My 15' EB Optima LX
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    My 15' EB Optima LX

    This is my new to me 2015 Optima LX in Ebony Black. I ditched the 09 Mustang V6 5-speed for this ride. I picked it up with less than 9,000 miles on her in excellent condition for a steal at the local dealer. I am very impressed with this car so far. I bought it mainly as a family car with good gas mileage. So far im averaging 32mpg with a mix of mostly hwy and some city driving. The only modification I have done in the week ive owned it is have the windows tinted with llumar 35% up front and 15% on rear passenger and back glass. I don't plan on modifying it too much but I do want some nice 18" wheels soon. Im thinking some black or graphite color wheels to compliment the black paint and tint. Here is a picture of my new baby... tell me what you think


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    Very nice, definitely an upgrade over the 2009 Mustang V6.

    If you decide on getting some new wheels, we do carry the BBS wheels as well as Enkei Wheels.





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    I will keep that in mind. Do you have a tail light tinting product or suggestions? I want to black out the taillights to match the car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drounds88 View Post
    I will keep that in mind. Do you have a tail light tinting product or suggestions? I want to black out the taillights to match the car.
    No we do not sell or recommend any products that tint the tail lights, as that can be a liability and can contribute to an accident if someone behind you is not able to see your tail lights well when braking.





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    Quote Originally Posted by K5 Optima Store View Post
    No we do not sell or recommend any products that tint the tail lights, as that can be a liability and can contribute to an accident if someone behind you is not able to see your tail lights well when braking.
    I see. I've seen a few optimas and other vehicles with tinted taillights that didn't seem to affect the light output enough to cause a problem for other drivers. To each their own I suppose. Thanks for the reply I appreciate any input.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drounds88 View Post
    I see. I've seen a few optimas and other vehicles with tinted taillights that didn't seem to affect the light output enough to cause a problem for other drivers. To each their own I suppose. Thanks for the reply I appreciate any input.
    Yeah many members of the community have done it, and I'm sure depending on how much you tint them that light will still shine through.

    However, insurance company's can and will find you at fault or at partial fault if the other driver that hit you reports that he could not see your brake lights to well cause it appears they were tinted.

    Therefore we stay away from offering tint for the headlights or tail lights because of this.

    You're very welcome, let me know if you have any other questions I can help with.





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    Fresh wash and wax. This is my new favorite picture of my car.

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    Quote Originally Posted by drounds88 View Post
    Fresh wash and wax. This is my new favorite picture of my car.
    Beautiful picture!


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    I had a 2014 Black LX. Problem was swirl mark's from hell when the sun hit it.

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    You’ll enjoy the car! I have the white 15 LX

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