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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I hit a deer a few weeks ago. The passenger headlight cover is broken but the headlight and daytime running lights still work perfectly. I only need to replace the clear cover and not the entire headlight assembly. I found a clear cover on Ebay but I don't know how easy it will be to replace...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Received a price quote of 450.00 to do the front of the car in the Lumar Clear Bra wrap. Has anyone done this or have a better idea of protecting the car? Sent from my SM-N910V using Tapatalk
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi all, first new post. Has anyone had a 3M “bra” put on there Mazda 3? What was the cost and was the results acceptable? I’m researching pricing and a reputable installer in the Ontario north GTA area. Thanks for any info that can be provided.
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I have seen the Morimoto Black Series 2.5 in for sale and was wondering if that would actually clean up our cut off line. Just wondering if anyone's done it to there HID outfitted or retrofitted cars. Thoughts and recommendations?
  5. Exterior Lighting
    I have 2016 2.0l with HID and was thinking about clear lens. Can anyone who has done it tell how much difference it makes? Spent time researching online, youtube etc and still not sure about it. Also new 6 is supposed to come out with a 360 camera. Anyone know where to buy the system? Or how...
  6. Buy / Sell / Trade
    Hello! I have a pair of 2.5" black series lenses from The Retrofit Source for sale. They have no scratches or markings, still considered "A stock" from TRS. $30 shipped
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    There are lots of threads on how to install backup cameras on the Gen 3. What I'd like to know is what cameras you all personally bought. Which are the best? Which do you guys think are bad? Which had the easiest installation? Thanks guys!
  8. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone, this is my first mazda, its a 2015 mazda3 gt sport. looking at a set of winter tires on stock rx8 wheels 235/55/18 current tire setup is 215/45/18 and there's plenty of room at that height. but i feel like a 55 profile might be too high, feel free to weigh in. :D
  9. Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hello, I am looking for clear lens for my 2010 mz3 projectors. TRS no longer carries them. Thank you!
  10. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Does anyone know a good clear coat? And where to get it? (for taillights just tinted them red.) thanks!
  11. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So we all know and have had "issues" with our infotainment system, whether it be random freezing, nav goes to compass screen, system crash and so on, bottom line is it is frustrating and time consuming! In these instances one would have to bring car in to dealer for a "diagnosis" ? Well before...
  12. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    DETAILING: The car was on the dealer lot for only 7 days after it was unloaded from its trip from Japan. They just removed the film and I advised the dealer NO waxes and NO car washes. I took delivery of the car and did the following detail work: Washed Car w/Dawn Dish Soap (removes waxes...
  13. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Which of the two films would provide the better long-term protection or are they about the same quality? The 3M or the SunTech clear film? Both films come with a 5-year warranty. I believe with the thinner clear coats and base paints, rock chips will become more commonplace on newer cars. The...
  14. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    What is the best touch up paint for paint chips and clear coat scratches? How best to repair clear coat scratches?
  15. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I remember seeing a thread on here where someone with a Snowflake White Mazda 3 had a clear bra installed. It wasn't a 3M product, and someone had told be it was far better and nearly the same price, but I can't find that thread anymore. :( Kinda wanna schedule an appointment soon. Thanks in...
  16. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    What product is everyone using for the "Cear Bra"? I hear 3M Scotchgard and Expel are the best. Looking to get hood/bumper/mirrors/door handle cups done. Thanks.
  17. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Can we just remove the bumper but keep the headlights on to install the clear lenses? I prefer to remove as little parts as possible. So can I just remove the bumper. Then use a heat gun and just heat the edges of the headlight and pop open headlight like that? To install the clear...
  18. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    New to the message boards. I purchased a 2012 Mazda 3 in July 2013. It was a overstock at the dealership. I noticed the other day that under the hood, on top of the strut mounts there appears to be a clear looking grease type substance. I don't think I have seen that before on a car and I am...
  19. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    I love the HID's in my 2013 MS3, but I hate the lighting they went with for the parking lights. Doesn't match anything, they put out a nasty off-white/yellow light. Is it possible to change the inside parking lights to an LED bulb? I'd check the owners manual, but I am le tired and my car is too...
  20. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    When looking for LED bulbs for your car, dont just look for the most LEDs in one bulb. More LEDS =/= brighter. This is a common misconception. There are a whole lot of types of LEDs out there. If you want an indication of brightness, find out how many watts they run at. While lumens/watt varies...
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