DECEMBER 2012:1976 DODGE BOOGIE VAN—STILL A ‘ROCKIN 35 YEARS LATER
There was a four-wheeled revolution in the 70s that played a big role in the social structure of a then- young generation of Baby Boomers who wanted a van with benefits in the Me Decade.
Vans had evolved from the love machine hippy era of the 60s into full-blown party wagons by the 70s.
If you didn't own a van, then you really wanted to have a buddy that owned a van.
DEC 2012: A 1952 MERCURY M-1: THIS CANUCK TRUCK HAS A LONG FAMILY HISTORY
Gord Bredo was not the first owner of his 1952 Mercury M-1 pickup truck because that honor went to his father.
The common denominator for Gord and his Dad was the Merc truck because it was the first truck for both father and son.
A Mercury truck is a rare species because they were found only on the Canadian side of the border in North America during their run, thus the "Canuck truck" label.
DECEMBER 2012 STARS IN TRAFFIC: A SALUTE TO THE NON-ABS, NON AIRBAG EQUIPPED COURAGE
Courage is something that is measured by deeds, not words but outside the race track you rarely see the term applied to drivers.
Unless they're behind the wheel of an old car or truck.
New car drivers automatically assume that everything that's on the road can stop like a 2012 Honda Accord.
DECEMBER 2012 STARS OF THE SHOW: HOW ABOUT A LOOK BACK AT SOME SHOW CLASSICS?
There's a peacock-like attitude among car guys because you simply don't build an old ride to be anonymous.
Once you wheel a classic into today's world you are an instant celebrity.
If you can't handle that kind of spotlight then maybe a new Kia makes more sense.
DECEMBER 2012 FALLEN STARS: CHRISTMAS GIFT SUGGESTIONS COME IN UNIQUE PACKAGES
There's a phrase that comes up frequently on MyStarCollectorCar pages that describes the rocky relationship between wives and old iron.
"Aeterna Hostes" in Latin or "Eternal Enemies" in English...
This is not meant to inflame or insult women but the facts are pretty simple—very few females see the upside in Fallen Stars.
- CHANGING OF THE SEASON —A FLORIDA CAR SHOW PICKS UP THE TORCH FOR THE SEMPER FI FUND
- NOVEMBER 2012: BARN FIND 1972 GMC—THIS IS THE HOLY GRAIL FOR SURVIVOR VEHICLES
- NOVEMBER 2012: A 1953 FORD CUSTOM PANEL IS THE PRIDE OF A BLUE OVAL FAMILY
- NOV 12 GREY CUP RIDES-YOUR EYES DO NOT DECEIVE YOU: THIS IS INDEED A MOTORIZED STAGE COACH
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