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  1. Seafoam carbon intake clean results

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    My 2011 Mazda 3 has 167k miles on it. It has been having some issues with a slightly rough idle, and an even rougher time accelerating from a stop. I saw a recommendation to try the seafoam intake cleaner.... And wow. The car is running like it is brand new! All of the power I have been missing...
  2. 2016 2.0 VDyno results

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    I'm having an issue with setting up my vdyno properly, I can feel a difference with OVtune (in progress) but want to check some actual numbers from the runs I got. I know they won't be 100% but I would like to see. Problem is the results are all over the chart with the graph doing all kinds of...
  3. The simplest factory intake mod with results

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Firstly, I have an AEM high flow filter that I would recommend to everyone. It's miles ahead of the K&N oiled filters of the 90s. Second, if you remove the top portion of the filter box, first from the throttle body and then from the lower portion where the filter rests, then remove the air...
  4. Pushing buttons results in CPU/MEM display?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I was screwing around with my car which has the following software mods: 753A USA Master Tweak Bundle Custom Blue Icon bundle by Mike Fast Boot (no disclaimer period) Date at the Top Anyhow, I was trying to remember how to reboot the CMU and I held: BACK NAV MUTE It might've been BACK MUSIC...
  5. Orange Virus Tuned E85 discussion and results

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    MAZDA SKYACTIV ETHANOL PERFORMANCE CALIBRATION UPGRADE (2.0L-2.5L ALL CHASSIS) "For a limited time we are offering E85 mix calibrations for skyactiv customers looking to make the maximum performance out of their vehicle. Maximum Performance, Minimal MPG decrease. 2-4 gallon per tank mixes for...
  6. Orange Virus Tuned Gen 3 Skyactiv 2.0 DYNO RESULTS

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Alright Everyone, here is what many of you have been waiting for... Mat from OV Tuning has just completed his Dyno testing on a 2015 Mazda 3 skyactiv 2.0 manual trans with 91 octane and a SRI!!! In this first graph, run 1 was the stock file run: This graph has the final tune run 8 We can...
  7. Freektune Dyno Results!

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    Hi guys, just wanted to share my end of the tuning journey. Just wanted to thanks Justin for his tuning services and his patience. We did 4 revisions.These are my numbers according to VD. The car feels so much stronger now.After this tuning section we also decided to upgrade the brakes.Pretty...
  8. Unichip Initial Dyno Results for 2014 M3 2.0

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Initial Unichip Tune & Dyno Runs by SpeedLabPH: Legend: Red: 2014 M3 Stock/13:1compression/91octane Blue: Same car w/ K&N intake Green: Same car w/ UNICHIP
  9. 10,000 mile oil change lab results :)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hey Guys, Not on the forums to often here but just wanted to give you guys some info on my last oil change. I have a 2.0 I Touring no tech pkg. I drive my car mostly highway, and drive it for mpg's (lots of coasting, rarely over 70-75 mph) I did my first oil change at 5000 miles (I always...
  10. Mother's synthetic wax results

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Appearance & Interior
    I got a sample bottle from Mother's from our recent car meet, they were one of the vendors out there and I decided to give it a try and here are the results. Keep in mind a very light polish was done to it about 2-3 weeks ago. First couple of things I noticed about it: - Very easy to...
  11. Taming the interior noise, post your results

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Audio & Electronics
    I'm tired of seeing all the infotainment firmware update threads on this sub forum :) So, I'd like to hear what others have attempted (successfully or not) on their 3's wrt taming the road noise. For my part, I've changed out to quieter tires & selectively treated (I didn't go to town with...
  12. CAI - Results

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    Pre Takeda CAI: Post Takeda CAI - Advance Timing Mod as well: Not claiming the Dyno is accurate but accurate against itself. I did several pre and post runs and they all came out within 1-2 hp. I did think it was funny that I got 167HP consistently and that is Mazda's claim for the car...
  13. 2.5 Compression test results

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 Engine and Performance
    decided to check my plugs today anyway I did a compression test while I was at it, just wanted a baseline of what the cylinder pressure was. ( I know that cams have alot to do with changing it ) Now the results were interesting.. anyone care to chime in Cylinder 1 : 130 Cylinder 2 : 130...
  14. powdercoat results...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    had my torques powder-coated and a new set of exclaim uhp's put on. 18x8's on 225/40/18 early iphone pics, too lazy to pull out the SLR today.
  15. dyno results

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Engine and Performance
    I just had my speed up on the dyno at church automotive. I ran: 284.2 hp with 301.5 tq another run gave me 279.2 hp and 305.3 tq at 16.46 psi A whole bunch of other people from MOCC ran their cars as well. I think the best was a first gen speed 3 at 340 hp or so.