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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey, crew. I live in a state where I need a license plate to be displayed on the front of my car. I'm trying to maintain the integrity of the front end without putting a license plate front and center. Anyone know of any OFF CENTER license plate mounts for a 2016 optima FE?
  2. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I almost don't care about handling.....if the new tires reduce noise in the car by at least 15 or 20 percent. The tires on it NOW are seemingly major contributors to cabin noise, and it's driving us crazy. Anybody here ever put General Alti-max's on? Any other "quiet contenders" in an all-season?
  3. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hi guys I’m looking to get rims and tires for my car and there’s just so many options that I get lost. My car currently is stock with 205/65/16 and I want to get a better looking rim and quality tires at a budget. I went to tire rack and it shows that I can go up to 20s but I don’t want that...
  4. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Looking for a good led bulbs for my car. I’ve looked many places and on amazon there’s several ones but I’m not sure besides reading the reviews? I see there’s some with a fabless heat sink and some with a fan. I’m assuming a fan will make noise and I’m not ok with that. So does anyone has...
  5. DIY : Appearance And Body Modifications
    So I've been searching online for days and I cant seem to find a site that has custom headlights, nor can I find a DIY on how to put in angel eyes myself.. anybody know of anything
  6. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Anyone know where I can find the car's diagram? Looking for 2015 optima 2.0T.
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2013 hybrid ex premium and looking to trade it in for an sx. Found a couple with low mileage. Any issues I should be aware about? Looking at 2013-2015 models.
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello Everyone, My name is Miguel. I live in New Jersey near NYC. I have a Pearl White Kia Optima SXL 2013 that I bought new in August 2012 with now 96K Miles. I have been reading through a lot of threads in the past for simple car mods. I decided to join now because I would like to take my...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hi All! I'm Isaac and I recently bought a 2015 sx turbo in Los Angeles, CA. Joined the forums to find some easy/cheap light and appearance mods. Also interested in adding car play with aftermarket stereo and retaining back up camera/steering wheel controls. Has anyone installed a cheaper...
  10. New Member Introductions
    I recently sold my 2014 Kia Optima Sx-L I had removed all my aftermarket parts and was hoping to find them a new home. Please see below and let me know if youre interested in anything. I am located in Richmond VA so try to account for shipping through the post office with a tracking number. 1)...
  11. Vendor Deals
    Need some automotive artwork to spruce up the garage, den, or anywhere else in the house? These technical-style chalk drawings are printed on metal plates in three different sizes, and with over 125 prints to choose from, there will be something in the mix for every shade of auto enthusiast...
  12. New Member Introductions
    So I just bought a 2015 SX trubo a week ago and I loving it, I had no idea how nice Kias could be. I am looking at a K&N 69 Series Typhoon, the K&N web site does not list it as compatible but K5Optima store does. Has anyone with a 2015 installed it?
  13. Discount Tire
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  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    https://imgur.com/a/MjmRDJM Here is a screen shot of the oem parts of an Optima front bumper. Items #9-12 deal with the air ducts, my question is can I get away with only buying #11 and keep the remaining structure of the current setup, or would I need to buy all 4 parts? Any help would be...
  15. Discount Tire
    The MB Wheels Wynter is a split 5 spoke wheel designed to withstand the harsh winter conditions! Now available at Discount Tire Direct! Popular Optima itments are as follows: 18x8 ET+40 | MB Wynter 17x7.5 ET+40 | MB Wynter 16x7 ET+40 | MB Wynter This wheel features machined cut-outs...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Came here looking for some help. Got the windshield replaced on the wifes 2013 optima sxl and looks like crap. I put in a request for them to fix so we will see. I am looking to see if anyone can show me a picture of the A pillar window trim. Ill attach a picture of what I am talking about...
  17. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys! I want to upgrade my rims to have something that is chrome and clean, not sporty. I know that it may take some MPG's off my car, but that is fine. The question i am having touble finding answers to is that I am running the stock Standard tire size: 205/65 R 16 94H tires. But I...
  18. Discount Tire
    Now through June 23rd, 2018 SAVE $70.00 INSTANTLY when you purchase a set of four(4) Nitto tires at Discount Tire Direct! The instant savings will be reflected in your shopping cart on qualifying products. Shop Nitto Tires | Discount Tire Direct WANT TO SAVE MORE? Receive up to $50 back by...
  19. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Need to do front struts on wifes 2013 optima EX ..Car is all stock.. What's out there for this car ? I can't seem to find any replacements except for OEM. I don't really need a $1000 dollar set of racing struts.. Need to do the rear as well,,but ,there does seem to be replacements for the...
  20. New Member Introductions
    I have a 2012 Optima SX. I just had the block replaced under recall, and all seems to be going well so far. I have recognized that now the engine cooling fan runs whenever I have the heat or AC. I did not recognize this before the block was swapped out and I'd like to know if this is normal...
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