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  1. Auto-X
    For those that have custom spring rates, how did you go about choosing them? I am currently using two approaches and am unsure which to go with. Approach one: Work with ideal ride frequencies and work backwards (2.2Hz front and 2.5Hz rear according to Autocross to Win (DGs Autocross Secrets) -...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    2017 Mazda3 GT with premium package (Canada). Loving it. Having problems with Speed Limit sign display for past couple of months now. It was working fine before but lately it only shows speed limits for roads where I have been before (before when the system started having problems). If I go to a...
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    In my quest for quality lug nuts I found these 32906UN - BURNED BLUE - MUTEKI SR48 OPEN END: 12X1.5*| Mackin Industries, Inc Just not sure if this is the general price range for quality steel lug nuts or not. I assume that if I upgrade to a different set of wheels later these will still fit?
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello Everyone, Thanks for reading my Thread! I picked up my 2016 Mazda 3 last Friday but since first turning it on I have had 0 GPS Signal :( I've done countless software resets, disconnected my car battery and even updated maps on the SD card... Has anyone had this problem and fixed it? Or...
  5. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hello, everyone... Orlando, FL here and picking up my 2015 Mazda 3 iTouring tomorrow. I've been driving VWs for the past 15 years and decided it was time for a change, so here I am. Going to be the proud owner of a Meteor Gray MT sedan and really looking forward to it. :-)
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hello everyone, I need help picking a color for my wheels I am going to get this summer. Pics Below :) Also keep in mind that my 2015 3 is Jet Black (P.S. At the moment I'm leaning more towards the white :laugh2:)
  7. 2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    Hey there everyone! I'm a first time car buyer looking to purchase a Mazda 3. I found one online that I'm going to look at tomorrow, but as I do not have a mechanic yet, I wanted to know what I, as the buyer should be looking out for. Is there any major red flags or concerns that I should look...
  8. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi peeps, I'm new here though I'm on many other forums. I live in NH and I'm taking delivery of a brandy-new 2014 Mazda3 i Sport sedan with the 6-speed manual tomorrow! I look forward to learning more about this car and its features. How many i Sport owners are here? Seems most people go for...
  9. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    2014, SGT White, black interior..
  10. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Well Like the title says, I'm picking my brand new 2013 Mazda 3 Hatchback on this Monday. I really can't wait. Ive driven rental Mazda 3's and the demo from the dealership with the skyactiv and just get more and more excited. More so to the fact that this will be the first car I've purchased...
  11. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Im buying wheels soon and I cant decide, either go with Gold or Silver with a Lip. I want 18x9 what do you guys think? Im on BC Coils :yes: VARRSTOEN ES111 Rota G-Force
  12. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Hi guys I'm new to posting in forums. I am picking up my new 2012 cwp today im going to keep out mostly stock in the motor department but will do a few things still. I have heard that it id hard to keep the cwp ms3 clean any toys would be greatly appreciated. Thanks in advance and I'm looking...
  13. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    Signed the paperwork and everything so the deal is done, but it's a dealer trade from out of town, so I'll be driving down with the salesman to pick it up. He offered to drive it up for "free" but I told him I'd go down there with him. No problem getting off from work, and I'd rather put those...
  14. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Alright, so it's about that time for me to be getting some new wheels. Alas, I'm having trouble finalizing a color! :001_unsure: I'm stuck between black, gunmetal, or possibly hyper black. My ride is celestial blue. What do you guys think?
  15. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys, I have been reading up on the forums here for the past few weeks, prior to deciding to purchase my own 2010 mazda 3 hatch. It has taken my local dealership almost two weeks now to find me a car with the specs that I wanted (black/black S, 6pd, moonroof). They finally got a hold of...
  16. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I finally pulled the trigger on a MS3. Left a deposit and will be picking up the car next week. Cant wait to drive a fun car again.
  17. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    So finally after months of waiting I get to pick up my 2010 mazda 3 sport GT with all the bells and whistles tomorrow!! So very excited.
  18. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    I am buying my first new car after being out of college and decided on a new 2008 MS3 that was a left over, got a heck of a price. I noticed there arent many people from Ohio on here so i hope to meet anyone that I can here with ideas for the mazda 3 cars!