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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hi to all, I am new to the Kia family as I just bought my first Kia optima last week. I have only owned trucks so this is a huge change for me; coming from a 2017 GMC Sierra to a 2018 Kia optima fe. The car world is all new to me and know nothing There are a few minor upgrades that I would...
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I can't tell you how many friends, relatives and acquaintances have been surprised (or even shocked) when they've looked closely at my Optima's and realized how well-equipped and well-appointed they are. Granted, both my Optima's have been SX-L's, and therefore fully-loaded, but people just...
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Link to story: Kia Execs Want People to Stop Being Ashamed of Driving Kias » News I think they (the Execs) are missing why most of us have updated our Badges..... It is not because we are "embarrassed" that we are driving KIA's.... It is because the KIA logo is UGLY!!!!! :rolleyes:
  4. New Member Introductions
    New member sayin' hey from Texas.
  5. New Member Introductions
    Hey there I'm Joey and I hail from Skokie, IL, just north of Chicago. My wife and just bought a 2011 Kia Optima SX and we couldn't be happier. I'm an former driver and modder of both a 1998 Nissan 200 SX SE-R and a 2001 Subaru WRX. It's nice to have a car that I can find parts for and modify it...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hi Kia owners. Just a brief hello. I live in SW New Mexico. :D I've had my 2014 Optima EX about 6 months and have done some upgrades. Mostly LED and High Intensity headlight upgrade. Traded a 2011 Sorento for this car. To be honest, if anyone every told me I would buy a Kia I would have...
  7. New Member Introductions
    Names Matt. From WA. These welcome posts shouldn't be required. Not everyone is new to auto forums. This only limits new owners access to important and pertinent information they require. This has been stupid. Now I wait to post what I NEED to.
  8. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I had about 20 people in the last two weeks asking me what kind of car I have and saying how nice it looks. starting to annoy me. Might have to trade it in for a chev. Lol Sorry meant to put this in general discussion ,my bad.
  9. United States
    Just curious to see if there are any people in the area with modded Optimas! I'm new to the game and would love to see if there are meet ups.
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  11. United States
    So from late april to late october there's car cruise/car shows in el cajon city on main st. Mostly classics but we occasionally get some imports who come out. Would anybody be interested in getting together and checking the cars out? Maybe try to get a section for the group?. The shows are on...
  12. United States
    Yo Wheres all my OC Peeps at? Me and 2 other forum members want to set up OC Meets. Comment on this post if you are in The OC and would like to attend Meets On Another note there will be a Big Bang Meet in Anaheim Thursday night maybe some of you would be down to roll if so let me know! I will...
  13. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Ok I got my Niche milans put on today. 19x8.5 ET45 245/40/19 tire. rides great. not much different that factory. Ive seen some people complain about the Eibach kit saying the ride is terrible. I tried to stay close the factory wheel diameter of the 18" so i could do the 1" drop. Will ride be...
  14. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    So i bought a detailed manual for Optima 2011/2012. It has so many useful details (electrical, mechanical and body) for people who enjoy DIY mods. I found it very useful and would like to share it with whoever interested. The problem is that it's too big to be sent through email, so do you know...
  15. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hello, I want to begin with by saying d2 feels really terrible on the streets of central LA right now. I believe I know the problem but I just want to make sure. ( I want to start by apologizing to all the members that I whispered for this problem. I did not know how the forum worked and I...
  16. Canada
    hi there. looking to buy 2012 ex plus panoramic and just wondering what prices you guys have paid recently? any idea when 2014s are out? thanks
  17. The Dealership
    Just letting you know the people at San Juan Capistrano, CA KIA are excellent to deal with. Kevin G was my salesman, Bill helped me work out a great deal and Jonathan did all the financing stuff in about 20 minuites. No hard sell, no gimmicks, just straight talk and helpful service all the way...
  18. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    just got my SX-L off the truck took her for a drive for the first time since i bought her on the 1st. noticed she had gotten dirty on her trip from Wisconsin to Seattle so i Gave her a bath shined her chrome rims and man she was looking super sexy. i also got her windows tinted 30% all the way...
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