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  1. Anyone know how to remove the door panels?

    2019+ Mazda 3 How-To Guides
    any of you guys have experience removing the door panels? how many screws are there, where to pull first to unhook those plastic stubs?
  2. How do I remove rear passenger door button panels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi I just picked up an 18 Mazda 3 HB and switched out the front piano black switch covers for the Mazda CF look ones,the front two were easy but the rear I can not see a way to release or even see two of the clips ,any ideas ,thanks it looks like the snapped into another piece that does not...
  3. Where to get body panels / body damage

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey guys, I'm new to the forum. Just joined 2 weeks ago, this is my first post... I rubbed my car up against a guard rail today. Bad damage to the passenger fender, rear quarter panel and light scratches on the passenger side of the front bumper. I was just wondering, wheres the best place to...
  4. How Scratched Are Your Piano Black Gloss Panels?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So let's spread the love 0:) for what may be considered the most annoying interior parts in our vehicles. Also this can be your chance to vent about it :laugh2: I love and hate the glossy piano panels, they look good but scratch so easily! :argh 1: You are more than welcome to post pics...
  5. Piano black gloss panels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hi guys, I'm just wondering if there's anyone here who knows how to remove scratches on the said panels? Particularly the ones by the shifter
  6. Interior Panels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Hey everyone, does somebody know if its possible/easy to remove the black glossy/plastic panels inside the car (the small black part on the dash, the handle panel things, the vent panels, and the gear console plastic? Looking to possibly add some red outline plasti dip if i can remove them ok.
  7. How to take off rear side panels from doors?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Is there some manual or did someone try that at home? I do not want to brake something.
  8. Help with mazda 3 rocker panels.

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Anyone know which one of these is the inner rocker panel for a 2004 mazda 3 2.3L? I'm torn between part 7 and 8/9. I can't get my side skirts off to look at them, I'm scared to break them. I need my inner rocker panels cut out and weld new ones but not sure which to buy. Here is the website of...
  9. What tool to use to cut door panels?

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    So I have discovered even with spacers fitting my new door speakers still requires cutting bit of the door frame. Jig saw won't fit, tin snips is just making really sharp edges everywhere. So for those who has gone this far before, any tips on how I can cut this metal part of the door panel?
  10. Diamond stitched door panels + OEM wrapped goatskin leather shift knob

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Rewrapped the OEM shifter with some real nice ~1.3mm goatskin leather. Thicker vs stock knob and feels great in the hand. Also did the door panels with some diamond stitched/quilted vinyl. Next up is gloss black vinyl wrap on the window control panel & door handle surround. I'll do a writeup if...
  11. Mazda's Cheap body panels

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I think Mazda's philosophy that lightening the vehicle materials is vastly flawed. I did not know how cheap the metal was before signing the finance papers. I went to my local Toyota and Hyundai dealership after hours to see if it's just me of if in fact the SkyActiv body panels are as thin a...
  12. Added some subtle stripes on the lower door panels

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
  13. Cleaning Panels

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Appearance & Interior
    What are you cleaning your interior plastic panels with?
  14. Why Remove Door Panels For Amp Install?

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Audio & Electronics
    I am in the process of putting on an amp for a single sub and have the door panels off. I am about to tap into the rear speaker wire (which is tiny and going to be a pain) when I thought, "Why am I doing this?" Isn't there a place to tap in that is along the wire route and I won't have to...
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