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MARCH 1, 2010-WENT TO BUY A METROPOLITAN AND ENDED UP WITH A 1950 PACKARD

  Blaine Smith is a talented resto-mod guy who makes a living building the hot rod dreams for other people.   His own automotive tastes lean toward the original...

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MARCH 1, 2010 CANADIAN IRON–1967 PONTIAC BEAUMONT-THE CANUCK CHEVELLE

  As most North American car guys know, over the years Detroit has built specific models for Canada.   They never sold these oddly branded cars in the States...

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MARCH 1, 2010: 1965 MARLIN-SMITTEN BY A RARE 1960S AMERICAN MOTORS FASTBACK

  You can go to thousands of car shows and you might see a few 1965 Rambler Marlins.   Maybe even enough to count on one hand.    You’d...

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MARCH 1, 2010: SOME GUYS JUST KNOW HOW TO RETIRE: A 1929 FORD MODEL A HOT ROD

  John Spencer knew what he wanted for a retirement gift, so he built his own retirement present.   He took a 1929 Ford and put his own hot...

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MARCH 1, 2010-1968 AMERICAN MOTORS JAVELIN-THE LAST PONY CAR TO ARRIVE IN THE 60S

  AMC was the last domestic manufacturer to enter the “pony car” race in the 60s.   They did it with the 1968 Javelin-last, but certainly not least because...

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MARCH 1, 2010: CANADIAN IRON 1932 MCLAUGHLIN-BUICK MODEL 56 S-KEEPING A FAMILY LEGACY

  This story began in the Dirty Thirties when Stan Monro’s father left the dry southern Alberta, Canada area to work in the lumber camps of Northern Alberta,  ...

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MARCH 1, 2010-1927 MODEL T-EVERY TRUE-BLUE FORD GUY SHOULD OWN ONE

  Boyd is a true-blue blooded, blue oval Ford guy.   He firmly believes that the Model T is the sole reason for the company’s success since Day 1-it’s...

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FEBRUARY 1, 2010-1956 CHEVROLET 2 DOOR SEDAN-BOUGHT 40 YEARS BEFORE THE GOLD RUSH

  Doug Hollman is a guy who was way ahead of the curve when it came to the classic 5-6-7 shoebox Chevy.   ‘Most car guys realize that this...

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FEBRUARY 1, 2010: CANADIAN IRON-1964 PONTIAC PARISIENNE- LISTEN TO YOUR APPRAISER

  Most sensible old car owners get an appraisal done for their vehicles as a matter of good sense and logic after a purchase or restoration.   ‘This kind...

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FEBRUARY 1, 2010-1967 MUSTANG GT 500:A MUSCLED-OUT PONY CAR FINDS A NEW CORRAL

  Greg Babino is an ultimate car guy.   ‘He has always loved more power under the hood-even as a kid in the 70s when gas spiked at the...

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MARCH 19, 2014: DARK DAYS AHEAD–WHY THE BUBBLE WILL EVENTUALLY BURST IN THE OLD CAR HOBBY

  The old car hobby is currently alive and well in 2014.   Barrett-Jackson’s prices at Scottsdale showed a healthy market for the old iron and a recovery from...

March 19, 2014 View more...
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MARCH 27, 2013 (APRIL 2013): A 1962 PONTIAC LE MANS CONVERTIBLE: “LOOKING FOR SOMETHING UNIQUE”

  Carol and John Meyer own a 1962 Pontiac Le Mans convertible for two very good reasons:   They wanted something a little different from the mainstream collector car...

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MARCH 1, 2012-A 1963 WESTERN FLYER BUS IS STILL ON THE ROAD AS A CUSTOM MOTORHOME

  Alexis and Randy Screpnek have a young family and a very unusual way to hit the open road every summer, a 1963 Western Flyer bus they bought in...

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APRIL 2, 2010: FUSION GLASS LTD. RED DEER -THE CAR GUY GLASS SPECIALISTS

Fusion Glass Ltd. 101-6660 Taylor Dr Red Deer, AB T4P1Y3 (403) 342-1990 FUSION GLASS Andrew Pankratz is a hands-on guy. He’s also a car guy and he loves the...

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  This is a prime piece of advertising real estate because it’s parked in the most dynamic car hobby e-zine in Canada. Go to this contact form and get...

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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...

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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...

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FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   FEB 3: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 8-10: INDIANAPOLIS, IN World...

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COOL CARS FROM THE PAST THAT FLEW UNDER THE RISING SUN FLAG

  There was a bygone era in which cars built in Japan were not exactly greeted with open arms by North American buyers.   The “Made in Japan” label was viewed in a negative light since many export products built in that country were cheap in both price and build quality.     Cars were See More

FEBRUARY 2019 ROAD WARRIORS – THEY COME IN MANY FORMS

  The Road Warrior is the most honorable facet of the car hobby because old iron looks great at a show but it looks spectacular on the road.     Two vintage Ponchos on the same freeway underscore that theme.     So does this Sunbeam on an exit ramp.     This yellow ‘cuda See More

THE MONSTER GOES TO A NEW HOME–SOMETIMES IT’S NOT A CHOICE WHETHER YOU SELL YOUR BELOVED CLASSIC

  Classic car sales fall into two categories.   There’s the commerce side where you sell them for a living and there’s the personal side where you sell them for a number of reasons.   One of them is necessity because real life can alter your plans in a big way and you sell your See More

THE HAUL | Must – Have Parts for your Silverado Top 7 Parts for the Ultimate Work Truck

PAOLI , Pa. (January 13th, 2019) – Adam Maqboul from AmericanTrucks (AT) brings you an episode of AT’s YouTube series “The Haul” featuring 7 must-have parts for your Silverado work truck. Utility-style builds are different than any other type of vehicle build commonly seen on AT’s YouTube channel where form can sometimes proceed function. In See More

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FEBRUARY 2019 ROAD WARRIORS – THEY COME IN MANY FORMS

  The Road Warrior is the most honorable facet of the car hobby because old iron looks great at a show but it looks spectacular on the road.  ...

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FEBRUARY 2019: ’61 FARGO PICKUP – GRANDPA’S ORIGINAL TRUCK WAS LOST IN A HAIL OF SHOTGUN BLASTS

  The connection with old iron is found in the personal history of every car guy who ever coveted something old, outdated and worn out.   This lineage can...

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RUST VALLEY RESTORERS—MORE DOCUDRAMA AND LESS EDUCATIONAL

  Full disclosure here—I want to be an impartial judge on this show but Jim and I were going by the White Post Auto Museum in Tappen, BC a...

January 27, 2019 View more...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

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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 27, 2019 20th 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
FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 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...

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FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  FEBRUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   FEB 3: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 8-10: INDIANAPOLIS, IN World...

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