Slipstream - May 2003

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Dogwood Tour

TWS Club Race

Hill Country Tour

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Volume 45, May 2003, Issue 5

Departments

Zone 5 Presidents ..........................................................1

List of Officers/Board Chairs .......................................4

Road Ramblings (President’s Column)......................5

Curves Ahead (Editor’s Column)...............................8

Maverick Minutes..........................................................8

New Wheels..................................................................27

Anniversaries................................................................27

Unclassifieds.................................................................28

Advertiser Index...........................................................28

Upcoming Events

Calendar of Events..........................................................1

Happy Hour at Saltgrass................................................2

Porsche Lunches .............................................................2

Jefferson Tour..................................................................2

Happy Hour ....................................................................2

Time Trial #3 and Autocross #3 & #4 ..........................3

Board Meeting ................................................................5

Kid’s Autocross................................................................8

Club Race Show & Shine.............................................11

MSR Club Race & Drivers Education .......................13

May at Mayo’s ...............................................................19

Father’s Day Picnic.......................................................20

Past Event Recaps

Happy Hour at Saltgrass Steakhouse...........................9

Mini Rally......................................................................11

Dogwood Tour........................................................14-15

TWS Club Race.......................................................18-19

Autocross #1 and Time Trial #1............................20-21

Hill Country Tour...................................................23-24

Miscellaneous

Trivia Contest..................................................................7

Boxster Boulevard ........................................................17

June TMS DE Registration Form...............................23

Day May - Events

4 Autocross #3 (Penn)

6 Board Meeting

10 May at Mayo’s

15 Happy Hour

17-18 HCR Drivers Education (MSR)

20 Plano & Bedford Lunches

24-26 Maverick Club Race (TMS)

27 Addison Lunch

Day June - Events

3 Board Meeting

7-8 Time Trial #3 & Autocross #4 (MW)

7-8 Jefferson Tour

7-8 LSR Drivers Education (TWS)

12 Happy Hour

15 Father’s Day Picnic

17 Plano & Bedford Lunches

21-22 Mav Drivers Education (MSR)

24 Addison Lunch

22-28 Parade - Tampa, Florida

Photography

Dave Frick, Kevin Hardison,

Jay Easley, Keith Bird, Bob

Bianconi, Dennis Chamberlain, Matt Platts

Cover Photo by Dave Frick A windy road

laced with Blue Bonnets in the Texas Hill

Coutry, taken during the Maverick Region’s

April Hill Country Tour

Day July - Events

4 Davis Picnic & Fireworks

8 Board Meeting

12 McKinney Library Concours

13 Autocross #5 (Penn)

15 Plano & Bedford Lunches

17 Happy Hour

19 Rally

20 Tour

26 Post Parade Party

29 Addison Lunch

Day August - Events

5 Board Meeting.

9 Maverick Social.

16-17 LSR Drivers Education (TWS)

19 Plano & Bedford Lunches

21 Happy Hour.

23-24 Nacogdoches Tour.

26 Addison Lunch

Memorial Day

May 26th

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2003 Porsche Club Zone 5 Presidents

ARK-LA-TEX

Kenneth A. Chandler

318-865-8210

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COASTAL BEND

Tinker Floyd

361-993-5757

tinker986@aol.com

LONE STAR

Stan Wenger

713-467-0453

stan@stanandjanelle.com

MARDI GRAS

Brad Bradford

504-546-0964

sandrahh@pipeline.com

OZARK

Ron Mott

501-954-9162

pcar_914_6@msn.com

WAR BONNET

Mike Lindsey

405-773-4568

mlindsey21@cox.net

ZONE 5 REP

Brooke Van Horne

tvdrug@flash.net

CIMARRON

Dick Dobson

918-251-3310

dickdobson@webzone.net

HILL COUNTRY

Weston Dillard

512-423-8327

westondillard@austin.rr.com

LONGHORN

Ruth Parks

830-537-4242

porscheladyruth@earthlink.net

MAVERICK

Keith Olcha

817-251-6865

olcha@aol.com

OZARK MOUNTAIN

Leslie Morse

501-530-1537

therainmeister@netscape.net

WHISKEY BAY

Ray Quick

225-767-7666

mercuray1@yahoo.com

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2003 Maverick Region - Board, Officers & Chairs

Maverick Region President

Keith Olcha

W - (817) 706-7678

H - (817) 251-6865

olcha@aol.com

711 Manchester Court

Southlake, TX 76092

Keith has been a regular at all of our driving

events and has recently been heavily involved

in the planning of our Driver’s Education

program. Keith has also started driving his 911

in PCA Club Races.

Vice-President

Noby Takahashi

W - 972-761-4311

H - 214-327-8911

vp@mavpca.org

9201 Garland Road, #115A

Dallas, TX 75218

Noby has been a member since 2000. He is an

active participant in many Maverick driving

events and has helped out with the Autocross

schools. He drives a 2001 Boxster S.

Secretary

Mimi Spreen

H - 972-420-9953

secretary@mavpca.org

709 Reno Street

Lewisville, TX 75077

Mimi has been a PCA member since 1989,

including being actively involved in 2 other

regions. She served with husband, Carey,

as Vice President for 2 years. She drives a

1970 914-6.

Treasurer

Bob Knight

W - (214) 461-1426

H - (214) 349-1108

treasurer@mavpca.org

9047 Oakpath

Dallas, TX 75243

A member since 1986, Bob has previously

held the offices of President and Vice

President, edited Slipstream, and has won

the Selcer Memorial award. He owns a 2000

Boxster S.

Driving Events - Chair

John Sandusky

W - (817) 777-0421

john.c.sandusky@lmco.com

John has been a member since 1986. He has

become increasingly involved in Drivers'

Education events over the past few years. He

drives a track prepared 1990 964 C2.

Logistics & Support - Chair

Joe McGlohen

W - (817) 366-1678

H - (817) 861-2792

retread@ix.netcom.com

704 Bowen Court

Arlington, TX 76012

Joe has been involved in virtually every type of

event that the Maverick Region holds.

Joe was the 2001 Selcer Memorial award winner.

He owns a 912 and a 914 2.0 liter.

Communication - Chair

Wendy Shoffit

H - (972) 506-7449

wendy@shoffit.com

1112 Santa Fe Trail

Irving, TX 75063

A member since 1997, Wendy is the editor

of Slipstream and has won the Selcer

Memorial Award. 2001 Porsche Club Family

of the Year. She owns a ‘90 911 C4 Cab and

a ‘78 911 SC.

Activities - Chair

Teri Davis

H - (940) 682-4719

chuxter@rennlist.com

P.O. Box 213

Weatherford, TX 76086

Teri is a past Slipstream Editor and the

current Rally Chair. She has also been a

major force behind Round Up and the

recent Rally Schools.

Autocross

Cody Sears

W - (940) 381-9070

C - (940) 206-4338

ax@mavpca.org

Driving Rules

Bill Dugan

H - (817) 265-0704 (


Road Ramblings

by Keith Olcha, Maverick Region President

Ah, the month of May. School is ending

for the kids, everything in the garden is

green again and growing like mad, nice

warm days and still-pleasant evenings. Oh yeah,

and the most important stuff- the Indianapolis

500, the Monaco Grand Prix, and the Memorial

Day Weekend PCA club race at Texas Motor

Speedway. May is also the launching point for

the racing season in the northern US and in

Europe. When I lived in the Midwest, I looked forward to our

first Drivers Education in May at Road America in Elkhart Lake,

Wisconsin. What a track! Four miles long shaded by the numerous

large trees of the Kettle-Moraine Forest, with big elevation

changes.

Most professional race drivers say it is the finest road course

in America for racing. It’s very similar, in my opinion, to one of

the greatest race tracks in Europe, Spa Francorchamps in

Belgium. Spa is nestled in the tranquil, wooded Ardennes Forest,

hardly evoking today the memory of that area, the site of the

brutal Battle of the Bulge of World War II. Let’s pray that the

battlegrounds of today’s conflicts go back to more useful,

peaceful ways in the future, and allow the bitter memories to

subside over time for future generations as well.

I received some responses to my list of favorite Porsches

mentioning that I left out the first generation of water-cooled,

front engine Porsches, the 924, 944 (and turbo), 968, and 928. Yes

I did, not for any reason other than that there were too many

good cars to choose from when forming my list. Personally, my

favorites of those cars are the 1988 and 1989 944 Turbo S cars.

They were faster and handled better than their 1988-1989 3.2 liter

911 siblings. Not a feature Porsche wanted publicized at the time.

The ’88 Turbo S, and 89 Turbo (the S was dropped but the

specs were the same) had 250 bhp, big brakes from the 928, ABS,

and heavy duty suspension with larger front hubs and carriers,

and 50/50 weight distribution for excellent handling. There also

was a European spec-racing series, the Rothman’s Turbo Cup that

featured these cars in race trim, like the Cup series of today. I

enjoy driving these cars today when I can bum a ride.

I had the pleasure of driving Rob Granger’s Red 1989 944

Turbo at a DE at Texas World Speedway a few months ago. With

an inexpensive chip-set change for the computer and boostcontrol,

these cars make 300 bhp. The only thing you have to be

careful of is where you are in a corner, and where the front wheels

are pointed when full boost comes on- very much a surge that can

break the rear wheels loose easily even in third gear. While these

cars like all Porsches are expensive to repair and maintain, they

can be bought for around $11,000-$16,000 today depending

upon condition and are also great-looking machines.

Okay, we’ve got a full calendar in May. Besides our Club Race

and DE during the Memorial Day Weekend (Sponsored by

Boardwalk Porsche- Thank you), we’ve got another track event

put on by our pals at Hill Country Region- a Drivers Education

at MotorSports Ranch (MSR) on May 17-18. Mavericks can sign

up as you read this for what is always a great event at the best

small race track I’ve ever driven. There is another DFW local area

autocross at Pennington Field on May 4th, and our ever popular

May at Mayo’s” social on May 10th. This annual Saturday

evening dinner social held at Mayo Performance (race and repair

shop) in the Mid-Cities is always a blast. I’m planning on

attending everything I’ve mentioned, but don’t forget our May

15th Happy Hour and our weekday lunches. I think I’ll be in town

for that Thursday evening Happy Hour. Last month we had 65

people mix it up together with several new members attending.

Now I’m excited. The mail came and there is another Harbor

Freight Tool catalog in the pile. Yesterday there was one from

Tweeks. I need to go out in the backyard and lie in the hammock,

finding yet another tool I must have for the workshop or the

track. Till next month…

Photo by Kevin Hardison

Keith Olcha at the Texas World Speedway Club Race in College Station.

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Curves Ahead

by Matt Platts, Editor

Another month has gone by and I still haven’t made it to an Autocross

or Time Trial! Maybe I shouldn’t say that I haven’t made it, I have,

but not to drive. I have taken several pictures and tech inspected

several cars, but having an entire day or weekend to spend driving has

eluded me. I hope that you are not suffering from the same schedule

overload that I am, you are getting out there and driving, right??!? I will be

correcting this problem very soon... you’ll see my red 924S weaving in and

out of cones at the next AX and TT, I promise.

Once again, this issue is chock-full of good reading. The competitive driving season is

now in full swing and many of you have also enjoyed the tours. There are several tours this year,

some are one-day, some are 3-day, pick one that sounds like fun and go for it. Talk to anyone

who has gone on a tour, they are a blast! We are lucky to have so many cool places to visit and

fun roads to drive to get us there.

The months of May and June have some very special events, our annual Club Race and

Drivers Education at Texas Motor Speedway, 2003 Parade in Tampa, and our second

MotorSport Ranch Drivers Education. Sign up for a DE soon, you don’t want to miss the fun

of driving and learning on either great track!

Maverick Minutes

by Mimi Spreen

The Board meeting was held on Tuesday, April 8th

at the home of Keith Olcha.

Present: Mimi Spreen, Wendy Shoffit, Keith

Olcha, Cody Sears, Noby Takahashi, Lanean Hughes,

Charlie Davis, Joel Nannis, Matt Platts, Tinker Edwards,

Michael Wingfield, Jan Mayo, John Sandusky, Joe

McGlohen and Bob Knight.

The meeting started at 7:10 with Keith's "Round the Room."

Lanean - To date, there are 24 Club racers and 19 DE'rs signed up, with

6 more possibilities. Met with people at TMS and needs volunteers to pick

up door prizes. Keith suggested putting it on the MRPCA list to help get

more people signed up. The AX will have donuts and coffee at 7:30 and

lunch will be Jason's Deli this coming weekend.

Dee (AKA Lanean) - a motion was voted on and passed for ordering

48 of the new "No Cones" logo T-shirts for the Goodie Store.

Cody - TT had 34 attendees and 45 at the AX. The truxter is working

out great. Sunday AX has only 27 people signed up. Cody needs a few fire

extinguishers. William Fletcher will be contacted since this is his business.

Wendy - shirts are available from the AX school for those who helped

out and didn't get their shirts. Wendy needs online registration for CR, DE's

and volunteers Will be working on Region of the Year Awards. Matt is to get

the old scrapbooks from storage unit to help her start.

Mike Brodigan (AKA Wendy) some advertisers have been getting their

ads for free. Streetworks Collision's ad will be discontinued. Another 1/2

page ad signed up in their place.

Bob - we have money.

Matt - Slipstream went well and has been mailed.

Jan - Parade meeting went well. There were alot of additions and

substitutions to the volunteer chart. Head Honcho's know that their

budgets are due and to contact Bob Knight if necessary.

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Joel - we have 1172 members and hosting Parade will help generate

100-200 new members.

Tinker - 63 people at Happy Hour at Saltgrass with lots of new

members. Chair people are really encouraged to come out and answer

questions the new members may have at the HH. Sunday's tour to Palestine

has 37 people, article to come. Hill country tour is this weekend.

Joe McGlohen - investigated FRS radios and would spend more in

batteries than for good radios with rechargeable batteries.

Noby - New insurance information sent from National. New waivers

are to be used from now on, so if anyone has the old ones, please throw

them away. National will be sending pads of waivers or they can be copied,

Jan will make color copies to use if necessary. Need insurance info from Ted

Glover for the Centerville tour on 4/27. Will read insurance coverage and

report on any questions about the verbiage.

Teri - (AKA Charlie) Rally school had 7 cars show up and issued 5

pairs of awards.

Charlie - To date, spent $947.00 on Truxter including getting it

licensed etc. Cody has a set of keys, Charlie has one set and James will get

another. Banners needed for AX and some red flags too. Matt to get them

from storage unit.

Keith - Owner of Cafe Vienna called him and wants to have a HH or

dinner social or anything at his restaurant. It's decorated with Porsche

memorabilia and will hold about 50 people. No liquor license, but people

can bring in their own beer or wine. Dennis Chamberlain will talk to

owner, Scott, and see if a HH can be scheduled there. The OMNI theater

called me and they are showing "Speed" which is sponsored by Porsche. It

is narrated by Lucas Lor and they would love for us to come watch it. We

can have Porsche parking. Possibly a concours or dinner social prior to

going to watch the movie.

Motion made at 9:00 to adjourn, seconded and passed.


Photo by Dennis Chamberlain

Happy Hour at Saltgrass

by Dennis Chamberlain

At the Saltgrass, before we

were quite ready to sit down

and eat, Jennifer Lage

stopped the waiter and ordered a 32

Happy Hour Crew: Dennis Chamberlain, Tinker

Edwards, and Mark Gluck

oz Porterhouse steak. I didn’t pay

much attention because I thought

she was kidding, but later, after she

had finished the steak and a dessert,

and as she quietly scanned the rest

of the table for any leftovers, I realized this was no joke. And I

felt that old familiar longing – to be young and thin again!

Tom Tierney, Tom Widmer, and Kristi Kobell

An hour earlier, I

had been concerned

about whether we

would have a decent

turnout. Only a few of

us had arrived, and

after all, it was the first

full day of Operation

Iraqi Freedom. I

thought that a lot of

our members might

want to stay home and

watch the action on

television – and I

figured Jay Easley

would be somewhere

Jennifer and Debbie

outside in the cold

wind protesting or something -- but fifteen minutes later

about forty members

including Jay

exploded onto the

scene and all of

a sudden I was

worried about the

ability of the

Saltgrass to handle

all of us. At the

peak, we had sixty

attendees, several of

whom were either

new or attending for

their first time

(including Ernie

Swersky and his

928). Forty-five of

Tinker and Jay

us stayed for dinner.

Amid the excitement, Kristi Kobell from Park Place

rolled up in a new Cayenne, causing heads to turn (some

of which were for the

Cayenne). Meanwhile, a

sideshow was happening

at my table – Lisa Jue, who

surely must be in training

for a standup comedian

role somewhere – proved

to be all the entertainment

I could handle.

From my perspective,

the Saltgrass seemed to be

a hit. We’ll be returning

in the future, but for the

May 15 Happy Hour,

we’re going to try a new

place in Irving called Cafe

Vienna. See you there!

Lisa Jue entertaining the table

Photo by Dennis Chamberlain

Photo by Dennis Chamberlain

Photo by Dennis Chamberlain

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Straight Arrow Rally

by Jack Wales

Knuckles white on the wheel, tires squealing and with the Driver

fighting to hold the car on course, the Navigator chants a litany of directions

to the Driver. Okay, maybe since this was our first Rally event, perhaps,

we were just a tad bit excited about it. We might also have had expectations

from watching events on the television that didn't quite apply.

Meeting at Cozymel's for a bit of lunch before the event, we listened to

the event coordinators, Teri Davis and Mark Gluck, give a short class on how

to do a road rally. Since out of the seven cars in the event, six of them had

never run a rally before, this was most informative.

After covering what the general road rules were, and how to use the

Numbered Route Instructions, they led us all outside to give us the pages of

Numbered Route Instructions. From looking around at the blank looks on

other navigators faces, and having the feeling that same look was on mine,

I was suddenly worried about even finishing the event, much less sticking to

the instructions for more than a few minutes. I leaned over to one of the other

navigators and ask him if he understood the second instruction, he look back

at me and whispered, "I haven't gotten that far yet!"

As we lined up ready to depart the parking lot, a local Grapevine police

officer pulled past, quickly circled into the parking and and sat, staring at a line

of Porsches. I wondered if there were dollar signs in his eyes as one by one the

cars rolled out of the parking lot, proceeding to follow the directions on the list.

OUR TURN!

Away we went, I gave the turn instruction to Darron Shaffer, being

careful to keep a lookout for the answers to the questions we would need to fill

out,reading ahead a couple of instructions trying to figure out what to tell him

-- ok is that next stop light the one we need to turn left at? Or is it the one half

a block further? One would be the correct way, the other would lead us into

a wild goose chase.

How to decide the placement? Mileage? Time? Well this was not a

Time/Distance event, so maybe that wasn't the best way to do it! Then Mark

had a moment of insight! Ahah, that entry misspelled a word! Great they are

in third, OOh that one had extra punctuation! Great, now its easier to put

them in the order!

After the plaques for placement were passed out, everyone went outside

and chatted for a bit. I know Darron and I both decided this was an event that

we would like to do again. It seems ALL of the Novice teams decided this was

something that they could get in to and pestered those in charge to let them

know when the next Rally was to be. All in all, perfect weather, good driving,

lovely scenery, and a bit of fun with the instructions made for an event that all

who participated will have fond memories of for quite some time!

I would like to thank the organizers Teri Davis and Mark Gluck, and the

course designer, Carey Spreen.

Straight Arrow Rally

Final Results:

Class Driver / Navigator Errors / Tie Breakers

Exp. Don & Taxi Breithaupt 0 7

-------------------------------------------------------------------------

Novice Dave Frick / Jean Frick 0 7

Novice Darron Shaffer / Jack Wales 0 6

Novice Mike Stafford / Clyde Stringer 0 5.5

Novice Adam & Mohammed Muheeb 1 7

Novice Brandon O'Neill / Mike O'Neill 1 0

Novice Brad Neal / Kim Neal 1.5 0

Photo by Dave Frick

Rally participants showing off their hard-earned awards

After only a few turns, we both realized the instructions were really quite

clear,but only when you came to the point you need to use them. Okay maybe

it was the top down driving through a beautiful day, the flowers just starting

to bloom, the amazingly clear instructions that had at first seemed so arcane

and confusing, but this turned into a most amazing drive the the countryside.

Only at one point did we have a problem, and that was in noticing the

goats on top of some guy's house, we almost missed a turn in the route.

Not sure if that was what the people that laid the course out intended, but

it worked well. Other than that, it was quite a fun drive, following the

instructions, looking at the scenery, looking for the answers to questions,

watching for the signs we needed to keep track of, writing down all the cities

we passed through and their populations, okay and did I mention watching

the very pretty countryside? Oh yeah and Darron watched the road!

We all found the ending point, filled out the sheets, turned them in and

waited for the results. Seemed like a very long time, only to hear Teri Davis

muttering to herself that she had never had this many all correct answers.

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Davey Dogwood: The Maverick Tour Season Begins

by Bob Bianconi

It seems Ted and Bonnie are ‘branching’ out this year. The first

Maverick tour of the season started on a Sunday with an all

day romp through the roads of east Texas. The idea, of course,

was to catch the dogwoods in bloom, particularly in the area

surrounding Palestine.

The now infamous “Walmart” was our starting root, er,

point. With nearly 40 cars and 70-some Maverick members,

this tour was a success before it even began. Lots of new Mav’s

showed up, some with only a month or two since joining

(great!). For other seasoned Maverick’s, it was their first tour.

By late morning the temperature was pushing the low seventies

and the cab’s and targas had lost their cover in favor of topdown

driving.

But begin it did and the caravan wound it’s way east on the

now famous Glover roads. Dual lane country roads, one lane

back roads and an occasional sprint on a connecting highway,

as usual, the Porsches experienced it all. It was Italian for lunch

at Giovanni’s in Palestine. From there it was back behind the

wheel in search of the elusive dogwood.

And yes, there were dogwoods and some wonderfully

purple trees too (well if this were Arbor World instead of

Slipstream, I guess I’d have a name for ‘em). Perhaps the highlight

of the dogwood bloom was our visit to the Davey

Dogwood Park just north of Palestine. Situated on 200 acres,

...if this were Arbor World instead of

Slipstream...

the park is known for acre’s of white dogwoods. Once in the

park, the caravan twisted it’s way through what seemed like

miles of one-lane roads lined by dogwoods (and them purple

things again). It was an amazing place.

So the season begins and I’ll bet many of us are looking

forward to the next trip.

Photo by Bob Bianconi

The tour destination, Davey Dogwood Park

Photo by Keith Bird

Photo by Dave Frick

Photo by Bob Bianconi

A beautiful view of Porsches and foliage

An umbrella of trees shades the road

Everyone staged, ready to get moving again

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Photo by Jay Easley

Photo by Jay Easley

Mmm, Braums... anyone for a shake?

A gray Boxster hidden in the foliage

Photo by

A sweet view of sexy cars!

Photo by Jay Easley

Look really hard, I think somebody is waving...

Photo by Dave Frick

Even a pair of motorcycles joined the fun for a while!

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Boxster Boulevard

by Bob Bianconi

Boxster Owners Bane: The Dead Battery

It’s Midnight, you turn the ignition key on your Boxster and

the battery is dead. What next? Hot shot the battery from another

car? Sounds good, but how do you get to the battery? A simple

question and usually a simple answer: pop the hood. Well, it’s not

that simple on a Boxster with a dead battery. What you’ll find is

...it’s not so simple on a Boxster with a

dead battery . . .

that the hood is locked and the hood switch by the driver’s seat

(lever on a pre-01) will not unlock the hood. This is a function of

the alarm system.

To open the hood, you may follow the instructions found in the

owner’s manual (you do have the manual with you right?): this can

be tricky depending on your model year. The 1997-2000 model

years listed some oblique instructions. From 2001-on, Porsche

provided a terminal in the fuse box for connecting a battery

charging cable. Look inside the fuse box (by your left knee) for a

small booklet with instructions.

A more simple method is to carry one of the battery

charging cables with cigarette lighter plugs at each end. Follow

the manufacturer’s directions for using this cable – usually the

small end at the car with the good battery, the fat end plugged

into your Boxster. This method won’t start your car but it will

provide enough juice for you to cycle the alarm system so you can

open the hood.

Remember: Plugging the cable in is not good enough, you

have to remember to turn the key!

The cable is cheap insurance – less than $15 at most auto

supply stores. So where should you keep the battery charging

cable? Under the front hood? Not unless you want to walk home.

Keep it in the passenger compartment. You’ll be glad you have it

at Midnight.

Photo by Bob Bianconi

Where to locate charging terminal in your fuse box

Photo by Bob Bianconi

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Mavericks at TWS Club Race

By Keith Olcha

Every March for the last seven years, the Lone Star Region has held its

annual Club Race. This year, as in the last few, there was also an

endurance race, in addition to the sprint races. Just to give you a little

background on the venue and the format of club racing, Texas World

Speedway is located in College Station and is a 3-1/2 hour drive from the

DFW Metroplex. The course itself is a 2.9 mile road course constructed by

using the main straight from the 2 -1/2 mile NASCAR oval integrated with

a twisty challenging road circuit complete with elevation changes and a couple

of limited- visibility turns.

TWS was closed down in the late 1980s as a professional commercial

racetrack but has thrived with almost 50 weekends per year and several

mid-week dates as a club track with SCCA, PCA, and several other clubs

running driving events and race weekends. It is rarely used as a banked

oval anymore.

The club race format used by LSR at TWS is practice on Friday until

the afternoon, then practice race-starts followed by a fun-race of 5-7 laps.

The field was divided into two major run groups, the red group and the

green group. Each group had about 36-40 cars with several separate classes

of cars within each of the two large groups. The green group ran E-K

stock, plus GT4 and GT5, the red group ran GT1-GT3, GT, C, and B-D

stock. Saturday was qualifying and two separate sprint races for each

group, while Sunday was reserved for qualifying and a 90 minute Enduro,

with a mandatory 5 minute pit-stop and optional refueling.

While club racing has been growing in popularity nationally over the

last few years, this year was the biggest appearance by Mavericks at TWS,

and the most chance for several first-in-class, as well as overall group (red,

green) wins by Mavericks. In addition to a large number of Mavericks

Photo by Kevin Hardison

Wayne Brown first into a very crowded infield corner.

returning to TWS, there were a large number of rookies who were using

TWS as their first race, or their second after getting their rookie licenses at

Hallett last October.First-time Maverick racers included Steve Patti,David

Baker, Steve Watkins and Brian Amond. Rookies included Jorge Vargas

and Doug Molny. Returning Mavericks included Lee Wilkins, Bryan

Henderson, Wayne Brown, Wade Kolody, Hamp Williams, Carl Amond,

Jim Collier, Jim Buckley, Joe McGlohen, John Souzelka, Glen Gatlin, Ed

Cullen, Ned Cullen, Barry Moore, and Yours Truly. Add the Hill-Country

group that many of you know from our MotorSports Ranch and Texas

Motor Speedway events, and our Oklahoma pals (including Wally Ruiz

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and Brooke Van Horn) and it was clear our gang and our buddies were a

major influence on the attendance as well as the outcome of various races.

There were also a host of Mavericks volunteering in timing and scoring,

grid, safety, and working corner stations. The weather was great

Friday, but rain on Saturday created some interesting grids for the sprint

races based on qualifying in the wet. The weather was perfect again on

Sunday for the enduro. Mavericks did very well, with Lee Wilkins and

David Baker placing first and second overall in the green group Enduro

and each winning their respective classes. Jim Buckley and Joe McGlohen

won their Saturday sprint races,and Doug Molny won the Sunday enduro

996 GT3 Cup car with a 3.6 liter motor on slicks.

The Sunday enduro included a first: three zone 5 region-presidents,

and their zone-5 representative all driving against one another- Brooke

Van Horn zone 5 rep from Oklahoma,Stan Wenger President of Lone Star

Region, West Dillard President of Hill Country Region, and me from

Maverick.With my superb pit crew of Joe McGlohen,Lee Wilkins,and Pat

Benson, plus a boost problem with Brooke’s car I squeaked to the finish

line ahead of them all. As they say… that’s racing!

Photo by Kevin Hardison

David Baker winning his Class in Sunday’s Green Group Enduro race.

Photo by Kevin Hardison

“Rookie” Doug Molny won the G Stock Enduro on Sunday!

in G stock after a strong start against Jorge Vargas and Jim Buckley and

others retired with mechanical problems.Glen Gatlin and Jim Collier each

won races in C-stock as well, with Glen winning the enduro. Rookie Steve

Watkins tore up the very competitive F-stock class with a great showing

and a first-in-class. Wayne Brown unfortunately suffered mechanical

problems throughout the weekend, and did not place as high as usual

throughout the weekend. However, he and Carl Amond both set the

fastest lap times of any Mavericks entered – low 1minute 52 –second lap

times. Similar times from vastly differing cars. We had Wayne’s GT4S car,

a 914 with a 2.8 liter engine on D.O.T. tires versus Carl’s GTC2 car, a 2000

Photo by Kevin Hardison

Lee Wilkins captured the first place overall in his Sunday enduro.

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Autocross #1 and Time Trial #1

by Bob Lewis

Having recently driven in the Autocross 102 and Time Trial 103

schools, I was ready to drive an actual Autocross (AX) and Time

Trial (TT). I had my opportunity at the first such events of the

season for the Maverick Region. When I arrived on Saturday for the Time

Trial, I noticed that the layout was the same as I had run at the Time Trial

103 School, so I had some familiarity with the preferred line. I also had

plenty of time to consider what I wanted to do differently from when

I was in the school. One thing was that not spinning my car previously

meant I could drive faster or take a more aggressive line. I started off in

third gear as I did at the school; my times were down 4 seconds to 78.02.

This seemed like a good improvement for me. In the afternoon I reduced

the time 2 more seconds. I now wanted to start shifting gears. I was

approaching the hard right turn after a long sweeper right at 100 MPH.

Hard on the brakes then turn. The blood rushed to my head, as the G

forces were more than I am accustomed to. This car really has a higher

level of braking than I expected from a street car.

As a form of personal pride, some of the veteran drivers look at

each other’s times and try to be lowest for the day. A newcomer to the

Maverick Time Trials driving a Yellow BMW M3 with a considerable

number of suspension modifications had the low time. Mark Steele was

about 1 sec behind in his modified 993 C2. Mark’s wife, Lisa, was only

about two seconds more. I think good driving runs in the family or the

car is really well setup for the Mineral Ring. Some of the 914 drivers

watch the other 914 drivers’ skills, driving technique, and times. Then

there are the rest of us just trying to improve on our times. It’s really fun

to watch from a corner and hear the times as each driver tries again to

better his/her time. On AX day Mark had the lowest time by about 2

seconds over the Yellow BMW.

Sunday, March 30 was the day for the AX. A new course was implemented

on Saturday after the TT. All the participants walk the course

and plan their strategy before the runs begin. Again began the runs in

third gear only to learn the course. My first run was at 108 sec. Mark said

...This is the consistency for which you strive...

that it was a good first run since I did not DNF. I brought the times down

as the day progressed by learning what I could do. I did spin once with

Mark in the car. The car hadn’t yet stopped and he was saying,

“You know what you did wrong don’t you”. I was still realizing that the

spin didn’t even take me out of the driving line. That is, I did not DNF.

Photo by Wendy Shoffit

Photo by Wendy Shoffit

Everyone is attentive at the drivers meeting

I think what I did was enter the corner with too much speed and

compounded the problem with turning the wheel. This was unsettling

the chassis during the corner. This is a no no. Mark taught me a

technique on the skid pad; he had me over steer and push the front end

around the circle with the throttle. I did it once pretty well but this skill

needs more practice from me. I ran two consecutive runs at 100.2.

This is the consistency for which you strive. I started

shifting gears late in the day without much to do. However,

after the scheduled runs I ran some “fun” runs. I spun the

car again but at a different point. Here again I cranked in

more turn during a tight turn that unsettled the chassis. As

before, I felt the rear end coming around. The last run was

at 98.9 sec. I had lowered my time almost 10 seconds from

the first lap. I was really pumped. I was making progress and

learning the “feel” of the chassis.

I can hardly wait for the next driving event. Since I

have now experienced several driving schools and a DE, I

know I have progressed as a driver. My goal at the next DE

is to solo and move to the Blue Group. I hope you will

consider some of these driving events yourself, you will

learn more about the capabilities of your car. You will have

more confidence in every day driving, and these Maverick

Region events are fun!

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Photo by Wendy Shoffit

Time Trial #1 Results

Class Car # Name Car Time Plc Pts.

Class 2

66 Sears, Cody Red 914 71.067 1 9

Class 3

31 Lockas, Mike White 944 71.512 1 9

Class 4

102 Erz, Eric Brown 911E 69.676 1 9

Class 5

13 Cobb, Alex Silver 911 SC 75.321 1 9

Class S5

120 de Jong, Michael Green 911S 77.411 1 9

Class 5L

11 Shoffit, Wendy Black 911 SC 69.991 1 9

Class S5L

210 de Jong, Michele Green 911S 85.512 1 9

Class 6

1

76

Machala, Chuck

Miller, Bill

Silver Boxster

Black 911 Coupe

68.024

69.706

1

2

9

7

158 Gage, Dan Red 944 Turbo 69.8 3 5

311 Machala, Charles Silver Boxster 71.523 4 4

750 Graidage, Colin Red 911 Targa 71.78 5 3

105 Snodgrass, Tom Yellow Boxster 73.212 7 1

Class 6L

17 Burbank, Shelly Red 911 75.102 1 9

Class 7

257 Takahashi, Noby Silver Boxster S 68.106 1 9

Class S7L

731 Kavanaugh, SusannaBlack Boxster S 75.349 1 9

Class 8

99 Steele, Mark Red 993 66.67 1 9

996 Pang, David Black 911 71.293 2 7

Class 8L

9 Steele, Lisa Red 993 69.693 1 9

Class 10

130 Hardison, Kevin Blue 914 71.423 1 9

Class 12

619 Johnson, Rocky White 968 68.321 1 9

Class 13

242 Shaffer, Darron W-Green Boxster S72.653 1 9

161 Randall, Rick Black 911 Carerra 73.023 6 2

Class 17

23 Gohlke, Mark White 914 68.621 1 9

123 Krantz, Bob White 914 71.184 2 7

Class 17L

33 Gohlke, Rose White 914 73.174 1 9

Class OA

818 Yamada, Dean Black Firebird 69.943 1

Class OG

29 Name Withheld Yellow M3 66.456 1

Class OJ

74 Garner, Gabby White WRX 70.474 1

186 Williams, Mitch Red Miata 71.236 2

6 Keene, Keith White Miata 76.788 3

Class DD

8 Lewis, Bob Silver 911 C4S 76.049

98 Poquiz, Dennis Black Boxster S 78.914

86 Perez, Rod White Protégé 5 80.542

Autocross #1 Results

Class Car # Name Car Time Plc Pts.

Class 2

66 Sears, Cody Red 914 91.359 1 9

6 Davis, Charlie Red 914 92.951 2 7

26 Bailey, Ron Blue 914 100.233 3 5

41 Swanson, Allen Yellow 914 108.622 4 4

Class S2

24 Pajares, Rowdy White 914 111.525 1 9

Class 2L

108 Dugan, Nancy Red 914 Red 99.564 1 9

Class 3

31 Lockas, Mike White 944 91.702 1 9

Class 4

102 Erz, Eric Brown 911E 90.737 1 9

54 Sutton, Jerry Red 911T 98.123 2 7

Class 4L

45 Sutton, Myra Red 911T 99.282 1 9

Class 5

911 Stafford, Bill Brown 911 SC 93.08 1 9

Class 5L

11 Shoffit, Wendy Black 911 SC 94.486 1 9

Class 6

1 Machala, Chuck Silver Boxster 87.988 1 9

76 Miller, Bill Black 911 Coupe 90.88 2 7

311 Machala, Charles Silver Boxster 90.932 3 5

Class S6

105 Snodgrass, Tom Yellow Boxster 95.097 1 9

Class 6L

17 Burbank, Shelly Red 911 98.32 1 9

Class 7

257 Takahashi, Noby Silver Boxster S 90.213 1 9

216 Fry, Terry Silver Boxster S 93.088 2 7

7 Fallon, Steve Blue Boxster S 97.246 3 5

Class S7L

731 Kavanaugh, SusannaBlack Boxster S 101.843 1 9

Class 8

99 Steele, Mark Red 993 87.376 1 9

Class 8L

9 Steele, Lisa Red 993 90.368 1 9

Class 10

130 Hardison, Kevin Blue 914 91.208 1 9

Class 12

619 Johnson, Rocky White 968 91.934 1 9

Class 13

242 Shaffer, Darron W-Green Boxster S93.212 1 9

161 Randall, Rick Black 911 Carerra 93.043 4 4

Class 16

21 Gonzales, Rick Yellow 914-6 99.987 1 9

Class 17

30 Swanson, John Blue 914-6 102.121 1 9

Class OA

818 Yamada, Dean Black Firebird 90.787 1

23 Castillo, Ben Red S40 92.345 2

Class OG

29 Name Withheld Yellow M3 88.293 1

999 Name Withheld Red 328is 93.182 2

Class OJ

74 Garner, Gabby White WRX 91.722 1

142 Burns, Leland White MR2 93.729 2

91 Garcia, Jeremy White S2000 94.295 3

36 Curry, Shawn Blue WRX no time 4

Class OJL

42 Burns, Cheryl White MR2 94.458 1

Class DD

98 Poquiz, Dennis Black Boxster S 100.478

19 Petri, Brian Black Boxster S 101.171

65 Gallup, Duane Silver Miata 101.437

86 Perez, Rod White Protégé 5 104.913

50 LeTourneau, HaroldSilver Boxster 109.995

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Driver Education At MotorSport Ranch

June 21-22, 2003

Sponsored by:

Cost: $195

Mailing Date: May 9th

Maverick Region invites you to our PCA Driver

Education event at MotorSport Ranch, www.motorsportranch.com,

located in Cresson, Texas on highway

377, 16 miles southwest of Fort Worth. Novices

are encouraged and will be provided comprehensive

instruction. All cars must be inspected for track worthiness

(tech) prior to the event. Tech locations, dates,

and forms, along with further information will be

sent with your acceptance package; also look for DE

info on our web site www.pca.org/mav/DE.

Acceptance priority will be: Maverick Region members

and all instructors, other PCA members, other

Porsche drivers, and other cars, in that order, all based

upon postmark date within assigned run group.

Expect to have a response (In/Out/Waiting List)

approximately three weeks before the event date and

please check the web site for your name among the

entrants. Event registration will open with May 9th

Mail Application with check to:

Bill Dawson, Registrar

1041 Nottingham Drive

Cedar Hill, TX 75104

972-291-8817 before 9:30pm

billdawson@worldnet.att.net

General Information:

John Sandusky

817-777-0421

John.C.Sandusky@LMCO.com

Tech Information:

Ray Luedecke

972-342-7412

rluedecke@sbcglobal.net

Entrant:

Sharing Car With:

Address: City: St: Zip:

Phone: Day ( ) Eve. ( ) Driver's Lic #: State:

Contact Me By: US mail OR e-mail sent to:

PCA Region: PCA # Helmet type: M95 / SA95 / M00 / SA00

Year Make Model Color Cabriolet Yes No

If pre-996/986, cab must

meet new reqmts - see web site

List last DE event - each category below:

--Maverick Region (list date)

Track Run Group at end of last event Car #

MSR/TMS Green/Blue/Blue-Solo/Yellow/White

CAR

--Other (list club/region and date)

postmark dates. No postage meters, please. The cost

is $195 each driver, payable to Maverick Region PCA.

Applications without payment cannot be processed.

Sorry, due to limited availability we are unable to

issue refunds once you are accepted. Please use a separate

application/check per individual entrant, even if

sharing a car! Fill out the form completely and legibly

- missing data means you are placed at the bottom of

the priority list.

** Saturday Evening - McGlohen's Barbeque -

Join us for a cookout Saturday evening back at the

track 30 minutes after the event. If the weather's

agreeable, we'll be outside; otherwise, we will be

inside the upstairs clubhouse. There will be beer and

soft drinks included as well. Please let us know below

if you'll join us Saturday, and the additional $10.00

per person covers everything.

If NONE, explain any driving experience and rate yourself below: (use BACK of this sheet as necessary)

Total Beginner / Novice / Intermediate / Advanced / F1 World Champion / Licensed NYC Taxi Driver

Instructor assigned to TEAM # ( ) If over booked, want to be on the waiting list? YES NO

Car#( ) Second Choice ( ) Third ( ) Shirt Size: S M L XL XXL

** Attend SAT. evening Barbeque? YES NO Signed:

If Yes, please add $10.00 per person incl entrant.

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Photo by Dave Frick

Hill Country Tour

by Dee Lersch

If possible, the Spring Hill Country Tour gets better each year. More

than 30 Mavericks and 20 cars gridded up at the Hillsboro Country

Courthouse on Friday morning, April 11, for another of Ted and

Bonnie Glover’s enthralling tours. We had perfect driving conditions all

weekend: cool and sunny weather, glorious back roads and, for the most

part, little traffic. At the suggestion of Bobby Briggs, we also implemented

a practice of numbering cars at each start and using those numbers in our

radio communications. As a result we covered a lot of ground in record

time with dozens of thrilling runs and no off-road incidence.

From Hillsboro we headed southwest over the first of a series of Six-

Flags-quality roller coaster roads to Gatesville and Llano. “Eating BBQ at

Coopers BBQ in Llano” is the third item on Texas Monthly magazine’s

2001 list of “50 Things All Texans’ Should Do” so we stopped and did

our duty. Coopers was also voted by Texas Highways magazine readers

as “#1 Texas BBQ Joint”.

Famous Cooper’s Pit Bar-B-Que

After lunch, we rolled south to Xanadu (aka the Willow City Loop).

The Willow City Loop is the most beautiful wildflower trail in Texas,

voted by me. Millions of bluebonnets mass along the canyon bottoms

and then march into a half mile wide river of flowers that meander

through the valley. Did you know that bluebonnets have a fragrance? I

didn’t! No book, friend or tour had ever hinted of the sweetness of their

. . . 50 Things All Texans’ Should Do . . .

perfume. Bluebonnets scented the warm humid air with a delicate blend

of lilac and freesias. I had spent the morning identifying flowers along

the roadside (bluebonnets, paintbrush, coreopsis, primroses, wild mustard,

and at least four different daisies). On the Loop I found white

prickly poppies, purple wine cups, lilac prairie verbena, and three rare

Cherokee roses crowning an old barbed wire and cedar fence.

Perfect planners, Ted and Bonnie had recognized that some of us

would have difficulty leaving this fairyland so we were offered different

route opportunities for rest of the afternoon. Dinner would be at the

Haven River Inn in Comfort. Some lingered taking pictures. Others

cruised over to charming Fredricksburg to visit antique shops, wine tasting

rooms, and brew pubs. Some drove on into the Haven River Inn with

its hummingbirds and inviting rockers on those wide verandas that overlook

the Guadeloupe River.

Saturday

Saturday’s destination was The Alamo…no, not the San Antonio

Alamo, but the Alamo that John Wayne built in 1957-58 near

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Brackettville in which to film the movie of the same name. As part of

our journey into the past we took our morning bio-break at Gravens

Store, a regional center for hunters that is too colorful for words. The

BBQ sandwiches are man-size, the beef jerky portable, and the bathroom

unisex but during our wait we were entertained by a male peacock in full

breeding plumage so vivid he seemed to glitter in the morning sun.

We had a long way to go: we were less than 25 miles from the Mexican

border and more than 180 miles away from Comfort. Our luck held

and we had more excellent runs up 334 and 337. We stopped in Medina

at the Lone Creek Orchards, cider mill and country store to savor their

cider, wolf their pastries and devour their apple ice cream. (Hey! We

hadn’t eaten in more than two hours!)

Photo by Dave Frick

Photo by Dave Frick

Photo by Dave Frick

The cow pauses from his busy day to pose for a portrait

The roads and runs were so perfect the morning seemed to script

and direct triple digit speeds. Just outside Rocksprings, Bonnie Glover

good-naturedly allowed a few drivers who longed for an even faster forward

motion to scout out our next filming and eating locale: The Alamo.

Bill “Bear Bait” Coates lead the charge, an action that was particularly

heroic since Bill was flying sans radar detector. The Edwards County

Sheriff who ticketed Bill remarked that Bill was the most cheerful driver

he’d ever clocked doing 30 mph over the speed limit. Bill later confided

to us that his cheer was the result of his own wise decision just moments

before he was clocked to slow down from twice the legal speed limit.

True Texas Beauty

We had a late dinner at Joe’s Jefferson Street Café in Kerrville where

the seafood was fresh, the conversation rollicking, and Tinker Edwards

came up with a computer to showcase a few of the digital photos shot

during the day. As days go, it was pretty OK.

Sunday

Sunday brought us more wild flowers (and a few feral iris from old

ranch houses) and more triple digit runs and more roller coasters

around Park Road 4. We checked out Luckenbach: Waylon was there in

spirit. (Willie and the gang had been riding bikes around Fredricksberg

all weekend.)

After lunch a couple of Mavericks developed car trouble. The first

car we repaired with a tie wrap to hold the belt switch in place but, when

a second car lost its accelerator cable, good shepherds Ted and Bonnie,

Bill Coates, Mike Oakes and Tinker Edwards shooed the rest of us safely

home while they remained with our grounded flyers.

As we drove north we saw a dozen cars stopped on the shoulder

of 35E, their occupants roaming in the bluebonnets, snapping pictures.

“I bet they think they are on a drive in the country to see wildflowers,” I

thought. If they only knew.

The next tour is around Jefferson on June 7 and 8. We hope you will

be there.

Yes, there are actually “hills” in Texas!

Happy Shahan’s Alamo Village is a monument to farsighted

Brackettville businessman Happy Shahan and his wife, Virginia, who

were the first to bring the film industry, and it’s economic benefits, to

Texas. Historical interpreter, Rich Curilla, eloquently told their story and

more of the film stars and directors who had filmed there. (Rich also

arrested Bill Coates and put him in jail, BUT, that was such a good story,

we forgave him.) Happy Shahan’s widow, Virginia, welcomed us to her

village and led us inside the Alamo to pose for a dramatic group photo.

At 87, Mrs. Shahan seems like a very glamorous younger sister of

Cowgirl Hall of Fame-er, Hattie Stillwell.

With great difficulty Ted rounded us up and headed us north again.

Photo by Dave Frick

Tourers pause for a group photograph

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We have opened a Race-shop in Carrollton, Texas and are

offering Racecar Rentals for DE Events, Performance Services,

Maintenance and Track-Side Support for DE and Club-Races.

Stop by and visit the Gateway Racing Team at the upcoming

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New Wheels

If you have any changes that you would like to make to the

MRPCA membership guide, call Joel Nannis at 817-329-1600

by Joel Nannis, Membership Chair

Mohammed & Nadia Abdulmujeeb

8701 Elbe Trail

Fort Worth, TX 76118

1988 924S

Terry Ahrens

2750 114th Street #100

Grand Prairie, TX 75050

2001 996

Charlie Alsmiller

4105 Jubilee Drive

Flower Mound, TX 75028

2000 986

Craig & Karen Bachner

6509 Riverhill Drive

Plano, TX 75024

1986 911 Targa

Chris Byles

4701 Preston Park Blvd #611

Plano, TX 75093

1996 993

Luis Castilla

3355 Blackburn Street #5401

Dallas, TX 76204

2003 996 C4S

Ron & Marcy Clark

1325 Champion Drive

Rockwall, TX 75087

1987 911 Cab

A & Susan Cole

9665 Brentgate

Dallas, TX 75238

2002 996 Cab

Michael Cosentino

4924 Westbriar Drive

Fort Worth, TX 76109

2002 996

Gaile & Barry Duncan

200 N Wisteria Street

Mansfield, TX 76063

1960 356 B Cab

Anniversaries

Larry Gustafson

3546 Granada Avenue

Dallas, TX 75205

1999 996 C4

Tom Hershey

2525 Worthington #217

Dallas, TX 75204

1980 911 SC Targa

Russell & Karen Holloway

6205 Warm Mist Lane

Dallas, TX 75248

2000 986 S

George & Kim Johnson

3416 Rolling Hills Lane

Grapevine, TX 76051

2003 996

Kyle Lowe & Mark Mclemore

2802 Market Loop Drive

Southlake, TX 76092

1994 911

James Mcmillam

4413 Windsor Ridge Drive

Dallas, TX 75038

2003 996 Cab

Stephanie Neale & Steve Shawler

3832 Furneaux Lane

Carrollton, TX 75007

1983 911 SC

Robert Pickett

11331 Rupley Lane

Dallas, TX 75218

1988 911 Turbo

Thomas & Jean Schar

6905 Deloach Avenue

Dallas, TX 75225

1988 911

Gary Sewell

1114 Elizabeth

Richardson, TX 75080

2000 996 C2

William & Jean Spears

Po Box 780

Wichita Falls, TX 76307

2003 996

Vin Sundaram

8417 Old Moss Road

Dallas, TX 75231

2000 986 S

Ted Vitek

3110 Pebblebrook Court

Garland, TX 75044

1976 914

Randall Walker

700 Hill Trail Drive #1255

Euless, TX 76039

1968 912

Joseph Wielebinski

10808 Strait Lane

Dallas, TX 75229

2003 996

Marion & Kimberly Wilson

535 Sage Valley Drive

Richardson, TX 75080

1996 911

Ray & Missie Hebert

8404 Whippoorwill Drive

Fort Worth, TX 76123

2000 986

Transferred From St Louis

Martin Sampson & Trish Smith

6706 Desco Drive

Dallas, TX 75225

1990 911

Transferred From Chesapeake

5 Years

Robert Lybrand (Lou)......................................Dallas

Michael Maberry (Lisa) ...................................Dallas

Albert Sansores (Kelly)..................................Coppell

15 Years

Bob Benson (Patrica)...............................Fort Worth

20 Years

George E. Maffey (George Sr.) ......................Denton

40 Years

J. Manson Mathis (Carlton) ............................Austin

Photo provided by Tom Cychosz

Recent new members Tom & Ann Cychosz

with their new “baby”, a 1987 911 Turbo

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Unclassifieds

Unclassifieds are available free to Maverick Region Members and are $5 to all others (contact Matt Platts for payment details). Please limit size to no more than 6 lines.Ads will

run for 3 issues. Email Matt Platts at unclassifieds@mavpca.org or call 817-919-1253 (email preferred) by the 10th to have your ad run the following month. Be certain to include

a contact name and phone number. Check your ad for accuracy the first time it runs. Contact the editor to have your ad pulled sooner. Photo inclusion based on space constraints.

1989 928S4 Stone Grey Metallic with Supple Leather. Beautiful stock chrome

wheels with Yokohama AVS's. 316 hp 32V 5.0 V8, automatic. New A/C with rear

controls, resent timing belt and water pump service. New Brakes. Has On Board

Computer with Multi-Function Display and digital OD. Everything on this car

works perfectly. Always garaged and driven on weekends. Alpine CD with MB

Quart speakers and Precision Power Amp, lightly tinted windows. I have the

original owners manual, framed window sticker, all original keys with Porsche

Crests and working lights. Needs nothing. A 9 out of 10. 87,000 miles. $19,900 obo.

Call Ryan at 214-207-0506. (1)

1988 911 Coupe Sunroof, brand new tires, aligned and balanced, fresh Mobil 1 oil

change, new rear speakers, tan leather interior, black exterior, Alpine stereo / CD

player, 5 speed, 129,000 miles, tight motor, runs and drives great, must see, North

Dallas, $18,000 214-882-1687 deguzzi@attbi.com (1)

1974 911 Silver Metallic. Completely original! Excellent Condition. New Tires and

Shocks. 2nd Owner. 76,800 original and actual miles. No Rust, No Dents,

No Dings. Garaged and Pampered. $14,500. Call John at 972-208-4950 or email:

dgidallas@hotmail.com (1)

1997 Mustang Sally needs a new home. Mustang GT, V8, 5 sp, 4.6 L, 84K miles.

Flowmaster mufflers, tinted windows, red with gray cloth. Dealer/Mayo

maintained, with records. You know it's been well loved, $8,500. Jan Mayo

972-443-3916w or 817-595-4651h. (1)

1988 911 Carrera Coupe 89,000 miles. 5 Speed Manual transmission. Guards Red

ext and black leather int. Front and rear spoilers. Cold air. AM/FM Cassette & CD.

Electric windows, locks, and sunroof. Car is in very nice shape. Windows are good.

Windshield has a few small chips but no cracks or stars. No interior rips or cracks.

I believe you will be impressed. $19,500. Contact Bob Baker, 580-251-4047 (W) or

580-252-2618 (H) (1)

Used Hoosier R3SO3's 15,17 & 18's Call for prices 80% of new. A great way to save.

Contact Rene Molina, rmj928s@swbell.net 956 789 5469 (1)

Porsche Wheel 7JX15 ET23.3 Phonedial style rim, Part# 951.362.104.00, Fits 944

and possibly others. $125 US/best.Rick 401-782-3624 (RI/USA), leave message or

evenings (best after 8:30PM EST) or email zxrick@yahoo.com (1)

Euro 964RS/993RS cars available for immediate import, including rare/desirable

ClubSport models. DOT/EPA certification available in Houston for 993RS models

with optional airbags. Cars have full Porsche service histories and are from private

owners, not race teams. Too many examples too list (including Jurgen Barth's

personal 964RSCS); check out my ads at The Mart on www.pca.org by locating one

of the 993RS cars and then clicking "see all ads by this seller." Check out my own

993RS and 964RSCS cars at Maverick/LSR events. Steve Patti (214) 219-1350/x21.

1980 911SC Targa This car is TIGHT. Paint is less than 2 years old. CLEAN

black/tan interior, TURBO seats. NEW Porsche A/C. Needs very little to be perfect

- roof should be recovered to look nicer. I have most records – serviced @ same

shop in AZ, since the mid-80s. AZ car. 113K miles. Car doesn’t look, drive, handle

23! MUST SELL IMMEDIATELY! $12,750. Tom Hershey, 214.397.0878 or

972.980.4800 (2)

1998 986 Boxster 5-speed 2.5L-6 Black. grey leather, black top, chromed

alloys,chromed large single exhaust, Bridgestone agressive treaded Potenza R17

radials, cabin wind deflector, mats,68,000 miles. $27,500 Call Cliff Mathews

214-762-6784 (2)

1983 SC Sunroof Coupe This is the one! White/Chocolate Leather. White Wheels.

Factory Lowered. Black tint windows,New Blaupunkt AMFM/CD. New Yokahama

tires. Owned and babied since "85. 110K miles. Special Auto. $18K. Contact Pat

(214)630-5881 or pat@pathaverfield.com (2)

Slipstream Advertiser Index

1999 996 C2 6 Speed, Carrera White/Savannah Beige full leather package, original

owner, all maint records, always garage kept, 27k, factory DSP stereo with in dash

CD, storage and six disk changer, traction control, stainless steel exhaust, 3 spoke

sport steering wheel, 17" factory wheels with new continentals and 18" factory

Turbo look wheels with painted crest and kuhmo track tires, Brey Krause harness

mount, Sparco 5 way harness for both driver and passenger, asking $49,500 OBO.

Todd Patin, 817-416-9125, txpatin@msn.com (2)

1987 911 Carrera Coupe Grand Prix White/ Navy Blue leather, Car was bought new

in Ft. Worth, orig. paint, always garaged, all standard equip, Blaupunkt Reno

AM/FM -Cass w/ 6 CD changer, Clifford alarm w/ central locking fob,16" Fuchs

w/ Yokohama AVS sports, This car has been setup for DE events, you can find a

cheaper 911 but you'll spend this or more to build a 911 as will sorted and refined.

All books and records, 183,000 miles with top end rebuild less than 1,000 miles ago,

asking $25,000 with all performance and track equip. Ray Anderson, 817-453-5401

or corkey560 @cs.com (2)

Indianapolis 500 Tickets 2 tickets to this year’s Indy 500 race for sale. Seats are

located in the Paddock Section, right before the START/FINISH LINE, looking

directly across at the pits. Face value is $85.00 each. They are very good seats and

provide for a lot of viewing action in both the race and the pits.Please contact Eric

J. Karban at (972) 401-1814, or email erickarban@aol.com (2)

1984 928S Guards red/tan leather, auto, fully loaded, no dents or scratches,

very tight body, non-smoker, bought new in New Mexico and driven in west Texas.

Always garaged. 83K $9,500 Don Johnson (817) 654-4649, or email me at

djohnson8809@sbcglobal.yahoo.com. (3)

1988 Carrera 911 Targa Grand Prix white, black leather int, 5-sp, pristine condition

inside and out, whale tail, front spoiler, chrome fuchs, lowered to Euro specs, short

shift, euro headlights with H5 bulbs, believed "chipped" by prior owner, new

in-dash CD, Cerwin-Vega speakers, amp, C-V subwoofers, garaged, runs great,

excellent daily driver/light competition; 60,000 mile service, Mobil 1, cold A/C,

tight Targa top, 71,000 miles, $23,000. Contact Randy at 214-417-7900 or

rgrasso@bigplanet.com for photos. (3)

1978 911SC White/Brown leather, 82,000 miles. PW, AC, Power mirrors, Sunroof.

$10,000 Ask for Steve (214) 536-0329. (3)

Hand Painted Center Caps Fuchs/cookie cutter & phone dial/flat/carrera/late

model 5 & 7 spoke center caps for sale - $150/set + $6 shipping. The crests

are handpainted in authentic Porsche colors to match the hood crest. I can also

handpaint your existing center caps for $100 + $6 return shipping. Samples at

http://cars.desertworld.com/ctrcaps.html. Steve Rosenzweig 510.701.8998 or

steven_rosenzweig@yahoo.com (3)

Parting out 1976 and 1985 Porsche 930 Turbos I prefer you e-mail requests to

a930guy2@swbell.net attn: Brian 214 352-3019 (3)

Wanted 1996 - 1998 Carerra 2 or 2S with Tiptronic Transmission Private party

seeks from original or 2nd owner. Very stock Coupe or Cabriolet in Exc Condition.

Car should have all original paint and svc records. Please contact Howard at:

hkkimbro@nationwide.net (3)

1998 986 Boxster 5-speed 2.5L-6 Black. grey leather, black top, chromed alloys,

chromed large single exhaust, Bridgestone aggressive treaded Potenza R17 radials,

cabin wind deflector, mats, 68,000 miles. $27,500 Call Cliff Mathews 214-762-6784 (3)

2000 911 Carrera 9,700 miles, 6-speed, one owner, always garaged with tender loving

care, Guards Red, full black leather interior, 18" turbo alloy wheels, CD player,

hi-fi sound system, Porsche stability management and tuned suspension. Richard

Voreis at214-361-1919 or rdvoreis@mindspring.com (3)

These advertisers support the Maverick Region . . . the Mavericks support these advertisers!

Autoscope (972) 867-7467 Page 10

Boardwalk Porsche (214) 576-1911 I.F.C.

Bobby Archer’s Motorsports (817) 877-1772 Page 16

Dallas Auto Sports (214) 320-2228 Page 22

Dallas Euro Cars (972) 243-4911 Page 24

European Parts Network (866) 799-3984 Page 18

Gateway Racing 469-621-2591 Page 26

German Technologies (817) 540-0712 Page 12

Glen Gatlin, Jr. (214) 965-6102

Gray Mouser Graphics (214) 957-8193 Page 26

Louden Motorcar (214) 241-6326 I.B.C.

Jerry DeFeo Designs (972) 240-5800 Page 12

The Man’s Shop (817) 265-1116 B.C.

Mayo Performance (817) 540-4939 Page 7

Mean Green Travel (940) 565-8111 Page 9

Metro Volkswagen (972) 659-9999 Page 22

911 Enterprises (972) 241-2002 Page 16

Park Place Porsche (214) 559-4222 Page 6

PartsHeaven (800) 767-7250 Page 12

Pithy Productions (512) 914-3826 Page 18

Royal Purple (800) 364-3025 Page 17

Soundwerk (817) 281-9381 Page 15

Ussery Printing (972) 438-8344 Page 26

Zim’s Autotechnik (817) 267-4451 B.C.

For ad rates and for more information contact Mike Brodigan at (817) 488-8520

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Slipstream Advertiser

for 25 years!

Louden Motorcar Services has been

servicing fine European motorcars in

Dallas since 1977. From the moment you

drive in, it is apparent that quality is our

number one priority. From the comfortable

waiting room to the well-kept workshop,

Louden Motorcars exhibits professionalism.

We’ve been winning awards for the

quality of our service for years. Louden

has been rated “Best in Dallas” twice by

D Magazine, “Best in Texas,” “Top Ten in

the U.S.” and “Best in the West” by the

Robert Bosch Corporation (worldwide

leader in fuel injection and electronics).

And we’d like the opportunity to show

you why.

11454 Reeder Road

Dallas, Texas 75229

(972) 241-6326

www.loudenmotorcars.com


Jan Mayo, Slipstream

2973 Timbercreek Trail

Ft. Worth, TX 76118

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