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OCTOBER 2017: A MOUNTIE GETS HIS CAR–A 1966 CORVETTE FASTBACK

  Ron Mostrey was in the early stages of his career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police when he decided to buy a vintage car.   His preferences were...

October 25, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1986 DODGE DIPLOMAT—THIS EX-RCMP POLICE CAR IS A HOT COMMODITY

  Retired police cars are on upswing in the collector car hobby.   Former or current police officers and interested civilians have created a niche market for former law...

October 21, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: ’54 BEL AIR TWO-DOOR HARDTOP—THE END OF ONE STORY AND THE BEGINNING OF ANOTHER ONE

  Circumstances dictate the outcome of every car project.   Money and time are the biggest factors because every project has a ravenous need for both.   Occasionally time...

October 16, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: ’58 IMPALA—IT WAS CLOSE BUT IT WASN’T PERFECT

  A car project is an evolving concept because in reality—they’re never really done.   You can buy them nearly  finished but most car guys like to put their...

October 9, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: HITTING THE DITCH IN THE FAMILY FORD–A 1956 FAIRLANE

  Three generations of the Raincock family have spent time behind the wheel of their legacy 1956 Ford Fairlane.   The current owner is Don Raincock and he is...

October 4, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1967 REBEL SST CONVERTIBLE—THE LEGACY CAR OF THE YEAR

  Legacy cars are some of the most compelling stories in the hobby.   MSCC is based on the story behind the car so a major family connection makes...

October 2, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: A 1969 BUICK WILDCAT PURCHASED FOR A HUGE ROAD CHALLENGE

  The Coast to Coast tour is a cross-country Canadian jaunt that has taken place every ten years since 1967, the year Canada turned 100 years old.   Canada...

September 29, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: A 1966 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER PROVES TO BE LESS OF A GAMBLE

  Kem and Sheila Jones are no strangers to calamity on a road trip.   They intended to participate in the 2010 Coast to Coast 4700 mile (about 6600...

September 27, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: A 1934 DESOTO AIRFLOW GETS A BIG MAKEOVER

  One of the more interesting members of the 2107 Coast to Coast cross-Canada vintage vehicle run was a 1934 DeSoto Airflow four-door sedan that had undergone a major...

September 25, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: A 1954 BUICK CENTURY IS READY FOR THE LONG ROAD AHEAD OF IT

  There is nothing like a road trip in a vintage ride-except a very long road trip in a vintage ride.   Roger Loggin decided to journey across the...

September 22, 2017 View more...

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JUNE 27, 2013: THE JAY LENO RUMOR–OR HOW TO GET PEOPLE TO ATTEND YOUR CAR EVENT

  The Godfather of car guys has to be Jay Leno; he even has an Italian heritage to qualify for godfatherhood.   Leno lives the dream of every car...

June 27, 2013 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2012 (JULY 2012): A 1938 DODGE 1.5 TON IS A PERFECT CHOICE FOR A CAR GUY AND CAR GIRL MARRIAGE

  Cam and Melissa Poxon may have found the secret to a great marriage a long time ago when they first started dating each other.   That was the...

June 30, 2012 View more...
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JUNE 3, 2011-AN INCREDIBLY RARE 1979 LINCOLN CONTINENTAL CONVERTIBLE

  1979 Lincoln Continentals were massive cars out of the factory, and yet this custom built convertible was even bigger than its factory cousins.   Ford contracted out for...

June 3, 2011 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED 1962 LINCOLN JUNE 2009:OLDER BUT ABSOLUTELY NO WISER

  I thought I’d given up general idiocy several years ago when it came to adventures of the bone- headed.   Then I wrestled a 1962 Lincoln Continental out...

June 7, 2009 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!

SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 View more...
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WHY CLASSIC PICKUP TRUCKS ARE ON THE RISE IN PRICE AND POPULARITY

  It is no secret to car guys that vintage trucks are the rising rock stars in the hobby.   Classic trucks have taken a generous hike in prices...

October 18, 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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NOVEMBER 24 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: 5 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO OWN A VINTAGE VEHICLE

  There is nothing that makes this world a better place than an old car-except another old car.   Most people are afraid to own ancient automotive artifacts because these babies do not fit into their predictably bland worlds filled with too much non-adventure and too many kiddie soccer games flying under the false flag See More

500 WAS A NICE ROUND NUMBER FOR CAR GUYS BACK IN THE DAY

  500 was a famous number long before it ended up in chrome on a car from the past.   The storied Indy and Daytona races ensured that 500 would become a memorable number for car guys.   Even Hollywood got into the act when the movie guys took Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello away See More

MSCC NOVEMBER 22 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY: THE GOING GETS TOUGHER

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 NOVEMBER 22 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY: THE GOING GETS TOUGHER   Last week was a record for See More

HOW TO I.D. OLD IRON—DON’T BE AFRAID TO USE A CHEAT SHEET

  I’m pretty good at identifying old cars and trucks—within a certain range.   I can I.D. most old cars between 1955 and 1970 because they changed every year and that gave me a racer’s edge—it had nothing to do with sheer intellect.   Some guys are human Googles on virtually every car ever made See More

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NOVEMBER 2017: A EURO VERSION 1974 MERCEDES 350 SL ENDS UP IN CANADA

There have always been differences between European and North American models of the same car and Mercedes was no exception to this rule.   The differences were even more...

November 22, 2017 View more...
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CONNECTING WITH SEINFELD—THE FRATERNITY OF THE JEROMES WASN’T ENOUGH

  MyStarCollectorCar is based on the average guy in the car hobby—the kind of guy who puts gallons of blood, countless hours of sweat equity, and a big pile...

October 11, 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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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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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2018?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 9, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION OCTOBER 28, 2017: 1957 CHEVY 1500 STREET ROD

1957 Chevrolet Street Rod 1500      Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Street Rod 1500 Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             White Engine:                 4Spd Automatic TR700  ...

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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NOVEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

NOVEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR   **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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