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  1. Smoke after rebuild

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Discussion
    So recently I completely rebuilt the 2.3 L in my Mazda 3. Everything went as planned and double checked everything so no issues with that, I switched over to synthetic 5w-20 oil over the regular 5w-30 the previous owner used in it. Since the rebuild (1k miles ago) it has started to smoke and...
  2. 2016 3rd Gen Mazda Engine Internals for Rebuild

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Hey Guys, Has anyone heard of anyone making performance internals for the 3rd Gen Mazda 3 yet? I have been chatting with engine builders and they all say the sky-active is to new and there is not much out there in terms of pistons, rods, etc. I thought I would see what the MX-5 was running as...
  3. BrotherAli's rebuild thread

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I had been looking for a 2010-2012 salvage hatchback for a few weeks, I had 6K to spend and have found alot of value in salvage vehicles. Most people wanted 8k and would go down to 7K, this didnt make as much sense since if I looked hard enough a clean title was around 10K. I thought about...
  4. TPMS Rebuild Kits | What You Need to Know

    Discount Tire
    We frequently see questions regarding TPMS rebuild kits so we decided to put this post together to help answer some of those questions. First, a brief overview on the two types of TPMS systems (indirect and direct) that are found on today's TPMS equipped vehicles. Indirect TPMS An...
  5. TPMS rebuild

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I'm getting my rims swapped today. They want 20$ a wheel for tpms, tire swap, and balance. Now they recommend a rebuild kit for the tpms for 10$ a wheel. Has anyone gone without the rebuild? This will be the first time they would ever be removed from the wheel
  6. Engine rebuild and turbo kit for 2.0l 2010

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I dont know if anyone else has seen these but id figure i would post them up. Gpwerks has rebuild kits for the 2.0 with your choice of cp or supertech pistons as well as forged rods diamond studs and forged crankshaft for around 1500. Also raceinspired.com has a couple turbo kits out for the...