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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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OCTOBER 1, 2009: SCARY RIDES A 1989 DODGE CARAVAN: A STONE-COLD TUNER CAR KILLER

  Lee Iacocca saved Chrysler Corporation in the early 80s when he introduced the ultimate family wagon called the minivan.   A new generation of young families bought these...

October 1, 2009 View more...
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OCTOBER 1, 2009: SCARY RIDES-THE SCREAMING EAGLE-WE HAD TO INCLUDE IT

  The first time I saw the Screaming Eagle was on a napkin as a sketch design in the late 90s.   Jack Holt sketched out his project so...

October 1, 2009 View more...
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STAR TRUCKIN’-THE REAL WORK MACHINES GET THEIR OWN SECTION

We had to add this section to mystarcollector.com because trucks deserve the spotlight. Convertibles and high-powered sports cars may get the babes but trucks get the real work done.

September 6, 2009 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 6, 2009: 1981 DODGE RAM 150 – THE TRUCK THAT STAYED IN THE FAMILY EVEN AFTER AN ECONOMIC MELTDOWN

Grant Baldry’s cousin bought this 1981 Dodge pickup when it was brand new back in 1981. Those weren’t exactly the apex of economic times because Ronnie Reagan had just...

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SEPTEMBER 6, 2009: 1946 CHEVROLET 2 TON- “CHUCK THE ABC TRUCK” A FOUR WHEELED MASCOT

  Charles and Nicole Leclair run a family restaurant and they needed a promotional vehicle for their business.   Not a run of the mill minivan with a logo...

September 6, 2009 View more...
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AUGUST 11, 2009: 1968 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER PICKUP-GRANDFATHERLY ADVICE-“BUY A CORNBINDER”

  Jason was 18 years old when he took delivery of this great looking IHC pickup.   He learned to love these old trucks via osmosis through working with...

August 11, 2009 View more...
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AUGUST 11, 2009: 1946 MERCURY-A WORKING MAN’S GUIDE TO COLLECTOR VEHICLES

  Nelson Smith is the proud owner of this great looking ’46 Mercury pickup.   He’d always liked these post war trucks and this one drew him in back...

August 11, 2009 View more...
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AUGUST 11, 2009: THE 50TH BIRTHDAY TRUCK: A 1954 GMC PICKUP-A GREAT WAY TO CELEBRATE

  Larry Robinson is a true car guy whose wife Joan isn’t the punch line of an old joke-she really does understand him.   ‘That’s why she bought him...

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AUGUST 11, 2009: STAR TRUCKIN’ REVISITED AUGUST 2009- 47 FARGO GRAND DAD’S LEGACY-STILL WORKING HARD

Stan Purcell’s grandfather bought this warhorse back in 1950 when it was a slightly used 3-year-old 47 Fargo. Stan has never known a day when the tough old truck...

August 11, 2009 View more...

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JANUARY 14, 2013: WE DISCUSS WHAT DEFINED THE STYLE OF CARS IN THE POST-WAR DECADES

  Every decade from the 40s to the 80s had a distinctive style for North American cars that placed them squarely within the particular time frame of those decades....

January 14, 2013 View more...
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JANUARY 31, 2012 (FEB 2012):1950 INTERNATIONAL HARVESTER PICKUP-RENEWING A HARDWORKING FARM FAMILY LEGACY

  Farm kids have many advantages over city kids.   They learn the value of honest, hard work and practical problem-solving early in life plus they encounter and embrace...

January 31, 2012 View more...
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JANUARY 3, 2011-1979 COLLECTOR SERIES LINCOLN MARK V

  Like most car guys, Wayne Cooper always had one particular “must have” car on his wish list.   Most guys have familiar names like Corvettes, Challengers or Mustangs...

January 3, 2011 View more...
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BARRETT-JACKSON:THE 800 POUND GORILLA-WE PICK THE CAR OF THE DAY 6

  BARRETT-1969 AMERICAN MOTORS AMX LOT 1535   Our buyer has had a long week at Barrett-Jackson and Sunday typically winds down the event.   Lower end cars are...

January 18, 2010 View more...

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SIGN UP FOR THE MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR DAILY NEWSLETTER!   Are you too busy to check out MSCC regularly? That’s too bad because MyStarCollectorCar is updated every day.   You don’t...

October 25, 2017 View more...
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WHY CLASSIC PICKUP TRUCKS ARE ON THE RISE IN PRICE AND POPULARITY

  It is no secret to car guys that vintage trucks are the rising rock stars in the hobby.   Classic trucks have taken a generous hike in prices...

October 18, 2017 View more...
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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2017   Welcome to the newest feature at MyStarCollectorCar.   This will be a regional look at prices for collector vehicles based on actual sales...

August 3, 2017 View more...
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MERRY CHRISTMAS FROM MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  Merry Christmas to our MyStarCollectorCar readers who have already discovered that, “Yes Virginia”, there is a written story that always accompanies our pretty pictures of old car and trucks.   Our MSCC readers have dug a little deeper to find the story behind the pictures and our original motto still applies: “Because Every Car See More

DECEMBER 15, 2017 FIVE FOR FRIDAY : FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run with a format that may or may not be familiar to some of the viewers because TV conveys the excitement and flashy stuff but an auction See More

MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY—FIVE RULES TO LIVE BY

  Society has a basic set of rules and in most cases they make sense because they separate us from anarchy.   The car hobby isn’t chaotic by any definition even though it has a loosey-goosey set of rules but that’s because most car guys are well-balanced and goal oriented by nature.   The rules See More

CARVING UP A LEGEND—WHY BUTCHER HISTORY?

  There’s been a solid trend toward resto-mods in the old car hobby and  that’s a good thing in many ways.   Classic iron with great brakes, handling and fuel delivery systems are a positive—particularly if the original configuration is only a few bolt-on parts away.   My problem is with guys who cut up See More

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DECEMBER 15, 2017 FIVE FOR FRIDAY : FIVE THINGS YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT CAR AUCTIONS

  Car auctions have become a TV hit thanks to extensive coverage over the last twenty years so auctions have been turned into show business.   They are run...

December 14, 2017 View more...
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DECEMBER 2017: A FAMILY TRADITION OF CAR GUYS CONTINUES WITH A 1962 SUNBEAM ALPINE TYPE II

  Blayne Weidner is the latest generation of car guys in the Weidner family.   His vintage car choice is a 1962 Sunbeam Alpine Type II and he is...

November 30, 2017 View more...
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CONNECTING WITH SEINFELD—THE FRATERNITY OF THE JEROMES WASN’T ENOUGH

  MyStarCollectorCar is based on the average guy in the car hobby—the kind of guy who puts gallons of blood, countless hours of sweat equity, and a big pile...

October 11, 2017 View more...
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THE GUILD GARAGE: WHEN A HALF HOUR CAR SHOW JUST SEEMS LIKE AN HOUR

  Restoration Garage always lived up to its non-car guy producers’ goal to produce a docu-drama.   The producers appeared to believe in the standard TV playbook wherein a...

August 3, 2017 View more...

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CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS

  CONTACT MSCC ABOUT YOUR 2018 CAR SHOWS, CLUB MEETINGS AND CLUB RELATED EVENTS   Have you already scheduled your car show for 2018?   “Send MSCC the information...

October 9, 2017
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MICHENER ALLEN AUCTION OCTOBER 28, 2017: 1957 CHEVY 1500 STREET ROD

1957 Chevrolet Street Rod 1500      Make:   Chevrolet            Model:                 Street Rod 1500 Drivetrain:           RWD      Ext Color:             White Engine:                 4Spd Automatic TR700  ...

June 19, 2017
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10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW

 10TH ANNUAL RED DEER FALL FINALE & SPEED SHOW     COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 10th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 8th-10th, 2016 –...

April 21, 2017
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DECEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

DECEMBER 2017 CAR SHOWS, EVENTS AND CLUB MEETINGS: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR   **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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