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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.  ...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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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...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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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,...

April 1, 2009 View more...
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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...

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...

March 28, 2009 View more...
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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 29, 2015: NO SEAT BELTS–PART OF THE MAGIC BEHIND AN OLD CAR OR TRUCK

  The vintage ride hobby is alive and well in the 21st century and there are many reasons to explain its excellent health.   MSCC has decided to list...

August 29, 2015 View more...
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AUGUST 30, 2014 (SEPTEMBER 2014): 1937 INTERNATIONAL WITH A JAPANESE HEART TRANSPLANT

  International Harvester trucks have always been known for their sturdy workhorse reputation so you didn’t see country clubs with valets parking IHC pickups.   IHCs are brute force...

August 30, 2014 View more...
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AUGUST 14, 2013: 1963 FORD GALAXIE-FROM THE “LOOK WHAT MY DAD LEFT ME” FILES

  Jackie Cutter is a car guy by lineage in much the same way that Prince Charles is royal by default.   She didn’t inherit castles and a seven-figure...

August 14, 2013 View more...
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AUGUST 3, 2012: SOUNDS OF SUMMER THAT MAKE IT EASY TO ROLL UP A CAR WINDOW

  Summer is one of those hang-the-arm-out-the- car-window times of year, particularly if your vintage ride does not have air-conditioning.   Even it does, it is always good to...

August 3, 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...

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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MSCC FEBRUARY 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—TWO DIFFERENT CLUES, TWO DIFFERENT VIEWS

  WELCOME TO MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY FOR 2018   This is the third year for MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday.   This feature was an overnight success back in 2016 so the only thing to do was keep it rolling in 2018.   Look for the first clue at the top of the section and See More

SO? WHAT DO YOU DO WITH GRANDPA’S OLD SEDAN?

    Your grandfather probably drove a boring car—unless your grandpa was a guy named George “King of the Customizers” Barris.   Grandfathers were big on stripped down, radio, delete four-door sedans because they probably lived through an era when money was tight and cars were plain, simple transportation.   They left behind well-maintained, low See More

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

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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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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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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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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  ...

October 7, 2015

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