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  1. Who wants to help with my build? 2012 Mazda 3

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi! I have owned my 2012 Mazda 3 Sedan for almost a year now, and am excited to build my slow baby. I’ve started with some mostly beginner mods, but spend most of my time on this forum trying to plan for the future. Mods -Corksport SRI -Corksport Shifter bushings -shiftboot/ebrake boot -cobb...
  2. N/A MZ3 MODS Don't say get a Speed 3 or should've this thread is for the N/A Peeps!

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Starting this for the N/A 3 peeps who are tired of reading through forums where someone always chimes in with you should sell and get the Speed 3 or you should've gotten the Speed 3. Lets see everyone's N/A mods, 1/4 mile drag slips, headers passing emissions, you name it lets have some fun...
  3. 06 Mazda 3 Mods for beginners

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Alrighty my dudes So I just picked up a 06 Mazda 3 manual transmission and I was wondering if anyone had any recommendations for mods to start off with. I'm relatively new to all of this since this is my first manual, so pretty much any help would be great.
  4. Mods to look more like Kai Concept?

    2019+ Mazda 3 Appearance & Interior
    What's remarkable about our cars (2019 Mazda 3 hatch) is how close it looks to the Kai Concept car that Mazda debuted a few years ago. My question to folks here would be, what are some little touches that we could do to make the production car look even closer to the concept? For example...
  5. 2007 Mazda 3 Mods?

    2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    I bought a 2007 Mazda 3 Grand touring Hatchback with a 2.3L with the 5 speed manual transmission. Its in pretty nice shape on inside and the outside has some chips, scratches and dings but overall its a fairly nice car. It has 182K miles but as far as the engine, clutch and trans it shifts well...
  6. First car exterior mods

    Interior / Exterior
    Hello friends!! This weekend i am purchasing a 2011 or '13 Mazda 3 for myself (because mother said no to the miata). The Biggest thing i am looking in a car, is that i have pride in it, i am a new driver so i do not need performance mods, i just want people to look twice while i drive by. I...
  7. Hello! minor light mods

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello! I joined last week i believe since i always go here for Mazda questions. as of now i have a 2008 mazda 3 and a 2016 Mazda 3, my 08 is due for an upgrade and hopefully we are getting a CX5 I have done much to my 2016 Mazda 3 sport, since i have the low tier with the preferred package i...
  8. Performance Mods in Australia

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I'm curious as to whether anyone in Australia has done performance mods to their mazda 3 and whether it is worth it for the price. I've been doing some research and it is known that costs in Australia are expensive compared to other countries when modding the BM / BN models. Even just getting...
  9. Reliable parts and mods seller in UK

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Greetings from the UK, As a new comer to the forum I'm currently driving a MX5 NC and looking to get a used Mazda 3 Skyactiv petrol for more practicality. After doing some research on official Mazda used section, it seems a low mileage pre-facelift is about £10000-£12000 and the facelift...
  10. Has anyone installed an "M1 Speed" RX-8 Spoiler on a 2nd Gen Mazda 3 Sedan

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I recently picked up a 2012 Mazda3 Sedan Skyactiv after a buddy of mine wrecked my 2010 Mazda3 Sedan. I would like to start adding in come tasteful subtle mods, so far interior leds are on. I would like to see how the sedan would look with that spoiler on and decide if its a hit or miss.
  11. Small mods to get a few extra HP

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I just got my 2016 Mazda3 i sport, and I was hoping to do a few things to give it a few more HP. I don't want to make it take a hit in MPG though. I was thinking of replacing the OEM air filter with an AEM one (we're at 48k miles now anyways), but does anyone have any other suggestions? What...
  12. Performance Mods

    2014-2018 Diesel Engine
    Hello everybody, I am fairly new to the car modding community so I wondered what some of you did to your cars to improve performance. I own a 2014 diesel mazda 3 and I would like to improve it's performance. I am aware that there is not much to do on a diesel engine, but even simple improvements...
  13. Longtime Owner, Just Starting Mods

    New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi Forum! Posting from Southern California here. Been the owner of a 2011 Mazda 3 2.5S hatchback for the last 7 years, and have started picking up the modification itch since my wife said I won't be buying another car until this one literally dies. :frown2: I've been reading all the great...
  14. Mods for my Mazda 3i sport?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I have a black Mazda 3i sport 2015, all that is done on it is a resonator delete. I wanted to know what mods I should add for cosmetic looks or performance, but that is relatively cheap. Thanks
  15. Slight Drop (1-1.3in) High Ride Quality

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi guys, I am new to the forum. Got my Mazda 3, 2014 (i grand touring, red), couple of months ago. Been saving up some money and going to spend it on my car now. I have all other mods figured out, but i need your guys help with shocks, struts, springs, colliovers, etc. So, I am getting new...
  16. Performance Mods for Skyactiv?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello everyone I have a 2012 Mazda 3 Skyactiv 2.0 that has a CAI and a custom catback exhaust and an e85 tune. My tuner is orangevirus and he has tuned Skyactivs for forced induction before they were all turbo nitrous setups. I'm just wondering if there is a supercharger out there that may not...
  17. Help from Mods

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    My threads are not being created, says an admin needs approve them. Where is a list of Moderators?
  18. suggestions for mods

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    im gonna change my setup a bit. im getting codes for running lean and i check identafix for the causes and it says their either leaks or the maf is busted, bla bla bla. i checked all the symptoms that could cause the codes and there is none so the only thing is my maf isnt reading all the air...
  19. A Few Mods

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey Guys, Added a few mods to my car, Aluminum Pedals, Door Trim Plate, LED DRL Switchback Turn Signals. Let me know what you think ! :)
  20. Skyactiv Mods

    2012-2013 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hello (new member) Wondering if anyone has done any mods to a mazda 3 skyactiv to make the car more fun to drive