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  1. Warm Up Times

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    manual (& dealer) says to let the Soul warm up 10-20 seconds before driving. if i'm parked in a parkade overnight, typically i do this. but like today, when i'm parked outside overnight, and it's 7c in the morning (West Coast winter weather, lol), i might wait 30 seconds before going. what do...
  2. Ignition key sometimes warm or very hot when removed.

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I notice in the Kia forum, there have been some posts regarding this problem but not here in the Kia Soul Forum. It happens to me - not everytime - but sometimes I will turn off the ignition, remove the key and . . . it will be very hot. It is not related to accessories or length of trip. Today...
  3. Cool thermal video of engine warm up

    Soul General Discussion (Gen 2)
    Watch a frozen engine warm up https://youtu.be/e1l_v5NbneM His other video on engine warm up https://youtu.be/xKALgXDwou4
  4. 2016 MT hesitates on take off and shifting between 1st and second gear after warm up.

    Soul Problems (Gen 2)
    I have a new 2016 kia soul manual transmission. I noticed after it warms up it will hesitate after shifting into second. Its like a delay before it accelerates. I can get aroud this by reving the RPMs up higher before shifting or hitting the gas a second before letting out the clutch. Very...
  5. long warm up time

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I just got a left over 2014 with at trans and it seems to take too much time to warm up. Is this a issue with this car.
  6. SSD Warm Air Intake dyno tested!

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    So after finishing a nice paint job on my new SSD Warm Air Intake, I decided I should probably make a nice install video (will be edited and posted within a week or two) and dyno it up to see the gains. As you can see from the first graph, our highest numbers with the stock intake were 126.94HP...
  7. Very Slow Warm Up Time

    Soul Problems (Gen 1)
    I live in upstate New York so it can be very cold around here. The concern I have is that it takes almost forever for my new 2012 Soul to warm up during driving. I have a 10 mile commute one way to work and just like this morning with temps in the lower 20's the car took 7 miles of it to reach...
  8. Cool/ Warm Air Intake $80 tops

    How To / DIY (Gen 1)
    I included some pics! :) Ok, so what ya need: (auto zone/ OR/ online) Spectre air intake (I went with the big daddy) Spectra 3" to 2.5" rubber fitting 3" 60 degree elbow and a (step up) exhaust fitting that goes from 2.5" to a little bigger but doesn't quite fit a 3" 3.5" adjustable metal...
  9. Warm Buns question

    Aftermarket modifications (Gen 1)
    I just bought a kit, from eBay , so I can install Heated Seats in my Orange Soul. Question for our Canadian Soul owners, since they all have heated Seats from the facrory: Where are the on/off switches located in your Souls? Can anyone take any pics of the location? I will try to make mine...
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