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NOVEMBER 2017: THIS 1977 FORD IS SO MUCH MORE THAN A PRETTY TRUCK

  A beautiful 1977 Ford pickup truck is a worthy story in its own right.   However, the story behind this particular ’77 Ford involves triumph over senseless tragedy....

November 11, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: A 1954 GMC TRUCK WITH A MASSIVE AND COOL MAKEOVER

  The 1954 GMC was a truck on the cusp of a major makeover because the 1955 Blue Chip series GMC pickups debuted in late ’55 with a brand...

November 4, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A 1975 VW WESTFALIA–OWNED SINCE NEW AND STILL GOING STRONG

  The Volkswagen Westfalia was an early entry into the RV market and it became a legend over the years with its very loyal legion of fans.   The...

October 22, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1941 FORD HERRINGTON SIX-WHEEL DRIVE 3-TON “CRASH TENDER”

  McBride is a small town in the central north area of British Columbia.   They have a volunteer fire department with a proud history within the community.   ...

October 15, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: A 1960 CHEVY BISCAYNE SEDAN DELIVERY BOUGHT CHEAP AND BUILT COOL

  One of the more unusual rides built by Chevy in 1960 was its Biscayne Sedan Delivery model.   These vehicles were essentially station wagons built to serve as...

October 7, 2017 View more...
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OCTOBER 2017: 1949 STUDEBAKER PICKUP—YES, THEY ARE DEFINITELY FASTER WITH A HEMI UNDER THE HOOD

  Resto-mods are a big deal in today’s car hobby.   Resto-mods make sense on many levels because you can retain the look of a classic but have the...

September 30, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: ’58 GMC PICKUP—UPGRADED FOR THE LONG HAUL

  The Canadian Coasters have been running tours across Canada for 50 years.   The first Coast to Coast tour was organized to celebrate the 100th year of Confederation...

September 23, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: A 1966 GMC RESTO MOD PICKUP GOES “WHATEVER YOU WANT TO GO”

  The “Coast to Coasters” are a legendary group of automotive adventurists who have tackled the geographically large country of Canada in a long road trip since 1967.  ...

September 13, 2017 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2017 COASTERS 50: A 1954 DODGE ¾ TON MAKES IT TWO IN A ROW

  The 2010 version of the Coast to Coast trek was marked with one disappointment because MSCC was unable to connect with the owners of a beautiful 1954 Dodge...

September 9, 2017 View more...
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AUGUST 2017: ’48 FEDERAL AND AN ESSO TANKER—THEY WORK WELL TOGETHER

  The term “bush car” has many different meanings because bush cars have different phases in life.   Some bush cars get pulled out after a brief hibernation while...

August 24, 2017 View more...

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FEBRUARY 8, 2015: A BAD IDEA IS A BAD IDEA–AND THIS IDEA IS A REALLY BAD IDEA

  First of all, I should clarify something before I get too far into this article: I love British sports cars and they are not the really bad idea...

February 8, 2015 View more...
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FEBRUARY 22, 2014 (MARCH 2014): ’56 DODGE-ALWAYS HAVE A BACKUP PLAYER ON YOUR BENCH

  There is no question car projects can often take more time to build than a mid-size hotel.   Most car guys are well aware of the fiction that...

February 22, 2014 View more...
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FEBRUARY 24, 2013 (MARCH 2013): THIS 1980 MERCURY ZEPHYR GHIA IS A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING

  Mercury Zephyrs were a pretty forgettable car from the Blue Oval boys.   They were an attempt by Ford to tie practicality and performance into one product line...

February 24, 2013 View more...
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FEBRUARY 23, 2012: MISTAKEN IDENTITY: WHEN BAD THINGS HAPPEN TO GOOD CAR NAMES

  For Sale: 1972 Dodge Duster.   Now that is an interesting car that never existed anywhere at any time.   Sure it sounds like a natural fit to...

February 23, 2012 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 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...

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MSCC APRIL 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE UNDERRATED CLASSIC CAR TAIL LIGHTS

    There will always be a debate about what was the coolest car ever built because there are an infinite number of choices.   Some guys may see the Hyundai Elantra as the peak of automotive style—that’s the beauty of a free society but most guys dig a little deeper for what they consider See More

BYE BYE TRI-FIVE: THE DAWN OF THE 1958 CHEVY

    The 1950s became famous when the finned car era took flight in the back nine of the decade.   GM joined in the reindeer games in a big way with their lineup and car guys witnessed the evolution of the fin on the 1955 to ’57 Chevys.   The three model years became See More

WHY THE SHOEBOX FORD WAS (AND STILL IS) A HOME RUN

  One of the most famous cars in automotive history is the Shoebox Ford.   This iconic car from the Blue Oval boys was introduced as a 1949 model and built until 1951.   The car represented a giant step in the post-war automotive era because 1949 was the first year for new car styles See More

MSCC APRIL 18 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY: HEADLIGHTS, GRILLES –IT ALL ADDS UP

.   WELCOME TO MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY FOR 2018   This is the third year for MSCC “What’s It?” Wednesday.   This feature was an overnight success back in 2016 so the only thing to do was keep it rolling in 2018.   Look for the first clue at the top of the section See More

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MSCC APRIL 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THEY CAN BE FOUND AT EVERY LATITUDE

  The vintage car culture is most often associated with North America thanks to the massive presence of classic Detroit iron on the streets.   That may be true...

April 20, 2018 View more...
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MSCC APRIL 20 FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE UNDERRATED CLASSIC CAR TAIL LIGHTS

    There will always be a debate about what was the coolest car ever built because there are an infinite number of choices.   Some guys may see...

April 19, 2018 View more...
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DO IT YOURSELF CAR APPRAISALS—YES, YOU CAN HANDLE IT

  I had my first experience with vintage car appraisals back in the late 90s with a ’59 Plymouth.   I needed an appraisal for insurance and they definitely...

March 29, 2018 View more...
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TALKING CARS WITH CATHERINE BACH—YES, DAISY DUKE IS DEFINITELY A CAR GIRL

  The Dukes of Hazzard ran from 1979 to 1985 and in that time this TV show became an icon to car guys.   Car guys liked this show...

March 13, 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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APRIL 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  APRIL 1: KAMLOOPS, BC VCCC Kamloops Chapter Easter Parade   APRIL 1: EDMONTON, AB The Edmonton Antique Car Club will be Celebrating Easter with our 55th Annual Easter...

October 5, 2015

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