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  1. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I have a 2012 Optima EX I got in Nov. I love this car. already put all add-ons I can on. HIDs and all LEDs.update NAV. spark plugs,PVC valve, oil and coolant, and a/tran.change. raised passage seat, spring on the trunk, LEDs rear reflectors, LEDS mood inside lights, replaced gear in mirrors...
  2. Archived Sold Threads
    I just sold my 2012 SX and never got around to installing these springs/struts. Brand new in wrapping/in box. (1) K5 Optima Store - TruHart Kia Optima/Hyundai Sonata Sport Shocks/Struts Combo (1) K5 Optima Store - Megan Racing Lowering Springs Screaming deal. Save a couple hundred dollars...
  3. New Member Introductions
    Hello all! I have a 2014 SX and I plan on lowering it... more than 1" but hoping I'll still get a good ride. So far I'm seeing a few that went with ARK but wanted to see if anyone else has any recommendations before pulling the trigger. Also, would any supporting parts be necessary as well? As...
  4. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I have a question. Jus bought a 2017 SXL and I have Eibach springs from a 2015. Is the suspension on a 2017 the same as the 2015? Would they work? Thanks.
  5. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Just got my car back with this set up. Oh man, it’s so much smoother driving this set up. So much better with OEM. My only problem is that I’m rubbing now. I used to not rub with OEM struts. Do you guys know why? I’m on 20x8.5 ET 40 with 245/35/20. Only rubs in the front, what do you guys...
  6. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    So i finally pulled the trigger and bought ESR RF02'S (18x9 with 30 offset) and im looking to lower the car with lowering springs temporarily. which lowering springs from the K5 store would you guys recommend for that setup?????
  7. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    So i have a 14 LX that i put D2 Spings and Ultra Performance Sway bars on, I've had them on since July and I've had no problem up till about a month ago, every time i turn left i hear something thats either rubbing or clunking on the passenger side, i checked and i'm not rubbing as i'm on the...
  8. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Couldnt really find what I was looking for in a search. Sorry for making another thread. So I'm going to be attempting to install these with a buddy this weekend. After it's on jack stands and tires off I feel like it's gotta be simple, I've replaced shocks on my old runner without papers but...
  9. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I recently installed a set of 19" wheels and tires and was horrified by the gap in the wheel well. I am not fond of the "slammed" look and didn't want to destroy my cars ride quality so I was hesitant to lower it with springs alone. I did a little research and decided to buy the Eibach/Kinetic...
  10. New Member Introductions
    Hey, everyone! I should start by saying, this is an awesome car!!! :cool: Super fun to drive, with style to match. I'm new to the forums, but have owned my Optima since Sep 16. Bought it from a local dealer with low mileage and complete maintenance records - very happy! And a growing hobby of...
  11. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    What are everyone's thoughts on this one? It would be around the same money between the two.
  12. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey crew, Really struggling to find photos and experience with lowering springs for JF 2016+. Would love to see some before/after pics and hear about people's experience with these springs too please. Show me what you got! Thank you in advance.
  13. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Just installed these on my 2016 SX yesterday. Awesome ride and handling. No more ugly fender gap. Intallation was easy, and took 3 hours working at casual pace.
  14. 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...
  15. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    I'm confused on what to get. :\ My wheels are 19x8.5. Tires are 245/40-19 40 offset. Looking to remove the gap without any rubbing. And to stay as close as I can to stock feel. I know it will be stiffer with whatever I get, but I need my car as a daily driver and don't want to have to avoid...
  16. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Anyone running Megan springs and aftermarket struts combo with a 2 in drop I can see some pics of the stance. I want to run 20s with a 2 in drop but dont want to sacrifice ride quality.
  17. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I'm new at this whole changing my car. I don't really know the difference between coil over and springs. Any recommendations?
  18. New Member Introductions
    I just bought D2 lowering springs for my 16 Optima SX Turbo, just wanna know if anyone has them installed on a 2016 optima. Also, is straight pipe a good idea or just magnaflow mufflers ? Thanks
  19. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Hey everyone! I'm about to lower my 2015 Optima with 18x8 Enkei's and ATM I'm sorta torn between coils or springs. Right now funds are a factor and that's why I'm leaning more towards springs. I was just curious if anyone had any suggestions on which spring gives you the lowest drop? I've seen...
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