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You know...those red letters across your pictures just seem to detract from the picture...LOL!
 

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Today put the window vinyl sticker. Had a few women honk & wave at me. One even honked at me at a red "I love the sticker!"
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You know...those red letters across your pictures just seem to detract from the picture...LOL!
I use red cause it sticks out. Also when I Googled 2010 Kia Forte brakes, an online company was using my pics from Forteforums without credit & website taken from. I sent them a stop & desist email if credit & website won't be watermarked & mention in their online store. Also, need to pay me for my work. They took from Forteforums.com site. That's when I began watermarking all my pics.
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I use red cause it sticks out. Also when I Googled 2010 Kia Forte brakes, an online company was using my pics from Forteforums without credit & website taken from. I sent them a stop & desist email if credit & website won't be watermarked & mention in their online store. Also, need to pay me for my work. They took from Forteforums.com site. That's when I began watermarking all my pics. View attachment 84437
My wife's copperhead 2010 Forte SX sedan has been pictured in several ebay spoiler ads - a picture I posted on forteforums...LOL

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I've seen & keep seeing her Forte on ebay. Haven't seen on Amazon (due to fake bs paid cancerous reviews) I don't online shop there.

If they're making sales you can request to get paid for use of image. You have proof of license plates & any other distinct markings that states it's your Forte.

It's rare that I screen capture images from the net. If it doesn't say/state or watermarked I'll state it & shout out.

Yeah, the red water markings takes away the attention of the image but if others gonna be using my work for their monetary gains, I should get payments.

Like when Mike Shaw Kia had their trunk ad sticker & plastic rear license plate, I drove to them & told them "I want your dealership ad off my Kia unless I'm going to get paid 3 to 5 hundred a month" it was removed in minutes. I broke off the license plate too.
 

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Removed/cut, dremeled the side air vent tabs from the crutchfield/aftermarket double din stereo faceplate cover.
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I didn't think the faceplate would stay & remain flush with the vents & dashboard. I should've done this months ago. I got sick & tired of always breaking them & trying to be gentle to remive them. One can remove the tabs & it will stay flush.

If I need to remove the faceplate I can without messing & breaking the air vents.

The left air vent isn't pushed flushed. I'm going to make my own vent puller using dollar tree bucket handle.
 

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Bought a rearview mirror from junk/salvage yard in houston. Found out today that the plugs are different. U8620 1M000. Kia sites states it will fit. 馃槫
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My unused connection for a rearview mirror? The connection has a grey cap. It's removed to show it has pins for connecting & use.
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Attempting to install an OEM/factory double din kia/Hyundai stereo that I bought from Houston yesterday. Due to heavy rains all day yesterday & driving back. Had to wait for clear enough to attempt install. 2 connections are different. It does turn on. No audio from speakers due to that my Forte doesn't have the right plug for this oem stereo.

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The HVAC digital control assembly has one plug that's different from mine.
 

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I bought the faceplate & the HVAC digital control for $75. The OEM/factory Kia/Hyundai stereo was $125. The junk/salvage yard let me cut the wires to both.

The rearview mirror was $30.

Parts are from a 2013 Kia Forte sedan EX
 

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Bump! Any help?

Me, I'm clueless when it comes to radios...lol!
 
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