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FEBRUARY 2018: A 1936 OLDSMOBILE BUSINESS COUPE HAS A SURVIVOR VIBE

    There are very few stock 1936 Oldsmobiles left in the world.   There are even fewer Olds Business Coupes on this planet that have survived in virtually...

February 18, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: A 1962 MERCURY METEOR GOES FROM A FUNERAL WAILING CAR TO A DREAM CAR

    A black 1962 Mercury Meteor four-door sedan garnered plenty of attention at a summer car show.   Some Canadian car guys will bristle at the Mercury Meteor...

February 16, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: ’51 PLYMOUTH CRANBROOK BUSINESS COUPE—IT HAS A GRANDFATHER’S GRANDFATHER CONNECTION

  There are many reasons why car guys have brand favorites but one of the biggest is family influence.   Fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts and uncles all owned cars...

February 14, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: A 1959 FORD ZODIAC-MSCC THOUGHT IT WAS A FORD ZEPHYR

  Full disclosure: MyStarCollectorCar was unaware that Ford of Britain even made a Zodiac for export in 1959.   We were aware of the Ford Zephyr (the English version...

February 10, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: LET’S TALK ABOUT A ONE OWNER 1970 PLYMOUTH GTX

  The Plymouth GTX was a marriage of brute force and elegance.   The car was known for its simple engine options: 440 cubic inches of pure muscle-or 426...

February 9, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: HARD WORK ON A 1948 CHEVY RESTO MOD IS REWARDED

  The 1948 Chevy was the last of the post-war models built by GM because the 1949 Chevys were a sleeker, more modern version that looked nothing like their...

February 5, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: ’69 FORD GALAXIE CONVERTIBLE—ALMOST TWENTY YEARS AND COUNTING

  There are car deals that are planned but most are spontaneous.   You may not plan on buying an old classic when you wake up but halfway through...

February 3, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018: ’69 VW BEETLE—DAD PICKED UP THE BALL ON THIS PROJECT

    There’s a succession formula in the old car game.   Typically an old car or truck will go from the older generation to the younger as a...

January 29, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018: A 1938 DODGE TWO-DOOR RUNS CONTRARY TO THE TYPICAL RESTO MOD GAME PLAN

  A very cool custom 1938 Dodge two-door sedan arrived at a summer show.   The car had plenty of bug splats on its grille and windshield, so it...

January 27, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018: ’63 OLDS STARFIRE CONVERTIBLE—SOMETIMES THE BARN FIND IS RIGHT NEXT DOOR

  The term “barn find” is thrown around with reckless abandon in the car culture because it’s trendy and all-encompassing.   In most scenarios, the pot of gold is...

January 26, 2018 View more...

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FEBRUARY 8, 2015: A BAD IDEA IS A BAD IDEA–AND THIS IDEA IS A REALLY BAD IDEA

  First of all, I should clarify something before I get too far into this article: I love British sports cars and they are not the really bad idea...

February 8, 2015 View more...
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FEBRUARY 22, 2014 (MARCH 2014): ’56 DODGE-ALWAYS HAVE A BACKUP PLAYER ON YOUR BENCH

  There is no question car projects can often take more time to build than a mid-size hotel.   Most car guys are well aware of the fiction that...

February 22, 2014 View more...
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FEBRUARY 24, 2013 (MARCH 2013): THIS 1980 MERCURY ZEPHYR GHIA IS A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING

  Mercury Zephyrs were a pretty forgettable car from the Blue Oval boys.   They were an attempt by Ford to tie practicality and performance into one product line...

February 24, 2013 View more...
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FEBRUARY 23, 2012: MISTAKEN IDENTITY: WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD CAR NAMES

  For Sale: 1972 Dodge Duster.   Now that is an interesting car that never existed anywhere at any time.   Sure it sounds like a natural fit to...

February 23, 2012 View more...

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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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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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MSCC APRIL 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE UNDERRATED CLASSIC CAR TAIL LIGHTS

    There will always be a debate about what was the coolest car ever built because there are an infinite number of choices.   Some guys may see the Hyundai Elantra as the peak of automotive style—that’s the beauty of a free society but most guys dig a little deeper for what they consider See More

BYE BYE TRI-FIVE: THE DAWN OF THE 1958 CHEVY

    The 1950s became famous when the finned car era took flight in the back nine of the decade.   GM joined in the reindeer games in a big way with their lineup and car guys witnessed the evolution of the fin on the 1955 to ’57 Chevys.   The three model years became See More

WHY THE SHOEBOX FORD WAS (AND STILL IS) A HOME RUN

  One of the most famous cars in automotive history is the Shoebox Ford.   This iconic car from the Blue Oval boys was introduced as a 1949 model and built until 1951.   The car represented a giant step in the post-war automotive era because 1949 was the first year for new car styles See More

MSCC APRIL 18 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY: HEADLIGHTS, GRILLES –IT ALL ADDS UP

.   WELCOME TO MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY FOR 2018   This is the third year for MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday.   This feature was an overnight success back in 2016 so the only thing to do was keep it rolling in 2018.   Look for the first clue at the top of the section See More

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MSCC APRIL 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THEY CAN BE FOUND AT EVERY LATITUDE

  The vintage car culture is most often associated with North America thanks to the massive presence of classic Detroit iron on the streets.   That may be true...

April 20, 2018 View more...
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MSCC APRIL 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE UNDERRATED CLASSIC CAR TAIL LIGHTS

    There will always be a debate about what was the coolest car ever built because there are an infinite number of choices.   Some guys may see...

April 19, 2018 View more...
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DO IT YOURSELF CAR APPRAISALS—YES, YOU CAN HANDLE IT

  I had my first experience with vintage car appraisals back in the late 90s with a ’59 Plymouth.   I needed an appraisal for insurance and they definitely...

March 29, 2018 View more...
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TALKING CARS WITH CATHERINE BACH—YES, DAISY DUKE IS DEFINITELY A CAR GIRL

  The Dukes of Hazzard ran from 1979 to 1985 and in that time this TV show became an icon to car guys.   Car guys liked this show...

March 13, 2018 View more...

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SAINT ALBERT ROCK’N AUGUST—THE BIG SHOW RETURNS AUGUST 7-11

  Rock’n August is one of Western Canada’s biggest annual car shows.   The whole community gets behind this week-long event because this is a showcase for the best...

December 16, 2017
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JULY 28, 2018 19th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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APRIL 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  APRIL 1: KAMLOOPS, BC VCCC Kamloops Chapter Easter Parade   APRIL 1: EDMONTON, AB The Edmonton Antique Car Club will be Celebrating Easter with our 55th Annual Easter...

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