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MAY 10, 2009: The Barracuda First Family – A New England Presidential Legacy

  We’ve never heard of anybody with a stronger Plymouth Barracuda family pedigree than Roger Kizer.       ‘Roger’s dad drove a 66 Cuda, later it was Roger’s...

May 10, 2009 View more...
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MAY 6, 2009: ’63 RUM RUNNER 427 FORD- THE “REVENUERS” WORST ENEMY

  We are reprinting this article about a very rare “Rum Runner” 1963 Ford Galaxie in its entirety.   Many many thanks to The Ford Galaxie Club of America...

May 6, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009) 1978 VOLVO 242 GT- THE “CAREER CAR”

    Ed Graff was a rookie teacher when he traded a full-sized custom van in for a 1978 Volvo 242 GT back in 1983.     ‘Sure that...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED MAY 2009-1947 Hudson,1947 Chevrolet-Got them to the church on time

  There were two unusual wedding guests when Mark and Charlene Watson were married in July 1995.   The guests in question were a 1947 Hudson and a 1947...

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APRIL 30, 2009: 1968 MG MIDGET- DREAM CAR 30 YEARS AFTER SIS DROVE IT HOME FOR KID BROTHER

Kelly Blair saw his 1st MG Midget in person when he was 10 years old. His sister’s boyfriend’s brother brought one out to the family farm. That encounter marked...

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APRIL 30, 2009: MAY 2009 -A 1948 ANGLIA SAVED FROM A FAST POST-RETIREMENT LIFESTYLE

  This little British subject landed in the colonies back in 1948 where it served as transportation for security at a power plant.   Apparently the security work didn’t...

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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009) REVISITED-A 1978 TRANS AM -THE BANDIT ON STEROIDS

  The 78 Pontiac Trans Am was a signature car for the Smokey and the Bandit movies.   Burt Reynolds tormented Jackie Gleason in a black TA-that was the...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009-MSCC REVISITED:1954 CHEVY-The Dinah Shore way to “see the USA”

  Dinah Shore loved a good road trip in the fifties becausee she wanted millions of people to “see the USA in a Chevrolet”.   ‘Millions of people followed...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED MAY 2009 “WALL FLOWER POWER-67 Rambler American

    1967 was the Summer of Love and it was also the year that Larry Chappele fell in love with his 1967 Rambler American.     ‘Larry followed...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 29, 2009: LOST STAR-THE ’73 DODGE DART AND THE BEACH GIRL

  Lisa Puzey is not a typical owner of a 1973 Dodge Dart.   ‘Lisa is a classic blond “guy-magnet”-she would look far more natural on a California beach...

April 29, 2009 View more...

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SEPTEMBER 30, 2014 (OCTOBER 2014): ’32 FORD PICKUP – HOW’S THIS FOR A 47 YEAR OLD GRADE 11 PROJECT?

  Most guys don’t hang onto anything from Grade 11.   The clothes don’t fit anymore, the bookshelf you built was used for firewood at a grad party and...

September 30, 2014 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 19, 2013: KEEPING IT SIMPLE STUPID–WHY OLD CARS STILL MAKE SENSE TO CAR GUYS

  The idea of an old car is both a complicated and uncomplicated concept for car guys.   The complicated part is the age and engineering behind the car....

September 10, 2013 View more...
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MAY 17, 2013: ETERNAL ENEMIES “HOSTES SEMPITERNOS: THE WIFE VS THE OLD CAR DYNAMIC

  There’s an old National Geographic TV special called ‘Eternal Enemies’ that chronicled the relationship between a pride of lions and a pack of hyenas.   This show documented...

May 17, 2013 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 18, 2012 LOST STARS: CAR GUY ODYSSEY-A PHOTOGRAPHIC LOOK BACK AT 60 YEARS OF CLASSIC RIDES

  Most car guys have no trouble identifying the one or “ones” that got away.   There is nothing that’s more permanently imbedded in a car guy’s mental hard...

September 18, 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...

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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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DECEMBER 15, 2017 FIVE FOR FRIDAY : FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run with a format that may or may not be familiar to some of the viewers because TV conveys the excitement and flashy stuff but an auction See More

MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE RULES TO LIVE BY

  Society has a basic set of rules and in most cases they make sense because they separate us from anarchy.   The car hobby isn’t chaotic by any definition even though it has a loosey-goosey set of rules but that’s because most car guys are well-balanced and goal oriented by nature.   The rules See More

CARVING UP A LEGEND—WHY BUTCHER HISTORY?

  There’s been a solid trend toward resto-mods in the old car hobby and  that’s a good thing in many ways.   Classic iron with great brakes, handling and fuel delivery systems are a positive—particularly if the original configuration is only a few bolt-on parts away.   My problem is with guys who cut up See More

DECEMBER 13 MSCC “WHAT ‘S IT?” WEDNESDAY—HOPEFULLY THE HEADLIGHTS AND THE HOOD ARE ENOUGH

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.       DECEMBER 13 MSCC “WHAT ‘S IT?” WEDNESDAY—HOPEFULLY THE HEADLIGHTS AND THE HOOD ARE ENOUGH   Some See More

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DECEMBER 15, 2017 FIVE FOR FRIDAY : FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run...

December 14, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 2017: A FAMILY TRADITION OF CAR GUYS CONTINUES WITH A 1962 SUNBEAM ALPINE TYPE II

  Blayne Weidner is the latest generation of car guys in the Weidner family.   His vintage car choice is a 1962 Sunbeam Alpine Type II and he is...

November 30, 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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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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DECEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

DECEMBER 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...

October 9, 2015

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