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A COOL-AS-ELVIS FIFTIES STAR: THE MERCURY TURNPIKE CRUISER

  The Fifties was a decade of huge change in the United States.   A shy kid from Memphis named Elvis turned the musical world on its ear when...

February 27, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017 FALLEN STARS— NEGLECTED OLD IRON CIRCA 2007-2010

  One of the by-products of the last ten years at MSCC is a large collection of file photos.   That’s why this month’s collection of Fallen Stars is...

February 4, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017 FALLEN STARS: CHECKING OUT A GREAT CAR CROP–ONE OF WINTER’S MORE UNDERRATED ACTIVITIES

  JANUARY 2017 FALLEN STARS: CHECKING OUT A GREAT CAR CROP–ONE OF WINTER’S MORE UNDERRATED ACTIVITIES       Winter is a season where you have one of two...

January 21, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS—SOME YARDS ARE PURE GOLD FOR VARIETY

  Some car car crops fall into a set pattern.   In other words, you’ll see one specific type of vehicle like row after row of Austin Minis and...

December 24, 2016 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2016 FALLEN STARS—THE SUN, THE FUN AND A VERY COOL CAR CROP

  We’re on the cusp of winter so it’s only right to look back at what defines a great summer day.   Most people think about beach time or...

November 19, 2016 View more...
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OCTOBER 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS: A WALK THROUGH A COUPLE OF BONE YARDS

  October is a spooky month.     The trees get bare, the temperatures drop and nights definitely get longer so you have the perfect setting for Halloween.     ...

October 29, 2016 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS: GOING, GOING…FADING INTO HISTORY–THIS CAR CROP

SEPTEMBER 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS: GOING, GOING…FADING INTO HISTORY–THIS CAR CROP   MSCC was fortunate to visit a massive car crop back in mid-April.   This one stretched over...

September 10, 2016 View more...

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JUNE 22, 2011: EVERYBODY SHOULD HAVE A CHANCE TO DRIVE A PRE-WAR ANTIQUE VEHICLE

  One of my earliest recollections as a pre-schooler was my dad’s prized Model A sedan.   He loved that old car, probably because it reminded him of his...

June 22, 2011 View more...
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JUNE 11, 2011: WHAT DEAD CAR NAMES SHOULD THE BIG THREE RESURRECT? WE PICK A FEW

  The idea of a car brand that has gone on its last run is as sad as a New Orleans funeral during Mardi Gras.   Both are painful(and...

June 11, 2011 View more...
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JUNE 6, 2011: WILL DALE EARNHARDT JR. EVER SEE THE CHECKERED FLAG AGAIN?

  Dale Earnhardt Jr. has always had a tough act to follow as the son of Dale Sr.   His father’s untimely death complicated matters for Junior well beyond...

June 6, 2011 View more...
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MAY 31, 2011: HOW TO TELL WHETHER YOU ARE A REAL CAR GUY….

  The car guy label is not for everybody.   While the car guy moniker is not gender or age specific, it is does come with a basic philosophy....

May 31, 2011 View more...

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APRIL 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

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WHY THE CLASSICS MATTER—A LOOK AT THE GOLDEN AGE RIDES

  We tend to divide into camps as car guys.   You have the Chevy guys, the Ford guys, the Mopar guys, the rat rod guys, the 4×4 guys, the muscle car guys—the list is endless.   They all love old iron but for me the test of a true car guy is to recognize See More

I’M YOUNG, DUMB, AND I AM GONNA KILL MY CAR: A PERSONAL MEMOIR

  I was a generous combination of hormones and bad decisions when I was 17 going on 18.   I was also the proud owner of a 1962 Volvo 544 given to me by my older brother Bruce after he went in a different direction as a young newlywed.     My brother had purchased See More

MSCC APRIL 26 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE KEY IS IN THE FIRST CLUE

2017 MSCC “WHAT’S IT?”   WEDNESDAY   MSCC What’s It? Wednesday is back for 2017.   This is a weekly guessing game for car guys and it was one of the most popular new MSCC features in 2016.     MSCC APRIL 26 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE KEY IS IN THE FIRST CLUE   There are always See More

LET’S BE CLEAR ON FACTORY VS AFTERMARKET WHEN IT COMES TO BRAGGING RIGHTS

  The arrival of the 2018 Dodge Demon has ruffled some feathers with the Chevy boys and resurrected an age-old debate in the horsepower wars.   The factory Demon has already been challenged for the street crown by Chevy’s announcement about the Hennessey Camaro.   The big problem is the Hennessy Camaro is an aftermarket See More

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BIRTH OF A PREDATOR: THE 1968 CORVETTE

  The Mako Shark is one of the ocean’s fastest killers because of its sleek body design that cuts through water like a razor-sharp knife.   The Mako Shark...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: 1975 FORD SUPER CAB—39,000 MOSTLY YARD DRIVEN MILES AND A MAJOR FAMILY CONNECTION

  The easiest car story to write is the one with a major family connection in the narrative.   These stories practically write themselves because the human equation is...

April 9, 2017 View more...
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HOW TO GET YOUR CLASSIC READY FOR AN AUCTION

  January is definitely a high profile month for car auctions.   TV paved the way years ago when Barrett-Jackson started broadcasting prime time shows from Scottsdale, Arizona.  ...

January 16, 2017 View more...
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ALEXANDRA PAUL TALKS ABOUT CHRISTINE—THE OTHER FEMALE STAR ON THE SET OF A CULT CLASSIC

  The movie Christine became a cult classic overnight thanks to a great cast and the title star of the film.   Who would ever predict that a demonically...

October 31, 2016 View more...

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MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP

  MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP   Michener-Allen is hosting an auction on May 2013 in Edmonton, AB and...

April 25, 2017
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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016 SUMMER CAR SHOWS

  There is no way to avoid the fact summer is a faint memory in that “all the leaves are brown (actually they are gone where we live) and...

November 26, 2016
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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2017?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 26, 2015
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APRIL 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

October 13, 2015

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