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AUGUST 2017: ’58 DODGE ROYAL SPRING EDITION—RARE EXNER ERA FINNED BEAUTY

  There are few cars with more street presence than the Exner era fin cars.   Look under space age 1950s icon and you’ll see a picture of a...

August 28, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017: A CUSTOM 1950 FORD SHOEBOX THAT WILL KNOCK YOUR SOCKS OFF

  The late Forties and early Fifties was a golden era for the Ford boys because it was a time when they built a future automotive legend.   The...

August 23, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017: 1956 DESOTO FIREFLITE—FINDING THIS CAR WAS A MILLION TO ONE SHOT

  There are many moving parts in a good car story but the “lost and found” theme with a family connection is a key piece of the narrative.  ...

August 20, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017: REMEMBERING A MAN AND HIS BELOVED 1930 MODEL A

  The Model A was a very popular car that managed to carve out its own identity in the giant shadow of the Model T.   The Model T...

August 13, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017: A 1929 FORD MODEL A TAKES ITS NEW OWNER ON A BIG ADVENTURE

  The one common denominator in every car project is its unpredictability.   There are unexpected issues that crop up in every build and most car guys learn to...

August 9, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017 LAST OF ITS KIND: A 1958 CHEVY DELRAY FINDS A NEW HOME

  The Chevrolet Delray made its debut in 1954 as a no-frills car for budget-minded customers.   The Delray was initially a sub-species of the low end Chevy 210...

August 6, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017 “THE OLD BAZOO”: A 1948 PLYMOUTH IS A FAMILY HEIRLOOM

  A 1948 Plymouth Special Deluxe links two generations in one family.   Current owner Sharon Barefoot loves her car because it reminds her of her uncle and aunt....

August 1, 2017 View more...
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JULY 2017: 1964 BUICK RIVIERA—HE’S LOVED THEM SINCE HE SAW ONE ON A TURNTABLE

  Every car guy has one car that made a lifetime impression.   Most of these experiences happen in adolescence when young minds are a blank chalkboard so a...

July 30, 2017 View more...
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JULY 2017: 1960 PONTIAC STRATO CHIEF—THE DEFINITION OF LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT

  Most car guys know they’re car guys from the day they grab a toy car or truck and never let it go.   This often happens long before...

July 26, 2017 View more...
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JULY 2017: ’56 DODGE REGENT—THIS PLODGE WILL NEVER LEAVE THE FAMILY

  There’s a commitment hierarchy in the car hobby and it runs on a scale from 1 to 10.   ‘If you’re at a commitment  level of 1 this...

July 19, 2017 View more...

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MAY 24, 2014 (JUNE 2014): WHAT IN THE WORLD IS ‘WILD THING’? YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS TO BELIEVE IT!

  We see many unique custom rides over the course of a year, but this 1953 Buick may well be one of the most striking custom cars we have...

May 24, 2014 View more...
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MAY 1, 2012 STAR TRUCKIN’: 1975 GMC 6500 PUMPER TRUCK- A POST-RETIREMENT JOB FOR A FIREFIGHTER

  Frank Westphal wrote a song with the lyrics “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. They just end their day.”   General Douglas MacArthur used this line...

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MAY 15, 2010: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND:THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE CAR GUY

  I have yet to meet a genuine car guy who has never spent time on the side of the road.   “You want to join the old car...

May 15, 2010 View more...
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MAY 6, 2009: ’63 RUM RUNNER 427 FORD- THE “REVENUERS” WORST ENEMY

  We are reprinting this article about a very rare “Rum Runner” 1963 Ford Galaxie in its entirety.   Many many thanks to The Ford Galaxie Club of America...

May 6, 2009 View more...

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MSCC SEPTEMBER 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: THE SUMMER OF 2017 PART ONE

MSCC SEPTEMBER 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: THE SUMMER OF 2017 PART ONE   There were many car shows in 2017 and MSCC put on a lot of miles...

September 15, 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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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...

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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...

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SEPTEMBER 21 MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE REASONS WE LIKE THE SEPTEMBER 1973 EDITION OF CAR CRAFT

  It has been many years since MyStarCollectorCar inherited a collection of old car magazines because of a series of events that started with a disgruntled bride who told her husband the old magazines were no longer welcome in their house.   We were happy to get the magazines because they covered the Seventies very See More

CONVERTIBLES WITH THE ROOF UP—HAVE WE BECOME TOO SOFT FOR SOFT TOPS?

  There was an era when virtually every car was a convertible.   It was called the horseless carriage era and very few carriages had a roof so the automobile followed suit.   Eventually every car had a roof unless you opted for the convertible option—then you ended up paying more for something that came See More

MSCC SEPTEMBER 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—TAKE BOTH CLUES IF YOU NEED THEM

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 SEPTEMBER 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—TAKE BOTH CLUES IF YOU NEED THEM   There’s a good reason See More

SELF HELP: HOW YOU CAN BECOME A BETTER PERSON-TACKLE A CAR PROJECT

  There is an entire industry devoted to people who need to climb out of life’s swamp and become a better person along the way.   We at MyStarCollectorCar are not exactly experts in this field, but we know self-help involves challenges and conquering same, so we pick a car project as a great way See More

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SEPTEMBER 2017 MSCC ROAD WARRIORS—SOME OF THE SIGHTS FROM SUMMER 2017

  Summer 2017 was a spectacular time for old iron on the streets because there was one sunny day after another.   Car guys love warm summer days so...

September 7, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: THE ORIGINAL CANADIAN COASTER—A 1929 CHEVROLET LANDAU

    Regular MSCC readers are well aware of the Canadian Coasters Tour.   2017 marked the official start of the 50th Anniversary Tour but the Canadian Coasters lineup...

August 31, 2017 View more...
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THE ELUSIVE DODGE POLARIS: HOW A CLASSIC CAR BECAME A SNOWMOBILE

  Time is the sworn enemy of memory and accuracy.   I was at a self-serve gas station in a 1963 Plymouth when I met a friendly old cat...

August 30, 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 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 AUCTION SEPTEMBER 20, 2017: 1985 CHEVY SILVERADO

1985 Chevrolet Silverado Regular Cab Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Silverado Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             Black Engine:                 5.7L 8 Cylinder Engine    Odometer Reading:...

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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SEPTEMBER 2017 CARS SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar.com

It’s never too early to contact us about your club or community car show for 2017. Get your listing to us and take advantage of the exposure you’ll get...

October 9, 2015

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