Jump to content

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)

Recommended Posts

My pristine previously small female-driven, no kids in ever, fourth car CTT 04 (122k) was smacked bad by a Dodge Ram last week. Could be a total loss, but maybe not. Rear hatch is done, rear bumper is done, exhaust is pushed in and crooked, tail lights seem to have squished into their rear fender recesses more.... As hard as the guy hit me I now have the brake booster pump running continuously while I'm driving. Hope some brittle pieces of vac hose or t joints didn't finally shatter from the collision. Estimator coming tomorrow. Wish us luck. I do not want to try and replace this beauty with what even my awesome insurance company (USAA) is gonna want to give me....

Edited by ALEV8
Link to comment
Share on other sites

I just had a quote for tailgate glass damage - it was almost nothing to see, just a broken tailgate window and a couple of scratches and chipped paint. I was thinking $500 for glass and paint. The insurance adjuster gave me a quote of $11.5k.

Link to comment
Share on other sites

**** on an 04 Turbo! My rear hatch is toast, bumper ruined, mufflers smashed in and USAA is saying 3k$. Obviously a supplement or 5 will be written once my guy unbuttons the rear. Hope the wiring harness isn't damaged, or something hidden that's awful. The "like new used parts" bs even a great co like USAA tries to pull is scandalous. They do allow my old German master body man to reject any reconditioned part instantly, which he will. Dude is tough as nails as easily a top of the resto and bodywork game skilled craftsman. The Porsches he has in his shop are amazing.

Edited by ALEV8
Link to comment
Share on other sites

  • 3 weeks later...

Well the rear hatch color doesn't match the car. 04 paint won't match '14 paint they said.......Might just be the light since it's not sunny today BUT the hatch is def not square to the body and the glass hatch is too high in its frame. Gap on right side of rear hatch from tail lamp on down is way bigger than the drivers side..... And the bottom of the hatch is a hair above the rear bumper, sits waaaay too low.....actually looks like **** if you ask me... I'm taking the car back next week for a redo. Kind of amazed given the work this guy does and has done for us in the past.

Edited by ALEV8
Link to comment
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now
  • 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.