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  1. 2008 Speed3, 1 Owner, 71,350 miles, 9700 OBO

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    She's been great fun to drive, but we needed a truck. One vehicle has to go. My loss! Have just listed my car on Dallas Craigslist and Facebook marketplace. Have been lurking around in your forum to learn a little more about my car. Thought I'd also post a for sale here. Hopefully my pictures...
  2. new 2008 ms3 owner

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Color True Red. 135k, 1 owner. Location Houston, TX Replacing old warn out stock suspension.. No real plans at this point other than a fun DD.
  3. 2015 Wheels on 2008 Mazda 3? What about TPMS?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Wheels and Tires
    Hello, Does anybody know if wheels from a 2015 Mazda 3 will fit onto a 2008 Mazda 3? What about a 2011 Mazda 3's wheels, will they fit the 2008? What about the TPMS sensors? Thanks all.
  4. Problem wtih Car Battery?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So there may be a problem with my car battery. Or something I've neglected to do. My car battery finally died so I bought a new one two weeks ago and I've been using it every day but this morning my car wouldn't start so I jumped it and it started and I left it running, been on for maybe 30...
  5. FS: FL - 2008 Mazda3 S Sport sedan

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Year: 2008 Make: Mazda Model: Mazda3 (or Mazda 3) Body Style: Sedan Trim Level: S Sport Engine: 2.3L I4 Transmission: Automatic, 5 speed with manual mode Mileage: 132,xxx Color: Aurora Blue, Black interior (cloth) with Charcoal accents Good: 18" OEM Mazda wheels from a 2009 CX-7 S Touring, with...
  6. 2008 Mazda 3 i Driver's Side Interior Door Panel loose

    2004-2009 Mazda3Appearance & Interior
    Driver's side interior door panel loose on my newly purchased 2008 Mazda 3 i -- is this an easy DIY fix or do I need to go to dealer. Panel is still attached but obviously loose and pulls away from door. Thanks.
  7. 2008 Mazda 3s exhaust upgrade

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Missing my Mazdaspeed 3, but enjoying my new daily driver Mazda 3s. My first upgrade was the exhaust and I've used Magnaflow on so many of my cars that it made the most sense to do a custom exhaust for my latest ride using the parts as noted in the video.... I like the deeper sound Magnaflow...
  8. 2008 Mazdaspeed 3 GT For Sale

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    It is time for my old friend to leave the garage and find a new home as my new car is on the way. My old friend is a 2008 Mazdaspeed 3 GT. The following is my information. One owner car extremely well maintained. All maintenance records, etc. Factory options are the following: Satellite radio...
  9. My intro thread and first question: 2008 Mazda 3 GT 2.3L and MazdaSpeed

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed 3 Performance & Mods
    Wrong section, please delete Wrong section, please delete
  10. 2008 mazda 3 Automatic

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hello Folks I am replacing the engine on my 2008 Mazda 3 automatic. I am a weekend hobbyist. Not a professional. Do i need to remove the axels to pull the engine out? I do have an engine hoist and i was planning to hoist the engine out from the top. any suggestions will be greatly appreciated...
  11. 2008 Mazda 3 HU Question

    Electronics / Stereo Equipment
    I have a 2008 Mazda 3 S Touring which has the 4 speaker setup with mp3 and single cd. I was looking at getting a 6 disc changer HU but the specs all say they are for the 6 speaker model. My question is this: If I install the 6 Disc system into the 4 speaker car, will it work and will there be...
  12. Buy 2008 gen1 2.0 auto with 141k miles?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So our current car is a gen3, 2015 3i Touring hatch, but we've decided we need a second car, and I ran across a fresh trade 2008 3i over the weekend. I have not even driven it yet because it was traded last Saturday and the dealer has not finished reconditioning, detailing, etc. But it was...
  13. She's mine: 2008 3 s GT hatch in Aurora Blue Mica

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    First car, first Mazda, saving for another one already! Yesterday I bought this car and I haven't stopped smiling. I named her Saphira after the sapphire dragon in the Eragon series of stories. I have lots of questions, but I'll search everything first and read up on what troubles I might...
  14. 2008 Mazda 3 high mileage?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi everyone, new here so I apologize if this isn't the proper place for this. But I'm looking to buy an 08 loaded mazda 3 with 160k miles on it for my daughter. What kinds of repairs should I expect to have creeping up on me in the near future? I've seen lots of people saying that they have...
  15. New Owner of 2008 Mazda3s Hatchback!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello everyone, My is name is Mike and I am happy to say that I finally own a Mazda3 hatchback. I love it and it is oh so clean. :thumbup1 1: I have owned a variety of vehicles over the years like 1991 Nissan 240sx, 1991 Mazda Miata, a 1994 Toyota Camry and now a Mazda3. I love to keep my...
  16. Buying used 2008 Mazda 3

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hi there, New here. I'm currently in the process of buying a used vehicle. My local dealer has a 2008 Mazda 3 with 117K miles on it that I am getting for about $5400 out the door (with some haggling). The vehicle was owned by two owners and the carfax looks good. I was wondering, how much life...
  17. 2008 Mazdaspeed 3 For Sale

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    2008 MazdaSpeed3 Car is Located in Rogers, AR Includes: **-- 64k miles *****LOW MILES**** Less than 10k per year!!! **-- 6 Speed Standard Transmission **-- 2.3L 4 Cylinder STOCK**Turbo - **-- 263 Horse Power **-- 280 lb- ft --Torque **-- 18 City / 26 highway Some of the details: ***-- 4...
  18. 2008 mazda 3 2.0L wont start

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    All the interior electronics work fine. I go to turn the key and it makes zero noise, no click no nothing. I turned the headlights on and to see if they dimmed when the key is turned and they dont dim at all. So it seems like the starter isn't even engaging the battery. Ive checked the starter...
  19. Mazda Speed3 Grand touring for sale 2008

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Only 1 owner with clean CarFax report, Lady driven and impeccable interior. Pet and smoke free, Pearl White ( shimmer paint), K&N filter installed. Pictures don't do it justice. Turbo engine, 6 speed manual transmission, Traction Control, Stability Control, ABS (4-wheel), Performance Drilled and...
  20. 2008 speed3 cob tuning and destroyed transmission with motor damage

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed 3 Performance & Mods
    looking for tuners who know their business. I purchased this speed 3 with 80k on the odometer. 13k later second gear goes out tranny removed by a tuning shop and every part in the gearbox is damaged or destroyed. Tranny replaced and car doesn't run right. Head removed and my assessment is a...