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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...

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JUNE 7, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JUNE 2009–The Baffling Case of the $800 68 Mustang Convertible

Crime never sleeps.   ‘Not even in 1976 when this 1968 Mustang was sitting on the lot at a Ford dealership in a small city.’   One night some...

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JUNE 7, 2009: 1976 PONTIAC SAFARI-70’S BRADY BUNCH LIMO MAKES THE SHOW

A typical show and shine car event is one of the most classless worlds you can enter-in a good way.   They are classless not because of Communist Utopian...

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JUNE 7, 2009: CANADIAN IRON 1965 Meteor-The car that came in from the cold

  Mike is in his mid-20s so naturally he’s not a poster boy for ownership of a pretty basic 40-year-old 4-door sedan.   That’s the beauty of this world-clichés...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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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...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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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...

April 30, 2009 View more...

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JANUARY 11, 2015: FIFTIES, SIXTIES, SEVENTIES OR EIGHTIES–WHICH DECADE HAD THE BEST RADIO MUSIC?

  There was an ancient time when many of us got our musical inspiration over a cheap car radio because we spent plenty of time in cars.   We...

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JANUARY 29,2014 (FEBRUARY 2014): 1952 M-37 POWER WAGON-BRUTE FORCE JUST GOT MORE BRUTAL

  The Power Wagon is well established as a brute force behemoth.   The military loved these indestructible monsters because they could take whatever was dished out on the...

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JANUARY 23, 2013 (FEBRUARY 2013): HOW TO START A GREAT MARRIAGE: BUILD A 1951 FORD RAT ROD TOGETHER

  I was at a car show last summer that came with the standard equipment heavy downpour when I watched a very sharp 1951 Ford rat rod pull into...

January 23, 2013 View more...
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JANUARY 18, 2012: A RARE AND INTERESTING PHOTOGRAPHIC LOOK AT A 1963 CUSTOM CAR SHOW

  Last year we did an in depth story about a local 50’s and 60s car club called the Igniters.   It was a look back at the hot...

January 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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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...

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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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FIVE OF THE MOST MISUNDERSTOOD CARS OF ALL TIME

  The automotive industry has a history of eating its young when it comes to cars that did not make the grade with customers and critics.   The most obvious and famous example has always been the Edsel so MyStarCollectorCar has to acknowledge this unloved car as one of the five most misunderstood cars of See More

FIVE CARS I NEED TO SEE AT A SHOW

  I see a lot of vintage iron in a year because that’s a job perk at MyStarCollectorCar.   There was a long list of stuff I hadn’t seen before 2009—the first year at MSCC.   The list may be shorter but there are some interesting cars I still need to see at a show See More

PAINTED BUMPERS—THERE’S A TIME AND A PLACE FOR THEM BUT IT PROBABLY ISN’T THE 60S

  Body color bumpers are a common sight in 2018.   You’ll see them on everything from microcars, SUVs and Japanese sedans to 1-ton 4X4s so they are very much the rule—chrome bumpers are definitely the exception.   The question is—do colored bumpers belong on older classics?     Historians will point out that body See More

BIG RIGS—A HOT NEW TREND IN THE HOBBY

  Big rigs were never a glamorous form of transportation because they were built for work not recreation but these big machines still have a huge army of fans.   For one thing semis bring sheer presence to any road because they’re loud, large and definitely in charge.   They’re also a hot new trend See More

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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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MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: SEAN BELL–A FORD GUY PICKS HIS FIVE FAVORITE FORDS

  A guy who sells Fords for a living will definitely have a strong list of favorite Blue Oval rides.   Sean Bell is the General Manager at Cam...

January 11, 2018 View more...
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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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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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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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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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MARCH 16-18 2018: 12TH ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION & SPEED SHOW

12th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW  TIME TO CONSIGN 1888 296 0528 EXT 102     OVER 200 CARS UP FOR AUCTION FRIDAY NIGHT-50 CARS...

April 21, 2017
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FEBRUARY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  FEB 4: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 10: TORONTO, ON Toronto Triumph Club “Drive your Triumph” Day  ...

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