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MAY 2017: O CANADA–A 1948 CANUCK-ONLY FORD MONARCH GETS A MAKEOVER

  The name Monarch may be unfamiliar to most US car guys because it was a Canadian Ford brand that was built for a slightly upscale customer.   In...

May 15, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: A 1956 CHRYSLER STATION WAGON TAKES A LONG ROAD TRIP

  Vintage station wagons have become rock stars at car shows in the 21st century because most of them have disappeared off the face of the earth, usually after...

May 10, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: A 1962 CHEVY BISCAYNE STATION WAGON GETS A BIG MAKEOVER

  The station wagon became an automotive symbol of typical family transportation during the baby boomer years.   Station wagons were a practical kid-hauler and a predecessor to the...

May 4, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: ’71 HEMI GTX—HE MADE AN OFFER THE OWNER COULDN’T REFUSE

  The car hobby is full of people from all walks of life.   ‘Most car guys come from average income households so the majority of them are hands-on...

May 1, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: A 1933 DODGE BROTHERS HOT ROD BUILT BY AN EXPERT

    Bob Bownes is one of those guys who knows how to build a classic hot rod.   He is the proud owner of a 1933 Dodge Brothers...

April 28, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: HOW A 1972 BUICK GS CHANGED A HOMELESS MAN’S LIFE

  We started MyStarCollectorCar with an idea that extended from the basic notion there is a story behind every car.   The ensuing eight years since our launch in...

April 26, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: A 1937 CHEVY CUSTOM BUILT BY A CHALLENGE TO FINISH IT

  There is always something very cool about a pre-war custom ride.   The style of a Depression-era car lends itself to a world of creative choices for a...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: STUNG BY A 1969 SUPER BEE

  Cory Lindstrom was about 18 years old when he became the proud owner of a 1969 Dodge Super Bee.   The car had already been modified from stock...

April 21, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: BEAST OF A 1922 MODEL T IS ALSO A BEAUTY

        Henry Ford was a visionary in the then-new automotive industry when he launched a mass production line for his legendary Model T in 1908.   His iconic...

April 16, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: GOING AGAINST THE GRAIN IN 1974 WITH A 360 DUSTER

  1974 marked the second year of a war against muscle cars in North America.   The Arab oil embargo caused a big price increase, long gas pump lineups-and...

April 12, 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...

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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...

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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,...

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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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