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  1. Gen3


    Gen3 Mazda3 common issues timing chain seal seeping oil.
  2. Checking in from Calgary

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey all, Just getting back into the car scene after a break and always looking for/to help haha My car is a '17 Mazda3 GT hatch. Nothing really done to it, performance wise, since I bought it 3 years ago but I'm getting bored. Have a couple more visual/functionality mods done. Starting on...
  3. 2017 Paddle Shifter Install on Mazda 3 Sport

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    After a bit of trial and error, I have successfully installed paddle shifters in the updated (2017/2018) steering wheel, and I'm here inform you on what I learned. First things first, I own a 2017 Mazda 3 Sport and it is Mexican built. As far as I can tell, the only difference between the...
  4. New member and owner of a Gen 3

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey guys! Just thought i'd make myself present on the forum. I'm new to the forum and also an owner of a gen 3. nothing has been done to it yet but hopefully will soon enough once i catch up on research :)
  5. 2-pot Front Caliper Upgrade for Gen3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey guys, I'm in process of upgrading my front brakes with 2-pot front calipers. I will try to give you as much information as I can, cause it's a simple and cheap upgrade. So let me start :) 1. What is the goal and why I'm doing it? The stock brakes don't give me confidence while braking...
  6. OVTune Gen3 2018+ ECU Custom Feature Development Discussion

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello Everyone, This post will be updated by Rafael, soon with some upcoming features that he is working on specifically for the 2018+ ECU.
  7. Gen3 front/rear brake caliper piston size? Master cylinder diameter?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Anyone aware of what is the diameter of brake piston in front and rear calipers? Japan built cars. Also looking for the diameter of the master brake cylinder. Want to do some calculations....
  8. gen3 exhaust

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    there is company where I live that fabricates exhaust. they have lots of components but, I want to make sure the exhaust is made with good components and sounds good, so I want to buy the resonators for it in amazon. I wonder if you guys could help me build one. I know I need one in the middle...
  9. WTB: Progress RSB for Gen3 Mz3

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Looking to buy the Progress RSB. Anyone selling theirs or know where I can source this? Most of the online sites I've tried have said it's on backorder, and I can't get a hold of anyone directly at Progress Group. I have a Gen 3 iGT hatch. Thanks!
  10. Gen3 Rear diffuser

    Interior / Exterior
    Any mods out there for the Gen3 rear bumper area? I've only seen 1 or 2 of them and would like to see more variety if it's available.
  11. Gen3 hatch rear aftermarket spoiler on Gen2

    Interior / Exterior
    Hi guys, I just wanted to know if anyone has tried putting the aftermarket gen3 spoiler on a gen 2 and whether or not it will fit.
  12. Gen3 Mazda3 wiper blade sizes?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys, I’ve a question about the size of the wiper blades. I know the OEM sizes are 24/18, however about a year ago my dealer replaced the wiper with 23/19 and it wipes perfectly (it left no triangle area at the bottom right, hopefully you understand what I mean, sorry for my bad English)...
  13. Anyone swapped the new CX-9's frameless rear view mirror into their Gen3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Would link to it but the forum thinks I'm a spammer so I can't :001_tt2 1: But there are a bunch of parts out there if you search for something like Mazda frameless rear view. I found a couple of forum posts of people thinking about it but nobody's actually done it yet. It's 100% a cosmetic mod...
  14. Will 225/65R17 work with my gen3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I was wondering if i can run 225/65R17 Tire Size: 225/65R17 Wheel Size: 17x7 ET45 5x114.5 Im very noob at these sort of things.
  15. Gen3 Nav SD Card...what aftermarkets work?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I already have Nav. I have used the toolbox to backup the card (and update it). However I would rather put the OEM SD card in a safe place and run my NAV from a 2nd card. I'm not looking for any hacks... just looking for SD cards that are readily available (like from Amazon) that people have...
  16. Gen3 Mid-pipe options?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    What Exhaust Mid-pipe options are out there for us Gen3 Mazda owners? I've been looking around and can't seem to find much, What are other members running? For ref: I have 2014 Mazda 3 2.5L Sedan. I've already got racing beat axle-back, and i've got custom mid-pipes made up, but I'm looking...
  17. Demon Eyes on a Gen3

    Exterior Lighting
    Diode Dynamics just released some universal Demon Eyes a few days ago... anyone tried them out yet? Very tempting... Here's the link if anyone is interested... RGBW? Demon Eyes (Universal) - LED Demon Eye - Specialties - All Products
  18. WTB SRI for 2.0 L Auto gen3 mazda 3

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hey guys im looking to buy a SRI intake for my 2014 mazda 3 2.0l sedan. I was looking for a trade if anyone is interested i have a brand new corksport Rear motor mount brand new in box and i can throw in a K&N drop in filter as well if you have the stock factory air box. Just looking to trade...
  19. WTB eibach prokit m3 gen3

    Buy / Sell / Trade
    Hello all, i'm new to the mazda 3 and the forum. Looking for a set of used eibach's prokit to buy, if any of you have one just let me know.
  20. Will 16x8 oem alloys off an FD RX7 fit a Gen3?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Will 16x8 oem alloys from a FD RX7 fit a Gen3 Mz3? Considering running a set of 16x8 oem alloys from an FD RX7 (see link below) on my Gen3 Mz3. All I could find on the forum pertained to running RX7 wheels on a Gen2 Mz3...