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Fall PCA member only raffle is officially open - Win a Boxster S and $25,000
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Tech Tactics West 2012 - REGISTRATION IS OPEN!
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ON DEC. 1-2, the Second Annual Tech Tactics WEST weekend will BE held at the Porsche Cars North America Training facility in Ontario, Calif. 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. The event is limited to 125 entrants for each day, SO REGISTER TODAY! The registration fee is $50 and includes great speakers, a continental breakfast & lunch. TO REGISTER, GO TO: motorsportreg.com. For any questions, please feel free to contact Pete Tremper at 609.221.3854. Link to 2011 video here.


Porsche SE to use bulk of cash for acquisitions
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German financial holding company Porsche SE plans to use the bulk of its $3.34 billion in net cash for strategic acquisitions rather than return it to shareholders. "Porsche SE intends to use the major portion of its current liquidity for strategic equity investments, focusing along the automotive value chain," the company said in its nine-month earnings statement. More

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 almost 500 have purchased tickets to date, and the event is almost filled up! We have delayed start time by one hour to accommodate USGP schedule Jens Walther, Patrick Long, and Kevin Buckler are coming! Come shake hands with Manny Alban and Caren Cooper from PCA National! More

Porsche Sport Classic Key Pouch

Classic key pouch with a slit pocket on the outside. The keyring is attached to a Black leather strap on the inside. Made of smooth and grained cowhide leather. In Black.


World Premiere at SEMA in Las Vegas - Caractère Exclusive has just unveiled its all-new Aerodynamic Kit for the Porsche 991
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The conversion kit is made of PU Rim and consists of:

- a complete front bumper with integrated air intakes (for brake cooling) and air outlets which generates additional downforce,
- a set of side skirts with integrated cool air intakes and air outlets (for more downforce at the front),
- a rear spoiler,
- a rear wing which consists of an upper part which increase downforce and a lower part including an integrated third brake light and air intake tracts delivering a constant flow air to the engine,
- a sport exhaust system with valve control and dual round tailpipes which ensure a very attractive sporting sound
- a set of forged wheel (modular 3-piece) available in 9x20 (front axle) and 11x20 (rear axle) as well as in 9x21 (front axle) and 11x21 (rear axle)
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Porsche reports record sales month; 41 percent increase over last October
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Porsche Cars North America, Inc. (PCNA), importer and distributor of Porsche sports cars, Cayenne SUVs and the Panamera four-door sports sedan line-up in the United States, announced October 2012 sales of 3,211 vehicles. This compares to 2,270 vehicles sold last October, for an increase of 41 percent. For the year, Porsche has sold 28,226 cars in the U.S., a 13 percent increase over last October's year-to-date sales of 24,934. More

Shell V-Power "Ultimate Enthusiast" Contest
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Shell has launched its "Ultimate Enthusiast" Contest - a search for the ultimate, most die-hard automotive enthusiast in America.

•    Roger Penske, founder and chairman of the Penske Corporation, Craig Jackson, chairman and CEO of Barrett-Jackson Auction Company, and other auto industry insiders will serve as judges
•    Three finalists will receive VIP access to Barrett-Jackson's signature car auction in Scottsdale, Ariz.
•    One grand prize winner will receive an Ultimate Enthusiast week in Italy, including an exclusive driving experience with Ferrari in its home town of Maranello.

You can enter by sharing the stories and photos that best exemplify your automotive passion on Facebook; additional information here.


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...
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Porsche 911 gets a center steering wheel, McLaren F1-Style
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What do you do when you want a center-drive car, but don't want to spend over a million dollars for a McLaren F1? You build your own. An anonymous enthusiast came to Shawn Bayliff at Trinity Motorsports with the task of converting a stock sports car to a center-drive system. His thinking was that for the $3 million it'd cost for a McLaren, there must be something more fun to do. The client's first thought was to alter his Lamborghini Gallardo, but then he reconsidered hacking up something that expensive. More

Is Porsche working on a rival to Ferrari's 458
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Over at the GT Spirit blog they are reporting that the rumored Porsche Rival to Ferrari's 458 has been all but confirmed by Porsche CEO Matthias Muller. The new Porsche sports car (rumored to be called the Porsche 961 after the Group-B 959 based 961) would sit in the price range between the Porsche 911 GT2 RS and the Porsche 918 Spyder. 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


Team Falken Tire 'waves the green' for an expansive motorsports program for 2013
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Falken Tire, a leader in high performance tires for cars and trucks, has set an aggressive plan for its extensive motorsports programs, which include continued participation in the American Le Mans Series, Formula Drift, King of the Hammers and Supercross. More

Winter is coming! Is your Porsche ready?
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For the past five years, Porsche Purist has been posting ideas on what to do with your Porsche when it's time to put it in storage. Each year readers give them great feedback and add to the growing list of tips. Below is the complete list of everything they've learned so far. 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.
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Back in stock: The popular PCA carbon fiber look lightweight jacket
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This lightweight hooded shell jacket is constructed of a windproof/water resistant polyester mini grid dobby. The vented back yoke has a mesh panel to enhance breathability. Elastic cuffs and draw-cord bottom hem provide a tailored fit. Plenty of room for storage with contrast side zippered pockets and zippered left sleeve pocket. Adjustable hood is easily concealed in collar. Raglan sleeves. Beautifully embroidered with the PCA and Porsche logo. Perfect for track days, attending casual PCA events, and/or just to show off your PCA pride.
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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 www.pcawebstore.com. 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.
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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 rewards.umb.com for details. Sign up today!
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PCA Photo of the Week
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I bought my 964 about six years ago. It has nearly 140,000 miles on it and runs unbelievably well. The last classic 911 body. This is still my dream car.
Photo by David Weaver
Central Indiana Region


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


PCA Photo of the Week
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This is SKY BOY - 1997 993 TARGA. 51000 Miles. I dreamed about owning a silver on black Porsche for as long as I can remember! And now I don't have to! My father had a 1977 and my brother had an 1983 turbo. Now it is my turn!
Photo by Sean O'Byrne
Los Angeles Region


Got a stunning shot you want to share? Submit your pictures to potw@pca.org. 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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