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EDIT: Update PICS: 4.18.11 LED license plate lights & Ipod cable ran to glove box (post #36)

Update PICS 4.16.11 Tinted Fogs, Side Markers. (post 30)
Installed LED Interior Trunk & Map lights (red) (posts 31&32)

so i thought i'd start a place to put pics/info of my car as i add to it. let me know what you think.

I just got a 2011 Titanium Silver Koup on 1/26 with the Leather Pkg & Technology Pkg.

Had some info/discussion in my new member introduction page, so:
(New Member Intro Page) if you want to look.

Here are some pictures of it just cleaned the other day, and a few inside pictures..
 

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talking about the push-start button, paddle shifters & chrome handles as Matemorh asked:

Really nice ride TSForte, welcome aboard!
Please give us some feedback/appreciation on start button and paddle shift!
Is US market to have chrome door handle in 2011 or is it part of a pkg???
Kia just don't get it...... CHROME HANDLES LOOK AWKWARD!!!

The push-start is awesome. i didnt know what to think of it at first (this is my first car with that feature), but i do like the fact i dont have to take my keys out and put them back in my pocket every time i get in/out of the car.

Paddle shifting- its different (again, first time i've had a car with this feature). i have not been able to really test it out well enough yet, mostly city driving so far, not much highway. i feel like for straight(er) driving it works well as you accelerate, but if you are trying to paddle-shift and you are leaving your neighborhood lets say, it is difficult to get your fingers back to the paddle shifters to make the shift before revving higher than you may want. i almost wish i just had the 'manual' shift down on the stick (when you slide it over from D to + _ -) than the paddle shifters. but hey, kia's trying something new.

as far as the chrome handles, i did not WANT them, but the car came with chrome handles via the Technology package being added on. i dont think they look BAD, but i do think it would look better with color-matching handles, or black handles.
 

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Update: I got two 10'' Kicker Comp woofers put in last night with a ProBox, and i got my tail lights tinted. Tint for the car will be on tomorrow, along with the SX spoiler being put on.

Here are some pics of the tinted tail lights in the daytime, i'll get some pics of them at night later..

pics of the woofers will be put up later as well, Texas is having a little 'snow' storm (ICE) and its cold out there in the wind right now! (-2*) :)

i stayed out there long enough to get these pics tho, they're from the car's first snow/ice..
 

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Looking good so far. Can't wait to see what else you will do.
 

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Looks great! :) slap some sexy rims durin the warmer months and you are set! Lol not really, but you know what I mean. Welcome welcome
 

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Looks great! :) slap some sexy rims durin the warmer months and you are set! Lol not really, but you know what I mean. Welcome welcome
thx! haha yea! im actually looking at all black ones, or getting the ones i have painted.. but i like the way these look for now :)
 

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Update: Tint & K Emblems

so after DFW's week of colder weather & ice, and before it comes back for a few, i got the tint done (35% front, 5% back) and put my 'K' Emblems on.

let me know what you think.
 

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Update: Tinted tails w/ lights off & on, day & night...

here are a few updated pics with my tinted tail lights.

day: lights off, driving lights on, break lights on.

night: lights off, driving lights on, break lights on.
 

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I am looking at the 2011 Kia Forte Koup and wondering, how much did it cost for yours?

I really want the no key, nav, paddle shift, and auto climate control for my next car and this one seems to fit the bill.
 

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I am looking at the 2011 Kia Forte Koup and wondering, how much did it cost for yours?

I really want the no key, nav, paddle shift, and auto climate control for my next car and this one seems to fit the bill.
the 2011 koups fully loaded are msrp'd at around $23,000. give or take a few from your dealer..then taxes and crap. kia gives decent rebates and incentives for return customers..plus you can always haggle your way down a little :)
 

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Update: Spoiler on

haven't updated in a bit...

but the spoiler i was talking about IS on. its been on for two weeks now... just need to take pictures. hopefully i'll post tomorrow.
 

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Update: Spoiler pics & Debadged

here are the pics of the spoiler on..also debadged the car & relocated the badges inside.. :)

hope you like..
 

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so yours no look like mine? wierd... i thought all '11 sx models came with the LED brake lights.

where are you located aqrab?
im from United Arab Emirate its in middle east

our koup only comes with 2.0L 6 speed auto
NO LED tail light
NO Navi unit :mad:

can you check your car birth date :p

its on a driver door
 

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I have a 2011 Koup also but no NAV unit or LED lights...I think its only in the States and Canada
 

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I have a 2011 sedan, tech package and love it. Yea hard getting used to not turning a key but also very koo...nvr gotta worry bout someone over cranking... My bad habbit is I forget to charge it. But other than that Im good. theres really no reason to take the keys out....theres a button on da door handle to unlock and lock. I want somthing that will close my sunroof when the car turns off because I leave it open sometimes. Other than that...I paid under 18 for a fully loaded 2011 with Nav and everything....good luck getting all that for the price.
 
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