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  1. junrider
    01-25-2013 12:05 AM - permalink
    junrider
    Rear spoiler is easy too, mine just has 3m tape to make it stick to the car. Dont worry it has a hook, that hooks on top of the hatchback. Just make sure you before you peel the tape get a dry erase marker and outline where the spoiler goes to make it easier cause once that tape sticks its hard to peel. Use alcohol and I believe they include a wipe that makes the surface a better adhesion for the tape. I would install this on a warm day so you get a better bond.
  2. junrider
    01-25-2013 12:04 AM - permalink
    junrider
    The horns are really easy although you have to get your hands on thin spade connector or file a regular spade connector to make it fit to the factory connectors. Its been a while since I saw the DIY on the horns, but you take off the 4 screws and 2 bolts on the black top cover of the grill. There is 2 more screws youll have to take off under that cover to pull it out, just lift the cover slightly till you see the screws on both sides and you have access to the horn. Just remember the on the connections the ground wire actually attaches to the screw on the horn and the other connects to one of the spade connector on the horn and the horns are connected in parallel. Shouldnt take you more than half hour to 1 hour to install. I believe in the search you type in "horn" and look for the thread with a lot of post. Youll have to sift through but they have pics on how to remove the cover on top of the grill.
  3. jdlmkl
    01-24-2013 09:39 PM - permalink
    jdlmkl
    Hi, I am interested in a couple of mods you have made. The stebel magnum mode and the rear spoiler.
    Could you rate the mods installation difficulty level and the enhancement it added to your kia on a 1-5 scale.
    I would appreciate it and any links you could provide. The search function is terrible. Thanks
  4. junrider
    02-29-2012 02:23 AM - permalink
    junrider
    Those Led auto canbus sofit f36 mm 3 smd 5050 radiator, leduri auto - Okazii (65916696) will fit.... But they wont be as bright as the panel ones. As far as changing the bulbs... if depends on the use and the brand.. Ive had mine for since last July and still going good.. Halogens are easy to replace anyways
  5. hmimilenium
    02-28-2012 07:19 PM - permalink
    hmimilenium
    Sorry i didn't response till now. After i posted some threads with this subject on Kia Forums here in Romania i made up my mind not to change fogs and high's because many who changed they's hallogens, after 3 months they brock down.
  6. hmimilenium
    02-28-2012 07:18 PM - permalink
    hmimilenium
    In stead i will go for changing licence plate lights with LED, but it's a different LED from what your link showed me. Take a look. I think this is much simpler, just take down old bulb and swap with SMD. Led auto canbus sofit f36 mm 3 smd 5050 radiator, leduri auto - Okazii (65916696)
    These are 5$ ) so...good deal.Only hope they will be white.
  7. hmimilenium
    02-28-2012 07:17 PM - permalink
    hmimilenium
    And i will buy this horn tomorrow. Hope it will be as good as it sunds in the description High Power Stebel Magnum Twin Electric 12 volt 139dB Car or Bike Horn Kit Loud | eBay
  8. hmimilenium
    02-28-2012 07:17 PM - permalink
    hmimilenium
    Thank you dear friend for all your help. Hope to talk to you soon
  9. junrider
    02-15-2012 11:08 PM - permalink
    junrider
    yes your fogs and high should be halogen, the lows on the sportage are mostly halogens (h11B or H7) but I have seen members with Factory HIDs. The halogen types needs a conversion HID kit, but if you already have HIDs all you need is a new color temp bulb and thats it... but youll have to verify if you need special factory bulbs or conversion HID bulbs.
  10. junrider
    02-15-2012 11:05 PM - permalink
    junrider
    That horn is the steble magnum same as mine except for mines not red. There is a thread about horn install, just use the search. But its relatively plug and play, no extra relay needed but youll have to wire your horns in parallel and have to modify (trim) spade connectors to make it fit into the factory wiring.

    So your low are already factory HIDs, thats wierd they are h7 I always thought factory ones are DR#.. on the lows on back can you see if the cap has wires coming out or a ballast attached to the bulb. If you take a pic and pm me I can tell you if it was a conversion HID or factory.
    Dont know what the U is for... an easy check is take out the bulb itself and look and youll see what kind of bulb you need.

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    LED (Interior, back up, license plate), 5k lows HIDs, 6k halogen highs, 3k fogs, chrome/amber turn signals, euro running boards, factory painted spoiler, Rebadged, clear rear turn signals, Fiamm horns, husky floormats, window visors, shark fin antenna.

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