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  1. Where was your 2019 3 Made? Are ANY Made in Japan?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I live in the US and my 2010 Mazda 3S GT sedan has pretty much never had a real problem (knock on wood)! It was made in Japan. I see the new 2019 Mazda3s are made in Mexico. My 2010 is top of the line for its year. It was made extremely well and while I am not selling it, I am thinking about...
  2. China made carbon fibre/leather steering wheel for pre facelift modes

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I must say feels way better than stock, and quality for a non branded wheel is great, priced at $285 landed
  3. LED Headlight Bulbs for 2004-2018 Mazda 3 Sedan! Made in USA! | Diode Dynamics

    Diode Dynamics
    SL1 LEDHeadlight Bulbs for 2004-2018 Mazda 3 Sedan Diode Dynamics is pleased to offer the USA-made SL1 LED Headlight bulbs for 2004-2018 Mazda 3 Sedan If you're looking to improve your 2004-2018 Mazda 3 Sedan’s visibility at night, you've probably seen plenty of aftermarket LED headlight...
  4. Japanese vs. Mexican Made?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    I'm in the US and plan to purchase a 2019 Mazda hatchback with premium package in the next few months. I was waiting for Mazda to work out any issues with the new model plus I was hoping they'd bring back the heated steering wheel. I was really pleased to see all initial 2019 models were made...
  5. Can I used parts Japan built on Mazda 3 made in Mexico

    FAQ / How To Articles
    I have 2017 Mazda 3 (Machine Gray) Vin # starting with 3MZB-----, so made and assembled in Mexico. When I searching Right side mirror assembly and cover, they selling both "Mexico Built" & "Japan Built". The Mirror cover Mexico built, they offer, DOES NOT have "Machine Gray", but only "Gray"...
  6. Installing Appearance Pkg, Diff from Mex and Japan made?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I’m currently installing the OEM front lip and side skirts for the 3. I ran into 2 problems, on the lip it says I need a Jack Nut tool to install jack nuts. Anyway to get around this without buying a tool I won’t use anymore? On the side skirts I was following the instructions to a T and when...
  7. Just found out my car is made in Mexico. VIN began w/3

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I always thought these cars were all made in Japan. I just found out it was made in Mexico with the exception of the Transmission which is Japanese. How many of the Mazda 3's were made in Mexico?? Mine is an 18' 2.5 Touring Any difference or problems with the ones made in Mexico?
  8. Brake pads for 2017 EPB made in Mexico?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello, I am wondering if anyone has changed their brake pads on the 2017 Mazda 3 Sport, made in Mexico, with the electronic parking brake. I have a few questions: 1. Does the Ford "maintenance mode" instruction set floating around here actually work for our cars? 2. I know that made in Mexico...
  9. i made a discovery the other day

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I discovered 2 things about my car: 1. It really sucks when your remote battery dies 2. Contrary to what the dealer told me, the RFID that the car sees as your key is in the remote, not the key. So short story. I was on the road visiting friends and family. Woke up at my friend's place and...
  10. Maybe Made a Mistake

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    So I was painting my calipers today and I went to get the car out of park to that I can rotate the front rotors and next thing you know I stupidly pressed the brake pedal in with the calipers OFF the rotors on both front and back passenger side. I squeezed the front in no problem but the back...
  11. Made a showcase video for my car....

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
  12. Tell me what parts you want made for the 3rd gen

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey Guys and Gals, So let me start off by saying I am going to do my best to keep this a short post as to not bore you with the details. Lord knows I could write an essay on Mazda's and everything they mean to me and my team and an even longer book on the community and the friends that I...
  13. Diode Dynamics Universal RGBW™ Multicolor LED Demon Eyes! USA Made!

    Diode Dynamics
    RGBW™ LED Demon Eyes The only LED Demon Eyes made in USA! Diode Dynamics is pleased to announce RGBW LED Demon Eyes, designed for use with Mini H1 projectors, or Mazda 3 OEM projector applications through custom mounting. Demon Eyes are small, high-power LEDs that illuminate the projector...
  14. is a 2007 mazda 3 engine a ford made engine?

    2007-2009 Mazdaspeed3 Discussion
    the 2.0 my customers just wondering if the engine was made by SKP900 ford or by mazda in japan
  15. Opinion! Custom Made Spoiler!

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    What do you guys think? :smile2: The spoiler is bolted on and taped.
  16. I made the mistake of putting in premium gas and now I can't go back to regular

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I drive a 2015 iGT HB for a daily and it's working out for my commute. A bit boring at times due to having an automatic tranny but when you need someone else to drive the car back home for the bar, there's no worries about the DD not being able to drive stick. I've been getting good MPG on my...
  17. Mazda 3 Fog Light LED Bulb Replacements! USA Made SLF! Plug & Play Fitment!

    Diode Dynamics
    Mazda 3 Fog Light LED Bulbs Diode Dynamics carries LED bulbs for replacement of your Mazda 3's fog lights, in all major sizes. They are available in HP, XP, and SLF styles. This will make your Mazda 3's fog lights a nice bright white that closely matches factory-equipped HID lighting! Just...
  18. My Mazda3 Has Made Me Sad - What Do I Do?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    We got a 2007 Mazda3 with 59k miles on in in 2012. We have done nothing but dump money into it on all kinds of repairs in the last few years, amounting to over $5k. Last week we discovered the transmission is gone and needs to be replaced. It has 97,000 miles on it. Here is a list of the things...
  19. Finally made a decision

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    So after much hair pulling, head banging, and ALOT of frustration in this decision. I have found my summer wheels. FAST FC04 18x8 40mm offset. 18.8 pounds a piece. I just placed the order today, and since they have just been released onto the market, most wheel shops have to special order...
  20. Ratchet home made intake review

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    @yandreev3 whipped me up a custom intake from the stock airbox and a pod filter, here's my review. Cost = Pod filter + trip to In N out Quality Its home made in 30 minutes. Thats all I can say. Install Loosen clam on stock airbox, remove airbox, unplug MAF, insert new intake, tighten clamp...