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OCTOBER 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW: THE MACUNGIE 2016 AND STRAUSSTOWN 2016 CAR SHOWS

  Macungie, PA hosted a massive car show back in August called “Das Awkscht Fescht”.   This the 53rd Annual show and it featured 800 cars including this 1959...

October 1, 2016 View more...

THE MOVIE CAR OR THE CAR: WHICH IS THE BIGGER LEGEND?

                 Cars have played big roles in movies and TV shows.   ‘MSCC wants to answer this question: Did the car make the movie/TV show or did the...

September 30, 2016 View more...

SUNNY DAYS AND OVER 1000 RIDES AT HIGH RIVER

  High River is town about 40 minutes south of Calgary, Alberta that hosts one of the biggest car shows in Alberta every September.   It almost seems like...

September 27, 2016 View more...

MSCC SEPTEMBER 25 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’68 GTX CONVERTIBLE—BECAUSE THE ROAD RUNNER NEEDED AN UPSCALE SIBLING

MSCC SEPTEMBER 25 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’68 GTX CONVERTIBLE—BECAUSE THE ROAD RUNNER NEEDED AN UPSCALE SIBLING   The 1968 Road Runner was one of the biggest success stories...

September 25, 2016 View more...

THERE IS PATINA AND THEN THERE IS A FAD

I doubt most car guys had ever even heard the word “patina” before it became a buzz word in the car hobby.   ‘Patina used to be one of...

September 24, 2016 View more...

MSCC SEPTEMBER 2016 ROAD WARRIORS: LAST DAY OF SUMMER—CELEBRATE IT TOPLESS

‘SEPTEMBER 2016 MSCC STARS IN TRAFFIC: LAST DAY OF SUMMER—CELEBRATE IT TOPLESS’ Tomorrow is the last day of Summer 2016.   ‘Right now it’s a split between day and...

September 20, 2016 View more...

MSCC SEPTEMBER 18 STAR OF THE WEEK: 1953 FARGO –A CANADIAN WORKING LEGEND

MSCC SEPTEMBER 18 STAR OF THE WEEK: 1953 FARGO –A CANADIAN WORKING LEGEND   There is a border between Canada and the US that’s been defined since 1867.  ...

September 18, 2016 View more...

MSCC DOGS IN CARS: THE HUMAN CHAUFFEUR/DOG PASSENGER WORKS FOR BOTH PARTIES

  There are two kinds of dog owners.   ‘There’s the good kind (guys who let Rover ride shotgun) and the bad kind (guys who throw Rover in the...

September 17, 2016 View more...

CLIFF CLAVEN CAR GUY ADVICE: PLENTY OF IT IS REALLY BAD

  I worked for many years as a bartender and met many characters along the way.   ‘The most remarkable feature of these largely unremarkable people was their ability...

September 13, 2016 View more...

MSCC SEPTEMBER 11 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’56 PLYMOUTH—AND NOW FOR SOMETHING OFF THE BEATEN PATH

MSCC SEPTEMBER 11 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’56 PLYMOUTH—AND NOW FOR SOMETHING OFF THE BEATEN PATH   There are standard platforms for customs and street rods.   The ’32...

September 11, 2016 View more...

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JUNE 30, 2014: A CAR SHOW HELD RIGHT NEXT TO THE WORLD’S LARGEST LAMP

  One of our favorite car shows is held in one of the smallest communities we visit each year.   Donalda, Alberta, Canada is a friendly little village of...

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JUNE 7, 2013 (MY FAVORITE CAR): ’55 PLYMOUTH-A LOOK BACK AT THE ONE THAT GOT AWAY

    Debra Stoski was a typical teenager back in the 70s because her first car gave her the freedom and independence that comes with a new license and...

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JUNE 2, 2012: 57 DODGE SWEPTSIDE–MOPAR’S ANSWER TO THE CHEVY CAMEO AND THE FORD RANCHERO

  Today’s pickup trucks are light years away from your grandfather’s old International Harvester pickup.   They’re just under the size of a Greyhound with diesel power to match....

June 2, 2012 View more...

APRIL 2, 2010: FUSION GLASS LTD. RED DEER -THE CAR GUY GLASS SPECIALISTS

Fusion Glass Ltd. 101-6660 Taylor Dr Red Deer, AB T4P1Y3 (403) 342-1990 FUSION GLASS Andrew Pankratz is a hands-on guy. He’s also a car guy and he loves the...

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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, 2017 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...

MSCC Products and Services Showcase

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...

FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   FEB 3: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 8-10: INDIANAPOLIS, IN World...

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THE HAUL | The 2019 Ranger is Here!

  PAOLI, Pa. (February 19th, 2019) – In this episode of AmericanTrucks’ (AT) “The Haul” YouTube video series, Justin Dugan introduces the latest edition to AT’s vehicle fleet: A Lightning Blue 2019 Ford Ranger XLT SuperCrew®. The reintroduction of the Ranger nameplate helps fill a void in Ford’s mid-sized truck line-up, which many blue oval See More

MSCC FEBRUARY 22 FEATURE FRIDAY: 1938 DODGE FOUR-DOOR SEDAN STEALS THE SPOTLIGHT AT A LOCAL REPAIR SHOP

  Dave Tychy is an old school car guy who built his automotive repair business (Cruisin’ Auto) into one of Central Alberta’s busiest shops.   Dave is willing to tackle both new and old vehicles because his shop and staff are able to handle mechanical challenges from any decade.   One of the more unusual See More

“IT YARD DRIVES”, “SMOKES A LITTLE”, “NICE PROJECT” AND OTHER SCARY THINGS

  Car guys are notorious ad junkies.   They’ll look at ‘For Sale’ signs stuck on grocery store billboards, online, in newspapers, in magazines and taped to dusty old cars in back alleys.   That kind of research gives car guys deep insight into ad copy but for the less enthusiastic members of society, here’s See More

MSCC FEBRUARY 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—SMASHED UP AND COVERED UP

  One of the most popular forms of a “What’s It?” clue is to use a smashed-up car so the first clue follows that pattern.   This second clue follows another “What’s It?” pattern with a covered-up clue.           If these clues don’t take you to the answer, you’ll find it below on See More

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FEBRUARY 2019: ’61 FARGO PICKUP – GRANDPA’S ORIGINAL TRUCK WAS LOST IN A HAIL OF SHOTGUN BLASTS

  The connection with old iron is found in the personal history of every car guy who ever coveted something old, outdated and worn out.   This lineage can...

February 22, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019 ROAD WARRIORS – THEY COME IN MANY FORMS

  The Road Warrior is the most honorable facet of the car hobby because old iron looks great at a show but it looks spectacular on the road.  ...

February 15, 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...

Car Shows and Events

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 27, 2019 20th 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
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
FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   FEB 3: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 8-10: INDIANAPOLIS, IN World...

September 26, 2015

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