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  1. intake valve carbon investigation

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    i've been promising around here to pull my intake and take some pics of the valves for better part of 2 years now. i also had a kid 2 years ago, so this has been long delayed. but today i did it! below you will find some images of the intake valves in my engine. i will attempt to approach this...
  2. DI intake valve carbon

    Other Cars
    This is a quick story I wanted to share about carbon on the intake valves in a DI engine. It was a 2012 Hyundai accent, helped a friend out working on it this weekend. Still pertains to the skyactiv-g and has encouraged me to open my intake up as soon as possible. Well you all know the...
  3. Cork Sport 2014-2018 2.5 intake - $40

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Hi, I bought a 2015 3 GT 6M, the previous owner had put this intake system and I was not a big fan of the increased noise it made, I put the stock airbox back in it. Here is a pic of the actual unit (attached) Here is the link to CS page corksport.com/2014-mazda-3-short-ram-intake.html...
  4. K&N 69-6032TS Typhoon Air Intake

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    2018 Mazda 3 2.5L L4 Fuel Injection - Except Turbo 3-4 Months old and is in great shape. K&N Filter w/water resistant mesh tube mounting plate and hardware $200. CDN + shipping is extra
  5. Cold Air Intake on 2012 Skyactiv Engine?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Does anyone have experience using an aftermarket cold air intake for the 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv engine. I've searched on K&N but all the options end saying "w/o Skyactiv engine." Is it not recommend I'm at the 111k mile mark I'm well out of warranty. My concern is will I need anything up. I'm...
  6. Revival of True Cold Air Intake

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    https://mazda3revolution.com/forums/2014-2018-mazda-3-skyactiv-engine-performance/116362-2-5l-full-cold-air-intake-installed.html Has anyone checked this out, would it be more worthwhile to do this if I was to get a tune at the same time? An AEM CAI is my go to for now with an OV Tuned on 92...
  7. 2014 2.0l Intake VS 2015-2018

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Good evening all, I was doing some browsing tonight and checking out some cold air intakes. I'm not here to debate their effectiveness, but instead looking for some clarification. Specifically, AEM intakes, model 21-773C (aemintakes.com/search/product.aspx?prod=21-773c). It's a short ram...
  8. For sale K&N typhoon series air intake

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Selling my K&N typhoon air intake. Used on a 2015 Mazda 3 M/T. Can be used for 2014+ Mazda 3 skyactiv. Here is the link if you wanna see pictures. https://charlotte.craigslist.org/pts/d/cramerton-kn-air-intake-mazdaand-up/6775405223.html Price $150 for Mazda 3 revolution members plus shipping...
  9. Cold air box, ram intake, FRONT STRUT TOWER.

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have these three products, short ram intake , Cold Air Box, and front strut tower bar. Cost new is 479.97 For a 2017 Mazda 3. make me an offer. less than 7000 miles on the car when I traded it.
  10. Corksport 2.5L 2014+ Short Ram Intake (USA)

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    This is a used Corksport 2.5L Short Ram Intake I had on my 2016 2.5 3s. Will ship in original box. Basically like new except the filter could use a clean (it's not filthy, just used) Includes everything that came new except the instructions, but you can find them online if you need them (you...
  11. FS: AFE Takeda Cold Air Intake for 2.5L

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Now that I do not have my 2011 MZ3 any more time to sell off a couple parts! I'm selling my AFE Takeda Cold Air Intake for the 2010-2013 2.5L MZ3s. This CAI actually routes down to the bumper, getting that nice cold air, coupled with a tune it sounds and performs great! I drove on this setup...
  12. WTS JBR intake for 2.0

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Nothing wrong with it. Just need cash. It’s in my car 2016 Mazda 3 -2.0 engine manual transmission. $100 OBO Local only . I’m in riverside/ Moreno Valley / Ontario Southern California area. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  13. mystery foam inside intake manifold

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    My best guess is some sort of baffle for noise reduction as it is not attached to anything, just bumbling around in the void under the intake runners above the plenum. If you feel around, there are a couple more foam blocks that are attached somehow in that same space, anchored to something...
  14. Seafoam carbon intake clean results

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    My 2011 Mazda 3 has 167k miles on it. It has been having some issues with a slightly rough idle, and an even rougher time accelerating from a stop. I saw a recommendation to try the seafoam intake cleaner.... And wow. The car is running like it is brand new! All of the power I have been missing...
  15. HPS Short Ram Intake Rumble

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Hello Forum. Ever since I installed a SRI from HPS performance on my 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv 2.0L, i’ve been noticing a rumble when on throttle from 1k-2k rpms. I have a OVTune but it didn’t make the noise vanish which I didn’t intend it to. The only thing i can think of is an air straightner...
  16. How do you monitor intake temps?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Is there a piece of hardware I need to be able to monitor intake temp from inside the cabin? How do you guys watch your intake temps? Cheers
  17. Cold air intake

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hey I have a 2006 2.0L Mazda 3 hatchback back and was wondering what you guys would reccomend would be the best cold air intake for the most power
  18. WTB: Used Cold Air Intake for 2014 Sedan

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Looking to purchase a used Cold Air Intake for my 2014 Mazda 3 Sedan.
  19. GDI intake valve cleaning

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Since our engines are the Gas Direct Injection type has anyone done a cleaning of the intake valves? I'm in the process of doing it now using CRC GDI iVD Intake Valve and Turbo Cleaner. I'm at the 1-hour heat soak point right now so I though I'd take a break to make this post. If it all works...
  20. Cold air intake

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I’m I’m new in the forum, anyway I been thinking about to put an cold air intake to my Mazda 3 2017, but I’m not pretty sure if this would affect something in the engine, or the warranty of Mazda