  Car guys are, by nature, traditionalists because tradition is the essence of the car hobby.   Despite this commitment to “things that were”, car guys also believe in...

March 16, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017: ’56 PLYMOUTH FURY—A GREAT EXAMPLE OF EARLY MOPAR MUSCLE

  The debate has raged for decades about the first muscle car.   Many take the easy way out and assign the title to the 1964 Pontiac GTO but...

March 13, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017: A 1965 MUSTANG GETS A WHOLE NEW BAD ATTITUDE

  We were steered toward a beautiful black 1965 Mustang resto mod by other car guys who strongly recommended that we get the story behind this car.   They...

March 8, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017 ’69 CHARGER: A FAMILY KEEPS THEIR LATE FATHER’S FIRST AND ONLY NEW CAR

  Clarence Rowe was a happy man when he walked into a Chrysler dealership and purchased his first brand new car in the spring of 1969.   ‘Clarence traded...

March 6, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017 ’71 CUDA 340—HE WAS 13 WHEN HE SAW HIS DREAM CAR

  Peter Swainson is the definitive Mopar guy.   ‘He’s owned some legendary Mopar muscle over the years and his Southside Dodge dealership has sold thousands of cars since...

March 1, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: 1956 LINCOLN: THE ONE CAR HE NEVER GOT OVER SELLING—BUT HIS WIFE SURE DID

  You often hear the same story in the car hobby.   ‘The plot is simple—guy gets car—guy sells car—guy regrets selling car for years after the transaction.’ The...

February 26, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: 1966 OLDS 98 CONVERTIBLE—ONE WAY TO GET HIM OUT OF THE KITCHEN

  Most car guys are well aware of the struggle between the eternal enemies.   ‘Regular MSCC readers know because the topic has been mentioned many times but for...

February 18, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: A 1969 SUPER BEE STINGS A DEER

  The Dodge Super Bee was a cool cousin of the Plymouth Road Runner when it debuted a few months after the ‘Runner blazed a fast trail in 1968....

February 16, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: “HORTON” THE ’72 PLYMOUTH FURY III RETIRED DETECTIVE’S CAR—A PERFECT VALENTINE’S DAY STORY

  Valentine’s Day is the make or break day for relationships.   You can do the socially correct thing with flowers and a night out but that’s the easy...

February 13, 2017 View more...

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AUGUST 5, 2011: THIS CAR IS JUST TOO RARE TO RUST IN PEACE OR -GET SLAMMED AND RAT-RODDED

  A full-size 1966 Plymouth Fury station wagon is a rare sight on today’s roads.   They were not the stuff of dreams in the 60s for young and...

August 5, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: THE NEW WORLD OF E-COMMUNICATION – WHERE OLD DOGS LEARN NEW TRICKS

  We talk to a lot of car guys during the course of a year and most of them are hip to the Internet world.   Age is not...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: HOT RODS WITHOUT FENDERS – I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON

  The concept of fender-less cars goes back to the earliest days of the horseless carriage.   The idea of fenders was largely created by crappy weather conditions and...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 22, 2011: SUMMER ROAD TRIPS WITHOUT A SAFETY NET-THE JUMP IN AND GO ADVENTURE

  We have preached the wisdom of preparation before a collector car goes on a road trip.   But what about a trip where you say the hell with...

July 22, 2011 View more...

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APRIL 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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SIX CLASSIC CAR TOYS THAT DEFINED ME AS A CAR GUY

  There isn’t a car guy on the planet who didn’t have a favorite toy car or truck from the past.   It didn’t matter whether Santa delivered the coveted toy or it turned up as a birthday present—that gift was going to be the Holy Grail for a budding young car guy.     See More

AN OLD CAR WILL MAKE YOU COOLER THAN A NEW HARLEY

  One of the biggest symptoms of mid-life crisis is a guy who buys a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to change his image.   Many of these new Hog owners are also new to motorcycles and feel a Harley would be a way to cultivate a new identity as a wild child-long after their actual non-wild childhood. See More

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH AMERICAN GRAFFITI’S PAUL LE MAT—LIFE AS A CAR GUY SCREEN LEGEND

  American Graffiti debuted in August, 1973 and no one could have predicted that a simple look back at 1962 would turn into a piece of cultural history.   There was just enough time between when the movie was set and when it was made to give it the perfect blend of Hollywood nostalgia and See More

WHY THE CLASSICS MATTER—A LOOK AT THE GOLDEN AGE RIDES

  We tend to divide into camps as car guys.   You have the Chevy guys, the Ford guys, the Mopar guys, the rat rod guys, the 4×4 guys, the muscle car guys—the list is endless.   They all love old iron but for me the test of a true car guy is to recognize See More

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BIRTH OF A PREDATOR: THE 1968 CORVETTE

  The Mako Shark is one of the ocean’s fastest killers because of its sleek body design that cuts through water like a razor-sharp knife.   The Mako Shark...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: 1975 FORD SUPER CAB—39,000 MOSTLY YARD DRIVEN MILES AND A MAJOR FAMILY CONNECTION

  The easiest car story to write is the one with a major family connection in the narrative.   These stories practically write themselves because the human equation is...

April 9, 2017 View more...
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HOW TO GET YOUR CLASSIC READY FOR AN AUCTION

  January is definitely a high profile month for car auctions.   TV paved the way years ago when Barrett-Jackson started broadcasting prime time shows from Scottsdale, Arizona.  ...

January 16, 2017 View more...
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ALEXANDRA PAUL TALKS ABOUT CHRISTINE—THE OTHER FEMALE STAR ON THE SET OF A CULT CLASSIC

  The movie Christine became a cult classic overnight thanks to a great cast and the title star of the film.   Who would ever predict that a demonically...

October 31, 2016 View more...

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MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP

  MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP   Michener-Allen is hosting an auction on May 2013 in Edmonton, AB and...

April 25, 2017
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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016 SUMMER CAR SHOWS

  There is no way to avoid the fact summer is a faint memory in that “all the leaves are brown (actually they are gone where we live) and...

November 26, 2016
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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2017?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 26, 2015
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  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

October 13, 2015

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