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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...
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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...
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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...

March 10, 2017 View more...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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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SEPTEMBER 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW— GOODGUYS 15th GREAT NORTHWEST NATIONALS

SEPTEMBER 2016 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW— GOODGUYS 15th GREAT NORTHWEST NATIONALS Goodguys car shows are in the top tier of the event schedule and they hosted their 15th...

September 3, 2016 View more...
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AUGUST 2016 STARS OF THE SHOW—IT’S THE BACK NINE OF THE SEASON

  Car shows are primarily a summer event so you associate them with all the classic things of summer.   Things like sun, fun, lazy days, vacations and the...

August 13, 2016 View more...

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APRIL 19, 2015: MYSTAR SALUTES AMERICAN PIE WITH THE CAR GUY VERSION OF THIS CLASSIC SONG

  American Pie was one of those songs that has become a timeless classic in the history of popular music.   We at MSCC felt it needed to be...

April 19, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 25, 2014 (MAY 2014): GOT TROUBLE WITH THE NEIGHBORS? THIS 1985 HUMVEE WILL SOLVE THE PROBLEM

  The Jeep was a mainstay for the US military ever since its introduction in World War II.   The little warrior legend was a big factor in the...

April 25, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 30, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1959 DODGE CUSTOM ROYAL D-500-THE ANTIDOTE TO BORING

    There’s an excellent path to take if you’re sick of the bland and chronically boring pattern in today’s traffic–buy a Mopar fin car.   The Mopar fin...

April 30, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 7, 2012: CAR RELATED STUFF FROM THE PAST THAT PRODUCE A BIG BAD CASE OF NOSTALGIA

  There are many things from the past that tweak our collective sense of nostalgia.   Some are more obvious than others, even in car guy world.   Here...

April 7, 2012 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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A TALE OF TWO SPRINGS: ON TIME FOR THE SPRING HILL CAR SHOW-AND TRYING TO BEAT THE CLOCK TO THE SPRINGBROOK CAR SHOW

  We at MyStarCollectorCar have been pretty fortunate when it comes to car show double-headers.   In fact, we have even been able to attend three car shows in one day (done without the aid of Scotty and his Star Trek teleporter) during the past nine years on the road to car shows.   MSCC See More

AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

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.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school See 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...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction 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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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)...

May 28, 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...

April 21, 2017

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