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  1. Brake Mean Effective Pressure: The Best Measurement for Comparing Engine Designs

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    Introduction Currently, Mazda produces three engines: the 2.0 L used in the Miata and the 2.5 L normally aspirated and turbocharged types. The SkyActive-X engine will not be part of this discussion as its exact specifications have not yet been announced. Some of our Forum members might be...
  2. Cost effective Turbocharger

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Any input on a turbocharger (brand) for < 350hp that is ~ $1000 or less? I'm talking the turbo itself, not the other components. Seems like "precision turbo" is a reputable company with low prices, any other from experience (first hand/vicariously)? Or, a good brand if buying a used turbo?
  3. i-eloop... is it really effective, how?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    When shopping for a Mazda 3, it is the first time I heard about i-eloop, this economy-boosting technology using a capacitor to quickly absorb the energy during engine deceleration and/or braking. Here is the Mazda link that explains the technology MAZDA: Brake Energy Regeneration System |...
  4. Brake Mean Effective Pressure: The Best Measurement for Comparisons Among Engines

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Introduction I thought it would be interesting to do a comparison of the four engines currently made by Mazda and used in the 3. But, in comparing different engines and engine designs in terms of power and efficiency, it's often difficult to determine which parameters to choose to obtain the...
  5. Mazda 3 Exhaust System Price Increase Effective June 18, 2012

    CorkSport Mazda Performance
    Due to an increase in our costs, we will be increasing the price of our Mazda 3 exhausts beginning June 18th. We have avoided raising our prices and done our best to absorb the increased cost, but can no longer avoid the inevitable. . We will honor our previous pricing until June 18th so you...