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JUNE 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW-VINTAGE CARS AND TRUCKS BECOME AN ART FORM

At MyStarCollectorCar.com we literally take fifteen to twenty thousand car photos every year and occasionally you get that lucky shot–the one where the sun, the moon, the stars and...

May 28, 2011 View more...
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MAY 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW-IT’S ALL ABOUT THE PRIDE IN THE RIDE

Typically the average car guy is by nature, a social animal. This is partly out of necessity because a network of talented friends cam make a project 1000 times...

April 30, 2011 View more...
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APRIL 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW-SPRING FINALLY ARRIVES

Typically April is a month for dusting off your classic iron-unless you live in an area where winter is a concept and not a reality. If that’s the case...

March 30, 2011 View more...
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MARCH 2011:STARS OF THE SHOW-REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM “HISTORY ROAD”

A little known automotive jewel in North America is the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin Alberta Canada. This is a world class operation nestled in a small town. It exists...

February 24, 2011 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW-THE BARRETT-JACKSON CARS

The “Stars of the Show” section is primarily built around a typical small town car show. There’s a simple reason for that-the heart of the old car hobby is...

January 30, 2011 View more...
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JANUARY 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW:LOCAL RIDES-LOCAL GLORY

Throughout the world there’s a car show going on somewhere. The last holdout, China is on the verge of an automotive revolution so you can count on a huge...

December 29, 2010 View more...
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DECEMBER 2010 STARS OF THE SHOW…REMEMBER SUMMER?

One thing that really stands out about car show season is that the shows are held in summer weather.  That’s a warm thought given that when this was written...

November 26, 2010 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2010: STARS OF THE SHOW FROM THE LAST TEN YEARS

Car shows didn’t happen overnight-on fact the first car show probably happened when somebody bought the 2nd “horseless carriage” and called the owner of the first “horseless carriage”. These...

October 27, 2010 View more...
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OCTOBER 2010 : STARS OF THE SHOW-BETTER THAN VEGAS

The old car hobby is built around the car show-this is where you get to show the public the result of many late hours getting dirty working on the...

September 28, 2010 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2010 -STARS OF THE SHOW FROM THE SUMMER

SEPTEMBER IS A PIVOTAL MONTH FOR THE CAR HOBBY-THE SHOW SEASON IS STARTING TO WIND DOWN (OUTSIDE OF FLORIDA OR CALIFORNIA)… SO ENJOY THE CAR SHOWS WHILE YOU CAN...

August 31, 2010 View more...

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APRIL 26, 2015: A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING: THE RAMBLER AMERICAN IN BEAST MODE

  Rambler was a name long associated with a conservative family-oriented automobile.   Few car guys dreamed of the day they could finally own an Ambassador and show it...

April 26, 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 30, 2013 (MAY 2013): THIS ’54 DE SOTO IS ANOTHER “YOU ARE NOT BUYING ANOTHER CAR” STORY

  One of the first battles for many car guys is fought right on the home front.   He finds his ideal car and decides that he desperately needs...

April 30, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 7, 2011: TO CHOP…OR NOT TO CHOP-THAT IS THE CAR GUY QUESTION

  Chopping the roof line on a vehicle is a hot button issue.   Some car guys believe that practitioners should be horse-whipped, while others believe that a custom...

April 7, 2011 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...

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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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MSCC JUNE 22 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED FOR A ROAD TRIP IN AN OLD CAR

  Years ago I wrote a piece for MyStarCollector that doesn’t make a great deal of sense in Reality World   I put forth a case for a road trip in a vintage car with no modern conveniences like cell phones and, more importantly, no actual rational thought.     My only defense for this 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

MSCC JUNE 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE ONLY THING THAT CHANGED WAS THE COLOR OF THE PICTURE

  WELCOME TO MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY FOR 2018   This is the third year for MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday.   This feature was an overnight success back in 2016 so the only thing to do was keep it rolling in 2018.   Look for the first clue at the top of the section and See More

GOING-GOING-GONE….COMMON CARS THAT DISAPPEARED DOWN ‘FORGOTTEN MEMORY ROAD’

  There are always examples of cars that were seen in giant herds on yesterday’s roads.   Eventually they were unable to outrun the passing years and these once-plentiful cars suddenly disappeared completely off the automotive radar screen.   They were bought, used for transportation purposes, and then they headed off into the sunset-sometimes forgotten See More

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A PERFECT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR WEEKEND: 3 SHOWS IN 3 DAYS

  The idea of three car shows is pretty appealing in a kid-at-Christmas kind of way here at MyStarCollectorCar.   This weekend we were able to perform that feat...

June 17, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 23, 2018 EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THIS 1965 NOVA SS

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018   Click here...

May 31, 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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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...

May 21, 2018 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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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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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

October 4, 2015

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