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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: 456
    • Views: 105,313
    04-15-2019, 05:02 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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    • Replies: 753
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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: 13,889
    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
    • Views: 104,439
    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
    1 2 3 ... 72
    • Replies: 719
    • Views: 251,652
    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. Question bumper-to-bumper traffic MPG on 2015 Kia Optima

    Started by DiEg0, 04-18-2019 03:22 AM
    2015, bumpertobumper, kia, mpg, optima, traffic
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 51
    04-18-2019, 10:11 PM Go to last post
  2. Question Engine vibration when A/C is on

    Started by DiEg0, 04-11-2019 04:29 AM
    a or c, engine, vibration, when
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 142
    04-18-2019, 02:54 AM Go to last post
  3. Verdict on 2016+ 'detuned' 2.0T engines

    Started by elp_jc, 04-19-2017 03:51 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    2016, 20t, detuned, engines, verdict
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 2,122
    04-17-2019, 01:59 PM Go to last post
  4. Body control module

    Started by shaun clary, 02-14-2019 11:55 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    body, control, module
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 1,027
    04-17-2019, 07:50 AM Go to last post
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 159
    04-16-2019, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  5. Longevity of 2.0T's that passed recall?

    Started by Sabs, 04-09-2019 05:11 PM
    20t, longevity, passed, recall, that
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 269
    04-16-2019, 03:18 PM Go to last post
  6. 90k Maintenance

    Started by OldSpice, 04-14-2019 03:53 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 56
    04-14-2019, 09:09 PM Go to last post
  7. Tune and Spark Plug

    Started by BlueSXTurbo, 03-21-2019 03:38 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 440
    04-12-2019, 09:55 PM Go to last post
  8. [SX-T] : Octane boosters question.

    Started by 1st timer, 03-21-2019 06:12 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 317
    04-09-2019, 12:17 PM Go to last post
  9. clutch issues

    Started by bidderman1969, 04-06-2019 05:50 AM
    clutch, issues
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 73
    04-08-2019, 03:43 PM Go to last post
  10. Steering issue

    Started by Jdeleon, 03-26-2019 02:52 AM
    issue, steering
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 301
    04-05-2019, 12:41 PM Go to last post
  11. Intercooler leak 2012 Kia Optima

    Started by bel4_20, 03-20-2019 05:19 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    2012, intercooler, kia, leak, optima
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 534
    03-28-2019, 05:30 PM Go to last post
  12. BTRCC or CONCEPT or SFR .........

    Started by nealtherep74, 01-18-2013 07:12 PM
    54 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 54
    • Replies: 530
    • Views: 64,950
    03-27-2019, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  13. [SX-T] : KnN drop in filter or new intake

    Started by 1st timer, 03-20-2019 05:17 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,013
    03-27-2019, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  14. [LX] : Korean Built Optima question about Exhaust components

    Started by budzique, 03-26-2019 07:32 AM
    exhaust, korean, korean or usa, racing, sound
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 167
    03-26-2019, 11:44 PM Go to last post
  15. Lap3 vs Btrcc Canned Tune Comparsion

    Started by BlueSXTurbo, 03-09-2019 10:52 AM
    btrcc, canned, comparsion, lap3, tune
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 725
    03-21-2019, 06:39 PM Go to last post
  16. Turbo blanket

    Started by marK5, 03-20-2019 01:20 PM
    blanket, turbo
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 264
    03-20-2019, 01:20 PM Go to last post
  17. [ALL] : Dyno Testing Premium Fuel - Octane Level vs Performance

    Started by K5Canada, 03-10-2015 06:12 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 54
    • Views: 8,213
    03-20-2019, 11:32 AM Go to last post
  18. [SX-T] : How long do new (replacement) engines last?

    Started by MoPho, 03-05-2019 05:01 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 858
    03-20-2019, 05:26 AM Go to last post
  19. [ALL] : Torque App Virtual Dyno for the 2.0L/2.4L Engines

    Started by K5Canada, 02-22-2015 04:11 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 1,011
    03-18-2019, 02:44 PM Go to last post

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