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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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AUGUST 2010 “STARS OF THE SHOW” THE BEST REASONS TO TAKE A KID TO A SHOW

Car shows are basic entertainment with many facets-they can take you back in time to a quieter, simpler era or they can blow you away with sights and sounds…things...

July 27, 2010 View more...
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JULY 2010 STARS OF THE SHOW-THE PEAK OF THE CAR SEASON

SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVIN’ IS EASY. THAT’S WHEN THE VINTAGE IRON REALLY COMES OUT TO PLAY AND THERE’S A CAR SHOW IN EVERY TOWN. IT’S LIKE THE WORLD’S BEST...

June 29, 2010 View more...
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JUNE 2010 STARS OF THE SHOW-A GREAT LOOKING PARKING LOT

MOST CAR SHOWS LOOK LIKE A PARKING LOT FROM THE PAST-A PARKING LOT FROM THE THE 40s, 50s OR 60s FILLED WITH THE BEST LOOKING IRON EVER BUILT…TAKE YOUR...

May 29, 2010 View more...
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MAY 2010 STARS OF THE SHOW-TIME TO DUST OFF THE OLD IRON

Like many rites of spring, the car show returns in May-that’s when all of that winter dust come off and proud old car owners start gathering at shows. And...

May 1, 2010 View more...
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APRIL 2010 -THE STARS OF THE SHOWS MAKE AN APPEARANCE

The old car world is populated with grassroots people and car shows are the magnet for their hobby.Most owners love the lifestyle that comes with the hobby and car...

April 2, 2010 View more...
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BADGES OF HONOR-HIDING IN PLAIN SIGHT ON THE STREET

Badges of honor can be found under the hood on the air cleaner or valve covers or on the outside of a car.The muscle car era made things easy-if...

March 24, 2010 View more...
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MARCH 2010 STARS OF THE SHOW-IT’S ALL ABOUT HOLLYWOOD

A car meet is a lot like the Academy Awards-the big shows hand out trophies and everybody makes sure that their ride is ready for the public spotlight. But...

February 28, 2010 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2010 STARS OF THE SHOW:CAR SHOWS -THE BEST ENTERTAINMENT ON THE PLANET

There is nothing better than a sunny day and a car show-this is where you can live any automotive fantasy you can imagine. Car shows are the best family...

January 31, 2010 View more...
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JANUARY 2010 NEW YEAR’S VOW: TAKE A KID TO A CAR SHOW

We’ve stressed over and over at mystarcollectorcar.com how important the next generation is to the old car hobby. But you have to show them these classic cars and trucks...

January 1, 2010 View more...

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JULY 26, 2013: END OF THE DINOSAUR–THE LAST DAYS OF THE BIG AMERICAN ROAD BEASTS

  The other day I saw a set of wheels from a bygone Jurassic Car era.   Cars used to be large and in charge in the old days,...

July 26, 2013 View more...
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JULY 28, 2012 (AUGUST 2012): 1928 DODGE BROTHERS VICTORY SIX 4 DOOR SEDAN

  Alfred Johb is no stranger to cars from the 1920s.   In fact, he owned two Model As in the 1930s.   He admits that he never saw...

July 28, 2012 View more...
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JULY 27, 2011 (AUGUST 2011) NORTH TO ALASKA IN SEARCH OF GOLD WITH A 1950 PONTIAC SILVER 8 STREAK

  Tom Kean is a friendly and outgoing guy by nature.   He is never at a loss for words, and that is a very good thing for an...

July 27, 2011 View more...
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JULY 28, 2010: SUMMER HOLIDAY ROAD TRIPS…. HOW MODERN CAR VACATIONS HAVE CHANGED THE GAME

  There used to be a simple formula for summer holidays when I was a kid.   I came from a large family, even by Baby Boomer standards, so...

July 28, 2010 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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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...

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JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     JUNE 29-JULY 1: BRUDENELL PEI,  PEI Street Rod Association’s 40th Annual Show ‘n Shine   JULY 1: SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC Canada...

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MSCC JULY 18 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—SMASHED UP CLUES ARE STILL BETTER THAN NO CLUES

  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

FIVE THINGS THAT ARE BETTER LEFT UNSAID AT CAR SHOWS

  MyStarCollectorCar has spent plenty of time at car shows over many years and we have heard a lot of different things during that long time frame.   So have the car guys and girls who have brought their vehicles and entered them in a show.     One of the topics that pops up See More

THE DODGE L-600 WAS A-1(00) IN THE 1960S

  There was a Big Three van battle in the 1960s that produced utility vehicles with a highly unusual body design and looked like they were created with a generous supply of straight edges.   The vans had a flat front end and large windshield, along with a squared-off rear end to keep the 90 See More

SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVING IS EASY AT THE SYLVAN LAKE CAR SHOW

  Sylvan Lake is a resort town located in the heartland of Alberta.   The community has plenty of public lakefront access to one of Central Alberta’s most famous and popular summer vacation spots on its Lakeshore Drive.     Sylvan Lake also has a very active vintage car culture and plays host to an See More

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JULY 2018: A 1963 FORD FAIRLANE 500 SPORT COUPE IS FAST AND LUXURIOUS

  Doug Roberts is a dyed-in-the-wool Ford guy.   Doug even works at a Ford dealership (Cam Clark Ford) as a parts man and earns his living under the...

July 18, 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 View more...
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11th Annual 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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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...

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