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  1. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hello, right now I have a staggered setup. On front I have 245/35/20 rear is 275/30/20. Tires are shot need new ones. if I change from 275/30/20 to 265/35/20 that will fit right? That will be no problem I’m just shortening width and going up in sidewall just alittle? I’m pretty sure it will work...
  2. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Anybody know the hex size of the engine oil cooler mounting bolt. Just thought I'd ask before I remove the filter for the next oil change. 2011 2.0T, but the bolt is the same for all Optima '11-'17, Sorento '11-'17, Sportage '12-'17.
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    My brother in-law noticed that my tail pipes were bouncing, and low and behold, both the bolts that hold the rubber hangers to the frame are missing. Local dealership wants to sell me the entire hanger assembly at $30/each. I just need a proper flanged bolt and nut. Can any tell me what the...
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    so much miss information out there the fronts are not 3.5 {tweets} they are 3.0 inch the doors are not a 6.5 they are a 6.25 or .75 whatever the next size up are. just fYI
  5. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I'm pretty sure the '16 Optima SX comes with an 18 gallon fuel tank, but my instrument panel tells me there are only 40 miles before empty and when I fill up it will only take 13 gallons. By my crazy calculations doesn't that mean there is another 5 gallons in the tank. That seems like a lot of...
  6. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hello K5 fam; I am looking to purchase some wheels for my 2014 optima. I found some nice wheels for a sweet deal, but I am a little concerned about the tire specs. Front 245/35/20 +35 offset , rear 275/30/20 +45 offset Does anyone have similar spec to this? I would like to know if you guys...
  7. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I just bought a set of new OEM 18" chrome wheels and now I have to buy a set of tires for the. My issue is I can't decide between the stock size, and a size with a slightly lower profile. My options are 235/45r18 (stock) 235/40r18 The tire model is Kumho TA71, from what I've read these are...
  8. The Service Center
    Anyone know the socket size for this thing on the 2.0 turbo? I don't have a socket bigger than a 19mm. So I need to get a bigger one. Thanks ---------- Post added at 04:10 PM ---------- Previous post was at 02:12 PM ---------- EDIT: A 24mm socket fit it.
  9. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Yeah, I know it's about 1.5" less in diameter to the stock setup and I was planning on going 225/50 17 but then I was sitting next to a MB CLA sedan and noticed the size of the tires and liked the way they looked and thought hmmm..., that looks like they could work on my car. Just wondering if...
  10. DIY Projects
    My 13 LX steering wheel is ruining my tan shorts! The black vinyl rubs off on them every time I get in! What size is the steering wheel in this car? 13? 14? 14.5? I've done the wrap thing and I'm done with it. May have looked cool on my 65 Mustang back in the day, but the spokes of these...
  11. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Hi all, Im looking at buying a '15 Optima LX. Looks like the stock tire size is 16 inch? Can I go to an 18 inch aftermarket rim/tire without issue? I want summer tires/aftermarket rims for warm months. Winter tires on stock rims for cold months. Thanks.
  12. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hello fellow optima lovers! I apologize if this question has already been addressed. I tried using the search function but I could be doing it incorrectly. Does anyone know the size of spark plug socket I need for the 2.0L turbo engine? I figured it's time to change out the plugs. Thanks.
  13. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I finally reordered the morimoto conversion kit from K5 the other day. I have a 2012 EX and the halogen bulbs it came with are H11B. I verified this in the manual, various online sources, and the bulb itself that I removed. I read that when upgrading to an HID conversion, to go with H11(A) if...
  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Does anyone know of the thread size for the nut that goes on the taillights? I dropped 2 of em in the body somewhere and they never hit the ground while swapping my taillights so in need of some new ones.
  15. Entertainment: Audio, Navigation, and Electronics
    so silly question, but i currently have the standard 2012 kia nav that looks like the photo below, its almost square, it looks bush league, and I want to see if there is some sort of upgrade aftermarket or not that has a wider screen option, even something that reduces the size of the side vent...
  16. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I've read and got told at Autozone that Optima Models 2011+ are H11B Bought a HID Conversion Kit H11B Once once I took out the lightbulb, it was an H11. I'm I missing something here?
  17. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Yesterday I purchased new Continental DWS 06 from a local mom & pop tire store. I like the tire but NOT THE SIZE! Can I exchange them? I found a PDF from Continental but am unable to upload to this post. google: Continental Total Confidence Plan Will that apply?
  18. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    hi all, Are the brakes the same across the whole Optima range? In the UK we just had the 1.7 diesel unit, but came in 3 size wheels, 205/65R16 6.5Jx16 ET46 5x114.3 M12 x 1.5 67.1 215/55R17 6.5Jx17 ET46 5x114.3 M12 x 1.5 67.1 225/45R18 7.5Jx18 ET42 5x114.3 M12 x 1.5 67.1 mines the...
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