[ROTM]: Ride Of The Month : June 2016 - FreshopRandall
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    Ride Of The Month : June 2016 - FreshopRandall

    Congratulations to Randall for winning June 2016 Ride Of The Month!!









    1. The Driver


    Name:
    Randall Flotten

    Age:
    30

    Location:
    Phoenix, Arizona

    Profession:
    Auto Parts / Vape Shop Owner

    Hobbies:
    Cars, Sports, and Video Games

    Previous Cars:
    2005 Cobalt SS, 2006 Subaru Impreza WRX, 2008 BMW 335i






    2. The Car


    When did Kia first gain your attention?
    In 2011 when the body style changed, I thought it was a really sharp looking car.

    Why did you choose to buy your Optima?
    After several cars that I modded for speed, I wanted something different than my previous cars. I always wanted to put air suspension on a car, and always loved the styling of the optima. Once I actually sat in one and realized how much nicer it was than my BMW, I bought one.

    What other cars have you modified?
    I've pretty much modified every car I have owned. I love the car scene. I modded my WRX for autocross use, but also made sure it was show quality. I modded my BMW for straight line speed but made sure it was show quality as well. With my business I vendor at a lot of car shows, so no matter what I have, I always make sure the cars are show quality.

    Where do you get your inspirations/ideas for your car from?
    The moment I bought the car I had a vision for it. And its almost exactly as I saw it. There have also been several people on the forums I have reached out to for ideas and several cars that I follow to see how their build is progressing

    What are your future plans for your Optima?
    Still crossing my fingers that a front lip is made for the 14-15 optimas besides the morris one, TS carbon hood (Color Matched), Dual Projector Headlights, Then do some interior VIP type mods. Trying to hit points in all the car show categories.

    Whats your favorite thing about modding your Optima?

    Watching people trying to figure out what it is at car shows.

    And the least favorite?
    Before people see the car, they ask me why I would ever get rid of my BMW for a KIA. 99 percent of the time they agree once they see it.

    What would you tell others to convince them to drive/buy an Optima?
    Just get in one and I promise you'll enjoy it. My BMW interior was crap compared to my Optima.







    3. The Mods

    Appearance
    15% Tint Front 5% Rest of Car
    K Badges Front, Rear, Steering Wheel
    LED Fog Bulbs
    LED Interior Lights
    AllFit Front Lip
    Weathertech Window Visors
    K5OS Carbon Fiber Rear Spoiler
    Optima Hybrid LED Tail Lights
    Hardwood Trunk Floor
    ABS Side Skirt Extensions
    K5OS Carbon Fiber Rear Diffuser
    Polished Quad Exhaust Tips
    Trunk Beauty Board
    Remote Controlled RGB LED Lighting in Trunk
    LED Switchback Turn Signal Bulbs


    Wheels & Suspension

    Avant Garde M540 18x8 +35 Front 225/40/18 18x9 +35 (+40 with 5mm spacer) Rear 225/40/18
    Universal Air Supply Air Bags over K-sport Coilovers
    Dual Viair Compressors and 5Gal Tank
    AVS 7 Switch Electronic Switch Box



    Engine Bay
    Injen Cold Air Intake
    Blue Dress Up Bolts
    Carbon Fiber Engine Cover
    Powdercoated Technica Strut Bar










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    congrats Randall!!!

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    outfreakingstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!

    i wish the ROTM announcements would tell what type of car we're looking at. i feel like not knowing the year and trim is a big miss. just my opinion.

    still .... awesome whip!

    ---------- Post added at 10:56 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:48 AM ----------

    and also ... looooove the VIP touch. trunk looks like a dance floor.
    '12 sxTGDi SWP

    black Injen SRI ~ HKS SSQV IV BOV ~ auto-fold mirror mod
    black red wine 3.0 K's

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    Quote Originally Posted by cstew31B View Post
    outfreakingstanding!!!!!!!!!!!!

    i wish the ROTM announcements would tell what type of car we're looking at. i feel like not knowing the year and trim is a big miss. just my opinion.

    still .... awesome whip!

    ---------- Post added at 10:56 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:48 AM ----------

    and also ... looooove the VIP touch. trunk looks like a dance floor.
    Not a bad idea!

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    2015 Snow White Pearl EX W/ Premium Package (Sunroof, Powerfolding Mirrors, Heated F/R Seats and wheel, AC F Seats, Infinity Speakers, and backup camera)

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    Last edited by FreshopRandall; 06-10-2016 at 12:14 PM.
    My Showroom - Added these cool switches that makes the car lower.


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    Congratulations on the well-deserved win. You have come along and really set your Optima apart from the rest in a short amount of time and have really done a great job of doing so. You definitely deserved it!
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    Congrats to a well deserved win Randall, what a sick looking ride


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    sweeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeet

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    Congrats! I'm so jealous you people get to lower your cars. Here with the shit NYC roads we can barely drive as is

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    Quote Originally Posted by bad habit View Post
    Congrats! I'm so jealous you people get to lower your cars. Here with the shit NYC roads we can barely drive as is
    Thats why you get air suspension like me. Here is driving height

    My Showroom - Added these cool switches that makes the car lower.


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