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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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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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JANUARY 13, 2014: NO RESPECT — THE SEVENTIES ARE THE RODNEY DANGERFIELD DECADE FOR CARS

  One of the constants in the world of old iron is the amount of scorn heaped on vehicles from the Me Decade, aka the Seventies.   I still...

January 13, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 11, 2014: THE COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT TWO (OR MORE) FOR ONE CAR PROJECTS

  The new age of the Internet has opened up a lot more doors for car guys.   The right letters punched into a keyboard will link you to...

January 11, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 10, 2014: A WINTER DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CAR FROM THE SIXTIES WHEN IT WAS NEW AND WE WERE YOUNG

  Things have definitely gotten more comfortable and complicated in our current automobile era.   The vehicles of today are more efficient, reliable and even warmer than yesterday’s rides,...

January 10, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 10, 2014: THE HOTTEST OF MY SECRET EUROPEAN CRUSHES ARE REVEALED IN THIS LIST

  I grew up as a Detroit-first car guy.   There is little doubt I will likely be first and foremost loyal to American iron for the rest of...

January 10, 2014 View more...

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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...

October 26, 2015 View more...
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JULY 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

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TUNER CARS, DONOR CYCLES, AND SOME CLASSIC IRON

  There is a little confusion when it comes to the Sylvan Lake car show because two events have taken place in July at the same location in 2017.   The distinction between the two events is pretty evident to us at MSCC because one event is removed by a generation from the other event-for See More

WELCOME TO MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE GREAT SONGS WITH SUMMER IN THE TITLE

WELCOME TO MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE GREAT SONGS WITH SUMMER IN THE TITLE   MyStarCollectorCar never stands still—that’s the nature of the hobby because old iron that stands still eventually ends up as a metal cube.   You don’t want to end up as a metal cube so here’s a new weekly feature–Five for Friday. See More

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 car show needs to be spiced up with a plot line that creates complications or conflict.   No realistic car guy will see a need to See More

MSCC JULY 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—NOT TOO MANY GAMES WITH THIS ONE

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 JULY 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—NOT TOO MANY GAMES WITH THIS ONE   Today’s MSCC “What’s It?” See 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...

July 19, 2017 View more...
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REACQUAINTING MYSELF WITH AN AUTOMOTIVE GOD

  I first became acquainted with legendary automotive writer Tom McCahill shortly after I learned how to read when I was a young kid.   He was a bald,...

July 8, 2017 View more...
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JULY 2017: THE PERFECT SESQUICENTENNIAL CAR—THE 67-X

  Today is Canada Day and it’s also the 150th birthday of the country so this is a very memorable July 1st.   Canadians threw a massive party fifty...

June 30, 2017 View more...
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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.  ...

May 11, 2017 View more...

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MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017

MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017   Phone: 403-226-0405 Fax: 403-226-0707 Toll Free: 1-877-811-8855 13090 Barlow Trail NE Calgary, Alberta  T3N 1A2 Click here for auction details  ...

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ST. ALBERT CRUISERS–GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

  The St. Albert Cruisers host one of the largest annual car shows in Canada every August.   They call it Rock n’ August for a reason because this...

April 30, 2017
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  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

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