2016 L.A. Lit and Toy Show-- Saturday, March 5th, LAX Hilton Hotel



1. SoCal All-Porsche Swap and Car Display, Sunday–March 6th, 2016

The SoCal All-Porsche Swap & Car Display will again be held on the day after the Lit Meet, Sunday, March 6th, once again at the Phoenix Club, 1340 South Sanderson, Anaheim, CA 92806.  If you’ve been there, you know it’s a terrific site. See www.thephoenixclub.com for details on this German-American Club.  As before, they will have the FestHalle of 11,500 feet under one roof, plus lots of outside room for more vendors and a large grass soccer field for car corrals. Gates open at 8 a.m. As before, swappers will make a $40 donation per space and car displayers a $20 donation, with a part of the proceeds going to the Orange County Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For indoor only vendor space reservations at $60/space, contact Bob Lee at robert.b.lee@cox.net or 858-518-8645. For more information contact either Jeff Trask at no911nv@aol.com or 949-697-4499, or Pete McNulty at pmcnulty98@aol.com or 949-400-9319.  


2. European Collectibles, Inc. wishes to announce their Eight Annual OPEN HOUSEto be held on Saturday, March 5th, 2016 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Saturday evening Open House will begin at 4:00pm and end at 7:00pm on March5th, 2016. Nick Clemence, Chris Casler and Jeff Trask will have historic Porsches on display in their showroom. Thye encourage you to drop by & spend time taking in all that is Porsche.  European Collectibles is located at 1665 Babcock StreetCosta MesaCA 92627, 949-650-4718 phone or info@europeancollectibles.com.


3. Sierra Madre Collection's Warehouse Open House, Thursday March 3rd, 2016 starting at 10:00 AM

Sierra Madre Collection is pleased to once again be hosting our open house event on Thursday, March 3rd, 2016 only at our Los Angeles warehouse location. All orders placed at the open house will receive a 10% discount along with all orders picked up during the event. Come grab some lunch and check out the great savings at our scratch and dent sale taking place during the open house.

Please call (888) 986-4466 or email Sales@SMCparts.com and place your orders ahead of time to ensure all parts are in stock and ready to be picked up at the open house. Look forward to seeing you there! Please visitwww.SMCparts.com
 for more details about Sierra Madre Collection and the open house event.

4. John Willhoit’s Open House Friday, March 4th, 2016

Willhoit Auto Restoration
1360 Gladys Ave

Long Beach, CA 90804We will have our WR Annual Open House on Friday
March 4th the day before the Lit Meet from 9AM to 5PM. Coffee and pastries are available in the morning and our Grill-Meisters will be grilling German Bratwurst for lunch. 

Cars in all stages of restoration will be on display, and
WR techs will be available to explain why our restorations have become known as the best in the industry.We will also be giving test rides in our newest 2.1 liter; have engine demonstrations, videos, a slide show, and a Cars For Sale section.

This year will feature the return of our
Mobile Dyno
set-up across the street, and anyone interested in having their car dyno tested should call our parts manager Michael at (714) 356-4250 to get on the schedule. The cost is only $95 per car. This is a great opportunity to find out how much rear wheel horsepower your car is making! Each run will feature a color print out with HP, Torque and Fuel Mixture. Grief counselors will be on-site. For questions or directions go to the Website at www.willhoitautorestoration.com or call the shop at (562) 439-3333.


5. Jim Liberty’s Open House, Saturday— Doors Open 3:30PM March 5th, 2016

Jim Liberty will hold an Open House with light food and drinks at his shop from 3:30pm to 7pm on Saturday, March 5th, just after the Lit Meet and just before the European Collectibles open house. He is at 1638 Babcock Street, Suite F, in Costa Mesa (92627)—literally 100-yards down the street from European Collectibles. You can get a travel “two-fer.” Jim is a one-man shop and he has turned out some prize-winning 356 restorations. His phone number is 949-375-1888.




6. Carparc USA LLCSaturdayMarch 5th, 2016

Another year has passed as we gear up for the Annual LA Lit and Toy Show Event. We want to invite you to our Open House on Saturday March 5th from 11am to 5pm. We have a lot of exciting changes planned for 2016, including expanding our showroom and restoration facility to include our next door neighbors building. We apologize in advance for any mess this may cause but hopefully this will be a unique opportunity to see what goes into designing a state of the art restoration facility. Of course we will still have an impressive collection of unique 911’s for you to drool over and potentially a very special car will make an appearance! Be sure to stop by on Saturday March 5th from 11am to 5pm as we will be having our traditional German Bratwurst BBQ with drinks and snacks. 

Our address is 1701 Pomona Ave, Costa Mesa 92627 or visit our website early911specialist.com in the “contact us” section to find a map/directions. Any questions, please don’t hesitate to email us; henk@carparcusa.com and will@carparcusa.com or call 562-331-0681. See you there!

Carparc USA LLCC
1701 Pomona Ave Unit B
Costa Mesa CA 92627 USA


7. Klasse 356 Parts Open House Friday, March 4th, 2016

Ed and the gang at Klasse 356 Parts in Torrance CA invite everyone to stop by anytime on Friday, March 4th, between 9am and 3pm to talk parts and cars. Klasse 356 is at 4040 Spencer Street, Suite L, Torrance, CA 90503. Check the website at www.klasse356.com. If you want to chat with Ed, try him at 310-370-3014.

8. AutoKennel’s Open House on FridayMarch 4th, 2016

Paul and Ed Kramer’s AutoKennel will have an Open House on Friday, March 4th from 11:30am to 4:30pm at 1974 Charle Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Their “fun time” will include pizza, snacks, and soft drinksand lots car gazing and tire kicking. AutoKennel’s building partner, Nick Reed’s Veloce Gruppe will be joining in.  When you get there, please pull down the alley beside the building where the electric gate will be open for you to pull in. For a map and directions, please check Paul’s website at  www.autokennel.com/AutoKennel/About_US.html. If you need help, please email Paul at paul@autokennel.com.


9. Callas RennsportOpen HouseFriday, March 4th 2016, 8:00AM - 4:00PM

JOIN US: 8AM-4PM. For directions, Click Here

Coffee and a light breakfast will be served in the morning and we’ll provide box lunches from Corner Bakery starting at 11:00AM – and cold beverages all day!

We’ll have giveaways and prizes throughout the day as well!

Current projects available for visitors to view:
356B Notch-back: Full restoration in mid-process
911R #01: Full restoration nearing completion
911R #19: Full restoration in mid-process
914-6: Slated for mechanical restoration
914-6: Full restoration nearing completion
959: Engine rebuild nearing completion
959: Mechanical restoration nearing completion
959: Various mechanical repairs in process
959: Various mechanical repairs in process
980 CGT in for servicing
980 CGT in for servicing
3 Year waitlist of various engine rebuilds in process
A multitude of other Porsche's scheduled for maintenance, service and repairs!


Get to know Porsche more intimately by attending our mini-tech sessions
 throughout the day:

History of the 911R 10:00AM-11:00AM Presented by Tom Prine

History and Review of the 914-6 11:00AM-12:00PM Presented by Andy Thonet

M96 Engine Session 12:00PM-1:00PM Presented by Tony Callas

M97 Engine Session 1:00PM-2:00PM Presented by Tony Callas

The 5 Things You Should Know About Oil & Fuel 2:00PM-3:00PM
Presented by Lake Speed of Joe Gibbs Racing


10.  California Porsche Restorations Open House, ThursdayMarch 3d 2016

CPR Classic Restoration will have an Open House on Thursday March 3rd from 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM, and Friday March 4th from 10:00 AM until 2:00 PM. CPR's address is 309 Industrial Way, Fallbrook, CA 92028 and their phone number is 760-723-8689. CPR's website is worth a look at ahead of time ‹see it at www.cprclassic.com. 356 Talk guru and Sunday Swap Meet co-organizer Bob Lee will be hosting both days so be sure to go by and say "Hi".

11. Steve Hogue Enterprises Open House Friday March 4th, 2016 - 8:00AM to 5:00PM

Steve Hogue Enterprises, will have an Open House.  The address is 22416 S. Normandie Avenue, Unit D, TorranceCA90502.  Phone is 310-787-1001. Steve will have a lot of projects in the shop. Please check what Steve is up to at his website http://www.stevehogueenterprises.com. 


12.  L.A. Dismantlers. Specializing in Porsche, Open House, Friday March 4th, 2016

L.A. Dismantlers will hold an Open House at their facility located at 9819 Glenoaks Blvd, Sun Valley, CA 91352, on Friday, March 4th from 12pm to 4pm. They want us to come by and pick their brains about Porsches and tour the facility. LA Dismantler specializes in 1980s and up 911, Boxster, Cayman, and they sell everything from parts to engines and transmissions to whole cars and shells. They will have snacks and drinks for everyone so come on down and say hello and meet the staff.  For reference, their website is www.ladismantler.com.  


13. Justice Private Automotive Collection Open House, Thursday March 3rd, Friday March 4th, and Monday March 8th, from 8:00am to 5:00pm each day.

Visit www.justiceprivatecollection.com for more information.

Address: Justice Private Automotive Collection, 2734 Huntington Drive, Duarte, CA 91010

14. GTwerk/Bob Kann’s Open House, FridayMarch 4th, 2016

Bob Kann will once again hold his friendly open house with cookies and car talk. It is Friday, March 4th, 10am until 3pm at his shop GT Werk, 3841 Catalina StreetSuite G, Los AlamitosCA 90720. Phone number for reference is 562-431-1523 and his email is gtwerk@aol.com. Bob’s website is at www.gtwerk.com.

15. The Parts Shop Open House, FridayMarch 4th, 2016

Bill Perrone of The Parts Shop will hold an open house on Friday March 4 from 10AM to 2PM. Everyone is welcome. 15725 Chemical Ln. Huntington Beach, CA 92649. Tel. 714-894-3112.

16.  Wholesale California Restorations Open House and Garage Sale, Thursday-Friday, March 3rd-4th, 2016

Tom Drummond’s and Mike Canfield’s Wholesale California Restorations is having an open house and garage sale on Thursday and Friday, March 3rd and 4th, with homemade tacos served Friday 11am until 2pm.  The staff cleaned out the storage rooms and they have a lot of spare parts to sell.  The address of their Restoration Facility is 2148 Newport Blvd, Suite F, Costa Mesa, CA 92627.  Please note that there is very limited parking on the site but there is a Starter Brothers Market two driveways north with a lot of parking.  If you have questions, please call 949-631-7456. 

17. Hunziker Open House, Friday March 4th, 2016 - 8:00am to 3pm

Come visit the brand new Hunziker shop at 4040 Spencer St. Suites A&B, Torrance, CA 90503. 8am to 3 pm (same building/time as the Klasse 356 Open House and a couple blocks south of Callas Rennsport). Original Porsche art, cars, watches, posters, prints, apparel and continental breakfast! Door prizes and giveaways. www.nicolashunziker.com