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MSCC APRIL 16 STAR OF THE WEEK: ‘56 DODGE PANEL—THIS ONE MAY RETIRE…OR NOT

  MSCC APRIL 16 STAR OF THE WEEK: ‘56 DODGE PANEL—THIS ONE MAY RETIRE…OR NOT   Panel trucks were the default choice of every plumber, electrician, carpenter or delivery...

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MSCC APRIL 2 STAR OF THE WEEK: 1970 HEMI CHARGER RT—DISTINCTIVELY CLASSIC MOPAR MUSCLE

  MSCC APRIL 2 STAR OF THE WEEK: 1970 HEMI CHARGER RT—DISTINCTIVELY CLASSIC MOPAR MUSCLE     There are few distinctive rides in the 2017 car brochures.   There...

April 1, 2017 View more...

MSCC MARCH 19 STAR OF THE WEEK: LATE JULY—PERFECT WEATHER FOR CLASSIC MUSCLE

  MSCC MARCH 19 STAR OF THE WEEK: LATE JULY—PERFECT WEATHER FOR CLASSIC MUSCLE   Classic muscle cars were always a little temperamental.   The amped up cams, higher...

March 18, 2017 View more...

MSCC MARCH 12 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’55 CHRYSLER C-300—GROUND ZERO FOR THE MUSCLE CAR ERA

  MSCC MARCH 12 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’55 CHRYSLER C-300—GROUND ZERO FOR THE MUSCLE CAR ERA   The term muscle car is a moving target but generally it...

March 11, 2017 View more...

MSCC MARCH 5 STAR OF THE WEEK: A PANTHER PINK ’70 CHARGER SHOULD ALWAYS LEAD THE PARADE

  MSCC MARCH 5 STAR OF THE WEEK: A PANTHER PINK ’70 CHARGER SHOULD ALWAYS LEAD THE PARADE   Car shows are great entertainment because you get to see...

March 4, 2017 View more...

MSCC FEBRUARY 19 STAR OF THE WEEK: AMPHICAR—SELL IT AS A COLLECTIBLE CAR/BOAT

MSCC FEBRUARY 19 STAR OF THE WEEK: AMPHICAR—SELL IT AS A COLLECTIBLE CAR/BOAT   The collector car hobby is a tough sell to non-believers.   They can never see...

February 18, 2017 View more...

MSCC FEBRUARY 12 STAR OF THE WEEK: AMC CONCORD—MUSCLE COMES IN MANY FORMS

    MSCC FEBRUARY 12 STAR OF THE WEEK: AMC CONCORD—MUSCLE COMES IN MANY FORMS   The term muscle car conjures up many mental images.   Most of those...

February 11, 2017 View more...

MSCC FEBRUARY 5 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’58 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE—THE DEFINITION OF A SHOW STEALER

  MSCC FEBRUARY 5 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’58 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE CONVERTIBLE—THE DEFINITION OF A SHOW STEALER   MSCC car stories often refer to a car or truck as...

February 5, 2017 View more...

MSCC JANUARY 29 STAR OF THE WEEK: SUPER BIRD—THE ULTIMATE BARN FIND

  MSCC JANUARY 29 STAR OF THE WEEK: SUPER BIRD—THE ULTIMATE BARN FIND   Say the words “barn find” around any car guy and his ears will perk up...

January 29, 2017 View more...

MSCC JANUARY 22 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’69 DODGE D-200 CREW CAB—THE FACE OF THE NEXT TREND

  MSCC JANUARY 22 STAR OF THE WEEK: ’69 DODGE D-200 CREW CAB—THE FACE OF THE NEXT TREND   Car guys have a passion for the road less traveled...

January 22, 2017 View more...

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JUNE 27, 2013: THE JAY LENO RUMOR–OR HOW TO GET PEOPLE TO ATTEND YOUR CAR EVENT

  The Godfather of car guys has to be Jay Leno; he even has an Italian heritage to qualify for godfatherhood.   Leno lives the dream of every car...

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JUNE 1, 2012 A 1950 THAMES TRUCK: THE LITTLE ENGLISH FORD THAT GOT A BIG MAKEOVER

  Russ Brotherton is one of those car guys who can tackle anything that comes his way.   He was a big fan of the Anglias that made their...

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JUNE 24, 2010: CANADIAN IRON-1957 DODGE REGENT ‘OUT OF THE CLOSET’

  Gord Kelly had trouble coming out of the closet but not in the “don’t ask-don’t tell sense”.   ‘Gord’s problem was that he didn’t want to put this...

June 24, 2010 View more...

FEBRUARY 12, 2018: SRT (STREET ROD TECHNOLOGIES)—THE FUTURE OF THE CAR HOBBY

  The future of the car hobby is one of the most frequent conversations I have at car shows.   The demographics and vehicles are older so the question...

February 12, 2010 View more...

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MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR OCTOBER 2018 ROAD WARRIORS—A COUNTRY-WIDE LOOK

  MyStarCollectorCar Road Warriors can be found on any street or highway across diverse regions.   For example, this Camaro was on a street in Quebec.     This...

October 19, 2018 View more...

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...

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...

August 3, 2017 View more...

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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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THE HEAT OF THE MATTER: DRIVING OLD CARS DURING WINTER MONTHS

  I live in a Western Canadian subarctic climate region that has a short summer season and a long winter season.    There is no earthly reason to believe this grim annual meteorological reality will change during the course of my lifetime; given the fact I live in the northern half of the Northern Hemisphere See More

NOVEMBER 16 MSCC FEATURE FRIDAY: THE BALLAD OF THELMA PART THREE—TEST DRIVING THE 400 CHRYSLER LEAN BURN AFTER THE EFI RETROFIT

  After reinstalling the collector and the gas tank and connecting the pump to the gas tank, I was left with very little to finish up so I was able to wire up the rest of the harness and run the return fuel line to the tank. The harness was pretty simple: you pull power See More

IN PRAISE OF FOUR-DOOR HARDTOPS

  One of the most popular car models ever built in North America was the two-door hardtop.   The two-door hardtop was introduced in the late 1940s by General Motors as a mass production vehicle.     The post-war automotive builders danced with the concept for a few years prior to the introduction of the See More

THIS WAS YOUR FATHER’S OLDSMOBILE…..WHY MESS WITH A GOOD THING?

  Oldsmobile was a renowned “tweener” car in the GM lineup: an Olds was not quite a Cadillac-but it was more than a Chevy in the General’s battle plan for Big Three domination.   An Olds left the GM factory as a luxury model that offered a competitive edge when it came to self-image in See More

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NOVEMBER 2018: A YOUNG CAR GUY KEEPS A BIG PROMISE TO THE FIRST OWNER OF A 1976 CHEVY CAPRICE

  A 1976 Chevy Caprice four-door hardtop represents a large-and-in-charge automotive era for General Motors.   The styling change for the full-size Chevy was a year away, so 1976...

November 16, 2018 View more...

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....

October 23, 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...

NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction

    NOVEMBER 1-4 2018 PALM SPRINGS CALIFORNIA CARS STARS ROCK N ROLL Collector Car Auction 11th Annual Red Deer Fall Finale Classic Sept 7 to 9, 2018 COLLECTOR...

May 31, 2018 View more...

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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 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
NOVEMBER 1-4, 2018 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 Car Auction SATURDAY FEATURE LOT 162     1969 CAMARO RS SS 396 – 375HP...

April 21, 2017
NOVEMBER 2018 CAR SHOWS AND EVENTS MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR

  NOV 1-4: PALM SPRINGS, CA Cars, Stars and Rock and Roll Collector Car Auction     NOV 4: SURREY, BC Kruise for Kids 2018 604-521-3021   NOV 16-18:...

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