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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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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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NOVEMBER 12, 2013 RESTORATION GARAGE-MORE OF THE SAME OLD, SAME OLD TV CAR SHOW

  I’m like every car guy on the planet because I’ll watch every gear-head show on TV just to see old iron.   Most of them are a big...

November 12, 2013 View more...
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NOVEMBER 29, 2012 (DECEMBER 2012) SANTA PAWS 2: A CHRISTMAS MOVIE STAR 1965 CHEVY PANEL TRUCK

  Stan Vandenbroek is a big fan of the iconic Chevy panel trucks from the 60s, so it is no surprise that he jumped at a chance to get...

November 29, 2012 View more...
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NOVEMBER 30, 2011 (DECEMBER 2011):1959 CHRYSLER NEW YORKER-LONG TERM COMFORT, CLASS AND STYLE

  Derek Sparkman has had a direct relationship with 1959 Chryslers since Day 1 of his driving career because he earned his license in one.   In fact, that...

November 30, 2011 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...

January 5, 2009 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...

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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

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) when they were kids and he migrated into the full-sized car world the day he got his driver’s license.   He lives and breathes the car 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

SENSORY DEPRIVATION IN A DODGE VIPER

  The Dodge Viper arrived on the automotive scene in 1991 and owned the headlines at the time.   The Viper was Chrysler’s late 20th century answer to this question: “What if we build a 1990s version of the Ford Cobra?”   Most car guys are well aware of the Cobra because it illustrated what See More

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR SEPTEMBER 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DOES UPSIDE DOWN AFFECT YOUR GUESS?

  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...

September 18, 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)...

September 17, 2018 View more...
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MEET TV’S MOST FAMOUS CAR GIRL: COURTNEY HANSEN

  Courtney Hansen is a household name in the car hobby because she has been involved in some of TV’s biggest automotive shows.   Courtney is also a syndicated...

September 13, 2018 View more...
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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR SEPTEMBER 14 FEATURE FRIDAY: 1949 KAISER-FRAZER 4-DOOR SEDAN—IT’S A PIECE OF SH** DAILY DRIVER

  Most car guys are like proud parents of an honor student because their old iron is their pride and joy.   Get them talking about their classics and...

September 13, 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...

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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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