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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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FEBRUARY 19, 2009: 64 Chevy – The Honeymoon Never Ended

  The honeymoon was never over for Jim Giesbrecht and his 1964 Chevy Impala 2-door hardtop.   ‘The Chevrolet was Jim and his late wife Barb’s wedding car because...

February 19, 2009 View more...

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JANUARY 14, 2013: WE DISCUSS WHAT DEFINED THE STYLE OF CARS IN THE POST-WAR DECADES

  Every decade from the 40s to the 80s had a distinctive style for North American cars that placed them squarely within the particular time frame of those decades....

January 14, 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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BARRETT-JACKSON:THE 800 POUND GORILLA-WE PICK THE CAR OF THE DAY 6

  BARRETT-1969 AMERICAN MOTORS AMX LOT 1535   Our buyer has had a long week at Barrett-Jackson and Sunday typically winds down the event.   Lower end cars are...

January 18, 2010 View more...

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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...

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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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CRUSHING A HIGH SCHOOL KID’S FIRST CAR DREAMS WITH A CYLINDER HEAD REBUILD

  There was a bygone era when a first car meant everything to a young car guy.   A first car represented a golden opportunity to hit the road behind the wheel of our own car any time the spirit moved us.   We were teenagers, and now we were free to choose when and See More

MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  Merry Christmas to our MyStarCollectorCar readers who have already discovered that, “Yes Virginia”, there is a written story that always accompanies our pretty pictures of old car and trucks.   Our MSCC readers have dug a little deeper to find the story behind the pictures and our original motto still applies: “Because Every Car See More

DECEMBER 15, 2017 FIVE FOR FRIDAY : FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run with a format that may or may not be familiar to some of the viewers because TV conveys the excitement and flashy stuff but an auction See More

MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE RULES TO LIVE BY

  Society has a basic set of rules and in most cases they make sense because they separate us from anarchy.   The car hobby isn’t chaotic by any definition even though it has a loosey-goosey set of rules but that’s because most car guys are well-balanced and goal oriented by nature.   The rules See More

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DECEMBER 15, 2017 FIVE FOR FRIDAY : FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run...

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DECEMBER 2017: A FAMILY TRADITION OF CAR GUYS CONTINUES WITH A 1962 SUNBEAM ALPINE TYPE II

  Blayne Weidner is the latest generation of car guys in the Weidner family.   His vintage car choice is a 1962 Sunbeam Alpine Type II and he is...

November 30, 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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SAINT ALBERT ROCK’N AUGUST—THE BIG SHOW RETURNS AUGUST 7-11

  Rock’n August is one of Western Canada’s biggest annual car shows.   The whole community gets behind this week-long event because this is a showcase for the best...

December 16, 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 –...

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DECEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

DECEMBER 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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