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JUNE 2017: 1954 CHEVY—MIX AND MATCH BECAUSE THE ROOF LINE IS A LITTLE OLDER

    The best customs are built around a mix and match attitude.   Some mix and match concepts don’t work—think 1962 VW Beetle with ’59 Cadillac fins grafted...

June 19, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: ELEPHANT HUNTER—427 CAMMER ’64 FORD FAIRLANE TWO-DOOR POST

  Horsepower wars were alive and well in the late 1960s.   Chrysler had the legendary ‘Elephant’ 426 Hemi — it was a force at the track and on...

June 14, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: HOW TO TURN A MILD-MANNERED 1969 MUSTANG INTO A STALLION

  Ford targeted a new customer base when they introduced the Mustang in 1964.   The car was built to offer an affordable and sporty car to a young...

June 9, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: MONSTER ’56 DODGE SUBURBAN—IT STARTED LIFE AS A SEDAN

  Station wagons are one of the hottest commodities in the 21st century car hobby.   They used to be prime candidates for the car crusher or the demo...

June 4, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: “I DON’T REALLY NEED THAT CAR-MY WIFE’S GONNA SHOOT ME” – A ’68 BUICK’S STORY

  Fans of the TV show ‘Fargo’ have been treated to one of the best reasons to spend an hour in front of a television set over the past...

June 2, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: ’65 BARRACUDA—THIS CAR JUST COULDN’T LEAVE THE FAMILY

  The family connection is one of the most common themes in the car hobby.   Car guys often own a car because their granddad/dad/mom/brother/sister/uncle/cousin owned one or they...

June 1, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: BUILDING IT OLD SCHOOL WITH A 1934 PLYMOUTH HOT ROD

  Rob Arynek knows his way around a custom build.   He has built some very cool rides over the years because Rob has the skills needed to mix...

May 26, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: ’66 FORD LTD—THERE’S A FAMILY NARRATIVE IN THIS STORY

  The “bought new and still in the family” car story is an easy one to write.   Cars are disposable by design so the chances are slim that...

May 22, 2017 View more...
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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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JANUARY 13, 2014: NO RESPECT — THE SEVENTIES ARE THE RODNEY DANGERFIELD DECADE FOR CARS

  One of the constants in the world of old iron is the amount of scorn heaped on vehicles from the Me Decade, aka the Seventies.   I still...

January 13, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 11, 2014: THE COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT TWO (OR MORE) FOR ONE CAR PROJECTS

  The new age of the Internet has opened up a lot more doors for car guys.   The right letters punched into a keyboard will link you to...

January 11, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 10, 2014: A WINTER DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CAR FROM THE SIXTIES WHEN IT WAS NEW AND WE WERE YOUNG

  Things have definitely gotten more comfortable and complicated in our current automobile era.   The vehicles of today are more efficient, reliable and even warmer than yesterday’s rides,...

January 10, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 10, 2014: THE HOTTEST OF MY SECRET EUROPEAN CRUSHES ARE REVEALED IN THIS LIST

  I grew up as a Detroit-first car guy.   There is little doubt I will likely be first and foremost loyal to American iron for the rest of...

January 10, 2014 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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JULY 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...

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TUNER CARS, DONOR CYCLES, AND SOME CLASSIC IRON

  There is a little confusion when it comes to the Sylvan Lake car show because two events have taken place in July at the same location in 2017.   The distinction between the two events is pretty evident to us at MSCC because one event is removed by a generation from the other event-for See More

WELCOME TO MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE GREAT SONGS WITH SUMMER IN THE TITLE

WELCOME TO MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE GREAT SONGS WITH SUMMER IN THE TITLE   MyStarCollectorCar never stands still—that’s the nature of the hobby because old iron that stands still eventually ends up as a metal cube.   You don’t want to end up as a metal cube so here’s a new weekly feature–Five for Friday. See More

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 car show needs to be spiced up with a plot line that creates complications or conflict.   No realistic car guy will see a need to See More

MSCC JULY 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—NOT TOO MANY GAMES WITH THIS ONE

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 JULY 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—NOT TOO MANY GAMES WITH THIS ONE   Today’s MSCC “What’s It?” See 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...

July 19, 2017 View more...
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REACQUAINTING MYSELF WITH AN AUTOMOTIVE GOD

  I first became acquainted with legendary automotive writer Tom McCahill shortly after I learned how to read when I was a young kid.   He was a bald,...

July 8, 2017 View more...
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JULY 2017: THE PERFECT SESQUICENTENNIAL CAR—THE 67-X

  Today is Canada Day and it’s also the 150th birthday of the country so this is a very memorable July 1st.   Canadians threw a massive party fifty...

June 30, 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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CONTACT US TO LIST YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS

CONTACT US TO LIST YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS info@mystarcollectorcar.com

June 23, 2017
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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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JULY 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...

October 10, 2015

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