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DECEMBER 2016: REUNITED–HOW A 1989 DODGE CUSTOM VAN FOUND ITS WAY HOME

  The essence of every story for us at MyStarCollectorCar is the connection between the vehicle and the owner.   We ask why the owner chose that vehicle and...

December 1, 2016 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2016: ’49 CHEVY PICKUP—PLANNING MAKES FOR PERFECTION IN THIS BEAUTY

  Anyone who has been through a car project knows all about the planning stage.   ‘If you don’t respect the planning stage of a project then you’re probably...

November 25, 2016 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2016: FIRST SHOW FOR A 1974 FORD XLT F-350 FAMILY HEIRLOOM

  An original 1974 Ford truck would typically show plenty of wear and tear if it was even around after all these decades.   Trucks were built for hard...

November 11, 2016 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2016: A 1966 VW VAN MAKES A GREAT BIRTHDAY GIFT

  Bonnie Slager is a newcomer to the car hobby.   ‘Her husband Adrian has always been a car guy and wanted to get his bride into the hobby...

November 8, 2016 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2016: 1966 GMC 1-TON—THIS OLD FARM TRUCK HAS MORE FAMILY HISTORY THAN A PHOTO ALBUM

  There is one reason why old farm trucks get shoved to the back 40 acres.   ‘Farmers see their vehicles as working machines so when an old truck...

November 3, 2016 View more...
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OCTOBER 2016: A 1952 CHEVY PICKUP FINALLY GETS OFF THE HILL

  Farm boys make great car guys.   They grow up in a world where mechanical skills are developed by necessity because a breakdown is lost time and money...

October 25, 2016 View more...
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OCTOBER 2016: CHECK OUT THIS OVER THE TOP RESTO MOD 1956 CHEVY TRUCK

  We at MSCC have often mentioned the unfortunate fate of most old pickup trucks when they are pulled out of active duty.   ‘The usual fate is a...

October 21, 2016 View more...
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OCTOBER 2016: A 1958 FORD RANCHERO GETS A BRAND NEW ATTITUDE

  The Ford Ranchero was first out of the chute when the car/truck hybrid competition began between the General and the Blue Oval boys in the late Fifties.   The...

October 10, 2016 View more...
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OCTOBER 2016: THIS 1950 CANUCK TRUCK (’50 MERCURY M-68) STAYS TRUE TO ITS BLUE OVAL SCHOOL

  Dave Gunderson is an old school builder.   He likes to do his shopping in a junkyard or buy/sell publications when it comes to a resto mod project....

October 6, 2016 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2016: A HANDS-ON APPROACH TO A 1954 DODGE RESTO MOD PICKUP

  There is a personal connection to every MSCC car or truck story.   ‘We lean heavily toward that personal connection and veer away from any story where ownership...

September 22, 2016 View more...

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AUGUST 5, 2011: THIS CAR IS JUST TOO RARE TO RUST IN PEACE OR -GET SLAMMED AND RAT-RODDED

  A full-size 1966 Plymouth Fury station wagon is a rare sight on today’s roads.   They were not the stuff of dreams in the 60s for young and...

August 5, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: THE NEW WORLD OF E-COMMUNICATION – WHERE OLD DOGS LEARN NEW TRICKS

  We talk to a lot of car guys during the course of a year and most of them are hip to the Internet world.   Age is not...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 24, 2011: HOT RODS WITHOUT FENDERS – I FOUGHT THE LAW AND THE LAW WON

  The concept of fender-less cars goes back to the earliest days of the horseless carriage.   The idea of fenders was largely created by crappy weather conditions and...

July 24, 2011 View more...
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JULY 22, 2011: SUMMER ROAD TRIPS WITHOUT A SAFETY NET-THE JUMP IN AND GO ADVENTURE

  We have preached the wisdom of preparation before a collector car goes on a road trip.   But what about a trip where you say the hell with...

July 22, 2011 View more...

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APRIL 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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SIX CLASSIC CAR TOYS THAT DEFINED ME AS A CAR GUY

  There isn’t a car guy on the planet who didn’t have a favorite toy car or truck from the past.   It didn’t matter whether Santa delivered the coveted toy or it turned up as a birthday present—that gift was going to be the Holy Grail for a budding young car guy.     See More

AN OLD CAR WILL MAKE YOU COOLER THAN A NEW HARLEY

  One of the biggest symptoms of mid-life crisis is a guy who buys a Harley-Davidson motorcycle to change his image.   Many of these new Hog owners are also new to motorcycles and feel a Harley would be a way to cultivate a new identity as a wild child-long after their actual non-wild childhood. See More

FIVE QUESTIONS WITH AMERICAN GRAFFITI’S PAUL LE MAT—LIFE AS A CAR GUY SCREEN LEGEND

  American Graffiti debuted in August, 1973 and no one could have predicted that a simple look back at 1962 would turn into a piece of cultural history.   There was just enough time between when the movie was set and when it was made to give it the perfect blend of Hollywood nostalgia and See More

WHY THE CLASSICS MATTER—A LOOK AT THE GOLDEN AGE RIDES

  We tend to divide into camps as car guys.   You have the Chevy guys, the Ford guys, the Mopar guys, the rat rod guys, the 4×4 guys, the muscle car guys—the list is endless.   They all love old iron but for me the test of a true car guy is to recognize See More

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BIRTH OF A PREDATOR: THE 1968 CORVETTE

  The Mako Shark is one of the ocean’s fastest killers because of its sleek body design that cuts through water like a razor-sharp knife.   The Mako Shark...

April 23, 2017 View more...
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APRIL 2017: 1975 FORD SUPER CAB—39,000 MOSTLY YARD DRIVEN MILES AND A MAJOR FAMILY CONNECTION

  The easiest car story to write is the one with a major family connection in the narrative.   These stories practically write themselves because the human equation is...

April 9, 2017 View more...
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HOW TO GET YOUR CLASSIC READY FOR AN AUCTION

  January is definitely a high profile month for car auctions.   TV paved the way years ago when Barrett-Jackson started broadcasting prime time shows from Scottsdale, Arizona.  ...

January 16, 2017 View more...
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ALEXANDRA PAUL TALKS ABOUT CHRISTINE—THE OTHER FEMALE STAR ON THE SET OF A CULT CLASSIC

  The movie Christine became a cult classic overnight thanks to a great cast and the title star of the film.   Who would ever predict that a demonically...

October 31, 2016 View more...

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MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP

  MAY 13, 2017 MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION–’78 25th ANNIVERSARY CORVETTE AND ’51 CHEVY RAT ROD PICKUP   Michener-Allen is hosting an auction on May 2013 in Edmonton, AB and...

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S HIGHLIGHTS FROM 2016 SUMMER CAR SHOWS

  There is no way to avoid the fact summer is a faint memory in that “all the leaves are brown (actually they are gone where we live) and...

November 26, 2016
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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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  Help us out and give us your information about your show so it’s accurate. The sooner we have it, the more exposure you get. These pages get massive...

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