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JANUARY 2019: A 1939 FORD COE RESTO MOD TRUCK NEEDS A NEW NAME

  COE is an acronym (use of letters instead of words) for “Cab over Engine” and has been applied to trucks for many decades.   Ford jumped into the...

January 11, 2019 View more...

JANUARY 2019: 1981 FORD DURANGO—YES,THERE WAS A FORD DURANGO AND THIS ONE IS A SURVIVOR

  There has been a fair amount of overlap in car brand names over the years.   For example, most people are aware of the Chevrolet Suburban-but few know...

January 4, 2019 View more...

DECEMBER 2018: ’66 DODGE D-100—”IT’S GOTTA BE A DODGE OR FARGO”

  Everyone in the car hobby has some kind of brand loyalty.   You have your Chevy guys, your Ford guys and your Nash Metropolitan guys because they lean...

December 19, 2018 View more...

DECEMBER 2018: A 1954 CUSTOM CHEVY PICKUP IS ALSO A DAILY DRIVER-SUMMER AND WINTER

  A 1954 Chevy truck was built to perform during a bygone era when they were used every month of the year.   These vehicles were built for hard...

December 10, 2018 View more...

DECEMBER 2018: A VERY COOL CUSTOM 1954 CHEVY SEDAN DELIVERY CARRIES ALL THE RIGHT GOODS

  Chevy’s Sedan Delivery models occupy a place and time in automotive history that essentially ended in 1960 for these unique GM vehicles.   The Chevy Sedan Delivery was...

December 5, 2018 View more...

DECEMBER 2018: A 1940 PLYMOUTH PICKUP TRUCK?? MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR INTERVIEWS AN OWNER

  Plymouth was a big part of the Chrysler family from 1928 until 2001.   This Mopar brand wore many hats that ranged from affordable and practical (Plymouth sedans)...

December 2, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 2018: 1967 FORD F-100 AND A 1962 FIBERFORM BOAT—THE PERFECT 60S RECREATION COMBINATION

  Pickup trucks are on an upward climb in the hobby and the prices reflect it but the key takeaway is there are some incredible old trucks on the...

November 14, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 2018: A CUSTOM 1956 FORD F-100 PANEL VAN BUILT FOR LOTS OF FUN AND A LITTLE WORK

  The 1956 Ford F-100 pickup truck is one of the most popular vehicles in the car guy hobby.   These famous trucks were built for hard work 62...

November 11, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 2018: THE FAMILY FARGO–THE STORY BEHIND A 1948 CANUCK TRUCK

  Monte Howerton was a practical young guy when he bought a 1948 Fargo pickup truck 70 years ago.   Monte worked in western Canada’s oil patch and he...

November 7, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 2018: A DODGE L-600 FAN FINALLY GETS HIS BIG TRUCK

  Dave Kirk was an impressionable young kid when he became a fan of the unique Dodge L-600 medium duty 3-ton truck.   The big workhorse resembled an A-100...

November 2, 2018 View more...

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NOVEMBER 14, 2011: WHY DO WE NEED TO SEE A BAD VERSION OF ‘AMERICAN CHOPPER’ IN TV CAR SHOWS?

    About a year and a half ago, a TV production company got in touch with us about a car show concept.   They found us on Google...

November 14, 2011 View more...

NOVEMBER 3, 2010: 1939 DODGE D 12 BUSINESSMAN’S COUPE-THE “BOB NEWHART THERAPY CAR”

  Most people over a certain age remember the Bob Newhart show from the 1970s-the one where psychologist Bob offered really crappy, lukewarm advice to his patients.   One...

November 3, 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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NOVEMBER 26, 2009 1966 FORD F-150–SETTING TRUCK STANDARDS DURING THE BEATLES ERA

  In 1966 the pickup truck wars were alive and well and Ford was in the middle of the battle.   Trucks were primarily purchased for work in 1966,...

November 26, 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...

December 7, 2018 View more...

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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MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   MARCH 1-3: DETROIT, MI Autorama     MARCH 2: EDMONTON, AB Michener-Allen Automotive Auction   MARCH 8-10: CHICAGO, IL World of...

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MSCC MARCH 27 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—IT STARTS WITH A TAILLIGHT AND ENDS WITH A GRILL

  Today’s “What’s It?” Wednesday clue is a little different angle on the taillight but it’s still a good clue.   If you add this second clue—the grill and half a headlight—the two should add up to a pretty solid guess.     Look for the answer below on Thursday.     By: Jerry Sutherland See More

THE LIFTOFF AND CRASH LANDING OF THE FIRST-GEN OLDMOBILE F-85

  The Olds F-85 debuted in time for the 1961 model year in North America.   Its name was likely an offshoot of the jet age when domestic car manufacturers liked to attach supersonic names to their products.   The first generation Olds F-85 was smallish by Detroit car standards at the time and labeled See More

(PART 3) TIME TO SING AND REJOICE…….MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR IS NOW 10 YEARS OLD

   Overall, it’s been a lovely cruise for MyStarCollectorCar during the past 10 years and we learned plenty along the way.   One of the lessons that comes to mind is the race has been a marathon and not a sprint for us at MSCC.     We were not exactly an overnight sensation because See More

(PART 2) TIME TO SING AND REJOICE…….MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR IS NOW 10 YEARS OLD

  Part 1 of this article described the early adventures that occurred when we decided to create our own website/e-zine dedicated to the vintage vehicle hobby.   One of the minefields that we encountered early in the game was our tragically stupid decision to treat the website like a monthly magazine where everything would remain See More

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR MARCH 2019 ROAD WARRIORS—SPRING STARTS THIS MONTH SO THE STREET BECKONS

  This month is when Spring officially begins so the street beckons for the classic iron—depending on where you live because the seasonal change varies depending on where you...

March 23, 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...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

November 22, 2018 View more...

EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS Edmonton Collector Car Auction April 5-7

  Edmonton Collector Car Auction April 5-7 Feature car 1971 Cuda 383 Shaker 4-Speed time to consign call today 888 296 0528   13th ANNUAL RED DEER COLLECTOR CAR...

May 31, 2018 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
MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

  MARCH 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   MARCH 1-3: DETROIT, MI Autorama     MARCH 2: EDMONTON, AB Michener-Allen Automotive Auction   MARCH 8-10: CHICAGO, IL World of...

September 25, 2015

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