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MSCC JULY 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW—VARIETY COMES IN MANY FORMS AT A SHOW

  MSCC JULY 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW—VARIETY COMES IN MANY FORMS AT A SHOW   There are two philosophies at a car show.   The most common format...

July 15, 2017 View more...

JUNE 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: A LOOK BACK AT SOME BC SHOWS

  JUNE 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: A LOOK BACK AT SOME BC SHOWS   British Columbia is one of the most picturesque provinces in Canada plus they have...

June 23, 2017 View more...

MAY 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: A LOOK BACK AT TEN YEARS OF THE RED DEER CRUISE NIGHT

  MAY 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: A LOOK BACK AT TEN YEARS OF THE RED DEER CRUISE NIGHT   Red Deer Cruise Night has been around in one...

April 30, 2017 View more...

APRIL 2017 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW—A SNOWBIRD CAR EVENT

  Snowbird car guys are the smartest gearheads on the planet.   They live in the north when the car show season is in full swing and then they...

April 14, 2017 View more...

MARCH 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW—A LOOK BACK THE LACOMBE SHOWS 2007-2010

  Lacombe is in the heartland of central Alberta.   It’s a town with a lot of history so they’ve preserved many of their downtown buildings and that’s where...

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FEBRUARY 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW—SYLVAN LAKE AUGUST 2008-09

  Sylvan Lake is a resort town in central Alberta and it has a huge seasonal car culture thanks to its proximity between two major cities.   They’ve held...

February 10, 2017 View more...

JANUARY 2017 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW—TEN YEARS OF CAR SHOWS 2007-2017

  Long term MSCC readers already know the website went live on April 2, 2009 but what most people don’t know is the process started two years earlier.  ...

January 7, 2017 View more...

DECEMBER 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW—CAR SHOWS CAN BE FOUND IN MANY DIFFERENT VENUES

  Car shows vary dramatically in their locations.   Some are found in a mall parking lot while others are found right downtown.     The location depends on...

December 10, 2016 View more...

NOVEMBER 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW—A LOOK AT THE 2016 HERSHEY AAAC EASTERN REGIONAL FALL MEET

  There has been an AAAC Fall Meet in Hershey, PA every year since 1955.   That’s a remarkable history of excellence and the show never disappoints its spectators....

November 5, 2016 View more...

OCTOBER 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW: THE MACUNGIE 2016 AND STRAUSSTOWN 2016 CAR SHOWS

  Macungie, PA hosted a massive car show back in August called “Das Awkscht Fescht”.   This the 53rd Annual show and it featured 800 cars including this 1959...

October 1, 2016 View more...

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FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

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NOVEMBER 9, 2011: WE BID A FOND FAREWELL TO THE 2011 CAR SHOW SEASON

  One of the many drawbacks to a four- season climate is the end of the car season.   We live in a region where Santa Claus is the...

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NOVEMBER 3, 2010:1977 INTERNATIONAL SCOUT TRAVELLER II HAS AN UNUSUAL OWNER

  Helen Mclean’s 1977 International Scout Traveler is an unusual guest at any show and shine.   There are not many of these unique vehicles left on the road....

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NOVEMBER 25, 2009: LITTLE DEUCE COUPE-AMERICAN GRAFFITI TRIBUTE CAR SIGNED BY MILNER

  Most car guys loved the movie “American Graffiti”.   ‘Herb Scheit liked it so much that he decided to own a John Milner tribute car, complete with the...

November 25, 2009 View more...

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR OCTOBER 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—A COUNTRY-WIDE LOOK

  MyStarCollectorCar Road Warriors can be found on any street or highway across diverse regions.   For example, this Camaro was on a street in Quebec.     This...

October 19, 2018 View more...

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...

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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THE DEATH OF THE NORTH AMERICAN SEDAN

  There was a bygone era when the sedan was king of the road in North America.   Sedans were a practical approach to the transportation needs for most families who wanted to corral a large herd of kids in one vehicle prior to a trip from Point A to Point B.     Many See More

THE OTHER MEMBER OF THE 1960s FORD HERD: THE FIRST-GENERATION BRONCO

  The name Ford Bronco became synonymous with OJ Simpson after he was involved in a two hour low speed police chase while he was a fugitive passenger in a 1993 Bronco.   However, the Bronco name was already famous before Simpson’s infamous flight from arrest for a gruesome murder charge in 1994.   In See More

BAD GAS AND OLD CARS: THE NEW REALITY

  There was a time when gasoline had a completely different effect on the internal combustion engine.   Gas formerly contained a lead additive and plenty of high octane choices for engines that were built during a bygone automotive era.     Car engines from the past ran leaded fuel through a carburetor system that See More

SECOND GENERATION CAR GUY: DAVE WEIDNER PICKS FIVE OF HIS FAVORITE RIDES

  Dave Weidner is known as a dedicated car guy in his circles who (along with his brother Robert) followed in father Lou’s footsteps when it came to vintage vehicles from a bygone era.   The Weidner family also built their business around the automotive world and own Weidner Motors, one of Central Alberta’s most See 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...

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...

BIG RIGS—A HOT NEW TREND IN THE HOBBY

  Big rigs were never a glamorous form of transportation because they were built for work not recreation but these big machines still have a huge army of fans....

February 17, 2018 View more...

FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

February 12, 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 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
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 SATURDAY FEATURE LOT 162     1969 CAMARO RS SS 396 – 375HP...

April 21, 2017
OCTOBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  OCT 4: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine ***Note this show is back in the North Parking Lot at Parkland Mall.   OCT 6:...

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