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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...

APRIL 2024: 1979 FORD LTD II—THE 70S DISCO ERA ENDED IN...

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The cars of the 1970s are starting to climb in interest and value after decades of lukewarm reviews—that’s a good trend because the 70s...

MYSTARCOLLECTOR CAR PICKS FIVE VINTAGE RIDES THAT LOOK BETTER AS TWO-TONES

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I spotted a 21st century Chevy truck sporting a two-tone paint job earlier this spring and was amazed at how distinctive the new age...

FIVE PETER GUNN CARS—THE COOLEST GUY TO EVER DRIVE A ’59...

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I knew who Peter Gunn was when I was a kid but never saw the TV show because it was adult-themed--in an era when...

APRIL 19 MYSTAR FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE MUSCLE CARS OF 1984

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The 1980s represented an era when performance finally made a comeback at Detroit. It was a different kind of performance—not the thumping, big block stuff...

WHY THE MUNSTERMOBILE (AKA MUNSTER KOACH) WAS A BIG DEAL FOR...

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‘The Munsters’ was a short-lived half-hour TV comedy that debuted on September 24, 1964, and shut down on May 12, 1966. The head of...

APRIL 2024: 1947 JAILBAR FORD PICKUP—YES, IT WAS A BARN FIND

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The term ‘barn find’ is thrown around more than a frisbee at a California beach but in most cases it’s a stretch to call...

CAR SHOW SONGS THAT AREN’T ELVIS OR THE BEACH BOYS

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There’s a constant theme to car show music—you’re going to hear Elvis Presley or the Beach Boys. I’m a bigger picture guy when it comes...

MYSTAR APRIL 17 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY

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Here's the first clue for today's "What's It?" Wednesday. Here's the 2nd clue. Look for the answer below on Thursday. It's a 1969 Torino Cobra Jet 428. BY:...

AN OLD CAR WILL KEEP YOU HUMBLE

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Most of our MyStarCollectorCar readers already know we took a long road trip in a 1963 Plymouth Belvedere this past spring and covered over...

NOVEMBER 1963 ROD AND CUSTOM—WHY NOT BRING THE EARLY 60S CUSTOM...

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Custom car builders exploded in the early 60s—so did their creativity. I’m biased but I think that era was a high point in the world...

APRIL 2024: A CAR GUY’S 50-YEAR RELATIONSHIP WITH A 1961 PONTIAC...

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Richard St Denis was a young car guy when he invested in a 1961 Pontiac Parisienne convertible during the early 1970s. He lives in...

CAN YOU GET DECENT GAS MILEAGE OUT OF A 1975 CADILLAC...

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The mid-1970s were not kind to giant cars with an uncontrollable appetite for gasoline. Gasoline price spikes and shortages made domestic land barges with...

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PICKS FIVE BEAST MODE RETRO RIDES

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What’s in a name? Plenty when it comes to beastly car name choices from a bygone era and their accuracy in terms of wild...

APRIL 2024: 1970 CHALLENGER RT/SE—IT WAS A 29-YEAR SEPARATION WITH A...

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Spend about twenty minutes at a car show and you’ll hear the same old story about seller’s remorse. It’s a simple plot—car guy sells car—then...

MYSTAR APRIL 12 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: HOW ABOUT SOME LOVE FOR...

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The Ford Edsel is not a new topic here at MyStarCollector because we have covered numerous Edsel owners’ stories over the past 15 years. We...

MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR LISTS FIVE THINGS TO CONSIDER ON A ROAD TRIP IN...

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A road trip in any retro ride is an enormous challenge, but therein lies the irresistible charm of a long journey in an old...

APRIL 2024: 1985 DODGE ROYAL SE—HE RESCUED GRANDPA’S TRUCK FROM A...

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The worst thing you can do to a vehicle is let it sit for years. Old cars and trucks are like humans—no exercise is a...

MYSTAR APRIL 10 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY

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Here's the first clue to today's MyStar "What's It?" Wednesday. This is the second clue. You'll find the answer below on Thursday. It's a '74...

FIVE REASONS WHY YOU NEED A DRIVER-QUALITY CLASSIC

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We’ve all seen cars sell at auctions in the million-dollar + range and my immediate question is simple. What do you do with a multi-million-dollar...

APRIL 2024: YOU READ IT RIGHT…A 1953 GMC PICKUP WAS BOUGHT...

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Frank Sigurdson was a young man when he walked into a GM dealership and left with a brand-new 1953 GMC pickup truck. Frank still...