Slipstream - June 2011

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Departments

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

Drifting (President’s Column) .....................2

Maverick of the Month ................................2

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

Windscreen (Editor’s Column) ....................5

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

Cliff’s Ramblings .......................................14

New Member Spotlight .............................23

New Wheels & Numbers ...........................31

Anniversaries .............................................31

Unclassifieds ..............................................32

Advertiser Index ........................................32

Upcoming Events

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

Father’s Day @ Speed Zone .........................3

Lunches ........................................................5

Time Trial/Autocross Weekend at MW .......5

Board Meeting .............................................9

Sunday Drive - Blueberry Ridge ...............12

Rennsport Reunion IV ...............................19

Happy Hour at Ruggeri’s Italian Kitchen ..24

Complete your Parade Week ......................26

Past Event Recaps

Red River Derby - Tour .............................10

May at Mayo’s ............................................16

Happy Hour at BJ’s Brewhouse ...............24

Getting a Grip Autocross School ...............28

Miscellaneous

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

Round Up 2011 Cancelled .........................20

Membership Directory...............................32

Volume 49 June 2011, Issue 6

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June

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

1 2 3 4

5 6 7 8 9 10 11

12 13 14 15 16 17 18

19 20 21 22 23 24 25

26 27 28 29 30

Day June

1 Board Meeting

5 Cars in The Park - Concours

11 Time Trial #4 - MW

12 Autocross #5 - MW

14 Lewisville Lunch

16 Happy Hour - Ruggeri’s

18 Father’s Day - Speed Zone

23 Southlake Lunch

26 Sunday Drive - Blueberry Hill

Day August

1-6 Parade - Savannah

9 Lewisville Lunch

10 Board Meeting

18 Happy Hour - Mac’s Grill

25 Southlake Lunch

July

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

1 2

3 4 5 6 7 8 9

10 11 12 13 14 15 16

17 18 19 20 21 22 23

24 25 26 27 28 29 30

31

Day July

6 Board Meeting

12 Lewisville Lunch

21 Happy Hour - Uncle Buck’s

28 Southlake Lunch

31 Parade - Savannah

Day September

7 Board Meeting

10-11 Boxstoberfest

10 Time Trial #5 MR

11 Autocross #6 MR

13 Lewisville Lunch

15 Happy Hour - Trinity Hall Pub

22 Southlake Lunch

24-25 Drivers’ Education MSR

25 Sunday Drive - Intro to DE

EC - Eagle’s Canyon, Slidell

MW - Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells

MSR - Motor Sport Ranch, Cresson

TMS - Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth

TRS - Texas Rangers Stadium, Arlington

Penn - Pennington Field Stadium, Bedford

Cover Photo

Rancho Sereno

By

Richard Bradley

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ARK-LA-TEX

Kenneth A. Chandler

(318) 222-4400

bad968@bellsouth.net

CIMARRON

John Shafer

(918) 828-2802

jlshafer@easytelmail.com

COASTAL BEND

Russell Adams

(956) 592-3468

radams@rgv.rr.com

HILL COUNTRY

Lenny Zwik

lzwik@austin.rr.com

2011 Porsche Club Zone 5 Presidents

LONE STAR

Lynn Friedman

bromilia@hal-pc.org

LONGHORN

Jack Merrell

(830) 303-3640

president@longhornpca.org

MARDI GRAS

Richard Martin

(504) 861-4175

rmmjr@cox.net

MAVERICK

John Hamlton

C-817-907-7823

president@mavpca.org

OZARK

Chuck Weeks

(501) 580-4347

clwweks@mac.com

WAR BONNET

Louis Lackey

louis.lackey@

anheuser-busch.com

WHISKEY BAY

Mike Hamza

mhamza1@bellsouth.net

ZONE 5 REP

James Shoffit

C - 972-786-6246

james@shoffit.com

June 1


Drifting

John Hamilton, President

SAVING MONEY ON GAS.

Okay, now that I’ve got your

attention, let’s talk about how YOU

can save money on gas. As my son said to

me this week: “Dad, you’re frugal!” Okay,

I’ll take that as a compliment.

1. Yes: I shop at the local grocery that

gives me points that save me 10¢ a gallon on gas every time

I fill up.

2. Yes: I use the gas station’s branded MasterCard to

automatically give me a 5% (that’s 20¢ a gallon, friends)

rebate on their gas.

So I’m getting 30¢ off a gallon from the name-brand

PREMIUM gasoline. Even though they are more expensive

on their signs, I’m sure I’m below the volume-dealers, so

I’m happy.

SO.... what are YOU doing to save money on gas??? I hope

it’s NOT:

a. Avoiding going to a Driver’s Ed weekend (you’re kidding,

right!?!)

b. Avoiding a Sunday Drive (NOT an acceptable excuse)

c. Driving your Porsche, except on the weekends (Heaven

forbid!)

So how about using someone else’s gas for a change?

HAVE WE GOT THE OPPORTUNITY FOR YOU!!!

Saturday, June 18th, we celebrate Father’s Day (albeit a day

early) at SpeedZone (off I-35E at the Walnut Hill exit) with

family and friends. This

is one of our most popular

events, and it MAY have

something to do with the

FREE TAILGATE PARTY

BUFFET!

Hamburgers, hot dogs,

grilled chicken breasts, the

sides and all the fixins are

on us and start being served

at 11:30 a.m. The party goes

from 11 to 3:30, so don’t

miss out. Dads (and sons,

daughters, moms and other

friends and relatives) have

a BLAST, so bring your

camera so you can keep

memories of all the great

times that will be had (bad grammar, but it gets the point

across).

Did you notice that I’m more sensitive about my grammar?

Heck: I’ve also got to worry about my math! Yes: I’m

corrected: more than 1/3 of the year had gone by last month

(thanks, everyone), and by now, we’re close to 1/2!!! But

we’ve had a great first half of the year and it’s only going to

grow from here.

In case you don’t read until two pages from the end of each

issue, we’re now at 1,919 total membership (as of the May

issue of Slipstream) and rapidly approaching 2,000 in the

Maverick Region! This is in no small part due to the efforts

of Joel Nannis, who has led our Membership Committee for

the past TWENTY-SIX YEARS. Well, sometime in the next

twelve months

(approaching

our 50th year)

we will surpass

that magic

2,000 number,

which will be

fantastic! We

are already

one of the

top EIGHT

regions in

the nation in

membership

(did you

realize that?).

We continue to

grow thanks to

all the many volunteers who so unselfishly give of their time

and talents to provide activities and events that appeal to a

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oad cross-section of members. For us to continue to grow,

we need to continue to have events and activities that appeal

to this diverse group.

C R U I S E

Mav of the Month:

Thus, it is with great pleasure that we award this month’s

Mav. of the Month to Carey Spreen, our Ralleymeister, for

his work on the Red River Derby Tour and Rally.

You may not know this, but four miles of the tour/rally were

under construction (surprise!) just a week before the rally/

tour. So Carey and his friends re-mapped the tour to make

it enjoyable for the participants. Once again, volunteers to

the rescue!

Congrats, Carey, and enjoy your well-deserved dinner for

two at the Silver Fox Steakhouse!

For being the Maverick of the Month, The Silver Fox in

Grapevine is giving Carey dinner for two at their award

winning steak house.

John

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June 3


President

John Hamilton

C-817-907-7823

president@mavpca.org

John enjoys DE’s, Happy Hours, Porsche

Parade and other social events. He and

wife Chris have owned Porsches since

1996 and joined the Club in 2002. John’s

Grandfather in New Jersey owned a 1960

356B Coupe and later a 1965 356SC Cab

so that’s how it got in his blood.

POSITION Milton, James CHAIRPERSON

AX Chair Tannia Dobbins

Lewisville Milton, James

TT Chair Travis Howard

AX/TT Lewisville Registrar Michael

Pelletier

AX/TT Rules Charlie Davis

AX/TT Safety Chuck McCoy

AX/TT Schools Robyn Howard

& Lisa Steele

AX/TT Tech Insp Jeff Herrmann

AX/TT Timing Darron Shaffer

AX/TT Workers Mike Lockas

Club Race Co-Chair Joel Nannis

Club Race Co-Chair Bill Miller

Club Race Ads/PR Lori Mauthe

Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit

Concours Jack Griffin

DE Chair Mike Brodigan

DE Chief Dvg Instr. John Sandusky

DE Equip. Mang. Luke Edson

DE Registrar Joel Nannis

DE Safety Bob Benson

Email List Modr. Bob Benson

Goodie Store Pat Friend

Happy Hours Chris

& Mentors Christensen

Monda Hanna

& Mike Lockas

Membership Lisa Steele

Past President James Shoffit

Public Relations Andrea Bell

Rallies

Carey Spreen

Slipstream

Advertising Pat Friend

Editor Richard

Bradley

Event Ad Design Christy Payne

Mailing & Tech. Andy Mears

Printing Fran Ussery

Staff Wendy Shoffit, Matt Platts,

Andy Mears, Jan Mayo

Tannia Dobbins

Socials

Sponsorship

Sunday Drives

Swap Meets

Tech Sessions

Trivia Chair

Web Site

Zone 5 Rep.

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Christy Payne

Keith Olcha

John Harvey

Robyn Howard

Ed Mullenix

Jerry DeFeo

Denny Payne

James Shoffit

Vice President

Chris Christensen

C-817-917-6725

vp@mavpca.org

Chris has been a Maverick for over ten

years and owned a 2000 Boxster S. He

recently sold it with tears in his eyes…

Welcome, dream car; a 2010 Carrera

Cab. Now that the tears have dried up,

he’s having a blast! Here’s to sharing

the fun in our events with many Mav’s

throughout 2011.

Andrea Bell

H-817-270-4132

pr@mavpca.org

Bob Benson

H-817-457-8833

bbenson1@airmail.net

Richard Bradley

C-214-763-5338

editor@mavpca.org

Frank Briggs

concours@mavpca.org

Mike Brodigan

C-817-233-0068

de@mavpca.org

Your Name

yourname@mavpca.org

Chris Christensen

817-917-6725

hh@mavpca.org

Jerry DeFeo

972-240-5800

trivia@mavpca.org

Tannia Dobbins

C-254-338-9392

ax@mavpca.org

tannia.dobbins@gmail.com

Pat Friend

C-214-616-2477

ads@mavpca.org

goodiestore@mavpca.org

Jack Griffin

concours@mavpca.org

Secretary

Madhu Rao

C-214-282-5360

secretary@mavpca.org

Madhu has been a member of the

Maverick Region since 2009. He and

his wife, Roshni, really enjoy meeting

members of the club at various social

and driving events. “It’s not the

cars... it’s the people” that make this

club great. He is currently driving

a red 2008 Carrera S and loves it!

Monda Hanna

W-972-450-3835

monda.hanna@opco.com

John Harvey

C-214-808-1414

tours@mavpca.org

rocky@airmail.net

Jeff Herrmann

C-254-338-1758

Rider81@embarqmail.com

Carl.G.Herrmann@us.army.mil

Robyn Howard

C-214-991-0873

ax@mavpca.org

drivingschools@mavpca.org

Travis Howard

C-214-616-6152

tt@mavpca.org

thoward914@yahoo.com

Mike Lockas

W-972-540-0245

mikeldean@earthlink.net

Chuck McCoy

H-972-956-0776

Andy Mears

H-214-394-5857

andy@mavpca.org

Bill Miller

W-972-830-2676

cr@mavpca.org

Ed Mullenix

C-972-231-5356

techcorner@mavpca.org

Your Name

yourname@mavpca.org

Please help us to keep growing!

Treasurer

Jim Falgout

W-972-669-2370

C-972-345-3009

treasurer@mavpca.org

Jim just joined Maverick Region in

August, 2008. He drives a 1992 968

cab and has recently enjoyed several

social events. Jim is looking forward to

participating in all the driving events.

Lisa Steele

H-214-709-6418

membership@mavpca.org

Keith Olcha

W-817-706-7678

H-817-251-6865

keith.olcha@verizon.net

Christy Payne

H-817-909-0966

social@mavpca.org

Denny Payne

webmaster@mavpca.org

Matt Platts

C-817-919-1253

W-817-440-2090

Matt@Platts.net

John Sandusky

W-817-777-0421

john.c.sandusky@lmco.com

Darron Shaffer

H-972-390-9709

C-972-898-3002

darron.shaffer@gmail.com

Wendy Shoffit

H- 972-506-7449

C- 972-977-9821

crreg@mavpca.org

James Shoffit

C-972-786-6246

James@shoffit.com

http://zone5.pca.org

Carey Spreen

C-817-422-3480

rally@mavpca.org

Fran Ussery

W-972-438-8344

H-817-481-8342

fran@usseryprinting.com


Windscreen

Richard Bradley, Managing Editor

If you remember a few months back,

I was trying to catch up to another

Porsche in traffic in the Flower Mound

area. As it turns out, the other day I was

sitting at a traffic light and noticed that

same car in my rear view mirror. As the

light turned green, I was still on the phone

and unfortunately he was able to sprint

around me while I was hanging up. Upon catching him at

the next light, I gave him the thumbs up as he looked back at

me with his head out the window. Shouting over the noise,

I heard something about his 500+ horse power... Even with

my extra 90 HP in my 2002 Boxster S, there was no way to

compete with the brute power he was putting down. Who

ever is the owner of this Seal Grey 996 TT, and if you are

a member and reading this, drop me a line, maybe we can

start a breakfast group in our area of town or just hook up

for a drive. There’s always room on the calendar to meet

other enthusiasts living close by.

Make a point to meet someone new this month at one of our

events. If you want something different, come up with an

idea and we can add it to our calendar.

It’s not just the cars, it’s the people...

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April TriviA

It’s Easy to Play:

Play here for Fun and Education and find the

Answers below

OR

Play for Prizes on the Web at http://mavpca.org

with the

Answers and Winners to be posted at the end of

the Month

Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this and the

Web Trivia together!

Congratulations to our April Web Winner

Bob Bowland

getting 4 out of 5 Correct.

Bob will receive a $25 Gift Certificate to

1. A national magazine recently had a list of the 10 best sporty cars sold in

America including the Mini Cooper, Miata, VW GTI, Corvette, and Porsche

911. It rated the Porsche as the best of ALL cars sold in America, but what

was the Cost per Mile to own one? The IRS allows 50 cents per mile for

deductions. a. $0.77 b. $0.98 c. $1.24 d. $1.55

Consumer Reports, April 2011, p 20

2. We are seeing and hearing all about Alcantara Leather in Porsches. It is an

interesting material made of 68% Polyester and 32% Polyurethane with

many uses. Which of the following is NOT true?

a. There are 4 types: Cover, Panel, Soft, Firm b. Some types are Flame

Retardant c. It is sometimes used on Jewelry d. It sometimes feels like soft

Suede Internet Wikipedia

3. Porsche is bringing out a stretch version of the Panamera in 2012. The

standard Panamera is now 115”, while the long-wheelbase Mercedes S

Class boasts 124”. What will be the Wheelbase of the Stretch Panamera?

a. 118” b. 120” c. 122” d. 124” Autoweek Internet, Feb 11

4. When production of the Porsche 911 began in 1965, they merely continued

the numbering system that had been used for the 356’s. When did they

start the new numbering system where each digit, or group of digits, have a

specific meaning? a. 1968 b. 1970 c. 1972 d. 1974

Used 911 Story by Peter Zimmermann

5. According to a popular magazine that listed the value of Early 911s; for 2011

what is the most valuable 911 of the ones listed? a. 1965 911 Coupe b.

1967-68 911S Coupe c. 1967-68 911S Targa d. 1972-73 911S Coupe e.

1972-73 911S Targa

Excellence, May 2011 p 114

Answers: 1) d 2) a 3) b 4) a 5) c

June 7


Maverick Minutes

Madhu Rao

Our May board meeting reviewed

our upcoming Maverick Regional

activities in Q2/Q3 2011. Once

again the officers of the organization

would like to thank the committee chairs,

and you, our regional members, for your

support and participation of our club

events.

John Hamilton, our President, opened the meeting at 7pm

and described an outreach program to recruit new members,

and retain existing ones, by offering programs of value to

Maverick Region members. Toward this objective, John

announced the formation of a membership committee to be

led by Lisa Steele. Lisa will be charged with sustaining a

positive ‘on boarding’ experience for new members. Some

of the tactics Lisa will introduce include a welcome letter,

badge ordering process, and tailored communications based

on the needs elicited from our upcoming Maverick Region

membership survey.

Richard Bradley wowed everyone with the ‘exquisite’

capabilities of his new Mac computer. With all of the

artistic activities associated with the Maverick Region 50th

anniversary, Richard, I am sure you’ll be using your Mac

quite a bit. Together, Richard and Pat Friend discussed

a proposal to print Slipstream in full-color. Based on an

economic review, Pat recommended that Slipstream maintain

its current format (color cover and black & white print). Pat

suggested that a special color insert could be created for

any 50th anniversary activities. The board agreed and will

consider such an option as that for the future.

Ed Mullenix discussed holding a Tech Session on July 9,

2011. Stay tuned for details.

Luke Edson described that the equipment used at recent

Drivers’ Education events required a minor refurbishment.

Next, Linda Bambina, Christy Payne, and Lisa Steele

noted that plans are underway for the Maverick Region 50th

Anniversary in 2012. Linda is currently evaluating venues

for a spectacular 50th anniversary photo shoot. Stay tuned

for updates regarding the 50th Anniversary Celebration.

Please make sure your calendars are marked for Founders

Day on November 12th, 2011. This event reflects the

kick-off for the 2012 50th Anniversary.

Christy Payne reminded us about the upcoming Porsches

and Ponies event to be held July 3rd at Lonestar Park. The

park will present a night time fireworks show. Check the

Maverick Region website or Slipstream for future details.

Lisa reiterated the need for new tactics to welcome the

new members to the Maverick Region. She concluded

by reporting that 85 drivers participated in the recent

Drivers’ Education event. Continuing on this subject, more

instructors are needed to handle the increased number of

drivers. If this sounds like you, please contact a board

member for more information.

Fresh from tax season, our treasurer, Jim Falgout reported

that our financial condition is healthy.

Next, Travis Howard described the April 9th-10th

Autocross/Time Trial events at Rangers Stadium. These

were well attended and the venue was challenging. He

described the upcoming May 21-22 driving events at

Mineral Wells. He concluded by describing the need for

new timing equipment in the future.

James Shoffit provided an update about our Maverick

Region directory. Printed copies can be ordered for $5 at

www.clubregistration.net.

BJ and John Harvey described the successful Bluebonnet

Drive in April (>40 drivers) and the May 14th Saturday

drive to Rancho Sereno. BJ updated us about the Maverick

Region Roundup on July 15-17th at Possum Kingdom. Due

to the tragic fire there the event has been postponed until

2012. Our thoughts and prayers go out to those affected by

this tragedy.

Frank Briggs reminded us about the May at Mayo’s

(Performance Shop) event in Euless on May 7th. He

also described the Autos in the Park event on June 5th at

the Cooper Aerobic Center in Dallas, Texas. Bring your

Porsche, it will thank you for the workout!

Chris Christensen updated the board about a recent change

to the Happy Hour organizational committee. In addition to

Chris and Ann Christensen, Frank and Bobbie Briggs, Ralph

and Barbara Kauffman, and Doug and Cheryl Koeppen will

be involved in the hosting of Happy Hours and submission

of the event summary to Slipstream. Other Maverick

Region members are welcome to host. Please contact Chris

for additional information.

John Hamilton concluded by announcing the May 2011

Maverick of the Month, Carey Spreen. Carey has been

instrumental in creating the “Red River Derby” on May 14th

and has provided numerous years of dedicated service to the

Maverick Region. On behalf of the region, Congratulations!

Maverick Moments. Steven and Karen Salazar are new

Maverick Region members. They joined us at this board

meeting and recently participated in the Bluebonnet Drive

and the Happy Hour at the Wildwood Grill. As I mentioned

last month, if you would like a ‘behind the scenes view’

of regional activities please join us at a monthly board

meeting. Please RSVP to Christy Payne at social@mavpca.

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May 4, 2011

org to do so. Lastly, by the time you read this we will have

started surveying our Maverick Region membership (that’s

you!) to better understand your needs and expectations. We

appreciate the opportunity to do so.

Meeting adjourned at 7:50 pm.

June 9


Red River Derby - Tour

By Don Sebert

It was a dark and stormy day, but not here. If you hesitated,

contemplated or stressed over the thought of, should I

or should I not take out my Jewel

and didn’t, then you lost out big time.

It was a perfect pre summer day, 70

degrees and sunshine. There were 56

magnificent Porsche jewels along with

89 fast old & new friends to partake in

all the events.

We all met at Westgate Shopping

Center in McKinney and preceded

in two separate groups for a North

Texas Tour and a Gimmick Rally on

two different routes, all ending at

former Maverick members Mike &

Lisa Maberry’s Rancho Sereno by

Whitesboro near the Red River, for a

BBQ dinner. There were 26 cars on

the tour and 20 on the rally. Both were

treated to some unique experiences.

I chose the tour and we started around 1:00 and proceeded

north onto some wonderful winding back road sweepers

and tight turns, while all the time viewing some of the most

pleasant North Texas ranch land I’ve seen (we don’t have that

in Missouri.)

Our tour lasted about 2 ½ hours with a halfway pit stop.

Those with convertibles that didn’t start out with tops down

did so at the

stop. Beautiful

weather and

much to see.

Just a great day

to be out.

When we

arrived at

R a n c h o

Sereno, we

were greeted

by a beautiful

ranch with

lakes, horses

and colts

as well as a

charming Bed

& Breakfast

facility on site and our wonderful hosts Mike & Lisa. We

were immediately treated to wine & drinks.

Thank you John and BJ for a magnificent drive...

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Photos by George Luxbacher & Richard Bradley

We had some good BBQ (for Texas) and visited with

great old and new friends discussing the day’s events. The

amount of new faces was a delight and we hope they will

return for more fun filled events. The Maverick Region

has a multitude of events to pick from that please all.

A special thanks to our hosts, Mike & Lisa Maberry for

welcoming an abundance of Maverick folks and especially

a very deserving hand goes out to John & B J (Tour

Meisters) Harvey, along with their helpers, for putting

together a fun

filled day and

a good excuse

to drive our

Porsches and be

with friends.

Note: Mike Even the Long Horn nodded at our arrival!

and Lisa

Maberry have offered a 20% discount on their Bed &

Breakfast rates to all Maverick PCA members so be

sure to check with them on your next trip to the area.

You can visit their website at www.ranchosereno.

com.

Mike sure made us feel welcome from the start.

Robin making new members Jane & Rick Evans feel at

home.

June 11


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June 13


Cliff’s Ramblings

By Cliff Blackshear

I

have wanted to write something here

about air bag/supplemental restraint

systems for quite some time. Over the

weekend I started looking for information

about air bag deployment speeds, how

they are deployed, and what makes the

systems do what they do. I know that when

the systems were introduced to us Porsche

techs in the mid 80’s we were told a driver’s air bag goes

from no deployment to full deployment to full deflation in

around 280 milliseconds. The entire safety aspect of seat

belts and things like thorax air bags, and side curtain airbags

are something we Porsche techs deal with daily. I have

always found these systems to be very interesting.

Then tonight I’m on my way home in a driving rainstorm.

It was raining so hard at times that traffic on I-35 slowed

to 15-20 mph, folks were driving with their 4 way flashers

on. Something like driving thru a car wash. I exited I-35

and got on I-20. The rain slowed but the water was deep

in places on the road. Just past Hulen exit I’m in the far

left lane and a car about 100 yards in front of me suddenly

changes lanes to the middle lane. About 200 yards further

ahead is a car crashed into the left lane divider.

Vehicle was sitting perpendicular (I mean 90 degrees),

to the flow of traffic. Left shoulder and most of left lane

blocked. I hit the 4 way flashers and the brakes at the same

time while considering changing lanes. Ahead, as I slowed,

I saw a person sitting on the ground with drivers’ door

open and laying against the door sill. Driver was a young

girl wearing shorts, no shoes, tee shirt and sitting in the

rain with her head down between her knees. Jumped out

and asked if she was ok. “I don’t know” she replied. She

was crying, hysterical, and just sitting on the pavement up

against the car between the door and the door sill. Grabbed

for my cell and dialed 911 while looking upstream to see if

we were gonna get run over. Saw 2 more people had stopped

behind me and had their flashers on plus exiting their cars

to render aid.

Explained to 911 operator the location, direction of travel,

lane blockage and current driver situation. Driver was

moving in such a way as to indicate to me that she had no

broken bones. Good head movement, legs, arms, etc. No

bleeding that I could see. I found myself looking at the car

and saw both air bags deployed. Front end heavily damaged.

Next I turned my full attention to her. She was absolutely

hysterical. Crying, had no idea what happened. I thought

of my girls for some reason while all this was transpiring.

Found myself stroking her hair and telling her she was ok,

that her car was not that badly damaged. Trying to calm her

while we waited for EMT. One of the other drivers that had

stopped put a coat over her to help keep her warm. It was

Being Safe On The Road

raining pretty hard.

Police and EMT arrived within minutes of my call. Their

actions were so well rehearsed and dead on to the situation.

An EMT driver made the comment to one of the officers

that he thought she had lost control in a deep puddle about

150 yards upstream of us. I feel certain he was right.

I was told that since I did not actually see the accident that

I was no longer required to stay around. By then I was totally

soaked with the rain and getting cold. I wanted to touch her

and tell her she would be ok, but she was totally surrounded

by some pretty awesome caring emergency people looking

after her immediate needs. So I left and came home.

When she lost control and hit that wall: G forces were

measured, speed and angle of impact were considered,

distance from steering wheel was well calculated, seat belt

pretensioners activated. Her head rotated forward and was

stopped by an inflated device that most likely prevented

a very bad neck injury. She probably has burn marks on

her arms and chest from the impact with the airbag. The

seat belts will have burn marks where they wrap around the

buckle. This is normal for impact situations above 25 mph.

The front of the car has controlled deformation zones

that absorbed energy as the car hit the wall. There was no

damage inside the car from impact as the forward structure

absorbed all the energy.

A G force sensor sent a signal to a control unit

(microprocessor). That unit compared that signal to a

program map and then sent a signal to deploy both the air

bags and to tighten the seat belt to a pre determined tension.

All in a few thousandths of a second. Signals were sent

via gold plated contacts at every connection point. Wiring

completely dedicated to these circuits. A system we test for

readiness every 4 years on all cars.

Plus doors were unlocked, fuel pump was shut off.

That is how the safety systems work.

There are a ton of drivers out there that have no interest in

their car or what it does. It is just an item they need to have,

like a refrigerator or stove. They comply with whatever is

needed to allow them to operate this item in their lives.

Then when driving home one night in the rain this item

keeps them alive and well in an ugly situation. These drivers

simply are carbon units in a machine to me. Until something

like this happens.

I wish I could contact her and make sure she is ok. Yet I

know she is ok. The little Dodge econobox she was driving

did what it was mandated to do by the DOT. What a weird

thing for me to deal with, right when I have been thinking

about safety mandates. Cliff

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June 15


May at Mayo’s

By Frank Briggs

If you missed the May at Mayo’s

concours and eatathon aka (Babe’s

Fried Chicken) you must put it on

your calendar for next year. With more

than 80 members and guests, it

was possibly one of our

largest gatherings for

this traditional event.

Photo by Frank Briggs and Travis Howard

The weather was great, although the temperature was about

10 degrees above normal. A day like that is very conducive

to bringing out a multitude of beautiful cars. We had almost

every model represented and if you ask me, I would be very

proud to have any of them in my garage. With 9 classes

to award, we enjoyed seeing some very excited owners

recognized by a wonderful round of applause as each trophy

was presented.

One of the best things about such a gathering like this is there

was something for everyone. Lisa Steele did a remarkable

job of having everything from face painting to bird house

painting to pinata striking for the younger set.

It was great fun watching our ten future

P Car owners take swings at the

pinata. Thank you, Lisa, for

doing such a nice job

with our little ones!!!

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911SC/Carrera: Jay Moore......1987 911 Carrera

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Cayenne:

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944/928/968: Randy Csanad.......1987 951

Dedicated Track Car: Brian Petri…....1975 914 1.8

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The event could not have been so well organized

without the oversight of Christy Payne. What a nice

job of making sure that everything went off without a

hitch. There was plenty of food to enjoy, some beautiful

trophies to award and the room (Garage) was set up

very nicely with tables to seat over 100, just in case.

Thank you, Christy, for hosting this fun afternoon and

evening!!!

I would be very remiss if I did not express my gratitude

to Denny Payne for jumping in and staging the cars

for the concours, as

well as Lisa Steele

and Doreen Petri

for tabulating the

winners. Thank you

all for the impromptu

help. Your actions

were the essence of

the word “Volunteer.”

Hats off also to

Wendy and James

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words upon arriving were “what can I do to help?” Wow,

what a great club this is.

With Travis Howard and Nathan Hardwick (my 11 year

old grandson and the future owner of a Porsche 993) as

our official photographers, they were able to capture the

event with some pictures I hope you will all enjoy.

A final thank you to Ed Mayo for opening his business

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June 19


ROUND-UP 2011 CANCELLED

By B. J. Harvey

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Due to the terrible wildfires in the Possum Kingdom

Lake area, the committee has voted to cancel

this year’s event. The devastation has been quite

terrible, as most of you know, and has included loss of life

and many homes being damaged or destroyed. Optimists

that we are, we will continue planning for the event next

year. The committee is very excited about planning this

fun weekend and are looking forward to it. The agenda for

2012 Round-Up might be as follows:

Friday evening happy hour (cash bar) and check- in at The

Cliffs Resort pool area with options for dinner for those

who can come for the whole weekend. Our committee

members plan to go a little earlier on Friday to try out the

go-cart racing track that is close by.

Saturday events will include check-in with donuts and

coffee available, Show N Shine at the Cliffs Hotel parking

lot, lunch, pontoon boat cruising and water activities;

dinner, awards and a team tech quiz.

Sunday will finish the weekend event with an early

breakfast and Sunday Drive. After the Sunday drive, all

attending are encouraged to stay around and enjoy golf,

tennis, kyacking and other activities available at the Lake.

Hotel/motel accommodations have been checked out and

updated info will be presented when time is nearer to the

July 2012 date.

FYI, cell phone reception in the lake area is spotty.

WATCH FOR INFO ON THIS EVENT TO START

SHOWING UP EARLY NEXT YEAR.

Committee: Barb & Tom Minnella (our hosts at the

Lake), BJ & John Harvey and Susan & Tom Froehlich.

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Member Spotlight: Rick and Brooke Herold

Andrea Bell, Public Relations Chair

This month’s new member spotlight

is on Rick and Brooke Herold.

They purchased a 2003 Seal Grey/

Black 911 C4S

coupe about 2

months ago.

Rick said,

“We bought

it because my wife had a BMW

330 coupe when we got married.

It didn’t last long when we

moved out of our condos into a

“fixer upper” and acquired dogs

etc. We both have SUVs. We

thought this is the perfect time to

get a weekend sports car we both

would like. My wife also loves to

drive the C4S. She likes German

cars so much now she traded her

Lexus SUV in on a BMW X5 2

weeks ago.”

Rick and his beautiful wife and best friend, Brooke have

been married almost 5 years. They also have a beautiful

daughter Avery who is nearly 2 years old. Rick has been in

the DFW area for 10 years and grew up in Wichita Falls, TX.

Rick likes to fish on

the coast, hunt quail and

pheasants, exercise, play

golf and cook. He also

enjoys spending time at

the family ranch house

in east Texas. He added,

“My wife would say I’m

now collecting cars as a

hobby/interest now.”

Please look for Rick,

Brooke, and Avery at a

future PCA event and

extend a warm welcome

into our Maverick

family. If you are a new

member and would like

to be considered for our monthly “SPOTLIGHT” feature,

please contact me at pr@mavpca.org.

June 23


Happy Hour - BJ’s Brewhouse

By Ralph Kauffman

parking lot.

On a pleasant May evening about 37

Maverick Happy Hour frequenters

congregated at BJ’s Restaurant

and Brewhouse on North

Central Expressway in

Plano. Meanwhile, their

Porsches had their own

happy hour in the back

We had a semi-private area along the north side

of the restaurant, which made for somewhat

close quarters during the cocktail hour. A minor

excitement occurred when a waitress dropped

a full glass of beer, shattering the glass and

spattering beer across the floor. Unfounded

rumor has it that the presence of all the

PCA notables, including Maverick President

John Hamilton, immediate past president Mike Brodigan,

and former international racing great Jack Griffin, made her

nervous. But

no matter,

BJ’s efficient

staff soon

had the mess

cleaned up

and everyone

enjoyed a

very pleasant

dinner.

Some of our favorite ladies...

Clara Lewis, B J Harvey,

Among the

Ann Christensen, and Susan Froelich attendees

were firsttimers

Bud

Heflin (2001 Carrera), Carol and Steve Locke (2007 Silver

911), and Anne Scheuerle (2003 Carrera). Anne is a Captain

for American Airlines. We appreciate that she flew in in her

Carrera and left the plane at the airport.

To mention just a few of the other attendees, they included

Steve and Karen Salazar who we were happy to see at their

second Happy Hour, and Gordie and Sylvia Cohen who

Bud Heflin, Karen Steve Salazar, Ann Scheuerle

Photos by Ralph Kauffman

have been around the region for several years now. Also

having a happy time were brothers Alan and Randy Csanadi

They were discussing Alan’s recent purchase of a 90+ year

old house in Fort Worth’s Mistletoe Heights, and for which

he has major renovations in store.

Welcome new members Carol and Steve Locke.

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Complete your Parade week!

By Cole Scrogham

Parade 2011 in Savannah is coming up quickly…it is almost

time to start packing for the best Parade yet! When Parade

junkies start thinking of the week of fun and excitement

with their Porsche and PCA friends, they begin with the

main events; the Concours on Monday followed by the

Autocross. It can be so easy to focus on those two, as much

fun as they are, that one can overlook the other opportunities

that exist during this action packed week. We have covered

the Autocross and Concours in depth in previous months,

but there is more to a Porsche Parade than just those events,

the Rallies and driving Tours

are also great fun, as is the

challenging Tech Quiz.

The TSD Rally masters this

year have ample roads for

exploration, and regardless

of your experience level they

will have something for you.

Beginners will find stressfree

checkpoint locations,

while more expert rallyists

will be challenged on their

way to single digit scoring

opportunities. All the while,

the countryside will provide

a unique backdrop to enjoy

your Porsche. Remember to

take advantage of the TSD

(Time-Speed-Distance) Rally

school held the day before the

event.

If the TSD Rally is not your

cup of chamomile, try the

lower impact Gimmick Rally

or a Driving Tour. The tours

have been extremely popular

for several years now, and this

year is no different. Due to the

overwhelming demand, additional dates have been added by

our hardworking Parade Staff. Check out the web site below

to see the new dates and see what all the excitement is about.

The last of the “competitive” events is the Parade Technical

and Historical Quiz. In a slightly revised format this year,

the Tech Quiz will test your knowledge of Porsche history,

family trivia and model lines over the last 60 plus years! The

Quiz goes by quickly, featuring 50 general questions and

25 “Model” specific questions for your area of expertise.

The answers are provided for you after the Quiz to discuss

amongst your new friends ensuring that you will learn a lot

of new facts about the car and culture we all love, Porsche.

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Please continue to read as I remind you of all the other

opportunities that are available for you to enjoy during this

fabulous Parade week in Savannah. I certainly hope to see

you there!

Parade Kids

Younger Parade participants can look forward to plenty of

action and adventure including RC cars and boats, make

and take craft projects, pool games, karaoke, and outdoor

movies. Kids will be able to make their own art piece on

Sunday to enter in the Art

Show. There will also be a

photo gallery showcasing

the work of our amateur

photographers and their

Parade experiences. There will

be a ghost hunt, bike rally and

pool party for the teens and

tweens in addition to plenty of

gaming and hanging out with

friends in the Kids’ Lounges.

Babysitting and activities will

be provided for the evenings

of the Concours and Victory

banquets. We look forward to

seeing our younger friends in

Savannah!

Hospitality

Where is the place to meet

your friends, have a morning

coffee, an afternoon repast and

check your email? The answer

is the Parade Hospitality!

Check the Parade schedule for

all our activities, hours and

special events including Wine

and Beer Tastings.

Our Parade Sponsors will

have booths for you to view their products and more than a

few Porsches on display. Stop by the Internet Cafe to check

email, review the Parade website for information and print

your boarding passes.

Goodie Store

We have planned a Goodie Store you won’t want to miss.

Porsche merchandise, PCA-logo merchandise, Parade-logo

merchandise, models, books, and special items not seen

in past Parades can all be expected. Be sure to check the

store repeatedly during the week to find the special item

that expresses your affiliation with things Porsche and PCA

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or those items that make for the perfect reminders of your

incredible week in Savannah. Major credit cards accepted,

of course!

Gimmick Rally

The Gimmick Rally is designed to provide a scenic,

relaxing and fun outing for everyone, including families.

Our route will pass historic and colorful places of interest,

with optional stops to explore and experience the charm of

southern hospitality. The route will be simple and clearly

described with a driving time of no more than two and one

half hours. The gimmick of the rally will unfold as you drive

the route, but there will be no tricks or traps, and novices

and experienced gimmick rallyists alike will enjoy this rally.

Load up the family and enjoy this event together!

Driving Tours

The Savannah Parade will include several guided driving

tours to points of interest while cruising the beautiful

countryside of Georgia and South Carolina. These tours have

become some of the most popular activities of the week, and

you can be sure that this year’s will not disappoint!

Tech Academy

The Porsche Club Tech Academy will provide participants

with a well-rounded curriculum. All Porsche models will

be covered. Upon completion of three hours of study

(attending three sessions) you will be awarded a Bachelor of

Arts diploma for your achievement. Five hours earns you a

Masters degree and after seven hours of study you will have

earned enough credits for a Doctorate degree. All diplomas

will be signed Peter Smith, Dean of Porsche Club Academy

and Manny Alban, President of Porsche Club of America.

The Tech Academy will have something for everyone; stay

tuned to the Parade website for the final class schedule.

Local Attractions

Savannah is a hotbed of cultural attractions and we will

certainly take advantage of them. Offerings include a tour

of nearby Hilton Head Island, the Rose Hill Plantation, the

charming nearby towns of Bluffton and Beaufort and the

communities on Tybee and Skidaway Islands.

In addition to the organized events, the Savannah area

has much to offer that you can do on your own: carriage

and ghost tours, riverboat cruises, movie tours, fishing,

dolphin watching, kayak tours, 8th Air Force Museum,

Railroad museum, Fort Sumter, Telfair Museum of Art,

USS Yorktown, Plantation tours, Perris Island Marine Base

& Museum, , shrimp boat tours, cooking schools. You name

it, Savannah has it! Be sure to join us for the best family

vacation of the year.

Art Show

July 31 - August 6, 2011

This traditional competition continues with various

categories including fiber arts, jewelry, painting, crafts, and

photography (with both amateur and professional divisions).

All Parade entrants may participate, including children.

Our special event this year will be a region T-shirt contest.

Any and all regions may submit a T-shirt that is designed to

advertise a regional event. Be sure to check out the web site

for more information.

And Much More

Other events we will hold during the 2011 Parade include

a 5K Run/Walk around Hutchinson Island, slot cars, the

Michelin Drive & Compare, a golf tournament, a helpful

Concierge on-site all week, Parade 101 classes, and National

awards including the newsletter, website, Enthusiast of the

Year, Family of the Year, Region of the Year, and Public

Service awards. We even plan to bring back the police

escorted Parade of Porsches, so we can show Savannah we

are there with style!

Also remember the Banquets that round out each

evening!

Sunday—Pirelli Welcome Party: After a few years’

hiatus, the Welcome Party will once again be a German

buffet, with all of the usual favorites.

Tuesday—Porsche Concours Banquet: Our grandest

evening, the Concours awards will be presented as well as

many of the coveted national contest awards. The Concours

banquet will be our most formal banquet, with a menu that

matches.

Wednesday —Mobil 1 Rally Banquet: We have

something different and fun planned for the Rally

Banquet—a Casino Night, with ‘dine around’ food stations.

So brush up on your Blackjack, Poker and dice skills. There

will even be a gaming corner for the kids!

Friday—Michelin Autocross Banquet: The Autocross

Banquet will be a fun one, too—a “Low Country Boil”

dinner, a Southern favorite and tradition.

Saturday—Porsche Victory Banquet: The Victory

Banquet will be the culmination of our Parade week together,

where we will reflect on our past week of adventure, as well

as hear about our next opportunity to all get together, at

Parade 2012! The Tech Quiz awards will be presented, as

well as the Grand Prize—a trip to Germany!

Spots are filling up quickly, so load up and join us in

Savannah for Parade 2011! More information is available at

http://parade2011.pca.org/ Don’t miss out, register today

and join our Parade Facebook site to make your travel plans

to Savannah!

June 27


Getting a Grip

By Travis Howard

The Autocross School this year was

held in April at one of the Ball Park

in Arlington’s parking lots. Since

last year, the school got a new name, new

location, and better weather. This year

the autocross school became The Get a

Grip Autocross Academy, pretty snazzy,

right? Instead of the Pennington Field

lot, we went bigger with the Ball Park in Arlington. And

instead of the

cold, ice or snow

in February, we

had sunshine

and temperature

in the upper

seventies.

Twenty-one

drivers enrolled

for the experience

and chance to

see what their

cars could do in an autocross environment. The students

would get one-on-one instruction from some of the best.

Photos by Avery Murphy

There were multiple AX Top Driver winners and even DE

instructors such as Bryan Bell there to share their experience

and knowledge with the students.

In the morning while the exercises were being set up,

I had a chance to survey the paddock. Lined up were

Porsche models

ranging from the

914 (known as

one of the best

autocross weapons

in the right hands),

to a 930 Turbo

which would be a

handful on the tight

autocross course. We also had a sprinkling of

newer water cooled Porsches. On the other end

of the spectrum was a Cayenne shared by Jerry

and Myra Sutton.

Okay down to business. The students were

split into two groups and matched to their

instructors. One group would start with the

Braking and Slalom exercises while the other group got

acquainted with the Skid Pad. The instructor drives the car

first to demonstrate the correct technique, then the student

takes over.

The Braking exercise teaches threshhold braking. The

student accelerates at maximum speed and determines were

they must start

braking to stop at

an identified spot

using maximum

braking without

locking up the

wheels or having

the ABS in newer

cars come on.

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offset pair of gates similar to changing lanes on the highway

quickly).

The Skid Pads are a test of car physics. The student drives

around the Skid Pad as fast as possible using the throttle to

steer the car around the circle.

The afternoon was a chance to put the practiced skills to

use. While one group of students ran the autocross course

the other group worked the corners with their instructors.

They had an excellent vantage point to observe the car as

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they navigated

the course. As

I worked grid I

noticed the

drivers as they

came up to the

The new Sutton mobile

start line.

Either they had a huge smile on their face or a stoic look of

determination to find another second to take off their run

time. If you want to experience the fun, competition,

frustration, or the thrill of victory that make up autocross,

come out to our next event.

Your Porsche deserves a new home!

Let me help you find one… .

Laurie

Wirth

REALTOR

Serving North Dallas Suburbs

Phone: 214-223-7488

Email: LaurieWirth@kw.com

Website: www.LaurieWirth.com

June 29


German Engineering With Southern Hospitality

Personal Service.

At Nine-Eleven, we’ve built a reputation for understanding our customers’ needs —

quality service, convenient location, state-of-the-art diagnostics, and personalized service

that is unmatched in the Metroplex. When you trust your car to us, you will have

the peace of mind that it will be serviced correctly the first time. Every time.

Access.

We strongly believe in access to those who will actually work on your car. Our

technicians are available in person, by phone, and even by pager if you have questions

or need timely information about your car.

Facility.

Our clean shop, well-stocked parts department, and comfortable waiting room ensure

that you and your car will get the kind of service you deserve. Maintained tools and

equipment. Clean cars. We are meticulous about details.

Parts.

Our parts department is also second to none. Our knowledgeable staff will assist you

in finding that necessary part or after-market option you require. We are an authorized

dealer for high-performance Recaro seating, Yokohama Tires, Bilstein Shocks, Bosch,

and many others. This ensures that whether you are a casual driver or an enthusiast who

needs race prep assistance, Nine-Eleven has the experience and knowledge to keep your

car running at peak performance.

Newkirk

Crown Rd.

Cindy Lane Lane

IXXI

Royal Royal Lane

Joe Joe Field Rd.

Emerald

I-35

Nine-Eleven Enterprises, Inc.

Service, Accessories & Parts for BMW,

Mercedes & Porsche

2120 Cindy Lane, Dallas, Texas 75229

972-241-2002

www.nine-eleven.com

Convenience.

We are conveniently located near the intersection of Stemmons and LBJ Freeways

in Dallas. We offer emergency towing service 24 hours a day and have arranged

for special rental car rates with area rental agencies. Come by for a visit between

7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday-Friday, or call for a service appointment.

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New Wheels

Lisa Steele, Membership Chair

Bond, Kevin R

Dallas, TX 75231

2003 996TT X50

Lanter, Jim (Allison)

Mansfield, TX 76063

2009 Carrera

Scroggins, Alec

Little Elm, TX 75068

2010 Boxster

If you have any changes that

you would like to make to the

MRPCA membership guide,

call Lisa Steele 214-709-6418.

Maverick Member Totals

Chun, Jacob

Royse City, TX 75189

2007 911 Turbo

Locke, Steve (Carol)

Dallas, TX 75252

2007 Carrera S

Shawn, Carl

Fort Worth, TX 76244

2005 Boxster S

Members ~ 1,159

Affiliate Members ~ 784

Total Membership ~ 1,943

Collins, Louis

Garland, TX 75040

2007 Cayman S

Mackenzie, Spencer

Argyle, TX 76226

2002 911 RUF 550

Cox, Ken B

Arlington, TX 76011

2006 Boxster S

Malone, Mike (Sharon)

Van Alstyne, TX 75495

2009 Cayman

De Vries, Erik (Lindsay)

Dallas, TX 75225

2011 Cayman S

Nguyen, Phong (Lanh)

Arlington, TX 76002

2009 911

Dickey, David (Jennifer)

Frisco, TX 75034

2011 Carrera 4S

Patel, Ashish (Reina)

Dallas, TX 75214

2008 911

Gray, Jonathon

Trophy Club, TX 76262

2007 Carrera S

Reese, Richard

N. Richland Hills, TX 76182

2004 911

Harward, Steve (Shannon)

N. Richland Hills, TX 76182

2008 Cayman S

Salazar, Steve (Karen)

Wylie, TX 75098

2000 911 Carrera

Herold, Rick (Brooke)

Dallas, TX 75248

2002 C4S

Higgs, John

Dallas, TX 75208

2009 Cayman

Anniversaries

Scheuerle, Anne

Lewisville, TX 75067

2003 Carrera

2700 B West Pioneer PkWy

(125 feet s. of Pioneer, on the W. side of Corzine st.)

Arlington, texAs 76013

817-366-1678

Armstrong, Charles

Collier, Jim

Gallardo, Robert

Moultrie, Samuel

Camp, John

Knight, Ronald

30 Years

15 Years

10 Years

Dallas

Rockwall

Sherman

Keller

Richardson

Flower Mound

5 Years

Bottoms, Brenda

Brown, Francis

Castillo, Eriberto

Castillo, Nilo

Hanson, Gregory (Barbara)

Heston, Pam

Klemmer, Nikolaus (Margaret)

Locke, Tracy

Louden, Stephen (Judy)

Mozdzyn, Kyle

Smith, Brien

Sullivan, Charles (Janine)

Tucker, Melissa

Wang, Hui

Fort Worth

Keller

Frisco

Bedford

Southlake

Fort Worth

Plano

Allen

Dallas

Garland

Dallas

Fort Worth

Dallas

Frisco

June 31


Unclassifieds

Unclassifieds are available free to Maverick Region members and are $5 to all others (contact editor for payment details). Please limit size to no more than 6 lines. Ads will run for 3 issues, then

removed unless you request that it be run for an additional 3 issues. E-mail your ad to classifieds@mavpca.org by the 10th to have your ad run in the following month’s Slipstream. Be sure to

include car year, make and model, its mileage and asking price, as well as a contact name, phone number and /or e-mail address. All parts will be advertised on our website. Check your ad for

accuracy the first time it runs. Contact the editor to have your ad pulled sooner. Due to space constraints, photos may or may not be included.

For Sale: 2004 Porsche 911 40th Anniversary Edition, Pristine condition

Limited Edition 996 that is exceptionally well taken care of.

This car is in perfect condition inside and out with no dings, scratches or paint

repairs. Always garaged, and overly maintained by the same Porsche dealer since it

was new. I am the second owner (both owners are PCA members), and I have the

complete history on the car with all maintenance records, original sticker, keys,

and books. This Limited Edition #car comes with the X51 power enhanced engine

(345 HP), full leather interior, heated sport seats with painted backs, turbo look

front bumper, Bose stereo, limited slip differential +++. Additionally the car has

been upgraded with Porsches X74 sport suspension package, GT3 lower control

arms and engine mounts, 3M clear bra, and Huper Optik window tint. The car

comes with a transferable warranty through July 2011. This car handles awesome

and is definitely a head turner! Please contact me for more info and pictures.

53,000 miles. Selling for $38,000!

Contact Erik at 940 613 3777 or ethunold@mac.com. (1)

For Sale: 2001 Boxster, Black with tan interior. Excellent Condition-Garaged.

75,200 miles, Automatic - Tiptronic, 6- CD Player, New tan soft-top. $16,500

OBO. Contact Jim at 806-341-2235 or parrish.parrish@gmail.com. (1)

For Sale: 2003 Boxster S, Arctic Silver with many factory options including

Bose stereo, 6 disc CD changer,all leather interior and 18 inch turbo-look wheels.

Also upgrades including front and rear strut braces, short shifter and K&N

filtercharger air intake. Contact Tom Froehlich at 214-368-8122 or 214-729-9155

or email tomfroehlich@att.net. (1)

For Sale: 1987 Targa, Outstanding 1987 Targa. 79,000 miles. G50 trans.

Meticulously maintained. Venetian Blue w/Gray leather. Overhauled A/C, new

Michelins, new shocks, Targa top redone to perfection, current service. No

damage history. Maint. records avail. Not tracked. Always garage kept. Pictures

avail. Priced at $24,900. Call Pat at (214) 616-2477 for more info. (2)

For Sale: 2005 Porsche Boxster, Just hit 41,000 miles. Red/ Black leather

interior. Everything works. New tires. Manuals. No mods, all stock. Garaged.

asking $21,700. contact njchow@tx.rr.com (2)

For Sale: 2003 Porsche 911 C2, Midnight Blue Metalic, Gray Interior, 6

speed, Bose High End Sound System, Leather Seat Package, Power seat package,

rear window wiper, 18” Turbo wheels, Cd changer. 32,00 miles, this car is as new.

Phone: 214 358 1178 E-Mail: vdiblasi@swbell.net $33,500.00 (3)

For Sale: VERY RARE : 1988 Porsche 930 Turbo Targa, Displayed

indoors for the last 5 years in a private collection. Current professional appraisal

is $62,000. Outstanding example of one of the last true 911’s ever produced

by Stuttgart. Grand Prix White/ Tan Leather interior. This 911/930 Turbo Targa.

Bring your mechanic, paint meter, appraiser and checkbook as this Porsche has no

excuses that it is a 22 year old car - it is fabulous. This may be a once in a lifetime

chance to acquire a real head-turning, drop dead gorgeous, 930 Turbo Targa. I

am asking $39,900, but if you think about it, you can buy this $62,000 Porsche

for LESS than $26,000 when you consider the $14,087 of work just completed to

make it like new. Please call me, Wilf Pinsonneault @ (902) 640-2445 or (902)

982-3764 (4)

For Sale: 2004 James Dean Anniversary Edition Boxster S, 27,000

miles, GT Silver Metallic with Cocoa Top and Interior. Only 1,953 were

manufactured and only 500 are in the United States--I have the Certificate of

Authenticity. This vehicle has been meticulously maintained. It’s been garaged

and the paint and interior are in premier condition. 3.2 Liter, Six-Cylinder Engine,

265 HP, Mid Engine, Hydraulic clutch, Power Steering, Front and Rear Stabilizer

Bars, Cruise Control, Alarm System, Heated Leather Seats, Automatic climate

control with A/C, Bose High-End sound package. For more information, call Tim

Mitchell 916-769-0262 or email timmitchell@buzzoates.com asking $32,000 (4)

Slipstream Advertiser Index

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

Autobahn Motorcar Group (800) 433-5602 B.C.

Autocrossnumbers.com (972) 670-2483 Page 29

Autoscope (972) 867-7467 Page 18

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

Buckley Racing (817) 239-7969 Page 28

Eagles Canyon Raceway (940) 466-9775 Page 22

Fifth Gear Motorsports (972) 317-4005 Page 15

Invisibra (214) 704-9299 Page 7

Istook’s MotorSport Svcs (817) 332-6547 Page 20

Jerry DeFeo Designs (972) 240-5800 Page 17

Falgout, Ray & Associates, PLLC (972) 669-2370 Page 25

Laurie Wirth Realtor (214) 223-7488 Page 29

Louden Motorcar Svcs (972) 241-6326 I.B.C.

Mayo Performance (817) 540-4939 Page 17

Mean Green Travel (940) 565-8111 Page 3

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For advertising rates and information contact

Pat Friend at ads@mavpca.org

Mullenix Motorsport (972) 231-5356 Page 23

Mustard Racing (817) 366-1678 Page 31

911 Enterprises (972) 241-2002 Page 30

Park Place Porsche (800) 553-3196 Page 13

RAC Performance (214) 269-1571 Page 6

RetroAir (972) 960-6899 Page 30

Silver Fox (817) 329-6995 Page 2

Soundwerk (817) 281-9381 Page 30

Speed Shield (817) 999-5925 Page 22

State Farm Insurance (214) 387-0003 B.C.

Texas Performance Concepts (817) 657-6608 Page 25

Texas World Speedway (979) 690-2500 Page 21

UPS Store (972) 420-1250 Page 9

Ussery Printing (972) 438-8344 Page 9

Zims Autotechnik (817) 267-4451 Page 21


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