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  1. I can't choose which exhaust!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Okay, So I'm looking for a new exhaust but I don't know which one and maybe you guys can help me find the perfect exhaust? I'm already looking for a couple of weeks now but i'm scared that all the videos on youtube doesn't sound the same as in real life... I just want a nice sporty sound but...
  2. Make the Right Gifts - Choose Gift Cards at CARiD.com!

    The biggest annual pain points of every holiday season are: 1. Waiting for your order to arrive 2. having a hard time finding the right holiday gift for your special ones. This year STREETiD Stores provide you with a great chance to make sure that the person you love will get a perfect...
  3. Which Shock Absorber to choose ?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Suspension & Handling
    Hi, I have Mazda 3 Hatcback 2008, 2.0 Engine, I don't know which Shock Absorber to choose, Kyb/Monore/Koni/Bilstein? I don't want "hard" car, I want Smooth ride, not to feel every stone on the road. Please need your help. Regards.
  4. Plz help me choose offset + width

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi guys finally ready to upgrade my wheels and iv'e found some i like but not sure on the width/offset combo because there is alot to choose from. I'm sticking with 18s and i also plan a drop on corksports or H&R's in the future (still undecided). I want to keep the camber stock (i want my...
  5. 2014 Mazda 3 Manual vs. Automatic (which did you choose and why)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So we had a discussion on the sedan vs. the hatchback...now it comes down to the transmission. Which one did you choose and why? I chose manual transmission and these are the reasons why: 1. I had a Joyfast shift knob laying around from one of my previous cars (2000 MX-5 Miata) so I couldn't...
  6. What would you choose?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello all, Let say you drive a skyactiv or let say any model. And would like to trade it in. And let say you have enough money to afford higher insurance and monthy payments of a new car also mods, etc. If I were in that situation, I am thinking of getting the Subaru STI, but I also like the...
  7. Which Mazda 3 to choose?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, I am in a bit of a conundrum. I have two choices for Mazda 3's in my price range (15,000) Option 1: A 2010 Mazda 3 GT Manual Sedan (40,000km) Loaded with everything but nav and leather. Option 2: A 2012 Mazda 3 GX Sport (0km) No A/C but Automatic tranny. What option would you go for...
  8. Help me choose a sway bar!

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So, as some of you know i got rear ended a while ago, the insurance is taking care of it and giiving me almost 200 dollars for rental car, which i don't really need :D so now im looking at sway bars, help me choose! as far as i know there is racing beat, corksport, jbr, and tri-point. which...
  9. New Mazda!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey guys! I just got my new Mazda 3i Touring. Pics:
  10. How did you choose a sub/system?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've got an all stock sound system on my 2011 s sport and I really want to add a sub. I was thinking 10 inch, so that while rap/hip hop would sound good I could play rock and It would also sound nice. I just want one sub for space reasons, and I need some help. So to start, where should I buy...
  11. RSB Discussion (Need some references so I can choose)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey all, just wondering what RSB you prefer and opinions on JBR, Tri-point, and RB. I am stuck between these three bars and just want to find information and opinions about qualtiy, build, stiffness, satisfaction, installation (plug and play or new endlinks) etc. I know JBR and Tri-point are...
  12. My Car Buying Showdown -- You choose!

    Other Cars
    Well, not really. But you get to weigh on on what you think based on my personal pros and cons of each car. Right now my showdown features two car types and two to three major brands each. All other common sense choices have been ruled out already. My buy budget is $25K-$30K and my lease budget...