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Year
2010
Make
Kia
Model
Forte SX
Color
Spicy Red
Packages
6 spd,leather, sun roof, heated mirrors,seat and wippers
History
New 2010 in Sept 2010,
Feb 2011 R Forte Strut Bar installed
May 2013 New Tires Tires: General G-Max AS-03 and Fog Light - Upgrade 5000 K
(+1) 225 17" 45's (W rated) ok but after 40 K they are getting noisy and losing grip a little in wet, which they never used to.
Aug 2014 Bye Bye Warranty I hit 100K km
Sept 2015 have 120,000 Km
Sept 2015 -1st set of brakes, cold hardened caliper, and organic pads

Feb 2016 %$#^@!*&^@%# blew bottom end, new 2012 motor with 35,000KM - Like new again.

Feb 2018 Started SCCA Auto-Cross
July 2018 Installed Sub Frame Collars Best suspension upgrade for $100 and very noticeable performance increase ( and did not raise my Auto-X category)
Dec 2018 Auto-cross goes well, I eat stock civics but I can't seem to eat an SI but I have fun trying.

April 2019 New Bridgestone Sport Comp 2 tires,
March 2019 Slave cylinder blew. - &^*(^* and its inside the trany -
March 2019 new SPEC stage 1 rally clutch and new flywheel.
March 2019 REMOVED CDV valve.- WOW its so much better when shifting aggressive.
2010 Kia Forte SX (Spicy Red)

Modifications

Drivetrain
R-AEM air filter
Interior
stock
Exterior
stock
Fog Light upgrade 37.5 Watt 5000K
Head Lights - Philips Night hawk ( Always get flashed oncoming drivers think I have high beams on) very clear very bright
Audio
stock -
MP3 Player or 64 GB Memory Stick
Wheel and Tire
Rims: Stock 2010 SX 17's
Tires: BF Goodrich Sport Comp2 (summer tire)
225/17/45 Great in the dry great in the wet


Winters: Koup rims with inserts removed
Federal Himalayan 215/17/45

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