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Great site!! I'm glad to see another Volvo board pop up. Ok, here's what I'm wanting to do. I have a white 95 850 GLT with pretty much everything stock besides the air filter (K&N) and the sound system (ridin w/ 2 JL W3 10's). I've got some neons under the seat creating a nice blue accent in the floor, and a black light mounted in front of the dome lights on the roof. I want to try to get my baby lookin and SOUNDING good. Unfortunately Volvo's aren't as supported as Honda's so my choices are limited. My first question is about exaust. I want to get my exaust sounding good, NOT like one of those 4-cyl which have an exaust which makes it sound like a pissed off bumble bee, but I want an exaust which has a nice rumble about it. Honestly, the sound is more important than the gains (if you haven't noticed, I'm more into show than actuall performance), But I still need to up the HP. Besides the exaust, are there any other upgrades I could make such as changing the air filter to a cone setup? Also, where can I get styling products such as air dams, spoilers, engine covers? I've seen stuff on IPD's site but honestly I think they are too expensive and I don't like their style.

So to sum it up:

-What is a good exaust system and how much will it run?
-Who has styling (air dams, spoilers, etc) for the 850?
-What are some performance upgrades besides exaust? (Should I consider a cone setup?)

Thanks guys...

-nick
 

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Cone setup is to loud and you will need to set up air flow for it as it will be behind the batt getting hot air from the engine compartment. My SCT system has a deep and low good sound. The sound of power! And do a ECU upgrade, I have IPD Motronic 4.4+
 

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Hey man i got a volvo 850 glt '93
i made a list of everything im gonna do to make it gain atleas 50-75 horse power all this

1.Tint:lol volvo dealer or somthing hah
2.lights,clear corners:ipdusa.com i think
3.Fog Lights:ipdusa.com
4.ipd Sports Exhaust:www.ipdusa.com
5.Spark Plugs,Wires,Air Filters:not decided prob ipd
6.Rims:http://www.heicosportiv.de/produkte-frameset.asp?lang=gb&e1=230&e2=250&e3=308
7.Body Kit:www.brickstlz.com
8.Stickers,Plastic Mats:ipdusa.com
9.Strut Bract,sway bars:ipdusa.com
10.Razo Racing Pedals:not sure where

Maby
1.Suburu Hood Scoop:http://www.erebunicorp.com/accessories.htm part no: 598hs price 100$
2.Grill:ipdusa.com

if any1 can tell me where elese i can get a full bodykit that looks good please tell me [email protected] or reply or im me on aol Pimpij12 also my volvo is black just to let u know :p i cant get ahold of that guy at brickstylz.com if any1 can tell me what he said about the bodykits thnx later
 

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Originally posted by VOLVO850GLT93:
Hey man i got a volvo 850 glt '93
i made a list of everything im gonna do to make it gain atleas 50-75 horse power all this...
Hey....were you high when you typed that? I believe you mean 5~7.5 hp increase, right? What's up with this trend of people getting stoned and posting on the Net?
 

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Hey Kai,
You made a fatal error, not like you.
Don't you remember from ***** class that each sticker/decal/emblem change adds at least 10 hp to your car!!!
But hey, i guess some of us just try and do it the old fashioned way!!
My Eastern Aerospace Sticker should get me around what? 45 hp, oh wait, is that for NA or turbo, jeez, i should check their site again damm1t!
No way in He11 would i have an EA sticker on my car by the way.
Good call,
David
 

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Originally posted by fhdt5r:
Hey Kai,
You made a fatal error, not like you.
Don't you remember from ***** class that each sticker/decal/emblem change adds at least 10 hp to your car!!!
But hey, i guess some of us just try and do it the old fashioned way!!
My Eastern Aerospace Sticker should get me around what? 45 hp, oh wait, is that for NA or turbo, jeez, i should check their site again damm1t!
No way in He11 would i have an EA sticker on my car by the way.
Good call,
David
Hehe...not me, I'll sell my soul to the $$$ devil if he pays me enough to put his sticker on my car. LoL~!
 

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Originally posted by 1FASTBOX:
Kai, what about a nice Swedespeed sticker? Do we have any yet?

And VOLVO850GLT93, why not start with a TURBO car and WTF a Subaru part on a Volvo you must be high!
Nah...last I heard, George had some connection and was about done. Still no news yet...
 
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