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  1. Auto shift knob swap?

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I just bought a 2019 + the shift knob is so ugly, the blank part on top makes it look unfinished. I was wondering if I can swap for an Optima or Sportage knob....they both have the shift button on the side. Any thoughts / suggestions / success stories?
  2. Can I swap 17-inch wheels for the 18s on my '15 Exclaim?

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    Hi, fellow Soul Mates: Does anyone know whether I can swap out the original 18-inch wheels and tires on my '15 (!) for 17-inch wheels and tires (either Kia or aftermarket brand)? What do I need to know (bolt pattern/offset) to get the right wheels and make the swap? The ride is just...
  3. Rear Bumper Cover Swap?

    How To / DIY (Gen 2)
    I have a 2016, but much prefer the look of the rear bumper cover on the 2017-2018s: the two-tone black is longer and makes the car look wider/better from rear view. Is it possible to swap entire rear bumper cover - the lower piece itself definitely looks different, with different bolt pattern...
  4. 2011 AT Shifter knob Swap out

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    SO was was looking through here to see if anyone had done this MOD before and couldn't find it for my year let alone anyone who has done it, so here's how I swapped out my stock shifter knob. First there are two screws in the front of the stock knob kind of under neath. Once you take those out...
  5. Steering Wheel Swap from Forte/CEE'D

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    Hi guys! I wanted to post some pics of my steering wheel swap. I wanted leather and a different look so I installed a steering wheel from a 2017 Forte. It wasn't plug and play. I did gain radio MUTE control on the steering wheel but had to solder a different resistor in the controls to get...
  6. Humor Me On A Navigation Swap

    ICE & Communication (Gen 2)
    I understand, unfortunately, that you cannot just swap out a non-navigation head unit for a navigation system. That said, if one were to get the infinity external amplifier (and I would just bite the bullet and get the dash center speaker and rear sub-woofer as well), and one were able to wire...
  7. Swap UVO Infinity for Navigation?

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    I am wondering about buying the parts for OEM Navigation system for my 2012 Kia Soul. Right now I have a UVO Infinity system with backup camera. Can I just buy the parts and do the swap? Is there anything I need to consider before spending the money on the Navigation system? I like the bigger...
  8. Wheel swap between 2 souls

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    I have custom wheels that I put on my wife's soul. I now want to swap them to our other soul. One is a 12 and the other is a 13. Both 16" rims. Does anyone know if the TPMS will automatically sync with the new vehicle if I swap them or do I need to have them programmed?
  9. UVO swap for Infinity With GPS

    ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    I have a 2016 Soul SE SPORT - Special Edition White with Red trim. I Got taken up by the color and traded my 2013 full load Soul 4U with Nav on this 2016 that has way less features. (Now big time buyers remorse) One being the UVO system that is not near as good as the Infinity System AND I miss...
  10. Can I swap out my stock radio for an UVO radio?

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    Cruising through Goodwill yesterday and found a UVO radio on the shelf for 40 bucks. I didnt immediately buy it because Goodwill has a weird return issue and you only get store credit. Thought I would ask here. I have a 2012 Soul Plus (BT, SiriusXM, handsfree calling, etc.). Would it work...
  11. Tail light swap question

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I did a search for tail light interchangeability. It looks like some other questions have been posed - I prefer the look of the 2012 vs the 2011 but I have also been looking at the leds for the 2011. Do the 2015/2014/2013/2012 fit on a 2011?
  12. Manual transmission swap

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I have a 2013 stock kia soul exclaim and it's automatic, is there any way I can swap to a manual transmission??
  13. TPMS Swap?

    Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 1)
    We have a new 2015 Soul Base and have already fixed the keyless entry issue, next I want to get rid of the hubcaps and put OEM alloys on it. I found a set of new takeoffs at a good price, but the TPMS sensors are gone- Will the TPMS sensors from the factory steel wheels fit right on factory...
  14. 2010/2013 Taillight swap?

    Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    I have a 2010 Soul, and don't get me wrong, the taillight design for the 2010s and 2011s are my favorite. But the LED ring the 2013s have I really like as well. Would the 2013 taillight housing fit the 2010? Or do they bolt in different?
  15. 2015 OEM HID Headlight Swap

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Hi All: I have a 2015 Soul + with the standard halogen headlamps. I want to upgrade to the OEM HID angel eye headlamps. Is this a simple plug and play swap (replace halogen housing part with HID housing part?) Is all factory wiring in place to do this? Thanks.
  16. 2014 Base Soul Radio Swap?

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I have a 2014 base soul AT and I want to swap the radio out for the exclaim radio. Has anyone done this? Where can I begin, and what would/wouldn't work if I did it? Thanks!
  17. How to swap UVO for base radio

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    As you might have seen in my other thread in the ICE sub forum, I've recently been working on a swap to the UVO head unit from the base unit. I've recently completed it, so I thought I'd throw up a quick how-to. What you'll need: UVO radio Factory amp (there is an alternate option that I will...
  18. UVO swap to base car

    ICE & Communication (Gen 1)
    I've recently acquired a UVO head unit. I drive a 2013 base soul with the standard radio. I have steering wheel audio (and for that matter, cruise control) controls. What wiring do I need to add or change to make it work? I've been looking at the pinouts, but I can't figure out where the uvo...
  19. Kia Optima Wheel swap and balance?

    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...
  20. Engine Swap possibilities

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I have a 2012 soul! AT. from what i understand most of the newer souls have the same inhouse 6 speed auto, so transmission won't be a compatibility issue with newer engines such as the 2.0 sonata Turbo engine. does anyone have any information about engine placement in our cars? which engines...