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MY STAR REVISITED:1980 Plymouth Road Runner – The last of the series

Kid wants to buy car-“absolutely not” In 1980 Chrysler was headed into the financial whitewater rapids of a 2 year recession in a leaky canoe full of weak sales....

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APRIL 1, 2009 Lost Star – 1971 Cadillac Deville

    Cadillacs have a long association with a mature audience.   ‘The average guy who bought a Cadillac was usually in his golden years and he wanted an...

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APRIL 1, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED: 1940 Dodge–A sensible 12 second family car

  Tim Anderson is a hands-on guy.   He is one of those rare naturally talented guys that most of us aren’t.   ‘About 12 years ago Tim decided...

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APRIL 1, 2009: MY STAR ARCHIVES: A 1968 BUICK RIVIERA ANSWERS AN ENGINEER’S DREAM

  Back in 1968 when this Riviera was born a typical owner was most likely to be a white collar professional.     Something like an Engineer. Fast-forward four...

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APRIL 1, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED APRIL 2009:CHALLENGER DAVE-1974 DODGE MAGIC

  The backbone of mystarcollectorcar is the average guy – Challenger Dave is the truest example of the average guy… He bought the ’74 after a long search.  ...

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APRIL 1, 2009: My Star – 1972 Chevelle

Gary Davis always liked the look of the early 70s Chevelle.   ‘Maybe it was the classic lines that were burned into his memory banks. Maybe it was the...

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APRIL 1, 2009: A LOOK BACK…MY STAR REVISITED-A BUILT TO DRIVE 1940 FORD

  Ron Stimson was a man on a mission back in the early 1990s.   He spent a year and a half on a quest for a 1933, 34,...

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MARCH 30, 2009 MY FAVORITE RIDE: 1965 RAMBLER AMBASSADOR-A VERY COOL BLEND OF STOCK AND RETRO

Two things spring to mind when you first see this car and Mike Lloyd, its owner:  One-this is a great looking example of a solid mid-60’s sedan from an...

March 30, 2009 View more...
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MARCH 28, 2009: Lost Star – 1975 Monte Carlo- a bicentennial road trip machine

  Greg Chury was a freshly-minted high school grad back in 1976 when he bought a gently used 1975 Chevy Monte Carlo-the ultimate 70s bumper car.   Then he...

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MARCH 19, 2009: 1959 EDSEL STATION WAGON-THE FAMILY TRUCKSTER

  Most people over the age of 35 will remember the National Lampoon movie “Vacation” starring Chevy Chase.     It was based on the classic baby boomer nostalgia...

March 19, 2009 View more...

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AUGUST 5, 2011: THIS CAR IS JUST TOO RARE TO RUST IN PEACE OR -GET SLAMMED AND RAT-RODDED

  A full-size 1966 Plymouth Fury station wagon is a rare sight on today’s roads.   They were not the stuff of dreams in the 60s for young and...

August 5, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: THE NEW WORLD OF E-COMMUNICATION – WHERE OLD DOGS LEARN NEW TRICKS

  We talk to a lot of car guys during the course of a year and most of them are hip to the Internet world.   Age is not...

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JULY 24, 2011: HOT RODS WITHOUT FENDERS – I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON

  The concept of fender-less cars goes back to the earliest days of the horseless carriage.   The idea of fenders was largely created by crappy weather conditions and...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 22, 2011: SUMMER ROAD TRIPS WITHOUT A SAFETY NET-THE JUMP IN AND GO ADVENTURE

  We have preached the wisdom of preparation before a collector car goes on a road trip.   But what about a trip where you say the hell with...

July 22, 2011 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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Do you have an automotive-related business? If so, you should seriously consider marketing through MyStarCollectorCar.   We can get you 25,000 views a day on Canada’s leading online car...

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APRIL 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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SIX CLASSIC CAR TOYS THAT DEFINED ME AS A CAR GUY

  There isn’t a car guy on the planet who didn’t have a favorite toy car or truck from the past.   It didn’t matter whether Santa delivered the coveted toy or it turned up as a birthday present—that gift was going to be the Holy Grail for a budding young car guy.     See More

AN OLD CAR WILL MAKE YOU COOLER THAN A NEW HARLEY

  One of the biggest symptoms of mid-life crisis is a guy who buys a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to change his image.   Many of these new Hog owners are also new to motorcycles and feel a Harley would be a way to cultivate a new identity as a wild child-long after their actual non-wild childhood. See More

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.   There was just enough time between when the movie was set and when it was made to give it the perfect blend of Hollywood nostalgia and See More

WHY THE CLASSICS MATTER—A LOOK AT THE GOLDEN AGE RIDES

  We tend to divide into camps as car guys.   You have the Chevy guys, the Ford guys, the Mopar guys, the rat rod guys, the 4×4 guys, the muscle car guys—the list is endless.   They all love old iron but for me the test of a true car guy is to recognize See More

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BIRTH OF A PREDATOR: THE 1968 CORVETTE

  The Mako Shark is one of the ocean’s fastest killers because of its sleek body design that cuts through water like a razor-sharp knife.   The Mako Shark...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: 1975 FORD SUPER CAB—39,000 MOSTLY YARD DRIVEN MILES AND A MAJOR FAMILY CONNECTION

  The easiest car story to write is the one with a major family connection in the narrative.   These stories practically write themselves because the human equation is...

April 9, 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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MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP

  MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP   Michener-Allen is hosting an auction on May 2013 in Edmonton, AB and...

April 25, 2017
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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016 SUMMER CAR SHOWS

  There is no way to avoid the fact summer is a faint memory in that “all the leaves are brown (actually they are gone where we live) and...

November 26, 2016
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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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APRIL 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 13, 2015

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