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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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FEBRUARY 2017: A 1959 METEOR MONTCALM RIDEAU 500? ONLY IN CANADA

  The Meteor was a Ford model that was built and sold only in Canada.   Eventually a 1965 trade agreement brought the US and Canadian auto manufacturing industry...

February 12, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: A LARGE AND IN CHARGE 1965 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL

  In 1965, a Lincoln Continental was the mark of success.   Lincoln ownership practically screamed you’ve made it baby-enjoy the ride.   ‘Sized mattered in 1965 and a...

February 7, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: ’57 CHEVY 2-DOOR POST–HIS HIGH SCHOOL CAR…47 YEARS AFTER HIGH SCHOOL ENDED

  High school days are steeped in nostalgia.   High school represent an era just before the era when you crash into the real world because you’re living at...

February 3, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: EVER HEARD OF A 1971 PONTIAC GT-37? THE UNKNOWN MUSCLE CAR

  We spotted a 1971 Pontiac GT-37 at a show and wondered what was behind the unusual badges on the car’s fenders.   Owner Colin Leney filled in the...

February 2, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: TOURING IN STYLE WITH A 1968 MERCURY METEOR MONTCALM

  A Mercury Meteor Montcalm is likely an unfamiliar name for American car guys.   It was built for the Canadian market and was eventually phased out by Ford....

January 30, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: ’70 T/A CHALLENGER IT’S PINK FOR A REASON

  Some of the most valuable cars in collector car world are pink—Mopar pink.   ‘There were so few takers on the Panther Pink and Moulin Rouge options these...

January 27, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: ’58 IMPALA CONVERTIBLE—FILE IT UNDER “ALWAYS WANTED”

  American Graffiti turned a lot of guys into ’58 Chevy Impala fans.   ‘Ron Howard piloted one of the finest examples of the first edition Impalas ever captured...

January 24, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: A 1962 PLYMOUTH FURY IS IN THE DNA FOR THIS CAR GUY

  Chrysler products are all in the family for Wes Swainson because he has several branches of his family tree who buy into the notion of “Mopar or No...

January 17, 2017 View more...

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MARCH 26, 2015 (APRIL 2015): THIS 1969 DODGE CHARGER DAYTONA HEMI FOUR-SPEED IS THE REAL DEAL

  The Dodge Charger Daytona produced a shock and awe moment when it first hit the streets back in the summer of ’69.   The only bigger news that...

March 26, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 25, 2015 (APRIL 2015) 1949 CADDY: THIS OLD SCHOOL CUSTOM RIDE IS A KNOCKOUT AT EVERY SHOW

  Custom rides are a tricky process.   One car guy’s dream ride can be another car guy’s worst nightmare.   Cosmetic surgery is risky business, whether it is...

March 25, 2015 View more...
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MAY 25, 2015 (APRIL 2015): A 1973 PONTIAC LEMANS: A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF A RODNEY DANGERFIELD CAR

  The 70s has taken a lot of heat as a decade.   It was a decade that started with the breakup of the Beatles, along with the deaths...

March 25, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 12, 2015 (APRIL 2015): 1979 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER D1539—TASMANIAN WORKHORSE FOR 36 YEARS

  Most large work trucks have a bleak future because their sole purpose is to deliver a full day of work.   Once they can’t deliver a full day...

March 12, 2015 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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MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS–MyStarCollectorCar

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PRESENTS MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS **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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IS A CHEVY EL CAMINO A GOOD INVESTMENT? MAYBE…

  The idea of a car/truck marriage was not entirely new when the 1959 Chevy El Camino hit the showroom in the fall of 1958.   The Elky was built to compete with the General’s mortal enemy Ford and their Ford Ranchero that debuted two years earlier in 1957.   Trucks built on a car See More

JIM ROCKFORD’S DAD WAS A PIONEER IN THE SQUARE BODY MOVEMENT

  1973 was a year of big change for the General when it came to trucks. One of the most popular pickup truck production runs in history (1967-72 Chevys) was over and a new era of 70s style was very evident in the 1973 GM truck lineup.   The Chevy and GMC trucks were less See More

GOODBYE EDD—THE MAN WITH TOO MUCH STYLE AND CLASS FOR REALITY TV

  MSCC has a love-hate relationship with reality TV car shows.   The upside to these grease and oil soap operas is the exposure the car hobby gets.   The downside is how low TV will go to develop a plot in a world where the plot is already written in the process/history of the See More

FINS UP: THE DAWN OF THE SEXY ERA FOR DESOTO

DeSoto is a familiar name to car historians and Mopar fans, even though the last one rolled off the assembly line in 1961.   The first DeSoto left the factory in 1929 when Walter P Chrysler decided to expand the Mopar family in 1928.   The DeSoto brand was a tribute to Spanish explorer Hernando See More

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GOODBYE EDD—THE MAN WITH TOO MUCH STYLE AND CLASS FOR REALITY TV

  MSCC has a love-hate relationship with reality TV car shows.   The upside to these grease and oil soap operas is the exposure the car hobby gets.  ...

March 22, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARCH 2017 TRAFFIC STARS: A LOOK BACK AT RED DEER SUPER RUN – ON THE STREETS BACK IN 2009

  The Super Run hits Red Deer, Alberta every three years.   It’s a massive event with things scheduled all week but one of the biggest events is the...

March 3, 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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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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THE CAMROSE CAR SHOW: HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME

  Car shows held on Main Street are an instant home run with us.   ‘The retro rides look perfect on Main Street in every town and the Camrose,...

October 23, 2015
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MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS–MyStarCollectorCar

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

October 14, 2015

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