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MAY 31 ,2010 (JUNE 2010)-A STUNNING 1951 GMC RESTO-MOD FULFILLS A FANTASY

  We could not help but notice when this beautiful truck pulled into the parking lot for the show and shine.   Val Hilker is the proud owner of...

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MAY 30, 2010 (JUNE 2010):1949 STUDEBAKER PICKUP-A FAMILY MEMBER REACHES RETIREMENT AGE

  In most cases MSCC stories are about vehicles that are restored or are in the process of being restored.   That’s not the case every time-here’s a great...

May 30, 2010 View more...
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MAY 1, 2010-THE TRUCK THAT SHOULD HAVE BEEN: A 1957 CHEVY EXTENDED CAB

  The first thing that we noticed about this truck was the crowd that it drew when it pulled into a show and shine.   It is still a...

May 1, 2010 View more...
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MAY 1, 2010: CANADIAN IRON 1966 FARGO 3 TON TRUCK- UNLOVED WORKHORSE SURVIVES AUCTION PURGE

  Bruce Sutherland was  one of those car guys who couldn’t resist the siren call of a good auction.   ‘Over the years, the magnet of an auction led...

May 1, 2010 View more...
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MAY 1, 2010-1931 MODEL A-THE PERFECT TRUCK FOR A YOUNG GUY FIRMLY STUCK IN THE PAST

  Scott Shaw is a guy who was born several decades too late-he’s a young guy with a growing family but his heart is clearly found decades in the...

May 1, 2010 View more...
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APRIL 3, 2010-1982 VOLKSWAGEN DIESEL RABBIT TRUCK-THE LITTLE TONKA THAT COULD

  This is a remarkable story about a vehicle that isn’t typical in old car world -not many car shows showcase 1982 VW Rabbit trucks.   That’s the beauty...

April 3, 2010 View more...
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APRIL 2, 2010-AS SEEN ON MY CLASSIC CAR:1949 CHEVY CANOPY EXPRESS ENJOYS A GREAT RETIREMENT

  We first saw this beautiful 1949 Chevrolet Canopy Express on TV.   ‘It was featured on ‘My Classic Car’ after it drew the interest of Dennis Gage at...

April 2, 2010 View more...
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APRIL 2, 2009: CANADIAN IRON–1952 MC-M38 JEEP:THE AMPHIBIOUS WARHORSE

Most people are well aware of the Jeep-it’s become a very familiar brand that has somehow become “warm puppyish” in the public perception.    Younger generations are becoming less...

April 2, 2010 View more...
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MARCH 1, 2010-1965 FORD ECONOLINE TRUCK-NOT SOMETHING YOU SEE EVERY DAY

  There has always been competition and imitation in the automotive world.   The 60s had a small market Big Three battle with vans that were actually pickup trucks....

March 1, 2010 View more...
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MARCH 1, 2010-1959 CHEVROLET EL CAMINO-THE TRUCK THAT MIGHT BE A CAR TOO

  The 1959 Chevrolet El Camino was the GM response to the Ford Ranchero-both were considered a gentlemen’s truck so you rarely saw these vehicles taking a giant hog...

March 1, 2010 View more...

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APRIL 27, 2015: THE FIRST CAR SHOW OF THE 2015 SEASON AND IT WAS A DANDY

  We live in what is lovingly referred to as a sub-arctic climate.   Maybe we cannot see Santa’s neighborhood from our front porches, but it is a short,...

April 27, 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 29, 2013 (MAY 2013) 1970 HEMICUDA-MOPAR NOSTAGLIA-21ST CENTURY STYLE

  Most car guys have a dream ride and one of the top vote getters is the ’70 Hemi Cuda.   That particular car will remain a dream for...

April 29, 2013 View more...
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APRIL 12, 2011; HOW TO SURVIVE A COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION WITHOUT FOLDING YOUR HAND

  One of the most famous sources for collector vehicles is the auction.   The Barrett Jackson franchise is an important component of Speed TV as a major event...

April 12, 2011 View more...

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JULY 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—THIS IS WHY SUMMER IS ACTUALLY A COOL SEASON

  Winter is the enemy of classic iron but summer is its best friend.   That’s why you’ll see cars like this shoebox Ford in the summer months because...

July 13, 2018 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...

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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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AUGUST 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

    JULY 30-AUG 5: RED DEER, AB Rock’n Red Deer Alberta Super Run       AUG 2: RED DEER, AB Thursday Cruise Night Weekly Show and Shine...

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AUGUST 17 MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR FEATURE FRIDAY: RAMBLER IS NOT A FOUR LETTER WORD

  Many of us from a bygone era can easily recall a time when a car manufactured by the little company with big ideas (American Motors) was known as a Rambler.     Eventually the people who bought vehicles from AMC were not exactly happy when their cars were called “Ramblers” because they were actually See More

ST ALBERT’S ROCK’N AUGUST: THE RAIN, THE PARK, AND A BRADY BUNCH CAR-PLUS A MOPAR FEST

  MyStarCollectorCar was on the road to St Albert, Alberta this past weekend for their annual Rock’n August car show held on the grass in their famous park system.   We were also able to attend the annual Central Alberta Mopar Association show held in Red Deer, Alberta on the same day because the two See More

WHAT A DAY FOR A CAR KID DAYDREAM: A BLAST FROM THE PAST

  I was already a car guy before I even learned the alphabet and my automotive obsession grew larger after I was able to follow the racing careers of the King (Richard Petty) and (Big Daddy) Don Garlits via my school library’s limited selection of car magazines.   The life of a 1960s-era elementary school 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

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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...

July 23, 2018 View more...
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11th Annual EG Auction Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car Auction September 7th...

May 31, 2018 View more...
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A HARDCORE CAR GUY IN THE INSURANCE GAME—A LOOK AT STUART GREEN FROM LEGEND’S COLLECTOR VEHICLE INSURANCE

  Stuart Green has been a car guy for as long as he can remember.   Stuart and his brother built award winning model cars (two were award winners)...

May 28, 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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JULY 28, 2018 MICHENER ALLEN COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION SHOWCASES THIS ’69 CHARGER RT TRIBUTE

            ’69 Charger RT Tribute–click here for all the details.   FUNDER WHEELS FORMULA 1 GO CART     *Here’s the incredible history behind...

June 25, 2018
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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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11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018

11th Annual EG AUCTION Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018   COLLECTOR CAR AUCTION – CLASSIC CAR AUCTION The 11th Annual Fall Finale Classic Car...

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