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  1. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey all - I live in Pennsylvania and bought my car there brand new, even though it say's I'm from Canada, I just registered while up here in Canada for the week. This is something I been meaning to ask for years but just finally found the time to register and post.... So - my '13 hybrid lx (the...
  2. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    How hard is it to install aftermarket shocks front and back on a 12 Optima with D2 springs already installed?
  3. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Here's a little backstory. I've been on D2 coilovers for almost 2 years now and I've had noise issues from day 1. It first started with a clunking / knocking noise and then came a squeaking noise. I took the car to a shop to have it checked out and they adjusted the preload and re-tightened...
  4. K5OS - Suspension
    Is proud to bring to the Optima community: TruHart Kia Optima/Hyundai Sonata Sport Shocks/Struts Combo (BUY NOW) Description: When you install a set of lowering springs on your Optima or Sonata, the OEM factory shocks & struts take much more abuse then normal. This is due to the fact that...
  5. The Service Center
    The rear shocks/struts need to be replaced and some estimates are really high. Does this car have shocks or struts and how hard is it to replace them ?
  6. DIY : Wheels, Tires, And Suspension
    When I had my last tire rotation, the tech told me my rear shocks were leaking and needed to be replaced and quoted me $300. The installation seemed pretty easy so I decided to do it myself. Here is a list of tools you'll need. It's very easy and you can easily do it in under an hour. KYB...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a LX with cloth seats and yes every time i'd get out or even just grab the frame of the car inside I'd get shock. The shocks aren't weak either, you can literally see a big arch of electricity leave your finger to the metal. The remedy keep me from shock is to always grab the door frame...
  8. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    After being 1.5 months on back order, and riding on just NeoTech springs for over a year. I'm finally going to have the rest of the setup. No more cringing when I see small dips and lips on the highway. :yahoo:
  9. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have gotten so I really dread getting out of my Optima, because I just know that when I reach out to close the driver side door, I'm gonna get a painful static electric shock. The only way around this I have found is to try to grab the door from the inside by the plastic handle, and shut it...
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