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  1. Loss of power / low boost after 2500 rpm ( second turbo )

    2014-2018 Diesel Engine
    Hi All This is my first post and I hope you can help me out here. I bought my first Mazda ever like 1.5 months ago. Its a Mazda 3 2.2 from 2015 with 150 HP The problem is... I lack power - especially in higher rpm's. I went to a dealer yesterday and they read the ECU but they couldn't see a...
  2. Making a 2010 Mazda 3 GT more powerful

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I have a 2010 mazda 3 GT that i need to make more powerful. I live up in the mountains and the stock parts are just not cutting it for me in terms of having the power to climb big mountain passes. I have had a altitude tune on the car to help in the meantime whilst i find out what i can do to my...
  3. Power boost

    Engine / Drivetrain
    Hello, I want to increase the power of my mazda 3 Grand Turing engine 2.0L 153 HP, how can I upload a 50HP or 60HP, but he read in many forums that the skyactiv engines are somewhat complex, what do you advise? >:) Thanks.
  4. Hello! Here for boost build info!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi! I have a 2011 Mazda 3 that injested some water and bent a rod, currently I have the engine pulled and my check book out, I've purchased a Garrett GTX 3067R and the exhaust housing that they sell fits right up to the Mazdaspeed exhaust manifold. So that's where I'm at! I'll be starting a...
  5. Wrong pipe for the boost gauge?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, A classy first post of thinking i may have used the wrong pipe for the boost gauge pipe. Which one should it have been? Once you've finished shaking heads/laughing, could i be corrected ? 2013 Skyactiv d Mazda3
  6. ultra gauge MZR->boosted, can you set the ultra gauge to read boost?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    ok so currently im talking with tripoint to getting one of their kits, I also have DT tuning support. now while sourcing out the stuff I need that is outside the kit, I recalled coming across this ultra gauge. now I know it automatically reads what gauges to use with the car. my question is...
  7. Mild boost at altitude?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    This may be a stupid question, but bear with me :) I live at altitude, like 6000ft. I am content with my 2.5L, but can't help but feeling like I'm missing out on its true potential. I heard somewhere that at this altitude, NA engines only produce about 75% of the power they output at sea...
  8. MOAR POWER (and boost)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So i was sitting around thinking how to void my warranty on my fresh 2014 Mazda 3. And so what better way than turbocharging it.... Well anyway, a homemade piggyback ecu, a 25psi turbo, and a crap-load of time and energy later..... BAM!!! My warranty was successfully voided. Ill take pics of...
  9. FS: Practically NEW AEM FIC 8-W/ boost control

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Planning to upgrade and looking to sell. ( sorry for bad required pic. cold/dark in garage. better tomorrow ) Way more options than FIC 6 Better calibration control Way more options Boost control RPM / Tach output for Boost by gear etc 40PSIA ( 25PSI boost ) MAP sensor onboard. This thing is...
  10. South Fl Mazdas, Posting to let you guys know we can help in S. Florida with tuning.

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    If anybody ever needs any parts or tuning, my name is Adam and I work locally here on Mazda's as well as most other imports, but we do specialize in Mazda's. If I can ever help you with anything at all, call us for a quote or more information. My number is 561-395-5700. Give us a call and ask...
  11. Gen 2 Mazdaspeed 3 hitting over 18psi of boost on a stock tune

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    I recently took off my safemode surev2 map I was running which was producing about 15.5 psi. I flashed a stage 0 stock tune and monitored the boost and I was pushing 18.1 psi at WOT. Before I put the safemode map on, I was trying to run the Stage 1 Surev2 map which required a sure intake and TIP...
  12. Mazdaspeed 3 Prosport Boost Gauge Install

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 How-To Guides
    Hey guys I just installed a prosport boost gauge on my 2012 mazdaspeed 3. it looks and works great and the install was pretty easy and fast. comments wellcome. not the best set up but looks clean. i didnt want to punch any wholes in the car.
  13. My turbo smart boost gauge in my pillar and sprayed plastics black

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Recently installed my turbo smart boost gauge in my pillar and sprayed plastics black as there is no gauge pillars for a RHD mazdas [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG] Sent from my iPhone using AG Free A few pics when I had it pulled apart to spray plastics [/IMG] [/IMG] [/IMG]...
  14. FS: 2.0 2.5 boost kit

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    ok guys, don't hate! Please! I want a Gsx, I can't say anything else. gsx > turbo mazda 3. Vacation cancelled heh christmas/thanksgiving sale. ASKING PRICE : 2900$ + 150 Shipping 2.0 - 2.3 - 2.5 Turbo kit ( Not skyactiv ) ready to go, drop it in. it mates up to stock exhaust. Kit includes ...
  15. My Christmas project! ( boost )

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    OK, SO I think I have figured out my christmas plan on turboing my 2.5 mazda 3. looking for a possible 40-50hp gain at the wheels, my ultimate goal is for a solid 210 at the wheels with at least 200 TQ OK for the setup that I will utilize : a Small mitsubishi Coolant and oil ran Turbo internal...
  16. Hi! new to forums! Boost questions!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    ok First off, I'm not a boost noob so please don't insult my intelligence! thanks :stuart: first question because mazda wouldn't give me a clear answer : will changing the oil myself void my warranty? Second, Car is 2011 Mazda 3 hatch 6psd, 2.5l compression ratio on this car is 9.7 :1 NOW...
  17. Super Performance Boost x 2

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    So today while I was at work I came up with this super crazy awesome idea. Well I know from reading many calculus (EDIT turns out is was a first aid handbook not a calculus book) and accounting books that our cars run rich and that when you compress air it causes heat. So what I am going to...
  18. Boost Control Solenoid Removal

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 How-To Guides
    Hello guys during my SRI installation I messed up the line from the BOost Control Solenoid trying to get the OEM hose out accidentally broke the end of the line. Now I'm trying to replace the part. Any idea in how to remove it? I went to the dealer and the part cost me $70 bucks. Ouch. But I...
  19. Boost Control Solenoid Line Broken

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey guys I was installing my Corksport SRI yesterday however I messed up and I broke the end of the Boost Control Solenoid Line. The hose fits but not completely however I tried to fix it and add the clamp just to keep it tight. Looks good. Finished the installation and started the car. I was...
  20. Cobb AP not hitting boost targets?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    So i have a fully bolted MS3 trying to run a stage 2+ map on the Accessport (with a corksport intake) which cobb says should be a ~19 psi spike and ~18 psi hold. my car religiously refuses to go over 15 ish psi verified by both my prosport boost gauge and my AP. Is the issue mechanical or is it...
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