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General Information

Year
2014
Make
Mazda
Model
Mazda3 Sport GT - Automatic
Color
Jet Black Mica - 41W
Packages
GT with premium sound/navigation, but no nannies (wish I could ditch the traction control as well!)
History
Purchased August 2016 with 68,000 km. Car had one prior owner, in service date of January 2014.
Would have preferred the 6-speed manual like my last two whips (both were 2005 6-sp manual Nissan Altima SE-R's, the 2nd with special limited slip transmission installed at Nissan in Edmonton - actually tried both the Helical and viscous LSD versions - long story!). Hard to find used Sport GT (in good condition) with manual transmission!

Added dealer accessories at time of purchase:
- Chin spoiler and side skirts (black)
- door and hatch scuff plates (silver)
- cargo tray and matching front/back all weather floor mats (black)
- Mazda roof rack
- Yakima RaptorAero bike mount for roof rack

Customizations:
- removed and stored Mazda 18" rims and 215/45R18 tread with forged aluminum Nissan Altima SE-R rims (from my last car) with 245/40R18 Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 UHP summer tires. Same bolt pattern and nearly the same offset, plus tire diameter within 1% of stock, so no speedo/ABS issues. Much sticker than stock, definitely can accommodate upgraded suspension and more power.

Additional aftermarket parts ordered in August 2016:
- Corksport Short Ram Intake (blue/black/steel) and cold air box ($20 discount when purchased together)
https://corksport.com/images/thumbnails/900/375/detailed/15/axm-6-117-SkyActiv-SRI_intake_1.jpg?t=1456420345
- Corksport rear sway bar (blue) and strut tower brace (aluminum and blue)
- Corksport hood struts (black) and LED replacement fog lights
- Speedline rear diffuser (painted Jet Black Mica)
http://www.thespeedline.com/2014-2015-2016-mazda3-5d-hb-rear-bumper-diffuser-add-on-gv-style/
- Carbon Fiber dual wing rear spoiler
http://www.ebay.ca/itm/291771294716

Next additions in Fall 2016:
- Mazda or Yakima ski rack
- Corksport Catback dual muffler exhaust
2014 Mazda Mazda3 Sport GT - Automatic (Jet Black Mica - 41W)

Modifications

Drivetrain
Corksport Short Ram Intake and Cold Air Box
Corksport Strut Tower Brace and Hood Struts
Interior
Cargo Tray and all-weather floor mats (Mazda parts)
Exterior
Chin spoiler and side skirts (Mazda parts, painted a generic black)
Thespeedline rear diffuser (add on to rear bumper), painted Jet Black Mica
Double wing carbon fiber roof spoiler added to hatch
Corksport LED replacement fog lights
Audio
Stock (so far)
Wheel and Tire
Summer:
Forged Aluminum 2005 Nissan Altima SE-R rims
Bridgestone Potenza RE-11 245/40R18 tires.
Winter:
Black custom rims with Blizzak 215/55R17 winter tires

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