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  1. New to Forum and New to Auto Mods

    New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I am highly interested in pursuing to charge up my 2013 kia optima as a new hobby to keep me busy at home.I saw some body kits and was interested in some price ranges and guidance I should look into, plus i have to do my casual repairs for fluids, brakes/rotor, my tricky ball...
  2. Saw a 15' SXL today Black exterior

    3RD Generation Optima (2011-2015)
    It looked impressive, I could tell it was a 2015 because of its foglights that differentiate it from the 2011 - 2014 of the same body types in this rainy weather. It looked amazing. Those foglights look cooler than the ones on my '18. The car looked like a Luxury car. I don't know, but there is...
  3. [VENDOR][FS]: 2016-2019 Kia Optima Dark Tint Window Visors - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - 2016-2019 Kia Optima Products
    Is here to present to the Optima Forums: 2016-2019 Kia Optima Dark Tint Window Visors (BUY NOW) FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE US! Description: These new dark tint Window Visors for the 2016-2019 Kia Optima, offer a stylish way to keep fresh air circulating, repel the rain & keep the interior...
  4. [VENDOR][FS]: K5OS Spiked Aluminum Valve Stem Caps - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - Interior & Exterior Products
    Here to present another great product for your vehicle: K5OS Spiked Aluminum Valve Stem Caps (BUY NOW) Description: High-Quality Anodized Aluminum Valve Stem Caps Available in a wide variety of different color options Designed to replace your existing valve stem caps Great gift to give...
  5. [VENDOR][FS]: 2016-2019 Kia Optima Painted Trunk Spoiler by Keen Design - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - 2016-2019 Kia Optima Products
    and have teamed up to bring you: 2016-2019 Kia Optima Painted Trunk Spoiler by Keen Design (BUY NOW) Description: The 2016-2019 Kia Optima Keen Design Trunk Spoiler creates that sporty look your new Optima is missing Made in S. Korea from high-quality ABS Available to order in 2...
  6. [VENDOR][FS]: 2016-2018 Kia Optima OEM Mud Guard Sets - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - 2016-2019 Kia Optima Products
    2016-2019 Kia Optima OEM Mud Guard Sets - K5 Optima Store Presenting to the community our newest item: The 2016-2018 OEM Kia Optima Mud Guard 4 Pc Sets (BUY NOW) Item Description: Brand new Genuine OEM Kia Mud Guard Flaps 4pc Set Includes 4 pcs Front left, Front right, Rear left &...
  7. [VENDOR][FS]: (NEW) 2016-2018 Kia Optima Rear Sequential Bumper LED Lights - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - 2016-2019 Kia Optima Products
    Is excited to finally bring to the Optima community: 2016-2018 Kia Optima Rear Sequential Bumper LED Light (BUY NOW) Description: Separate your new 2016-2018 Kia Optima from the rest with these brand new custom sequential bumper LED lights LEDs are installed in OEM factory bumper...
  8. [VENDOR][FS]: 2016-2019 Kia Optima Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - 2016-2019 Kia Optima Products
    Is excited to present to the forums 2016-2019 Kia Optima Carbon Fiber Mirror Covers (BUY NOW) FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE US Description: For all you 2016-2019 owners, gone are the days of carbon fiber mirror cap overlays These are 100% fully carbon fiber REPLACEMENTS for your side mirror...
  9. [VENDOR][FS]: Flowmaster Stainless Steel Quad Exhaust Tips - K5 Optima Store

    K5OS - Performance
    is excited to bring to the Optima forum community: Flowmaster Stainless Steel Quad Exhaust Tips (BUY NOW) Description: 3" Polished Stainless Steel Dual Angle Tips Perfect alternative to replace the plain looking factory tips Sold both for single tip exhaust setups, as well as dual...
  10. Finally added some exterior mods!

    Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So I purchased a few things awhile back and never got around to putting them on. I finally did so here are some pics! I added the "k5" emblem, the blue "turbo" emblem, the blue 3.0 emblems, the carbon fiber rear diffuser, and then the black pedal set. Also, under the hood, I added the blue screw...
  11. carbon fiber accents on platinum graphite exterior color

    Interior and Exterior Modifications
    with the exception of Munky's showroom and NilVlRod's rear diffuser thread.. I haven't seen any platinum graphite color cars with carbon fiber/carbon fiber wrap. or maybe I have, and I just cant tell. I have a 2015 in this color and was thinking about wrapping some things in vinyl, or perhaps...
  12. Which color for exterior accent?

    Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I'm thinking of adding some little touches of accent color - maybe blue, orange, or red. Red is so popular, so I was trying to consider other colors. But red is just so good looking. Caliper - I'm leaning towards just painting the calipers silver, though I might add some color here. Other...
  13. Just got a new car, what should i do to keep it exterior clean

    The Detailing Corner
    Ive had the car for a week and its already getting dusty from the outside. people told me to wash it to remove all dealer added stuff and wax it. But what exactly should i do to it? (Found this program online) 1. Wash vehicle 2. Clay vehicle 3. Wash vehicle 4. Coats of Zaino Z-2 with Zaino Z-6...
  14. Exterior Detailing

    3RD Generation Optima (2011-2015)
    So after owning my car for about a year (Ebony LX) and getting it back from the body ($5600 of hail damage) I realized that my paint really needed some serious TLC. So instead of paying for a detailer to do it, I went and picked up some products and did it myself I used a Mothers clay bar kit...
  15. Lights - Exterior and Interior

    DIY Projects
    I want to change the head lights on my car. Preferably some bright white lights with some blue tint to it to add elegance. However it is about functionality since I'm trying to avoid all these potholes Chicago has to offer. Nothing too expensive or extensive and prerably a simple bulb swap but...
  16. Exterior door handle making noise

    3RD Generation Optima (2011-2015)
    So I randomly posted about this in the chat box a while ago but just wanted more opinions on this or if its happened to anyone else. Whenever I squeeze my door handles on my car, they make a squeaking noise. I don't know if the handles were just put together crappily or what. It honestly makes...
  17. Are your exterior mods insured?

    3RD Generation Optima (2011-2015)
    Does any one ask or have their insurance company add on coverage for their exterior mods? In case of accidents. For example, so far i have led tail lights and drl...in case of accidents and they'll definitely get ruin, is it possible for insurance company cover those for you? or they will have...
  18. Advice/Feedback Needed on 2013 Optima SX Interiro/ Exterior Lighting

    Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Help! Advice/Feedback Needed on 2013 Optima SX Interiro/ Exterior Lighting I plan on upgrading lighting on my lovely new car and need advice on the following list. If anyone has comparable, if not better products to replace any of the products listed please let me know. Please let me know what...
  19. Exterior Trunk Release Button (located under trunk lid)

    3RD Generation Optima (2011-2015)
    So I know this has been covered in a few random threads -- such as the "Tips, Tricks and Things You May Have Missed" thread, but just in case people haven't read through that, I wanted to point this out. I'm 99% sure that I would have NEVER figured this out on my own, and I benefit from it a...
  20. exterior window trim / molding .... concern?

    3RD Generation Optima (2011-2015)
    lately, I have been noticing my left back window molding forming some spots... I thought it was maybe dried up water or etching.. but it is not. I washed my car today... and started wiping down the water I went to the back portion of the window and wiped the water off... I looked at my towel...
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