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  1. Soul Tire & Wheel (Gen 2)
    I researched older threads on this subject and many of the older posts have an amazing amount of information but they raised some questions for me. I purchased a 2014 Kia Soul, Base model, MT, with less than 21,000 miles on it about two and a half months ago. So far I have been very satisfied...
  2. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    I was thinking about the issues with the GDI motors and the intake valves loading up with carbon deposits. My question is which lube oil Dino oil or Synthetic oil causes the most buildup? Synthetics burn at very different temperatures (flash point) than Dino oil and leave different residues...
  3. Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Got this from the Kia Optima Forum forum GDI issues, the causes, the effects, and how to address them as well as get the most. Outstanding information about how gdi engines (found in certain models of Hyundai/Kia models) and how serious the 'adequate' pcv system is and it's impact on the 1.6l...
  4. Soul General Discussion (Gen 1)
    According to fumoto most all Kia's require the F106 valve... but there is always a footnote that an adapter extension may be needed. Since I do not have my car with me to check, anybody know if the extension is needed for 2014 2.0L cars to add a fumoto valve? Also is the bolt the same as...
  5. 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...
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