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  1. aftermarket air filters

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I saw youtube videos saying these are bad for engines since it allows more contaminants to get inside.. one guy showed damages(scratches) on his (motorcycle) pistons for using aftermarket filters and by not using filters at all. Another video I saw from a different user was he sent his oil for...
  2. Question on CAI filters

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    So right now I am looking at the K&N CAI as one of several mods I plan on doing this year, but while researching different CAIs/SRIs, I learned a bit about the oiled filters used on CAIs. Most trouble (getting oil on sensors and causing a CEL) seems to take place after a cleaning and re-oiling...
  3. K&N engine air filters worth it?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    good afternoon fellas, i was trying to search information regarding K&N air filters in this forum to no avail. Im just intrigued, but are K&N engine air filters even worth the extra money? or should i just stick to stock. the reason why i ask, im not sure how they react to a Mazda engine since...
  4. ITG - British manufacturer of high performance air filters (including Formula 1 teams

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello I have been trying for some time to find an induction solution for the Mazda 3 which would offer some real performance improvements. Unfortunately, I wasn’t convinced by none of the solutions I could find online (particularly the SRAM solutions from CorkSport and K&N). However, just...
  5. Different Cabin Air Filters

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello Guys, Today I changed my cabin air filter, bought the OEM Filter Part#KD45-61-J6X, at Tasca Parts online and I received the same filter as per the link below: https://www.amazon.com/Genuine-Mazda-KD45-61-J6X-Cabin-Filter/dp/B00KWETZS2 However, the filter I pulled from the car has the...
  6. Lowest Priced OEM Oil Filters?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi - I plan to bring my own oil and filter to the dealer when I need an oil change for my 2016 Mazda 3. Please let me know your recommendation for the lowest price online to buy OEM filters for the car (US market). Thanks very much.
  7. Oil filters smaller now for same model?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2015 3i sport 2.0L I bought an oil filter cap from the dealership to help remove the Walmart 6607 filter on my 2nd oil change. I used an OEM filter For the 3rd oil change. Im doing my 4th oil change now and the cap is too big for the filter. I had to use channel locks to remove it. Then I...
  8. Cabin Air Filters - After Market vs OEM from Dealership

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I just bought my car (2014 Mazda 3) and wanted to do some maintenance myself. The dealership changed my oil and suggested to get my cabin air filter done for $58. I declined saying I would do it myself - even though I've never done it. Anyway, I went onto Amazon and found an after market cabin...
  9. Air Filters

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I need to replace the air filters on my 2007 MAZDA 3 s Sport. Is AFE a good choice?
  10. Air filters

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I am looking for input on oil treated filters such as K&N vs dry flow such as AEM filters. I have been using K&N filters for more than 15 years and have been happy with them. If there is something better out there, I would like to know. Putting the K&N filter in my 1999 F250, I saw better...
  11. Question regarding air, cabin, etc filters...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey all. Coming up on 25k service for my sGT HB Mazda3. The manual calls out for the air & cabin filters to be changed out around 25 & 30k, if I remember correctly. I was thinking I would just change them both out myself at 25k. Question is, when I punch in the mileage-based service on the...
  12. 2010 Mazda3 2.5L Oil Filters - Lot of 6

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Lot of 5 OEM oil filters, 1 FRAM oil filter, 6 OEM drain plug washers, and an oil filter wrench for 2010 Mazda3S (2.5L engine). OEM Filter part number LF05-14-302B OEM drain plug part number ISH9956-41-400 Fram Tough Guard Filter TG3614...
  13. Skyactiv Specific Oil Filters....

    2012-2013 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    This forum needs some content so I am creating an oil filter thread. There are many oil filters out there that will "fit" on the skyactiv-g 2.0L engine but only a couple have been designed specifically for the Skyactiv-G. The following filters have been designed specifically for the Skyactiv-G...
  14. panel filters

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I currently have a K&N panel filter in my 2011 3i. Would there be any real benefit if I switched to the Corksport panel filter?
  15. FS: OEM oil filter cap wrench tool for PE01 & B6Y1 Mazda filters NEW

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    This is the oil filter wrench the techs at the Mazda dealership use. On some Mazda vehicles (my 2013 Mazda3 i Skyactiv, for example) there is no clearance through the access door in the underbody panel to use an adjustable strap wrench. This is the best and easiest-to-use tool (in combination...
  16. Filters

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Is anyone going to make a Aftermarket Air Filter for the SKY!! Getting annoyed, I Emails K&N they said "There working on one" Kinda frustrated at the lack of Aftermarket for the Skyactiv!
  17. FS: 4 Factory Oil Filters - Mazda 3

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Part Number: LF05-14-302A Fits the following applications: ALL 2010 Mazda3 2.0L - 2.3L - 2.5L 2010 MazdaSpeed3 2004 - 2009 Mazda3 2.0L 2001 - 2010 B-Series Truck 2.3L 2005 - 2011 Tribute 2.5L 2006 - 2008 Miata Left over from my 2010 2.5 GT that I traded in. $24.00 including shipping for all 4
  18. Two (2) AFE Dry-S filters & cleaning kit

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    For those running the stock MazdaSpeed airbox & wanting more CFM: Two (2) AFE Dry-S air filters and an AFE Dry-S cleaning kit. The filters have no oil in them so they will cause no MAF issues. 1 filter is brand new & the other (clean) has less than 1k miles on it. Had 3 of these filters & 1...
  19. How-to: Cleaning Simota Intake and other filters

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    This is a short guide for cleaning the filter on your Simota or other washable intake filters. It is super easy and requires little effort but a decent amount of time due to drying the filter. Parts/Tool List: 1. I purchased a K&N filter recharge kit, just didn't use the oil from it. 2...
  20. CorkSport SRI's Now Fully Configurable w/ Black Silicone & Filters

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    We just got our black silicone and charcoal colored dry flow filters in for the CorkSport Power Series intake for the 2nd Gen MZ3, 1st and 2nd Gen MS3, MS6 and CX-7: Along with these colors, we have made our intake systems fully configurable - allowing our customers to mix and match...