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  1. Easy stealthy V1 hardwire install

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    This applies to those with auto dimming mirror. I prefer the detector to be above the mirror for more stealth, and sitting higher on the seat this location is better. With the rain sensor and camera housing surrounding the mirror, tolerances are tight for mount between the mirror and the...
  2. whats up mazda world! short mod list

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I'm new to the forum (and forums in general). I bought a cert pre-owned 2015 Mazda 3 Hatchback GT. I love my car and have done a little work on it! Below is a list of modifications I've made to my car. -Replaced interior lights (and back license plate lights) with LED's -Hard wired passport...
  3. Hardwire Radar Detector?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello Guys, i wanted to know if any of you have any radar detectors? and if so how you have it hooked up? on my 2nd gen speed, i had it plug into the power outlet under the ac, but now we only have one which is in the center console. i wanted to know how you guys set yours up and if you hard...
  4. Newbie wants to hardwire dash cam and phone cradle in a 2015 Mazda 3s GT ...

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I want to hard wire my G1W dashcam and iOttie Qi-enabled phone cradle into my car. My car is a brand spanking new 2015 Mazda 3s GT hatch. While I'd say my handyman skills are at an "intermediate" level, I've never done car electronics before. Well, that's not entirely true. I did install an...
  5. Hardwire Radar Detector?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Are there any guides on how to hard wire this to the auto dim of the car? Just wanna see if there is a guide I can lean on to, to make sure I'm doing everything right. (friend is helping me)
  6. Hardwire GPS and Radar Detector

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Looking to hardwire my GPS and Radar Detector in my 2013 Mazda 3. Any locations i can tap into that have hot power when accessories is turned on and when the car is running only?
  7. Sunroof Hardwire Help

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, I'm trying to figure out where to insert +12V/ground wires to my sunroof circuits. I'm driving a 2012 Mazda3 and I've attached a picture of the circuit. Basically I only want power to flow when the car is turned on and off when the car is turned off. THANKS!
  8. Hardwire GPS

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I am looking to wire my Garmin gps so that it turns on when I turn on my car. I haven't been able to find much info on how to do it, or rather where to tap into... This is what I found so far and I assume that would work...
  9. My V1 Hardwire Install

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Someone PM'd me about how I installed my V1 so I figured I'd post a quick "how to". This isn't going to be the best "how to" thread because I took the pics after the fact but I think you'll get the idea. Click on any picture for a larger version! First, I chose the mounting location for my...
  10. My V1 Hardwire Install

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 How-To Guides
    *********************** MODS: For some reason I thought I had posted this in the regular 3 How-To section. Though it probably applies to both, if someone wants to move it for me that'd be cool. *********************** Someone PM'd me about how I installed my V1 so I figured I'd post a quick...
  11. Hardwire GPS

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hey guys, I've been looking all over and can't find too much info on this subject. I'm trying to figure out a way to hardwire my garmin nuvi 255W to my mazda. There are kits online off amazon and ebay that say they work, but many reviews say that they put the nuvi into storage mode, as if they...
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