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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...

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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...

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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FEBRUARY 25, 2015: PUT A NUMBER ON THE DOOR BECAUSE OLD RACE CARS MAKE OLD RIDES LOOK EVEN COOLER

  There’s another trend sweeping the car hobby and it may be one of the most interesting visual sights you’ll see at a car show.   Put a number...

February 25, 2015 View more...
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OCTOBER 23, 2014 (NOVEMBER 2014): ’64 FURY 4-DOOR SEDAN – THE MAGIC OF THE MORE DOOR

  There’s little doubt the four-door sedan is the unloved cousin of the two-door hardtop and convertible.   Cars with more than two doors are on the fringe of...

October 23, 2014 View more...
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OCTOBER 1, 2013 THIS ’55 FARGO IS A WELL-PRESERVED CANUCK TRUCK WITH ONLY 2 OWNERS

  Fargo is a name long associated with Canadian versions of the Dodge trucks, but the truth is the Fargo name had its early roots in the United States...

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APRIL 2, 2010: FUSION GLASS LTD. RED DEER -THE CAR GUY GLASS SPECIALISTS

Fusion Glass Ltd. 101-6660 Taylor Dr Red Deer, AB T4P1Y3 (403) 342-1990 FUSION GLASS Andrew Pankratz is a hands-on guy. He’s also a car guy and he loves the...

April 2, 2009 View more...

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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

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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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FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   FEB 3: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 8-10: INDIANAPOLIS, IN World...

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“IT YARD DRIVES”, “SMOKES A LITTLE”, “NICE PROJECT” AND OTHER SCARY THINGS

  Car guys are notorious ad junkies.   They’ll look at ‘For Sale’ signs stuck on grocery store billboards, online, in newspapers, in magazines and taped to dusty old cars in back alleys.   That kind of research gives car guys deep insight into ad copy but for the less enthusiastic members of society, here’s See More

MSCC FEBRUARY 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—SMASHED UP AND COVERED UP

  One of the most popular forms of a “What’s It?” clue is to use a smashed-up car so the first clue follows that pattern.   This second clue follows another “What’s It?” pattern with a covered-up clue.           If these clues don’t take you to the answer, you’ll find it below on See More

LADIES AND GENTLEMEN….. MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S OTHER FASTBACK FAVORITES

  The fastback phenomenon has always been associated with the muscle car movement of the late 1960s.   Imagine Steve McQueen behind the wheel of a 1968 Mustang notchback instead of his legendary fastback Mustang during his famous car chase scene in ‘Bullitt’.     The image of a non-fastback Mustang chasing a 1968 Dodge See More

DAWN OF A LEGEND: THE 1967-69 CAMARO HITS THE STREET

  The pony car wars were a large part of the legendary 1960s automotive scene.   The Ford Mustang cemented the “pony car” term when it debuted in 1964 (and a half), even though the 1964 Barracuda preceded the Mustang by a few months that year.   The Ford Mustang was a home run for See More

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FEBRUARY 2019 ROAD WARRIORS – THEY COME IN MANY FORMS

  The Road Warrior is the most honorable facet of the car hobby because old iron looks great at a show but it looks spectacular on the road.  ...

February 15, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: ’61 FARGO PICKUP – GRANDPA’S ORIGINAL TRUCK WAS LOST IN A HAIL OF SHOTGUN BLASTS

  The connection with old iron is found in the personal history of every car guy who ever coveted something old, outdated and worn out.   This lineage can...

January 31, 2019 View more...

RUST VALLEY RESTORERS—MORE DOCUDRAMA AND LESS EDUCATIONAL

  Full disclosure here—I want to be an impartial judge on this show but Jim and I were going by the White Post Auto Museum in Tappen, BC a...

January 27, 2019 View more...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

November 22, 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 27, 2019 20th 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...

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EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW

EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW   TIME TO CONSIGN 1888 296 0528 EXT 102 FRIDAY DOORS OPEN 5PM – AUCTION...

April 21, 2017
FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   FEB 3: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 8-10: INDIANAPOLIS, IN World...

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