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I need some advice guys. I have a 98 S70 T5 with sport suspension and a manual tranny. I want to do someo mods to it. I am looking at IPD's anti-sway bars and momo strut braces at first then less restrictive exhaust maybe 3' cat-back. After that I don't know eventually i will chip it but probably last. What do you guys think on what I should do ?<P>
 

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Hmm, brakes and suspension first then exhaust, then ECU upgrades would be how I'd start with a T5. I'd like to get an ECU/exhaust upgrade for my '99 GLT but IPD has not completed their '99+ ECU upgrades.<P>Do you have any picts of your car? I'd love to see the R front end.<P>thanks.<BR>
 

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Yeah...a friend of mine did the same R front bumper to her S70. That thing looks nice~~! Can't believe she actually wanted to get the C70's front bumper instead.
 

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I don't have any pics just yet. I worked at a Volvo dealer in Colorado and had the R bumper put on aftermarket. My whole front end was chipped when I bought the car and I got the bumper for like $250 or so. SO I put the R emblem on the back as well. I have a 98 S70 T5-R. It's different. It's funny cause people tell me "oh the S70 T5-R is so fast" and to my knowledge they made very, very limited models of a S70 T5-R so I don't think those people really knew much about Volvo's. they probably figured the 850 T5-R
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by S70_T5R:<BR><B>I have a 98 S70 T5-R. It's different. It's funny cause people tell me "oh the S70 T5-R is so fast" and to my knowledge they made very, very limited models of a S70 T5-R so I don't think those people really knew much about Volvo's. they probably figured the 850 T5-R</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>I don't even think they sold any REAL S70R here in the States. So...you are planning to do some upgrades on your car, eh? How much do you have to spend? 1K? 5K? or 10K?
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by The_one_n_only:<BR><B> I don't even think they sold any REAL S70R here in the States. So...you are planning to do some upgrades on your car, eh? How much do you have to spend? 1K? 5K? or 10K?</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>You are right, Volvo never sold any real S70R's in the US, but if he chips his car, it will have more power than a real stock S70R anyway. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>-Drew
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by InDy:<BR><B> You are right, Volvo never sold any real S70R's in the US, but if he chips his car, it will have more power than a real stock S70R anyway. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/biggrin.gif"><P>-Drew</B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Hehehe...the keyword is STOCK S70R. I just envy those who was able to get their hands on the manual S70R with AWD.<P>
 

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Well I basically have check to check money to spend. It will be a piece by piece mod job but I am thinking I will spend 3-4K. I am not rich with having this car at 20 Insurance is through the roof.<P>
 

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Your insurance is high?<BR>wow that really surprises me, my insurance company must have seen Volvo and said alright, no sweat. I know some of my friends pay more than 200 or 250 a month, i pay about 150 for my T-5R and i've been hit before in a previous car!!<BR>Maybe you should switch, unless i have no real idea what you concider "high"<BR>David.
 
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