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MAY 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC: VARIETY IN A SEA OF GENERIC IRON

  You could call today’s traffic a vast wasteland if you’re looking for something interesting.    After all, you only generate so much excitement in a brand new Nissan,...

May 1, 2016 View more...
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APRIL 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC: WAGING WAR AGAINST THE JELLYBEANS

  New cars will stop, go, handle and run far better than old iron.   They’ll get you anywhere you want to go in comfort, they’ll get great gas...

April 2, 2016 View more...
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MARCH MSCC 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC: SPRING ARRIVES THIS MONTH—CAN THE OLD IRON BE FAR BEHIND?

  March is the turning point for old iron.   The classic rides start to trickle on to the roads thanks to longer, warmer days.   ‘There’s some risk...

March 5, 2016 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC—THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A CAR SHOW INVADES A TOWN

FEBRUARY 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC—THIS IS WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A CAR SHOW INVADES A TOWN     Big car shows have a huge impact on smaller communities so the...

February 13, 2016 View more...
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JANUARY 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC: SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL—THE BEST CAR SPOTTING SEASONS

  JANUARY 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC: SPRING, SUMMER AND FALL—THE BEST CAR SPOTTING SEASONS   January rests comfortably in the zone where you won’t see much old iron. The...

January 9, 2016 View more...
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DECEMBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: A LITTLE BIT OF CUBA, A LITTLE BIT OF ALBERTA

  MSCC Stars in Traffic are generally spotted in the non-winter months because most car guys don’t like to expose their beloved rides to the ravages of sub-zero weather....

December 5, 2015 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: FAMOUS FINAL SCENE—CLASSIC IRON SAYS GOODBYE FOR 2015

NOVEMBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: FAMOUS FINAL SCENE—CLASSIC IRON SAYS GOODBYE FOR 2015     Not many car guys venture out in November behind the wheel of their beloved...

November 7, 2015 View more...
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OCTOBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: OLD IRON IN NEW TRAFFIC NEVER GETS OLD

OCTOBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: OLD IRON IN NEW TRAFFIC NEVER GETS OLD     There’s something every fisherman knows instinctively—the thrill of a fish on the line never...

October 3, 2015 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: PURE MAGIC ON THE ROAD

  SEPTEMBER 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: PURE MAGIC ON THE ROAD September pushes the envelope on the season for old iron in traffic. There’s no doubt the end of...

September 19, 2015 View more...
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AUGUST 2015 STARS IN TRAFFIC: DOG DAYS—THE CLASSICS ARE OUT IN FORCE

  The dog days of summer have been around since the ancient Greeks decided the hottest part of summer needed a catch phrase. They were referring to Sirius the...

August 27, 2015 View more...

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MARCH 26, 2015 (APRIL 2015): THIS 1969 DODGE CHARGER DAYTONA HEMI FOUR-SPEED IS THE REAL DEAL

  The Dodge Charger Daytona produced a shock and awe moment when it first hit the streets back in the summer of ’69.   The only bigger news that...

March 26, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 25, 2015 (APRIL 2015) 1949 CADDY: THIS OLD SCHOOL CUSTOM RIDE IS A KNOCKOUT AT EVERY SHOW

  Custom rides are a tricky process.   One car guy’s dream ride can be another car guy’s worst nightmare.   Cosmetic surgery is risky business, whether it is...

March 25, 2015 View more...
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MAY 25, 2015 (APRIL 2015): A 1973 PONTIAC LEMANS: A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF A RODNEY DANGERFIELD CAR

  The 70s has taken a lot of heat as a decade.   It was a decade that started with the breakup of the Beatles, along with the deaths...

March 25, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 12, 2015 (APRIL 2015): 1979 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER D1539—TASMANIAN WORKHORSE FOR 36 YEARS

  Most large work trucks have a bleak future because their sole purpose is to deliver a full day of work.   Once they can’t deliver a full day...

March 12, 2015 View more...

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MARCH 2017 ’71 CUDA 340—HE WAS 13 WHEN HE SAW HIS DREAM CAR

  Peter Swainson is the definitive Mopar guy.   ‘He’s owned some legendary Mopar muscle over the years and his Southside Dodge dealership has sold thousands of cars since...

March 1, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS–MyStarCollectorCar

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

October 14, 2015 View more...

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  The idea of a car/truck marriage was not entirely new when the 1959 Chevy El Camino hit the showroom in the fall of 1958.   The Elky was built to compete with the General’s mortal enemy Ford and their Ford Ranchero that debuted two years earlier in 1957.   Trucks built on a car See More

JIM ROCKFORD’S DAD WAS A PIONEER IN THE SQUARE BODY MOVEMENT

  1973 was a year of big change for the General when it came to trucks. One of the most popular pickup truck production runs in history (1967-72 Chevys) was over and a new era of 70s style was very evident in the 1973 GM truck lineup.   The Chevy and GMC trucks were less See More

GOODBYE EDD—THE MAN WITH TOO MUCH STYLE AND CLASS FOR REALITY TV

  MSCC has a love-hate relationship with reality TV car shows.   The upside to these grease and oil soap operas is the exposure the car hobby gets.   The downside is how low TV will go to develop a plot in a world where the plot is already written in the process/history of the See More

FINS UP: THE DAWN OF THE SEXY ERA FOR DESOTO

DeSoto is a familiar name to car historians and Mopar fans, even though the last one rolled off the assembly line in 1961.   The first DeSoto left the factory in 1929 when Walter P Chrysler decided to expand the Mopar family in 1928.   The DeSoto brand was a tribute to Spanish explorer Hernando See More

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GOODBYE EDD—THE MAN WITH TOO MUCH STYLE AND CLASS FOR REALITY TV

  MSCC has a love-hate relationship with reality TV car shows.   The upside to these grease and oil soap operas is the exposure the car hobby gets.  ...

March 22, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARCH 2017 TRAFFIC STARS: A LOOK BACK AT RED DEER SUPER RUN – ON THE STREETS BACK IN 2009

  The Super Run hits Red Deer, Alberta every three years.   It’s a massive event with things scheduled all week but one of the biggest events is the...

March 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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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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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
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THE CAMROSE CAR SHOW: HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME

  Car shows held on Main Street are an instant home run with us.   ‘The retro rides look perfect on Main Street in every town and the Camrose,...

October 23, 2015
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MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS–MyStarCollectorCar

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October 14, 2015

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