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  1. 2019+ Mazda 3 Discussion
    The 2 litre petrol Mazda 3 supplied to the UK has a 'mild hybrid' drive system. I can't find details of the technology used. In particular, how is the output from the electric motor coupled into the transmission and how is the hybrid system controlled?
  2. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I'm currently running the above setup on stock suspension and I'd like to do a mild drop to get rid of some of the wheel gap. I'm not looking for an extreme drop as it's a daily driver and I want to keep it relatively practical. What kind of springs would be ideal for this that would work with...
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    This may be a stupid question, but bear with me :) I live at altitude, like 6000ft. I am content with my 2.5L, but can't help but feeling like I'm missing out on its true potential. I heard somewhere that at this altitude, NA engines only produce about 75% of the power they output at sea...
  4. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So i'm a total noob when it comes to suspensions and I apologize if these questions have been asked several times already. My stock 3 sedan rides pretty high above the stock wheels and it looks pretty silly. I'd like to do a mild drop so that the ride height looks more appropriate with the...
  5. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Looking for a very mild drop for a 2012 Skyactive i GT HB (NOW WITH PHOTOS) Will these work? Eibach Pro Kit Lowering Springs 5553.140 Looks like no one currently lists the 2012's yet anyone dropped a 2012 sky active yet? Don't want anything too harsh just trying to close up some of the gap...
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