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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, new to forum and from northwest Chicago suburbs. I love all the technical info I have gained from these forums and look to spread my knowledge as I acquire it. If anyone has any questions, concerns or other regarding the 2019 and similar vehicles I hope we can share them. I...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone! just picked up a 2011 Kia Optima SX in red today and I'm super pumped! This will be my first Kia (my mom owns a 2015 Sportage, which introduced me to the brand) and I'm excited to see where things go! The previous owner put some aftermarket wheels on the car which really attracted...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Greetings fellow enthusiasts! I am slated to pickup my used 2017 Snow White Pearl Kia Optima on Wednesday. I test drove the Optima for years at the Chicago Auto Show and I was quite impressed with how the model keeps getting better! Reason behind getting a white Optima is to make it a...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hi I'm Ingo from the Chicago area. I'm about to pull the trigger on a 2014 or 2015 and am hoping to learn about upgrading the factory stereo and adding a backup camera. I never considered Kia before until test driving one and loving it. Awesome little car for a reasonable price.
  5. New Member Introductions
    Sup optima fam!? Just bought a new pearl white 2012 sx optima monday! Let the games begin! Already put new emblems on it and now I have an appointment Saturday for tints on the windows. Also, tomorrow my new high quality spark plugs are due and I'm going to pick up a K&N typhoon C.A.I kit...
  6. New Member Introductions
    New guy checking in, just moved to Texas from Chicago, traded in my 05 HEMIFIED Magnum RT for a black on black 2015 Optima SX Turbo and I'm pretty satisfied with my it's time to mod, mod, mod!!!!
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hey guys, As title said: anyone with any exhaust upgrade, please let me know, I would like to come to hear your exhaust. I want to change up my exhaust set up. Please let me know, thanks. ---------- Post added at 02:08 PM ---------- Previous post was at 09:53 AM ---------- No one has...
  8. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    After seeing the LED tails on the turbo Optima, looks like it would be a nice upgrade for my EX. 1) Would it affect the warranty? and 2) Is anyone in the Chicago area that could help with the upgrade (paid of course)? Or can anyone recommend anyone in Chicago Northwest-Suburbs that I could...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello guys new to the forum just got my 2015 sxl optima turbo couldn't be any happier... I use to drive a Nissan 350z it's a big change for me but can't wait for all the new mods I got in mind ... Well hope to be on here for a while and get to know a few members
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hey, New to the forums from the Chicago Suburbs. Been browsing the forum for a while, found the K5 optima emblem's through here (K5OS) but never really signed up until now :) P.S. How do you make a post in the general optima section? Says I'm not permitted :(
  11. New Member Introductions
    Hey everybody! Dropping a hello all the way from Chicago! I scooped up a babied SXL for sound deal. With big thanks to some Google Fu, I was able to find my way here with some help from David from K5 Optima store. It's always great to find the community forums outside of Reddit. About...
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone. New to the optima fam. Just purchased a 2013 sxl. Was hoping to get some in sight from you guys on some mods. Anybody know where I can buy a red replacement radiator cap?
  13. New Member Introductions
  14. United States
    Would be killer if I could meet up with some peeps close to me. Saw an ex tonight on 90/94 blacked out Windows and rims. Took off on me while I was locked in the left lane. If your on here hit me up!
  15. New Member Introductions
    Just figured out I have to post here to post elsewhere. Ha. In love with my car. 13 sxl snow white. anybody from Chicago I would love to meet up and cruise around. Just drive you know. What I've done so far Led grill kit Led interior lights bungee cord automatic trunk red chrome spline...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys! Bought my Optima in September and finally got around to finding a forum like I had for my previous cars. Pretty unfamiliar with any information on Kia'z so had to join. Was super close to trading the car in and going with a Subaru based on the AWD and living in Chicago but I stuck it...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Whats up guys, my names Abe & im from Chicago. I bought a 2014 optima sxl in may & ive done a few mods so far. After months of tryin to figure out what wheels i want to put on my ride i finally found the ones but i dont know a whole lot about wheel size. The wheels im intereted in are the ACE...
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