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JULY 1,2009: My Star 1928 Model A-with the “duck hunter” Rumble Seat option

  Boyd Gilbert was a Model A guy long before they became highly prized by collectors and hot-rodders alike.   Boyd’s personal history goes back to the 1950s when...

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JUNE 30, 2009 (JULY 2009) 1952 CHEVY-A RIVER RAN THROUGH IT

  Troy Tanner is a disciple of the George Barris School of Car Customizing.     ‘He is absolutely an old school guy when it comes to building a...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009: Lost Star-1952 Austin A40-the reality behind American Graffiti.

  Back in the 70s George Lucas asked the question: “where were you in 62?” in the classic coming of age/car movie American Graffiti.   This movie was made...

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JUNE 30,2009 LOST STAR-A MONTE CARLO FIRST CAR

We’ve reprinted this article with the permission of Dave Nagy and the Red Deer Advocate   By Dave Nagy A car. More importantly, that first car. ‘Okay, what we’re...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 10, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JUNE 2009 LUCY+BETSY: 2 FOR THE ROAD-the wayward 1957 Thunderbird

  Lucy Clark and Betsy Bird became an inseparable road team in November 2003 when Lucy purchased her coral- colored 1957 Ford Thunderbird and marked the beginning of a...

June 10, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009–1965 VOLKSWAGEN MICROBUS GREAT RV FROM THE 60S

  Ryan Pruder is a true car guy who happens to focus on classic Volkswagens.   He owns this 1965 VW Microbus for the right reasons-not because their prices...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009-GETTING THERE IN A HURRY-1973 PONTIAC SUPERIOR COACH

Kelsey Landry saw a lot of action during his years as an EMT.   ‘He loved the job so much he coveted a vintage ambulance after his retirement from...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: CANADIAN IRON 1964 VALIANT WAGON-BRINGING THE FAMILY TRUCKSTER BACK

  Bob Just is a very practical man so when he had an opportunity to buy a used ’64 Valiant station wagon the choice was easy.   What flies...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009 1929 MODEL A-The View into the Past-a Hot Rod past

  Butch Henry may be looking through the windshield of his 1929 Model A coupe but the view is actually a window into car memories from his younger days....

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009–1953 BUICK:GROWING OLD TOGETHER WITH A BIRTHDAY BUDDY FROM 1953

Larry Steeves was born in 1953 and that, in a nutshell, is why he owns a 1953 Buick sedan.   Basically Larry wanted a car from his year that...

June 7, 2009 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,...

January 10, 2014 View more...
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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...

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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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