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MSCC MARCH 27 STAR OF THE WEEK: ANGLIA—THEY KEEP THEM STOCK IN COLONIA, URUGUAY

MSCC MARCH 27 STAR OF THE WEEK: ANGLIA—THEY KEEP THEM STOCK IN COLONIA, URUGUAY   Most Anglias began life as sedate little British cars but few remain that way....

March 26, 2016 View more...

MARCH 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW—THE BEST ONES COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES

  There’s an argument in favor of brand-specific car shows.     For example, Volkswagen Beetle people are a different demographic than a rat rod crowd although both camps...

March 26, 2016 View more...

HOW A BIRTHDAY PRESENT TURNED INTO A MAJOR CAR AUCTION

    Ben Janko was born to sell cars.   ‘He had phenomenal business sense—he started working as the manager at Ultra Service in 1955 at the age of...

March 22, 2016 View more...

MSCC MARCH 20 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’56 CHEV WAGON—A TOUGH WAY TO ACHIEVE STARDOM

MSCC MARCH 20 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’56 CHEV WAGON—A TOUGH WAY TO ACHIEVE STARDOM   Regular MSCC readers are well aware of the random nature of the Star...

March 20, 2016 View more...

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...

THE NUMBERS GAME: WHO OWN THESE CUBIC INCH TITLES?

  There are several examples of cubic inch cross-overs when it comes to North American-built V-8s and there is ample room for debate about which manufacturer can lay claim...

March 18, 2016 View more...

WHAT CAN AN OLD CAR OFFER YOU?

  There is more to an old car than meets the eye.   ‘Sure the cool factor is off the charts as soon as you become the proud owner...

March 16, 2016 View more...

AUCTION PICKS—MSCC LOOKS AT A FEW HIGHLIGHTS…IT’S ALL PERSPECTIVE

  Collector car auctions are a roll of the dice on a Las Vegas scale.   ‘You’re betting a solid heart beats under the shiny paint and if you’re...

March 15, 2016 View more...

MSCC MARCH 13 STAR OF THE WEEK: BOOT HILL—THE PERFECT SETTING FOR A PACKARD HEARSE

MSCC MARCH 13 STAR OF THE WEEK: BOOT HILL—THE PERFECT SETTING FOR A PACKARD HEARSE   Spring is a season of awakening and new life so the natural inclination...

March 13, 2016 View more...

DO YOU KNOW YOUR MORTAL ENEMIES IN A RESTORATION?

    There are bad guys in every movie that is not a chick flick-and even the chick flicks have a few bad guys in them.     ‘The...

March 11, 2016 View more...

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FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

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FEBRUARY 25, 2015: PUT A NUMBER ON THE DOOR BECAUSE OLD RACE CARS MAKE OLD RIDES LOOK EVEN COOLER

  There’s another trend sweeping the car hobby and it may be one of the most interesting visual sights you’ll see at a car show.   Put a number...

February 25, 2015 View more...
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FEBRUARY 21, 2014 (MARCH 2014): 1956 FORD F 350-BIG, BAD CUMMINS-POWERED & IT’S A DAILY DRIVER

  1956 Ford trucks were Hall of Fame rides for car guys from the first day somebody figured out you could stuff a giant engine under the hood.  ...

February 21, 2014 View more...
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FEBRUARY 24, 2013 (MARCH 2013) 1973 AMC JAVELIN AMX: 40 YEARS LATER AND THE ROMANCE STILL BURNS

  Every real car guy has a story about the “one that got away”.   Some call it a rite of passage because they believe that you have to...

February 24, 2013 View more...

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR OCTOBER 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—A COUNTRY-WIDE LOOK

  MyStarCollectorCar Road Warriors can be found on any street or highway across diverse regions.   For example, this Camaro was on a street in Quebec.     This...

September 30, 2018 View more...

JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 View more...

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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THE BALLAD OF THELMA PART THREE—TEST DRIVING THE 400 CHRYSLER LEAN BURN AFTER THE EFI RETROFIT

  After reinstalling the collector and the gas tank and connecting the pump to the gas tank, I was left with very little to finish up so I was able to wire up the rest of the harness and run the return fuel line to the tank. The harness was pretty simple: you pull power See More

THE BALLAD OF THELMA PART TWO—THE EFI INSTALLATION ON THE CHRYSLER 400 LEAN BURN

  I’m not good at writing tech articles and I think the reason is twofold : (1) I’ve never found the tech articles I read very interesting and (2) I’ve never owned a typical car found in a tech article – i.e Chevy.   That’s probably the reason why I haven’t written a part two See More

MSCC OCTOBER 19 FIVE PEOPLE MAGNET OWNERS’ STORIES

  There’s a simple way to get the best story at a car show—follow the people so if a car or truck has more people around it than a rock star in a 7-11 you have to get the story.   The toughest part is the photography side because these vehicles are people magnets so See More

1963-1965: WHEN BUICK BUILT THE PERFECT RIVIERA

  Riviera has a storied history within the Buick world.   The name originated with the debut of the 1949 Buick Roadmaster Riviera model with its then-unique two-door hardtop version.     Buick dabbled with the Riviera name during the 1950s and used the moniker on several of its models during the Elvis years. This See More

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GET COACHED ON THAT CAR PROJECT—REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM VEHICLE RESTORATION WORKSHOPS

  Restoration projects are not easy.   In fact, a full restoration can be the most complex and difficult job you’ll ever take on but the pain is definitely...

September 3, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction 11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR...

May 31, 2018 View more...

BIG RIGS—A HOT NEW TREND IN THE HOBBY

  Big rigs were never a glamorous form of transportation because they were built for work not recreation but these big machines still have a huge army of fans....

February 17, 2018 View more...

FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

February 12, 2018 View more...

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ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system....

August 11, 2018
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
NOVEMBER 1-4, 2018 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction SATURDAY FEATURE LOT 162     1969 CAMARO RS SS 396 – 375HP...

April 21, 2017
OCTOBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  OCT 4: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine ***Note this show is back in the North Parking Lot at Parkland Mall.   OCT 6:...

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