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  1. Adding an amp and sub.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello everyone. I have a 2010 Mazda 3 with the Bose system. I was wondering if there was any way to run a bypass to set up an after market sub, but keep all the stock audio, including the hu, running off of the stock amp?
  2. Adding an App to Apple Carplay

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I have searched high and low for this, but nothing. Problem: SiriusXM does not show up on the Carplay screen. I've updated to iOS 12 and show the correct screen layout on my phone's Carplay settings (General>Settings>Carplay>My Car). I have SiriusXM on my phone, but it does not show up in the...
  3. Adding Amp and Sub in 2015 w/ Bose

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm planning on adding an amp onto my Bose system. I have ready to go: Audio Control LC2i, Alpine MRV-M500 Amp, Knuconceptz 4g install kit, Brutal Sounds MiniBrute 8" Sub. Whats the best wires to splice into from the factory bose amp? Front doors or rear doors? Also does anyone know where I can...
  4. Adding heated side mirrors to 2019 US sedan

    2019+ Mazda 3 How-To Guides
    Anyone know what's inside the 2019 side mirror housing for US version? Is there a quick connect to power mirror defrosters or would new wiring connected in tandem with the rear widow defroster be required? I did see the forum has a how-to on this subject for 2016 and earlier Mazda 3s. Since...
  5. Adding front parking camera on 2016 Mazda 3 HB GT

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
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  6. adding heated mirrors to 2015 sport ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone, there are many "missing" options in the third gen sport that are already 90% there, so an easy add-on can be made to have them - like rear view camera. Do you know if this is the case with the heated side mirrors? Is the harness already there and only the glass needs to be replaced...
  7. In the Process of Adding Paddles to 2018 Touring, Some Notes...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Parts List I Used: Rear Cover: BHN9-32-049C-02 Paddle Switches: BHT1-66-3P0 Harness: BNK8-66-4M2 Bolts: BHN9-32-750 Tip#1 HOWEVER, something changed with the rear cover for 2017-2018, I didn't notice when I ordered and the parts department didn't catch it. So that was the WRONG REAR COVER. So...
  8. adding gauges, and oil filter conversion

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    so i just bought a 2008 3 with the NA 2.3 one thing i want to do to it is add an oil pressure and voltage gauge, probably in the a pillar, because that looks cool. im having a hard time finding a replacment pillar with 2 gauge pods, so i might just get the 3 pod one and throw an oil temp gauge...
  9. Adding Performance parts to your MAZDA

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I thought that this may be somewhat helpful to members? While I hold for almost 30 years a current ASE Mater Technician L1,L2, certification and California Emission Licence. I also keep myself well updated on the lasted technology more specifically in the PERFORMANCE parts industry. I never...
  10. Considering adding a JBL BassPro Micro dockable powered sub

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I am not sure if many have seen this product in person but I took notice of it a couple of years ago when it was featured at CES. It is on the pricey side at $350 but I really like the idea of having a subwoofer that I can easily remove when I need cargo space. JBL made the install...
  11. Question about adding cruise control to 2013 iSV

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I picked up steering wheel from a 2010 Mazda 3 (with cruise) I have a 2013 iSV (no cruise) Am I crazy to think I can simply plug the new wheel in to enable cruise? I'll give it a try here soon, but thought I'd ask in the off chance that someone knows if it does or doesn't work.
  12. 2018 MAZDA 3 GT SPORT PREMIUM HATCHBACK - adding amps and speakers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    INFO FOR ADDING ADDITIONAL AUDIO AMPLIFIERS AND SPEAKERS TO YOUR MAZDA 3 2018 GT SPORT PREMIUM HATCHBACK Hi Guys! Well here I am driving my deliciously brand new car, I totally love it, but sadly I have no RCA pre-amp audio outputs provided by the OEM to help me make even more noise along with...
  13. Adding XM/Sirius Radio to 2017 Mazda 3 Sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Does anyone know if you can add Xm/Sirius radio to the Mazda 3 Sport. I know I can buy a separate receiver and put it in but I'd like to put in the one that ties into my factory radio. I've seen them for up to the 2016 models but don't know if they would work in the 2017 models. Any help...
  14. 2017 M3 Sport - Adding Nav Without Going Through Dealership?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm curious what would be required to add nav to my car without going through dealership? I assume I would need to add GPS hardware, and get the SD card from eBay, etc? Are there SD card images available for download? Are there any legal implications?
  15. Adding fog lights

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I was wondering if anyone has used any fog light kits from amazon or ebay? I have a sport and want fog lights, they look like a ok deal at $50 - $65. The Mazda kit i found was $300ish.
  16. adding turn signal lights to mirrors

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    A while back I was reading a post about adding mirrors with turn signals to my car. I have a 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactive i touring. After spending some time google searching tonight, I have found conflicting information. Is my car currently wired for these mirrors or will I have to run wiring...
  17. Adding power locks to 2013 base iSV 3.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a 2013 Mazda3 iSV automatic which I bought for a decent price. It is bare bones but I don't need a lot of features. The only thing I would like to add are power locks since after having it for a few months, the back door locks are a pain to reach for. Terrible placement of locks. Power...
  18. Adding trunk lid opener switch

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello everyone, I have a Mazda 3 2015 sedan which is not equipped an interrior switch to open the trunk from inside. Today I've figured out that there is a plug/connector under the cover. So can I buy a switch to connect that plug to open the trunk lid? The switch ...
  19. Adding Paddles

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    First came the curiosity of adding paddles to my base '15 M2 DJ hatch. Discussed w/ the dealership headtech on the possibility, wiring diagram & hardware. Then, the digging for the necessary absent parts. While waiting for em, a good bud custom-machined me a paddle adapter to the shape of the...
  20. Adding AMP and SUB

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi I'm intending to add AMP and SUB to the MAZDA CONNECT system. As i understand there is no audio output and sub output of this system. What are my options to do so? Thank's