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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    hi all, am planning to redo the sound system in my 2015 mazda 3 and is still wondering what speaker to use. for the woofer, already chose the JBL s3 1224 1000 watt RMS paired with a mono pioneer amp. but for the 3 speaker, I have the choice for pioneer, infinity and hertz. who has been able to...
  2. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    My 2014 3i 50k miles has a leaky left rear shock and worn rear brake pads per the dealership. I wiped my finger on the shock and a small amount of dirt/grease came off, but did not feel wet. The car is not bouncing like crazy over bumps, and I do not know how else to test this shock. I want to...
  3. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Suspension & Handling
    Hi Everyone, I'm planning on replacing my front struts and rear shocks on my 2010 Mazda 3 5door hatchback. I currently have a little over 84k on the car. I was doing research on strut mounts. First off, what signs do I look for on a worn strut mount? Second, what brand of strut mount do you...
  4. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm looking for 6.5" components in the front and coax in the rear doors. What's the sweet spot for price/performance? I'll have 120W @ 4ohms available to each speaker/set. I'm willing to spend $300/set, but I'd really prefer less than that. What has $300 sound for less?
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    Hello. I'm searching for a good GPS tracking Device. One that let me track the car in my mobile on Desktop. Regards Ohh! And free :D
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    After being a lurker for six months, I bought a 2015 s Touring Auto on Halloween. 11 days later, I'm exiting a Safeway parking lot and a girl backs her Kia straight into my driver-side front door. Her insurance agreed to pay for the repair but the shop they recommend [Kadel's at Tualatin]...
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    For those of us with Cloth Seats, does anyone treat their seats with ScotchGuard or other recommended product? (I see there is a post not to use this product on leather, but talking Cloth here). :wink 1::carwash: **Scotchgard? Fabric & Upholstery Protector
  8. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    There has to be someone on here either in the OC or familiar with it. Are there any good shops around here that are competent and where I can go to get my car worked on, like installing springs, sway bar, etc? I don't want to trust just anyone with my baby. thanks!
  9. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Anyone recommend a dealer near Crofton MD for service. Thanks
  10. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
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  11. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
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  12. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I've never been much of a car washing person but I recently picked up a Mazda 3 and I feel like I must keep it clean so I'm probably going to give the car its first cleaning soon. What's everyone's car washing routine? Frequency/thoroughness? I also need to put together a "newbies kit" of car...
  13. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    I highly recommend everybody that can, Get an Oil catch can. And hook it up from the Block PCV to the manifold. it is a pain in the ass but worth it!. let me show you why. This was about 1,000 miles Uploaded with ImageShack.us Uploaded with ImageShack.us it was poo poo brown, and Did not...
  14. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Looking for a deflector to help with bugs and rocks (hopefully) so I can stop replacing my windshield and keep it clean. :) thanks!
  15. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi everyone since i am planing to replace my tranny mount on my speed3 (2010) i want to install turbo inlet at the same time, the problem is that i can't pick one, plz give me some advice. THX in advance.
  16. Great Lakes Region
    Hey All, Can anyone recommend to me a dealer in northern Illinois (I'm in Chicago) for some warranty work? I need my front end checked out, as the car is drifting left at highway speed, but with a new RSB installed I'm looking for a friendly service department. Any suggestions?
  17. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    What tires and rim combo would you recommend for a M3 2011 iSport, currently has hub caps... I know I know lol. Color is Gunmetal mica. Thanks Emily
  18. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    I've searched through here and other boards...and of course there is no clear consensus. I bought a used 2010 2.5L 6-speed manual 3, that had 17k miles on it. It looks as if the previous owner and the dealership I bought it from were just using conventional oil. I have only used Mobil1 synthetic...
  19. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey guys, As some of you may have seen, I'm going to be getting some MS3 18 rims for my White 2010 2.5. I'll be getting some all season 225/40 18 tires, but the question is..which ones? I have the stock Yokohamas and the front thread is almost worn at 7k miles, so I want to avoid Yokos and...
  20. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    As the page states lets talk about them tires you got! Now I still got my standard tires which to me arent bad at all but im looking to upgrade! Im trying to have three sets of wheels by the end of the year depending if i get this new job i want. So anybody do a lil off roading with there cars...