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JULY 2017: LOVE AT FIRST SIGHT FOR A 1939 CHEVY TRUCK

  Greg Garson was at a swap meet when he spotted a photo of a 1939 Chevy truck on a For Sale board.   It was a classic love...

July 2, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: THIS 1966 LAND ROVER IS A MOVING TRIBUTE TO ITS OWNER’S LIFE

  A 1966 Land Rover is a story unto itself because these sturdy British trucks have built a big legacy over the decades.   A vintage Land Rover decked...

June 15, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: ’55 FORD CUSTOM—EARLY RANCHERO OR AUSTRALIAN UTE TRUBUTE?

  The custom car hobby never runs out of ideas.   Car guys find inspiration in the strangest places and their creations reflect it but occasionally their creations surpass...

June 7, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: A TREE GROWS THROUGH IT – A 1948 MERCURY TRUCK STORY

  Mercury is a famous Ford Motor Company brand name that disappeared from the lineup in 2015 after a 73 year production run.   The name was always associated...

June 5, 2017 View more...
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JUNE 2017: A 1963 STUDEBAKER TRUCK STILL PERFORMS LIKE A CHAMP

  Studebaker was a player in the automotive picture after the company moved from building horse-drawn wagons and began to build motorized horseless carriages.   The car company carved...

May 31, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: A 1967 MERCURY PICKUP TRUCK/FORMER GIANT PUZZLE

Car guys choose a very hazardous route when they take a vehicle that is an assembled mass of parts and disassemble it into many small pieces.   Even a...

May 12, 2017 View more...
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MAY 2017: A 1956 VOLKSWAGEN MICROBUS BRINGS BACK MEMORIES

  VW vans are largely associated with children of the 60s who owned them for magical mystery tours to Woodstock and other psychedelic destinations during the Age of Aquarius....

May 7, 2017 View more...
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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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MAY 24, 2014 (JUNE 2014): WHAT IN THE WORLD IS ‘WILD THING’? YOU HAVE TO SEE THIS TO BELIEVE IT!

  We see many unique custom rides over the course of a year, but this 1953 Buick may well be one of the most striking custom cars we have...

May 24, 2014 View more...
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MAY 1, 2012 STAR TRUCKIN’: 1975 GMC 6500 PUMPER TRUCK- A POST-RETIREMENT JOB FOR A FIREFIGHTER

  Frank Westphal wrote a song with the lyrics “Old soldiers never die, they just fade away. They just end their day.”   General Douglas MacArthur used this line...

May 1, 2012 View more...
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MAY 15, 2010: YOU’VE GOT A FRIEND:THE BROTHERHOOD OF THE CAR GUY

  I have yet to meet a genuine car guy who has never spent time on the side of the road.   “You want to join the old car...

May 15, 2010 View more...
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MAY 6, 2009: ’63 RUM RUNNER 427 FORD- THE “REVENUERS” WORST ENEMY

  We are reprinting this article about a very rare “Rum Runner” 1963 Ford Galaxie in its entirety.   Many many thanks to The Ford Galaxie Club of America...

May 6, 2009 View more...

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MSCC SEPTEMBER 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: THE SUMMER OF 2017 PART ONE

MSCC SEPTEMBER 2017 STARS OF THE SHOW: THE SUMMER OF 2017 PART ONE   There were many car shows in 2017 and MSCC put on a lot of miles...

September 15, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017   Welcome to the newest feature at MyStarCollectorCar.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales...

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...

July 13, 2016 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...

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SEPTEMBER 21 MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE REASONS WE LIKE THE SEPTEMBER 1973 EDITION OF CAR CRAFT

  It has been many years since MyStarCollectorCar inherited a collection of old car magazines because of a series of events that started with a disgruntled bride who told her husband the old magazines were no longer welcome in their house.   We were happy to get the magazines because they covered the Seventies very See More

CONVERTIBLES WITH THE ROOF UP—HAVE WE BECOME TOO SOFT FOR SOFT TOPS?

  There was an era when virtually every car was a convertible.   It was called the horseless carriage era and very few carriages had a roof so the automobile followed suit.   Eventually every car had a roof unless you opted for the convertible option—then you ended up paying more for something that came See More

MSCC SEPTEMBER 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—TAKE BOTH CLUES IF YOU NEED THEM

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 SEPTEMBER 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—TAKE BOTH CLUES IF YOU NEED THEM   There’s a good reason See More

SELF HELP: HOW YOU CAN BECOME A BETTER PERSON-TACKLE A CAR PROJECT

  There is an entire industry devoted to people who need to climb out of life’s swamp and become a better person along the way.   We at MyStarCollectorCar are not exactly experts in this field, but we know self-help involves challenges and conquering same, so we pick a car project as a great way See More

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SEPTEMBER 2017 MSCC ROAD WARRIORS—SOME OF THE SIGHTS FROM SUMMER 2017

  Summer 2017 was a spectacular time for old iron on the streets because there was one sunny day after another.   Car guys love warm summer days so...

September 7, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: THE ORIGINAL CANADIAN COASTER—A 1929 CHEVROLET LANDAU

    Regular MSCC readers are well aware of the Canadian Coasters Tour.   2017 marked the official start of the 50th Anniversary Tour but the Canadian Coasters lineup...

August 31, 2017 View more...
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THE ELUSIVE DODGE POLARIS: HOW A CLASSIC CAR BECAME A SNOWMOBILE

  Time is the sworn enemy of memory and accuracy.   I was at a self-serve gas station in a 1963 Plymouth when I met a friendly old cat...

August 30, 2017 View 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...

August 3, 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 AUCTION SEPTEMBER 20, 2017: 1985 CHEVY SILVERADO

1985 Chevrolet Silverado Regular Cab Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Silverado Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             Black Engine:                 5.7L 8 Cylinder Engine    Odometer Reading:...

June 19, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW

 10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW     COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 10th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 8th-10th, 2016 –...

April 21, 2017
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SEPTEMBER 2017 CARS SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar.com

It’s never too early to contact us about your club or community car show for 2017. Get your listing to us and take advantage of the exposure you’ll get...

October 9, 2015

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