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SEPTEMBER 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW- TIME TRAVEL OVER DECADES

The car show season is winding down in areas not called Florida, Arizona or California but this year was like every year-a fantastic experience. Car shows are like a...

August 28, 2011 View more...
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THE SMALL TOWN CAR SHOW- DOES IT GET ANY BETTER?

Car shows are like people. They come in all shapes and sizes, ranging from a few cars at a shopping center to well over 5000 entries at a mega-show....

August 24, 2011 View more...
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AUGUST 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW-A MIXED BAG OF RIDES IN AN EDUCATIONAL SETTING

Cars are like people-they come in all ages, styles and degrees of performance. Nowhere is that concept more evident than an open car show. Corvettes next to Model Ts,...

July 27, 2011 View more...
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JULY 2011 STARS OF THE SHOW- PART TWO OF THE SALMON ARM CAR SHOW

Last month’s Stars of the Show section was so popular that Part 2 was inevitable. Darren Sutherland’s look at the old iron was such a unique perspective we had...

June 29, 2011 View more...
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REYNOLDS HISTORY ROAD- WE TAKE A LOOK AT ONE OF OUR FAVORITE CAR SHOWS

It has long been assumed that it is impossible to re-create the endless well of excitement found in every kid on Christmas Eve. We thought the same thing until...

June 15, 2011 View more...
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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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JUNE 23, 2014: ATTENTION CAR GUYS–PETULA CLARK WAS RIGHT ABOUT ‘DOWNTOWN’

  British songstress Petula Clark hit the top of the charts in the mid-60s with her famous song about the bright lights and appeal of the downtown area.  ...

June 23, 2014 View more...
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JUNE 30, 2012 (JULY 2012): ONE OF THE NICEST CUSTOM STUDEBAKER TRUCKS WE HAVE EVER SEEN

  A well-planned custom project is a thing of beauty and this 1949 Studebaker ranks very highly on the ultra-cool scale.   Mark and Val Carson are the proud...

June 30, 2012 View more...
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JUNE 29, 2012 (JULY 2012): A CALIFORNIA STATION WAGON FROM THE EARLY 60S COMPACT ERA GETS A COLD NEW HOME

  Brad Toovey had his wife’s blessings when he decided to purchase a new set of wheels.   He wanted a daily driver that he was able to drive...

June 29, 2012 View more...
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JANUARY 5, 2017 DAVE MIHALKO—HE TURNED A PASSION FOR CARS INTO A THRIVING BUSINESS

dad     Very few people can go to work for decades and love every minute of the experience.   That’s because in most cases a job is simply a...

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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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MSCC Products and Services Showcase

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...

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SOME SERIOUS WARNING SIGNS THAT YOU ARE NOT A CAR GUY

  There are people among us who do not love the car hobby.   They view vehicles as a mode of transportation and have little or no emotional attachment to the experience of a journey in a vintage car or truck.     Time under the hood of a vehicle is an ordeal rather than See More

A LIFETIME CAR GUY BUILDS HIS OWN SCALE MODEL TRIBUTE TO THE PAST

  Terry McCrindle was always a big fan of the internal combustion engine when it was housed under the hood of a vehicle from the past.   Some of the vehicles were brand new when Terry was an impressionable kid who saw the cars on the road and wanted to own one when he was See More

THE SNOW, THE PARK, AND OTHER THINGS AT THE HIGH RIVER SHOW

  High River, Alberta has one of the largest annual car shows in western Canada.   This event also has a pretty stellar record for sunny weather as witnessed by us at MyStarCollectorCar when we make our annual visit.     That fair weather run came to an end this year when the High River See More

DIRTY HARRY WAS RIGHT: A MAN’S GOTTA KNOW HIS LIMITATIONS

  Legendary and believable tough guy actor Clint Eastwood appeared in a series of memorable action films as Inspector Harry Callahan (aka Dirty Harry) during the 1970s and ‘80s.   He taught millions of fans a series of harsh and violent life lessons in every one of his Dirty Harry movies.   One of the See More

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SEPTEMBER 2018 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR ROAD WARRIORS: A FEW OF THE MANY HIGHLIGHTS FROM SUMMER 2018

  Summer 2018 officially ended this month and like every summer in the history of summers–it want far too fast.   Despite its far too temporary stay, Summer 2018...

September 21, 2018 View more...
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GET COACHED ON THAT CAR PROJECT—REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM VEHICLE RESTORATION WORKSHOPS

  Restoration projects are not easy.   In fact, a full restoration can be the most complex and difficult job you’ll ever take on but the pain is definitely...

September 3, 2018 View more...
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NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction 11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR...

May 31, 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
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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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NOVEMBER 1-4, 2018 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 Collector Car Auction 11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9,...

April 21, 2017
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SEPTEMBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  JAN 1-OCT 8: WETASKIWIN, AB Reynolds Museum Military Motorcycle Display See 27 military motorcycles from the First World War and the Second World War, on display now at...

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