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  1. Just an FYI...

    Car Maintenance/Car Care
    Mazda recalling more than 60,000 Mazda 6 sedans over wiring problem | WJAX-TV In case anyone also has a 2015-2017 M6, you may want to contact the dealer
  2. FYI: EBC Yellow pads are now available for the rear

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Edit 1: I emailed EBC with: Hello, In fall of last year I ordered EBC DP43033R EBC DP42171R for my '15 Mazda 3 Mexico built. After two months of nothing and several calls to both your American office and CariD I canceled my order, learning that these pads never existed. This year I ordered...
  3. FYI - OV Tune sale announced on FB by Mat

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Price will depend on # of participants. Here's the quote from "Mazda 3 tuning Group" on FB: Mathew Wilson Folks, Because we will be super busy this winter Tuning and R&D on the new Miata MX5 ND, We are going to have one last big tuning sale. All vehicles, MZR and skyactiv. Price will be...
  4. FYI: ScanGauge Ultra II on sale on Amazon

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    ScanGauge II Ultra Compact 3-in-1 Automotive Computer with Customizable Real-Time Fuel Economy Digital Gauges If anyone is looking, thought i'd share. It's only up for another hour, so hurry!
  5. FYI - Link to Skyactiv 2.0G "Engine" service manual (NOT the whole workshop manual)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    FYI - Link to Skyactiv 2.0G "Engine" service manual (NOT the whole workshop manual) Notification: I am only linking to documents available via Google Search. What you may do with these links, it's up to you...
  6. FYI - "Maintenance Passport" schedule

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Here's what I've extracted from "Maintenance Passport". The maintenance schedule seems to be a mix mash of Mexico schedule and US Schedule 2. I drive about 20K miles/year. Guess, I'll be doing frequent DIY jobs on the car. From the owner's manual: "For self maintenance, a statement that...
  7. 2.5 Automatic Trans Fluid Change - FYI

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Since about 10k My trans would shudder when putting into gear and some other strange issues when coating down hill. I brought it to the dealership and they said no problems, that's how Mazda (computer controlled) transmissions are?? While changing my oil last week I looked at the automatic...
  8. FYI: "Kudo" and "Effect" branded wheels

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Warning: this post is for people that want to buy 'CHEAP' wheels; not Volks, not BMW or Porsche take offs. This is for the budget minded guy that wants to personalize their ride. Please don't come over here and bash cheap rims or tell people about your $3k wheel "investment". I doubt this...
  9. FYI: Tri-Point RSB is out of stock

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I emailed Tri-Point today to find out why I never received a shipping notice for the RSB I ordered back on February 26th; Jeff responded that the bar is out of stock, and the next batch won't be ready for another 3-4 weeks. If you are in the market for one, I thought I'd let you know that it's...
  10. FYI: Tri-Point RSB on sale until 11/26/10

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Saw this on another forum: Tri-Point Engineering is holding a pre-Black Friday sale, and their rear sway bars for the Mazda3 & Mazdaspeed3 are now on sale for $165.20 until 11/26/10 (their rear sway bar endlinks are also on sale for $75.00). Mazda3 RSB: TRI-POINT ENGINEERING Mazdaspeed3...
  11. FYI: F2 Supercharger is being developed for the 2010 MZ3

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Soon, you will be able to put a supercharger on a 2010 MZ3, courtesy of F2 USA. There will be 3 stages available. The stage 1 will make around 200whp on a 2.5L without an intercooler or any other modifications to the car (6-8 hour "driveway install"). The stage 2 should yield around 220-230whp...