Last post on Feb 25, 2008 at 5:24 PM
You are in the Hyundai Santa Fe
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Hyundai Santa Fe, SUV
#25 of 34 Busting your chops...
Oct 06, 2007 (5:25 am)
It sounded like you were being very sarcastic (post #13) in response to my post about the two separate storage bins.
Then came skierbri10 saying "Lol, sorry that is funny right there, I don't care who you are........lol"
I took offense to the two posts... However, if I am wrong about your intentions... I apologize dude... I guess I took it the wrong way... So sorry!
#26 of 34 Re: Busting your chops... [bambew]
Oct 06, 2007 (8:30 am)
ok- and back to the topic.... would be nice to have the option of having the map lights stay off when you want them to if the door is opened. we had so much problems getting the maplights to work in the 1st place i guess that would be asking too much...
#27 of 34 Overhead lights
Oct 06, 2007 (9:17 am)
"...would be nice to have the option of having the map lights stay off when you want them to if the door is opened. we had so much problems getting the maplights to work in the 1st place i guess that would be asking too much..."
I'm curious - why would you want that?
#28 of 34 Re: Busting your chops... [somedai1]
Oct 06, 2007 (1:51 pm)
I will definitely drink to that....somedai1... I still cannot believe we got er fixed and going back for seconds would surely break something else...Murphy is still lurking there somewhere!!!
As it gets darker and darker these days, I for one am VERY happy to have light up front!!
Oct 10, 2007 (9:02 am)
I know that Hyundai builds some of their own automotive diesel engines (including a 3.0 V6 which is available in overseas versions of the Veracruz) but I'm wondering what they might have in mind for the stateside 2009 or 2010 Santa Fe. The 3.0 V6 would probably be too big. What might be the chances of the new 2.8 4-banger which Cummins will be producing? All that has been announced, so far, is that Cummins will be selling their new 5.6 V8, 4.2 V6 and 2.8 I4 to Chrysler. Would also selling the little 4-cylinder to Hyundai be a stretch? Shipping charges from Columbus, Indiana to Montgomery would be a H... of a lot less than from the ROK, and offering a Cummins engine could sure get the attention of diesel-savvy customers.
#30 of 34 Re: Overhead lights [mpuzach]
Oct 10, 2007 (5:42 pm)
i just like to have options - almost every car i've ever owned had these options fro the dome light:
on only when door is opened
and since the dome light was poorly positioned by design - too far back to effectively illuminate the whole car - i opted to get the maplights redone to act as a dome light -
so i wish it had the full functionality of a dome light...
#31 of 34 Re: Santa Fe Diesel??? [indianrefining]
Oct 17, 2007 (6:05 pm)
I think they'll copy Lexus RX (the Veracruz clone), which went from a 3.3 V6 to a 3.5 after a couple years.
Maybe Hyundai would do a 2.8 I4 Santa Fe, but the 4.2 V6 sounds like overkill to me. Maybe the Veracruz could use it, which has a 3.8 at the moment.
Heck, put the 3.8 in the Santa Fe, give it six gears, and you'll have a trade-in from me.
(Naaah.... I'll just wait for diesel.)
#32 of 34 Re: Santa Fe Diesel??? [crowart]
Oct 18, 2007 (6:49 am)
(Naaah.... I'll just wait for diesel.)
Same here. (And pray for a Cummins!)
#33 of 34 Does Your Rear End SAG?
Feb 02, 2008 (10:53 am)
Hey, I have an 07 SF Limited with a trailer hitch to connect my dirt bike carrier. With my bike on the back of the car it adds about 250 pounds. This makes the car squat and bottom out a bit.
I found a solution! I installed these hard rubber bushings between the springs of my rear coil springs. This gives it much better support and feels great without it too! The coil spring bushings were only $5 and it makes a world of difference.
I don't have a 3rd row seat but I can only imagine for those that do, if you load 1 or 2 adults back there the car must squat and bottom out at times.
Try these coil spring boosters... I bought them at Advanced Auto Parts.
To install, just jack up each back tire separately and force these rubber bushings between the coils!
Feb 25, 2008 (5:24 pm)
my old car's dome lights would come on when the ignition was turned off (would stay on about 30 seconds or until you locked the door). I would love it if the 2008 SF would do that... anyone know if the lights can be reprogrammed to do this?