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MARCH 2018: A VINTAGE WORLD WAR TWO-ERA JEEP OWNED BY TWO YOUNG 20-SOMETHING BROTHERS

  A 1945 Willys Jeep was a popular vehicle during World War Two because of the Allied Forces’ war effort against the tyranny of the Axis powers (Germany, Italy...

March 1, 2018 View 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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FEBRUARY 2018: 1962 CORVAIR VAN—THE SCOOBY DOO MYSTERY VAN THEME IS A KID MAGNET

  Corvair vans are a rare sight at car shows.   They didn’t build a lot of them and few of them survive to this day so they attract...

February 4, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: EVER HEARD OF A 1947 PONTIAC FLEETLEADER? HERE ARE ALL OF THE DETAILS

  A bright orange 1947 Pontiac Fleetleader panel delivery caught our attention in a big way at a car show.   The Orange Crush logo on the side of...

January 31, 2018 View more...
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FEBRUARY 2018: A 1950 GMC RESTO MOD GETS SAVED FROM A RASPBERRY PATCH

  Dave and Bernice Boucher had a great reason to buy a 1950 GMC 1500: Bernice owned a vintage GMC pickup truck and her ex-husband sold it at a...

January 31, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018: A 1984 VW CAMPER VAN IS A BIG UPGRADE FROM THE 60S-ERA WOODSTOCK WAGON

  The VW camper van from the 1960s became a legend for the decade because it was an affordable mode of transportation that provided shelter long the way.  ...

January 22, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018: ’47 MERCURY MONARCH PICKUP—DID THEY EVER MAKE ONE?

  The custom car world is full of odd combinations.   There are vehicles that were never even a concept at the factory yet they exist because someone had...

January 19, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018:WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A 1986 FORD VAN BECOMES A BIG RIG?

d   A 1986 Ford van with exhaust stacks, four dual rear wheels, and a fifth wheel set up to haul trailers is not a common sight.   The...

January 13, 2018 View more...
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JANUARY 2018: A 1931 MODEL A TRUCK: PURCHASED FOR 10 BUCKS AND A FISHING ROD

  Jim Parker was a young guy when he spotted a 1931 Model A truck in 1965.   The purchase price was 15 dollars but Jim only had 10...

January 3, 2018 View more...
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DECEMBER 2017: 1972 DATSUN PICKUP—THE DEFINITION OF A PERIOD CORRECT TUNER

  Tuner cars are definitely the domain of younger car guys.   They squeeze enormous power out of engines the size of a picnic basket and there’s a tuner...

December 20, 2017 View more...

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OCTOBER 31, 2014: WHAT DID IT COST TO OWN A COOL RIDE IN 1969? READ ON. . .

  A lot of things happened in the Summer of ’69.   June 1969 was the month when the Beatles landed number one on the Billboard charts with ‘Get...

October 31, 2014 View more...
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OCTOBER 29, 2013 (NOVEMBER 2013): NATIONAL LAMPOON’S ‘VACATION’ HAD A LOT TO DO WITH THIS CAR PURCHASE

  I spotted a 1973 Ford station wagon on the main street of a small town car show in June 2013 and knew I had to get the story...

October 29, 2013 View more...
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OCTOBER 9, 2012 DIARY OF A MARATHON MAN: A TRIP TO INDIANAPOLIS IN A CLASSIC MOPAR – A 1970 SUPER BIRD

  Many guys who own wing cars like the Plymouth Super Bird or Dodge Daytona treat them like the Mona Lisa.   They imprison them in a controlled environment...

October 9, 2012 View more...
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OCTOBER 23, 2011: DETROIT STYLE FROM THE PAST-WHEN GOOD LOOKS CAN REALLY KILL

  The bygone era of Detroit included many very stylish rides.   This fact is one of the big reasons that old iron has such incredible curb appeal in...

October 23, 2011 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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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be described as spectacular because Rundle Park is located along the river valley in Edmonton, Alberta and it is an amazing place to host a car show. See More

CANUCK IRON—CANADA DAY CANADIAN CLASSICS

  Canada Day  is the northern equivalent of July 4th in the United States.   Both countries celebrate a national birthday by throwing a national party so fireworks and socializing are high on the agenda on July 1st in Canada.   Canadians celebrate a distinctively Canadian heritage on July 1st and one of the trademarks See More

MSCC JUNE 22 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE THINGS YOU NEED FOR A ROAD TRIP IN AN OLD CAR

  Years ago I wrote a piece for MyStarCollector that doesn’t make a great deal of sense in Reality World   I put forth a case for a road trip in a vintage car with no modern conveniences like cell phones and, more importantly, no actual rational thought.     My only defense for this See More

STANDING IN THE SHADOW OF AUTOMOTIVE GIANTS: THE PONTIAC FIREBIRD AND MERCURY COUGAR

  Mercury and Pontiac share a common bond in automotive history: both introduced pony cars in the 1960s that were Miss Congeniality cars by comparison to their Miss Universe stable mates (Chevy’s Camaro and Ford’s Mustang).   Mercury and Pontiac cultivated a reputation in the slightly-above-average-luxury car market and offered base models that were a See More

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STRANGER IN PARADISE: THE 2018 EDMONTON STREET ROAD ASSOCIATION SHOW IN RUNDLE PARK.

  MyStarCollectorCar had never been to the ESRA car show at its new home in Rundle Park prior to this past weekend.   The new location can only be...

June 23, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 2018: ’58 BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE—RARE MOPAR WITH A DUTCH CONNECTION

  Car guys always have a mentor who steered them into the hobby.   It can be a buddy, a brother or an uncle but most often the mentor...

June 22, 2018 View more...
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A PERFECT MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR WEEKEND: 3 SHOWS IN 3 DAYS

  The idea of three car shows is pretty appealing in a kid-at-Christmas kind of way here at MyStarCollectorCar.   This weekend we were able to perform that feat...

June 17, 2018 View more...
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JUNE 23, 2018 EG AUCTIONS PRESENTS THIS 1965 NOVA SS

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018   Click here...

May 31, 2018 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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JUNE 23, 2018 Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino!

  EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 11th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! SATURDAY MAIN EVENT June 23rd – 2018 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

JUNE 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS       JUNE 1: COQUITLAM, BC  Geoff McElgunn Scholarship Show & Shine 604-551-3650   JUNE 1-3: THREE HILLS, AB Cruise Weekend  ...

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