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JUNE 2018: ’62 PONTIAC LAURENTIAN—YES, YOU CAN RECAPTURE YOUR HIGH SCHOOL DAYS

  MyStarCollectorCar’s mantra is pretty basic.   Every car has a story.   The story is even better when it goes back decades.     This 1962 Pontiac Laurentian...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 2018: A 1950 FORD–AN ORIGINAL SHOE BOX TAKES CENTER STAGE

  Ford went in a bold new direction when they designed a car to replace their post-World War II model.   The new Ford had sleek fenders that shrank...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 2018: A 1968 PLYMOUTH GTX–ANOTHER BRUTE FORCE MACHINE BUILT BY PLYMOUTH

  Plymouth flew under the radar in the muscle car department because its legacy was largely based upon an image as an affordable family car.   The game changed...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: A 1968 FORD FALCON FUTURA REPLACES A COURTING CAR

    Doug and Shauna Frechette celebrated their 25th wedding anniversary in 2017.   A MyStarCollectorCar story does not typically include information about marital bliss, but this couple found...

May 28, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: THIS ’58 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE ESCAPED CHRISTINE’S CLUTCHES

  The movie Christine turned the ’58 Plymouth Fury into a movie legend overnight but it came with a steep price.   The movie guys scoured the local car...

May 25, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: NO-THIS IS NO ORDINARY 1965 CORVAIR MONZA-NOT BY A LONG SHOT

  The 1965 Corvair appeared to be the final straw for consumer advocate Ralph Nader because 1965 marked the debut of his best-seller book, Unsafe at Any Speed.  ...

May 23, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: A 1972 CHEVY CHEYENNE SHORT BOX FULFILLS A DREAM FOR ITS OWNER

  Dale Pipke knew about his 1972 Chevy Cheyenne short box pickup long before he became the truck’s owner two years ago.   The previous owner had purchased the...

May 20, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: 1969 DODGE HEMI DAYTONA—THIS TIME MACHINE IS A TIME CAPSULE

  There isn’t a car hobbyist on the planet who doesn’t dream of a trip back in time to buy a mint example of a classic car.   Time...

May 18, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: “BITSY BOY”– A CUSTOM 1948 CHEVY TRUCK GETS A NEW NAME

  Wendy Ramage is the proud owner of Bitsy Boy, a customized 1948 Chevy custom 5-window pickup truck.   She named it Bitsy Boy because it has a “little...

May 14, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: ’69 AMX—IT’S A HIS AND HER CAR

  The typical scenario in the car culture is a male owner and a wife who is lukewarm on the idea of an old car or truck.   Most...

May 13, 2018 View more...

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OCTOBER 31, 2014: WHAT DID IT COST TO OWN A COOL RIDE IN 1969? READ ON. . .

  A lot of things happened in the Summer of ’69.   June 1969 was the month when the Beatles landed number one on the Billboard charts with ‘Get...

October 31, 2014 View more...
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OCTOBER 29, 2013 (NOVEMBER 2013): NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ‘VACATION’ HAD A LOT TO DO WITH THIS CAR PURCHASE

  I spotted a 1973 Ford station wagon on the main street of a small town car show in June 2013 and knew I had to get the story...

October 29, 2013 View more...
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OCTOBER 9, 2012 DIARY OF A MARATHON MAN: A TRIP TO INDIANAPOLIS IN A CLASSIC MOPAR – A 1970 SUPER BIRD

  Many guys who own wing cars like the Plymouth Super Bird or Dodge Daytona treat them like the Mona Lisa.   They imprison them in a controlled environment...

October 9, 2012 View more...
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OCTOBER 23, 2011: DETROIT STYLE FROM THE PAST-WHEN GOOD LOOKS CAN REALLY KILL

  The bygone era of Detroit included many very stylish rides.   This fact is one of the big reasons that old iron has such incredible curb appeal in...

October 23, 2011 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...

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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be described as spectacular because Rundle Park is located along the river valley in Edmonton, Alberta and it is an amazing place to host a car show. See More

CANUCK IRON—CANADA DAY CANADIAN CLASSICS

  Canada Day  is the northern equivalent of July 4th in the United States.   Both countries celebrate a national birthday by throwing a national party so fireworks and socializing are high on the agenda on July 1st in Canada.   Canadians celebrate a distinctively Canadian heritage on July 1st and one of the trademarks See More

MSCC JUNE 22 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED FOR A ROAD TRIP IN AN OLD CAR

  Years ago I wrote a piece for MyStarCollector that doesn’t make a great deal of sense in Reality World   I put forth a case for a road trip in a vintage car with no modern conveniences like cell phones and, more importantly, no actual rational thought.     My only defense for this 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

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be...

June 23, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 2018: ’58 BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE—RARE MOPAR WITH A DUTCH CONNECTION

  Car guys always have a mentor who steered them into the hobby.   It can be a buddy, a brother or an uncle but most often the mentor...

June 22, 2018 View more...
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A PERFECT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR WEEKEND: 3 SHOWS IN 3 DAYS

  The idea of three car shows is pretty appealing in a kid-at-Christmas kind of way here at MyStarCollectorCar.   This weekend we were able to perform that feat...

June 17, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 23, 2018 EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THIS 1965 NOVA SS

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018   Click here...

May 31, 2018 View more...

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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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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

October 4, 2015

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