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MSCC Products and Services Showcase

These are all great businesses and they support MyStarCollectorCar through their advertising  so we can continue to bring you our  insight into the old car hobby 365 days of the year. We truly...

OCTOBER 2020 STARS OF THE SHOW – THE CARS OF FALL

October is officially an autumn month, so the car show season is technically over in the northern locations. Despite that grim news, they do host a few car...

HOW A JULY 1965 POPULAR SCIENCE MAGAZINE ENTERTAINED A CAR KID

One of the true pleasures for a car kid from the 1960s were the monthly car magazines that came our way, usually via our father’s subscriptions.

A HALLOWEEN TRIBUTE TO THE LEGENDARY ED ROTH’S MR. GASSER

Car guys owe a huge debt of gratitude to a man named Ed “Big Daddy” Roth because he brought kids into the car hobby like Santa Claus brought kids into Christmas.

OCTOBER 23 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: FIVE ENGINES THAT ARE FAR COOLER THAN A TESLA...

The electric car gets more press than 100 Hollywood celebrities combined, because it’s the future of the automotive industry – according to the media. I’ll reserve judgement...

“5 PARTY BODY-CONTACT GAMES FOR SWINGERS”: HOW A 1968 CAR MAGAZINE MISSED ITS TARGET

‘Science & Mechanics’ magazine was always a distant Door Number 3 for young car guys like me back in the day. The monthly periodical did not concentrate...

A LOOK BACK AT REAL-WORLD BUMPER CAR ERA ROAD TESTS

The bumper car era is fondly known as the dark ages for cars because heavy-handed lawmakers handed carmakers a lit stick of dynamite in the early 70s. These...

50 FT FROM STARDOM: THE AUTO ALSO-RANS ON THE OTHER SIDE OF THE CAMERA...

  There are a few movies that put a rare spotlight on the backup musicians and singers who accompanied the stars on stage and in the studio.

OCTOBER 2020: “MY DAD HAD ONE” CLICHE IS DEFINITELY NOT TRUE WITH THIS CLASSIC...

MyStarCollectorCar has never made a secret of the fact we have some difficulty identifying pre-war classics. However, every car guy on the planet would not be...

TWO DIFFERENT CARS FOR SALE – TWO DIFFERENT ENDINGS

A buddy of mine recently sold a ’65 Impala and he took the time to post another ad with “sold” in the title. He’s well-respected in the car...

MSCC OCTOBER 21 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY – IT’S NOT A MODEL T

MyStarCollectorCar rarely gives specific clues to the “What’s It?” Wednesday puzzle, but one thing is certain – this is not a Model T. This back-end clue drives that...