Literature, Toy, and Memorabilia Show for Porsches and Vintage VW's

Saturday, March 4th, 2017 at the LAX Hilton Hotel

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  New for the 2017 show—see the Porsche Sights with our bus tours!



356 Registry Members - Meeting with Trustees 

March 4th, 2017

2:00 pm to 3:15 pm

The Century Room A/B, LAX Hilton

An opportunity for members to address their questions and concerns to a majority of the board.
Immediately following the Toy and Lit Show.



Pelican Parts Open House

Friday March 3rd, 2017

10am to 5pm

1600 240th Street, Harbor City, CA 90710


Pelican Parts is excited to invite you to our first ever Open House where you can come visit our facilities and get a behind-the-scenes look at the infamous "Pelican Garage" on Friday, March 3rd, 2017. If you’re lucky, you might even catch some 1:1 time with our very own Wayne Dempsey, Pelican’s owner and fellow Porsche enthusiast.


Come visit us at for directions, and to see the huge Porsche parts catalog, thousands of tech articles, and community that Pelican Parts is well known for. Interact on our forums at and find out who else is planning on coming to the open house and LIT. Questions? Call us at (888) 280-7799.







So Cal All-Porsche Swap and Car Display

Sunday, March 5th, 2017

Phoenix Club, 1340 South Sanderson, Anaheim, CA 92806


The 356 Club is once again hosting the So Cal All-Porsche Swap & Car Display! It will be held on the day after the Lit Meet, Sunday March 5th, 2017. We'll be at the Phoenix Club in Anaheim, CA.  If you've been there, you know it’s a terrific site. See 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/swappers and a large grass soccer field for car corrals. Walk-in gates open at 8 a.m and admission is $10. As before, swappers will make a $40 donation per space and car displayers will get rock star parking for 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 Trevor Gates at or 949-573-5606. For more information regarding the event and outdoor swap space contact either Jeff Trask at or 949-697-4499, or Pete McNulty at or 949-400-9319. We look forward to seeing you at this rain or shine event!



European Collectibles, Inc. 10th Annual “OPEN HOUSE”

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

4:00 pm to 7:00 pm

1665 Babcock Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


The Saturday evening Open House will begin at 4pm and end at 7pm on March 4th, 2017. Nick Clemence, Chris Casler and Jeff Trask will have historic Porsches on display in their showroom. They encourage you to drop by and 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





Sierra Madre Collection's Warehouse Open House

Thursday, March 2nd, 2017
Starting at 10:00am

3410 N San Fernando Rd #4, Los Angeles, CA 900


Sierra Madre Collection is pleased to once again be hosting our open house event on Thursday, March 2nd, 2017 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 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 visit for more details about Sierra Madre Collection and the open house event.





John Willhoit’s Open House

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

Willhoit Auto Restoration

1360 Gladys Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90804


We will have our WR Annual Open House on Friday March 3rd, 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.


For questions or directions go to the website at or call the shop at (562) 439-3333.








Jim Liberty’s Open House

Saturday, March 4th, 2017

Doors open at 3:30pm

1638 Babcock Street, Suite F, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


Jim Liberty will hold an Open House with light food and drinks at his shop from 3:30pm to 7pm on Saturday, March 4th, 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.



Carparc USA LLC

Saturday, March 4th, 2017
11am to 5pm

1701 Pomona Ave, Unit B, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


We have officially opened our larger location with new showroom and restoration facility, conveniently located right next  door to our old shop. Almost 5 months of renovation work went into getting the space ready and we are very excited to show you at this years LA Lit and Toy Show event. We want to invite you to our Open House on Saturday March 4th, 2017 from 11am-5pm. Of course we will have a collection of unique 911’s in various stages of restoration for you to drool over. Check out our new facility and get a first hand look at what it takes to restore these early Porsche 911’s.


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








Klasse 356 Parts Open House

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

4040 Spencer Street, Suite L, Torrance, CA 90503


Ed and the gang at Klasse 356 Parts in Torrance CA invite everyone to stop by anytime on Friday, March 3rd, between 9am and 3pm to talk parts and cars. Check the website at If you want to chat with Ed, try him at 310-370-3014.



Auto Kennel’s Open House

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

11am to 4:30pm

1974 Charle Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


Paul and Ed Kramer’s Auto Kennel will have an Open House on Friday, March 3rd from 11:00am to 4:30pm. Their “fun time” will include pizza, snacks, and soft drinks—and lots of car gazing and tire kicking. Auto Kennel’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 the website at


If you need help or have questions, please email Paul at










Callas Rennsport Open House

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

8am - 4pm

19080 Hawthorne Blvd, Torrance, CA 90503


Callas Rennsport is hosting their Open House in conjunction with the Annual Los Angeles Literature and Swap Meet to allow Porsche Enthusiasts to view the beautiful and rare Porsches they service and restore! See their current restorations including 3 ’71 914-6s, a 959, and the 911R #01. Also, they’ll have a Carrera GT and several in-progress Engine Rebuilds available to view. Visit them at


Get to know Porsche more intimately by attending their mini Tech Sessions throughout the day:

  • History of the 911R, 9:00am-9:45am, presented by Tom Prine
  • History and Restoration of the 914-6. 10:00am-10:45pm, presented by Andy Thonet
  • Lunch catered by Corner Bakery, 11:00am-12:00pm
  • M9X Engine Session, 12:00pm-1:30pm, presented by Tony Callas
  • Preventative Maintenance for Your Porsche, 1:45pm-2:45pm, presented by Charles Navarro of LN Engineering
  • The State of the Porsche Collector Car Market – Up, Down, & Sideways, 3:00pm-3:45pm, presented by Nathan Merz of Columbia Valley Luxury Cars


Coffee, fruit and donuts will be served beginning at 8:00am. Take advantage of the opportunity to see and photograph cars before the crowds arrive. Prize drawings throughout the day and a Grand Prize Drawing from Bentley Publishers!





California Porsche Restorations Open House

Thursday, March 2nd and Friday March 3rd 2017

Thursday, 10am to 5pm; Friday, 10am to 2pm

309 Industrial Way, Fallbrook, CA 92028


CPR Classic Restoration will have an Open House on Thursday March 2nd from 10am to 5pm, and Friday March 3rd from 10am until 2pm. Phone number is 760-723-8689. CPR's website is worth a look at ahead of time, see it at 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."



Steve Hogue Enterprises Open House

Friday March 3rd, 2017

8:00am to 5:00pm

22416 S. Normandie Avenue, Unit D, Torrance, CA90502


Steve Hogue Enterprises, will have an Open House. 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






L.A. Dismantlers, Specializing in Porsche, Open House

Friday March 3rd, 2017

12pm to 4pm

9819 Glenoaks Blvd, Sun Valley, CA 91352


L.A. Dismantlers will hold an Open House at their facility located in Sun Valley from 12pm to 4pm. They want you to come by and pick their brains about Porsches and tour the facility. L.A. Dismantlers specializes in 1980s and up 911s, Boxsters and Caymans, 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





Justice Private Automotive Collection Open House

Thursday March 2nd, Friday March 3rd, and Monday March 6th 2017

8:00am to 5:00pm each day

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


Visit for more information. Call 626-359-9174 or email







GTwerk/Bob Kann’s Open House

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

3841 Catalina Street, Suite G, Los Alamitos, CA 90720


Bob Kann will host his annual open house with light refreshments, car show and GTwerk products on display. It is Friday, March 3rd, 10am until 3pm. Phone # for information is 818-298-6766 or email Bob’s website is



The Parts Shop Open House

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

10am to 2pm

15725 Chemical Lane. Huntington Beach, CA 92649


Bill Perrone of The Parts Shop will hold an open house on Friday, March 3rd from 10am to 2pm. Everyone is welcome. Telephone 714-894-3112 for more info.



Wholesale California Restorations Open House and Garage Sale

Thursday-Friday, March 2nd-3rd, 2017

2148 Newport Blvd, Suite F, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


Tom Drummond’s and Mike Canfield’s Wholesale California Restorations is having an open house and garage sale on Thursday and Friday, March 2nd and 3rd, 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. 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.



Hunziker Open House

Friday March 3rd, 2017

8am to 3pm

4040 Spencer St. Suites A&B, Torrance, CA 90503


Come visit the brand new Hunziker shop at 4040 Spencer St. Suites A&B, Torrance, CA 90503. 8am to 3pm (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.



Porsche South Bay Classic Center Open House

Saturday March 4th, 2017

2pm to 5pm

14610 Hindry Ave., Hawthorne, CA 90505

German Fare, Raffle Items


The all new Porsche South Bay will be hosting the launch of Los Angeles' only Classic Center on Saturday March 4th, 2017 from 2-5pm.  We will have an array of Classic Porsches on display and will be serving a tasty variety of German fare and fine Beers. There will be give away items and a raffle of cool Porsche swag. Please join us at one of the Nation's most spectacular and newest Porsche Centers located at 14610 Hindry Ave., Hawthorne, CA 90505. Look us up on the Web at and feel free to contact our GSM Carl Tofflemire with any questions at 310-891-2110. To RSVP for the Open House, please click here.







Performance Vintage International LLC Open House

Friday March 3rd, 2017 and Monday March 6th, 2017

10am to 5pm, both dates

1765 Placentia Avenue, Costa Mesa, CA 92627


Owned by enthusiasts, Performance Vintage International LLC is a Southern California based classic and exotic car dealer specializing in early air cooled Porsches. They have a large facility, have been in the same location for many years and normally keep a large inventory of Porsches in stock. They love meeting all car enthusiasts.


They are exited to have their open garage event on two days: Friday March 3rd and Monday March 6th. Both days from 10am - 5pm.



John Esposito Porsche Repair Open House

7360 Varna Avenue, North Hollywood, CA 91605





TRE Motorsports OPEN HOUSE

15854 Strathern St., Van Nuys CA 91406

(818) 909-9220






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Saturday, March 4, 2017

The LAX Hilton Hotel

5711 West Century Boulevard, Los Angeles CA 90045


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