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Volume 55, Issue 10, October 2017
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Maverick Region 55th Anniversary................................... 6
Your First Drivers’ Education Event.................................. 10
Kruder’s Cars & Conversation........................................ 12
Park Place Luxury and Supercar Showcase...................... 14
Mavs & Mochas Recap.................................................. 15
Lube for Thought........................................................... 18
Porsche 968: End of the Transaxle Era............................ 19
Autocross Series Recap.................................................. 20
Porsche of the Month..................................................... 21
Porsche Trivia................................................................ 21
Tech Session Recap........................................................ 23
Big Noise From Winnetka.............................................. 25
PCA Tours Preview: Ray Roberts Lake.............................. 28
Club Racing News......................................................... 31
Board Meetings............................................................... 7
Maverick Lunch Series.....................................................7
October Social: Porsche Oktoberfest...............................16
DE at MSR....................................................................16
Austin Schnell Fest.........................................................17
Mavs & Mochas............................................................17
PCA Logo License Plate Purchase.................................... 20
Club Racing with Vintage Run Group.............................. 31
Sprockets (President’s Column)......................................... 2
Maverick of the Month..................................................... 2
List of Officers and Board Chairs...................................... 4
Zone 5 Presidents............................................................4
New Mavericks and Anniversaries.................................... 9
Advertiser Index............................................................ 34
Around the Bend (Editor’s Column)................................. 36
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Plano area lunch (each Monday)........... 2, 9, 16, 23, 30
Board Meeting..................................................... (Wed) 4
SUV Off-Road Adventure: Northwest OHV Park........(Sat) 7
Swap Meet at Zims Autotechnik................................(Sat) 7
Lewisville area lunch............................................. (Tue) 10
Mavs & Mochas: Texas Harley-Davidson................ (Sat) 14
Autocross #9 at Lone Star Park..............................(Sun) 15
PCA Tour: Ray Roberts Lake..................................(Sun) 15
Mav Social: Oktoberfest at Uncle Buck’s.................(Thu) 19
Mav Tech Session: Bennett Moter Werks.................. (Sat) 21
Drivers Education: MSR..........................(Sat - Sun) 21-22
Richardson and Southlake area lunches.................(Thu) 26
Board Meeting..................................................... (Wed) 1
Autocross #10 at Lone Star Park..............................(Sun) 5
Plano area lunch (each Monday)................ 6, 13, 20, 27
Mavs & Mochas: NorthPark Center (Nordstrom’s)... (Sat) 11
Club Race and Advanced DE: MSR..........(Sat - Sun) 11-12
Lewisville area lunch............................................. (Tue) 14
NO SOCIAL THIS MONTH..............................(Thu) 16
Austin Schnell Fest DE..............................(Fri - Sun) 17-19
Richardson and Southlake area lunches.................(Thu) 23
As spotted following a recent
autocross event. Is it possible that
this many Porsche owners needed to
procure bail bonds at the same time?
Photo by Wendy Shoffit
On the Cover
Celebrating 25 years since its introduction, the
Porsche 968 model series was the pinnacle of the
four-cylinder transaxle cars. This 1994 edition is
owned by Rob Adams.
Photo by Rob Adams
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Sprockets: New Additions
By David Robertson, Region President
ast month I gave an update of some of the
items that we have worked on so far this
year. We are very proud of what has been
accomplished to date, but we still have a lot
of work to do!
This is an exciting time to be a Maverick! We are
adding new events, trying new things, testing ideas, and
constantly evaluating what our members are asking us
for. To further these efforts I have created a new board
position of Marketing Chair and have appointed Bill
Orr, our resident marketing guru, to chair that position.
Bill has done an unbelievable job of creating ways
to market our club to new and existing members. With
a more official role, Bill has some ideas to implement
that will take our marketing program to the next level.
One of our initiatives for the remainder of 2017
and into 2018 is to create a great Concours d’Elegance
program. I have appointed Mike Mahoney to the position
of Concours Chair and he will be in charge of this
undertaking. Mike has some great ideas and lots of enthusiasm
for this role. Our Concours events will range
from more traditional judging programs to less formal
events like People’s Choice. Mike will not be alone in
his new role. He is working with many of our Maverick
members that have been our club experts in Concours
historically, both on the local and national level, and
going back almost as long as our region has been in
existence. As always, volunteers will be needed!
We are getting some good ideas for ways we can effectively
distribute both our dollars and our human
capital to charities we support. One charity that we
have supported over the years is the Huffaker-Hughes
Hope House. We support the Hope Shelter through
cash donations, but they also have a need for specific
items on an as needed basis such as toiletries, towels,
bedsheets, etc. You will see collection requests for some
of these specific items from time to time, coinciding
with some of our events. We are all very fortunate to be
members of this club and charity is one area where we
can all participate!
This is the 55th year for the Maverick Region and
we are laying the groundwork to move successfully into
the future. Attracting new members is very important,
but participation and inclusion is what keeps everyone
in the club. All of our members have a place in the Maverick
Region PCA. Whether you a 50+ year member
and will never touch a PDK, or you are a lucky owner of
a Porsche in your 20s looking forward to an all-electric
911, you are a big part of our club!
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The Maverick Region runs on your input. If you
have an idea to improve our club, or know of an area
that you feel needs my attention, do not keep it to yourself!
Email me at firstname.lastname@example.org.
MAVS OF THE MONTH: Debi Gibson & Bill Kruder
This month I would like to recognize Co-Mavs of the
Month Debi Gibson and Bill Kruder. Bill and Debi have
jumped in with both feet to make the Maverick Region
a notch better in many areas that many of our members
may not even realize. Bill has been the key figure in
the huge success of Mavs and Mochas and Debi is
always creating a new tweak each time to make each
of the events better than
the last one. Bill is also
behind the scenes with
our advertisers and has
with the local dealerships
greatly improving those
partnerships. Debi has
also made contributions
to Slipstream and is
helping to plan our
Congratulations Debi and Bill, thanks for everything
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2017 Maverick Region Board - Officers and Chairs
Club Race Co-Chair
Club Race Co-Chair
DE Chief Driving Instr.
DE Equipment Mgr.
Email List Moderator
Email List Moderator
Monthly Social Chair
PCA Tours Co-Chair
PCA Tours Co-Chair
Registrar, Club Race/DE
Slipstream Content Ed.
Tech Sessions Chair
Time Trial Chair,
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Maverick Region 55th Anniversary
By Jim Hirsch
Anniversary graphics by Kurt Scaggs
here were you 55 years ago? I asked that
question in last month’s issue and here
are three responses I received for your trip
down memory lane - looking back to 1962.
I turned 15 the summer of ’62. At that time in Texas,
you could get your learner’s permit at 14 and driver’s
license at 15. I think I started practicing driving (in our
oversized semi-circle driveway) when I was probably 12.
I loved cars. I loved driving the long, long roads of West
Texas. I practiced most of my early driving in a borrowed
Ford Falcon with a column shift.
I had a BLAST going from 1st to 2nd gear….! YES!
I remember pushing that gear shift knob up toward the
windshield at 15 miles an hour! All Right!
Then slam on the brakes and STOP because I was at the
end of the driveway!
When I finally had my birthday, I took my driving
test in my family’s ’56 Cadillac. That was like driving
a tank! Parallel parking was so hard in that car! Then
my dad bought me my OWN CAR. Long story associated
with this choice, but I got a 1927 Model T Ford.
The planetary gears and throttle and spark advance
and starter were ALL totally different than either of
the above-named vehicles, but I was thrilled beyond
That thrill was not truly duplicated until my (then)
boyfriend, Alan Bambina, pulled into a huge empty
parking lot and invited me to drive his 1975 911 S.
OMG. Being a passenger is nothing compared to being
the driver of such a piece of engineering. Talk about a
“BLAST” going from gear to gear!
I was still a wee lad in 1962, but that was my first
experience with an odd little rear-engined German car.
No, not a Porsche or VW – even smaller: a BMW Isetta.
A neighbor had one that he used to drive around the
neighborhood, and my dad and I dropped by one afternoon
to check it out. My mouth dropped open in
amazement when he pulled the whole front of the car
open to reveal the plain padded
bench seat inside. The
steering wheel swung up out
of the way to allow us to get
inside, and as he closed the
door, we were fully enclosed
in a tiny bubble car.
He started it up and putted
around the block, returning
to his driveway in just a
minute or so, but I was hooked! I knew at that moment
that I was going to have to have a little tiny car like that
someday. As it turned out, my first car wasn’t quite that
small (a 1974 VW Thing), but it put me on the path
that eventually led me to Porsches, PCA, and Maverick
Region. Happy 55th Anniversary!
I was in the army in 1962 (more to come in a future
story involving rolling 911s at Rattlesnake Raceway)!
Motoring Mav’s for 55 Years
1 day, 3 events, 2600 members
Celebrating our Region Founding in 1962
To commemorate the 55th anniversary of the
Maverick Region, we have planned multiple events
during our Founders’ Day Celebration. More
information will be available online and in the
November issue of Slipstream, so be sure to save
December 2 on your calendar to participate in
these member activities.
The tentative schedule of events includes:
8:30 a.m. Mavs & Mochas, Highland Park Village,
11:00 a.m. Mavs Toy Parade, Plano
7:00 p.m. 55th Anniversary Founders’ Day
Celebration, Texas Harley-Davidson,
Welcome Our New Mavericks!
By John Hamilton, Region Membership Chair
2001 911 Carrera
2017 Macan GTS
If you have any changes that
you would like to make to the
MRPCA membership guide,
contact John Hamilton at
David Stolfi (Michael)
2012 911 Turbo S
2014 911 Carrera S
Nelson Hodges (Sandy)
2014 Boxster S
2014 Boxster S
2001 911 Carrera
Michael Ratliff (Brenda)
2002 911 Carrera 4S
1997 911 Carrera
1983 911 SC
North Richland Hills
1986 911 Carrera Cabriolet
2017 718 Boxster S
2000 911 Carrera
2014 911 Carrera S
2016 Cayman GT4
2005 911 Carrera S
2014 Boxster S
2015 911 Carrera S
2007 Cayman S
2016 911 GT3 RS
David & Kristin Anders
Transfer From: WMI
1991 944 S2
Woodland Hills, CA
Transfer From: DIA
1988 911 Carrera
Kevin & Tara Voigt
Transfer From: ORC
2005 911 Carrera
Maverick Membership Stats
Members: 1,728 Affiliate Members: 864 Total Membership: 2,592
** 25 Years **
Ronald Gilmore (Carol)
Kelly Hall (Jason)
Kevin Marks (Leigh)
Lee Morgan (Tamaca Hopkins) Fort Worth
Clay Bailey (Sheela)
Armando Beteta (Andres)
Gordon Dahl (Joy)
Robert DiRienzo (Joyce)
Thomas Jones (Lynn)
Your First Drivers’ Education Event: Preparation
By Lori Mauthe, former Region DE Chair, and Joel Nannis, National Club Race Scrutineer
o you’ve made the decision to have a date
with your Porsche, and learn about how to
REALLY drive your dream car. Now what
is next? This article, including Part 2 next
month, will provide the step-by-step guidelines for what
to do and what to expect.
To register for a Maverick Region PCA Drivers’ Education
(DE) event, you first log on to the www.clubregistration.net
website. You will have to create an account
and credentials, and then you can search for the event.
You can find our events by clicking on the “Search
for Events” menu, then “Find Events.” Complete the
form with the “By Category” option.
Select the event, then complete the questionnaire
form. You will have the ability to preregister for lunch,
which is catered at the track, and some events also have
an optional dinner. You will be asked to provide a car
number, or one will be assigned for you. If you are sharing
a Porsche (or other car) for the event with another
driver, please also provide this information so we can
place you on the same team.
After you register, you will receive a confirmation
email stating that you have been accepted. The acceptance
will indicate you are in the green group and you
are assigned a unique car number. You can make the
numbers for your car using painter’s tape of a contrasting
color to that of your car. For example, blue on black
is not acceptable. The numbers need to be at least 8
inches tall and must be placed on both doors and the
Readiness activities – Two weeks prior to the event
There are several important email attachments that
require action prior to the event.
Technical inspection form. The tech inspection
form is certification that your vehicle has passed the
safety inspection criteria required for track activity. An
authorized dealer or Club-approved mechanic must
fill out the form and sign it, indicating that your car is
ready for the event. You also must initial and sign the
form. The tech form must be turned in during registration
on the day of the event.
When on track, you are required to wear a safety helmet
with a Snell 2010 or 2015 approval sticker. Not all
helmets meet this requirement, so be sure to check the
sticker inside or on the back of the helmet. Note that
a Snell 2010 helmet will only be legal for PCA events
until 2020, so if you are going to purchase a helmet,
a Snell 2015 would be a better choice. A limited number
of approved helmets are available to rent from the
track facility for a fee, so if you plan to do so, be sure to
reserve this option early with the track directly.
Emergency contact form. This form is
required if you have not already entered
this information during pre-registration
on the clubregistration.net website.
DE handbook. A detailed document
containing the rules and regulations for
a drivers’ education event, for review before the event,
and for reference if there is a question during an event.
You do not need to bring a printed copy with you.
The night before the event
Prepare your car for the track by ensuring that the
gas tank is full and that you have your helmet and
forms. A clean car is a safe car, so be sure especially to
clean the windows. Hydrate yourself with water and/or
sports drink the few days prior to the event. The night
before the event, please have a good nutritious dinner
and get a good night sleep. Watch this column next
month for Part 2 – At the Track.
Editor’s note: This article was first published in the
February 2013 issue of Slipstream. It contains a lot of useful
information for DE first-timers, so we thought it was time to
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Kruder’s Cars & Conversations
By Debi Gibson
Photos courtesy of the Author
eard the lyric “It’s a
Small World After All?”
Well I learned in this
month’s interview, it
is indeed! In September of 2016,
Bill Kruder introduced you to PCA
member Bob Hagestad, owner of
the Hagestad Porsche/Audi Dealership
in Denver, Colorado back in
the ‘70s and ‘80s. Bob and Bill became
immediate friends and when a
’71 914 popped up on Ebay for sale
last fall complete with documents
from Hagestad Porsche. Well there
was an instant connection (and a
purchase I might add)! Who would
have thought that, in the Maverick
Region, we would discover another
proud Hagestad Porsche find . . . so
we just had to connect the people
with their cars. Here are two men
reintroducing their cars to the man
who sold them back in the 1970s!
Member since 2016,
Owner 1975 ‘911S,
1988 ‘924 and 2004 ‘911S along
with Bill Kruder and Bob Hagestad
Debi Gibson: Bruce, so tell me about
Bruce Johnston: Well we have
three Porsches in the family, two
Volkswagens, and all that to say,
“I’m a classic Ford Guy!”
Bob Hagestad: Good Grief!
(with a puzzled look)
Debi: So how and when did the
Porsche brand enter the family?
Bruce: In 1975, my brother-inlaw
traded a ’74 Datsun in for a
new 1975 911S. He and my sister
drove it for 11 years, and then after
a tough year with 66,621 miles on
the odometer they parked it in the
garage. The car just represented
a challenging season in their life,
and so they turned the key off and
let it sit. More than 30 years later,
Rick gave the 911S to me cheap.
Bruce: I like to bring cars back
to their original condition. I have
completely restored multiple vehicles,
including a 1939 Ford Truck,
three 1966 Mustangs, and a 1949
Case Tractor. I always loved the old
tractor, and one day I said to my
Uncle Norman, “Let me buy it for
$500 and I’ll make it brand new.” I
restored it and returned it back to
Debi: (He shows me a picture of the
most beautiful orange 1949 Case Tractor.)
Bruce: Well, I’m not a mechanic,
but I like to make things look nice
and admire them. After Rick gave
me the 911, within a week I had
rolled it up in my garage, cleaned
it all up good, took the tank out,
tested the injectors, and fired it up
and got it running!
Bill Kruder: I don’t know what
you are talking about, Bruce, because
you just told me five minutes
ago that you weren’t a mechanic!
Bruce: I teach myself new things
and eventually I figure it out. I like
to keep everything organized too.
I’ve got my tools so organized I can
Bruce Johnston (center), with
Bill Kruder (left) and Bob Hagestad
close my eyes and still pick up whatever
I need! (chuckling)
Debi: So when did you guys figure
out the connection . . . three guys, two
cars, and one dealership?
Bill: Well Bruce was telling Mark
Palmer at one of our non-worker
coffee meet-ups about his car, and
mentioned Hagestad’s dealership,
and Mark was like, “Bill, ya gotta
(Bruce proceeds to show us all
of the original paperwork, manual,
sales invoice, and more. Bob gazes
at the invoice in amazement! I
think he’s simply flattered that two
men are so proud to own cars from
Bill: So Bob, the 914 was delivered
from your place in the fall of ’70 and
Bruce’s 911 in the spring of ’75. What
were you doing?
Bob: Well, I was just selling
Porsches (with a grin). My family
had our Porsche dealership
in 1960, and then in 1969 we expanded,
separating our franchise
and adding Audi to the mix. So in
1970 we had 13 employees opening
a Porsche/Audi store, but we
had no Audis! And then once they
were delivered, they were terrible!
That’s what ultimately caused me
to give up the business.
Bruce: I think there is an IHOP
where your dealership was now. I
had family that lived in Denver and
I traveled there most every week for
work for years.
Bob: So you never lived there
Bruce: No, I just worked there
on various projects. I have traveled
over five million miles with American.
Do you remember the “Drumstick
Restaurant” in Denver that
was close to your dealership?
Bob: Oh yes! I used to go in there
and order their gizzards (mouth
watering). I lived in an apartment
right around the corner! What did
you do as your profession?
Bruce: I was in hotel development.
It was fun but also stressful
with the timelines for project completion.
I’m a recent non-worker
actually. Just retired!
Bill: So you both (Bob and Bruce)
have another mutual connection: Grady
Bruce: Grady is on my service
records as he installed the metal
flares on the 911.
Bob: Yeah, I knew Grady from
my racing days. I began racing in
1960 when my mechanic at the
Bruce’s 1975 ‘911S and Bill’s 1971
‘914, both sold by Bob Hagestad
dealership convinced me to take
a cabriolet off the showroom floor
and race it (smiling). I put a roll
bar in it and took this car (which
was for sale) off the floor and drove
it to the racetrack by Castle Rock. I
entered the race and won!
Bill: And when was it that Hurley
Haywood joined you?
Bob: We did Watkins Glen six
hour race together. I co-drove in
my car and we won it! In 1978, we
took a Turbo up there and it was
the last time I raced with him.
Bill: Didn’t you wreck a car once?
Bob: Oh yes, hit the wall hard at
Watkins Glen! I needed a replacement
and we found that Peter
Gregg had one in Jacksonville.
Only problem was he wouldn’t let
me race it with his colors so my
chief mechanic’s wife had an idea
on how to cover it. Next thing I
know the car is wrapped in contact
paper. You know, the stuff you line
drawers with? It was a funny color
(making a funny face too!).
Debi: So Bruce I’m looking at your
invoices. What has the 911 actually cost
you to get it running?
Bruce: $5K. So the garage is going
to cost me a lot more!
Debi: Well guys, can’t thank you
enough for sharing stories, connections,
coffee, and cars. Bruce, what are you up
Bruce: Well I’m headed home to
take my seats apart this afternoon.
I finally found the seat material
in Palm Springs but it would have
been $1800 without installment, so
instead I have some fabric wear and
we are going to work with it myself.
It will look nice and of course keep
Well as Bill always says, the Mavs
are the best at connecting people
with their cars, and in the process,
Park Place Luxury & Supercar Showcase
By Rob Adams, Lisa Ward, and Mike Mahoney
Photos as noted
ditor’s Note: a few of our
Maverick Region members
recently participated in the
first annual Park Place
Luxury & Supercar Showcase. What
follows are three perspectives from Rob
Adams, Lisa Ward, and Mike Mahoney
as they attended this event.
Rob Adams, 1994 Porsche 968
This was a weekend
chock-full of local
events for gearheads,
but I was fortunate
enough to be part of
the inaugural Park Place Luxury
and Supercar Showcase. Mother
Nature provided perfect weather,
and Four Seasons Resort provided
the perfect venue for a thoughtfully
laid out field of cars, ranging
from antique and classic to supercars.
And after sensory overload of
all things automotive, guests were
treated to culinary sensations from
local gastromeisters served in bitesize
samples that left you wanting to
sneak back in line.
Maverick members along with a few
of their Porsches at the event
Photo by Wyatt Ramsey
For a first
was a success.
Limited to 100
cars, there was
a full field,
although I suspect
event will possibly
tighter as the
show is being
touted as something
lines of Pebble
without the ocean and 73-degree
weather and wine country normally
associated with Car Week. But hey,
that’s precisely how great things get
Lisa Ward, 2009 Cayman S
2017, dad and I went to
the first ever Park Place
Luxury and Supercar
Showcase at the Four
Seasons Resort and Club in Las Colinas.
What a fabulous event.
The oogling over cars began on
the shuttle ride, where we saw our
first of many McLarens. All were
turning their heads to get a peek
as it drove by. It was like the Ascot
for cars; there were big hats, bright
pants, and man buns, oh my! I had
to smile at the champagne and
Grey Poupon in the Rolls Royce,
but nothing beats the classic white
Inside the food was delicious.
We ate a well-balanced meal of ice
cream, crab cakes, and hamburgers
in great Porsche Club company
– priorities, you know! I may not
know much about engine size or
model, but I love hearing the stories
behind the car and its history
of ownership. Ask me about the
Porsches for the track and street on display
Photo by Daniel Shofner
Shelby painted the wrong color, or
the chicken coop Rolls Royce.
Mike Mahoney, 1976 911 Targa
Arriving at the Four
Seasons parking lot
in the dark at 6:30 am
Saturday morning, Bill
Kruder and I are greeted
by Rob Adams in his beautiful
blue 1994 968 and Chris & Gabe
Sorrells in their striking metallic
blue 1982 Targa. First order of
business is coffee and registration.
As the dark subsides and the light
shines on our small but colorful
fleet of P cars, reality sets in as I
peruse the incredible collection
of cars in the staging area. Vintage
Jaguars, extremely rare Puegot, Bugatti’s,
Bentley’s, McLaren’s, Lambroghini’s,
Ferrari’s etc… Bill and
I look at each other and ask, “are
they sure they invited us here?”
Needless to say it was a stunning
gathering of incredible cars at a
five star venue. And we represented
well with Blain Fike and his beautiful
grand prix white 1989 964 taking
first runner up in the classic car
division. Losing only to a flawless
black 1996 993 Turbo.
All in all a beautiful event, venue
and day. A first class event. I look
forward to next year.
Mavs & Mochas: August and September Events
By Matt Wilson (August) and Derrick Tate (September)
ontgomery Plaza was the site for our August
edition of Mavs & Mochas. The day dawned
on a beautiful August Saturday in Fort
Worth, a city many refer to as Cowtown. I
was a bit worried about the weather for our event, as
roughly 12 hours earlier a huge cloud had formed and
dumped over an inch of rain over downtown; nevertheless
clear skies prevailed. It would be the first time we
have hosted a Mavs & Mochas in Ft. Worth proper. We
typically try to alternate each month with locations on
the “east” and “west” sides of DFW. This was a “west”
month, so Montgomery Plaza just west of downtown Ft.
Worth would be a perfect venue! The location had lots
of open parking, a Chick-Fil-A, and a Starbucks Coffee
within walking distance. What more do we need? Well,
a bunch of Porsches, of course!
Since I live just over two miles away, I arrived early
and started setting up cones around 7:15 am. Shortly
after a few cars had shown up, a gentleman driving a
911 stopped and inquired about the meeting. He was
unaware of the club’s existence and wanted to see what
was up. The Fort Worth resident enjoyed viewing cars
and conversing with like-minded Porsche enthusiasts,
and stayed for the entire event!
I knew it was going to be a good turnout when we
had over 40 cars already by the time the “official” 8:30
am start rolled around. John Hamilton and Autobahn
Porsche were gracious enough to bring both a new
718 Boxster and Cayman for the crowd to drool over.
Thanks John! We even had a member who smartly
brought his drone and took impressive video footage
from above (see Maverick Region Facebook page for
The parking lot continued to fill, and all said, we
had over 100 Porsches, including a 918 Spyder, Carrera
GT, and a 991 GT3 RS!
The only production
cars not represented
were the 924 and 959.
We had quite an array
of cars for our first Mavs
& Mochas in Cowtown.
We received abundant
positive feedback about
the historic Montgomery
Plaza venue with a
scenic view of downtown
Fort Worth. Many
even stated that it was
“the best Mavs & Mochas
Mavs in Montgomery Plaza
Photo by Jim Hirsch
y fourth official Mavs & Mochas was nothing
short of amazing! The weather was
perfect for coffee, donuts, and great conversations.
September’s Mavs & Mochas was
held at Dallas Motorsports and featured Porsche SUVs.
Not only were there beautiful Macans and Cayennes to
admire and celebrate, but a variety of other Porsches
as well, including several from Dallas Motorsports’ own
selection of cars. Different models of P-cars filled the
lots at this location and even flowed into the street.
There were nearly 100 cars that showed up for this
Mavs & Mochas.
Dallas Motorsports hosted 96 Maverick Porsches
Photo by Bill Orr
This was my first visit to Dallas Motorsports and it
was very interesting to see their inventory. A few of
their cars included a ‘65 Corvette, an ‘08 F1 Ferrari,
and an ‘88 930 Turbo. To go along with viewing the
many great cars, were many great conversations and
meeting new people. At every event I meet new people
and make new connections that will certainly last a lifetime.
Although I may be younger (by a couple of years)
than many of the people that attend these events, I feel
as though I fit right in, and age is irrelevant. It is amazing
because I usually hate waking up early, especially
for school, but when it comes to a Mavs & Mochas, I am
up an hour before my alarm even goes off!
Despite Bill Kruder, Mike Mahoney, and several others
being absent due to having their spectacular cars at
the Park Place event being held the same day, this was
still an unforgettable Mavs & Mochas. I want to say
thank you to Dallas Motorsports for having us, and
thanks to Bill Orr for capturing all of the amazing cars
and people. Now the countdown begins for the next
unforgettable Mavs & Mochas!
Upcoming Maverick Region Events
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Lube for Thought: Lubrication, Part 1
By Mike Mahoney, Region Concours Chair
Photos courtesy of the Author
his is the first in a series
of articles on lubrication
and how important
it is to you and your car.
We all know we need engine oil. But
do you know its various functions?
Do you know what types of additives
are needed in engine oil and
why? Do you know why you need to
change your engine oil? What’s the
difference between engine oil and
gear oil? Grease, what is it? We will
tackle these questions and more.
I’ll begin with the basics of engine
oil and then move on to gear
oil and grease.
You’ve probably heard the
phrase “oil is the life blood of your
engine.” While that happens to be
true, it’s especially true in Porsches.
One reason is the high-revving engines.
And in air-cooled engines,
it’s the high heat.
In an air-cooled engine, about
8% of the heat generated by the
engine finds its way into the oil. As
all of us air-cooled nuts know, those
engines get pretty hot! And I know
8% may not seem like a lot, but every
degree in temperature equates
to increased oxidation of the oil
or thickening of the oil. For every
10-degree increase of the oil, the
rate of oxidation doubles.
Dirt is another enemy of oil. Oil
deteriorates from the various contaminants
that find their way in to
the crankcase. Dirt from dirty air
filters, cracks in the air system, as
well as from limitations in air filter
design and from crankcase ventilation
systems. The oil also picks up
metal particles from normal wear
of engine parts, and if not removed,
can cause premature wear as well.
There are various additives in
engine oil. Additives for neutralizing
acids, anti-wear additives,
dispersants, etc. Over time, the oils
additives are depleted and are unable
to do their job of neutralizing,
suspending, dispersing, and solubilizing
of the oil itself happens over time
for the same reasons, and is accelerated
by heat. In addition, the
combustion process is dirty business,
as a result of the thousands
of explosions going on inside the
combustion chamber in each of
the cylinders. One of the byproducts
of combustion is water. Most
of the water that comes from the
combustion process is in the form
of steam or water vapor and goes
out the exhaust. But at low temperatures
and short trips, the water
condenses and sticks to cylinder
walls, ultimately making its way into
the crankcase and the oil. This can
lead to the formation of sludge and
corrosion of metal parts.
There are also acidic gases produced
by the combustion process.
They too adhere to the cylinder
walls at low temperatures and end
up in the oil. They combine with the
water and become corrosive. Additives
assist in in preventing damage
from these factors but you have to
regularly change your oil. It’s the
only way to get rid of the contaminants
and acids that are suspended
in the oil. The filter will not remove
everything, and with the additives
being depleted, it won’t be able to
continue to do its job.
Well, as you can see, your oil is
working hard for you. So do your
part. If your engine oil could talk,
it would be doing its best Jerry Maguire:
“help me help you!”
That covers the basics of engine
oil. Next time we will talk about viscosity,
synthetics, and gear oil. Did
you know that viscosity is the single
most important factor when selecting
any lubricant? So what is viscosity?
See you next time.
Mike Mahoney spent over 35 years
with ExxonMobil where he worked in
lubricant manufacturing and sales. He
retired 2 years ago and is a 1 year PCA
Maverick Region member.
Porsche 968: End of the Transaxle Era
By Rob Adams
Photos courtesy of the Author
t the end of the successful run of the
924/944 series, the marketing types at
Porsche needed something to stimulate
sales until development of their newest
entry level offering, the 986 Boxster, was ready for
production. Porsche redesigned the 944 S2 to such an
extent that marketing decided to brand the new design
Porsche’s 968 production was moved to Zuffenhausen,
where it was manufactured alongside the 911.
Styling cues (courtesy of Harm Lagaay) were borrowed
from the 928, 959, and the 993 (1994 and later) but to
most, they were still rooted in the 944. However, the
968 brought significant innovation in the Porsche evolution:
the first Porsche to use VarioCam timing and
the first Porsche 6-speed manual. The naturally aspirated
3.0 liter inline, 16-valve four was the third largest
production engine of its type at the time and incorporated
(4.09 in. bore x
3.46 in. stroke)
and a compression
ratio of 11.0
to 1. The engine
was rated at 236
at 6200 rpm,
and 225 lb-ft of
The 968, with its near 50/50 weight distribution resulting
from the front engine/rear transaxle layout, is a
delight to drive. It is very nimble and can be tail-happy
with a little coaxing, yet forgiving and easily brought
back under control. Gathering 60 mph takes about six
seconds for the manual, and top speed is around 156
mph. Owners had the option of upgrading the suspension
to the M030 sport version as well as a limited slip
968 shown here
has the standard
the rare option of
The interior was
clearly a carryover
from the 944, but
during the 968 years, Porsche offered a high level of
options allowing consumers to custom design their car.
The 968 shown is an example of the “deviated carpet
color” option resulting in a striking two-tone interior.
Unfortunately, the 968 came at a difficult time for
Porsche financially and Japan was quickly catching up
with similar offerings at a much lower price. Porsche
countered with variants including the Club Sport
and Sport, which offered the same power but lighter,
stripped-down platforms. There were a few exotic and
ultra-rare 968 production cars, the Turbo S and Turbo
RS, which are now highly collectible.
Over the 968’s
production run of
five years, a total
of 12,776 were
2,234 coupes and
making it to the
US. These cars
are quickly gaining
value and are
considered a very
Porsche for the
Autocross Series: Challenge Cup Event 7, Lone Star Park
By Mark Schoerr, Region Autocross Chair
Photos by Lightspeed Images
t our returning event at the Lone Star
Park facility in Grand Prarire, we had four
Porsches (three with PDKs), seven Porsche
drivers, and a total of 88 entries.
Carole Liu seems to have caught the AX bug and
returned for some more in car instruction, then put
down her best times in her 2005 Boxster PDK in Class
P1, with a best time of 81.222.
Ed Mayo showing everyone legendary Porsche capabilities
As I write this, there are two more events in 2017:
Oct 15: Regular event at Lone Star Park
Nov 5: Regular event at Lone Star Park
August 20 Autocross #7 Results
Carole Liu with Mark Schnoerr doing some in car instruction
PCNA Regional Manager Steve Krysil brought out
a beautiful 2017 991.2 Carrera 4 GTS Targa with PDK.
Not only did he entertain with the magic roof disappearing
operation, but was also first quick Porsche over
Mike Syler in Class P3, with 68.558 and 72.940 best
times respectively. Steve donated his fast Porsche cash
award to the final event Guns and Hoses Charity AX IN
Best Time Diff.
1T Carolle Liu Porsche Boxster 987 White 81.222
1T Steve Krysil Porsche 911 Targa GTS 68.558
2 Mike Syler Porsche 991 Carrera S Red 72.940 4.382
1T Ed Mayo Porsche 911S Silver 72.350
2 Julia Underwood Porsche 911S Silver 79.64 7.290
Steve Krysil showing Macy Mueller how it’s done
in his 2017 991.2 C4S GTS PDK Targa
Ed Mayo struggled to stay on course and avoid cones
all day, but his adjusted best time still put him first in
Class P4 over Julia Underwood, sharing the beautiful
silver long-hood 911S. Ed got a 72.350 and Julia turned
That’s only five drivers. The other two? Mark and
Sigrid are still chasing a few gremlins from their 914
but also getting some AX seat time in the family BMW
M3 track car, running street tires in Class STU before
the annual BMWCCA Oktoberfest AX in New Orleans
coming up. Sigrid is already getting close to Mark’s
time of 66.639 with her best run at 67.980.
Porsche of the Month
Selected by Bill Orr
Black 1984 Porsche 911
Photo by Steve Krysil
For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the
POTM contest go to: http://mav.pca.org/photos/POTM/
August Trivia Questions and Results
By Jerry DeFeo
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1. In the beginning of Porsche-branded cars, 1950 to be exact,
the first Porsche 356s with 1100cc had ______ DIN HP.
a. 40 b. 44 c. 45 d. 48
Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129
You can test your knowledge (or Google search ability)
of all things Porsche by participating in the monthly
trivia contest posted online at http://mav.pca.org/
trivia. Answers are due by the last day of each month.
The winner of the trivia contest receives a $25 gift
certificate from our sponsor, Zims Autotechnik. In the
case of ties, a random drawing determines the winner.
The winner for our July Trivia is Mike Mahoney
who answered all five question correctly. Mike, please
contact Kirk at Zim’s to claim your $25 gift certificate.
Honorable Mention goes out to Jacques Krielen, Cyril
Reif, Jim Hirsch, and Tom Martin, who also got all 5.
The questions for the
July Trivia are shown in the
column to the right with the
correct answers below.
Answers: 1) a 2) a 3) a 4) a 5) b
2. In 1951 in addition to the 1100cc engine, they brought out a
1300cc. How much did the DIN HP increase to?
a. 44 b. 50 c. 52 d. 55
Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129
3. Again in 1951 they increased the engine size to 1500cc.
Now, at 5000 rpm, they were able to produce ____ DIN HP.
a. 60 b. 62 c. 65 d. 70
Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129
4. In 1952 they came out with the 1500S engine, which at the
same 5000 rpm, now produced _________ DIN HP.
a. 70 b. 75 c. 80 d. 90
Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 129
5. In 1955 they dropped the 1100cc engine, keeping only
the 1300cc and the 1500cc engines. But in 1956 they only
offered a 1300cc and a 1600cc engine, with the 1600cc
being available as both in Normal and Super versions. What
was the DIN HP in the 1600S engine at the same 5000 rpm?
a. 70 b. 75 c. 80 d. 85
Source: Porsche 1994 Fact Book, p 130
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Tech Session: Ceramic Coatings for Easy Cleaning
By Robert Kendrick
hen I volunteered my car for the tech session
at Concorso Detailing, I didn’t know
what to expect. I had heard about ceramic
coatings and how it was almost magical or
similar to Teflon, in that nothing would stick to it. The
description wasn’t far from the truth as I came to learn
during the actual session.
Tony Varvel, owner of Concorso Detailing, explained
what ceramic coating was and wasn’t and how to apply.
It wasn’t magical and wasn’t Teflon but it was a coating
that would seal the surface with a hard shell finish that
would allow for much easier clean up of brake dust and
much more. Tony went on to discuss the importance
of the preparation of the surface prior to applying the
ceramic coating. If the surface wasn’t completely clean
one runs the risk of trapping dirt and dust particles
under the hard shell finish, turning the surface finish
dingy rather than clean and shiny. He also discussed
the importance of being patient and flowing the application
on to not leave a mark where you finish.
The demonstration on Jim Hirsch’s Boxster S really
showed how the brake dust simply washed off with a
spray of water. The blow dry it received after the wash
Photos by Jim Hirsch
revealed clean, shiny
wheels and calipers. I
am so looking forward
to that on my own car
now that I have been
ceramic’ed at Concorso
Overall Tony’s attention
to detail and
2 weeks, 400 miles of driving expert application of
the product as well as
his knowledge of the
impacts of temperature,
other atmospheric impacts
on the products
he uses, the paint on
the surfaces and just
the products themselves
gave me a new
After water-only spray
appreciation of what it
takes to give vehicles the look they deserve. As Tony
says, “It’s all in the details”.
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Big Noise from Winnetka
ig Noise blew in from Winnetka,
stole each fella’s
heart. Big Noise blew in
from Winnetka; Big Noise
blew right out again.
I was working a $50-a-day breeze,
looking for a 17-year-old runaway
from Oak Cliff. She was an honors
student, majoring in men. And she
had all ‘’A’s’’ too -- none of them
on a report card. She had only one
other interest: dancing.
“I am the one they call the Big
Noise. I got to dance my way to fame.
I just blew in from Winnetka; that
town will never be the same”.
Her parents reeked of old money,
the kind of money that’d been
stashed away in private Swiss bank
accounts since before that Archduke
in Austria-Hungary got assassinated
back in ‘14 to start WWI.
Remember that one? It was in all
I scouted the standard dime-adance
joints on Harry Hines, but
nobody would cozy up to me. Go
figure. After spreading around
a few sawbucks, a local hipster
in a bathtub Porsche tipped me
off to a little known speakeasy far
north of the City where she could
be spotted. It was hidden in some
fancy garage complex, known only
as “Jack’s Place.” To get in, you
needed a passcode for the gate,
and a fancy sports car to boot. For
an extra fin my tipster gave me the
passcode, but I knew my old heap
wouldn’t pass the smell test.
Needing something fast, I
checked out some cheap sport
models at the local used car lots
-- you know, the ones run by white
collar crooks; the kind of people
you’d find smoking joints in the
trailer office of a repossessed car lot
on Garland Avenue.
Then came a change of plans.
My client offered me his pristine
Jaguar XK120 for a night out on
the town; provided I brought his
daughter, and the Jag, back in one
piece. With the canvas top down,
and the wind blowing against my
fedora, I motored up to Plano.
“When Big Noise waltzes through
the door the bouncer has to clear the
‘Cause everybody wants to see the
girl get down.”
“Jack’s Place” turned out to be
everything everyone said it was,
and more. The lights were low, the
music loud, and the booze strong.
Everyone who was anyone was
there: Romo, Dirk, Beyonce, Tiger,
even Seattle Slew. Word had it that
Seattle Slew was there every night . .
. damn, that horse could drink! The
only thing missing was sultry Ingrid
Bergman urging Dooley Wilson to
“Play it again, Sam.”
“She loves the bass. She loves the
She loves to stay out late and dance
the samba, samba,
How she loves to samba, rhumba,
salsa, limbo and pachenga.”
It was hard not to notice her
from anywhere in the joint. She
sure could dance, and she was cute
too; cute as lace panties. All the
men were transfixed by her. The
air was so thick with testosterone
that a flat-six chainsaw couldn’t cut
through it. And when she stopped
dancing . . . it was like watching a
kitten trying to crawl out of a woodchipper.
“She’s so restless; she’s on every
None can please her. She’d say no
When I approached her, she had
already made me, and knew exactly
why I was there.
“My parents sent you, didn’t they?
I’m not going.” She declared defiantly.
“Look, do you want to dance your
way out, walk out, or be carried out?
Makes no difference to me.”
We waltzed by the drooling guys
lined up against the wall, walked
out to the Jag, then headed back to
the City. She sat quietly at first, but
after a while she opened up like a
clam trapped in a sauna.
She told me the rabbit died, and
was deathly afraid to tell her parents.
I sensed that she considered
her options, but it was not my place
to interfere; I was just delivering the
mail. Then the waterworks opened
up. If I had any paternal instincts,
they bubbled up to the surface
right then and there. I offered her
the handkerchief in my jacket to
cry into; the one for showin,’ not
We pulled into the driveway of
the family manse. By then a light
rain had started to fall. After dropping
her off and collecting my fee,
I started to walk back to my office.
The night rain was almost fog-like,
a cold gray curtain that separated
me from the faces locked behind
the steamed-up windows of the
cars that hissed by. I walked, and
I smoked, and I flipped the spent
butts ahead of me and watched
them arch to the pavement to fizzle
out with one last wink, all the while
thinking about that poor little
mixed-up kid starting her adult life
on the back foot.
It took me four days to find her,
so I collected a cool 200 greenbacks
for the job. I put the two C-notes in
an envelope and stashed it in the
top drawer of my desk.
A few months later, I spotted the
birth announcement in the newspaper.
I took the envelope from my
desk drawer, addressed it to her,
stamped it and then dropped it the
mail chute down the hall from my
Once she was pickin’ up the big
Now she’s pickin’ up her little kid’s
I’m no sap, but sometimes even
the smallest gestures can make a
guy feel right with the world. For a
brief moment I thought I was getting
soft, but my secretary Velda
convinced me otherwise and
straightened me right out. She’s
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PCA Tours: Ray Roberts Lake
By Mark Pitarresi, PCA Tours Co-Chair
s October arrives I think we can all say we
are ready for cooler weather. Of course
cooler weather translates to more power for
our cars. At least it always seems that way
for me. There is nothing like going for a great country
drive when the seasons are changing. Entering October
we welcome you to the 5th and final tour of the
year, PCA Tours Ray Roberts Lake! The tour is 85 miles
long and we have a rest stop.
At the time this article was written there was no
construction on this route. We
are scheduled to start on Sunday,
October 15th, at 10am. The tour
begins in the parking lot of Grayson
College, 1455 W Van Alstyne
Pkwy, in Van Alstyne, and will
end at Prairie House restaurant
in Cross Roads. After the start of
our tour a few turns later we will
be on the Famous FM455! If you
have not been on this road in a
Porsche you are missing out and
will want to attend. This is one of
the best roads in the area!
Photo by Bill Orr
You can expect beautiful country scenery, twisty
turns, long straights, and great visibility throughout the
route. Our tour will also be taking us around Ray Roberts
Lake. Ray Roberts Lake is a 29,350 acre reservoir
located 10 miles north of Denton, Texas. It is filled by a
tributary of the Trinity River.
Prairie House restaurant is casual and has Texasstyle
food with many beef options in a rustic lodge with
ranch like decor. There are also several other restaurants
in the area to choose from in any direction.
I also wanted you to know
some changes in the PCA
Tours program. With Bill Orr
taking on more responsibility
within the club, Tom Gomer
has taken his place as Tours
Co-Chair. Tom has been a
long time Porsche enthusiast
and we welcome him to the
Tours program! RSVP at
Tours.asp. We look forward
to seeing you and your
Porsche at the tour!
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Club Racing News: Vintage Run Group for 2017
By Joel Nannis, Maverick Region Club Race Co-Chair
Photos contributed as noted
averick Region has been granted permission
to include a Vintage Run Group as
part of our Club Race at MotorSport Ranch
on November 11-12, 2017. This is an opportunity
to bring out the older racecars and put them
on track without the drivers having to worry about the
speed differential of newer cars with twice the horsepower.
Everyone we ask thinks this is a grand idea.
Here are some details:
Location: MotorSport Ranch, Cresson, TX
Dates: November 11-12, 2017; setup begins Nov 10
at 4 pm
Eligibility: Air cooled Porsches through model
PCA Club Racing Rules will be enforced for safety
but not classes. Of note here is that the rules now require
full cages, not just roll bars.
The PCA Club Racing Rules are available here:
practice and practice starts. Qualifying and 30-minute
Sprint races take place on Saturday, with one Sprint
race on Sunday. Lunch and dinner are included on Saturday,
with lunch on Sunday, and an awards presentation
We require at
least 20 vintage
racers in order to
run this group. If
we have more than
20 vintage racers,
we will be able to
run two groups.
Please do not
hesitate to contact
Joel Nannis, Maverick
with questions at
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its turn to become a vintage racer!
Photo by Wendy Shoffit
There will be only four classes as follows:
• V4U – four cylinder up to 2.0 liters
• V4O – four cylinder over 2.0 liters
• VU – six cylinder up to 2.4 liters
• VO – six cylinder over 2.4 liters
Vintage Group entrants will not run for PCA National
Points. Accordingly, the normally-required Data
collection plug is waived. See CR Rules for details.
PCA Membership is required, and all drivers must
have a PCA Competition License. See CR Rules to see
the qualifications – it’s simple to apply! The license is
good for the entire 2017 season.
New licensees are advised to have their license paperwork
submitted well in advance of the event. ALL
licensing questions should be directed to Susan Shire
Vintage Run Group at Thunderhill Raceway
Photo courtesy of PCA
Providing personalized service
on all Porsche automobiles.
• Complete servicing and repairs
on all air or water cooled models
• In-house machine shop
• M96/M97 reconditioning
• Performance and track mods
2530 Tarpley Road • Suite 700
Carrollton, Texas 75006
$599 Service Special
Valid For 996, 997, 991, Panamera, Cayenne
and Macan Models.
Environmental disposal fees, shop supplies
and taxes extra.
6134 Denton Dr
Dallas, Tx 75235
601 Coit Rd
Plano, Tx 75075
9796 Ferguson Rd
Dallas, Tx 75228
Maverick Region Unclassifieds
For Sale: 2001 C2 Carerra. Speed Yellow with
black leather interior. Deviated yellow stitching,
yellow seat belts. 51,5xx miles. Unmodified, has not
been tracked to my knowledge. 6-speed transmission.
Fresh inspection on 9/18. 18” wheels. Garaged under
cover; only driven on dry days. I need the shop space
for my next project and cannot find convenient
rental space. Asking $23,000. Contact Carl Orton at
email@example.com or 817-999-5720. (10)
For Sale: 1987 924S. Alpine White with tan/black
interior and 76,825 indicated miles. Completely
refreshed from top to bottom by national PCA
technical specialist and PCA member team. Full
body respray in original Alpine White color, original
Porsche cloth interior. Engine runs strong, automatic
transmission shifts crisply. Everything works
including the power tilt roof. Offered first to Maverick
Region members before it gets posted in Panorama.
$7,200. Contact Bill Burris at firstname.lastname@example.org or
For Sale: 1974 Porsche 914 2.0 Limited 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. Suspension
also by Mayo Performance. Race seats and harnesses
(also have originals). Remote oil cooler. Polished
Fuchs wheels with Bridgestone street tires plus
Mahle track wheels (gas burners) with NEW Hoosier
R1’s. All records. $25,000. Contact Bill Dawson at
214-415-1102 or email@example.com. (10)
For Sale: 1985 Porsche 911 Targa. Guards Red
with Tan interior. Owned for the last 16 years as the
3rd owner. 98,630 miles. Leather totally re-done
with hand rolled piping in the original beautiful tan
leather back in 2005-ish. Has been garaged by all
owners and is an absolute gem. Has two small issues:
Passenger back seat backing has deteriorated and
needs to be fixed & very small oil leak that it has
had over the last few years has become a little bit
bigger. Great stereo system(with XM radio) in it with
big sub woofer in the front trunk. Very clean inside
and out. Very dependable and DEFINITELY a head
turner everywhere you go. Engine has been perfectly
maintained by all. Asking $48,500. Contact Kelly
Loter at 214-458-8122 or firstname.lastname@example.org. (10)
For Sale: 2011 Carrera GTS Coupe. Black exterior
with two-tone Natural Brown/Black leather interior
package. MSRP $121,940. 58,XXX miles. Options
include limited slip rear differential, PDK, heated
seats (Front), 19” RS Spyder wheels with center
locking, rear wiper, GTS sidestripes and model
designation, Sport Chrono Package Plus, BOSE
Surround sound system, XM radio, standard seats,
painted trim and instrument surround, instrument
dials in Carrara White, rear section of center console
painted. Excellent condition, all maintenance up to
date and always serviced at Porsche dealers. $62,000.
Contact Johnny Lam at email@example.com or
For Sale: 2000 Boxster. Arena Red with Grey
interior, 5-speed manual, L&N IMS bearing and
clutch package (pilot bearing, throwout bearing,
Sachs HD clutch) done at 46k miles, 17” Boxster
design wheels, new rear tires, sport package, water
pump and spark plug tubes at 44k, motor mounts,
coolant reservoir and horn contacts replaced, Top
Speed cat back exhaust. Body, interior and top very
nice. No track time. 54,200 miles. $13,500. Contact
Rich O’Day at Rj777@rocketmail.com or 817-691-
For Sale: 2001 Boxster. Seal Grey with Grey
interior. 5-speed manual with 49,800 miles. Options
include the Sport Package, Comfort Package, and
17” wheels. Clutch replaced at 30,000 miles. Newer
brakes and tires. Well maintained. $9,125. Contact
Wayne Sanders at firstname.lastname@example.org or 941-650-
For Sale: 1996 911 Carrera 4 Cabriolet. Polar
Silver Metallic/Black Leather. 50.5k miles. Sixspeed
manual with Porsche Sport Classic wheels.
AM/FM cassette player, 6 Disc remote CD changer.
Power seats with lumbar support. All original paint,
clean Carfax, 3rd Owner. Fully serviced at Porsche
Dealerships with all receipts. Porsche Certification
of Authenticity. $52,500. Contact Phil Berkebile at
email@example.com or 972-898-5689. (08)
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 reused
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or Sue at scrimm182@
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.
email@example.com or 903-495-1362. (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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 214-577-6570. (07)
Advertising rates available upon
request. For more information contact
Bill Kruder at email@example.com
Apex Automotive........................... 35
Attic Butlers.................................... 30
Autobahn Motorcar Group........... B.C.
Bennett Motor Werks........................ 7
Competition Motorsport.................. 29
Concorso Detailing......................... 13
deBoulle Diamond & Jewelry........... 27
DFW Garage Design...................... 29
Ebby Halliday – Michael Picolo....... 32
Falgout & Associates, P. C............... 22
Fifth Gear Motorsports.................... 36
Growler Motor Labs....................... 23
Garages of Texas............................. 3
Innovative Autosports....................... 5
Louden Motorcar Services........... I.B.C.
Marvelous Home Makeovers........... 26
Mayo Performance......................... 22
Mullenix Motorsport....................... 32
Mustard Racing.............................. 35
Nine-Eleven Automotive.................. 30
Park Place Porsche...................... I.F.C.
The Phoenix Insurance.................... 10
Porsche Plano................................ 24
RAC Performance........................... 11
RKT Techniques.............................. 22
Roofing Solutions by Darren Houk... 35
Send My Parcels............................ 29
Silver Fox........................................ 2
Stuart’s Paint and Body..................... 8
Ussery Printing............................... 30
Zims Autotechnik............................ 29
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When all HAIL breaks loose...
By Darren Houk
Service & Maintenance
Showroom by Appointment
5500 Meandering Rd
Ft. Worth, 76114
Around the Bend...
By Jim Hirsch, Managing Editor
hope you’re enjoying our beautiful fall
weather here in the Maverick Region. We
have been so fortunate compared to our
Porsche brethren around Houston and
Florida, that we feel a little bit guilty each time our
Porsches leave the garage and “seize the road”.
With this year marking the 55th anniversary of our
Maverick Region, the group of members planning for
our Founders’ Day Celebration is creating what appears
to be almost a full day of potential activities for us
to enjoy. Please be certain to read the 55th anniversary
column on page 6 to get a glimpse of what they have
in mind. More information will come to you via email,
our web site, social media, and the November issue of
Slipstream. In any case, reserve December 2 on your calendars
Looking through this issue reminded me of the
wide variety of articles our members submit
each month as well as the large number of
club activities that are available to us should
we choose to participate. Pages 16-17 in each
issue are devoted exclusively to upcoming club
events that I hope you review each month.
As our president, David Robertson, mentioned in
his Sprockets column, we have some new members
stepping up to volunteer their efforts as event chairs.
The direct result of those additions has been a
rejuvenation in activities that have been dormant.
In particular, Nikolaus Kremmer has our Tech
Sessions program up and running with offerings at
least once each quarter. In addition to July and August
sessions, he has a third session scheduled for October,
with the next sessions already on the books for January
and March of 2018.
Mike Mahoney is our new Concours Chair and has
already brought our Mav members opportunities to
participate in other local shows such as the one on
page 14 and the Addison Oktoberfest Show. Look for
Mike to have a Top Ten show as part of our Founders’
Day Celebration as the next car show opportunity.
Finally, Bill Orr is our new marketing chair, and
all of us benefit from the talents and time he
provides the club helping to manage the web
site and administering our Facebook, Twitter,
Instagram, and other social media outlets.
As always, Carpe Viam as often as possible!
Hiram Saunders, Slipstream
Southlake, TX 76092
Paid at Fort Worth, TX