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MARCH 2019: A 1949 CHEVY 1300 PICKUP TRUCK IS A FAMILY HEIRLOOM

  A 1949 Chevrolet 1300 pickup truck is not a MyStarCollectorCar typo–it is the Canadian version of the 1949 Chevrolet 3100 pickup truck built in the United States.  ...

March 4, 2019 View more...

MARCH 2019: AN ORIGINAL 1949 CADILLAC USED TO BE A FUNERAL CAR AND IS NOW A SHOW STAR

  1949 was a big year for the Cadillac brand because the evolution of GM’s flagship model was well underway during that era.   Cadillac had already changed the...

March 2, 2019 View more...

MARCH 2019: A 1963 FARGO 300 RESTO MOD BRIGHTENS A WINTER DAY AND ITS OWNER’S LIFE

  A large-and-in-charge 1963 Fargo 300 1 ½ ton truck was on the road in the midst of a winter deep freeze and it commanded plenty of attention from...

March 1, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: ’68 CHARGER 440 RT—THIS CLASSIC MOPAR IS A HUGE PART OF THIS COUPLE’S HISTORY

  The connection to an old classic can extend over only a few hours or several decades depending on circumstances.   A short term connection to a car obviously...

February 27, 2019 View more...

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  The connection with old iron is found in the personal history of every car guy who ever coveted something old, outdated and worn out.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

February 22, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: 1956 OLDSMOBILE 98 4-DOOR SEDAN—THIS CAR WAS AN ADVENTURE FROM THE START

  An old car or truck is an adventure from the start for some simple reasons.   The technology is old, the parts are worn out and many of...

February 20, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: A VERY COOL 1947 FORD CUSTOM CONVERTIBLE MAKES A MAJOR 2018 DEBUT

  Ron Stimson is the proud owner of a 1947 Ford convertible that has been massaged into one of the most stylish custom rides that MyStarCollectorCar has ever had...

February 18, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: BATMOBILE ’57 PLYMOUTH SAVOY—THE DEFINITION OF A FAMILY LEGACY

  Family legacy cars are some of the easiest stories to tell because the plot is already written.   MyStarCollectorCar seeks out these stories to give readers a sense...

February 16, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: THIS OWNER HAS ENJOYED A REMARKABLE 43 YEARS (AND COUNTING) HISTORY WITH HIS 1957 CHEVY TRUCK

  Bob Sportel was still in his early 20s when he bought a well-seasoned 1957 Chevy pickup truck for 75 dollars.   The truck was primarily used on a...

February 12, 2019 View more...

FEBRUARY 2019: A FATHER AND SON TEAM TACKLE A 1963 PLYMOUTH SAVOY STATION WAGON

  Dave Taylor is a multi-talented guy who is a mechanic by trade and a guitar player by choice.   He is also a wheeler-dealer who was able to...

February 10, 2019 View more...

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OCTOBER 5, 2011: IS IT TIME TO INVEST IN A COLLECTOR VEHICLE AND FORGET ABOUT WALL STREET?

  The only consistent feature about the stock market is its inconsistency.   The confusing variables that influence the rise and fall of shares are more complicated than the...

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OCTOBER 1, 2010:”NELLIE” THE NASH METROPOLITAN AN OUTSTANDING BIRTHDAY PRESENT

  The Nash Metropolitan is a great example of a “terminal cuteness” car.     ‘Tiny little cars like the Met, Crosleys-anything just slightly bigger than a go-kart have...

October 1, 2010 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...

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OCTOBER 30, 2009: 1952 FORD JEEP M-38-THE KOREAN WAR VET THAT MADE LIFE EASIER FOR CANADIAN SOLDIERS

  Lee Stronach has two hobbies-he’s a military history buff and he’s a vintage vehicle guy.   This particular Jeep was built under contract by Ford for the Canadian...

October 30, 2009 View more...

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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...

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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APRIL 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  APRIL 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   APRIL 5: CALGARY, AB Grey Eagle Resort and Casino presents Motown Soul 7:00PM at the Event Centre     APRIL 5-7:...

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Chevy Silverado Build | The Haul 2016 Silverado 1500 Gets 6″ Lift and 33″ Tires

  PAOLI, Pa. (April 18th, 2019) – In this episode of AmericanTrucks’ (AT) ‘The Haul’ YouTube Series, Adam Maqboul talks truck lift kits; specifically, lifting a 2016 Chevy Silverado 1500. With 6” lift kits being one of the most popular sizes in AT’s catalog, Adam produced this video to highlight an effective solution to making See More

‘THE WONDER YEARS’: WHEN ‘THE FAMILY CAR’ EPISODE RUNS OVER REALITY

  ‘The Wonder Years’ was a nostalgic half hour comedy series about a kid’s life in the late 1960s and early 1970s that debuted in 1988 and crashed in 1993.   The show’s narrator was the adult version of Kevin Arnold, the kid who grew up in the Sixties.   Many among us can identify See More

MSCC APRIL 19 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE 70S SEDANS THAT WERE COOLER THAN HARDTOPS

  There are thousands of jokes about four-door sedans in the car hobby and none of them celebrate the extra two doors.   In fact, they call them ‘more doors’ and that label is comparable to the dreaded ‘Stinky’ nickname in grade school—other nicknames include Granny Car or the more sinister Donor Car.   Funny See More

MSCC APRIL 17 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE A AND C-PILLAR SHOULD ADD UP

  Today’s MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday clues are a departure from the status quo because they feature the C-pillar in this first clue.   The second clue features the A-pillar.     If A plus C doesn’t add up you can always check back on Thursday for the answer.     It’s a ’58 Impala. See More

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APRIL 2019: A 1942 FORD CONVERTIBLE? YES INDEED…THEY DO EXIST

  Every person who was a part of the Greatest Generation remembers the hardship of the Dirty Thirties and the horror of the Second World War.   They may...

April 17, 2019 View more...

FIVE QUESTIONS ABOUT THE CHARLESGLEN TOYOTA STEEL DREAMZ CAR SHOW

  The car show season is full of great events thanks to hardworking volunteers and sponsors who step up to support the show.   Many of these shows dedicate...

April 8, 2019 View more...

MSCC FEATURE: HOW THE REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM HELPED FIGHT OFF WINTER CABIN FEVER

  I’ve been to the Reynolds-Alberta Museum in Wetaskiwin, Alberta, Canada many times but I’ve never seen the inside of the museum.   The big draw for me is...

March 13, 2019 View more...

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...

Car Shows and Events

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 13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW

EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THE 13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW   TIME TO CONSIGN 1888 296 0528 EXT 102 FRIDAY DOORS OPEN 5PM – AUCTION...

April 21, 2017
APRIL 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  APRIL 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   APRIL 5: CALGARY, AB Grey Eagle Resort and Casino presents Motown Soul 7:00PM at the Event Centre     APRIL 5-7:...

September 23, 2015

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