Jump to content

Server Lease Renewal/Software Licenses

Our yearly server lease, software licenses, as well as hardware operating costs, ARE due Dec 6th, 2021. Our current donations have fallen far short of the funds we need to renew. Please remember the RennTech.org community is Member supported so please consider a donation to help...  THANK YOU!

Welcome to RennTech.org Community, Guest

There are many great features available to you once you register at RennTech.org
You are free to view posts here, but you must log in to reply to existing posts, or to start your own new topic. Like most online communities, there are costs involved to maintain a site like this - so we encourage our members to donate. All donations go to the costs operating and maintaining this site. We prefer that guests take part in our community and we offer a lot in return to those willing to join our corner of the Porsche world. This site is 99 percent member supported (less than 1 percent comes from advertising) - so please consider an annual donation to keep this site running.

Here are some of the features available - once you register at RennTech.org

  • View Classified Ads
  • DIY Tutorials
  • Porsche TSB Listings (limited)
  • VIN Decoder
  • Special Offers
  • OBD II P-Codes
  • Paint Codes
  • Registry
  • Videos System
  • View Reviews
  • and get rid of this welcome message

It takes just a few minutes to register, and it's FREE

Contributing Members also get these additional benefits:
(you become a Contributing Member by donating money to the operation of this site)

  • No ads - advertisements are removed
  • Access the Contributors Only Forum
  • Contributing Members Only Downloads
  • Send attachments with PMs
  • All image/file storage limits are substantially increased for all Contributing Members
  • Option Codes Lookup
  • VIN Option Lookups (limited)

Trading 05 S for 04 Turbo - Worth it or not?


Recommended Posts

Question for the masses -

I have an 05 with 16K miles on it - 85% loaded (wood, nav etc,).

Really want a turbo but where to pricey when I bought my 5.

I have an op to do a lateral swap for an 04T loaded with 42K miles.

Both are out of warranty so no issues there.

So - consensus? Worth it for the extra juice??? Anything with the 04T that can hurt me in the pocket region?

Any flaws in 04 that I should know about (besides the CD vs DVD issue)?

Thanks!

Link to comment
Share on other sites

roxboxxx -

You probably have not received any replies here because you posted this in the DIY forum in lieu of the Cayenne discussion forum.

Is your '05 an 'S' or a V6? I've always wanted a turbo as well, but couldn't justify the additional price tag. If you current Cayenne has only 16K on the odometer, I would have a tough time trading it for a turbo with 42K. I love driving my V6 and the 'S' has more than enough power for me. Are the conditions of the interior/exterior on the vehicles similar?

Where are you at in considering the trade?

All the best,

Bill :beer:

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Whoops - My bad on the post. Yeah it drove my buddies TT and I am hooked. I decided to pass on the 04 and started digging into a possible 05 or 6.

Will post my experience when its done. I was in the biz years ago and still have buds that let me know the auction pricing. Armed with this - I will prob find the right deal.

What I won't do is get in one at all costs - because that will be a let down for sure. Right now in my area there are about five 45K 04 TT's selling flat retail for $31K - i'm not jumping

at those so I know I am still in control of my faculties :)

Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 4 weeks later...

Yes, V8 Cayenne S has plenty power for myself.

The only thing I like about Turbo is the front bumper :) I'm planning to do swap my front bumper someday *if and only if* I locate the same color turbo bumper (which doesn't need to get involved with the bodyshop painting.) :D

If I were you, I would keep S for now and move on to 2009 or 2010 GTS after few years.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Guest
Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

×
×
  • Create New...

Important Information

We have placed cookies on your device to help make this website better. You can adjust your cookie settings, otherwise we'll assume you're okay to continue.