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  1. 2-pot Front Caliper Upgrade for Gen3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys, I'm in process of upgrading my front brakes with 2-pot front calipers. I will try to give you as much information as I can, cause it's a simple and cheap upgrade. So let me start :) 1. What is the goal and why I'm doing it? The stock brakes don't give me confidence while braking...
  2. Gen3 front/rear brake caliper piston size? Master cylinder diameter?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Anyone aware of what is the diameter of brake piston in front and rear calipers? Japan built cars. Also looking for the diameter of the master brake cylinder. Want to do some calculations....
  3. Rear caliper question

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi Just bought a 2014 HB and wanted to powder coat all four calipers but to my suprise the rear ones are made of aluminium? (non magnetic) the rear pistons are magnetic i assume steel. But the front calipers are steel and the pistons aluminium?? Could some one shed some light why mazda decided...
  4. caliper spreader fit

    Suspension / Brakes
    tried to help son in law change rear brakes. All going well til trying to reset caliper to put in new brakes. None in OEM disc brake caliper tool set fit. Tried needle nose pliers too- no dice. Next steps recommended? thanks Mazda 2007 3
  5. Brake caliper bleeder valve thread pitch

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Does anyone know the thread pitch on the brake caliper bleeder valves for the 3rd gen 3s?
  6. brake caliper question

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I am planning on doing some maintenance on my mazda 3 and the service manual says you have to turn the piston either clockwise or counter clockwise depending on what you are doing, pads or bleeding, but why is that necessary? what does that do? Also what is the thread pitch on the caliper...
  7. Replica Brembo brake caliper cover

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi! Do any of You have got these replice (fake) brake caliper covers? They available on ebay, but seemingly one size fits all types, so I am afraid they would fit ridiculous on a Mazda3... Thanks for any input!
  8. Caliper Covers

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I've been looking for some red caliper covers that'll fit on my 2015 Mazda 3. I don't really want to paint the calipers, and a cover seems the best way to get that extra flair.
  9. Caliper colour

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I want to paint my calipers but I need some input. Not sure what colour. I was thinking either yellow or black. I also think white would look good but would be an absolute nightmare to keep clean. What do you guys think? Here is my car: Sent from my Nexus 5 using Tapatalk
  10. Corksport caliper kit

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I'll just leave this here. 38,000THB is around $1000 US I believe
  11. Caliper removal

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Rotor removal Does anyone happen to know what size bolt can be used to screw into the hole on the Rotor on my '14 3 to help remove it? Edit: I meant rotor, not caliper. Sorry!
  12. Brake caliper defective

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So I changed out my rear rotors and pads and notice my driver side pads were horribly uneven... I put on the new sets and I can hear it grinding from that side. How common for a caliper to go out? Also I have the extended warranty will they cover a replacement? Edit: I hate typing on my phone...
  13. Uneven brake pad wear - possible caliper frozen...?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Car: 2012 Mazda 3 i Mileage: 75XXX My Gf's 2012 MZ3 is experiancing uneven brake pad wear. The drivers side front pad wore down to the metal after only 10k miles. This is the second time this has happened (last time was not so extreme in terms of low miles) but now we think there is a bigger...
  14. Brake Upgrade

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hopefully someone can give me a hand with this! I have a 2013 Mazda 3i Touring with SkyActiv. It came with 16" alloys, put I got a set of Speed3 rims for really cheap ($350 for a set), so now it sits on the Speed3 rims. The only problem is the rotors like tiny with these bigger rims. So...
  15. Help! Rounded out caliper bleeder

    Suspension / Brakes
    My brakes are getting spongy so I need to bleed the system, however, I rounded out my rear caliper bleeder valve and I was wondering the best approach to resolve this. I haven't been able to open it, hence the rounding, so I was thinking of drilling a small hole through the valve to get a nail...
  16. Brake caliper covers?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    What do yall think about brake caliper covers? Where can I get some for my 2014 mazda 3 hatchback sport?
  17. Wheels and caliper color

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey all, I am considering plasti dip my stock wheels gold (they are stock color) and painting my caliper white (as they are a baby blue right now from previous owner) on my white '13 skyactiv. But before I do, I wanted to know if anyone has done this before and how it looks. Pictures would be...
  18. Add a bit of color to your ride with custom caliper covers by MGP

    Caliper covers are well known products and lots of times they were discussed on forums. For those of you who meet brake caliper covers for the first time we'll briefly describe what this product is, how does it work and why would one need it. If a vehicle is equipped with large rims with thin...
  19. Corksport 4-piston Caliper kit!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Title says it all :thumbup 1: ........along with StopTech slotted rotors! The kit comes with SS lines and the install is coming Sunday :yes: Can Not Wait!!!
  20. Thoughts on G2 caliper paint kit?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    I've seen people use the paint on caliper kits and have much success with them. So when deciding how I wanted to paint my calipers, the brush on kits seemed very easy and not as messy (overspray, massive amounts of masking, etc.) so my question is, what are the G2 paint kits like? I found a kit...