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  1. Deep scratch repair and general cleaning

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey all looking for some detailing advice. I just bought a new to me ’17 Mazda 3 Touring for 12k OTD. It, unfortunately, has got some blemishes in the paint. Some worse than others. I’ve got a Dr. Colorchip set on its way to help me fix at the very least some of the imperfections. So it looks...
  2. General G-MAX AS-05 | Confidence When Gripping the Road

    Discount Tire
    The NEW All Season G-MAX AS-05 from General Tire! General G-MAX AS-05 UTQG: 500 *AA, A Warranty: 50,000 Click here for online: General G-MAX AS-05 Availability and Pricing Also available in store by special order: Store Locator The G-MAX AS-05, successor to the G-MAX AS-03, is a bold...
  3. General GMAX AS-05s $698 OTD 225/45-19

    Wheels / Tires
    I'm working a deal with my local tire store as they are willing to give me some cash for for the Dunlops in exchange for the brand new General GMAX AS-05 that were just released last month. These are the 225/45-19s. I had the General AS-03 on my V6 6-speed 2007 Accord and thought they were a...
  4. General ATF fluid skyactiv

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, a friend of mine came over to change the oil in his Mazda 3S Grand Touring and instead of draining engine oil I pulled the tranny drain plug, with no other resources available I found myself at advanced auto buying carquest ATF fluid (red in color). Do you guys think it will be fine for...
  5. C/D praises the CX-3 and Mazda in general

    Other Cars
    High marks for the CX-3 and Mazda as a whole. Small SUVs Compared: Mazda CX-3 vs. Fiat 500X, Honda HR-V, Jeep Renegade, Chevrolet Trax, Kia Soul | Comparison Test | Car and Driver
  6. Steering wheel and general car vibration

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hi guys First post on this forum as my 2014 mazda 3 skyactive has a vibration issue. In general there is a moderate vibration through the seat , floor and centre console which is felt at all speeds. The main vibration is at around 55 to 60 kph where it is vibrating through the steering and...
  7. 2010 6 speed, general trans problems

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    My first post here so hello everyone!! I have a 2010 2.5L hatchback with a 6 speed manual, have owned the car since it was new and always had some quirks involving the transmission. First off, the first clutch experienced "catastrophic clutch disintegration" at around 15k miles, no slipping...
  8. General power of Electrical system

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    How is the general electrical performance on the 3? My WRX has a weak electrical performance that stems from a under rated alternator. How does the 3 responded to a load(subwoofer hits, compressor running, engine fans kick in, rolling windows up/down)?
  9. Flat tire today

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    :cry::cry::cry::cry::cry: 1. Is this tire fixable? If I it cant be fix, I might as well replace all 4 tires since it crap anyway. 2. General GMax AS-03 or Cooper Zeon RS3-A (Cooper about 100 more) Please vote on the poll!! Thank you guys/gals.
  10. general future question

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    where would one post a car for sale thread on this site. i have yet to actually see one. :no:
  11. FS: (OH) 2010 Miata 17" wheels and General All Seasons with TPMS

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Sold: (OH) 2010 Miata 17" wheels and General All Seasons with TPMS Sold 07/17/13 First pic is the worst wheel, has some superficial scratches. Lots of tread left on the tires. only used for 10k miles or so. Has TPMS. $800 (OBO). Local pick up preferred, not splitting at this time.
  12. Mvs512's Build Thread

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I haven't officially posted any pics of my M3 (outside of my LED project)...so thought I'd share. I did a much needed wash and wax, thought I'd post a few pics. One shows my carbon fiber vinyl wrapped bumper & authentic carbon fiber pillar posts.
  13. New to the site and to Mazda in general!

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Greetings from Philly! Just picked up my new (to me!) 2011 Mazda3 i Touring in Gunmetal Blue this morning and I'm in love. It's got the Bose package with the moonroof, under 20K miles on it. Just driving to work made me forget all about my Versa (don't laugh) that I traded. I was never really a...
  14. New to the forums and modding in general, looking for some advice on a few things.

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hey guys, I got my mazda 3 hatchback last year and I'm finally getting around to modding it for the first time. I've already decided on my new wheels and some body changes I want done but if I run into any problems I'll ask you all. My first question is regarding headlight replacements for the...
  15. General Tires GMAX AS 03 VS Conti DWS

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    got a pair of each 215/45/zr17 on craigslist for cheaaap, cant wait to put it on. i dont think I've seen folks post comments about GMAX...so one more you know! Since General Tires has been taken over by Continental, I'd like to think AS-03 as sister product of DWS as it has a bit of snow...
  16. 2012 Mazda 3 SKYACTIV General Discussion

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Well, it has finally made it here. My factory ordered Skyactiv with a 6 speed manual. Its date of birth is February 3, 2012. I had the spoiler and the fog lights installed at the port of entry and the side skirts were installed at the dealership. 35% tint was done by Ziebart and it looks...
  17. Kumho Ecsta Xs vs. Continental ExtremeContact DW vs. General Exclaim UHP

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    So the title says it all. Kumho Ecsta Xs vs. Continental ExtremeContact DW vs. General Exclaim UHP. If anyone on here has any experience with any of the 3 above mentioned tires, your input would be much appriciated. I have decided on the Rota Slipstream (plz no "booo fake spoon honda wheel"...
  18. General mood of M3R

    Off Topic Lounge
    So, I've noticed that everyone's been a little tense lately. I understand that this being a written form you're missing a lot of the key components of communication such as voice infliction and facial expressions. That can lead to people getting the wrong message and getting nasty with one...
  19. Corksport General Discussion

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    i thought that instead of cluttering up the SRI thread with all of our corksport talk we could just take it here. discuss anything corksport related: thoughts on products, new product ideas, maybe even a teaser of upcoming products from corksport (i hope)
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