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  1. Torquing the Axle Nut

    2004-2009 Mazda3 How-To Guides
    I bought this torque multiplier a few years ago and haven't gotten around to fabricating a handle for it. I had to figure a way to hold it in place to prevent rotation when applying force to the torque wrench. Worked like a champ. Oh, and in case anyone needs to know, the torque values...
  2. Axle Shaft Replacement

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Drive side CV is clicking/popping... I can't find any aftermarket axle shafts out there... does anyone know if they exist, or is Mazda the only one making shafts for this car? - In addition to the shaft, will I need anything else during the swap? New nut, seals, etc? - When I pull the shaft...
  3. WTB: Axle back

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    hello I'm looking for a unwanted new or lightly used axle back, preferably racing beast or CS but ill take a look at anything. local in LA but can drive a few hours if needed. thank you let me know
  4. CV Axle

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi new here, and having this problem. Hope someone can help. I've replaced the cv axle, but when I'm going over bumps there is a good amount of knocking. Wasn't like this before I replaced it. I checked everything and I just can't recreate this knock when car is on jack. Everything feels good...
  5. rear shocks springs axle

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Suspension & Handling
    anyone else have problems with there rear axle make a very freaky thunk like it is running the enter length the suspension. I also have a problem with my sway bar any recommendations The car is 2006 Mazda 3 s 2.5L base so not like it is the expensive modal but it is my car so i would like to...
  6. 2014+ 2.0 corksport axle back 5 door and Injen short ram intake 2.0

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I have a corksport axleback for skyactiv 2014+ hatchbacks for sale. Only used one year. 400$ shipped and an injen intake in black powder coat for 100$ shipped or both for $475 shipped. Only shipping in the 48 states. No significant scuffs or scratches. Intake was only used 6 months so the filter...
  7. FS: Gen2 Racing Beat Axle Back Exhaust

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    I am trading in my Gen 2 Mazda 3 for a Gen 3 Mazda 3, so I'm selling my Racing Beat axle back exhaust for Gen 2 Mazda 3 hatch I'm located in Vancouver, British Columbia. Let me know. Thanks.
  8. Simple ranking of Axle Back based on Noise Levels\Drone

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    All, I've been following\reading all the threads on the different Axle Backs we can get for the 2014+ Mazda 3's. People go back and forth as to which produces the deepest sound, or ricey sound, but we all know it boils down to personal preference. I want to get an Axle back for mine, but and...
  9. WTT/WTB: Gen 3 2014+ Corksport Axle Back Exhaust (Sedan)

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I am wanting to either trade for or buy a Gen 3 CS Axle back exhaust for Sedan. I am in the Southern California area TO TRADE: I am willing to trade a Racing Beat axle back exhaust, plus Road Magnet springs! The Racing beat is perfect if you find yourself wanting to calm/quiet down from the...
  10. cv axle issues?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    ok, as some here may already know i am chasing an odd vibration. sometimes i feel it from about 45-72ish mph sometimes only from 60-72ish. i have already changed tires 2x and have 4 brand new oem wheels as well, they balance out just fine, so i am not inclined to think my issue lies with a wheel...
  11. CORKSPORT 2010-2013 Mazdaspeed 3 Axle Back Exhaust

    Mazdaspeed 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    (SOLD)CORKSPORT 2010-2013 Mazdaspeed 3 Axle Back Exhaust I selling the only one week old CORKSPORT 2010-2013 Mazdaspeed 3 Axle Back Exhaust. It does have nice deep tone and good looking exhaust. Just the sound is not good for the new born coming soon. So I have to selling it. Price @ $380...
  12. Installing OEM MS3 axle back on 2.5. Problem.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I was all happy about installing this MS3 axle back today but it looks like it might not happen. One of the bolts on my car is impossibly seized/rusted and I also rounded the corners off the nut when I tried to get it off. :mad: It looks like I'm going to have to take it to a shop tomorrow to...
  13. Mazda6 Corksport axle back fit on 2015Mazda3??

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Quesiton, Would a 2014-2016 Mazda6 Corksport axleback exhaust fit on a 2015 Mazda3 sport? Thanks!!
  14. Oem ms3 axle back exhaust for sale?

    Mazdaspeed 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Looking to buy an oem ms3 exhaust on my 2010 mz3 2.5. Who's got one?
  15. WTB: CS Axle Back Exhaust

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hello All, I'm in the market for a CorkSport Axle back exhaust. I have a 2015 Mazda 3 2.5L Sedan in Manual. I live in CA and zip code is 94941 Please let me know if anyone has one for sale. Cheers
  16. WTB Axle back

    Mazdaspeed 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    WTB aftermarket axle back exhaust foe Gen2 Mazdaspeed3.
  17. Released: Sedan Mazda 3 2014+ Axle Back Exhaust

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    We finally released it! For everyone who wanted an Axleback for their Sedan. We now have them for sale! https://corksport.com/2014-mazda3-axle-back-exhaust-sedan.html Cost is $499.99.
  18. corksport or ultimate racing axle back?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    hey guys. I was just wondering what you thought about the two different axle back exhausts - corksport or ultimate racing. I read that the corksport is pretty loud due to it basically being a straight pipe but I don't want the UR to be too quiet. I have a 2011 2.5 with a res delete but want to...
  19. CorkSport Mazda 6 2014 Axle Back Exhaust Released

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    CorkSport Mazda Performance – Blog » Product Release – 2014 & Up Mazda 6 Axle Back Exhaust CorkSport is happy to announce the release of our long awaited 2014+ Mazda 6 Axle Back Exhaust System. Designed by our engineers to be a simple, bolt on upgrade for the Skyactiv powered 2014+ Mazda 6. The...
  20. Axle boot is ripped, what should i do?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    So a few days ago me and my cousin installed coilovers on my Mazda. After the install i was driving and heard a loud noise from the front left side. I pulled over to look and this side was much lower than the other side. I had them set in the middle but this side seemed like it was all the way...