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  1. Protective film for piano black trim?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    New 2018 hatch - didn't notice when I was test driving that there is still some piano black trim: shift ring, and around window switches. In particular the shift trim: any thoughts on a protective film (I'm thinking something similar to the crystal clear screen protectors that are water...
  2. 2017 Paint Protection Film Self-Install?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I'm getting quotes for basic bra/hood paint protection film for upwards of $800 (Bay Area). Invisiblemask sells the 3M Scotchgard Pro pre-cut kits for $250 NOTE: 2017 M3's aren't on InvisibleMask - Paint Protection For Your Car right now, I've been talking to Julie and she's looking into it...
  3. 3 i Touring - weird film on guage

    Interior / Exterior
    I can't get this stuff to come off. I've tried Windex, Scrubbing Bubbles, Goo Gone, and elbow grease. With each of those products the stuff disappeared for 30 seconds and came back the same. It doesn't feel like anything to the touch. I'm thinking maybe it's defective plastic? If that's even a...
  4. Protective film for nav display?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Has anyone applied, and/or know where to source, a protective film cover for the nav display? I put them on my camera and phone displays as a matter of course. There's no worry about cleaning them and it adds a significant measure of scratch resistance without interfering with the touch...
  5. Protection film for your headlights!

    When upgrading our headlights with expensive aftermarket set, we really hope that it will last for a long time. But as any other product, it requires careful handling and protection. WeatherTech has a resolution for you! Their LampGuard Headlight Covers secure your headlamps, fog lamps, turn...
  6. Beach and Film Day 06/06/15

    Pacific West
    Title says it all. Mazda owners are more than welcomed to come join us for a beach and film day Saturday, June 6th (11:30AM) at Balboa Beach. Snacks and all that beach stuff are welcomed as well in case you want to relax and chill. Here's some videos I've done so you can see I'm not messing...
  7. Good brand for low budget protective film

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Any suggestions?
  8. 3m Film Spray

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Just put this on my hood today....took a little longer than I expected but the results are pretty good so far. Gonna see how this works out over the next few days as it says it takes 1 - 4 days before it fully cures. Either way...longest part of the process other than the waiting was dressing...
  9. Clear Bra Film - 3M or SunTech?

    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...
  10. DC area-anybody use Detail Authority or Protective Film Technologies?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    They both are located in VA, They both install XPEL paint protection film. Going to use one of them, just looking for reviews... Thanks
  11. Yellow film

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys: I need the easiest way to install the yellow film on my fogs..... Sent from AutoGuide.com Free App
  12. 3m di-noc carbon fiber film

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I recently wrapped my consoul top panels all the way to the radio and on my shifter knob. I was wondering what you guys think about doing the roof with it. There are tons of videos on YouTube about it. Just search for di-noc carbon fiber film. Do not tell me this is a stupid idea that it's...
  13. anti-reflective film for dash?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I need some ideas, I'm getting annoyed at the way sunlight reflects off of the upper dash and 'washes' out the LCD displays. Has anyone found some type of film or coating that would either go on the black plastic panel directly in front of the display lense or something that could go on the...
  14. Thinking about Fly Eyes Light Film

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I apologize for the light thread, I know there is many. I just couldn't find anything on this product. I've seen some Mazdas online with the VHT night shades red on their tail lights and it looks awesome. The only problem is it would make the reverse lights red also, unless you taped it off or...
  15. Is this paint protection film?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I noticed on my front bumper that there appears to be a layer on top that looks like a clear film. Did my dealer put some paint protection film on it? I paid invoice price for the car and they did not even ask me about paint protection. I'm just curious if this is like a clear bra or just part...
  16. self-tinting film for tail reflectors?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I want to black out my car as much as possible yet stay legal. I was wondering if anyone has ever heard of or seen any film that would tint in the sunlight but become clear out of the sunlight? Kind of like those Eyeglasses I have seen people wear. I would like to use this on the back...
  17. NightShade Vs Film Tint

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys i want to tint my tail lights I have a 2010 2.5 Hatch S Sport the tail lights are weird shaped. So those of you that have your tail lights tinted how did you do them did you use a spray tint like NightShade or did yous use film tint. The film tint seems like it would be hard to do...
  18. Ordered Yellow Fog Light Film and Read Red Tail light film today

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    ill post pics as soon as it comes in and try and do a write up on how to take the rear lights off unless someone beats me to it. should have it just in time for the 4 day weekend. yay! just thought id share:clap: