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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...

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 1300

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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 A PROJECT?

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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...

OCTOBER 2021: 1961 FORD SUNLINER–THIS RARE CLASSIC WENT INTO HIDING FOR 35 YEARS

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We’ve all heard about the legendary barn find story--many of them are loosely based in fact because the mint Mopar muscle car under all...

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 A STREET STAR

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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...