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  1. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Just got these a couple days back: Toyo Celsius tires are designed for regions like New England, and I've had a very positive experience so far. The have three main features I like: 1. Asymmetrical Tread - They wont get stuck in snow as easily 2. Varying Sipe Density - There are more sipes...
  2. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I absolutely love my optima! It’s a 2018 SXL and I love the quickness of the car and the sleek design. I was planning on making it a little quicker and maybe even a bit louder. I plan to eventually put in an intake and a new exhaust system. Anyone have any recommendations on exhaust system?
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Hey guys new to the forum I was just curious if anyone had any advice or pictures of their blue optima build to help me decide which direction to go first with cosmetics or “performance”/fun sounds stuff. I’ve built three jeep wranglers but I know nothing about the world of Optimas. Thanks
  4. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Just saw a video from a channel I follow: ChrisFix, on NRS Brake Pads: My question to you all is: Has anyone installed these before? I'm looking to install some better brakes on my car that are a bit less noisy, so this seems like a pretty good option. What are you all's thoughts on these?
  5. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Just curious about that, folks. Zero issues with this car with regular fuel (always use Shell or Chevron), thankfully, but just curious if there's any noticeable difference with premium, like it's the case with most turbos. I was surprised not to see any reference to premium fuel in the owner's...
  6. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone, I am highly interested in pursuing to charge up my 2013 kia optima as a new hobby to keep me busy at home.I saw some body kits and was interested in some price ranges and guidance I should look into, plus i have to do my casual repairs for fluids, brakes/rotor, my tricky ball...
  7. Engine and Technical Discussion
    So I've got a 2.4 in a 2014 Optima, off warranty now so I'm looking for bolt on, I'm not opening up the engine. What' the first thing you'd do?
  8. K5OS - 2016-2020 Kia Optima Products
    Is excited to present to the Optima community: The 2016-2020 Kia Optima CP-E Cat Back Exhaust (BUY NOW) Description: Presenting the CP-E™ exhaust system for the 2016-2020 Kia Optima 2.0T. Although the stock exhaust is quiet and comfortable for daily drivers, the exhaust note is bland. CP-E...
  9. New Member Introductions
    Hello my name's Nick I'm new here. I just bought a 2011 optima sx turbo and looking to bring it to life! Not knowing much about this car or what their capable of I was wondering which rout I should take first. I have been thinking of doing a new exhaust system, air intake, tuner and possibly a...
  10. Discount Tire
    For a limited time, save $50.00 INSTANTLY on select Nitto passenger performance tires at Discount Tire Direct!!! Check out the special deals below and get them before their gone! If you have any questions or would like to place an order, shoot us a PM and we'll make sure you're taken care of...
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Does anyone know of a performance tune for a non turbo optima lx, or a tuning device for the optima lx? I'm trying to adjust some things and also make my car run more rich.
  12. K5OS - Performance
    Is proud to present to the Optima community The ADD W1 Version 3 Baffled Oil Catch Can (BUY NOW) Description: Oil Catch can's catch the oil and moisture in the blow-by gas that causes carbon and sludge build-up in the intake system and engine. It's advanced design assures the best...
  13. K5OS - Performance
    Is proud to present to the Optima community The ADD W1 Version 3.3 Baffled - Dual Inlet Oil Catch Can (BUY NOW) Description: The first 2-in-1 baffled OCC with "Triple Twist" technology is now available! No need to run two different cans, the new ADD W1 V3.3 Baffled OCC's 3 port design (2...
  14. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    We had a cool front here in Texas that brought the temps down from the middle 90's to as low as the low 50's in the morning, and my 2.0 turbo really enjoyed it. We all know the denser air carries more of a fuel/air charge, but it's fun to actually FEEL it when you press the accelerator pedal! :D
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