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FIVE GOOD REASONS TO WRITE A CHECK FOR A VINTAGE VEHICLE

  Sometimes the smartest car guys in the world are the ones who simply write a check and buy a classic vehicle.   There are many good reasons to...

January 11, 2018 View 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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COLD WAR MOTORS: ‘WILL IT RUN?’—REALITY CAR GUY TV MEETS REAL CAR GUY TV

  MyStarCollectorCar has looked at many mainstream car guy ‘reality’ TV shows over the years and the evaluations have been pretty grim.   You all know the drill—fake deadlines,...

January 10, 2018 View more...
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HISTORICAL TIRE CHOICES DO NOT BELONG ON EVERYTHING

  One of the best ways to identify the history of a vintage car is the set of tires on the stock version.   Tire choices tell the story...

January 8, 2018 View more...
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CANUCK CONFUSION: THE CANADIAN-ONLY ACADIAN AND BEAUMONT

  MyStarCollectorCar recently ran a piece about the Canadian versions of the Pontiac brand.   The article was an eye-opener for our readers in both Canada and the United...

January 6, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 5 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE WAYS TO WELCOME BACK 1968…50 YEARS LATER

  1968 was a big year for many reasons because of the events that shook the world during that monumental year.   However, MyStarCollectorCar is obsessed with old vehicles...

January 4, 2018 View more...
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DUEL: A PLYMOUTH VALIANT VS PETERBILT 1971 TV MOVIE MISMATCH

  TV Westerns ruled the airwaves when I was a kid. For me, the toughest choice was to pick my favorite show and TV hero.   I lived in...

December 31, 2017 View more...
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WE PROMISE TO….. NEW YEAR’S RESOLUTIONS HERE AT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  We were very happy with 2017 here at MyStarcollectorCar.   Our numbers show we beat 2016 website traffic by about 45% in 2017.   No surprise that we...

December 30, 2017 View more...
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PLEASE HELP US FIND THIS TRUCK FOR THE JENSEN FAMILY

  Morris Jensen was a young guy when he bought a 1966 Chevy ½ ton from a local dealership in the Sixties.   The pickup was brand new at...

December 28, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 29, 2017 MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2017—IT WAS A VERY GOOD YEAR

  Frank Sinatra was right—it was a very good year.   Every year is a very good year in this comfortable world of nostalgia/old iron.   Here (in no...

December 28, 2017 View more...

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JUNE 23, 2014: ATTENTION CAR GUYS–PETULA CLARK WAS RIGHT ABOUT ‘DOWNTOWN’

  British songstress Petula Clark hit the top of the charts in the mid-60s with her famous song about the bright lights and appeal of the downtown area.  ...

June 23, 2014 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2013 (JULY 2013): A 1931 MODEL A TRUCK LETS A YOUNG CAR GUY GRADUATE IN STYLE.

    I have always a fondness for Model A trucks because my father owned one when I was a very young kid.   My Dad’s Model A was...

June 30, 2013 View more...
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JUNE 29, 2012 (JULY 2012): LIFE INSIDE A GOLDFISH BOWL WHEN YOU OWN A 1979 AMC PACER

  Bruce Carr is a proud fan of American Motors.   In fact he has always loved the AMC brand enough that the third vehicle in his life was...

June 29, 2012 View more...
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JUNE 5, 2011 WHEN DRIVE-IN MOVIE THEATERS WERE KING-THE LOSS OF A GOLDEN ERA

  The drive-in theater was always a great idea but, like the late Curly Howard, it was a victim of circumstances.   ‘Everything from Daylight Saving Time, high land...

June 5, 2011 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!

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...

October 25, 2017 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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A BOAT BY ANY OTHER NAME—WHAT’S THE TRUTH BEHIND OLD IRON’S WEIGHT PROBLEM?

  I used to get into some pretty serious debates when I owned a ’59 Plymouth–it was always about the weight of the car .   The term “boat” came up more often than the term “sketchy” does with online money requests from Nigerian royalty.   Boat is an uninformed opinion when it’s assigned to See More

DOES A BREXIT DEBATE BELONG ON A CAR HOBBY PAGE?

  I look at hundreds of car related pages every week because they relate directly to what I do at MyStarCollectorCar.   I get a trifecta out of this because these pages educate, inform and entertain — that’s nearly impossible in today’s cyber-connected world.   Car pages are a comfortable fit because they remove you See More

CRYSTAL BALL TIME: WHAT IS ON THE COLLECTOR CAR HORIZON?

  The source of the current collector car hobby is rooted firmly in the past.   Most car guys lean heavily toward the vehicles that lassoed their interests when they were kids with a paper route and a meager income source.   The proceeds from a paper route were a long way from the necessary See More

FIVE MUST SEE CONVERTIBLES FROM THE POST WAR ERA

  Post World War II Detroit played a big game of catch up because the factories were stuck in pre-war phase.   Nobody cared about the outdated style because every new car had a waiting list.   Most buyers wanted a sedan because this was the starting line for the Baby Boom so convertibles were 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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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION OCTOBER 28, 2017: 1957 CHEVY 1500 STREET ROD

1957 Chevrolet Street Rod 1500      Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Street Rod 1500 Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             White Engine:                 4Spd Automatic TR700  ...

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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JANUARY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTOR CAR

  JAN 20: CALGARY, AB  Michener Allen Auto and RV Auction   JAN 27: EDMONTON, AB  Michener Allen Auto and RV Auction   JAN 28: WOODSTOCK, ON: Woodstock Automotive...

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