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A HISTORY LESSON FROM 1984: COMPLETE BOOK OF COLLECTIBLE CARS

  Occasionally MyStarCollectorCar receives old school (paper-based) material from a bygone era.   One of the more interesting books from the past was a Canadian book titled Complete Book...

October 14, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017 MSCC ROAD WARRIORS—IT’S ALL ABOUT WARM PUPPY MOMENTS IN TRAFFIC

  Old cars are a step back in time—the whole hobby is steeped in fondness for yesteryear.     That’s why a classic piece of iron on the street...

October 13, 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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OCTOBER 2017: ’58 IMPALA—IT WAS CLOSE BUT IT WASN’T PERFECT

  A car project is an evolving concept because in reality—they’re never really done.   You can buy them nearly  finished but most car guys like to put their...

October 9, 2017 View more...
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CANADIAN THANKSGIVING SATURDAY AT A LATE SEASON CAR SHOW

  Most of our MyStarCollectorCar readers live north of the 49th parallel in Canada where the car show season is almost over in that sad farewell sense made famous...

October 8, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A 1960 CHEVY BISCAYNE SEDAN DELIVERY BOUGHT CHEAP AND BUILT COOL

  One of the more unusual rides built by Chevy in 1960 was its Biscayne Sedan Delivery model.   These vehicles were essentially station wagons built to serve as...

October 7, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW PART TWO: JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS

  July 8, 2017 Sylvan Lake   July 15, 2017 Carstairs and Olds     July 22, 2017 Sylvan Lake     July 29, 2017 Rocky Mountain House and...

October 7, 2017 View more...

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AUGUST 29, 2013 (SEPTEMBER 2013): ADVENTURES IN MOTORING-HOW A 1961 FORD STATION WAGON SURVIVED A BLIZZARD

  I spotted this wild 1961 Ford station wagon outside a local restaurant earlier in the spring. Truth be told, I would have tracked down the owners even it...

August 29, 2013 View more...
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AUGUST 2, 2012:1952 FARGO PICKUP — A GREAT STARTING POINT FOR THE HOBBY

  Most car guys acquire their pathological fixation on old iron early in life.   It usually starts with plastic model kits of cars they’d “really like to own...

August 2, 2012 View more...
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AUGUST 21, 2011: IS IT THE CAR OR IS IT THE JOURNEY THAT IS MORE IMPORTANT?

  This may be a chicken-egg question for most people.   I, on the other hand, will pick the old iron every time in this survey.   There is...

August 21, 2011 View more...
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AUGUST 31, 2010 (SEPT. 2010) – POSSIBLY THE NICEST 1973 DATSUN 510 ON THE PLANET

  This may very well be the nicest 1973 Datsun 510 in existence.   “The Datsun 510 was a bulletproof car – in fact you could argue that it...

August 31, 2010 View more...

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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2018?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 9, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A MOUNTIE GETS HIS CAR–A 1966 CORVETTE FASTBACK

  Ron Mostrey was in the early stages of his career with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police when he decided to buy a vintage car.   His preferences were...

September 30, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017   Welcome to the newest feature at MyStarCollectorCar.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales...

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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MSCC OCTOBER 18 “WHAT’S IT? WEDNESDAY—THE SWEET SPOT FOR CLUES

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 OCTOBER 18 “WHAT’S IT? WEDNESDAY—THE SWEET SPOT FOR CLUES   Last week was easy for the See More

THE MEETING OF THE MINDLESS: STORY DUPLICATION AND IDENTICAL TWINS

  It may come as a surprise that almost 100% of the heavy lifting here at MyStarCollectorCar is done by identical twins.   Jerry and Jim (me) Sutherland write most of the material found on our MyStarCollectorCar web pages.   The articles written by us range from observations about the old car hobby to stories See More

A HISTORY LESSON FROM 1984: COMPLETE BOOK OF COLLECTIBLE CARS

  Occasionally MyStarCollectorCar receives old school (paper-based) material from a bygone era.   One of the more interesting books from the past was a Canadian book titled Complete Book of Collectible Cars that was printed in 1984.   The book was written by people who were considered automotive experts in 1984 and the basic idea See More

5 DANGER SIGNS OF A CHRONIC OLD CAR PROBLEM

  It’s hip these days to publically admit one’s personal demons-preferably on some vacuous daytime talk show where the mindless masses flock to the shills/hosts in a desperate but futile search for enlightenment.   Daytime talk shows have been a part of TV for decades and there is no end in sight for this grim See More

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OCTOBER 2017 MSCC ROAD WARRIORS—IT’S ALL ABOUT WARM PUPPY MOMENTS IN TRAFFIC

  Old cars are a step back in time—the whole hobby is steeped in fondness for yesteryear.     That’s why a classic piece of iron on the street...

October 13, 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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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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CONTACT US TO LIST YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS

CONTACT US TO LIST YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS info@mystarcollectorcar.com

June 23, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION SEPTEMBER 20, 2017: 1985 CHEVY SILVERADO

1985 Chevrolet Silverado Regular Cab Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Silverado Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             Black Engine:                 5.7L 8 Cylinder Engine    Odometer Reading:...

June 19, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW

 10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW     COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 10th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 8th-10th, 2016 –...

April 21, 2017
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OCTOBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

OCTOBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR   **Let us know about all your club meetings and community car shows and  we’ll list them here FREE-we average...

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