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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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SEPTEMBER 2016: A RE-PURPOSED 1959 GMC SCHOOL BUS IS A BIG CROWD-PLEASER

  It is no secret MSCC follows the crowds at car shows.   We believe a vehicle that draws a ton of attention at a show will draw a...

September 16, 2016 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2016: ’69 EL CAMINO SS 396—IT BROUGHT HOME SOME HARDWARE AT ITS FIRST SHOW

  Jason Cole had two goals when he picked up a 1969 El Camino SS 396.   He wanted to win a little hardware with it and he wanted...

September 12, 2016 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 2016: ’53 MERCURY PICKUP—THIS ONE FELL INTO HIS HANDS

  Most car guys have a story about a car or truck fire sale but fewer actually close the deal.   Instead they file the experience under “should have...

September 6, 2016 View more...
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AUGUST 2016 ’58 CHEVY PICKUP: A CLASSIC EXAMPLE OF WHEN IT’S “NOT QUITE DONE”

  The common thread in every project is simple—they’re never really done.   ‘Part of the reason is that cars and trucks are complicated machines but the biggest factor...

August 23, 2016 View more...

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MARCH 26, 2015 (APRIL 2015): THIS 1969 DODGE CHARGER DAYTONA HEMI FOUR-SPEED IS THE REAL DEAL

  The Dodge Charger Daytona produced a shock and awe moment when it first hit the streets back in the summer of ’69.   The only bigger news that...

March 26, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 25, 2015 (APRIL 2015) 1949 CADDY: THIS OLD SCHOOL CUSTOM RIDE IS A KNOCKOUT AT EVERY SHOW

  Custom rides are a tricky process.   One car guy’s dream ride can be another car guy’s worst nightmare.   Cosmetic surgery is risky business, whether it is...

March 25, 2015 View more...
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MAY 25, 2015 (APRIL 2015): A 1973 PONTIAC LEMANS: A PERFECT EXAMPLE OF A RODNEY DANGERFIELD CAR

  The 70s has taken a lot of heat as a decade.   It was a decade that started with the breakup of the Beatles, along with the deaths...

March 25, 2015 View more...
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MARCH 12, 2015 (APRIL 2015): 1979 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER D1539—TASMANIAN WORKHORSE FOR 36 YEARS

  Most large work trucks have a bleak future because their sole purpose is to deliver a full day of work.   Once they can’t deliver a full day...

March 12, 2015 View more...

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MARCH 2017 ’71 CUDA 340—HE WAS 13 WHEN HE SAW HIS DREAM CAR

  Peter Swainson is the definitive Mopar guy.   ‘He’s owned some legendary Mopar muscle over the years and his Southside Dodge dealership has sold thousands of cars since...

March 1, 2017 View more...
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MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS–MyStarCollectorCar

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PRESENTS MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS **Let us know about all your club meetings and community car shows and  we’ll list them here FREE-we average...

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JIM ROCKFORD’S DAD WAS A PIONEER IN THE SQUARE BODY MOVEMENT

  1973 was a year of big change for the General when it came to trucks. One of the most popular pickup truck production runs in history (1967-72 Chevys) was over and a new era of 70s style was very evident in the 1973 GM truck lineup.   The Chevy and GMC trucks were less See More

GOODBYE EDD—THE MAN WITH TOO MUCH STYLE AND CLASS FOR REALITY TV

  MSCC has a love-hate relationship with reality TV car shows.   The upside to these grease and oil soap operas is the exposure the car hobby gets.   The downside is how low TV will go to develop a plot in a world where the plot is already written in the process/history of the See More

FINS UP: THE DAWN OF THE SEXY ERA FOR DESOTO

DeSoto is a familiar name to car historians and Mopar fans, even though the last one rolled off the assembly line in 1961.   The first DeSoto left the factory in 1929 when Walter P Chrysler decided to expand the Mopar family in 1928.   The DeSoto brand was a tribute to Spanish explorer Hernando See More

MSCC MARCH 22 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DEFINITELY THE SUM OF ITS PARTS

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 MARCH 22 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—DEFINITELY THE SUM OF ITS PARTS   The key to a solution See More

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GOODBYE EDD—THE MAN WITH TOO MUCH STYLE AND CLASS FOR REALITY TV

  MSCC has a love-hate relationship with reality TV car shows.   The upside to these grease and oil soap operas is the exposure the car hobby gets.  ...

March 22, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARCH 2017 TRAFFIC STARS: A LOOK BACK AT RED DEER SUPER RUN – ON THE STREETS BACK IN 2009

  The Super Run hits Red Deer, Alberta every three years.   It’s a massive event with things scheduled all week but one of the biggest events is the...

March 3, 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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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...

October 26, 2015
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THE CAMROSE CAR SHOW: HOT FUN IN THE SUMMERTIME

  Car shows held on Main Street are an instant home run with us.   ‘The retro rides look perfect on Main Street in every town and the Camrose,...

October 23, 2015
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MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS–MyStarCollectorCar

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PRESENTS MARCH 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS **Let us know about all your club meetings and community car shows and  we’ll list them here FREE-we average...

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