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JULY 1,2009: My Star 1928 Model A-with the “duck hunter” Rumble Seat option

  Boyd Gilbert was a Model A guy long before they became highly prized by collectors and hot-rodders alike.   Boyd’s personal history goes back to the 1950s when...

July 1, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009 (JULY 2009) 1952 CHEVY-A RIVER RAN THROUGH IT

  Troy Tanner is a disciple of the George Barris School of Car Customizing.     ‘He is absolutely an old school guy when it comes to building a...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2009: Lost Star-1952 Austin A40-the reality behind American Graffiti.

  Back in the 70s George Lucas asked the question: “where were you in 62?” in the classic coming of age/car movie American Graffiti.   This movie was made...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 30,2009 LOST STAR-A MONTE CARLO FIRST CAR

We’ve reprinted this article with the permission of Dave Nagy and the Red Deer Advocate   By Dave Nagy A car. More importantly, that first car. ‘Okay, what we’re...

June 30, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 10, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JUNE 2009 LUCY+BETSY: 2 FOR THE ROAD-the wayward 1957 Thunderbird

  Lucy Clark and Betsy Bird became an inseparable road team in November 2003 when Lucy purchased her coral- colored 1957 Ford Thunderbird and marked the beginning of a...

June 10, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009–1965 VOLKSWAGEN MICROBUS GREAT RV FROM THE 60S

  Ryan Pruder is a true car guy who happens to focus on classic Volkswagens.   He owns this 1965 VW Microbus for the right reasons-not because their prices...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009 MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009-GETTING THERE IN A HURRY-1973 PONTIAC SUPERIOR COACH

Kelsey Landry saw a lot of action during his years as an EMT.   ‘He loved the job so much he coveted a vintage ambulance after his retirement from...

June 7, 2009 View more...
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JUNE 7, 2009: CANADIAN IRON 1964 VALIANT WAGON-BRINGING THE FAMILY TRUCKSTER BACK

  Bob Just is a very practical man so when he had an opportunity to buy a used ’64 Valiant station wagon the choice was easy.   What flies...

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

June 7, 2009 View more...

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JULY 26, 2013: END OF THE DINOSAUR–THE LAST DAYS OF THE BIG AMERICAN ROAD BEASTS

  The other day I saw a set of wheels from a bygone Jurassic Car era.   Cars used to be large and in charge in the old days,...

July 26, 2013 View more...
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JULY 28, 2012 (AUGUST 2012): 1928 DODGE BROTHERS VICTORY SIX 4 DOOR SEDAN

  Alfred Johb is no stranger to cars from the 1920s.   In fact, he owned two Model As in the 1930s.   He admits that he never saw...

July 28, 2012 View more...
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JULY 27, 2011 (AUGUST 2011) NORTH TO ALASKA IN SEARCH OF GOLD WITH A 1950 PONTIAC SILVER 8 STREAK

  Tom Kean is a friendly and outgoing guy by nature.   He is never at a loss for words, and that is a very good thing for an...

July 27, 2011 View more...
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JULY 28, 2010: SUMMER HOLIDAY ROAD TRIPS…. HOW MODERN CAR VACATIONS HAVE CHANGED THE GAME

  There used to be a simple formula for summer holidays when I was a kid.   I came from a large family, even by Baby Boomer standards, so...

July 28, 2010 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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JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     JUNE 29-JULY 1: BRUDENELL PEI,  PEI Street Rod Association’s 40th Annual Show ‘n Shine   JULY 1: SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC Canada...

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MSCC JULY 18 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—SMASHED UP CLUES ARE STILL BETTER THAN NO CLUES

  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

FIVE THINGS THAT ARE BETTER LEFT UNSAID AT CAR SHOWS

  MyStarCollectorCar has spent plenty of time at car shows over many years and we have heard a lot of different things during that long time frame.   So have the car guys and girls who have brought their vehicles and entered them in a show.     One of the topics that pops up See More

THE DODGE L-600 WAS A-1(00) IN THE 1960S

  There was a Big Three van battle in the 1960s that produced utility vehicles with a highly unusual body design and looked like they were created with a generous supply of straight edges.   The vans had a flat front end and large windshield, along with a squared-off rear end to keep the 90 See More

SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVING IS EASY AT THE SYLVAN LAKE CAR SHOW

  Sylvan Lake is a resort town located in the heartland of Alberta.   The community has plenty of public lakefront access to one of Central Alberta’s most famous and popular summer vacation spots on its Lakeshore Drive.     Sylvan Lake also has a very active vintage car culture and plays host to an See More

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JULY 2018: A 1963 FORD FAIRLANE 500 SPORT COUPE IS FAST AND LUXURIOUS

  Doug Roberts is a dyed-in-the-wool Ford guy.   Doug even works at a Ford dealership (Cam Clark Ford) as a parts man and earns his living under the...

July 18, 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 View more...
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11th Annual 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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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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