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  1. K5OS - Suspension
    Is proud to bring to the Optima community: TruHart Optima/Sonata StreetPlus Coilovers (BUY NOW) Description: The TruHart StreetPlus coilovers are an ideal solution for today's budget-minded tuner looking to lower their vehicle and increase handling performance The independently adjustable...
  2. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I just traded in my 2012 sx and bought a 2018 sonata limited turbo. it has been fun here go lots of good tips and advise over the year so thank you to everyone
  3. K5OS - 2016-2020 Kia Optima Products
    Is excited to present another great product to the forum: 2016-2020 Kia Optima 2.4L K&N Typhoon Intake System (BUY NOW) FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE CONTINENTAL US Description: Built for performance and show, the 69 Series Typhoon™ Air Intake System is a free-flowing mandrel-bent aluminum tube...
  4. Engine and Technical Discussion
    (I hope this is the appropriate place to create this thread) Hi everyone in the forum. Nice to meet you. Thanks for any help in advance. Im attempting to do a lil "hidden" gift for valentines day for my wife by installing a Lap3 uncle chip on her car before the big 14th. it small so she wont...
  5. K5OS - 2016-2020 Kia Optima Products
    Is proud to present to the Optima Forums: 2016-2020 Kia Optima - Eibach Lowering Springs (BUY NOW) FREE SHIPPING WITHIN THE US Description: These Eibach lowering spring improve your vehicle's looks and performance Lower your vehicle's center of gravity, reducing body roll in the turns, dive...
  6. K5OS - Performance
    Is proud to finally present the long awaited unicorn product of the year Kia Optima & Hyundai Sonata ADD W1 Oil Catch Can Bracket (BUY NOW) Description: The wait is over, we now have the custom ADD W1 Catch Can bracket for your Optima and Sonata This takes all the guess work out of having...
  7. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Hello guys, I am here to get some advice, and a help from you guys about the ADD W1 V2 oil catch can! My current vehicle is 2017 Hyundai Sonata 2.0T and the issue is that there is nothing in the catch can so far, and I only smell the gas. It has been 4 days since the catch can is installed DIY...
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello guys! This is Victor from GA, and I own Hyundai Sonata 2.0 Turbo Im here to get some help with modifications, and hope to have good information! Thanks guys!
  9. The Service Center
    Found this interesting... http://www.autonews.com/article/20160408/RETAIL05/160409800/hyundai-recalls-173000-sonatas-for-potential-power-steering-hazard
  10. New Member Introductions
    Joined up to soak in the knowledge of years of my not paying attention to this platform, getting a good grasp on what's what and how everything works. Been reading all the sites to get info and trying to soak it all in. Picked up a CPO 2013 Sonata Limited Turbo with 43k on it last week. After...
  11. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Hey guys as the title mentions, which is the best intake made for my car out there? I searched around a little bit but came up with a lot of different answers. Thx
  12. New Member Introductions
    Hey what's up guys just joining the site today. I just ordered the cpe exhaust from K5 Optima Store and wanting to post in the group buy thread. Thanks for having me here.
  13. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    is this normal? the car used to drive like a caddy now every little bump is hard and something is banging in the front going over just about every bump. and sometimes going over little bumps or the tar strips to patch the roads will make the car pull. i just replaced the struts a few days ago...
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hey Everyone Live in Boston, 2013 White Sonata Turbo owner. Slowly trying to build up the car and running into ridiculous problems.
  15. New Member Introductions
    Hello all in need of a little help. I sent my btr V2 tune back in to get the new firmware I got it back no instructions in box only instructions on website I plugged module into car and paired them then when I put thumb drive into my laptop there were no files on it. Idk what to do now. Is the...
  16. Engine and Technical Discussion
    So 2011 Sonatas both 2.4 and 2.0 are sporadically seizing up around 80k miles.... apparently it is a huge problem and there are class action lawsuits being discussed etc. I have a 2012 2.4 and I'm nervous. Granted I only have 19k miles but still, my car is paid off and I want to keep it for a...
  17. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Magnaflow makes a good looking catback for the 2012 sonata turbo and I was wondering if it fits our optimas? Specifically my 2012 SX-T. I guess I would assume it does since the borla and Injen are interchangeable on either application... Anyone know? Thanks guys! :+1:
  18. Hybrids
    Seems like they made some improvements we will be happy about (we, the sporty drivers) once it comes out in the Optima. I picked out a few lines from the review which are improvements I have been hoping for from Hyundai/KIA. 2016 Hyundai Sonata Hybrid And Plug-In Hybrid First Drive Quotes...
  19. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I won't repost everything here, but I'll include the link from the "H" forums. BBK: Brake upgrade Thread. I was jealous of the larger rotor on the K5, but the twin piston calipers from the 2004 XG350 are the hot ticket. Car stops amazingly hard now. I used slotted rotors from Brake Labs and...
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