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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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NOVEMBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: WINTER’S AROUND THE CORNER—THIS COULD BE EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED FOR THOSE LONG, COLD MONTHS

NOVEMBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: WINTER’S AROUND THE CORNER—THIS COULD BE EXACTLY WHAT YOU NEED FOR THOSE LONG, COLD MONTHS   November is the turning point in the old car...

November 28, 2015 View more...

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AUGUST 5, 2011: THIS CAR IS JUST TOO RARE TO RUST IN PEACE OR -GET SLAMMED AND RAT-RODDED

  A full-size 1966 Plymouth Fury station wagon is a rare sight on today’s roads.   They were not the stuff of dreams in the 60s for young and...

August 5, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: THE NEW WORLD OF E-COMMUNICATION – WHERE OLD DOGS LEARN NEW TRICKS

  We talk to a lot of car guys during the course of a year and most of them are hip to the Internet world.   Age is not...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: HOT RODS WITHOUT FENDERS – I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON

  The concept of fender-less cars goes back to the earliest days of the horseless carriage.   The idea of fenders was largely created by crappy weather conditions and...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 22, 2011: SUMMER ROAD TRIPS WITHOUT A SAFETY NET-THE JUMP IN AND GO ADVENTURE

  We have preached the wisdom of preparation before a collector car goes on a road trip.   But what about a trip where you say the hell with...

July 22, 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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SIX CLASSIC CAR TOYS THAT DEFINED ME AS A CAR GUY

  There isn’t a car guy on the planet who didn’t have a favorite toy car or truck from the past.   It didn’t matter whether Santa delivered the coveted toy or it turned up as a birthday present—that gift was going to be the Holy Grail for a budding young car guy.     See More

AN OLD CAR WILL MAKE YOU COOLER THAN A NEW HARLEY

  One of the biggest symptoms of mid-life crisis is a guy who buys a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to change his image.   Many of these new Hog owners are also new to motorcycles and feel a Harley would be a way to cultivate a new identity as a wild child-long after their actual non-wild childhood. See More

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH AMERICAN GRAFFITI’S PAUL LE MAT—LIFE AS A CAR GUY SCREEN LEGEND

  American Graffiti debuted in August, 1973 and no one could have predicted that a simple look back at 1962 would turn into a piece of cultural history.   There was just enough time between when the movie was set and when it was made to give it the perfect blend of Hollywood nostalgia and See More

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

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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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