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Yes, sad but true, I just picked up a 1999 V70GLT today with about 47K miles on it. It's white with tan interior. Very nice, esp after my 744Ti of 15 years. Now the 965 needs some suspension work.<P>Any suggestions for improved performance, ie T5 Lite? G-Valve and a boost gauge?<P>What's the boost on this thing anyway?<P>Thanks wb<P>
 

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Hey Warren,<BR>you are just around the corner. I'm looking for feedback on a supposed new chip from IPD for 99 & 2000 GLT models. But haven't got a reply.<P>Garrett has a chip available and Curry's near you in Fairfax and their shop with a dyno near me on 28 does the GIAC chips. I was considering it for our S70 but I would like to find a used V70 GLT or T5 and tweak it.<P><P>
 

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<BLOCKQUOTE><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Warren Bain:<BR><B>Yes, sad but true, I just picked up a 1999 V70GLT today with about 47K miles on it. <P>What's the boost on this thing anyway?<P></B><HR></BLOCKQUOTE><P>Hey..why sad? You picked up a pretty neat wagon!<P>Boost is about 6.5psi.<P>If you get iPd to reprogram your ECU, you can up your HP from 190 to 230 (provided you get a sport exhaust too). Wetterauer hasa good upgrade too for the LPT engine.<P>Congratulations on your "new" brick!<P>Yannis<P><P>
 

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Thanks guys, I'll post a pic soon. I think the wife will hijack the car and I'll be driving the 965. HaHa.<P>After many years of having a dark red car and a dark blue car, to see this white car in my driveway was quite a shock. I guess I'll be getting a few comments from the neighbors.<P>BTW, my neighbor has a 1979 242 w/400K on it.<P>
 

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Warren,<P>Congrats on the new car, and nice to see you at Swedespeed. <IMG SRC="http://www.swedespeed.com/ubb/smile.gif"> You have helped me out a few times over at BB with my 95' 964.<P>Just curious, how would you compare the driving experince and demeanor of the I5-LPT in the V70 GLT vs. the I6-NA in the 965?<P>-Drew
 

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Hi Drew, thanks for the complement on the help. As for the comparison, the 965 has a smooth and steady progression of power while the V70 has more get up and go. I still have to get used to the 5 cyl vibration.<P>My cars are now red, white and blue. I'm very patriotic. Pics to follow.<P>
 
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