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JUNE 2018: A 1951 CHEVY 8-350 PICKUP TRUCK?? READ HOW….

  A purple 1951 Chevrolet 3100 pickup truck is a dead giveaway about one thing: this baby is not stock.   In fact, the original truck was a ¾...

June 6, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: A 1972 CHEVY CHEYENNE SHORT BOX FULFILLS A DREAM FOR ITS OWNER

  Dale Pipke knew about his 1972 Chevy Cheyenne short box pickup long before he became the truck’s owner two years ago.   The previous owner had purchased the...

May 20, 2018 View more...
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MAY 2018: “BITSY BOY”– A CUSTOM 1948 CHEVY TRUCK GETS A NEW NAME

  Wendy Ramage is the proud owner of Bitsy Boy, a customized 1948 Chevy custom 5-window pickup truck.   She named it Bitsy Boy because it has a “little...

May 14, 2018 View more...
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APRIL 2018: ’75 DODGE CLUB CAB—DAD STEERED HIM IN THE DIRECTION OF A MOPAR

  The 1972 Dodge trucks came with a much cleaner, updated look and they were often seen in fleet use.   They didn’t sell like Chevy or Ford pickups...

April 25, 2018 View more...
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APRIL 2018; 1955 CHEVY PICKUP—THE ANSWER TO THE QUESTION “WHAT DO WE DO WITH MOM’S OLD 455 BIG BLOCK?”

    Timing is everything in the old car hobby but one of the best forms of timing is to buy in an era when the prices were a...

April 7, 2018 View more...
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MARCH 2018: AN EYE-CATCHER AND HEAD-SCRATCHER RAT ROD IS ANOTHER LESSON FOR MSCC

  Rat rods have become a popular part of the car hobby because their free-form style really appeals to car guys.   The basic philosophy is to mix-and-match parts...

March 21, 2018 View more...
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MARCH 2018: A 1960 CHEVY EL CAMINO STAYS WITH ONE FAMILY FOR 55 YEARS-AND COUNTING

  Mark MacDonald has become the family historian when the topic involves his 1960 Chevy El Camino because this Elky has become a legacy vehicle in his extended family....

March 18, 2018 View more...
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MARCH 2018: LOYAL FORD BOY TURNS A 1938 FORD TRUCK INTO A BLUE OVAL BEAST

  James Hicklin is a dyed-in-the-wool Ford boy. James lives and breathes Fords, so this famous Motor City brand is his personal choice when it comes to vehicles.  ...

March 11, 2018 View more...
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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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APRIL 27, 2015: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE 2015 SEASON AND IT WAS A DANDY

  We live in what is lovingly referred to as a sub-arctic climate.   Maybe we cannot see Santa’s neighborhood from our front porches, but it is a short,...

April 27, 2015 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2014 (MAY 2014) ’55 CHEVY CAMEO: NEVER LET GO OF A FAMILY LEGACY

  Chevy Cameos are apex vehicles in the world of old iron and the prices reflect that every time one shows up on an auction docket.   Cameos are...

April 12, 2014 View more...
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APRIL 29, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1970 HEMICUDA-MOPAR NOSTAGLIA-21ST CENTURY STYLE

  Most car guys have a dream ride and one of the top vote getters is the ’70 Hemi Cuda.   That particular car will remain a dream for...

April 29, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2011; HOW TO SURVIVE A COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION WITHOUT FOLDING YOUR HAND

  One of the most famous sources for collector vehicles is the auction.   The Barrett Jackson franchise is an important component of Speed TV as a major event...

April 12, 2011 View more...

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JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 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...

July 13, 2016 View more...
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AUGUST 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

    JULY 30-AUG 5: RED DEER, AB Rock’n Red Deer Alberta Super Run       AUG 2: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine...

October 2, 2015 View more...

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AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school 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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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR AUGUST 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—15 MINUTES OF FAME IN TRAFFIC

  Everyone wants their 15 minutes of fame in today’s world so you’ll see endless numbers of online videos and they all have one goal—it’s a look at me...

August 17, 2018 View more...
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IS THE MANUAL TRANSMISSION POISED TO MAKE A COMEBACK? THE HAGERTY DRIVING EXPERIENCE SURE HOPES SO

  The manual transmission is a mystery to many younger drivers.   There are many reasons for this but the biggest reason is technology.       We’re on the brink...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 7th...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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A HARDCORE CAR GUY IN THE INSURANCE GAME—A LOOK AT STUART GREEN FROM LEGEND’S COLLECTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

  Stuart Green has been a car guy for as long as he can remember.   Stuart and his brother built award winning model cars (two were award winners)...

May 28, 2018 View more...

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JULY 28, 2018 MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION SHOWCASES THIS ’69 CHARGER RT TRIBUTE

            ’69 Charger RT Tribute–click here for all the details.   FUNDER WHEELS FORMULA 1 GO CART     *Here’s the incredible history behind...

June 25, 2018
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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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11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018   COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car...

April 21, 2017

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