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  1. New Member Introductions
    Hey everyone, would like to introduce you to the newest member of the family. She was born Oct 19, 2018 and came to live with us on Feb 23. She is Ebony Black with black leather interior and all the bells and whistles (except for the Limited package, which we won't miss). Without further ado...
  2. New Member Introductions
    What's up?! I signed up years ago but never did much with this sight. I have done a lot with my car since purchasing back in 2012 to include... Stereo (10" Memphis sub and amp) Stainless steel front grills K&N cold air intake Borla Exhaust pipes, mufflers and tips Interior LED conversion with...
  3. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Got it from a slow boat from China. Replace the rectangle badge. I am going to plasti dip the badge and leave the red T to match the front T badge from the K5 Store if I ever get around to jack up the car to install it from underneath. I think it balances out the rear since both the OPTIMA and...
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Remove both my T ---------- Post added at 12:08 PM ---------- Previous post was at 12:02 PM ---------- Remove both my T-GDI and FE badges and found a chip under the GDI.
  5. New Member Introductions
    So I drive a 2012 optima sx tdgi on d2 lowering springs 2" up front and 1.8" in the rear with 20x9.25 13offset rims with 235/35/20 tires the car has a full exhaust with no mufflers with a fmic kit with all the piping,intake,and bov ,it also has a roadruns front grill and oem kdm...
  6. New Member Introductions
    my new baby i have had for a month and just went over 1500 miles today. I must say, i loved this car before i bought it... i really love it now! hopefully i can find some new and interesting things on here and maybe a few good ideas for mods.
  7. New Member Introductions
    Hey guys I have '12 SX.... I have an FMIC kit, cold air intake, Greddy knockoff BOV and 3" down pipe... Also just put a set of 18" TSW Jaramas on the car and new kumho tires. Love my car! But i need to sell my aftermarket parts so shoot me an email if interested.
  8. New Member Introductions
    Hello everyone I'm new to the optima world I just bought a 2011 sx t-gdi and I want to do the remote start with the evo all any advice would be greatly appreciated.
  9. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    I'm digging the Sonata in the first photo.
  10. Engine and Technical Discussion
    Short video of my '13 Optima SX. I just had the mufflers taken off and stock tips welded back on(for now) I also have the SRT4 BOV plate mode done. At about :23 sec there is some noise from another car that make my car sound like there is something wrong. Enjoy.
  11. New Member Introductions
    Good Morning all, I just got my new optima in red. Love the car so far and have done a couple of mods already. I am looking for a tuner shop in the phoenix metro area as I am looking to throw some Eibachs on the car. Any help would be greatly appreciated.
  12. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I just noticed this today. Not sure how long this has been posted on their website, but it appears they have released the K5 Exhaust parts on their website. After several months of trying...looks like you guys finally have another option. This is the same sound/general design of the Sonata...
  13. New Member Introductions
    Greetings everyone, Bought my 2013 SX T-Gdi home today. She is ebony black with black interior. Am loving this car! I got the Premium and tech package and am enjoying learning the "gadgets" as I am a gadget guy. Look forward to interacting with you all. Regards, Loud72
  14. New Member Introductions
    Hey all! I just picked up my SX about two weeks ago! I've already installed all LED white interior and license plate lights, switched out the icky yellow fog lights for some 6000l 68 SMD LED's, Installed OEM splash guards, a set of switchbacks that I seem to have a little issue getting to work...
  15. The Detailing Corner
    Finally, the winter weather broke its choke hold on the east coast, allowing me the first opportunity to clean up my NEW Kia Optima. I've owned it since December and although I made sure to properly protect the paint, I didn't do any paint correction at that time. This paint on this car was in...
  16. New Member Introductions
    Recently picked up a SX T-GDI. was wanting to talk to other SX T owners about various topics including gas mileage, known maint issues/repairs, etc etc.
  17. New Member Introductions
    Good Evening, It’s about time I introduce myself. Two months ago I picked up my Remington RedSX TGDI Kia Optima. I love everythingabout this car, but will be making a few minor modifications. These will consist of replacing most of thelight bulbs in and out of the vehicle (huge thanks to Will...
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