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THE 57 CHEVY PROJECT-A 50S LIFESTYLE IN THE 21ST CENTURY PART 2

Like most car projects there is always a post mortem after the purchase and in some cases this comes as a huge shock-particularly when the problems are hidden behind...

February 3, 2010 View more...
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THE 57 CHEVY PROJECT-A 50S LIFESTYLE IN THE 21ST CENTURY PART 1

Trevor Comfort is a guy who was born a decade late. He’s a 1950s guy who was born in the 1960s. Trevor is a huge fan of the Elvis...

January 31, 2010 View more...
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STARS IN REHAB-RESTORING A 1952 3/4 TON CHEVROLET PICKUP…AS A DAILY DRIVER PT.4

Rik came to the point in the project where he could make plans for a working vehicle. In many cases the concept of a mobile vehicle after inheriting a...

January 4, 2010 View more...
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STARS IN REHAB-RESTORING A 1952 3/4 TON CHEVROLET PICKUP…AS A DAILY DRIVER PT.3

Rik’s project got to the point in months that few do in years. The rebuilding and reassembly part. Nobody keeps Guinness records on this but Rik would have to...

January 4, 2010 View more...
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STARS IN REHAB-RESTORING A 1952 3/4 TON CHEVROLET PICKUP…AS A DAILY DRIVER PT. 2

Rik brought his new project home and immediately did an assessment. Basically it looked like, as the late Jim Croce said- in the 1970s song Bad Bad Leroy Brown,...

January 4, 2010 View more...
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STARS IN REHAB-RESTORING A 1952 CHEVROLET PICKUP…AS A DAILY DRIVER

Rik Runciman bought this 1952 Chevrolet ¾ ton pickup back in 2007. There is a misconception that early 50s Chevy pickups are still very common-Coors light beer common. But...

January 4, 2010 View more...
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The Restoration From Hell Part Ten-IT’S OVER

THE FINAL PUSHI’d done a competent job with the reconstruction of the finned refugee from 1959 but I had clear limitations. The interior was far beyond my rudimentary chimp-like...

July 5, 2009 View more...
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The Restoration From Hell Pt. Nine

Getting into the game. The Famous Final Scene with Wally wasn’t as poignant and sad as the legendary Bob Seeger song with the same title-in fact it was a...

June 22, 2009 View more...
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The Restoration From Hell Part eight

One of the biggest moments in any project comes when body and frame are reunited-this is almost a religious experience because it signifies a resurrection is imminent .I actually...

June 12, 2009 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...

February 12, 2018 View more...
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MAY 7, 2012: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE SEASON FOR CAR GUYS IS LIKE CHRISTMAS MORNING FOR A KID

  We had the first official car show of the season.   We had seen the classic iron for a few weeks already here on the streets, so the...

May 7, 2012 View more...

MAY 2, 2011 STAR TRUCKIN-ONE VERY RARE BEAST: A BONE STOCK 1961 FORD ECONOLINE PICKUP TRUCK

  Ford introduced the Ford Econoline models in 1961 to lock horns with its air-cooled Chevy Corvair Sportvan and Volkswagen microbus competitors.   The Blue Oval boys offered two...

May 2, 2011 View more...
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MAY 1, 2010-FIRST LOVE: A 1939 FORD WITH A DEVOTED OWNER-CHECK THE LICENSE PLATE

  Jim Savage has a custom plate on his 1939 Ford that says ‘ FIRST LOVE’.   Bear in mind Jim has been happily married for a long time....

May 1, 2010 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...

October 19, 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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THE DEATH OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SEDAN

  There was a bygone era when the sedan was king of the road in North America.   Sedans were a practical approach to the transportation needs for most families who wanted to corral a large herd of kids in one vehicle prior to a trip from Point A to Point B.     Many See More

THE OTHER MEMBER OF THE 1960s FORD HERD: THE FIRST-GENERATION BRONCO

  The name Ford Bronco became synonymous with OJ Simpson after he was involved in a two hour low speed police chase while he was a fugitive passenger in a 1993 Bronco.   However, the Bronco name was already famous before Simpson’s infamous flight from arrest for a gruesome murder charge in 1994.   In See More

BAD GAS AND OLD CARS: THE NEW REALITY

  There was a time when gasoline had a completely different effect on the internal combustion engine.   Gas formerly contained a lead additive and plenty of high octane choices for engines that were built during a bygone automotive era.     Car engines from the past ran leaded fuel through a carburetor system that See More

SECOND GENERATION CAR GUY: DAVE WEIDNER PICKS FIVE OF HIS FAVORITE RIDES

  Dave Weidner is known as a dedicated car guy in his circles who (along with his brother Robert) followed in father Lou’s footsteps when it came to vintage vehicles from a bygone era.   The Weidner family also built their business around the automotive world and own Weidner Motors, one of Central Alberta’s most 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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