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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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AUGUST 2016 FALLEN STARS—THESE UNLOVED OLD RIDES ARE THE HEART OF A PROJECT

  Technology has grown exponentially over the last two decades and this growth has spun off into the car project.   There was an era when the only guy...

August 20, 2016 View more...
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JULY 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS—WHAT WAS ONCE USEFUL ENDS UP ON LIFE SUPPORT

  JULY 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS—WHAT WAS ONCE USEFUL ENDS UP ON LIFE SUPPORT   The life of a car or truck is typically measured in decades.   Cars...

July 16, 2016 View more...
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JUNE 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS—FOR MOST IT’S A RACE THEY WON’T WIN

  There are many stages in the life of a car or truck.   There’s that showroom new honeymoon stage where care and attention are heaped on the brand...

June 17, 2016 View more...
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MAY 2016 FALLEN STARS: THESE BEAUTIES ARE STILL AROUND—FOR NOW

  One of the most frustrating scenarios for car guys is the loss of a project car.   ‘They’ll see a picture of a car or truck in project...

May 7, 2016 View more...
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APRIL 2016 FALLEN STARS: THE LAST STOP IS A ROLL OF THE DICE WITH VEGAS ODDS

                      APRIL 2016 FALLEN STARS: THE LAST STOP IS A ROLL OF THE DICE WITH VEGA ODDS   Project cars and trucks are not a defined science.  ...

April 9, 2016 View more...
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MARCH 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS: THEY ALL HAD A JOB ONCE—NOW ALL THEY HAVE IS A PAST

MARCH 2016 MSCC FALLEN STARS: THEY ALL HAD A JOB ONCE—NOW ALL THEY HAVE IS A PAST     Every car or truck ever made had some kind of...

March 19, 2016 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2016 FALLEN STARS: THE HIDDEN BEAUTY OF A GREAT CAR CROP

FEBRUARY 2016 FALLEN STARS: THE HIDDEN BEAUTY OF A GREAT CAR CROP   Car crops are definitely an “out of sight out of mind” concept because there are so...

February 6, 2016 View more...
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JANUARY 2016 FALLEN STARS: HEAVY METAL AUTO WRECKERS—THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING

  JANUARY 2016 FALLEN STARS: HEAVY METAL AUTO WRECKERS—THE GIFT THAT KEEPS ON GIVING   Most experienced car guys are well aware of the vanishing car crop crisis.  ...

January 23, 2016 View more...
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DECEMBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: WEATHER DOESN’T MATTER AT THIS POINT

  This month’s MSCC Fallen Stars are from two large collections that were auctioned off in the last 2 years.     One collection was photographed back in February...

December 19, 2015 View more...

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FEBRUARY 9, 2013: THE FUTURE OF THE HOBBY–LOOK NO FURTHER THAN THE 1980s GLHS CHARGER

  I was at a Mopar show last summer and it was packed with the usual suspects like B-body Road Runners, E-body Challengers and A-Body Dusters but off in...

February 9, 2013 View more...
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FEBRUARY 29, 2012 (MARCH 2012): 1958 CHEVROLET IMPALA CONVERTIBLE-MINING FOR BARNYARD GOLD

  Most classic car “barn finds” are actually discovered inside the barn-not in the barn yard.   According to legend, they are typically covered in dust but they are...

February 29, 2012 View more...
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FEBRUARY 3, 2011 1962 PLYMOUTH SAVOY-DAD’S LAST CAR SURVIVES MANY OWNERS.

  Bill  never saw his dad actually drive this 1962 Plymouth Savoy.   Bill was overseas in military service when his father bought this brand new bare bones sedan-...

February 3, 2011 View more...
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FEBRUARY 11, 2010: SHOWDOWN AT THE OK CAR CORRAL:CHRISTINE TAKES ON TOYOTA

  Stephen King wrote about the most evil car on the planet when he created ‘Christine’, a 1958 Plymouth Fury assembled with the rare mass murderer option.   The...

February 11, 2010 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...

July 13, 2016 View more...
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MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 3: REGINA, SK Antique Auto Association of Regina Movie Night 306-545-8180   MAY 4-5: RED DEER, AB Central Alberta Vintage...

October 4, 2015 View more...

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HOW TO BE A WELCOME AND POPULAR GUEST AT A CAR SHOW

  MyStarCollectorCar has touched on the topic of car show etiquette many times over the past nine years because the topic is completely unlike the vintage vehicles at a car show.   The topic never gets old.     We have already attended a few shows during the early phase of the car show season See More

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 of self-driving cars and everybody knows robots don’t like clutches.     In reality, the manual transmission has been dying a slow death through attrition. Decades See More

BAD TO THE BONE: THE 1950S-ERA BUICK ROADMASTER

  Buick is a famous name in the General Motors lineup and one of its most legendary models was the Roadmaster, initially built by GM between 1936 and 1958.   The Roadmaster name was resurrected in 1991 and enjoyed a brief five year production run.   But it was always about the earlier Roadmasters because See More

THE CLASSIC HOT ROD— ETERNAL REBEL MACHINE

  I saw an old movie called Crime Wave from 1954 and it starred a very young Charles Bronson—he was so young he was billed as Charles Buchinsky (his real name).   Charlie was a leather jacketed bad guy in this film but he didn’t achieve total punk-dom until he stole a Model A hot See 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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DO IT YOURSELF CAR APPRAISALS—YES, YOU CAN HANDLE IT

  I had my first experience with vintage car appraisals back in the late 90s with a ’59 Plymouth.   I needed an appraisal for insurance and they definitely...

March 29, 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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MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 3: REGINA, SK Antique Auto Association of Regina Movie Night 306-545-8180   MAY 4-5: RED DEER, AB Central Alberta Vintage...

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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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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

MAY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     MAY 3: REGINA, SK Antique Auto Association of Regina Movie Night 306-545-8180   MAY 4-5: RED DEER, AB Central Alberta Vintage...

October 4, 2015

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