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  1. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Does anyone know if there's been any suspension differences between the MY2011 to MY2012-15?
  2. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hi guys. I recently bought a used KIA Optima 2.4L with about 90000km. The car is great expect for what seems like a front wheel vibration that happens when accelerating between 60 and 80km/h. I initially thought it was the wheel balancing and I ended up replacing tyres which were all worn out...
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I was just wondering if anybody knew of any difference between the 2016 and the 2017 Optimas. I can't really tell if there is a huge difference, if there is one at all. Just curious :)
  4. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I have a 2013 Optima LX (Koren build) and 2015 Optima LX (US build). It appears that there are two types of engine air filters: 28113-2P100 (US build) and 28113-3S100 (Korean build). Is there any difference between these two ? TIA...
  5. Hybrids
    I've started to hear a high-pitched whistle at between 2k-3k RPMs or so on my 2012 Optima Hybrid. Been trying to troubleshoot before I head to the dealer. 1) Tone is generally the same pitch, does tail off a bit when it decides to go away 2) Unaffected by AC being on/off 3) Seems to occur...
  6. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I've had my 2015 EX for about 14 months, consistently gotten around 430 miles on my DTE reading after a full fill up...Topped of this week with a couple of gallons (gas shortage here in Atlanta), checked the DTE, it was only 325! Is this a sensing problem or is there a behind-the-scenes...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    My wife and I bought 2 new EX's in 2013. The only difference was that hers had the Nav and Electronic packages (sunroof, rear camera, etc). At 68k miles I gave mine to my daughter. I took my wife's with 24k miles. I drive the exact same 92miles 5 days per week. My EX got 34 mpg every tank, every...
  8. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Are there any noticible diffrences in interior, exterior or engine, between the Ex and SX? Theres a nice EX, not for from me for sale, that Im considering. Another little problem is, I heard there arn't maney body kits for the EX.
  9. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I am looking at the differences between 2011-13 LED Taillights: SX/SXL vs Hybrid. 2011-13 SX/SXL LED Taillights Smaller transparent portion on outers units. Some like this style. US version have 3 LEDs on the side (outer). They light up in red. Inner LEDs: 12 LEDs inside rectangular...
  10. The Service Center
    hi, i'm trying to get a new motor and they are saying that the 2011 and the 2014 doesn't cross-reference. when i look it up on car, if i search the 2011 then that's all i get, if i search 2012, i get 2011-2015. anyone know the difference??
  11. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hi, I looked around and didn't find the info im looking for. Im interested in a set of Niche Concourse wheels machined/chrome lip and the size is 22x9 but i didnt find the offset (i assume is between 35-42). The tire size i was thinking is 235/30/22 or 245/30/22 if it could fit. So the set up...
  12. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    On this thread, I found that 18" wheels have an offset of 46mm. However, on this website, I found that the offset for the 2015 is 42mm for the 18" wheels and 46mm for the 17" wheels (USDM). I'm trying to find the right value as I'm trying to see if a 19x9.5 wheel with a 40mm offset would fit or...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Joined up to get any advice trying to decide between two used vehicles. Any feedback is welcome... Optima 1 is an EX Turbo with premium package, 55K miles, immaculate condition, service records, etc. Being sold by a private party. Optima 2 is a 2.4L EX with premium and technology package, 42K...
  14. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I am looking to get my ecu tuned, but i noticed that some tuners only tune 2.0T Optimas up to the 2013 model year. What changes were made in 2014 2.0Ts that warrants a different tuner program for the ecu? I noticed on the Hyundai Genesis coup forums that some changes were made to the turbo or...
  15. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Guys I have a Nameless Performance charge pipe and love it, however, I truly wished it went further as I'm not a big fan of flex hoses like we have in our cars. Take a look at the picture below for reference. Is there a part available today that will take the place of the flexpipe, perhaps...
  16. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Looking into getting some 19" wheels for my swp sx and narrowed it down to these two. Konig oversteer in opal finish 1st, 5th and 6th pic Voxx Asti in graphite finish 2nd, 3rd and4th pic
  17. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I could have sworn I read that they are the same and the only difference is the ballast that is powering them... I have been running 35 watt bulbs with 55 watt ballasts forever.. Would changing that help with output?
  18. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    What is the difference between 5000k and 6000k LED Dual Color Switchback Turn Signal Bulbs?
  19. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Has anyone driving a 2014 with the anti avoidance blind spot thingy and how does it really work well or is annoying .My dealership wants me to trafde up to a 14 and they are offering me a **** of a deal. I also would like to know is there any major differences between 13 and 14 for EX luxury...
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