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  1. Transmission Manual Mode going up hills

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I’ve noticed if I have my mazda in manual mode, it won’t downshift on some pretty steep hills that normally cause it to kick down from 6th to 4th gear. It would seem that if it would normally have to downshift 2 gears to handle the hill, that keeping it in 6th with manual mode could be...
  2. First Annual Mazda Puente Hills Zoom Zoom Meet - August

    Pacific West
    Hey Guys, I finally received some information from Christina regarding this large event. Here are some of the details: When: Saturday August 17th from 10 AM to 3 PM Where: Mazda Puente Hills 17723 E Gale Ave City of Industry, CA 91748 She said that they are expecting between 50-100 cars...
  3. Puente Hills Mazda Meet

    Pacific West
    Heads up SoCal. This meet is being held at Puente Hills Mazda every 3rd Saturday of the month. Puente Hills Mazda 17723 East Gale Avenue Industry, CA 91748 Looks like the meet starts at 11 and goes to 4, this Saturday, June 15. There's gonna be a food truck, DJ, free food. I'm not I'm...
  4. Mazda3 i sport performance on hills

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I have the 2012 Mazda3 i sport MT, drove on highway I-5, when driving up hills between Lebec and Castaic, CA, feels the car is so weak. I was driving 65mph and moving up with 5th gear, the car started slowing down, and when I stepped the gas all the way down, speed kept at around 63mph and revs...
  5. Hello from El Dorado Hills, CA

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I'm a first time Mazda owner. It's a 2010 Mazda3 GT and I love driving it.
  6. Big Mazda meet Chino Hills, Ca Thursday, April 28th, 2011.

    Pacific West
    hey i want more 2nd gen 3's to be there, so im posting this here Location/Map: 3640 Grand Avenue Chino Hills, CA 91709 At the location there is an Chick-fil-A as well as several other food places around that area. We will be meeting at the parking spots closest to the freeway and across from...
  7. From the hills near Silicon Valley....

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello, all you good people! I bought my 2010 Mazda 3 s sport last August. I love it. I appreciate these forums and the good info that can be found here. I did my first DIY oil change on it today. These 40" Ramps made it easy!:biggrin: I know the jacks are not positioned correctly on the rails...
  8. CA - Chino Hills Anniversary Meetup

    Pacific West
    Glad I made it out to this epic meetup on Thursday (4/29) with over 100 cars (mostly Mazdas). Good times!