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


These 16 events were all part of the Lit Meet Week in 2015. We will post new listings for 2016 starting in December 2015. Everything will be scheduled for the week ending in Saturday March 5 = the Lit Meet at the LAX Hilton – and Sunday March 6 = the Swap Meet in Anaheim.


1. SoCal All-Porsche Swap and Car Display, Sunday–March 8th, 2015

The 356 Club's So Cal All-Porsche Swap & Car Display will again be held on the day after the Lit Meet, Sunday, March 8th, 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 field for car corrals. Gates open at 8 a.m. As before, vendors will make a $60 donation per space and car displayers a $20 donation, with a portion of the proceeds going to the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. For vendor reservations, contact Bob Lee at robert.b.lee@cox.net or 619-518-8645. 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 our Seventh Annual OPEN HOUSE to be held on Saturday, March 7th, 2015 from 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

The Saturday evening Open House will begin at 4:00pm and end at 7:00pm on March 7th, 2015. Nick Clemence, Chris Casler and Jeff Trask will have historic Porsches on display in their showroom. We encourage you to drop by & spend time taking in all that is Porsche.  European Collectibles is located at 1665 Babcock Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627, 949-650-4718 phone or info@europeancollectibles.com.


3. John Willhoit’s Open House Friday, March 6th, 2015

Willhoit Auto Restoration
1360 Gladys Ave

Long Beach, CA 90804We will have our WR Annual Open House on Friday
March 6th 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.


4. Jim Liberty’s Open House, SaturdayMarch 7th, 2015

Jim Liberty will hold an Open House with light food and drinks at his shop from 5pm to 7pm on Saturday, March 7th, 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.




5. California Porsche Restorations Open House, FridayMarch 6th 2015

California Porsche Restorations will have an Open House on Friday, March 6th from 9:00 am until 12:00 noon. CPR's address is 309 Industrial Way, Fallbrook, CA 92028 and their phone number is 760-723-8900. CPR's website is worth a look at ahead of timesee it at www.caporsche.net. 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.  

6. L.A. Dismantlers. Specializing in Porsche, Open House, Friday March 6th, 2015

L.A. Dismatler will hold an Open House at their facility located at 9819 Glenoaks Blvd, Sun Valley, CA 91352, on Friday, March 6th 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.  


7. Steve Hogue Enterprises Open House Friday March 6th, 2015 -8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Steve Hogue Enterprises, will have an Open House. The address is 22416 S. Normandie Avenue, Unit D, Torrance, CA 90502.  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. 


8. AutoKennel’s Open House on Friday, March 6th, 2015

Paul and Ed Kramer’s AutoKennel will have an Open House on Friday, March 6th from 11:30am to 4:30pm at 1974 Charle Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627. Their “fun time” will include pizza, beer, 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. GTwerk/Bob Kann’s Open House, Friday, March 6th, 2015

Bob Kann will once again hold his friendly open house with cookies and car talk. It is Friday, March 6th, 10am until 3pm at his shop GT Werk, 3841 Catalina StreetSuite G, Los Alamitos, CA 90720. Phone number for reference is 562-431-1523 and his email is gtwerk@aol.com. Bob’s website is at www.gtwerk.com.

10. Carparc USA LLCSaturdayMarch 7th, 2015

We had a great time last year and are looking forward again to meet all those Porsche owners, club members, clients and enthusiasts to visit us for our Open House at our Costa Mesa shop location on Saturday, March 7th from 11am to 5pm

Just like other years we anticipate many Porsche lovers to be in town for the Lit Meet, Phoenix Club Swap meet and other Porsche related activities in the area, so we hope many of you will also find your way to our facility on 1701 Pomona Ave, Costa Mesa to attend our Open House! 

Drinks and snacks will be offered and we will also have our German Bratwurst BBQ going outside. At the same time inside the shop people can see several early 911’s in various phases of restoration. 

For a map how to find our location, please go to our website at www.CarparcUSA.com then click on “about us" in the menu bar. Or Google our business name and find our location in Street View, new in Google is the “see inside" feature where you can take a virtual tour inside our shop! Questions? Please email us at Henk@CarparcUSA.com or call 562-331-0681. See you in March!!

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


11. Sierra Madre Collection's Open House, Thursday March 5th through Friday March 6th, 2015 starting at 10:00 AM

Sierra Madre Collection is pleased to once again be hosting our open house events on Thursday, March 5th and Friday, March 6th. All orders placed in store will receive a 10% discount along with all orders picked up in store during the event. Please call (888) 986-4466 or email Sales@SMCparts.com to place your orders ahead of time to be picked up at the open house. Look forward to seeing you there! Please visit www.SMCparts.com for more details about Sierra Madre Collection.

12. Tru-Speed - March 7th 2015

Tru-Speed, 365 Clinton Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626 will hold an Open House all day on Saturday March 7th, from 9am when they open until about 5pm. It would make a convenient stop before you settle in at Jim Liberty’s and European Collectibles. Please feel free to drop by, talk cars, and see their display of Porsches. If you need information, please call Terry Brewer at 714-424-0251. 


13. Callas RennsportOpen HouseFriday, March 6th 2015

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

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


14. Klasse 35 Parts Open House Friday, March 6th, 2015

Ed and the gang at Klasse 356 Parts in Torrance CA invite everyone to stop by anytime on Friday, March 6th, 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.


15. Scientific Automotive will host an Open House on Friday, March 6th from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

We welcome all Porsche owners and enthusiasts to see what’s going on at Scientific these days. Specializing in Porsche service and restoration since 1956. Meet with Jack and see what he is up too. Special guest, Roger Bursch, creator of the 356/911 BURSCH extractor muffler system.  

We will be serving sandwiches and soft drinks for lunch.

The Address is 1070 E. Walnut St., Pasadena, CA 91106 (just across from Sierra Madre Collection.)
Tel: 626-795-7018
Email: jack@scientificauto.com


16. Justice Private Automotive Collection Open House, Thursday March 5th, Friday March 6th, and Monday March 10th, 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