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JUNE 2017 MSCC STARS IN TRAFFIC—MORE OKANAGAN RIDES

  The Okanagan area of BC is known for its giant lake, beaches and great weather.   This past May wasn’t a spectacular month for weather because it was...

June 9, 2017 View more...

MSCC MAY 2017 STARS IN TRAFFIC—SOME CLASSICS FROM THE 2nd STRING ARCHIVES

  There are hundreds of thousands of photos in the MSCC archives and most of them have been taken with three main cameras.   A smaller number have been...

May 5, 2017 View more...

MSCC APRIL 2017 ROAD WARRIORS: THEY’RE BACK IN A BIG WAY

  MSCC APRIL 2017 STARS IN TRAFFIC: THEY’RE BACK IN A BIG WAY     Despite the outside chance of a late spring blizzard in some less fortunate areas...

April 7, 2017 View more...

MSCC MARCH 2017 ROAD WARRIORS: 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...

MSCC FEBRUARY 2017 ROAD WARRIORS— A LOOK BACK AT RADIUM 2012

  FEBRUARY 2017 STARS IN TRAFFIC— A LOOK BACK AT RADIUM 2012   There’s an annual car show in late September hosted in Radium, BC.   This is a...

February 17, 2017 View more...

MSCC JANUARY 2017 ROAD WARRIORS—A LOOK BACK 5-9 YEARS

  One of the fundamental platforms of the old car hobby is the ‘look back in time’ philosophy.   In most cases, the look back is at least four...

January 14, 2017 View more...

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...

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...

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...

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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JANUARY 18, 2014: ARE YOU BUYING OR RENTING YOUR VEHICLES IN THE OLD CAR HOBBY?

  The old car hobby has two very different philosophies when it comes to vintage rides.   On one side of the coin is the owner who builds or...

January 18, 2014 View more...
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JANUARY 29, 2013 (FEB 2013): WILD ’30 FORD WOODY-AN INSTANT ROCK STAR AT A MAJOR CAR SHOW

  We attended a very large car called Rockin’ Red Deer last summer that takes place every three years and has become famous enough to get the attention of...

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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...

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...

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  This is a prime piece of advertising real estate because it’s parked in the most dynamic car hobby e-zine in Canada. Go to this contact form and get...

December 7, 2017 View more...

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...

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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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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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

COOL CARS FROM THE PAST THAT FLEW UNDER THE RISING SUN FLAG

  There was a bygone era in which cars built in Japan were not exactly greeted with open arms by North American buyers.   The “Made in Japan” label was viewed in a negative light since many export products built in that country were cheap in both price and build quality.     Cars were See More

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.     Two vintage Ponchos on the same freeway underscore that theme.     So does this Sunbeam on an exit ramp.     This yellow ‘cuda 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...

June 19, 2017
FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction     NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL...

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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