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DECEMBER 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC-UNIQUE VEHICLES IN A SEA OF BLAND

Let’s be honest-new vehicles are incredible pieces of technology. They can do everything except drive themselves…and that will even change in a few years but one fact remains. New...

November 25, 2010 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC- “ANYTIME, ANYWHERE…ANY PLACE

Car museums are a great concept because they keep the old iron around-particularly the rare old iron. There are vehicles that are so rare historically that the safest place...

October 30, 2010 View more...
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OCTOBER 2010-STARS IN TRAFFIC: “REALITY AND RUBBER MEET THE ROAD”

Here are some more examples of old cars in the real world.Old cars and trucks are like newborns-you do everything you can to NOT expose them to adversity but...

September 28, 2010 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2010-STARS IN TRAFFIC…GOING GOING GONE

HERE ARE SOME MORE GREAT EXAMPLES OF CLASSIC IRON IN THE REAL WORLD-THIS IS THE MONTH THAT SUMMER ENDS SO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THESE SIGHTINGS WHILE YOU CAN. THEY’RE...

August 31, 2010 View more...
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AUGUST 2010 “STARS IN TRAFFIC” HOT CARS, HOT WEATHER

These are the “dog days” of summer-the point where the thermometer explodes out the top. You see a lot of old iron on the streets in August but what...

July 27, 2010 View more...
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JULY 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC-DRIVE ‘EM DON’T TRAILER ‘EM

One of the saddest sights in the old car world is a guy putting his old classic car inside a covered trailer and towing it to a show. What’s...

June 28, 2010 View more...
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JUNE 2010 STARS IN TRAFFIC-DRIVING A DREAM IN THE REAL WORLD

For most car guys there is only one goal-driving their dream.Sure there’s a little “look at me” going on but, let’s be honest-this classic old iron has earned “look...

May 29, 2010 View more...
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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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JANUARY 17, 2013: HOLY NOSTALGIA BATMAN! THE ONE AND ONLY BATMOBILE IS UP FOR SALE

  There have been many versions of the Batmobile since the legendary George Barris built the iconic Batmobile in record time for the Batman TV show that debuted in...

January 17, 2013 View more...
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JANUARY 31, 2012 (FEB 2012):1950 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER PICKUP-RENEWING A HARDWORKING FARM FAMILY LEGACY

  Farm kids have many advantages over city kids.   They learn the value of honest, hard work and practical problem-solving early in life plus they encounter and embrace...

January 31, 2012 View more...
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JANUARY 3, 2011-1979 COLLECTOR SERIES LINCOLN MARK V

  Like most car guys, Wayne Cooper always had one particular “must have” car on his wish list.   Most guys have familiar names like Corvettes, Challengers or Mustangs...

January 3, 2011 View more...
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JANUARY 16, 2010: BARRETT-JACKSON–THE 800 POUND GORILLA-WE PICK THE CAR OF THE DAY-1

  BARRETT-JACKSON TUESDAY- DAY ONE:LOT # 9 1965 CHRYSLER NEWPORT   This is our  fictional buyer’s easiest day of the Barrett-Jackson experience. This is the day that entry-level buyers...

January 16, 2010 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!

SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 View more...
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WHY CLASSIC PICKUP TRUCKS ARE ON THE RISE IN PRICE AND POPULARITY

  It is no secret to car guys that vintage trucks are the rising rock stars in the hobby.   Classic trucks have taken a generous hike in prices...

October 18, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017   Welcome to the newest feature at MyStarCollectorCar.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales...

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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REALITY 101: YOU DON’T GET A PARTICIPATION TROPHY AT MOST CAR SHOWS

  MyStarCollectorCar loves to attend car shows because we get to share these magic moments with car owners.   Car guys and girls are the real thing-most of the time.   The one area where some of them fall down a steep Grand Canyon-sized cliff are the awards at a typical car show because a See More

NOVEMBER 24 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: 5 GOOD REASONS WHY YOU NEED TO OWN A VINTAGE VEHICLE

  There is nothing that makes this world a better place than an old car-except another old car.   Most people are afraid to own ancient automotive artifacts because these babies do not fit into their predictably bland worlds filled with too much non-adventure and too many kiddie soccer games flying under the false flag See More

500 WAS A NICE ROUND NUMBER FOR CAR GUYS BACK IN THE DAY

  500 was a famous number long before it ended up in chrome on a car from the past.   The storied Indy and Daytona races ensured that 500 would become a memorable number for car guys.   Even Hollywood got into the act when the movie guys took Frankie Avalon and Annette Funicello away See More

MSCC NOVEMBER 22 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY: THE GOING GETS TOUGHER

2017 MSCC “WHAT’S IT?”   WEDNESDAY MSCC What’s It? Wednesday is back for 2017.   This is a weekly guessing game for car guys and it was one of the most popular new MSCC features in 2016.     MSCC NOVEMBER 22 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY: THE GOING GETS TOUGHER   Last week was a record for See More

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NOVEMBER 2017: A EURO VERSION 1974 MERCEDES 350 SL ENDS UP IN CANADA

There have always been differences between European and North American models of the same car and Mercedes was no exception to this rule.   The differences were even more...

November 22, 2017 View more...
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CONNECTING WITH SEINFELD—THE FRATERNITY OF THE JEROMES WASN’T ENOUGH

  MyStarCollectorCar is based on the average guy in the car hobby—the kind of guy who puts gallons of blood, countless hours of sweat equity, and a big pile...

October 11, 2017 View more...
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THE GUILD GARAGE: WHEN A HALF HOUR CAR SHOW JUST SEEMS LIKE AN HOUR

  Restoration Garage always lived up to its non-car guy producers’ goal to produce a docu-drama.   The producers appeared to believe in the standard TV playbook wherein a...

August 3, 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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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2018?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 9, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION OCTOBER 28, 2017: 1957 CHEVY 1500 STREET ROD

1957 Chevrolet Street Rod 1500      Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Street Rod 1500 Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             White Engine:                 4Spd Automatic TR700  ...

June 19, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW

 10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW     COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 10th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 8th-10th, 2016 –...

April 21, 2017
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NOVEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

NOVEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR   **Let us know about all your club meetings and community car shows and  we’ll list them here FREE-we average...

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