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DECEMBER 31, 2009 (JANUARY 2010)-A MOVER’S DREAM TRUCK:A CUSTOM 1953 CHEVY SUBURBAN

  Ron is a mover in the traditional sense in that he owns a business that moves stuff.   That was the reason behind his purchase of his resto-mod...

December 31, 2009 View more...
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NOVEMBER 26, 2009: DECEMBER 2009-1954 DODGE:THE TRUCK IN A BOX THAT CAME WITHOUT INSTRUCTIONS

One of the mortal enemies of a restoration is the guy who brings out a toolbox and dismantles a vehicle with absolutely no game plan about the project.  ...

November 26, 2009 View more...
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NOVEMBER 26,2009 STAR TRUCKIN’ :1948 CHEVROLET PICKUP-WITH SOME BO-TOX INJECTIONS

  Noel Bower is a handy guy with the tools.   ‘In fact, he may even be a plastic surgeon for old collector vehicles because he took a senior...

November 26, 2009 View more...
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NOVEMBER 26, 2009: 1963 CHEVROLET VIKING 60 CABOVER-MILK TRUCK THAT BECAME A FARM HAND

  These trucks are not vehicles that you’ll see in everyday 21st century life.   .This era of Chevy cab over was pretty rare even in 1963, so the...

November 26, 2009 View more...
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NOVEMBER 26, 2009 1966 FORD F-150 -SETTING TRUCK STANDARDS DURING THE BEATLES ERA

  In 1966 the pickup truck wars were alive and well and Ford was in the middle of the battle.   Trucks were primarily purchased for work in 1966,...

November 26, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 30, 2009: MY STAR ARCHIVES: A C-10 CHEVY TRUCK BECAME A TEACHING TOOL FOR A FATHER/SON TEAM

  ‘Jeff Kohut and his dad had a mission in life-they both wanted to do a truck project together and they both wanted to learn on the job.’  ...

October 30, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 30, 2009: 1952 FORD JEEP M-38-THE KOREAN WAR VET THAT MADE LIFE EASIER FOR CANADIAN SOLDIERS

  Lee Stronach has two hobbies-he’s a military history buff and he’s a vintage vehicle guy.   This particular Jeep was built under contract by Ford for the Canadian...

October 30, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 30, 2009: 1971 GMC BUS-HOW A GUY SATISFIED A CHILDHOOD DREAM WITH A 30 FOOT BUS

  Steve Parkin had a childhood fascination with buses.   ‘He loved these large, noisy, mass people haulers long before he could drive but his career choice was easy...

October 30, 2009 View more...
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MAY 1, 2010 STAR TRUCKIN’ 1967 FARGO LIFETIME WORKING STIFF–RETIREMENT NOT AN OPTION

  Fargo was Chrysler Canada’s answer to the Dodge truck nameplate.   ‘They were found in Plymouth dealerships and they were rugged old workhorses–especially the 3-ton D-300s were often...

October 30, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 1, 2009 SCARY RIDES FRANKEN-FORD: A 1952 FORD MONSTER THAT CAME TO LIFE IN 3 MONTHS

  Leo Heidt is one of those guys who is very handy with the tools.   He also is very familiar with a welder because that was his job...

October 1, 2009 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...

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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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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...

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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...

April 25, 2017
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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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