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MAY 2017: 1970 TORINO COBRA JET 429—THIS IS WHAT A USED CAR LOOKED LIKE IN THE EARLY 1980S

  The early 1980s suffered from the residual effects of the late 70s.   Cars were regulated beyond comprehension so they were choked off, smog-proofed slugs with giant safety...

May 18, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: ’65 CHRYSLER 300 CONVERTIBLE–THE FACTORY 4-SPEED SEALED THE DEAL

  There are two types of car guys.   ‘There are the car guys who own exactly what they want and then there are the car guys who own...

May 17, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: O CANADA–A 1948 CANUCK-ONLY FORD MONARCH GETS A MAKEOVER

  The name Monarch may be unfamiliar to most US car guys because it was a Canadian Ford brand that was built for a slightly upscale customer.   In...

May 15, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: A 1956 CHRYSLER STATION WAGON TAKES A LONG ROAD TRIP

  Vintage station wagons have become rock stars at car shows in the 21st century because most of them have disappeared off the face of the earth, usually after...

May 10, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: A 1962 CHEVY BISCAYNE STATION WAGON GETS A BIG MAKEOVER

  The station wagon became an automotive symbol of typical family transportation during the baby boomer years.   Station wagons were a practical kid-hauler and a predecessor to the...

May 4, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: ’71 HEMI GTX—HE MADE AN OFFER THE OWNER COULDN’T REFUSE

  The car hobby is full of people from all walks of life.   ‘Most car guys come from average income households so the majority of them are hands-on...

May 1, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: A 1933 DODGE BROTHERS HOT ROD BUILT BY AN EXPERT

    Bob Bownes is one of those guys who knows how to build a classic hot rod.   He is the proud owner of a 1933 Dodge Brothers...

April 28, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: HOW A 1972 BUICK GS CHANGED A HOMELESS MAN’S LIFE

  We started MyStarCollectorCar with an idea that extended from the basic notion there is a story behind every car.   The ensuing eight years since our launch in...

April 26, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: A 1937 CHEVY CUSTOM BUILT BY A CHALLENGE TO FINISH IT

  There is always something very cool about a pre-war custom ride.   The style of a Depression-era car lends itself to a world of creative choices for a...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: STUNG BY A 1969 SUPER BEE

  Cory Lindstrom was about 18 years old when he became the proud owner of a 1969 Dodge Super Bee.   The car had already been modified from stock...

April 21, 2017 View more...

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MARCH 22, 2013: DEAR UNCLE SAM, WE USED TO MEASURE IN MILES PER HOUR TOO..HONEST

  I realized how far we have come off the tracks from that golden era of miles per hour when I had to cuff my over-30 nephew after he...

March 22, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 17, 2013: COMMITMENT TO THE CAUSE–WHY WE LOOK FOR CAR STORIES WITH COMMITTED OWNERS

  We attended a vintage vehicle auction in our town recently and it was a nice break from the grim reality of a winter that was a guest that...

March 17, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 17, 2013: THE UNLOVED MOPAR: THE 1967-69 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA-A FISH WITH A SMALL FOLLOWING

  I was at a recent car auction and two 1969 Barracudas came up on the block.   These were Formula S 340 cars and they were clearly in...

March 17, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 14, 2013: THE CAR CULTURE IN ALBERTA EXTENDS TO AN INTERNATIONAL STAR-KD LANG’S 1964 METEOR

  I was born and raised in an area where the car culture is huge.   The region known as central Alberta Canada has one of the highest ratios...

March 14, 2013 View more...

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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 View more...
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JUNE 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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 traffic...

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GOOD NEWS: AN OLD CAR IS NOT SMARTER THAN YOU

  Today’s cars are a marvel in technology that almost seem like science fiction to those of us from a bygone era.   They live up to everything Popular Science predicted in the 50s and 60s-except for the anti-gravity flying car option-and the car manufacturers are working on that George Jetson angle.   New cars See More

THE 1955 AND ’65 FORDS: YEARS OF BIG BLUE OVAL CHANGES

  There is a world of difference in the ten years that separate a 1955 Ford from a 1965 Ford because a 1955 Ford does not resemble a ’65 Ford in any way, shape or form.   The two cars were built during an era when the Big Three wanted a new look every year See More

MY TO-DO LIST FOR VINTAGE VEHICLE EXPERIENCES

  Every car guy has a list of classic vehicles that we want to drive before we head to the Big Garage in the Sky and I am one of them.   There are unfulfilled car dreams in every one of us who embraced the internal combustion engine in its various forms at a young See More

MSCC JUNE 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE PERSPECTIVE

2017 MSCC “WHAT’S IT?”   WEDNESDAY MSCC What’s It? Wednesday is back for 2017.   This is a weekly guessing game for car guys and it was one of the most popular new MSCC features in 2016.     MSCC JUNE 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE PERSPECTIVE   Nothing is exactly as it See More

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4 CAR SHOWS IN 3 DAYS: IT WAS THAT PERFECT KIND OF WEEKEND

  One of the finest reasons to love the month June is the abundance of classic rides on the car show circuit.   The sun, the moon, the stars...

June 18, 2017 View more...
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KEEPING IT REAL: EX-POLICE CARS—A HOT TREND IN THE HOBBY

  The car hobby is like any market because it has trends.   These trends can go up and down plus they can be very unpredictable so the key...

June 12, 2017 View more...
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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.  ...

May 11, 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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MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017

MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017   Phone: 403-226-0405 Fax: 403-226-0707 Toll Free: 1-877-811-8855 13090 Barlow Trail NE Calgary, Alberta  T3N 1A2 Click here for auction details  ...

June 19, 2017
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ST. ALBERT CRUISERS–GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

  The St. Albert Cruisers host one of the largest annual car shows in Canada every August.   They call it Rock n’ August for a reason because this...

April 30, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL CALGARY PREMIER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AT THE GREY EAGLE CASINO

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 10th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! June 16th – 18th, 2017 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION CENTER – 2...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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 traffic...

October 11, 2015

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