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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Entering a highway, I punched the gas, and heard a POP and an immediate backfire, then had no boost, which has continued from that point on. no CEL, no codes. no smoke from exhaust. replaced PCV, which was bad, but no change. since issue began, can now smell exhaust in the cabin with windows...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hey, Has anyone else pre-ordered the uncle boost from Lap3USA? I bought it without realizing it was on pre-order three and half weeks ago (it doesn't actually list it as pre-order on the buy page..) and found out through an email with customer service. How long have you been waiting? Does...
  3. High Performance
    Hey guys, I have recently switched my Nameless Performance filter from the drop in box to the AEM cone filter. The problem started right after the switch. Not sure if any of you guys have experienced the same thing. Here it goes: when I go into boost and after it let go of the gas paddle...
  4. Engine and Technical Discussion
    I'm not sure about this but from the way the fittings are installed, leads to believe this may cause boost leak. What do you guys think?
  5. Engine and Technical Discussion
    What's the max boost for our turbos? And what's the stock boost?
  6. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Looking to install a boost gauge . Wondering how does everyone here monitor their boost .
  7. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Car is an '11 optima 2.0t. I never read the TPS before the BTR tune, but after the tune the TPS read a max of 94.3 for a few days and then dropped to a max of 86.1, where it has been for a couple months now. Is that just the norm for these, or should it read 100? Boost isn't weird, but I'm...
  8. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Hey all tried to search before posting if anybody has installed a throttle body spacer on their 2016 yet. Just ordered the spacer for mine and looking to also add a gauge for the psi from the turbo. Any thoughts on how install might be?
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I goosed it to pass some cars on the highway last Saturday. Once I settled into a cruising speed, I noticed I had no boost in any gear. Mashing the gas meant VERY little power but there were no dash lights/chimes or warnings. I got to my destination, shut it off and popped the hood. I...
  10. The Service Center
    hey guys recently my check engine light came on and my car started running really funny, it has no power what so ever, its almost as if its running naturally aspirated like without the turbo. anyways I ran the check engine light and it only threw one code, witch is the boost control sensor...
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    So it's been a few months since David Chung has been selling this ECU reflash module and I haven't heard much at all on these forums (Facebook don't count) as to what folks who purchased it think about it and their experiences about it (good/bad/meh). I'd like to ask those in the community who...
  12. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Let see those boost gauges post pics of your set up
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a Ford F350 dually diesel with an edge insight programmer/monitor and I love to be able to see what's happening with the important vitals of my engine including the turbo boost. I have always wondered why this car been turbo doesn't have a turbo boost gauge, so this brings me here to ask...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Switched from Japanese to Korean. Lovin my 2.0T... love it went that boost kicks in lol! fyi... I still own the camry.
  15. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Sup guys, looking into purchasing a boost gauge to hook up to my throttle body spacer I just ordered. Eyeing the Prosport Premium EVO boost gauge right now, so far it looks like they have some good feedback with accuracy and refresh rate. Anyone else have feedback on them or recommend a...
  16. K5OS - 2016-2020 Kia Optima Products
    Is proud to introduce the: 2011-2020 Kia Optima AEM Air Intake System (BUY NOW) Description: Manufactured & assembled in the USA 50-state legal or pending carb certification Inlet constructed of lightweight aircraft aluminum & mandrel bent for maximum flow AEM’s lifetime DRYFLOW Synthetic air...
  17. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Came across this and found it might be helpful to post up. IC Pipe Tester
  18. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Howdy fellow 2.0t enthusiast... so I got my self the HKS SSQV 4 from K5 during the holiday sale and as the title states. As soon as I almost hit peek boost it drops considerably then climbs back up a few has also purged under throttle/WOT on me... .....sigh...any ideas anyone?
  19. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hey all, got a question about something we did to my 2014 SXL today at the dealership that I was hoping someone here could shed a bit more light on. I will go ahead and admit I do not know a whole lot about turbos.... So I wanted to get a bit more power out of my car so I took it up to my...
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