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JANUARY 30, 2010 (FEBRUARY 2010):1971 FORD SHORT BOX-THE TRUCK THAT INSPIRED MARRIAGE SEMINARS

  Roger Will is one of those unique guys who managed to keep something frivolous like a very fast, but impractical, ’71 Ford during a voyage through the standard...

January 30, 2010 View more...
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DECEMBER 31, 2009 ( JANUARY 2010)-1947 GMC TRUCK-NEITHER HAIL NOR SLEET NOR RUNNING OUT OF GAS SHALL STOP THIS TRUCK

  George has always had a weakness for late 40s Chevy and GMC trucks.   That’s why this 1947 GMC was so appealing.   ‘This truck was a former...

December 31, 2009 View more...
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DECEMBER 31, 2009 (JANUARY 2010): SID AND HIS ’53 FORD F-100: LONG JOURNEY TO COMPLETION WAS WORTH THE TRIP

  Sid Krawczyk owned a Ford way back in his younger teenage days and, like so many other car guys, the memory stuck in his “fondly remembered and never...

December 31, 2009 View more...
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DECEMBER 31, 2009 (JANUARY 2010)-A FATHER AND SON FIND FUN ON THE ROAD IN A 1952 CHEVY HALF TON

The first thing to notice about Richard’s 1952 Chevrolet truck is that it’s not the prettiest 1952 Chevy ½ ton left on the planet. But this Chevy has one...

December 31, 2009 View more...
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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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MAY 3, 2015: AUT VINCENT AUT MORI-WHY CRASH CLUB IS THE MOST MEMORABLE BOOK I EVER READ

  I read a lot of books when I was a kid and I remember a fair number of them for various reasons.   ‘Old Yeller’ is unforgettable because...

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MAY 24, 2014 (JUNE 2014): A 1977 FORD ¾ TON IS STILL WORKING OVERTIME FOR ITS CURRENT OWNER

  A 37-year-old truck is usually long forgotten or a fond memory in the natural circle of life for old iron.   Most worked themselves to death on the...

May 24, 2014 View more...
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MAY 28, 2013 (JUNE 2013): A 1929 ESSEX TWO DOOR COUPE IS A DEVOUT RAT-RODDER’S PRIDE AND JOY

    Tom Dionne had this to say about himself; “I was rat-rodding when rat-rodding wasn’t cool”.   ‘By the looks of his 1929 Essex , Tom has mastered...

May 28, 2013 View more...
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MAY 30, 2012: THE YING AND YANG OF THE SUMMER CAR SEASON: DRIVING THEM OR SHOWING THEM

  There are always two forces at work during the summer car season: do you hit the road and never stop moving, or do you find a car show...

May 30, 2012 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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JULY 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS     JUNE 29-JULY 1: BRUDENELL PEI,  PEI Street Rod Association’s 40th Annual Show ‘n Shine   JULY 1: SALTSPRING ISLAND, BC Canada...

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FIVE THINGS THAT ARE BETTER LEFT UNSAID AT CAR SHOWS

  MyStarCollectorCar has spent plenty of time at car shows over many years and we have heard a lot of different things during that long time frame.   So have the car guys and girls who have brought their vehicles and entered them in a show.     One of the topics that pops up See More

THE DODGE L-600 WAS A-1(00) IN THE 1960S

  There was a Big Three van battle in the 1960s that produced utility vehicles with a highly unusual body design and looked like they were created with a generous supply of straight edges.   The vans had a flat front end and large windshield, along with a squared-off rear end to keep the 90 See More

SUMMERTIME AND THE LIVING IS EASY AT THE SYLVAN LAKE CAR SHOW

  Sylvan Lake is a resort town located in the heartland of Alberta.   The community has plenty of public lakefront access to one of Central Alberta’s most famous and popular summer vacation spots on its Lakeshore Drive.     Sylvan Lake also has a very active vintage car culture and plays host to an See More

FIVE NEW-FANGLED CAR GADGETS THAT WOULD BE A GOOD FIT ON OLD CARS

  The gulf between new cars and old cars has gotten larger because new cars have enough 21st century technology to make George Jetson feel right at home-with the exception of an anti-gravity option.   2018 cars also have more computer chips than Rosie the insecure and incompetent robot/housekeeper from the Jetsons TV cartoon.   See 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 View more...
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11th Annual 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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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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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...

May 21, 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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