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  1. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    I found a killer deal on a set of 2018 Optima take offs and installed them on my 2015 Soul base. The improvement in handling and ride quality was impressive. Very happy. The only issue is a tire sensor on my dash that will not go off. Yes the tire air pressure is perfect at 33psi. Is there a way...
  2. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    Anybody here have installed 18'' Kia Optima wheels on their Soul's,found somebody selling reasonable wheels on Craigslist(different years) so it don't matter what you have and if it is possible for you to post pics. I would really appreciate the help.....I just want to have an idea of how they...
  3. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    I've been looking around for a cheap spare tire solution for my 2012+. From what I've been able to discover, the 2010-2014 Optima spare has the same wheel and tire specs, and I imagine the tool kit would have to fit. Anyone try that yet?
  4. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    Got these last week: 17" Optima wheels with 215/55 R17 Michelin Defender T+H. Wow never thought a tire could make such a difference. Quiet, good confort, better handling.
  5. Homepage News
    Read more about the 2017 Kia Optima: Car of the Year Contender at
  6. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
  7. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    Got around to installing my new 2015 optima wheels 16" with my 235-60-16 tires. What do you all think? Mark
  8. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Just saw a pic of the Optima Wagon. Its being shown around several sites including Guess what? This is not a concept. Its an actual in production car available in the European market. Volvo has this new tremendous looking wagon coming out. From what I've seen with the Kia,it is...
  9. Homepage News
    Read more about Kia Expands Green Lineup with Updated Optima Hybrid and New Plug-in Hybrid at
  10. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    2011 2015 Kia Optima Wheels Tires 18" Alloy SX Factory Rims TPMS | eBay
  11. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Went to a couple dealers and tried to trade my 2015 Kia Soul Plus ,Plus model. Its a 2.0 engine, with a automatic and a upgraded stero system I owe like 8500 on it. Got 19,500 miles on my Soul Found a 2015 Kia Optima LX with a 2.4 engine. It had a sticker price of like 23,000 The salesman said...
  12. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Has any owners here on the forum owned a Kia Soul and owned a Kia Optima ? Which did you like better. I went on a trip with some family 3 yrs ago. And we rented a Kia Optima and drove it from Phoenix to San Diego and back and drove it to the Grand CAnyon and back.
  13. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    I have a chance to get a pair of 2014 Optima Aluminum 17" rims for cheep and wondered if anybody had used these before and if they would fit ok? I have a 2015 Soul Base MT w 16" stock tires and wheels now. Also the dealer told me he would give me $250.00 on trade in if I bought wheels and...
  14. Homepage News
    Read more about the 2016 Kia Optima Previewed in Wild New Concept at
  15. Homepage News
    Read more about the Kia Optima Concept Teased Ahead of March Debut at
  16. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    This is my 2014 Soul Base with new 16" Optima wheels.
  17. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    Hey Guys, I just bought a set of 4 2011 Kia Optima wheels for my Base soul. I am sick of looking at my steel wheels after only owning it 3 weeks. LOL. Just such a flattering car with a hubcap handicap. Anyway, I wanted to get an opinion on the swap. I plan on keeping the same tires since both...
  18. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    2011 Kia Optima SX 18" Factory Wheels They are off of a 2011 Optima SX
  19. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I have a 2011 SX and was wondering about the Optima 2.0L Turbo system going onto my 2.0L I have seen the Cold Air systems and larger pipe's BUT I want to Turbo my Kasper out has anyone done it and if so what am I looking at...??? Brian 2011 SX 5spd (Kasper "Un-Friendly" Soul)
  20. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Ok we all know the optima has larger rotors and calipers than the soul. I would simply like to know if the caliper bracket mounting holes are in the same position on both of these. It would be a sweet way to upgrade the front brakes! Even if you could just use the optimas bracketa and the souls...