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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Does the 2.5L skyactive require valve lash adjustments and if so, has anybody done it themselves? I have done this on B series honda motors before so I have the gap shims for it and know how to do the job, but being a different motor I am curious to see what is different with these. Factory gap...
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I got a 2013 skyactiv I grand touring and I was wondering if I need to roll both the rear and the front fenders to fit 18x8 +35 offset on 215s. I will also be lowered on BC racing coilovers.
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey guys, Let me preface my question by stating that I have spent several long nights scrubbing forums to better my personal knowledge and find answers, though it seems there is not much hard info on the latest generation skyactiv engines, especially the 2.5L, in reference to modifications...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Car in question/theroy, 2017 Mazda 3 GT 18inch wheels(215/45/R18). Theoretically, say I wanted to run 205/50R16's next summer. Tire gap? bah who cares, not me. The speedo will be reading like 10km/h lower than actual speed. With modern technology, could I not take it to Mazda and have them...
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Anyone have any knowledge on the subject of lowering a vehicle that has the G-Vectoring Control on it and if it will affect the way the system works.
  6. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Suspension & Handling
    Hi All, I just installed a set of koni yellows in my 2012 MS3. I had a shock go soft on me, so I swapped them out for a set of Koni's. My initial adjustment on the shocks is one full turn from full soft. The car rides nice down the road but it lost all of its handling. The steering isn't as...
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