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  1. GDI Carbon Buildup: Some Videos

    Soul Problems (Gen 1) 6:41 minutes 11:30 minutes. Avoid intro by starting at 1:07. 4.38 minutes
  2. Added Thin Carbon Fiber Fender flares & C pillar plates.

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I didn't want huge fender flares and found these thin carbon ones that give it a great not over the top look IMO and C pllar plates that I felt go with my rally inspired look.
  3. Vinyl Roof Wrap; Glossy vs. Matte vs. Carbon Fiber

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    So I sold my OEM steel wheels and tires today and am now parlaying that money on a roof-wrap, window tint, and some sort of seat bracket tablet mount. I'd like to do a glossy black to give it the panoramic look but I was curious if matte or carbon fiber would be easier to keep looking decent. I...
  4. Carbon fiber hydro dipped mirror covers 14 Soul

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    At last I had the side mirror covers hydro dipped. Hopefully this will answer some questions some of you may have. 1. Yes you should remove the entire mirror from the car, remove the glass mirror (not sure how to do that). Then take apart the inside to the mirror to get to the rear of the cover...
  5. Had some carbon fiber leftovers...

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    So I decided to cut it up into neat triangles as best I could. Here's the result.
  6. 3M Carbon Fiber Vinyl-rear bumper valance

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Just applied this today. Got the idea from another KIA Soul Forum member. I thought the textured black plastic was a bit too much and needed a more "finished" look. I like it! Subtle. Tasteful. I ordered it from Amazon. Made a template from Legal Pad paper (start with a rectangle 26" x 6.5"...
  7. Anyone used Carbon Fiber Vinyl on exterior?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    I want something custom on the blacked-out portion on the rear bumper valance, and am thinking about either carbon fiber vinyl or fabricating something else that gives a high end custom look. Just not a fan of that black plastic on my 2013. Has anyone come up with something?
  8. Carbon fiber or wood finish for Soul interior

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    With a help of Remin dash kits we can easily customize the interior without spending much money and time on dash refinishing or leather wrap. Stick on Dash pieces are precisely cut to line up with every edge of your dash and made of synthetic or real materials. There's a custom template for Kia...
  9. Carbon Fiber Vinyl for Interor. HELP x.x

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Hey guys, so I bought some carbon fiber vinyl from pep boys and I tried tracing the interior with a pencil and paper but the dash has so many curves its nearly impossible to get this done. There has to be an easier way without buying a $100 dash kit? Does anyone know a better way? Have a...
  10. Carbon FIBER EXTERIOR Dress Up Kit

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Has anyone installed this kit? I saw a Soul this week in my area with this kit. The owner told me he purchased online. Looked pretty good.Had 5 pieces.CF inserts for the front bumper driver light cowls,fuel door cover and accent trim for the fender vents.It was real CF not fake vinyl. I've been...
  11. Question about carbon buildup on intake valves - 1.6 DI

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I just bought a new Soul Base 1.6 with automatic and love it so far (1 week and 200 miles). Very comfortable and versatile, and so far getting about 29MPG on the trip computer in mixed stop-and-go and hilly 2-lane roads while trying to vary engine speed for proper break in. One question I have...
  12. carbon blasting

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    The service person at the dealership,suggested that we get the engine in our Soul,carbon blasted.Apparently it will run better,and get better mileage.The question I have is,what is it? Anyone know? It was suggested because the wife commutes to work,bout 100 km a day.2012 has 33000 km already.
  13. New aftermarket extendable antenna with carbon fiber base

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    I didn't like the homely stock rubber antenna. I first replaced it with a 5" carbon fiber red aluminum antenna. The color faded after a few weeks! I just bought another antenna. This one extends if you want it to. I honesty couldn't tell a difference in reception if I extended it or not much...
  14. Carbon Build Up on new engines?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I've been curious to know what Kia has done to prevent carbon buildup that, in the past, has plagued Direct Injection engines. So I decided to write to Kia Canada and ask what their plan was to prevent this buildup. What I received was the most lame answer ever. Thank you for contacting Kia...
  15. KAI Carbon Fiber Visors?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    So, i plan on ordering these very soon. Very soon. My car note comes first though, so hopefully at the end of the month. The total price with shipping came out to be $105. I found some plain ones for cheaper, but I love the carbon fiber look of these... Yay or nay? They look to be a fairly...
  16. carbon fiber wheel inserts

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    Hi, has anyone put these on their rims...I think they stick on. If so, are they any good. Will they stay on and look good over time?They are for sale on Ebay and they say that they are genuine Kia accessories
  17. my soul with 20s and carbon fiber grill

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    just wanted to let you guys see what a soul on steroids looks like
  18. DIY - Replacement Wheel Center Caps - Carbon Fiber Style Shown

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Okay, first I have to say that seller ART X on ebay has been great to work with. Quick contact, quick shipping, great products, unbeatable prices as far as I've seen. I bought a set of these on ebay... Cost isn't bad, and since this DIY is so simple, I'm not going really far in depth...
  19. Carbon fiber wheel inserts

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    I received an official Kia mailer that urged me to "unleash my soul". I was interested in the carbon fiber wheel inserts ($100) they displayed. Has anyone seen these? They make the normal, boring wheel look much nicer IMO. Opinions anyone? Have you also gotten the "unleash your soul" mailer?
  20. Shark Racing Real Carbon Fiber Racing Pedal Set

    Shark Racing Spotted these in the universal products thread. Would they fit on the SOUL?