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  1. TCS light on after Shock and Strut job

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I just replaced my shocks and struts on my 2011 Mazda 3 2.5l Hatchback and now my traction control light is solidly illuminated, have not driven it yet nor gotten it aligned because I don't wanna drive on it with a messed up TCS possibly causing more damage to the car. Anyone know what this...
  2. Early 2014 Mazda 3 break job

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Early 2014 Mazda 3 brake job So since my 14 Mazda 3 is the Japanese version i was unable to find break pads for it except at Mazda them selves. They suggested it would be $300 for the front and $300 for the rear, pads only with labor. Thinking that was crazy i bought the pads at a discount...
  3. Ticking noise after rear brake job (46k)

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey all, Just did my rear pads and rotors for my 13 skyactiv hatch and now I'm noticing that "card in the bike spokes" sound coming from the rear. Sound increases in speed as the wheel rotates. My guess is bearings. Is it safe to assume that I'm in need of new bearings, already?? Or, did...
  4. Bad Paint Job on a new Car?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hello all, Its a very said day for me :sad010: This summer I bought a new Mazda 3 2014 from Mazda Dealership with around 50km on it and I was so busy with my work that I did not notice something very weird on the front of the car on the right side on a hood and a front grill area. So after...
  5. Need a SoCal Job?

    Pacific West
    Need a Job? Careers | InTouch Health we are hiring at our Goleta location and regional areas of the US.
  6. Rim Job: Think Protection & Imagine Growing Bigger

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Wait, that dint sound right, but it is..... Look bigger w/o upsizing + Anti-curbing protection!:laugh2: Your thoughts on an old idea: Rim Ringz
  7. Job Opening

    Pacific West
    My company is hiring again if anyone's interested in a Marketing position. Our offices are in Fullerton, CA. Here are the details: We are a top automotive aftermarket manufacturer in search of a new Marketing Coordinator. With over a decade in the industry, we are one of the largest in our...
  8. Everything you need for a successful repair job

    We get used to upgrade our vehicles with aftermarket parts, to add performance and style. But when it comes to the moment, when something needs to be repaired or replaced, we get lost. Fortunately, 2 leading manufacturers in this area – Dorman and Replace solved this problem and created a wide...
  9. Wax job

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Just waxed my car for the first time since I bought the car 2 weeks ago. Thought I'd share :turned: Enjoy!!
  10. Need an job?

    Pacific West
    Kinda of a friendly fyi There is an opening where I work in sunny Santa Barbara, for an intro mechanical Q/C inspector. Job requirements are fairly straight forward, Need to be able to understand basic blue prints/ drawings, gdt knowledge is an bonus Know how to use inspection tools (I can...
  11. Anyone Need a Job?

    Pacific West
    I need to hire a graphic designer at my work. Anyone here local to North Orange County and have a lot of photoshop experience? Below is the job posting. If you're interested just message me for more info. Duties and Examples of Projects : - Photoshop images - Render automotive exterior parts -...
  12. Red Caliper paint job

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Step 1: Brush up the calipers so that the paint can stick. Step 2: Use the supplied brake cleaner that came with the G2 caliper paint Step 3: Mix the G2 Caliper paint well Step 4: Apply one coat(brushed) on all calipers and circle back for 2nd and 3rd coat if needed. Step 5: Get some brake...
  13. Getting MPS Style Wing Spoiler w/light at ebay, two tone paint job ??

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    MAZDA 3 09 10 MPS STYLE REAR WING SPOILER WITH LIGHT: eBay Motors (item 180524028706 end time Jul-22-10 09:45:42 PDT) Im waiting for the spoiler to be delivered, Its actually In town so probably getting It tomorrow. ABS + light I havent made up my mind for a two tone or a nomal color match...