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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 01:04 PM
    46 Pages
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    • Replies: 450
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    06-13-2019, 05:12 PM Go to last post
  3. Sticky Thread Sticky: Steering Mode Discussion - **Dealer Change Only**

    Started by holmes89135, 08-31-2013 03:25 AM
    76 Pages
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    03-16-2018, 09:32 PM Go to last post
  4. Arrow Sticky Thread Sticky: Engine "Simulator"

    Started by RedHotDamn!, 11-18-2013 06:52 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    dyno or tune, engine, engine or oil, power, simulator, torque, turbo
    • Replies: 27
    • Views: 14,111
    02-02-2018, 05:19 AM Go to last post
  5. Exclamation Sticky Thread Sticky: Tsb / recall tracking thread

    Started by securityguy, 09-24-2011 09:25 PM
    13 Pages
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    • Replies: 128
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    01-29-2018, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  6. Sticky Thread Sticky: [ALL] : THE Oil Discussion Thread

    Started by RedHotDamn!, 05-17-2012 01:29 PM
    72 Pages
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    • Replies: 719
    • Views: 253,878
    12-11-2017, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  7. Sticky Thread Sticky: [ALL] : Exhaust Videos (feel free to add)

    Started by haveatank, 03-20-2013 04:34 PM
    11 Pages
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    • Replies: 108
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    02-28-2017, 07:52 PM Go to last post
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  1. [LX] : A/C compressor noise / knock

    Started by evokiller845, 06-14-2019 02:18 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 104
    06-18-2019, 09:19 PM Go to last post
  2. Car sounds like an old wooden ship

    Started by jcsechrist, 06-18-2019 02:08 PM
    car, like, old, ship, sounds, wooden
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 53
    06-18-2019, 04:24 PM Go to last post
  3. [SX-T] : Just changed my brakes!!! Never seen this.

    Started by 1st timer, 06-09-2019 08:23 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 266
    06-18-2019, 03:11 PM Go to last post
  4. [SX-T] : Rough start

    Started by 1st timer, 06-17-2019 03:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 32
    06-17-2019, 03:33 PM Go to last post
  5. [SX-T] : Dashboard wont turn on

    Started by 1st timer, 06-17-2019 03:26 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 31
    06-17-2019, 03:30 PM Go to last post
  6. High Mile Optimas

    Started by 15Hybrid, 05-31-2019 08:56 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    high, mile, optimas
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 508
    06-15-2019, 08:33 PM Go to last post
  7. [SX-T] : Throttle position %

    Started by 1st timer, 06-12-2019 02:55 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 189
    06-13-2019, 05:07 PM Go to last post
  8. [SX-L] : 2014 Optima with excellent oil analysis

    Started by Bob2C, 05-01-2019 02:56 AM
    3 Pages
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    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 522
    06-13-2019, 07:33 AM Go to last post
  9. Door locks intermittently sticking

    Started by rojoloco, 06-07-2019 03:41 PM
    door, intermittently, locks, sticking
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 104
    06-11-2019, 06:15 PM Go to last post
  10. [LX] : Spark plug replacement recommendation?

    Started by ManualLX, 06-01-2019 12:14 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 475
    06-09-2019, 05:16 PM Go to last post
  11. [ALL] : Ticking for few seconds upon cold start

    Started by BlueSXTurbo, 06-04-2019 03:07 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 326
    06-06-2019, 01:28 PM Go to last post
  12. [SX-T] : Intake temp and ATF temp

    Started by 1st timer, 06-01-2019 10:14 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 139
    06-05-2019, 05:35 PM Go to last post
  13. [SX-T] : Engine coolant

    Started by 1st timer, 05-30-2019 07:44 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 327
    06-04-2019, 11:07 PM Go to last post
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 86
    06-04-2019, 01:07 AM Go to last post
  14. [SX-T] : Sound engine makes when I turn off the car

    Started by 1st timer, 06-02-2019 02:17 AM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 90
    06-03-2019, 07:54 AM Go to last post
  15. [SX-T] : LAP3 Uncle Chip Vehicle Problem / Issue; PLEASE HELP!

    Started by Nathan, 01-19-2016 01:41 PM
    5 Pages
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    • Replies: 40
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    06-01-2019, 02:03 PM Go to last post
  16. [SX-T] : What are normal Coolant temps?

    Started by 1st timer, 05-26-2019 12:57 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 89
    05-26-2019, 08:25 PM Go to last post
  17. 1.6l turbo dual clutch transmission

    Started by Freetree123, 05-26-2019 12:05 PM
    16l, clutch, dual, transmission, turbo
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 83
    05-26-2019, 05:03 PM Go to last post
  18. KSDS Software Update Letter

    Started by Lizardman, 09-04-2018 11:16 AM
    10 Pages
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    • Replies: 94
    • Views: 46,879
    05-26-2019, 11:52 AM Go to last post
  19. Transmission rough shifting issue

    Started by venams, 08-25-2016 08:47 PM
    issue, rough, shifting, transmission
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 2,378
    05-24-2019, 06:23 AM Go to last post

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