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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I was browsing Mazda's site yesterday looking for information about brakes, and I stumbled upon some interesting information regarding the MT, and the gearing is different between the 3i and the 3s, and how the final drive differs between models. The gearing is as follows: Mazda 3i Sport 1st...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Just a thought. Would the gears in the new MX-5 fit in the Mazda3? The engines are the same, at least for the 2.0 liter version, so it is likely to have a similar transmission, etc. This would add a bit more low end umph and reduce 0-60 times all while using OEM parts.
  3. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi everyone, I'm fairly new to car modding so forgive me for my lack of knowledge and understanding. But I'm here to learn. I did a handful of research and settled on a JBR short shift plate for my 2011 Mazda 3 S GT 2.5 6MT. I coupled that with some Torque aluminum bushings. The short throws are...
  4. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
    Howdy, Just got my 2010 3 and I want to change the wheels out. It has the stock 16" steelies with hubcaps & 205/55/16 and I want to install first gen 17" wheels with 205/50/17, either design.. I like both.. but a couple of questions after not finding anything specific. 1. Will my...
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