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  1. New Member Introductions
    I'm using the torque pro app and my throttle only opens to like 86 percent... has anyone else noticed that??? is it a safety from kia... do the tuning chips fix that??? also i have the kia add on for the torque pro app and none of the new sensors work... well like 3 do..
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    hey guys, just wondering if anyone has bought the conversion kit from anywhere and done this on a 2016? I was up to recently an owner of a 2012 optima hybrid and really enjoyed the HID lights and replaced the car with a EX tech 2016 and i have to say quite the let down on the projector style...
  3. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So here was the car when we got it… Its been a long road to get here…We have had this fellow in the shop more then we have had it to drive. Between the Kia dealership for: (warranty work) -non-heating, heated seats -folding drivers side sunroof seal... (replaced & properly sealed)...
  4. United States
    Has anyone done the white reflector mod to their headlights in the New York area, I was interesed in doing this and wanted to see if I was going to have a problem inspecting my car.
  5. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello all. Long time Optima owner here. I recently sold my 2013 and purchased a 2015 SXL Turbo, sports package, etc. The 2015 includes MOST/many of the mods I had done on my 2013. So I am very curious to see what other 2015 SXL owners have done to their cars. I am ordering my new badges...
  6. The Service Center
    Of course more air means more fuel. But if its worth it I want to do it..
  7. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hi, looking for some advise on what I need to know before upgrading my 2015 Optima EX rims. Im planning to upgrade to 20's, but I have no idea on how and what am I suppose to do. First time buying rims. Any advise will be appreciated. Thanks ---------- Post added at 11:44 AM ----------...
  8. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I need to get in contact with someone who has specifically done Korean dual projector headlights on their 2014 or 2015 with HID. I have some specific questions, and my PMs to a few have gone unanswered. Thanks.
  9. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    hey guys so i was wondering if anyone had installed this before... 2011-2013 Optima K5 XLOOK Premium CC POWER LED Angel Eyes 2pc Set - Korean Auto Imports Is it hard to install?
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    It has been a while since I've posted on here, but my car has changed in a major way since I last visited. Since then I have had the bumper LEDs installed, Side skirt LED, lowered it a few inches, alternate badges, K5 logo (removed Optima) dipped the entire car in EFX Halo "Covert Black"...
  11. The Service Center
    Ok, so read these 2 threads as a preface to the stuff below: So fast forward to...
  12. Hybrids
    I just did ATF fluid drain/refill service for 2013 optima hybrid at 57k miles. Service was cheap but they charged 10q of ATF type 4. 5 of ATF type 4 and 5 of ATF type 4 (M)??? what is (M) for? long story short $204 = stealership...our car only takes max of 7q of oil so drain and refill twice?
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2015 Optima EX, when I leave the car and lock it, the mirrors close up. During the up coming winter , I would like the mirrors to stay open when I leave the car and lock it. Is there a way to do this? Reason I want to have this option is that ice and snow build up will not effect...
  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Curious how the install went and any photos if possible. I am looking at buying their dual color halo kit and the side marker leds and diffusers to clear out the side markers. ---------- Post added 07-28-2014 at 11:47 AM ---------- Previous post was 07-27-2014 at 04:54 PM ---------- nobody...
  15. Interior and Exterior Modifications
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  16. The Dealership
    I am a car guy and I definitely don't need to pay a dealership to do simple things like inspect my battery terminals, rotate my tires, check my fluid levels, inspect my cooling system/belts/brakes, change my cabin air filter, etc...Paying a KIA dealer or anyone to do these things for me for what...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hey I finally made an account after lurking for a long time to reply to a forum. Glad to be here though these forums have been super helpful.
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