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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a base model 3, and it has no hood sound insulation. Do uplevel trims have this? Wondering how much impact this has on in-vehicle noise levels.
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hi everyone I just picked up my SP25 GT and I noticed that it does not have any under bonnet insulation. This did not bother me at first, but then after a long drive noticed how hot the outer surface of the bonnet was. This cannot be good for the paint. Did the BM Mazda 3 ever come with...
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone check their engine bay and see that the black plastic intake runners have a foam piece stuffed under the plenum/chamber? I pulled this foam piece out so I could access my pcv valve which is not possible without removing the whole intake plenum. There is also another foam piece attached...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Ok you audiophiles....I want to add some sound insulation in the form of foam or the like to my door cavities. I've already added dynomat type material to the door skins for vibration dampening, but now am working on exterior noise reduction. Will adding material to the door cavities reduce...
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I recently realized that my hood doesn't have that hood insulation material insert. My 05 Mazda 3 did. Is this something new they are doing with cars?
  6. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey all, I just bought a 2011 Mazda3 with a Sunroof. I noticed the Texas sun heats up the roof over my head a lot. Has anybody tinted the sunroof or added some kind of insulation to the sun shade? I'd be interested what you used and the installation process.
  7. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    This is what was waiting for me when I was refilling the washer fluid yesterday. I live downtown so there isn't much of a chance it happened there, and I just got my oil changed on Dec31st and they didn't tell me anything.... so I'm wondering if this is due to a critter stealing my, probably...