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JULY 30, 2009: 1953 PONTIAC CHIEFTAIN-THE “FOOD BANK FREDDIE” MOBILE.

  Fred Scaiffe is, (as the late, great James Brown used to say), “the hardest working man in show business”.   ‘Fred runs a food bank in Red Deer,...

July 30, 2009 View more...
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JULY 30, 2009 1968 CORONET 440: A SOLDIER’S WELCOME HOME FROM AFGHANISTAN

‘NOVEMBER 11 IS SIGNIFICANT BECAUSE IT IS VETERANS DAY IN THE UNITED STATES AND REMEMBRANCE DAY IN CANADA. WE DID THIS STORY A FEW MONTHS AGO BUT WE FELT...

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JULY 1, 2009: MY STAR ARCHIVES: 1958 CHEVROLET BISCAYNE-A TIME CAPSULE FROM THE CLASSIC 50S

Mike is one of those young guys who happens to own a piece of automotive history.   Usually that kind of relationship can go any number of ways but...

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JULY 1, 2009: My Star 1959 Chevrolet Impala 4 door hardtop-Stock forever

  These are the car stories that we really seek out at MyStarCollectorCar.   Alex Inglis was destined to own this incredibly nice ’59 Impala 4-door hardtop-thanks to a...

July 1, 2009 View more...
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JULY 1, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED JULY 2009- 1968 Camaro-the World’s Best 25th Anniversary Present

  Reinhard and Marilyn Timmermann celebrated their 15th anniversary back in 1999.   ‘Reinhard is a planner so he asked Marilyn what the perfect 25th Anniversary present would be...

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JULY 1, 2009: MY STAR REVISITED- 63 Plymouth Super Stock-sleeper with a monster 426

  Wendell is a young man with a problem-a Mopar addiction.   He’s the kind of guy that simply can’t pass up any opportunity to own Mopar history.  ...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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NOVEMBER 12, 2013 RESTORATION GARAGE-MORE OF THE SAME OLD, SAME OLD TV CAR SHOW

  I’m like every car guy on the planet because I’ll watch every gear-head show on TV just to see old iron.   Most of them are a big...

November 12, 2013 View more...
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NOVEMBER 29, 2012 (DECEMBER 2012) SANTA PAWS 2: A CHRISTMAS MOVIE STAR 1965 CHEVY PANEL TRUCK

  Stan Vandenbroek is a big fan of the iconic Chevy panel trucks from the 60s, so it is no surprise that he jumped at a chance to get...

November 29, 2012 View more...
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NOVEMBER 30, 2011 (DECEMBER 2011):1959 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER-LONG TERM COMFORT, CLASS AND STYLE

  Derek Sparkman has had a direct relationship with 1959 Chryslers since Day 1 of his driving career because he earned his license in one.   In fact, that...

November 30, 2011 View more...
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JANUARY 5, 2017 DAVE MIHALKO—HE TURNED A PASSION FOR CARS INTO A THRIVING BUSINESS

dad     Very few people can go to work for decades and love every minute of the experience.   That’s because in most cases a job is simply a...

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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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DIRTY HARRY WAS RIGHT: A MAN’S GOTTA KNOW HIS LIMITATIONS

  Legendary and believable tough guy actor Clint Eastwood appeared in a series of memorable action films as Inspector Harry Callahan (aka Dirty Harry) during the 1970s and ‘80s.   He taught millions of fans a series of harsh and violent life lessons in every one of his Dirty Harry movies.   One of the See More

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) when they were kids and he migrated into the full-sized car world the day he got his driver’s license.   He lives and breathes the car 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

SENSORY DEPRIVATION IN A DODGE VIPER

  The Dodge Viper arrived on the automotive scene in 1991 and owned the headlines at the time.   The Viper was Chrysler’s late 20th century answer to this question: “What if we build a 1990s version of the Ford Cobra?”   Most car guys are well aware of the Cobra because it illustrated what See More

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR SEPTEMBER 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DOES UPSIDE DOWN AFFECT YOUR GUESS?

  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...

September 18, 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)...

September 17, 2018 View more...
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MEET TV’S MOST FAMOUS CAR GIRL: COURTNEY HANSEN

  Courtney Hansen is a household name in the car hobby because she has been involved in some of TV’s biggest automotive shows.   Courtney is also a syndicated...

September 13, 2018 View more...
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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR SEPTEMBER 14 FEATURE FRIDAY: 1949 KAISER-FRAZER 4-DOOR SEDAN—IT’S A PIECE OF SH** DAILY DRIVER

  Most car guys are like proud parents of an honor student because their old iron is their pride and joy.   Get them talking about their classics and...

September 13, 2018 View more...

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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....

August 11, 2018
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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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NOVEMBER 1-4, 2018 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction 11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9,...

April 21, 2017
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SEPTEMBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  JAN 1-OCT 8: WETASKIWIN, AB Reynolds Museum Military Motorcycle Display See 27 military motorcycles from the First World War and the Second World War, on display now at...

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