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DECEMBER 2018 STARS OF THE SHOW—THE CARS AND TRUCKS OF SEMA 2018

  Most car guys know about SEMA (Specialty Equipment Market Association) but for those who don’t—it’s the Holy Grail of automotive events.   The SEMA show is held every...

December 7, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 2018 MSCC STARS OF THE SHOW—IT’S A MIX AND MATCH THEME

  The best part about a good car show is the variety.   Everyone has different tastes so shows reflect the wide spectrum of the car hobby.   You’ll...

November 10, 2018 View more...

MSCC OCTOBER 2018 STARS OF THE SHOW—CAR SHOWS WORK WELL IN EVERY VENUE

  Car shows can be held in many types of venues.   You can hold them on an airfield.     You can hold them in a park.  ...

October 6, 2018 View more...

SEPTEMBER 2018 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR STARS OF THE SHOW–A RECAP OF SUMMER 2018

  This past summer was legendary on the car show circuit because it provided so many future MyStarCollectorCar owner’s stories and highlights they run well into 2019.   May...

August 31, 2018 View more...

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...

August 18, 2018 View more...

AUGUST 2018 STARS OF THE SHOW—HIGHLIGHTS FROM ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST

  Rock’n August has become a major community event in the City of St Albert, AB, Canada.   This annual car show takes over the town for a week...

August 6, 2018 View more...

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...

JULY 2018 STARS OF THE SHOW—RED DEER SUPER RUN 2009-2015

  Red Deer, Alberta, Canada gets invaded by the Super Run from July 30-August 5, 2018.   This is an event that comes to the city every 3 years...

July 6, 2018 View more...

JUNE 2018 STARS OF THE SHOW—A CROSS SECTION OF WHAT MYSTAR SEES AT CAR SHOWS

  Summer time is prime time for car shows so MyStarCollectorCar is on the road from May to September in pursuit of great owner’s stories at car shows.  ...

June 8, 2018 View more...

JUNE 8 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ROCK’N RED DEER SUPER RUN 2018

  The Rock’n Red Deer Super Run is back in 2018.   Some you may be unfamiliar with this show but it can be summed up as a week...

June 7, 2018 View more...

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FEBRUARY 25, 2015: PUT A NUMBER ON THE DOOR BECAUSE OLD RACE CARS MAKE OLD RIDES LOOK EVEN COOLER

  There’s another trend sweeping the car hobby and it may be one of the most interesting visual sights you’ll see at a car show.   Put a number...

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FEBRUARY 23, 2014 (MARCH 2014): 1954 GMC TOW TRUCK-THERE’S NO RETIREMENT FOR A WORKING CLASS TRUCK

  Trevor Comfort is a car guy who likes to fall on the grenade for old iron.   He’s rescued everything from late 50s and early 60s Cadillacs to...

February 23, 2014 View more...
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FEBRUARY 25, 2013 (MARCH 2013): A 1963 SIMCA IS AN UNUSUAL BUT PRACTICAL FAMILY-HAULER

  One man’s lack of mechanical skills is another man with better mechanical skills’ good fortune.     That was the basic message behind Paul Phillips’ story when it...

February 25, 2013 View more...

DECEMBER 14, 2017: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run...

December 14, 2009 View more...

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These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollectorCar through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days of...

May 29, 2019 View more...

CLASSIC VEHICLES FOR SALE

MICHENER-ALLEN AUCTIONEERING LTD 20TH ANNUAL CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 27, 2019 CALGARY, AB   Click here for more information     EG AUCTIONS 12th ANNUAL CALGARY PREMIERE...

January 12, 2019 View more...

MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019   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...

JULY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  JULY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     JULY 1: SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC Canada Day Show and Shine 250-537-9749   JULY 1: ROCKY MTN HOUSE, AB We are...

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MSCC JULY 24 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE STANDARD HEADLIGHT-ROOF CLUES

  Sometimes you have to stick to a tried and true formula and these “What‘s It?” clues are a classic example so here’s a standard headlight shot.   The second clue is a standard roof shot so hopefully with these two clues you’ll have a good shot at identifying this mystery car.     If See More

THE MICHENER-ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS IN JULY

  Michener-Allen is an auction company that sells big trucks, big fleets, big construction equipment and everything in between over the course of a year.   They’re really good at big auctions but once a year they like to go down a different path.   It’s like Christmas in summer when Michener-Allen hosts a collector See More

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S DOUBLE-HEADER CAR SHOW DAY PRODUCES GREAT STORIES

  The only thing better than a Saturday at a car show is a Saturday at two car shows.   All MyStarCollectorCar needed was an opportunity to hit two shows this past Saturday–plus the fact the two towns in question are only about 20 minutes apart in terms of distance.   We at MyStarCollectorCar are See More

THE PERFECT SPACE NAME CARS TO CELEBRATE THE 50th ANNIVERSARY OF THE MOON LANDING

  The biggest event of 1969 wasn’t Woodstock but it did occur during the legendary Summer of ’69.   It was the Apollo 11 mission and the highlight came on July 20, 1969 when Neil Armstrong stepped off the lunar module Eagle and into history.   The 50th anniversary of this incredible event is a See More

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JULY 2019: 1980 TRANS AM 4.9 TURBO—27 YEARS LATER IT STILL HAS MAGIC THANKS TO A NEW HEART

  An ongoing personal history with a vintage ride is one of the best scenarios MyStarCollectorCar.   The reason is simple—the story behind the car practically writes itself.  ...

July 22, 2019 View more...

THE MICHENER-ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – IT’S LIKE CHRISTMAS IN JULY

  Michener-Allen is an auction company that sells big trucks, big fleets, big construction equipment and everything in between over the course of a year.   They’re really good...

July 21, 2019 View more...

A BUSINESS GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A CAR SHOW AT A CARE FACILITY

  One of the things MyStarCollectorCar has learned over the years is car guys have a strong sense of community and are willing to go the extra mile in...

July 7, 2019 View more...

FLEX-A-LITE’S COLE QUINNELL EXPLAINS HOW YOUR RIDE CAN BEAT THE HEAT THIS SUMMER

  One of the biggest challenges faced by car guys is summer heat and its effect upon their beloved vehicles. In fact, the summer car show season can turn...

April 24, 2019 View more...

Car Shows and Events

A BUSINESS GIVES BACK TO THE COMMUNITY WITH A CAR SHOW AT A CARE FACILITY

  One of the things MyStarCollectorCar has learned over the years is car guys have a strong sense of community and are willing to go the extra mile in...

July 7, 2019
FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST

  St. Albert Rock’n August is one of the premiere events of the summer car show in Canada.   This is a massive event and it takes place over...

March 12, 2019
JULY 27, 2019 20th ANNUAL MICHENER ALLEN CLASSIC AND COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

MICHENER-ALLEN AUCTIONS FEATURE: 1968 FIREBIRD 400 AT THE 20th ANNUAL COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 27, 2019     The best way to celebrate the 51st birthday of a classic...

June 19, 2017
EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 12th ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION

Auction Details Preview Date: September 6 – 8, 2019 Sale Date: September 6 – 8, 2019 Location: RED DEER, AB Address: WESTERNER PARK 4847A 19TH ST COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION...

April 21, 2017

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