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  1. Engine and Technical Discussion
    ADD W1 v3.3: ==== It all started with me perusing K5OS Store for more toys and mods to install on my car. Came across the ADD W1 v3.3 Oil Catch Can... and so down the rabbit hole I went! I came across this gem of a forum post...
  2. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I'm considering purchasing a 2015 Optima SX that has what appears to be the base radio. I'd really like to have Android Auto in the car. I understand there was an update for the 2015 Optima that adds Android Auto. But I don't think that is for this base radio, right? It's for the nav-radio unit...
  3. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Very strange. Dealer said that "something" in my battery caused my starter to fail (be destroyed). They replaced the starter (still didn't start), then replaced the battery and everything worked! Strange! Am I being bamboozled?
  4. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hello, right now I have a staggered setup. On front I have 245/35/20 rear is 275/30/20. Tires are shot need new ones. if I change from 275/30/20 to 265/35/20 that will fit right? That will be no problem I’m just shortening width and going up in sidewall just alittle? I’m pretty sure it will work...
  5. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    (Solved) Can Dest be I-20 Exit 123? Solved Post #4 Below ....... Freeway module doesn't like any I20, I-20, etc entries. See no way to do this. Have u ever? MapNSoft Rep No Help.... Google Maps did it easily -- IF the Phone Ggl Map Voice works that's OK; Too risky staring at a phone &...
  6. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    If you had the choice between strut brace, sway bar or stiff rings. what would you start with? Looking to improve daily drive /comfort and handling. Car will also be dropped 1". This is for the SX T.
  7. Kia Optima News, Rumors and Updates
    Read more about Black Friday 2018: All the Best Tire Deals You Can Score This Year at
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hi, I have a 13 Optima EX Turbo. I did a muffler delete on it about 2 months ago. Sometimes I feel like the car doesn't accelerate as hard as it did before the delete. I did a lot of research online and some say you lose low end torque while others say you do not lose anything or gain anything...
  9. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I'm not sure if a lot of people make it over to that part of the forum..but see the link! I sold my 2016 SXL and purchased a Stinger GT2 Nick
  10. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hello everyone, Looking at getting a Catch Can from the K5 store and id like to know which one you all recommend to use. I have read a few things on them and they seem like they are 100% worth the money but there is too many variances in them for me to understand which one is best for our car...
  11. The Service Center
    I was able to install CarPlay to my Optima last night, along with a new navigation maps update. I was wondering though if I can somehow get a digital speedometer on the screen in the instrument cluster? Has anybody been able to get it, or is it impossible to do? This is a 2015 Optima with the...
  12. DIY Projects
    There is an older thread where an oil catch can was mounted in an earlier hybrid. IIRC it was a different engine with PCV on front or passenger side of engine. The can was mounted on firewall. My 2.0L engine has the PCV hose on rear or transmission/driver side of engine. The hybrid is pretty...
  13. DIY Projects
    Just finished up, took Photos ( I'll post later tonight ). It was pretty easy, took about a Hour and a Half from tools out to securing the tools.................................. Edit to add: Just Installed the Black/ White Kia 3.0 K Front and Rear Logo......................
  14. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Trying to decide if it's really worthwhile to go with the ADD W1 V3.3 OCC on my 2018 Optima 2.0T; from what I've seen here and elsewhere, most folks simply choose to go with the single inlet OCC like the W1 V3 (and really, using just the one OCC rather than dual OCC setups some other folks...
  15. K5OS - Performance
    Is proud to present to the Optima community The ADD W1 Version 3 Baffled Oil Catch Can (BUY NOW) Description: Oil Catch can's catch the oil and moisture in the blow-by gas that causes carbon and sludge build-up in the intake system and engine. It's advanced design assures the best...
  16. K5OS - Performance
    Is proud to present to the Optima community The ADD W1 Version 3.3 Baffled - Dual Inlet Oil Catch Can (BUY NOW) Description: The first 2-in-1 baffled OCC with "Triple Twist" technology is now available! No need to run two different cans, the new ADD W1 V3.3 Baffled OCC's 3 port design (2...
  17. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hey all! Just looking for a Decently priced Remote Start for my 2014 Optima LX. I don't have Push to Start or any of that - and I cannot seem to find really any aftermarket options. I was contemplating Viper - but I'm just curious what the LOW END cost would be. I know what the high end...
  18. Discount Tire
    If you need assistance, let us do the legwork! Text message Discount Tire Direct today at 480-400-1640 RESPONSE HOURS (Monday - Friday) Eastern - 8:30 AM - 6:30 PM Central - 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM Mountain - 6:30 AM - 4:30 PM Pacific - 5:30 AM - 3:30 PM
  19. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hello I recently got a 2014 Kia Optima sxl and it doesn?t have the SD card is there a way I can use just a normal 16gb SD card or does it have to be a Kia SD card... I also have a 16 Optima hybrid with Navigation and that card doesn?t work in the 14 Optima System is there a way to make it work?
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