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  1. The Service Center
    So my wife's 2013 Optima SXL has had an issue over the past month where if she has to brake suddenly the RPM gauge drops to 0. It will stay at 0 until the car is stopped, shut off and then turned back on. Also when this happens the car will stutter/loss of power for a few seconds on...
  2. K5OS - Suspension
    Is proud to bring to the Optima community: TruHart Optima/Sonata StreetPlus Coilovers (BUY NOW) Description: The TruHart StreetPlus coilovers are an ideal solution for today's budget-minded tuner looking to lower their vehicle and increase handling performance The independently adjustable...
  3. K5OS - 2016-2020 Kia Optima Products
    Is proud to present to the Optima Forums: 2016-2020 Kia Optima - Eibach Lowering Springs (BUY NOW) FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE US Description: These Eibach lowering spring improve your vehicle's looks and performance Lower your vehicle's center of gravity, reducing body roll in the turns, dive...
  4. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey everyone! I'm about to lower my 2015 Optima with 18x8 Enkei's and ATM I'm sorta torn between coils or springs. Right now funds are a factor and that's why I'm leaning more towards springs. I was just curious if anyone had any suggestions on which spring gives you the lowest drop? I've seen...
  5. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey guys I have a HUGEEEEEE dilemma (being sarcastic of course) Do you guys think this is a good drop or lower it more? I'm in Megans Strret Coilovers, and I think out of the box is 1.5 all around but I feel like I can lower it a tad more. :) AHH THE DILEMMA!! If I do drop it more do I need to...
  6. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I know Megan Racing says to have a 1.5" drop height, but is it true D2 racing drops 2" when settled?
  7. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hey guys- I just installed the K5OS BPV Sound Plate this weekend to get that "woosshhhh" sound everyone wants with a turbo. I know this piece doesn't add anything performance-wise and is purely for auditory purposes, but can anyone tell me what the difference is between this and an 'actual,'...
  8. K5OS - Suspension
    Is proud to bring to the Optima community: Megan Racing Lowering Springs (BUY NOW) Description: This lowering spring kit by Megan Racing provides a clean drop, comfortable ride and great performance Improve not only your looks but also your cornering due to the lower center of gravity Powered...
  9. K5OS - Suspension
    Here to present the Optima community The D2 Racing RS Series Coilovers (BUY NOW) Description: D2 Racing brings you a great coilover system made with high quality components 36 way dampening and preload adjustable monotube design Pillow ball mounts or powder coated aluminum top mounts Threads...
  10. Engine and Technical Discussion
    i have been reading a lot of negative talk about K and N drop in filter and how it has these damaging oils that can do damage to air intake sensors. does not sound good. was going to pick one up this weekend but now i'm having second thoughts about this. any one suggest another after market...
  11. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Please help me out. I need to know how much you dropped it front and rear. And stiffness level for front and rear. Ohhh and tire size as well. Thanks!^^
  12. Hybrids
    Was getting mid-30's MPG and now hitting lower 30's consistently but the temps have been rising here (Dallas, TX) since early July into the high 90's-low 100's. I notice when I get to my car after it sitting in the sun, the battery strength indicator is down 2-3 notches from where it was when I...
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Im thinking of installing a k and n filter for the optima. i'm hoping this wont end my warranty since it something thats not in the original car. even tho it shouldn't since its just an air filter. any suggestions on this add or do you think maybe i shouldn't for any specific reason?? Thanks
  14. Hybrids
    Looking for something like .5" all around. What do you recommend?
  15. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Although I get the occasional, random signal drop on clear/sunny days, as the weather has finally started to get warmer in KC, I've been driving with the sunroof open more often and noticing an IMMEDIATE drop in signal strength when listening to satellite radio. This results in numerous signal...
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    How's that look?
  17. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hi all! I'm looking to get some springs, but I want to find the springs that will give me the lowest drop without having to get coilovers. On my last car (scion tC with Tein S-Techs), I actually cut the dead coil off my rear springs to even out the drop and it was decent. (yes, I know it's not...
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