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  1. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I recently had 4 new continental DSW’s mounted / balanced and an alignment done on my ‘13 optima The guy let me know he did the alignment as good as he could but there were some issues and he supposedly couldn’t get it “perfect” Can you guys take a look at the printout and let me know what...
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    15-20 mph - No Hands .. I'm 7th house on dead end street and by the 2nd house from Stop Sign I'm close to the left curb. I Don't feel unusual pressure in Steering Wheel driving 35-55 Speed Limits here; Just a hands-Off event when tested. Varies but Right Side Tires Both show 35 lbs and Both Left...
  3. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Anyone done this and have any info I should know? So far I've purchased the inner and outer tie rods, looked up details on youtube of generic how-to videos and then generic how-to on a quicky alignment afterwards. I'm just wondering if there is anything special I need to know. So far it looks...
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I will putting coilovers in my sxl 2015 sometime this year and was wondering if in order to get it aligne to factory specs, do I need to get something else? I'm not doing a big drop, just enough to close the gap between the fender and tires, I'm going with 19's, with 35 or 40 low profile...
  5. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello all, When i'm driving and let go of my steering wheel it turns by itself just a few degrees and the car veers left. if I straighten up the wheel myself it drives straight. It's not torque steer and it seems to happen at all speeds. I know there have been threads about this but wondering...
  6. The Service Center
    hey guys,so recently i stuck some 20 inch wheels on my 2014 SX turbo. guaranteed fitment from car-id. love the wheels. for the most part everything seems ok. i feel though that the steering wheel or car likes to once in a while veer to the right a bit. sometimes i feel im always adjusting the...
  7. The Service Center
    Hi guys, as the title says my front passenger side wheel is wobbling. Two weeks ago I was driving down the highway and this random big block of metal (maybe a piece of an engine or something from an accident?) appeared. I couldn't change lanes as it was rush hour and there were cars in lanes on...
  8. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a '15 Optima SX-L and my fog lights seemed to be miss-aligned, one is lower than the other. Was wondering, does anyone know if they have an alignment knob/screw?
  9. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Don't let the 12mo/12k mile warranty run out before you act. If your factory OEM tires are wearing funny get it checked asap. Unfortunately I made the mistake of not acting fast but it's because I only put 4-6k miles on the car a year. I only saw the wear evident at 11k and 2 years after I...
  10. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    My stock wheels/tires sit at 26" tall with +46 offset. I'm switching to a tire that is .5" front 35offset and 1" taller rear 45offset. Now my question is if I am switching back to stock springs I obviously know I need an alignment but with my time constraints was wondering can I switch back to...
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Noticed today that the driver side fit between the hood and fender is off. Hood is sitting lower than panel enough that I can catch my finger on it while moving from hood to fender. This is up by the window, not so much near front of car. Passenger side isn't bad but the gap between fender and...
  12. DIY : Appearance And Body Modifications
    I've been seeing a lot of K5 trunk emblems that seem to be floating in the space of the rear bumper, with no correct alignment. It seems a lot of people just don't know how to align the emblems, so here is a quick how-to. You will need: String or finishing line. Goo Gone. Rubbing alcohol or...
  13. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    So here is a quick question? I received my new wheels which are mounted and balanced. Do you think I still would require an alignment? Should I install them first and see how it rides?
  14. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey everyone, I just recently got my megan coils (thanks again to David from the optima store), will be having them installed by the end of the week but i was wondering if an alignment is totally neccessary after installing coils. I've searched but from what i've read it's a 50/50. Some people...
  15. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    So after installing my coilovers the ride height was even at all 4 wheels. Now after alignment / camber adjustment they are pretty much all different. If I adjust them again I am assuming the alignment will then be off again. Is this just a vicious cycle, or is there a happy medium somewhere...
  16. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    So I went to Firestone yesterday after installing the D2 coilovers with the intent of getting the lifetime alignment package. Well, it seems they have discretion when it comes to vehicles with aftermarket suspension and I found a manager on duty that wouldn't offer it. I went ahead and bit the...
  17. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey all. Since lowering i've had my alignment checked twice to make sure the readings were the same. Heres what i have right now. Not bothered enough to get it aligned since i have the crappy stock Nexens on it. Once i get new rubber i'll have it done.
  18. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Ok here is the risk-free technique I used to get perfect alignment for the hood/trunk replacement K badges. The nice part is that you always get perfect alignment when you put the badge on the car. Pretty much can't screw it up at the car, because you do all the precision alignment at your...
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