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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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FEBRUARY 2017: A FARM GIRL GETS HER DREAM RIDE: A 1969 DODGE D-100

  The Dodge Sweptline truck had a 10 year model run from 1961 to 1971.   ‘The Sweptline look gave Dodge a brand new style in the early Sixties...

February 24, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: THE CANADIAN FORD COUSIN: A 1960 MERCURY TRUCK

  A Mercury pickup truck may seem like an unlikely concept but these vehicles actually existed for many years in Canada.   ‘They were sold by Lincoln Mercury dealers...

February 20, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: ’42 DODGE MILITARY 6X6—FOLLOW THE CROWD TO THIS JAY LENO APPROVED CLASSIC CUSTOM TRUCK

  Jay Leno is a typical car guy—on steroids.   ‘His tastes run from exotic 21st century super cars to early 1900s steam-powered cars so you can’t accuse him...

February 9, 2017 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2017: A 1952 CHEVY TRUCK HAS DEEP ROOTS WITH ONE FAMILY

  Chinook, Alberta is a small hamlet in western Canada.   The little town’s name is based upon a winter event called a Chinook wind that produces warm weather...

February 6, 2017 View more...

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MARCH 22, 2013: DEAR UNCLE SAM, WE USED TO MEASURE IN MILES PER HOUR TOO..HONEST

  I realized how far we have come off the tracks from that golden era of miles per hour when I had to cuff my over-30 nephew after he...

March 22, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 17, 2013: COMMITMENT TO THE CAUSE–WHY WE LOOK FOR CAR STORIES WITH COMMITTED OWNERS

  We attended a vintage vehicle auction in our town recently and it was a nice break from the grim reality of a winter that was a guest that...

March 17, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 17, 2013: THE UNLOVED MOPAR: THE 1967-69 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA-A FISH WITH A SMALL FOLLOWING

  I was at a recent car auction and two 1969 Barracudas came up on the block.   These were Formula S 340 cars and they were clearly in...

March 17, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 14, 2013: THE CAR CULTURE IN ALBERTA EXTENDS TO AN INTERNATIONAL STAR-KD LANG’S 1964 METEOR

  I was born and raised in an area where the car culture is huge.   The region known as central Alberta Canada has one of the highest ratios...

March 14, 2013 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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JUNE 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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GOOD NEWS: AN OLD CAR IS NOT SMARTER THAN YOU

  Today’s cars are a marvel in technology that almost seem like science fiction to those of us from a bygone era.   They live up to everything Popular Science predicted in the 50s and 60s-except for the anti-gravity flying car option-and the car manufacturers are working on that George Jetson angle.   New cars See More

THE 1955 AND ’65 FORDS: YEARS OF BIG BLUE OVAL CHANGES

  There is a world of difference in the ten years that separate a 1955 Ford from a 1965 Ford because a 1955 Ford does not resemble a ’65 Ford in any way, shape or form.   The two cars were built during an era when the Big Three wanted a new look every year See More

MY TO-DO LIST FOR VINTAGE VEHICLE EXPERIENCES

  Every car guy has a list of classic vehicles that we want to drive before we head to the Big Garage in the Sky and I am one of them.   There are unfulfilled car dreams in every one of us who embraced the internal combustion engine in its various forms at a young See More

MSCC JUNE 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE PERSPECTIVE

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 JUNE 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE PERSPECTIVE   Nothing is exactly as it See More

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4 CAR SHOWS IN 3 DAYS: IT WAS THAT PERFECT KIND OF WEEKEND

  One of the finest reasons to love the month June is the abundance of classic rides on the car show circuit.   The sun, the moon, the stars...

June 18, 2017 View more...
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KEEPING IT REAL: EX-POLICE CARS—A HOT TREND IN THE HOBBY

  The car hobby is like any market because it has trends.   These trends can go up and down plus they can be very unpredictable so the key...

June 12, 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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HOW TO GET YOUR CLASSIC READY FOR AN AUCTION

  January is definitely a high profile month for car auctions.   TV paved the way years ago when Barrett-Jackson started broadcasting prime time shows from Scottsdale, Arizona.  ...

January 16, 2017 View more...

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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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10TH ANNUAL CALGARY PREMIER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AT THE GREY EAGLE CASINO

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 10th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! June 16th – 18th, 2017 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION CENTER – 2...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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