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  1. The Service Center
    I am new to the KIA world and have had my Optima SX since November 2018. It has 127,000 Km's on it. The last 2 to 2 weeks in Calgary is has been -25C to -35C overnight and when I start the car the first time in the morning the exhaust is black and has a strong smell. It clears up and looks...
  2. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I'm from Idaho and my wife has a addiction to her 2013 Kia Optima SXL. She's been having trouble with her car and being the great guy that I am, I thought I'd join all you fine folks on here with your vast knowledge to help me sort this stuff out. Thanks you all in advance...
  3. Spotted
    Spotted a nice looking charcoal grey Optima with K badges in NW Phoenix (Happy Valley and 115th) this morning. We eventually went two different directions, but ended up seeing each other at the next block (Lake Pleasant and Deer Valley roads. If you are on here - Nice Ride! I was hoping to...
  4. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone! I've had my 2015 Optima for about and year and a half and could not be happier with my purchase. I've always like the optima since they released it. I'm not much of a customizer however I am looking forward to some tips and tricks from the forums to make my ride stand out just...
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hello. Im josh. Columbus, Ga. Ive had my '15 lx for nearly a year now. Had a forte for a few years before that. Ive lurked the forum on several occasions to varying degrees of success. I appreciate model specific forums. Thanks for having me.
  6. Spotted
    We drove together in the wind... reveal yourself :D K badges and tints, blond lady driver
  7. Spotted
    Anybody on here that came out the road near Glendale Centre this morning about 9 am? Grey EX/LX, black wheels, tinted tail lights, exhaust, led strip in the headlight housing. Sorry don't have a pic.
  8. The Service Center
    I'm not sure if anyone has reported this on the forums since I do not even know what to search for... I have a 2014 Optima and every time (hot or cold) my car sits in my driveway overnight (5+ hours off), the next time I go to drive it it is really "clunky" feeling when it shifts. To the point...
  9. Hybrids
    Hey guys, just wondering if this is normal. I've noticed some mornings over the last few months (ie when car is cold), I get the revs going up and down up and down up and down lol. After about 20-30 seconds, its works itself out and smooths out. But i find this strange. Is this normal? or is...
  10. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hoping someone can make my day a little better... Got in the car this morning, hit push start, and all the lights started going off like the 4th of July, radio and AC came on, car was making noise, but nothing. Turned the air off, radio off, everything off- tried again. Same thing. Tried it a...
  11. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    What causes such a thing? Sent from App
  12. Pictures and Videos
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  13. New Member Introductions
    All I can say is that this site has been amazing and has helped me with my first step in blacking out my car. I have realized that plastidip is my new best friend. I can not wait until I customize everything that I had envisioned. I plasti dipped the rims first and my next step is to black out...
  14. Spotted
    Spotted Friday morning on the Outer Loop Beltway around 9AM near the exit to US1. Maroon with K5 badge, rear bumper LEDs, switchbacks in front, DRLs, and tint. Looked good. When I drove by, I gave the thumbs up. :thumbsup: Friend said it may be NoLag on this forum. Coincidentally, I never...
  15. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    Hi all, this morning when i was on my smoke break, saw my supervisor just came to work...he called me into his car...showed me his new gadget, which is wireless charging..but what impresses me is his audio system...all bone stock, but sounds great..i asked him what is the trick...he said...
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Good Morning! Wish she would have been at my Showroom when I was shopping for my Kia. :P
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