Kia Soul Forums :: Kia Soul Owners banner


  1. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    Good day gentlemen (and ladies) of the forum. Here is my review of the Carfield Enterprise front tower strut bar for the 2nd generation Kia Soul models. (2014-2019) Please note, I am not paid to write this review, I bought this product with my own hard saved money (took me over 6 months to save...
  2. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I am talking with a friend of mine that buids race car frames etc, about making a strut tower brace for 2010 kia souls. It will be like the SSD brace, and we are thinking of having at least one option. It would be to triangulate the brace. Price would be around 250.00 or so. Anyone interested...
  3. For sale / Trade / Wanted
    Would prefer SSD, used is OK, cosmetic issues or color not an problem. Would like hardware and instructions if possible.
  4. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I was searching ebay for a strut tower brace and ran across this listing. There is a picture of the brace installed, and if I'm not mistaken it looks like the car already has the towers braced. The rest of the items in this auction may provide real benefits, and I sent a question asking if it...
  5. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 2)
    I'm new here, I have a 2017 Soul Exclaim ! Turbo. As it's forced induction, I'm wondering if someone makes a plug and play Oil Catch Can for it. Strut Tower brace to.
  6. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    OK, folks, I have been doing some searching here on the forums and around the Interwebz (I hear that is what the cool kids are calling it these days :) ) trying to find where I can buy a strut tower brace for my Gen1 Base. I know that SSD used to make these, but don't any more and I'm coming up...
  7. Soul Accessories (Gen 2)
    Does anyone here think a strut brace would actually be useful on one of these? I found that the company SSD makes one that doesnt require any drilling or anything so I figure it wouldnt bother the warranty people either.
  8. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Save about $50. You'll probably have to join this forum to participate in the offer. I have one and it does make a difference in handling. 2014 Soul SSD Strut Brace and Group Buy on ALL 2010-2014 Strut Braces too! - Soul Hamsters Forum
  9. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    I am fixing to install my brace and I am a little SCARED ! lol I am a picture person and was wondering if anyone has a good pic of where the battery cable is moved to. The pictures I have seen I could not see it every good. The battery and cable booster is the only part I am nervous about.
  10. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Ok guys I have been working with Mike from SSD to retrofit the new 3-point strut brace for the 2010-2011 Soul and I am happy to say they are finished and ready for ordering. Here are some install pics. Ok now on to talking about the struct brace and engine damper. I just installed both of...
  11. For sale / Trade / Wanted
    Have for sale a SSD Performance 3 point strut tower brace for 2012-2013 vehicles. Strut tower brace was only installed for 3 days at most and remove. Brace does tighten up the front suspension considerably but after a few days, I decided I like the factory setup better. Nothing wrong with brace...
  12. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    Mike/SSD....what's the verdict? Or am I just late to the party?
  13. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    There is a Soul meet planned for Saturday the 21st at the Tower shops in Davie, FL. There are a few of us going but we will always welcome more. South Florida Soulhamsters Meet | Facebook
  14. How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    Here are the steps and pictures (20) required to install the SSD Strut Tower Brace. Step 1: Relocate battery ground to existing stud on the other side of the shock tower using metric nut provided. Note, if you do not want to lose your preset radio stations while doing this, you may...
  15. Soul Accessories (Gen 1)
    Hi all. Do any of you have photos of the SSD Strut Brace installed on your Soul? Can you post them here please? I've seen the ones on the SSD site already..just want to see the different Souls with this Awesome Accessory. I just purchased one and can't wait to have it installed.
  16. Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    slammed at last, slammed at last...had the lowering springs and the stillen strut tower brace installed on friday (2/19/10). just love the way it looks and handles. i've had experience road racing motorcycles (WMRRA) and rally racing my old triumph TR4A back in college so believe me; this...