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

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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 fatally bit the Italian motoring legend right where it hurt...

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 old car hobby 365 days of the year. We truly...

MAY 2O21: 1960 PLYMOUTH BELVEDERE–THE ONLY ONE IN JAPAN

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It’s no secret MyStarCollectorCar has become a worldwide forum for some cool car stories because now the stories come from all over the globe. The trend continues with this 1960 Plymouth because it’s in Japan,...

MSCC MAY 13 FIVE FOR FRIDAY: MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PICKS THE FIVE COOLEST DEAD BRAND MODELS

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           MyStarCollectorCar likely needs to clarify the “dead brand” part of the title. We are a vintage car e-zine, so the dead brands refer to famous cars that are no longer built by their parent...

T-TOPS WERE COOL…MYSTARCOLLECTORCAR PICKS OUR FIVE FAVORITES

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                 T-Top roofs defined the 1970s in our humble opinion here at MyStarCollectorCar, but the origins of T-Tops actually began in 1968 when it was offered on the newly designed Corvette Stingray. Some car history...

DO YOU DRIVE A HOODLUM CAR?

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Hoodlum is not a new term. In fact, ‘hoodlum’ goes back to 1871 San Francisco when it was applied to street thugs who liked to beat up shop owners and mug people in what was...

MAY 2021 STARS OF THE SHOW: WHANGAMATA BEACH HOP ROCK’N ROLL FESTIVAL–NEW ZEALAND THROWS...

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New Zealand is so far away from North America they celebrate tomorrow 18 hours ahead of California so you could assume they don’t have a huge attachment to vintage Detroit iron. You’d be wrong--New Zealand...

MSCC MAY 12 “WHAT’S IT?” WEDNESDAY–SOLVE A PUZZLE WITH TWO CLUES

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Puzzles are popular, but most of them are like crossword puzzles because they only give you one clue--this puzzle doubles your odds with two clues. This second clue is the one you’ll never get with...

MAY 2021: A 1973 CAMARO NAMED “MINDY THE MISTRESS” IS A BIG HIT WITH...

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The 1973 Chevy Camaro was an early pioneer in the second-generation GM pony car movement that began when the 1970 models debuted in all-new sheet metal. The new Camaros boasted a bold new style...

THE AMBIGUOUSLY NAMED LTD WAS A FORD LUXURY LEGEND

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                    It is big word day here at MyStarCollectorCar and that word is “ambiguous”. Unlike horrible TV comedy lines, we are not particularly concerned with Webster’s definition of ambiguous, but we do know it...

SHOULD HAVE…COULD HAVE…WOULD HAVE…WHAT $10,000 BOUGHT BACK IN 1996.

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A lot of car guys look back at the late 60s and early 70s muscle car era with a mixture of reverence and regret. The reverence is for the classic muscle era, and the regret...

MAY 2021: MOM WAS A DRAG RACER IN HER 1970 AMC REBEL MACHINE

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Mother’s Day is always reserved for a good story about Mom’s connection to a classic piece of iron, so there’s a big emphasis on sentimentality—not speed. This story is different—it’s about both sentimentality and speed,...