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Slipstream - July 2018

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

April Maverick Social:

April Maverick Social: Sixty Vines By Clark Randall, Monthly Social Co-Chair photos provided by author We had a fantastic turnout for our May Happy Hour and Dinner Social at Sixty Vines in Plano. Several new members attended. We got the opportunity to meet new friends and catch up with old ones. Besides the incredible selection of wines on tap, we sat down to a nice dinner and good conversation. Make sure you join us on the third Thursday of the month at 6:30 pm for our next dinner social. We will be dining at at the Ranch at Las Colinas on July 19th. Remember, it’s not just the cars, it’s the people! Below: New members Diane and Richard Trayner OUR PASSION DRIVES OUR CRAFTSMANSHIP At APEX, your unique, personalized service program is crafted to meet your speciic desires. Our passion is delivering a concierge level of service that goes above expectations to create an unparalleled client experience. To Ensure that you and your Porsche enjoy an unmatched standard of care, contact us today for a private consultation. 855.998.APEX (2739) | www.ApexAutoCo.com | info@ApexAutoCo.com CONCOURS LEVEL RESULTS Using cutting-edge processes and state-of-the-art equipment, our detail techniques consistently deliver an unsurpassed level of care for your Porsche. Expert Paint Correction | Professional Detailing | Paint Protection Films (Clear Bra) Ceramic Coatings | Window Films | Vinyl Vehicle Wraps & Accents Ceramic Pro Certiied Installer The World’s #1 Ceramic Coating Member; IDA & Elite Detialers Alliance CARS & CANNOLI Monthly on the 3rd Sat., Mar.-Nov., 9AM - 11:30AM 4756 Frank Luke Dr. Addison, TX 75001 EXPERT ADVICE, OPTIMUM ENHANCEMENTS We have the knowledge and experience required to truly enhance your Porsche’s aesthetics and performance with customized and proven upgrades. Automotive Customization | Performance Parts Sold & Installed | Intake/Exhaust | Wheels/Tires | Suspension/Brakes | Custom Methanol Injection Kits | ECU & TCU Tuning | Racing Fuels and Methanol Sales | CEL/Code Clearing & Diagnostics | Light Bodywork, On-The-Go Hand Car Cleaning, Reenishing & Respraying | Powder Coating Automotive Customization & Services | Integrated Radar/Laser Systems Automotive Gifts We indulge the needs of the connoisseur who values unsurpassed expertise and craftsmanship for their Porsche. APEX; an automotive lifestyle brand. 18 July

Porsche of the Month Selected by Bill Orr, Region Marketing Chair Guards Red 2011 Porsche 911 Carrera S • Photo by Edward Chin 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 was Roy Clingman, getting all 5 of 5 correct. Roy wins a gift certificate from Zims Autotechnik. Honorable mention goes to Tom Martin, also getting all 5 correct. The winner was chosen by a drawing. Thanks for Playing! Answers: 1)c, 2)d, 3)c, 4)d, 5)a For instruction on how to submit your Porsche photos in the POTM contest go to: http://mav.pca.org/photos/POTM/ Maverick Trivia: Are you a Porschephile? Jerry DeFeo sponsored by Zims Autotechnik 1. The engines that Porsche used in their most famous cars, such as the 356 Series and the 911/912/914 Series, are called “boxer” engines due to the opposed cylinder layout. It is an idea that dates back to the 1890s when a German engineer patented the so-called __________ Engine. a. Opposed Cylinder b. Horizontal Boxed c. Contra d. Flat Porsche Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat_engine 2. The boxer engine design, while over 100 years old, is still being used today by both Porsche and Subaru in their production cars. Which of the following American makes did NOT feature a boxer engine in a production car? a. Buick b. Ford c. Chevrolet d. Chrysler Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Category:Automobiles_powered_by_boxer_engines 3. Who was the Design Head for the first 911 (901) engine for Porsche? a. Butzi Porsche b. Ernst Fuhrmann c. Hans Mezger d. Ferdinand Piech Source: https://www.roadandtrack.com/car-culture/videos/a4569/ features-magazine-features-irreplaceable/ 4. What is the largest number of spark plugs ever used in a Porsche Engine? a. 12 b. 16 c. 24 d. 32 Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flat-sixteen_engine 5. What is the smallest engine ever produced for production by Porsche, and how many cylinders did it have? a. 822cc 1 cyl b. 822cc 2 cyl c. 885cc 3 cyl d. 1086cc 4 cyl Source: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_Porsche_engines 19

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