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Forum: Optima Engine and Technical Discussion

Discussion about the Kia Optima engine and other technical subjects.

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  1. This subsection is strictly devoted to discussions regarding Kia Optima Performance tuning, upgrades, and builds. All other general engine discussions should be in the Optima Engine and Technical section.

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  2. Sticky Thread Sticky: [ALL] : Engine Failures - Share Your Experience

    Started by Munky‎, 04-05-2016 02:04 PM
    29 Pages
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    • Replies: 289
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    Yesterday, 03:02 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Steering Mode Discussion - **Dealer Change Only**

    Started by holmes89135‎, 08-31-2013 04:25 AM
    75 Pages
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    • Replies: 744
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    01-13-2017, 05:05 PM Go to last post
  4. Sticky Thread Sticky: [ALL] : THE Oil Discussion Thread

    Started by RedHotDamn!‎, 05-17-2012 02:29 PM
    70 Pages
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    • Replies: 692
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    11-04-2016, 09:48 PM Go to last post
  5. Sticky Thread Sticky: [ALL] : Exhaust Videos (feel free to add)

    Started by haveatank‎, 03-20-2013 05:34 PM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 106
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    09-18-2016, 04:28 AM Go to last post
  6. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Tsb / recall tracking thread

    Started by securityguy‎, 09-24-2011 10:25 PM
    12 Pages
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    • Replies: 118
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    08-09-2016, 11:43 AM Go to last post
  7. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Engine "Simulator"

    Started by RedHotDamn!‎, 11-18-2013 07:52 PM
    3 Pages
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    dyno or tune, engine, engine or oil, power, simulator, torque, turbo
    • Replies: 26
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  1. Fuel dilution

    Started by Runner3264‎, 01-06-2017 11:28 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 1,013
    01-21-2017, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  2. [ALL] : Carbon build up - Treatment Options?

    Started by stoli‎, 06-13-2014 10:15 PM
    14 Pages
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    • Replies: 131
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    01-19-2017, 10:38 AM Go to last post
  3. Oil leak from Turbo

    Started by tylertressler‎, 09-19-2015 11:58 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 27
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    01-18-2017, 02:18 PM Go to last post
  4. Hydraulic or manual valve lifters?

    Started by lamothe1‎, 01-14-2017 04:29 PM
    hydraulic, lifters, manual, valve
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 180
    01-16-2017, 07:32 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 703
    01-16-2017, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  5. [ALL] : Major Kia Class Action Lawsuit Targets Engine Oil Defect - 6/6/2016

    Started by K5 Optima Store‎, 06-09-2016 08:23 PM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 98
    • Views: 16,445
    01-16-2017, 01:29 PM Go to last post
  6. LAP3 Uncle Boost ECU reflash module...

    Started by williamhood‎, 07-27-2016 11:47 PM
    boost, ecu, lap3, module, reflash, uncle
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 1,060
    01-16-2017, 10:46 AM Go to last post
  7. [SX-T] : Winning

    Started by defector‎, 01-15-2017 03:21 PM
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    01-15-2017, 06:52 PM Go to last post
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  8. Keeping an eye on the motor 2.4L 2012 LX

    Started by JDC81‎, 09-02-2016 04:46 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 374
    01-14-2017, 07:30 PM Go to last post
  9. Manual Swap an Optima

    Started by Akina's K5‎, 11-12-2016 03:43 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    manual, optima, swap
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 552
    01-14-2017, 07:13 PM Go to last post
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    • Views: 125
    01-14-2017, 07:05 PM Go to last post
  10. Transmission rough shifting issue

    Started by venams‎, 08-25-2016 09:47 PM
    issue, rough, shifting, transmission
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 558
    01-14-2017, 04:01 PM Go to last post
  11. 2.0T manual transmission swap?

    Started by Jonota‎, 09-27-2016 05:23 AM
    20t, manual, swap, transmission
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 201
    01-14-2017, 03:50 PM Go to last post
  12. Shifting Hard, Check Engine Light

    Started by Chump0‎, 10-19-2016 01:16 PM
    check, engine, hard, light, shifting
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 431
    01-14-2017, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  13. Oh my headlight?!?!?!?!

    Started by ballypowerhouse‎, 09-06-2012 06:26 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Views: 11,434
    01-14-2017, 03:40 PM Go to last post
  14. Squeaking sound when turning the steering wheel.

    Started by 1st timer‎, 03-19-2016 11:03 AM
    sound, squeaking, steering, the, turning, wheel, when
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 252
    01-10-2017, 05:17 PM Go to last post
  15. KIA letter extending warranty for steering coupler

    Started by KingFatty‎, 08-27-2016 01:43 AM
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    • Replies: 20
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    12-29-2016, 10:58 AM Go to last post
  16. burning smell at high RPMs

    Started by Bigelow‎, 05-25-2014 01:13 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    burning, high, rpms, smell
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 1,607
    12-27-2016, 04:00 PM Go to last post

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