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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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OCTOBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: THEY DIDN’T LAST AS LONG BUT WE SURE MISS THEM MORE

OCTOBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: THEY DIDN’T LAST AS LONG BUT WE SURE MISS THEM MORE   The average car lasts about 11.4 years in the 21st century according to...

October 31, 2015 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: SWAP MEETS PRODUCE GOLD—SO DOES AN AUCTION

  SEPTEMBER 2015 FALLEN STARS: SWAP MEETS PRODUCE GOLD—SO DOES AN AUCTION The search for that one project used to involve miles and miles on the road and many...

September 12, 2015 View more...
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AUGUST 2015 FALLEN STARS: SPRING ROAD TRIP PART TWO

This is the sequel to the road trip back in the June edition of MSCC Fallen Stars. The pictures were taken in Utah and Colorado in late spring and...

August 10, 2015 View more...
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JULY 2015 FALLEN STARS: THE HIDDEN GLORY FOUND IN A GOOD CAR CROP

JULY 2015 FALLEN STARS: THE HIDDEN GLORY FOUND IN A GOOD CAR CROP Car crops may become the passenger pigeon of the 21st century because they have become less...

July 7, 2015 View more...
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JUNE 2015 FALLEN STARS: A ROAD TRIP BRINGS BACK HOPE

MSCC Fallen Stars was based on the concept that we’re losing too many classic pieces of iron to stupid environmental regulations and the high price of recycled metal.  ...

July 6, 2015 View more...
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MAY 2015 MSCC FALLEN STARS: DO YOU RESPECT ‘DNR’ OR DO YOU DO SOMETHING HEROIC?

Fallen Stars can have one of two futures.   They can go into automotive rehab and come out looking like a new car here or they can go into...

July 5, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 2015 FALLEN STARS: HOPEFULLY THEY WERE ALL ADOPTED

Project cars are like stray dogs that were scooped by the dogcatcher.   The most desirable ones get adopted right away so that would be something like a project...

July 5, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 2015 FALLEN STARS-THE BEAUTY OF OLD IRON IN A NATURAL SETTING

Most of these MSCC Fallen Stars were found in a very scenic area.   There are people with links to organizations like Greenpeace who would see no beauty in...

July 5, 2015 View more...
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JUNE 2015 FALLEN STARS: A ROAD TRIP BRINGS BACK HOPE

MSCC Fallen Stars was based on the concept that we’re losing too many classic pieces of iron to stupid environmental regulations and the high price of recycled metal. This...

May 20, 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...

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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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