APRIL 2021: A TRIBUTE TO AN INCREDIBLY RARE COBRA DAYTONA IS...

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One of the rarest automobiles on the planet is the 1964-65 Shelby Cobra Daytona Coupe. These cars were designed as a Ferrari killer and...

MSCC Products and Services Showcase

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These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollectorCar through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the...

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PICKS THE BEST IN SHOW FOR POST-WAR HOOD ORNAMENTS

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There was a bygone era when cars had incredible hood ornaments that could easily qualify as automotive art. That era was the 1930s and...

ANOTHER SUMMER FLING? NAH…IT’S MUCH MORE THAN A FLING

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There have been generous acknowledgements of summer flings in popular music, movies, and best-selling novels over the years. A summer fling is any hot...

MSCC OCTOBER 20 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—MAYBE THE ROOFLINE WILL NAIL IT

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This first “What’s It?” Wednesday clue is a typical front-end shot with half the grille and a headlight exposed. The second one is one you...

OCTOBER 2021: A FARM TRUCK THAT BECAME A FAMILY TRUCK–1955 CHEVY...

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                    That is no typo on the 1300 model number for this 1956 Chevy pickup because it was designated as a 1300 in Canada,...

FIVE LESSER-KNOWN BADGES OF HONOR

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Badges of honor are the trim pieces on cars that told would-be competitors something lurked under your hood--and it wasn’t a six-cylinder with a...

SHOULD YOU BUY TWO (OR MORE) CARS AT A TIME FOR...

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There was a recent auction where a TV car guy sold off his collection of cars because he was getting out of the business--so...

HOW TO AVOID A TRAIN WRECK DURING A CAR PROJECT

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Every car guy has stars in his eyes when they map out a game plan for a project. The biggest factor is the game...

OCTOBER 2021: A FORMER TRACK STAR 1965 CHEVY II IS NOW...

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Steve Turner always liked the style of the first-generation Chevy II compact and was interested enough to buy a former track car version. Just...

OCTOBER 2021 STARS OF THE SHOW—TEN YEARS OF MARKERVILLE SHOWS

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Markerville, Alberta, Canada is a picturesque hamlet in the central part of the province. The area was founded by Scandinavian immigrants—primarily from Iceland and they...

MORE CAR GUY LINGO FROM MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR…HOW TO TALK THE TALK

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This is number five in MyStarCollectorCar’s series of interpretive car guy jargon. Our first article appeared on our pages back in 2012 and, over...

BIDDING ONLINE FOR A COLLECTOR CAR? MICHENER-ALLEN’S BOB KNUTSON EXPLAINS WHAT...

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A regular reader recently contacted MyStar about a nasty experience he had with an online auction--he was stunned by the buyer’s fees, and he...

OCTOBER 15 MSCC FIVE FOR FRIDAY: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR EXPLAINS HOW THE FIVE...

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There are five basic senses for humans, namely sight, hearing, touch, smell, and taste. These five senses are in constant use every day for...

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR LISTS FIVE HALLOWEEN RIDES THAT ARE NOT CHRISTINE THE 1958...

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The most famous example of hell on wheels is Christine, the 1958 Plymouth Fury created by Stephen King in his horror story factory and...

OCTOBER 2021: A 1974 VOLKSWAGEN THING IS PART OF THIS VW...

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A little history for this Volkswagen family: Miranda and Dustin Kroutil met in high school when Dustin owned a VW Beetle. They became a...

MSCC OCTOBER 13 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY—MORE OF A CHALLENGE BUT IT...

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Today’s MyStarCollectorCar "What;s It?" Wednesday clues are a little more of challenge because the car in question isn’t one you’ll see every show so...

IS YOUR OLD CAR MALE, FEMALE, OR NON-GENDER SPECIFIC?

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                       A recent TV auction had a new guest hostess as part of the broadcast crew. Her official job was to preview a series of...

OCTOBER 2021: THIS 1952 FARGO ½ TON IS A SON’S TRIBUTE...

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                          Reg Radford has a long personal history with his 1952 Fargo ½ ton pickup truck because he knew the previous owner very well since...

CHROME: THE CASE FOR SHINY STUFF ON YOUR OLD CAR

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A vintage mid-60s domestic convertible caught our attention in traffic this summer because it was a unique addition to the road that dared to...

WAS ROBIN WILLIAMS THE ULTIMATE CAR GUY COMEDIAN?

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Jay Leno, Tim Allen, and Jerry Seinfeld are three famous comedians with massive, high-dollar car collections but are they the most hardcore car guys...

CAN AUGMENTED REALITY ON YOUR PHONE TURN YOU INTO A CAR...

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Augmented reality is a relatively new concept, but now that it’s been integrated into the automotive world you can look for more Jetsons and...