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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...

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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....

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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...

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MARCH 1, 2010-A 57 CHEVY EL CAMINO:THE TRUCK THAT NEVER WAS-WE HAVE IT!

  Ben Maerz is a legend in his neck of the woods.   He takes a concept that could have been made, but never hit the dealerships.   High...

March 1, 2010 View more...

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SEPTEMBER 17, 2014: A SIMPLE RESPONSE TO A MINIMALIST WHO TAKES A BIG SHOT AT CAR GUYS

  There is really nothing wrong with an uncluttered and less complicated lifestyle.   However, a piece written by a self-proclaimed minimalist attacked the car guy philosophy and warranted...

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SEPTEMBER 26, 2013 (OCT 2013): ’66 FORD TRUCK: SERIOUS BUY-IN FROM A WIFE ON THIS NEW-TECH AND OLD-TECH RIDE

  This is a very stock-looking 1966 Ford truck.   It’s not slammed low, painted flat black or jacked up two stories high.   The trick was to keep...

September 26, 2013 View more...
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SEPTEMBER 26, 2012 (OCTOBER 2012): ‘73 DODGE DART — A TALENTED YOUNG CAR GUY BUILDS A CRAZY MOPAR

  We met Trevor Briault a few years ago shortly after he introduced his deceptively fast 1973 Dodge Dart to the weekly car show crowd.   Trevor likes to...

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APRIL 2, 2010: FUSION GLASS LTD. RED DEER -THE CAR GUY GLASS SPECIALISTS

Fusion Glass Ltd. 101-6660 Taylor Dr Red Deer, AB T4P1Y3 (403) 342-1990 FUSION GLASS Andrew Pankratz is a hands-on guy. He’s also a car guy and he loves the...

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  This is a prime piece of advertising real estate because it’s parked in the most dynamic car hobby e-zine in Canada. Go to this contact form and get...

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MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019

  MSCC MARKET REPORT 2019   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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JANUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

JANUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   JANUARY 12-14: CINCINNATI, OH Cavalcade of Customs    JANUARY 13:  WOODSTOCK, ON: Woodstock Nostalgia Show  Fairgrounds 875 Nellis St 519 426 8875...

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THE BASIC MAGIC BEHIND THE RESURRECTION OF AN OLD CAR ENGINE

  Every car guy has delusional moments when they believe they can revive an ancient engine in an old ride that was left for dead during a long-forgotten time from the past.   A “long-ago” when it was banished to the North Forty or any old farm building where rodents have built generations of descendants See More

MSCC JANUARY 18 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE SENSATIONAL RIDES I’D LOVE TO SEE AT A 2019 CAR SHOW

  Car shows are a magic place for me and yes—it’s the Disneyland kind of magic.   Disneyland was built for kiddie dreams so it’s only fitting that I would like to see a few of my kiddie dreams at some car shows in 2019.   This list of five rides I’d love to see See More

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR’S CRYSTAL BALL TO THE RISING STARS IN THE VINTAGE VEHICLE HOBBY

  The start of a new year is an exciting time for car guys, even if their beloved old rides are parked for the winter. The reason for their excitement is the auction season because the new year provides a new round of sales events that showcase vintage vehicles on the block.   For some See More

INDY EDITION ’78 CORVETTE PACE CARS, BAD WEATHER AND OTHER RANDOM THOUGHTS

  This is mid-winter in the north so there’s plenty of spare time in the car…unless you’re knee-deep in a project.   If you are not tearing apart and/or rebuilding your dream car this winter you’re probably doing other positive things like reviewing the hundreds of pages on the MyStarCollectorCar website.   Or you can See More

Editor’s Picks

RUST VALLEY RESTORERS—MORE DOCUDRAMA AND LESS EDUCATIONAL

  Full disclosure here—I want to be an impartial judge on this show but Jim and I were going by the White Post Auto Museum in Tappen, BC a...

December 29, 2018 View more...

NOVEMBER 23, 2018 FEATURE FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE QUESTIONS WITH EG AUCTION’S TODD SCHWINDT

  EG Auctions has been a player in the western Canadian car hobby for years and they’ve grown to the point where they have expanded into the U.S. market....

November 22, 2018 View more...

GET COACHED ON THAT CAR PROJECT—REYNOLDS-ALBERTA MUSEUM VEHICLE RESTORATION WORKSHOPS

  Restoration projects are not easy.   In fact, a full restoration can be the most complex and difficult job you’ll ever take on but the pain is definitely...

September 3, 2018 View more...

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction     NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL...

May 31, 2018 View more...

Car Shows and Events

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....

August 11, 2018
JULY 27, 2019 20th 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...

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FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

FEBRUARY 8-10, 2019 PALM SPRINGS, CALIFORNIA EG AUCTIONS CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction   NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector...

April 21, 2017
JANUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS

JANUARY 2019 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS   JANUARY 12-14: CINCINNATI, OH Cavalcade of Customs    JANUARY 13:  WOODSTOCK, ON: Woodstock Nostalgia Show  Fairgrounds 875 Nellis St 519 426 8875...

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