Has anyone modified their Optima to a racing-style ignition system?
Essentially, leaving the key permanently inserted, and cutting out the Acc, Ign, and Start wires, and rigging them to two toggle switches and a pushbutton, respectively?
Would this even work?
Or, is it an expensive way to...
So I changed spark plugs on my Optima 2013 Turbo. I used the NGK 1422, and I can definitely notice a pretty big improvement on both throttle response and Fuel Economy. Heck, my idling RPM went down to 800-1000 RPM (from 1200 or so).
Anyway, this was my first time changing spark plugs...
This is more of an idea than anything else, but I'd like to know if it's possible:
I have an LX, so there is no fancy smart key or anything.
Is it possible to replace my ignition key with a 3-switch setup?
Basically, it would have two gated switches, one for Acc, and one for Ignition, and...
I just heard about this on the news this morning. For those who don't feel like reading the article, a group of lawyers is basically trying to bring a lawsuit against the major auto manufacturers because they have created a "safety hazard" by using keyless ignitions (i.e. push-button starts)...
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In light of the GM faulty ignition switch.
Allot of us have key fobs.... and I have to wonder since these are wireless what prevents our cars from having accidental turn offs or even the steering wheel to accidental lock?
Today was kind of a hot day, and I was parked in the sun for a few hours, and that might have had something to do with it, but my key got stuck in the ignition 4 different times today.
Or rather I should say that I couldn't turn the ignition all the way off to the last position past the...