2004 to 2020 Mazda 3 Forum and Mazdaspeed 3 Forums banner


  1. Need Help Choosing Lowering Spring. Tein S Tech?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I'm not trying to go for a slammed look and originally planned on running eibachs. I feel like that wouldn't be enough low for me, but I feel like the corksport will be too low. Trying to find something in the middle. I want to stay close to stock ride. I'll be on stock shocks/struts at least...
  2. Crappy logic in nav software for choosing path...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    My Europe road trip is in 3 weeks and still no 2016 map updates, but anyway... I am not sure I would use this sat nav as I have a feeling, it's logic is completely crazy. At least for ireland, whenever I use it to take me to countryside, I have a feeling it always chooses the worst possible...
  3. need some help with choosing steel wheels for winter tires

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    hi all, long time lurker, first time poster here. i've a 2015 sGT HB with stock 18" factory wheels. I also have a set of winter tires from my previous car sized 215/55R17, so I was thinking of getting 4 steel tires on fleabay for $254 shipped after the $50 coupon CTIRES416 can someone please...
  4. Need Help choosing tire size !

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Just picked up a set of 2013 Mazdaspeed 3 wheels for my 2015 mazda 3 hatchback. Im looking to fill in the wheel gap a bit (don't want to lower the car) so I was thinking about 225 45 18. What do you guys think? Will the look the same as my oem 16 inch or will they fill in more?
  5. Help Choosing the best Rim Option.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Alright Y'all, so since getting my 3 earlier this week I absolutely love the car. That said, I also love aftermarket rims, so I've been shopping around and looking at the carious companies and have it narrowed down to 3 possible rim choices. Im not sure which ones would be considered the...
  6. Need help choosing rims

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I have 2015 Mazda 3 5door Isports and I hate the steel wheels it came with. I originally leased a car but I decide to just buy it at the end of my lease term:p So, I'm going invest some money into the car since i not going to be returning it. I'm looking at both 17" or 18" and want the rims...
  7. Help me choosing the right rims !

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hello everyone ! New proud Mazda 3 2.0 HB owner here from Finland ! Right now I'm looking to get some rim update for my car, and I kind of struggle between comments I hear that they would / wouldn't fit. I'm thinking of getting 8x18' rims with offset being either 35 or 45. Tyres I'v been...
  8. Choosing between S and I models

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi all Thanks for all the good info on the forums, I've done a lot of searching and am still torn on whether to go with an I touring or S touring manual. If you have experience, the following are what we're hanging up on: Stock base stereo. Old car was a Subaru with the premium 7 speaker...
  9. Help for choosing Koni shock lines

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi all, I have a 2010 Mazda 3 5 door hatchback with stock suspension and plan on keeping it a daily driver. I am going to keep the springs stock as well as bushing. I am currently running the Dunlop SP Sport Signature tires. I am trying to decide on the FSD's or the STR.Ts. Please let me know...
  10. choosing subs for sedan

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    i'm upgrading my subs but not sure what to. amp pushing will be helix blue B one . . . 350 watts RMS x 1 at 4 ohms 600 watts RMS x 1 at 2 ohms 950 watts RMS x 1 at 1 ohm the 4 door speakers are being pushed by a helix dsp (35 RMS x 4). front door speakers are component 40 RMS x 2. rear...
  11. choosing a headunit..

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    so im looking to buy a dash piece and screen.. what are some cheap ones i can look into only because i cant afford all these 400$ ones
  12. help choosing LED DRL

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm replacing my high beams with LED DRLs to compliment my bi-xenon retrofit in the low beam projector (projector being replaced too). I have some down to two bulbs. V-LEDs 28-SMD 13W 6000K $60 6K WHITE 28 LED 13W DRL/FOG LIGHT BULBS HB3 9005 H10 9145 | 1 PAIR iJDM 120-SMD $56 HID Xenon White...