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MARCH 2019: A 1966 METEOR RIDEAU 500 STATION WAGON IS A CANADIAN-BUILT CONVERSATION PIECE

  The Meteor brand was typically associated with its Canadian automotive heritage because this brand represented a car that was built in Canada.   The lines got a little...

March 15, 2019 View more...

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN….. MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S OTHER FASTBACK FAVORITES

  The fastback phenomenon has always been associated with the muscle car movement of the late 1960s.   Imagine Steve McQueen behind the wheel of a 1968 Mustang notchback...

March 13, 2019 View more...

MSCC MARCH 13 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—WILL A WHEEL WELL AND A ROOF LINE BE ENOUGH?

  Wheel wells are a great clue for “What’s It?” Wednesday but there’s a twist—this wheel well could be on the back or the front…that’s a pretty big clue...

March 12, 2019 View more...

COOL CARS FROM THE PAST THAT FLEW UNDER THE RISING SUN FLAG

  There was a bygone era in which cars built in Japan were not exactly greeted with open arms by North American buyers.   The “Made in Japan” label...

March 11, 2019 View more...

MARCH 2019: A 1967 MERCURY M-100 IS A CANUCK TRUCK FROM CANADA’S CENTENNIAL YEAR

  Mercury trucks are a serious head-scratcher in car hobby circles south of the 49th parallel because these trucks were built for a Canadian market.   Mercury trucks were...

March 10, 2019 View more...

THE MONSTER GOES TO A NEW HOME–SOMETIMES IT’S NOT A CHOICE WHETHER YOU SELL YOUR BELOVED CLASSIC

  Classic car sales fall into two categories.   There’s the commerce side where you sell them for a living and there’s the personal side where you sell them...

March 9, 2019 View more...

MARCH 2019: A 1947 DODGE POWER WAGON STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT EVERY TIME

  Dodge is a name often associated with brute force performance over the years.   Most of the famous Mopar brand’s legacy involves speed from massive horsepower output, but...

March 8, 2019 View more...

MSCC MARCH 8 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: THE FIVE BEST CAR GUY TV SHOWS

  Most car guy TV shows suck because showbiz triumphs over common sense so it’s a minefield when you have to pick the Top Five Car Guy TV shows....

March 7, 2019 View more...

MARCH 2019: A HOT ROD 1931 FORD MODEL A COUPE IS ALSO A ROAD BEAST

  The Ford Model A was a replacement for the famous Model T and was designed to bring Ford into a brand new era of automotive design when it...

March 6, 2019 View more...

MSCC MARCH 6 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE C-PILLAR IS A GREAT CLUE

  The C-pillar in a car was its defining trait for years (before the cookie-cutter look of today) so this 1st clue is a great piece of evidence.  ...

March 5, 2019 View more...

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OCTOBER 23, 2011: DETROIT STYLE FROM THE PAST-WHEN GOOD LOOKS CAN REALLY KILL

  The bygone era of Detroit included many very stylish rides.   This fact is one of the big reasons that old iron has such incredible curb appeal in...

October 23, 2011 View more...

OCTOBER 7, 2010: 1964 CHEVROLET TWO DOOR SEDAN-NOT YOUR GRANDFATHER’S CAR

Back in the 1960s there were typically two types of buyers for these less glamorous bare bones 2-door sedans-grandparents and drag racers.   Grandparents liked them because they were...

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DECEMBER 14, 2017: 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...

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OCTOBER 1, 2009 SCARY RIDES FRANKEN-FORD: A 1952 FORD MONSTER THAT CAME TO LIFE IN 3 MONTHS

  Leo Heidt is one of those guys who is very handy with the tools.   He also is very familiar with a welder because that was his job...

October 1, 2009 View more...

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  This is a prime piece of advertising real estate because it’s parked in the most dynamic car hobby e-zine in Canada. Go to this contact form and get...

December 7, 2018 View more...

MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019   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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MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   MARCH 1-3: DETROIT, MI Autorama     MARCH 2: EDMONTON, AB Michener-Allen Automotive Auction   MARCH 8-10: CHICAGO, IL World of...

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MSCC MARCH 27 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—IT STARTS WITH A TAILLIGHT AND ENDS WITH A GRILL

  Today’s “What’s It?” Wednesday clue is a little different angle on the taillight but it’s still a good clue.   If you add this second clue—the grill and half a headlight—the two should add up to a pretty solid guess.     Look for the answer below on Thursday.     By: Jerry Sutherland See More

THE LIFTOFF AND CRASH LANDING OF THE FIRST-GEN OLDMOBILE F-85

  The Olds F-85 debuted in time for the 1961 model year in North America.   Its name was likely an offshoot of the jet age when domestic car manufacturers liked to attach supersonic names to their products.   The first generation Olds F-85 was smallish by Detroit car standards at the time and labeled See More

(PART 3) TIME TO SING AND REJOICE…….MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR IS NOW 10 YEARS OLD

   Overall, it’s been a lovely cruise for MyStarCollectorCar during the past 10 years and we learned plenty along the way.   One of the lessons that comes to mind is the race has been a marathon and not a sprint for us at MSCC.     We were not exactly an overnight sensation because See More

(PART 2) TIME TO SING AND REJOICE…….MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR IS NOW 10 YEARS OLD

  Part 1 of this article described the early adventures that occurred when we decided to create our own website/e-zine dedicated to the vintage vehicle hobby.   One of the minefields that we encountered early in the game was our tragically stupid decision to treat the website like a monthly magazine where everything would remain See More

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR MARCH 2019 ROAD WARRIORS—SPRING STARTS THIS MONTH SO THE STREET BECKONS

  This month is when Spring officially begins so the street beckons for the classic iron—depending on where you live because the seasonal change varies depending on where you...

March 23, 2019 View more...

RUST VALLEY RESTORERS—MORE DOCUDRAMA AND LESS EDUCATIONAL

  Full disclosure here—I want to be an impartial judge on this show but Jim and I were going by the White Post Auto Museum in Tappen, BC a...

January 27, 2019 View more...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

November 22, 2018 View more...

EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS Edmonton Collector Car Auction April 5-7

  Edmonton Collector Car Auction April 5-7 Feature car 1971 Cuda 383 Shaker 4-Speed time to consign call today 888 296 0528   13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR...

May 31, 2018 View more...

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FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST

  St. Albert Rock’n August is one of the premiere events of the summer car show in Canada.   This is a massive event and it takes place over...

March 12, 2019
JULY 27, 2019 20th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

MICHENER-ALLEN AUCTIONS FEATURE: 1968 FIREBIRD 400 AT THE 20th ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 27, 2019     The best way to celebrate the 51st birthday of a classic...

June 19, 2017
EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW

EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW   TIME TO CONSIGN 1888 296 0528 EXT 102 FRIDAY DOORS OPEN 5PM – AUCTION...

April 21, 2017
MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   MARCH 1-3: DETROIT, MI Autorama     MARCH 2: EDMONTON, AB Michener-Allen Automotive Auction   MARCH 8-10: CHICAGO, IL World of...

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