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General Information

Year
2012
Make
KIA
Model
Optima SX
Color
Snow White Pearl
Packages
Tech & SX Premium Packages
History
Build Date: 11/09/2011
Purchased: 12/31/2011 @ Car Pros - Carson, CA

• TSB 110 performed: 1/24/2012
• Rims & Tires swapped out: 2/10/2012
• Testing ARK DT-S exhaust: 4/18/12 to present
• ARK GT-F (Test Sample) Higher Spring rate Lowering Springs: Installed 6/22/2012
• HKS SSQV 3 BOV: installed by Concept /// 9/17/2012
• Pre-Production ARK DT-S Exhaust: installed 11/8/12
• Sterlin F1 Power Pack: Custom Tune on Dyno 11/9/12
• Fortin/Python Remote Start: installed 11/19/12
2012 KIA Optima SX (Snow White Pearl)

Modifications

Drivetrain
• [b]Sterlin F1 Power Pack with Custom Tune[/b]
- NGK Racing Competition R2556B-8 Spark Plugs **
- Pennzoil Ultra 5W-40 Full Synthetic Motor Oil **
- ** Req: for Sterlin F1 Power Pack Tune
• [b]ARK Performance DT-S - Exhaust[/b]
- High Flow-Cat Midpipe w/ Resonator Back
- Dual Staggered Polished Tips
• [b]HKS SSQV 3 BOV w/adapter plate[/b] - Concept /// installed
- Relocated BOV Solenoid and vacuum hoses under the engine cover. Replaced black hoses with Red Silicon Vacuum hoses
• [b]Injen SRI[/b] - Polished finish
• [b]Luxon Front Strut Bar[/b] - Painted RED
• [b]Fumoto F-106N[/b] - Engine Oil Drain Valve
Interior
[b]Remote Start:[/b]
• Python 1401 (4104P) - Remote Start System
• Fortin EVO-ALL - ALL-IN-ONE data immobilizer bypass and door lock interface module.
- Best Buy (City of Industry) - did my Remote Start install.
- Concept /// (Brea) - can do the Remote Start install.

[b]ReBadge:[/b]
• 3.0 3D 'K' Emblem - Steering Wheel

[b]Interior LED Lighting:[/b]
• Concept /// - Stage 2 Interior LED Kit
- 2 - T10 5-5050 smd (Front Dome)
- 2 - 31mm 6-5050 smd (Rear Dome)
- 2 - 31mm 2-5050 smd (Vanity Mirror)
- 1 - 31mm 2-5050 smd (Trunk)
- Plus Glovebox smd LED

[b]12V Accessory Outlet Mod:[/b]
• Used a couple of "Low Profile" Add-A-Fuse to power the 12V outlets Full Time. To supply power to dash camera in "Parking Mode" recording mode and to charge portable electronics, even with the car Off.

[b]KIA OEM Hamster:[/b]
• KIA Hamster Seat Belt Buddy
Exterior
[b]Paint Protection:[/b]
• 3M VentureShield (Bumper, Hood, Lower Hood, Mirrors, Fog Light Surrounds, Head Light Lens, & Fog Light Lens, Rear Bumper Lip)
• 3M Door Edge Guard

[b]Tint:[/b]
• 3M Color Stable Tint - Front 35%/Back 20%

[b]Auto-Folding Mirrors:[/b]
• Automatic Power Folding Side Mirror Module (from Sick Bmw)

[b]Rear Diffuser:[/b]
• Concept /// - Rear Diffuser

[b]Door/Body Side Moldings:[/b]
• Sportwing - Door Side Molding (SWP)
• KIA OEM Factory - Splash Mud Guards

[b]ReBadge:[/b]
• 3.0 3D 'K' Emblem - Hood, Trunk, Wheel Center Hubs
• OEM K5 Trunk Emblems

[b]Lighting:[/b]
• 3-Wire SX-L style DRL, two modes 50% and Super Bright (Delivered 11/27)
• H8 12V 35W 5000K HID XENON Fog Light Bulbs
• Rear Bumper Reflector Replacement LEDs
• Back Off! Brake Light Modulator
- 3rd Brake & Bumper LED flash ~4-5 times when brake pedal is depressed to Alert car behind me that I'm slowing/stopping. Works GREAT in traffic, wakes drivers from their day dreaming state in rush hour traffic. They do back off and give more spacing between our cars. Especially with the bright SX LED Brake lights.

[b]LED Bulb Replacements:[/b]
• Concept /// :
- Front Turn Signal Switchback LEDs
- High Output Reverse LED (T10 5-5050 smd)
- Rear License Plate LED
- RED LED Turn Signals
- Resistors X4 each for LED Turn Signals Hyper-flash fix
Audio
[b]Dash Camera[/b]
• Black Vue - DR380G-HD
- 720P HD 30 FPS
- Built-in GPS
- 3-Axis G (shock) sensors
- 32 GB Micro SD
- Black Vue PC & Android - Video & GPS Google Map Apps

[b]OBD2 Monitoring:[/b]
• Samsung Tab 2 10.1 - Android Tablet
• Torque Pro - OBD2 Android App
• BAFX Products - ELM 327 Bluetooth OBD2 scan tool

[b] KIA OEM Factory [/b]
• iPhone USB AUX Interface Cable
Suspension
[b]Lowering Springs:[/b]
• ARK Performance GT-F - Lowering Springs Ver 2.0 (Higher Spring Rate) ARK installed: 6/22/2012

[b]Brake Calipers Painted:[/b]
• Dupli-Color BCP400 RED Brake Caliper Paint Kit
Wheel and Tire
[b]Rims:[/b]
• Genesis Coupe 19" Track Rims

Bolt Pattern: 5 x 114.3
• Front: Wheel Size: 19" x 8" Wheel Offset: +35
• Rear Wheel Size: 19" x 8.5" Wheel Offset: +35

[b]Tire Brand:[/b]
• Bridgestone Potenza RE050A 89Y UTOG 140 AA

Size:
• Front: 225/40/VR-19
• Rear: 245/40/VR-19

Weight:
• Front 55.0 lbs (Bridgestone RE-050s tires are 27lbs each, which makes the front rim=28lbs)
• Rear 57.4 lbs (Bridgestone RE-050s tiress are 30lbs each, which makes the rear rim=27.4lbs)

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