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  1. Hybrids
    Hi It’s a long time I didn’t unplug my charger because I keep it plugged all the time. Should I be concerned Or ask for a new charger look at the 2 photos everything is working good but the plug looks funny.
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Is it just me, or does the sun shine a lot hotter through the Optima's windshield than it did in other cars I've had? I don't even remember my 2016 SXL transmitting so much heat. I'm talking about when when I'm driving facing the sun to one degree or another, and it beats down onto my legs and...
  3. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    So.... Last year I had some 19in's with 235 35 R19 tires on them that didn't last because of a stupid pot hole that destroyed one of my wheels :cry: This time, thinking of sticking to 17's because of our roads. Looking into getting these wheels, but sticking with the same stock size tires 215...
  4. New Member Introductions
    No Optima yet but we may be trading our 2012 Flex for one soon.
  5. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I'm a musician and do a lot of gigs all over Georgia. I'm starting to get quite a few dings on the front end and cant really afford a touch up and clear bra at the moment but I was wondering if getting a full vinyl bra would be my best option for now? I assume they are easy to take on and off...
  6. New Member Introductions
    About a month and a half ago I finally bit the bullet and traded in my 2004 Ford Explorer. After having put so much time and money into it for repairs such as the timing chain system, I was reluctant to do so. Until the problems started to show up again. That was the last straw, time to move up...
  7. New Member Introductions
    I recently sold my Mercedes AMG and purchased a 2016 SX-L Optima. I couldn't be happier, I do miss the performance but not the maintenance nor repair cost. I'll be doing a tasteful mod thread soon. It won't be much as I promised myself to keep this vehicle stock-ish :D. I work with Mobis/HYU on...
  8. Hybrids
    what are some of the issues this model has? I hear about engine failures and transmission problems. Are they widespread and bound to happen? Trying to see what I would be getting into if I purchased one. Thanks!
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    My 2015 sxl has a lot of chrome accents and I want to get rid of some and tried the plasti dip but I'm getting a bit of texture and using the gloosyfier is not too shiny. Is there a black factory trim y can buy to replace the chrome? Other parts I will like to swap are the check marks on...
  10. New Member Introductions
    So I'm thinking of trading in my 2012 genesis coupe on a 2015 optima sx turbo. I'm just looking for something a little bigger and more comfortable. Should I do it?
  11. New Member Introductions
    I have been lurking for a few months now and have test driven every mid sized car out there and keep going back to the Optima EX. I put a lot of miles on my car for work and had a good run with my 06 TDI Jetta (305,500k miles, avg 48mpg and still kicking) but its time to get a newer car. I have...
  12. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I'm trying to plastidip it black instead of there a trick to getting this part off?? Someones help would be greatly appreciated... I would rather not break it
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    2011 black steering wheel kind of tattered and now sticky.. Anyone else.. Bought an after market cover and it just feels way to big and thick. If you do go to auto store to buy one, try before you buy we ended up having to buy/return and swap out cause the KIA steering wheel is apparently an...
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Let me first start off by saying that I just rolled over 10,000 miles. Everything had been going great. I'd received more compliments in about 11 months of ownership with this car than I had in 3 years with my 06' GTO. The lines on the Optima are fantastic. As far as looks were concerned, I...
  15. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Getting my Collovers installed today. Yay Me! - Pics added As an early birthday present, my family is footing the bill to have my Megan coilovers installed at a shop. So I don't have to do it on my driveway. lol Coilovers and Summer Shoes.. I won't have to get dirty, for once.. Today will be a...
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