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  1. Lowering spring or coilovers for daily drive ?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Please suggest if i should get lowering spring or coilovers for daily drive ? I dont go track, i only want it to be lower and practical for everyday drive.
  2. Coilovers vs springs (for daily)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys I’m really stuck between getting coilovers or springs since I’m from Australia we have to import most of the stuff but there are a few coilovers at stores. My issue is I want to keep a soft and comfortable ride but I do want to drop my car and also be able to adjust it whenever I need...
  3. Daily to Weekly Driver - Oil Change schedule?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I used to commute in the City (San Francisco) for 6 mi in stop and go traffic and changed oil in 6 months according to the "severe" service schedule before getting laid off and now drive it about every week, also about a few miles each way but try to squeeze in a pass through the highway to get...
  4. Mr. Sloth's Daily 2016 Mazda 3 iTouring

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    After having the car for over a year...I resisted the urge to modify my daily. It's going to change now. Living in the high desert but still making it out to track meets with occasional mountain cruises with my Acura to check out the scene. July 16, 2016 Goals: 1. Keep the car for at least 20...
  5. Auto transmissions - Using sports mode for daily drive - bad?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I got an AT 2.5L and I much prefer to drive it in sports mode as the torque is always there ready to go and throttle is more responsive and it is easier to maintain speed. The thing is, when cruising, the rpm would sit between 3k to 4k, compared to normal mode (1.5k to 2k cruise). Do you...
  6. Beginner Questions about SRI and Exhaust

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hey guys, I'm a complete beginner when it comes to working in cars, but I would really like to get into it. I have a 2011 Mazda 3 iTouring 2.0L with an auto transmission, and I was interested in purchasing and installing the corksport SRI. Is this a good place to start with modding? From the...
  7. 2004 mazda 3 or honda civic for tuning?? and daily driver.?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Ok so my customers own a 2004 Mazda 3 2.3 my customers not the greatest condition but could be done or should my customers get a Honda civic my customers is looking to turbo in the future and completely build this car maxisys ms908p. Which would u build for speed and handling???
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  9. H&R's on a daily?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    H&R's on a daily with aero kit? Hi, does anyone have experience of running these springs on their daily driver with the aero kit fitted? I've already got them and I'm sitting here debating wether or not I should swap them for the eibach's. I'm in the uk so sending them back isn't really an...
  10. Infotainment crashes daily

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I've been encountering crashes like 3 times a day usually when I am trying to select a song via USB from an iPhone, and other times during random events. I am running the newest OS and I wanted to know If anyone knows if this is a problem with the newest update? I do have the disclaimer tweak...
  11. Daily Driver Maintenance/Modification

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I bought my 2010 Mz3 2.5L MT about a year ago with 33k miles (it has about 44k now). I know Mazda has some maintenance schedule that they want you to follow, but I've read off and on here that most of you don't follow too closely to that. I want this car to last for a long time and run well but...
  12. ultimate suspension for a daily driver

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Ok so im new to the mazda world and i have read a ton before ive posted any new threads. So im in the process of upgrading my mazda3 2.5 l hb for a more spirited driving. I have a 2 hour commute down highway 1 from monterey bay way south of big sur. So far i have corksport intake and exhaust...
  13. Best Coilovers/Springs for Daily Driving.

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I tried searching this, but I didn't seem to find the answer I was looking for. I'm a complete newb at this, so I just want to clear everything up. My 2012 Skyactiv HB will be a daily driver ONLY. I live in a place where it's snowy/icy 8 months out of the year. I don't track, race, auto-x, or do...
  14. Daily Drivers opinions needed...

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 News & Discussion
    Hey all, Im new here and love the forum, been on many forums for a ton of different hobbies and this place seems to be very unified. ----------------> on to the quesiton:clap: I work as an health inspector for the city I live close to and its time to start thinking about a new car. My Mustang...