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2007 Kia Sorento LX


2001 Chrysler 300M PHP


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About “Sorie”

I bought this Sorento on 12/30/07. The main reason I bought it is to tow and to get though the snow much easier. It does both of those great.

About “Mnitetrain”

My home away from home. It's my work vehicle.Puchased off lease with 60,000 miles Aug 04. Currently over 450,000 miles, avg 26-28MPG with no oil leaks or consumption between 5500 mile Mobil 1 oil changes. (8/01/08) repowered 437,000 miles with donor with 77,000 miles.

2nd set of Toyo Proxies TPT on @352,000 miles-Love them!!
Firestone Winterforce M&S winter booties 385,000.

Just got back from Cruisin Ocean City, MD. 423,000 miles return leg of trip got 29 MPG!!

Jul 08 just returned from Carlisle Chrysler Nationals with 434,000 miles. 27.8 MPG.

8/1/08 repowered with donor engine 70K! (438,000 original engine)

9/1/08 443,000 miles. Finally installed Kicker CVR dual 12" subs, PowerAccoustek Amp, and JBL GTO 0607C door speakers.

Finally found/painted and installed new hood!!


Specs for “Sorie”

-3.8L 24 Valve DOHC
-5 Speed Auto Tranny
-262 hp @ 6,000 rpm
-5,000 LB Towing Capacity

Specs for “Mnitetrain”

4 door sedan,
V6 3.5 CI, automatic with autostick.


Factory Options for “Sorie”

-Towing Package (Class III Hitch)
-Nerf Bars
-Key Less Entry
-Power Windows
-Heated Mirrors
-Electronic Stability Control
-Tire Pressure Monitoring System

Factory Options for “Mnitetrain”

Leather,moonroof, am/fm/cassette with in dash cd changer, chrome alloy wheels, Michelin Pilot Sport 225.55.17., side airbags, Electronic Vehicle Information Center (EVIC), PHP (performance handling package) cold weathergroup,Infinity 11 speaker 360W stereo, FS spare tire,autotilt mirrors, chrome shift knob,steering wheel audio controls, CC, PW,PDL,


Mods for “Sorie”

-1500' Astro Start Remote Starter
-Pioneer Headunit with USB hookup for my iPhone
-Premium Pionner Speakers with tweeters and crossovers
-Tomato Euro Style Grill
-OEM Fog Lights that turn on with the Parking Lamps
-Headlight Buckets Painted Black
-Sport Antenna
-Korean Emblem on the Tailgate
-LED Mirrors
-Tinted Taillights
-Rear Bumper Reflectors Painted Black
-K&N Air Filter
-4 Pc Vent Visor Set
-B Pillar Tape Removed
-Painted Engine Cover
-Door Light reflectors Painted Black
-18"X8" ETA Beta Tettsut wheels wrapped in Falken 255/55-18" rubber
-Red Calipers

Mods for “Mnitetrain”

Tinted windows (Mass legal),RB1 navigation, OEM Sirius sattelite radio, EVIC+TPMS+IMPG,2002 wheels with tire pressure monitors, remote start, upgraded security, TOYO Proxes TPT tires,Mobil 1 10/30 full synthetic oil, Mobil 1 oil filler cap,300M Special HID headlights, Dual Kicker 12" CVR, PowerAccoustic Amp, JBL GTO 0607C door,Valentine One.


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