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Date: 5/2/2021
Subject: The Road Ahead, May 2nd, 2021
From: Jeff Rebiffe




New Car Love on
THE  ROAD  AHEAD

Photo courtesy PCA-CWR member Marolyn Hum
 
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TECHNICAL
 
THIS TUESDAY!


This week on Tech Talk Tuesday, we bring you the unique story of an original owner, fully documented, 1969 Porsche 911 Targa.
 
Darren Batstone, Technical Co-Chair and Joel Parker, Past President will be chatting with PCA-CWR member and retired Royal Canadian Air Force Pilot, Al Robertson. We will dig into this 52 year old adventure, of how a 20’s something fighter pilot factory ordered a Porsche 911 while stationed in Germany.
 
Be sure to log on and join us, as these stories are as rare as they come!
 
Time: Tuesday, May 4, 2021 6:00 PM
 
Join ZOOM Meeting 6pm TUESDAY May 4th

Meeting ID: 831 7723 4356
Passcode: Porsche!




PCA-CWR STOREFRONT

The PCA-CWR Storefront is open for your fulfill your swag needs
Hats, Scarves, T-Shirts and more!
Log in with your user name and password to access
 

Fire Extinguisher - GROUP BUY
Exclusive to Canada West Members
 
FEATURES
 
50 SECOND DISCHARGE
More than 4x longer than a 5lb fire extinguisher bottle
 
COMPACT & EASY TO USE
30cm (11.75") tall, 3.2cm (1.2") diameter, 230 grams (0.6lbs) weight
Portable & fits almost everywhere
 
MAKES NO MESS / LEAVES NO RESIDUE & ECO-FRIENDLY
No mess, non-toxic, non-corrosive, environmentally friendly
 
ZERO PRESSURE DISCHARGE
Will not spread oil & liquid fires
 
SAFE & MAINTENANCE-FREE
No moving parts or compressed gas to ever service
 
WEATHERPROOF
Unaffected by extreme temperature, humidity, or vibration
Safe to store in wet environments
 
This promo is valid for a 10% discount on all orders over $129 CDN with free shipping.
Order using the button below and enter code PCACWR10 at checkout.
Do not share this discount code outside of the CWR membership.
 



CLUB NEWSLETTER

PCA-CWR  TIMBERLINE
 
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The most recent edition is available to download using the link below
 
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STREET DRIVING EVENTS

JCC SELF-DRIVING ROUTES
 
These Jeff's Coffee and Curves routes are available for your solo drives while we avoid group gatherings
 
What you'll need:
- Google maps app installed on your phone
- Download maps for the driving area using wifi at home
- No data needed while driving!
- Hands free phone holder in your car
- Earbud, Bluetooth, Android Auto or Apple Car Play in car
- At each destination waypoint you will have to tap "Continue"
- The map will give turn-by-turn instructions
 
Langley - 75 minute - Start at Williams Park, 6595 238 Street
 
Maple Ridge - 90 minutes - start at Starbucks, 22709 Lougheed Hwy
 
 Abbotsford - 60 minutes - start at Starbucks, 1399 Sumas Way
 
Chilliwack - 90 minutes - start at Starbucks, 5584 Vedder Road
 
Please drive responsibly!
This is not a time trial
Watch for pedestrians, horses, cyclists
Remember that these are residential streets
 

Do you have an amazing road, driving loop or route that just makes you smile?
 
Share it!
 

GROUP DRIVES

C 2 Sky Drive!
 
An early morning run up the Sea to Sky Highway
Postponed until June
  
Open exclusively to Porsches

Pick your Donation Level from $0.00 to $100.00 when Registering

Net Proceeds will go to our 2021 PCA-CWR Charity Fund


Organizers: Scott Newbury and Joel Parker

JCC Thumbs Up
 Jeff's Coffee and Curves
 
Potsponed until June
Abbotsford/Chilliwack
 
Come out for a great 90 minute drive
Local roads you may never have traveled
Great scenery in the Fraser Valley
 
  
Route can now be downloaded for turn-by-turn directions on your cell phone using Google Maps!
Ensure the app is on your phone and the route will automatically open
  
Organizer: Jeff Rebiffe

Pop-Up-Scheinwerfer Drive
 
Saturday, June 12th, 2021
 
Do your Porsche headlights pop up?
If so join us for a drive!
 

"S"-CAR-GO DRIVE
 
Saturday, June 26th, 2021
"S"  Model Car drive
Open to all Porsche S Designation models
S, S2, S4, 4S, RS, GTS
 

"GT" CAR DRIVE
 
Saturday, July 24th, 2021

"GT"  WING Model Car drive
Open to all Porsche GT2, GT3 or GT4 models


ALL AIR COOLED
 
SATURDAY, July 24th, 2021
 
Valley Drive  to Harrison Hot Springs
Impromptu car show
 

 
Waivers for all driving events
 
 PLEASE print and sign your waivers and bring them with you to your event
These signed waivers are required for all members, guests and minors
Waivers may be printed in black and white
 
ADULT waiver
Each ADULT in your vehicle must bring this signed form
 
MINOR waiver
Each MINOR under 16 yrs old in your vehicle must be accompanied by this signed form



HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVING

FEEL THE NEED FOR SPEED?


AREA 27
MOTORSPORTS PARK
  
STILL SCHEDULED TO RUN!
 
Thursday, May 27th, 2021
 
 PCA-CWR member track day
Area 27, Oliver, BC
  
ONLY 12 SPACES LEFT
maximum 60 cars
 
 
Organizer, High Performance Driving Director Marolyn Hum

MISSION RACEWAY PARK
 
Thursday, June 17th, 2021
 
HIGH PERFORMANCE DRIVING EDUCATION
 
This is a great INTRODUCTION TO TRACK DRIVING
Driver's Unlimited will provide instruction
Lead/follow groups, no open lapping
Rental helmets available

PCA-CWR Members, only $299
 
 
 
Organizers, High Performance Driving Director Marolyn Hum and co-chair Ben Hsu

VANCOUVER ISLAND
MOTORSPORT CIRCUIT
 
Saturday, August 7th, 2021
 
PCA-CWR member track day
Vancouver Island Motorsport Circuit
Cowichan Valley, Duncan, BC

NOTE: This event opens to 4 other BC and Alberta PCA regions beginning April 1st
PCA-CWR Members, only $499, includes lunch
Special hotel rate code available
Register now to avoid disappointment!
 
 
Organizer, High Performance Driving co-chair Ben Hsu
 



SHOWING YOUR CAR

Shades of Stuttgart
 
It's  b a a a c k ...
 
In case you missed our 2019 event
A great display of our members cars
As many different Porsche colours as possible
Yellows, Greens, Browns, Silvers
Only ONE of each colour shade
Submit YOUR car for consideration
Rare model/colour combinations will receive preference
 
Tsawwassen Springs Mall
August 21, 2021
 
 
 



Classified
PCA-CWR Classified Ads
 
Up and running for members!
Porsche content ONLY
Free ads for 60 days on the PCA-CWR website
 
   
 
Facebook Marketplace
 
 
 



TOURS and DISTANCE DRIVES 


ADDITIONAL REGISTRATION SPACES NOW AVAILABLE!
ESCAPE 2021
  
July 9th - 12th, 2021

Sun Peaks is the new venue for our former Whistler Weekend
A great time to get away
Meet members from many PCA regions
Canada West, Vancouver Island and BC Interior
 
 





PCA-CWR SOCIAL

Meet Your Porsche Neighbours
 
These socially-distanced outdoor events are planned when restrictions permit.
 
We are still looking for one or two local host volunteers to fill the vacant locations for every second Thursday evening.
Volunteering an hour or so of your time is a great way to give back to the club and meet some great people!
 
  HOSTS NEEDED for
- Burnaby
- Port Coquitlam, Pitt Meadows & Maple Ridge
- Langley, Ft. Langley, Aldergrove

 
- Vancouver Luis Brasdefer & Elaine Anderson
- Richmond, Tssawassen, Ladner, Delta Geoff Chamberlain & Stacy Murton
- North & West Vancouver Mike Taylor, Joey Dong
- Coquitlam, Port Moody, Anmore Lyndon Hanson & Bruce Hitchen
- South Surrey & White Rock Matt Stogryn & Jeff Rebiffe
- North Delta, Surrey Glenn Barron & Patrick Lau
- Abbotsford & Mission Joe & Deanna Toth
- Chilliwack & Cultus Lake Jeremy Dykstra & Steve Grimaldi
 
 
 
 



PORSCHE TRIVIA CONTEST


TRIVIA CONTEST - ROUND 4
 
A TRIPLE PRIZE up for grabs along with bragging rights
Rounds 2 and 3 had a carry-over as we had no winner
$300 IN PCA-CWR SWAG ON THE LINE!
 
FINAL QUESTION FOR ROUND 4
Submit your answers TODAY!
 


Porsche Trivia - Round 4
QUESTION #5
 
Porsche is the worlds largest manufacturer of what?
 
a) Race cars
b) V-8 powered SUV's
c) Loose connecting rod bolts
d) Mechanical movement watches
 
from The Road Ahead May 2nd, 2021
 

Porsche Trivia - Round 4
QUESTION #4
 

The first advertisement for the not yet named “Porsche Club of America” appeared in the August 1955 issue of what magazine?

 

a. Car and Driver

b. Motor Trend

c. Sports Cars Illustrated

d. Road and Track


from The Road Ahead April 25th, 2021

Porsche Trivia - Round 4
QUESTION #3
 
Early safety crash tests done by Porsche used which of the following techniques?
 
a. A crane to hoist vehicles off the ground and then drop them
b. Pushing a car over a cliff
c. Driving one car into another one
d. Pounding bumpers with large hammers
 
from The Road Ahead April 18th, 2021
 

Porsche Trivia - Round 4
QUESTION #2
 
Dan Gurney drove for Porsche in 1961 and 1962, racing at Sebring, Targa Florio, Solitude and the French GP.
 
a. True    or    b. False
 
from The Road Ahead April 11th, 2021

Porsche Trivia - Round 4
QUESTION #1
 

The main fuse box in the 356A, B (T5 and T6) and C has ____ fuses.

 

a) 6    b) 8    c) 12    d) 16

 
from The Road Ahead April 4th, 2021



The Funny Side of the Road




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FOR THEIR CONTINUING SUPPORT
 
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Who is PCA-CWR?
 
This club is YOU - get involved!
PCA-Canada West Region is more than 850 members strong!
We are an amazingly FRIENDLY and INCLUSIVE club
Get involved - take part in, or help out with some events
Share ideas for new activiites
The more you engage, the more you're get out of our amazing club
Bring any Porsche, any condition along with your sense of fun
Our group will embrace you (well, at least air hugs for now)
Keep reading The Road Ahead
Visit your CLUB WEBSITE for the most up to date information
Stay safe, keep healthy and enjoy your Porsche!
 
It's said that many hands make light work
Lend your hands to the club and have a great time as part of our team


PCA-Canada West Region
Club Executive

President
Vice President
Secretary
Treasurer
Director at Large
Director at Large
Past President
-   Jeff Rebiffe
-   Matt Stogryn
-   Helene Holt
-   Mike Taylor
-   Marolyn Hum
-   Ray Gumbel
-   Joel Parker
PCA-Canada West Region
Directors and Chairs
 
These are some of your fellow club members who make the good times roll
How can you help your club? Add your name to this list!
WE CAN'T DO IT WITHOUT YOU!
Activities / Social Director
Advertising Chair
Autocross Director
Driver Education (DE) Chair
Good Works Chair
Historian
Insurance and Safety
Membership and Data Centre
Merchandise Chair
New Member Liaison
Photographer
Sponsor Liaison
Social Media, Dealer and Marketing Liaison
Technical Director
Technical Co-Chair
Timberline Editor
Tour Director
Webmaster/Data Protection

-   Nancy Mao
-   Shawn Elphick
-   Warren Clark
-   Marolyn Hum
-   Luis Brasdefer
-   Neil McGill
-   Todd Coupal
-   Judy Colby
-   Chris Diersch
-   Stella Tang
-   William Waung
-   Chris Bush
-   Joel Parker
-   Iain Bowman
-   Darren Batstone
-   Scott Newbury
-   Brad Bushell
-   Tim Bourdois
IT'S NOT JUST ABOUT THE CARS, IT'S ABOUT THE PEOPLE

 

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