912 outreach ?????

For off-topic posts only (i.e. non 356 related content). No politics, religion or obscenity. Play nice!
Message
Author
Greg Stout
356 Fan
Posts: 85
Joined: Wed Sep 30, 2015 1:37 pm
Location: Santa Cruz-Capitola, CA

Re: 912 outreach ?????

#16 Post by Greg Stout » Thu Nov 23, 2017 4:43 pm

.....what I'm really sort of getting to, is the fact that when I go to events.....I see a LOT of 'old guys' running around (myself included) and I remember back when it was a bunch of goofy hippies and junior grease monkeys owning and driving these cars. Now, they are either long term owned or the recent acquisition of the more financially 'secure' (read, Old Guys). Let's all face it...our beloved cars will outlive US.....and it would be a good thing to get more 'young' folks infected with the love of these wonderful old cars. I hate to think all our cars will end up being nothing more then 'investments' of the wealthy.....traded at high end Auctions, and never seeing the road, curving off into the distance.......
Member # 1809 , June 1978
'60 Cab-'60 Rdstr-Envimo S:90
'60 Rdstr-'64 C Cpe-'62 Cab
Envimo S:90-'63 Cpe-'62 Cpe
above…all Sold and long gone….
current Garage Pals…
IM Roadster D
1960 T-5 Coupe (52nd one built)
1968 912 Coupe

User avatar
neilbardsley
356 Fan
Posts: 728
Joined: Tue Mar 20, 2012 10:21 am
Location: London

Re: 912 outreach ?????

#17 Post by neilbardsley » Mon Nov 27, 2017 8:51 am

We have been organising Flat 4 drives in the UK for the last 2 years. 356/912s a plenty. We we are keen to try and get some 914s along. More the merrier IMHO.

User avatar
tim noble
356 Fan
Posts: 161
Joined: Thu Apr 23, 2009 3:56 pm
Location: SE PA

Re: 912 outreach ?????

#18 Post by tim noble » Sun Jan 14, 2018 8:33 am

I learned to drive in a 67 912 targa owned by an aunt and uncle. It was passed on to me about 20 years ago and became my entry into the world of old Porsches. For some years I took it the mid Atlantic annual summer picnic and was always welcomed by the 356 crowd. As the only non 356 out of 40 -50 Porsches, it got a lot of positive attention. Hanging out with and learning from our local club led me directly to my 1st coupe then a D. All good.
Tim
Attachments
Porsches.jpeg
 

Post Reply