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DECEMBER 2017: A 1973 DODGE C-600 BIG RIG DRAWS THE CROWDS AT A SHOW

  Many car guys were probably unaware that Dodge produced a heavy truck from 1960 to 1976 for its domestic market.   The LCF (Low Cab Forward) Dodge trucks...

December 15, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 2017: A 1975 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER PICKUP TRUCK STEALS THE SHOW

  International Harvester is a famous agricultural name that has roots in the early stages of the farm machinery era of the early 19th century when Cyrus McCormick created...

December 10, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 2017: “TWO YEARS OF NOT SEEING HIM”–A 1979 FORD BRONCO STORY

  1979 was a time when the last days of disco were on AM radio and the Ford Bronco was enjoying its 23rd consecutive year as one of the...

December 3, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: A 1977 DODGE WARLOCK CASTS A SPELL ON ONE FAMILY

  Brian Dickau is the current custodian of a 1977 Dodge Warlock that has been in his family ever since it left the Mopar dealership forty years ago.  ...

November 18, 2017 View more...
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NOVEMBER 2017: WHAT HAPPENS WHEN A 62-YEAR-OLD CANUCK TRUCK GETS A BIG MAKEOVER?

  A 1955 Fargo step side pickup with a set of exhaust stacks is likely not a stock truck with a factory flathead six under its gull wing hood....

November 15, 2017 View more...
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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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APRIL 26, 2015: A WOLF IN SHEEP’S CLOTHING: THE RAMBLER AMERICAN IN BEAST MODE

  Rambler was a name long associated with a conservative family-oriented automobile.   Few car guys dreamed of the day they could finally own an Ambassador and show it...

April 26, 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 30, 2013 (MAY 2013): THIS ’54 DE SOTO IS ANOTHER “YOU ARE NOT BUYING ANOTHER CAR” STORY

  One of the first battles for many car guys is fought right on the home front.   He finds his ideal car and decides that he desperately needs...

April 30, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 7, 2011: TO CHOP…OR NOT TO CHOP-THAT IS THE CAR GUY QUESTION

  Chopping the roof line on a vehicle is a hot button issue.   Some car guys believe that practitioners should be horse-whipped, while others believe that a custom...

April 7, 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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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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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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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

MSCC JUNE 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—THE ONLY THING THAT CHANGED WAS THE COLOR OF THE PICTURE

  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 and See More

GOING-GOING-GONE….COMMON CARS THAT DISAPPEARED DOWN ‘FORGOTTEN MEMORY ROAD’

  There are always examples of cars that were seen in giant herds on yesterday’s roads.   Eventually they were unable to outrun the passing years and these once-plentiful cars suddenly disappeared completely off the automotive radar screen.   They were bought, used for transportation purposes, and then they headed off into the sunset-sometimes forgotten See 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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THE BALLAD OF THELMA: PART 1–CAN A HOLLEY SNIPER EFI SAVE THE DAY?

  Thelma is a member of our family.   She’s our 1977 Chrysler Newport.   She’s the two-door model with the Chrysler 400 cubic-inch engine.     She’s named...

May 26, 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...

May 21, 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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