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Kruder’s Cars & Conversation........................................ 12
Insuring Your Porsche.................................................... 14
Fiesta New Mexico........................................................ 15
Not Your Average Garage Queen.................................. 18
Tub Club On the Move................................................... 19
Autocross #4 Recap...................................................... 19
Tech Session Preview: Porsche Engine Tuning................... 20
Porsche of the Month..................................................... 21
Porsche Trivia................................................................ 21
June Mavs & Mochas Retrospective................................. 23
Detailing Tips: Surface Prep Mitts................................... 25
Five Speed Chatter........................................................ 28
PCA Zone 5 Meeting Notes............................................ 31
Board Meetings............................................................... 7
PCA Logo License Plate Purchase...................................... 7
July Social: Hilton Garden Inn........................................16
Maverick Lunch Series...................................................16
Tech Session @ Growler Motor Labs................................16
SUV Off-Road Adventure...............................................17
Mavs & Mochas............................................................17
Sprockets (President’s Column)......................................... 2
Maverick of the Month..................................................... 2
Officers and Board Chairs............................................... 4
Zone 5 Presidents............................................................4
Maverick Minutes............................................................ 6
New Mavericks and Anniversaries.................................... 9
Advertiser Index............................................................ 34
Around the Bend (Editor’s Column)................................. 36
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No Board Meeting in July
Plano area lunch (each Monday).........3, 10, 17, 24, 31
PCA Parade 2017 in Spokane, WA........................... 9-15
Lewisville area lunch............................................. (Tue) 11
Mavs & Mochas: Stonebriar Community Church..... (Sat) 15
Mav Social: Hilton Garden Inn..............................(Thu) 20
Poker Rally.......................................................... (Sat) 22
Richardson and Southlake area lunches.................(Thu) 27
Tech Session: Growler Motor Labs.........................(Thu) 27
Autocross #6 at Mesquite High School...................(Sun) 30
Board Meeting..................................................... (Wed) 2
Plano area lunch (each Monday)................ 7, 14, 21, 28
Lewisville area lunch................................................(Tue) 8
Mavs & Mochas: Montgomery Plaza, Fort Worth.... (Sat) 12
Mav Social: TBD...................................................(Thu) 17
Autocross #7 at Lone Star Park..............................(Sun) 20
Richardson and Southlake area lunches.................(Thu) 24
Region President David Robertson
and his wife Tracy, our club Social
Chair, noted that our recent
Mavs & Mochas event was easy to
find thanks to the new feather flag
marking the parking entrance.
Photo by Andrew Barber
On the Cover
“Raise your children well” includes attending
family-friendly Maverick Region events. This is
Brady, the 8-year old son of Landon Stogner,
perfecting his future autocross skills.
Photo by Andrew Barber
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Sprockets: Who Will Be First?
By David Robertson, Region President
f I had any pull with the local dealerships
I would love to have my name on the list
for one of the new 911 GT3’s that will begin
delivery soon. Although I am sure that the
subject would be very politely and skillfully changed
if I asked for an allocation of one of these cars, many
of our club members have gotten themselves onto the
Porsche “nice” list over the years and will be receiving
these new GT3’s in the coming months.
I mention this because the great thing about our
club is that as soon as our members start getting these
cars you will see them at our events and you can get up
close to experience them. You may not be able to drift
a new GT3 around the track but you will find that the
owners will be more than happy to show them off to
you and answer questions you might have. This is true
of all the great Porsches from rare classics to the newest
limited production models and everything in between.
Mavs and Mochas has become one of the best ways
to simply enjoy looking at a big variety of Porsches and
share yours as well. We usually have over 100 Porsches
show up, and at our last event in June there was a larger
variety of years, models, and I dare say condition, than
I have ever seen! I really enjoy walking around and
speaking to the owners about their cars. There is always
a great story behind each car, no matter how classic or
new the model is! I always learn something new and
meet lots of new people at every Maverick event I attend.
Between social events, driving opportunities and
track time, there are way too many Maverick Region
events each month to cover here so check out the calendar
at mav.pca.org and subscribe to our many social
media networks to stay informed.
One item that I am looking forward to seeing very
soon at our events and out on the road are the PCA
specialty license plates that are now available for preorder.
I can tell you that these
are selling fast! You can order a
You can now
random selection of letters and
numbers or get a custom plate.
I have already seen some of the
confirmed custom orders and
they are going to be good! Who
will be the first to show up with
one at an event? You can put in
your preorder at http://mav.
pca.org/go/plate. Once we
get to 200 preorders they start
going out and it looks like that
will be soon!
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If you haven’t been to one of our events recently
take a look at the Maverick Region calendar and join
us. We would love to meet you!
MAV OF THE MONTH: Kurt Scaggs
Our Mav of the Month is a relatively recent volunteer,
but a passionate and longtime Porsche owner. Kurt
Scaggs saw a request for assistance in creating our event
ads in an issue of Slipstream last year and decided to
offer his time and talent. Fortunately for our region,
Kurt does graphic design work professionally, so his
“real” work fits in beautifully with our club needs.
Thank you, Kurt, and we appreciate seeing your eyecatching
designs both in Slipstream and online!
Kurt with son Wilson
2017 Maverick Region Board - Officers and Chairs
Club Race Co-Chair
Time Trial Chair,
Club Race Co-Chair
TT Registrar, AX/TT
Schools, Swap Meets
Club Race/DE Registrar
DE Chief Driving Instr.
DE Equipment Mgr.
Email List Moderator
Email List Moderator
Monthly Social Chair
PCA Tours Co-Chair,
PCA Tours Co-Chair
Slipstream Content Ed.
Tech Sessions Chair
Web Site Chair
2017 PCA Zone 5 Presidents and Zone Representative
ZONE 5 REP
Gimme a Minute: June Board Meeting Minutes
By Wendy Shoffit, Region Secretary June 7, 2017
resident David Robertson
began the meet-
ing at 7:00 pm. It’s the
last one until after the
Porsche Parade. Since we won’t have
the July meeting, we needed to have
a nominating committee for next
year’s slate of officers. Bill Kruder
volunteered to chair with the help
of James Shoffit and Jim Hirsch.
Reporting for the treasurer, we have
about $151K in the bank, plus $6K in
Paypal for a total of around $157K.
We were fortunate to net $18K from
the COTA Club Race in March.
Bill Orr said the movie night
(June 16) might be postponed again
because of another rain possibility.
Karl Poulsen made a motion that
we cancel the date and revisit it in
the fall when the prices at the theater
will go down again. Bill Kruder
seconded. The motion passed with
12 votes in favor and 3 opposing.
Refunds will be offered. Orr also
reported that the PCA license plate
design has been approved by Tx-
DOT. He will promote the pre-sale
and once we reach 200, it will go
into full production.
Social Chair Tracy Robertson
reported that Debi Gibson is volunteering
to help with the socials.
She was a significant help at May at
Mayo’s and will be an asset to our
Annual Celebration event, set for
November 4. She has been getting
ideas from others including a kids’
movie event and something at Lone
Star Park with its huge parking lot.
Tour Co-Chair Mark Pitaressi said
that the Fortunata Winery Tour was
good, but we only had about half
the normal amount of cars because
of the rain forecast. We had 54 cars
and 93 people who enjoyed a dry
event. The next tour is in September
to the DE at MotorSport Ranch.
We will again collect gift cards for
Goodie Store Chair Chris Flaugh
showed examples of license plate
frames to go with the new PCA
plates. After some discussion, Jim
Hirsch made a motion to produce
two versions of the frame (quantity
250 and 200) to have in the goodie
store. Tracy Robertson seconded
and the motion was passed. The
plan is to provide them free for the
first 200 purchases of the specialty
license plates. A full plan will come
later. Chris also said that new logo
and Mavs & Mochas stickers are
on the way. There was a discussion
about having Zone 5 stickers produced,
but that was tabled for another
Slipstream Editor Jim Hirsch reported
for Membership Chair John
Hamilton that we are up 22 for this
past month, to 2,587 total members.
Overall this year, including transfers
in, we have 165 new people to Maverick
Region. Regarding Slipstream,
he said that upcoming travel plans
mean he must move up his normal
August issue deadline to June 27
from the normal deadline of July
10 so he has time to produce the
bulk of it before leaving town. As
a reminder to all, he encouraged
submitted photos to be in portrait
mode for cover possibilities.
Advertising Chair Bill Kruder
said that the price increase initiated
to produce the full color version
of Slipstream went very well. There
were only a few grumbles and a few
changes, including our Inside Front
Cover slot, which he will be shopping
out. The Mavs & Mochas meets are
going well and have sites scheduled
through December. Every other
month has alternated between East
and West locations. Matt Wilson will
be assisting one in the Fort Worth
area. Bill is working on several
special anniversary car feature displays,
as this year has several model
milestones. The Phoenix Insurance
sponsored a special feather flag to
help improve our event visibility.
Tech Session Chair Nikolaus
Klemmer has our first event set for
Growler Motor Labs in Plano (formerly
Cobb Tuning). It will involve
an engine tune and dyno day. The
date is set for Thursday, July 27 and
will be limited to 50 people.
Autocross Chair Mark Schnoerr
said that June 11 is the next event, at
which our Zone Rep Jon Jones will
be attending. He said that the last
event, the mirror-cross at Mineral
Wells, was great fun, and our own Ed
Mayo performed excellently. There
are currently autocross events every
weekend with various clubs.
Webmaster James Shoffit said
that all is going well. He posted the
social media policy on Facebook and
most people have followed it. Only a
few have been removed because of
Secretary Wendy Shoffit reported
for Jeff Sebert, who is working with
Carey Spreen and Don Sebert (and
the Shoffits) on an off-road event.
After visiting the Northwest OHV
Park in Bridgeport, they decided
to choose September 30 to host
one for our region. More details to
come. Wendy also noted that a small
group of Mavericks attended Fiesta
New Mexico and had a fun time. See
the article for details and results.
David Robertson finished up the
meeting by announcing that Kurt
Scaggs is the Maverick of the Month
for his splendid work on Slipstream
The meeting was adjourned at
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Kruder’s Cars & Conversations
By Bill Kruder, Region Advertising Chair
Photos courtesy of the Author
hen I was looking for
this month’s interviewee
I decided it was time
that I talked to a woman
with a passion for Porsche. I have
talked to guys, couples, but not interviewed
a woman to date. Let me
start by saying up front: until this
interview we had never met, much
less said hello. However, reading
Slipstream since 1995, I guess you
could say I met her in print having
read her articles over the years.
I’ll give you the opportunity to
as well. So here is the next in my
series of “conversations”…
Linda Bambina, member since
1981 and happy co-driver
2015 Carrera and
1962 356 Karmann coupe
(minus the top now)
Bill Kruder: Well let’s start with
where you are from. I presume not Dallas?
Linda Bambina: What? You can
tell I’m not from here (laughing)?
Actually, I’m from Midland. My dad
was in the oil business and in the
60s there were three things there:
cattle, cotton, and oil. After college
I ended up out near Palm Springs
for a couple years then ended up
moving to Dallas.
BK: And where did you go to college?
LB: I didn’t stray too far. I went
to Texas Tech which is only about
two hours north of Midland.
BK: What did you major in?
LB: I was a Secondary Education
BK: And what did you teach?
LB: I taught Special Education
for ten years, then moved into the
Gifted program, taught Texas history
for some fourteen years, then
became a noisy librarian and eventually
retired after 39 years.
BK: So tell me how you and your
husband Alan met?
LB: Alan had moved here from
outside Buffalo, NY and we were
both teachers at R.L. Turner High
School in Carrollton. I was teaching
Special Education and we both
were assigned the same lunch period.
After about a year or so of
lunches we started dating.
BK: That’s a long time before you
ever had a first date.
LB: Well let’s just say life is
complicated; when we did have
our first date, I was in charge of a
Sock Hop and managed to rope
Alan into helping me, no surprise
there (laughing). Well, after the
Sock Hop, Alan asked me to stop
for a drink. We went to a brandnew
place called The Wild Turkey,
then to Don Carter Bowling Lanes
to meet up with his roommate, followed
by a stop at his house before
I said “I need to go home” at 4 am!
BK: Wow that’s some first date! And
how long after did you guys get married?
LB: It was like three weeks later:
we were engaged, and got married
in July 1980, the hottest summer
on record. We had 42 days in a row
over 100 degrees which still stands
today, I think.
BK: Let’s talk cars now. What were
you driving then? Alan?
LB: Talk about polar extremes
in cars, I was driving a Ford Pinto,
yes a Pinto (laughing); Alan was
driving a ‘75 911 S in Grand Prix
White. Loves white Porsches.
BK: And what was your first car?
LB: Hard to believe but it was a
1927 Model T, and no I’m not that
old. Got my license at 15 and drove
it all over Midland and later, Lubbock.
BK: So when did you first drive a
LB: It was Alan’s ‘75 911 S. We
went over to this big parking lot in
North Dallas and he bravely taught
me to drive it.
BK: So tell me about when you became
active in the club?
LB: Well Alan had belonged to
the Niagara Region before moving
here in 1978, and I joined in 1981.
We had met Joan and Barry Gibbs
who owned IXXI Enterprises at the
time. Joan was president in ’83 and
she needed someone to be the Advertising
Chair. I said “yes” and that
led to many years and positions over
the next 14 years. (Interesting side
note: we have had only two women
presidents: Joan was the first in
1983 and Fran Ussery in 1984.)
BK: So was Alan also active in the
LB: He was in activities but I was
the one who was involved with the
board and kind of pulled Alan in. It
wasn’t until 1986 that Alan became
President and he did that for two
terms, staying on through the 1987
DFW Parade which was such a busy
BK: And what other positions have
LB: Let’s see, I was Ad Chair,
Secretary, and Co-Vice President
with Alan back when we had fullblown
monthly dinner meetings
BK: I know you have done a lot more
than just hold positions. Tell me about
Autocross and Mineral Wells?
LB: Well we had Autocrosses in
parking lots but light poles became
an issue (smiling). In 1986, one
of our members discovered there
was an old airfield in Mineral Wells
that we could use. Let me tell you
it was more field than an airfield.
So a group of us with our yard
tools in hand started clearing out a
“course”; we originally cleared only
what we would be driving on.
BK: I’m told you have been active at
the national level too with the Porsche
LB: The first Parade for which I
had an active role (I was the Reg-
istrar) was in 1987 right here in Dallas. It was held at
the DFW Airport hotel (called the Amfac then). We garaged
our cars there and used Bear Creek Golf Course
for the car show and Concours. But what was interesting
about this Parade was that, up till then, all scoring
was done by hand and on paper. With the urging of
Charlie Davis, we used computers for the first time.
We had our hiccups but it changed forever how things
would be done and the Mavericks are to thank for that.
In 1997 I was part of the planning committee for
the San Antonio Parade. That was an interesting one
too, as the Longhorn Region was down to nothing,
and Coastal Bend (Corpus Christi) and Maverick were
asked to step in. We would drive down once a month
for meetings then head right back to get to work. To
make this one more interesting we added my silly but
fun “Costume Concours” in which you dressed up your
car and yourself on a personal theme.
The third Parade for which I was a staff member was
in 2004 in Fort Worth. My good friend Jan (Mayo) Michel
was the Parade Chair, and I was the Entertainment
Chair, which is a position they invented for just me.
BK: That was actually my first Parade to attend. How did
that one go?
LB: Well being in Cow Town, we of course went with
that theme. Every Parade has a Volunteer Party. Hans-
Peter Porsche was attending and I managed to talk him
into helping us. Several of us dressed up as famous
Country Personalities; Peter was dressed as Roy Rogers,
I was Dale Evans, and we sang “Happy Trails to You” to
about 500 volunteers at that party.
BK: So how many Parades have you attended?
LB: Think I have been to about 28.
BK: Now I have to ask about this infamous vest.
LB: Well that came about after attending the 1993
Parade in Cincinnati. They had this table-decorating
contest, and our
table thought we
should step up
the game and
each make fancy
T-shirts to wear.
Well some time
later I decided to
get more use out
of the crest I had
made: I bought
a pair of K-mart
black jeans and cut
a vest out of them
and sewed the
crest from the T-
shirt on the back.
BK: Let’s fast forward to 2012 and the Mav’s 50th Anniversary.
I understand you had your input there.
LB: I did, I did. I decided we should have a “Family
Portrait” of sorts. I wanted to get 50 cars, one of each
year represented since Maverick had existed -- but not
just anyone’s car. They HAD to have been active on the
board. Somehow with lots of help I managed to track
them all down in about seven months.
BK: And there was one other thing that we are using today.
LB: YES, I’m thrilled to hear about the tag line Maverick
is using today. Mavs had been using “It’s not just
the cars, it’s the people” since ‘86 when Alan used it
in his President’s column in Slipstream. Much more recently,
in talking with Fran Ussery, she came up with . . .
Insuring your Porsche: Part 1 – Classic Porsches
By Justin Husman
Photo by Jim Hirsch
orsches are some of the most beautiful performance
machines built, and they occupy
an interesting position in the automotive
world. They are the exotic car you can drive
every day comfortably, they are the daily driver car that
you can track comfortably, and they are the collector
car that you can buy at a dealership without an invitation.
As such, they can be tricky to insure correctly, and
all insurance isn’t necessarily correct. This is the first
in a three part series about insuring your Porsche, and
today’s topic is insuring your classic Porsche.
Classic car insurance is different than insuring a
daily driver. Classic polices are written on an “agreed
value” basis, which is different than most insurance.
When you purchase a policy for your everyday car, at
the time of loss the car will be valued at actual cash value
– whatever they are selling for today. As we all know,
classic Porsches are not listed in bluebook, and it seems
that their values go up every year. With an agreed value
policy, you are able to set the value of your car before
you purchase the policy, so you know exactly what you
will be paid at the time of loss. This results in a “no
negotiation” claims process, painless and simple.
Classic agreed value policies do have some stipulations,
which vary from company to company. All of
them require the car to be garaged, and most require
limited driving. A lot of people think that means that
you are only allowed to go to shows and parades, but in
reality, it means staying within your mileage plan ( generally
somewhere between 1,200 – 3,500 miles a year).
You must also have a daily driver automobile for each
driver in the household.
Right now, I know some of you are saying, “But my
Porsche isn’t 25 years old, so how does this apply to me?
Thanks for wasting my time, insurance man.” In order
to qualify for an agreed value classic type policy, the car
must be either 25 years old, or have some collector interest.
Two-door Porsches are almost always considered collectible
cars, especially if they are presented to a classic
insurance company by an agent who specializes in
this type of policy. Not every classic company will write
more modern Porsches, but there are some that will.
Having a good agent who knows the classic market is
the best way to get classic agreed value coverage.
The real question most people have about insurance
is how much it will cost. The beauty of a classic
agreed value policy is that they are very inexpensive;
for example, a 1979 911 SC valued at $30,000 would
cost approximately $300 a year. For more modern cars,
it’s a little more expensive, but not by much -- $30,000
coverage on a 2009 Boxster would cost approximately
$398 for the year. As long as all the underlying usage
and garaging requirements are met, classic insurance
is cheap and very worthwhile.
In part 2, I will discuss how to best cover your daily
driver Porsche, especially if it is modified or is of high
Editor’s Note: Justin Husman is the owner of The Phoenix
Insurance. His agency specializes in exotic, classic, and custom
car insurance. Justin has been in the insurance industry
for 15 years.
Fiesta New Mexico: 50th Anniversary of the Roadrunner Region
By Wendy Shoffit
Photos by Jim Hirsch
fter many years of wanting
to go, James and I
attended our very first
Fiesta New Mexico this
year. The event was a real hoot and
the Santa Fe area was amazing, but
what we really noticed were the
people! A small group of Mavericks
attended, most of whom we knew,
but some of whom we have just now
became acquainted with and really
enjoyed their company. The group
of Mavericks attending included
the two of us, Mark and Monda
Hanna, Young and Lynn Slack,
Bob Aines, Uday Nandam, along
with Jim and Sharon Hirsch. Kevin
Creed was also registered, but his
Porsche ended up out of commission
a week before the event.
Sharon, Lynn, and Wendy
Surprisingly to us, two Mavs
(Mark Hanna and Tom Leavitt)
are former Presidents of the Roadrunner
Region! We also got to see
former Mavs who were now living
in the Santa Fe area (Jan and Joe
Michel and Steve Fallon). But the
real surprise to us was how welcoming
everyone else was, and how easy
it was to make new friends there!
Never being ones to shy away from
meeting new people, James and I
found ourselves easily gravitating
to a few locals and had a wonderful
time. James wants to visit one
couple from Los Alamos on our
way to Parade this year, partly because
they have goats and an attack
llama! Ask him about that one.
Pecos Pueblo was one of dozens of
fascinating sites visited
We saw some amazing scenery
on the tours, got to know more
about Santa Fe on the rally we participated
in, enjoyed a beautiful
car show on the square, and had
an awesome time competing in
the autocross. We both took home
2nd Place trophies, just behind a
couple in another white GT4 with
sticky tires. We were proud of our
placement and had fun doing it!
Watch out, Parade! This year we’re
bringing the GT4 and are coming
The Shoffits - always fast in the
Santa Fe Plaza served as the car show
location for perusing our Porsches
Hopefully our members won’t
shy away from attending other regional
or national events. The people
have always made us feel welcome
no matter where we go! This
is a phenomenal way to see new
places and things AND have an instant
connection with people while
doing it. So, consider Fiesta New
Mexico or PCA Palooza or Treffen
or even Parade for your next vacation.
You won’t regret the experience!
Uday Nandam preparing to leave on
one of the drive routes
Upcoming Maverick Region Events
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These Are Not Your Average Garage Queens!
By Bob Molyneux
Photos courtesy of the Author
o the names Peerless,
Locomobile, Stanley, or
Stevens Duryea mean
anything to you? Well,
to a small group of automobile
aficionados, these are not just old
car names, they are the chariots for
The rare Peerless
Early last June, I was in northern
Minnesota when the Red Rock Car
Club came through the area. The
club was in the middle of its Summer
Rendezvous, a 2,000 mile,
three-week trek from Eau Clare,
Wisconsin to International Falls,
Minnesota and back. A total of 23
cars started the tour, and when I
saw them halfway through their
journey, only one car had dropped
To be eligible to join the club, a
car has to have been built no later
than 1914. There were many different
makes in the tour, including a
Fiat, Model T’s, Stanley Steamers,
Rolls-Royces, and more. These
older cars come with challenges
that the newer cars don’t present.
This tour is totally self-supported,
The Stanley and Stevens Duryea
so when something
wrong out on
the road, each
to be able to
own. For example,
the cars needed
change on the
way to International
Even over a hundred years old, the Roll Royce is still stately
The steam cars have their own
miles an hour down the road,” said
issues -- they have to stop every
the driver of a 1911 Rolls-Royce.
40 or 50 miles for water. The drivers
say they get the funniest looks
He said slipping behind the wheel
of a 105-year-old car helps slow the
when they are caught getting water
pace of life. “You are generally on
out of a home-owner’s hose. This
secondary roads, traveling at 45 to
also adds to the adventure because
50 miles an hour. You can go down
these water breaks invariably lead
the same road that you have gone
to interesting conversations with
down every day in your modern car
and see things that would just go by
The driver of a 1914 Fiat said he
had been involved in antique cars
since 1962 when he and a former
coworker bought their first car. He
has been doing it ever since. He
said something that also resonates
with the Porsche club members.
“It’s all about the people – friends
within the hobby. Also, these cars
bring out the nicest people. If we
Anne Molyneux checking out the have a problem, the people who
Stanley and the controls needed to happen to be there will do anything
drive the steamer. And you thought they can to help us.”
Porsche controls were complicated! So, the next time you look at
Some of these cars are really
your beloved Porsche that has been
world travelers. On this tour, the
sitting in the garage for too long,
cars came from across the nation,
think about the members of the
including Florida, New Hampshire,
Red Rock car club and their overand
Illinois. One car had been to
100-year-old cars that they get out
seven countries and another to
and exercise on a regular basis!
Editor’s Note: this is based on an
The participants all said that the
article by Laurel Beager, Editor of The
joy of these cars is the slow pace of
International Falls Journal
the driving. “You are not going 70
356s On the Move: The Tub Club Goes to Fredericksburg
By Barbara Madsen
Photo courtesy of the Author
t was a three-day jaunt,
which was organized
by Jim Usher. We drove
roads blanketed by wildflowers on
each side. Winter had shed its dreary
cloak, and the entire countryside
had burst forth with all the enthusiasm
of renewed growth that spring
brings. It had just rained, and the
fresh green of the new leaves was
accented by brilliant splashes of
every color in the rainbow. It was
a breathtaking sight! These fragile
beauties of nature flanked every
road we drove on that weekend. It
was as if each flower was trying its
best to outdo all of the neighboring
flowers in its intensity of color and
We spent Saturday driving along
Texas country roads, which wandered
through small towns whose
buildings demonstrated the character
and tradition of communities
established many years ago. We
stopped at the Old Timer General
Store & Gas Station, a business located
just outside Medina, which
provided the local population with
the items they needed. It seemed to
me to be a perfect example of an
old country store. A visit to this part
of Texas is never complete without
a stop at the Laurel Tree, a fabulous
French restaurant tucked away
in hills surrounding Utopia.
We stayed at the Hangar Hotel
during our visit to the Hill Country.
Although hotels are usually fairly
unremarkable, this one was very
unique. The hotel building was
made to look like a WWII military
hangar, and it was located at the airport
in Fredericksburg. The interior
of the hotel was also reflective
of the military during the WWII
era, and the front desk set the tone
for the rest of the hotel with various
forms of 1940’s memorabilia:
a manual typewriter, an antique
PBX, pictures of WWII planes, and
black and white pictures of people
who were young in a day gone by.
There was a C-47 Skytrain in front
of the hotel as well to complete the
Tub Club at the Laurel Tree
Thank you, Jim, for a fabulously
colorful spring drive along Texas
country roads! We all had a great
Autocross 4: MirrorCross at the MineralRing
By Mark Schnoerr, Region Autocross Chair
n Sunday, May 28 (Memorial Day weekend),
our partner Equipe Rapide held another
MirrorCross-format event at the huge Mineral
Wells Airport site. This is a dual-course
format incorporating a drag-race style Christmas tree
start, recording reaction time to the green light, 60-
foot acceleration time, and very similar but opposite
left and right courses. Displaced or downed cones
added two seconds, and only the best times from each
Photo courtesy of the Author
side were added together to determine winners in each
class. The holiday weekend and many other motorsports
activities to choose from still attracted 83 entries
to this event.
Ed Mayo brought his beautiful early 911S and
showed everyone how great those cars are. He was
the fastest Porsche, won class P4, and ended up in the
overall event top 20 Performance Indexed (PAX) event
payout as well. Nice job Ed!
Events 5 and 6 are scheduled for June 11 and July 30
respectively. These will be standard single-course format
events. The next MirrorCross event will be at Mineral
Wells again on September 10. The full PCA/ER
Autocross schedule is posted on page 17 and at www.
May 28 Autocross #4 Results
Marissa Moore approaching the starting line with a coach
Total Time Diff.
1T Mike Syler Porsche 911S Red 110.291
1T Edward Mayo Porsche 911S Blue/Orange 105.570
2 Julia Underwood Porsche 911S Blue/Orange 126.216 20.646
3 Marissa Moore Porsche 914 127.432 1.216
1T Doug Edney Porsche 996 Black 116.900
Tech Session: Growler Motor Labs
By Nikolaus Klemmer, Region Tech Sessions Chair
’m happy to let our Maverick Region members
know that I’ve begun the process of
scheduling tech sessions after an extended
hiatus of these types of events. I’m still new
to this Tech Session Chair role, but am making good
progress with getting to know our sponsors and the
tech needs of our members.
The first session I’ve been able to schedule will be
hosted at Growler Motor Labs (former Cobb Tuning).
They are located at 1200 Placid Ave. #550, Plano, TX
75074. The session will be held on Thursday, July 27,
from 6:30pm – 8:30pm and the topic is Porsche Engine
Tuning and Dyno Opportunities.
So, this tech session will focus on what is involved
with modern engine tuning and a practical demonstration
of the obtained results. The session will run in two
parallel tracks and attendees can observe the process
for both. In one, the Growler staff will explain the
process of engine tuning and will perform a live tune
using the Cobb Accessport device.We are looking for
an interested member to have this done on their car.
This member will need the Accessport device (which
can be purchased from Growler at a discount especially
for this event), and the tune will be done as part of the
event for free!
In the other track, Growler will make their 4-wheel
dyno available for member cars. Members should mention
during sign-in that they want their cars dyno’ed.
Depending on the number of cars wanting to have this
done and the time restriction during the event, not all
cars may be able to get a run. The final selection as to
which cars get chosen lies with the host.
I am told that the Macan (S/GTS/Turbo) models
respond particularly well to the tune. Other cars that
work with the Accessport are:
• 981 Boxster, Caymans & 991 Carreras (need to
confirm the GT4)
• 987.2 Boxster, Cayman
• 996 Turbo
• 997.1 Turbo & GT2 & GT3/GT3RS
• 997.2 Turbo & GT3/GT3RS
• 991 Turbo & GT2
To learn more about this tech session and register,
visit our web site at http://mav.pca.org/go/Tech.
Porsche of the Month
Selected by Bill Orr
For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the
POTM contest go to: http://mav.pca.org/photos/POTM/
Porsche Macan, Cayman, Boxster & 911; “Sunset in the Neighborhood”; Photo by Michael Durovick
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Play here for fun and find the answers below
Play for prizes on the web at http://mav.pca.org.
Thanks to Jerry DeFeo for putting this together.
The Winner for this month is
getting all 5 of 5 Correct.
Thanks to all that played this month,
and we will see you next month.
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Thanks to all for playing!
1. The first start for Porsche at the 24 Hours of Le Mans
resulted in a win. A 356SL won the 1100cc class in ______.
a. 1949 b. 1950 c. 1951 d. 1952
Source: 2/2014 Christophorus-366, p 23
2. The first Le Mans race was run in 1923, and Porsche holds
the record for the most cars of a single marque to have raced
there. At the time of this article that number was ________.
a. 479 b. 606 c. 812 d. 952
Source: 2/2014 Christophorus-366, p 23
3. What was the very last year for the famous Le Mans-style
start, in which the drivers ran across the track, jumped into
their cars, started their engines, and began the race?
a. 1969 b. 1970 c. 1971 d. 1972
Source: 2/2014 Christophorus-366, p 23
4. After that, they went to a standing start for ________ years
before switching to the flying start.
a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4
Source: 2/2014 Christophorus-366, p 23
5. Due to adding a few chicanes over the years, the record of
156.47 mph may stand forever as the fastest average speed.
It was set by a Porsche 962C factory car in ______.
a. 1985 b. 1986 c. 1989 d. 1991
Source: 2/2014 Christophorus-366, p 22
Answers: 1) c 2) c 3) a 4) a 5) a
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May Mavs & Mochas: Las Colinas Village
By Bill Kruder and Debi Gibson, Region Coffee Meet Co-Chairs, Photos by Andrew Barber
o I’m not sure if there
is a better way to start
your Saturday -- coffee
and donuts with nearly
100 Porches isn’t a bad thing. This
month we headed back west a bit
to Starbucks in Las Colinas Village.
Did I say donuts? What started
out as a couple of us just bringing a
couple dozen for the early birds has
turned into 7-8 dozen donuts that
just about made it till 10:00, as Debi
hand-delivered the last few.
Once again, over 100 Porsche cars joined in this monthly event
So next month, July 15, please
join us at Stonebriar Community
Church in Frisco where we will be
featuring the 40th Anniversary of
the 928: Driving Friendships.
Donuts - tradition for the early arrivals
And did I mention the 100 cars?
We had nearly every model represented
minus the 914, so you “teeners”
need to come out. We had two
exceptional slant noses, a couple
356s, a couple vintage Targas, a 968,
a few very nice 928s, and a new 718
Cayman in that stunning Graphite
Blue color. When you think about
it we had 54 years’ worth of cars
there. Where or when else do you
get to see a collection of cars of
these varying vintages?
Jimmy “jimmyg” Gallegos; let’s just
say that we did not disappoint.
And lastly we flew the Mavs &
Mochas feather flag for the first
time, thanks to the generosity of
Justin Husman’s Phoenix Insurance
Bill and Debi with the new M&M flag
We also started our quarterly
charity effort which was a can drive
for Good Samaritan headed up by
Maverick Region members filled the parking area with conversation
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Detailing Tips: Clay Bar vs Surface Prep Mitt
By Tony “Concorso”
Images courtesy of the Author
n the course of daily
business I get a variety
of car care questions
about the best ways to
go about washing, drying, and general
prep for waxing, sealing or the
latest in coating applications.
This month’s tip is based on
the car already being washed and
dried properly, and being ready
to remove more deeply embedded
One of the universal steps in
paint surface prep is claying. This
process removes embedded debris
and particulate from the paint surface,
leaving a smooth, clean result
ready for further treatment.
Traditionally, we’ve always used
clay bars to remove those contaminants,
but it’s proved to be a bit
of a mess. You’re always having to
re-knead the clay so you can have a
clean section, and if you drop the
bar, forget it; you’ll have to toss it
and buy another.
In recent years, advancements in
the technology brought us the surface
prep (clay) mitt as an alternative
to traditional clay bar use.
One primary difference is that
clay comes in a jar and the mitt is
worn like a glove.
Quite a number of manufacturers
offer claying products of both
types and are of generally good
quality. Brands such as Eagle One,
Nanoskin, Griots, and Chemical
Guys are all widely available.
Surface prep mitts are widely available
To use clay, the product needs
to be hand warmed and softened.
It’s important to note that using
cold hard clay can mar the paint
significantly. Press the clay out in
a pad fashion in your palm. Now,
using your favorite instant detailer,
spray the painted surface liberally,
as well as the clay in your hand, and
begin cleaning, using a short backand-forth
motion with little or no
Wipe clean with a clean microfiber
towel. Repeat the process until
Surface prep (clay) mitts make the
claying process go much more
quickly with good quality results
The new clay mitts are a little
easier to use and cover much more
surface in the same time. Simply
put the mitt on your hand, spray
the painted surface and the mitt
with instant detailer, and start
cleaning. A quick note: clay mitts
come in fine, medium, and coarse
varieties. Fine and medium have
been very effective for me and
are typically what you would use
for normal surface contaminants.
The mitt offers protection for your
hand as well. Cleaning around trim
and other sharp parts of the car can
make for a painful experience with
clay if you’re not careful.
Now for the distinguishing advantages
and disadvantages. Clay
is roughly $20 for a 16 to 20 ounce
jar. A clay mitt runs about $45.
A jar of clay can do five to ten
cars, depending on how contaminated
the paint is. A mitt can do
20 to 30 cars, again, depending on
condition of the paint.
I’ve found clay for as low as
$10.00 on special discounts and
mitts for $15.00. The point is to
keep an eye out so you can save a
little money. Most all of the auto
parts stores have some variety of
clay in stock. Mitts can be a little
tougher to find, but are generally
available, especially online.
Again, a huge distinction between
the two is during the claying
process, should you happen to
drop the clay on the floor, you’re
done with that portion of clay. You
must throw it away or risk further
marring of the paint with the debris
picked up from the floor. It
happens all the time.
Clay mitts however, are forgiving.
Drop the mitt, no problem.
Simply wash the mitt with a little
soap and water, rinse, and you’re
back to work.
In the final analysis, both products
have their merits, but the
speed of application and cleanability
of the clay mitt make it my current
choice for daily work.
A quick side bar for consideration
in all aspects of cleaning your
car: safety. I recommend wearing
gloves, either nitrile or latex, as
well as eye protection. Though
most products are environmentally-friendly,
that does not mean they
won’t dry out your skin or burn like
the devil, should they get in your
eyes -- believe me.
I hope you find this discussion
of clay bars versus clay mitts useful.
Should any of you have further
any aspect of detailing,
please feel free to
reach out and I’ll try
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Five Speed Chatter: Is it a Battle or a Commute? (Part 1)
By Ash Seidl-Staley
Images courtesy of the Author
ince my wife and I have
moved to the quiet little
town of Forney, the time
we spend commuting to
and from work has grown exponentially. Technically,
Jenny’s commute has doubled. She went from spending
around twenty-five minutes driving through Plano
and on the President George Bush Turnpike to fifty
minutes driving on three separate highways from the
opposite end of the Metroplex. Before sympathy for
Jenny starts rolling in, you must know that my commute
has increased by a factor of eight! Given that I
had it coming -- I have been spoiled living in Plano for
the past six years. On any given day, it would take me
seven minutes to get to work, nine if there was traffic
or if I were to hit the solitary traffic light in my path.
Now, my commute, if I’m lucky that is, is fifty minutes.
But for a matter of simplicity, let’s just call the running
average an hour.
Now that I spend a heck of a lot more
time on Texas’ roadways, highways, and
tollways, I have finally come to realize just
how busy and overcrowded the Dallas/Fort
Worth area really is. I mean, can we get more
lanes on Highway 80, please? How about an extension
for the George Bush Turnpike that crosses Lake Ray
Hubbard and goes into Heath? Doesn’t
anyone realize that hopping off the highway
only to get back on two exits down is
part of the reason why there is congestion
in the first place? I think about questions
like these, as well as many others, as I travel
through Forney, Sunnyvale, Mesquite,
Garland, Rowlett, Richardson, and Plano.
Yes, you read that right, I travel through seven cities to
get to and from work each and every day. I can switch
my route some by swapping Sunnyvale and Mesquite
for Rockwall and Heath, but by doing that I’m really
just giving up highway speeds for a 45 mph speed limit
on a two lane road that may or may not have a tractor
on it. To be honest, most days it’s not the duration of
the drive that gets to me; it’s the terrible driving of the
people I am forced to share the roadways with! I mean,
really, is this a commute or a full on battle royale?
During the past few months both my patience and
my sanity have been tested by a cornucopia of crappy
driving. I will be taking the time this month, as well as
next month, to discuss some these occurrences, and to
describe some of the things I’ve noticed about DFW’s
drivers. I’m sure that we all deal with some of these on
a daily basis, so discussing them here might prove to
be therapeutic, right? I sure hope so; those of us with
terrible commutes could use some relief every now and
then. Most of the terms and concepts I use to describe
these horrible driving habits will be familiar to you, but
I am sure that there are some that you might not have
seen, read, or heard since your last driving exam with
the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Let’s start things off with a simple one: The Tailgater.
We all know about the drivers that pop up out of
nowhere in the rearview mirror. Usually, you miss them
coming up into your car’s sacred spaces because they
can’t seem to stay in one lane for very long and instead,
weave in and out of traffic for miles and miles. But once
they are behind you, tailgaters cannot help but make
their presence known. They honk their horns, flail
their hands about, and scream “get the (expletive) out
of the way” while listening to something obnoxious on
KISS-FM. Tailgaters constantly accelerate and brake,
basically pump-faking your back bumper, which in turn
makes you nervous, a little frustrated, and a whole lot
of angry. Now I don’t know about you, but there have
been numerous times where I will be apprehensively
going 47 in a 40, and still have a SUV crowding my back
end! Like, seriously, how is 7 mph over the speed limit
not fast enough? For some I guess it is not.
The Texas Driver’s handbook offers up the term
Velocitation Effect in an attempt to justify the speed
demon inside all tailgaters, but I’m not convinced.
The velocitation effect is the effect that traveling at a
constant high rate of speed has on a driver that makes
the driver feel like any reduction in speed is way too
slow. As a result, the driver fails to slow down enough to
safely drive on a city’s roads. I think tailgaters are more
inclined to just be unsavory reprobates than velocity
addicts, but what do I know? What I do know is how to
make tailgaters even more aggravated than they already
are, which is by brake-checking them, and/or purposefully
decelerating to the actual speed limit while making
sure that there is a car next to you doing the same.
I tell you what -- there is nothing better than blocking
a tailgater for a few blocks, watching him swerve out of
multiple lanes trying to get around, see him finally get
out from behind the blockade and speed off, only to be
pulled over by the Rowlett police department for going
56 in a 40!
Stay tuned for part two of this article next month, in
which we will be discussing wolf packs, drivers that
swerve, the problems with cruise control, and, thanks
to Governor Abbot, Texas’s newest laws as they relate to
texting and driving. Until then, stay safe during battle
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Inside Look: PCA Zone 5 Presidents’ Meeting
By Carey Spreen
he Porsche Club of America is made up of
over 140 individual Regions in the US and
Canada. Those Regions are grouped into
13 Zones. Zone 5 covers all of Arkansas and
Louisiana, all of Oklahoma except the Panhandle, and
the eastern two-thirds of Texas. You can find a map
showing the boundaries of the 12 Regions on the Zone
5 website: www.zone5.pca.org. You can also find a lot of
other useful information on that website, and I encourage
you to visit it early and often!
Each PCA Zone has regular meetings of the Region
Presidents. The most recent Presidents’ Meeting in
February was held in Grapevine, with Zone 5 Representative
Jon Jones (from Cimarron Region) running
The first presenter was Steve Krysil, Regional Manager
for Porsche Cars North America (and Maverick
Region member), who always has lots of facts and
figures for us, and didn’t disappoint this time. Two of
those interesting facts were that 72% of all Porsches
sold in the US last year had four doors, and 64% were
SUVs. Whether you are a fan of the non-sports-car
Porsches or not, it is clear that these models are what
allows Porsche to keep making those sports cars and
supercars that are so near and dear to us. Steve noted
that, contrary to rumor, Porsche will continue to offer
a manual transmission in its GT cars. Demand from us
has shown Porsche AG that there are still, and will continue
to be, buyers for the stick-shift for years to come.
Steve touched on the all-electric Mission E, which is
still about three years from production, but will be able
to recharge to 80% capacity in less than 30 minutes.
Additionally, upcoming high-performance Porsches of
the sporting variety will top 500 hp, and don’t be surprised
to see a non-turbo 718 GTS model as well.
He reported that the Porsche Experience Centers
in Atlanta and Carson, CA are doing well. For a threefigure
entry fee you can experience 90 minutes in just
about any current Porsche model in a variety of settings,
including off-road, complete with driving coach.
From the President
Next up was PCA National President Caren Cooper,
who hails from Hill Country Region (and a few others
for good measure!). Caren described the Vision 2020
program, which establishes a goal of 100,000 primary
PCA members (i.e., households) from the current
total of about 77,000 by the end of the year 2020. To
reach that goal, the club intends to increase PCA brand
awareness by demonstrating available member benefits
and improving member services without increasing the
workload on our volunteer base. PCA wants to be the
number one independent source for all things Porsche,
and to make it clear that PCA membership is the most
important option you can buy for your Porsche. PCA
brings you into an entire community, even a lifestyle
experience. Additionally, PCA is keenly aware of the
potential of social media as well, and is beefing up its
presence on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
There are currently 678 Porsche clubs worldwide,
and all are owned and run by Porsche AG -- except
PCA. This unique independence is very important to
PCA and will continue to be maintained.
Caren identified these future areas of improvement:
• Developing programs to involve owners of
Porsche four-door models
• Streamlining the procedure for dealers to purchase
and provide PCA memberships to new buyers
• Improving the PCA Test Drive 6-month program
(formerly known as Quest) to allow prospective
owners to experience what PCA membership provides
• Formalize multi-generational memberships
(membership option for children of PCA members)
In closing, Caren shared with us that PCA has an
operating budget of about $9 million per year, with approximately
5,000 events per year, 2,000 of those being
“moving car” events that require insurance notification.
Ken Laborde, PCA National Insurance and Risk
Management Chair, discussed this at length, which you
can read about in the May 2017 issue of Slipstream.
Other PCA business
Jon wrapped up the day by recommending
RegionFocus magazine as a good resource for those
who are new to running Regional events and activities.
It contains hints and suggestions for attracting and
retaining new members – something that all Regions
struggle with from time to time.
Another handy resource is the Region Procedures
Manual (RPM), which is available both online and in
print form. The RPM contains information about Club
resources, subsidies, event promotion, communication,
social media, crisis management, national awards,
minimum safety standards, and Porsche Clubs worldwide.
A great way to keep up with Zone 5 news and
events is by following the Zone 5 Facebook page.
As the day wrapped up, Jon presented certificates
for Regional anniversaries, one of which was to Maverick
Region on its 55th anniversary.
In summary, a lot of useful information gets exchanged
at these meetings, which is why Maverick Region
always tries to have someone in attendance representing
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For Sale: 2011 Porsche GT3. Carrara White / Black
Alcantara. Never tracked, no smoke. White gauges,
red seat belts, and more. 20,700 miles. Retired bank
CEO owned and meticulously maintained. Offered to
sell at $112,900. Contact Michael Rhodes at sparky.
firstname.lastname@example.org or 903-495-1362. (07)
For Sale: 1987 Porsche 924S. Red ext, black int,
more than 180,000 mi (exact mileage unknown),
5-spd manual. Needs replacement engine but
mechanically sound otherwise. 7J x 15 “Phone Dial”
wheels, lowered about 1/2 inch, 200-lb front springs,
short-shifter, K&N air filter. Working A/C, stereo. Car
was a daily driver through April 2017. Items replaced
in last 18 months that can be re-used with replacement
engine if desired: timing belt and tensioner roller,
balance shaft belt, water pump, radiator, fuel pump,
engine control unit, crankshaft position sensor, oxygen
sensor, muffler (no catalytic converter).Owned by
PCA members since 1998, with maint records. With
some work will make a great street or track car.
Asking $1400 obo; buyer must arrange transportation.
Contact Carey at email@example.com or Sue at
For Sale: 2001 Porsche Carrera. Silver with Black
interior. Includes the aero package and 18-inch wheels
options, aftermarket Alpine tuner and CD player, new
battery. There are a few door dings and the right rear
bumper could use buffing or a new clear coat. Owned
for 5.5 years and it has not been tracked or driven
hard. 57k miles. $19,000. Contact Chris Cook at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 972-741-5629. (07)
For Sale: 2015 Cayman GTS. White with Black
leather/Alcantara interior and red deviated stitching.
Black satin wheels, PDK, Adaptive Sport Seats Plus
18-way Memory Package, remote keyless entry, K-40
RL360I built-in radar detector. Always garaged. 2,450
miles. Asking price $ 78,500.00. Contact James at
email@example.com or 214-577-6570. (07)
For Sale: 1984 944. Light Bronze Metallic exterior
with Brown interior. 71k miles, excellent condition,
well maintained, no deferred maintenance. Original
paint and interior. 3rd owner, bought in CO 3 1/2 years
ago. Maintenance receipts back to 1st oil change,
much recent work including the usual 944 items.
Needs nothing, everything works, no leaks. Many
more pictures available. $6700. The car is in Katy, TX
and I am a LSR-PCA member. Contact Peter Allen at
firstname.lastname@example.org or 832-846-0641. (06)
For Sale: 2015 Boxster S. Dark Blue Metallic
exterior with Agate Grey/Pebble Grey interior. 34K
miles. Options include: Premium Package, PDK, 19”
BBS CH-R wheels on MPSS, roll bars in exterior
color, PDLS, Power Steering +, Multifunction
steering wheel, Leather package, 14-way power sport
seats, Infotainment package with BOSE audio, center
console trim painted, rubber floor mats, tint, clear
side markers. New front brakes with CPO Warranty
until Jan 2021 or 100K. In very good condition
w/ all maintenance up to date. $52,981. Contact at
MIKEHLEE69@hotmail.com or 917-613-0426. (05)
For Sale: 1974 Porsche 914 2.0 Ltd. Edition. Light
Ivory/Black/Black. Original owner, purchased new
09/74. Body straight, never bent. 90% original paint.
Set up for DE. Blueprinted and balanced “killer”
fuel injected engine by Ed Mayo. Race seats and
harnesses (also have originals). Remote oil cooler.
Polished Fuchs wheels with Bridgestone street tires
plus Mahle track wheels with NEW Hoosier R1’s. All
records. Many extras. $25,000. Contact Bill Dawson
at email@example.com or 214-415-1102 (05)
For Sale: 2000 Porsche 911 C4 Millennium Edition.
A chance to own the most attainable, one year only,
limited production 911. #4 of 911 built worldwide,
less than 300 brought to U.S. ChromaFlair violet
exterior, with natural brown leather and Dark Burr
Maple trim interior. Paint appears black, hunter green,
brown or deep violet depending on the light. Every
available option including full leather interior: seats,
dash, shifter, hand brake, center console, even the A, B
and C pillars. 6-speed manual with factory short shift
and factory sport suspension. New Porsche battery,
plugs and ignition coils. 98K miles with less than
5,000 miles on $24K engine rebuild. Replaced IMS,
rear main seal, A/C compressor, clutch, water pump,
shocks, struts, and more. A/C blows cold. No oil leaks.
$23,999. Contact Shane Altman at saltmancreative@
gmail.com or 214-564-3790 (05)
For Sale: 2007 Porsche Cayman S. Black exterior
with black interior. Full track car with lots of
modifications. Race intake, exhaust, light weight
flywheel, short shift, racing clutch, Moton shocks,
GT3 fully adjustable suspension setup, bolt in roll
cage, Trackmate system, Custom graphics, Fikse
wheels, racing brake pads and rotors. Always garaged.
$35,000. Extra set of Fikse wheels with lightly
used Hoosier tires added for $1500. Contact Brian
Krajcirovic at firstname.lastname@example.org or 817-729-
For Sale: 2011 Cayenne. Automatic, leather seats,
heated and cooled seats, satellite radio, nav, and more.
All scheduled maintenance completed with all service
records available. Excellent condition. Looks & drives
great. 91,500 mostly highway miles. $24,500.00.
Contact Jose Barrios at email@example.com or
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When all HAIL breaks loose...
By Darren Houk
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Around the Bend...
By Jim Hirsch, Managing Editor
orsche Pilgerschaft (Pilgrimage) season is
definitely upon us. Whether your Porsche
is a Roadster, Cabriolet, Targa, Coupe, or
4-door model, the long days of summer provide
many opportunities to exercise your fine example
of German engineering.
Maverick members love to drive their Porsche vehicles
and end up enjoying a wide array of road trip
adventures throughout the year. Highlights of those
often make their way into Slipstream articles and are
some of the most-read and commented on features of
our club newsletter. Sharon and I are trying to be good
examples of this by leaving on July 1 for a 25-day, 6,000
mile exercise regimen for our 2014 Boxster S.
Along the way, Maverick members have noted many
accessories that help make these road trips more enjoyable
and a bit easier on your Porsche. Since many
road trips often involve some walking/hiking
to interesting locations along the way, some
members have opted to replace their carpeted
floormats with an easier to clean rubber mat.
Again, the most popular (and best looking)
option is the Porsche-branded mats. These are
available from your local Porsche dealer or online at
suncoastparts.com (remember to use your 10% PCA
member discount to save a few dollars).
Closer to home, the Maverick Region is hosting
some exciting activities for you to consider joining this
month. Our monthly Mavs & Mochas is in Frisco on
July 15 and our monthly Social is in Richardson on July
22. Our first tech session in quite some time will be on
July 27 at Growler Motor Labs in Plano.
With a focus on driving, our Poker Rally is scheduled
for July 22 with an Autocross on the calendar for
July 30 in Mesquite.
Finally, as you read this, 33 of your fellow Maverick
members (including Sharon and I) are likely on the
road traveling to the PCA Parade in Spokane, WA. As
the miles stack up for these Mavs, I hope each of you
are also getting many “smiles per mile” throughout the
month of July.
I encourage you to Carpe Viam with your
Porsche as often as you can this summer. And
remember to share your road adventures via an
article and photo submission to me at editor@
Hiram Saunders, Slipstream
Southlake, TX 76092
Paid at Fort Worth, TX