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DECEMBER 2017: A 1975 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER PICKUP TRUCK STEALS THE SHOW

  International Harvester is a famous agricultural name that has roots in the early stages of the farm machinery era of the early 19th century when Cyrus McCormick created...

December 10, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 2017: “TWO YEARS OF NOT SEEING HIM”–A 1979 FORD BRONCO STORY

  1979 was a time when the last days of disco were on AM radio and the Ford Bronco was enjoying its 23rd consecutive year as one of the...

December 3, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: A 1977 DODGE WARLOCK CASTS A SPELL ON ONE FAMILY

  Brian Dickau is the current custodian of a 1977 Dodge Warlock that has been in his family ever since it left the Mopar dealership forty years ago.  ...

November 18, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A 62-YEAR-OLD CANUCK TRUCK GETS A BIG MAKEOVER?

  A 1955 Fargo step side pickup with a set of exhaust stacks is likely not a stock truck with a factory flathead six under its gull wing hood....

November 15, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: THIS 1977 FORD IS SO MUCH MORE THAN A PRETTY TRUCK

  A beautiful 1977 Ford pickup truck is a worthy story in its own right.   However, the story behind this particular ’77 Ford involves triumph over senseless tragedy....

November 11, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: A 1954 GMC TRUCK WITH A MASSIVE AND COOL MAKEOVER

  The 1954 GMC was a truck on the cusp of a major makeover because the 1955 Blue Chip series GMC pickups debuted in late ’55 with a brand...

November 4, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A 1975 VW WESTFALIA–OWNED SINCE NEW AND STILL GOING STRONG

  The Volkswagen Westfalia was an early entry into the RV market and it became a legend over the years with its very loyal legion of fans.   The...

October 22, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1941 FORD HERRINGTON SIX-WHEEL DRIVE 3-TON “CRASH TENDER”

  McBride is a small town in the central north area of British Columbia.   They have a volunteer fire department with a proud history within the community.   ...

October 15, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A 1960 CHEVY BISCAYNE SEDAN DELIVERY BOUGHT CHEAP AND BUILT COOL

  One of the more unusual rides built by Chevy in 1960 was its Biscayne Sedan Delivery model.   These vehicles were essentially station wagons built to serve as...

October 7, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1949 STUDEBAKER PICKUP—YES, THEY ARE DEFINITELY FASTER WITH A HEMI UNDER THE HOOD

  Resto-mods are a big deal in today’s car hobby.   Resto-mods make sense on many levels because you can retain the look of a classic but have the...

September 30, 2017 View more...

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JUNE 11, 2015: HOT ROD 1959–A LOOK BACK AT THE CAR HOBBY FROM 56 YEARS AGO

  Hot-rodders in the 50s were innovators.   They had limited financial resources and the available horsepower was a fraction of today’s choices, so a car project in the...

June 11, 2015 View more...
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JUNE 26,2014 (JULY 2014): WE CHASE DOWN THE OWNER OF A BEAUTIFUL CUSTOM 1949 CHEVY TRUCK

  Follow the crowd: It is a basic philosophy for our stories at MSCC because we like to go where the people go at car shows.   A large...

June 26, 2014 View more...
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JUNE 28, 2013 (JULY 2013): 1960 CADILLAC COUPE DEVILLE: IT WAS GOOD ENOUGH FOR DAD

    There are real life stories and there are car stories.   MyStarCollectorCar was founded on the principle that the best car stories intertwine with real life stories....

June 28, 2013 View more...
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JUNE 25, 2012: WE LOOK AT A LEADING CANDIDATE FOR THE NEXT BIG THING IN COLLECTOR VEHICLES

  The past few years have produced some new darlings of the collector car world when a new path is blazed through unknown collector vehicle territory.   The list...

June 25, 2012 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 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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MSCC FEBRUARY 23 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE VERY COOL AUSSIE RIDES

  The Land Down Under has produced some very unique vehicles over the years.   Australia is connected to the big manufacturers but they have their own ideas on what sells in their market.   They’ve always been big on Utes—the Aussie term for what North Americans call light truck/passenger car hybrids like El Caminos See More

MSCC FEBRUARY 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—TWO DIFFERENT CLUES, TWO DIFFERENT VIEWS

  WELCOME TO MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY FOR 2018   This is the third year for MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday.   This feature was an overnight success back in 2016 so the only thing to do was keep it rolling in 2018.   Look for the first clue at the top of the section and See More

SO? WHAT DO YOU DO WITH GRANDPA’S OLD SEDAN?

    Your grandfather probably drove a boring car—unless your grandpa was a guy named George “King of the Customizers” Barris.   Grandfathers were big on stripped down, radio, delete four-door sedans because they probably lived through an era when money was tight and cars were plain, simple transportation.   They left behind well-maintained, low See More

FIVE OF THE MOST MISUNDERSTOOD CARS OF ALL TIME

  The automotive industry has a history of eating its young when it comes to cars that did not make the grade with customers and critics.   The most obvious and famous example has always been the Edsel so MyStarCollectorCar has to acknowledge this unloved car as one of the five most misunderstood cars of See More

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FEBRUARY 2018: THIS 1951 CHEVY COE CUSTOM HAULER IS OFF-THE-CHARTS COOL

  A rock star arrived at a car show.   It came in the form of a 1951 Chevy COE truck that was transformed into the one of the...

February 23, 2018 View more...
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MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: SEAN BELL–A FORD GUY PICKS HIS FIVE FAVORITE FORDS

  A guy who sells Fords for a living will definitely have a strong list of favorite Blue Oval rides.   Sean Bell is the General Manager at Cam...

January 11, 2018 View more...
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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, 2017 View more...
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CONNECTING WITH SEINFELD—THE FRATERNITY OF THE JEROMES WASN’T ENOUGH

  MyStarCollectorCar is based on the average guy in the car hobby—the kind of guy who puts gallons of blood, countless hours of sweat equity, and a big pile...

October 11, 2017 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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MARCH 16-18 2018: 12TH ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION & SPEED SHOW

12th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AND SPEED SHOW  TIME TO CONSIGN 1888 296 0528 EXT 102     OVER 200 CARS UP FOR AUCTION FRIDAY NIGHT-50 CARS...

April 21, 2017
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FEBRUARY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  FEB 4: ANCASTER, ON Nostalgia Show and Sale 10:00am-3:00 pm 630 Trinity Road (Fairgrounds) 519-426-8875   FEB 10: TORONTO, ON Toronto Triumph Club “Drive your Triumph” Day  ...

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