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    Bumpy ride

    So I had my sx now for couple of weeks and I found the ride to be a little stiff, I'm not a fan of the rebound settings on the stock shocks did my research and came out pretty empty...

    What I'm looking for is either a Spring and shock setup from koni (yellow) so I can have adjustable damper settings which is real nice. (My previous car had this and it can be stiff to daily comfort)

    Any clue when something like this would be available?
    2012 Pearl White Optima sx Turbo

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    I would say to find Konis contact info and ask them directly, or look at the numerous coil over setups that are out there.
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    I took a look at the coil-over selection that's offered, doesn't seem like anything is fully adjustable.

    Is it only me that finds the sx rides quite rough?
    2012 Pearl White Optima sx Turbo

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    Try this: Korean Auto Imports

    When I test drove the sx it was firm....but so is the lx and ex....it's just the way the suspension is...it's tailored to the sporty ride rather than luxury.
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    The HSD coilover kit from uniq performance in canada is what you're looking for. Not the HSD kits sold on the korean websites.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Evil Mechanic View Post
    The HSD coilover kit from uniq performance in canada is what you're looking for. Not the HSD kits sold on the korean websites.
    Do you have a link? Thanks for letting me know about the Korean sites.
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    http://uniqperformance.ca/products-p...-coilover-kit/

    Just noticed that link is broken now. Might wanna contact them real quick to see whats up. He sent me pics of the kit, but i have to figure out where i stuck em.
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    ^ thanks!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Evil Mechanic View Post
    Thanks...The link didn't work but I used this link instead to bookmark:

    http://uniqperformance.ca/products-page/kia/

    Its at the bottom of the page.
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    Aznboi- have you fixed your problem? I just purchased an SX and didn't notice the bumpiness during the test drives with the Limited version at all, but now with the SX, I can feel everything! Can anyone please let me know if there is a solution, thx.
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