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  1. Big gap between the car and the rear lights

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I have the sedan and i just noticed that there is a big gap between the rear lights and the car body itself. And inside the gap there's a spring and wires exposed. Does anyone else have this too or is my car just a defect? Theres also a gap between the trunk space and the car itself too...
  2. First Big Boy Purchase

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I've been lurking for a while but i guess its time to share with the internet. I had a 2002 Nissan maxima that I've been driving since senior year in high school from 2012 - February 2019. It got totaled because some idiots decided to stop in the left lane of the highway. March 2019 I bought a...
  3. First Big Trip

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    On Monday the 6th I'll be taking my car on its first big trip out of the Portland area and out of the Pacific NW. I'll be heading to western Wyoming to catch Union Pacific's fully restored Big Boy steam locomotive on its first trip to Ogden, Utah. As much as I'd like to chase it all the way from...
  4. Gen 2 back to stock sale- bilstein coilovers, RSB, MS3/MZ5 big brake setup & more

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Time has come that I need a bigger car so the 3 has to go. Id like to stock it out before selling it so lets make some deals. One catch: I need your stock parts. Im located in Bakersfield, Ca so Id like to keep it within a reasonable distance so we can swap parts. No shipping except maybe fog...
  5. How big of an audio system can the stock alternator handle?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I want to upgrade the Bose audio system I have in my car by replacing all of the speakers and adding a subwoofer but I cant seem to find anybody that makes a high output alternator for the 2.5 skyactive. I was looking at like 1500 rms watts in total for the entire system. I don't even know what...
  6. Big change in average mileage

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello there. Don’t know if this is the right thread to post my question. But here it goes. Yesterday my cars average was @32MPG. After driving it for approximately 15 miles. I stopped and had it topped up with gasoline. After that I went and drove and checked my MPG and it went up to 37MPG. Any...
  7. Advice needed: big brake kit project - fastbrakes.com

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I think that brakes are the weak link in term of my car’s performance. My car feels much quicker and more agile after I replaced the stock rims with performance lightweight alloys and after I fired an electronically controlled active suspension. After extensive online research, I came across...
  8. Project BBK: Big Brake Kit

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So I feel there's a definite lack of a BBK for our Mazda3. And trust me, this is not an endeavor I would go alone. So me and my buddy (Service Manager at my Mazda dealership) have done a lot of initial research and we know the EVO X Brembo brakes are actually a direct bolt-on for the front...

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
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  10. Ooof! A BIG "kiss" on Valentine's Day....

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Ooof! The Valentine's Day Massacre A BIG kiss ... just not of the sort that I was expecting. :frown2: First incident ever, for me, in which the airbag deployed. Fortunately, nobody was injured and the other driver was deemed to be at fault, although she's contesting it (which probably...
  11. Big 3 Fuse Size

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, I just did the Big 3 upgrade on my car, and I was wondering what size fuse I should use between my battery+ and alternator+. Thanks
  12. Installed Flex Innovations Big 3 and 5 wire grounding kit

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Ordered the Mazda3 BIG3 + Mazda3 Grounding Kit Black Flame Retardant COMBO from Flex Innovations and installed it yesterday. Paid $100 easy install. Took 2 hours going slow. Longest part was jacking car up removing splash guard to gain clearance to alternator. Everything else was simply enough...
  13. mazda 3 2010 making noise when going over big bumps (video included)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    My mazda 3i Touring 2010 been making a really loud noise when going over only big bumps from the front end and an wondering whats can be the problem? It has 145,000 miles believe it or not I have jacked up the car and don't see nothing hanging or anything like that checked ball joints, control...
  14. Product Release- 2014+ Mazda 3 Big Brake Kit

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    Boom! https://corksport.com/2014-mazda-3-big-brake-kit.html
  15. big brake kits.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    does anybody have any idea what brand/type of big brake kit that would fit the 3rd Gen Mazda's? thanks in advance.
  16. Big applause For People who developing the Tweak!!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hi guys, First of all, I am new to Mazda world just got the car second hand late 2015. I always look for ways to improve my driving experience because......I LOVE DRIVING. :laugh2: I have hit so many sites before I run into Mazda3revolution. It is the best forum I have every seen. All the...
  17. way we live our lives in ways small and big

    Springboks vs Japan Live Stream
  18. way we live our lives in ways small and big

    much shorter and faster period of time
  19. Goin Big

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Ok, so I've already been looking at winter tires for my car. I was looking for tires that had a very aggressive tread pattern and a deep tread depth. The Dunlop SJ6 caught my eye. However, they only come in a 16R 205/70 size which means a .807" increase in radius when going from the stock set of...
  20. Big arizona cruise sunday aug 2nd

    Pacific West
    Hey everyone, I wanted to invite you all on a cruise I'm hosting sunday aug 2nd. It's going to feature a dual route run, since there's more of an interest in the off pavement section. We will meet up at the Apache Creek Golf Club (3401 S Ironwood Dr, Apache Junction, AZ 85120) at 10 am, leaving...