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Volume 54, Issue 11, November 2016
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Zone 5 Presidents..........................................1
Shifting Gears (President’s Column).............2
Maverick of the Month.................................2
List of Officers and Board Chairs.................4
New Mavericks and Anniversaries................9
Around the Bend (Editor’s Column)...........36
Five Speed Chatter....................................... 10
Know Your Porsche.....................................11
Kruder’s Cars & Conversation....................12
Signing Up Is Easy: Registration Tips........28
Care Care: Waterless Wash.........................30
Porsche of the Month..................................31
November Board Meeting.............................7
Maverick Lunch Series...............................14
Coffee, Cones, & Scones............................16
Treffen North America: Hill Country.........17
Past Event Recaps
Maverick AX Series....................................16
PCA Tours Recap........................................17
September Social: Arthur’s.........................22
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5 Annual Celebration: NYLO Irving
8 Lewisville Lunch
12-13 Club Race/DE: MSR
13 Autocross 10: LSP
17 No Mav Social This Month
24 No Richardson/Southlake
Lunches This Month
4 Board Meeting
10 Lewisville Lunch
19 Mav Social: TBD
26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
28 All Member Party
Driving Event Venues
BHS Burleson High School, Burleson
COTA Circuit of the Americas, Austin
ECR Eagles Canyon Raceway, Slidell
LSP Lone Star Park, Grand Prairie
MSR MotorSport Ranch, Cresson
MW Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells
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13 Lewisville Lunch
15 No Mav Social This Month
22 No Richardson/Southlake
Lunches This Month
1 Board Meeting
14 Lewisville Lunch
16 Mav Social: TBD
23 Richardson/Southlake Lunches
25-26 DE: MSR
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example of a striking Porsche
engine cover, this one from a
very original 1971 Porsche 914.
Photo by John Jiles
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2016 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative
ZONE 5 REP
Shifting Gears: New Region Logo and More
By David Robertson, Region Vice President
ell, it is hard to believe that November is
here already. It doesn’t seem like it should
be so close to the end of the year yet! What
better time to get the car out of the garage
and get together with other club members!
We have many opportunities in the club for you to
get out and enjoy your Porsche with other folks that
are just as excited as you about owning such a great
automobile. Not only can you go out on a group tour
that always ends at a fun destination, but you can also
participate in a driving event where you can learn
about your Porsche and experience firsthand what it
can really do on the track. We also get together for
social events around the DFW area to just meet and
greet other people in the club. There is something for
everyone, so check the Maverick PCA calendar. There
is always some type of event coming up soon.
The Maverick Region hosts a board meeting every
month, and all PCA members are welcome to attend.
The board meeting is where all the committee chairs
report on their past and future activities, as well as take
care of club business. The October meeting was very
significant, in that a vote was taken to choose the new
You may or may not know that the last Maverick Logo
was first developed over 50 years ago, and has been
layered on over the years to the
point where it was not workable
Logo was first
for modern digital production
and other uses. A committee
was formed by experts Bill Orr,
Charlie Davis, Teri Davis, and
Fran Ussery to get together and
come up with proposals to present
to the board. All the designs
were beautiful and well thought
out. I want to think the committee
once again for the amazing
job they did in designing the logo and the many, many
hours of work they put in on this project. The committee
met several times in person and exchanged countless
emails to come up with three designs that were
presented for a vote. I was intrigued to see this process
evolve until the committee felt that, as an outsider getting
nervous about this actually coming together, I was
cut out of the communications, although I must say,
that was probably a smart move on their part! I was assured
that progress was being made and, as promised,
club history was made. You will begin to notice the new
logo popping up as we get it into print and onto all the
Maverick Region materials.
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As always, we are looking for volunteers and I am
sure that we have just the job for you.
MAV OF THE MONTH: George Luxbacher
If you have attended one of the many Maverick
events over the past few years, you probably recognize
George as the guy that always has a high end camera
around his neck, taking great pictures of all the amazing
people and cars. Many of the photos you enjoy
across all of the Maverick media outlets such as Slipstream,
Facebook, and our website have come from
George. As Rally Co-Chair, George has also been instrumental
in keeping that program not only alive and well
but thriving like never before. Recently George has
stepped in and taken over the big responsibility of
managing the annual photo contest in the middle of
job” in retirement!
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Jim joined Maverick Region in August,
2008. He drives a 2003 996, which is
the third Porsche he has owned. Jim
enjoys attending Maverick Region
social and driving events.
Club Race Co-Chair
David fell in love with the Porsche
911 when, as a child, he would have
his parents stop by the old Forest Lane
Porsche in Dallas so he could dream of
someday owning one. He bought his
first Porsche 911 in 2011. He and his
wife Tracy enjoy being active members
in the Maverick Region.
Time Trial Chair,
Club Race Co-Chair
DE Chief Driving Instr.
Wendy and husband James joined
Maverick Region in 1997, when
their daughter was only 9 months
old. Jasmine is now 18. They own 3
Porsches including a 1978 911SC as
a dedicated racecar, which she enjoys
autocrossing. Her daily driver is a 2016
TT Registrar, AX/TT
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Club Race/DE Registrar
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DE Equipment Mgr.
Richard joined Maverick Region in
2012 when he fulfilled a 30+ year
dream to own his first (of many) 911,
a 2009 Silver Carrera! Although fairly
new to the club, he is excited about
being more involved and meeting more
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Gimme a Minute: October Board Meeting
By Wendy Shoffit, Region Secretary October 5, 2016
he meeting began a little
early at 6:44 pm, as Drivers’
Chris Tabor needed to
leave early. He reported that the
September DE event was the highest
attended in a long time. Everyone
had a great time, including the tour
drivers who showed up on Sunday to
drive parade laps, despite the rain.
He expressed appreciation for his
entire DE committee.
VP David Robertson was again
standing in for a recovering Jim
Falgout. Bill Orr led the discussion
about the newly revised logo, submitted
by the logo committee. They
discussed overall design and color
and showed multitudes of iterations,
eventually showing the final three,
which the board voted on by secret
ballots. The final design received
17 votes, while the losing two got
7 and 0 votes respectively. It will be
unveiled at the Annual Celebration
on November 5.
Editor Jim Hirsch reported for
Membership Chair John Hamilton
that we are down seven members
from last month. We have 1,687
Primary and 2,570 total members.
He expressed his appreciation for
members who help make Slipstream
better, including George Luxbacher,
Charlie Davis, Carey Spreen, and
Advertising Chair Bill Kruder
said Autoscope is rejoining as a
Slipstream advertiser. He has been
contacting all advertisers and has
been soliciting new ones, including
trying to get a national company on
Volunteer Chair Jim Gallegos reported
that someone stepped up to
help out with the online calendar.
We still need more people to fill
Social Co-Chair Phyllis Gallegos
said the Annual Celebration is on
Nov. 5 at the NYLO Hotel. This will
be a more casual, fun affair, with no
formal sit-down meal. She and others
are working on donations for
the silent auction. She has also set
up May at Mayos for 2017.
Goodie Store Chair Chris Flaugh
has many decals with the soon to be
retired logo on it.
PCA Tours Chair Tom Martin set
a goal to collect $1,500 for the Hope
Shelter from the MotorSport Ranch
tour drivers. Because the rain caused
many to opt out, we only collected
$941 in cash and cards. He asked
no-shows to bring the gift cards to
a future event. The next tour is to
Rancho Sereno, which has some of
the best roads. He has a tentative
2017 schedule planned out and has
two potential co-chairs to help. He
expressed his appreciation for the
DE committee for being so welcoming
to the tour group and showing
them such a great time.
Monthly Dinner Social Chair
Stephanie Ho reported that the
Porsche Birthday party at Arthur’s
was a great success. Because of space
constraints, she had to limit attendance,
which included roughly 20
new members. She thanked several
board members for talking to the
attendees about their events. October’s
event will be at Uncle Buck’s
in Grapevine. There will not be an
event in November, but she will get
one together for December.
Rally Co-Chair George Luxbacher
mentioned the October Rally
event should be interesting. He and
Don Sebert hope to have all attendees
in costume. The rally will end at
Fortunata Winery in Aubrey, where
they will fire up the pizza ovens
just for us. They have been doublechecking
all the rally roads.
George also reported on the photo
contest. He has had many inquiries
so far and has 15 entrants (21
photos). He is working with Charlie
Davis and Tracy Robertson on the
details and display. He vows to start
planning earlier next year.
Charlie Davis wants to designate a
special place on our website to store
logos and such to create consistency
for the new artwork. We will publish
the logo in the December issue.
Safety Chair Joe McGlohen reported
that we have safe events.
Secretary Wendy Shoffit reported
for Autocross Chair Mark Schnoerr,
who had a great event with 11
Porsches participating (64 cars total),
including an SUV. He is putting
together an article for Slipstream and
looks forward to the final two events
of the season on Oct. 30 in Burleson
and Nov. 13 at Lone Star Park,
where Bill Orr will have a Cars and
Although he was there, Bill Middleton
had to leave before giving a
report, but left a note thanking Tom
Martin and the DE committee for
the great collection for Hope.
Wendy also reported that we have
a DE event in October and then a
Club Race and solo-only DE at MSR
in November. The date of the COTA
Club Race in Austin is now in March
instead of May, hoping to draw a
larger crowd, taking over the Texas
World Speedway date. She received
an email from the President of Hill
Country Region, Tracey Gross, asking
if Maverick was working on PCA
license plates for Texas. Bill Orr and
David Robertson will contact her to
coordinate efforts. Wendy also mentioned
that we could use ClubRegistration.net
for more social, tour,
and rally events, and offered help to
anyone wanting to learn.
DE Safety Committee member
Bob Kramer has met with other
members and is working to improve
procedures and management at the
Time Trial Chair Travis Howard reported that the
event on Sept. 18 was a great event. It filled up and
participants enjoyed 14 timed runs each. Even with so
many runs they still finished early. A Porsche got top
time of day after several years it being an “other” car.
He awarded silver coin trophies. He has been the TT
chair for nine years, but with a job change, he’s not
sure if the program will continue. He hopes an enthusiast
will take it over. Reporting for wife, Robyn, she has
a Swap Meet on Oct. 8 at Zims Autotechnik.
Slipstream Content Editor Carey Spreen said that
UNT has begun to archive Slipstreams. They discovered
all 1998 issues missing. He hopes to find replacements.
Treasurer Richard Solomon said that the region is
healthy with over $150K in the bank. We have roughly
half the advertisers paid up for the year. The cost of
printing Slipstream is on the rise. We netted a good
amount from the last DE and finally received a check
for a small amount from the COTA race in May. He
wants to work on sending money to our two charities,
the Hope Shelter and the Boot Campaign.
David Robertson encouraged every chairperson to
have a backup for their position. Lastly, he congratulated
George Luxbacher for being Maverick of the
Meeting adjourned at 8:38 pm.
It’s Easy to Play!
Play here for fun and find the answers below
Play for prizes on the web at http://mav.pca.org, with
the answers and winners to be posted here after each
month’s contest has closed. Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for
putting this and the Web Trivia together.
The Winner for this month is,
getting 5 of 5 correct.
Tom, please contact Kirk at Zim’s
to claim your $25 Gift Certificate.
Thanks to all for playing!
1. Some people feel that changing spark plugs can be a real hassle,
and on a 911 Turbo it can be even worse. Which plug on a 2002
911 Turbo 996 X50TT is considered the worse?
a. 1 b. 3 c. 4 d. 6
Source: Porsche Panorama, August 2016, p 118
2. On some of the newer 997 Porsches there is an extra-cost Sport
Exhaust option which, according to some 997 experts, is meant
to __________ on most Porsches!
a. Sound sporty b. Weigh less for racing c. Deliver more
power at high RPMs d. Deliver more low end torque
Source: Porsche Panorama, August 2016, p 108
3. It seems that Macan GTS sales are doing very well, getting new
folks to the Porsche brand. In fact, some 73% of Macan buyers
came from outside current Porsche owners; 50% are between 35
and 55; and some 62% ordered customized Macans. But what is
the ratio of male to female buyers?
a. 45% male, 55% female b. 51% m, 49% f c. 58% m, 42% f
d. 69% m, 31% f
Source: Porsche Panorama, August 2016, p 51
4. An interesting aspect of the new Macan is the brakes. The front
rotors are some 14.2” while the rear are only 13”. The front
calipers are fixed with 6 pistons, but what are the rear calipers?
a. Fixed w/2 pistons b. Fixed w/4 pistons c. Floating w/1
piston d. Floating w/2 pistons
Source: Porsche Panorama, August 2016, p 50
5. The Cayman GT4 has a Carbon Bucket Seats option that costs
an extra ________. They hold some drivers snugly in place,
though they don’t work well for all builds, and can make
a. $2,640 b. $3,230 c. $3,980 d. $4,730
Source: Porsche Panorama, August 2016, p 47
Answers: 1) c 2) a 3) d 4) c 5) d
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2014 911 Carrera S
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John Taylor (Nancy)
Hunter Biederman (Finn)
Ken Brabender (Sandra)
George Connell (Colt)
Robert McDowell (Mary)
Ronald Meyer (Sylvia)
Daniel O’Brien (Thomas)
Paul Ramos (Veronica)
Jim Disharoon (Alyssa)
Toby Reese (Jake)
Five Speed Chatter: You Gotta Be Able to Stop!
By Ash Seidl-Staley
Photos Courtesy of the Author
elcome back Mavs! I hope all have been
taking advantage of the beautiful weather
these last couple of weeks. Moderate temperatures
are perfect for driving a classic
Porsche, and with winter rapidly approaching, driving
days are numbered. The past two articles discussed in
this miniseries have dealt with improving your Porsche’s
performance. First we hashed out some cheap engine
upgrades, and then we discussed how to increase the rigidity
and stability of our Porsche’s frame. This month
I want to take time to postulate on the various brake
upgrades and maintenance procedures we can utilize
to increase our stopping power, because it’s cool to go
fast, but it’s even cooler when you’re able to stop.
To understand what upgrades are out there we must
first look to the past. The development of the Porsche
brake disc is fascinating. From the annular disk brakes
employed on the 1962 356 B Carrera 2 to the 420mm
ceramic brake disc being stopped by the 2015 Cayenne’s
ten-piston brake calipers, the developers in Stuttgart
have kept up with power gain in the engine bay. During
this span of time and development the brake disc
itself has gone through many different changes. In the
early 1970s, brake discs were internally vented; this allowed
for the heat generated while braking to dissipate
between the friction surfaces of the disc. In 1974, crossdrilled
brakes made their debut on the 911 Carrera
3.0. The precisely drilled holes on the brake disc were
designed to disperse the buildup of brake pad grit as
well as any water splashing up from wet roads. From the
late seventies to the turn of the millennium, Porsche
brake discs maintained these two forms with only variations
in thickness and diameter being altered. During
this lull, Porsche development turned to improving the
brake calipers themselves. The 1977 911 Turbo saw the
introduction of the four-piston brake caliper, the 928 S
of the 1980s employed anti-lock
brakes, and the 1996 Boxster
introduced the Monobloc aluminum
brake calipers. By 2001,
Porsche had launched its most
extensive brake disc upgrade
with the PCCB (Porsche Ceramic
2015 PCCB assembly
Composite Brake). Replacing the
bulky and heavy cast-iron discs
with lighter ones made from ceramic
composite not only shaved
off half the weight of the braking system, it improved
driving comfort and increased braking performance.
When you are lucky enough to purchase a new
Porsche from our good friends at the dealership, you
are bombarded with a barrage of brake packages and
upgrades that can be bolted onto the car at varying
prices. Determining which package to get, which really
comes down to the amount one is willing to spend,
depends on how the car will be used. If racing is in
the car’s future, opt for the racing package; if style and
comfort are more important, the standard brake package
will suffice. To each his own.
But what about those
of us that already have
older Porsches? What
can we do to upgrade
our stopping power?
Well, just like we saw
with engine and suspension
options are boundless
and are really only
limited by your pocketbook.
your classic Porsche’s
brake system can be extremely
right from the get-go.
But new packages, like
those found on Pelican.com,
can get really
Wayne Dempsey’s book
continues to be a valuable
resource for these projects
pricey. There are, however, minor things you can do at
home to increase your braking power without breaking
the bank. Replacing brake pads, replacing worn discs
and upgrading them to cross-drilled behemoths, and
replacing the stock brake line system for a set made of
stainless-steel and Teflon can quickly bring the grit back
to your brake pedal. You can even choose to rebuild
brake calipers, or replace the original brake master cylinder
for a slightly larger aftermarket one. Porsches are
unique vehicles because their parts, modifications, and
upgrades can usually be interchanged between models.
My 914, for example, can house 911 M calipers on the
disc of my choosing, and I have even seen others make
use of 944/951 brake calipers for their mods.
No matter what you choose to do with the brake systems,
it is important to be extra cautious of your work.
Tampering with brakes of a car can be really dangerous,
and should only be accomplished by those with
patience and a tech manual. Bleeding the brakes will
be a must, and it would be a good idea to get your work
inspected by your trusted mechanic before really opening
the car up on the roads.
As always, stay safe, and Wrench on Mavs!
Know Your Porsche: WHERE’S MY DIPSTICK!?!
By John Hamilton, Region Membership Chair
Photos Courtesy of the Author
o you’ve been driving your new Porsche for
a while and are wondering how to check the
An indicator in the display screen comes on
“MINIMUM OIL LEVEL REACHED”.
How the heck do I check my oil level?
OIL LEVEL MEASURING INSTRUCTIONS:
Since the 2010 model year, oil level measurement
in Porsches is done electronically. However, there
is a change in the method since there is no longer a
physical dipstick. Here’s the process:
OIL FILLING INSTRUCTIONS
Once you have measured your oil, and if you have
gotten the “MINIMUM OIL LEVEL REACHED”
indication, it is important that you ONLY ADD ONE
QUART OF OIL AT A TIME. If you over-fill your oil,
you will get a warning that the oil level has exceeded
the maximum. This warning will be displayed each
time you start your Porsche until such time as the oil
level has been reduced to the normal operating level.
OPERATING WITH TOO MUCH OIL CAN DAMAGE
YOUR ENGINE. Your service center can correct
this, but it usually requires an oil change to solve the
To top off your oil:
1. The engine must be at operating temperature.
This requires running your Porsche sports car
for at least 10 minutes. The Cayenne, Macan, or
Panamera require driving about 10 miles to get
them sufficiently warmed up.
2. Your Porsche must be on a level surface and not
3. ENGINE ON OR OFF? In some Porsches, the
engine must be running. In others, the engine
must be off. Your display will tell you as you
attempt to measure the oil.
4. The oil measurement is done through the
“Multifunction Display” (the round LCD display
just to the right of the tachometer, in front of
a. Change the Multifunction Display to the
screen named “Vehicle”. (image 1 below)
b. Press your selector in (toward the front of
c. Highlight “Oil level” and press the selector
in again. (image 2 below)
5. The graphic display will show the side-profile of
an engine with a vertical bar. (image 3 below)
1. TURN THE ENGINE OFF.
2. The engine will still be hot so have a glove or
protective cloth to insulate your hand.
3. Locate and remove the oil filler cap.
4. Pour in one quart of the recommended weight
(see your owner’s manual) synthetic oil.
5. Re-measure the oil level using the previous
6. If the oil level shown is between the minimum
and maximum levels in the graphic display,
DO NOT ADD MORE OIL.
7. Replace the oil filler cap.
8. You’re done!
Thank you for loving your Porsche so much that you
are maintaining it properly. Let us know how we can
continue to serve you best!
IMPORTANT: The difference from minimum to
maximum IS ONLY ABOUT 1 QUART OF OIL.
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Kruder’s Cars & Conversations
By Bill Kruder, Region Advertising Chair
Photos Courtesy of the Author
his month we are taking
a different approach.
A few months back
Slipstream Editor Jim
Hirsch and I decided to stop in a
local shop to see what was going
on. After coffee we headed over
to H&H Enterprises in east Plano.
Well, once you find it -- and let me
tell you it’s not easy -- we had the
opportunity to learn a lot more
than we bargained for. Afterward
I told Jim that I think our club
would enjoy hearing about people
and places that are right amongst
us. So, that being said, it was that
first chance meeting that gave me
the idea to write these interviews.
So here is the next in my series
of “conversations” I would like to
share with you . . .
Jay Hildreth, proprietor of H&H
Enterprises, 1987 911 Cabriolet
owner, member since 2008.
Bill Kruder: Jay, tell me about the
Jay Hildreth: Well it’s kind of
a long story. My Grandpappy, my
Dad’s Dad, actually started the shop
in the 1940s in Big Spring, TX.
They decided on the name H&H,
as it was a father-son partnership,
using our last name. It started out
as a “fix and repair” body shop by
Grandpappy, while my Dad would
transform street cars into what we
would call today “hot rods.” Then
in the 60s, my Dad Wes took it over
Legendary air-cooled man,
and started to concentrate on just
the “hot rod” part of it, essentially
moving away from the body shop
and engine building.
BK: So how did your Dad go from
building hotrods to little air-cooled engines?
JH: Dad had a love for the VW
air-cooled engines; he found them
interesting, in that they were such
simple engines, yet could be made
to produce so much more.
BK: So is that when he started his
work on the air-cooled?
JH: Well like I said it’s a long
story. About that time a VW dealership
opened in Big Spring and they
needed a mechanic, so Dad went
BK: How did you guys end up in
JH: Well that’s kind crazy actually.
The owner of Economy VW/
Porsche of Dallas was driving thru
Big Spring and had an issue with
his car, so he came into the dealership.
Dad fixed his car in no time,
and the owner offered my Dad
a job in Dallas, saying that if he
would move there he would send
my Dad to Porsche School. Think
this was about 1968-69; shortly
thereafter it became I think Forest
Lane Porsche+Audi and he worked
and built engines till about 1978.
BK: What did you think of all this?
JH: Heck, it was pretty cool because
it got me started working on
them too. I was only about twelve
then and I would go to work with
my Dad. I even had my own shop
uniform and I would help Dad
rebuild air-cooleds in what they
called the “unit room.”
BK: So when did H&H Enterprises
JH: Think it was 1978. My Dad
decided he could do better if he
was on his own; my Dad was never
in it for the money, but because
he loved the cars. So Dad literally
started up again in his garage. That
lasted for about three years, until
the city noticed it was no longer a
“hobby,” and he would need a store
front. So in 1981 we opened the
shop we are standing in.
BK: And you have been here the
JH: Oh no; I worked with Dad all
through high school until I graduated
in 1980. Then a couple years
went by and my Dad FIRED me.
BK: Fired you?
JH: Yes; he said “this is not the
life I want for my son.” He knew I
could do more, I guess.
BK: So what did you do?
JH: I went to college to study Mechanical
BK: And how did that work out?
JH: Pretty well actually. I went on
to work for Frito Lay as a project designer,
where I rolled out the packaging
systems for the launch of Sun
Chips. Then for the next twentyplus
years I moved as opportunities
arose, and eventually became a VP
with several firms designing high
speed packaging systems. But every
chance I had to be home I would
be in the shop working on cars with
BK: So how in the world did you go
from engineering systems to working on
air-cooled engines again?
JH: Well, about 2008, Dad wasn’t
in the best health, so I moved back
and started to help him while still
commuting to my job in Louisville
KY; that lasted about four years. So
finally about 2012 I called it quits
to the corporate life and partnered
with Dad in the shop.
BK: That was a pretty bold move.
JH: Yes and no; Dad’s health was
failing and I knew how much he
loved the shop, so I thought, why
not do what we both love.
BK: And I understand your Dad
passed away not long ago.
JH: Yes, Dad passed away two
years ago, but the neat thing was
that he worked in the shop doing
what he loved right till the end.
BK: So tell me about your first
JH: Because of Dad I always was
working on them as a teenager, and
one day wanted to own one – funny
that Dad never did own one -- so in
1992 I acquired a 73 Alpine White
BK: And what happened to it?
JH: I still have it; it’s painted
neon purple now. It’s kind of a
project car still, as I’m building it
with a 2.5L four-cylinder naturallyaspirated
engine. My goal is to get
it to about 250HP; not sure if it can
be done but I’m going to make it
BK: And what are you actually driving
JH: My daily driver is a 1987 911
Cab in Alpine White with Oxblood
interior; I’ve done a few things
like add B&B exhaust, opened the
throttle body and intake. Think at
stock it had 217 HP and now produces
about 240HP. Well, I should
say, at its best it produced that. It’s
been a tad neglected with the shop
BK: I know you have a few other favorites
JH: I do; there’s a ‘69 white Beetle
that I turned into a street rod of
sorts, and also a 73 Squareback VW
that’s kind of special. The Squareback
was my Grandpa Jim’s car.
BK: I hear that, despite how busy the
shop keeps you, you’re doing some volunteer
JH: I am. As a graduate of Plano
Senior High, I was involved in the
Vocational Industrial Clubs of
America program, and was even
president of it my senior year. So
recently I decided I would get back
involved with what I loved and I’m
going to help on a project they are
BK: You have certainly had quite the
journey, ending up with what you love
the most here in the shop.
JH: I guess I have, but I realized
long ago that this place was special
to me; my goal as the third generation
of “car guys” is to maintain
the legacy that Grandpappy and
my Dad created. And just maybe a
fourth generation of father-son Hildreths
will decide to keep it moving
Well once again, it never ceases to
amaze me: the people we meet along the
way if we only take a minute to stop and
Jay, the third generation of H&H
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2016 Autocross Series: Event 8, Burleson High School
By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair
Photo Courtesy of the Author
quipe Rapide, with whom Maverick Region
partners to put on our Autocross series,
once again found a way to set up a very
interesting course at the Burleson High
School Stadium site. Challenging and very busy, the
site is much like the Pennington Field location that we
used to use for Autocross events.
We had 11 Porsches (including an SUV) participating
in the P classes, out of a total of 64 cars. John
Massey in his Cayman S won class P2 and top Porsche
PAX payout. Mark Steele, driving his 2014 991 GT3,
won class P3 and took second quickest Porsche PAX.
Mark Schnoerr in his 914 2.0 won class P4 and third
quickest Porsche PAX, in spite of being the quickest
Porsche at this event in terms of run times. No wonder
Wendy calls PAX Black Magic! By the way, PAX stands
for Professional Autocross indeX, and is used by many
autocross organizations to equalize the times of participants
running cars in different classes so that they can
be directly compared, kind of like a golf handicap.
Evan Schwobel drove his dad’s 996 DE car at his first
Autocross for a win in class P7.
October 2 Autocross #8 Results
Best Time Diff.
1T Brian Harnish Porsche Boxster White 45.640
2 Sue Crimm Porsche Cayenne Meteor Grey 53.836 8.196
1T John Mossey Porsche Cayman S Silver 43.498
2 Joseph Takahashi Porsche Cayman S Silver 47.183 3.685
3 Matthew Cords Porsche Cayman S Black 47.247 0.064
1 Mark Steele Porsche 911 GT3 White 44.076
2 Mike Syler Porsche 911 Carrera S Red 47.686 3.61
1T Mark Schnoerr Porsche 914 Green 42.979
2 Sigrid Schnoerr Porsche 914 Green 43.666 0.687
3 Carey Spreen Porsche 911SC Guards Red 45.569 1.903
1 Evan Schwobel Porsche 911 Red 48.989
The last two events of the season are October 30 at
Burleson again, where CarStooms (say it out loud to
get the full meaning) will be recognized for Halloween,
and then the November 13 season finale will be at Lone
Star Park, where PCA is planning a Cars and Scones
activity to coincide with the Guns and Hoses Charity
Come out and play with us. Your Porsche needs the
Mark Steele and his 2014 911 GT3 turned
in the second quickest Porsche PAX Indexed time
PCA Tours Recap: “Everyone Loves a Parade” at MSR
By Tom Martin, PCA Tours Co-Chair
Photos by Bill Orr
utumn officially started on Thursday, September
22, but it wasn’t until three days
later that associated weather descended
upon the Metroplex. Heavy rain and thunderstorms
threatened to force the cancellation of the
September PCA Tour to MotorSport Ranch.
Early Sunday morning,
the weather reports called
for overcast skies, with a
17% chance of rain for
the start point, and a 24%
chance of a thunderstorm
at MotorSport Ranch. Live
weather radar showed
no precipitation in
Duncanville, with a small
storm approaching Cresson,
the home of MSR. The
decision to proceed with
Just follow the club flags
to find the start of
our PCA Tours
the Tour was made with
the hope that the storm
in Cresson would pass by
the time the Tour groups
arrived at MotorSport Ranch.
Elsewhere, in the western sector of the Metroplex,
heavy rain fell. Several Mavericks decided to forgo the
Tour. Eventually, 39 hearty souls in 26 Porsches showed
up to brave the elements, and possibly conduct some
About 12 miles into
the Tour, light rain
began to fall. Rain was
consistent for the rest
of the event, in varying
degrees of intensity,
but not so hard
as to exceed the capabilities
of the drivers’
Porsches. Exit strategies
Some of the 26 Porsches that
made the wet drive
with the Tour Leaders beforehand, but most of them
stuck to the original route, even the somewhat harrowing
corners of Massey Road. Some drivers bugged out,
but those who remained made it safely to the track, and
ahead of schedule.
At the track, Chief Driving Instructor John Sandusky
conducted a short classroom session, and answered
questions about the Maverick HPDE program. Shortly
thereafter, Tour drivers gridded up for parade laps in
three groups, headed by Porsches with large numbers
on their doors. I assumed the “large numbers” thing
was a good sign. Drivers then surrendered their $25.00
Walmart gift cards to Wendy Shoffit before heading out
onto the track.
The track was wet, and MotorSport Ranch in the wet
can be very slippery. Correction: MotorSport Ranch
in the wet IS very slippery. Delicate inputs of steering,
acceleration, and braking were required to keep the
Porsches pointed in the right direction.
After three parade laps, drivers headed back to the
clubhouse for some lunch, provided by Del Norte Tacos.
As a testament to Del Norte, I had seconds.
In the end, Tour drivers contributed $525.00 in
Walmart gift cards and cash, and together with the
DE program, a total of $941.00 was collected for the
Huffaker-Hughes Hope House.
Drivers who didn’t make the Tour were encouraged
to donate their $25.00 Walmart gift cards at a future
Thanks and kudos to Tour Leaders: Jon Glover, John
Harvey, Bill Orr, and Mark Pitarresi, and big shout outs
to Chris Tabor, John Sandusky, Wendy Shoffit, and
Rose Gohlke for their warm welcome and for accommodating
us at the track.
DE “Rookie” Experiences: You’ve Got To Try This!
By Peter Wen and Mark Palmer
Photos Courtesy of the Authors
ditor’s Note: the Maverick
Region High Performance
Driver Education (DE for
short) events are one of the
most popular member programs offered
in terms of number of participants.
What follows are two recent “rookie”
HDPE experiences to encourage even
more members to participate in future
events. Tony Lisotta also drove in this
event as a rookie DE driver, but had previous
track time at MSR with SCCA’s
Track Night in America program.
Peter Wen, 2014 Cayman
Do you secretly look forward to
the next red light, just so you can
cycle through the gears again? Do
you enjoy spirited drives and hearing
that flat-six engine roar at 6,000
rpm? Do you want to find out what
your Porsche is capable of? If the
answers are yes, yes, and yes, then
the Drivers’ Education (DE) events
may be for you! My name is Peter
Wen. I was a DE virgin.
Peter and his 2014 Cayman
A relatively new, proud Porsche
owner for just about a year, I fulfilled
my childhood dream last
Thanksgiving. I immediately joined
the PCA and became a Maverick.
According to the Mavs website: DE
is an opportunity for Porsche owners
to explore the handling of their performance
cars and to learn the basics of
high performance driving done safely.
Still, I had my doubts. Do I really
want to subject my baby to the harsh
conditions at the track? Thankfully,
after talking with fellow Mavs and
seeing their show-room-condition
“track” cars, I was convinced to sign
up. I knew my baby wanted to run
as much as I did.
Another large DE event turnout
DE day started with check-in at
6:30 am, then a mandatory drivers’
meeting at 7:30. By then I had already
received a couple wrist bands
(by signing my life away), rented a
helmet, and artfully taped my car
numbers on the car. I felt like Tom
Cruise in Days of Thunder before
the Daytona race. I still could not
believe how fortunate I was to drive
on a real race track, full throttle,
for 4 hours over the next two days!
Drivers were assigned into
groups based on their skill level.
Newbies were in the Green group.
I was paired up with my instructor,
Yann Watts, who rode shotgun
with me the entire weekend. There
were so much to learn and it was
overwhelming at first. But Yann was
there to coach me through it
all via a little microphone in
my helmet. Occasionally, he
would reach over and grab
my steering wheel, no doubt
saving our lives. From drive
line, turn in, apex, to track
out, I learned a whole new set
With the completion of
each session, my confidence
grew as well as my appreciation
of my little Cayman.
Eventually, I memorized the
track. I started to anticipate
the next turns and to visualize
where I should position my car on
the track (the line). The reward
and feedback were immediate: I
was going faster than ever before!
Going full throttle into a hairpin
turn is one experience all Porsche
owners should know first hand.
Late trail braking, when done
properly, well, required a spare
pair of underpants for the uninitiated.
The DE experience lived up
to my expectations and more. It
was simply amazing that I could go
all-out on the track, then just pack
up and go home at the end of the
day in the same car! DE instructors
were wonderful, skilled drivers who
loved to share their knowledge with
others. Above all else, the event was
about education. Safety for all participants
was job #1.
I hope you will consider signing
up for the next DE event. Take advantage
of this unique opportunity
our club has to offer. It is an experience
few people ever get to enjoy.
After two days at the beautiful MotorSport
Ranch, my show-worthy
Cayman is still shiny. The only
change is that I now look for the
apex whenever I make a turn on
the streets, ramps . . . everywhere,
really! I need help. And the only
cure is more DE’s! See you at the
The two Caymans on the night before the
DE event - still clean and shiny!
Drivers’ meeting with Mark right up front
Mark Palmer, 2015 Cayman
PCA.org says that the “mission of
the DE program is to provide a safe,
structured and controlled teaching
and learning environment.”
My first experience at MotorSport
Ranch (MSR) definitely adhered to
the above mission statement. Safety
was first, there was great structure
both days, and the teaching/coaching
was terrific. My instructor for
both days, Peter Phoenix, could not
have been nicer or more encouraging,
and his instruction was superb.
My comfort level improved
with every track
session, even in the
rain Sunday morning.
The DE experience
lets you begin to see
what your Porsche is
capable of, and you
learn that track driving
and street driving
aren’t even close to
the same thing. I will
say that if you see a
Porsche owner behind
you on the street with a helmet on,
quickly put your window down and
stick your arm out!
The people with PCA were all
friendly and ready to help in any
way. The experience allowed me
to meet other Porsche owners of
all driving skill levels and share
the excitement of the day’s events.
Peter Wen, a friend, fellow Porsche
owner, and first timer like me went
to DE and we enjoyed the weekend
on the track and dinner with
new friends. We went down for the
driving but left realizing that the
people we hung out with for two
days made all the difference, even
our new Lambo friend!
Finally, from PCA.org. I quote:
“One giant word of caution: this
adventure can become very addictive.”
No Kidding! I am on my way
back in October for another awesome
adventure with Porsche Club
of America’s Driver’s Education
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Maverick Monthly Social: Porsche Birthday Party at Arthur’s
By Stephanie Ho, Region Monthly Social Chair
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tarting last year, our PCA Maverick Region began a new tradition of celebrating Ferdinand and Ferry
Porsche’s birthdays in September! Our 2nd Annual Porsche Birthday was a big hit again. All the limited
seating in the private elegant VIP room at Arthur’s was reserved within days after our email invite! Yes,
we once again sang our special rendition of Happy Birthday to the Porsches! Come join our next funloving
happy hour and dinner social, traditionally on every third Thursday of the month!
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Signing Up is Easy: Registration Tips for DE Events
By Wendy Shoffit, Registrar
o you’re interested in signing up for a Drivers’
Education event but feel intimidated
by the registration process? Have no fear!
I’m going to give you some tips to hopefully
make the process smooth. This will not be a screen by
screen walk through, but more about HOW registration
works smoothly. It might also help seasoned veterans
who still make a mistake here and there.
Clubregistration.net (aka CR.net) is the website
MRPCA uses for all our DE and Club Race events. It’s
been approved by PCA National and so we won’t be
changing it any time soon. Other organizations use
sites like Motorsport Reg and that works fine for their
needs. We use CR.net.
You only have to sign up
for an account once, so plan
to spend a little time doing it
right. Please use proper Upper
Case and lower case letters. It’s
takes an extra few seconds, but
sure helps people like me who
have a T-shirt that reads “I am
silently correcting your grammar.”
Correct email addresses
are imperative, as that’s how
we contact you if there are issues! And for goodness
sakes, if you drive a Boxster, please make sure you spell
it right! Otherwise the misspelling is there forever (like
in elementary school – on your permanent record). If
you’ve forgotten how to spell it, it’s written on the back
of your car. I’ll wait here while you go check.
Make sure you also include your PCA membership
number in your profile, if you are a member. We give a
discount for PCA members and I DO check when you
sign up. Don’t sign up for a DE as a PCA member if you
aren’t one. It just causes more work for registrars and
delays your entry into an event. The discount pays for
the PCA membership in less than 2 events and you get
many other wonderful benefits of membership!
When entering your experience information in the
profile, it doesn’t do any good to fluff it up like you
would a resume. Driving a go-kart when you were 12
isn’t as helpful as you think it would be. However, if you
have driven with other organizing bodies that provide
instruction on a race track in your car, that IS helpful.
We want to make sure people are placed properly in
run groups with great driving coaches. Over-exaggerating
your skills so you can “Go FLAT OUT” will only
serve to frustrate you and the other drivers on track
with you. We don’t like demoting people, but will do
so if needed. If you’re placed in a less experienced run
group but drive well, trust me when I say the coaches
WANT to promote you and WILL do so at the earliest
opportunity. We want everyone to have a good time.
So, once you have your profile all set up and are
ready to sign up for an actual event, it can really be
an easy experience! Event registration opens exactly 30
days prior to the event, so you can plan ahead. Start
by logging into your account. If you’ve forgotten your
username or password, DO NOT CREATE A NEW
ACCOUNT! Every person’s account contains their
registration history, payment history, driving evaluations
(yes, coaches write notes to help in the future).
Just click the “forgot password” link and it’ll step you
through it. If you still have troubles, CALL customer
service. The people at CR.net are very nice and would
much rather help you with a username/password situation
than deal with merging seven different accounts
in the future.
Now that you’re logged in, you will have to click
“Search for Events” to find the one you want. It should
default to our local region events, but if it doesn’t,
you can search for Maverick and it should pull up our
list. Then click “Register” and it will give you all the
details of the event, including price, sponsor, and track
configuration. You can then click on “Register” to proceed.
The next screen has you choose your Event Fee.
If you’re a PCA member, click on “PCA members.” If
you’re not, click on “NON-PCA members.” See how
easy that is? Then you select your Vehicle. Don’t worry
about a car number. If you’ve run with us before, it
will automatically assign what you used last time. If you
don’t have a number, it will automatically assign one
If you HATE that number and want to use a different
one, fear not. You can search for reserved numbers by
going to “My Account” > “Search Reserved #s” to find a
like that is
in use. Finish
You can always search for a number not in you personally
use, but good luck getting “911” or “918”!
change your number; only the registrar can do that.
Your run group will also be assigned for you. If you
were promoted to Blue at your last event but it’s still
showing Green, don’t panic. Just email the registrar
after you get done registering. We will take care of it.
Sometimes coaches forget to put information into your
event profile and other times there are slight mistakes
that can be discovered and fixed.
If you want to sign up a Co-Driver for this event, you
BOTH must register for the event! You can’t just put
someone’s name in the Co-Driver field and share your
track time; it unfortunately doesn’t work like that. Remember
when I said before that every driver’s profile
keeps track of driving history and all? That’s where this
is important. Yes, it would be lovely to share the fee with
someone else, especially if you THINK you only want to
drive half the time. Trust me when I say when you get
out there, you won’t WANT to share your driving time.
Next up for most DEs is the possibility of purchasing
lunch for each day. You don’t have to do this, but if you
don’t want to bring a lunch or leave the track, it’s a convenient
way to eat. We have a great caterer that brings
delicious food for us to eat, and $10 is a good deal.
Emergency Contact info is a must. We take every
safety precaution at the track, but it’s still driving all
out in your vehicle and things can happen. We need to
know who to contact on your behalf just in case.
Click the final Register button and you’re nearly
done. It will then take you through the payment process,
which goes through PayPal. If you have an account
already, great. If you don’t you can easily sign up
for one or opt to pay as a guest.
You can also choose to buy other fun things available
from CR.net if you want or you can always come
back to that later on their website. Vinyl car numbers
are cool to have and look better than painter’s tape,
BUT if you aren’t sure if you’re going to like DE’ing,
just use the blue tape to make your numbers and save
Once you get registered, it takes about one to two
weeks to get your event confirmation. There’s nothing
wrong if it takes longer -- it just means the registrar got
busy. Do watch your email, though, in case there are
issues that need addressing. Registrations that are NOT
PAID, or ones that have unresolved questions, will not
be confirmed and could be delayed. Delayed confirmations
might result in your being put on a waiting list if
your group fills up. It’s more likely for the less experienced
run groups to fill than the higher ones, so don’t
wait to sign up!
Also, don’t be afraid to pay. If you have to cancel
prior to 10 days before the event, we will gladly refund
your money. If it’s within 10 days, refunds are not guaranteed.
If we can fill your spot with another driver, no
problem. Other requests are taken on a case-by-case
basis. Failure to show up at the event forfeits your entry
Final confirmations go out the week of the event.
That’s when you will receive an event schedule, map,
and all kinds of other goodies. Prior to that you will
receive a tech form that you MUST have filled out by
an approved inspection station. Forms are available
on our website under the Events > DE tab. Before you
ask: YES . . . you MUST have an inspection done before
EVERY event, even if you just drove in a DE last week.
Your car’s brakes, tires, etc. can be significantly different
after each event. Remember, safety is paramount.
Oh, and unless you are approved to self-tech your car,
you must have a shop do it for you. The approved ones
(mostly the places listed in Slipstream) will do it for you
for FREE. If a shop wants to charge you, go someplace
else. They must sign the form and YOU must sign it, as
well. You are responsible for the safety of your vehicle.
Getting them to tech it a week before the event is a
good idea in case there’s a problem that needs to be
fixed. Oh, and please remember to bring your form
when you come to registration Saturday morning. We
will ask you for it and you won’t be allowed to drive
without it. After you get it tech’ed, just leave it in your
car so you won’t forget it!
Regarding helmets: MotorSport Ranch has some
rentals available, so you don’t need to go out and buy
your own right away, unless you know for sure you want
to do this many times and you’d much rather have a
helmet with your own sweat in it instead of someone
else’s. Buy it from a performance racing shop or a motorcycle
shop, but they MUST be Snell 2010 approved
or newer. You will need an SA helmet designed for auto
racing and not an M helmet rated for motorcycles.
If you have a question, feel free to ask. We do our
best to educate you at every turn so you not only know
the answer, but you know WHY it’s the answer. We want
you to have a great time and spread the love to all your
friends. Then they tell two friends and so on. . .
Car Care: Waterless Wash and Shine Products
By Bill Kruder, Region Advertising Chair
Images Courtesy of the Author
o do you wash your car
once a month? Once a
week? Every other day
maybe? How about after
a rain or driving through lawn
When you decide it’s time, you
drag out the hose. It kinks up of
course. You grab the bucket, add
your favorite liquid carwash product,
and grab the sponge. You are
now ready for an “enjoyable” time
in your driveway with the Texas sun
bearing down on you. First, the initial
rinse: wash one side of the car
and rinse it again, because if not
you get the dreaded water spots.
Then you move to the other side
and repeat. Now for the final rinse
and race to dry it before it leaves
any spots. Needless to say we have
all done it, and at best we have a
Typical car wash tools
Now what if it could be done in
twenty minutes or less with only a
bucket and NO hose, while in your
garage? No worries about the water
spots. No hose to kink up and
best of all for the “tree huggers,”
no wasted water running down the
driveway. (Editor’s note: California
may have invented the waterless wash
concept, but it’s definitely needed here in
With this being said, I’m sure
many of you are familiar with the
ads for waterless or no-rinse products.
In fact, there are several products
out there: Mothers, Griot’s,
and Meguiar’s, just to name a few.
And to each his/her own as to what
brand you like, or the reason you
The one I was turned on to is Optimum
No Rinse Wash and Shine.
Unlike some of the other products,
the best source to purchase the
Optimum products is Amazon or
other online retailers.
Optimum No Rinse Wash & Shine
Optimum No Rinse Wash and
Shine is somewhat unique, in that
it contains polymers as well as other
lubricants. The polymers bond to
the paint and protect it during the
wash, in addition to adding a great
shine and water beading protection.
The other lubricants coat the
paint, creating a deep shine while
even adding some UV protection.
It’s also a multi-purpose product
that serves as a rinseless wash, a
quick detailer, and a clay lubricant,
depending on how much water you
So now grab a bucket, fill with
two gallons of water, and add one
ounce of Optimum No Rinse. Using
a micro fiber wash mitt and two
or three micro fiber towels, you are
now ready to get started. I suggest
starting top to bottom doing a section
or panel at a time. Wash it and
The result is shown immediately after
the wash with my 1982 911 SC
dry it. Move on to the next section
or panel, saving the wheels for last.
And yes, in 20 minutes or less
you will have a spotless car with an
incredibly smooth finish, a finish
that you can see yourself in! If it
rains the water beads up like you
just applied a fresh coat of carnauba
wax. Remember those wheels I
said save for last? Your wheels will
no longer have that annoying brake
dust building up so quickly.
So next time you’re dreading
dragging out the hose in this Texas
heat, try one of the no-rinse products.
I assure you, you won’t be disappointed.
Now don’t misunderstand,
you may not win a Concours,
but you will have a finish that looks
as good as the day it left the dealer.
To see the process in action, use
the QR code below to view a video
or visit https://goo.gl/bdxH4u.
Porsche of the Month
Selected by Bill Orr
Blue 2015 Cayman GTS, Painted Desert National Park, photo by Shane Smith
For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the
POTM contest go to : http://mavpca.org/photos/POTM/
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of Porsche exclusively for more than
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For Sale: 2004 Carrera Cabriolet 911. Black/black.
3.6 L engine, 6-speed, 320 HP. New: Michelin Pilot
Super Sport tires, Porsche battery, heater core, clutch,
equalizing tank, wiper blades, water pump and IMS
retro bearing. Asking $27,759. Has a JVC radio
(original radio in the box). All service done at Porsche
Plano. Last oil change August 2016. 87,470 miles.
Contact Bob Barber at email@example.com or
For Sale: 2006 Cayman S. Black/Black. 76,000
miles. Sold new from Park Place Porsche for $62,900.
All standard “S” equipment plus “Preferred Package”,
including self-dimming mirrors and wiper rain sensor,
heated seats, wheel caps, and Bose sound. Also, sport
shifter and steering wheel. New tires. Books and
service records included. Asking $23,700.
Contact Jeff Kraemer at firstname.lastname@example.org or
For Sale: 2011 997.2 Turbo S Coupe. Guards red/
brown natural leather. 41K miles. Original owner,
MSRP $171,085. Meticulously over-maintained by
myself and Porsche Plano. Always garaged, never
smoked in. Never tracked. Absolutely perfect
condition. Incoming 2017 991.2 Turbo S has a build
date of November, expected delivery in January.
Asking $105K. First offer of that can take it as soon
as you want. Otherwise; best offer by the time the new
one is delivered. Please call or for details. Contact
James Weber at email@example.com or 972-377-
For Sale: 1989 Porsche 944 Turbo. Alpine White with
black leather interior. 92,800 original miles. Texas car
and owned since 1992 (second owner). All original
except performance chip, headers, and performance
exhaust. Always garaged and well maintained, Recent
servicing included replacing the timing belt. Two sets
of wheels/tires- original plus OEM. Asking $18,000
OBO. Contact Bob Evans at firstname.lastname@example.org or
For Sale: 2006 Porsche Carrera. Beautiful Seal
Gray Metallic, 28250 Miles, fully serviced at 20183
miles at Roger Beasley Porsche, Sunteck clear bra on
hood, bumper and lights, new Michelin Pilot Sport
tires. Installed Options: Bi-Xenon Headlamps, leather
sport seats, heated front seats, rear window wiper,
Sport Chrono Package Plus, Bose Sound Package,
exterior matching console and Porsche Crest in
Headrest. $39,500. Contact Steven at 817-874-8399
or email@example.com. (08)
For Sale: 2007 Cayman S. Black/black. Streetable
track car, 6 speed, 36K, 20K on engine, new paint and
clear bra, great interior, all the performance mods,
faster than stock Cayman R. See link for full details...
http://panjo.com/l/286240. Asking $43,000. Wheels
and trailer also available. Contact Leif at leifp@
yahoo.com or 817-681-3038. (07)
For Sale: 2001 Porsche Carrera. Black on Black,
89K miles. New engine with less than 5K miles,
IPD Plenum, new clutch, new front rotors, Cayman
R Brake Pads, GT3 Control Arms, H&R Springs and
Sway Bars, Turbo Twist and OZ Allegeritta Rims, GT3
Seats and Heated Leather Seats. Always serviced at
Porsche of Plano by lead tech only. Always garaged.
Flawless car. $27,500. Contact Kevin Kim at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-693-5699. (07)
For Sale: 2014 Cayman S. Guards red, black interior,
red belts. 9000 miles, PDK. Never seen rain or snow,
always garaged. Never tracked. Bose Surround, Sports
Seats Plus, Sport Exhaust, 20” Carrera S wheels,
Sirius XM, Bi-Xenon headlights with PDLS, PASM,
Sport Design steering wheel with paddles, and power
folding mirrors. Full service history available, still
under factory warranty. $62,000 Contact Tim Orton at
817-437-6148 or email@example.com. (07)
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Autobahn Motorcar Group (800) 433-5602 B.C.
Autoscope (972) 867-7467 Page 13
Competition Motorsport (844) 438-7244 Page 36
deBoulle Diamond & Jewelry (800) 454-4367 Page 8
DFW Garage Design (972) 416-4545 Page 24
DFWRE Services (817) 807-2053 Page 14
Ebby Halliday – Michael Picolo (972) 365-7370 Page 26
Falgout & Associates, P. C. (972) 669-2370 Page 20
Fifth Gear Motorsports (972) 317-4005 Page 21
Garages of Texas (214) 435-4898 Page 5
Innovative Autosports (972) 418-1996 Page 25
Invisibra (214) 704-9299 Page 21
Louden Motorcar Services (972) 241-6326 I.B.C.
Marvelous Home Makeovers (214) 458-1932 Page 32
Mayo Performance (817) 540-4939 Page 31
Mullenix Motorsport (972) 417-0997 Page 26
Mustard Racing (817) 366-1678 Page 35
Nine-Eleven Automotive (972) 243-4911 Page 23
OCD’tailers (817) 948-8538 Page 35
Park Place Porsche (800) 553-3196 Pages 15, 27
The Phoenix Insurance (214) 253-0570 Page 20
Porsche Plano (214) 576-1911 I.F.C.
RAC Performance (214) 269-1571 Page 3
RetroAir (972) 960-6899 Page 31
RKT Techniques (817) 624-1322 Page 25
Roofing Solutions by Darren Houk (817) 692-8496 Page 26
Silver Fox (817) 329-6995 Page 2
Stuart’s Paint and Body (214) 221-6999 Page 33
The UPS Store (972) 420-1250 Page 35
Ussery Printing (972) 438-8344 Page 35
Victory Motorcars (713) 783-6555 Page 20
Zims Autotechnik (817) 267-4451 Page 14
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Service & Maintenance
Around the Bend...
By Jim Hirsch, Managing Editor
riving your Porsche is certainly a regular
theme of my Around the Bend musings each
issue. This month has me reflecting on
a derivation of a quote from Ferdinand
Porsche: “Life itself is a drive, marked by a start and a finish.
It is what we learn during the drive, and how we apply it,
that determines whether our drive was worthwhile.”
Being a member of the Maverick Region affords
each of us so many opportunities to regularly exercise
our Porsche rides. At times, these are well organized
performance driving events, while just as often, club
social events like monthly lunches and the monthly
evening event, give members a great reason to drive
their club vehicle to gather with fellow members.
You will also find individual club members posting
impromptu opportunities for drives such as Route 455
north of Dallas or the Twisted Sisters south of Fort
Worth, or even local coffee gatherings to see the latest
Porsche acquisition of a member. There simply is no
limit to the number of driving opportunities afforded
to our Maverick Region.
In all cases, contemplating the quote above hopefully
gives you the sense that each drive in your Porsche
is an occasion to be fully enjoyed. Further, each drive
should build even greater anticipation for the next
time you decide to exercise your Porsche!
Just looking back on the months of September and
October provides examples of hundreds of our members
that participated in a very large number of events
that included driving as the focus.
September started with the seventh Autocross
of this year. That was followed shortly by
our second Time Trial event, with a club High
Performance Driver Education (DE) event the
very next weekend along with a PCA Tours drive
that ended with parade laps at that DE event.
October featured even more club driving opportunities.
The month started with our eighth club Autocross
event, followed less than two weeks later by another
PCA Tour - this one to Rancho Sereno - always an exciting
and well-liked driving route. The next weekend featured
yet another club DE event, with the last weekend
of October featuring our club Halloween Gimmick
Rally. The final day of October saw our ninth Autocross
event of the season successfully completed.
In addition to these focused driving events, your
fellow Mav members enjoyed many drives associated
with attending a multitude of social gatherings, both
scheduled and impromptu.
And, our most seasoned and competitive members
will enjoy driving
at the Club
Race event at
MSR on Nov.
are welcome to
come out and
venue our club
Finally, look ahead to major events such as the November
PCA Palooza in Eureka Springs and the Treffen
North American Hill Country coming next spring
for extended driving opportunities.
In every case, be sure to enjoy the drives in your
Porsche from start to finish and make each ride
worthwhile - even to the grocery store. Please
consider sharing your driving adventures by writing
an article for Slipstream and posting photos
on the club Flickr stream!
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