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MAY 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC-THE CLASSICS ARE BACK IN SEASON

May is when the streets get a lot more interesting because that’s when most car guys put their old iron back on the streets. The change from roads filled...

May 1, 2010 View more...
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APRIL 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC-REAL WORLD LIFE IN THE FAST LANE

The old cars aren’t really made for  2010-too many guys think that a 64 Chrysler can stop like a brand new Honda Civic. That’s a tragic error that can...

April 2, 2010 View more...
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MARCH 2010 TRAFFIC STARS-PUTTING THE CLASSICS OUT IN THE REAL WORLD

Even though driving an old car in today’s world is a lot like the old lunar missions in the 70s (full of sheer terror). Blame it on some seriously...

February 27, 2010 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC-PROUDLY DRIVING THE OLD IRON IN THE NEW WORLD

Driving your old car in 2010 real world traffic is one of the bravest acts an owner can do-for some reason too many drivers think that a 56 Buick...

January 31, 2010 View more...
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STARS IN TRAFFIC:JANUARY 2010-THE REAL WORLD FOR OLD CARS

“Stars in Traffic” is one of the most popular sections found at MSCC-one of the reasons is that these old cars look so much different than the modern iron....

December 31, 2009 View more...
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DECEMBER 2009 STARS IN TRAFFIC-WELCOME TO THE REAL WORLD

You just don’t see a 1959 Studebaker in traffic-you might see the odd 69 Camaro or 70s Challenger but in each and every case, these old road warriors really...

November 29, 2009 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2009 ‘STARS IN TRAFFIC’-YOU HAVE TO DRIVE ‘EM

Most old car owners “own ’em to drive ’em”.You hear that over and over when you talk to them so here are some examples of that philosophy becoming a...

October 25, 2009 View more...
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STARS IN TRAFFIC SEPTEMBER 2009 THE OLD IRON IN THE NEW WORLD

We like to see the old iron in traffic-it’s an affirmation of the fact that these cars and trucks stand out even more in today’s cookie cutter car world.As...

August 30, 2009 View more...
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TRAFFIC STARS AUGUST 2009

More pictures of the old iron in real 21st Century traffic…just a little reminder that the cookie-cutter look that we see in cars of 2009 wasn’t always a constant...

July 28, 2009 View more...
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STARS IN TRAFFIC JUNE 2009

Here’s our salute to the old warriors that face the insanity that is 21st Century traffic. They give us a little ray of sunshine in the bland, plastic, highly...

June 8, 2009 View more...

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AUGUST 5, 2011: THIS CAR IS JUST TOO RARE TO RUST IN PEACE OR -GET SLAMMED AND RAT-RODDED

  A full-size 1966 Plymouth Fury station wagon is a rare sight on today’s roads.   They were not the stuff of dreams in the 60s for young and...

August 5, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: THE NEW WORLD OF E-COMMUNICATION – WHERE OLD DOGS LEARN NEW TRICKS

  We talk to a lot of car guys during the course of a year and most of them are hip to the Internet world.   Age is not...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: HOT RODS WITHOUT FENDERS – I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON

  The concept of fender-less cars goes back to the earliest days of the horseless carriage.   The idea of fenders was largely created by crappy weather conditions and...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 22, 2011: SUMMER ROAD TRIPS WITHOUT A SAFETY NET-THE JUMP IN AND GO ADVENTURE

  We have preached the wisdom of preparation before a collector car goes on a road trip.   But what about a trip where you say the hell with...

July 22, 2011 View more...

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APRIL 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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SIX CLASSIC CAR TOYS THAT DEFINED ME AS A CAR GUY

  There isn’t a car guy on the planet who didn’t have a favorite toy car or truck from the past.   It didn’t matter whether Santa delivered the coveted toy or it turned up as a birthday present—that gift was going to be the Holy Grail for a budding young car guy.     See More

AN OLD CAR WILL MAKE YOU COOLER THAN A NEW HARLEY

  One of the biggest symptoms of mid-life crisis is a guy who buys a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to change his image.   Many of these new Hog owners are also new to motorcycles and feel a Harley would be a way to cultivate a new identity as a wild child-long after their actual non-wild childhood. See More

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH AMERICAN GRAFFITI’S PAUL LE MAT—LIFE AS A CAR GUY SCREEN LEGEND

  American Graffiti debuted in August, 1973 and no one could have predicted that a simple look back at 1962 would turn into a piece of cultural history.   There was just enough time between when the movie was set and when it was made to give it the perfect blend of Hollywood nostalgia and See More

WHY THE CLASSICS MATTER—A LOOK AT THE GOLDEN AGE RIDES

  We tend to divide into camps as car guys.   You have the Chevy guys, the Ford guys, the Mopar guys, the rat rod guys, the 4×4 guys, the muscle car guys—the list is endless.   They all love old iron but for me the test of a true car guy is to recognize See More

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BIRTH OF A PREDATOR: THE 1968 CORVETTE

  The Mako Shark is one of the ocean’s fastest killers because of its sleek body design that cuts through water like a razor-sharp knife.   The Mako Shark...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: 1975 FORD SUPER CAB—39,000 MOSTLY YARD DRIVEN MILES AND A MAJOR FAMILY CONNECTION

  The easiest car story to write is the one with a major family connection in the narrative.   These stories practically write themselves because the human equation is...

April 9, 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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ALEXANDRA PAUL TALKS ABOUT CHRISTINE—THE OTHER FEMALE STAR ON THE SET OF A CULT CLASSIC

  The movie Christine became a cult classic overnight thanks to a great cast and the title star of the film.   Who would ever predict that a demonically...

October 31, 2016 View more...

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MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP

  MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP   Michener-Allen is hosting an auction on May 2013 in Edmonton, AB and...

April 25, 2017
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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016 SUMMER CAR SHOWS

  There is no way to avoid the fact summer is a faint memory in that “all the leaves are brown (actually they are gone where we live) and...

November 26, 2016
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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2017?   “Send MSCC the information...

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