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  1. 08 mazda 3 blown engine..please help on engine compatibility

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hi all, i have a 2008 mazda 3 hatchback that I bought off my brother after he ran the engine dry of oil. it has the 2.3 engine and I was looking into optional swaps I could throw in there. I'm not trying to blow my doors off or anything just need a simple A to B car for to-from work and the...
  2. 2013 Mazdaspeed3 Rear Bumper swap to 2013 Mazda3 i.

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello. I need help! I have a cracked rear bumper cover on my 2013 Mazda3 i 5-door. I want to go to a duel exhaust for looks & sound but I’m just wondering if the 2013 Mazdaspeed3 / 2013 Mazda 3 Sport 2.5 Rear bumper cover would fit on my 2013 Mazda 3 i. Please help! Dealerships do not know if it...
  3. 2011 PCM question

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I'm new here and new to Mazda but hoping someone can help. I bought a 2011 Mazda 3 2.0 5spd manual with blown engine (57K without an oil change or check)... Local shop had a Mazda 2.5 with 27K he sold me reasonably. Engine is in but wont fire. Shop advised me to have it towed to stealership and...
  4. 2020 - OVTune in 2017 2.5L

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi everyone! I'm Christian from Perú and finally I have my 2017 Mazda 3 2.5 AT with all the hardware ready to tune it with OV. Before I had a 2015 2.0 with OV and everything OK! Perfect for autocross/trackdays Now in my 2.5L have AEM intake, Corksport full cat-back, NGK Ruthenium spark plugs...
  5. BeardBarreBokeh's 2019 Hatch

  6. Finally: Skyactiv 2.5 Cams

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I've waited a long time for this. So I just bought some "Stage 2" cams for my 2.5 mazda 3 without really thinking about the repercussions (even though I knew there would be). Am I going to need larger injectors and/or a bigger fuel pump? I'm running E85 now, and as we all know E85 eats a lot...
  7. which gives me the most performance? corksport catback or magnaflow catback?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    hey guys, im planning on getting a catback for my 2.5 3 and was wondering, which cat back got me the most hp, corksport or magnaflow. i know the gains are going to be minimal, but i do want to make my car more peppy without breaking the warranty. thanks :)
  8. FT/S - $100~ obo 2.5L Mz3 CorkSport catback w/racepipe socal

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    hey guys what up? I'm Josh, first let me introduce my car and what I'm selling... https://youtu.be/7HyT1WhX_G4 That's my car^ :D 2011 2.5L Mazda 3 with full 91 oct tune, Takeda CAI, and corksport Catback & weight reduction. Now here's what I'm trading/selling... https://youtu.be/jWnStzzzw9E...
  9. 2010 boosted 2.5 engine

    Engine / Drivetrain
    Ok so I have a 2010 mazda 3 I touring with the 2.5l engine in it. I have thought about boosting it instead of buying a speed3. has anybody on here boosted on know anybody that has boosted the 2.5 engine? if so lmk asap
  10. FS: AEM intake 2.5L 2010-2012

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    For sale is an AEM intake system in gunmetal grey for the 2010-2012 2.5L mazda 3. It states manual trans in the install guide...but im not sure what the diff is with the airbox in the automatic or if it would fit. This was purchased new and installed about 10,000 miles ago and is in spectacular...
  11. 2013 MS3 Exhaust on 2010 2.5

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    hey guys, correct me if there is already a post on this but I'm just checking to make sure that a 2013 MS3 exhaust will fit a 2010 2.5 hatch without any problems. I know that the 2010-2012 match up well but I just wanted to be sure that it would still work since the models are 3 years apart...
  12. Hello From Austin, TX

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I can't remember if I formally introduced myself to the forums, but I thought I would definitely do that now. I purchased my 2010 2.5 s hatch in at the beginning of June '13 and I love it so far. I was driving a CRZ at the time, which I owned for about 6 months prior to trading in for my 3...
  13. FS: 2010 Mazda 3 2.5 OEM Axle Back Exhaust

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Took this off the car at about 26k. It's dirty but the only reason for taking it off was to install my Racing Beat. Located in Austin, TX (78747) but will ship. I have no idea what the cost would be, but I am willing to work with you. I'm moving and I'm unable to store this. This is my first 3...
  14. FS>CS SRI 2.5L

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Corksport SRI for 2.5L engines for sale. Selling it to buy tint for the car and then just gonna get a K&N filter thrown in. SOLD
  15. Shift knob wrap?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I adjusted my shifter to try and solve my second gear problem, and now I have added problems on top of that. After test driving at ifferent settings, I decided to just keep my shifter at the "stock" setting and while tightening my shift knob I somehow got some of my boot caught and it tore...
  16. New 2012 3 GT

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey guys! Just thought I'd finally drop in and say hi as my user CP told me to do so :yes: I actually bought her from the Mazda dealership back around September but haven't had a chance to post anything yet. I testdrove a new speed3 at the same time and loved the turbo but in the end I...
  17. SoCal 2.5 Build

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone! My name is Tommy and I'm from Laguna Niguel, CA I've owned my 2.5 for 5 months now and I've been bolt on mods little by little. I read many of yours, so I figured I'd make my own. From my first mod to the latest... (CS - Corksport) CS Interior / Fogs / DLR LEDs Tint 25% all...
  18. My 2010 3s 2.5 Sedan Build

    M3R Rides, Meets and Pics!
    So guys I have the SRI from corksport ordered and also put in an order for RB Cat/Back system. I am so excited to put them on my car the anticipation is killing me. I am going to wait until a later date to purchase the cold air box from CS.
  19. New Guy here

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey guys, I am new here obviously just thought I would introduce myself. I own a Focus right now as my info says but I am looking into buying a new mz3 2.5 hatch. So, I decided to join the forum and read around a bit doing some research and learn about them.
  20. 2010 2.5 mazda 3 ANYONE INTERESTED?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys, need to sell my car asap. Take a look at the kijiji ad 2010 Mazda Mazda3 S MINT - Oakville / Halton Region Cars For Sale - Kijiji Oakville / Halton Region Canada. thanks.