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Porsche Club Insider

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If you want to hear about Porsche and only Porsche topics, then Porsche Club Insider is the podcast for you. Accurate information and thoughtful opinions are what you’ll find in this premier, Porsche only podcast. Join us for a 60 minute conversation of Porsche news, inside information on both Porsche and the Porsche Club as well as funny stories that only those who have been behind the scenes can tell you. Your Porsche Club Insider crew features Porsche Club of America National Office staff: Vu Nguyen, Executive Director for the past 17 years; Rob Sass, Editor in Chief of Porsche Panorama Magazine; Damon Lowney, Digital Media Coordinator who brings us weekly top notch Porsche related videos and Manny Alban, Technical Director and Past National President.

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United States

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If you want to hear about Porsche and only Porsche topics, then Porsche Club Insider is the podcast for you. Accurate information and thoughtful opinions are what you’ll find in this premier, Porsche only podcast. Join us for a 60 minute conversation of Porsche news, inside information on both Porsche and the Porsche Club as well as funny stories that only those who have been behind the scenes can tell you. Your Porsche Club Insider crew features Porsche Club of America National Office staff: Vu Nguyen, Executive Director for the past 17 years; Rob Sass, Editor in Chief of Porsche Panorama Magazine; Damon Lowney, Digital Media Coordinator who brings us weekly top notch Porsche related videos and Manny Alban, Technical Director and Past National President.

Language:

English


Episodes

We Learn All About Porsche Technical Training Facilities

2/26/2024
Join Vu, Manny, and their special guest, Rolf Kittlitz who is a Porsche After Sales Training Instructor. We learn all about how Porsche trains their technicians to fix and maintain their cars. What it takes to become a factory technicians, tools the dealers need to buy and when do the trainers get trained? Plus, we go over the latest PCA videos, Porsche news and upcoming PCA National events.

Duration:01:01:56

Behind The Scenes Filming the PCA Raffle Winners Video

2/19/2024
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they discuss filming the winners of the Fall PCA raffle. They also respond to some of the comments and questions from that video. Plus, they talk about the past week filming a GT4 vs GT4RS, 993 Carrera RS Club Sport and 964 RWB, all at TPC Racing. They go over the Aspen Ice Race, why Porsches are sitting at the port and upcoming PCA events. Lots of info covered in this episode. Don’t miss it.

Duration:01:05:38

Nathan Merz reports on what Porsches Sold at the Scottsdale Auctions

2/12/2024
Join Vu, Manny, Damon and special guest, Nathan Merz, as they discuss the recent Scottsdale auctions. Nathan gives his take on what the auction results tell us compared to previous years. We also discuss 8 interesting Porsches that were sold from all three auction houses. Plus, we go over what we did last week, latest PCA videos, Porsche news and updates on PCA National events.

Duration:01:23:19

Is Brad Pitt racing a Porsche? 24 Hours win at Daytona - The Macan EV finally debuts

2/5/2024
Join the original insiders, Vu, Manny, Damon and Rob as they record their 100 podcast episode. On this show they discuss a variety of topics to include what Vu saw at Daytona while Brad Pitt was filming his movie. They also discuss Porsche’s overall win at Daytona and what the PCA tent was like. The Macan EV is discussed as well as PCA latest videos and upcoming events. This is fun filled and informative episode that shouldn’t be missed.

Duration:01:24:06

What Porsches Are On Our Must Drive List?

1/29/2024
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they discuss the Porsches they most want to be able to drive someday. You may have be surprised at some of the answers or maybe you’ve never heard of a model or two they discuss. Plus, they go over a story about a member who paid for a PPI and found something devasting about the car they were looking to buy. They also discuss the latest Porsche news, PCA videos and upcoming PCA events.

Duration:01:17:19

Porsche CPO and aftermarket warranties: What are the differences?

1/22/2024
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they welcome returning guest, Casey Parkin, to the show. Casey tells us what the differences are between Porsche CPO (Certified Pre-Owned) and aftermarket warranties. Casey has experience with both and will give us some inside tips, what’s covered, what’s not and more. Plus, we revisit the Restoration Challenge Casey competed in at Rennsport. Plus, we cover the latest PCA videos, Porsche news and upcoming national events.

Duration:01:34:51

What It Takes To Host A Cars and Coffee Event

1/15/2024
Join Vu, Manny, Damon, and special guest, Will Williams as they discuss what it takes to put on a successful cars and coffee event. Will runs the Hunt Valley Horsepower show and Vu manages the Mikey and Mels Cruise In. Both are popular car events in the greater Baltimore area that attracts many Porsche owners among other marques. Plus, we have updates on PCA videos, Porsche news and upcoming PCA events. Listen in, you’re bound to learn something new.

Duration:01:29:33

Modifying Porsches with Mike Levitas of TPC Racing

1/8/2024
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they welcome long-time PCA member Mike Levitas who owns TPC Racing. Mike has over 40 years of experience with driving, modifying and preparing Porsches for the track. On this episode he chats with the gang about popular mods for late model Porsches, what he does and does not recommend as well as what he thinks of Porsche’s future. Plus, we update you with the latest Porsche news, PCA videos and events.

Duration:01:32:14

New Years Porsche Resolutions & What Would You Buy? Lowrider Impala or 356?

1/1/2024
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they start the new year with a conversation about various topics to include their automotive new years resolutions. They discuss the rarity of NATO Olive Green pain on a Porsche as well as a 911 that years ago got away and has resurfaced. In news, we talk about fake Chinese Porsches, baseball’s newest phenom who bought someone a Taycan. Have you heard about Panera’s Charged Lemonade? We’ll tell you about. Don’t miss this first episode of 2024.

Duration:01:07:47

What Happened On The PCA Cruise

12/25/2023
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they welcome the PCA Events Manager, Melanie Williams, on the show to discuss the recent PCA Cruise with 800+ members. We also celebrate our two year anniversary of the first episode of the podcast as well as our favorite episodes. Plus, we discuss upcoming PCA events, videos, Porsche news and other Porsche stuff. Don’t miss this episode.

Duration:01:25:35

Things We Talk About At Cars and Coffee

12/18/2023
This week Vu is on the PCA Cruise, so join Manny and Damon as they welcome two PCA members to the podcast. This episode we decided to discuss topics we would chat about at Cars and Coffee. You’re welcome to join in on the discussion on the YouTube chat. Plus, we have a special announcement about the next Treffen at Sea as well as the latest Porsche news, upcoming PCA videos and events.

Duration:01:17:26

The White Collection, a cheap Cayenne, and trying to steal a Porsche

12/11/2023
Join Vu, Manny, Damon, and Rob as they spend an hour discussing a variety of Porsche related topics. This week Rob tells us about his under $10K Cayenne he bought, the gang discusses the results of the White Collection auction and then they ask “do car thieves really not know how to drive a manual?”. Plus, they go over the latest Porsche news, PCA videos and upcoming PCA events.

Duration:01:05:17

Does Nathan Merz Really Know That Much About Porsches?

12/4/2023
Join Vu, Manny and Damon as they welcome special guest, Nathan Merz, to the podcast. Nathan tells us some behind the scenes stories about filming the buying guides he does for PCA. Plus, Vu briefs us on his recent trip to the International Porsche Clubs Presidents Meeting and what he learned from hanging out with the other overseas clubs. Manny talks about his weekend watching his family run and Damon tells us about comparing an Aston Martin and GT3 in California. We also cover the latest Porsche news and upcoming PCA videos. We do this all in front of 20 pounds of candy a listener sent us…..the holiday season is in full swing.

Duration:01:05:22

How Much Do Porsches Depreciate?

11/27/2023
Join Vu and Manny as they tackle a long list of topics to include PCA’s Gift Guide and the new items in the Porsche Design and Porsche Club of America collaboration. Plus, discuss a recent article that listed the best and worst depreciating cars which includes a couple of Porsches on top and one that is a good deal because of its depreciation. The latest Porsche news is covered as well as current PCA videos and upcoming PCA National events.

Duration:00:58:12

What we saw at ÜnStock plus the improved Rennbow Porsche colors site

11/20/2023
Join Vu, Manny, Damon, and Rob for podcast episode 89. They talk about how the ÜnStock show went as well as go over the new and improved Rennbow website that’s the authority on Porsche colors. They also discuss Porsche news and current PCA videos.

Duration:01:06:58

What we saw at the SEMA show

11/13/2023
Join Vu, Manny and Damon for another Porsche filled podcast. This time we hear from Vu and his trip to SEMA. It’s an automotive industry show that showcases the latest in the aftermarket world. Plus we hear about latest Porsche news, Porsches we drove in upcoming One-Mile Review videos and upcoming PCA events.

Duration:01:02:53

Porsche Driving Experience - Test Driving Porsches On The Track

11/6/2023
Join Manny and Damon as they welcome Chesapeake Region President Steve Wood to talk about test driving Porsches at the track. Manny and Steve were invited to the track to compare 911’s, Macans, Cayennes and Taycans. Damon fills us in on the long list of Porsches he drove for upcoming One Mile Review videos. Plus, they cover the latest Porsche news and upcoming PCA events.

Duration:01:09:36

The Carrera Panamericana in a Porsche 911 SC

10/30/2023
Join Vu and Manny as they welcome special guest Pierre Mychaltchouk who just finished the 2023 Carrera Panamericana. What’s even more amazing is that he drive from Montreal all the down, raced, and drove back with a stop to do the podcast. Plus, we cover the latest Porsche and PCA news and videos.

Duration:01:11:00

Behind the Scenes of The White Collection

10/23/2023
Join Vu, Manny and Damon for Episode 85 as they discuss the upcoming auction of the secret White Collection. Back in 2018, Damon lead a team that produced the most popular video on the PCA YouTube channel. It was about a collector who had amassed a substantial collection of notable Porsches all in white. The location was kept secret as was the identity of the owner. We share some background on this collection and what it was like filming the video. We also have more info on the missing Porsche Rennsport stamp that was sold on Ebay as well as the latest Porsche news. Plus, we talk about PCA videos that have been released as well as upcoming events. It’s a full, packed hour of Porsche goodness. Don’t miss it!

Duration:01:06:43

Porsche 911 GT3 R rennsport — Plus, Vu is back in studio

10/16/2023
Join Vu, Manny, and Damon as they welcome guest Richard Strahota (PCA National Treasurer) to the podcast. This time the gang is back in the studio and hear from Vu on why he missed Rennsport and two podcast recordings. Plus, find out about Damon’s One-Mile Review of an early 911S Targa and filming the epic video, Giant Killer to Giant as well as the new 911 GT3R Rennsport. Find out about the latest Porsche news and upcoming PCA events as well.

Duration:01:11:11