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  1. Oil Pump Pickup Tube (strainer) Install - 2004 Mazda 3 S

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    I am having trouble installing the oil pump pickup Tube on the oil pump of my 2004 Mazda 3 S. I have the original gasket and a new gasket. They are not true O-rings. The cross section is taller than the width at the CL. The pickup tube has a shallow recess that I assume is for the gasket to fit...
  2. Oil Pump Pickup Installation - 2004 Mazda 3 2.3L

    2004-2009 Mazda3 How-To Guides
    I need help with installing the oil pickup tube to the oil pump of my 2004 Mazda 3 2.3L engine. The pickup tube has a recess that looks like it is for a regular o-ring. The gasket (?) that was originally installed does not look like a regular o-ring. The rings profile is not circular. It is...
  3. '64 Chevy Pickup for work

    Other Cars
    Ok, so this is my new baby and work truck. As the title states it's a '64 Chevy customized and restored for work use. I inherited it when my boss brought it from Glendale during SXSW and it is here to stay. Brand new 350 crate engine installed here last week. Boss went the high end route...
  4. No pickup after making a turn

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Wonder if anyone else has experienced this? I start my car, make a turn out of the parking lot and the car just won't move for a few seconds unless I really gun the gas pedal. This has also happened after making a U turn. I am careful now to make sure no car is even close to mine before making...
  5. FS - Mazda3 16" OEM Wheels w/Tires - IL Local Pickup Only

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I have set of 16" Mazda3 wheels for sale. Local Pick-Up Only. I am willing to meet half way for anyone in Chicagoland, NW Indiana and SE Wisconsin. The wheels have about 1500 miles on them, so the tires are still in good shape. $300 OBO