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I have a totally bone stock 1999 v70 glt. What mods should I start with to get some performance boosts?
 

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Get all of your maintenance up to snuff first...tranny flush, oil change, vacuum hoses, pcv system, engine mounts, etc....makes sure you have no codes and THEN and only then start working on mods. First one I would do is the front suspension. IPD swaybars and heavy duty endlinks to begin with. You might want to do better shocks/struts with new spring seats, shock/strut mounts all around before new springs if you want them. After this, then tackle the more power...IPD or other ECU upgrade if you have turbo (can't remember if glt does or not). Guess that's about it. Just don't jump into the "more power" syndrome until you get the other stuff right.
 

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97 on, GLT <B>is </B>a LPT
 

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The GLT has a turbo. What is LPT?<p>What's the average cost of the upgrades you've spelled out? Reason I mentioned power is because my other car is an E34 bmw and the starting point with the bimmer forum guys is chips/sharking followed by suspension/wheels/engine.
 

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<TABLE WIDTH="90%" CELLSPACING=0 CELLPADDING=0 ALIGN=CENTER><TR><TD><i>Quote, originally posted by <b>dovstar</b> »</i></TD></TR><TR><TD CLASS="quote">The GLT has a turbo. What is LPT?<p>What's the average cost of the upgrades you've spelled out? Reason I mentioned power is because my other car is an E34 bmw and the starting point with the bimmer forum guys is chips/sharking followed by suspension/wheels/engine.</TD></TR></TABLE><br>Light Pressure Turbo 197 hp. <br>A T5 is a HPT which has 236 hp<br>I agree with MIJ, get the car in 100% shape first, do any suspension upgrades THEN you can chip it.<br>Not a whole lot you can do besides a chip and an exhaust. This will give you about 225 or so HP but it then will have GLOBS of torque.
 

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<br>Not sure of total cost...depends on what your car needs and what you want to do with the handling.<br>For best prices:<br><A HREF="http://www.shox.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.shox.com</A><br><A HREF="http://www.fcpgroton.com" TARGET="_blank">http://www.fcpgroton.com</A>
 

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Thanks for the help. I'll check the sites out, and see what other people are putting on their cars here.
 

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You didn't say how many miles are on the wagon
 
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