Slipstream - January 2018


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

Porsche of the Month

Selected by Bill Orr

Blue 2014 Porsche Boxster S, “Harvest Sunset in Prosper”

For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the

POTM contest go to:

Photo by Mike McGrath

November Trivia Questions and Results

By Jerry DeFeo

Sponsored by Zims Autotechnik

You can test your knowledge (or Google search ability)

of all things Porsche by participating in the monthly

trivia contest posted online at

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 November Trivia is Tom Martin

who answered all five question correctly. Tom, please

contact Kirk at Zim’s to claim your $25 gift certificate.

The questions for the November Trivia are shown to

the right with the correct answers below.

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

1. To say that Sebring is hard on race cars is an

understatement! The pretty red Coke-sponsored Porsche 962

driven by Akin, Gartner, and Stuck came in first at the 12

Hours of Sebring with ONLY THREE wheels after losing a

wheel and damaging the hub. How many times did the pit

crew have to replace the tire and wheel to win the race?

a. 1 b. 2 c. 3 d. 4

Source: Porsche Panorama, Sept 2017, p 59

2. In what year did this three-wheeled wonder win take place?

a. 1983 b. 1984 c. 1985 d. 1986

Source: Porsche Panorama, Sept 2017, p 59

3. Everyone that knows anything about Porsches knows the

911 was first called a 901 before Peugeot threw a hissy-fit,

forcing Porsche to change the model number to 911. How

many 901s were produced before the change in 1964?

a. 36 b. 54 c. 68 d. 82

Source: Porsche Panorama, Nov 2016, p 63

4. After the number change, how many 911s were then

produced in the remainder of 1964?

a. 100 b. 150 c. 200 d. 250

Source: Porsche Panorama, Nov 2016, p 63

5. Most Porsche folks are well aware of the infamous IMS

bearing problems, about which there have been many

complaints and lawsuits. However, Porsche lawyers declare

boldly that over _____ % of Porsches with the M96/M97

engines containing the original bearing will live out their

entire natural lives without incident.

a. 95% b. 90% c.85% d. 80%

Source: Porsche Panorama, Sept 2017, p 116


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