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Ballot for PCA National Officers are enclosed in the October 2012 Panorama issue
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The October issue of Panorama includes a Notice of Election for the 2013-2014 term. Candidate descriptions and a tear out ballot are provided. We encourage you take a minute to VOTE and show your support of the volunteers. Ballots must be received by Nov. 30, 2012.

Tech Tactics West 2012
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Be sure to mark your calendar for the Second Annual Tech Tactics weekend. The event will held at the Porsche Cars North America Training facility in Ontario, Calif., on Dec. 1-2.

Members can attend one or both days as there will be multiple tracks of speakers. The event will include a mix of PCNA Technical speakers and members from our PCA Tech Committee. We are also working on a guest speaker from Porsche AG. The event is limited to 125 entrants for each day, in order to keep each class size to 25 entrants.

The registration fee includes great speakers, a continental breakfast and lunch for only fifty dollars. Registration will open on Nov. 5 on For any questions, please feel free to contact Pete Tremper at 609.221.3854. Link to 2011 video here.

PCA Product Spotlight
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At the 2012 Petit Lemans (Road Atlanta), PCA learns about a very unique 997. This single/centered seat 997 drew lots of attention. Inspired by the center seated McLaren, the Centro 911 offers a unique Porsche experience.

Porsche 911 GT3 RSR teams all finish in GT top ten at Petit Le Mans
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Porsche 911 GT3 RSR customer teams all earned top ten GT finishing positions at the 15th running of Petit Le Mans at Road Atlanta. Porsche teams also clinched entrants and driver championships at the 2.54-mile sports car circuit, marking the end of the 2012 American Le Mans Series season. More

GoPro Daily Giveaway - WIN

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Car Corral Alert: Countdown to the F1 USGP & Update: Hill Country PCA Corral during the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix, Nov. 17, 2012
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Tickets are still available, but over 400 have purchased tickets to date, and the event is filling up! So please sign up before we are sold out! More

Porsche successfully places new ABS bond in the USA
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Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG has issued another ABS bond in the USA by its subsidiary Porsche Financial Services Inc. headquartered in Lisle, Ill., worth approximately $530 million dollars. The private placement received top grades by rating agencies. The sports car manufacturer already used this kind of refinancing twice in 2011. This time Porsche could significantly reduce its credit spread in comparison to the previous transactions. More

2013 Scion FR-S vs. 2012 Porsche Cayman S
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Here we match up a pair of vehicles that are uncannily similar in many ways except one: price. We wanted to see what you get for the extra dough - just prestige? Higher insurance premiums? A better valet spot? We want to know if the pricier Cayman justifies its MSRP or if the FR-S delivers similar performance and appeal. Because in the car market, as in life, there's a lot of entitlement going on. More

Agreed Value Insurance Endorsed by PCA

• Unlimited Mileage? OK
• Commuting? Now Available
•$0 Deductible? Check
• Or set limits and pile on the savings.

We cover Classics, Exotics, Race Cars, Trailers...

Exclusive and elegant: the Panamera Platinum Edition
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Starting at the end of November, Dr. Ing. h.c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart, is offering a particularly exclusive and elegant version of the Panamera: the Platinum Edition. The elegant special edition Panamera, available as Panamera 4 and Panamera Diesel, stands out thanks to their subtle, independent design features in platinum silver metallic combined with expanded standard features and exclusive details. More

New Macan to be first modern 4-cylinder Porsche: Report
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Talk of a new Porsche four-cylinder engine with a flat 'boxer' design dates back several years, and at one point it was the engine thought to be debuting in the 2013 Boxster and Cayman models. However, according to the latest reports, the new Porsche four-cylinder will debut in the 2014 Macan crossover. More

Shift to a Higher Standard with SPEC
Clutches and Flywheels

SPEC manufactures a full line of Porsche clutches and flywheels for street and race applications. SPEC products are designed and built in-house in the US. 2009-2011 997 DFI billet steel single mass flywheels now available! MORE

Review of the early Porsche 911S - Video
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This video features one of the most sought after classic Porsches, the early Porsche 911S. The video gives a quick overview of the classic Porsche and talks about what makes the car so different. More

Porsche Panamera Diesel launched in India, Kapil Dev receives the first    Share    Share on FacebookTwitterShare on LinkedinE-mail article
The Indian arm of Porsche, the German automobile marque, presents the world renowned Indian Cricket legend Kapil Dev with the diesel Panamera four-door saloon, which also marks first delivery of the luxury sports car in the country. More

Intermediate Shaft Bearing Retrofit Kit

The intermediate shaft is a vital moving part in your vehicle’s engine. In event of failure, engine replacement or full rebuild is the only option.

Fall selection: Check out the latest PCA jackets NOW AVAILABLE!
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We just about sold out of our jacket inventory at the recent Legends of the Autobahn event in Monterey, Calif. Our supplier has recently replenished our supply so visit and order yours today. Take a look at the various designs and choose from mens or ladies. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride.

New selection of PCA hats now available with FREE SHIPPING
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We've added a new selection of high quality PCA hats to Take a look at the three new hat designs/styles. We've added lots of PCA customization to these hats. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride. Introductory offer: $19.99 including shipping for US/CDN orders. One size fits most.

PCA stainless steel license frames in stock
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These elegant OEM quality stainless steel frames are now in stock in four finishes, including a high tech carbon fiber look. All frames are made from heavy rust proof 304 stainless steel with highly detailed laser etch graphics. Universal fit and easy mounting application. Includes matching frame finish hardware hider caps to complement your frames. Available in black powder-coated, brushed stainless steel, and gold titanium finishes. Price $19.99-39.99 S/H. Order here.

The Porsche Club of America Visa Platinum Rewards Card
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Show your PCA pride by carrying a PCA Visa Rewards Card!

• 0 percent Introductory APR on purchases and balance transfers for 6 months. After this period, a low variable APR will apply.
• Earn bonus points for FREE airline tickets, merchandise, cash-back and more at participating merchants.
• No annual fee and no additional cost to you.
• Enhanced Visa Platinum benefits, including 24/7 Emergency Customer Service and 100 percent Fraud Protection, Purchase security, Warranty Manager and much more.

Pick one of the standard designs or design your own card. Only available to U.S. residents. Visit for details. Sign up today!

PCA Photo of the Week
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My 1993 RS America outside of Crested Butte, Colo.
Mark Trautman
Rocky Mountain Region PCA

Got a stunning shot you want to share? Submit your pictures to Be sure to include your contact information, your region name and a few sentences about your picture.

Cayman clear engine cover, available for all Cayman's

Cayman drill less front license plate mount. Mounts into your front tow-hook in minutes.

No more holes in the bumper!


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