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  1. Is this normal? (Buildup on back of rotor)

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    So as the title states I'm curious if this type of buildup is normal? I haven't really looked at the back of many rotors but the front of my rotors do not have any build up on them. The buildup is on the inside of the rotor at the bottom of the inside brake pad. It appears to me more of a brake...
  2. New rotors or get these machined?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hey all, recently I replaced the back brakes on my Mazda 3 GT sport. I went with Centric premium discs and ceramic pads. Everything fit fine and for a little bit brakes worked fine. The pad bite I felt wasn't as good as oem but its the rear and hard to really tell. But not too long after and...
  3. brake pads and rotors recommendations

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Thanks for any replies. At some point my 3 is going to need new front brakes. At least those hhave held up well unlike the rears :p I'm driving a '15 3 mexico build. Do note that I'm in Canada so some options may not be available to me without paying duty fees. To my knowledge,this puts...
  4. Brake Pads & Rotors South Florida (No Shipping)

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Purchased this set a while back and have since sold the car, new in box. Powerstop Z16 Ceramic Pads front and rear. Powerstop/ Auto Specialty Vented Rotors (2xJBR1113 & 2xJBR1114) front and rear. Bought for around $250 back then, looking for $150 obo.
  5. Centric Rotors for Sale in Toronto P/N 12045088 x2

    Mazda 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    Ended up getting the wrong front rotors which are actually for the base 2.5L Mazda 3. If you want them in T.O come pick them up or we can meetup, selling for $75 for both. I paid $95 from Rockauto, but shipping it back is an added cost I can do without, and you can avoid shipping costs too for...
  6. Cracked Rear Rotors

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Car: 2010 Mazda3 GT Sedan with 104,000 kms. I'm assuming these are the original rotors, as I purchased the car three years ago, and haven't replaced the rear rotors. My brakes had been making a lot of noise lately first thing in the morning. After a couple blocks, the noise would disappear...
  7. Cost to replace rear pads & rotors?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv How-To Guides
    Hi all. Hope this is in the right place. My dealer offers lifetime free oil change and basic maintenance, so I've used them for service so far on my 2014 iGT. However, I just went in for an oil change, and they wanted to sell me their 45K service, which includes a "fuel pump and injection...
  8. DBA T2 Slotted Rotors & PowerStop Z23 Brake Pads

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi everyone, Today I installed DBA T2 Slotted Rotors & PowerStop Z23 Brake Pads. (Goodbye rusty OEM rotors and old pads :) ) Part #'s are as follow for those who might be interested in performing this upgrade (All parts are for a 2.0L Japan Made Mazda 3): 1- DBA T2 Slotted Rotors Front...
  9. Replace Disc Rotors & Brake Pads Or Wait?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi, Today I received my DBA T2 Slotted Front Rotors & my Power Stop Z23 Brake Pads. :) My stock brake pads and disc rotors have already approx.16500KM on them, I'm driving lately very spirited, pushing the brakes harder than usual, haven't check if they are worn out completely which I don't...
  10. Difference Between 2.0L and 2.5L Rotors?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hi guys, I'm looking for options to upgrade my rotors or just replacing the current ones with OEM parts. Upon my research I found that the 2.0L and 2.5L rotors have different part numbers (Japan Built): 2.0L Part# B45A-33-251A 2.5L Part# B45G-33-251A Therefore, I beg to ask, what's the...
  11. Just put on new rotors and pads...

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Wheels and Tires
    Just put on all new rotors and pads about 3-4 weeks ago and I noticed that the rotors have that somewhat orange appearance now on them. I read somewhere that you can take off the rotor and submerge it in vinegar for 1 hours and then it will all just wipe off with your finger. Anyone else run...
  12. Will MPS Calipers / Rotors fit?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I've experiencing issues with standard brakes of my M3, so thinking about some upgrade. So thinking about small upgrade, BBK is out of my budget. MPS 3 or 6 should be much better than stock if fits. Even Mazda 6 standard brakes are bigger than Mazda 3, which I really do not understand. Anyone...
  13. Anyone know where to get a good set of slotted rotors?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I wanted to get the corksport bbk but the price is expensive plus it's only the front. Anyone know a where to get a good full set of slotted roots for the 2015 Mazda 3 sgt?
  14. Rust on Brakes; Rotors, Discs etc..?

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Discussion
    Hello everyone. Im new to the forum. Has anyone had this rust issue on the rotors/brakes? How do I get rid of this? Any solution to get it done without removing the wheels? Please Advise. Thank you.
  15. FS: MS3 StopTech Rear Brake kit

    Mazdaspeed 3 Parts - Buy / Sell
    I got a new StopTech rear brake kit for sale. Still in original box. Comes with rotors, brake pads, and brake lines. Asking $200 obo (+shipping)
  16. Wheel bearings welded to front rotors?????

    2010-13 Mazdaspeed 3 Wheels and Tires
    Hi everyone, i picked up a used 2004 mazda 3 a few nights ago to use as a daily. I started replacing the rotors today as they are warped and saw that the new ones i bought fron autozone are different than the exisitng rotors. After hunting for information it seriously seems like someone welded...
  17. Slotted rotors, brake pads, and stainless steel brake lines

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Engine and Performance
    Been doing a lot of searching before posting... I was looking on performance.com and they have the slotted rotors but not ebc pads... Also I can't seem to find stainless steel lines for our cars. Anyone know a place/site where I can get everything in one order? Sent from my Note5
  18. Rear rotors cause balance problems?

    2004-2009 Mazda3 Wheels and Tires
    I recently started experiencing an intense throbbing/pounding/vibration from the rear end as though the wheels are extremely unbalanced. It's certainly due to something I just and I'm trying to determine what. I just completed some brake work: new pads front and rear, 2 new front calipers, the...
  19. Slotted Rear Rotors

    2014-2018 Mazda 3 Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    I cannot find any for the 2014+ models. Have any of you been able to find any?
  20. Brake Upgrade

    2010-2013 Mazda 3 & Skyactiv Suspension & Handling
    Hopefully someone can give me a hand with this! I have a 2013 Mazda 3i Touring with SkyActiv. It came with 16" alloys, put I got a set of Speed3 rims for really cheap ($350 for a set), so now it sits on the Speed3 rims. The only problem is the rotors like tiny with these bigger rims. So...