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  1. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    just as the title says, i want some recommendations. or personal experience since i'm skeptical on buying some stuff now since they don't appear on what they say they are in descriptions.
  2. 2004-2009 Mazda 3 Performance & Mods
    Hi guys, new here! Not only am I a first time Mazda owner but It's also my first car, I'm absolutely in love with my 3 and I've already done a few modifications but only cosmetic until now. Was wondering if anyone here is knowledgeable on exhausts for the 1.6 model (as far as I'm aware it's a...
  3. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Why do they recommend 215x45r18 (stock size) on every 18x8 wheels, at least the ones I looked at. That's a minimum size recommended for an 8" wheel and seems to be stretchy. I wonder if their recommendation based on the car or the wheels' size. Anyone has this combo can comment on the ride? Thx
  4. 2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Suspension & Handling
    Just realized I put this post in the wrong section :-) Posting again now in the correct place Hello everyone I got my 2012 MazdaSpeed 3 aligned, and the results show camber values of -1.25 / -1.76 (front) and -2.14 / -2.46 (rear). While those values surprisingly (at least for me) are still...
  5. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    I'm planning to swap my 18" wheels to 16" steelies with winter tires. Does anyone have recommendations on which winter tires I should get? I'm located in Canada. Thanks
  6. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    After too much research, I've decided on the Borla Axle-Back exhaust. On their site they list a number of online retailers. I've read mixed reviews on all of them and was wondering if there's a go-to for most folks or any that I should definitely stay away from. JEGS High Performance Auto...
  7. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So I'm coming from a VW where the only real scanner is VCDS which is specifically written for those cars and let's you do all sorts of stuff with the ecu. Is there a favorite tool for Mazda? I'm thinking of getting the OV tune...does that package come with some scanner that I could continue to...
  8. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I was reading multiple threads and Mazda forums regarding this but nobody mentioned one thing, where to get affordable and decent quality LED lights for interior only. I learned some scary facts about the cheap leds that they can produce error, don't turn on or blink sporadically. Did anyone...
  9. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    what type of tire would one recommend for the 2011 3 hatch gt? when I am asking I am asking for performance category more or less and not really specific tires or brands at this point. would one be better off with Grand touring tires or high or ultra high performance tires and why? I am looking...
  10. Interior / Exterior
    Looking at the WeatherTech and the OEM Mazda hatch liners. WeatherTech looks better, but is it or am I following their marketing too well?:laugh2: Thanks in advance for any info/recommendations/experience with either make.
  11. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    Just my input.. Sits perfect and does not obscure the ac. Just dont mount on dash since i heard it leaves a dent in the soft material. Iottie flex 3
  12. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hey all! I am a proud new owner of a 2016 mazda 3 i sport hatch, previously owning a '95 mazda miata, and i'm very excited to be a member of this forum. I am currently seeking advice and recommendations from more experienced users as this is my first new car and model. I am in the market for...
  13. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I just wonder what is the best place to get touch up paint for Soul Red v41. This tri-coat is hard to match 100% I need to cover up bumper lip area size of smiles :laugh2: less than 1/2" Which place you ordered from you had the best luck color match?
  14. New Member Introduction & Forum News/Guide
    i just brought my Mazda weeks ago she 2010 1.6 & 100,000 km so what your recommendations to me to do?
  15. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi there. Been a while, but it's time to consult you wonderful folks yet again. I'm at the point where my rotors and and brakes need replacing and I want to upgrade them in the process. I'm looking for sensible suggestions on how to go about this. Ideally, I feel like buying a set of Mazdaspeed3...
  16. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Hi I am planning to change my 16" wheels and bridgestone tires for my 2012 mazda 3 skyactiv liquid silver color. i am thinking of increasing the size to 18" and contiental DWS tires. Any recommendation for light weight hyper back wheels will be appreciated with pics. I am trying to keep the...
  17. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hello, I live in San Jose and just ordered some lowering springs from tirerack.com. Anyone have any recommendations on where to take the car to lower it. If not in San Jose, anywhere else in the south bay?
  18. 2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    So I'm playing to switch out the OEM fog light to LED, can anyone recommend any LED that has similar color as the OEM (Xenon light ~4300k) and has a bright output. Thank you:ninja 1:
  19. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    So to start off, I will say that I've done a decent amount of research. I still am at the crossroads of which to choose. Here is how I've interpreted the majority of what I've read: Springs/shocks: great choice to lower the car, get improved handling from the lowered center of gravity, able to...
  20. 2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    I have a feeling this has been discussed before, but I really don't like the ride of my new Mazda 3 Sport Sedan and some have told me replacing the crappy Bridgestone 400s would help. I am looking to soften the ride, not for handling. The car will pretty much handle well with any tire because of...
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