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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...

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

June 7, 2009 View more...
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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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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009): A 1948 ANGLIA SAVED FROM A FAST POST-RETIREMENT LIFESTYLE

  This little British subject landed in the colonies back in 1948 where it served as transportation for security at a power plant.   Apparently the security work didn’t...

April 30, 2009 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2009 (MAY 2009) REVISITED-A 1978 TRANS AM -THE BANDIT ON STEROIDS

  The 78 Pontiac Trans Am was a signature car for the Smokey and the Bandit movies.   Burt Reynolds tormented Jackie Gleason in a black TA-that was the...

April 30, 2009 View more...

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MARCH 19, 2012: TIME CAPSULE–A FEW USED CAR ADS FROM 1971 THAT WILL MAKE GROWN CAR GUYS CRY

  I thumbed through the cars for sale section of a 1971 Hot Rod magazine and it was enough to bring crocodile tears to my eyes.   The prices...

March 19, 2012 View more...
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MARCH 14, 2011-A 1955 CHEVROLET PICKUP TRUCK MAKES A DREAM COME TRUE FOR ITS OWNER

  The old car and truck hobby is typically the stuff of dreams for car guys.   We all have our dream rides, but real life intrudes into the...

March 14, 2011 View more...
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MARCH 9, 2010-‘LOST STAR’: ROB MACKENZIE’S 1961 HIGH SCHOOL LOVE BUG-“MY FIRST CAR”

Every now and then we do a ‘Lost Star’ story at MSCC-a car that really meant something from somebody’s past-here’s a great example… The most important piece of the...

March 9, 2010 View more...
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MARCH 6, 2009: (APRIL 2009)-IS JAY LENO A REAL CAR GUY?

  Welcome to the first editorial of the first edition of mystarcollectorcar.com.   We decided to take on a sacred cow by asking this question-is Jay Leno a real...

March 6, 2009 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...

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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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JULY 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE REASONS WHY A CLASSIC FOUR-DOOR MAKES SENSE

  The four-door sedan is Door #3 in the car hobby.   They’re the consolation prize; they’re the last kid picked on the baseball team; they’re the out of options default position for car guys.   Is that really fair?     No it’s not fair so here are five reasons why the four-door collector See More

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

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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...

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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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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...

May 21, 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...

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