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MAY 2017: A HOME TOWN BOY BUYS HIS HOME TOWN’S 1956 FORD FIRE TRUCK

  Hank Van Erp was born in Bowden, Alberta.   Bowden is a small town of about 1200 people where everybody knows everybody and news travels faster than the...

May 6, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: ’62 FORD TRUCK—INSPIRED BY A MOTORCYCLE GUY AND POWERED BY A FORD SIX-BANGER

    Car guys take cues from many sources.   ‘Various magazines were the inspiration back in the day because if it look cool on a famous builder’s street...

May 3, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: BITS AND PIECES – A 1946 IHC RESTO MOD BUILT OLD SCHOOL

  Hot-rodders from the past were the world’s coolest recyclers.   They built their rides with a collection of junkyard mix and match parts cobbled together with an enormous...

April 19, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: 1975 FORD SUPER CAB—39,000 MOSTLY YARD DRIVEN MILES AND A MAJOR FAMILY CONNECTION

  The easiest car story to write is the one with a major family connection in the narrative.   These stories practically write themselves because the human equation is...

April 9, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: ’28 MODEL A PICKUP—A DONOR CHEVY SMALL BLOCK FROM A COMBINE GAVE IT A NEW HEART

  Traditional car guys have always used a donor vehicle for parts.   ‘There are many reasons why—they range from lower costs to a blueprint for your project when...

April 6, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: FREEDOM’S JUST ANOTHER WORD FOR A COOL 1959 MACK FIRE TRUCK

  A 1959 Mack pumper fire truck will attract plenty of attention on the road even when it is no longer on active duty as an emergency vehicle.  ...

April 2, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017: DAWN OF A NEW ERA: THE 1939 DODGE PICKUP TRUCK

  Vehicles from the Dirty Thirties have a defined look in many ways.   ‘The headlights still rode on top of the front fenders for most of the cars...

March 23, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017: ’68 GMC—THIS ONE’S FOR YOU DAD

  The best connection in the old car hobby is the family connection.   ‘This is a culture based on the most positive features of the past because the...

March 11, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017 MOONEYES: A VERY COOL 1968 CHEVY C-10 RESTO MOD

  Steve White is an expert in 1967-72 Chevy and GMC pickup trucks because he has owned over 200 of them in his lifetime.   ‘His bright yellow 1968...

March 5, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017: WE SEPARATE A 1968 BRONCO FROM THE HERD AND GET ITS STORY

  The Ford Bronco was the other pony in the Ford stable when it debuted in 1966.   ‘The Ford Mustang was already two years old and a galloping...

March 2, 2017 View more...

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JANUARY 13, 2014: NO RESPECT — THE SEVENTIES ARE THE RODNEY DANGERFIELD DECADE FOR CARS

  One of the constants in the world of old iron is the amount of scorn heaped on vehicles from the Me Decade, aka the Seventies.   I still...

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JANUARY 11, 2014: THE COLD HARD FACTS ABOUT TWO (OR MORE) FOR ONE CAR PROJECTS

  The new age of the Internet has opened up a lot more doors for car guys.   The right letters punched into a keyboard will link you to...

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JANUARY 10, 2014: A WINTER DAY IN THE LIFE OF A CAR FROM THE SIXTIES WHEN IT WAS NEW AND WE WERE YOUNG

  Things have definitely gotten more comfortable and complicated in our current automobile era.   The vehicles of today are more efficient, reliable and even warmer than yesterday’s rides,...

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JANUARY 10, 2014: THE HOTTEST OF MY SECRET EUROPEAN CRUSHES ARE REVEALED IN THIS LIST

  I grew up as a Detroit-first car guy.   There is little doubt I will likely be first and foremost loyal to American iron for the rest of...

January 10, 2014 View more...

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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2017?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 26, 2015 View more...
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JULY 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

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TUNER CARS, DONOR CYCLES, AND SOME CLASSIC IRON

  There is a little confusion when it comes to the Sylvan Lake car show because two events have taken place in July at the same location in 2017.   The distinction between the two events is pretty evident to us at MSCC because one event is removed by a generation from the other event-for See More

WELCOME TO MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE GREAT SONGS WITH SUMMER IN THE TITLE

WELCOME TO MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE GREAT SONGS WITH SUMMER IN THE TITLE   MyStarCollectorCar never stands still—that’s the nature of the hobby because old iron that stands still eventually ends up as a metal cube.   You don’t want to end up as a metal cube so here’s a new weekly feature–Five for Friday. See More

THE GUILD GARAGE: WHEN A HALF HOUR CAR SHOW JUST SEEMS LIKE AN HOUR

  Restoration Garage always lived up to its non-car guy producers’ goal to produce a docu-drama.   The producers appeared to believe in the standard TV playbook wherein a car show needs to be spiced up with a plot line that creates complications or conflict.   No realistic car guy will see a need to See More

MSCC JULY 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—NOT TOO MANY GAMES WITH THIS ONE

2017 MSCC “WHAT’S IT?”   WEDNESDAY MSCC What’s It? Wednesday is back for 2017.   This is a weekly guessing game for car guys and it was one of the most popular new MSCC features in 2016.     MSCC JULY 19 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—NOT TOO MANY GAMES WITH THIS ONE   Today’s MSCC “What’s It?” See More

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THE GUILD GARAGE: WHEN A HALF HOUR CAR SHOW JUST SEEMS LIKE AN HOUR

  Restoration Garage always lived up to its non-car guy producers’ goal to produce a docu-drama.   The producers appeared to believe in the standard TV playbook wherein a...

July 19, 2017 View more...
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REACQUAINTING MYSELF WITH AN AUTOMOTIVE GOD

  I first became acquainted with legendary automotive writer Tom McCahill shortly after I learned how to read when I was a young kid.   He was a bald,...

July 8, 2017 View more...
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JULY 2017: THE PERFECT SESQUICENTENNIAL CAR—THE 67-X

  Today is Canada Day and it’s also the 150th birthday of the country so this is a very memorable July 1st.   Canadians threw a massive party fifty...

June 30, 2017 View more...
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FIVE QUESTIONS WITH AMERICAN GRAFFITI’S PAUL LE MAT—LIFE AS A CAR GUY SCREEN LEGEND

  American Graffiti debuted in August, 1973 and no one could have predicted that a simple look back at 1962 would turn into a piece of cultural history.  ...

May 11, 2017 View more...

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CONTACT US TO LIST YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS

CONTACT US TO LIST YOUR 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS info@mystarcollectorcar.com

June 23, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017

MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017   Phone: 403-226-0405 Fax: 403-226-0707 Toll Free: 1-877-811-8855 13090 Barlow Trail NE Calgary, Alberta  T3N 1A2 Click here for auction details  ...

June 19, 2017
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ST. ALBERT CRUISERS–GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

  The St. Albert Cruisers host one of the largest annual car shows in Canada every August.   They call it Rock n’ August for a reason because this...

April 30, 2017
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JULY 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

October 10, 2015

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