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Inside,
Black/Red seat covers
Black/Red steering wheel cover
Black/Red Dash Cover
Fast Charge USB plugs in front dash with Red Braid USB cables
Fast Charge USB plug in rear/hatch with Red Braid USB cables to Back Seat

Outside,
Red SharkFin antenna on roof
Red/White Circle-14 decals
Inslot Window vent/shades
White License plate frame with Red 'Powered by HAMI 2.0'

Pending,
Red paint for underside of rear White wing.

She just turned 3, end of April.

We try to make individual changes ocassionally to keep her fresh.
 

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We were torn between Kia Soul and scion xb
And decided to go with Kia Soul.
At first, it seemed like all there was on the road were scion xb's.

But nowa days,
So many Kia Soul on the road,
We call 'em...

'Soul Brothers'
 

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Latest update...
Painted underside of spoiler red to match the other redzode accents...
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Really have to give major kudos to our dealership,
Mark Kia of Scottsdale AZ...
:)
I come from a long history of negative car-dealer pyrchasr-service experiences.
Every interaction we have had with Mark Kia has been overwhelmingly pleasant and excedingly satisfactory.

We have had great scheduled service calls,
And a few minor bumps/dents/scratches visits,
All handled above expectations.
 

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Added OEM SpareTire kit.
Roadside service will change tire if car has spare.
Will only tow if no spare.
Roadside service will not utilize 'fixaflat' kit.

Preferring wife have option to drive home with spare if dealership/tireshop not open.
 

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2014, with 65,000 miles

Scheduled for fluids change;
Transmission,
Radiator/cooling,
Brakes,
Power Steering,
And injector/fuel system clean/flush.

Checked pricing,
All above
AAA, $490
Dealer, $560

For $70 difference,
Gonna have dealer do it.
Keeping all service 'inhouse'. ?
So far, dealer has done all the service,
invoices go into ziploc type bag in glove box.
 

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2014, with 65,000 miles

Scheduled for fluids change;
Transmission,
Radiator/cooling,
Brakes,
Power Steering,
And injector/fuel system clean/flush.

Checked pricing,
All above
AAA, $490
Dealer, $560

For $70 difference,
Gonna have dealer do it.
Keeping all service 'inhouse'. ��
So far, dealer has done all the service,
invoices go into ziploc type bag in glove box.
I am not knocking you by any means, but I have always driven old cars and have had my 2010 from new. Personally I think you are getting ripped off. The only fluid other than oil change would be a radiator flush. Sorry and I know that's just my opinion. Throwing good money down the drain. If that was warranty work, then I would let them practice on their dime.
These are recomended serviced for stress driven cars.
Easy driven cars... 100k-120k miles.
BUT,
We drive ours like the oversized GO-CART it is...
How can we not,
When it has Rally #s and spoilers, top & bottom...

SO,
Stress driven, getting 65,000 fluids and fuel system.
 

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Thought I had more pics in garage
Than I do...
I'll have to add more...
pics can be found throughout this thread
As I have posted with the changes we have made.

Also,
After 5 years,
She's getting a FULL detail in and out.
We have monthly carwash pass,
So she gets 'drive-thru-WORX' wash
Twice or so a week.
 

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LongTerm 65,000 hardmile service today.

Turns out powersteering is electric, no service.

Transmission, Brakes, Coolant...
Flush & Fill,
Fuel System
Clean, DeCarbon, etc

Negotiated $495
Down from $700 'full price'
Done by dealer.

Very happy.
Same or less than would have been at reputable AAA shop.
 

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LongTerm 65,000 hardmile service today.

Turns out powersteering is electric, no service.

Transmission, Brakes, Coolant...
Flush & Fill,
Fuel System
Clean, DeCarbon, etc

Negotiated $495
Down from $700 'full price'
Done by dealer.

Very happy.
Same or less than would have been at reputable AAA shop.
WHAT A DIFFERENCE

Shifting is SOOO much smoother,
Engine and Tranny both much quieter.
Lots more youthful GO in the GoCart.
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Opened the hood and found a telescoping rod with a magnet, likely left by Pep Boys when I got a new battery recently. Keeping it.

Got an oil change from the dreaded Jiffy Lube. Car had 68,008 miles, they put 66,006 on the invoice and say to come back in 3,750 miles.
So if I went by the window sticker I'd be back in 1,750 miles.
Threw out the window sticker.
You musta used the jiffy lube across town to put 2k miles in one afternoon
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6 years old this month.
The '14' rally decal on the hood finally 'sunburnt'.
Decided the replace the set.

New wipers.

Was going to 'touchup' the front end bumper area,
But too extensive,
Decide to have dealership 'bumper special', $350, everything front, below the hood, chip-range, cleaned, light buff, tape, paint, clearcoat.

Headlights UV frosted on inside,
Not buffable,
Ordered very nice replacements.

New add...
Paint window vent shades to match red-trim.

She'll be like new...
 

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6th anniversary...

'Bumper Special' complete paint touchup of front bumper area.

All new '14' rally number decals.

Panda face covers on rear headrests.

Red-trim painted window vent-shades.

Replaced sunburnt frosted headlights.

Replaced red usb micro-cables with red usb-c for new phones.
133874
 

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Are those seat covers?
Where did you get the hami decals / soul decals on the handles and do they come in black?
We've made many occassional mods over the years,
Making changes/additions at intervals seems to keep it 'fresh' and fun.

Yes on the seat covers.
I'll have to dig through the file and find the decals company.
They have LOTS of decals with lots of color options.
 
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