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  1. DIY : Appearance And Body Modifications
    Hey just wanted to reach out to see if there is a way to remove the upper front bumper without removing the whole bumper? Like the part that the grill is screwed into, it seems like there should be since it seems pretty free wiggling but I tried searching online and only seemed to find results...
  2. Engine and Technical Discussion
    When my 14 optima is up to operating temp, the upper radiator hose is extremely hard. I don't have any issues with overheating or smelling coolant. The reason I ask is that I have a 14 sorento with the v6 and the upper hose doesn't get as hard. Still able to squeeze it.. Is this normal for the...
  3. 4th Generation Optima (2016 - 2020)
    Looking to finally hook up my new horn, can't get the front hood trim/ grille off. (I found the 2x 10mm screws and 4 or so pop-in fasteners lol) Any pics or advice would be welcome. Area circled in red Thanks, all.
  4. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    I've been working on replacing the brake pads and rotor (definitely definitely not recommended that the rear be done at home but too late for me, fly you fools!!) and i need some serious help I've been following this guy for how to, but i made the mistake of pulling the arm out completely...
  5. Classified Forum
    Guys my dealer lost a part and of course nobody will admit to it.. The bad part is they can only get it by ordering the full upper inter cooler pipe.. It's the small metal plug thing that goes in the rubber grommet on the upper inter cooler bracket.. I have included a pick of it and Hopefully...
  6. Wheels, Tires and Suspension
    Going to be buying a set of coil-overs for springtime. Running springs now, so I'm familiar with how the front struts install, as well as rear spring perches. Thing is, I'm not sure how to access the upper rear shock mount. Do I have to remove the rear seat? (how easy is that?) Or is it under...
  7. Classified Forum
    Selling my fabworx chargepipe , have the couplers but would recommend getting new clamps as I've used them on another project . it has a flange for a tial bov but I have a synapse adapter and synapse bov. SHas normal wear bit would look perfect powder coated or re polished. Cannot use the intake...
  8. The Detailing Corner
    Does anyone have a simple solution to clean the glass between the window and third brake light. From what I can see to remove and clean you would have to remove seat and other parts. Too much work. Would think someone would have an easy solution...
  9. United States
    Hey I'm looking for someone near Upper Marlboro with some tools that can help me adjust my rear coilovers. I did not factor in road trip luggage and kid weight when I adjusted them and the rear was sitting too low on the ride up so I want to fix it before I go home on Sunday.
  10. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Sorry meant to add grill in the Topic Subject... Very new here and am looking for a Chrome Mesh or Horizontal Bar type grill, upper and lower, for my Fiance's 2012 Optima that doesn't cost $200+... Have some some searching and cannot seem to find anything that is not over $200+ (upper and...
  11. Hybrids
    I see some 2012's with full chrome and some without....I look at the kia brochure and it shows full chrome Mine has half chrome from trunk to passenger and black to engine hood. Am I missing this on my car?
  12. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Has anyone bought this spoiler to body color? I've notice everyone with the black but it seems available to match body. Any Pics?
  13. 3rd Generation Optima (2011 - 2015)
    Cancelled :blowup:
  14. Interior and Exterior Modifications
    Well I had a fairly busy day today installing a couple of Christmas presents. Upper rear window spoiler install: This went well. I had my 15 y.o. daughter help with the install since it is definitely a two person install. Attaches with provided 3M tape. Just clean well, position carefully...
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