Slipstream - October 2013


The monthly newsletter of the Maverick Region of the Porsche Club of America

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

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

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

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

Carey On (Editor’s Column).........................5

Maverick Minutes.........................................6

August Trivia.................................................7

Destination Restoration...............................10

I Get Around (Guest Columnist).................16

Advertiser of the Month..............................18

Cliff’s Ramblings........................................20

Tech Corner.................................................26

Advertiser Index..........................................29

New Wheels and Anniversaries...................31


Upcoming Events

Concours d’Non-Elegance/Cars & Cattle.....5

Board Meeting..............................................7

Time Trial 3, MotorSport Ranch...................8

Sunday Dr: San Martiño Winery.................12

2014 Board Nominations Committee.........14

2014 Board Election Ballot.........................15

2013 Founders’ Day....................................17

Maverick Lunch Series...............................19

Swap Meet, Zim’s Autotechnik...................20

Happy Hour: BJ’s Plano..............................23

Club Race/DE, Eagles Canyon Raceway....24

Drivers’ Ed 6, MotorSport Ranch (1-day)...25

PCA Escape to Los Angeles.......................28

PCA Corral at the Salt Lick........................29

Porsche Macan Raffle.................................30

Past Event Recaps

Happy Hour: Rio Mambo...........................22

918 Spyder Breaks Nürburgring Record....28

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Day October

2 Board Meeting

5 Tour & Concours d’Non-Elegance

6 Time Trial 3, MSR

8 Lewisville Lunch

12 Swap Meet, Zim’s Autotechnik

13 Sunday Dr: San Martiño Winery

17 Happy Hr: BJ’s, Plano

24 Richardson/Southlake Lunches

24-27 PCA Escape Los Angeles

26-27 Club Race/Drivers’ Ed 5, ECR

Day December

4 Board Meeting

7-8 Time Trial 5 and 6, MW

8 Frick’n Toy Run

10 Lewisville Lunch

14 Holiday Party at the Wilkins’

19 Happy Hr: TBD

21 Hope Shelter Christmas Party

26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches

Driving Event Venues

COTA - Circuit of the Americas, Austin

DR - Dallas Raceway, Crandall

ECR - Eagles Canyon Raceway, Slidell

MSR - MotorSport Ranch, Cresson

MW - Mineral Wells Airport, Mineral Wells

TMS - Texas Motor Speedway, Fort Worth


Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat

Day November

2 Founders’ Day

6 Board Meeting

9 Drivers’ Ed 6, MSR (1-day)

12 Lewisville Lunch

16-17 Time Trial 4/Autocross 6, MW

17 Sunday Dr: Fort Richardson

21 Happy Hr: Cristina’s, Southlake

Day January 2014

8 Board Meeting

14 Lewisville Lunch

16 Happy Hr: TBD

23 Richardson/Southlake Lunches

25 All Member Party

On the Cover:

A view from the Sunday

Drive to MotorSport Ranch

earlier this year.

Photo by Jean Frick

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Drifting: To Plate or Not to Plate -- That is the Question!

By John Hamilton, Region President

The changes in Texas law effective

September 1 reinstated

a fine for not having a front

license plate. One of our long-term

members, Milton Barley, did some

extensive research on the subject

and sent around his findings:

“1) Over a year ago, HB2357 was passed, which was an

attempt to streamline and clarify a number of points

in the motor vehicle registration and licensing laws,

and it “inadvertently” omitted the provision for a fine

for not having license plate(s) on a vehicle. The net

result was that there was a law with no penalty, and

almost all jurisdictions stopped trying to write tickets

on it. Technically, no front plate was still a ‘probable

cause’ for a traffic stop, and that was your greatest risk.

“2) Last year, HB 657 was introduced, to change

the law to require only one plate in the rear, and

that bill died in committee, due mainly to opposition

by law enforcement. Their latest opposition is

partially based on new camera/software technology

which allows them to randomly scan plates,

looking for outstanding wants and warrants.

“3) Last year, HB 625 was introduced and passed,

which adds back the provision for a fine of up to $200

for driving a vehicle without current license plate(s).

This bill became effective September 1, 2013.

“In summary, it appears that we go back to the way it

was in 2012 and earlier, and it will be up to the local

jurisdictions to determine what level of enforcement

takes place. We are, in my opinion, left to the tender

mercies and attitude of the officer who stops you,

and then, how you present yourself (courteous and

friendly goes a long way, I think). I also believe that if

you are driving a Porsche, it is probably

best to not use some story about

not being able to find a bracket or

‘the dealer said I didn’t need one.’

Most of them have heard that line

and don’t like to hear it again.”

Thank you, Milton, for your

research, insight, and recommendations.

By the way, it should also be

noted that there has been a Texas

court case that ruled that having

your license plate in the front windshield

does not meet the intent of

the law, and that your plate must be

attached to the front of the vehicle.


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the fine was still in place? Do you think having the fine

back will increase the likelihood of being stopped now?

There is no perfect answer, but it’s up to you!

Mav of the Month

As some of you may have heard, our Drivers’ Education

Chair, Lori Mauthe, has relocated to a different

part of the country due to employment. Thus, we

started running an ad in Slipstream for a new DE

Chair. Well, one day this summer, in

walks Maverick member Chris Tabor

and says he’s interested. After an

in-depth investigation of the job and

its responsibilities, Chris accepted the

position. So a huge thank-you to Chris

and all the great Maverick volunteers

who step-up when help is needed.

And to Chris, as a token of our appreciation,

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AX Chair Travis Howard

TT Chair Travis Howard

AX/TT Registrar Robyn Howard

AX/TT Rules Charlie Davis

AX/TT Schools Robyn Howard

AX/TT Tech Insp Jeff Herrmann

AX/TT Workers Robyn Howard

Charity Chair Chris Hamilton

Club Race Co-Chair Joel Nannis

Club Race Co-Chair Pat Heptig

Club Race Ads/PR Jim Buckley

Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit

Concours Chair Andy Kay

DE Chair (outgoing) Lori Mauthe

DE Chair (incoming) Chris Tabor

DE Chief Drvng Instr. John Sandusky

DE Equip. Mgr. Luke Edson

DE Registrar Joel Nannis

DE Safety Bob Benson

Email List Moderator Bob Benson

Goodie Store Pat Friend

Happy Hours Mike Farrar

Histographer, Tenured Charlie Davis

Mentors Monda Hanna

Membership Susan and Tom


On-line Calendar Brendan Eagan

Past President Mike Brodigan

Public Relations Linda Bambina


Advertising Pat Friend

Editor Carey Spreen

Event Ad Design Christy Payne

Mailing & Tech. Andy Mears

Printing Fran Ussery

Content Wrangler Linda Bambina

Mentor Wendy Shoffit

Social Chair Tracy Robertson

Sponsorship Keith Olcha

Sunday Drives John Harvey,

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Swap Meets Robyn Howard

Tech Sessions Ed Mullenix

Trivia Chair Jerry DeFeo


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Gareth Maurice


Gareth still remembers the cover of

the car magazine that drew him into a

lifetime of loving cars. He spent many

afternoons riding his bike as a young

kid to the local newsstand to buy and

read everything he could. He now

owns a Midnight Blue 911S and enjoys

driving it in wonderful Texas!

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Bob Benson


Mike Brodigan


Jim Buckley

Charlie Davis

Jerry DeFeo


Luke Edson


Mike Farrar

Pat Friend


Susan & Tom Froehlich

Chris Hamilton


Renee Farinella


Renee works in healthcare, and

enjoys fundraising for the military’s Her passion for cars

manifests in how to integrate the highperformance

driving experience into

relationship building. She says, “Can a

Porsche BE too loud on a Sunday drive?

The hills are aliiive with the sound of

music!” Renee owns a 2008 Boxster.

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John Harvey


Jeff Herrmann


Robyn Howard


Travis Howard


Pat Heptig

Andy Kay

Lori Mauthe

Andy Mears


Ed Mullenix


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Jim joined Maverick Region in August,

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Carey On...

By Carey Spreen, Managing Editor

Our Fall

season is

now in

full swing, with

several events

scheduled for October

-- how many

can you attend?

Saturday, Oct 5 is our Cars &

Cattle Poker Rally and Concours

d’Non-Elegance (see ad below

for details). Wondering what the

heck that is? A Poker Run is a

type of rally in which participants

stop at various locations along the

route and pick up a playing card.

At the end of the route, whoever

has the best poker hand wins. As

for the Concours d’Non-Elegance

-- well, it’s a car show at a working

cattle ranch. ‘Nuf said?

Sunday the 6th is our annual Time

Trial held at MotorSport Ranch. If

you haven’t registered by the time

you read this, it’s probably too late!

The next weekend consists of our

annual Swap Meet on Saturday the

12th, again hosted by Zim’s Autotechnik

in Bedford. Got a part you

no longer need, or are you looking

for a used part for the right price?

The Swap Meet is great for both.

Sunday the 13th is a redux of the

very popular Sunday Drive to the

San Martiño Winery in Rockwall

that was held in 2011. John Harvey’s

Sunday Drive crew has chosen

a route that they know you will enjoy,

to be followed by a picnic lunch

(which you bring with you); the

winery asks that you purchase a bottle

of wine, as there are no outside

beverages allowed. They also offer

wine tastings at $8 for five samples.

The weekend of Oct 26-27 is when

Maverick Region hosts its PCA Club

Race and DE at Eagles Canyon

Raceway. If you have never attended

a Club Race and are interested

in finding out more about it, come

on out to Eagles Canyon, north of

Decatur, to see what it’s all about.

We can always use volunteers as

well, so if you feel like contributing

your time and seeing what goes on

behind the scenes, contact Wendy

Shoffit at to

see what positions need filling.

Finally, our annual Founders’

Day banquet will be held this

year on Saturday, Nov 2 -- see the

ad on page 17 for details. This

year’s event, our 51st, will be a

return to normal for us after last

year’s big 50th Anniversary blowout,

but it will be a fitting look

back at the year nonetheless.

Read on!


Maverick Minutes: September Board Meeting

By Renee Farinella, Region Secretary September 4, 2013

Region President



began the meeting

at 7:03pm

by welcoming

new and visiting

Maverick Members

Jim and Linda Curzan, as well

as our incoming DE chair Chris

Tabor, praising the club for how

well we function in general as an

organization. Former Social Chair

Christy Payne sat in on the meeting

as well, as she is assisting current

Social Chair Tracy Robertson

with several upcoming events.

Also, because Vice President Gareth

Maurice was unable to attend,

John gave Gareth’s report, requesting

up to $400 for a graphics

package to be used to create Slipstream

event promotional ads. After

some discussion regarding version

and necessity, this was approved.

Flowers were purchased and

a $100 donation request was

made for Hope Shelter, on

behalf of longtime contributor

Maverick Ed Mayo at the passing

of his mother. Approved.

The 2014 Nomination Committee

announcement was supposed have

been ready for publication earlier

this year; however, all elected board

members are re-running for 2014.

John is sending an email to the

Region membership to serve as

notice that the Executive Council

offices are open for nomination.

Thank you to John Harvey, Travis

Howard, and Carey Spreen, who

volunteered to serve as the nominating

committee. More specific

information is available on page 14.

Tracy Robertson said the social

calendar is all lined up through

January 2014. Cars and Cattle is

scheduled for Saturday, October 5,

6 October

for which Tourmeister John Harvey

kindly mapped a great route. The

event includes a poker run, prizes,

and Concours. Should be a fun

photo op. Christy Payne is helping

with our annual Founders’ Day

event, which will be held Saturday,

November 2 at the NYLO hotel

in Las Colinas. She asked board

members to help get donations

lined up for a really great auction!

Think holiday! She will send a

reminder to everyone to be reaching

out for donations. Chris Tabor

volunteered to donate a fancy

car wash from one of his “Shine”

facilities over near Fort Worth.

Thank you, Chris! Our charity, the

Huffaker Hughes Hope House

is the beneficiary of the Silent

Auction, and their annual holiday

party is planned for Saturday,

December 21 from noon to 2pm.

As a reminder, the raffle tickets

for the one-year lease on a Porsche

Macan are available for purchase

from board members at various

events for $50 each, as well as

through a link on the mavpca.

org home page. Anyone can purchase

these tickets; sales are not

limited to PCA members only.

Next up was Slipstream Editor

Carey Spreen, who highlighted

an opportunity for folks to

participate in an SCCA “Rally

Master” school, on September

21. He also expressed support on

behalf of several folks who would

like for Don Sebert to bring his

many years of experience to chair

the Maverick Rally program.

Region Treasurer Jim Falgout

gave his report next by saying we

are in good fiscal health; the DE

tracks are paid for, and we are due

about $8,500 from our advertisers.

New Driver Education Chair

Chris Tabor appreciated the warm

welcome, and that he was looking

forward to participating with

the Mavericks in this way. He said

his group is ready to go for the

September 21-22 DE at Motor-

Sport Ranch; had some general

operational questions for discussion;

will meet with Lori Mauthe

for additional transitional info;

and made a suggestion to consider

breaking up the Blue and Green

run groups into faster and slower

sub-groups for increased efficiency.

Membership Co-Chairs Tom

and Susan Froehlich began their

report by mentioning that our

Region continues to grow, now at

an all-time high of 2,270 members,

including affiliates. They said that

we (as chairs and other board

members and volunteers) are

working to address the non-renewal

issues; further discussion ensued

at this point, and good ideas were

exchanged regarding a solution.

Concours Chair Andy Kay chimed

in and made a great suggestion:

Have we asked our members why

they join? I believe our collective

interest here is to maintain a highobjective

standard of continuing

to grow the value provisioning of

the club, and facilitate the best

interests of the membership.

Sunday Drive Chair John Harvey

was excited to say that there were

31 couples that made the drive

from the Metroplex to Boxstoberfest

in Fredericksburg, which was

held September 6-8, with over 200

cars total participating. The San

Martiño Ranch drive and wine

tasting event is ready to go for

Sunday, October 13! Additionally,

a Sunday Drive on November 17

to Fort Richardson is in the works,

and an event that he is calling the

Frick’n Toy Run (in honor of Jean

and Dave Frick, whose idea it was

for the event) will be on Sunday,

December 8. Please check the Maverick Region website

calendar regularly for all event details and updates.

Calendar Boy and Sunday Drive Deputy Brendan

Eagan said that their event route mapping predrives

are available for others to join, if interested.

PR chair Linda Bambina asked that someone write

an article to cover the Club Race in October, since

she and husband Alan will be at the PCA Escape in

California that weekend. We look forward to hearing

all about it and seeing some great pictures as well!

Tech Session Chair Ed Mullenix is planning

one of his always-informative Tech Sessions

for the January time frame; topics tbd.

Autocross and Time Trial Chair Travis Howard

reported that all is on track with his events. Please

check the Maverick Region website for details, and

don’t forget to register for the Time Trial at Motorsport

Ranch on Sunday, October 6, but note that only

entrants with track experience will be accepted.

Linda Bambina noted that Bill McBride, our

long-time Slipstream back cover advertiser for State

Farm, is retiring; Autobahn Porsche has taken

over as the full back cover advertiser. Club Race

continued on page 8


It’s Easy to Play!

Play here for fun and education

and find the answers below


Play for prizes on the web at, with the

answers and winners to be posted here

after each month’s contest has closed.

Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this

and the Web Trivia together.

Congratulations to our July winner,

Jack Griffin,

who got all five correct. Honorable Mention, also with

all five correct, goes to Richard von Honschoten. The

winner was chosen by random drawing.

Jack will receive a $25 gift certificate to

1. The Porsche 912 was produced as an economy version of the

911 body style. Other than the 1976 model, which used a VW

Engine, what years was it produced?

a. ‘65 to ‘69 b. ‘65 to ‘70 c. ‘65 to ‘71 d. ‘65 to ‘72


2. What size engine did the 912 have before 1976?

a. 1.6 L b. 1.7 L c. 1.8 L d. 2.0 L


3. What size engine did the 1976 model 912E have?

a. 1.6 L b. 1.7 L c. 1.8 L d. 2.0 L


4. What was the approximate curb weight of the 912?

a. 1998 lb b. 2055 lb c. 2130 d. 2235 lb


5. There were some 32,000 912s produced, and only about 2100

912Es for the 1976 model year. What was the internal factory

designation number for the 912E?

a. 912-B b. 923 c. 925 d. 942


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


continued from page 7

Registrar Wendy Shoffit mentioned that she needs

volunteers for the Club Race at Eagles Canyon

Raceway on October 26-27. Please contact Wendy if

you have always wanted to get your feet wet in PCA

Club Racing but didn’t know how to get started.

We were excited to hear that Andy Kay expressed interest

in writing at least one article on the best practices

for the wash and detail of your Porsche! Stay tuned!

There was some discussion at this point of considering

changing the name of our Happy Hours to

something else like Dinners or Social Gatherings,

so as to make it more obvious that these monthly

get-togethers are for more than just drinks, as most

attendees stay for dinner afterwards. More brainstorming

to come on this, and of course if you, the

membership, have any ideas, please let us know!

John then did his routinely best Carnac imitation, and

awarded Mav of the Month to new DE chair Chris

Tabor. Chris, we’re glad you’re aboard and appreciate

all your insights, commitment, and support. Meeting

adjourned at 8:51pm.

8 October


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finally bumper-pushed off the road by a police officer,

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as I assessed the damage in a CVS parking lot.

Taking off the nose plate and belt housing plate,

I found that the new timing belt was completely

shredded and wound up around the balance shaft

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Announcing the 2014 Maverick Region

Executive Council Election

Nomination Committee


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Secretary, or Treasurer), please contact any

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I Get Around: Words to Drive By

By Dick Badler

Editor’s Note: Denver resident Dick

Badler writes regularly for outlets that


and High Gear, the publication of

the Rocky Mountain Region of the

Porsche Club of America. Over the

years, Dick has owned six Porsches.

He still has number three, a ’78

911SC, which he bought in 1988.


or Perish.

I used

these words with

my daughters

when they were

learning to drive.

It worked. My

daughters survived

their teen years behind the wheel,

intact. Although I can’t quite say

the same thing about the Civic they

used, occasionally as a bumper car.

There was the incident where

the older one, parking her car in

front of the garage, said her foot

accidentally slipped off the brake

and onto the accelerator . . . the car

then slammed into the garage door.

She called me in the office,

and I had the presence of mind

to ask if she was all right. I’m

very proud of that.Then I called

my wife, and asked how the

garage door was... and she said

there was no garage door.

But the girls remember those

words, to this day. Which is the

point, and which got me thinking

about sayings for driving. And,

you know what? I couldn’t actually

think of many adages at all.

Oh, there’s the Stirling Moss’

comment about straightaways: “The

boring bits between the corners.”

And there’s the 911 mantra: “Slow

in, fast out.” There’s also the line

attributed to A.J. Foyt about driving

at Indy: “If you’re not scaring yourself

three times a lap, you’re going

16 October

Courtesy High Gear, the Rocky Mountain Region Newsletter

too slow.” Let us not forget, of

course, “Speed is a matter of money

. . . how fast do you want to go?”

I got an e-mail from the online

magazine Winding Road, offering

slogan tee shirts, but all they had

were “Keep Calm and Carry Speed”

and “It’s surprising how many

people, including Formula 1 drivers,

think the brakes are for slowing

the car down,” a quote which is

attributed to Mario Andretti.

Not exactly inspiring, are they?

Which is very ironic, because if

you’re a runner, you get inundated

with all manner of profundities.

One magazine, Runner’s World,

actually sends you a “Daily

Kick in the Butt” by email.

And it’s even more ironic, because

many of the lines I see relate to a

lot more than running . . . like competing

in general . . . and like life.

Take this one: “A man can fall

many times, but he isn’t a failure

until he begins to blame somebody

else,” attributed to Steve Prefontaine.

And another one from

Pre: “To give anything less than

your best is to sacrifice the gift.”

Here’s my favorite from Steve:

“A lot of people run a race to see

who’s the fastest. I run to see who

has the most guts . . . ” In point

of fact, the running world picks

up these quotes from all sorts of

places, and makes them their own.

Try this one: “Success is a peace

of mind, which is a direct result

of self-satisfaction in knowing

you did your best to become

the best that you are capable of

becoming” -- John Wooden.

Or: “Twenty years from now,

you will be more disappointed

by things you didn’t do than by

the ones you did. So throw off

the bowlines, sail away from the

safe harbor, and catch the trade

winds in your sails. Explore.

Dream. Discover” -- Mark Twain.

Or: “We must all suffer from

one of two pains; the pain of

discipline or the pain of regret.

The difference is that discipline

weighs ounces and lasts a moment

while regret weighs tons

and lasts a lifetime” -- Jim Rohn

Now, understand, I don’t see any

of this anywhere in the automotive

world, or motorsport world for that

matter. I don’t know why. Because

when it’s a hot and steamy day,

and you’re wearing a multi-layer

Nomex driving suit and full-face

helmet, and you’re fastened hard

into the roll-cage of your car, and

you’re pounding around a bullring

for an hour and a half, and

your pulse is soaring, and you’re

manic to get to the checkered flag,

first, l don’t care how good your

cool suit and your drinking tube

are -- it’s the same challenge.

Here’s how Patton described it:

“Now if you are going to win any

battle you have to do one thing.

You have to make the mind run the

body. Never let the body tell the

mind what to do. The body will always

give up. It is always tired morning,

noon, and night. But the body

is never tired if the mind is not

tired. You’ve always got to make the

mind take over and keep going.”

Ahh, that little voice. When I

ran my first half-marathon, I got

to mile 8 or 9 and started having

a conversation with that voice.

It was telling me to stop. And I

answered with “what would I say

to people?” And the voice kept

coming up with scenarios, so to

speak, like “I tripped” or “it was

too hot.” And my conscious kept

rejecting them, saying, “no that

won’t work, nobody will believe

me.” This went on and on, and on . . . until I

reached mile 12 and realized the end was in sight.

Here’s what you’re up against: “It’s very hard to

understand in the beginning that the whole idea is

not to beat the other runners. Eventually you learn

that the competition is against the little voice inside

you that wants to quit” -- Dr. George Sheehan.

So what’s the problem, drivers?

Try this one on: “Keep the dream in front of you. Never

let it go, regardless of how farfetched it might seem”

-- Hal Higdon.

Or the gray haired mantra: “Once you’re over the hill,

you pick up speed.”

Will they work for you? Only time -- your time -- will



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Cliff’s Ramblings: Software Updates and Server Crashes

By Cliff Blackshear

Just a few weeks

ago, a 997

owner brings his

car in and reports

the following:

“While driving

along, the radio

just goes off, then

comes back on at times.” We take

a look at the car. It is a 2011 model

with low miles. It is equipped with

a PCM (Porsche Communication

Management) system.

Most of the cars have a PCM

system with various add-on accessories.

It can play CDs, has XM radio,

Bluetooth to link to phone, Navigation,

a port for an iPod connection,

display back up camera, trip data,

etc., etc. It works well and usually

has a Bose amplifier speaker system.

The super high-end units are

equipped with Burmester systems.

Porsche constantly has updates

for these systems. We can access

software and update it. This

starts with a simple check of what

software level it currently has and

what update might be available,

so that is where we begin on the

997. No update available for this

type of issue. I start thinking it

has a hardware problem, and

maybe as the system warms up,

something internally is failing.

Before we can make a decision

on what we are going to do, a 2011

Cayenne comes in with the same

symptoms. Then a Panamera.

Hummm. I file a request with

Porsche technical support, and

supply all pertinent information

including VIN, mileage, and

software levels, plus we generate

analysis protocols for each vehicle

(these run several hundreds of

pages of raw data about each car).

Next, I get a phone call from

technical support. They are getting

these reports from all over the US

all at once. Engineering is on red

alert and DEFCON 1 has been declared.

I am then sent an email with

very specific instructions to gather

information from each PCM and

load it on a memory stick from the

onboard USB connection, transfer

it to my computer, and forward it

ASAP! I am told this seems to be affecting

only 2011 cars (all models).

Meanwhile they want us to

reset the systems to original factory

settings, erase any phone-

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ooks, stored data of any type,

and retest, then report back.

The problem is still there.

In about 24 hours I get another

call, and am told that XM blasted

out a software update over the

weekend, which seems to be

where the issue started. We are

asked to disable XM in a few cars

and see what happens. So we go

to XM Enabling in our tester

and enter a 16-digit code that

disables the XM system, then

wait to see if problem goes away.

Lo and behold, it does. Then we

are told to stand by and ask our

Porsche owners to be patient.

Three days later, on PPN (Porsche

Partnership Network), a fix is

posted, with very specific instructions.

A link to a file is included,

and we put the file on a disc. We

are instructed to go into the PCM

system, reset it again to original factory

settings, disable XM, and load

the new file. Then re-enable XM,

clear any faults from all software in

all systems, and test. It works! We

are still dealing with this even now;

it takes about an hour to resolve.

So today, a car that had this issue

orbited into my radar zone when I

got to work. The owner had traveled

about 150 miles to get to us so

we could repair his 2011 Panamera

PCM system with a known good fix.

I go to PIWIS (Porsche Integrated

Workshop Information System)

to get the 16-digit enabling code

needed to complete the repair,

and find that Germany’s server

is down. Are You Serious?????

I get a call from technical, and

they want to inquire about a car

from last week that we had, regarding

the fact that the fix should

already have been implemented

during the build process. They

want more details about what we

found, and how we took care of

the issue. It was a noise issue in

a 2014 Cayman (long story).

After answering their questions,

I inquire if there is any way they

can get me some enabling codes

for an owner that is here and

waiting. “No,” I’m told, “We have

no access either,” and enabling

codes are not stored anywhere

else. Major server issue.

Just before we hang up he says,

“The system is back up.” I run to my

computer and get the codes, fix the

Panamera, and get the car cleaned

as quickly as we can. Good grief . . .

Computers can be my best friend

and my worst enemy.

Cheers all, and thank goodness

cooler weather is on the horizon.

I counted five track cars in the

shop today. There’s a DE coming

up, the Club Race at Eagles

Canyon, and then Hallett looming.

Oh, and all you Mav racers

out there? Think Sebring!

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August Happy Hour: Rio Mambo

By Frank Briggs, Happy Hour Documentarian

As our driving


slow with

the 100+ degree


our Happy Hour


remains very

strong. Fifty Mavericks enjoyed a

lively get together at Rio Mambo

in Colleyville on August 15. The

conversation was filled with stories

about the most recent Parade in

Michigan and the anticipation

of next year’s Parade in beautiful

Monterey, California.

We even had a birthday celebration

honoring our very own Randy

Csanadi. It is not often we get to

witness a 21st birthday party at

Happy Hour. Randy, I do have

the correct number, right? Not

Photos by the Author except where noted

only was Randy a good sport, he

also looks great in a sombrero.

Among the 50 Mavericks attending

were a significant number of

Porschephiles somewhat new to

PCA as well as some new to our

Region. Michael and Barbie Manley

have recently moved to our area,

Feliz Cumpleaños Randy!

Photo by Veronica Ramos

Brenda Bischoff and

Paula McCollough

attending one of their first Maverick

Happy Hour events. It was also

good to see Ben and Sue Connell,

who have become active Happy

Hour attendees over the past few

months. It is a definite sign that

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will get those wonderful cars back on the road, please

remember to include our Happy Hours in your monthly

schedule. What better way is there to have a fun evening

with good company all while providing you with

another excuse to get your Porsche out of the garage.

In that regard, please join us on Thursday, October

17, for our next Happy Hour at BJ’s in Plano.

Until then, Happy Motoring!!!!

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Tech Corner: OH THANK HEAVEN -- Um, Maybe Not!

By Ed Mullenix, Tech Session Chair

Last November,


group DEer

Larry O, PhD

type, and current

owner of DE

instructor Craig

J’s ’01 Boxster S,

had a catastrophic engine failure.

Larry has become quite fast, and

with “sticky Hoosiers,” the engine

finally became a casualty of Eagles

Canyon Raceway. Without any of

the after-market mods to preclude

oil starvation on hard cornering,

Larry’s crankshaft and number

six connecting rod gave out.

Larry brought me the car just

about the time I was moving the

shop to Carrollton. After an unintentional

three week delay, we

totally rebuilt his M96 3.2. This

time, it had the “LN” two quart

deep sump mod, the “x-51” oil

baffle, and an underdrive crankshaft

pulley. I own several nice

cars, so I don’t particularly want

to drive someone else’s car unless

absolutely necessary. Whenever I

rebuild someone’s engine, I try

to put between 50 and 100 miles

on the new engine to sort out

any glitches. Larry’s rebuild was a

classic example why I drive the cars.

It wasn’t an issue before, but after

the rebuild, the bank one (cylinders

1-3) pre-convertor oxygen

sensor decided to die. I replaced

the O 2

sensor and continued my

testing. I drove the car to our

monthly club board meeting in

March. I had it up to 80 mph on

the Bush Tollway and it performed

splendidly. That was a Wednesday.

By Friday, I had accrued around

100 miles with no further issues.

I called Larry and told him his

Boxster was ready to pick up.

Because the car had only been

driven 100 miles since November,

and after road testing had about

¼-tank of old fuel, I suggested that

Larry put some fresh fuel in it. That

he did. He stopped at the nearest

fuel station, which happened to be

a franchise station of “Big Slurp”

Corporation (the names have been

changed to protect the guilty).

The Wednesday that I drove the

car to our board meeting, it had

been raining cats and dogs. Larry

filled up the Boxster that following

Friday and drove it about a mile

to the Bush Tollway on his way

home, when the engine just died!

He called me and explained what

happened. I thought he might

have run out of fuel but he said

that he just filled up the tank.

I hopped in my shop truck, fuel

can and code scanner in hand,

and met Larry and his recalcitrant

Boxster on the shoulder of Bush. I

sat in the car and tried to start it. It

started right up but ran terribly. I

pitched Larry the keys to my truck

and had him follow me while I

drove his Boxster back to the shop.

Let’s see, it runs great before he

puts fuel in it, and one mile after

filling the fuel tank, the engine

dies. Hmm, I smell a fuel problem.

The following Saturday morning I

hooked up the test wires to the fuel

pump relay and raised the car on

a lift, trying to get a fuel sample.

I connected my sample jar to the

fuel return line under the car and

energized the fuel pump. Nothing

emerged from the return line.

I connected a fuel pressure gauge

to the feed line but only saw 45

psi on the gauge. The regulated

pressure should be about 55 psi;

the fuel pump had failed. I replaced

the fuel pump and again

tried to get a fuel sample.

This time, I got what looked

like a quart of dirty creek water

and some fuel in my sample jar.

Larry had indeed filled his fuel

tank with contaminated fuel. I

continued to drain fuel from the

tank until it no longer contained

water. I again started the engine.

It ran better but had a misfire

on cylinder number three.

The number three injector is

directly under the inlet fuel line.

Any contaminant will affect that

injector first. Typically, whenever

water enters the fuel tank, which

could be a result of moisture condensing

from the air, either in the

car’s tank or that of the gas station,

it is usually only a small amount.

Water doesn’t burn so it will cause

a brief misfire. Unfortunately, a

misfire long enough to set a fault

code in the engine computer and

turn on the Check Engine light.

I prefer not to think about how

many times I chased my tail trying

to diagnose a water-caused misfire

only to find nothing wrong with any

component; the minute amount

of water had long since exited the

tail pipe. Not so with Larry’s S. I

had a sample of absolutely nasty

fuel. With no more water in the

fuel tank, the engine should have

run normally. Larry’s did not.

I pulled the spark plugs out

and performed a compression

test on bank one. Cylinder #3

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had only 50 psi of compression

compared to 150 psi in # 1 and

#2. I understand how a bunch

of water could have caused the

fuel pump to fail, but why would

it affect the compression?

This is the type of question

that is posed on the Master Tech

test. I postulated that water had

caused the injector to seize in the

open position and allowed fuel to

collect behind the closed intake

valve. When the valve opened,

the amount of fuel exceeded the

volume of the combustion chamber

resulting in a “hydraulic lock.” A resulting

bent connecting rod would

not allow sufficient compression.

A call to Larry ensued with all of

the gory details. Calls were made

to Big Slurp Corp. and a couple

of attorneys. Big Slurp denied any

responsibility and threatened to

impound the car until any litigation

had concluded (read two years in

civil court!), and the aforementioned

counselors thought $20,000

sounded like a reasonable fee to

pursue the case. No, that’s not the

route Larry and I decided to take.

I pulled the engine out and

removed the 1-3 cylinder head. I

rotated the engine and checked the

“deck height” of all of the pistons

in case there were other casualties.

No, all of the pistons came all of

the way to the top of the cylinders.

What I did find was a broken

intake valve spring on cyl. #3. It

maintained sufficient pressure to

keep the valve from coming loose

from the spring keepers, but the

oil pressure behind the hydraulic

lifter caused the valve to lift off of

the seat, allowing compression loss.

In 45 years of working on Porsche

automobiles, I have only encountered

three broken valve springs.

The water-caused fuel pump failure

and the broken valve spring are

TOTALLY unrelated. Larry had his

heart set on attending the DE at

Circuit of the Americas last spring.

The fuel/valve spring misadventure

precluded that from happening.

In conclusion, I only buy fuel

from the major suppliers, and keep

records of my fuel purchases. The

broken valve spring issue, be it fate,

karma, or the intervention of a

higher power, falls into the “sometimes

things happen that we cannot

understand” category.


Record Broken at the Nürburgring: 918 Spyder

By Thomas Becki, Communication Porsche AG

As the first vehicle to boast global road homologation,

the Porsche 918 Spyder* has conquered

the 20.6-kilometer (12.8-mile) lap around the

Nürburgring Nordschleife in less than seven minutes.

Achieving a time of exactly six minutes and 57

seconds, the super sportscar equipped with a hybrid

drive shaved 14 seconds off the previous record.

Wolfgang Hatz, member of the Porsche AG

Board of Management in charge of Research

and Development, had the following to say:

“We promised a great deal with the 918 Spyder,

namely to redefine driving pleasure, efficiency

and performance. We have kept our word.”

As is always the case with Porsche, the 918 Spyder is

also leading the way for future generations as the latest

in the line of super sportscars. It recently made its

global debut at the International Motor Show (IAA).

With its unique spread, the model blends maximum

driving dynamics with minimal fuel consumption.

By taking the Nürburgring record, the sportscar is

demonstrating the enormous potential that lies in

Porsche’s pioneering plug-in hybrid concept, and is

Photos courtesy Porsche

underpinning the leading role the company enjoys

when it comes to developing sporty hybrid vehicles.

“The radical hybridisation of the 918 Spyder from

the very outset is what made this lap record possible”

says Dr. Frank Walliser, head of the 918 Spyder

project. “The lap time on the Nordschleife is and

remains the toughest measure of a super sportscar.

Posting a time of 6 minutes 57 seconds, we achieved

a result of which everyone in the development

team and at Porsche as a whole is rightly proud.”

28 October

Marcus Schurig, editor-in-chief of sportscar magazine

Sport Auto, was on hand as an objective observer of

the record-breaking runs. The two sportscars, which

deliver an output of 887 bhp (652 kW), were equipped

with the optional “Weissach Package” to increase the

driving dynamics, and lead out on the standard Michelin

tires developed specifically for the 918 Spyder.

* 918 Spyder: combined fuel consumption: 3.3~3.0

liters/100 km (71~78 mpg US); combined energy

consumption: 13.0~12.5 kWh/100 km; CO2 emissions:

79~70 g/km

The record, which was previously held for four

years, was even broken during the first attempt in

the test drive on the morning of September 4. All

three drivers -- former European Rally Champion

Walter Röhrl, Porsche test driver Timo Kluck, and

Porsche factory driver Marc Lieb -- were quicker

than the existing record with each lap driving the

two 918 Spyder models used, and posted lap times

of less than seven minutes on numerous occasions.

Ultimately, it was Marc Lieb who posted the absolute

best time of 6:57, driving at an average speed of 179.5

km/h (111.5 mph), as measured by Wige Solutions.

PCA News: USGP PCA Corral at the Salt Lick

News Brief courtesy Porsche Club of America

In conjunction with the USGP

at Circuit of the Americas,

Hill Country Region will again

be hosting the Hill Country PCA

Corral at the world famous Salt

Lick BBQ Pecan Grove Pavilion on

Saturday, Nov. 16. Times TBA once

the track schedule is released.

This year’s ticket price is $80 if

purchased before Oct. 15. On

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by world-famous, five-time

LeMans winner and former F1

driver Derek Bell; new and vintage

Porsche models on display;

a Merchandise Raffle; and social

time to share your passion with

other Porsche enthusiasts!

A cash bar for alcoholic beverage

purchases will be available to ages

21 and over. Each PCA Member can

purchase up to 8 tickets for his/her

family and friends. And there is

plenty of free parking available at

the Salt Lick.

For advertising rates and information contact

Pat Friend at

Mullenix Motorsport (972) 417-0997 Page 27

Mustard Racing (817) 366-1678 Page 19

Park Place Porsche (800) 553-3196 Page 13

The Phoenix Insurance (214) 253-0570 Page 24

Porsche of Plano (214) 576-1911 I.F.C.

RAC Performance (214) 269-1571 Page 3

RetroAir (972) 960-6899 Page 12

Roofing Solutions by Darren Houk (817) 692-8496 Page 22

Silver Fox (817) 329-6995 Page 2

UPS Store (972) 420-1250 Page 21

Ussery Printing (972) 438-8344 Page 22

Zims Autotechnik (817) 267-4451 Page 15


30 October

New Wheels

By Susan and Tom Froehlich, Membership Co-Chairs

If you have any changes that

you would like to make to the

MRPCA membership guide,

contact the Froehlichs at

Bazan, Mario

(Margrit Ambrosio)

Southlake, TX

2008 911

Bowlin, Mike

Weatherford, TX

2013 Cayenne

Carmichael, Kristen (Les)

Dallas, TX

1994 968

Cloutier, Steven

Hurst, TX

2006 911

Hamel, Jon (Saundra)

Plano, TX

2006 Cayenne Turbo

Hoinoski, Joseph (Deirdre)

Colleyville, TX

1987 911

Hueston, Robb (Tamara)

Dallas, TX

1980 911

Kraft, Mark

(Rebekah Schellenberg)

Fort Worth, TX

2006 Cayman S

Lubke, Rich

Flower Mound, TX

2000 Boxster

Maez, David (David)

Dallas, TX

1977 911S

Matthews, Lee (Luke)

Fort Worth, TX

2011 911 GT3

McGuffey, Guff

Duncanville, TX

2010 Boxster S

Novorr, Jordan

Dallas, TX

2001 911 Turbo

Papagolos, Matthew


Plano, TX

2014 Cayman

Patel, Milan

Flower Mound, TX

2009 911

Pinkston, Glenda (Jim)

Mc Kinney, TX

1999 Boxster

Ritchie, Rick

Denton, TX

1999 Boxster

Scaggs, Kurt (Melissa)

Flower Mound, TX

1987 911

Maverick Membership Totals

Members ~ 1,375

Affiliate Members ~ 895

Total Membership ~ 2,270

Stieve, Jim

Dallas, TX

1999 911

Thompson, Jim (Brenda)

Frisco, TX

2007 911 Turbo

Trego, Bruce (Barbara)

Heath, TX

2013 Boxster S

Weinman, Michael

Dallas, TX

2012 997 Carrera

Welday, Rick

Plano, TX

2013 Boxster

Wilkins, John

San Diego, CA

2006 Cayman S


50 Years

Riggs, Arlen E.

Highland Village

Campbell, Bill

Jones, Jeff

Seiler, Paul D.

Wilcox, Michael S.

15 Years

Fort Worth




Hamby, G Ray

Miller, Juanita G.

25 Years


20 Years


Bailey, Clay

Hampton, John D.

Noack, John

Aylor, John E.

Wilson, Mark L.

10 Years




5 Years

North Richland Hills

Flower Mound



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For Sale: 1982 911SC Coupe, Silver with Tan

leather interior, 16” Fuchs wheels, A/C, Factory

Cruise/Alarm, Pop off valve, Chain Tensioner

upgrade, 133k miles, all records, $18,900. Contact

Mark at (10)

Wanted: 2003 or 2004 Boxster, base model only,

manual transmission only. Please contact Jim Buckley

at 817-239-7969 or (10)

For Sale: 1995 911 (993) Carrera Cabriolet,

Guards Red, tan top, champagne interior. 3.6L manual

VIN WP0CA299XSS341792. Second owner, well

maintained, records, 28,000 miles. Never tracked,

never put up dirty. Everything functions, immaculate.

Leather, 17” wheels with crests, hi-fi sound, CD

changer. Full Concours score 293.6 at Traverse City

Parade. $50,000 firm. Hiram Saunders, Southlake, TX

817-379-6083 or (10)

For Sale: 2010 911 Cabriolet, Monochrome

Black, heated/ ventilated seats, PDK, GPS, 11,700

miles, never tracked, custom 19” rims, annual service

at Park Place recently completed, balance of warranty

remaining, non-smoker, original owner, $74,900.

Contact Chris at 817-917-6725 or


For Sale: 1974 IROC 911RSR Clone, Yellow,

professionally restored and maintained by renowned

Cox Motorsports, one of the country’s most recognized

Porsche race builders. Race proven and well sorted

with only 20 hours since engine rebuild. A great car

ready to compete in Vintage and Porsche Club racing.

$49,500. Call me for details & photos. Don Sebert,

214-613-6900 (10)

For Sale: 2006 Carrera, Guards Red w/Black

interior, 6 speed, 39,121 miles, CPO warranty until

May 29, 2014. Asking $39,500. Email Mark Gordon

at (10)

For Sale: 2001 Boxster, 91K miles, Black/Black,

with Replacement Top and Rear Window in good

condition. Five-speed automatic with manual controls

both sides of steering wheel. $13,500. Call David at

214-770-6555. (10)

For Sale: 2009 Cayenne GTS, GTS Red exterior,

Black interior, 51,500 mi. This vehicle is currently

covered by the Porsche Certified Pre-Owned (CPO)

factory warranty until July 2014 or 100k miles. The

car is in excellent condition with no known issues.

The 40k service was completed at Porsche of Plano

at 49k miles. Options: Bose Sound System with direct

MP3 interface and steering wheel controls, Automatic

Climate Control with dual zones, Navigation,

Sunroof, Parking sensors, Heated Seats, HomeLink

Garage Door Transmitter, K&N high flow air filters,

Clear Bra on front quarter. Asking $43,500. Email or call (817) 913-8397. (10)

For Sale: 2007 Turbo Coupe, Guards Red, Sand

Beige interior. Tiptronic S with sport chrono package,

plus only two non-smoker owners since 2007.

Extremely low mileage at 7,101. Heated front seats,

Bose surround sound, sunroof. Totally built-in radar

detector with laser shifting capabilities. $79,995.00

Serviced only by Porsche trained mechanics with

records available. Contact Vicki Zeigler at 940-383-

3097 or Shown by appointment

only. (10)

For Sale: 2001 Boxster, black w/ black interior,

Automatic with Manual Controls. Replaced Soft Top

and Rear Window, 91K miles, Good Condition with

Wind-Stop and Radio/CD Player - $13,450. Contact

David at or 214-770-6555


For Sale: Two 2009 E-TON Matrix R-4 Motor

scooters, one red (15 actual miles), one blue (8 actual

miles). 150cc 4-stroke engine, CVT, new carburetors

and batteries, 70 mph, 100 mpg, titled and street

legal. Sold for $2400 new, asking $1200 for each, or

will trade for moped or small 3-wheeler. Photos on

request. Contact Jerry DeFeo,, or

972-897-5800 (Garland, TX) (09)

For Sale: Dilly 3-Rail Motorcycle Trailer,

black tilt-style trailer with three removable rails and

wheel stops; holds up to three motorcycles or scooters.

New wheel bearings, new lighting and wiring, almost

new tires, 1-7/8” ball hitch, tows great at 70 mph.

Dilly “Baby Moon” hubcaps on 12” wheels. Asking

$550 or will trade for full size moped, Honda Trail

50, or Honda Trail 70 plus cash. Photos on request.

Contact Jerry DeFeo,, or 972-897-

5800 (Garland, TX) (09)

For Sale: 2007 Boxster, Silver/Black/Black.

48,000 Miles, excellent condition. Original owner,

all original car, never tracked, always garaged. Well

maintained, all records and history. The car is in

excellent condition. $23,000. Contact Kyle at 214-

616-5606 or (09)

For Sale: 1991 Carrera 2 Cabriolet, Unique

factory color combination: Amethyst exterior,

Magenta convertible top, w/ Dove Gray leather

interior. Tiptronic, 2nd owner car, in Dallas since

new. 43,400mi. Many extras included. All service

work performed by IXXI Enterprises and up to

date. $29,000.00 or ONO. Contact Chris Kellner

214.502.0909 or e-mail to


For Sale: 2007 Turbo Coupe, Midnight Blue

Metallic exterior, 50,000+ miles, Non-Smoker,

Natural Leather Brown interior, beautiful color

combo. No modifications and not driven too hard.

Bose stereo, CD changer, Tiptronic transmission.

5000 miles on Michelin Sport Pilots. Serviced at

Porsche dealership in Dallas. Car is in Tyler, TX area.

Asking $64,000. Call Eddie at 903-539-7059. E-mail

at (09)

For Sale: 1986 944, Black, 5-speed manual, 89,000

actual miles, excellent condition, new a/c and tires. All

service is up to date. Original interior upholstery with

“Porsche” name woven into fabric. We have repair list

and contact with the mechanic that has worked on it

for us and the previous owner. Just $6,000.00 OBO.

Nancy Manar,, Allen, Texas.

972-740-8396 Call for showing (08)

For Sale: 2002 Boxster S, Arctic Silver with gray

interior, 6 speed, Bose stereo, 6-disc CD, sport touring

package, 55,xxx miles, very good condition. $18,500.

email for additional info

or pictures (08)

32 October

Hiram Saunders, Slipstream

155 Jellico

Southlake, TX 76092

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