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  1. DIY : Appearance And Body Modifications
    Hey just wanted to reach out to see if there is a way to remove the upper front bumper without removing the whole bumper? Like the part that the grill is screwed into, it seems like there should be since it seems pretty free wiggling but I tried searching online and only seemed to find results...
  2. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I'm deadening the SXL and wanted to know if anyone has a writeup or link on how to get into the inner door skin. wondering what all needs to be done to deaden the door skin. I have searched and didn't find anything (I'm sure I may have missed it)
  3. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hi folks. I have looked at a number of threads here without actually seeing the answer i was looking for. This one is hopefully pretty simple. I am going to change my halogen low beams out with some LED lights. I understand that it is easier to remove the cap/bulb on the passenger side by...
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    It's not the same as the 11-13 unfortunately as it doesn't just come off, from the looks of it its glued in. Anyone got any idea's? I'm just looking to put a aftermarket one on.
  5. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Ive searched the forum and watched the videos, but im still having issues. Have everything detached except the 3 bolts/screws/whatever they are in the fender area on the sides of the bumper. I just dont see how i can get anything in there? That plastic cover sits flush against the bumper and...
  6. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    I've looked all over, but for the life of me I can't find how to remove the license plate bulbs and vanity bulbs in my 2016 Optima. I'm afraid of breaking the housings or messing up the car. Anyone know where there's a walk through for the 2016+ models? Thank you in advance.
  7. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    So experimented more with the Rustoleum Peel Coat. This one was a bigger project then the Fender Vents so enlisted my dad for some help. After seeing the black Peel Coat on the car, I might actually have my dad paint the parts with black paint. The reason being, the front of the car gets the...
  8. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hi folks So I attempted to remove my rear spoiler since it got sun damage. Wanting to carbonfiber wrap my spoiler but having trouble removing it.... I unbolted all the nuts and the thing won't budge. Im I doing something wrong here? Is the spoiler also Factory glued to the trunk as well????
  9. The Service Center
    All I've found is videos and images to remove the 2013 and older airbags. The videos/images I have seen have 2 holes on the sides and one at the bottom to stick a screwdriver in to release the clips. My steering wheel does not have these holes :\ Anyone done this yet? Thanks in advance.
  10. DIY Projects
    Hey guys, Looking at doing some custom work on the fender vent and mirrors but want to know if anyone has any success or tips removing these on a 4th gen? I can only seem to find tutorials for 3rd gen. thank you.
  11. The Service Center
    Has anyoneremoved the front or rear door plastic inner door panel?(service manual refers to it as the “door module”). The service manual saysto loosen the (8) 10MM screws and remove panel. After removing the screws it still won't come off, mine seams to also have some rivets in the center area...
  12. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Trying to add subs to the factory unit but dont know how to get behind the radio
  13. The Service Center
    I searched but couldn't find anything. I looked under and don't see any obvious way to remove it. I want to plastidip it. This is the part I'm.talking about. 2014-2015 Kia Optima Bumper Spoiler - Body Mechanical & Trim - Action Crash, Front 14-15 Optima Bumper Spoiler - 128502-04168485 - PartsGeek
  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I have a 2016 LX and was wondering if anyone has a link to a DIY showing how to take the tailights completely off the car, or if someone could explain it. Thanks! :grimacing:
  15. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hey guys and gals, I need help removing the whole rear bumper, I have removed the sides already, but the middle seemed have screw holding it together, but I can't find it anywhere. Help me out guys. ---------- Post added at 07:02 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:40 PM ---------- Anyone?
  16. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    I believe my backup camera is going out. Goes black and/or poor video when car is first started. I'm looking for a replacement and how to remove it. I've searched the internet and flebay and the choices are slim. $175-250 for OEM camera. Any help would be appreciated!!!! Note... First issue...
  17. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I only found one thread on this topic and it consisted of some guys arguing that it should stay to keep people safe... Anyway. Has anyone tried removing these stickers and if so, did it mess up the visors? They seem to be pretty stuck in the mesh cloth of the visor and I don't want to pick at...
  18. DIY Projects
    I want to access my rear door speakers to tap into them and I know you can behind the B pillars. Does anyone have any tips or pics doing this before I just try to pry them off blindly tonight? I don't want to break all the clips or mess anything up and yes, I've searched plenty of threads and...
  19. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Got some new D1S bulbs from K5OS yesterday. Do the screws that appear at the 6 o'clock position on the black circle cap that you have to 1/4 turn to get to the light have to come out first? The high beams dont have these screws but my lows arent budging and its tough to see in there. Do the...
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