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NOVEMBER 24, 2009: FROM A VOLVO 123 GT TO A 1968 MUSTANG COUPE-AN UNLIKELY JOURNEY

  Dennis Sells had to make a difficult decision back in May 1978-he had to trade in his British racing green Volvo 123 GT for a brand new Ford...

November 24, 2009 View more...
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NOVEMBER 24, 2009: 1960 RAMBLER AMERICAN “EDDIE RUMBLER” :HOW A HOLLYWOOD STAR FOUND A NEW HOME

Eddie Nash is very proud of his last name so it’s no surprise that a guy named Nash would buy an American Motors product-after all they come from the...

November 24, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: 1948 PLYMOUTH CONVERTIBLE-THE HEMI WITH THE GM PACEMAKER.

  Chuck Grote is a true old school hot rodder.   He comes from a world where a group of guys could take a stock Anglia with a sewing...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: 1979 PONTIAC TRANS AM-A NEED FOR AN EXTRA TWO PASSENGERS: A LIFE TIME BOND

  Edie Adams wasn’t a typical Pontiac Trans Am buyer back in 1979-in fact she was barely aware of the “Smokey and the Bandit” blockbuster movie phenomena at the...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: 37 YEARS OF A GRANDE RELATIONSHIP: 1972 MUSTANG GRANDE

  Otto Dusak is clearly a detail guy.   He bought his 1972 Mustang Grande brand new from his local Ford dealership and still has every bit of documentation...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: 1928 MODEL A-THE CAR BUILT FOR A GUY AT A COMFORTABLE POINT IN LIFE

  Lloyd Meadows is at comfortable point in life after years of hard work in the real estate business so he started looking for something from his past.  ...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: CANADIAN IRON 1960 PONTIAC LAURENTIAN-SOMETIMES THEY DON’T HAVE TO BE SLAMMED

  Murray Larsen is a young guy so he wouldn’t have been a typical owner of a 1960 Pontiac 4-door sedan when it was new.   In fact, the...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: 1957 CHEVROLET BLACK WIDOW-THE ORIGINAL BAD BOY NASCAR CHEV

  Long before a guy named Dale “The Intimidator” Earnhardt drove a mean-looking black Chevy into NASCAR history there was another black Chevy that dominated–a mean and nasty fuel...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009:1927 FORD MODEL T — THE STEALTH HOT ROD WITH A MODEL T MOTOR

  Dennis Halpin is a lifetime hot rodder so when he found this ’27 Model T his plan was simple-more power.   The hot-rodders battle cry.   Dennis made...

October 31, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 31, 2009: CANADIAN IRON-1957 FORD METEOR-THE PERIOD CORRECT LOOK

    Ike Martens is a guy with a very specific taste in older cars-they have to remind him of a very specific era in his life.   It’s...

October 31, 2009 View more...

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APRIL 27, 2015: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE 2015 SEASON AND IT WAS A DANDY

  We live in what is lovingly referred to as a sub-arctic climate.   Maybe we cannot see Santa’s neighborhood from our front porches, but it is a short,...

April 27, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2014 (MAY 2014) ’55 CHEVY CAMEO: NEVER LET GO OF A FAMILY LEGACY

  Chevy Cameos are apex vehicles in the world of old iron and the prices reflect that every time one shows up on an auction docket.   Cameos are...

April 12, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 29, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1970 HEMICUDA-MOPAR NOSTAGLIA-21ST CENTURY STYLE

  Most car guys have a dream ride and one of the top vote getters is the ’70 Hemi Cuda.   That particular car will remain a dream for...

April 29, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2011; HOW TO SURVIVE A COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION WITHOUT FOLDING YOUR HAND

  One of the most famous sources for collector vehicles is the auction.   The Barrett Jackson franchise is an important component of Speed TV as a major event...

April 12, 2011 View more...

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JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 View more...
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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...

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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AUGUST 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

    JULY 30-AUG 5: RED DEER, AB Rock’n Red Deer Alberta Super Run       AUG 2: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine...

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AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school See More

STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF AUTOMOTIVE GIANTS: THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND MERCURY COUGAR

  Mercury and Pontiac share a common bond in automotive history: both introduced pony cars in the 1960s that were Miss Congeniality cars by comparison to their Miss Universe stable mates (Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Mustang).   Mercury and Pontiac cultivated a reputation in the slightly-above-average-luxury car market and offered base models that were a See More

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IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 7th...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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A HARDCORE CAR GUY IN THE INSURANCE GAME—A LOOK AT STUART GREEN FROM LEGEND’S COLLECTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

  Stuart Green has been a car guy for as long as he can remember.   Stuart and his brother built award winning model cars (two were award winners)...

May 28, 2018 View more...
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THE BALLAD OF THELMA: PART 1–CAN A HOLLEY SNIPER EFI SAVE THE DAY?

  Thelma is a member of our family.   She’s our 1977 Chrysler Newport.   She’s the two-door model with the Chrysler 400 cubic-inch engine.     She’s named...

May 26, 2018 View more...

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JULY 28, 2018 MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION SHOWCASES THIS ’69 CHARGER RT TRIBUTE

            ’69 Charger RT Tribute–click here for all the details.   FUNDER WHEELS FORMULA 1 GO CART     *Here’s the incredible history behind...

June 25, 2018
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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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JULY 28, 2018 19th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

FEATURE CAR—THIS MONSTER ’69 CHARGER       The 2nd Generation Chargers are widely seen as one of the most iconic muscle cars ever built. They looked fast from...

June 19, 2017
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11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018   COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car...

April 21, 2017

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