Porsche Club of America - Oregon Region
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Upcoming Events

Sat 09
Wed 13
Wed 20

July Dinner Gathering

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Sat 30

Porsche Day at Cars and Coffee

July 30 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am
Sun 31

Autocross #5

July 31 @ 7:30 am - 2:30 pm
Aug 07

2022 ORPCA Driving Tour and Summer Picnic

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Sat 09
Wed 13

ORPCA News - Updated June 23 2022

The Fall Treffen is being held in Sunriver, Oregon.  The registration for the event opens on Wednesday, June 29 at 12 noon PDT.  Make sure you know what drives you want to do and prioritize them in case you do not get your first choice. If you do not get in, make sure you get on the waitlist. For all the information on this event go to:  Treffen North America .

Come and support PIR and the racing community and bring your Porsche to the Oregon PCA Corral at the Rose Cup Races Saturday, July 9 and Sunday, July 10 at Portland International Raceway (PIR). Gates open at 7:30 a.m. daily, with cars on course by 8:30 am on Saturday, and 9 am on Sunday. Parking for the ORPCA Corral will be in the South Paddock across from the South Staircase for the bridge. Your $40 Car Corral registration fee includes two 2-day admission tickets, special parking and a parade lap on Saturday and/or Sunday.  Make sure you pick the Car Corral Option and put in Oregon Porsche Club as the club name.  Go here to buy the ticket: Rose Cup Tickets. On the day of the event, enter through the main gate and let the parking staff know paid to park in the Porsche Club Corral and they will direct you.

Our Summer Tour and Picnic is on Sunday August 7.  This event is a member favorite, and often fills quickly.  All the information on this event is here, including the registration link: Summer Driving Tour and Picnic

This event is full. If you want to get on the waitlist please contact Kurt at tours@oregonpca.org.

Join us for the July Arrive and Drive.  We will leave from Wilsonville and finish at Skamania Lodge. Lunch at Skamania Lodge is on your own. Registration is open and this is filling.  All the information is available here:  Arrive and Drive Saturday July 9

The July Board Meeting is virtual and will be held starting at 6:30 on Zoom on Wednesday, July 13. Please email Heinz Holzapfel if you want to join: vicepresident@oregonpca.org

Located in the center of Sherwood’s historic Old Town shopping and arts district, join us at Clancy’s for our July dinner gathering. For complete information and to register, please go to: July Dinner Gathering

Please note the August Dinner Gathering is moved to Wednesday, August 24. 

The July Midweek Drive will be held on Thursday, July 21 and will take place in Southern Washington. Join Daniel Morris, our tour organizer and leader. We will leave from Battle Ground and finish at Skamania Lodge where we can have lunch. Registration opens on Thursday, June 30 at 7:00pm here: July Midweek Drive July 21

Saturday, July 23 – SUV Drive
We will start in West Linn and end up at the Clackamas Metzler Park close to Estacada for a picnic lunch.  Bring your favorite lunch food and drinks with you! There will be one group with a maximum of 14 SUV’s.  We will meet at 8:30am, have a participants safety meeting at 8:45 am and depart at 9:00 am. Registration will open on Thursday, June 30 at 7:00pm. For complete information and registration link, please go to: July SUV Drive

Saturday, July 30 – Porsche Day at Portland Cars and Coffee in Sherwood
Please note that there are only 65 spaces in the Featured Lot, so if you want to try to be there, please show up early.  (The line for Mustang Day started at 6:30am). The organizers will bring in the first 65 Porsches in line starting at 7:30am and get them parked prior to the 8:00am start time. Last year they had over 275 Porsches. There are an additional 400 parking spaces for the rest of the cars. For complete information please go to: Portland Cars and Coffee.

Sunday, July 31 Autocross: Please join us for our 5th Autocross event of the season. This event will be held in the South Pits at Portland International Raceway. 
Registration is limited to 60 participants. It is strongly suggested that you register early for an event to ensure a spot. Please register on Motorsportsreg here:  Autocross #5

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Porsche owners who are 18 years of age or older are invited to become members of the Porsche Club of America. National annual membership dues are currently $46.00, which includes a subscription to the monthly PORSCHE PANORAMA, PCA’s award-winning monthly magazine.

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PCA Members are invited to become members of the Oregon Region PCA. Regional annual membership dues are currently $20.00, which includes a subscription to the monthly ANZEIGER, ORPCA’s award-winning monthly magazine.

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Recent Event Photos

New Member & Q2 Mixer 5/22/22
Avant Garde Collection Garage Visit 5/21/22
Walla Walla Wine Tour 5/13-15/22
Dinner Gathering 5/18/22
AX #3 5/15/22
Arrive & Drive 5/14/22

Upcoming Events

Sat 09
Wed 13
Wed 20

July Dinner Gathering

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

ORPCA News - Updated February 2, 2022

The February Board of Directors Meeting will be virtual. It will be held on Zoom on Wednesday, February 9. It is scheduled to start at 6:30pm. If you want to join, please send Heinz Holzapfel an email at vicepresident@orgonpca.org. 
All members are invited to attend. 

The Social Committee has met and if off and running. The February Dinner Gathering will be held on February 16 from 6:00pm – 8:00pm at Fillmore Trattoria in NW Portland.  Proof of vaccination and photo ID will be required. All the information is on the web. Check it out here: February Dinner Gathering.  

NOTE: ONLY 3 spaces remain as of 2/2/22.  If you want to go and the event is full, please email socialevents@oregonpca.org to get on the waitlist. 

The Portland Auto Show is on and the Oregon Region PCA has been invited to participate again! Ours cars for the show are set. NOW we need volunteers to do booth duty during the show times.
Here are the options for booth duty, Sign up with a friend!
Thursday, Friday and Saturday: 10am – 2pm / 2pm – 6pm / 6:00pm – 10pm
Sunday: 10am – 1pm / 1pm – 4pm / 4pm – 7pm
Please contact Tom Floyd at salesandmarketing@oregonpca.org with your names and the day and time you can work the booth. Please note: You both will get a free pass to the show if you volunteer.  

Go to all the information here: Portland Auto Show Porsche Display

 

Join us for a Tech Session at AR Motorsports. Topics are tires, brakes and Porsche upgrades for track days and Autocross. Eddie Nakato will be our speaker. Eddie has hosted our club before and always does a great job with our Tech Sessions. Registration opens on February 3 at 7:00pm. 
For complete information and to register, please go to: Tech Session AR Motorsports

This year our Autocross Tech Inspection is Saturday, March 12 from 9:00 am – 12 noon. The team at the downtown Matrix Integrated, located at 4000 SW Macadam Ave in Portland, have provided the Autocross group the use of their shop. This is a no fee event and only intended for our Autocross participants. Registration is required on Motorsportsreg.com: 2022 Annual Autocross Tech Inspection
Complete information is on our web here: AX Tech Inspection.

Many of you volunteer to help us last year and we thank you very much.  Here are some areas that need volunteers in 2022:

Web Volunteer Opportunities
This volunteer opportunity is part of the Web Committee and under the Vice President & Webmaster.  Please contact Heinz at webmaster@oregonpca.org if you can help us.
Web Maintenance This person is responsible for the weekly / monthly / yearly maintenance of the front-end of the ORPCA website. It is estimated that this role would take about 3 hours per week (maybe less as you get used to the tools). Training will be provided. Basic computer skills are sufficient.
Tasks include:

  • Weekly: Past-Events images and link uploads
  • Monthly: Anzeiger and Panorama uploads, Maintenance of online Anzeiger archive
  • Yearly: Creation of featured images for events

Communications 
Weekly Member Newsletter
Anzeiger Newsletter Editor
Descriptions of each of these opportunities are available. Please contact Peg Ryan at communications@oregonpca.org for descriptions and let her know if can donate some of your time to help with these. 

Simulation Racing
Have you participated in any PCA SIM racing?  Would you like to start an Oregon Region Group?  Check out the information on PCA at: PCA SIM Racing.  If you are willing to see what it would take to start a region group, contact Peg Ryan at communications@oregonpca.org. 

Technical Articles
We would like to add some more technical articles into our monthly Anzeiger newsletter.  Have you recently experienced something that had to be fixed on your Porsche that you could share with other members? If you are willing to share, contact Peg Ryan at communications@oregonpca.org. 

The current guidelines only include mask mandates and vaccine mandates. 

Please note: There are not mandates for the number of people in a restaurant and the restaurant is allowed to fill all their tables. If you noticed more people in restaurants – this is why!  
The current guidelines as they apply to Oregon Region PCA are posted here: Covid-19 Guidance 11_23_2021

Recent Event Photos

Awards Dinner 1/19/22
Holiday Party 12/4/21
Brother's Collection and Picnic 11/7/21
November Dinner 11/7/21

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ORPCA Classifieds

2015 Macan S for Sale

One owner. 79000 miles.  No accidents.  All services with complete records.  New tires, brakes (pads and rotors). Oil changed every 5000 since new.  Immaculate inside and out.  $31,000. Please contact Greg Anderson at: andersongla49@gmail.com  or  541 974-6155   Posted 6/29  

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Macan Floor Mats

Brand new carpet floor mats from my 2018 Porsche Macan. I replaced these mats with all weather and they have been sitting in my garage since 2018.  $75 or best offer. Please contact Bob Brown at pdxbrokerbob@gmail.com.   Posted 5/10/22

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ORPCA Classifieds

2015 Macan S for Sale

One owner. 79000 miles.  No accidents.  All services with complete records.  New tires, brakes (pads and rotors). Oil changed every 5000 since new.  Immaculate inside and out.  $31,000. Please contact Greg Anderson at: andersongla49@gmail.com  or  541 974-6155   Posted 6/29  

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Tech Blog Posts

Shine on You Crazy Diamond: Porsche Surface Coated Brakes

Shine On You Crazy Diamond By Jeremy Williams, Technical Editor “Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun Shine on you crazy diamond…” These Pink Floyd lyrics describe a new component technology that Porsche debuted in 2017, which we’re seeing become more and more prevalent on Porsche vehicles today. Referred to as PSCB, Porsche Surface Coated Brakes were released on the 2017 Cayenne Turbo’s as a standard feature. The

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Have You Seen My Keys?

Have You Seen My Keys? As we all get older, we’re probably often asking this question of our spouses, our partners, our kids, our pets, maybe even ourselves (it’s still ok to talk to yourself!). But in this tech article I’m not talking about car keys. Instead, I’m discussing your wheel lock key. Wheel locks and a coordinating wheel lock key?  I have those?  Most likely you do, all depending on

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Oil Leaks into The Great Abyss

Oil leaks on an air-cooled Porsche. ORPCA was presented with a recent technical question: “I just had my Porsche in for servicing and was told my engine is leaking oil. But I’m not seeing any spots on the ground. Can you explain?” Depending on the Porsche model, the origin of an oil leak, as well as its severity, we find that oil can travel many different paths towards the ground,

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Winter Tires Are For Which Season?

We’re well into spring now, but out of convenience, are you still driving around on your “winter” tires? There are numerous reasons why this is more dangerous than you might think, and why you should immediately have them swapped for your non-winter tires. Open Road Auto Group put together an informative article on this subject. A few key notes: #1 Winter tires have been specifically engineered to have much softer

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Tech Blog Posts

Shine on You Crazy Diamond: Porsche Surface Coated Brakes

Shine On You Crazy Diamond By Jeremy Williams, Technical Editor “Remember when you were young, you shone like the sun Shine on you crazy diamond…” These Pink Floyd lyrics describe a new component technology that Porsche debuted in 2017, which we’re seeing become more and more prevalent on Porsche vehicles today. Referred to as PSCB, Porsche Surface Coated Brakes were released on the 2017 Cayenne Turbo’s as a standard feature. The

Read More »
Have You Seen My Keys?

Have You Seen My Keys? As we all get older, we’re probably often asking this question of our spouses, our partners, our kids, our pets, maybe even ourselves (it’s still ok to talk to yourself!). But in this tech article I’m not talking about car keys. Instead, I’m discussing your wheel lock key. Wheel locks and a coordinating wheel lock key?  I have those?  Most likely you do, all depending on

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