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MSCC DECEMBER 2016 ROAD WARRIORS

  There is one constant with old iron in modern traffic—it all looks cool.    Nothing on the street today can match the presence of a classic Vette in...

December 17, 2016 View more...
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MSCC NOVEMBER 2016 ROAD WARRIORS—THAT’S WHY WE SHOULD ALL MOVE TO CALIFORNIA

  MSCC NOVEMBER 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC—THAT’S WE SHOULD ALL MOVE TO CALIFORNIA   Places like California and Florida basically have a year-round car show season.   In fact,...

November 12, 2016 View more...
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MSCC OCTOBER 2016 ROAD WARRIORS: RESORT AREAS ARE A GOLDMINE FOR OLD IRON

  Vintage iron disappears in large urban centers.   The biggest reason is simple—you don’t drive old technology in the middle of the nightmare known as 21st century traffic....

October 8, 2016 View more...
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MSCC SEPTEMBER 2016 ROAD WARRIORS: LAST DAY OF SUMMER—CELEBRATE IT TOPLESS

‘SEPTEMBER 2016 MSCC STARS IN TRAFFIC: LAST DAY OF SUMMER—CELEBRATE IT TOPLESS’ Tomorrow is the last day of Summer 2016.   ‘Right now it’s a split between day and...

September 20, 2016 View more...
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MSCC AUGUST 2016 ROAD WARRIORS—A MAN, A CAMERA, A RESORT AREA AND A LOT OF COOL CARS

  AUGUST 2016 STARS IN TRAFFIC—A MAN, A CAMERA, A RESORT AREA AND A LOT OF COOL CARS   Dave Nagy lives in the Okanagan area of British Columbia....

August 5, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JULY 2016 ROAD WARRIORS—A COOL FACTOR WE’LL NEVER SEE AGAIN

  The biggest problem with 2016 cars can be summed up in one word—boring.   Style has given way to a generic jelly bean look that erases any kind...

July 2, 2016 View more...
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MSCC JUNE 2016 ROAD WARRIORS—IT’S PRIME TIME FOR OLD IRON

  Summer 2016 officially arrives on Monday, June 20 2016 at 4:34 PM MDT—not a minute too soon.   The change in season is a little unclear because by...

June 25, 2016 View more...
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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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APRIL 27, 2015: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE 2015 SEASON AND IT WAS A DANDY

  We live in what is lovingly referred to as a sub-arctic climate.   Maybe we cannot see Santa’s neighborhood from our front porches, but it is a short,...

April 27, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2014 (MAY 2014) ’55 CHEVY CAMEO: NEVER LET GO OF A FAMILY LEGACY

  Chevy Cameos are apex vehicles in the world of old iron and the prices reflect that every time one shows up on an auction docket.   Cameos are...

April 12, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 29, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1970 HEMICUDA-MOPAR NOSTAGLIA-21ST CENTURY STYLE

  Most car guys have a dream ride and one of the top vote getters is the ’70 Hemi Cuda.   That particular car will remain a dream for...

April 29, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2011; HOW TO SURVIVE A COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION WITHOUT FOLDING YOUR HAND

  One of the most famous sources for collector vehicles is the auction.   The Barrett Jackson franchise is an important component of Speed TV as a major event...

April 12, 2011 View more...

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JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2018   Welcome to the MyStarCollectorCar Market Report.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales so...

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...

July 13, 2016 View more...
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AUGUST 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

    JULY 30-AUG 5: RED DEER, AB Rock’n Red Deer Alberta Super Run       AUG 2: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine...

October 2, 2015 View more...

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AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

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.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school See More

STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF AUTOMOTIVE GIANTS: THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND MERCURY COUGAR

  Mercury and Pontiac share a common bond in automotive history: both introduced pony cars in the 1960s that were Miss Congeniality cars by comparison to their Miss Universe stable mates (Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Mustang).   Mercury and Pontiac cultivated a reputation in the slightly-above-average-luxury car market and offered base models that were a See More

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IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 7th...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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A HARDCORE CAR GUY IN THE INSURANCE GAME—A LOOK AT STUART GREEN FROM LEGEND’S COLLECTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

  Stuart Green has been a car guy for as long as he can remember.   Stuart and his brother built award winning model cars (two were award winners)...

May 28, 2018 View more...
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THE BALLAD OF THELMA: PART 1–CAN A HOLLEY SNIPER EFI SAVE THE DAY?

  Thelma is a member of our family.   She’s our 1977 Chrysler Newport.   She’s the two-door model with the Chrysler 400 cubic-inch engine.     She’s named...

May 26, 2018 View more...

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JULY 28, 2018 MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION SHOWCASES THIS ’69 CHARGER RT TRIBUTE

            ’69 Charger RT Tribute–click here for all the details.   FUNDER WHEELS FORMULA 1 GO CART     *Here’s the incredible history behind...

June 25, 2018
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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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JULY 28, 2018 19th 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...

June 19, 2017
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11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018   COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car...

April 21, 2017

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