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JANUARY 2017: A 1958 MERCURY M-1OO TRUCK GETS EVEN MORE CANADIAN WITH HOCKEY PUCKS

  MSSC readers south of the Canadian border always do a double-take when they see a story about a Mercury truck because no such beast existed outside of Canada....

January 26, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: 1989 DODGE PICKUP—THIS UNASSUMING OLD FARM TRUCK IS A MONSTER 1000 HORSEPOWER SLEEPER

  Car guys have always loved sleepers.   ‘In some cases, there’s money on the line because a sleeper is an ambush in waiting for an unsuspecting victim—that boring...

January 12, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: A 1969 GMC 910: THE CANUCK TRUCK

  The 49th parallel was not the only thing that separated the United States from Canada in 1969.   For example, GMC pickup trucks were given different model numbers...

January 9, 2017 View more...
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JANUARY 2017: ’53 CHEVY 1300 PANEL DELIVERY—A STORIED HISTORY FOR A WORKING TRUCK

  There was an era when trucks were built for work.   ‘Now a 2016 truck is a multi-use vehicle so it’s built to haul everything from lumber to...

January 1, 2017 View more...
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THROWBACK THURSDAY–DECEMBER 30, 2012 (JANUARY 2013): AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT–A 1951 DIAMOND T SEMI

  It would be more than fair to say that we do not encounter too many 1951 semi-trucks at car shows.   It would also be fair to say...

December 29, 2016 View more...
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DECEMBER 2016: THE LONG ROAD BACK FOR A 1940 HUDSON PICKUP TRUCK

  Hudson was an innovative automobile company because they had to be innovative to survive in a highly competitive industry.   They were a small company who had to...

December 13, 2016 View more...
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DECEMBER 2016: NUMBER 14 IS A CHARM: A 1969 CHEVY VAN

  Daryl Balaberda is a big van fan.   His first vehicle was a VW van and he has owned 13 other vans over the years since his first...

December 8, 2016 View more...
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DECEMBER 2016: FRANKENSTEIN BUILD: A 26-27-28 MCLAUGHLIN WITH A ’66 MERCURY TRUCK HEART

  There’s an old school term when it comes to building a custom ride—junkyard build.   ‘The term “junkyard build” is almost as old as the car industry itself...

December 5, 2016 View more...
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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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MARCH 22, 2013: DEAR UNCLE SAM, WE USED TO MEASURE IN MILES PER HOUR TOO..HONEST

  I realized how far we have come off the tracks from that golden era of miles per hour when I had to cuff my over-30 nephew after he...

March 22, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 17, 2013: COMMITMENT TO THE CAUSE–WHY WE LOOK FOR CAR STORIES WITH COMMITTED OWNERS

  We attended a vintage vehicle auction in our town recently and it was a nice break from the grim reality of a winter that was a guest that...

March 17, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 17, 2013: THE UNLOVED MOPAR: THE 1967-69 PLYMOUTH BARRACUDA-A FISH WITH A SMALL FOLLOWING

  I was at a recent car auction and two 1969 Barracudas came up on the block.   These were Formula S 340 cars and they were clearly in...

March 17, 2013 View more...
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MARCH 14, 2013: THE CAR CULTURE IN ALBERTA EXTENDS TO AN INTERNATIONAL STAR-KD LANG’S 1964 METEOR

  I was born and raised in an area where the car culture is huge.   The region known as central Alberta Canada has one of the highest ratios...

March 14, 2013 View more...

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March 31, 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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JUNE 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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 traffic...

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GOOD NEWS: AN OLD CAR IS NOT SMARTER THAN YOU

  Today’s cars are a marvel in technology that almost seem like science fiction to those of us from a bygone era.   They live up to everything Popular Science predicted in the 50s and 60s-except for the anti-gravity flying car option-and the car manufacturers are working on that George Jetson angle.   New cars See More

THE 1955 AND ’65 FORDS: YEARS OF BIG BLUE OVAL CHANGES

  There is a world of difference in the ten years that separate a 1955 Ford from a 1965 Ford because a 1955 Ford does not resemble a ’65 Ford in any way, shape or form.   The two cars were built during an era when the Big Three wanted a new look every year See More

MY TO-DO LIST FOR VINTAGE VEHICLE EXPERIENCES

  Every car guy has a list of classic vehicles that we want to drive before we head to the Big Garage in the Sky and I am one of them.   There are unfulfilled car dreams in every one of us who embraced the internal combustion engine in its various forms at a young See More

MSCC JUNE 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE PERSPECTIVE

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 JUNE 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DON’T BE FOOLED BY THE PERSPECTIVE   Nothing is exactly as it See More

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4 CAR SHOWS IN 3 DAYS: IT WAS THAT PERFECT KIND OF WEEKEND

  One of the finest reasons to love the month June is the abundance of classic rides on the car show circuit.   The sun, the moon, the stars...

June 18, 2017 View more...
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KEEPING IT REAL: EX-POLICE CARS—A HOT TREND IN THE HOBBY

  The car hobby is like any market because it has trends.   These trends can go up and down plus they can be very unpredictable so the key...

June 12, 2017 View more...
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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.  ...

May 11, 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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MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017

MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR AUCTION JULY 29, 2017   Phone: 403-226-0405 Fax: 403-226-0707 Toll Free: 1-877-811-8855 13090 Barlow Trail NE Calgary, Alberta  T3N 1A2 Click here for auction details  ...

June 19, 2017
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ST. ALBERT CRUISERS–GIVING BACK TO THE COMMUNITY

  The St. Albert Cruisers host one of the largest annual car shows in Canada every August.   They call it Rock n’ August for a reason because this...

April 30, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL CALGARY PREMIER COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION AT THE GREY EAGLE CASINO

EG Auctions Is Proud To Present: Our 10th Annual Calgary Premier Collector Car Auction at the Grey Eagle Casino! June 16th – 18th, 2017 INDOORS!!!! CONVENTION CENTER – 2...

April 21, 2017
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JUNE 2017 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS: MyStarCollectorCar

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 traffic...

October 11, 2015

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