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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

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

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

July Trivia .....................................................7

Five Speed Chatter .....................................10

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

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

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

I Get Around (Guest Columnist) ................28

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

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

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

Upcoming Events

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

Sunday Drive to San Martino Winery ..........8

Concours d’Non-Elegance, Cars & Cattle .14

Drivers’ Ed 4, MotorSport Ranch. .............15

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

Time Trial 3, MotorSport Ranch ................21

Happy Hour: Sundown at Granada ............23

Founders’ Day (Save the Date) ...................24

Time Trial 2/Autocross 5, MineralRing .....25

Swap Meet, Zim’s Autotechnik ..................27

Club Race/DE, Eagles Canyon Raceway ...28

PCA Escape to Los Angeles ......................29

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

Volume 51, Issue 9, September 2013

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September

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 September

4 Board Meeting

6-8 Boxstoberfest

10 Lewisville Lunch

19 Happy Hr: Sundown at Granada

21-22 Drivers’ Ed 4, MSR

26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches

28-29 Time Trial 2/Autocross 5, MW

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: Ft Richardson

21 Happy Hr: Cristina’s, Southlake

October

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 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 Martino 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

10 Lewisville Lunch

14 Holiday Party

19 Happy Hr: TBD

26 Richardson/Southlake Lunches

Past Event Recaps

Stories from the Parade: Candyce Jones ....12

Stories from the Parade: The Stubbs ..........16

Happy Hour: Fox & Hound ........................22

Autocross 4, Pennington Field ...................25

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

On the Cover:

A big “fan” of Caymans.

Photographed and composited

by Trevor Novotnak,

Pocono Region PCA

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COASTAL BEND

Jose Carreras

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2013 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative

LONE STAR

Greg Platt

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MARDI GRAS

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OZARK

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WHISKEY BAY

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CIMARRON

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HILL COUNTRY

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LONGHORN

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MAVERICK

John Hamlton

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WAR BONNET

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ZONE 5 REP

Lynn Friedman

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Drifting: Free!

By John Hamilton, Region President

FREE! One of my favorite

words. And one of the things

that can help many of us

enjoy what we might not otherwise

have time and money for.

Examples: CAR SHOWS! Did you

know that every month there’s

at least one free car show in the metroplex? And

there are car brands from almost every manufacturer,

including classic and cutting edge!

Cars and Coffee Dallas takes place the first Saturday

of every month at Classic BMW, 6800 Dallas

Parkway in Plano, from 8 am to noon. But you had

better get there early (before 8), or you’ll have a

hard time parking! And now Ft. Worth has its own

car show on the second Saturday of every other

month, at the Cats Baseball Field parking lot at 301

NE 6th St in Ft. Worth, from 8 am to noon. I attended

the August Ft. Worth show, and was blown

away! Fiskers, VWs, Lambos, Vettes, Camaros, and

almost every brand were there. Our own “Tub Club”

(Porsche 356s) make a regular showing there.

Another great free event: our Sunday drives! With

just the cost of lunch or the destination, our Sunday

Drives (which start up again in September), cost little

or nothing. AND . . . you get to drive your Porsche!

So come on out and join us for some free fun at a Car

Show or Sunday Drive.

You’ll be surprised

how much fun it will

be to get out of the

house for half a day

and enjoy your hobby!

Mavs of the Month

Terrie and Chuck

Frahm happened to

be vacationing on the

shores of Lake Michigan

while the annual

Porsche Parade was

going on this past June.

During one of their

sight-seeing tours, they

heard a fellow PCA

ALEXIS A. V. CAMPBELL, Proprietor

1235 William D. Tate Ave

Grapevine, TX 76051

member, Candyce Jones, literally call out for assistance

to get back to her hotel for an event (see

the complete story later in this issue of Slipstream).

Chuck and Terrie looked at each other and said

they could make it happen, and so they did. It is this

example of human generosity that deserves to be

recognized. “It’s not just the cars -- it’s the people,”

and the Frahms provided the example to us all.

So to Terrie and

Chuck: thank you

for what you felt was

just the right thing

to do at the time.

For the rest of us, it

serves as an example

of what we should

all do all the time.

Congratulations

and thanks to you for

being our Mavericks

of the Month. Enjoy

your gift card to the

Silver Fox Steak

House and our

appreciation for the

example you have

set.

Chuck and Terrie Frahm,Co-Mavericks of the Month

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President

John Hamilton

C-817-907-7823

president@mavpca.org

John enjoys DEs, Happy Hours, the

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 which is how it got into his

blood.

POSITION CHAIRPERSON

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 Lori Mauthe

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

Froehlich

On-line Calendar Brendan Eagan

Past President Mike Brodigan

Public Relations Linda Bambina

Slipstream

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,

Brendan Eagan

Swap Meets Robyn Howard

Tech Sessions Ed Mullenix

Trivia Chair Jerry DeFeo

Website

Denny Payne

4 September

Vice President

Gareth Maurice

C-817-821-2940

vp@mavpca.org

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!

Linda Bambina

214-616-1936

pr@mavpca.org

Bob Benson

817-457-8833

bbenson1@airmail.net

Your Name Here!

Mike Brodigan

817-233-0068

Jim Buckley

cr@mavpca.org

Charlie Davis

chuxter@1derful.info

Jerry DeFeo

972-240-5800

trivia@mavpca.org

Luke Edson

214.796.2241

ledson@edsontech.com

Mike Farrar

hh@mavpca.org

Pat Friend

214-616-2477

ads@mavpca.org

goodiestore@mavpca.org

Susan & Tom Froehlich

membership@mavpca.org

Secretary

Renee Farinella

C-972-571-4412

secretary@mavpca.org

Renee works in healthcare, and

enjoys fundraising for the military’s

CarryTheLoad.org. 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.

Chris Hamilton

hope@mavpca.org

Monda Hanna

972-450-4341

monda.hanna@ubs.com

John Harvey

214-808-1414

tours@mavpca.org

rocky@airmail.net

Jeff Herrmann

254-338-1758

Rider81@embarqmail.com

Carl.G.Herrmann@us.army.mil

Robyn Howard

214-991-0873

ax@mavpca.org

drivingschools@mavpca.org

Travis Howard

214-616-6152

tt@mavpca.org

ax@mavpca.org

Pat Heptig

cr@mavpca.org

Andy Kay

concours@mavpca.org

Lori Mauthe

de@mavpca.org

Chuck McCoy

972-436-3164

magpedler@yahoo.com

Andy Mears

214-394-5857

andy@mavpca.org

Please help us to keep growing!

Treasurer

Jim Falgout

W-972-669-2370

C-972-345-3009

treasurer@mavpca.org

Jim joined Maverick Region in August,

2008. He drives a 1992 968 cabriolet,

which is the second Porsche he

has owned. Jim enjoys attending

Maverick Region social and driving

events.

Ed Mullenix

972-231-5356

techcorner@mavpca.org

Joel Nannis

deregistrar@mavpca.org

cr@mavpca.org

Brendan Eagan

calendar@mavpca.org

Keith Olcha

W - 817-706-7678

H - 817-251-6865

keitholcha@verizon.net

Denny Payne

webmaster@mavpca.org

Tracy Robertson

817-300-3340

social@mavpca.org

John Sandusky

817-777-0421

john.c.sandusky@lmco.com

James Shoffit

972-786-6246

james@shoffit.com

Wendy Shoffit

H- 972-506-7449

C- 972-977-9821

crreg@mavpca.org

Carey Spreen

817-422-3480

editor@mavpca.org

rally@mavpca.org

Fran Ussery

W-972-438-8344

H-817-481-8342

fran@usseryprinting.com


Carey On...

By Carey Spreen, Managing Editor

Now that school

has started, I guess

we can say that

summer is over,

even though it’s

still hot as blazes,

and autumn

doesn’t officially

begin until September 22. But the

good news is that our region event

calendar actually has events in it!

The first weekend of this month

is the 15th annual Boxtoberfest

weekend, to be held again in

Fredericksburg. As of this writing,

there were already about 180 cars

registered, and their limit is 200, so

if you haven’t already registered, it

may be too late. If you have registered,

you can look forward to a

fun weekend in the Hill Country.

The weekend of Sept 21 and 22, our

Drivers’ Ed series is back from summer

vacation, with a two-day event

at the 1.7-mile MotorSport Ranch

track, running counterclockwise.

The weekend after that, our Time

Trial and Autocross series resumes

at The MineralRing (Mineral Wells

Airport) for the second Time Trial

and fifth Autocross of the year. Yes,

it’s a bit of a hike if you’re coming

from the east side of the Metroplex,

but you will get plenty of seat time

at this time-honored venue.

Looking ahead to early October,

we are trying something new: a

Sunday Drive Poker Rally ending

up at a “Concours d’Non-

Elegance” at the Cars & Cattle

Ranch in Princeton (no, Texas),

on Saturday, October 5. See the

ad in this issue for details.

The day after the Cars & Cattle

event is our very popular annual

Time Trial at MotorSport Ranch

(running on the 1.3-mile course)

on Sunday, October 6. This one

always sells out, so register early!

The weekend of October 12

and 13 features our annual Swap

Meet at Zim’s Autotechnik on

Saturday, and (back by popular

demand) a Sunday Drive to the

San Martino Winery in Rockwall.

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Maverick Minutes: August Board Meeting

By Renee Farinella, Region Secretary August 7, 2013

Region President

John Hamilton

began the board

meeting promptly

at 7:02 by welcoming

everyone back

from our July

break, and thanking

Driver Education Chair Lori

Mauthe for her 18 months of outstanding

service. She will be missed,

we wish her the best in Michigan,

and trust that she will stay in touch!

The new DE Chair is Chris Tabor,

who will join us next month.

Treasurer Jim Falgout was not present,

but John read Jim’s report, saying

the club is in healthy financial

shape with track deposits and ad

payments due, balanced by wellattended

DEs.

Membership Co-Chairs Susan

and Tom Froehlich also could not

make it to the meeting, but relayed

that our overall member count

(primary plus affiliate members) is

at an all-time high of 2,258! They

advised that discussion is on-going,

and tasked to each Board Member

to reach out to other Porsche

owners in the geographic area

covered by the Maverick Region,

who may not know who we are and

what is available to them from our

club. We welcome questions and

feedback, and are available through

our contact info in Slipstream.

The website is a great general

resource, as well, at mav.pca.org.

Vice President Gareth Maurice

spoke next, and solicited input

about the Corel Draw option/

necessity, as well as our search for

some graphic design assistance for

Slipstream. Attention all Members!

This is an opportunity to contribute

to the creation of Slipstream. Please

let us know if you are interested or

know of anyone in our club who

may be. Additional visibility will be

given to this need in this issue. John

asked that a decision on the graphics

software be made by September.

Slipstream Editor-in-Chief Carey

Spreen was up next, and proudly

displayed the Second Place trophy

for the PCA National Newsletter

competition that he brought

back for us from the Traverse City

Porsche Parade. Well done, sir!

Certainly, Slipstream is a labor of

love (and a substantial amount

of time and dedication) by a

great team, who are always looking

for creative ways and strong

content to deliver a best-of-breed

product to serve our readership.

At this point in the meeting, we

received a special delivery and

visit by former board volunteer

Christy Payne, who brought the

actual Macan Raffle tickets, hot

off the presses, to be sold for

the rest of this year, and with the

drawing to be held at the very

exciting and always fun 2014 All

Member event, January 25th at

Hackberry Creek Country Club!

Last year’s Raffle Prize was a trip

to Germany. This year, each $50

ticket you buy brings you closer to

the chance to win a one-year lease

of the new Macan SUV! (Thank

you to the Autobahn dealership!)

Tickets can be purchased from

some board members, at upcoming

events (like Happy Hour 8/15

at Rio Mambo), and hopefully on

our website soon. A portion of the

proceeds will benefit Hope Shelter.

Christy’s visit was a timely segue

to the Socials report from chair

Tracy Robertson, who mentioned

that we are still looking for just

the right venue for our Founders’

Day event on November 2nd.

Additionally she has already chosen

December 14 for the Holiday

Party, ro vw held at the home of

Linda and Lee Wilkins. Please

contact Tracy at social@mavpca.

org, if you have any ideas or have

a neighborhood acility to host

150-200 people, and check the

Calendar regularly for updates.

Tech Session Chair Ed Mullenix is

working on an event at Jack Junkies

in Plano, which he hopes to schedule

the weekend before the September

21-22 DE, to function as an

alternative tech inspection location.

Andy Kay, our new Concours

Chair, brought one of the beautiful

Porsche medals he had made

up as trophies for our regional

concours events. These awards

have the Porsche Crest (factory

approved!) on one side and the

Maverick Region logo on the other.

Past President Mike Brodigan

was visiting and wanted to discuss

considering reducing the number

of Slipstream issues per year. Here

are the related pros and cons.

By combining July / August, for

example, the club could save

on production cost and give the

volunteers a break. Conversely,

this could potentially damage our

national competition-for-awards

positioning by reducing pointseligibility,

and it could increase

per-issue ad costs, which might

be a challenge to our advertisers.

Best interest of the club and its

readership are foremost, so we are

working on options; one being possibly

increasing our planning and

production force toward solution.

Next up was DE Equipment

Manager Luke Edson, who keeps

us communicating effectively by

taking care of our track radios

and other gear. Integrity in an

organization has a great deal to

do with how well all the moving

parts function together, and we

6 September


would be lost without folks like Luke to bring their

time, talents, and insights through volunteering.

John Harvey, Tourmeister and drive-mapping Chair,

was present with his lovely co-pilot wife BJ, to share

that Boxstoberfest is September 6-8 in Fredricksburg,

and is at this writing at about 180 of 200 slots

registered. A “Cars and Cattle” drive on Saturday,

October 5 is in the works for near Princeton, as well as

a possible alternative drive on October 19 or 20, and

definite drives November 17 for a tour to Ft. Richardson

near Jacksboro, and a toy run in mid-December.

Please check the on-line calendar or Sunday Drives

under Events for confirmation and more details.

Club Race Registrar Wendy Shoffit completed the updating

and printing of the region Membership Directory.

They are available through her for $5. Thank you,

Wendy!

Our Region PR Chair, Linda Bambina, mentioned

that she appreciates timely deadline sensitivity for all

Slipstream submissions. Also, she is working with Advertising

Manager Pat Friend to straighten out the records

regarding who is receiving Slipstream (i.e. former advertisers),

and who is not (some new advertisers). Distribution

triage! She also worked on an article about last

May’s Club Race/DE event at COTA, to be featured

JULY 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://mav.pca.org, with the

answers and winners to be posted here

after each month’s contest has closed.

Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this

and the Web Trivia together.

Congratulations to our July winner,

Jacques Krielen,

who got all 5 correct.

Runner-up, also with 5 correct, was Bob Kuykendall.

The winner was chosen by random drawing.

Jacques will receive a $25 gift certificate to

1. Who said this about Ferdinand Porsche many years ago: “He is a man

with a big career ahead of him. You will hear of him again!”

a. Adolf Hitler b. Jacob Lohner c. Enzo Ferrari d. Karl Benz

Source: Yahoo Auto News, Three Cars Ahead of their Time, June 12,

2013

2. As a young man, Ferry Porsche won his class in the lightweight

Austro-Daimler Sascha in the Targo Florio. Just how old was he?

a. 12 b. 14 c. 16 d. 18

Source: Porsche Press Release dated March 27, 1998

3. Butzi was the nickname given to Ferry’s oldest son, whose given

name was also Ferdinand. What was Butzi’s given middle name?

a. Gerhard b. Anton c. Heinz d. Alexander

Source: Porsche Press Release dated March 27, 1998

4. After WWII, Prof. Ferdinand Porsche was held by the French until

1947. What happened so as to gain his release?

a. Had to pay and buy his freedom b. Pressure on the French from

Pres. Truman c. Found ‘Not Guilty’ in the Nuremberg Trials

d. France needed help designing a new Citroen

Source: Porsche Press Release dated March 27, 1998

5. How many Porsche 356s were built at the Gmund, Austria facility

before the company returned to Stuttgart?

a. 52 b. 66 c. 87 d. 92

Source: Porsche Press Release dated March 27, 1998

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

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in Porsche Panorama. Long-time club expert Marlee

Shaw will be helping Linda with the spring Getaway.

Autocross and Time Trial (amazing!) Chair Travis

Howard said that all is running smoothly and that our

events will be at Mineral Wells for the remainder of the

year, with the exception of the Time Trial at Motorsport

Ranch on Sunday, October 6. Please check the calendar

regularly, as the registrations general open about

6 weeks out, have about 65 slots, and fill up quickly.

Then, John Hamilton reached out to the board

for assistance in selecting Mav of the Month. Linda

Bambina related a great tale of selfless assistance by

Maverick Region members Terrie and Chuck Frahm;

the full story is featured on page 12 of this issue.

John closed by thanking everyone for their volunteer

service and contributions. Happy trails everyone!

Meeting adjourned at 8:53.

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Five-Speed Chatter: What Happened to the Germany Region?

By Ash Seidl-Staley

This might

be old

news to

some people, but

to me it is still

relatively new.

The PCA’s 140th

Region no longer

exists in Germany. As of July 2004,

and after two years of grueling

work on both sides of the coin,

the National Headquarters for the

PCA declined reinstatement of

the Germany Region’s charter.

The region, which was originally

established in 1963, was created by

and for military servicemen living

in Germany who owned, lived

and breathed Porsche. Deployed

officers and enlisted men alike

were brought together into a club

organization that linked them

back to the United States they

loved and fought for. The reasons

for the deletion of the charter are

pretty simple to explain verbally

but are a hardship to report.

At the time within the club, there

was a growing sense of distrust, controversy,

animosity, and neglect that

was felt by some of the members

of the region. All of these feelings

were being directed and unleashed

towards PCA’s HQ and then National

President Tom Bobbitt, just

as the population seems to dump

its frustrations out on Congress and

the President of the United States.

During the peak of confrontation,

rumors surfaced insinuating that,

since the bulk of the membership

of Germany Region were no longer

US Citizens, including the acting

Germany Region President, PCA

HQ didn’t want to reinstate their

charter. Though this accusation

has no physical validity it didn’t

stop the snowball from rolling.

With the help of our National

PCA Historian, RJ Wilmoth, and

the countless other people behind

the scenes, I was able to get my

hands on the very minutes of the

Board Meeting that hammered

the final nail in Germany Region’s

coffin. To my surprise, the first

thing I noticed was that the dreadful

decision was made right in our

own backyard, Fort Worth! In the

luxurious Renaissance Worthington

Hotel, board members and

National Officers met to weigh

in on the situation. Reading the

Germany Region car badge

minutes, I found that it wasn’t a

prejudice of nationality that killed

the Region, instead the death of

the club came from money; more

specifically, insurance money issues.

Beginning in 2003, PCA HQ

changed their insurance underwriter

club-wide, and in the

process eventually learned that the

Germany Region was not covered

in the policy, as it only covered

the US and Canada. In truth, the

region hadn’t been covered for

quite some time, but was fortunate

enough not to have made any

claims. Many attempts were sought

to resolve the insurance issues, but

unfortunately all of them failed.

Photo by the Author

First up as a quick fix, the Germany

Region tried acquiring their own

insurance, which they used for the

rest of that year. Unfortunately, the

contract was in German, and after

intense review by the PCA Legal

team, it was deemed not good

enough as coverage, and a halt to

all region activities was soon issued.

Another remedy initiated by

the PCA was to create a PCA-run

corporation in Germany, which,

being a business, could provide

coverage for the club. This idea,

along with Tom Bobbitt’s plan to

create a subsidiary group overseas,

were scrapped when the legal

aspects of both were investigated.

One of the main issues with providing

coverage came from the

fact that Germany Region wasn’t

able to hold events on military

bases anymore. With the heightened

threat levels the military

experienced post 9/11, having

non-US citizens on posts racing

cars was not a feasible possibility.

With nowhere to hold events, no

one to sponsor them or organize

them, and without the backing

of PCA HQ, the last year of the

Region’s Charter was literally

uneventful! The residing President

and Vice President both resigned

their posts. hoping a US citizen

would take the reins of the club

and fight with HQ for a solution to

reinstate the charter. Unfortunately

this did not happen. PCA Headquarters

and the National Officers

of the time really did try everything

in their power to solve the issues

faced by Germany Region, but

ultimately were unsuccessful.

This story hits home for me on

many levels. My Grandfather was

the president of the Germany

Region in the early 1990s, and was

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very active. He recruited members, raced, wrote for

the Regional Newsletter, Blinken Blat, and even enlisted

the help of my Nana, who became the Treasurer of the

club. Together, the pair led the region in the organization

and operation of numerous social/charity functions

which kept the club afloat financially for years.

These days it’s hard to find any information on the

“inter web” about the Germany Region, and even our

National archives have limited quantities of relics. It

is as if Germany Region has become a footnote in the

history of PCA. All I have to prove that the club existed

are two shirts, some stickers, a few miscellaneous

papers, some unmarked videos, and a few boxes of

pictures that document just a small window of time.

It saddens me to see that we as a National Club no

longer have a represented charter in the country in

which our prestigious cars are built. Well, I guess I

will have to change my retirement plans of being the

President of the Germany Region and driving the

Nurburgring everyday in my 3.8L twin turbo 935.

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Stories from the Porsche Parade: Candyce Jones

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Candyce’s award-winning ‘73 911S on

display at the Concours Banquet

By Linda Bambina

The following story is a follow up to an

amazing event that happened to Candyce

Jones, a member of the Chicago Region of

PCA, whose 1973 911S took top honors at

the Porsche Parade this year. She has an

email connection to Maverick 911 Guru

Ed Mayo since he has been part of the

National Tech Support team for 911s.

Her complete story can be read in the September 2010 issue

of Porsche Panorama, as well as in the June 2012 issue

of “Esses” magazine, and it is a complex and “touched

by an angel” kind of story. It seems the “angel” part is a

continuing one! Here is Candyce’s story in her own words.

After three days of cleaning and Concours-ing the

1973 S, it was time to relax on a day trip in a canoe

and a visit to Sleeping Bear Dunes as part of the

Parade Tours. On the way to pick up the canoes, we

were told, “Leave your cell phones on the bus.” After

returning to the bus, everyone talked about the great

trip. Finally, I checked my phone and noticed that

there were three calls from an unfamiliar number.

Hitting “call,” I was connected to Ron Gordon, Concours

Co-Chair. He said, “Congratulations, Candyce,

you won the the Preservation Group Award!” He

went on to explain that my car would be in the dining

room for the Concours Banquet, and he needed it

at the hotel by 2:30 pm. I panicked. I was 45 minutes

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Candyce with rescuer Chuck Frahm

away on a bus tour that lasted

until 4:30. Needing to find a way

back, I didn’t have time to think

about the fact that I had won!

When the bus stopped at a scenic

overlook, I jumped off and

walked the parking lot asking for

a ride back to Traverse City. No

luck. Spying a look out point, I

walked up and yelled, “Anyone

going back to Traverse City?”

A stranger asked, “What do you

need?” I explained my dilemma,

he looked at his wife, she nodded,

and he replied, “We can do that.”

The Frahms were from Texas and

on a family vacation at the Dunes.

After shuffling cars and kids,

Terrie, Chuck, their nephew, and I

headed back to Traverse City. They

were members of the Maverick

Region, and knew about the Parade,

but had not registered for it.

Note from Linda: according to

Chuck, they had booked a vacation

home for a family reunion a full

year ahead and at the time had no

idea that the Parade was scheduled

to be there at the exact same time.

On the way back, we got to

know each other, talking about

our lives and Porsches.

Arriving at the car, we took some

photos. They went to look at the

Porsches in the parking lot, and

I headed to the car wash. Soon

Terrie returned offering to help

wash and dry the car. As we parted

to go our separate ways, smiling,

Terrie said, “It was meant to be.”

Without the Frahms, I would

have missed the experience of a

lifetime. I understand that the

Maverick Region originated the

PCA motto, “It’s not just the cars,

it’s the people.” How perfect!

Thank you, Terrie and Chuck. I will

remember your kindness forever.”

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Maverick Chuck Frahm, he and his wife

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year and a half. They have been PCA

members since 2005, but have lived in

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place. Chuck loves our DE events, but

doesn’t have the time to attend as many

of those as he would like. I teased him

that it looked like we had less than six

months to get them hooked on Maverick

events! Chuck also told me that Robyn

Howard sent him a video clip from the

Concours Banquet where Candyce’s

story was shared with about 1,000

people there! After the Banquet was over,

I found Candyce and her Chicago

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Stories from the Porsche Parade: Pam and Scott Stubbs

By Scott Stubbs

I

am a long time

Porsche owner.

I rode in a

912 on the way to

the hospital to be

born. That same

car took me home

from the hospital.

In high school I sold my first car,

a 1969 Buick Skylark hardtop, to

my best friend so I could put that

money into a Porsche 914. In high

school I also took my future wife

on a date in my dad’s ‘72 911T.

Porsche is just in my blood. So,

when my parents invited my wife

Pam and me to attend our first Parade,

I wanted the experience to be

fun and encouraging so we could

attend more Parades in the future.

I planned to fly Pam into O’Hare

so she would not

have to sit for such a

long drive. Our plans

included getting to

Traverse City on a Sunday,

getting registered,

and getting a volunteer

session in at the Goodie

Store or in Hospitality.

Well, my planning

was not the best. The

weekend we were scheduled to

leave was my weekend to have

my kids. As a divorced dad, it is

very important to me and my kids

that we spend the time we have

together. So Pam offers to drive

our Boxster to Traverse City and

pick me up at the airport on Sunday

night, so I can spend the weekend

with my kids. What a sweet lady.

I take her up on her offer. She

heads out on Saturday morning on

a two-day drive that should have

put her in Traverse City around

8:45pm to pick me up at the airport.

This is all after she worked a

15-hour shift that Friday. What a

lady! I get to spend the weekend

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with my kids, fly out on Sunday, and

spend the next week getting my

fill of Porsches! Wow, what a life!

Saturday, Pam takes off from

Arlington at around 9:00 am, has

a great drive, and comments to

me later about how stable the

car is at high speed. That is my

lady, enjoying the craftsmanship

of German Engineering. Sunday,

Pam makes it into Michigan and

then misses a turn to head north.

Well, she reroutes over a few

back roads, and is driving though

Covert, Michigan when she starts

to hear a rattle. She starts looking

around the passenger seat, etc.,

trying to find out what is causing

the noise. It gets louder, and as

she loses power, she realizes the

noise is coming from the engine.

“She reroutes over a few back roads, and is driving

though Covert, Michigan when she starts to

hear a rattle. She starts looking around the passenger

seat, etc., trying to find out what is causing

the noise. It gets louder, and as she loses power,

she realizes the noise is coming from the engine.”

Meanwhile, Sunday afternoon,

I drop my kids off at their mom’s

house and return home to catch

the Super Shuttle to DFW. We

board on time and get seated, just

to hear an announcement that our

flight is delayed. As I am sitting on

the tarmac, 15 minutes before we

are due to take off, my phone rings

. . . and Pam says those dreaded

words I did not want to hear: “The

car just broke down.” She tells me

about the noise and the power loss,

and I tell her to call our Roadside

Assistance provider and have the

car towed to a Porsche dealer.

My cell battery is running low so

I also tell her to call my Mom and

Photo by Linda Bambina

Dad, as they are attending their

15th Parade, and Dad might be

able to come and pick her up. I

worry all the way to Chicago. I call

her right after we touch down.

She tells me she is safe and sound;

she is at a grocery store, where

the local firefighters have invited

her to stay with them at the fire

station until her ride arrives. I

have decided I am going to rent

a car go pick her up, as she is just

over two hours from O’Hare.

Pam calls my dad back and catches

him before he leaves. Talk about

good timing! My plan is to pick up

my wife, get a hotel, and then meet

our car at the dealer to see what

is wrong. I am hoping it is just the

alternator, as all the dummy lights

came on as she got to the side of

the road. So, I skip my

connecting flight to Traverse

City and head to

the rental car counters.

As any of you know who

have rented a car out of

O’Hare, the rental companies

are located offsite.

So I choose a known

brand and hop on their

shuttle. I get to the

rental counter and the wait is over

an hour. It is so aggravating -- there

is not one happy customer in the

room. I finally get my rental and get

my phone plugged in, call my wife,

get her address, and am on my way!

Well, about an hour into my drive I

get a call that reads “blocked,” but,

to my surprise, they leave a voicemail.

The message says to call him

back, as my car in his possession.

I call him right back and am very

surprised to learn that I am talking

to a man who owns an export

company. He is not a dealer, and

is not even a repair facility. He

got my number off a napkin left

in the car on the dash. The car is


safe, but is in front of his house!

I thank him for letting me know,

reassure him I do not want the

car exported, and I tell him that I

will get my car hauled to the right

location. After several phone calls

to locate the closest dealer, I call my

Roadside Assistance people back

and talk with them for what seems

like an hour trying to straighten out

this situation. I hang up the phone

satisfied one more problem has

been solved and our car is headed

to a dealer close to Chicago.

Now, this is where I make note of a

lesson learned. I had my latest copy

of Porsche Panorama with me, which

lists all the Zone Reps. I could

have saved myself a lot of time if I

had used the local Zone Rep as a

sounding board to help me make

decisions on locating a dealer, what

dealer was closest, etc. So my advice

to you the reader: learn from my

mistake! Lean on a Zone Rep who

wants to and is able to help you

in these very types of situations.

Thanks, Zone Reps, for all the

work you do for our members!

I arrive in Covert, locate the fire

station, and pick up Pam. It is such

a joy to see my wife. She had been

starting to feel a little homeless

after spending around five hours

without a car or a place to spend

the night. For those of you who

have read Tom Clancy’s “Threat

Vector,” Pam was listening to the

audio book version,

and to break down in

Covert . . . well that was

just a little surreal.

The firemen have been

great and very accommodating,

and we thank

them several times

before loading the

rental with our luggage

and heading back toward Chicago.

We find a motel down the road and

pull over for the night. It is past

midnight, and I am thinking that

we are very lucky to find a good

rate, mostly-clean room, and it even

includes a free breakfast. We are

both still wound up and tired, and

sleep is not found for a few hours.

Pam and Scott can laugh about

their adventure now . . . maybe?

Then morning is suddenly here. I

head down stairs to pick up some

breakfast for Pam and myself,

and to my surprise, breakfast

includes watered down orange

juice, cereal, and mini-powered

and chocolate-covered donuts.

You know, the kind you find in

the big bag at the grocery store?

Well, I grab a bowl, then notice

there is no milk, so I fill it with

donuts, grab an OJ, and head back

to the room to share with Pam.

Pam and I chuckle a little about

the definition of “breakfast,” and

we take a bite just to discover

“I call the dealer expecting to be told my car is

there, but am told that they have not seen it. So I

explain the situation, tell them my car should be

there soon, and that we are headed that way. I call

back my Roadside Assistance to learn that they

show the car is still at American Porsche . . . “

the donuts are stale. Now, thankfully,

Wendy’s is located just across

the parking lot so we eat a nice

meal on the road to Chicago.

I call the dealer expecting to be

told my car is there, but am told

that they have not seen it. So I

explain the situation, tell them my

car should be there soon, and that

we are headed that way. I call back

my Roadside Assistance to learn

that they show the car is still at

American Porsche, and that they

have no record of my second call.

I work to stay calm and explain

that my car is not where we asked

it to be towed. After a little “discussion”

with the poor lady on the

phone, we resolve the situation

with no more money coming out

of my pocket. I get a call from the

towing company and they have

sent a flatbed to pick up the car,

and should be in Chicago in about

two hours. Wonderful news! We

meet the car at the dealer, only

to discover that one of the towing

companies has taken some

liberties with the front bumper,

so I make another phone call to

report the damage and get that

process started. Pam and I hang

out at the dealer the rest of the

morning and into the afternoon.

My phone rings and it is one of

our Maverick members checking on

us to make sure we were ok. Linda

Bambina is so nice! Well, around 3

pm I book a room at a wonderful

clean hotel with a real breakfast,

and we drive over and get checked

in. We get the painful phone call

at a little after 4, with

the horrible news that

there is metal in the oil

pan. Now, that is just

a very nice way to say

you need a new engine.

Yes, the whole thing.

So, I ask the dealer

what my options are,

and I am told that my

option is to replace the engine with

a fresh brand new Porsche factory

engine for the price of what I could

go and buy another car of my same

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Cliff’s Ramblings: “Watch” This Column

By Cliff Blackshear

Zertifizierter

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ZPT Gold on the

front. Today our

RSM (Regional

Service Manager)

came to visit, and presented me

and fellow tech Mark Cooper with

watches, as part of the recognition

for meeting all requirements to

attain Master Technician status

with Porsche AG. In the past, the

Master program was for American

and Canadian techs. Now it is a

worldwide recognition program.

We have had Master programs

going back to the days of

Porsche+Audi in the early 80s.

I have earned it every time, but

I am certainly not alone in this

latest recognition by PAG. The

watch they presented us with is the

best so far, I gotta admit. I have

received trips to Germany as part

of the first 20 recognized, and

they were most entertaining and

fun. They sent us to Daytona for

Rennsport Reunion a few years

ago, and also had us as their guests

at Cabo San Lucas one year (I

missed that trip due to the sudden

passing of a fellow worker just

days before leaving for the trip).

Yet somehow, a watch commissioned

by Porsche just for us

Meister Techs feels more special.

It is a keeper for sure. The head of

the Porsche Academy has indicated

they are thinking about a recognition

program for “Old Timers” like

myself; he said that about a year

ago. I brought that up today after

the presentation of the watch, and

our RSM said that it is being discussed.

I then made the comment

“It will probably be a rocking chair

with a Porsche crest!” He looked at

the stats for his region, and hands

down, I have the longest tenure. He

could not verify if that might hold

true nationwide but it is probable.

Jeez, do you know how old I

suddenly feel? Think about this:

My perspective: Having knowledge

of carburetor cars, mechanical

injection cars, CIS cars, CDI ignition

systems, torsion bar suspensions,

and the introduction of

this or that is of little use today in

my world. Today I was chasing a

“Home Link Issue” (built-in garage

door opener) on a 2007 997;

listening to a loud clunking noise

on a 2012 Panamera Turbo and

postulating theories about possible

cause; putting together a report to

send to engineering about an AM

reception issue on a 2013 Cayenne

GTS that Mark resolved, complete

with photos of a connector not

properly locked; working with

Meister Tech watch

commissioned by Porsche

Robert to ultimately find a blown

fuse for a right mirror electrical

failure on a 2010 997; and receiving

the recognition as a Gold Meister.

Working with “Young Guns,” born

two decades after I started doing

this for a living, and whom I feel

are better techs than I have ever

been, makes it both interesting

and challenging. Most nights while

heading home I find myself re-

Photo by the Author

running the day and trying to find

a resolution for cars in the shop

with as-yet-unresolved problems.

What is most interesting to me

is how fast Porsche pushes new

technology to the market, most

often with zero problems, which

means that, once in a while, we

get seriously challenged. Engineering

ideas are applied into

production assembly procedures

at light speed with these folks.

Last week, Fred prepped a new

Cayenne right off the transporter.

It had a small piece of chrome

trim missing on the center console

switch assembly. There are at least

15 switches on this part. The new

part came in and each switch had

to be assigned its duty on the LIN

(local interconnect network).

Simply hitting “auto coding” in the

menu in the PIWIS laptop usually

fixes it. Nope, didn’t code correctly.

Push the “Porsche Hill Hold”

function and the doors lock. Push

the “AC On” button and nothing

happens. I spent about two hours

looking at coding, etc., thinking

we could resolve this problem with

manual coding. I finally gave up

and sent in a PTEC (Porsche Technical

Electronic Communication

request) and found out there was

no resolution, except for new software

for the tester that is currently

not available. We switched the trim

from old part to new part and PAG

was notified by PCNA. Two days

later, an online software update for

PIWIS 2 laptop was announced. It

happens because Porsche pushes

the envelope with new technology.

I LOVE THIS STUFF . . .

Looking back, I realize the best

part of being a Meister Tech is not

letting up with understanding

what’s new. It keeps me young in

spirit and trying to not early apex

in life!

20 September


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21


July Happy Hour: Fox & Hound

By Rick Schwausch

We had another very successful

happy hours this

month at the Fox &

Hound in Lewisville, with 40 plus

attendees. The restaurant even

blocked off part of the parking lot

so that everyone could show off

their cars. We were able to capture

some of the more interesting license plates

that reflect the individual owners’ characters.

Photos by Katie Schwausch

We even got our own section in the parking lot!

We had a fun and talkative pre-dinner crowd.

There was also a very special effort by the Welcoming

Committee to invite new Maverick Region members to

the happy hour to engage with other members and to

begin to get a sense of what the club can offer. I had the

opportunity to visit with several of the new members including

James and Dorothy Loney, Tom & Janis Martin,

Lida Aghdam, and several others as well. The fun part

was describing all of the various activities available to

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Contrary to popular belief,

SUVs can be cool too . . .

club members, from the social side

of things to the pure performance

side of our shared addiction. On

the social side, there are obviously

the monthly happy hours along with

the monthly lunches that are available

for members to attend. I know

several members specifically asked

about the Sunday Drives, as well as

the Driver Education events for the

more track-oriented individuals like

me.

Hopefully, the accompanying

photos will give a better idea of

what the Happy Hour is all about:

the people and their cars.

And be sure to join us for the

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Avenue on Sept 19!

The author with new members

Dorothy and James Loney

Linda Bambina and

Nancy Manar

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continued from page 17

make and model. So, I explain

to the very sympathetic service

manager that it is not a feasible

option for me. (As I write this, our

car is “home” in the Metroplex at

a local independent shop waiting

on a replacement engine [used]

from that Porsche salvage yard

just north of the Red River.)

Pam and I have dinner at a local

pub. The pizza was great, so as we

digest the meal we were also digesting

the news. We have a very nice

and relaxing evening at the hotel,

and the next day head to Parade.

Pam and I have a very nice drive

into Traverse City on Tuesday and

we get to see some pretty country.

Once at Parade we see and hear Peter

Porsche introduce the new GT3.

We see the Concours d’Elegance

winners at the Concours Banquet.

We visit some wonderful areas of

Michigan, taste some local cuisine,

and spend the rest of the week seeing

all kinds of beautiful Porsches.

And on the last night we get to

see two couples win new Porsches.

It was so cool! Pam’s and my first

Porsche Parade was a true joy.

Throughout the ordeal, we kept

a positive attitude, as things can

be fixed, and what is really important

in your life are the people,

not the things. Sure, driving a

Porsche home from work, letting

all the stress just melt off you, can

be very beneficial to the people

in your life, but what matters are

those people. The friendships

we have and the family we love.

I have a saying that I use to

describe driving a Porsche: “Everything

is just a fun drive away.” After

our experience, I might have to

change that just a bit. I have not decided

on my new version, but here

are a couple of twists I am considering:

“Everything is just a fun drive

away, in an air cooled Porsche” but

in the heat of summer that would

have to be changed to “Everything

is just a fun drive away, in an aircooled

Porsche, with a working

air conditioner” Oh, but see that

is an oxymoron, so I can’t use that

one. I will keep on thinking.

We met so many wonderful people

on our trip and at Parade. And it

was made even better by spending

it with people I love, my loving wife,

and my parents, Fred and Jean

Stubbs, from the West Texas Region

of PCA. We had a great time and we

are looking forward to our next

Parade. Enjoy driving your car, and

I sure understand if you consider it

a member of the family!

24 September


Autocross 4 Results: Pennington Field, June 16

Compiled by Dean! Yamada

Class

Car# Name Driving Fastest

1 5 Ed Mayo 1972 Porsche 911S (Yellow) 37.188

1 592 Brandon Bartee 1973 Porsche 911 (White) 37.417

1 45 Myra Sutton 2012 Porsche Cayenne (Jet Green Metallic) 39.407

1 54 Jerry Sutton 2012 Porsche Cayenne (Jet Green Metallic) 39.471

1 241 Betty Perrine 1974 Porsche 914 (Orange) 39.672

4 914 Sigrid Schnoerr 1974 Porsche 914 (Lime Green) 36.043

4 23 Tom Leavitt 1983 Porsche 944 (Tan) 37.972

4 57 Joel Nannis 1975 Porsche 911S (Yellow) 38.597

4 24 Clay Perrine 1972 Porsche 914 (Red) 39.312

5 25 Mark Schnoerr 1996 Porsche C4 (Black) 35.311

5 76 Ramon Lopez 1991 Porsche Carrera 2 (White) 35.702

5 968 Darren Houk 1992 Porsche 968 (Red) 42.72

6 95 Travis Howard 2003 Porsche Boxster (Blue) 37.045

6 65 Robyn Howard 2003 Porsche Boxster (Blue) 37.665

6 971 Barry Bartee 2007 Porsche 997 (Artic Silver) 38.72

7 918 Ray Nannis 2004 Porsche 996 (Red) 36.118

7 826 Avery Murphy 2012 Porsche Cayman R (Peridot Metallic) 37.135

7 82 Adam Deem 2007 Porsche Boxster S (Blue) 37.855

8 64 James Shoffit 1978 Porsche 911SC (Black) 34.491

8 164 Wendy Shoffit 1978 Porsche 911SC (Black) 35.129

9 91 Rick Gonzales 1974 Porsche 914 (black) 34.382

10 151 John Leto 1972 Porsche 914 (Green) 35.545

10 442 Scott Cepak 1974 Porsche 911 RSR (whi/black) 35.567

10 15 Gary Leto 1972 Porsche 914 (Green) 36.411

10 558 Richard Diller 1985 Porsche 911 (Red) 40.407

1.X 17 John Clark 1999 Mazda Miata (Green) 35.397

1.X 72 Jerrett Jan 1993 Mazda Miata (Undie White) 35.582

1.X 8 Mick Harrison 2002 Mazda MIata (Yeller) 35.997

1.X 74 Gabby Garner 1995 Mazda Miata (Merlot Mica) 36.581

1.X 21 Lorin Stolz 1996 Mazda Miata (blue) 36.681

1.X 69 Kalyan Vaka 2008 Mazda Miata (Blue) 37.802

1R 89 James Flowers 2013 Ford Focus ST (Blue) 36.656

1R 357 Richard del Monte 1991 Mazda Miata (Green) 38.113

2.X 199 David Whitener 1988 Honda CRX (Blue) 34.047

2.X 77 Armstrong Vongsavath 2004 Honda S2000 (Sebring Silver) 34.162

2.X 3 Mike Mcshane 2006 Mazda MX-5 (Brilliant Black) 34.201

2.X 13 Brad McCann 2006 Mazda MX-5 (Brilliant Black) 34.488

2.X 99 Kim Whitener 1988 Honda CRX (Blue) 34.533

2.X 196 Scott Steider 2003 Nissan 350z (Daytona Blue) 34.585

2.X 96 Brad Maxcy 1998 BMW 328is (Black) 34.622

2.X 88 Chris Fithian 2004 Nissan 350Z (Super Black) 34.754

2.X 213 Chris Park 2003 Nissan 350Z (Blue) 34.974

2.X 62 Jim Harris 2010 Mitsubishi EVO X (White) 35.046

2.X 177 Ghaith Abu-Suleiman 2004 BMW M3 (Silver) 35.262

2.X 6 Jennifer Maxcy 1998 BMW 328is (Black) 35.327

2.X 31 Robert Jones 2000 Honda S2000 (Blue) 35.543

2.X 278 Curtis Frisbie 2012 Mistubishi EVO (White) 35.819

2.X 14 Sam Graff 2010 Subaru WRX (Black) 35.847

2.X 7 Grant Watkins 1993 Honda Civic (Grey) 35.998

2.X 12 Brandon Slater 2011 Subaru WRX (blue) 36.512

2.X 571 Mark Dickins 2007 Subaru STi (Silver) 37.028

2.X 81 Jeff Herrmann 2011 Nissan 370Z Nismo (Gun Metallic) 37.556

2.X 49 Ryan Monheim 1995 BMW M3 (White) 37.568

2.X 46 Jake Monheim 1995 BMW M3 (White) 39.557

2.X 40 Mark Hanson 2011 Mitsubishi Evolution GSR (Phantom Black) 39.582

2.X 181 Tanya Houk 2012 Mitsubishi Ralliart (Black) 44.55

3.X 919 Ken Orgeron 2003 BMW M3 (Silver) 35.048

3.X 520 Kris Davies 2009 BMW M3 (Silver) 37.407

3.X 51 Chris Hunt 2009 BMW 135i (Black) 38.192

3R 71 James Hollinsworth 2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (Silver) 33.317

3R 9 Dave Ogburn 2000 Chevy Camaro (white) 33.451

3R 119 David Ogburn 2001 Chevy Camaro (white) 34.158

3R 18 Dean Yamada 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (Red) 34.585

3R 37 Russ Rosenberg 1995 BMW M3 (White) 34.779

10 558 Richard Diller 1985 Porsche 911 (Red) 40.407

1.X 17 John Clark 1999 Mazda Miata (Green) 35.397

1.X 72 Jerrett Jan 1993 Mazda Miata (Undie White) 35.582

1.X 8 Mick Harrison 2002 Mazda MIata (Yeller) 35.997

1.X 74 Gabby Garner 1995 Mazda Miata (Merlot Mica) 36.581

1.X 21 Lorin Stolz 1996 Mazda Miata (blue) 36.681

1.X 69 Kalyan Vaka 2008 Mazda Miata (Blue) 37.802

1R 89 James Flowers 2013 Ford Focus ST (Blue) 36.656

Class 1R Car# 357 Richard Name del Monte 1991 Driving Mazda Miata (Green) Fastest 38.113

2.X 1 199 5 David Ed Mayo Whitener 1988 1972 Honda Porsche CRX 911S (Blue) (Yellow) 34.047 37.188

2.X 1 592 77 Armstrong Brandon Bartee Vongsavath 2004 1973 Honda Porsche S2000 911 (White) (Sebring Silver) 34.162 37.417

2.X 1 45 3 Mike Myra Mcshane Sutton 2006 2012 Mazda Porsche MX-5 Cayenne (Brilliant (Jet Black) Green Metallic) 34.201 39.407

2.X 1 13 54 Brad Jerry McCann Sutton 2006 2012 Mazda Porsche MX-5 Cayenne (Brilliant (Jet Black) Green Metallic) 34.488 39.471

2.X 1 241 99 Kim Betty Whitener Perrine 1988 1974 Honda Porsche CRX 914 (Blue) (Orange) 34.533 39.672

2.X 4 196 914 Scott Sigrid Steider Schnoerr 2003 1974 Nissan Porsche 350z 914 (Daytona (Lime Green) Blue) 34.585 36.043

2.X 4 96 23 Brad Tom Leavitt Maxcy 1998 1983 BMW Porsche 328is 944 (Black) (Tan) 34.622 37.972

2.X 4 88 57 Chris Joel Nannis Fithian 2004 1975 Nissan Porsche 350Z 911S (Super (Yellow) Black) 34.754 38.597

2.X 4 213 24 Chris Clay Perrine Park 2003 1972 Nissan Porsche 350Z 914 (Blue) (Red) 34.974 39.312

2.X 5 62 25 Jim Mark Harris Schnoerr 2010 1996 Mitsubishi Porsche C4 EVO (Black) X (White) 35.046 35.311

2.X 5 177 76 Ghaith Ramon Abu-Suleiman Lopez 2004 1991 BMW Porsche M3 Carrera (Silver) 2 (White) 35.262 35.702

2.X 5 968 6 Jennifer Darren Houk Maxcy 1998 1992 BMW Porsche 328is 968 (Black) (Red) 35.327 42.72

2.X

6

31

95

Robert

Travis Howard

Jones 2000

2003

Honda

Porsche

S2000

Boxster

(Blue)

(Blue)

35.543

37.045

2.X

6

278

65

Curtis

Robyn

Frisbie

Howard

2012

2003

Mistubishi

Porsche Boxster

EVO (White)

(Blue)

35.819

37.665

2.X 14 Sam Graff 2010 Subaru WRX (Black) 35.847

6 971 Barry Bartee 2007 Porsche 997 (Artic Silver) 38.72

2.X 7 Grant Watkins 1993 Honda Civic (Grey) 35.998

7 918 Ray Nannis 2004 Porsche 996 (Red) 36.118

2.X 12 Brandon Slater 2011 Subaru WRX (blue) 36.512

7 826 Avery Murphy 2012 Porsche Cayman R (Peridot Metallic) 37.135

2.X 571 Mark Dickins 2007 Subaru STi (Silver) 37.028

7 82 Adam Deem 2007 Porsche Boxster S (Blue) 37.855

2.X 81 Jeff Herrmann 2011 Nissan 370Z Nismo (Gun Metallic) 37.556

8 64 James Shoffit 1978 Porsche 911SC (Black) 34.491

2.X 49 Ryan Monheim 1995 BMW M3 (White) 37.568

8 164 Wendy Shoffit 1978 Porsche 911SC (Black) 35.129

2.X 46 Jake Monheim 1995 BMW M3 (White) 39.557

2.X

9

40

91

Mark

Rick Gonzales

Hanson 2011

1974

Mitsubishi

Porsche 914

Evolution

(black)

GSR (Phantom Black) 39.582

34.382

2.X

10

181

151

Tanya

John Leto

Houk 2012

1972

Mitsubishi

Porsche 914

Ralliart

(Green)

(Black)

35.545

44.55

3.X

10

919

442

Ken

Scott

Orgeron

Cepak

2003

1974

BMW

Porsche

M3

911

(Silver)

RSR (whi/black)

35.048

35.567

3.X 10 520 15 Kris Gary Davies Leto 2009 1972 BMW Porsche M3 914 (Silver) (Green) 37.407 36.411

3.X 10 558 51 Chris Richard Hunt Diller 2009 1985 BMW Porsche 135i 911 (Black) (Red) 38.192 40.407

1.X 3R 71 17 James John Clark Hollinsworth 2012 1999 Chevrolet Mazda Miata Corvette (Green) ZR1 (Silver) 33.317 35.397

1.X 3R 72 9 Dave Jerrett Ogburn Jan 2000 1993 Chevy Mazda Camaro Miata (Undie (white) White) 33.451 35.582

1.X 3R 119 8 David Mick Harrison Ogburn 2001 2002 Chevy Mazda Camaro MIata (Yeller) (white) 34.158 35.997

1.X 3R 18 74 Dean Gabby Yamada Garner 2002 1995 Chevrolet Mazda Miata Corvette (Merlot Z06 Mica) (Red) 34.585 36.581

1.X 3R 37 21 Russ Lorin Rosenberg Stolz 1995 1996 BMW Mazda M3 Miata (White) (blue) 34.779 36.681

1.X 69 Kalyan Vaka 2008 Mazda Miata (Blue) 37.802

1R 89 James Flowers 2013 Ford Focus ST (Blue) 36.656

1R 357 Richard del Monte 1991 Mazda Miata (Green) 38.113

2.X 199 David Whitener 1988 Honda CRX (Blue) 34.047

2.X 77 Armstrong Vongsavath 2004 Honda S2000 (Sebring Silver) 34.162

2.X 3 Mike Mcshane 2006 Mazda MX-5 (Brilliant Black) 34.201

2.X 13 Brad McCann 2006 Mazda MX-5 (Brilliant Black) 34.488

2.X 99 Kim Whitener 1988 Honda CRX (Blue) 34.533

2.X 196 Scott Steider 2003 Nissan 350z (Daytona Blue) 34.585

2.X 96 Brad Maxcy 1998 BMW 328is (Black) 34.622

2.X 88 Chris Fithian 2004 Nissan 350Z (Super Black) 34.754

2.X 213 Chris Park 2003 Nissan 350Z (Blue) 34.974

2.X 62 Jim Harris 2010 Mitsubishi EVO X (White) 35.046

2.X 177 Ghaith Abu-Suleiman 2004 BMW M3 (Silver) 35.262

2.X 6 Jennifer Maxcy 1998 BMW 328is (Black) 35.327

2.X 31 Robert Jones 2000 Honda S2000 (Blue) 35.543

2.X 278 Curtis Frisbie 2012 Mistubishi EVO (White) 35.819

2.X 14 Sam Graff 2010 Subaru WRX (Black) 35.847

2.X 7 Grant Watkins 1993 Honda Civic (Grey) 35.998

2.X 12 Brandon Slater 2011 Subaru WRX (blue) 36.512

2.X 571 Mark Dickins 2007 Subaru STi (Silver) 37.028

2.X 81 Jeff Herrmann 2011 Nissan 370Z Nismo (Gun Metallic) 37.556

2.X 49 Ryan Monheim 1995 BMW M3 (White) 37.568

2.X 46 Jake Monheim 1995 BMW M3 (White) 39.557

2.X 40 Mark Hanson 2011 Mitsubishi Evolution GSR (Phantom Black) 39.582

2.X 181 Tanya Houk 2012 Mitsubishi Ralliart (Black) 44.55

3.X 919 Ken Orgeron 2003 BMW M3 (Silver) 35.048

3.X 520 Kris Davies 2009 BMW M3 (Silver) 37.407

3.X 51 Chris Hunt 2009 BMW 135i (Black) 38.192

3R 71 James Hollinsworth 2012 Chevrolet Corvette ZR1 (Silver) 33.317

3R 9 Dave Ogburn 2000 Chevy Camaro (white) 33.451

3R 119 David Ogburn 2001 Chevy Camaro (white) 34.158

3R 18 Dean Yamada 2002 Chevrolet Corvette Z06 (Red) 34.585

3R 37 Russ Rosenberg 1995 BMW M3 (White) 34.779

25


Tech Corner: Get a Grip, or How the Wrong Bolts Drive Me Nuts!

By Ed Mullenix, Tech Session Chair

This week I

had a Carrera

M96

scattered for a

rebuild. I gathered

up all of the nuts,

bolts, washers, widgets,

etc., to clean

them prior to reassembly. The fasteners

filled up a two pound coffee

can and weighed over 20 pounds.

That is a BUNCH of hardware!

While cleaning all of the various

bits, I pondered the importance of

all of those fasteners. I see a lot of

older cars that have been on the

road for a while that have been

worked on by folks with varying

degrees of skill and care. When I

studied materials/metallurgy in

college, I grew an appreciation

of why engineers decide on what

type of material and

fastening devices to use

when designing complex

pieces of machinery,

like a Porsche engine.

From the very beginning,

the speed and agility

of a Porsche are a direct

result of the extensive use of lightweight

materals. Contrast domestic

manufacturers that use cast iron

for most of their components. The

trade-off in using aluminum alloy

metals is the tensile strength of the

metal. High-carbon-content steel

and cast iron have a tensile strength

of around 90,000 psi, while aluminum

has a tensile strength of about

60,000 psi (although it varies depending

on the alloying elements).

Stress analysis determines the

size of fastener, and how many are

to be employed. The majority of

fasteners (bolts and nuts) used on

a Porsche are 6, 8, and 10 millimeter,

with the occasional 12 or

14 millimeter (wheel bolts/nuts

are 14mm). The type of material

determines the length of a bolt

used to fasten it to something else

on the component. The standard

that is employed for steel and cast

iron, from automotive to aerospace,

is that the depth of the threaded

portion of the hole (called grip

depth) is equal to the stud or bolt

shaft diameter. For aluminum

alloys, the grip depth is 1.5~2.0

times the stud diameter. The six

millimeter cam cover bolts used on

a Carrera M96 or M97 engine have

a grip depth of 9 millimeters, which

is 1.5 times the stud diameter.

Eight millimeter bolts and studs

will have a 12~16mm grip depth in

“Much profanity is heard when I take

out a bolt and discover what appears to

be most of the threads from the hole still

attached to the bolt upon its removal.”

aluminum. The 10mm head bolts

on M96 and M97 engines have a

20mm grip depth (Porsche doesn’t

want the head bolts to come loose).

In addition to proper grip depth,

proper torque is also critical to

the reliability of the fastener.

Over-torquing a fastener distorts

or damages the threads of the

fastener or hole. Much profanity

is heard when I take out a bolt

and discover what appears to be

most of the threads from the hole

still attached to the bolt upon its

removal. I use a torque wrench

on virtually every bolt or nut that

I install. When performing an engine

rebuild, I have three different

torque wrenches set to the normal

torques specs that are encountered

with 6, 8, and 10mm fasteners.

One can get in trouble by using

too long a bolt as well. If you install

a bolt that is slightly too long for

the application, the bolt will bottom

out in the hole. Your torque

wrench will click at the prescribed

torque but you will not be applying

the correct “clamping force” on

the component. My young charge,

who after a year of my training, and

who fancies himself a fully-trained

Jedi, snapped the sprocket flange

off of an exhaust camshaft (it was

only $400) when he installed too

long a bolt. I lectured him about

paying attention to details, and

reminded him why he

is not ready to have his

own “light saber” yet.

Lastly, fastener hardness

is also a consideration. If

you have ever looked at

the head of a bolt and

wondered what the

numbers stamped on the head

indicate, they are a “hardness

rating.” Most automotive bolts have

an “8.8” hardness rating. Porsche

uses a lot of “10.9” bolts, and

occasionally a “12.9” bolt, for

example, the torque convertor

bolts on the larger cars. You can use

a bolt of greater hardness as a

replacement, but not one of lesser

hardness. The best practice is to

put the same bolt back in the hole

it came out of. However, in looking

at my 20 lb. can of nuts and bolts, I

know sometimes that’s not possible.

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I Get Around: What Porsche Would Gatsby Drive?

By Dick Badler

Courtesy High Gear, the Rocky Mountain Region Newsletter

Editor’s Note: Denver resident Dick

Badler writes regularly for outlets that

include TFLCar.com, Planet-9.com,

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.

You thought

the title of

this article

perhaps meant

Jesus? No, no,

that’s too easy. JC

would be wearing

his “True

Religion” jeans

and his “Members Only” jacket,

and he’d saunter into a perfectly

maintained 550 RSK, silver, with

a red Pegasus decal on the side.

Jay Gatsby is much more complicated.

To start, the book “The

Great Gatsby”, which many consider

the one true Great American

Novel, takes place in 1922. And,

in the book, Jay drives a Rolls

Royce big enough to carry great

gobs of partiers to West Egg from

Manhattan, every weekend.

But, in the latest remake of the

movie, he drives one of Fred

and Augie’s greatest creations,

a Duesenberg Model J. Which is

fine . . . except for the fact that the

Model J is from 1929. Such is poetic

license on the big screen, I guess.

So let’s stretch our own willing

suspension of disbelief to the

present day. In the book we learn

that Gatsby made his money bootlegging.

Today he’d . . . import

illegal agricultural substances? I’d

prefer running a Ponzi scheme of a

hedge fund. But I could be swayed.

And that would lead to mega

wealth in today’s dollars . . . from

a residential standpoint, no Mcmanse

on the North Shore of

Long Island, like the book and

movies. Heaven forbid. Would

someone with virtually unlimited

means put up with the Long

Island Expressway, euphemistically

called “the longest parking

lot in the world”? Hardly.

In today’s world, Gatsby would

sleep in an apartment on Fifth

Avenue, or maybe 15 Central

Park West. And he’d spend

weekends on Further Lane in

Southampton. And his Sikorsky

would take him 20 minutes to

get to East Hampton Airport.

He’d be quarreling with the town

28 September


elders about a heliport on his property.

Of course he’d have a Panamera Turbo in

the garage in Manhattan. But it would get very

little use. Maybe jaunts up the Taconic Parkway

to visit Ralph, that Ralph, in Bedford. Or

out to Teterboro to board the Gulfstream.

In the Hamptons, it would be a different story.

You’d need something funky, something slightly

shabby, something you don’t mind getting sand

in, to slink to the beach. Like a Carrera Cab,

red, which Jay would have held onto since his

business school days, for sentimental reasons.

It would have been a gift from his parents.

But evenings in the Hamptons would be a different

story. That’s when it’s time for a dramatic

entrance, which can only call for a Carrera GT.

Black. But he’d have a 918 on order. Also black.

Would he drive it? Would he drive either? Well, I

have it on good authority that Oracle gazillionaire

Larry Ellison bought a McLaren F1 in the ‘90s,

and was actually fitted for his seat at the factory

. . . and never came back to pick up the car.

As Hemingway said, “The rich are different

from you and me.” To which Scott Fitzgerald allegedly

said, “Yes, they have more money.”

Which would lead the Gulfstream to Holiday

flights to the ski house on Red Mountain in Aspen.

Where a Cayenne Turbo would be waiting to

whisk Gatsby and his entourage to a waiting table

at the Caribou Club, in all types of weather.

Or Holiday visits to Anguilla or St. Barts, where

they’d be picked up by more Cayenne Turbos,

with blacked out windows, of course.

What about Palm Beach, you say? Now, sport,

that’s for retirees. Retirees who stay put.

Jay’s crowd would also make it to La La Land. For

business. Yeah, for the export/import business.

Or to find investors in the latest fund. You could

spot them at the Four Seasons -- they’d be the

only ones lounging beside the pool in January.

But the party would be at the house on Carbon

Beach in Malibu. From which Jay would willingly

show you the very spot on the Pacific Coast Highway

where that fellow “Dietrich” split his Enzo in two.

And in Europe? Ah, it’s tough. Jay would wax poetic

about the era of the Concorde. When time really

was of the essence, and you could grasp it as the

speed meter on the bulkhead crept toward Mach 2.

And he’d go on about the sight upon arrival back

at Kennedy, where everyone would deplane and

make a beeline for the helicopter parking area.

At the other end, it’s, what, an hour by private

charter from De Gaulle to Nice Airport and a short

drive on the A8 to St. Tropez. Or to Monaco. Or

Cannes. For the race. For the film festival. For both.

Jay’s house would be set amid the homes of

the Russian Oligarchs on Cap Ferrat. And

the Sunseeker would be docked below.

In the garage we’d find . . . old, old money that would

be appreciating while standing still: a Porsche 904

with number plates, an ex-rally 911SC (one of the

Rothmans cars), and a real 2.7 Carrera RS, bought

new by Jay’s father -- or so the story goes, old sport.

Then it’s back to Paris, to the suite at Le Crillon.

Or the George V. And, after a night of revelry at

Le Bar, he’d start up the loaner 911 Turbo as dawn

broke (when you own this many Porsches, you just

call ahead and one materializes; ask Jerry Seinfeld.)

And he and his pleasure dome for the evening would

venture out and try to recreate the route of that nineminute

fit of cinematic debauchery, Le Rendezvous.

Ah yes. It’s so, well, current . . . a nice life if you can

get away with it, old sport. But, remember. In the

novel and all the cinematic adaptations, he doesn’t get

away with it. And that’s what we call poetic justice,

forevermore.

29


30 September


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

membership@mavpca.org

Carter, Joe (Ryan)

Azle, TX

2005 911

Checo, Pedro

Frisco, TX

2013 911

Curzan, Jim (Linda)

Arlington, TX

1978 911SC

Davis, Debbie (Trumon)

Arlington, TX

2010 Boxster

Edwards, Kyle

(Keshia Fields)

Dallas, TX

2001 Boxster

Hammond, Scott

(MaLinda)

Keller, TX

2009 997.2 C2S

Hanna, Al

Plano, TX

2011 Cayman S

Kelley, Richard (Lauren)

Plano, TX

1996 993

Loney, James (Dorothy)

Little Elm, TX

2006 Boxster

Malaniuk, James

(Bernadette Ricci)

Fort Worth, TX

2005 Carrera S

McGovern, Bruce

(Stephanie)

Flower Mound, TX

2010 911S

Mitchell, John

Grapevine, TX

1983 911

Orton, Tim

North Richland Hills, TX

2014 Cayman S

Reynolds, Ed (Karen)

Plano, TX

2014 Cayman S

Skibell, Jerry (Joan)

Dallas, TX

2012 911 Carrera

Maverick Membership Totals

Members ~ 1,368

Affiliate Members ~ 890

Total Membership ~ 2,258

Toppins, Tony

Dallas, TX

1989 911

Truver, Alan

Irving, TX

2013 Boxster

Vatter, Michael (Susan Kell)

Arlington, TX

2012 911

Wiedenbeck, Glenn

Sulphur Springs, TX

2011 GT3

Anniversaries

Zeigler, Vicki L.

Defeo, Jerry

Hecht, Bruce

Hale, Rick

Howard, Travis S.

Noack, Jim C.

20 Years

15 Years

10 Years

Argyle

Garland

Dallas

Garland

Irving

Cresson

Denninger, Robert K.

DuFon, John L.

Dysart, Pandora

Gaines, Bart

Gorman, Frank

Joyce, Edward J.

Mut, Denver R.

Oliver, Thirston R.

5 Years

Highland Village

Waxahachie

Sanger

Plano

Colleyville

Dallas

Cresson

Plano

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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 david@fleming-wood.com or 214-770-6555

(09)

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, jerrydef@flash.net, 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, jerrydef@flash.net, 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 kylamet@icloud.com (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 cwkellner@pconn.com

(09)

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 edowen61@suddenlink.net (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, nancymanar@me.com, 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 mikefarrar911@gmail.com for additional info

or pictures (08)

For Sale: 2008 GT3, rare Cobalt Blue, 14,600

mi. This GT3 is heavily optioned, European delivery,

meticulously maintained, always garaged, new tires,

brakes, rotors. Perfect blend of daily driver and track

car. Price $85,500. Contact Barry for details: 214-

621-6225 or barry10us@verizon.net (07)

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Ebby Halliday--Michael Picolo (972) 365-7370 Page 21

Falgout & Associates, P. C. (972) 669-2370 Page 19

Fifth Gear Motorsports (972) 317-4005 Page 8

HoosierTiresDirect.com (515) 203-3503 Page 19

Invisibra (214) 704-9299 Page 5

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

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Mullenix Motorsport (972) 417-0997 Page 27

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Southlake, TX 76092

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