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                      INSIDE: Open House & Tech
1                     Session at the NEW Gilson facility
                      is March 20 ■ Multi-Region Swap
0                     Meet is April 17 at Porsche of
                      Farmington Hills ■ Devil’s in the
                      Details is April 24 at Autometric,
                      Troy ■ Michael Cohen reports from
                      Cars on 5th in Naples, FL ■ Photo
                      Essay: The Lingenfelter Collection…
                      and more!
                                                         Southeastern Michigan
                                                         Region Porsche Club
                                                         Of America

                                                                        Board Of Directors
                                                              President                          Vice President &
                                                              Dave Miller                        Drivers Education Chair
                                                                                                 Jeff Amos
                                                              H: 248•594•9752
                                                              W: 248•948•4183                    248•673•1974
                                                              e-mail: dmiller@                   e-mail: jeffamos@
                                                               signatureassociates.com            comcast.net
  Which one to get? Or which one to get first?
                                                              Safety Chairman                    DE Registrar & Webmaster
 Visit us, and settle for nothing less than the most          Gary Ambrus                        Howard Gilson
 vigorously tested, highest-performing parts installed        H: 734•946•1973
                                                                                                 248•549•4016
                                                              e-mail1: gambrus@
 by Porsche-trained technicians who guarantee your             wyan.org (bus. hours)
 car remains 100% Porsche - the way it was built.             e-mail2: gla924sem@                e-mail: hgilson@
                                                               juno.com (eve. & wknds.)           ameritech.net
 For Porsche Club Members 15% off any Service or
 Parts 20% for 10 year and older vehicles.                    Concours Chairman                  P4 Managing Editor
                                                              Fred Young                         John Keilly

Porsche of Farmington Hills                                   586•566•3193
                                                                                                 248•797•2439
                                                                                                 e-mail: johnkeilly@
                                                              e-mail: frederickyoung@             live.com
BUSINESS HOURS                                                 knpanel.com

SALES
MON - THUR 8:30 - 9:00
TUE, WED, FRI 8:30 - 6:00
                                                                     Other Board Members
SATURDAY 10:00 - 3:00
                                                              Diana Eblenkamp                    Marc Molzon
SERVICE & PARTS
                                                              248•802•9094                       248•394•1339
MON - THUR 7:00 - 8:00
TUE, WED, FRI 7:00 - 6:00
                                                              e-mail: eblenkamp@                 e-mail: mextremem@
SATURDAY - CLOSED
                                                               gmail.com                          hotmail.com
LOCATION
37911 GRAND RIVER
FARMINGTON HILLS MI 48335                                     Matt Fenster
                                                                                          Board members are elected
VIRTUAL SHOWROOMS                                             248•496•3004
www.suburbandirect.com                                                                       by the membership.
                                                              e-mail: mfenster@            They may also hold other
     SUBURBAN                                                  paragoncrs.com                 offices in the club.


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Southeastern Michigan
Region Porsche Club
Of America                                                                         Your Porsche has
                       Other Officers
                                                                                   given you its best.
       Treasurer                       P4 Executive Editor
       Leo Wanstreet
       H: 248•887•8628
                                       Eric Chau
                                       e-mail: sempcap4@
                                                              Now it’s time to return the favor.
       W: 248•473•9238                  yahoo.com
       e-mail: lwanstreet@
        sonitrolmichigan.com

       Secretary and                   National Liaison
       Membership Chairman             Dennis Denyer
       Lanita Dunham *
                                       248•391•3268
       810•225•6126
       e-mail: taylordunham@           e-mail: ddenyer@
        sbcglobal.net                   gmaind.com

       Chief Instructor                Goodie Store Chair
       Michael Eblenkamp               Pat Ambrus

       248•219•7850                    734•946•1973

       e-mail: michael.                e-mail: patambrus@
        eblenkamp@keiper.com            hotmail.com

       Zone 4 Representative           Event Insurance        Premier Porsche technician David Laing. Only at Grand Sport in Southfield.
       Ron Carr                        Chair
                                       Eric Walton
                                                              David Laing loves Porsches like you do – and      at our state-of-the-art Grand Sport facility in
       704•967•6027
                                       248•855•1910           knows them like no one else. Whether you          Southfield. So stop by today for a free tour of
                                                              seek performance upgrades, repairs, or routine    Grand Sport and see why so many owners of
       e-mail: carr7000@               e-mail: dawnanderic@
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                                                              with unmatched service and care                              Laing with the care of their vehicle.




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P PORSCHE PUSHERS PRIVATE PAPERS
OFFICIAL PUBLICATION OF THE SOUTHEASTERN MICHIGAN REGION, PORSCHE CLUB OF AMERICA
                                                                                                                                                         Start Me Up!
                                                                                                                                                         by John Keilly

                                                   CONTENTS
                                                                                                                                                         W
                                                                                                                                                                     ell, we’re once again in the nadir of     ic, which will be
                                                                                                                                                                     winter, the time of year when the         sponsored       by
  Board of Directors
  Board of Directors. . . . . . . .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. .. . 3         3    Recap: Visit .
                                                                                  Photo Essay . . to. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 20                     cold and snow seem to have already        both Munk’s Mo-
         Officers
  Other Officers . .. .. .. . . . . . . .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. .. . 4    4      Metropolitan Motorsports                               16
                                                                                  A Bucketful of Shrimp . . . . . . . .. .. .. .. ....... . 22           lasted forever but we still face the prospect of      tors and Auto-
  Start Me Up!                     ...
  Start Me Up! . .. .. .. .. .. .. . . . .. .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. .. . 7
                                                                              7    Photo Essay: Lingenfelter . . . . . . . . 22
                                                                                  Cold is a Relative Thing . . . .Collection... . 24                     much more to come. With most of us suffering          metric Collision.
  Porsche Calendar . .. .. . . . .. .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. .. . 8                                                                                  from a severe case of Porsche withdrawal at           There are de-
  Calendar . . . . . . .           ...                                        9    New Members . . Leslie Ambrus                            28
                                                                                  Profile: USAF Sgt. . . . . . . . . . . . . .. .. ....... . 26
  At the Red Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9                        Registration Info 2010 Parade . . . . . . . 32                        this time of year, it would be easy to get down       tailed announce-
  At the Red Line . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 10                    Board Minutes. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 28            about it. Fear not! Your Porsche Club will con-       ments for each of these events in this issue.
  Multi-Region Swap Meet . . . . . . . . . . . 10                                  Cars on 5th . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33
  Swap Meet, Porsche
  Club Race Hiatus . of. Farmington. Hills. .. .12
                                . . . . . . . . . . . . 11                        Ask the Master Cylinder . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30
                                                                                   Tech Day At Munk’s . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37                   tinue to provide diversions and distractions              There’s also an important announcement
                                                                                                                                                         until the day when you can put your ride back         about the Board’s decision—in cooperation
  Spring in the . . . . . . . . .
  Devil’sTour . . Details. . . .. .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. .. 13         14    Board Swindle                   ....
                                                                                  Swap &Minutes.... .. .. .. .. .. . . . . .. .. .. .. .. ....... . 36
                                                                                                                                                    40
                                                                                                                                                         into service.                                         with the PCA National Office—to suspend the
  Ladies Only & Tech . . . . . .
  Open HouseDrive . . . Session. . . . . . . . . . 16                             Index to Advertisers .. .. .. . . . . . . .. .. .. .. ....... . 38
                                                                                   Swap & Swindle .                                                 44       The first indication of a high level of activity   annual Roar on the Shore Club Race for one
    at Gilson MotorSports
  DE Beginner’s Day . . . . . . .. .. .. .. ....... .. .. .. .. 15           18    Index to Advertisers . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 46                 is the fact we again present a 48 page issue.         year, so as not to create a conflict with 2010
                                                                                                                                                             This month’s cover story by Dave Miller           Porsche parade being held at about the same
                                                                                                                                                         recounts the grand time had by everyone who           time in nearby St. Charles, IL.
   Cover photo: Hundreds of auto enthusiasts from SEM/PCA and other clubs eagerly                                                                        took advantage of the opportunity to visit Ken            Registration for the 2010 Parade opens on
      Cover: Spring Tour is April 26th this year. Photo by Gary Ambrus
   responded to Ken Lingenfelter’s kind invitation to view his impressive car collection                                                                 Lingenfelter’s world class car collection. Even       March 9th. Don’t be left out—please see the
                                                                                                                                                         in good weather, you’re unlikely to see a Bu-         announcement in this issue.
                                                                                                                                                         gatti Veyron or a Lamborghini Reventón on the             New members are the lifeblood of this club
  Editors                                                                                                                    membership
                                                                                                                         For m
                                                                                                                                                         road…unless it’s Kens! Dave’s story and the           and an important source of new ideas and sup-
  Executive Editor: Eric Chau
             ditor:                                                                                                                                      Photo Essay which accompanies it will give            port. This month, we take time to recognize
                                                                                                                                 information,
  Managing Editor: John Keilly
             ditor:                                                                                                                                      you some idea of just how impressive Ken’s            those who have joined since July of last year,
  Technical Editor: Chris Braden
             ditor:                                                                                                           ap
                                                                                                                              application or             collection is. I don’t think it would be an over-     which was the last such recap. Thanks for join-
                                                                                                                                                         statement to say that it’s in the same league as      ing the team folks; we look forward to seeing
                                                                                                                                    change of            those of Jay Leno and Ralph Lauren.                   you and working with you to make SEM/ PCA
  Address                                                                                                                                                    We’re delighted to also have another feature      even better.
  John Keilly, Editor                                                                                                  addre
                                                                                                                       address, contact:                 story from a new contributor, Michael Cohen.              Our fearless technical Editor, Chris Braden
  P.O. Box 524646                                                                                                          Lan
                                                                                                                           Lanita Dunham                 Michael recently attended the Cars on 5th show        is taking a well deserved vacation this month.
  Northville, MI 48167                                                                                                                                   in Naples, FL. Michael shares his experience          He’s not just sunning himself someplace warm,
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                                                                                                                            12277 Jacoby                 and some impressive photos of this event,             however; word is he is hard at work on plan-
  Phone 248•797•2439
              •797•2439                                                                                                                                  which was sponsored by the local Ferrari club.        ning for Devils, a tech event to kick off the DE
  E-mail johnkeilly@live.com
               keilly@live.com                                                                                         Milfor
                                                                                                                       Milford, MI 48380                     In the near future we hope to bring you           season in May and perhaps even an upcoming
                                                                                                                                                         stories and photos from yet another member            birthday of some importance. Look for Ask the
                                                                                                                                          Home:          who has been to both the Porsche Parade in            Master Cylinder to return in our April issue.
  Submission Deadline
             on
                                                                                                                                                         Mexico and the Mila Miglia. If you’ve been                Lastly, the engineers in Zuffenhausen re-
  10th of the month                                                                                                       (810
                                                                                                                          (810) 225-6126
                                                                                                                                                         to an interesting automotive event, either in         main busy. AutoWeek magazine recently car-
                                                                                                                                                         this country or elsewhere, please, share it           ried spy photos of the next generation Cayenne
                                                                                                                                                         with us! You can count on the editorial staff         SUV as well as an all new smaller SUV/ CUV
    The P4, Porsche Pushers Private Papers, is the official monthly publication o the South-
                sche                  Papers        official                     of                                                                       to help you with it. Original content is a major      from Porsche. For some early spy photos of
   eastern Michigan Region, Porsche Club of America. Available only by subscription to                                                                   point of pride for the P4.                            the next generation of the Porsche 911, please
   SEM members as a portion of the annual National membership dues, or to other PCA                                                                          We’re pleased to announce several upcom-          see: http://wot.motortrend.com/6615584/fu-
   members at $18.00 per year. Statements appearing in the P4 are those of the author and                                                                ing events being presented by our generous            ture/spied-next-gen-porsche-911-spotted-win-
   may not reflect the views of the PCA, the SEM Board of Directors or the P4 editor. The                                                                 sponsors…an Open House & Tech Session                 ter-testing/index.html
   editor reserves the right to edit all material submitted for publication. SEM/PCA is not                                                              at Gilson MotorSports new facility in Troy, a             OK, stay warm, drive carefully and think
   responsible for any services or merchandise advertised herein. Permission to reprint any                                                              bigger than ever, multi-region Swap Meet at           spring! Winter will end eventually and before
   material published in the P4 is granted provided full credit is given to P4 and the author.                                                           Porsche of Farmington Hills and the always            too much longer we’ll be waving to one an-
                                                                                                                                                         popular The Devil’s in the Details car care clin-     other on the roads of Michigan.

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     PORSCHE CALENDAR                                                                                                           At the Red Line
                MARCH                                                                                                           by David Miller, President SEMPCA
                3         Board Meeting


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                20        Open House & Tech Session – Gilson Motor Sports                                                     e trust that everyone who made      a fraction of the
                          NEW FACILITY                                                                                        it to the Lingenfelter Collection   cost of any well
                                                                                                                              on January 30 enjoyed it. We        known driving
                                                                                                                  are very fortunate to have an opportunity       school – and
                APRIL                                                                                             to view a collection of sports, muscle and      certainly less
                7         Board Meeting                                                                           exotic cars that’s on a par with other fa-      than the price of an hour with a shrink…
                                                                                                                  mous private collections. Ken Lingenfelter      and possibly more head-clearing! May is
                17        Multi-Region Swap Meet – Porsche of Farmington Hills
                                                                                                                  is a very generous man and wants to share       the first of four DE events planned for the
                24        The Devil’s in the Details – Autometric, Troy                                           the experience with others who have gaso-       2010 season. We also offer helmet rentals,
                          with Munk’s Motors                                                                      line in their blood. His trust and generosity   so there are no excuses. But be warned:
                                                                                                                  are to be commended for allowing in the         most who try it become “repeat offenders”
                                                                                                                  army of people who came to see these spe-       and come back for more!
                MAY
                                                                                                                  cial vehicles. Thanks Ken!                          2010 Holiday Party We are also con-
                2         Spring Tour                                                                                 As we reach the middle of winter, we        sidering alternative venues for this year’s
                5         Board Meeting                                                                           start thinking about the three seasons          Holiday Party. Michigan’s economy con-
                                                                                                                  ahead, putting the Porsche back into ser-       tinues to struggle, so we’re considering
                13        Waterford DE                                                                            vice and having a little fun with it. So, get   a different approach. We’re looking for a
                22        Ladies Only Drive                                                                       you calendar out, program the Blackberry,       way to deliver the dinner at about half the
                                                                                                                  write on the bottom of your shoe or fore-       price of a traditional restaurant ($25–30/
                                                                                                                  arm (or wherever you plug future dates).        person), while maintaining the caliber of
                JUNE
                                                                                                                  We have some fun ahead. Just to identify a      food, in an environment that’s good for
                2         Board Meeting                                                                           few highlights:                                 socializing. While we enjoy the opportu-
                10        DE at Waterford Hills                                                                       April 17 Multi Region Swap Meet The         nity to dress up and have a nice meal at
                                                                                                                  2010 event at Suburban Porsche of Farm-         the Holiday Party, we want to see if there
                25-27     Bay Harbor Weekend                                                                      ington Hills will be our biggest yet, with      is a banquet hall / restaurant/ club house
                TBD       Garage Crawl                                                                            active participation by the Rally Sport and     where we could cater the main courses and
                                                                                                                  Motorstadt Regions as well as the 356 Mo-       have everyone bring a dish to pass. Is this
                                                                                                                  tor Cities Gruppe. Other PCA clubs from         appealing? Did you go to a party this past
                                     BOARD MEETINGS                                                               Indiana, Ohio and Michigan have also            season at a place where you think 75–90
       Board meetings are typically held on the 1st Wednesday of the month at the offices of                       been invited to join us. Dave Burton will       of your friends would enjoy going? We
Signature Associates in Southfield. However, the location of Board meetings may have to change from                host a gathering of parts/ cars/ people that    need your ideas soon, so we have time to
   time to time. Please watch this space, or the website www.sempca.org for further information.                  should make this a great event.                 develop a plan and have a place booked by
       Please contact Dave Miller for further information. H: 248•594•9752, W: 248•948•4183,                          May 2 Spring Tour Marc Molzon will          April 1, if possible. Please, think out of the
                             or Email dmiller@signatureassociates.com                                             take us back to “the road less traveled.” We    box and drop me an email, call me or tell
               If you wish to place an item on the agenda, please contact Dave Miller                             are going to resurrect an old route that will   any board member. This is YOUR party/
                               several days in advance of the meeting.                                            challenge your driving skills. It should be     YOUR club. We are trying to find events
                                                                                                                  a great fun.                                    and venues that work for the masses.
                                                                                                                      May 13 First Driver Education Driving           There is however, one annual event
                                     PLEASE NOTE: Cancellation Policy                                             School This is the best bang for the buck       that we’ll not be holding in 2010. In defer-
      SEM policy is to charge in full for any activity for which a member has a reservation and fails to attend   available! If you own a Porsche, a DE           ence to the year’s major national event, the
              or cancel at least 72 hours in advance. If payment is not made the club will not allow              must be on your “bucket list.” It’s a ton of    Porsche Parade, we have agreed with PCA
                                    any reservation to be made for future events.
                                                                                                                  fun, with plenty of first rate instruction at                            (continued on page 42)

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             PORSCHE CLUB OF AMERICA                                The Roar of the Shore
 Multi-Region Swap Meet                                             SEM/PCA Club Race
                                                                Is Taking a One Year Hiatus
                     Presented by the
                                                                   Our 14th Annual Club Race
            SEM, RSR & Motorstadt Regions
                                                                   was scheduled for July 2 – 4
        Featuring the 356 Motor Cities Gruppe

                                                               However, the 2010 Porsche Parade
All Zone 4 Regions have been invited, including:                 is scheduled for July 3 – 8.
             Western Michigan, Michiana,
                                                            After consultations with the PCA National Office, your
                  and Maumee Valley
                                                            Board has decided to not hold our Club Race for this year
                                                            only. We decided to forego this important event in defer-
                                                            ence to the National PCA Parade to allow our Club Rac-
                         Hosted by                          ers, DE students, volunteers, and others the opportunity
            Porsche of Farmington Hills                     to participate in the PCA Parade in nearby St. Charles, IL.
                                                            This Parade location is in our “backyard” and may be the
              37911 Grand River Avenue                      one opportunity for some folks to experience the unique
                                                            gathering of Porsche cars and people that is Parade.
               Farmington Hills, MI 48335
                                                             We have assurances from the PCA National Office that
                                                              the 2011 Parade will not conflict with our race, so…
                 Saturday 17 April 2010
                   10:00 am – 2:00 pm                      The Roar on the Shore will resume in its usual slot
                                                                   the July 4th weekend – in 2011!
       This event will be inside, so come rain or shine!
      For tables contact Dave Burton: 248 • 882 • 0231               We look forward to seeing you then.


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                                                              The 6th annnual Devil’s in the Details is bigger, better, and shinier than ever!

                                                              Saturday, April 24th from 10 am to 4 pm
                                                                    Hosted by Autometric Collision
                                                                    1728 Maplelawn Dr. in Troy
                                                                  Brought to you by: Munk's Motors Autometric Collision
                                                                    Alloy Wheel Repair AutoZone Hobbies Dynamic Dents
                                                              John R Auto Glass Karmann Classics Mobil 1 Motor City AutoSpa
                                                                     Paint Shield Paul's Interiors Window Tinting by Kristan
                                                                                  and your SEM Porsche Club
                                      3080 Huron Rd. (M-59)
                                                                        Pre-registration is NOT required. For more information
                                      Waterford, Michigan                         or to have your car featured, e-mail:
                                      service@munks.com
                                      248.681.8081                                    devil@munks.com

       Michigan's #1 Rated Bosch Service Center
                                                                         bags Rated & Service Raffles
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     Open House & Tech Session
                          Presented by
                 GILSON MOTORSPORTS
          Saturday, March 20th 2010
          Gilson MotorSports is moving to a NEW Facility

                  1208 E. Maple Road
                    Troy, MI 48083

            Join us at Gilson MotorSports NEW Facility.

          We are still working on the details for the event,
     but you will have time to talk with other Porsche® friends
              that you have not seen since last year.

                There will be food & refreshments!!!

     This will be another high quality event that you have
           come to expect from Gilson MotorSports.

                  For more information contact:
                Howard Gilson at 248-549-4016 or
                 hgilson@gilsonmotorsports.com

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         s I write this article, I have                                                      automobile dealerships, all major insurance companies, and thousands of collision
         Crosby Stills Nash and Young                                                        shops and retail wheel and tire stores, repairing over 35,000 wheels per month.
         jamming in the background and
pontificating about what it must have
been like for the organizers of the infa-    Ken’s own collection of cars, and not ev-
                                                                                                               WE COME TO YOU!
mous Rock and Roll concert extravagan-       eryone realizes it is not the Auto Show or
za at Woodstock. The legendary concert       a dealership.
event had a date, a location, a few bands,       It hit me the Thursday night before our
and some cryptic promotion. A couple         event. I woke up about 1:30 am realizing
ads, and some word of mouth advertis-        that half the free world could show up.
ing. The organizers secured a few bath-      After all, it is the end of January in south-
rooms, and presumably some water and         east Michigan. Most have not enjoyed
food. And they hoped that people would       their cars, or car-events, in a few months.
hear about it and come, somehow. Then        The auto show just passed. The “Bar-
they had to wait. Will a few VW micro-       rett-Jackson fest” had just concluded the
bus–loads of hippies and music-seeking       weekend prior. We had all this automo-
youths show up? Maybe it will be a stray     tive excitement and nothing to satisfy it.
load of college-bound experience-seek-           We promoted the visit to Metropolitan
ers. Then they came…in droves!!! Our         Motorsports in the P4 for a few months
SEMPCA organized open house at the           and talked about it at the Membership
Lingenfelter Collection January 30th         Dinner and the Holiday Party. We told
was much the same.                           our members that it was ok to bring a
   Many people had asked me if there         friend or two. I spoke to Ken Lingenfel-
was a way we could get into The Lin-         ter the day before the open house. I told
genfelter Collection (a/k/a Metropolitan     him I got a few stray calls from mem-
Motorsports) again. We had previously        bers wanting to bring 10 or more people.
enjoyed a great event there. Ken Lin-        Like a trooper, Ken said, “No problem;                   ON-SITE SRAIGHTENING DOES NOT REQUIRE TIRE REMOVAL
genfelter has been very generous and         we have had groups of 50, and once even
accommodating in allowing a few car          150. The only problem is that there is not         CALL FOR DETAILS AND A COMPLETE LIST OF REFERENCES
clubs to visit his private collection of     much room to pass around the cars. More                            Alloy Wheel Repair Specialists of Michigan, Inc.
vehicles. My concern was managing the        cars have been added, not much has gone                  Michigan Office: 586-469-4169 Mobile Unit Dispatch: 810-499-9361
crowd. Can we keep people out of the         away.” The concern we both had was the
                                                                                                                            Email: don@awrsm.com
cars? Hands off? You car people know…        walking/passing space: could the visitors
respect other people’s property. This is                            (continued on page 18)

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The Lingenfelter Collection                   (continued from page 16)

get around and do so without damaging              success. My worst “fears” had been real-
the cars or having a log-jamb?                     ized. The moon and the stars aligned. It
    Then, the final link in this chain of           was the “perfect storm”.
events: no snow storm! No ice! In fact,                As it turns out, we had by far the larg-
we had sunshine. The “automotive gods”             est group to ever visit this facility. We
had shined on this day. The masses                 lost count, but it was in the hundreds
awoke, looked out their bedroom win-               – probably 300-400. It was impossible to
dows, and in unison, spoke these words:            tell due to turnover. The customary guest
I GOTTA get a car fix!!!! I think I will            sign-in process for visitors was aban-
go to the SEM/PCA open house event to-             doned when the book was filled while the         6 Series
day! The “perfect storm” was forming.              line was still out the door. We had more
    Purposefully, these car-starved citi-          than one hundred SEM/ PCA members
zens made their way to coffee pot,                 attend. Most brought a friends or family
slipped into their favorite jeans, made            members. Auto Europe joined us (with a
their way to the car, picked up their              Lotus Elise and a beautiful black Mor-
dad, their neighbor, their car buddies,            gan on display) as did members of the
                                                                                                                                              Audi Q7
the mailman, and made it out to Metro-             Mercedes Club and the Pontiac Club.
politan Motorsports in Brighton. If you                One of the highlights of my day was
saw the movie Field of Dreams, starring            the regular stream of SEM/ PCA mem-
Kevin Costner, you will remember the               bers introducing themselves to me. These
final scene. After the continual theme of           people included new members, members
constructing a baseball field in the mid-           who have been with the club a few years
dle of nowhere and ghosts of legendary             but had not yet participated in an event,
                                                                                                   Cooper S
ballplayers chanting, “If you build it they        and long time members who have been
will come,” hundreds (maybe thousands)             inactive for years. Getting people out
of cars travel bumper to bumper up the             and active was truly the best case sce-
country road to get to this ballpark for           nario for our club. I was ecstatic! I only
reasons that they don’t yet understand.            regret that I did not have time to spend
This January Saturday in Brighton was              with each member I met.                                                                             Bavarian BMW
                                                                                                                                                   45550 Dequindre Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                          Bavarian Motor Village
                                                                                                                                                                          24717 Gratiot Ave.
much the same scene.                                   The cars were the stars. Like Wood-                                                        Shelby Twp., MI 48317
                                                                                                                                                          248.997.7700
                                                                                                                                                                          Eastpointe, MI 48021
                                                                                                                                                                          586.772.8600
    Dozens of cars sat abandoned in the            stock, we had the best of everything to                                                 www.bavarianmotorvillage.com   www.bavarianmotorvillage.com

street in the industrial park in which             enjoy. As a Porsche Club, we got to see
Metropolitan Motorsports/ Lingenfel-               the legendary 959. This particular car                                                    Audi of Rochester Hills      Motor City Mini
ter Collection is located. The parking             was recently acquired from the Sultan                      Front, Eitel, left, Regina
                                                                                                                                                 45441 Dequindre Rd.
                                                                                                                                             Rochester Hills, MI 48307
                                                                                                                                                                          45550 Dequindre Rd.
                                                                                                                                                                          Shelby Twp., MI 48317
                                                                                                              and right, Helga Dahm
lot lacked any evidence of an available            of Brunei. Ken then had it federalized at                                                             248.997.7400
                                                                                                                                           www.audiofrochesterhills.com
                                                                                                                                                                          248.997.7700
                                                                                                                                                                          www.motorcitymini.com
parking space, and the lawn was pur-               Canepa in California. He paid homage to                                          THREE GREAT BRANDS, ONE STANDARD OF EXCELLENCE
posely filled with club members’ daily              Bill Gates, of Microsoft, who paved the
drivers as well. The line of people wait-          way to get the few that will ever be here
ing to get inside ran down the driveway            in the US onto the roads, by convinc-
and spilled into the street. You would             ing the federal government to changing
have guessed someone was handing out               the laws regarding grey market imports.
free money (no government jokes here,              Once he pulled this capper off, Mr. Gates
please). Yep. The event was beyond a                                      (continued on page 20)

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The Lingenfelter Collection                 (continued from page 18)

could get his car out of US customs and          to be. He started the collection about six
on the road. Then Leno, Seinfeld and             years ago. He has since bought Lingen-
Ken Lingenfelter were able to get their          felter Performance Engineering (LPE)
cars. Around 250 were built in 1986 and
1987 for worldwide distribution (with
                                                 from his late cousin’s estate to carry on
                                                 the vision of building supercars on a GM
                                                                                                     A Performance Sports Car
the exception of the U.S). They were cre-
ated for Group B racing, which required
                                                 platform. There were several Lingenfelter
                                                 Performance Engineering modified Cor-
                                                                                                      Deserves a Performance
homologation. These 959’s were hand
built at a cost of $450,000 each, and
                                                 vettes, Chevy SSR, Trailblazer SS, Ca-
                                                 maros, Cadillac CTS-V and XLR-V, Fire-                  Collision Center.
sold new for around $250,000-275,000             birds (with a 2010 Trans AM on its way
each. Other Porsches in Ken’s collection         back from a display at Barrett-Jackson).
include the Carrera GT, 997 GT2, 930                 Ken explained how his passion began
Slant nose, Cayman S, 944 Turbo S, and           as a kid identifying cars as they drove
Cayanne Turbo.                                   by. I think many of us have the same
   Some of the other vehicles in the col-        story. He is putting his passion to work
lection are:
   • Lamborghini Reventón, Murcielago
                                                 in building LPE and saving the jobs of
                                                 those people who made it a great com-
                                                                                                                                   That’s Why There’s
     and Gallardo Superleggara
   • Bugatti Veyron
                                                 pany. And in the manner he does very
                                                 well, Ken is taking LPE to the next level,                                            AutoMark.
                                                 building a wide range of cars and exten-
   • Bentley Brooklands, Drop Head, and          sive body work.                                          AutoMark specializes in body work for virtually every brand of sports car.
     Rolls Royce Phantom and related                 We applaud the many of you that                       Whether your Porsche needs collision work, paint repairs or any other
     models                                      made it out. We appreciate Mr. Lingen-                         cosmetic changes, AutoMark is there to accommodate you.
   • Ferrari Enzo, 288 GTO, F40, 599,            felter’s invitation to the Collection, and                    Our technicians are the best in the industry – providing timely
     430 Scuderia, and several other             look forward to other events in which                     turnaround, guaranteed workmanship and exceptional customer care.
     modern examples.                            we have so many of our less active and
                                                 new members come out to play with the                     When your Porsche’s appearance isn’t meeting expectations,
   • Dozens of Corvettes from 1953 to
     2008 ZR1, Callaway, GTR, Specter            rest of us. Like Woodstock, this event          bring it to our state-of-the-art facilities for the quality care your car deserves –
     Works and other specialty models            was crowded, festive and buzzing with                    and you expect. Don’t forget to stop by and check out our new,
                                                 excitement. Everyone was happy. Peace                       cutting-edge frame machine, the celette, which will return
   • Scores of other muscle cars, Shelby
                                                 and love (of cars). But that’s where the                              your vehicle to factory specifications.
     (old and new models), Saleen, Ford
                                                 analogy to Woodstock ends.
     GT and Cobra models of all flavors
                                                     The event went off without a hitch.
   • Audi R8, Vector, Bricklin, most cur-        Everyone was great. Nothing happened
     rent/recent Mazerati models, Aston          to any of the vehicles. Ken and his right                                          W. 11 Mile Rd
     Martin Vanquish, Jags, BMW Z8,              hand ace, Doug, were very gracious with

                                                                                                                                         Halsted Rd.
     Mercedes SLR, etc.                          the crowd and happily answered an un-        Gran
                                                                                                  d Riv
   We presented Ken with a SEM/ PCA              ending array of questions. The day could                 er Av
                                                                                                                e    .
                                                                                                                                                                24750 North Industrial,
50th anniversary commemorative plate             not have been better.                         W. 10 Mile Rd.
                                                                                                                                             Grand River Ave.   Farmington Hills, MI 48335
as a gift from the club. He then gave us             We can only hope to be invited back
                                                                                                              Haggerty Rd.




                                                                                                                             275         5                      P (248) 473.8100 • F (248) 473.0800
an overview of how the collection came           one day.                                                                                                       Hours: Mon.-Fri., 7:30 am – 6:00 pm
                                                                                                                                                                www.automarkcollision.com
      Please see following photo essay pages 22-26

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                          P H O T O E S S AY                   by John Keilly


The Lingenfelter                                               Collection
                                                                 DE Chief Instructor
                                                                Michael Eblenkamp
                                    Ken’s extremely rare
                                                                   and his children
                                    Porsche 959
                                                                  enjoyed the event




                                                                                            Ken’s collection
   F-117 Stealth “Night                                                                     includes many
  hawk” Fighter? No, a                                                                      early Corvettes
Lamborghini Reventón                                                                        from the 1950s . . .




                                    SEM/ PCA Past presidents
                                    Dennis Denyer (L) and       . . . Including this in-
                                    Dave Renner (R) with               line six Corvette!
                                    John Denyer, center




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                                    P H O T O E S S AY


                    The Lingenfelter Collection
                                           by John Keilly


                            A 1001 HP Bugatti Veyron,           A DeLorean – in
                            capable of over 250 mph!    stainless steel, of course




                                                                                     This Ferrari Enzo
Yes, it’s a real Cobra,                                                              came from Ralph
      not a “replicar”                                                               Lauren’s collection




                                                                A supercharged
                                                              V8 by Lingenfelter
                            Ford GT supercar
                                                                   Performance
                                                                    Engineering




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           Lingenfelter                                                       SEM NOTES:
                                                        PCA Historian collecting items of interest regarding SEM for
                                                  National Archives! Have something of interest? Contact a Board Member.
                                                                   Send digital copies of SEM photos to:
                                                                     michael.eblenkamp@keiper.com




                         Board member
                         Howard Gilson and
                         his Dad, Michael

                                                           David T. Miller, SIOR | Associate Broker/Principal
                                                                       dmiller@signatureassociates.com

                                                         248-948-4183 (direct) | 248-613-5192 (cell) | 248-799-3167 (fax)
                                                               Visit our website: www.signatureassociates.com
                                                          One Towne Square • Suite 1200 • Southfield, Michigan 48076




Lamborghini Murcielago




                                                                                    “Your Performance Printer”
                         A fabulous Rolls Royce

                                                                              30503 Gratiot Avenue • Roseville, Michigan 48066
                                                                                    (586) 774-0006 • Fax (586) 774-2792
                                                                                          www.copyriteprinting.net


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New SEM Members since July, 2009
SEM/PCA is delighted to welcome these new members, who have joi-
                                                                                      40500 Grand River Ave. • Suite J • Novi, MI 48375 • 248-615-8964
ned us since June of 2009. We look forward to meeting them and their
families, seeing their cars and having them participate in club activities.
We encourage them and all members to jump in and get involved in any
area or activity that interests you. Great people make great organizations!
Welcome aboard!

FEBRUARY 2010                                                                         Jeff Jones has 30 years of automotive experience, predominantly Porsche since
                                                                                      1984. He was awarded Master Porsche Tech by Porsche A.G. in 1986. He has
Steven Ault – Livonia               1976 Black              914-2.0                   owned and operated Automotive Techniques since 1988. He has a unique and
                                                                                      knowledgeable perspective and approach to each car on an individual basis and
Michael Paine – Australia           1998 Red                996                       the customer’s desire.
William Pankratz – Rochester        2002 Grey               911                                                                                      248 615-8964
                                                                                                                                              Alphatango911@hotmail.com
                                                                                                                                              www.automotivetechniques.net

JANUARY 2010
Jim Boylan – Dearborn,              1966 Gold               911
Walter Crump – Oxford               1999 Blue               986 Boxster
 William Gortney – FPO, 5th Fleet   2008 Brown              Cayman S
 Mike Rains – Oxford                2002 Grey               911
                                                                                   PORSCHE SERVICE - NEW LOCATION
Ian Ross – Shelby Twp               1986 Black              944 Turbo

DECEMBER 2009
David Hoffa – Bloomfield Hills       2005 Mid Blue           911
James Smith – Royal Oak             2004 Blue               996 GT3
David Hoffa                                                                                           P O R S C H E
James Smith                                                                        Specializing in 911, 964, 993 Air Cooled Cars -                                           Experts
                                                                                            All Maintenance, Service and Repair - Performance Upgrades
                                                                                                              Pre Purchase Inspections
NOVEMBER 2009                                                                      Nikolas Motorsport also services BMW and FERRARI vehicles.
Robert Jurado – Troy                2009 Silver             Cayman
                                                                                           2683 Orchard Lake Rd, Sylvan Lake, MI 48320 - (248) 682-7755
Florian Lex – Germany               1970 Tangerine          912                                          One Mile West of Telegraph Road
Christian Machado – Commerce        2007 Silver             911-977TT
Dennis O’Conner – Port Huron        2002 Silver             Boxster S                                        www.nikolasmotorsport.com
                                                                                                       SEM Porsche Club Member/BMW CCA Member
                                                          (continued on page 30)

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New SEM Members                (continued from page 28)

NOVEMBER 2009
Barry Priestman – Port Huron                   1983 Moss Green   911SC
Mark Seski – Grosse Point                      2007 Gray         911
Robert Pelc – Oscoda                           2010 Silver       GTS

OCTOBER 2009
Stuart Bacon – South Africa                    1990 Gray         928-S4
James Bersalona – Troy                         1986 Gray         944 Turbo
Timothy Pence – Troy                           1987 Red          944

SEPTEMBER 2009
Christopher Cueter – Birmingham                2009 Silver       Boxster
George Helms – Redford                         2009 White        911 Turbo
Clifford Howard – Detroit                      1984 Red          944
Mark Melletat – Troy                           2009 Silver       911
Christian Schenke – Bloomfield Hills            1996 Blue         Carrera

AUGUST 2009
Mark Blazevic – Troy                           1997 Red          911
Fabio Curti – Brazil                           1991 Gray         944
Marty Ginizinger – Rochester                   1989 Black        911 Speedster
Donald Rupp – Bloomfield Hills                  1991 Black        911
Robert Nikolas – Howell                        1976              911

JULY 2009
John Boruto – W. Bloomfield                     2009 Gray         911
Robert Denton - Bloomfield Hills                1978 White        911
Fred Downey – Birmingham                       1985 Red          944
Mike Friedlander – Ann Arbor                   1967 Green        911
James Mick – Clarkston                         2001 Red          996
Charles Rykwalder – Novi                       2008 Blue         Cayenne
Scott Woodall – Commerce                       2007 White        997 Turbo

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     Porsche Parade 2010
     Registration opens March 9
                                                                Cars on 5th
                                                                Naples, Florida – February 6, 2010
     and continues through June 20                              All photos and essay by Michael Cohen


     The 2010 Parade will be held at the Pheasant Run

                                                                I
                                                                     had the opportunity to attend the       1989 Speedster. There were some 356
     Resort, in nearby St. Charles, IL – a suburb west of            fifth annual “Cars on 5th” spon-         coupes and convertibles including an
     Chicago. How nearby? MapQuest indicates it’s about              sored by the Ferrari Club of Naples.    immaculate silver 1963 B convert with
                                                                This is a truly spectacular outdoor street   red leather. There were also a collection
     300 miles from SE Michigan, which they estimate to be      show. 5th Avenue South is the focal point    of late model 911 GT 3’s and Turbos. Of
     a 5 hour trip. More than 200 miles of the trip would be    of Olde Naples. The street is filled with     interest was a 1972 911 in a very unusual
     on Interstate Highways. This location will give SEM/ PCA   numerous upscale restaurants, art galler-    pinkish red color. The owner stated that
     members a unique opportunity to attend this Parade.        ies and clothing stores. Well tanned, well   it was correct original special order fac-
                                                                dressed tourists and locals continually      tory paint – rose red. The local Porsche
                                                                stroll, shop and dine.                       dealer brought a new Panamera.
     Because the 2010 venue is a resort, everything you need        For the show, 5th Avenue is closed to       The exotica did not stop with the
     will be close at hand and most events will be within       traffic from 9th Street to 3rd Street. Un-    Ferraris and Porsches. There were two
     walking distance.                                          der a cloudless blue sky and 70 degree       Koenigsegg cars including one with a
                                                                temperatures more than 400 cars were         complete carbon fiber body and interior,
                                                                displayed, parked diagonally on both         two Mercedes McLaren SLR’s, numer-
     The Parade is the premier event for PCA, and as our club
                                                                sides of the street. Over 20,000 people      ous florescent colored Lamborghini’s, a
     grows the Parade has also grown over the past decades,     walked the avenue examining the cars         Alfa Romeo Competizione, a 1961 Bird-
     to become a world class, professionally run event that     between 10 am and 3 pm.                      cage Maserati as well as some current
     is not to be missed. If you have never attended and are        The automotive eye candy was over-       Maseratis and a bevy of Bentleys.
     wondering what it is about, please be sure to check the    whelming. Seventy five Ferraris were on          Some vintage cars of note included a
                                                                display. There were numerous late model      black 1955 Mercedes Benz 300 SL gull
     Parade website:
                                                                Ferraris - 430 Spyders as well as 360’s,     wing, a British racing green MG TD,
                                                                355’s, 348’s, 599’s 612 Scaglietti’s, Cal-   several Austin Healeys and Alfa Romeo
     http://parade2010.pca.org.                                 ifornia’s and one Super America. In ad-      Guiliettas and a Jaguar XK 120 roadster.
                                                                dition, a vintage Daytona, 512 Berlinetta    For the Woodward Avenue crowd, there
     Priority registration is March 9th through 11th to give    Boxer, Monza race car, a Can Am look-        were plenty of vintage Corvettes, GTO’s
                                                                ing Ferrari race car, two 246 Dino’s and     as well as some well executed customs
     everyone an even start and not overwhelm the server.
                                                                several 308’s and 328’s were on show.        and hot rods.
     It continues through June 20th. Please put those dates     Of particular note were three very rare          It was a wonderful show. It was an
     on your calendar and join your Porsche friends for a       red F40’s parked side by side.               amazing collection of exotics displayed
     great time!                                                    The Porsche contingent was also pres-    in a beautiful outdoor venue on a picture
                                                                ent. Approximately twenty five of our         perfect day. I would highly recommend
                                                                favorite marque were shown. Highlights       that any auto enthusiast who is visiting
     Additional information is available from our own
                                                                included a red Carrera GT, a Brumos          south west Florida in February attend
     Concours winning Board member, Fred Young at               Porsche 935 race car in correct livery, a    this event.
     586 •566 • 3193 or frederickyoung@knpanel.com              dark green 1973 Carrera RS, and a red                               (photos following)

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                      Cars On                       Fifth

                          Ferrari F40                Carrera GT




       A mid-1950’s                                                Porsche Carreras
     Ferrari Monza?                                                on display




                                                          A rare
                          A magnificent 356 cabrio    Koenigsegg
                                                       supercar




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Cars On Fifth
                                                     D.E. Tech
                                                     Saturday, May 8th
                         Ferrari California         10:00 am to 4:00 pm
                                                            (note the longer hours!)

                                                  Free alignment measurement
                                                       or free brake flush
                                                       for PCA Members.
                                                             Call for details.
      An early 1950’s
      Ferrari race car                              We also take appointments
                                                      at your convenience.
                                                Bring your questions and an appetite.
                                                     Food and drink will be provided
                                                     by Hungry Howie’s and Munk’s.
                         Mercedes McLaren SLR               NO CHARGE!
                                                  3080 West Huron, Waterford, MI 48328
                                                    (248) 681-8081 or service@munks

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                        Cars On                     Fifth

                            A Brumos Porsche          The author with a
                            Carrera race car                 911 Turbo




  This Carrera Cabrio                                                       A very serious
looks showroom new                                                          looking GT3 RS




                                                         It was a perfect
                            The author with a GT3    day for viewing the
                                                      Ferraris and other
                                                    fabulous cars on 5th




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              SEM Board Minutes (02/03/10)
                           by Lanita Dunham, Secretary

   Held at Signature Assoc. office              Feb 13 Chili Cook-off: Lanita Dun-
                                                                                        P4
                                                                                        Advertising rates are per quarter (3 issues)
                                            ham: Join 356 Motor Cities Gruppe,
    Attendance: 8 Board members, Dave       5:00 –7:30, at Leon & Lulu’s, in Claw-                 1/4 page . . . . . . . $ 67.50
Miller, Fred Young, John Keilly, Diana      son, hope to have 10 pots of chili, with               1/2 page . . . . . . . $105.00
Eblnkamp, Gary Ambrus, Matt Fenster,        other sides and desserts.                              Full page . . . . . . . $172.50
Howard Gilson & Jeff Amos, 1 officer,           Mar 20 Gilson Tech: Howard Gil-
Zone 4 Rep, Ron Carr and 2 chairmen.        son: Will host at his new location (pre-        Requirements for digital ad submission
    Call to order: at 7:00 PM by Presi-     viously Stuart Tool) on Maple Rd, Troy,                     (PDF preferred):
dent, Dave Miller, minutes of Jan. meet-    from 10-2 PM, with refreshments.                  1) PDF (highest resolution available)
ing approved.                                  Apr 17 Swap Meet @ Suburban:                   2) EPS (all fonts converted to outline)
    Financial: Review of e-mailed re-       Dave Burton: Several local Porsche                3) TIFF (600 dpi)
port. Approval tabled.                      clubs plan to join the event. This allows
    Membership: Lanita Dunham: 506          us to apply to National for multi region                    Forward to:
primary members, 893 total. Will con-       event subsidy. Call Dave for a table.                   sempcap4@yahoo.com
tinue as last month to send membership         Apr 24 Devil in the Details Tech: To
list to board members, to be able to con-   be held at Auto Metric in Troy on Maple
tact members in their area.                 Rd.
    Insurance: Will need for Mar. & Apr.       July Gingerman Club Race: Gary
techs.                                      Ambrus: No details available yet.
    P-4: John Keilly: Feb issue is on the      Charities: Dave Miller: Over $ 900
web and at Copyrite. Thanks for articles    was raised for the Penrickton Center; the
and support. Advertiser profiles will be-    club matched that amount.
gin next month. Post cards from Copyrite       Goodie Store: Pat Ambrus: See ad in
for Membership use, still in progress.      P-4 & on line.
                                               Web Master: Howard Gilson: Site is
OLD BUSINESS                                up to date with the February issue of the
   Jan 23 Skiing at Pine Knob: Dave         P4 posted.
Burton: Skied from 3-4, had 10 people,         Event Reports: Lanita Dunham:
gathered at Eblenkamp home for pizza        None required.
afterward.
   Jan 30 Lingenfelter Tour: Dave           NEW BUSINESS
Miller: Scheduled from 11 –2, SEM/             Fred Young: Asked if recycled tro-
PCA presented Ken with a 50th Anniv.        phies would be acceptable. With new
plate as a thank you. A huge crowd of       plaques, all felt it is okay.
over 300 people enjoyed the collection.        John Keilly: Should we again offer
We will consider making the next visit a    the organizers of a major local event an
charity event.                              ad?
   Feb Membership Dinner: Dave                 Meeting adjourned @ 9:08 PM. Re-
Miller: New date to be determined, dis-     freshments: Mar: Matt Fenster Apr:
cussed speaker and locations.               Howard Gilson

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PCA Membership Application
                                                                Family or Affiliate Member _____________
                                                                                                                                        Enjoy Your Porsche to the Fullest…
Please type or print neatly. You must
own (co-own) or lease a Porsche and                             You can designate a family or affiliate member as part of your
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                                                                                                system. Power seats, windows, door locks,         has just over 100k, condition is awesome,
                    SWAP & SWINDLE                                                              steering and brakes. Cruise control. Service      inside and out. You drive this car, and that’s
                                                                                                records. $17,900.00 Firm. Call Tom Ernst          all you need! Over 8k in maintenance re-
    SEM PCA members may advertise Porsche items for three (3) months at no cost.                in Fort Gratiot @ 810-841-4240 or e-mail          ceipts! TRADES—possibly looking for a
      Advertising from non-members will be accepted at the Editor’s discretion                  me @ tkedpm@sbcglobal.net                         partial trade in something sporty, preferably
           (space permitting) at the rate of $5.00 per issue for three lines,                                                                     something I can drive in the winter! Contact
         payable in advance to SEM/PCA, C/O P4 - see page 3 for address.                        FOR RENT: Winter Storage. Protect                 Alan Rofe at 248-425-5968 or ARofe@aol.
                                                                                                your investment. Heated & secured ga-             com (12/2009)
FOR SALE: 1987 930 Turbo Factory                 paint is good but will need to be redone to    rage for automobile storage. $500.00 for
Slantnose 38,000 original miles. Have            be perfect. Windshield has a small amount      the season. A 50% deposit is required to          FOR SALE: Turbo Twist Wheels; two 8
Porsche certification of the 505 slantnose        of delaminating evident in the corners.        reserve your space. Call Clem Weierstahl          X 18 front (PN 993362136) and two 10 X
option, sport seats all options, Black, white    $22,000.00 OBO. Contact Bob Count of           at (810) 636-2840.                                18 rear (PN 993362140). Silver in color and
interior, needs nothing, excellent condition,    West Bloomfield MI at 248 366 6221 or                                                             are in excellent condition with NO winters,
had a full service last spring to replace any    bob.count@comcast.net (2010/02)                FOR SALE: Genuine Porsche Baby Seat.              dings, scuffs or curb rash. $600. Call Den-
worn parts, $48,000.00 contact Rick Schans                                                      It fits the back seat any air-cooled model,        nis Denyer @ 248-391-3268 (evenings) or
at 248-302-2318                                  FOR SALE: Replica 1957 356 Speedster           or the front seat of a Boxster; an air-bag        586-482-5500 (cell)
                                                 by CMC (1988), Red/Tan, on ball joint          disabling device is included. New, this seat
FOR SALE: 1967 Porsche 912/6, White/             /IRS 1972 VW Pan. Solid pan and tube           sold for $784; asking $485. Please call Ed        FOR SALE: 2003 911 Coupe, Arctic Sil-
Black. Originally a California black plate       frame. New steering box, tie rods, brake       Donnan at 248-672-7300.                           ver/Met Blue. Manual 6 speed, 19,500
912, converted to 911 engine by Franz Blam       master cylinder. New banjo steering wheel.                                                       careful Miles, immaculate inside and out.
Racing in Atlanta, GA. Car has a 1977 911        New 1776 Type 1 engine with dual 40mm          FOR SALE: 1981 Porsche SC with 3.2, s             Leather power memory Seats with crests,
S 2.7 Ltr. CIS injection engine with new         Webers, Scat crank, performance cam,           cams, lightened flywheel, heavy duty clutch,       lumbar. Xenon, 18 inch sport wheels with
seals and new injectors, new SSI exhaust         lightened flywheel, new clutch, near new        racing exhaust, new Boxster front brakes          colored crest caps, PSM, Bose sound, fresh
- including stock and stainless sport muf-       tires on chrome wheels with baldy caps.        and rotors and euro fuel injection system.        Continental tires, New Battery, Dealer ser-
flers - high torque starter, new alternator,      Beautiful paint, handles very well and very    The car has been inspected by Nicolas Mo-         viced. Always garaged & stored winters.
correct late model baffled fuel tank , newly      presentable. $15,000.00 OBO. Contact Bob       torsport and Chris at Munk’s Motors took a        Original owner. $31,000 / OBO. Contact
rebuilt 901 5 speed transmission, new en-        Count of West Bloomfield MI at 248 366          drive! The engine has less than 10k on re-        Tony Hulls Richmond, MI. 586-727-9249
gine mounts and WEVO “Soft Pillow” trans         6221 or bob.count@comcast.net (2010/02)        build, runs perfectly and powerfully. Body        thulls@comcast.net (2010/03)
mounts, Koni double adjustable rear shocks,
new axles and CV joints, detailed and pol-       FOR SALE: 1997 Porsche 993 Cabriolet.
ished 15x6 Fuchs wheels with near-new            Ocean Blue exterior with Classic Gray in-
195x55X15 Yokohama tires. Powder coat-           terior and a Navy Blue top. 27,000 miles, 6
ed 1983 911 front suspension and brakes          speed manual transmission, CD player, stored
                                                                                                                          WANTED:
completely rebuilt with new poly bushings,       winters. A very nice example. $39,000. Con-                            DEAD OR ALIVE
lowered to European specs and aligned,           tact Eric Manting: eric@ruggedmobilepcs.
Weltmeister adjustable sway bars front and       com or 248-330-0327.                           Wanted: Retired Porsche enthusiast to assist      Wanted: Set of four FUCH 15 x 6 wheels for 1966
                                                                                                a top Porsche shop in prepping components         912. Please contact Mark Schick at 734-944-4543
rear, turbo tie rods, Koni adjustable front
                                                 FOR SALE: 1999 Boxster 15,100 miles            for and detailing fine European automobiles.      or at markbschick@gmail.com (07/08)
shocks, front strut brace, RS replica seats,
                                                                                                Training provided, pay meager, with barter        Wanted: Hardtop for 1996-2004 (986) Boxster.
lightweight plush carpeting, 930 steering        Black on black w/ graphite grey leather and
                                                                                                preferred. Must be in good physical condition,    Please contact Bill Hallandal at 231-377-9310
wheel, short shift kit, pedal box rebuilt with   5 speed manual. Excellent condition, ga-
                                                                                                able to work inside, under and on top of fine     (2009/06)
new bushings, H4 headlights, new Euro-           raged, no winters, non smoker. 15000 and       cars. Must be a current Porsche owner or aspire     P4 accepts ads for items, vehicles or related
pean tail and parking light lenses. All in-      30000 mile maintenance update already          to become one. This is a part time seasonal            services wanted. Same rates apply for
struments redone by Palo Alto. Pan is solid      performed at Porsche dealer. Sports pack-      position with somewhat fl exible hours. Submit            three months: Free to members,
and resealed with Wurth undercoat. The           age. AM/FM CD player w/ upgraded stereo        résumé to P4 editor. Confidentiality assured.                 $ 5.00 for non-members.



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At the Red Line         (continued from page 9)

National to suspend our annual Club Race
for one year. We did that because the dates
                                                  concours and driver education—with oth-
                                                  ers. It is our pleasure to do so. We sin-
                                                                                                PORSCHE     NOTHING EVEN COMES CLOSE
overlap and because Parade will be held in        cerely appreciate the efforts of all those
nearby St. Charles, IL, a suburb of Chica-        who contribute and lend a helping hand.
go. There’s a formal announcement in this         Our biggest reward is your participation.
issue. Rest assured that we’ll be back in         We always enjoy seeing old friends, but
2011; planning is already underway!               it’s a special pleasure to meet new mem-
    In closing, I want to take this chance        bers—or greet ones that we have not seen
to tell you all how special the members of        in a while. We enjoy helping our members
this club are to those of us who volunteer        find new friendships and enhanced enjoy-
our time and energy to plan/ organize/ ex-        ment of their cars. Thanks to all who make
ecute the business and events we provide.         this chapter—which is about to become 52
Our group of enthusiasts enjoys share our         years old—a great one!
various interests—touring, socializing,



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    Alloy Wheel Repair . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 17                     100,000 MILE CLUB                                                   COOLED OIL CHANGE
    Auto Mark Collision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21                          DISCOUNT
                                                                                                                                                                                 We feature Mobil 1
                                                                                                                                                                                        (1997 and newer)

    Autometric Collision . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 33                   20% DISCOUNT ON SERVICE FOR
                                                                                                        PORSCHES OVER 10 YEARS OLD                                             INCLUDES: Porsche oil filter, engine oil,
                                                                                                           OR OVER 100,000 MILES *                                             drain plug washer (where applicable), tire
    Automotive Techniques . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29                                                                                               pressure adjustment


    Burton Brothers Construction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27
                                                                                                                                         20                     %                                $
                                                                                                                                                                                                       18999
                                                                                                         WITH COUPON                                                            WITH
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    Copyrite Printing. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 27                   APPLY                                                                                                                              tax


    Cross Roads Plaza . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 41                 Valid only at Fred Lavery Porsche. Must present coupon when
                                                                                                        order is written. Not valid with any other offer. Tax, shop supplies
                                                                                                                                                                                Valid only at Fred Lavery Porsche. Must present coupon when
                                                                                                                                                                               order is written. Not valid with any other offer. Tax, shop supplies
                                                                                                                       and environmental charges are extra.                                   and environmental charges are extra.

    Eitel Dahm Motor Group . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 19
    Fred Lavery Porsche . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 47
    Gilson Motorsports . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14




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